I hope that following these discussions the committee will be encouraged to test drive some sort of solution for a little bit more open editing - I quite like virtually all of the ideas expressed so far (an alternate wiki, editing restricted to specific namespaces, certain pages protected, use of flagged revisions etc. etc.) - all of which seem to be an improvement on where we are currently!
What I can definitely confirm, following a rap on the knuckles (and being put on formal notice for conduct unbecoming of a member), is that launching the proposal in the way that I went about it is currently not smiled upon, so apologies for all that too. cheers, Peter, PM. On Wed, Nov 17, 2010 at 4:57 PM, Andrew Owens <orderinchao...@gmail.com> wrote: > FTR, I'm not opposed to selectively opening the site (or more, certain > namespaces) to public editing. I am firmly in agreement with Brian and John > that the situation we're in does not permit a "free for all" as we have > obligations and responsibilities (including under the Act) as an > organisation which in part are met through our website, so it's a matter of > figuring out how to maximise the pros while minimising the cons. > > I would be more minded to support a proposal if we saw more members editing > the wiki as they all have the right to do presently. > > cheers > Andrew > > On 17 November 2010 11:43, Nathan Carter <cartma...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >> On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 10:56 PM, John Vandenberg <jay...@gmail.com> >> wrote: >> > Another option is for non-members to be restricted to talk pages on >> > the main wiki. This means they cant edit pages, but they can initiate >> > and participate in discussions about them. Talk pages shouldn't >> > contain anything official. >> My view is that the wiki itself is a marketing and communication tool. >> It advertises WMAU to the world at large while also providing >> communication to members (not disimilar to a newsletter). I agree that >> opening talk pages could be worthwhile. >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikimediaau-l mailing list >> Wikimediaauemail@example.com >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaau-l mailing list > Wikimediaaufirstname.lastname@example.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l > > _______________________________________________ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaauemail@example.com https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l