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RE: [admin] url for w3c egov site?

From: Hugh Barnes <Hugh.Barnes@nehta.gov.au>
Date: Wed, 24 Feb 2010 08:40:26 +1000
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To: <chris-beer@grapevine.net.au>
Cc: <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: public-egov-ig-request@w3.org 
> [mailto:public-egov-ig-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Chris Beer
> Sent: Tuesday, 23 February 2010 10:11 PM
> To: Sandro Hawke
> Cc: public-egov-ig@w3.org
> Subject: Re: [admin] url for w3c egov site?

> Just curious btw - will the rest of the URL be in suite?
> eg: will it be http://www.w3.org/egov/ig/wiki/Main_Page 
> (assuming we won't mess with page filenames)
> or http://www.w3.org/egov/IG/wiki/Main_Page

Unless someone wants to mess around with Mediawiki (in a pretty serious way, I imagine), I don't think this will happen. Mediawiki seems to have an anachronistic and unforgiving concern for case in its URLs, unfortunately. URL Rewrite or similar are also possible, though high maintenance.

> (Oh - and while I think of it, should we make the title of 
> the Main Page "eGovernment  Interest Group" or "eGovIG" 
> instead of "EGOVIG"?)

Yes, "eGovernment Interest Group". Good pickup.

More generally, could we adopt the Wikipedia mantra "be bold" [1] rather than consulting with the list about every change? (albeit this one is pretty major). The wiki is a collaboration tool, too.


[1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Be_bold_in_updating_pages
Received on Tuesday, 23 February 2010 22:47:02 UTC

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