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Bug 1792 - Add WikiTeX to Wikimedia server farm
Add WikiTeX to Wikimedia server farm
Status: RESOLVED INVALID
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
Site requests (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Lowest enhancement with 13 votes (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://www.wikisophia.org
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Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2005-03-31 16:51 UTC by Guttorm Flatabø
Modified: 2012-07-23 07:07 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description Guttorm Flatabø 2005-03-31 16:51:11 UTC
WikiTeX enables coding of music, chemical formulas, chess and much more. It has
been requested several times. My intention with this bug is to track issues that
WikiMedia og MediaWiki developers have with it, interest, and such.

Myself I think we should perhaps decide to use only a subset of the
functionality provided so as not to make things too complicated, and not start
using WikiTeX if we'd rather use something else (see f. ex. ABC music notation
standard at bug # 189).

From reading:
http://mail.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikitech-l/2004-December/thread.html#26670

it looks pretty clear that the major holdup preventing WikiTeX implementation is
security.
Comment 1 Max Semenik 2010-07-07 18:15:10 UTC
Removing shell keyword, this extension is unmaintained and even when it was it wasn't ready for WMF deployment (due to possibilities of DoS, code quality, lack of localization, etc).
Comment 2 matanya 2012-07-23 07:07:30 UTC
The extension was abandoned. closing as invalid.

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