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Re: WPD Namespace (was: Place to put bug genie documentation.)

From: Alex Komoroske <komoroske@google.com>
Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2013 17:43:40 -0700
Message-ID: <CAPwaZpVkRsqdfgnKQ5wxnFU6buy1Q-51fXhej3A9b7-oXj1RuQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org>
Cc: Julee <julee@adobe.com>, Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com>, "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
I personally don't know if it's a big enough deal to warrant the extra work
to migrate pages.

For what it's worth, Wikipedia's meta namespace is Wikipedia:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:About


On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 9:18 AM, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org> wrote:

> Hi, Julee-
>
>
> On 4/15/13 11:41 AM, Julee wrote:
>
>> I thought meta was a parking lot that we weren't going to expose to
>> search, etc. If that's the case, how will changing the WPD namespace to
>> Meta affect that experience? Thanks. J
>>
>
> Well, the Meta namespace was just a temporary placeholder at that time...
> any stuff still there should either be integrated, deleted, or moved.
>
> Regards-
> -Doug
>
>  ----------------------------
>> julee@adobe.com
>> @adobejulee
>>
>> From: Scott Rowe <scottrowe@google.com <mailto:scottrowe@google.com>>
>>
>> Date: Monday, April 15, 2013 8:16 AM
>> To: Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org <mailto:schepers@w3.org>>
>> Cc: "public-webplatform@w3.org <mailto:public-webplatform@w3.**org<public-webplatform@w3.org>
>> >"
>> <public-webplatform@w3.org <mailto:public-webplatform@w3.**org<public-webplatform@w3.org>
>> >>
>>
>> Subject: Re: WPD Namespace (was: Place to put bug genie documentation.)
>>
>> +1
>> "Meta" is cool with me.
>> ~Scott
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 11:06 PM, Doug Schepers <schepers@w3.org
>> <mailto:schepers@w3.org>> wrote:
>>
>>     Hi, folks-
>>
>>     All this talk about the "WPD:" namespace reminded me that the
>>     designation itself is a bit strange. I don't remember exactly why we
>>     decided to use that prefix (it was probably some quirk of mine), but
>>     before we go too much further... maybe we should change it to
>>     something a bit less opaque, so we don't have to explain it to people?
>>
>>     We have the "Meta:" namespace prefix available, and that seems a bit
>>     more intuitive.
>>
>>     At the risk of starting a naming debate... what would people think
>>     about changing "WPD:" pages to "Meta:" (with a redirect)?
>>
>>     Regards-
>>     -Doug
>>
>>     On 4/12/13 1:47 PM, Jonathan Garbee wrote:
>>
>>         I was thinking more along the lines of:
>>         * WPD:Contributors_Guide
>>         ** Editing
>>         *** Getting Started
>>         ** Project Mangement
>>         *** Filing an issue
>>         *** Voting on issues
>>         *** Editing an issues attributes
>>         ** Design
>>
>>         With each lower level in the list simply being a sub-folder ( /
>>         separator, we don't really use folders but that is the only
>>         thing I can
>>         think to call it.) Doing WPD: so much just gets very repetitive
>> very
>>         quickly, and wouldn't even work doing
>>         WPD:Project_Management/WPD:__**Projects.
>>
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