FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 17 January 2013

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=== Kudos go to ...   ===
 
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Jane Colmenares for all the time and effort she has put into the Wiki, especially as part of the support team
  
 
=== Updates and follow up  ===
 
=== Updates and follow up  ===
  
*Wiki Projects that are inactive - a page has been created that will hold completed, inactive, etc. projects. [[FamilySearch_Wiki:WikiProjects_Seeking_Contributors/Inactive|FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProjects Seeking Contributors/Inactive]].  As far as I can determine, I've moved projects that fit that criteria into the new page. Steve Cottrells has created a new template that can be put on pages on that list.  [[FamilySearch_Wiki:WikiProject_Alabama|Alabama]] is an example. [[User:Averyld|averyld]]
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*Wiki Projects that are inactive - a page has been created that will hold completed, inactive, etc. projects. [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProjects Seeking Contributors/Inactive|FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProjects Seeking Contributors/Inactive]].  As far as I can determine, I've moved projects that fit that criteria into the new page. [[User:Cottrells|Steve Cottrell]] has created a new template that can be put on pages on that list.  [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Alabama|Alabama]] is an example. [[User:Averyld|averyld]]
  
=== Community Council Report ===
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*Goals: Evaluate 2012 and give ideas for goals for 2013 Lynda.
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*Moderators – let’s talk about adding a Things to Do page to their responsibilities
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**Reference Review [[FamilySearch Wiki talk:Moderator|Moderator Talk]]
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**If there's an on-going project for a locality, it wouldn't work to have the moderator do this, unless that moderator is appointed as head of the project.
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**How do Adopt a page people?  Do we involve them? - Adopters could develop a project for their topics also. Are moderators working with Adopters, societies?
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=== Forums Overview  ===
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*FS Google Groups has spam and there's no way to control it, so as a Forums replacement, this could be a problem
 
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*Forums replacements are still being tested
:Be part of the solution! Make your opinions known! Post comments to an existing thread or start a new discussion at [http://forums.familysearch.org/en/forumdisplay.php?f=81 Wiki Contributors Corner forum]. <br>
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*Survey on Wiki is not working
 
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*Copyright - use of Non-commercial licensing (to prevent someone from using images, etc. from the Wiki for commerical use, in a book for example). &nbsp;Is there a concern?
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*What is FamilySearch planning? (ask Art Johnson - Lynda)
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Introduce new members


Kudos go to ... 

Jane Colmenares for all the time and effort she has put into the Wiki, especially as part of the support team

Updates and follow up

  • Goals: Evaluate 2012 and give ideas for goals for 2013 Lynda.
  • Moderators – let’s talk about adding a Things to Do page to their responsibilities
    • Reference Review Moderator Talk
    • If there's an on-going project for a locality, it wouldn't work to have the moderator do this, unless that moderator is appointed as head of the project.
    • How do Adopt a page people?  Do we involve them? - Adopters could develop a project for their topics also. Are moderators working with Adopters, societies?

Community Council Report

Business/Announcements

New Agenda Items

  • FS Google Groups has spam and there's no way to control it, so as a Forums replacement, this could be a problem
  • Forums replacements are still being tested
  • Survey on Wiki is not working
  • Copyright - use of Non-commercial licensing (to prevent someone from using images, etc. from the Wiki for commerical use, in a book for example).  Is there a concern?
  • Non-conferencing sessions at Rootstech - ideas
  • Schedule a breakfast - talk to Linda Gulbransen or Dianne Loosli (David Dilts) 
  • What is FamilySearch planning? (ask Art Johnson - Lynda)
  • Pass along cards?



Be bold, post your agenda items!

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  • Moderator and Adopters
  • Style Guide Discussions
  • Project Help Requests
  • Training Requests
  • Improve the Wiki


Purpose of the meeting

Improve the Wiki

  • Forge solutions with other community contributors.
  • Share best practices, ideas, and content.
  • Discuss current issues, community matters, and strategies.
  • Move issues to decision.