FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 18 October 2012

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Introduce new members

  • No new members

Kudos go to ... 

  • None

Updates and follow up

  • Status of the Wiki - still problems with being logged out, with tables (including cells and padding), and e-mails not being sent.
  • Community Council -  A community council has been selected and agreed to serve.  The members are:
  • Wilma Adkins
  • Teri Brown
  • Jane Colmenares
  • Steve Cottrell
  • Ian Edwards
  • Jamie Mayhew

Group will meet and choose a Chair.   They will come up with procedures for sharing meeting minutes as well as ensuring transparency.  Wiki page will be created to allow users to communicate with the council.  

To be announced to the Wiki in coming days - suggestions were made to post on the forum thread requesting nominations, to create a message on the wiki (banner ?).


New Agenda Items

Forums Overview

Be part of the solution! Make your opinions known! Post comments to an existing thread or start a new discussion at Wiki Contributors Corner forum.
Current forum threads of interest:


New since last week


Comments added since last week

Decisions made since last week

Be bold, post your agenda items!

Feel free to post on the agenda any items you wish to discuss during the meeting. If your item requires details or feedback, post them on the discussion page and link to them from the agenda. Possible topics include:
  • 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.