[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] The Signpost -- Volume 8, Issue 29 -- 16 July 2012

2012-07-17 Thread Wikipedia Signpost
Special report: Chapters Association mired in controversy over new chair http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2012-07-16/Special_report Wikimania: Young chapter shows experience beyond its years http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2012-07-16/Wikimania

[Wikimedia-l] Geolocalization improvement proposal

2012-07-17 Thread Cristian Consonni
Hi all, I have written a proposal for the improvement of the current geolocalization system used for the geonotice, being the current one really poor and of no use in some areas. This proposal is based on the use of the geolocalization capabilities of modern browsers. Having a more accurate

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Russian Wikipedia goes on strike

2012-07-17 Thread MZMcBride
Fred Bauder wrote: It remains possible, due to the nature of the Russian government and the pressures of the opposition on it, that reading between the lines and coming to the conclusion they did was justified. What the Russian government might consider extremist and necessary to suppress is

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

2012-07-17 Thread Siebrand Mazeland (WMF)
Hello everyone. This office hours will be in a little under 11 hours from now. On Sun, Jun 24, 2012 at 6:22 PM, Siebrand Mazeland (WMF) smazel...@wikimedia.org wrote: Date: 2012-07-18 Time: 16.30 UTC Venue: #wikimedia-office You are invited to a Wikimedia Foundation IRC Offfice Hours in