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submit button

My dialog tools — coded recently and defensively — are so far continuing to work while older javascript gets less reliable day by day. So I've deployed the new submit button on the {{develop}} and {{tasks}} templates. I plan to wait a bit and then remove the old javascript code from Common.js. --Pi zero (talk) 23:35, 28 September 2016 (UTC)

Old code removed. --Pi zero (talk) 13:54, 29 September 2016 (UTC)
And, new button recreated under a different naming scheme, as {{assistant/submit}}. --Pi zero (talk) 01:55, 8 October 2016 (UTC)

Creative Commons 4.0

Hello! I'm writing from the Wikimedia Foundation to invite you to give your feedback on a proposed move from CC BY-SA 3.0 to a CC BY-SA 4.0 license across all Wikimedia projects. The consultation will run from October 5 to November 8, and we hope to receive a wide range of viewpoints and opinions. Please, if you are interested, take part in the discussion on Meta-Wiki.

Apologies that this message is only in English. This message can be read and translated in more languages here. Joe Sutherland (talk) 01:34, 6 October 2016 (UTC)

The Wikimedia Developer Summit wants you

The Wikimedia Developer Summit is the annual meeting to push the evolution of MediaWiki and other technologies supporting the Wikimedia movement. The next edition will be held in San Francisco on January 9–11, 2017.

We welcome all Wikimedia technical contributors, third party developers, and users of MediaWiki and the Wikimedia APIs. We specifically want to increase the participation of volunteer developers and other contributors dealing with extensions, apps, tools, bots, gadgets, and templates.

Important deadlines:

  • Monday, October 24: last day to request travel sponsorship. Applying takes less than five minutes.
  • Monday, October 31: last day to propose an activity. Bring the topics you care about!

More information: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Developer_Summit

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MKramer (WMF) (talk) 19:07, 14 October 2016 (UTC)

Editing News #3—2016

17:49, 15 October 2016 (UTC)