[Foundation-l] Wikibooks texts and Wikiversity

James Hare messedrocker at gmail.com
Tue Aug 15 19:48:16 UTC 2006

You'd think that Wikiversity would be tested on Incubator...

On 8/15/06, Robert Scott Horning <robert_horning at netzero.net> wrote:
> Craig Spurrier wrote:
> >I would assume that they were referring to moving the content in the
> >Wikiversity namespace (http://en.wikibooks.org/wiki/Wikiversity). There
> >is plenty of content that is not appropriate for Wikibooks in this
> >namespace. AFAIK no one wants to delete actual textbooks from Wikibooks.
> >
> >The note on Wikibook's Wikiversity page states:
> >"Material not in the "Wikiversity:" namespace should not be deleted off
> >this server unless it has undergone an official transwiki AND it has
> >been confirmed by Wikibookians that it does not meet Wikibooks'
> >inclusion criteria."
> >
> >I believe this notice accurately reflects the views of the Wikibooks
> >community.
> >
> >Craig
> >
> >
> One admin on Wikibooks actually put a speedy delete on the Wikiversity
> pages a few weeks ago, which was the reason for this notice.  I don't
> know the motivation behind that, but I think it is more people just
> trying to be anxious about moving stuff around and not knowing quite how
> it was going to be accomplished.
> --
> Robert Scott Horning
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