Re: [Wikimedia-l] About Facebook Linked in some of Wikimedia projects

2018-03-06 Thread Pine W
Hello, I believe that unofficial groups are fairly common. There were unofficial meetups for years in the City of Seattle. Similar to how computer games, movies, and television shows may have unofficial fan clubs and meetup groups, I believe that the same should be true for Wikimedia. I can

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] New Affiliations Committee appointments

2018-03-06 Thread Moheen Reeyad
Congratulations to everyone! *Moheen Reeyad*@moheenreeyad moheenreeyad.xyz On Thu, Jan 25, 2018 at 11:17 PM, Alangi Derick wrote: > Hello everyone! > > With due respect Katherine Maher, Narunnaby Hasive and everyone else, thank >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] #WeMissTurkey social media campaign

2018-03-06 Thread Zachary McCune
Hi Mathieu - Wanted to share a quick response to your questions. At present, neither Facebook nor Twitter are currently blocked within Turkey. That does not mean that those platforms do not have (many) takedown requests from Turkish authorities, but it does mean the platforms are active and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] #WeMissTurkey social media campaign

2018-03-06 Thread Isaac Olatunde
AFAIK, both Twitter and Facebook are banned by the Turkish government. Regards, Isaac On Mar 6, 2018 8:50 AM, "mathieu stumpf guntz" < psychosl...@culture-libre.org> wrote: > Hello Zachary, > > First, thank you and all people involved for this great initiative. > > There are two points for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] #WeMissTurkey social media campaign

2018-03-06 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, One proposal is that we add data and text about Turkey and its Ottoman Empire past. There is much information that is missing or needs expansion, at that a hat tip to the Catalan Wikipedia.. They are really good in what they report. I will add data information in Wikidata. In the past I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Time to simplify the Bureaucracy ?

2018-03-06 Thread Gergő Tisza
On Tue, Mar 6, 2018 at 2:16 AM, WereSpielChequers < werespielchequ...@gmail.com> wrote: > The discussions about declining editor levels started to go quiet in mid > 2015 after we noticed that numbers had started to rally at the end of 2014. > The numbers for English Wikipedia, you mean. For the

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Posted - Wikimedia Foundation's 2017-18 Annual Plan Mid-Year Report

2018-03-06 Thread James Baldwin
Hello Everyone, The Wikimedia Foundation is pleased to present our Annual Plan Mid-Year report for 2017-18 , published on Meta-Wiki. We would like to extend our appreciation to all of our teams for their

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Time to simplify the Bureaucracy ?

2018-03-06 Thread Anders Wennersten
Are you aware of the huge difference in bureaucracy on the different language versions? Of course a more elaborate set of written rules is needed where there are many users, then what is needed where the number of contributors are fewer. But even on an smaller language version like "mine"

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Time to simplify the Bureaucracy ?

2018-03-06 Thread WereSpielChequers
Hi Zubin and welcome. The discussions about declining editor levels started to go quiet in mid 2015 after we noticed that numbers had started to rally at the end of 2014. Here is the signpost article that covered part of this in 2015

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Women in the Wikimedia movement: Conversations with communities

2018-03-06 Thread mathieu stumpf guntz
Great, thank you Maria. Will there also be some room for feedback from women who don't want to express with their faces bare? I would also appreciate to know if any similar initiative is already in the pipe for other people that might face discremination issues such as LGBT+[1],  Asperger

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Time to simplify the Bureaucracy ?

2018-03-06 Thread Yaroslav Blanter
Hi Zubin, not that I know of. Cheers Yaroslav On Thu, Mar 1, 2018 at 2:42 PM, Zubin JAIN wrote: > Hello, > As a rare newcomer to the Wikimedia project, I've been thinking of some of > the factors that seem to discourage me from contributing and one of the >