[Foundation-l] Request for your input: biographies of living people

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Mon Mar 2 14:08:02 UTC 2009

2009/3/2 Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com>:
> 2009/3/2 David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com>:

>> I would guess it's mostly (2), in my experience. People have no idea
>> who to contact. The "Contact Wikipedia" link on en:wp's sidebar
>> doesn't seem to catch their eye - though it gets you to the right
>> answer in three further clicks. Perhaps it should be on the page you
>> hit immediately.

> It certainly didn't catch my eye when I was looking for such a link. I
> think an explicit "report a problem" link is required. It would go
> straight to the info-en queue (or equivalent). If possible, it should
> include the critical information (article title and revision id, at
> least) in the email automatically, although I'm not sure mailto links
> can do that...

Yeah, an express "Report a problem with this article" link would be a
useful start. For the article title and revision ID, that may require
an extension or similar that does some magic. A simple matter of
programming, I'm sure.

- d.

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