[Foundation-l] Adding a comment section under every Wikipedia article

Tom Morris tom at tommorris.org
Sun Jan 22 21:51:34 UTC 2012

On 22 January 2012 21:43, Yao Ziyuan <yaoziyuan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello All,
> I just filed a feature request which I think is of strategic interest
> to Wikipedia:
> https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=33889
> Bug 33889 - Request to add a comment section under every Wikipedia article
> By providing a comment section under every Wikipedia article, we can enable
> people interested in that topic to talk with each other, make friends and
> exchange external resources pertaining to that topic (e.g. books, products,
> jobs, external references, etc.).
> Wikipedia is not just an encyclopedia; it is also a very valuable "topic
> navigation and positioning service" that navigates you to any conceivable topic
> in your mind, and once you're at that topic's Wikipedia article, the article's
> URL becomes a unique address that "positions" that topic. With this position,
> we can do many useful things (such as the ones mentioned in the previous
> paragraph), just like we can do many useful things with a geographic
> information system (GIS) such as Google Earth.
> There are many MediaWiki extensions that can add a comment section to every
> Wikipedia article. Just go to
> http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension_Matrix/AllExtensions and search for
> "comment" or "discussion".

Sounds a bit like Article Feedback Tool v.5:

Tom Morris

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