Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community RfCs about MediaViewer

2014-07-11 Thread Risker
with John Vandenberg's comments that a clear roadmap and prioritized list of next steps is probably required for MediaViewer. Risker/Anne On 11 July 2014 00:56, Todd Allen toddmal...@gmail.com wrote: If you don't want to do small opt-in trials, release software in a fully production-ready

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community RfCs about MediaViewer

2014-07-11 Thread Risker
There's a easy, clearly accessible, one-click option for disabling MediaViewer, Todd. Scroll to the bottom of the screen. Click disable. Done - it automatically changes your preference. Risker/Anne On 11 July 2014 02:44, Todd Allen toddmal...@gmail.com wrote: Risker, I'm actually

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Proposal: List administration policy

2014-07-11 Thread Risker
Actually, Trillium Corsage, I'd say that's a reason for banning you again. It's a very serious allegation you're implying about a longstanding member of our community. Risker On 11 July 2014 14:24, Trillium Corsage trillium2...@yandex.com wrote: Hi Fae, I was banned from the list by Austin

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Interference in workshop for professors

2014-07-03 Thread Risker
What project(s) are you working on? Risker On 3 July 2014 18:12, Leigh Thelmadatter osama...@hotmail.com wrote: I am, at this moment, trying to give a workshop on Wikipedia to professors and they are having their own user pages being speedily deleted by Tarawa1943 and Taichi We have

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open Letter to Lila Regarding Access to Non-Public Information Policy

2014-06-29 Thread Risker
Okay, that's enough, Trilliium. You've now made a personal attack against an identifiable individual based on gossip and rumour. Stop. Risker On 29 June 2014 10:18, Trillium Corsage trillium2...@yandex.com wrote: Pine, An analogous argument to the one you're making is: someone who intends

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Disclosure amendment to the Terms of Use

2014-06-17 Thread Risker
On 17 June 2014 12:56, phoebe ayers phoebe.w...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 6:16 PM, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: I'm so very disappointed in the Board and the WMF for this TOU amendment, which was obviously written to quell concerns about English Wikipedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Disclosure amendment to the Terms of Use

2014-06-16 Thread Risker
the primary target project couldn't come to consensus on a policy, everyone else gets stuck with one designed for enwiki. Risker On 16 June 2014 13:58, Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijs...@gmail.com wrote: Hoi, WOW, CAN SOMEONE WHO HAS THE AUTHORITY TO DO SO CLARIFY IF THIS WILL GET A HEARING

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Disclosure amendment to the Terms of Use

2014-06-16 Thread Risker
On 16 June 2014 20:48, phoebe ayers phoebe.w...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 11:17 AM, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: Not quite sure what you're shouting about, Gerard. The amendment clearly gives individual projects the right to have an alternative to this particular

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why Wil's actions in multiple forums are a matter of significant concern

2014-06-15 Thread Risker
of this forum to start moderating your posts. Just stop, Pete. And everyone else, please stop responding and let these threads die. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikiconference USA in the media

2014-06-07 Thread Risker
projects, but he was put in a situation that was well outside his comfort level. Wikipedia, Wikimedia and the conference itself were inaccurately portrayed by a media outlet. We all know it happens all the time; it's why we look for multiple reliable sources in our articles. Risker On 7 June 2014

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikiconference USA in the media

2014-06-07 Thread Risker
an appropriate one unless there is some specific reason to ask (e.g., accommodation arrangements). Therefore, there is no accurate method to assess the number of women who attended. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] VisualEditor on English Wikipedia

2014-06-03 Thread Risker
for the community to make a considered decision. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] VisualEditor on English Wikipedia

2014-06-03 Thread Risker
On 3 June 2014 09:05, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: On 3 June 2014 03:02, ENWP Pine deyntest...@hotmail.com wrote: Because VE has repeatedly been mentioned in this list as something that is improving and may help us with acquisition of editors and their knowledge, I have started

Re: [Wikimedia-l] VisualEditor on English Wikipedia

2014-06-03 Thread Risker
On 3 June 2014 12:25, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: On 3 June 2014 16:37, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: Okay, further to what I've said aboveI think that before having an RFC, we should seek community assistance to carry out a small-scale study so that there is some

Re: [Wikimedia-l] VisualEditor on English Wikipedia

2014-06-03 Thread Risker
naturally base their opinions on their personal experiences from that very early period. Risker/Anne On 3 June 2014 12:15, Edward Saperia e...@wikimanialondon.org wrote: Sounds like your suggestion would be a perfect contribution to some kind of community discussion to try and decide

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Increase participation [WAS: The first three weeks]

2014-06-01 Thread Risker
, including but not limited to women. And I think that it's pretty close to being ready for hands-on use by those who are new to our projects, now that it can handle pretty well most of the essential editing tasks. It's not perfect, but it's getting there. Risker/Anne

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia movement affiliates liaisons

2014-05-31 Thread Risker
I'm still stuck on bylaws. Why is AffCom asking for bylaws? Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A personal note.

2014-05-28 Thread Risker
Wil, the deletion log of the page in question is publicly visible. There are no WMF employees who have deleted anything on that page, ever. This is information you can check for yourself instead of relying on the words of others. Risker On 28 May 2014 12:23, Wil Sinclair w...@wllm.com wrote

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A personal note.

2014-05-28 Thread Risker
, where you have been invited. That would include questions about how to tell if something has been deleted from a page, how to read page histories, or even how to tell whether or not someone is WMF staff. Risker [1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Mailing_lists [2] https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The first three weeks.

2014-05-28 Thread Risker
of the 100 most powerful women: http://www.forbes.com/profile/lila-tretikov/ That's a great start. Risker On 28 May 2014 08:58, Anna Torres a...@wikimedia.org.ar wrote: +1 Great to hearing your experience. As being a new ED too (3 months now) I can indentify myself with your experience

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Child Protection and Harassment Policy

2014-05-28 Thread Risker
the kind of behaviour that makes Wikimedia projects so unpleasant for women. I've been trying very hard to keep an open mind about you, despite your unwillingness to modify your behaviour or even try to work with the Wikimedia community. But today, you went too far. Risker

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Child Protection and Harassment Policy

2014-05-28 Thread Risker
contribute to the projects for which she will be imminently responsible for. That's sad beyond words. Risker On 28 May 2014 23:54, Wil Sinclair w...@wllm.com wrote: Ah. You mean the edit that I didn't write, I didn't post to IRC, and I've never actually seen. Got it. ,Wil On Wed, May 28, 2014

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Child Protection and Harassment Policy

2014-05-28 Thread Risker
Wil, the links? They're harassment. If you don't understand that, you're in no position to initiate a discussion about the subject. Risker On 29 May 2014 01:46, Wil Sinclair w...@wllm.com wrote: Thanks, Risker. I think there are a few inaccuracies in there. * I link to threads

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Child Protection Policy

2014-05-23 Thread Risker
there is some truth that its original form more or less documented existing practice at the time. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Child Protection Policy

2014-05-23 Thread Risker
On 23 May 2014 13:09, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: On 23 May 2014 13:05, Wil Sinclair w...@wllm.com wrote: Is the following a full statement of Wikipedia's Child Protection Policy, reflecting all responsibilities that the Wikipedia community and the Wikimedia Foundation have taken

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Participating on Wikipediocracy

2014-05-23 Thread Risker
action. Risker On 23 May 2014 21:36, Wil Sinclair w...@wllm.com wrote: Doesn't it strike you as odd that the question came from an active wikipediocracy memeber? Honestly, I hadn't thought about it. I'm much more interested in the question that who asked it. You know where 4chan is I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] COM:IDENT?

2014-05-20 Thread Risker
I do not understand why anyone would assume that the woman has agreed to this, without her actually, personally, saying that she has agreed to this. Risker On 20 May 2014 15:22, Pierre-Selim pierre-se...@huard.info wrote: Hi all, As an oversight, I'd like to give an advice first. When

Re: [Wikimedia-l] COM:IDENT?

2014-05-20 Thread Risker
On 20 May 2014 15:43, Pierre-Selim pierre-se...@huard.info wrote: 2014-05-20 21:35 GMT+02:00 Pipo Le Clown plecl...@gmail.com: @Risker: I was thinking the same, hence my disagreement with Odder's decision. But I've visited the linked website (NSFW) and one can only assume that the person

Re: [Wikimedia-l] COM:IDENT?

2014-05-20 Thread Risker
that their partners have been freely sharing nude images taken with the understanding that it was for the partner only, personal consent is important. There's also a big leap between you can put it on your website and you can make it freely available on Wikimedia Commons. Risker On 20 May 2014

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons' frontpage probably shouldn't prominently feature a decontextualised stack of corpses.

2014-05-19 Thread Risker
will be met with cries of censorship, and that Commons does not have any desire or intention to change without the heavy hand of the WMF forcing it to do so. It's very sad. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons' frontpage probably shouldn't prominently feature a decontextualised stack of corpses.

2014-05-19 Thread Risker
On 19 May 2014 19:08, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: On 20 May 2014 00:05, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: Russavia's post directed to me earlier in this thread managed in one stroke to confirm just about everything that I said: that comments from those who aren't regular

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons' frontpage probably shouldn't prominently feature a decontextualised stack of corpses.

2014-05-15 Thread Risker
. It still comes up as image #4 on a multimedia search of enwiki for electric toothbrush and about #45 for a multimedia search of toothbrush. Even though the title was changed, it remains in the category that gives high-ranking searches. Risker/Anne On 15 May 2014 18:20, Pete Forsyth petefors

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons' frontpage probably shouldn't prominently feature a decontextualised stack of corpses.

2014-05-15 Thread Risker
, helps to present some of that reality, so I thank you, both on my behalf and on behalf of the Commons community. I will have some comments later on a couple of issues. Risker, Of course the image still shows up on search for electric toothbrush. If you read the closure on that DR, which I wrote

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Metrics - accuracy of Wikipedia articles

2014-05-07 Thread Risker
with controversial or complex information in infoboxes, etc. So I suppose the first step would be in determining what metrics should be included in a quality assessment of a project. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Metrics - accuracy of Wikipedia articles

2014-05-07 Thread Risker
for inclusion. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Metrics - accuracy of Wikipedia articles

2014-05-07 Thread Risker
of mental disorders is compared to the article on major depressive disorder despite, again, haing an article on mental disorders. And each article is reviewed by only two people; when one looks at the results, we see that in most cases the two reviewers provided very different results. Risker/Anne

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Metrics - accuracy of Wikipedia articles

2014-05-07 Thread Risker
or physics topic areas, but I'll lay odds that any study would find a significant readability issue with both of them, as well. Risker/Anne [1] http://jop.ascopubs.org/content/7/5/319.full ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Metrics - accuracy of Wikipedia articles

2014-05-07 Thread Risker
On 7 May 2014 22:24, Andreas Kolbe jayen...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, May 8, 2014 at 2:41 AM, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: I think perhaps there is a lack of research into the extent of research already being done by independent, qualified third parties. Several examples

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Metrics - accuracy of Wikipedia articles

2014-05-07 Thread Risker
In answer to the question of the WMF funding research: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Research:FAQ Risker/Anne On 8 May 2014 01:13, Anthony Cole ahcole...@gmail.com wrote: Wow. Wil - you're going to love WikiData. Phoebe: I have seen that list of peer-reviewed articles related

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia and Universities

2014-05-06 Thread Risker
is that this is sectioned off into a distant project that few people know about - as I recall, it's not even part of the SUL so one has to log in separately there - and it seems not to be mentioned very often anywhere else. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Assessing this round of FDC proposals, including the WMF's proposal

2014-04-27 Thread Risker
On 25 April 2014 15:17, Michael Peel em...@mikepeel.net wrote: Hi Risker, Thanks for your thoughts. Instead I suggest that the FDC seek authorization from the Board for an independent third party review if it feels that there is not the necessary ability for the FDC to produce its own

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Assessing this round of FDC proposals, including the WMF's proposal

2014-04-27 Thread Risker
On 27 April 2014 12:37, Michael Peel em...@mikepeel.net wrote: Hi Risker, On 27 Apr 2014, at 16:01, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: However, having accepted the validity of the proposal, the FDC does not have the authority to delegate its role. I think you're misunderstanding what has

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Assessing this round of FDC proposals, including the WMF's proposal

2014-04-27 Thread Risker
On 27 April 2014 14:35, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com wrote: Risker, 27/04/2014 19:49: Well, no, I'm not misunderstanding. If a staff assessment is needed, then it needs to be done by staff. Inappropriate metonymy here, staff doesn't equal WMF staff. Anyway, [citation needed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Assessing this round of FDC proposals, including the WMF's proposal

2014-04-27 Thread Risker
message because I'd been identified as a useful person to comment. In other words, there is much less transparency or effort to reach out to the broader community for the WMF proposal, which is radically different from all other proposals. Risker

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Assessing this round of FDC proposals, including the WMF's proposal

2014-04-27 Thread Risker
On 27 April 2014 17:23, Dariusz Jemielniak dar...@alk.edu.pl wrote: On Sun, Apr 27, 2014 at 8:45 PM, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: Nemo, my position is that it shouldn't be being done at all because the request is outside of the FDC's scope, and that assessment is done, then community

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Assessing this round of FDC proposals, including the WMF's proposal

2014-04-27 Thread Risker
On 27 April 2014 22:04, Gergo Tisza gti...@gmail.com wrote: Risker risker.wp@... writes: There is a huge difference between a request to any of the movement stakeholders specifically for comment and asking a specific stakeholder - one that has a lot to gain if the role of the WMF itself

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-04-19 Thread Risker
commerce accounts on some other projects, I'm not sure it would work universally. Best, Risker/Anne On 19 April 2014 19:17, Gryllida gryll...@fastmail.fm wrote: On a second thought, do we want to add an optional affiliation field to the signup form, so the affiliation goes at the end

Re: [Wikimedia-l] COI editing by WMF staff

2014-04-17 Thread Risker
is former employees trying to use our articles to bring problems to light about organizations. The disclosure was made. Incidentally, that's all that would need to be done even at the farthest reaches of the proposed terms of use amendment. Risker

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fuck the community, who cares

2014-04-07 Thread Risker
interfacing; those are public statements made by individuals, and it's reasonable to respond to those. I'm not seeing a lot of benefit in getting out the pitchforks and torches to go after a single individual for an uncontextualized comment attributed to them. Risker/Anne

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Evaluation Report: Wikipedia Education Program

2014-04-06 Thread Risker
is being reported as part of the WEP, what projects are affected, and which programs have more participants. Thanks! Risker/Anne On 6 April 2014 21:30, Jaime Anstee jans...@wikimedia.org wrote: Greetings, (Please pardon any cross-posting) The final in our series of the Evaluation Reports

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF's April Fool's Joke?

2014-04-03 Thread Risker
that, if for no other reason than conflict of interest: the FDC is funded from that budget. Risker/Anne On 3 April 2014 21:32, Nathan nawr...@gmail.com wrote: Which part do you think is a joke? The same notice is posted on all the proposal forms

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Timothy Sandole and (apparently) $53, 690 of WMF funding

2014-04-02 Thread Risker
to do here. In fact, I'd be concerned if they're poking around on this when there are several matters well within their mandate that are not apparently being addressed. Risker/Anne On 2 April 2014 03:07, ENWP Pine deyntest...@hotmail.com wrote: Although much of my original email to Arbcom about

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Cost of Wikimedia Conference 2014

2014-04-02 Thread Risker
conferences. There is definitely an audience out there for many of these same topics which is being ignored completely. Risker/Anne On 2 April 2014 08:32, Jens Best jens.b...@wikimedia.de wrote: But if people who think that the 2+1-rule is questionable with good arguments can't come

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Purpose of WMConf ( was: Cost of Wikimedia Conference 2014)

2014-04-02 Thread Risker
or employee of one and (3) be granted authority to attend this conference. Those are very big hoops to jump through in order for non-aligned Wikimedians and movement participants/supporters to participate in the discussion. Risker/anne On 2 April 2014 14:32, Cornelius Kibelka jckibe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Purpose of WMConf ( was: Cost of Wikimedia Conference 2014)

2014-04-02 Thread Risker
While I don't think this discussion should change the process or the attendance for this specific conference, particularly as it is just around the corner, it would be useful to take some of these points into consideration for future planning. Risker/Anne On 2 April 2014 17:08, Nicole Ebber

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Purpose of WMConf ( was: Cost of Wikimedia Conference 2014)

2014-04-02 Thread Risker
will be able to adequately voice ideas other than the status quo. Risker/Anne On 2 April 2014 17:17, Nicole Ebber nicole.eb...@wikimedia.de wrote: Right, sorry, what I meant was that these arguments can be collected for the preparation of the Future of the WMCON session at WMCON itself, not for changing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] draft revised volunteer community survey

2014-03-13 Thread Risker
core objectives, and to turn us into just another advocacy group. I'm not interested in that. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] draft revised volunteer community survey

2014-03-13 Thread Risker
On 13 March 2014 22:38, James Salsman jsals...@gmail.com wrote: snip If the Trustees have decided that we should pay advocates, snip Link to the board of decision to pay advocates please. Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] draft revised volunteer community survey

2014-03-13 Thread Risker
.E2.80.9CLegal.2C_Community_Advocacy.2C_Communications.2C_Human_Resources.2C_Finance_and_Administration.E2.80.9D_spending_in_the_Annual_Plan.3F It's the name of a department Legal and Community Advocacy or LCA for short. That's not really the same thing. Risker/Anne

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Statement for the police about the fundraising?

2014-03-03 Thread Risker
Heh. So the Wikimedia representative was in Finland? Still a bit of correction coming, I think. Risker/Anne On 3 March 2014 14:05, Stryn@Wikimedia strynw...@gmail.com wrote: The corrected report seems to be http://www.finlandtimes.fi/national/2014/03/02/5152/Report-submitted-to-police

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board decisions on movement funding and approval issues

2014-02-12 Thread Risker
to share their knowledge from those experiences. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board decisions on movement funding and approval issues

2014-02-11 Thread Risker
not sure which consensus you're speaking of. Risker/Anne On 11 February 2014 12:59, Cynthia Ashley-Nelson cindam...@gmail.comwrote: Consensus indicates that the implementation of this decision will greatly hinder the work of affiliates.It may help to disclose the initial problem statement presented

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board decisions on movement funding and approval issues

2014-02-11 Thread Risker
or opposed motions. Risker/Anne On 11 February 2014 16:49, Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.comwrote: 2014-02-11 19:22 GMT+01:00 Cynthia Ashley-Nelson cindam...@gmail.com: Yes, I agree that the consensus of the Board is clear. IMHO, I wouldn't say that for two decisions taken with 7-3

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Botopedia?

2014-02-04 Thread Risker
giving wise counsel. Before you do that in the future, perhaps it would be a good idea to understand why a project had to, after years of trying to work with a valued editor and to mitigate the problems caused, finally remove him from the project. Risker On 4 February 2014 07:05, Samuel Klein

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Botopedia?

2014-02-04 Thread Risker
On 4 February 2014 08:55, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com wrote: Risker, 04/02/2014 13:40: Sam, I am quite concerned that you would use a public mailing list to express your displeasure about a specific individual's block [...] You're putting words in his mouth. Saying

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Botopedia?

2014-02-04 Thread Risker
On 4 February 2014 10:30, Fæ fae...@gmail.com wrote: On 4 February 2014 14:03, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: .. The vast majority of users who do a lot of bot edits are still merrily working away on English Wikipedia. As someone who has made around 3 million automated edits on Commons

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Botopedia?

2014-02-04 Thread Risker
On 4 February 2014 11:21, Fæ fae...@gmail.com wrote: On 4 February 2014 15:54, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: Risker, out of interest, considering my long track record of useful bot-work on Commons, would you support my proposal to let Faebot do some sensible non-controversial work

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Botopedia?

2014-02-04 Thread Risker
in a year-long ban handled by a single administrator. Risker has not noted her personal involvement in such. She's not defending the treatment of Rich Farmbrough as any sort of uninvolved commentator. I'm not defending the treatment of any individual editor, David. I'm saying that it is wrong

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Botopedia?

2014-02-04 Thread Risker
On 4 February 2014 12:27, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com wrote: Risker, 04/02/2014 17:59: doesn't deserve to have his case reheard on this mailing list Then it would have been useful if you had refrained from issuing a motion of order against a simple, incidental 7-words mention

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Reasonator use in Wikipedias

2014-01-23 Thread Risker
effective way to persuade people to turn it into an actual page. Trialing the process on some small projects that actively volunteer to participate would be a first step. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanking anonymous users

2014-01-13 Thread Risker
notifications as it does to leave them a talk page message. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanking anonymous users

2014-01-13 Thread Risker
contact, replacing it with another technological whizbang, is considered a net positive...well, I guess that's what can be expected from Wikimedia. Risker On 13 January 2014 17:36, Oliver Keyes oke...@wikimedia.org wrote: Indeed. I see a user's awesome edit, via a diff. I hit thank. I hit okay

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Basic income Wikimedians

2014-01-09 Thread Risker
are the equivalent of the cost of a cup of coffee and a pastry in most of Europe, North America, and other wealthy countries. It's bothering me, and I live in one of those well to do countries. Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimania 2014 scholarship now accepting application

2014-01-08 Thread Risker
that is the expected standard for full scholarships. There should be only a marginally higher overhead in managing partial scholarships; both types required the same amount of effort to send reimbursement for airfare. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Office hours for VisualEditor

2013-10-30 Thread Risker
Hi Maggie - Just to clarify, since UTC is a confusing time for most of us...is that the minute after 2359 UTC on November 2 (i.e., 7 hours after the first session), or is it the minute after 2359 UTC on November 3? I've seen it used both ways so I just want to be clear. Risker On 30

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Office hours for VisualEditor

2013-10-30 Thread Risker
in an area where exact times are very important, and we don't ever use hours; we use 2359 or 23:59:59 or 00:01 or 00:00:01. Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Office hours for VisualEditor

2013-10-30 Thread Risker
that whatever we were talking about would start at 00:01 UTC NMarco ___ Thank you, NMarco - that's exactly what I needed to know. Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Office hours for VisualEditor

2013-10-30 Thread Risker
On 30 October 2013 12:32, Bjoern Hoehrmann derhoe...@gmx.net wrote: * Risker wrote: Just to clarify, since UTC is a confusing time for most of us...is that the minute after 2359 UTC on November 2 (i.e., 7 hours after the first session), or is it the minute after 2359 UTC on November 3

Re: [Wikimedia-l] letter from the FDC to the WMF

2013-10-22 Thread Risker
Where does the Board Audit Committee fit into this? Risker On 22 October 2013 07:00, Dariusz Jemielniak dar...@alk.edu.pl wrote: hello, below I'm copying the letter I've just sent to Sue on behalf of the Funds Dissemination Committee, related to the way we see WMF should participate

Re: [Wikimedia-l] letter from the FDC to the WMF

2013-10-22 Thread Risker
the line into at least perceived conflict of interest. Risker On 22 October 2013 09:03, Craig Franklin cfrank...@halonetwork.net wrote: Well, this change won't make things perfect - there is still something of a conflict of interest there and obviously the WMF board can choose to ignore the FDC's

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Education] How to force to enable Visual Editor

2013-10-16 Thread Risker
, so I don't know that it is really all that helpful. Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Education] How to force to enable Visual Editor

2013-10-16 Thread Risker
edits. With the much reduced load now, it is much easier to spot these problems. Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Education] How to force to enable Visual Editor

2013-10-15 Thread Risker
in the testing. Risker On 16 October 2013 01:08, Srikanth Ramakrishnan srik.r...@wikimedia.inwrote: Chris, as Ziko put it. Would you like a novice driver with a Learner's permit to drive on a Crowded street or a High speed expressway or in a deserted ground? Visual Editor for newbies has caused

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New access to non-public information policy, re-ID requirements and data retention

2013-10-14 Thread Risker
* to be a discussion about access to non-public information; however, I was unaware that the latter discussion had started. Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Office hours to discuss VisualEditor

2013-09-28 Thread Risker
Will anyone else from the team (including upper management) be participating, or will it be only James? Risker On 28 September 2013 14:48, Maggie Dennis mden...@wikimedia.org wrote: Hi, Rupert. Oh, I see. Upcoming plans would include deployment plans and ongoing development. It's not a big

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Radiological images

2013-09-17 Thread Risker
such a benevolent gesture. Don't just call your professional association - have the discussion with the institution, and get things in writing and actively pursue an institutional policy on the educational use of medical images. Risker On 17 September 2013 09:21, Nathan nawr...@gmail.com wrote: Maybe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Radiological images

2013-09-17 Thread Risker
is a more entrenched philosophy. And I'd not necessarily bet on individual institutions taking a different position than the Medical Council, either. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] : WMF resolution on neutral point of view

2013-09-16 Thread Risker
non-neutral (see the Jyllands-Posten Muhammed images). I am not sure that neutral point of view applies to Wiktionary at all. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Let's have the courage to sit down and talk about VisualEditor

2013-07-31 Thread Risker
On 31 July 2013 13:32, rupert THURNER rupert.thur...@gmail.com wrote: Am 31.07.2013 15:07 schrieb Risker risker...@gmail.com: On 31 July 2013 08:36, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: On 31 July 2013 10:59, rupert THURNER rupert.thur...@gmail.com wrote: de:wp convinced you

Re: [Wikimedia-l] NSA

2013-07-31 Thread Risker
Apparently Wikipedia was or is one of the targeted websites. Risker On 31 July 2013 15:42, Huib Laurens sterke...@gmail.com wrote: How is this related to the foundation? On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 9:22 PM, Fred Bauder fredb...@fairpoint.net wrote: See attachment. http

Re: [Wikimedia-l] NSA

2013-07-31 Thread Risker
I believe the concern derives from one of the subpages of the article: https://image.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/audio/video/2013/7/31/1375269604628/KS8-001.jpg (Credit to David Gerard for digging that out; this same issue is under discussion on the Wikitech-L list.) Risker On 31 July

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Let's have the courage to sit down and talk about VisualEditor

2013-07-30 Thread Risker
can only offer a subjective one, please explain how de:wp convinced you when en:wp hasn't.) Just noting in passing: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:VisualEditor/Default_State_RFC Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] On the gentrification of Wikipedia, by Superbass (was: Visual Editor)

2013-07-29 Thread Risker
Well, all I know is that we have a couple million instances of {{hat}} and {{hab}} unbalanced templates, which are used daily on hundreds of pages, and they serve a very important function. Risker On 29 July 2013 22:58, Marc A. Pelletier m...@uberbox.org wrote: On 07/29/2013 10:02 PM

Re: [Wikimedia-l] On the gentrification of Wikipedia, by Superbass (was: Visual Editor)

2013-07-29 Thread Risker
On 29 July 2013 23:18, Marc A. Pelletier m...@uberbox.org wrote: On 07/29/2013 11:10 PM, Risker wrote: which are used daily on hundreds of pages, and they serve a very important function. Yeah, but they are duct tape over weaknesses/flaws in wikimarkup, not a valuable feature

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Advocacy Advisors] WMF response to PRISM?

2013-07-17 Thread Risker
registered users who wish to use it. Registration is not really the key issue here. Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Russian Wikipedia in trouble /yet/ again

2013-07-09 Thread Risker
Well, not wanting to wade into that pirates' little helpers snarkiness, but it takes 30 seconds from anywhere on the web to find a copyright violation. Maybe a bit longer if you have a slow connection. Risker On 9 July 2013 23:36, Fred Bauder fredb...@fairpoint.net wrote: On 07/09/2013 08:37

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Solving the China censorship problem

2013-06-08 Thread Risker
board members, they are exactly the same. A modification was made for developer voters to reflect the change in the way that code is committed. Risker (member of the Election Committee) ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] AffComs $40,000 Hong Kong junket

2013-05-13 Thread Risker
. And you meant Wikivoyage, didn't you? Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Elections 2013

2013-05-01 Thread Risker
of the Election Committee, Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why not everyone have the right to vote in the Board FDC elections?

2013-04-29 Thread Risker
that those who would like to see changes at the next election post on the election post mortem page[1] now, so that these ideas aren't lost to time. Risker (Election Committee Member) [1] http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_elections_2013/Post_mortem

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