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From: Sunir Shah <sunir-kIS3CH9OGZ3YtjvyW6yDsg <at> public.gmane.org>
Subject: Re: History of discussion pages
Newsgroups: gmane.science.linguistics.wikipedia.research
Date: Thursday 19th April 2007 21:21:56 UTC (over 9 years ago)
On Wiki (i.e. http://c2.com/cgi/wiki), the one that
started it
all, it had been long a convention to move all discussion to
separate Discussion pages. So, for a given PageName, the discussion
would be punted to PageNameDiscussion.

--ss

On 4/2/07, Nicholas Moreau
 wrote:
> Okay, maybe it wasn't you, but I remember hearing (don't remember the
> source) that before Wikipedia was launched, everybody discussed
everything
> on the mainpage, mainly because there was no talk page feature. I guess
I'm
> just spreading stories.
>
> Nick
>
>
>
>
> On 4/2/07, Brion Vibber 
wrote:
> > Nicholas Moreau wrote:
> > > Yes...
> > >
> > >
>
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Talk:Sesame_Street&action=history
> > >
> > > Or are you meaning the actual steps that led to the creation of
> > > history pages--I believe it was one of Brion Vibber's first major
> > > additions to the MediaWiki software.
> >
> > Eh... no? That not only predates my involvement, it predates the
> > existence of Wikipedia.
> >
> > - -- brion vibber (brion @ wikimedia.org)
>
>
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