[Wikimedia-l] COI+ certification proposal

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Sat Jul 28 16:52:56 UTC 2012

On 28 July 2012 17:47, Ocaasi Ocaasi <wikiocaasi at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hi, I would love feedback about a proposal to help improve the relationship between COI editors and Wikipedia.
> The idea is to guide paid/PR/Corporate participants--who follow a list of ethics and best practices--to success in their editing.  I've detailed the concept here:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:COI_certification

Immediately strikes me as a way too heavyweight approach to a not-bad
idea. Does it need to be that big a thing? (Perhaps it does.)

- d.

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