[Mageia-marketing] Wikipedia wars

Patricia Fraser trish at thefrasers.org
Thu May 17 13:58:09 CEST 2012

Hi Max,

> Hi guys
> I saw this post on the forum:
> https://forums.mageia.org/en/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=2428
> It looks like while we weren't looking someone decided that there
> aren't enough external resources devoted to Mageia to warrant a full
> page on Wikipedia.
> Now I know that that isn't true. There have been many articles, blog
> posts and discussions about Mageia, some of them even on reliable and
> respected websites.
> I think that the Marcom team should collect a list of all
> Mageia-related articles and blog posts. Many of them have been
> referenced on the forum. Then take this list and wave it in the faces
> of the Wikipedia Powers That Be and ask nicely, then demand, that
> they undelete the page. Seriously. Right before we release a new
> version is not a good time for our Wikipedia page to be deleted.

I think it's unlikely that we'll get it undeleted, but we can try for a
new Mageia page; I'm on it.

The ES and PL versions are still up on their respective Wikipediae, so
I'll check them for content.


Trish Fraser, VVMZ4 91L2V
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Thu May 17 21:56:52 EST 2012
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