Re: [Wikimedia-l] how global.js works? (was: Re: [Wikitech-l] Superprotect user right, Comming to a wiki near you)

2014-08-14 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, The big question is not so much where and when things happen, the big question is who supports all the muck. There have been enough instances where changes to for instance common.js brought down servers. This is not a zero sum game. It is not as if there are no consequences. I am certain

Re: [Wikimedia-l] how global.js works? (was: Re: [Wikitech-l] Superprotect user right, Comming to a wiki near you)

2014-08-14 Thread John Mark Vandenberg
On Thu, Aug 14, 2014 at 1:41 PM, Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijs...@gmail.com wrote: Hoi, The big question is not so much where and when things happen, the big question is who supports all the muck. There have been enough instances where changes to for instance common.js brought down servers.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] how global.js works? (was: Re: [Wikitech-l] Superprotect user right, Comming to a wiki near you)

2014-08-14 Thread Magnus Manske
Ah, I believe when the Italian (?) Wikipedia started using my JS-based also-search-on-wikidata tool. A dependency JS file was hosted on Tools Labs, effectively DDOSing it to a halt. Moved file to en.wp, cache can handle it easily now. So, not technically a Wikipedia server, but a Wikimedia server

[Wikimedia-l] how global.js works? (was: Re: [Wikitech-l] Superprotect user right, Comming to a wiki near you)

2014-08-13 Thread svetlana
On Thu, 14 Aug 2014, at 07:32, Erik Moeller wrote: On Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 10:12 PM, Pete Forsyth petefors...@gmail.com wrote: In favor of the Media Viewer software is a bunch of inquiry and analysis Restoring the default state of the software to the state that worked for the last decade is