Talk pages are for communication. If people were unable to watch these
pages they would become less useful.

J

On Thu, May 26, 2016 at 10:30 AM, Newyorkbrad <newyorkb...@gmail.com> wrote:

> "Talkpage watcher" would do fine.
>
> Newyorkbrad/IBM
>
> On 5/26/16, David Goodman <dgge...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > talk-page stalker is not necessarily an unfriendly term. It's meant as an
> > explanation for why the person saw the question, and posted there. But
> > perhaps we could find a better term for this, as stalker does have
> > unfortunate connotations.
> >
> >
> > On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 2:40 PM, Trillium Corsage <
> trillium2...@yandex.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> My English Wikipedia talkpage is watchlisted by a surprising number of
> >> users that I have no cooperative or friendly editing relationship with.
> >> Some of them refer to themselves as "talkpage stalkers." Might it be
> >> possible for a user to prohibit such persons from watchlisting him or
> her?
> >> If it's not possible to selectively prohibit, how about an on/off
> switch,
> >> i.e. *no-one* may watchlist an editor's individual talkpage.
> >>
> >> Trillium Corsage
> >>
> >> 21.05.2016, 02:20, "Johan Jönsson" <email clipped>:
> >> > On Sat, Mar 26, 2016 at 1:06 AM, Danny Horn <dh...@wikimedia.org>
> wrote:
> >> >>  Hi everyone,
> >> >>
> >> >>  WMF's Community Tech team is starting to work on a Cross-wiki
> >> watchlist,
> >> >>  one of the top 10 wishes in the Community Wishlist Survey that we
> >> conducted
> >> >>  at the end of last year. [1]
> >> >>
> >> >>  We're running a survey on how people use their watchlists, to help
> >> inform
> >> >>  our work.
> >> >
> >> > Hi everyone,
> >> >
> >> > A couple of months ago, the Community Tech team ran a survey to gather
> >> > information on how Wikimedians use their watchlists. You can see the
> >> > results here:
> >> >
> >>
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Community_Tech/Cross-wiki_watchlist#Survey_results
> >> >
> >> > If you're interested, there are also some very early and rough
> >> > wireframes available on the project page:
> >> >
> >>
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Community_Tech/Cross-wiki_watchlist#Current_work.2C_for_discussion
> >> >
> >> > //Johan Jönsson
> >> > --
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