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2023:Program/ESEAP Region/RJYM3X-Index them all

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Title: Index them all


Robert Sim (User:Robertsky)

A Singaporean Wikimedian, editing primarily on English Wikipedia avidly since 2019. Creator of the indexing script that maintains Index of Singapore-related articles. Profile image cropped from c:File:Post ESEAP 2022 - Singaporean Wikimedians 2.jpg.

Pretalx link

Etherpad link

Room: Room 325

Start time: Sat, 19 Aug 2023 11:45:00 +0800

End time: Sat, 19 Aug 2023 12:00:00 +0800

Type: No (pretalx) session type id specified

Track: ESEAP (East, South East Asia, and the Pacific) Region

Submission state: confirmed

Duration: 15 minutes

Do not record: false

Presentation language: en

Abstract & description

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A short demonstration on creating index pages, and why it is important to index articles by X-topic.


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A presentation on the motivations to index Singapore related articles and how I got around doing it. A quick demonstration on the janky tool that’s used for maintaining en:Index of Singapore-related articles and future plans.

Further details

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Qn. How does your session relate to the event themes: Diversity, Collaboration Future?

How the tool allow the Singapore community to patrol for vandalism and disruptive editing.

Qn. What is the experience level needed for the audience for your session?

Average knowledge about Wikimedia projects or activities

Qn. What is the most appropriate format for this session?

  • Tick Onsite in Singapore
  • Empty Remote online participation, livestreamed
  • Empty Remote from a satellite event
  • Empty Hybrid with some participants in Singapore and others dialing in remotely
  • Empty Pre-recorded and available on demand