[OWASP-wiki-editors] [Request] Review the currently installed Wiki extensions

Jim Manico jim.manico at owasp.org
Tue Aug 16 19:00:27 UTC 2016


Matt,

I'm in class teaching all week but I wanted to quickly say THANK YOU and
AWESOME and MORE AWESOME.

I'll be back on Monday and will take a closer look.

Aloha, Jim


On 8/15/16 8:01 PM, Matt Tesauro wrote:
> Hello Wiki Editors, 
>
> Over the weekend, I updated the wiki to the latest LTS version -
> 1.23.14.  This is part of getting the source to the latest, stable
> release 1.27.x.  We'll first have to go to 1.25.x, then 1.27.x
>
> I also cleaned up and organized the spaghetti-like LocalSettings.php -
> all ~380+ lines of mess.
>
> I removed a ton of vestigial and deprecated configuration options.  I
> also have some more research on several areas of our configuration
> that are unclear or require a re-think.
>
> When moving to 1.25.x from 1.23.x, the method of configuring
> extensions has changed.  I'd like to take this time to review our
> existing MediaWiki extensions before we do the source upgrades.  The
> move to 1.25.x and 1.27.x will require updating all the extensions so
> this is a great time to review them.
>
> *I'd greatly appreciate any and all feedback on the the
> LocalSettings.php - especially the section at ~line 349:*
> #================================================#
> #     27 -Extensions                             #
> #================================================#
>
> The cleaned up and much more sane LocalSettings.php is at:
> https://docs.google.com/document/d/16YsRyBzdPkfjHL89fTUesf5hZfTsFaWgBxS3YLMvbSk/edit?usp=sharing
>  *MAKE COMMENTS ON THIS DOC PLEASE*
>
>
> The original LocalSettings.php, for the morbidly curious, is at:
> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ux9HT6yOl37y1YGU_MjqLCsui32H9q-ZrwXtpXTu3DM/edit?usp=sharing
>
> These are copy/paste of the config files - the only editing I've done
> in Google Docs is to remove line wrapping where possible. (and a few
> choice redactions)
>
> Those links allow comments.  Please comment away or request edit
> access if you need/want it.
>
> You have the week to make comments.  I'll take the net of the comments
> and make the changes over the weekend during the upgrade to MediaWiki
> 1.25.x.
>
> For those wondering what Wikipedia uses for extensions,
> see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Version
>
> THANKS for your help with this.
>
> Cheers! 
>
> --
> -- Matt Tesauro 
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