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This is a list of RFCs with metadata extracted from their {{RFC }} template invocations and from the list pages.

Last update: 11 March 2015‎

Name Error Heading Status Component Authors Created Updated List-status Draft Implemented Task Decision
API roadmap Unlisted accepted Anomie, Yurik 2013-01-14
A central repository for templates and other bits and pieces No template Unlisted
Abstract table definitions Unlisted stalled Dantman 2012-08-18 Seek comment on DSL details. -- Tim Starling (talk) 04:54, 19 July 2013 (UTC)[reply]
Account creation Unlisted declined Brandon Harris 2011-02-28 Close: superseded by Account creation user experience, according to Steven Walling -- Tim Starling (talk) 06:22, 19 July 2013 (UTC)[reply]
Add developer link to footer of Wikimedia wikis Unlisted implemented MZMcBride 2012-09-21
Allow styling in templates Unlisted stalled Jon Robson who no longer has time to move this forward 2013-06-13 T483
Alternate disclosure policy Unlisted implemented Risker 2014-06-16 accepted; clear consensus per mediawiki.org practices
Alternative Commons domains Unlisted declined Juliusz Gonera 2013-03-27 Close: superseded, withdrawn by author. -- Tim Starling (talk) 02:15, 16 July 2013 (UTC)[reply]
Anchor links for lines changed in diffs Unlisted in draft PiRSquared17 2014-03-05
Assert Unlisted in draft Duesentrieb 2013-10-07
Associated namespaces Unlisted in discussion Micru 2014-03-17
AuthManager Unlisted in discussion Parent5446, Anomie, bd808, CSteipp, Legoktm 2013-05-26
Better PHP profiling Unlisted accepted Chad 2013-12-31
Book management Unlisted stalled was Molly White; needs new champion 2013-06-17
Branching Unlisted in draft Adam Wight 2012-12-30
Bugzilla taxonomy Unlisted declined MZMcBride, Nemo bis 2012-08-06 The proposal is rejected. Instead, bugzilla will be migrated to phabricator, which uses a flat structure. --Nemo 17:41, 21 November 2014 (UTC)[reply]
Caching references Unlisted in draft Betacommand, Dispenser 2014-07-04
CentralNotice Caching Overhaul - Frontend Proxy Unlisted stalled CentralNotice Mwalker (talk) 2013-09-18
CentralNotice backend improvements Unlisted in draft Tim Starling, Nemo bis 2014-09-12
Change LESS compilation library Unlisted in draft frontend Dantman 2014-04-30
ChangesList formatting Unlisted in draft aude 2014-09-09
ChangesLists 2.0 Unlisted in draft Krinkle 2011-09-18
Checker Unlisted in draft MZMcBride 2013‎-10-16
CirrusSearch Unlisted implemented Nik Everett 2013-06-14 Accepted. -- Tim Starling (talk) 23:49, 22 August 2013 (UTC)[reply]
Clean up URLs Unlisted in discussion Gabriel Wicke 2013-09-16
Clickable section anchors Unlisted in discussion MZMcBride, User:Krinkle 2012-12-05 Seek comment from a designer (e.g. Brandon). Remove option 3. -- Tim Starling (talk) 00:20, 17 July 2013 (UTC)[reply]
Code review guidelines for maintenance patches Unlisted in draft Ori.livneh 2014‎-01-05
Composer managed libraries for use on WMF cluster Unlisted accepted BDavis (WMF) 2014-06-03 Accepted. brion (talk) 23:00, 23 July 2014 (UTC)[reply]
Configuration database Unlisted declined Brion Vibber, Chad Horohoe 2010-05-19 Close, abandoned by authors -- Tim Starling (talk) 21:11, 12 March 2014 (UTC)[reply]
Configuration database 2 Unlisted in discussion Kunal Mehta, Ryan Schmidt 2013-11-07
Configuration interface Unlisted implemented configuration Kunal Mehta 2014-09-03
Content API Unlisted in discussion Services Gabriel Wicke 2013-12-17
Context object Unlisted implemented IAlex 2011-02-11
Core user preferences Unlisted in discussion MZMcBride 2012-09-23
Custom inter-namespace tabs Unlisted accepted MZMcBride, Wizardist 2012-11-17
Data-driven Zero Varnish configuration Unlisted in draft Yurik 2014-05-01
DataStore Unlisted accepted Max Semenik (talk) 2013-08-16
Data mapper Unlisted in draft Andrew Green 2014-07-07
Database field for checksum of page text Unlisted implemented Diederik van Liere 2011-09-04
Debugging at production server Unlisted in draft devunt 2014-06-02
Decorify into extensions Unlisted declined Finlay Beaton 2011-09-26 Decline -- Tim Starling (talk) 05:43, 19 July 2013 (UTC)[reply]
Dependency injection Unlisted in draft Andrew Green 2014-06-25
Deprecate pywikibot-compat Unlisted in discussion Ricordisamoa 2014-04-17
Deprecating inline styles Unlisted stalled Jon Robson 2012-07-02
Disable raw HTML on wikimediafoundation.org Unlisted stalled MZMcBride 2012-07-31
Dismissable notices Unlisted stalled Isarra, Tim Starling 2012-03-31
Distribution and deployment Unlisted in draft Jeroen De Dauw 2010-06-02
Ditch crappy API formats Unlisted accepted MaxSem 2014-06-24 Approved -- Tim Starling (talk) 22:58, 12 November 2014 (UTC)[reply]
Documentation overhaul Unlisted accepted Timo Tijhof 2011-12-15 Accepted, please implement. -- Tim Starling (talk) 06:29, 17 July 2013 (UTC)[reply]
Drop XHTML 1.0 Unlisted implemented Daniel Friesen 2013-05-10
Drop actions in favour of page views and special pages Unlisted in discussion Daniel Friesen 2011-08-27
Enable MathML by default Unlisted in draft Physikerwelt 2014-11-01
Entry point routing and 404 handling Unlisted accepted Daniel Friesen 2011-12-09 Accept -- Tim Starling (talk) 05:15, 19 July 2013 (UTC)[reply]
Extension management with Composer Unlisted in discussion Markus Glaser 2013-12-20
Extension manager Unlisted declined DanielRenfro 2012-07-29
Extension registration Unlisted accepted Kunal Mehta 2014-05-20 Accepted by means of merging.
Extension release management Unlisted Daniel Renfro 2011-03-25 incomplete
Extensionless files Unlisted RobLa 2010-03-31
Extensions continuous integration Unlisted accepted Antoine Musso (WMF) 2014-10-29 Approved. Tim Starling (WMF) (talk) 22:02, 26 November 2014 (UTC)[reply]
Foreign namespaces Unlisted in draft Legoktm 2014‎-02-20
Global notifications Unlisted in draft Legoktm 2013-10-14
Global user preferences Unlisted in draft MZMcBride, Legoktm 2014-12-03
Graph Unlisted in discussion extension Yurik (WMF) 2014-10-02
Grid system Unlisted in discussion Pau Giner 2013-08-29
HTML templating library Unlisted accepted Kaldari 2013-12-18 Approved -- Tim Starling (talk) 21:24, 22 October 2014 (UTC)[reply]
Hierator Unlisted accepted MaxSem 2014-12-14 Approved in RFC meeting -- Tim Starling (WMF) (talk) 21:27, 7 January 2015 (UTC)[reply]
Image information Unlisted declined MaxSem, Brion VIBBER, Yuvi Panda 2013-02-20
Improving extension management Unlisted in discussion Legoktm 2015-01-25
Inline diffs Unlisted in discussion Max Semenik (talk) 2014-02-12
Internationalization testing Unlisted in draft Siebrand, Amir Aharoni 2011-10-10
Inventory hooks, assess need Unlisted in draft ^demon 2014-05-10
Isolate custom jQuery libraries Unlisted implemented frontend Daniel Friesen 2013-10-12
Itemise protection Unlisted in draft Jarry1250 2011-08-04
Json Config pages in wiki Unlisted implemented Yurik 2013-12-03
LESS Unlisted implemented frontend Ori.livneh, Jon Robson, Steven Walling 2013-08-13 Accepted and merged in 1.22alpha [see Gerrit change 78669 and Gerrit change 84101 ]. --brion (talk) 20:10, 23 September 2013 (UTC)[reply]
Linker refactor Unlisted accepted User:Aude 2013-12-19
Live preview Unlisted in draft Quiddity 2014-10-26
Localisation format Unlisted implemented Localisation Siebrand, James F. 2013-11-20
Login security Unlisted in draft security CSteipp, Tim Starling 2013-08-21
Login via e-mail address Unlisted in draft MZMcBride 2015-01-30
MVC framework Unlisted in draft Owen Davis 2013-11-20
Magic expressions Unlisted in draft Pastakhov 2014-02-11‎
Master & slave datacenter strategy for MediaWiki Unlisted See T88666 Aaron Schulz 2015-02-07
MediaWiki.org Main Page tweaks Unlisted declined mediawiki.org Varnent 2012-02-12
MediaWiki Foundation Unlisted in draft Daniel Friesen 2012-08-31
MediaWiki HTTPS policy Unlisted in draft security CSteipp (WMF) 2014-11-17
MediaWiki libraries Unlisted in draft Ryan Lane 2013-10-23
Media file request counts Unlisted in discussion Erik Zachte (WMF), Christian Aistleitner (WMF) 2014-11-11
Minifier Unlisted declined Max Semenik (talk) 2013-10-21
More compact JSON API output Unlisted declined MaxSem 2012-02-13 This was superseded by the "utf8" parameter which was added in March 2013 by Kevin Israel (79f80cc49571e286b89fc1666c034262611fac7f) -- Tim Starling (talk) 03:34, 18 September 2013 (UTC)[reply]
Nasty templates Unlisted declined MZMcBride 2010-05-06 Closed: superseded by Scribunto. -- Tim Starling (talk) 05:16, 9 July 2013 (UTC)[reply]
Native geospatial data types Unlisted in draft Jnatividad 2014-02-18
Need to merge Notifications and Watchlist or lack thereof Unlisted in draft Gryllida 2014-09-02
New hook: ParserBeforePreprocess Unlisted declined Van de Bugger 2012-02-14
New sites system Unlisted declined Daniel Friesen 2012-08-14
Notification framework Unlisted implemented Brion Vibber, Brandon Harris 2011-11-08
Opt-in site registration during installation Unlisted in draft MarkAHershberger 2013-09-23
OutputPage refactor Unlisted in draft Owen Davis 2013-11-20
Overthrow Bugzilla Unlisted implemented Isarra, Jack Phoenix 2012-08-18
PHP Virtual REST Service Unlisted accepted Services Aaron Schulz, Gabriel Wicke 2013-12-12 at 2014(?) architecture summit
Page and category based language variant conversion Unlisted declined Gabriel Wicke 2013-08-15
Page deletion Unlisted in draft Platonides 2010-05-19
Page protection as a component Unlisted accepted Adam Wight 2012-09-18
Partial page caching Unlisted in discussion Kaldari, Matt Walker 2011-11-24 More application details are needed before we can make useful comments (per Catrope 2011-11-24). -- Tim Starling (talk) 06:48, 16 July 2013 (UTC)[reply]
Passwords Unlisted accepted Steven Walling 2014-01-24 Approved in RFC review 2014-03-05 by Brion and Tim. -- Tim Starling (talk) 22:47, 10 March 2014 (UTC)[reply]
Performance standards for new features Unlisted in draft Ori 2013-12-19
Phabricator Unlisted implemented Andre Klapper, Guillaume Paumier 2014-03-28
Process No template Unlisted
Publishing the RecentChanges feed Unlisted implemented Timo Tijhof, Ori Livneh, Kunal Mehta 2014-01-02
Realtime RecentChange Unlisted in draft 2015-01-31
Redesign user preferences Unlisted in draft MZMcBride, Quiddity, everyone 2014-04-05
Redo skin framework Unlisted in draft frontend Trevor Parscal, Timo Tijhof 2014-04-16
Reduce math rendering preferences Unlisted implemented Brion Vibber 2011-07-21
Reducing image quality for mobile Unlisted implemented Yurik, MaxSem 2014-03-18
Refactor on File-FileRepo-MediaHandler Unlisted in draft Brion VIBBER 2011-10-03
Regex-based blacklist Unlisted in draft MZMcBride 2008-12-19
Reimplement info action Unlisted implemented MZMcBride 2011-05-17
Release notes automation Unlisted in draft Yuri Astrakhan, Timo Tijhof 2013-02-26
Removing bad database abstractions Unlisted declined Database ^demon 2014-09-10
Removing hit counters from MediaWiki core Unlisted implemented MZMcBride 2013-11-26
Replacing extension distributor Unlisted implemented ^demon, Krinkle 2012-12-10
ResourceLoader CSS Extensions Unlisted declined Daniel Friesen 2012-02-29 Decline, on advice from Trevor Parscal -- Tim Starling (talk) 06:03, 17 July 2013 (UTC)[reply]
Retained account data self-discovery Unlisted in draft MZMcBride 2013-03-16
Rewrite enhanced recent changes Unlisted in discussion Tim Starling 2014-12-12
SQL framework Unlisted in draft Owen Davis 2013-12-18
Scoped language converter Unlisted in draft cscott 2013-08-14
Scoping site CSS Unlisted stalled frontend Juliusz Gonera (talk) 2013-07-11
Scripting Unlisted implemented VasilievVV 2011-08-27
Server-side Javascript error logging Unlisted in draft frontend Tgr 2014-06-22
Service-oriented architecture authentication Unlisted in discussion Services Gabriel Wicke, Chris Steipp 2014-04-30 T380
Service split along presentation vs data manipulation line Unlisted in draft Brion Vibber (WMF) and RobLa-WMF 2015-02-16
Service split along public vs private line Unlisted in draft RobLa-WMF 2015-02-16
Services and narrow interfaces Unlisted in discussion Services Gabriel Wicke, Subramanya (Subbu) Sastry, Faidon Liambotis 2013-12-09 [unclear]
Shadow namespaces Unlisted in draft Legoktm, MZMcBride 2012-08-25
Simplify thumbnail cache Unlisted in draft Bryan Davis, Aaron Schulz, Faidon Liambotis 2013-10-07
Square bounding boxes Unlisted accepted cscott 2014-03-25
Standardized thumbnails sizes Unlisted in discussion Antoine Musso 2013-02-07 Please provide evidence that visual quality will not be compromised in any popular UA, whether the source is a photograph, drawing or engraving. Several commenters assert that visual quality will be compromised. -- Tim Starling (talk) 06:37, 16 July 2013 (UTC)[reply]
Storage service Unlisted in discussion Services Gabriel Wicke 2013-12-12
Structured data push notification support for recent changes Unlisted declined Timo Tijhof, Peter Bena 2012-02-22
Structured logging Unlisted in discussion Bryan Davis, Ori Livneh, Aaron Schulz 2013-12-03
Support for user-specific page lists in core Unlisted in draft Ori Livneh, Steven Walling 2013-06-20
Tagging within MediaWiki Unlisted in draft MZMcBride 2015-01-04
Tarball maintenance Unlisted declined Mark Hershberger 2012-08-28 Superseded by Release Management RFP, and related developments. The 2.0 versioning didn't happen and so that part of the proposal can be considered abandoned. -- Tim Starling (talk) 03:58, 18 September 2013 (UTC)[reply]
Template engine Unlisted declined User:CSteipp 2013-12-12
Text extraction Unlisted accepted Max Semenik (talk) 2013-11-08
Third-party components Unlisted in draft Tyler Romeo 2013-11-26
Tickets Unlisted declined Timo Tijhof 2011-11-28 Closed: Abandoned for now (see talk page). Krinkle (talk) 20:54, 8 January 2014 (UTC)[reply]
TitleValue Unlisted implemented Daniel Kinzler 2013-09-10
Typesafe enums Unlisted in discussion Andrew Green 2014-05-12
URL shortener Unlisted in discussion Kaldari, MZMcBride, Krinkle 2012-11-14
URL shortener service for Wikimedia Unlisted in draft とある白い猫 2013-09-23
Unified Zero design Unlisted implemented Wikipedia Zero Yurik, ABaso(WMF) 2014-05-13
Unit testing Unlisted declined Sumana Harihareswara 2011-06-28 Close per author, superseded. -- Tim Starling (talk) 04:05, 18 September 2013 (UTC)[reply]
Update our code to use RDFa 1.1 instead of RDFa 1.0 Unlisted in discussion Daniel Friesen 2013-05-08
UploadWizard: scale to sister projects Unlisted in discussion Gryllida 2014-02-10
UserMailer refactor Unlisted declined Owen Davis 2013-11-20
Vertical writing support Unlisted in draft Yair rand 2013-08-07
Wikidata API Unlisted declined Yuri Astrakhan 2013-02-16
Workflow Unlisted stalled Adam Wight 2013-09-11
Zero architecture Unlisted implemented Yuri Astrakhan, Adam Baso 2013-03-29
expose structured data to the search engine Unlisted in discussion Daniel Kinzler (WMDE) 2015-02-27
image and oldimage tables Unlisted in draft database Leucosticte 2014-09-24
pywikibot 2.0 packaging Unlisted in draft John Vandenberg 2014-11-15
pywikibot 2.0 packaging Unlisted in draft John Vandenberg 2014-11-15