FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting 19 June 2014

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  • You can join up to 10 minutes early. If you try to join the meeting at any other time, you will get an error that the meeting doesn't exist.

Purpose of the meeting: Improve the Wiki

  • Forge solutions with other community contributors.
  • Share best practices, ideas, and content.
  • Discuss current issues, community matters, and strategies.
  • Move issues to decision.


Welcome[edit | edit source]

Kudos go to[edit | edit source]

Business/Announcements[edit | edit source]

What have we heard about Salesforce vs. Yammer?

Agenda items[edit | edit source]

Be bold, post your agenda items!

Feel free to post on the agenda any items you wish to discuss during the meeting.


Summary of Yammer[edit | edit source]

  • FamilySearch releases NEW Freedmen's Bureau Records for Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, North Carolina, Texas, and Virginia
  • The IL State page topic column lists a topic of "Emigration and Immigration" which is linked to an article named "Illinois Emigration and Immigration." It also lists a topic "Migration" which links to an article named "Illinois Migration." The FHL uses the topics "Emigration and Immigration" and "Migration, internal." What do you think about combining these two topics and articles on the Wiki?
  • Creation of county seat pages, cont'd: This is the decision the Wiki Governance Council came up with, regarding the creation of county seat pages.
    • We want to avoid the creation of many empty pages, UNLESS, we have a plan to fill those pages in a reasonable amount of time. Exceptions should be submitted for approval to the Wiki Community Council. If empty pages have already been created we should work on finding content for them.

Moderators and Adopters[edit | edit source]

Wiki Content[edit | edit source]

Wiki Support[edit | edit source]

Community Council Report[edit | edit source]

Items to pose to Community Council

Meeting Notes/Minutes[edit | edit source]