UBC Wiki:Roadmap

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This page is for listing suggestions and to-do's for maintaining and improving the UBC Wiki. Major updates to the UBC Wiki usually take place between terms.


May Update Wish List

  • Update MediaWiki to 1.28.x. Note: 1.29 scheduled for June 2017
  • Core Verf complete by April 1, Prod Go Live! date of April 29, 2017
  • Revise or Rethink UBC CLF skin to make updates require less work.
  • Update Upload Wizard to include newest versions of Creative Commons License. Update CC-license templates.
  • Implement Flow. Convert Liquid Threads to Flow
  • Review functionality around changing user names to allow for users to set their own username rather than being derived from CWL.
  • Review/update documentation, tutorials for using UBC Wiki (especially for teaching and learning).
  • Review and update all extensions. Remove extensions not in common use.
  • Add Timed Media Handler to allow audio files to be added to wiki.
  • Review options/implement solution for rendering PDF's (especially via Collections extension}
  • Review how wiki content embeds into new LMS/edX - roadmap wiki embed like functionality for those spaces.
  • Extend Collection Extension to allow for embedding of collection into WP.
  • Transition Wiki to Shibboleth authentication [1]
  • Review front page - add "how to teach with the wiki" section

Meeting Notes

June 15, 2017

  • Options to upgrade the current skin or update mediawiki with media wiki skin + mobile skin
  • Pan's team will look into upgrading authentication system on Wiki (Most likely Shibboleth Authentication). Pan will have an idea on the timeline after the team look into the options
  • Issues with extension when upgrading to newer version: Math and DPL.

April 2017

  • Ecosystem integration
  • Maybe LTI? Talk to Derek
  • Javascript - not-sustainable in Bb; need to test in new LMS. See here for the test result.
  • Will to set up meeting with Derek