Thanks Danny Some excellent projects. Great to see so many that will benefit more than just the EN WP community such as global gadgets, non-Latin language improvements and global settings.
:-) J On Thu, Dec 15, 2016 at 9:20 PM, Danny Horn <dh...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hi everyone, > > The Community Tech team is happy to announce the top 10 wishes from the > 2016 Community Wishlist Survey! > > More than 1,100 people participated in the survey this year -- proposing, > discussing and voting on 265 ideas. There was a two-week period in November > to submit and discuss proposals, followed by two weeks of support voting. > The top 10 proposals with the most support votes now become Community > Tech's backlog of projects to evaluate and address. > > And here's the top 10: > > #1. Global gadgets (91 support votes) > #2. Edit summary length for non-Latin languages (90) > #3. Section heading URLs for non-Latin languages (88) > #4. Global settings (84) > #5. Rewrite Xtools (84) > #6. Wikitext editor syntax highlighting (82) > #7. Warning on unsuccessful login attempts (73) > #8. Automatic archive for new external links (72) > #9. Fix Mr. Z-bot's popular pages report (72) > #10. User rights expiration (70) > > You can see the whole list here, with links to proposals and Phabricator > tickets: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/2016_Community_Wishlist_Survey/Results > > So -- who's going to work on all these wishes? > > The Community Tech team is responsible for investigating and addressing the > top 10 wishes. If there's a wish in the top 10 that we can't work on, > because it's unfeasible or because another group is working on it, then > we'll explain what's happened. > > Community Tech will also pick up some wishes below the top 10 that support > smaller user groups who are doing important work, but don't have the > numbers to vote a proposal all the way up to the top 10. This will apply to > some combination of: campaign and program organizers, GLAM participants, > stewards and CheckUsers, and people working on smaller projects or smaller > languages. We haven't determined which wishes we'll pick up yet; we'll be > talking about these as we get into 2017. > > Also, some of these wishes will be granted by volunteer developers; the > Technical Collaboration team will help to connect volunteers with important > wishes that they can work on. > > Some of these wishes are or will be on the roadmap for our colleagues on > the WMDE Technical Wishes team, and other Wikimedia Foundation product > teams. > > To get updates on our progress: > > There are project pages for each of the top 10 wishes, which you can put on > your watchlist. We'll update them as the project progresses. (At time of > writing, these are just skeletons; actual information on each project is > still to come.) Feel free to post questions and suggestions on the project > talk pages: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Community_Tech_-_Current_projects > > If you're familiar with the Phabricator ticketing system, the main Phab > task for each wish is noted on the Results page. You can subscribe to those > tickets for updates. > > We also publish several status reports through the year, to keep people > updated. You can watch the main Community Tech page for updates: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Community_Tech > > There are more questions and answers on the Wishlist Survey FAQ: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/2016_Community_Wishlist_Survey/FAQ > > Thanks to everybody who proposed, discussed, debated and voted on ideas in > this year's Wishlist Survey, to everyone who's said nice things to us > recently, and to all people everywhere in time and space, on general > principles. > Danny Horn > Sr Product Manager, Community Tech > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/ > wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- James Heilman MD, CCFP-EM, Wikipedian The Wikipedia Open Textbook of Medicine www.opentextbookofmedicine.com _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>