Re: [Wikimedia-l] A task list for a beginning project

2012-08-01 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
MZMcBride, 01/08/2012 03:10: [2] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/BOTOVERUSE#History has most of the history, though I could swear a project or two has been restarted due to bots over-running the site. Does anyone have a citation for that? A citation for what? Anyway, the section seems correct

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A task list for a beginning project

2012-07-31 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Amir E. Aharoni, 31/07/2012 08:35: Hello, There are many projects in small languages. People want to develop them, but are often not sure what should they do. Even something basic like improve existing pages and write new ones may not be obvious. Is there something like a task list for new

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A task list for a beginning project

2012-07-31 Thread FT2
A bot that can be given a list of the important templates, or categories of templates, would be good for starting a new project. Once articles exist, at least some meaning comes through and it's more likely people will edit them. (Machine translations would be nice too, but realistically if a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A task list for a beginning project

2012-07-31 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Deryck Chan, 31/07/2012 12:23: In addition, village pump, admin noticeboard and help desks are overrated; they're much better dealt with being one centralised discussion board to begin with, then split if there's adequate participation. Overrated? Most wikis don't have any of those

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A task list for a beginning project

2012-07-31 Thread Milos Rancic
On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 8:35 AM, Amir E. Aharoni amir.ahar...@mail.huji.ac.il wrote: * Create useful templates, like {{welcome}, {{citation needed}}, {{infobox}}, {{delete}} etc. Wikidata should fix the issue with templates. Thus, soon the manual should be fixed with translate templates 1, 2...

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A task list for a beginning project

2012-07-31 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Milos Rancic, 31/07/2012 12:53: On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 8:35 AM, Amir E. Aharoni amir.ahar...@mail.huji.ac.il wrote: * Create useful templates, like {{welcome}, {{citation needed}}, {{infobox}}, {{delete}} etc. Wikidata should fix the issue with templates. Thus, soon the manual should be

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A task list for a beginning project

2012-07-31 Thread Lydia Pintscher
On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 12:53 PM, Milos Rancic mill...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 8:35 AM, Amir E. Aharoni amir.ahar...@mail.huji.ac.il wrote: * Create useful templates, like {{welcome}, {{citation needed}}, {{infobox}}, {{delete}} etc. Wikidata should fix the issue with

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A task list for a beginning project

2012-07-31 Thread Denny Vrandečić
Wikidata will still help with the task at hand, but it should be formulated as: - Translate certain templates, like city templates etc., to the target language - Provide labels to relevant items on Wikidata in the target language Simplified this means the template ''City'' Country:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A task list for a beginning project

2012-07-31 Thread Denny Vrandečić
2012/7/31 Denny Vrandečić denny.vrande...@wikimedia.de: Country: {{#getfromwikidata:country}} And this is just a place holder syntax for now. ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A task list for a beginning project

2012-07-31 Thread Kim Bruning
On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 09:35:49AM +0300, Amir E. Aharoni wrote: Hello, There are many projects in small languages. People want to develop them, but are often not sure what should they do. Even something basic like improve existing pages and write new ones may not be obvious. Is there

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A task list for a beginning project

2012-07-31 Thread MZMcBride
FT2 wrote: A bot that can be given a list of the important templates, or categories of templates, would be good for starting a new project. Once articles exist, at least some meaning comes through and it's more likely people will edit them. Maybe. People should be _extremely_ cautious when