Also, we should mention that most of the work for Gadgets 2.0 was
originally done by Timo and Kunal and they have been a huge help getting us
up to speed on it. We should have a demo up on Labs soon for people to play

On Wed, Dec 9, 2015 at 5:10 PM, Danny Horn <> wrote:

> Hi everyone, here's what the Community Tech team's been up to lately.
> * Community Wishlist Survey: we've been running this survey to identify
> the most important features and fixes to work on in 2016; you might have
> heard about it because we've been spamming mailing lists and village pumps.
> If you haven't checked it out yet -- the voting phase ends on Monday,
> please come and vote for the proposals you want to support! There are a lot
> of proposals, and many of them are awesome.
> * Gadgets 2.0: A new Gadget Manager has been in the works for a long time,
> to replace Mediawiki:Gadgets-definition as the interface for managing
> gadgets on a wiki. Community Tech is helping to complete the feature -- in
> November, we created new Gadget and Gadget_definition namespaces and
> content models, and we're currently working on the Gadget Manager itself.
> For more info: and
> * GadgetUsage: We made some improvements to the Special:GadgetUsage
> report, filtering out removed gadgets and adding a recently active users
> count. You can see the improved report at
>, and it'll roll out to
> more projects next week.
> * Citation bot: We've been working on getting Citation bot into shape;
> check out for more.
> In December, we've got more work coming up on Gadget Manager, Citation bot
> and storing WikiProject article assessment metadata. Plus come and vote in
> the Wishlist Survey so that we have interesting things to work on in
> January. Thank you and good night.
> DannyH (WMF)
> Community Tech
> (cross-posted to Wikimedia-l, Wikitech-l and WMF staff lists, sorry for
> the duplication)
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