[cablewiki] Re: Operation Divided By Zero page

  • From: Peggy Manfredi <2manfredi@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: cablewiki@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 11 Jan 2011 15:58:13 -0800

It looks great! 

On Jan 11, 2011, at 3:35 PM, Robert McLeod wrote:

> The plan is to make a poster and stuff for ODBZ but I think we need to nail 
> down our analysis/cable format first.  Which I think we've done.
> Me and JP thought it would look good like this:
> Main english cable article: http://cablewiki.net/index.php?title=00HARARE6677
> As you can see the analysis is included from 
> http://cablewiki.net/index.php?title=Analysis:00HARARE6677 and you can toggle 
> its visibility.  This allows us to lock down the english version of the cable 
> (i.e. the original) to prevent vandalism while still allowing anyone to edit 
> the analysis.
> I would recommend also to lock the other language cables once a reviewer is 
> happy with the content.
> The analysis can be included by simply putting {{Analysis Toggle Box}} under 
> the Analysis heading on a cable article. Doesn't matter if the language is DE 
> it will automatically pick up that languages analysis.
> The other thing I wanted to find out is if anyone has contacted other 
> projects to see if we can use their summaries/translations on cablewiki.  I 
> suggest that we keep track of this here: 
> http://cablewiki.net/index.php?title=Similar_Projects
> Of course if you see any Creative Commons or Public domain licences 
> notifications go ahead and copypasta :)
> If you know of a project that isn't on that list, please list it :)
> Copying other sites content will help cablewiki get complete faster and they 
> shouldn't mind because it is all for the same cause.  Maybe if you copy stuff 
> put links in the links section of the analysis.
> The other thing we should do is licencing the site as creative commons so 
> that other projects can use cablewiki stuff freely.
> And the last thing I reckon we need to work on is HOWTOS.  Use the "Help:" 
> article prefix to make articles to tell people how to do stuff, and make sure 
> you link to it on the http://cablewiki.net/index.php?title=Help:Contents page 
> - there are already a few in there.
> If everyone thinks it looks good I'll set a bot to create all the neccessary 
> pages so that people can jump right in and edit stuff.
> Once we have all the plugins and stuff done and most of the stuff in the 
> [revamped] todo list, we should bombard notice boards and reddit and stuff 
> with pleas for help lol.
> Cheers guys,
> Translucent
> On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 7:24 AM, cbr <espejosvivos@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Yes, one thought here! :)
> This is the first time I have heard about the "Operation Divided By Zero" 
> page... and I'm even in the mailing list! So.. I think first thing we need to 
> do is to spread its existence! As well as the mailing list, I think few 
> people know about them. And I'm sure there are a lot of potential 
> contributors out there!
> By the way, I have added myself to the Op. div. by zero page. I can help with 
> the translations (to spanish), and also with talking with the admins of 
> spanish cable translation pages to ask them to share their translations with 
> us (and in case they don't want, I will take them "manually"! :)
> 2011/1/11 No Name <futuremelt@xxxxxxxxx>
> I'm quite concerned about the lack of people who have signed up as 
> contributors/translators/coders on the Operation Divided By Zero page.
> If we don't have a user base to work with, all of our efforts will be in 
> vain, and I'm reluctant to keep working at this if there is a very low chance 
> of success.
> Any thoughts?

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