+1 for this move ! :)

On 20 September 2016 at 09:40, Léa Lacroix <lea.lacr...@wikimedia.de> wrote:

> Hello Stas,
>
> Sounds like a good idea :)
>
> Don't hesitate to ask if you need any help, for the migration as for the
> communication / announcement.
>
> Bests,
>
> On 19 September 2016 at 22:44, Stas Malyshev <smalys...@wikimedia.org>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi!
>>
>> Right now we have SPARQL query examples page in
>> https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikibase/Indexing/SPARQL_Query_Examples,
>> and it gathered a large amount of excellent contributions (for which I'd
>> like to take this opportunity to thank everybody who helped!)
>>
>> However, MediaWiki site is really not the best wiki for this page - it
>> should properly be on Wikidata IMO. And we have a copy of it on
>> https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Wikidata:SPARQL_examples - except that is
>> is not up-to-date, is still not used by WDQS GUI and many people don't
>> actually know it exists.
>>
>> So, I'd like to propose a migration plan:
>>
>> 0. Put a message on MediaWiki page warning of migration and directing
>> people to use Wikidata one. Maybe even protect the page for a short
>> time? This of course will be done only after we decide to perform the
>> migration.
>>
>> 1. Sync Wikidata page to MediaWiki one (that'll require some work due to
>> template differences, etc. but I can do it in a couple of hours).
>>
>> 2. Switch WDQS GUI to use the Wikidata page.
>>
>> 3. Replace MediaWiki page with redirect to wikidata one with appropriate
>> message.
>>
>> I can do all of it (except maybe for protecting part, I'd need to ask
>> some admins I guess), but I wanted to make a public announcement /
>> request for feedback before doing anything big. So please comment if you
>> see any problem with the proposed plan or any objections. If no
>> objections are raised, I currently plan to do it sometime about Wed-Thu
>> this week.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> --
>> Stas Malyshev
>> smalys...@wikimedia.org
>>
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