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

From: Jonathan Garbee <jonathan@garbee.me>
Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2013 08:49:05 -0400
Message-ID: <CANQy2y0LMnSrQMzfAT9JkdeSVME-tG5a1+YrT3Jwj6o=SoHm_g@mail.gmail.com>
To: "public-webplatform@w3.org" <public-webplatform@w3.org>
tbh the project: namespace could have simply been renamed WPD: which is
what it looks like has been done. So only the config would need to change,
but then we have all the old links that would need to be found and updated.
(We could easily generate a list, but still changing them all could be a
pain.)


On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 8:43 PM, Alex Komoroske <komoroske@google.com>wrote:

> 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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