User group meeting agenda & minutes 19 Mar 2008

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Proposing ideas for this agenda

To propose or discuss ideas for this agenda, please use the Discussion tab above. As the meeting draws near, we will review the items proposed on the Discussions page and decide which ones should get highest priority on the agenda.


Administrative items

  1. Assignment of time keeper, note taker, and facilitator
  2. Introduction of members: 10 seconds for name and desired takeaways.
  3. Today's agenda preview
  4. Where we'll look for initial ideas to cover (feedback page and agenda discussion page)
  5. Where to propose items for next agenda

Information items

Jake Gehring Discussion on Key Issues
Key Issues Possible Solutions

Changes over time/

Jurisdictional Change

"See also" Show multiple jurisdictions Helpful templates/infoboxes

Overlapping or competing Jurisdictions

Use all jurisdictions Good detail on jurisdictions Pick different models for different regions of the world
Same place, different names List alternative locations on page Multiple articles

Material applies to many or all places

Categories Copy and Paste Hyperlinks in the text

How do we establish/encourage

good structure?

Sandbox Good examples Templates
Business rules for default places Pick current/local Pick an authority Solid policy
Geo-political controversy Divert to a discussion page NPOV Refer to a policy

System constraints: Case sensitive searches

Topical Synonyms "See also" Re-direct Disambiguity

Discussion items


Facilitator was [Add name here], Note taker was [Add name here], Time keeper was [Add name here].


Action items