Daniel Mayer wrote:
--- Evan Prodromou <evan(a)wikitravel.org> wrote:
>On Wikitravel, this is the deal:
> 1. There needs to be at least 5 users pledged to start up the wiki.
> 2. There needs to be one contact person for the new wiki.
> 3. The contact person has to make a monthly report about the state
> of the wiki: what's been happening, advances, debates, changes
> in policy or guidelines, etc.
> 4. If there's no or very little editing on the wiki for a month, or
> if the reports stop coming in, or if generally the thing just
> starts winding down, the wiki goes inactive. We turn off the
> wiki software, and make the content available in case someone
> else wants to use it.
Requiring a translated interface up-front might also
be a good idea. It would
show that at least one person is very commited.
Not necessarily. It could be done during the founding period. It's
definitely more fun to work on the interface when already the first
contributions happen than to do all the work alone beforehand.
Evan's four points sound very sensible to me, especially the point with
the contact person and the reports. From some of our wikis we know
exactly nothing or hear only from them when serious problems appear. A
short monthly report would be very helpful there.
I put this stuff on the agenda for the next public board meeting: