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 functionality would disappear from my device when I did so. On Jun 26, 2014 12:11 AM, "Dan Garry" <dga...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > 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 needed to have included as much as we possibly could while still getting > this out of the door. The nearby feature didn't bubble up in importance as > much as the others. > > Right now, the most requested item in our feedback channels by far is a > dark mode for night time reading. The number of requests for that are at > least an order of magnitude larger than requests for any other feature, so > we're focussing our efforts on that. But nearby is definitely on our > roadmap. > > Thanks! > > Dan > > > > > On 25 June 2014 15:14, Andy Mabbett <a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote: > > > 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 surprise. > > > > -- > > Andy Mabbett > > @pigsonthewing > > http://pigsonthewing.org.uk > > > > _______________________________________________ > > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > > Wikimediaemail@example.com > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > > > > > -- > Dan Garry > Associate Product Manager for Platform and Mobile Apps > Wikimedia Foundation > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>