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

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Mon Mar 2 21:39:37 UTC 2009

2009/3/2  <jim at scrubnugget.com>:
> Thomas Dalton wrote:
>> I may be missing it due to not speaking Dutch, but it doesn't seem to
>> be linked to from anywhere... Does it include the details of the
>> article and revision in the default text? That's a key feature for
>> what I'm suggesting.
> From any nlwiki page, click "Hulp en contact" (or the language-appropriate
> equivalent of "Help") in the sidebar, then "Help:Contact met Wikipedia" at
> the bottom of the page, then "contactformulier" near the middle of the
> page.  The form is very simple - subject, name, reply address, and message
> body - but it now generates a significant portion of the traffic in the
> info-nl queue.
> As it's written now, the contact form probably wouldn't work for enwiki:
> it would condense most English-language traffic to a single address.  In
> the past, a single incoming address has caused us to lose urgent BLP-ish
> messages in the larger flood of vandalism reports and reference-desk
> questions; this is precisely why we have several contact addresses for
> English-language issues.  If we could have distinct forms for different
> types of issue, though, or if we could have the end user select the
> relevant queue from a list, then that form might be an option for enwiki.

A drop down list of queues would be easy enough to implement, I can do
that. (I may need to abuse the interface system, a la
Mediawiki:Sidebar, though...)

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