Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Release of educational videos under creative commons

2012-05-02 Thread emijrp
Another example of a recent video donation https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Files_from_the_Australian_Broadcasting_Corporation 2012/4/25 emijrp emi...@gmail.com 2012/4/24 Samuel Klein meta...@gmail.com Where's the latest thread on the Timed Media Handler progress? I am meeting

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Office hours reminder

2012-05-02 Thread Risker
On 1 May 2012 15:32, Steven Walling steven.wall...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, May 1, 2012 at 12:24 PM, Tom Morris t...@tommorris.org wrote: On the IRC front, I note that Sue last had an IRC office hours session on 13 March and there doesn't seem to be any scheduled sessions with Sue in May.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Office hours reminder

2012-05-02 Thread Nathan
On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 1:10 PM, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: Have to say that the last several office hours (of varying nature) have all been during business/school hours in the Americas - and in some cases for (western) Europe/Africa as well - and the ones on the current schedule are

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Office hours reminder

2012-05-02 Thread Michael Snow
On 5/2/2012 10:25 AM, Nathan wrote: On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 1:10 PM, Riskerrisker...@gmail.com wrote: Have to say that the last several office hours (of varying nature) have all been during business/school hours in the Americas - and in some cases for (western) Europe/Africa as well - and the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Office hours reminder

2012-05-02 Thread Sue Gardner
On 2 May 2012 10:10, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: Have to say that the last several office hours (of varying nature) have all been during business/school hours in the Americas - and in some cases for (western) Europe/Africa as well - and the ones on the current schedule are all pretty

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Deutschland: monthly report April 2012

2012-05-02 Thread Michael Jahn
Dear all, Wikimedia Deutschland's monthly report for April 2012 comes to you with greetings from Germany's most important web conference. There is no en.wp article about the re:publica (yet), so I'll link you to the German article[1]. The re:publica 2012 takes place in Berlin, May 2-4. 270

Re: [Wikimedia-l] article feedback tool, do the links really point where they should to?

2012-05-02 Thread Oliver Keyes
Thanks for bringing these issues up, Rupert :). So, in reverse order (because I'm contrary like that!): *The directing-people-to-edit-semi-protected-or-protected-pages issue is a known problem :(. We're hoping to correct it in our next deployment (this Thursday) or the following Thursday so that

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Deutschland: monthly report April 2012

2012-05-02 Thread Michael Jahn
Dear all, Wikimedia Deutschland's monthly report for April 2012 comes to you with greetings from Germany's most important web conference. There is no en.wp article about the re:publica (yet), so I'll link you to the German article[1]. The re:publica 2012 takes place in Berlin, May 2-4. 270

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimania-l] Selection of winning bid for Wikimania 2013: Hong Kong

2012-05-02 Thread Jan-Bart de Vreede
Congratulations to the winning bid ! Its amazing to see all the hard work all the cities put in their bids! And a thanks to James and all the jury members for once again going through an intensive process to reach a decision! Jan-Bart On 3 mei 2012, at 01:52, James Forrester

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Selection of winning bid for Wikimania 2013: Hong Kong

2012-05-02 Thread Kul Wadhwa
Congratulations to Team Hong Kong! Looking forward to dim sum in 2013 ;) --Kul On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 4:52 PM, James Forrester jdforres...@gmail.com wrote: On behalf of the Wikimania 2013[0] selection Jury[1], I can announce that we have awarded the conference to Hong Kong. Congratulations to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Selection of winning bid for Wikimania 2013: Hong Kong

2012-05-02 Thread Samuel Klein
On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 7:52 PM, James Forrester jdforres...@gmail.com wrote: To use this soap-box for a moment, as Moderator I would like to remind the community that we hope that this time was the last that we use this ad-hoc process to decide on the Wikimania venue, and encourage everyone

[Wikimedia-l] IRC office hours with the Wikimedia blog team on May 9

2012-05-02 Thread Tilman Bayer
The team behind https://blog.wikimedia.org/ will hold its first IRC Office hours on Wednesday, May 9th at 18:00 UTC. We invite everyone who wants to discuss ideas for future posts highlighting interesting aspects of the community's work (e.g. some of the recent innovations in the sister projects,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Commons-l] [Commons-POTY-l] 10th anniversary of Wikimedia Commons

2012-05-02 Thread Mateus Nobre
Hahaha, right in the Brazilian independence day ;P I am thinking in something really big. Something like ''Wikimedia Commons, showing the world with free media''. And, the best Common's images of all times, in a global scope (like, each one of every nice place of our planet). Good luck.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimania-l] Selection of winning bid for Wikimania 2013: Hong Kong

2012-05-02 Thread Mateus Nobre
Awesome!!! Congratulations! Hope to be there. On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 8:52 PM, James Forrester jdforres...@gmail.comwrote: On behalf of the Wikimania 2013[0] selection Jury[1], I can announce that we have awarded the conference to Hong Kong. Congratulations to the bidding team, and to the