[Mediawiki-i18n] Announcement of Wikimedia Servers Software Updates?

Eugene Zelenko eugene.zelenko at gmail.com
Mon May 15 14:10:33 UTC 2006


> On 5/15/06, Eugene Zelenko <eugene.zelenko at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I think will be great, if updates of MediaWiki software on Wikimedia
> > servers will be announced in this mailing list. Of course, I could
> > look into Special:Version :-), but it'll be more handy.
> IIANM, Wikimedia servers are running (almost) directly from the
> Subversion trunk, which means any change to the software affects
> Wikipedia (almost) immediately. There are no explicit version releases
> that could be announced.
> If you want to be reminded of any software change, you could subscribe
> to mediawiki-cvs (see
> http://mail.wikipedia.org/mailman/listinfo/mediawiki-cvs), but be
> advised the number of commits is not really low...

As far as I know it's not always the case. Servers are updated with
some delays. One available indicator - version number. You could
compare it with latest changes in SVN to see difference.


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