[MediaWiki-l] What PHP version do you use? (Was Re: MediaWiki-l Digest, Vol 147, Issue 3)

Gordon Joly gordon.joly at pobox.com
Wed Dec 16 16:29:43 UTC 2015


On 16/12/15 16:01, Chris Koerner wrote:
> The folks at the foundation are not copying files and running update.php
> every time they update Wikipedia. :) They also have a focus on
> foundation-sponsored projects and improving things where their constituents
> are. Not a lot of Wiki* editors need a better MediaWiki installer.
> 
> I don't believe it is much of a priority - for the foundation or a
> significant percentage of third-party administrators. Those who are
> dedicated figure it out, new people have to have a lot of patience - or
> they are turned away. Which is really sad, IMHO.


Interesting to think that Mediawiki installation and maintenance is a
minor part of the what the Foundation do.

Mediawiki is a open source project which any group could fork, maintain
and develop a "one button updater". Or just develop it as an add on?
Package managers abound!

Gordo





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