[Wikimedia-l] New design for the list info page?
thehelpfulonewiki at gmail.com
Fri May 31 11:03:52 UTC 2013
I've gone ahead and updated
https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/cabal-l to reflect this.
You'll notice that some of the language has been simplified, and the
password fields have been removed because this list has public archives and
the subscriber list is only viewable by list admins, so there's no real
need to know your password for this list. Unfortunately this still reverts
to old design for other languages but I'm working on seeing if there's a
way to fix that.
Isarra (and anyone else) can you see any issues with the newer design in
terms of usability? As a reminder the source is at
On 22 May 2013 20:32, Quim Gil <qgil at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> Version 1.0 is out:
> Source: https://github.com/quimgil/mailman-templates
> Propagation is welcome. Thank you TheHelpfulOne for the original push
> and to the other feedback reporters!
> On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 11:09 PM, Quim Gil <qgil at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> > On 05/20/2013 10:56 PM, Federico Leva (Nemo) wrote:
> >> MZMcBride, 21/05/2013 04:22:
> >>> Quim Gil wrote:
> >>>> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikitech-announce
> >>>> Feedback, please.
> >>> I would love to see this design or something similar become the default
> >>> for Wikimedia's mailing lists. Compared to the current default, I
> >>> the new design vastly more friendly and engaging.
> >> Can't be the default because it's English only, isn't it. A workaround
> >> could be to remove custom linguistic content (for instance make "About
> >> Wikimedia Foundation" just "Wikimedia" and point it to some translatable
> >> page on Meta), but I've no idea how localisation of all this works.
> > Well, this *recommended* template could substitute the current default
> > doesn't offer localized links either. An improvement is an improvement,
> > I think the improvement for users is huge.
> > Then it is up to the admins of each list to implement this template or
> > to take it as is or with modifications e.g. links to Spanish content for
> > your Spanish speaking list. It's just a piece of HTML to be pasted in a
> > form.
> > Just give me a day or so to implement feedback and clean the code, and
> > the template will be ready to be applied by list admins with a simple
> > copy&paste, with optional customization.
> > --
> > Quim Gil
> > Technical Contributor Coordinator @ Wikimedia Foundation
> > http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/User:Qgil
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