Wikipedia:WikiProject Current Local City Time

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Current Local City Time (CLCT)
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Current City Time (CCT)
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Goals[edit]

The aim of the 14:46 (CLCT) WikiProject is to insert the current date and time corresponding to a location. The geographical location should be a city within an already existing Wikipedia article. Due to the electronic nature of Wikipedia we are capable of formatting, in the most efficient way possible, the exact time at a given location. Policies and guidelines should work to support this aim.

Background[edit]

This idea originated while reformatting my talk page. It was inspired by WP:WikiProject Time and User:Xilar. In January 2007, a trial run began with the article Ottawa. Time Zones are diverse throughout the entire world, maybe sub-consciously the fact that my friend just left for a trip to England, London may have influenced my iniative towards this project. Now, however, we need to work together to implement a plan. We must figure out what is the best way to add the current city time to all city articles.

Template[edit]

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Suggestions: What to do[edit]

1 - we need to make a template based on the Ottawa article. (note: it even uses a reference to conform to the article), prototype complete: Some issues still exist regarding programming and references.

2 - we need to make a list of articles which we have successfully added the time stamp

  • perhaps a new temporary category should be included in the template
  • add a link to that new category from this page.

3 - Check [[Category:Cities by country]] and see if we can't make a program to send a message to every one of those article's talk page. Users would see the message and could add the time themselves. (This is above my capabilities)

4 - Maybe we can take advantage of the geographical coordinates that appear at the top of some of these articles some how? (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:DATE#Time_zones)

Categorize cities in UTC[edit]

  • Find more existing city templates and add the UTC code. so the cities are categorized

Participants[edit]

See also - Important resources for this project[edit]