[Foundation-l] A modest proposal: ads on wikipedia.com
notafishz at gmail.com
Mon Apr 23 10:17:23 UTC 2007
On 4/23/07, Kat Walsh <kat at mindspillage.org> wrote:
> On 4/22/07, Kat Walsh <kat at mindspillage.org> wrote:
> > On 4/22/07, Erik Moeller <erik at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> > > I like this idea. I think wikipedia.com could be an excellent place to
> > > have a page of the type:
> > >
> > > "Welcome to Wikipedia.
> > >
> > > Wikipedia is not like other web companies out there. [a bit of
> > > passionate text about what makes us different] Now, if you want to
> > > read Wikipedia content, please go to .. If you want to support
> > > Wikipedia, please go to .."
> > >
> > > This would allow us to retain redirects from article URLs as well.
> > I'd support doing that right away unless there's a good reason not to,
> > actually. :-)
> > -Kat
> And here's a draft to get started with:
This is a step in the right direction. I know the German and French
chapters have been thinking for a while about such portals for
wikipedia.de and wikipedia.fr for example. This is definitely a very
important move towards communicating the right message.
Thanx Erik and Kat.
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