i created two tasks in phabricator for it, hope that is ok like this:
* https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T106266
* https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T106267

i did not find the correct project though?


On Sun, Jun 28, 2015 at 11:02 PM, rupert THURNER
<rupert.thur...@gmail.com> wrote:
> hi dan,
> many thanks for the quick reaction! i need to make a correction as
> well, i was redirected to
> https://de.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Offener_Brief_an_die_Mitglieder_des_Europ%C3%A4ischen_Parlaments_zur_Erhaltung_der_Panoramafreiheit
> which was opened with the android chrome browser, so not the wikipedia
> app. i did not find any support in the mobile skin to do basic edits,
> e.g. add a link with reference, and sign. it is the first contact
> function for many people. i am sorry that this  made me explode as it
> is still not fixed despite it was hinted from numerous persons
> multiple times, for quite some time.
> i tried the app as well now, but i did not find any application
> support for "signature" or "link" ? so i have to know the syntax and
> type it?
> best,
> rupert
> On Sun, Jun 28, 2015 at 9:44 PM, Dan Garry <dga...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
>> Hi Rupert,
>> I was the product owner
>> <https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Reading/Web/Team/Roles_and_responsibilities#Product_owner>
>> for the Wikipedia app from before it launch until April last year, so I can
>> answer your question. Editing is supported on the native mobile apps, and
>> has been since their launch last year (June 2014 for Android, July 2014 for
>> iOS). The reason it did not work for you in this case is because of a
>> formatting error in the wikitext of that specific page. I fixed the problem
>> in the wikitext
>> <https://de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wikipedia:Offener_Brief_an_die_Mitglieder_des_Europ%C3%A4ischen_Parlaments_zur_Erhaltung_der_Panoramafreiheit&diff=143559219&oldid=143559146>,
>> and successfully added my signature as a test
>> <https://de.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wikipedia:Offener_Brief_an_die_Mitglieder_des_Europ%C3%A4ischen_Parlaments_zur_Erhaltung_der_Panoramafreiheit&diff=prev&oldid=143559243>
>> (which
>> I then reverted since I don't want to interfere in the discussion). You
>> should be able to add your signature now. (I skipped over the exact details
>> of what the issue was, let me know if you want hear them)
>> As an aside, I would note that the way you communicated this question was
>> suboptimal and unnecessarily combative. The title of your email is
>> provocative, and makes unnecessary, exaggerated, and incorrect
>> implications. It would be nice if you avoided doing this in the future, as
>> people will be more willing to involve themselves in a discussion if they
>> do not feel like they are being attacked.
>> Thanks,
>> Dan
>> On 28 June 2015 at 03:44, rupert THURNER <rupert.thur...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> hi,
>>> now we are approaching 400 days of lila tretikov at the helm of the
>>> wikimedia foundation, and 60 million us dollars spent, i was not able
>>> to sign a simple wikipedia page via the mobile app. i think something
>>> is going seriously wrong here :(
>>> what was the use case? the european union wants to harmonize the
>>> freedom of panorama:
>>> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freedom_of_panorama#European_Union. the
>>> german wikipedia had a wikipedia banner to sign a petition, and also
>>> wrote mails about it. which i thought is a nice idea. i am reading
>>> mails on the phone following links to wikipedia, i tried it this time
>>> as well, and i was not able to accomplish the most simple task of
>>> contribution - to add my signature at the bottom of a list. earlier in
>>> the year i already tried to add a link and i could not do it - but i
>>> admit that is a much more difficult task in the mobile app.
>>> the german links:
>>> * sign here:
>>> https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Offener_Brief_an_die_Mitglieder_des_Europ%C3%A4ischen_Parlaments_zur_Erhaltung_der_Panoramafreiheit
>>> *
>>> https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Initiative_f%C3%BCr_die_Panoramafreiheit
>>> just as a side note, up to know this page collected close to 4'000
>>> signatures.
>>> best,
>>> rupert

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