[Wikipedia-l] wikipedia.org

Giskart giskart at linux.be
Sun Aug 25 18:07:15 UTC 2002

Giskart wrote:
> Brion VIBBER wrote:
>> Another possibility is to have:
>>   http://www.wikipedia.org/
>>   http://www.wikipedia.com/
>>   http://wikipedia.org/
>>   http://wikipedia.com/
>> merely be a static page that links to the various languages, while:
>>   http://www.wikipedia.org/wiki/*
>>   http://www.wikipedia.com/wiki/*
>>   http://wikipedia.com/wiki/*
>>   http://wikipedia.org/wiki/*
>> would go to the English to preserve existing links, while the 
>> canonical urls for such would be:
>>   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/*
> Good possibility. I like it.
>> Unless you'd prefer to move the meta wiki into the www.wikipedia.org 
>> place and declare it to be multilingual. (Shudder)
> Can still be done later. The problem is the lack of time. If you wait to 
> long there are to many links to the new location of the english 
> wikipedia that can not be broken. If there is no fundamental objection 
> to put the English wikipedia at en.wikipedia.org then that must be done.
> What to do whit www.wikipedia.org can wait (a littel.)
> giskart

Google is now starting to find wikipedia at the new location
www.wikipedia.org = 18
www.wikipedia.com = 1360

Time is up.


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