[ckan-discuss] CKAN on Wikipedia?
paperless at timmcnamara.co.nz
Tue Feb 15 02:40:39 GMT 2011
I've created a stub: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:TimClicks/CKAN
Please feel free to help me expand the page. Once it is a bit larger & has a few external references we can migrate it.
On Tuesday, 15 February 2011 at 2:55 PM, Jonathan Gray wrote:
> Unfortunately I don't think I can make the changes myself as I'm
> probably considered to be biased (as the project originates from the
> organisation I'm associated with i.e. the OKF!).
> But if you and others think that there should be a page, we can look
> into suggesting one. I think there's an official process for this.
> (And anyone who isn't part of the core team is also free to go ahead
> and create/propose a page!)
> On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 2:38 AM, Tim McNamara
> <paperless at timmcnamara.co.nz> wrote:
> > On Tuesday, 15 February 2011 at 2:31 PM, Jonathan Gray wrote:
> > Should CKAN have a page on Wikipedia?
> > +1
> > Let the deletionists take us down if they want, but I think the project
> > certainly meets the criteria. The system has been adopted by many of the
> > world's governments. That'll be more than enough.
> > Do you think we meet the
> > notability requirements? Obviously this couldn't be created by the
> > core team (due to Wikipedia's editing policies), but I wonder if its
> > worth thinking about officially proposing a page?
> > Wikipedia's first rule is "be bold". Just make the changes. They have a very
> > good process for filtering new pages. They can make the case for deletion if
> > editors' feel it is warranted.
> > --
> > Tim McNamara
> > @timClicks
> > http://timmcnamara.co.nz
> Jonathan Gray
> Community Coordinator
> The Open Knowledge Foundation
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