New project proposal: Wikiversity: An adult education center of learning using Wikimedia projects content as course material.
A Vote for Deletion discussion is happening on en.wikibooks regarding Wikiversity. This affects users here due to discussion about moving content to Meta, and has a "meta-discussion" about how Wikibooks should be used for hosting new project proposals.
New project proposal: WikiMusic: A place to put music notes, guitar tabs, lyrics, discussion on Artists, and Albums, and anything else music related.
Semantic MediaWiki: Following inspiring discussions at Wikimania, a new portal has been created to unite the current attempts to make Wikipedia more machine-readable. Have a look and contribute to the discussion!
Calendar - A non event. Calendar is terribly non updated. Please adopt a calendar !
Slavopedia - a new project and an unprecedented effort to make inter-Wikipedia cooperation a reality. First contacts between Slavic Wikipedians are promising and they have resulted in numerous improvements to Wikipedia articles and starting of a new wikibook (Slovio). As a matter of fact Slovio is envisioned as a communication means of the project. If Slovio proves successful it might spark new developments in its use reaching far beyond Wikimedia projects.
New project proposal: wikicurrency: A place for community currency directories, discussions and information.
New project proposal: Faith Wiki: A collection of unbiased information about faith, religions, and cultural beliefs.
New project proposal: Wikitution - A Free European Constitution: The citizens of France and The Netherlands did not accept the proposed european constitution in two national polls. Europe is facing a serious crisis. It needs a free and democratic constitution, to which everybody can contribute and which will be accepted by the great majority of all citizens in Europe.
New Project Proposal: Wikiproofs - A project to create a place where mathematicians and researchers who use mathematics can share, review, correct and reference results and proofs. Articles would include the result(s), usually several proofs with links to results used in the proofs (varying by level of audience, assumptions made, etc.) a meaningful title, references to the literature, and brief expository information. For more information see Wikiproofs.
"Ryan524" is requesting discussion about his project proposal Wikinac; proposed in January, it is under development on his own server.
Dot-Org Boom is an international event in Helsinki, Finland. One event, a day-long seminarium, will take place at the Finnish Embassy in Stockholm, and our own Anthere will be speaking in both cities. More details at Dot Org Boom
The Wikimedia Quarto is being prepared for distribution via html mail. A brief note about its mail publishing will be translated into several languages: see the draft and add your favourite language translation.
The English documentation is in the process of being reorganized into one namespace. So if there are problems with links or if documents are moved, this should only be temporary.
Wikimania official site is now preparing for its opening. Registration form is need to translate into Fr, and if possible, Es and Eo. The communication team calls for translators of German, French, Spanish, Japanese, Dutch, Polish and esperanto.
New Project Proposal:Wikicode - A project to create a place where programmers can share, review and correct each other's source code. Articles would include the source code, a meaningful title, a description and compilation instructions. For more information see Wikicode.
The Wikimedia Foundation Board makes open questions. Give a look and feel free to add your questions, comments and suggestions.
New Project Proposal:Wikirec - A substantial project to create a custom wiki for outdoor recreation activities and locations. Each page would have associated GPS coordinates and various activities that would allow for a powerful search capability within Wikirec.
The w:Unification Church is reviving its Encyclopedia Project. Preliminary discussions have taken place between w:Andy Wilson and w:user:Ed Poor about possibly merging the church's article database with Wikipedia. Dr. Wilson has expressed interest in acquiring MediaWiki software and setting up an independent server, although Ed Poor is concerned about avoiding a fork. Deadline for print version is 2008.
Fundraising drive ended on March 1. We exceeded our goal by 26%. Thank you for whom all donates!
A new project, currently named WikiProject_Translation has begun. We hope to improve the process by which information is exchanged between the various language Wikipedias. Open to all volunteers multi-lingual or not. Suggestings and ideas are also very welcome. Nsh 13:30, 6 Mar 2005 (UTC)
New project proposal: Wikiopinions - collecting the anectodal experiences and opinions of users on the concepts or objects described in Wikipedia articles.
Language skill templates were introduced from Commons to meta. They indicate which languages you can speak in a certain level.
20 Feb 2005: MediaWiki 1.4rc1 and 1.3.11 have been released with some security fixes.
End-user suppression of potentially offensive content - Recently, in various forums throughout Wikimedia, there has been much discussion about the appropriateness of certain content on Wikipedia, particularly sexually and medically explicit photos. There has been some agreement that, rather than participate in self-censorship, this problem could be dealt with at a technical level by allowing downstream users of Wikimedia projects to control for themselves if such content is removed, hidden (linked) or shown by default. You can contribute to this idea at End-user content suppression
New project proposal: Wikistandards - a project to share free and open standards documentation, provide a forum to colaborate on new standards, and to reference existing standard documentation on the internet.
3 Feb 2005: A voting/poll has started to ask wikians whether wikimedia projects should implement special Music Markup.
meta:nofollow: THIS DISCUSSION IS IMPORTANT AND MORE PEOPLE SHOULD CONTRIBUTE. WP has implemented "nofollow" already, which some people regard as a technical decision and others regard as a public admission of the failure of the WP experiment: that the WP community could reasonably control content to high quality. Have your say now
New discussion going on at Lilypond implementation- a new way to add music in its original form to any Wikimedia project.