|This page is a proposal for a new Wikimedia Foundation Sister Project.|
|What is the proposed name for the project?||WikiArchive|
|Proposed project tagline||To make a "genuine" history book|
What is the project purpose? What will be its scope? How would it benefit to be part of Wikimedia?
|Hi everyone :)
Maybe this has already been discussed, if this is the case, please pardon me and guide me to the corresponding thread, I will appreciate this :)
A record of, fact-checked important information like: - versions of laws - dated and located images - Government declarations - Judgement Resolutions - Dated webpages content - Any other (brainstorming needed)
A process for defining what information is "genuine" should be created.
The innovative point is BLOCKCHAIN! the information will be recorded in a public blockchain.
Advantages of this are that the "genuine" information recorded, will be immutable! that is how it should be because is "genuine" so there is no need for any kind of modification.
(example: If Trump's declaration on the 14 Feb 2019, was: blablabla, blabla, bla; this will be "genuine" information, so there will be no need to change this information never, as this was his declaration)
With this, we can build a "genuine" history book of humanity, as seems like some people (winning the war in the future) would like to change the history according to their interest.
There is a famous quote "history is written by victors",
The purpose of WikiArchive will be to ensure that "History is written as it happened" (need to find a better quote, I know :D )
Another advantage of using blockchain is that availability will be highly distributed, not only ensuring immutability, also the access to the information :)
There are plenty of technical and consensus difficulties to bypass, but I think the idea worth it.
A "genuine" history book of human events, available to everyone is right that we should win ;)
This is high-level Ideas, please share your comments and useful information.
Thank you very much if you have read my words and tried to understand them with an open and positive mind,
|How many wikis?
Will there be many language versions or just on one multilingual wiki?
|How many languages?
Is the project going to be in one language or in many?
|Proposed logo for the project||something referencing Herodoto or Alejandria library will be cool ;)|
If the project requires any new features that the MediaWiki software currently doesn't have, please describe in detail. Are additional MediaWiki extensions needed for the project?
|A lot :D|
|Interested participants||Come on! join the progress!|
This seems great! Just one proposal: The name is slightly misleading, it seems to say something like 'deleted wikipedia pages archive'(Which would be another great wiki :D). How about a name like Wikihistory or Wikhistory?
Great idea though!
The above user was removed for being a sock puppet
Oppose We can already archive them manually in the same wiki, i dont see why we should make a seperate wiki for archives... archives dont put up to much use these days and this idea doesn't seem educational to me in any perspective. Arep Ticous 11:03, 11 September 2019 (UTC)