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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 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 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)