I would like to also point out a central notice banner was displayed on
Mediawiki.org to logged in users.

Seddon

On Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 2:28 AM, Gergő Tisza <gti...@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 4:44 PM, Adrian Raddatz <ajradd...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > A lack of other community members participation is perhaps half on a lack
> > of advertising, and half on a lack of interest.
> >
>
> The drafting process was advertised to the point of obnoxiousness. I count
> 30 announcements in my inbox from Matt, and that's with Gmail merging
> identical emails from multiple mailing lists. There has been a discussion
> section in all IRL tech events. There has been an extended talk page
> discussion with 126 distinct accounts (36 of which have "WMF" in their
> name).
>
> For comparison, AFAIK the largest discussion in the technical community so
> far was the one to switch from Bugzilla to Phabricator (something that
> affects the average contributor far, far more than the existence of a group
> of people who address harassment concerns), which had seen the involvement
> of 91 accounts:
> https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Requests_for_comment/Phabricator
>
> So IMO neither interest nor participation has been lacking.
> I'll also note that I find it unhelpful that this topic is being
> forum-shopped here instead of one of the discussion channels of the
> Wikimedia tech community (wikitech-l being the obvious one).
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