Agreed.

Shani.

On 2 Feb 2018 09:43, "Sara Mörtsell" <sara.morts...@wikimedia.se> wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> I'd really like to see the issues Vojtěch is raising addressed. I felt the
> announcement about shutting down the Education extension was leaving out
> important details about data retention for example.
>
> Best,
> Sara
>
> On 2 February 2018 at 08:24, Vojtěch Dostál <vojtech.dos...@wikimedia.cz>
> wrote:
>
> > Hello.
> >
> > I just read this:
> > https://outreach.wikimedia.org/wiki/Education/News/
> January_2018/Education_
> > Extension_scheduled_shutdown
> >
> > If WMF wants to shut something down, OK, but then it's WMF's
> responsibility
> > to replace it adequately. In the article, I see no mention whatsoever of
> :
> >
> > 1) *data retention *- how will WMF do this so that no data on courses and
> > enrolled students is lost? Please remember this is data manually
> collected
> > by hundreds of volunteer teachers.
> >
> > 2)* providing a feasible alternative* - although Dashboard is very
> helpful,
> > it doesn't really communicate with Wikipedia unless there is a bot
> > transferring the data from Dashboard to userpages and coursepages on a
> > respective wiki. Many people from our community actually prefer us using
> > the Education extension because it displays information about students
> > on-wiki. If Dashboard is to be the tool of choice for student courses, it
> > should be much easier to set up a bot to transfer this data.
> >
> > The Czech team is fairly big and professionalized and we could probably
> > cope with (1) on our own and maybe (2), but it's 100 countries we're
> > talking about here and I'd expect a more coordinated solution.
> >
> > What do others think?
> >
> > Vojtěch Dostál
> >
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