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

Joe Szilagyi szilagyi at gmail.com
Mon Mar 2 20:43:48 UTC 2009

On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 12:36 PM, George Herbert
<george.herbert at gmail.com> wrote:
> Yeah - as useful as it would be to have a "send email to OTRS" link
> everywhere, using that as the first line of response to quality problems
> wiki-wide would crush OTRS.  Talk pages and admins and noticeboards are
> there on-wiki for reasons.... the on-wiki response scales much better than
> OTRS, who are artificially limited by being restricted to people identified
> and known well enough to be trusted with what is in some cases extremely
> sensitive personal information.
> If we think this is worth doing - can we have an article tag which would
> shift it from making some sort of local on-wiki report (take you to a
> special page that had an explanation, with preferred solution being links to
> add a new section to the talk page, for example), switching to an email to
> OTRS in the case of a tagged BLP article.  This would require developer
> support but might be a better balance.

A prominent REPORT AN ISSUE button on all BLPs in the site header,
WMF-wide; and compulsory Flagged Revisions on all WMF sites would be a
great start.

- Joe

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