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Bug 13117 - New en wikipedia mailing list to replace requests for account
New en wikipedia mailing list to replace requests for account
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
Mailing lists (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement with 4 votes (vote)
: ---
Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedi...
: shell
Depends on:
Blocks:
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Reported: 2008-02-22 21:01 UTC by SQL
Modified: 2008-02-28 18:37 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


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Description SQL 2008-02-22 21:01:34 UTC
This is SQL, and administrator on the English Wikipedia.

I would like to request a new mailman list for the English Wikipedia, among other things, to bring our account request process more in line with our privacy policy, and to enhance the privacy of our users.

I have proposed this on-wiki, and, it has strong support thusfar. (see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_talk:Request_an_account#Replacing_this_page_with_a_mailing_list ). I believe that there is now consensus to make this change (discussion has pretty well died off as well at this point).

We would like the new mailman list to be named "accounts-en-l", if possible, unless there's a stricter naming scheme that no one thought about :)

Thank you for your time,

SQL
Comment 1 John Reaves 2008-02-23 06:43:45 UTC
I'd like to second that consensus and say that his will really be good for the privacy of our users.

--John Reaves
Comment 2 X! 2008-02-23 07:55:42 UTC
Third'd. 

-Soxred93
Comment 3 Thehelpfulone 2008-02-23 11:09:45 UTC
Fourth that per the discussion, to which a consensus seems to have been reached.

-Thehelpfulone
Comment 4 Radon210 2008-02-24 14:33:12 UTC
I also see consensus fifth'd
Comment 5 SQL 2008-02-28 05:13:13 UTC
Added keyword "shell"
Comment 6 Cary Bass 2008-02-28 18:37:02 UTC
Created list accounts-enwiki-l and set SQL and John Reaves as admins. 

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