Rename English Wikipedia's User: namespace to Editor:
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bzimport created this task.Via LegacyJan 11 2009, 4:42 PM
Raymond added a comment.Via ConduitJan 11 2009, 4:46 PM

Adding shell keyword. BTW: This proposal does not look like a successfully straw poll from the English speaking community.

bzimport added a comment.Via ConduitJan 12 2009, 9:16 AM

Wiki.Melancholie wrote:

I would support this, as "User" is equally misleading as "Image" (bug 44) was!
A so called 'user' not just 'uses' a Wiki, he/she 'edits' it ;-)
But the poll really seems to be a stand-off (tie).

Peachey88 added a comment.Via ConduitJan 12 2009, 9:40 AM

(In reply to comment #2)

I would support this, as "User" is equally misleading as "Image" (bug 44) was!
A so called 'user' not just 'uses' a Wiki, he/she 'edits' it ;-)
But the poll really seems to be a stand-off (tie).

But not all users edit content so they are not editors.

MZMcBride added a comment.Via ConduitJan 12 2009, 9:44 AM

I don't see consensus for this at en.wiki.

bzimport added a comment.Via ConduitJan 12 2009, 6:01 PM

matthew.britton wrote:

Bugzilla is not a mechanism for sidestepping the usual decision making processes, tedious though they may be. Making a request here should be the very last part of the process. This does not currently have the support of the community; re-open in the event that it ever does.

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