Re: [Wikimedia-l] Naming for the Travel Guide project (James Heilman)

2012-09-28 Thread James Heilman
We need to make sure we own the names before voting on them. Else we risk someone else buying it or choosing a name that is either already used or too expensive. Domain names that are not already owned typically go for $10. There are some like Wikiplanet that are being sold for $25,000. The latter

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Naming for the Travel Guide project (James Heilman)

2012-09-28 Thread Samuel Klein
If there is a squatted name that people *really* like, there could also be a ranked vote and if the most popular name is one that is being squatted or is in light use we could see if it was reasonably available before moving to the next name on the list. SJ On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 10:21 AM,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Naming for the Travel Guide project (James Heilman)

2012-09-28 Thread Risker
I think there are enough options that we don't need to look further than domains that are already under the control of the WMF or a person/group who has stated in writing that they are willing to transfer the ownership. Further, allowing voting on any name that comes to people's minds (a) pretty

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Naming for the Travel Guide project (James Heilman)

2012-09-28 Thread Erik Moeller
On Fri, Sep 28, 2012 at 1:01 PM, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: I think there are enough options that we don't need to look further than domains that are already under the control of the WMF or a person/group who has stated in writing that they are willing to transfer the ownership. +1;