We feature community member profiles in Tamil Wikipedia homepage and
Wikimedia India chapter archives. It gives a brief intro about their
background and links to their significant Wikimedia related contributions.
Tamil Wikipedia archive - https://ta.wikipedia.org/s/7pi
I love the idea! It makes newcomers immediately feel welcomed and valuable
for the community. Also it helps us to listen to them. I really hope that
maybe we could start something similar on Polish Wikipedia.
2016-01-21 0:12 GMT+01:00 Risker :
I'm sure there are plenty of people who would feel uncomfortable with that.
So if something like that were to be done, people should certainly be asked
first, and that only be done if they explicitly agree.
Still, I think a lot of others would feel like their efforts are being
The whole point of that page is that they are _interviewed_ and the stories
are published if they _want_ it. If they are uncomfortable with the
attention, no story is published.
I thank all the people who say that they like the idea :)
My original intention was to try to find similar pages and
It is indeed one of my favorite community ideas on the Hebrew Wikipedia.
Some of you have heard me pitch it at conferences. Let me add a couple of
It is an excellent and popular way to *celebrate* (not just describe)
good-faith new contributors. The way it works is a couple of volunteers
On 20 January 2016 at 17:51, Andy Mabbett wrote:
> On 20 January 2016 at 20:56, Asaf Bartov wrote:
> > It is an excellent and popular way to *celebrate* (not just describe)
> > good-faith new contributors. The way it works is a couple of
On 20 January 2016 at 20:56, Asaf Bartov wrote:
> It is an excellent and popular way to *celebrate* (not just describe)
> good-faith new contributors. The way it works is a couple of volunteers
> who run the page look for a relatively new contributor who seems to have
In the Hebrew Wikipedia there's a page  that highlights editors who
recently became active - shows a short interview with them and welcomes
them to the community in a nice way.
It's not so much a help and a support page like English Wikipedia, but more
like a newsletter or a blog that