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Archive 1


Bandwidth, bandwidth, and more bandwidth! Wikipedia as it is is eating several gigabytes per day (could be reduced with compression...); extensive video and audio could increase that quite a bit.

Strange thought: what about using Freenet as a distribution channel for multimedia content? This could help protect against spikes and slashdotting; frequently requested material would get spread throughout the network and cached. Would this be practicable, or would a system of http mirrors be better?

The obvious disadvantage of freenet is that it requires users to download and install a separate package to get at stuff. (Web<->freenet gateways as distributed mirrors?)

There's also the possibility of using BitTorrent, which works as a distrbuted download manager.l
Having briefly tried out BitTorrent once, I can say it's quite easy to use from the user side. I may set up a server for the backup dumps just for kicks; on the off chance that two people download a backup at the same time, it could save a little bandwidth. ;) --Brion VIBBER
BitTorrent is a brilliant concept that has been implemented very well. Whenever I download something even remotely popular from Bittorrent I always max out my connection. With Bittorrent, the more people you have downloading the file, the more bandwidth you get, because as you download the file you upload the parts you already have to other people. Using Bittorrent is the best defense against slashdotting, and just generally cool. Freenet is a cool idea, I use it, but it's not really useful yet because it is so excruciatingly slow. --Nelson 18:39, 23 Aug 2003 (UTC)
BitTorrent also is designed to work on large files; it'll help you withstand a slashdotting if you've got a big media or software download (so http connections won't free up for a long time, and your bandwidth usage goes through the roof), but it's not going to help with hundreds of thousands of individual small files, which is the general case with a site like Wikipedia. If we have more big downloads (downloadable static copies, serious multimedia) and they get more popular, it may turn out useful to use BT or similar for those. --Brion VIBBER 23:54, 23 Aug 2003 (UTC)


There is one group I know of working on a collaborative creative project, based at . What they are doing is trying to create a complete as possible sequel to the Star Wars movies, with different people doing different parts of the work, in an open-source manner. Who knows how well it will work, but Wikimedia might be able to learn from their experiences. ike9898

I think and should redirect viewers to

If not, then the wikiquote link and image href should be changed to and and the species link's alt fixed. — Jeandré, 2005-07-27t22:16z

Database problems

There is some database problems on Wikimedia, The watch this page sections should be removed since the notice "All pages are watched" will be displayed on top and the word new to appear on every new article created on Wikimedia it will be a little easier on some new articles that is never known but not all though. Pumpie

Page creation (second section)

Pages created on Wikimedia should use headliner in almost every article.

How to make audio and video wikilike?

Hmm, good question.

What's the audio and video for? Is it like the regular AV media (radio, TV)? If so...maybe we could have some rudimentary online editor for audio and video. People can download clips in the appropriate w:Ogg format, edit them and upload opening the Wikitag source, editing it, and saving as for (Meta)Wik{ipedia|tionary}. We could also let people add or delete parts of a clip directly. All edits would merge into one clip that is the "article" - one would download the part he/she wants to work on. - We'd need some way to make this accessible - an online closed-captions editor? The script of the clip as WikiText and the production on a separate page, like the Image pages? -w:User:Geoffrey
I suggest create a Freecode Media Player, to send and recieve internet radio broadcasting and TV using wikimedia too . It sound like FMPlayer ;)

We could officially call it the Free Media Foundation and have "Wikimedia" as a nickname & URL. -- Tarquin 08:36 10 Apr 2003 (UTC)

Understood this one Siya 06:31, 20 June 2020 (UTC)

Account balances

I see that I am directed to if I wish to see current account balances. There is no detail there that I could identify, only how to donate. Am I looking in the wrong place, is the link incorrect, is the information no longer available or some other explanation?--Silver149 6 July 2005 07:37 (UTC)

mav is probably the best person to ask. See also the bank history and the PDF. — Jeandré, 2005-07-27t22:16z
Hiya. Mav is currently working on finalising last months accounting and sent us a budget update less than a week ago. Currently, we are all very busy with Wikimania (less than a week away now), so it is probably not the best time to ask all details; but I gathered this will be top priority later in august. However, you can absolutely email Mav for any clarification anytime. He has the information of the current balance, but it is not online yet. Anthere

Title separation on the top of each pages

Will you not separate about one and a half (text-sized) line from the title on each pages on Wikimedia, that confuses some on the title from one large line and not by two lines, if you want to do it, please put a poll in whether to accept or not to accept. It will be also in the Special:Settings section when Wikimedia 2.0 is introduced. with two sections. Pumpie 01:03, 14 October 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Title separation at the top of each pages (second section)

Will you not space each title from the top of each pages from Wikimedia by one and a half line in two sections. You can do that only for special messages and not for others. Try an alternative when MediaWiki upgrades to a higher standard if you don't accept separation by no line. Pumpie 16:27, 14 October 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

It is rarely confusing Pumpie 16:31, 14 October 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

It is confusing when you know how to measure at the line at some pages you've read too much with the previous line, a slight change Pumpie 16:40, 14 October 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

The line separation is over and needs to be reformed or something, what was the cause? Pumpie 17:39, 14 October 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

While the top is back to normal, now the line is separated on the left and closer on every lines of each article, will be separated soon? Pumpie 17:45, 14 October 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Underline and Deunderline problems with some panel monitor screens

There is a problem on coloring between the blue links and the clicked purple links with the mixture of black texts on some panel monitor, the top section is slightly darker than the middle and the bottom making it confusing to show the deunderlined section, on the Special:Settings section which will be created, the checkmark on the underline will indicate links to be underlined but it will show some minor confusions but the link will be underlined and is also slightly hard to find when deunderlined, the bottom section is easier to find when clicked on deunderlined, the reason is that there is no color/colour settings on some panel monitors. Pumpie 23:25, 19 October 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Editing problems and tab lined on the top pages on the English Wikipedia

The edit buttons as well as when upgraded to a higher MediaWiki will only be displayed when signed in and the small-text edit links will disappear and the edit text links are now slightly larger. This will reduce minor vandalism and floppiness. Second, the tabs on the top pages on the English Wikipedia seems to be lined under of the bolded part like article and it hasn't been remade to where it should not have a line under the small tap on top of every pages which means the page you are located. I had measured the top part and I found the differences especially from the last time and may be one of the first to measure the deconnecting tab on top of every pages on the English version of Wikipedia. Third, some websites are showing articles under editing on some Wikimedia Projects after clicking with the back and forward buttons still being lost. Pumpie 18:21, 22 October 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Some edits are being lost when clicking back and forward on Wikimedia, it should be kept when clicking back and forward like the other times, is it happening? Pumpie 18:26, 22 October 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Interlanguage and editing problems

I request that the interwikis should not be displayed when is on the "Edit this page" sections on every article and entries on Wikipedia, and do not add them pretty please until they are linked with languages named abbreviated into ISO-632 codes in which will be easier since some Language names as well as lettering problems especially on uncommon languages having difficulties with letters and rarely some names and the title name of another language will be displayed on a screen at the bottom. Second, the edit links on the right of every article should only be displayed when logged in and it should do the same thing on Wikinews as well as they do not show edit links even when logged in. Third, on every Article not found when unlogged or unsigned, it should read "Article not found - This article is not available - this will only function when you sign in to Wikipedia, Fourth, when adding new pages, the long sections with no words like - ==Geography==, the location is too long and cannot be displayed AT ALL when nothing is being added and on new articles, the word new should be displayed in any languages and on EVERY new articles created on Wikimedia which is much easier than long words, thank you very much. Pumpie 00:27, 22 November 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Pages are automatically watched

New to Wikimedia, other than the word new put in every new articles created on Wikimedia instead of words, the Watch this page section will be replaced with a note reading on the top - All pages are automatically watched especially when creating new articles and editing or expanding articles and lists on Wikipedia, Wiktionary, etc. (since the Watch this page with a checkmark will not be removed) on Wikimedia. Pumpie 00:39, 22 November 2006 (UTC)Reply[reply]


I was considering making a translation of this page, then I noticed the section about the Board is not up to date. What about the rest of the page? // habj 09:12, 8 January 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Page Creation

Instead of putting the first words of the article if the tag is removed - use only the word New article created on the bottom of every pages as its tag, and New Images on the image section as well as the New project page created in the Wikipedia section of articles and the words will appear on every tag on every new articles below the Edit summary. Every new article created will display New article created even after displaying it on the tag as well as others, if it is removed, the Created page with and the first few words of the article will be displayed, and others.a Pumpie 00:10, 6 February 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

No more anonymous edits on all Wikimedia projects in order to crackdown on vandalism and copyrighted sources

Wikimedia should not accept any anonymous edits anymore and vandalism and copyrighted sources should not be seen on Wikimedia anymore. On every edit this page sections on All Wikimedia, instead of showing the editing display, it will show only "Editing functions blocked - In order to activate the editing functions, please log in, If you are new to Wikipedia, enter Wikipedia:Userlogin and also Wikipedia:Editing tests first before you edit and improve spelling" and any edits being saved anonymously should not be displayed on all Wikimedia projects, it will read "In order to save an article or a page, you must be logged in, see Wikipedia:Userlogin and Wikipedia:Editing tests for new users, it will end vandalism and copyrighted sources. The problems on vandalism and copyright materials should be stopped on all Wikimedia projects. Pumpie 01:41, 23 February 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

No more anonymous edits, No more vandalism,

No more anonymous edits on any Wikimedia Project and it will be better not to have vandalism, copyrighted materials and articles with poor grammar as well as other assignments that do not match with the article on Wikimedia. Pumpie 00:21, 13 March 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Edit displays only when logged in

It is better not to show edit displays when logged in even when the article is in editing and in preview in order to eliminate vandalism, copyrighted materials and sloppy or poor spelling and grammar here on Wikimedia. Thank you very much Pumpie 01:39, 15 March 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Page coloring

The colouring system should be reimplemented which is like in the Greek and the German Wikimedia Projects, white for articles. the blue section for the special pages, the yellow for newpages, green or red for templates, green or yellow for category pages and melon for ISBN pages as well. On other projects, pages like Index, Authors will remain white. Pumpie 20:38, 18 April 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Underlining problems and others

Articles and pages should also be showned deunderlined on all Wikimedia projects. The dispute on underling and deunderlining should end by deunderling all links on Wikimedia, the underlining may be at the preferences section and at the proposed interwiki boxes which will be displayed on the bottom left, the article name if not set on "show title" at the proposed interwiki box will not show the title but the interwiki link with language names under the SIL codes. The continued donations section should show on top of the article title and not under and it must be kept and if any updates needed, it should be shown in a box in which it will be much easier, the coloured box will read the continued donations section as in the French and the Greek Wikipedias and it will be centered on all articles. It should also be shown on all Wikimedia projects in which a language having translated must shown on all Wikimedia projects on that language first posted on Wikipedia and other languages untranslated must be shown on all projects. Pumpie 20:56, 18 April 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Defending vandalism and copyright sources

On the Your continued donations section, space it and put it at the top-right end of every articles on Wikimedia and don't forget to remove the bottom section of the page-changing tab, thank you. Another, no more anonymous edits, It will be more important to not to have anymore vandalism, copyrighted sources and spelling problems on Wikimedia anymore, all edits on Wikimedia will only be logged in. Pumpie 20:47, 26 April 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

No more anonymous edits, It will be more important to not to have anymore vandalism, copyrighted sources and spelling problems on Wikimedia anymore, all edits on Wikimedia will only be logged in. You did nothing to change it and it is time to change it right away and the Edit this page section shall ONLY be put ONLY when logged in and not logged in, pretty please make it read Article not found even on the edit this page section even when not logged in, we are getting extremely tired on vandalisms and copyrighted materials anymore. It is time for Wikimedia to be better. Another thing, editors that have little skills should be taught how to edit and skilled here. Thank you very much Pumpie 19:41, 28 April 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

More info

Alright, enough with displaying the editing info without reading the article, It is time to put the Article Not Found section even when typing a page and even when editing. Second, There should be a section on the left side of every pages a Request section that is like the Internet Explorer 7 request section that includes comments and on improving Internet Explorer, it would be better. Third, longer logins and will be extremely easier to have longer logins and also it will be better not to put the oldid section when clicking the edit button once on every page, it will be much better like that and do not change the edit, keep it as in after clicking the editing button once, after the word edit on the top of the address bar, it should not be &oldid and shall not be put, this is straining some users and it needs to be changed. Another, it will be easier to restore the colored page sections as in blue for category pages and to avoid confusion as well. Pumpie 00:15, 5 May 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Another thing, it should have a polling system which is like other websites and it is better to also have a polling system on updates and when voted, it will be acceptable. Pumpie 00:19, 5 May 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Editing button

It will be after clicking the edit this page button on the top of every article, the #oldid= section should not be posted after the word edit and it strains some users and it would be easier or put it after the second click on the edit this page section and not the first one and where is the request or the comments section in which it would nice to be added on the left section on all pages on Wikimedia, thank you. Pumpie 17:38, 5 May 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Enough with vandalisms and copyrighted materials

NO MORE vandalism and copyrighted sources on all Wikipedia projects and it is extremely important because vandalism cannot continue and some Wikipedia and Template pages will ONLY be displayed when logged in except on Meta-Wiki. Thirdly, restore the Article not found section even when writing an article name and the Edit this page section ONLY when logged in and vandalism is stopped. Another, all links should be deunderlined and only to be underlined when setting at Special:Preferences and it is better like that and a request section. On the Special:Newpages section, after the "Created page with", it should not read that way anymore, it should be better as "New article created" and on Category, "New category created" and not with like in the German Wikibooks, thank you. Pumpie 19:14, 17 May 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Enough with anonymous edits and it shall not to be edited again, the reason is vandalism shall NOT be accepted again and extremely important is vandalism cannot be repeated, occurred and attempted again as well as copyrighted sources, we are getting tired of these problems here and it must be stopped, likely to be immediately, thank you. Pumpie 19:19, 17 May 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

New updates

Another new update that Wikimedia has it available and it shall be kept, no more anonymous edits, we are extremely tired on vandalism and spelling errors, new editors not skilled with their spelling will have to wait for a month and if they do it again, their wait will have to be extended to two months. There has been no anonymous edits since mid to late May. Second, any pages that do not have any links do not put links there. Third, the Deletion log should not be displayed on ALL new created pages on ALL Wikimedia projects and it will only be displayed if one is recorded, it will be important to display it only if an article was removed from Wikimedia. Wikimedia Commons should be vernacularized and have it in other languages like, the category pages and the vernacular photos as well as some photos that are in one language and displays it in another like movie posters remain as a new webpage, Pumpie 20:38, 3 June 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

It is time to work on titling Interwiki links by the ISO-639 codes in which it will be easier by the codes and end character confusion and misunderstanding of new language names that have it different on English and it is rare. The images or the boxes will be displayed on the left and it will be coloured - blue for the language, gold for the featured articles, pine green or red for the historic languages and green or pink for dialects and Creole forms. It will be displayed in a box that will fit the page and will feature arrows that have more at the bottom or top. Pumpie 21:57, 3 June 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

On the section in which after clicking a title on top of the address bar, it will show when logged in the sections and the deletion logs shall not be posted and it should only be seen on Edit this page sections and not on the title in which the article is not yet created. Pumpie 21:57, 3 June 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Features only to be used when logged in even on templates

Will you please put another template with "/login" with it and all the section that is on the left must be displayed only when logged in and make sure the hide section shall not display with that section on the left unless when logged in. When MediaWiki updates to a 2.0 version, the edit sections will ONLY be displayed when logged as well as on templates in and all interwikis will be shown as with the ISO-639 codes in which is much easier. No more anonymous edits, no more vandalism, no more copyrighted sources that are without permission, no more spelling problems here. And make sure that it will not be shown when not logged in, thank you. Pumpie 20:55, 9 June 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Underlining and deunderling

When logged in, will you not underline articles and only do them on the Preferences section in which it shall have. Pumpie 20:57, 9 June 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

New pages section

On every new pages created, please read it as New page created in new pages with no information instead of Created page with and the first few words and names of the article, it will be easier and less complicated to do on all Wikimedia projects. Pumpie 19:12, 20 June 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Help me fight againts tyranny in Portuguese Wikipedia

Dear Sir,

I am a user in Portuguese Wikipedia and I was blocked by an administrator [1] because I vote in another direction in the pages to erase. He threatened me with blockade. Because of this threat I ask a informal mediation for the problem, but when he reads my request to a mediation, blocked me immediately. And know I can’t reply any question neither the mediation. What I can do?

In Portuguese Wikipedia a group of administrators control the Wikipedia against all rules. They "erase" anyone who doesn't share their opinions. They work together promoting their point of view against anyone they don't like. They treat, block, etc, to continue to have this kind of power.

The others administrators don't do nothing because they have afraid to be a outline member.

My ask for you is:

1- Can I vote in the direction who I think is the correct, or I need to vote lined with the administrators? 1.a- Can they blocked me because I vote against their opinions? 2- Can I propose pages do erase when I think is not relevant to Wikipedia? 2.a - What is the criteria to decide if a page is relevant or not? 2.b - Can they blocked because i propose a page to erase (with a explanation)?-- 05:20, 6 July 2007 (UTC)-- 05:46, 6 July 2007 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Política de bloqueio should explain the procedure to request an unblock. If you still feel there is a problem after following those procedures, provide diff (the difference beteen 2 versions of a page) links of all the relevant problem edits. If the edit(s) have been deleted from the pages' history logs, indicate the approximate date and time, accounts/IP addresses used to edit, and the pages.
1 You're free to vote for what you think is the best for the encyclopedia.
1a You can be blocked for disrupting the project. If you make a valid arguement for your vote, you shouldn't be blocked.
2 Yes, as long as you don't disrupt the project and you understand its goals.
2a The project should have notability and verificabilidade policies that indicate this. Failing that look at other encyclopedias to see if they cover the subjects.
2b Yes, if the admins feel you're disrupting the project to make a point, instead of improving it. -- Jeandré, 2007-07-07t14:40z

Interwiki section

On the left section of where the foreign language links are located, On the English Wikipedia, it should be retitled "in other languages" or "other languages" instead of "languages" which will be better. Another, on the adress bar, when typing the page name which is not available or not to be created on some, it should display Article not found and with the same features as used for Google Web Accelerator and that feature should be displayed only when logged in. There have been no anonymous edits. On Foreign Wikipedia, there may be language tests on which those who have a good language skills will be logged into to Wikipedia, if they don't succeed, they have to wait. There is a part somewhere that in the Preferences section, there is a link section that is underlined when clicked and deunderlined when not clicked. After every page is edited and each article is being updated, the date at the bottom should be to the last date and time, not the second last. Pumpie 00:37, 4 February 2008 (UTC)Reply[reply]


On the address bar, Special:UserLogin, should be read as Special:Userlogin. The section with reading "Languages" must be retitled as "In Other Languages" or "Other Languages" and also the article space on almost every most famous articles is too long for Interwiki titles, the only solution is title the language name with the ISO-639-2 code which has to be easier and there shall be no delay on not putting the native language names those that are not in the Latin alphabet only by the ISO-639-2 codes, the codes will be displayed on the bottom left and will feature arrows along with revealing the names in foreign languages on the left, it will cover one page. On the search engine, the links should be read in red. Pumpie 23:59, 24 March 2008 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Decision on accepting Meta-Wikimedia in other languages should be made, the left section should be read in English rather than other languages. The address may be or, it is uncertain. The Special:Userlogin section like Wikimedia Commons will no longer show foreign language links at the page. Pumpie 23:59, 24 March 2008 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Preview displays of title and web address displays, interwiki language displays and category displays

It is better to restore the "Preview" at the end of each title and site. It is mostly unfavorable when I use the mouse and point (not the click) the web site where the title, parts and portions read especially news titles where it becomes a hand that points to that page, the full webpage does not show. It is better when the hand that points the page, the yellow tag to appear and reads the full website address name. It is better that the yellow tag not to appear when it has only the website name that is www.(address).com or www.(address).(domain) and that is favorable than nearly everything that does not appear with a yellow tag. Note: if the full display of the website that is more than the address and the information is not to appear with yellow tag. If it reads http://www.(address).(domain)/(infosection), the yellow tag is not to appear. On the category section at the bottom of the page, it is better that the yellow tag is not to appear on every Wikimedia sites when the hand with the index finger points a category.

Another, on the interwiki section - change the reading of Wikimedias of other pages not by language names but by the ISO code which is better and does not extend more than a page. It will be displayed with arrows that when pointed down, shows more interwiki links and one some websites. On the proposed interwiki section, on top of the interwiki links, the language name will appear on the right while the yellow tag not to appear.

On category links of each category pages, it is better in a subcategory link to a page not to reveal page numbers on the right except for Wikimedia Commons, and partly Wikisource. I say that the yellow tag linked on subcategories is not to appear. Pumpie 02:02, 19 September 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Displaying yellow tags on selected sections and notes where the website is and not displaying yellow tags on categories.

On those that the webpage does not show at one - it is better that the yellow tag is to appear when the pointer is at the page link section. One example "Official website" where the web address name is hidden, it is supposed that the yellow tag reading the address name to be shown. Some tags may appear in different colors in other computers. On category pages and page links in categories, the yellow tag is not to be supposed to appear. And it is supposed that when on a pointer points at a page link, one that matches the title does not appear. Pumpie 01:58, 1 October 2009 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Fragment Identifiers

It appears that the RFC 3986 fragment identifiers (#) associated with the board members listed on this page are not functional. Is that intentional? Fiatlux5762 15:39, 8 March 2011 (UTC)Reply[reply]


Some of the terms of the people listed as on the board have expired. Are these people still in the roles? Or have they been replaced? Or what? Thanks, MathewTownsend (talk) 19:08, 29 February 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Good point - their terms have all been extended in January. I have updated the page and also made a few other fixes while I was at it. Regards, Tbayer (WMF) (talk) 03:17, 1 March 2012 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Update needed!

Especially Wikimedia_Foundation#Some_project_history and the other history section. πr2 (t • c) 20:47, 21 March 2013 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Wikipedia suggestions

  1. Make all words in articles lead to new page related to the word, this can be done with programming when click on any word from article would lead to new articles but text would remain the same and standard wiki link to new article would override it or usual words or phrases.
  2. In each edit in history make report vandalism or spam with short explanation.
  3. Auto-sign when user begins with : but if edits inside between : an signature wouldn't sign it.
  4. Wikibot that would automatically translate via Google Translate articles from English Wikipedia and save them to other Wikipedia's that could save more time in writing articles but only for new articles links and files would be copied by Wikibot and then replaced after translation.
  5. Shortcuts for edit summary for example m minor edit.
  6. When signature is changed automatically change all signature of user (I have seen that in RPG Maker games you can type name of player and that name is displayed in whole game).
  7. TTS Text to Speech like Ekho I have read that it is possible to record ones own voice only vowels and consonants it is about one MB large and can read any text.And other languages as well.
  8. Also pop up translation for words from Wiktionary and how much times articles were visited.
  9. Input methods embedded in Wiki editor like Chinese.
  10. Also when make next word in new row in Wikipedia is displayed in same row this can be a problem for writhing many words one below other.
  11. Perhaps some translator like Google Translate which is online or for Android there are not much free quality translators today except Google Translate.
  12. When users edit is reverted or changed by different user would notify the user in special notifications, this would help if user has hundreds or thousands of edits so that he doesn't need to search all pages.Watch page is only for some pages it would be useful to have most although user can ignore it if he wants.
  13. Ancient Egyptian Babel for language knowledge.
  14. Wiki template that would make active count users edits and articles.
  15. Pop up translation from Wiktionary when mouse over word would translate it to English or other languages.English Wiktionary has millions of words (most are inflections) and you can use free OpenSource Kiwix for offline Wikipedia and Wiktionary (but Wiktionary is downloaded separately try using Google) and that offline Wiktionary could be programmed with pop up window to display articles (you can also find pop up code on Google like C++).
  16. Display image from link to other website (not Wikipedia).
Wikihiero has some errors for example < hiero > r:r < / hiero > should display r above r but it is in the same row
rr, or Ax&x & should display next character near sign but not above it like : isn't working < hiero > G25&x < /hiero >
Ax power of soul.Some errors were already reported on Wikihiero talk page but still no response.Also there are only basic Ancient Egyptian hieroglyph for example than A100 and free OpenSource JSesh has more than A500 and about 3000 hieroglyphs while others have almost 7000. Xand2 金日光旦照 (talk) 09:06, 12 December 2014 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Urgent: AB1671

This bill would ban distributing information obtained via eavesdropping, for any purpose, in any form. This includes the movie Vaxxed, which was obtained this way. This law has it so that even discussing about the information would get you in jail. This might harm the WMF..--Paint Roller (talk) 19:25, 14 September 2016 (UTC)Reply[reply]

AB1671 Music jaibee (talk) 12:44, 12 May 2017 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Board of Trustees; list outdated

The Board of Trustees list includes some overdue people. Is this the latest list? --Omotecho (talk) 16:01, 26 February 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Creative Commons license differences

Who's responsible for Wikinews using a different Creative Commons license (2.5) than Wikipedia (3.0), the Foundation or the bureaucrats at Wikinews? I'm well aware that many Wikipedians consider Wikinews dead, but shouldn't it at least be tried to remove obstacles to content creation there? Who can decide on a license change? Gray62 (talk) 11:28, 5 October 2018 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Form 1023

Does anyone know where I can find a copy of the WMF's form 1023 - one of of the documents we submitted for tax exempt status, probably a good 15 years ago now (as I think we only do it once)? As far as I can tell it should be a public document, we just don't seem to be publishing it clearly (not unreasonable given the timespan). Nosebagbear (talk) 14:03, 18 September 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Language: Kurdi (Badini)

hello, I want to add a missing language and it is a very important language because many users know and understand this language well, and I want to add this language Ahmadkurdi44 (talk) 18:36, 29 September 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Updating this Talk page and adding an archiving bot

This page and this Talk page need a deep cleanup and update. Let's see whether this can be done step by step. If you have any feedback, requests or ideas, please share them.

About this Talk page, it seems that it would be useful to have an explanation at the top explaining its scope and directing to the usual venues that people seem to be looking for, judging for the questions posted here in the past years. I also think that we can have a bot archiving topics that are older than 30 days. I plan to enable this bot in a couple of weeks, during the first week of August. If there is any section that you think is still relevant, please add a comment or a simple ping to it to avoid its archiving as soon as the bot is enabled. Qgil-WMF (talk) 10:44, 17 July 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Support Support both: explanatory note and archiver bot. Meta has two approved archiver bots: ArchiverBot and SpBot. SpBot has a bit more features but for this talk page any of them would work just fine. There are, however, unsigned posts (specially the oldests on top) which won't be archived by the bot unless tagged with a timestamp. Best regards, —MarcoAurelio (talk) 15:10, 17 July 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@MarcoAurelio: Ah, I thought that having one post with correct date in one section was enough to have the bot archiving the section automatically. Well, we can clean as we see what the bot is not digesting. I have used ArchiverBot before, so I would go for it again. Qgil-WMF (talk) 08:40, 20 July 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Alright, old posts archived. There were three old sections that were not archived automatically due to dates problems and I have archived them manually. Qgil-WMF (talk) 08:49, 7 August 2020 (UTC)Reply[reply]