Wikidirectory

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This page is a proposal for a new Wikimedia Foundation Sister Project.
Status Under discussion
What is the proposed name for the project? Wikidirectory
Project description
What is the project purpose? What will be its scope? How would it benefit to be part of Wikimedia?
An open web directory that anyone can edit.
How many wikis?
Will there be many language versions or just on one multilingual wiki?
Many
How many languages?
Is the project going to be in one language or in many?
Many
Proposed project website address https://www.wikidirectory.org
Proposed logo for the project Wikidirectory logo.png
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?
Nothing we don't already have
Development wiki https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Wikidirectory
Interested participants Bastenbas Archi38 Felipe Evachan39

Proposal[edit]

Wikidirectory is a directory of links organized by category. There is already a project on this subject outside Wikimedia, DMOZ, but it isn't an open wiki, links must be submitted and approved by a category curator. Furthermore, this project is easy to set up with current software.

Support[edit]

  1. Support support I support this idea. —Justin (koavf)TCM 03:50, 25 January 2016 (UTC)
  2. I will support if Koavf is cool with it. Varlaam (talk) 05:17, 27 January 2016 (UTC)
    I support Varlaam's support. —Justin (koavf)TCM 05:21, 27 January 2016 (UTC)
  3. Great idea. --Stranger195 (talkcontribs) 02:56, 27 February 2016 (UTC)
  4. Nice concept Archi38 (talk) 16:33, 13 March 2016 (UTC)
  5. Support With caveats, listed sites should ideally be drawn from those already cited in other projects. ShakespeareFan00 (talk) 14:08, 6 June 2016 (UTC)
  6. Support support Very good idea. -- issimo 15 !? 20:09, 19 June 2016 (UTC)
  7. Support Support This wiki would be the natural extension of the "External links" section of Wikipedia, and many Wikipedia articles could contain, at the bottom of the "External links" section, a link to this wiki. --Felipe (talk) 13:05, 1 July 2016 (UTC)
  8. I'm in, I think it's wonderful, so I support. --Evachan39 (talk) 15:34, 5 November 2016 (UTC)
  9. Nice concept GrandCelinien (talk) 21:01, 29 January 2017 (UTC)
  10. Wonderful. I'll anticipate its opening if it happens. --George Ho (talk) 05:44, 20 February 2017 (UTC)
  11. -- Sloyment (talk) 03:48, 3 March 2017 (UTC)
  12. Support due to DMOZ closing and the fact that the Wikimedia community has had bad experiences with AOL before (remember the dynamic proxies?) KATMAKROFAN (talk) 22:44, 8 March 2017 (UTC)
  13. Support However we should really look at adopting DMOZ. They are looking for a new home. Doc James (talk · contribs · email) 04:05, 12 April 2017 (UTC)
  14. Support adopting DMOZ, not particularly fussy about the name, but could use both for transition. · · · Peter (Southwood) (talk): 08:01, 9 May 2017 (UTC)
  15. Support Support I support this idea. --Samuele2002 (Talk!) 21:09, 9 May 2017 (UTC)

Opposed[edit]

Abstain[edit]

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