XWiki 12.9 Roadmap

Hi devs,

Leftovers from previous version (12.8):

  • Finish Struts 1.x to 2.x migration - Thomas
  • Finish local Extension Index - Thomas
  • Solr improvements - Thomas
  • Finish Ratings extension refactoring - Simon
    • Improve the UI for displaying likers info with LiveTable
    • Migration between stores
  • Finish inplace editor leftover - Marius
    • Changing the page syntax from the information tab doesn’t convert the content (XWIKI-17762)
    • No warning about loosing data in case of posting a comment while editing in-place (XWIKI-17651)
    • Show what page is being translated in inline edit mode (XWIKI-17284)
    • Notifications Macro content isn’t rendering when editing in-place (XWIKI-17323)
    • The view UI is not modified after saving when using the in-place editing (XWIKI-17593)
  • Continue LiveData work - Marius + ClementD
    • Connect the front-end with the back-end and fix the issues that we may encounter
    • Merge the livedata branch into master
    • Find simple livetable instances that could be replaced with livedata without feature regressions
  • Improve the “Skip the recycle bin” feature - Manuel

New work

  • LaTeX -> PDF online conversion - Vincent
  • All: BFD
  • All: Leave some time to fix some flickers and make sure we don’t introduce new ones. Idea: keep 1 day per week for this?
  • ActivityPub extension work (NGI #2) - Manuel + Simon?
    • define the jiras and list some that can be taken for the 12.9 timeframe
  • Upgrade xwiki.org to 12.6.3 - Simon
  • Bugfix: “Adding a MIME-type to attachment.download.blacklist doesn’t work with attachment added with PR” - http://jira.xwiki.org/browse/XWIKI-17754 - Simon


  • 12.9RC1: 19th of October 2020
  • 12.9Final: 26th of October 2020

@committers: please create the jiras for what you’re going to work on and set the fix version and assign yourself. Thanks!