Wikidata deployment

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Deployment Check List

  • make sure all relevant repositories have been branched
  • make sure the branch to be deployed has been tested with the correct branch of core
  • update the relevant submodule pointers on the wmf deployment branch
  • find all mentioned of "DEPLOY" in commit messages of any changes that are new on the branch being deployed, and build a pre/post-deployment checklists from these.

See also:

1.27.0-wmf.12[edit | edit source]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Phase Date Wikis
Phase 2 Thursday, February 4, 2016 Deploy to Wikipedias
Phase 1 Wednesday, February 3, 2016 Deploy to Wikidata, Wikivoyage, Commons, Wikisource, Wikiquote, Wikinews, Wikibooks
Phase 0 Tuesday, February 2, 2016 Deploy to testwikidata
Branchday YesY Done Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Changes[edit | edit source]

  • New formula data type (test.wikidata only)
  • Expand "In more languages" box by default.
  • Added ability to expand "In more languages" box on Wikidata to show (and edit) all languages that have a label, description and/or alias.
  • Wikimedia Commons link in the "other projects sidebar" beta feature will now link to the corresponding Commons category (defined on items using P373).
  • List of wikibase-propertytypes available in the api (?action=query&meta=siteinfo&siprop=general).
  • Filtering Wikibase recent changes and watchlist entries in the client using rc_source instead of rc_type column of the recentchanges table.
  • Added Wikibase performance.mark() to the JavaScript code to measure and graph performance indicators.
  • Enable creation of redirects over deleted entities phab:T71166

Bug fixes[edit | edit source]

  • Fix broken coordinates in rdf when precision is null. (instead apply auto-precision) phab:T123392
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Deployment notes[edit | edit source]

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Past deployments[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]