Submissions/WikiProjects and Automation

From Wikimania 2010 • Gdańsk, Poland • July 9-11, 2010


This is an open submission for Wikimania 2010.

Title of the submission

WikiProjects and Automation: Be lazy so you can work hard

Type of submission (workshop, tutorial, panel, presentation)


Author of the submission

Gaëtan Landry

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Abstract (please use no less than 300 words to describe your proposal)

My experience as a coordinator on several WikiProjects and large-scopes collaboration has led me to make great use of the bot-writing community found on the English Wikipedia. In this talk, I would like to share this experience with others, and discuss a few bots and their impact on Wikipedia. Particularly:

Track (People and Community/Knowledge and Collaboration/Infrastructure)

Knowledge and Collaboration

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The talk will be in English, but I can answer questions in either French or English

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