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Proposal_talk: Userspace policy

Revision as of 09:30, 3 December 2012 by Tony1 (talk | contribs) (→‎Feedback)


I don't know a lot about the policies here, but this does look like an improvement. --Chris Watkins 16:15, 1 December 2012 (EST)

It seems excessive to say that all currently financial members contributing to the page need to agree before a page can be deleted. An admin may need to make the call to delete despite disagreements. Angela 23:11, 1 December 2012 (EST)

If we dont require agreement, could we require all users are notified before the deletion happens and are given time to object? John Vandenberg 10:09, 2 December 2012 (EST)

I'm in agreement with Angela here. Otherwise there's the risk that someone could use the page to harass someone and then use that very contribution to block its removal. Andrew Owens 02:55, 3 December 2012 (EST)

I agree with Angela. Tony1 20:30, 3 December 2012 (EST)

Template on all user pages

I believe a template "should" be on user pages where there might be a problem asserting "ownership", not "must".

If it is going to be "must", we should use the technology to enforce it. Mark Hurd 12:10, 2 December 2012 (EST)

I would prefer 'must', but 'should' is OK.
I think it is easy to manually add a template to everything under special:allpages/User:. (I see now we'll need to add an exception for .css and .js)
We could use mw:Extension:HeadersFooters, or the more flexible mw:Extension:HeaderFooter if we fix it to work with the latest mediawiki. However, I would expect that we will want to use different templates for each type of userpage. e.g. reports would contain one type of header template; proposals would use {{proposal}} (I've changed this template accordingly); personal statements like User:Lankiveil/2012 Board of Trustees statement and User:John Vandenberg/Marriage announcement would have a different one. John Vandenberg 13:20, 2 December 2012 (EST)