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Wushantou Dam and Reservoir[edit]

Should we merge the articles Wushantou Dam and Wusanto Reservoir? All the other articles on Taiwanese dams and reservoirs, Techi Dam for example, have both covered in a single page. Transphasic (talk) 01:02, 26 August 2014 (UTC)

Comment on the WikiProject X proposal[edit]

Hello there! As you may already know, most WikiProjects here on Wikipedia struggle to stay active after they've been founded. I believe there is a lot of potential for WikiProjects to facilitate collaboration across subject areas, so I have submitted a grant proposal with the Wikimedia Foundation for the "WikiProject X" project. WikiProject X will study what makes WikiProjects succeed in retaining editors and then design a prototype WikiProject system that will recruit contributors to WikiProjects and help them run effectively. Please review the proposal here and leave feedback. If you have any questions, you can ask on the proposal page or leave a message on my talk page. Thank you for your time! (Also, sorry about the posting mistake earlier. If someone already moved my message to the talk page, feel free to remove this posting.) Harej (talk) 22:48, 1 October 2014 (UTC)

Why is RoC different to Kosovo?[edit]

I've opened a discussion at Talk: Taiwan about how to describe the Republic of China consistent with how Wikipedia describes other partially recognised states like Kosovo. Participation welcomed. Frenchmalawi (talk) 19:15, 20 October 2014 (UTC)

Election articles[edit]

Moved from Talk:Taiwan: wctaiwan (talk) 09:06, 6 December 2014 (UTC)

Hi everyone. The most recent local elections in Taiwan have been referred to as Taiwan local elections, 2014. However, all the other election articles are "Republic of China...." This is understandable as the ROC article was renamed to Taiwan only after most of the election articles had been created.

I assume that there should be some uniformity regarding the election articles, as Taiwan hasn't changed it's official name recently. Should:

a) there be historic renaming of election articles to "Taiwan...."?
b) only new election articles refer to "Taiwan"?
c) everything go to "ROC" and stay like that?

I wouldn't want to go with c), as clearly there's a preference for "Taiwan" headings at least on the 2014 local election article.

I was wondering if anyone had any views or how this issue might get resolved if there's deadlock? Are there any policies that would help decide how the articles should be titled? John Smith's (talk) 08:56, 6 December 2014 (UTC)

My impression was that we used ROC for articles strictly related to the state / government and not just the place (which is also what I'd support doing), so maybe the election article should be moved. On the other hand, you're definitely right in that there seems to be a trend towards just using Taiwan in all titles, so let's see what other people think. (Shouldn't this discussion take place at WT:TAIWAN instead?) wctaiwan (talk) 00:26, 6 December 2014 (UTC)
Yes, the closing consensus at the move discussion went towards "Taiwan" being used for the place, however "Republic of China" remaining in use for government topics, hence President of the Republic of China is an article, but President of Taiwan is not. Consensus can change, but we will need a proper discussion for that first. Also, I too think that this is better suited for discussion at WT:TAIWAN, this talk page is specifically for improving the Taiwan article. --benlisquareTCE 05:49, 6 December 2014 (UTC)

Ok, I have repost my first comment there. I didn't post there at first because I wasn't sure how many people would be watching the page. John Smith's (talk) 08:57, 6 December 2014 (UTC)

I've gone ahead and moved the discussion here so it'd remain centralised. A link is left at Talk:Taiwan. wctaiwan (talk) 09:10, 6 December 2014 (UTC)

Given that it's been a few days and there haven't been new comments, I've moved the article to make it consistent with the other ones. We can still discuss whether we want to go the other way and rename all post-1949 (or whatever bar it is that people want to set) election articles. wctaiwan (talk) 17:59, 12 December 2014 (UTC)

... and got reverted with no new comment at the talk page; sigh. (The edit summary was same as the central election commision website http://engweb.cec.gov.tw/files/11-1030-5692.php, which is fine, but we need discussion to gauge consensus.) wctaiwan (talk) 04:37, 13 December 2014 (UTC)

Expert attention[edit]

This is a notice about Category:Taiwan articles needing expert attention, which might be of interest to your WikiProject. It will take a while before the category is populated. Iceblock (talk) 21:00, 11 December 2014 (UTC)