[Foundation-l] #wikipedia changes

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Sat Jun 16 21:26:21 UTC 2007

Sean Whitton wrote:

>Definately. That's why we have setup #wikipedia-social (and there is
>also #wikimedia-social, which is run by some other Wikimedians and
>they said they didn't want us pointing people there, so we setup
>I totally agree that it's very important. My point is that the
>majority of talk in #wikipedia should be on Wikipedia, not the other
>way round. Otherwise, why call it #wikipedia? :-)
I don't see where normal people compartmentalize their lives that way.  
Seperate "social" sites would likely get very little participation.  
Social interaction derives from a context.  Conversations do drift, and 
that's perfectly normal.  We're only talking about a chat line, not a 
formal meeting.


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