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Bug 4942 - Request for new domain name -
Request for new domain name -
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
DNS (Other open bugs)
All All
: Lowest normal with 1 vote (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
Depends on:
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Reported: 2006-02-09 23:28 UTC by David Macdonald
Modified: 2011-03-13 18:05 UTC (History)
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Assignee Huggle Beta Tester: ---


Description David Macdonald 2006-02-09 23:28:30 UTC
I previously made this request to wikitech-l, and didn't receive a response. I
think the request should have come here instead. 

I am a contributor to the en:Wikinews project. For the past few months we've
been working on a country portal for Australia:

We would like to start advertising this portal using pamphlets and posters in
the hope of increasing the amount of local original reporting that we produce.
Unfortunately the URL is a little inappropriate for such a purpose. We were
hoping to get this URL:

... to redirect to a multilingual portal page, that would link to the Australian
portal within each Wikinews language project. I've created a quick example:

.... modeled on the one used at

Any idea where I should go next with this request? We basically want it to
function the same as currently does.

(Wikinews User:Borofkin)
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2006-02-22 20:45:44 UTC
I'm gonna WONTFIX this for now since there's been no support I've seen for
this kind of country-and-topic-specific URL scheme. Since it's a matter of
site identity this should probably go through Foundation-l before we can
touch it.

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