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:*Discussion of proposed definition of a stub: "An article that does not completely cover the subject matter, and which could be expanded."&nbsp; [[User:Lembley|Lise]] 15:43, 13 March 2012 (UTC)<br>  
 
:*Discussion of proposed definition of a stub: "An article that does not completely cover the subject matter, and which could be expanded."&nbsp; [[User:Lembley|Lise]] 15:43, 13 March 2012 (UTC)<br>  
:** I think that definition is too broad. Even a developed page could be said not to cover a subject completely. Rather than define what a stub is not, I feel that we should be defining a stub by what it is. "Minimal information, capable of expansion" --[[User:Cottrells|Steve]] {{toolbar|[[User talk:Cottrells|talk]]|[[Special:Contributions/Cottrells|contribs]]}} 16:30, 13 March 2012 (UTC)
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:**I think that definition is too broad. Even a developed page could be said not to cover a subject completely. Rather than define what a stub is not, I feel that we should be defining a stub by what it is. "Minimal information, capable of expansion" --[[User:Cottrells|Steve]] {{toolbar|[[User talk:Cottrells|talk]]|[[Special:Contributions/Cottrells|contribs]]}} 16:30, 13 March 2012 (UTC)  
 
:*Discussion of proposed placement of stub template.&nbsp; County pages currently display the stub at the top.&nbsp; I would propose that we establish a consistent pattern of placing stub templates at the bottom. [[User:Lembley|Lise]] 15:43, 13 March 2012 (UTC)<br>  
 
:*Discussion of proposed placement of stub template.&nbsp; County pages currently display the stub at the top.&nbsp; I would propose that we establish a consistent pattern of placing stub templates at the bottom. [[User:Lembley|Lise]] 15:43, 13 March 2012 (UTC)<br>  
 
:*Depending on the outcome of discussion, I&nbsp;would propose that moderators and page adopters be encouraged to review all stub articles within their geography/subject, remove the stub designation for any article that does not fit the description, and move stub templates to the bottom of any articles that are stubs. [[User:Lembley|Lise]] 15:43, 13 March 2012 (UTC)<br>
 
:*Depending on the outcome of discussion, I&nbsp;would propose that moderators and page adopters be encouraged to review all stub articles within their geography/subject, remove the stub designation for any article that does not fit the description, and move stub templates to the bottom of any articles that are stubs. [[User:Lembley|Lise]] 15:43, 13 March 2012 (UTC)<br>
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*[https://familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/showthread.php?t=14345 Pay sites allowed?]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/showthread.php?t=14345 Pay sites allowed?]  
 
**[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/showthread.php?t=14375 Use of dollar sign for fee payable websites]  
 
**[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/showthread.php?t=14375 Use of dollar sign for fee payable websites]  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/showthread.php?t=14228 Wiki Home Page - Suggestions?] Some have made suggestions with links to samples. <br>  
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*[https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Bw1lrxmREgHg1MA-KQlbVO_mbr2npaPC5M1nyxuXz3U/edit Wiki Home Page - Suggestions?] Some have made suggestions with links to samples. <br>  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/showthread.php?t=14304 Kent History and Library Centre] Updating needed due to changes in process, etc.
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/showthread.php?t=14304 Kent History and Library Centre] Updating needed due to changes in process, etc.  
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/showthread.php?t=14312 Discussion vs Talk] page name
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/forums/en/showthread.php?t=14312 Discussion vs Talk] page name
  

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  • Discussion of proposed definition of a stub: "An article that does not completely cover the subject matter, and which could be expanded."  Lise 15:43, 13 March 2012 (UTC)
    • I think that definition is too broad. Even a developed page could be said not to cover a subject completely. Rather than define what a stub is not, I feel that we should be defining a stub by what it is. "Minimal information, capable of expansion" --Steve (talk| contribs) 16:30, 13 March 2012 (UTC)
  • Discussion of proposed placement of stub template.  County pages currently display the stub at the top.  I would propose that we establish a consistent pattern of placing stub templates at the bottom. Lise 15:43, 13 March 2012 (UTC)
  • Depending on the outcome of discussion, I would propose that moderators and page adopters be encouraged to review all stub articles within their geography/subject, remove the stub designation for any article that does not fit the description, and move stub templates to the bottom of any articles that are stubs. Lise 15:43, 13 March 2012 (UTC)

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