[Wikimedia-l] Wikivoyage project launch/migration update

Samuel Klein meta.sj at gmail.com
Sun Nov 11 06:23:17 UTC 2012

<gets distracted reading WV for 15 minutes>  It really is a beautiful
project to get lost in :-)

Thank you (and Hans!) for all of the work done to make this happen quickly.


On Sun, Nov 11, 2012 at 12:59 AM, Erik Moeller <erik at wikimedia.org> wrote:

> So, if you've not been following along on wikivoyage-l (
> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikivoyage-l ), you
> should know that Wikivoyage is now hosted on WMF servers. :) We're
> currently in "beta", as there's still lots of smaller and larger
> issues to work through, including transferring images to Commons or
> local wikis as appropriate. But now's a great time to get involved if
> you want to help fix things. These are the languages that are live
> now:
> httsp://en.wikivoyage.org/
> https://de.wikivoyage.org/
> https://ru.wikivoyage.org/
> https://nl.wikivoyage.org/
> https://it.wikivoyage.org/
> https://sv.wikivoyage.org/
> But, any other language code should gracefully redict you to Wikimedia
> Incubator, where you can easily get started to prove viability of a
> new language. :-)
> Like I said: Lots of things are still wonky. If you notice something
> you can't fix, please report it on Bugzilla and add it as a blocker
> for the tracking bug here:
> https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=41184
> While we're not done yet, I'd like to take this chance to thank
> everyone who's been part of the process so far:
> * the existing communities for being awesome in supporting this migration
> :-)
> * Wikivoyage e.V. and especially Hans (for being our main tech contact
> managing the DB transfers), Stefan (for handling all the
> organizational fun), and Roland (for technical support and review).
> * the WMF technical launch team: Chris Steipp, Daniel Zahn, Matthias
> Mullie, Sam Reed + everyone who chipped in with help and support.
> * the WMF legal and community advocacy team: Geoff Brigham, Kelly Kay,
> Philippe Beaudette, and everyone else who helped.
> * anyone else I've forgotten to name :-)
> All the best,
> Erik
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> Erik Möller
> VP of Engineering and Product Development, Wikimedia Foundation
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