[Wikimedia-l] Editor retention implies social features
sumanah at wikimedia.org
Wed Apr 25 02:00:33 UTC 2012
On 04/23/2012 01:03 PM, Jan Ku?era wrote:
> Hi there,
>> If, on the other hand, you just mean "features to promote greater
>> communication and networking between editors", that's a clear priority -
>> I'm happy to talk to people about the work we're doing, and to hear any
>> suggestions along the way :).
> yes I exactly meant that. It is about making contributing not "suck".
> How often does Wikipedia (=MediaWiki) get big new features??? I posted
> a bug about integrating some kind of graph/chart feature
> (https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29806) and in 9 months
> almost nothing happened... and this really sucks... beleive it or
Hi, Kozuch. I look at
and I see that, within a day of the issue being filed, multiple
experienced MediaWiki developers commented on that issue to explain what
the chart software's developers would have to do in order to make it
suitable for use on our sites. I've also contacted the author of that
extension to point at that bug's comments and at this procedural guide:
so if you could help me in alerting the extension's author to those
comments, that would be great. Thanks!
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