Battlestar Wiki:Galactipedians Quorum

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Create a page box

What do people think about adding a "create a page" box on the Main Page, so that it's easier for contributors to create new pages? Basically, how the "create a page" feature would work is it would be much the same as the input box on the Think Tank page: type the name and press "create this article". Thoughts? -- Joe Beaudoin So say we all - Donate - Sanctuary Wiki — New 19:02, 29 June 2007 (CDT)

Fine by me. I'll never use it, of course, but it would make life easier (and more obvious) for other contributors. --Catrope(Talk to me or e-mail me) 03:12, 30 June 2007 (CDT)
Update: This'll be implemented in a few days. -- Joe Beaudoin So say we all - Donate - Sanctuary Wiki — New 15:18, 28 September 2007 (CDT)

Additional changes

Since we've changed the nomenclature a bit around here, we're going to be changing the names of a few of our locales as well to mirror this.

For backwards compatibility, we'll be keeping the original names and shortcuts as redirects.

As for the reference desk, I'm thinking we should just merge the content into the appropriate guidelines and policies and get rid of it, since it's hardly used. Thoughts? -- Joe Beaudoin So say we all - Donate - Sanctuary Wiki — New 15:18, 28 September 2007 (CDT)

Isn't that supposed to be Galactipedians' rather than Galacticapedians'? As for the plan itself, it's fine by me. I've never seen any activity at the reference desk since I came here, but it sounds like a place to ask questions. Isn't that already covered at the noticeboard and the Quorum? --Catrope(Talk to me or e-mail me) 15:32, 28 September 2007 (CDT)
Right. :P And the reference desk is a holdover from my experiment in trying to get some WP stuff over here. There's also those FAQ lists which I think can be merged into the project namespace as well. -- Joe Beaudoin So say we all - Donate - Sanctuary Wiki — New 15:40, 28 September 2007 (CDT)

WP's tlx template works here now

I've ported over Wikipedia's w:Template:Tlx to Template:Tlx. Tested. It works. If you check back a long way in my edit history here you'll see I've done this with various other very useful WP templates. Tlx in particular is very, very handy for template documentation, since you don't have to manually do a bunch of <code><nowiki></code> stuff (and I note that many if not most templates here remain undocumented, so perhaps this will help inspire some documentation). — SMcCandlish [talk] [cont] ‹(-¿-)› 10:33, 8 February 2008 (CST)