[Mediawiki-i18n] Seeking code reviewers for SignWriting extension

Niklas Laxström niklas.laxstrom at gmail.com
Tue Apr 16 08:36:24 UTC 2013

On 15 April 2013 21:26, Stephen E Slevinski Jr <slevin at signpuddle.net> wrote:
> Hoi,
> I am the developer of the SignWriting MediaWiki Plugin. It enables a
> SignWriting viewer for MediaWiki software. It supports an International
> community and can be used for any sign language.
> I just released a radically simplified version of the extension in Gerrit:
> 20 lines of PHP code and 50 lines of Javascript.
> https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/gitweb?p=mediawiki/extensions/SignWritingMediaWikiPlugin.git;a=summary
> I am hoping someone can look over the code and point out any flaws.
> I'm hoping it can be deployed on Incubator. I reopened a bug from long ago.
> https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=22216
> The PHP code makes a call to the Resource Module to load
> "signwriting_thin.js" (3 KB file). The Javascript runs on the client side
> only if Formal SignWriting is detected on the page.
> There shouldn't be any security problems for the server running this
> extension and there is a miniscule cost to the user's browser.
> The MediaWiki extension is a wrapper for the SignWriting Thin Viewer
> available on http://SignPuddle.com

I tried to install your extension but could not get it working.
Perhaps you could expand the readme with more detail on what use cases
the extension is for and how to use it.


Niklas Laxström

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