Gerard mentioned Wikidata, which collects interwiki and is a cross-wiki database, so to me it's clear that by "multiple projects" he meant just Wikimedia projects. This is specifically about focusing on cross-wiki collaboration.
Well, an interesting point. That issue is one of main points of our strategy consultations. *Szymon Grabarczuk* Free Knowledge Advocacy Group EU Head of R&D Group, Wikimedia Polska pl.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Tar_Lócesilion <http://pl.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Tar_L%C3%B3cesilion> On 1 April 2017 at 05:18, Isarra Yos <zhoris...@gmail.com> wrote: > I'm a bit confused what you're asking. My proposal should be covering > exactly what I aim to achieve. What, specifically, is unclear? Let me know > and I'll do what I can to improve it. > > By 'other projects' do you mean third-party MediaWiki installs? I'm afraid > right now the scope of the grant really only covers usage on Wikimedia > projects, though wider applicability and adoption of Timeless is of course > something quite important to me personally, and I'm glad to see interest on > this list. > > -I > > > On 29/03/17 07:02, Gerard Meijssen wrote: > >> Hoi, >> What remains unclear is what it is that you aim to achieve. There are >> great >> possibilities possible but there has to be a focus. >> >> One such focus would be that it helps us focus on the relations that an >> article has with with other articles. They are all or should all be >> related >> in Wikidata anyway. With a skin that helps in determining this you have a >> reason for another skin, a skin that will achieve greater quality for >> multiple projects. The only question I have is how your skin would work >> for >> other projects. >> Thanks, >> GerardM >> >> On 29 March 2017 at 04:01, Isarra Yos <zhoris...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >> Hi, >>> >>> I'm Isarra, a volunteer MediaWiki developer, and I've submitted a grant >>> proposal to the WMF to support my work on a new responsive skin designed >>> for the Wikimedia projects, Timeless: >>> >>> * Abstract: A new skin, Timeless, has been deployed to the Beta Cluster, >>> but to make it worth eventual deployment to all projects, we need proper >>> research into what's expected/needed from a better skin, and the ability >>> to >>> devote development resources to making it meet these expectations/needs. >>> This grant, as part of a larger series of vaguely planned grants intended >>> to work on many of the underlying issues with MediaWiki's user-facing >>> interfaces, will serve to address this need. >>> * https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IdeaLab/Timeless >>> >>> Timeless currently exists as fairly basic prototype, but I invite you to >>> take a look at the current version: >>> >>> * Wiki specifically for Timeless: https://timeless-skin.wmflabs. >>> org/wiki/Main_Page >>> * To see what it might look/act like in production, there is a copy of >>> the >>> Simple English Wikipedia on the Beta Cluster, where Timeless has already >>> been deployed: https://simple.wikipedia.beta.wmflabs.org/wiki/Main_Page >>> - >>> you can create an account, set your skin to Timeless, and go through some >>> of the things you might do here, or simply append the string >>> ?useskin=timeless to the end of any page url to see what it would look >>> like >>> in Timeless >>> * Skin documentation: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Skin:Timeless >>> >>> If this looks like a project you would be interested in seeing happen, I >>> would very much appreciate your feedback. This applies especially if you >>> have any specific concerns about the skin or the proposal itself, or have >>> faced particular problems on your own projects that you think this might >>> be >>> able to address, because the more of these are documented, the better >>> they >>> will be. >>> >>> I look forward to working with all of you to redefine how we handle our >>> project interfaces. >>> >>> Thanks, >>> >>> Isarra >>> >>> >>> _______________________________________________ >>> Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wik >>> i/Mailing_lists/Guidelines >>> and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l >>> 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> >>> >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wik >> i/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wik >> i/Wikimedia-l >> New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com >> Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, >> <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> >> > > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wik > i/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > 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> > _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>