I have given our moratorium policy some thought. In retrospective six months seems like a very long time. Sure, the minimal time of the moratorium should be at least until the book is released everywhere, but maybe we should shorten the time until making active edits. We could create a new spoiler template like the ones Jade Raven made to avoid spoiling someone and maybe more people would get involved directly after reading the book.
I feel the same way as the two of you about a shorter moratorium. Perhaps we could consider a moratorium for a month or two (or less?) after KR has been officially available in Canada and the US. ???
Coltaine, since you've brought up JR's spoiler 'picture circles' - if possible, I would like to see them made for all of the "newer" books, DL, DHL, KR, plus whichever of the other books for which they do not to date exist...FoD(?), FoL(?), etc. They would be particularly useful with the new ICE's "Ascendancy" books as that would eliminate the possibility that someone would accidentally spot a serious spoiler (particularly "spoilery" names, for example) in the sections for those books. The "Spoiler" banners sometime don't seem quite sufficient enough - in fact, I sometimes think that they tend to draw the eye to their contents. The same would be true, now that I think of it, for SE's MBotF sequels and so on. Possible? Tnx
The book will be published in the US and Canada on April 2 (and of course it is already published in the UK). How about holding a one month moratorium until May 2?
After that, KR relevant details get added at the bottom of the page. I wouldn't be overly concerned with using KR spoiler templates unless they are big spoilers (someone dies, a secret alias revealed, etc).
I also don't think a moratorium needs to be strictly adhered to for non-spoiler related miscellany. So I would think Exclamations, Food/Drink, etc are fair game.
Hi Toc: It'll be great having your company on the wiki over the summer! Activity naturally tends to be a bit slow then.
Well, it's May 2 by UTC now, and I'll begin adding the 'KR ExtDP' presently [done!]. I'd appreciate it if people could give it the once-over when I've finished cutting/pasting it from its Word document to the wiki (which I'll be doing letter by letter) to check if anything needs to be altered/added. The next two steps will be adding the new KR info to the 'Mega DP' and then writing the KR 'Unnamed Characters' entries : )