Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Wikimedia Space: A space for movement news and conversations

2019-06-26 Thread Samuel Klein
I love the idea of experimenting like this. More like this please. The simpler and lighter weight experiments can be (w little drama ;) the more of possibility space we can explore. And that's a space we should all be excited by. On Wed., Jun. 26, 2019, 12:47 p.m. Quim Gil, wrote: > Hi, thank

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Wikimedia Space: A space for movement news and conversations

2019-06-26 Thread Pine W
Hi Quim, On Wed, Jun 26, 2019 at 4:47 PM Quim Gil wrote: > Hi, thank you for your feedback about Wikimedia Space. > > So far, there have been many comments focusing on _who_ has released _what_ > and _how_. Let me tell you _why_ we are proposing Wikimedia Space. People > agreeing on _why_ can

[Wikimedia-l] Invitation to the June 2019 Wikimedia Monthly Activities Meeting: Thursday, June 27th, 18:00 UTC

2019-06-26 Thread Sasha Redkina
Hello everyone, The next Wikimedia Monthly Activities meeting will take place tomorrow, Thursday, June 27th, 2019 at 18:00 UTC (11 AM PDT). The IRC channel is #wikimedia-office on https://webchat.freenode.net, and the meeting will be broadcast as a live YouTube stream:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Research Showcase] June 26, 2019 at 11:30 AM PST, 19:30 UTC

2019-06-26 Thread Janna Layton
Hello everyone, Just a reminder that this event will be happening in about half an hour! Here's the Youtube link again: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WiUfpmeJG7E On Tue, Jun 25, 2019 at 9:14 AM Janna Layton wrote: > Time correction: > > The next Research Showcase will be live-streamed next

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Wikimedia Space: A space for movement news and conversations

2019-06-26 Thread Quim Gil
Hi, thank you for your feedback about Wikimedia Space. So far, there have been many comments focusing on _who_ has released _what_ and _how_. Let me tell you _why_ we are proposing Wikimedia Space. People agreeing on _why_ can agree on the rest way easier. Wikimedia Space is all about Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Research Showcase] June 26, 2019 at 11:30 AM PST, 19:30 UTC

2019-06-26 Thread AZ Mayank
Any wikipedia meetup or anything next month ? I want to participate from Nepal ? Let me know? Best, Owlf On Tue, Jun 25, 2019, 10:00 PM Janna Layton wrote: > Time correction: > > The next Research Showcase will be live-streamed next Wednesday, June 26, > at *11:30 AM PDT/18:30 UTC*. > > On

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Wikimedia Space: A space for movement news and conversations

2019-06-26 Thread Isaac Olatunde
The outreach Wiki and Wikimedia Space have some similarities but I don't they serve the same purposes. Regards, Isaac On Tue, Jun 25, 2019, 7:56 PM Pine W Hi Maria, > > Thanks for this update. > > I hope that you can answer a question. I may be mistaken, but my impression > is that the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Wikimedia Space: A space for movement news and conversations

2019-06-26 Thread Paulo Santos Perneta
The interface seems to be completely static. Then there seems to be some kind of possible interaction, which I was unable to see, as it requires registration and registration is not working for Firefox ATM. Maybe it is open in the sense that it shows to everyone what is there, but participation

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Wikimedia Space: A space for movement news and conversations

2019-06-26 Thread Lucas Werkmeister
Why do you consider Wikimedia Space a closed platform? Cheers, Lucas On 26.06.19 11:27, Paulo Santos Perneta wrote: > I also generally discuss what I can offwiki (using a number of channels, > but mainly Telegram) , and leave to onwiki discussions what is strictly > necessary, but it has much

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Wikimedia Space: A space for movement news and conversations

2019-06-26 Thread Paulo Santos Perneta
I also generally discuss what I can offwiki (using a number of channels, but mainly Telegram) , and leave to onwiki discussions what is strictly necessary, but it has much more to do with the slowness and lack of usability of the wiki talk system, than with a toxic environment. That being said,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Wikimedia Space: A space for movement news and conversations

2019-06-26 Thread Ziko van Dijk
Hello, Frankly, I am surprised by the announcement, too. Maybe I do not spend enough time on wikis and mailinglists? :/ In general I am very curious for this new platform. I find it quite ... telling or a bad signal that many wikipedians started to prefer discussing wiki topics on Facebook (1)

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Wikimedia Space: A space for movement news and conversations

2019-06-26 Thread Dan Garry (Deskana)
On Wed 26 Jun 2019 at 00:58, Amir Sarabadani wrote: > I have no comment on Wikimedia Space. IMHO it's too soon to criticize it > but I want to point out to a pattern that I have been seeing in the past > couple of months by several people in this very mailing list. > > You have been repeating

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Wikimedia Space: A space for movement news and conversations

2019-06-26 Thread geni
On Tue, 25 Jun 2019 at 22:19, Yair Rand wrote: > > I'm getting so many red flags. > > Established by WMF via secret (non-transparent) process, with no community > involvement? Non-wiki environment, with the same scope as existing wikis? > WMF-decided conduct policies? Every single moderator is a