Matthew Brown wrote:
What IS a problem is that the project is simply so big
that it is hard
for everyone to work together as one community. Thus, I do like the
suggestion that we encourage more of a sense of community and
responsibility in smaller, more manageable areas - sensibly, organized
around subject areas of common interest.
This actually fits well with how wikiprojects have evolved, from loose
groups with shared interests to well-organized collaborations - so in a
sense it's just blessing what so many people are doing already. I like
the idea that *every* article should be associated with one or more
projects. As always, we can't *make* anybody do anything, but project
people usually want to know about new articles in their areas, and right
now the discovery process is haphazard - always disconcerting to find a
duplicate article created several months earlier. So process to put
articles into appropriate buckets would be helpful.
I wonder if there are worthwhile articles that simply defy
classification, requiring an "Oddballs" category...