[Wikimedia-l] Should we lock StrategyWiki?

Samuel Klein meta.sj at gmail.com
Sun Aug 12 06:45:10 UTC 2012

I would like to see this become an open part of Meta.  It is traditional
meta-work, and rewarding to improve and revisit regularly.


On Sat, Aug 11, 2012 at 11:37 PM, Michael Snow <wikipedia at frontier.com>wrote:

> On 8/11/2012 8:05 PM, Mono wrote:
>> Should we lock StrategyWiki as historical?
>> Some options:
>> A) Prevent all editing and keep content at current address.
>> B) Restrict editing to admins and keep content at current address.
>> C) Move content to Meta and mark as historical, lock editing.
>> D) Move content to Meta and leave it open.
>> E) Do nothing.
> I don't favor locking it. We will need to update the strategic plan in a
> couple years. The original plan was intended to last through 2015, and I
> think the next planning process will need to start no later than 2014 (to
> say nothing of interim updates to the current plan).
> I wouldn't mind having the content migrate to Meta. I know there were
> well-considered reasons why the strategy wiki and various others were
> created as separate sites, but I'd like to see us do that more as dedicated
> spaces within a common site.
> As to marking content as historical, I'm not sure that's really the best
> use of the material. Many strategic questions do not really go away, and
> they can and should be revisited as part of the next planning process. I
> would favor refactoring and merging, it should become a living space again,
> not an archive.
> --Michael Snow
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