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DMOZ closing[edit]

Apparently, DMOZ is closing down on March 14. {{DMOZ}}, a high-risk template, will have to be deprecated as a result. Also, there's a proposal to create a MediaWiki-based, WMF-hosted web directory that you may be interested in. KATMAKROFAN (talk) 04:40, 9 March 2017 (UTC)

Sorry to see that go. Praemonitus (talk) 21:01, 13 March 2017 (UTC)

Wiki 4 Coop[edit]

Hello everyone,

I come to you to invite to re-read the submission of a new partnership project between the Wikimedia movement and the Belgian NGOs. The project is titled Wiki 4 Coop and I invite you to discover its submission page on Meta-Wiki. Do not hesitate to endorse the project if you like it and even correct my English if you have a little time. A beautiful end of day for all of you, Lionel Scheepmans Contact (French native speaker) 11:44, 17 March 2017 (UTC)

We invite you to join the movement strategy conversation (now through April 15)[edit]

05:09, 18 March 2017 (UTC)

There's a local page dedicated to this, at Wikipedia:Wikimedia Strategy 2017, if you'd prefer to participate here instead of at Metawiki. Other locations are slowly being added to the tracking page at m:Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2017/Participate. Looking forward to your input. Quiddity (WMF) (talk) 20:40, 21 March 2017 (UTC)

Template: Specific[edit]

Please see Template talk:Specific#Wording for a suggestion on rewording this template message to make the purpose and meaning clearer, especially regarding the use of secondary sources. —Sangdeboeuf (talk) 02:08, 20 March 2017 (UTC)

Odd links[edit]

On page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Statistics which is accessible from the main page by clicking on the number of articles in English, if you click on "Content Pages", it'll take you to https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Special:AllPages&hideredirects=1 which the very first article (!) is a redirect and (!! Chess) is just a section of an article. Shouldn't redirects be hidden? Why is this? Thanks, Alex the Nerd (talk) 21:18, 20 March 2017 (UTC)Alex the Nerd

@Alex the Nerd: The filter for redirects was disabled today due to performance problems. See Wikipedia:Village pump (technical)#Special:AllPages disabled. PrimeHunter (talk) 21:28, 20 March 2017 (UTC)