Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright information not digitised?

2012-06-24 Thread Eddie Erhart
Whoa, in 1958/59, only *seven *percent of the books and *eleven *percent of the journals were renewed? This may be obvious, but clarifying the copyright status of these works would be a huge benefit to editors looking for public domain image to illustrate Wikipedia articles... and that's not

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright information not digitised?

2012-06-24 Thread Mark
While I'm also interested in looking into this, for *images* in particular I think it's quite difficult. They're often used in books and journals by permission of the photographer, so the fact that the book/journal's copyright wasn't renewed doesn't necessarily mean the photographs in the

[Wikimedia-l] FSF Blocked by MS Net nanny software

2012-06-24 Thread Kim Bruning
The FSF is not very pleased about being classified as a gambling site. http://www.fsf.org/blogs/community/dear-microsoft-fsf.org-is-not-a-gambling-site sincerely, Kim Bruning -- ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

[Wikimedia-l] IRC office hours The future of e-mail usage in Wikimedia projects 2012-07-18 16:30 UTC

2012-06-24 Thread Siebrand Mazeland (WMF)
Date: 2012-07-18 Time: 16.30 UTC Venue: #wikimedia-office You are invited to a Wikimedia Foundation IRC Offfice Hours in Wednesday July 18, 2012 at 16:30 UTC (time zone information: http://hexm.de/j6). The Wikimedia Foundation features, product, design and legal teams want to discuss with the

[Wikimedia-l] Travel Site

2012-06-24 Thread James Heilman
The proposal for the Wikimedia Movement to take on a travel site continues to develop. The site WikiVoyage www.wikivoyage.com at their last board meeting has agreed in principle to join a WMF run site. This will mean that the WM movement has the potential ability to bring two communities of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] IRC office hours The future of e-mail usage in Wikimedia projects 2012-07-18 16:30 UTC

2012-06-24 Thread Risker
On 24 June 2012 18:22, Siebrand Mazeland (WMF) smazel...@wikimedia.orgwrote: Date: 2012-07-18 Time: 16.30 UTC Venue: #wikimedia-office You are invited to a Wikimedia Foundation IRC Offfice Hours in Wednesday July 18, 2012 at 16:30 UTC (time zone information: http://hexm.de/j6). The

Re: [Wikimedia-l] IRC office hours The future of e-mail usage in Wikimedia projects 2012-07-18 16:30 UTC

2012-06-24 Thread Todd Allen
On Sun, Jun 24, 2012 at 6:54 PM, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: On 24 June 2012 18:22, Siebrand Mazeland (WMF) smazel...@wikimedia.orgwrote: Date: 2012-07-18 Time: 16.30 UTC Venue: #wikimedia-office You are invited to a Wikimedia Foundation IRC Offfice Hours in Wednesday July 18, 2012

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Travel Site

2012-06-24 Thread Mike Dupont
the address is http://www.wikivoyage.org/ what is the difference to wikitravel.org? well it is in german and italian, and missing information on places that are in the wikitravel. For the w├╝rzburg article it seems pretty good at first glance it seems better

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FSF Blocked by MS Net nanny software

2012-06-24 Thread K. Peachey
And this has what to do with the Wikimedia-l List? ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Travel Site

2012-06-24 Thread Keegan Peterzell
On Sun, Jun 24, 2012 at 7:53 PM, James Heilman jmh...@gmail.com wrote: The full proposal is here http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Travel_Guidewhich we hope to present to the WMF board the day before Wikimania in Washington. The outcome of the boards decision will than be announced at Wikimania.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Travel Site

2012-06-24 Thread Samuel Klein
On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 5:23 AM, Keegan Peterzell keegan.w...@gmail.com wrote: On Sun, Jun 24, 2012 at 7:53 PM, James Heilman jmh...@gmail.com wrote: The full proposal is here http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Travel_Guidewhich we hope to present to the WMF board the day before Wikimania in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Travel Site

2012-06-24 Thread Keegan Peterzell
On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 12:25 AM, Samuel Klein meta...@gmail.com wrote: The Board has been following the public discussion on Meta for the past month, and will have had time before Wikimania to follow any input resulting from this more public announcement of the proposal. No decision has