[Foundation-l] Wikiversity

James Hare messedrocker at gmail.com
Mon Aug 14 23:32:16 UTC 2006

A thing that should be pointed out...

Don't worry about policies and guidelines, start working on things and let
the policies come in later. I believe Jimbo posted something to this effect
when Wikinews was new.

However, things that SHOULD be noted include NPOV.

On 8/14/06, Anthere <Anthere9 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> It came to my mind that we probably did not clearly announced here that
> we approved the creation of Wikiversity :-)
> Here is the resolution :
> http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Resolution_Wikiversity
> A couple of important points
> 1) there will be a domain at beta.wikiversity.org, where all new
> languages may contribute and start working on translation of guidelines
> etc...
> 2) those languages with at least 10 active participants can request a
> separate domain name. As of today, I presume the english language has at
> least 10 people interested, so you guys may bug Brion to ask for
> en.wikiversity.org. I am not sure if it is the case for any other
> language.
> 3) All sites will be flagged "beta" in the same way that wikinews has
> been for at least 6 months.
> 4) During these 6 months, guidelines should be developped, *in
> particular* with regards to collaborative research. We would hope that
> these guidelines are as much as possible developped on the beta site (in
> particular collaborative research), so that all languages share a common
> goal and a few common non negociable rules.
> 5) At the end of these 6 months period, the project will be reviewed, in
> particular so that the issue of collaborative research is qualified, and
> if possible to define whether the beta stage is over. Reviewal will be
> done by Spc.
> I hope that's clear... ;-)
> We wish good luck to this project.
> Ant
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