FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 17 January 2013

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Introduce new members

Kudos go to ... 

Jane Colmenares for all the time and effort she has put into the Wiki, especially as part of the support team

Updates and follow up

  • Goals: Evaluate 2012 and give ideas for goals for 2013 Lynda.
  • Moderators – let’s talk about adding a Things to Do page to their responsibilities
    • Reference Review Moderator Talk
    • If there's an on-going project for a locality, it wouldn't work to have the moderator do this, unless that moderator is appointed as head of the project.
    • How do Adopt a page people?  Do we involve them? - Adopters could develop a project for their topics also. Are moderators working with Adopters, societies?

Community Council Report


New Agenda Items

  • FS Google Groups has spam and there's no way to control it, so as a Forums replacement, this could be a problem
  • Forums replacements are still being tested
  • Survey on Wiki is not working
  • Copyright - use of Non-commercial licensing (to prevent someone from using images, etc. from the Wiki for commerical use, in a book for example).  Is there a concern?
  • Non-conferencing sessions at Rootstech - ideas
  • Schedule a breakfast - talk to Linda Gulbransen or Dianne Loosli (David Dilts) 
  • What is FamilySearch planning? (ask Art Johnson - Lynda)
  • Pass along cards?

Be bold, post your agenda items!

Feel free to post on the agenda any items you wish to discuss during the meeting. If your item requires details or feedback, post them on the discussion page and link to them from the agenda. Possible topics include:
  • Moderator and Adopters
  • Style Guide Discussions
  • Project Help Requests
  • Training Requests
  • Improve the Wiki

Purpose of the meeting

Improve the Wiki

  • Forge solutions with other community contributors.
  • Share best practices, ideas, and content.
  • Discuss current issues, community matters, and strategies.
  • Move issues to decision.