Any user on one of fifteen Wikipedias (English plus the fourteen new ones). I don't think it will be opt in on any others just yet, though hopefully soon!
Andrew. On 22 April 2013 11:02, Deryck Chan <deryckc...@wikimedia.hk> wrote: > I think by opt-in, James means that any user from any Wikipedia can opt > themselves in from Thursday onwards. Is that correct? > Deryck > > On 22 April 2013 07:14, Nasir Khan <nasir8...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Hi, >> Is it possible to include bn (Bengali Wikipeda) in the list ? i want to >> start the test earlier :) >> >> * >> -- >> **Nasir Khan Saikat* <http://profiles.google.com/nasir8891> >> www.nasirkhn.com >> >> >> >> On Sun, Apr 21, 2013 at 3:11 PM, Nicole Ebber <nicole.eb...@wikimedia.de >> >wrote: >> >> > Hey, >> > >> > The VisualEditor is going to be deployed in an opt-in version to several >> > Wikipedias on Thursday next week. >> > >> > I am planning to hold a BarCamp session this afternoon in the Milan to >> > discuss how chapters can support or facilitate a community communication >> > and feedback process in this regards. >> > >> > So anyone interested in this topic is welcome to join! >> > >> > Thanks, >> > Nicole Ebber >> > International Affairs >> > >> > http://wikimedia.de >> > >> > All, >> > >> > TL;DR: VisualEditor will be deployed on 14 new Wikipedias next week as an >> > opt-in alpha. Your assitance is requested to inform your wikis about this >> > and help get the software translated. >> > >> > Next week (on 25 April) we are going to deploy the alpha opt-in version >> of >> > the VisualEditor to some non-English Wikipedias in the same way that it >> > has been on the English Wikipedia since December 2012. >> > >> > This will let users get familiar with the VisualEditor, give us feedback >> > on what works and what is broken, and help us prioritise further work >> > ahead of the planned deployment as a 'default' editor for all users which >> > we intend to do in a few months' time. >> > >> > Due to a number of issues we have been unable to release VisualEditor to >> > non-English wikis until now, and we would very much like to get some >> great >> > feedback from as many wikis as possible - especially for extended Unicode >> > and RTL languages, but also other languages. Does the VisualEditor work >> in >> > your language? Does it gel with your wiki's workflow? >> > >> > The initial languages we want to target are the "top 10" Wikipedias by >> way >> > of scale - de, nl, fr, it, ru, es, sv, pl, ja - plus selected others to >> > help us discover issues we anticipate: ar, he, hi, ko, zh. These will let >> > us test most of the locales we are concerned about. If this goes well, we >> > hope to deploy the opt-in alpha to all Wikipedias. >> > >> > Please tell your wiki colleagues that this is coming, especially if your >> > wiki is in this list! Additionally, you can see how fully-translated the >> > software is into your language in the stats at TranslateWiki.Net - >> > please encourage wiki colleagues to help translate the messages ahead of >> > the deployment! >> > >> > As a note, we have just updated the VisualEditor integration so that the >> > "Edit" tab goes to VisualEditor, and there is an "Edit source" tab to go >> > to the wikitext editor. >> > >> > This change (which affects the English Wikipedia opt-in deployment and >> > MediaWiki.org as well as the new deployments mentioned above) moves the >> > way that VisualEditor integrates with the wiki's workflow to be closer to >> > how it will appear when it is the 'default' editor. It is still easy to >> > use the wikitext editor if that is what you want to do - the "Edit >> source" >> > tab (at least for now) will be "above the fold" and not in the drop-down >> > menu on Vector. >> > >> > Happy to answer any questions you might have! >> > >> > Yours, >> > -- >> > James D. Forrester >> > Product Manager, VisualEditor >> > Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. >> > >> > jforres...@wikimedia.org | @jdforrester >> > >> > _______________________________________________ >> > Wikitech-ambassadors mailing list >> > wikitech-ambassad...@lists.wikimedia.org >> > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikitech-ambassadors >> > _______________________________________________ >> > Wikimedia-l mailing list >> > Wikimediaemail@example.com >> > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l >> > >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikimedia-l mailing list >> Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org >> Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l >> > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list > Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l