Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-26 Thread Jon Davies
Thanks Dab - downloaded. The 'night mode' or 'under the blankets' seems a good idea. On 25 June 2014 19:28, Dan Garry dga...@wikimedia.org wrote: Hi everyone, If you love Wikipedia and have an Android phone, you’re in for a treat! Today we’ve released a revamped Wikipedia for Android app,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-26 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 26 June 2014 03:18, Brion Vibber bvib...@wikimedia.org wrote: On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 6:57 PM, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: On Jun 26, 2014 2:16 AM, Sage Ross ragesoss+wikipe...@gmail.com wrote: You can enter an edit summary. Either choose one of the predefined options

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-26 Thread Jan Ainali
2014-06-26 12:22 GMT+02:00 Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk: On 26 June 2014 03:18, Brion Vibber bvib...@wikimedia.org wrote: On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 6:57 PM, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: Thank you. I didn't see the options (buttons) for pre-selected summaries,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-26 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 26 June 2014 12:02, Jan Ainali jan.ain...@wikimedia.se wrote: I'm using the native browser on an Android 2.3.5 device. Then you are not using the app that this thread is talking about? Doh! Sorry, I'm using *the app* under Android 2.3.5. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-25 Thread Brion Vibber
Congratulations to the Mobile Apps Android team on their first release of the new app! iPhone users, rest assured we're hard at work polishing up the iOS version, which brings the same updated feature set. Expect it in the next few weeks... -- brion On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 11:28 AM, Dan Garry

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-25 Thread Sage Ross
For those without Google Play access or who otherwise prefer sideloading, here's the APK you can install directly: https://releases.wikimedia.org/mobile/android/wikipedia/stable/wikipedia-2.0.apk -Sage On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 2:28 PM, Dan Garry dga...@wikimedia.org wrote: Hi everyone, If you

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-25 Thread Miguel García
Great work! However, I will miss the amazing feature that allowed finding close articles by location. Any plans for restore this feature? :_( El 25/06/2014 21:07, Sage Ross ragesoss+wikipe...@gmail.com escribió: For those without Google Play access or who otherwise prefer sideloading, here's

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-25 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 25 June 2014 20:18, Miguel García miguelgar...@wikimedia.org.es wrote: I will miss the amazing feature that allowed finding close articles by location. Any plans for restore this feature? I came here to say the same thing. I can't believe this has been removed; nor that its removal came as a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-25 Thread Samuel Klein
This is looking great. Editing on the new app has been working very well for me. Except that my mobile operator's IP is often blocked and not allowed to create accounts on en:wp ... Please help us improve this app by sending a note to our mailing list, mobile-android-wikipe...@wikimedia.org.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-25 Thread Alex Monk
On 25 June 2014 23:29, Samuel Klein meta...@gmail.com wrote: Please help us improve this app by sending a note to our mailing list, mobile-android-wikipe...@wikimedia.org. Not mobile-l ? Is the above a private list? All lists are @lists.wikimedia.org. This address points to an OTRS queue

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-25 Thread Dan Garry
Responses in-line. On 25 June 2014 15:29, Samuel Klein meta...@gmail.com wrote: Except that my mobile operator's IP is often blocked and not allowed to create accounts on en:wp ... Indeed. There's not really much we can do about that, unfortunately. However, the IP ranges for mobile

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-25 Thread Dan Garry
Hi Andy, The new app was built in native code from the ground up. So the nearby feature wasn't removed as much as it was never implemented. I apologise if I sound pedantic, but this distinction is important; for the initial release of the new app, we focussed on the barebones features that we

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-25 Thread Andy Mabbett
The distinction is false. I have not (and more to the point, the many users who know nothing about our internal workings will not have) installed a new app; I have upgraded an existing app. There was no mention in the list of changes, and no warning elsewhere, that this extremely useful

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-25 Thread Andy Mabbett
I've just made my first edit. Unless I missed something, there was no way to enter an edit summary. This is troubling in itself, but it is also at odds with the WMF's new terms of use, which require disclosure of paid edits, and suggest that that can be made in edit summaries (among other

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-25 Thread Erik Moeller
On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 6:12 PM, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: I've just made my first edit. Unless I missed something, there was no way to enter an edit summary. I think you did (miss something). It gives you canned summaries Fixed typo, Fixed grammar, Added links, and an

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-25 Thread Sage Ross
On Jun 25, 2014 9:12 PM, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: I've just made my first edit. Unless I missed something, there was no way to enter an edit summary. You can enter an edit summary. Either choose one of the predefined options for how you improved the page, or pick other to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-25 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Jun 25, 2014 7:28 PM, Dan Garry dga...@wikimedia.org wrote: If you love Wikipedia and have an Android phone, you’re in for a treat! Sections are no longer collapsed on opening a page. This makes it harder to reach the latter sections of long articles, and presents the reader with a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-25 Thread Andy Mabbett
Apologies; my can this be configurable question was in reply to the point on browsing history. On Jun 26, 2014 2:19 AM, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: On Jun 25, 2014 7:28 PM, Dan Garry dga...@wikimedia.org wrote: If you love Wikipedia and have an Android phone, you’re in for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-25 Thread Brion Vibber
On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 6:19 PM, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: Sections are no longer collapsed on opening a page. This makes it harder to reach the latter sections of long articles, and presents the reader with a mobile-unfriendly wall of text. Can this be configurable (akin

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-25 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Jun 26, 2014 2:16 AM, Sage Ross ragesoss+wikipe...@gmail.com wrote: On Jun 25, 2014 9:12 PM, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: I've just made my first edit. Unless I missed something, there was no way to enter an edit summary. You can enter an edit summary. Either choose

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-25 Thread Brion Vibber
On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 6:57 PM, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: On Jun 26, 2014 2:16 AM, Sage Ross ragesoss+wikipe...@gmail.com wrote: You can enter an edit summary. Either choose one of the predefined options for how you improved the page, or pick other to enter a manual