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Closing Wikiquette; Image Filter; Education Program and Momento extensions
Current discussions on the English Wikipedia include:
- Adding broad topic box to main page
- A new section on the main page has been suggested to encourage editing of more topics. This box would contain broad topics that may persuade a reader to become an editor.
- Closing Wikiquette assistance
- Wikiquette assistance is a place where users who feel they are being treated uncivilly can request assistance to come to a mutual solution.
- Personal Image Filter
- An image filter that lets users toggle images on and off is being proposed.
- Main page redesign
- A competition has begun to find a better alternative to the current main page, which was last redesigned in March 2006.
- New Village Pump layout
- A new layout has been suggested for the Village Pump so that each topic gets it own dedicated thread.
- Turning on Education Program extension
- Should the Education Program extension be turned on to make it easier for the community to track assignments?
- Turning on the Memento Extension
- The Memento extension makes it easier to access the historical version of articles.
- Pending Changes Level 2
- Before a new version of Pending Changes goes live, some more discussion is needed to work out the finer points of the process.
- Wording for Requested Moves policy
- Clarification is requested for wording in regards to the Requested Moves policy and Article Titles.
- Categorization of persons
- Should biographies be further categorized to include genetic and cultural heritage, faith or sexual orientation?
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