Should #theWebring include websites that have primarily non-english content?
@neauoire I think the purpose of the Webring is to connect all these similar sites. if someone stumbles upon one of them, it's easy to find all the others. as most sites are in English, I'm quite disappointed when I find an interesting site in the ring, but I don't understand it...
maybe a rule like, "if the content is text-based, it should be English", so sites with visuals wouldn't be affected...
@kodedninja @joshavanier @neauoire my short answer is yes, they should be allowed as long as someone is able to review them. Like I mentioned in the pr that this probably stemmed from, there is already multiple French sites, some Spanish, and if I remember correctly even a Greek one.
This gets _really_ tricky when we say things like "similar sites" belong in the webring, because I still have no idea what that means.
For example, I just hit random 3 times, and here are the sites I got.
The first one I recognize immediately because @magoz's style is incredible and inspiring. I love looking at his site. He also has tracking (which we've mentioned before we don't want and sells stuff on his site, which we've also frowned at business sites).
So this is what I mean when I struggle with defining "similar sites". These three sites aren't similar at all, yet they are all in the ring. If we are going to allow this (and I think we should with guidelines), then I don't think we can disallow one that may be very similar to another but is just in French.
Single page websites, websites acting only as portals to other social platforms, or websites with violent, racist, sexist or speciesist content will be rejected.
@magoz @ckipp @kodedninja @neauoire I don't personally mind anyone having tracking scripts on their sites within the webring. (And I think anyone who really detests tracking scripts would have setups that render them futile anyway).
I think it's fine so long as sites aren't running dodgy scripts that mess with webcams or microphones or run cryptominers and things like that.
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