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Acquire wikidirectory.org
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There is a proposal on MetaWiki to resurrect DMOZ as a WMF-owned MediaWiki site called "Wikidirectory". http://wikidirectory.org is currently a GeoShitties-style "Under Construction" page for something called "WikiAllergies". The WMF should acquire the domain from "WikiAllergies", to make it easier to set up the new site should the proposal succeed.

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Legoktm closed this task as Declined.Nov 22 2017, 3:04 AM
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If/when https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikidirectory is approved (or it looks likely to be approved) then it would make sense to buy the domain. At this time filing a bug is still premature.

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19 support, 2 oppose is not "unlikely to be approved".

Dzahn added a subscriber: Dzahn.Nov 22 2017, 3:15 AM

I suggest contacting the Legal team directly about this.