WikiFastFacts

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This page is a proposal for a new Wikimedia Foundation Sister Project.
Status Stale (could be re-opened)
Reason Inactive since 2016. * Pppery * has returned 22:27, 3 June 2019 (UTC)
What is the proposed name for the project?
Project description
What is the project purpose? What will be its scope? How would it benefit to be part of Wikimedia?
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?


Technical requirements
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?
Development wiki
Interested participants

WikiFastFacts will be a bullet point version of Wikipedia. It will contain concise facts about a topic without the added verbiage often seen in Wikipedia and even Simple English Wikipedia. Most people remember basic facts about a topic. WikiFastFacts will become the repositiory for that kind of information. It will be useful to all readers but particularly the less literate. A sample page can be seen here

Discussion[edit]

How is this different than Concise Wikipedia or structured data from d:? —Justin (koavf)TCM 17:08, 25 October 2016 (UTC)

This will be a bullet point set of facts for each topic and images for support as possible. People remember basic facts and images about many topics. These will be those facts and images. All other wikipedias are too bogged down with lots of verbiage. Even simple English wikipedia is not so simple. I have worked rewriting materials for kids for a long time and Simple wikipedia and Concise Wikipedia do not do it very well.---hhamilton