[Wikimedia-l] "Adopt a page"

Richard Symonds richard.symonds at wikimedia.org.uk
Sun Mar 31 04:45:06 UTC 2013

Replying off my phone here, so no signature or lengthy response...

For Wikipedians in Residence, it varies I believe. I've seen some WiRs edit
articles directly, whereas others, including WMUK's WiRs, don't edit
articles about their institution at all, instead focussing on training,
digitisation, or making sources easily available.
On Mar 30, 2013 10:36 PM, "Thomas Dalton" <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mar 30, 2013 10:28 PM, "Mark" <delirium at hackish.org> wrote:
> >
> > There's a little of that which goes on currently (I mean above-board, not
> counting anything that may happen unofficially). The most common case is
> that a cultural organization, such as a museum, provides funds for a
> "Wikipedian in residence" who is brought in to do a mixture of training
> other people, and paying special attention to articles in a particular area
> of interest.
> I believe Wikipedians in Residence generally avoid actually editing
> articles where they have a conflict of interest. They just provide support
> to others, that aren't conflicted, to edit them.
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