Re: [Wikimedia-l] Next steps regarding WMF-community disputes about deployments

2014-08-25 Thread Gilles Dubuc
from my own experience, the Flow and Multimedia folks track bugs somewhere else where I can't even view or comment Bugs and tasks are public for the Multimedia team. If you mean bugs in the bastardized sense of the term which is things filed in bugzilla, then yes, the Multimedia team doesn't

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Net neutrality: since when has it had anything to do with price?

2015-04-01 Thread Gilles Dubuc
To me Josh's point in the other thread settles this argument. I can't presume to know better than the people this service is made for what is good for them. People in other cultures have values as well. They might be different than ours, but more importantly, they have to be pitted against

[Wikimedia-l] IRC office hour this Thursday: reconnecting with the shared hosting community

2015-11-16 Thread Gilles Dubuc
As part of T113210 [1], which is a broader discussion on track for the developer summit, I am hosting an IRC office hour [2] this Thursday at 19:00 UTC. Since shared hosting is a broad topic, this session will focus specifically on brainstorming ways to reconnect with the shared hosting

[Wikimedia-l] Update from the Wikimedia Performance Team

2015-12-07 Thread Gilles Dubuc
Hello, This is the monthly report from the Wikimedia Performance team. ## Our progress ## * Availability. We've done a major overhaul of the ObjectCache interfaces. Many factory methods were deprecated or removed, reducing it to just four simple entry points. New docs at

[Wikimedia-l] IRC office hours: Shared hosting

2015-12-14 Thread Gilles Dubuc
As part of T113210 [1], which is a broader discussion on track for the developer summit, I am hosting two IRC office hours back to back [2] on December 21st from 20:00 UTC to 22:00 UTC. The previous office hour [3] focused on ways to reconnect to the shared hosting community. This time two very

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Disabe Media Viewer for non-logged-in users and logged-in users on Wikimedia Commons

2016-03-19 Thread Gilles Dubuc
Steinsplitter, if you're interested in reviving this, please have the intellectual honesty of running the RfC again and publicizing it widely. As others already pointed out, the context of that RfC is nothing like today. Not only Media Viewer itself changed a lot, with many fixes based on direct