Re: [Wikimedia-l] What community initiatives have made an impact on editor engagement?

2013-07-06 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi Steven, When the facts show that having the CAPTCHA is a demonstrable BAD idea. It should be easy to prevent CAPTCHA from being implemented again. I am sure you know who to speak to. Thanks, GerardM On 5 July 2013 21:02, Steven Walling swall...@wikimedia.org wrote: On Fri, Jul 5,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What community initiatives have made an impact on editor engagement?

2013-07-06 Thread Asaf Bartov
On Sat, Jul 6, 2013 at 7:49 AM, Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijs...@gmail.comwrote: Hoi Steven, When the facts show that having the CAPTCHA is a demonstrable BAD idea. It should be easy to prevent CAPTCHA from being implemented again. To be precise, the facts do not show that. They show the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What community initiatives have made an impact on editor engagement?

2013-07-06 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Asaf Bartov, 06/07/2013 23:51: To be precise, the facts do not show that. They show the CAPTCHA is responsible for significantly fewer good-faith contributions from casual editors. That is is or is not a bad idea, however, is a subjective judgment, based on one's weighing of multiple factors.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Picturing Canada: historic Canadian photography now on Commons

2013-07-06 Thread Andrew Gray
On 1 July 2013 21:26, geni geni...@gmail.com wrote: Hmm are we going to need to include a dislaimer with regards to some of the captions? Eg: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Scalp_dance,_Blackfoot_Indians_%28HS85-10-18743%29_original.tif I went with using the original caption tag on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What community initiatives have made an impact on editor engagement?

2013-07-06 Thread Oona Castro
That's been a very complex issue. Henrique will bring more context into here. For now, it's worth mentioning the Portuguese Wikipedia community has been working on this antivandalism project http://pt.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikip%C3%A9dia_Discuss%C3%A3o:Projetos/AntiVandalismoin order to build