Category Archives: lang-en

Entries in English language.

Wikimedia in Google Code-in 2014: The first week

Wikimedia takes part in Google Code-in (GCI) 2014. The contest has been running for one week and students have already resolved 35 Wikimedia tasks. You can help making that more (see below). Some of the achievements: Citoid offers export in … Continue reading

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Wikimedia in Google Code-in 2014

At work I spent the last weeks mostly working on preparing Wikimedia’s move from Bugzilla to Phabricator which successfully happened last weekend after ~7 months of planning (worth another blog post) and preparing Wikimedia’s participation in Google Code-in (GCI) 2014 … Continue reading

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Locally installing Phabricator on Fedora 20

Uhm, no blog post for ages. Work and university kept me way busier (and less energetic to do much other things) than expected. As announced in May 2014, Wikimedia will replace Bugzilla with Phabricator very soon for issue tracking. The … Continue reading

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Business as usual.

No surprises: Looking forward to part-time holidays, beautiful Strasbourg, and the usual bunch of great people.

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Weekends.

Tea, Cake, Research and Hardcore.

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GNOME.Asia Summit 2014

Being back home and having covered the first two days already, a short overall summary: GNOME.Asia 2014 conference in Beijing was very well organized – fast and stable WiFi, free water, venue, hotel and sport facilities all within 5 minutes … Continue reading

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RE: Outreach Program for Women

Started writing this posting four weeks ago. Time to publish, seeing the latest blogposts by Philip and Marina on Planet GNOME about the Outreach Program for Women (OPW). First things first (so you can stop reading if you disagree here): … Continue reading

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GNOME.Asia Summit 2014: Docs & Bugs

GNOME.Asia Summit 2014 is taking place this weekend in Beijing (China) together with FUDCon APAC. Yesterday (Friday) before the conference started, Kat, Dave and I held a hands-on session about making your first contribution to GNOME documentation (also see Kat’s … Continue reading

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Wikimedia to migrate its Product Management Tools to Phabricator

Slightly more correct title might be “Wikimedia to migrate its software development product/project code review issue tracking management planning tools to Phabricator”. Or something like that. The problem The Wikimedia technical community has used plenty of different tools for tracking … Continue reading

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Wikimedia’s Road to Bugzilla 4.4

(How we puppetized, upgraded and moved Bugzilla to another server) Though we currently also evaluate Wikimedia’s project management tools, we will have to stick with our current infrastructure for a while. Among many other tasks, I spent the last months … Continue reading

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