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Making Gerrit access easier for developers new to MediaWiki
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Create an easy-to-use, easily discoverable, fully automated process for setting up repositories for extension in Gerrit. Socialize the advantages of using Gerrit among MediaWiki developers.
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created on16:59, 18 July 2015 (UTC)

Project idea[edit]

What is the problem you're trying to solve?[edit]

Most developers outside Wikimedia use GitHub, but developers inside Wikimedia use Gerrit. There are worthwhile advantages to using Gerrit, but not all developers are familiar with it and so they use GitHub instead because it’s too much trouble to adopt a new workflow.

What is your solution?[edit]

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Get Involved[edit]


  • Volunteer I would love to lend my architecture skills to help plan this at a high level. Ckoerner (talk) 17:02, 18 July 2015 (UTC)
  • Volunteer I volunteer my experience and ideas. Cindy.cicalese (talk) 12:16, 22 July 2015 (UTC)


  • +1 Fannon (talk) 05:58, 22 July 2015 (UTC)
  • As a third-party extension developer, I am confronted regularly with the benefits and challenges of working with gerrit. Cindy.cicalese (talk) 12:14, 22 July 2015 (UTC)

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