Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Summit 2020 in Berlin cancelled

2020-02-28 Thread Roman Bustria Jr.
Hi Abraham & Katherine, We understand the decision and it is for the general safety of not just the participants of that meeting, but the communities they represent as well. To Everyone, There is a wiki page that was shared to us in one forum and we wish this page be collaboratively expanded

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Summit 2020 in Berlin cancelled

2020-02-28 Thread Bobby Shabangu
Thanks for letting us know. Regards, Bobby Shabangu On Fri, Feb 28, 2020, 21:49 Bodhisattwa Mandal wrote: > Hello, > > Thank you for letting us know. > > Your message has been conveyed to our representative who was going to be > participating in the "physical" Summit from our side. We will

Re: [Wikimedia-l] SEEKING A WIKIPEDIAN IN RESIDENCE! (U.S.)

2020-02-28 Thread Pine W
Community norms here include not using all caps in subject lines. There isn't a rule that says not to use them, but I can't recall ever seeing them here, and I don't want anyone to start. This is not CNN, Fox News, or Facebook. I'm accepting of people sending emails here that are somewhat

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Wikimedia site and system outages

2020-02-28 Thread Pine W
Hello, A gentle reminder that four months have passed since the last update to this thread from WMF regarding the September DDoS incident. When will an incident report be published, or has a decision been made not to publish a report? Thanks, Pine ( https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Pine )

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Summit 2020 in Berlin cancelled

2020-02-28 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Hello, Thank you for letting us know. Your message has been conveyed to our representative who was going to be participating in the "physical" Summit from our side. We will wait for your instruction on the process of the upcoming virtual meetings. Thank you for thinking about the health of the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Summit 2020 in Berlin cancelled

2020-02-28 Thread Risker
Thank you for informing the global community of this. More importantly, thank you for recognizing that the safety and well-being of the global community should take precedence over a meeting. This is the way to "walk the talk" about community safety. Risker/Anne On Fri, 28 Feb 2020 at 14:06,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Summit 2020 in Berlin cancelled

2020-02-28 Thread Tito Dutta
Hello, Thanks for the message. Sorry to know about the news. Looking forward to more updates, and will be eager to join in the virtual meetings (and on-wiki discussions) Regards Thanks Tito Dutta On Sat, 29 Feb 2020 at 00:35, Abraham Taherivand < abraham.taheriv...@wikimedia.de> wrote: > Dear

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Summit 2020 in Berlin cancelled

2020-02-28 Thread Abraham Taherivand
Dear all, It’s with regret that we have to inform you that due to the global health situation (COVID-19), the physical meeting of the Wikimedia Summit 2020 and related side events in Berlin have been cancelled. Since we currently look into hosting the Summit in a series of virtual meetings,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why renaming to Wikipedia will wreak havoc on other projects

2020-02-28 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, Benjamin is it fair to expect that you are a Wikipedian first and a Wikimedian second? The problem with perception is that it differs from where you stand. One of the easiest things to solve on all the Wikipedias are false friends but hey I stand with data and the Wikipedia perception is that