[Mediawiki-l] Repository directory [mediawiki]/trunk clean up

Daniel Friesen lists at nadir-seen-fire.com
Mon Sep 19 02:44:10 UTC 2011

On 11-09-18 06:18 PM, Krinkle wrote:
> Hi,
> When browsing through [mediawiki]/trunk [1] I see a lot of things that have
> piled up over the years. Now that we have /trunk/tools [2] and the separate
> [wikimedia] repository, perhaps some things should be re-organized.
> A few examples:
> * /trunk/backup: This is the script for generating data dumps for
> Wikimedia's public wikis.
> Perhaps move this to /tools or perhaps to trunk of the [wikimedia] repo.
> * /trunk/mwdumper: Tool for extracting sets of pages from an MW dump file
> If this works for regular mediawiki dumps, probably a good one to be moved
> to /tools
> * /trunk/lucene-search-2: Lucene-search 2.1: search extension for MediaWiki
> Sounds like something that should be in a /libs/ directory of 
> /trunk/extensions/MWSearch or something
> * /trunk/wikiSDK: Attempt at creating a developer friendly SDK for MW
> Again, perfect for /tools probably
> * /trunk/wap: Wap Wikipedia. quick and dirty Hack for wap.es.wikipedia.org
> Doesn't' appear to be used anymore. But since it's used as a fronted to
> MediaWiki, perhaps go into /tools, or if wikimedia specific, into
> [wikimedia]
> */trunk/wmfmailadmin: Simple mail account maintenance script.
> Fairly obvious. [wikimedia]
> etc. take a look at the complete list here:
> http://svn.wikimedia.org/viewvc/mediawiki/trunk/
> Just mentioning here on the mailing list in case there are some
> special dirs that needs special treatment before I make a bold move.
> --
> Krinkle
> [1] http://svn.wikimedia.org/viewvc/mediawiki/trunk/
> [2] http://svn.wikimedia.org/viewvc/mediawiki/trunk/tools/
> (descriptions copied from the README files and/or the initial commit
> messages)
wikiSDK can be put wherever we archive the stuff that completely failed
and we don't need anymore but is good to stick around for historical

That project is from my early days, ;) it failed harder than TitleRewrite.

~Daniel Friesen (Dantman, Nadir-Seen-Fire) [http://daniel.friesen.name]

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