Also shoutout to the #npm team for doing a fantastic job with the `npm audit` command. It's so straightforward to work with.
I did the first test run of LibUp 2.0 (formerly libraryupgrader) last night across MediaWiki extension repositories, only hit one show-stopper bug (oops).
Here's an example: https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/c/mediawiki/extensions/AJAXPoll/+/522645 I think the coolest new feature is the hashtags, which allow you to filter patches for exactly which libraries were upgraded, which CVEs were fixed, etc.
Debian 10 buster has been released! https://bits.debian.org/2019/07/buster-released.html
End of an era, #MediaWiki will no longer silently accept "A potato" as part of a valid timestamp: https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/mediawiki-api-announce/2019-June/000146.html
(Don't worry, PHP will still take it!)
There's a new #MediaWiki security release out today. 11 security issues in total, plus plenty of bug fixes.
Updated #Debian packages will be available shortly for stretch, and buster. I've already updated sid/unstable and my Ubuntu PPA: https://launchpad.net/~legoktm/+archive/ubuntu/mediawiki-lts
This is the official end of upstream support for the 1.27.x LTS, but I'll be backporting patches for the entire lifetime of stretch. More details to come.
For some reason I'm just noticing Wikipedia edit tags for the first time.
They are little labels that automatically get assigned to an edit.
Since January there's one for anonymous edits from Congress. Thanks @legoktm!
Here's an example from @congressedits
Self-care tip from #ACLU100 in NYC: "Every night, go online to Facebook, and unfriend people on their birthday. Very therapeutic."
Inside Scoop - Week 0 (and corrections), a quick retrospective on what running the Spartan Daily newspaper for a week was like.
"San Francisco leaders are expected to vote next week on a proposal, opposed by police, that would make the tech capital the first city in America to ban local agencies from using facial-recognition software."
Inside Scoop: Training with 20 pages
Inside Scoop: Building a team - a new (hopefully weekly) column about behind the scenes operations at the Spartan Daily: https://blog.legoktm.com/2019/04/28/inside-scoop-building-a-team.html
Alex Morgan is my current favorite US soccer player, and Mia Hamm was one of my idols growing up. It's just inspiring.
Free software / free knowledge / free society: MediaWiki & friends. Wannabe journalist.
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