Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wmfall] New Developers Quarterly Report's first edition

2017-10-18 Thread James Salsman
Brian Wolff wrote: > [The developer retention rate is] now 5%, but this time last year it was 12%. It's currently 8% per https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/New_Developers/Quarterly/2017-10#Key_findings And the time series is the third graph under

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wmfall] New Developers Quarterly Report's first edition

2017-10-18 Thread
On 18 October 2017 at 18:32, Brian Wolff wrote: > Fae wrote: >>Does the minus symbol in "-60.0%" mean anything? Being a retention >>percentage, I do not understand how it can be negative unless >>potential volunteers are getting rejected at the door before they can >>sign-up.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wmfall] New Developers Quarterly Report's first edition

2017-10-18 Thread Brian Wolff
Fae wrote: >Does the minus symbol in "-60.0%" mean anything? Being a retention >percentage, I do not understand how it can be negative unless >potential volunteers are getting rejected at the door before they can >sign-up. Could that be corrected? My understanding is that this means that the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Open Foundation West Africa

2017-10-18 Thread Zachary McCune
Congratulations to Open Foundation West Africa! As the hosts of WikiIndaba in Accra this year, the Open Foundation has been an incredible force for community organizing and development. That event was very well planned and run, inspiring a flurry of activity throughout the rest of this year.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] [Wmfall] New Developers Quarterly Report's first edition

2017-10-18 Thread
On 18 October 2017 at 12:12, Brian Wolff wrote: > On Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 7:03 PM, Srishti Sethi wrote: >> Hello everyone, >> >> >> I would like to share the first edition of the New Developers Quarterly >> Report that the Developer Relations team has

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wmfall] New Developers Quarterly Report's first edition

2017-10-18 Thread Brian Wolff
On Tue, Oct 17, 2017 at 7:03 PM, Srishti Sethi wrote: > Hello everyone, > > > I would like to share the first edition of the New Developers Quarterly > Report that the Developer Relations team has produced. This report covers > metrics, survey analysis and lessons learned

[Wikimedia-l] Leaving from Wikimedia France - against violence and sexim

2017-10-18 Thread Rémi Mathis
Dear Wikipedians, I'm leaving Wikimedia France, after 5 years at the board, 3 as chair, 3 as chair of the Scientific Committee. The violence which took place this summer and the way the Foundation behave (or rather, did nothing against it) are not acceptable. Here is a short explanation of my