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The Wikipedia Community
False community
Starting a new language community

Wikipedia and where it should go[edit]

Discussion on why the wikipedia works and what is the logical extension of the wikipedia
best cases which wikipedia could realize
The future of Wikipedia (Kpjas and others)
Visions of what wikipedia could ultimately become (fantasies)
Wikipedia4 timeline (proposed, very tenative)
A Better Wikipedia
Wikipedia cloning project
Discussion on business models and organizational charters applicable to large free wikis
GFDL Workshop
Proposal for an Encyclopedian Recycling Endeavor (BryceHarrington)
The ideal Wikipedia board
Logo suggestions
Wikipedia Client
Wikipedia T-shirts (now available in Esperanto!)
What to do with www.wikipedia.org
Use a local Wikipedia from inside Emacs

Where it actually is[edit]

Making Wikipedia profitable (Neeklamy and others)
The Wikipedia Community - and your own ideas of community
The importance of being Wikipedia (help spread the word!)
Interlingual coordination
Transwiki - for moving articles between different languages
Statistics for International Wikipedias

Growing and managing the community[edit]

There are many things we truly have to decide in order to get along here and now. We seek assistance on the following core issues that keep us 'alive':

The ideal Wikipedia board - to decide governance issues like these:
Wikipedia board manual
recruiting editors
recruiting authors
Wikipedia4 features
Wikipedia4 timeline
Nine leverage points
wikipedia sociology
Wikipedias and cross-fertilisation
Help us find a Wikipedia mascot!
There is also an English Wikipedia available -- International help necessary
Future of international Wikipedias as part of the main community
Thoughts on Wikipedia interlanguage priorities
Singular Wikimedia account

What might damage it (hazards, things that must be done right)[edit]

How to Destroy Wikipedia (The Cunctator) - an open challenge
Threats that wikipedia might face, in your most paranoid nightmare
Worst cases of what could happen to wikipedia (realistically)
Responding to the Critics (Stephen Gilbert)
Wikipedia drop-outs
Discussion about FOLDOC fork
Wikipedia's first press release--draft for comment
Advertising on Wikipedia (Jimbo Wales, with comments by others)]
Wikipedia Governance - Jimbo Wales (Response to 24's governance)
Open letter to the Enciclopedia Libre group (fork of the spanish wikipedia spring 2002)
Integrating Two Integrative Sites (a proposal from Kris Roose of the Integration Website
Wikicide - a one sentence definition
Protected pages considered harmful

Wikipedia history[edit]

Historical Wikipedia pages -- a museum of old pages
History of Wikipedia -- Wikipedia and where it's been
Wikipedia commentary
Wikipedia software upgrade status
Logo history -- History of the logos

New avenues for expansion[edit]