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ReactOS Wiki MediaWiki Version Updating

Postby Luca090902 » Thu Jan 04, 2018 12:41 am

I find, the MediaWiki software on the ReactOS Wiki must be updated and also PHP and MySQL and the MediaWiki extensions, because newer versions has more functions. The software version on the wiki is 1.23.13. The newest version is 1.30.0.
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Re: ReactOS Wiki MediaWiki Version Updating

Postby learn_more » Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:22 pm

And what version of the newer wiki's do you wan to use that is not enabled now?
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Re: ReactOS Wiki MediaWiki Version Updating

Postby Luca090902 » Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:26 pm

learn_more wrote:And what version of the newer wiki's do you wan to use that is not enabled now?

I means a update of the MediaWiki software to the newest version 1.30.0.
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Re: ReactOS Wiki MediaWiki Version Updating

Postby justincase » Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:09 am

I think learn_more means is...
'What feature(s)/function(s) of the newer version(s) are you wanting to use?'
I reserve the right to completely ignore any portion of any post if I deem it not constructive and/or likely to cause the discussion to degenerate.
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Re: ReactOS Wiki MediaWiki Version Updating

Postby Luca090902 » Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:56 am

justincase wrote:I think learn_more means is...
'What feature(s)/function(s) of the newer version(s) are you wanting to use?'

The old software version are no more supported by MediaWiki. I like the modern design and the direct preview in the Edit section are no more experimental.
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Re: ReactOS Wiki MediaWiki Version Updating

Postby learn_more » Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:19 pm

Se the experimental one is not working for you?
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Re: ReactOS Wiki MediaWiki Version Updating

Postby Luca090902 » Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:34 pm

learn_more wrote:Se the experimental one is not working for you?

I haven't tested the direct preview feature, but I like also the modern design and the Hovercards in the Page Previews extension.
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Re: ReactOS Wiki MediaWiki Version Updating

Postby ROCKNROLLKID » Sat Jan 06, 2018 5:29 am

A new design might require them to redo somethings, though, but updating mediawiki isn't hard to do. Just make sure to make backup copies before doing so.
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Re: ReactOS Wiki MediaWiki Version Updating

Postby learn_more » Sat Jan 06, 2018 1:04 pm

ROCKNROLLKID wrote:A new design might require them to redo somethings, though, but updating mediawiki isn't hard to do. Just make sure to make backup copies before doing so.

mediawiki tends to introduce quite some breaking changes in my experience, making upgrades a major pain in the ass.
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Re: ReactOS Wiki MediaWiki Version Updating

Postby xpert » Mon Apr 09, 2018 10:40 pm

Wiki has to be updated, because of security issues:
https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/m ... 00207.html
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