https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=56572

--- Comment #7 from James Forrester <jforres...@wikimedia.org> ---
(In reply to comment #6)
> Can we please use submodules in mediawiki/core.git that would point to OOUI /
> OOJS tags. I really hate the proposal of copy/pasting code there.
> 
> If we want to ship them on Wikimedia cluster, we can still use submodules
> like we are doing in wmf branches with extensions.
> 
> To ship OOUI / OOJS with MediaWiki tarball, the make-release script we are
> using can be made to proceed submodules and thus include the content in the
> .tar.gz.

We've historically avoided submodules in MW core because they add complications
for down-stream users of git.

Also, note in this case that these aren't just "copy-and-pasted" OOjs / OOjs-UI
trees, but are built, bundled libraries via a grunt process.

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