[Foundation-l] help.wikimedia.org - Q&A site
meta.sj at gmail.com
Fri Apr 6 18:52:52 UTC 2012
Great! Could you two please revise the current dormant proposal at
And note that one of the active uses of the site would be a channel
dedicated to Q&A about using the Wikimedia projects and MediaWiki?
I think it is simpler and easier to say "let's start a Q&A site, and
focus on building a help channel there".
As long as the site is up and maintained, you could answer other
questions there as well. The WP:RefDesk has never been an ideal
formal for answering questions or, more importantly, for aggregating
and organizing answers over time so that it develops into a permanent
On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 2:28 PM, Gregory Varnum <gregory.varnum at gmail.com> wrote:
> I would be interested in helping with this project from a third-party wiki and MediaWiki developer perspective.
> -greg aka varnent
> On Apr 6, 2012, at 2:26 PM, Samuel Klein <meta.sj at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Apr 6, 2012 at 3:45 AM, Jan Kučera <kozuch82 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi there,
>>> new projects suck, because there are (close to) none
>>> asked some time ago already with few positive replies
>>> bug was already filled at https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29923
>>> is there someone who can help move on?
>> It looks like a good idea to me. Do you have any experience running
>> one of those sites?
>> As with any new project, a set of people signed up to help administer
>> it / be initial contributors and editosr would be useful. So I think
>> it's still valuable to create a page about it on meta as a 'new
>> project' even though we haven't cleaned up the new project process
>> there recently.
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