On 25 Aug 2009, at 19:43, David Gerard wrote:

> 2009/8/25 Michael Peel <em...@mikepeel.net>:
>> The latest estimate is 2 weeks time, or probably a bit later. A trial
>> of it on a test wiki started today.
> And this is the proposal that's being tried:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ 
> Wikipedia:Flagged_protection_and_patrolled_revisions
> So, two months of it live to see how this runs?


> Another thought: this is actually more open than just locking the  
> article. :-)

I've been trying to push precisely that point. People view this as a  
bad thing, but as long as Wikipedia doesn't apply it to everything  
and uses it to replace the current protection of articles, then it  
could work very well.

Unfortunately, I've yet to find a page that describes how wide-spread  
the flagged protection is intended to be...


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