> Ask yourself what it is about.. It is about the Wikimania talks. What
> was done is removing all the Wikimania talks without any discussion.
I wonder whether Wikidata is really the best platform to host Wikimania
talks and information about it. While I have no doubt these are
excellent talks of great interest to Wiki community, their notability in
the larger world is a more difficult question. Specifically, would we
create an item for every talk even for a major conference (not
considering copyright etc. questions now)? We have a lot of conferences
with much wider attendance than Wikimania happening each year.
Now, Wikimania is of course special - for Wiki movement. And having
*some* repository for this content and knowledge would be completely
appropriate. However, is that repository Wikidata - as purported to be
repository of knowledge of general public interest? I am much less sure
of it. Unless we take the wider mission of accepting data about talks on
any conference of note - which may be possible, but I'm not sure whether
it should be done... If yes, then of course clear policy statement to
that effect may be helpful - so people who are not sure about it like me
would know what the community consensus has arrived to.
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