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:That's definitely an important discussion to have! I've put a pointer to this page on [[:Template:Discussions]] and [[PT:Community Portal]]. So to clarify, are you wondering about the "encyclopedia" part or the "Portland" part? I can see how either might be at issue... we could be more than "encyclopedia", or we could cover topics not directly having to do with "Portland" (like [[Vancouver]], or [[Oregon government]], or whatever). I'm not at all wedded to the "encyclopedia of Portland" bit, I just thought some sort of short description like that might help people understand what we do. -[[User:Kotra|kotra]] ([[User talk:Kotra|talk]]) 01:55, 29 June 2010 (UTC)
 
:That's definitely an important discussion to have! I've put a pointer to this page on [[:Template:Discussions]] and [[PT:Community Portal]]. So to clarify, are you wondering about the "encyclopedia" part or the "Portland" part? I can see how either might be at issue... we could be more than "encyclopedia", or we could cover topics not directly having to do with "Portland" (like [[Vancouver]], or [[Oregon government]], or whatever). I'm not at all wedded to the "encyclopedia of Portland" bit, I just thought some sort of short description like that might help people understand what we do. -[[User:Kotra|kotra]] ([[User talk:Kotra|talk]]) 01:55, 29 June 2010 (UTC)
  
:  I agree with you both -- it's a good idea to have a short description of the site, and also "encyclopedia" might not be the best term. What other terms could we use?
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::  I agree with you both -- it's a good idea to have a short description of the site, and also "encyclopedia" might not be the best term. What other terms could we use?
:* guide to Portland
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::* guide to Portland
:* general resource for Portlanders
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::* general resource for Portlanders
:* community bulletin board
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::* community bulletin board
:* …?
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::* …?
: -[[User:Peteforsyth|Peteforsyth]] ([[User talk:Peteforsyth|talk]]) 07:25, 12 October 2010 (PDT)
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::" -[[User:Peteforsyth|Peteforsyth]] ([[User talk:Peteforsyth|talk]]) 07:25, 12 October 2010 (PDT)

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I would like to talk about the idea of this being an encyclopedia of Portland or something else. ~~ MarkDilley

That's definitely an important discussion to have! I've put a pointer to this page on Template:Discussions and PT:Community Portal. So to clarify, are you wondering about the "encyclopedia" part or the "Portland" part? I can see how either might be at issue... we could be more than "encyclopedia", or we could cover topics not directly having to do with "Portland" (like Vancouver, or Oregon government, or whatever). I'm not at all wedded to the "encyclopedia of Portland" bit, I just thought some sort of short description like that might help people understand what we do. -kotra (talk) 01:55, 29 June 2010 (UTC)
I agree with you both -- it's a good idea to have a short description of the site, and also "encyclopedia" might not be the best term. What other terms could we use?
  • guide to Portland
  • general resource for Portlanders
  • community bulletin board
  • …?
" -Peteforsyth (talk) 07:25, 12 October 2010 (PDT)