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Orschstaffer (talk) 04:34, 3 June 2012 (UTC) Page Creator. Other page contributor's signature(s) here please for academic reasons:

Knowledge knows no bounds and is not the final frontier, rather the beginning. What would you like to do with it?

Opportunities to Improve[edit]

Delete: this page does not belong on Meta[edit]





  1. Copy/Paste from linked page for academic purposes as well to provide lucky links to every opportunity to improve.
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Bahasa Indonesia 03:06, 5 May 2011 Aude (talk | contribs) deleted page Meta:Mengenai Meta (Off-topic: please read Meta's inclusion policy)
Sorta makes me want to delete the red link from the template (box)? I would love to tell you why but i refer to innocence of experience. Is the deleted page a clue?
Discuss here.

Current purpose[edit]

Meta-Wiki currently serves several distinct roles, which are all closely related although often involve different subsets of users.

  1. Discussion and formulation of the Wikimedia projects, and in particular policy discussion relevant to all projects, such as open content licensing.
    • The central venue for discussion is the Wikimedia Forum.
    • Part of the high-level discussions happened mainly about 2009 were split to Strategy Wiki.
  2. A forum for personal essays about the Wikimedia projects (as these are usually not delivered from a neutral point of view, they should be summarized on neutral issues pages from multiple point of view using formats like TIPAESA or its subset IPA).
    • There's some degree of freedom in determining what is related to Wikimedia projects, which makes Meta also a meatball wiki of sorts, discussing wiki culture and patterns etc. Documentation of MediaWiki is mainly excluded now, see below.
    • More formal research and discussion of it is an expansion/subcase.
  3. A place for interlingual (cross-wiki) and international coordination concerning the Wikimedia projects and the Wikimedia movement in general, including discussion in languages other than English.

Categories should give a representation of Meta-Wiki's content.

Meta policies[edit]

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Selected pieces copy/pasted from Meta:About for academic discussion.

Final note on Saving Created Pages in Two Edits[edit]

Cut down on server time, diff|curr, histories, and no telling how many other plusses are involved.

Anyone care to elaborate? here
One more visual scan of page to ensure completeness, proof and edit summary + save.

Orschstaffer (talk) 04:34, 3 June 2012 (UTC), and thank you for stopping by[1].

  1. Contributing to this educational meaningful experience and academic nature of this User