Wikipedia metadata management

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These are just notes and random thoughts on their way to becoming a formal article about metadata management at Wikipedia. I'd be grateful if for the moment, you could add comments in the /Talk page and leave this disorganised mess alone until I get it in shape. - MMGB


Topics to discuss A Definition of MD within WP A definition of the MD user community:

Defined pro forma as Management - Admin - Editor - Consumer
IS THIS A GOOD CLASSIFICATION?
  • Management - organisational hierarchy, legals, copyright, commercial activity procedures and policies,
  • Admin - database info, server info, scripts, backups, user administration ...
  • Editor - policy, practices and guidelines, terms of reference, operational definitions
  • Consumer - FAQ, usage and search guide