Looks wonderful, this is a model to build upon in future.

Thanks,
Pharos

On Wed, Dec 16, 2015 at 3:18 PM, Wes Moran <wmo...@wikimedia.org> wrote:

> Great work and a nice process.
>
> On Wed, Dec 16, 2015 at 3:12 PM, Danny Horn <dh...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
>
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > I'm happy to announce that the Community Tech team's Community Wishlist
> > Survey has concluded, and we're able to announce the top 10 wishes!
> >
> > 634 people participated in the survey, where they proposed, discussed and
> > voted on 107 ideas. There was a two-week period in November to submit and
> > endorse proposals, followed by two weeks of voting. The top 10 proposals
> > with the most support votes now become the Community Tech team's backlog
> of
> > projects to evaluate and address.
> >
> > And here's the top 10:
> >
> > #1. Migrate dead links to the Wayback Machine  (111 support votes)
> > #2. Improved diff compare screen  (104)
> > #3. Central global repository for templates, gadgets and Lua modules
> (87)
> > #4. Cross-wiki watchlist  (84)
> > #4. Numerical sorting in categories  (84)
> > #6. Allow categories in Commons in all languages  (78)
> > #7. Pageview Stats tool  (70)
> > #8. Global cross-wiki user talk page  (66)
> > #9. Improve the "copy and paste detection" bot  (63)
> > #10. Add a user watchlist  (62)
> >
> > You can see the whole list here, with links to all the proposals and
> > Phabricator tickets:
> > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/2015_Community_Wishlist_Survey/Results
> >
> > So what happens now?
> >
> > Over the next couple weeks, Community Tech will do a preliminary
> > assessment on the top 10, and start figuring out what's involved. We need
> > to have a clear definition of the problem and proposed solution, and
> begin
> > to understand the technical, design and community challenges for each
> one.
> >
> > Some wishes in the top 10 seem relatively straightforward, and we'll be
> > able to dig in and start working on them in the new year. Some wishes are
> > going to need a lot of investigation and discussion with other
> developers,
> > product teams, designers and community members. There may be some that
> are
> > just too big or too hard to do at all.
> >
> > Our analysis will look at the following factors:
> >
> > * SUPPORT: Overall support for the proposal, including the discussions on
> > the survey page. This will take the neutral and oppose votes into
> account.
> > Some of these ideas also have a rich history of discussions on-wiki and
> in
> > bug tickets. For some wishes, we'll need more community discussion to
> help
> > define the problem and agree on proposed solutions.
> >
> > * FEASIBILITY: How much work is involved, including existing blockers and
> > dependencies.
> >
> > * IMPACT: Evaluating how many projects and contributors will benefit,
> > whether it's a long-lasting solution or a temporary fix, and the
> > improvement in contributors' overall productivity and happiness.
> >
> > * RISK: Potential drawbacks, conflicts with other developers' work, and
> > negative effects on any group of contributors.
> >
> > Our plan for 2016 is to complete as many of the top 10 wishes as we can.
> > For the wishes in the top 10 that we can't complete, we're responsible
> for
> > investigating them fully and reporting back on the analysis.
> >
> > So there's going to be a series of checkpoints through the year, where
> > we'll present the current status of the top 10 wishes. The first will be
> at
> > the Wikimedia Developer Summit in the first week of January. We're
> planning
> > to talk about the preliminary assessment there, and then share it more
> > widely.
> >
> > If you're eager to follow the whole process as we go along, we'll be
> > documenting and keeping notes in two places:
> >
> > On Meta: 2015 Community Wishlist Survey/Top 10:
> > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/2015_Community_Wishlist_Survey/Top_10
> >
> > On Phabricator: Community Wishlist Survey board:
> > https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/tag/community-wishlist-survey/
> >
> > Finally: What about the other 97 proposals?
> >
> > There were a lot of good and important proposals that didn't happen to
> get
> > quite as many support votes, and I'm sure everybody has at least one that
> > they were rooting for. Again, the whole list is here:
> >
> > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/2015_Community_Wishlist_Survey/Results
> >
> > We're going to talk with the other Wikimedia product teams, to see if
> they
> > can take on some of the ideas the the community has expressed interest
> in.
> > We're also going to work with the Developer Relations team to see if some
> > of these could be taken on by volunteer developers.
> >
> > It's also possible that Community Tech could take on a small-scale,
> > well-defined proposal below the top 10, if it doesn't interfere with our
> > commitments to the top 10 wishes.
> >
> > So there's lots of work to be done, and hooray, we have a whole year to
> do
> > it. If this process turns out to be a success, then we plan to do another
> > survey at the end of 2016, to give more people a chance to participate,
> and
> > bring more great ideas.
> >
> > For everybody who proposed, endorsed, discussed, debated and voted in the
> > survey, as well as everyone who said nice things to us recently: thank
> you
> > very much for coming out and supporting live feature development. We're
> > excited about the work ahead of us.
> >
> > We'd also like to thank Wikimedia Deutschland's Technischer
> > Communitybedarf team -- they came up with this whole survey process, and
> > they've been working successfully on lots of community wishes since their
> > first survey in 2013.
> >
> > You can watch this page for further Community Tech announcements:
> > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Community_Tech/News
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> > Danny Horn
> > Product Manager, WMF Community Tech
> >
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