Post tagged: mediawiki
I landed file upload support in the
mwapi (docs) and
mwbot (docs) crates yesterday. Uploading files in MediaWiki is kind of complicated, there are multiple state machines to
implement and there are multiple ways to upload files and different options that come with that.
mwapi crate contains most of …
By the time you read this, you'll probably have seen Wikipedia's new layout ("skin"), dubbed "Vector 2022". You can read about the changes it brings.
As with most design changes, some people will like it and some people won't. But me? I just feel sad because years ago we had …
I recently did a short sprint on Scribunto, the MediaWiki extension that powers templates written in Lua. It's a very stable extension that doesn't see very many changes but given how useful it is to making most wikis work, I thought it could use some love.
It's a pretty simple implementation, there's a small Python script that parses MediaWiki's JSON schema file and outputs Rust structs.
Here's an example of it in use from my …
From the people who initially gave me the confidence to run, to the people who helped me get through the Affiliate round, and then the people who …