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Enabling Extension:Newsletter

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Summary by Qgil-WMF

Resolving, after leaving a prudential time for feedback.

Qgil-WMF (talkcontribs)

The team developing Extension:Newsletter would like to have it enabled in mediawiki.org as soon as we complete its security review. We think it will be useful for mediawiki.org users willing to create or subscribe to newsletters. This extension can be tested in the Beta cluster and in its own instance in Labs.

The Newsletter extension project started a year ago as a Google Summer of Code project. The prototype was successfully completed by @Tinaj1234 during her internship. Since then, she has continued working in the project together with other volunteers, mainly @01tonythomas, @Glaisher, @Addshore, and @Parent5446.

P858snake (talkcontribs)

Most publications and related seem to happen at meta which would make it seem like a much better deployment location than mw wiki

Qgil-WMF (talkcontribs)

Yes, but also for this reason we want to start using the extension in production here (in a tech friendly environment filled with users familiar with reporting bugs & feature requests, and even with contributing documentation and patches) before jumping to the top leagues at Meta, en.wiki, etc.

Possible uses of this extension in mediawiki.org include