-- Mikhailov Kusserow 04:01, 20 October 2008 (UTC)
Hi, I noticed your recent edit to the portal sandbox. I'm hesitant to deploy the scheme-relative URLs that you introduced, because it's fairly esoteric syntax. We need to test this change in a very wide range of user agents.
It's different than not displaying a stylesheet correctly in older browsers: if a user agent doesn't support scheme-relative URLs, Wikipedia's front page is completely broken for its users. I know this syntax is supported on current major browsers (and probably older versions too), but what about Web crawlers and minority browsers? I'm not sure the possible incompatibility is worth the 1.5 kB decrease in page size.
Also, we were using Wikipedia-mobile-icon.png because it's a PNG-crushed image: 1 kB less and just as compatible.
- Creating a mailing list filled with noise is hardly addressing the gender gap. The WMF has completely overlooked w:WP:FAC, the work there done there, and the role of women there.
- Now for the pinups suggestion. The Foundation does not have a problem with what German Wikipedia links to or embeds on its main page and as long as it furthers the mission. Likewise, there shouldn't be objections if the calendar does the same. It’s supposed to be a bit tongue in check on the "sex sells", but my writing is never good. Realizing there wasn't an option for the girls after looking at twilight calendars, I added "Dev pinups" with the absurd suggesting they stop being productive and work on their sex appeal in the gym. Now if I could determine which WikiProjects were most active... Dispenser 07:02, 5 June 2011 (UTC)
It was a happy surprise to see you editing the Grants talk namespace. :) I hope to see you often around here. --Nemo 12:20, 8 March 2015 (UTC)
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