[Ceespring-localorganisers] Re: CEE Spring starts next week
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Sun Mar 19 22:56:39 EET 2017
For the greek language, a list of 100 articles was prepared, however a user
took an initiative and added some more, so now we' re at about 130, hope
It was hard finding all-new subjects that had solid foundations as articles
in en (not having problems, having references etc), so for the largest
wikipedias in some categories the main task will be expansion and not
creation of articles.
We'll be ready with the rules and post them at Meta tomorrow, they will
most probably be exactly the same with last year, with the sole exception
that each user can only win in one category, to avoid having users "sweep"
2017-03-18 12:00 GMT+02:00 <ceespring-localorganisers-request at wikimedia.bg>:
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> Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2017 19:01:15 +0100
> From: "Teemeah ." <teemeah.wikiposta at gmail.com>
> To: Mārtiņš Bruņenieks <martinsb at gmail.com>
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> Subject: [Ceespring-localorganisers] Re: CEE Spring starts next week
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> Hello organisers
> I would like to reflect on one of the points. "Our intention was to limit
> lists to 10 articles per topic and focus on quality source (English)
> I understand this, but we need to realize that enwiki is far from being
> stuffed with quality articles on everything, and most such articles have
> previously been written on majority of the CEE languages. It is simply
> difficult to find quality Englsh articles that have NOT been written on at
> least 5 or 6 of the desired languages. If we stuff the article lists with
> articles that have been written in most of the languages, what can those
> contestants from involved countries choose form, then? We spent long hours
> searching through enwiki. It's getting more difficult. Unless we want
> people to rework articles that have already been written, but many people
> simply don't like that, it's more difficult to rework an already existing
> article than start a new one afresh.
> Kind regards
> 2017-03-17 9:59 GMT+01:00 Mārtiņš Bruņenieks <martinsb at gmail.com>:
> > Dear local organizers of CEE Spring,
> > it will be you that will make the contest a success and it starts already
> > next week. However, there are some tasks remaining:
> > 1. Article lists need to be finished before the start of contest. Our
> > intention was to limit lists to 10 articles per topic and focus on
> > source (English) articles. While some organizers decided to ignore the
> > advice and we will not enforce anything, we still suggest to keep lists
> > shorter. We wrote a blog post on how to make these lists better .
> > 2. If you need a site notice template, there is an example available .
> > Each Wikipedia will manage their site notices by themselves, there will
> > be a centrally coordinated one like during WLM.
> > 3. There will be no requirement to buy books/reference material as
> > These can also be vouchers at websites like Amazon (or your local
> > alternative).
> > 4. Please finalize local rules before the start of contest, then
> > to English and post on Meta page . This is not required by March 21,
> > do not postpone it too far.
> > 5. There have been some changes in order of thematic country weeks due to
> > some countries not participating this year. You may need to update your
> > local contest pages .
> > 6. If you are interested in promoting events from your contest, we can
> > give you posting rights to the CEE Spring Facebook page .
> > --
> > On behalf of CEE Spring international organizers
> > Mārtiņš / User:Papuass
> >  http://ceespring.eu/blog/2017/03/07/7-tips-that-will-make-
> > your-list-for-cee-spring-even-better/
> >  https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_CEE_Spring_
> > 2017/Central_Notice
> >  https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_CEE_Spring_2017/Rules
> >  https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_CEE_Spring_2017/Timeline
> >  https://www.facebook.com/WCEESpring/
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