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 so I could add relevant interlanguage links, but if there's nothing similar at the moment, I can wait patiently. If anybody wants to start such a page in their project, I'll be happy to make the connection with the people who run it in the Hebrew Wikipedia to share the experiences. -- Amir Elisha Aharoni · אָמִיר אֱלִישָׁע אַהֲרוֹנִי http://aharoni.wordpress.com “We're living in pieces, I want to live in peace.” – T. Moore 2016-01-21 10:17 GMT+02:00 Todd Allen <toddmal...@gmail.com>: > 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 > noticed and appreciated. So long as it's opt-in only, I think it's a great > idea. > > Several people have, from time to time, done "editor of the day" type > things, but those usually only recognized people who'd already been around > a while. One that specifically focuses on promising newer editors might > work quite well and make people feel more welcome. > On Jan 20, 2016 4:12 PM, "Risker" <risker...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > On 20 January 2016 at 17:51, Andy Mabbett <a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk> > > wrote: > > > > > On 20 January 2016 at 20:56, Asaf Bartov <abar...@wikimedia.org> > 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 > > > > successfully integrated on-wiki, and has made more than a handful of > > good > > > > contributions, and they approach the new contributor with a request > for > > > an > > > > interview and a description of this page. > > > > > > Sounds great. If en.WP do this as part of The Signpost, it would have > > > a high level of reach, immediately. Same with Wikidata's weekly > > > update. > > > > > > > > > > Heh. I think back to when I first started editing. I would have been > > completely freaked out at that level of "notice" and would never have > > edited again. > > > > Risker/Anne > > _______________________________________________ > > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > > New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>