Bohdan Melnychuk <base-w@...
2014-03-09 09:02:09 GMT
Oppose. Those who don't know what's "wiki" shall wikipedia it :) --Base
09.03.2014 10:50, Amir E. Aharoni написав(ла):
> A big red notice at the top of strategy.wikimedia.org says: "This wiki has
> been closed per community discussion."
> I understand what it means: that that wiki site finished serving its
> purpose and became read-only. That is fine. However, some pages on it are
> still useful for reference, for example the famous
> https://strategy.wikimedia.org/wiki/Editor_Trends_Study .
> A lot of people who will see that big red message may misunderstand it.
> Even though it's not Wikipedia, some people may think that "wiki" refers to
> Wikipedia and think that the community decided to close Wikipedia. A
> surprising number of people that I met think that the word "wiki" doesn't
> mean "a site that anybody can edit", but "a Wikipedia *article*", so they
> may see the Editor Trends study and think that the community decided that
> it's not relevant any longer. There can be me many more misunderstandings
> of this kind.
> Can anybody please change that notice?
> * It shouldn't be so big and red. In fact, it can be enough to say that the
> wiki is read-only when somebody will try to edit it.
> * It shouldn't say "wiki", but "site". Of course, all people in the world
> should learn what a "wiki" is, but they haven't yet.
> * It shouldn't say "closed", but "read-only" or "archived".
> Thanks to whoever can perform it.