[Wikimedia-l] A place for project wide discussions

Federico Leva (Nemo) nemowiki at gmail.com
Fri Nov 16 16:04:32 UTC 2012

Andrew Gray, 16/11/2012 16:43:
> On 16 November 2012 15:30, Yaroslav M. Blanter <putevod at mccme.ru> wrote:
>> But I think the point (at leat originally) was not so much to have the
>> global discussion forum or the global village pump, but to have a common
>> place for Wikivoyage discussions, which so far were held on the old
>> Wikivoyage, but now are stale since the old Wikivoyage is locked for
>> editing, and anyway it is not a WMF project.
> Wikisource has a multilingual central project: among other things, one
> of the goals is centralised cross-language coordination, through eg/
> http://wikisource.org/wiki/Wikisource:Scriptorium
> It doesn't seem to be very heavily used, but the precedent is still
> there. I don't see any reason that Wikivoyage couldn't have a
> centralised wiki as well...

wikisource.org is there for historical reasons because originally 
language subdomains for wikisource weren't planned.
Its daily "core business" is 1) being the Wikisource portal, 2) hosting 
languages without a subdomain.


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