TechCom Radar 2019-10-09

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TechCom Radar 2019-10-09

Alexandra Paskulin
Hi all,

Here are the minutes from this week's TechCom meeting:

* Announcement: Guidelines established by approved RFC Define criteria for
explicit PHP support target for MediaWiki <>
are available at <>.

* Last call: Core REST API namespace and version <>.
This RFC proposes a namespace and version policy for routes in the
MediaWiki REST API.

* Discussed: Section header "share" link <>.
This RFC aims to make it easier for readers to share links to sections on
wiki pages.

* Discussed: New Skin for Desktop Improvements Project
<>. This RFC discusses the
approach for
implementing broad UI changes to the desktop interface of Wikimedia

* Discussed: Strategy for PHP interface changes <>.
This RFC proposes policies and strategies to mitigate problems arising from
the need
to change PHP interfaces that are implemented by classes defined by
In particular, it proposes a separate policy that defines the stable
interface for use by
extensions, see <>.

* No IRC meeting next week.

You can also find our meeting minutes at

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- Alex

Alex Paskulin
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Wikimedia Foundation
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