Re: [Wikimedia-l] On traceability and reliability of data we publish [was Re: [Wikidata] Solve legal uncertainty of Wikidata]

2018-07-08 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, This same mail was send at the same time to the Wikidata mailing list.. The answer there is argued in a different way with an utterly different outcome.. This is an example of forum shopping and the result is that there is no single outcome, it is great example why forum shopping does not

Re: [Wikimedia-l] On traceability and reliability of data we publish [was Re: [Wikidata] Solve legal uncertainty of Wikidata]

2018-07-08 Thread Samuel Klein
Hello Mathieu! I agree that tracing the full history of a data cite is important, independent of license. I'm thinking about scalable solutions for this. It's definitely not the only factor in reliability; but it does matter who entered the data (for instance) as one way to estimate the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Response to recent developments of United States travel ban

2018-07-08 Thread Dennis During
We are getting down to brass tacks, finally. The interests of WMF are not whether the immigration regulations changes "threaten the ability of the US to attract skilled talent into the country", but rather whether they have such an effect on the WMF and Wikimedia community ("WMF"). If WMF and

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimédia France Governance review

2018-07-08 Thread Nadine Le Lirzin
Hi all, As announced last month on this list[1], the Governance Assessment Report by external auditors "Associés en gouvernance" has been published, and we want to share it with you. The auditors did a great work, first in their rather good understanding of our movement complexity, and then in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Response to recent developments of United States travel ban

2018-07-08 Thread James Salsman
Mario, Your argument is not convincing, because: "The so called ‘travel ban’ that was introduced by President Trump and the re-evaluation of the H-1B visa programme threaten the ability of the US to attract skilled talent into the country (Mahmud, 2017; You, Bohannon, & Stone, 2017). Indeed,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2 millions articles for the French Wikipedia

2018-07-08 Thread John Erling Blad
Congratulations from Norway! *NOTICE: This message is not confidential or legally privileged in any way! ;) On Sun, Jul 8, 2018 at 6:14 PM Eileen Hershenov wrote: > Congratulations > > On Sun, Jul 8, 2018 at 1:36 AM Thierry Coudray wrote: > > > Hi folks, > > > > La grande nouvelle du jour

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2 millions articles for the French Wikipedia

2018-07-08 Thread Eileen Hershenov
Congratulations On Sun, Jul 8, 2018 at 1:36 AM Thierry Coudray wrote: > Hi folks, > > La grande nouvelle du jour / the big news today : the French Wikipedia > reached two millions articles a few hours ago ! > > The fr.wp community has written a press release for this milestone with >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] On traceability and reliability of data we publish [was Re: [Wikidata] Solve legal uncertainty of Wikidata]

2018-07-08 Thread Alphos OGame
Hello, You seem to be mistaken. Traceability of information does not pertain with who imported said information on Wikidata. Could be an unregistered user, could be a bot, could be a Wikimedian in residence or even the Pope himself, it doesn't make a difference in the world. What matters in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2 millions articles for the French Wikipedia

2018-07-08 Thread Carsten Direske
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2 millions articles for the French Wikipedia

2018-07-08 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Congratulations to the French community. I hope Nigerian language Wikipedias will achieve this milestone one day. Greetings from Nigeria, Regards, Isaac On Jul 8, 2018 8:36 AM, "Thierry Coudray" wrote: > Hi folks, > > La grande nouvelle du jour / the big news today : the French Wikipedia >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Response to recent developments of United States travel ban

2018-07-08 Thread Mario Gómez
On Sat, Jul 7, 2018 at 8:53 PM, James Salsman wrote: > The is between arbitrary border security theater and allowing the > Foundation to recruit and hire the best candidates. If the Foundation > was silent on the matter, there would be less of a chance of retaining > the right. > Not really.

[Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Wikipedia & Education User Group

2018-07-08 Thread Kirill Lokshin
Hi everyone! I'm very happy to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized [1] the Wikipedia & Education User Group [2] as a Wikimedia User Group. The group aims to enhance and scale local and global educational efforts, advocate for education within the Wikimedia movement, and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2 millions articles for the French Wikipedia

2018-07-08 Thread Shlomi Fish
On Sun, 8 Jul 2018 09:36:20 +0200 Thierry Coudray wrote: > Hi folks, > > La grande nouvelle du jour / the big news today : the French Wikipedia > reached two millions articles a few hours ago ! > > The fr.wp community has written a press release for this milestone with > subpages for more

[Wikimedia-l] 2 millions articles for the French Wikipedia

2018-07-08 Thread Thierry Coudray
Hi folks, La grande nouvelle du jour / the big news today : the French Wikipedia reached two millions articles a few hours ago ! The fr.wp community has written a press release for this milestone with subpages for more explanations and get new people to edit WP. and, off course, a commemorative