[Foundation-l] www.wikimedia.co.nr

Delphine Ménard notafishz at gmail.com
Thu Oct 19 09:52:33 UTC 2006

On 10/17/06, Angela <beesley at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/18/06, Delphine Ménard <notafishz at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 10/17/06, Sean Whitton <sean at silentflame.com> wrote:
> > I strongly advise anyone possessing a TLD domain that they wish to
> > redirect to the Wikimedia projects to put up a very simple page along
> > the lines of:
> >
> > "You are probably looking for the xxxx language edition of [insert
> > name of project here]. Please update your bookmarks and follow this
> > link to find the original [link to project]"
> Wikimedia.org.au is a redirect until the Australian chapter is doing
> enough work to require a separate wiki. For now, that work is on meta.
> It will become the "real URL" once we've got more going on.

I would say it is even more critical for wiki*m*edia.xx domains to
*not* redirect directly to projects. The solution chosen by the
Australians (redirect to meta) is a good compromise solution for those
domains in the mean time. Another solution would be to redirect to


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