[Foundation-l] help.wikimedia.org - Q&A site
gregory.varnum at gmail.com
Fri Apr 6 20:08:46 UTC 2012
Some modifications and requested info has been added to: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Ask.wikimedia.org_(Q%26A_site)
-greg aka varnent
On Apr 6, 2012, at 2:52 PM, Samuel Klein <meta.sj at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> reference resource.
> 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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