Welcome to Wikipedia's goings-on, a central point for community-wide members to collect information about the community-wide project and to report on recent goings-on. This page is not for discussion; only to inform the various sub-communities of community-wide issues. See also: Wikimedia News
Goings-on in May 2004
Goings-on on the projects
Local chapters : The french wikipedia has started brainstorming on associative topic again. See w:fr:Wikipédia:Wikimédia
Wiktionaries: Wiktionaries in all active languages have been set up by Tim Starling. See here for details. See also Requests for Wiktionary permissions for permission and new policy to get sysop status. (Update: De:wiktionary has switched to utf8.) Statistics are now available at .
Community: The English wikipedia opened a w:en:Wikipedia:Facebook. Most users seem to think this is great, while others fear Wikipedia appears built by a bunch of weirdos. Some mention privacy rights. And is a plaster bust appropriate? Should this be moved to meta? What is your opinion? Pictures or no pictures? Join the discussion on the discussion page.
Ars Electronica Award: please add mention of the Festival en:Ars Electronica, and update associated information (the de:Ars Electronica Center in sv:Linz, en:Internet art, the International Bruckner Festival) on your local Wikipedia!
Webby Award: Wikipedia wins an award for Best Community. Winners list. The English Wikipedia have started a press release. Other Wikipedias are encouraged to do the same, and link the various press releases together.
Goings-on on meta itself
Blocked users on meta
Requests for permissions - Request for deletion policy updated.
Goings-on on wikimedia topics
'RSS feeds : See for example : http://www.bloglines.com/preview?siteid=242264
Board of Trustees :
Update to version MediaWiki 1.3 are ongoing on all projects. Please report bugs.
Server outage message : please, add the translation in your langage.
Release of mediawiki 1.2.5
There are no database format changes.
Release notes: 
See MediaWiki roadmap anytime, to know what is cooking for the new MediaWiki version.
On the mailing lists this month
Should real names appear in the preferences? How should contributors list be displayed on article page? : See threads on wikitech-l, wikipedia-l and foundation-l
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