[Mediawiki-l] [Wikitext-l] Fwd: [Wikitech-l] Cutting MediaWiki loose from wikitext

Jeremy Baron jeremy at tuxmachine.com
Mon Mar 26 17:22:53 UTC 2012


On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 12:50, Maximilian Doerr <cybernet678 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> I strongly disagree with removing wiki text.  Several thousand bots depend
> on it.  Especially Cluebot NG which is a highly sophisticated anti-vandalism
> bot.  I recommend going our current route where the visual editor writes the
> Wikimarkup realtime and vice versa.

I suspect maybe you didn't understand Daniel's message? (or didn't
read it?) I imagine most pages will still use the same markup we have
today after his idea is implemented.

For the pages that are different, the bots can and should adapt.

-Jeremy



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