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Strategy/Wikimedia movement/2017/Sources/Chinese Community - Google Hangout (Taiwanese)

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What group or community is this source coming from?

name of group Chinese Wikipedia Community
virtual location (page-link) or physical location (city/state/country) Google Hangout
Location type (e.g. local wiki, Facebook, in-person discussion, telephone conference) Google Hangout
# of participants in this discussion (a rough count) 12


On 10 April 2017, the Taiwanese community conducted a Google Hangout to discuss the strategic planning for Wikimedia 2030. Below is the summary of the conversation.

Line Statement (summary sentence) keywords
1 [Example 1: Sentence] Wikimedia stands for a purity of knowledge and facts, untainted by commercial interests or political agendas, and promotes a knowledge culture of balanced information and cited sources. [Example 1: Keywords] independence, verifiability, facts matter
2 [Example 2: Sentence] We should explore new kinds of knowledge spaces, embracing innovation in order to survive and thrive in 2030. [Example 2: Keywords] innovation, forms of knowledge

Summary for the discussion:

Line Statement (summary sentence) Keywords
1 We should invite the older generation to join the movement. Increasing the number of member
2 We should focus on the universal design, which would be easier for the newcomers to use Wikipedia. Presentation
3 We should promote Wikipedia and the sister projects, to let people understand that sharing knowledge is important to us. Promotion
4 Education in the next 15 years will be so developed and people want to get the most updated information all the time, which Wikipedia can fulfil their desire. Education, E-learning
5 For the language barrier, the Simple English Wikipedia can be a tool to solve the problem. Language, Translation
6 Wikipedia can be developed as a tool for self-learning. Self-learning,



7 We should consider about the minority in the community as well, such as the people with disability. Minority
8 We should focus on the development in the undeveloped countries, to spread the knowledge to the people there. Spreading knowledge
9 The edit page on Wikipedia should be redesign, to be easier, so that we can attract more newcomers. Presentation, sustainability
10 We should appreciate the individual contributors, to let them feel that their work is appreciated. Morale, Appreciation
11 We should make the people in the community have the sense of belonging, so that they will stay in the community longer. Sense of belonging, community
12 We should encourage more people to join the movement. Encouragement, sustainability
13 Due to the lack of understanding, the community does not know what the other communities are doing, and it is not beneficial to the development. Communication
14 We should promote our community more often to the outsiders. Promotion
15 The Foundation should provide more resources to us for the development. Resources
16 Friendly Space Policy: Some newcomers do not understand the operation in the community and they may make some minor mistakes, and existing member are not friendly to them, which makes the newcomers not to join the movement. Friendly Space Policy
17 Conflict: Even though the Chinese language is spoken in Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, and Mainland China, the community is not united as the diversity of cultural background. In order to have a better development in the Chinese community, we should try to solve the issue. Conflict, Cultural diversity
18 Human resources: It is always a problem in the community and the Foundation should provide more financial support to the community, so that the community can hire some professional people. Human resources, Financial support
19 We should have more references to support the existing articles. Reference


20 Professionalisation: Professionalizing Wikipedia is necessary for the strategy, as it can attract more people to use Wikipedia. Professionalisation
21 Translation: We need to work on the translation, to translation the good articles on English Wikipedia to Chinese. Translation
22 People will rely on Wikipedia more than before, especially when we talk about education. Education
23 Reliability: We need to make Wikipedia more reliable. Reliability
24 Communication is always an issue in the community and we need to communicate in a better way. Communication

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