[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] 2012-13 Annual Plan of the Wikimedia Foundation

2012-07-28 Thread Tilman Bayer
Hi all, the Wikimedia Foundation's 2012-13 Annual Plan has just been published at https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/File:2012-13_Wikimedia_Foundation_Plan_FINAL_FOR_WEBSITE.pdf accompanied by a QA: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/2012-2013_Annual_Plan_Questions_and_Answers The plan

Re: [Wikimedia-l] photography restrictions at the Olympics

2012-07-28 Thread Ray Saintonge
On 07/27/12 7:15 AM, wiki-l...@phizz.demon.co.uk wrote: wikim...@inbox.org wrote: On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 3:35 AM, Ray Saintongesainto...@telus.net wrote: I don't see that joint authorship enters into this at all. I think it's safe to assume that the one holding the camera is the one making

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Two Community Fellowship proposals that might interest you (feedback requested)

2012-07-28 Thread Ocaasi Ocaasi
Hi folks!   Two Community Fellowship Proposals you might be interested in: The Wikipedia Adventure is a dynamic, interactive learning game about how to use Wikipedia (http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Fellowships/Project_Ideas/The_Wikipedia_Adventure).   The Wikipedia Library is a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] 2012-13 Annual Plan of the Wikimedia Foundation

2012-07-28 Thread geni
On 28 July 2012 04:58, Tilman Bayer tba...@wikimedia.org wrote: Hi all, the Wikimedia Foundation's 2012-13 Annual Plan has just been published at https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/File:2012-13_Wikimedia_Foundation_Plan_FINAL_FOR_WEBSITE.pdf accompanied by a QA:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] COI+ certification proposal

2012-07-28 Thread David Gerard
On 28 July 2012 17:47, Ocaasi Ocaasi wikioca...@yahoo.com wrote: Hi, I would love feedback about a proposal to help improve the relationship between COI editors and Wikipedia. The idea is to guide paid/PR/Corporate participants--who follow a list of ethics and best practices--to success in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] photography restrictions at the Olympics

2012-07-28 Thread Platonides
On 27/07/12 09:46, Nikola Smolenski wrote: An excellent list :) I'd like to add: you sneak in the stadium without paying the ticket. IOC can do nothing. Seriously, if IOC decides to go after someone, don't they first have to prove that he bought the ticket? And how can they prove that? What

Re: [Wikimedia-l] photography restrictions at the Olympics

2012-07-28 Thread Anthony
On Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 1:28 PM, Platonides platoni...@gmail.com wrote: On 27/07/12 09:46, Nikola Smolenski wrote: An excellent list :) I'd like to add: you sneak in the stadium without paying the ticket. IOC can do nothing. Seriously, if IOC decides to go after someone, don't they first have

Re: [Wikimedia-l] photography restrictions at the Olympics

2012-07-28 Thread Anthony
On Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 1:44 PM, birgitte...@yahoo.com wrote: 2.2 By applying for, purchasing, holding or using a Ticket, a Ticket Holder agrees that he or she shall comply with these Terms and Conditions. http://www.tickets.london2012.com/purchaseterms.html Well, yeah, but legally that's

Re: [Wikimedia-l] photography restrictions at the Olympics

2012-07-28 Thread Anthony
On Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 4:41 AM, Ray Saintonge sainto...@telus.net wrote: I suppose that, like any good Wikimedian, we like to balance ourselves on the edge cases. We can imagine many. The underlying case would be IOC vs. Uploader. These other points about joint authorship and photo editing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] COI+ certification proposal

2012-07-28 Thread Samuel Klein
+1 for a more minimalist version; good initiative in principle. SJ On Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 3:31 PM, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: On 28 July 2012 19:03, Ocaasi Ocaasi wikioca...@yahoo.com wrote: Thanks for your feedback. I think a somewhat 'heavyweight' approach is necessary to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] 2012-13 Annual Plan of the Wikimedia Foundation

2012-07-28 Thread Béria Lima
46 millions?? That is a joke right? Please someone tell me that this is a joke. _ *Béria Lima* *Imagine um mundo onde é dada a qualquer pessoa a possibilidade de ter livre acesso ao somatório de todo o conhecimento humano. Ajude-nos a construir esse sonho. http://wikimedia.pt/Donativos* On

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] 2012-13 Annual Plan of the Wikimedia Foundation

2012-07-28 Thread Thomas Dalton
On Jul 29, 2012 3:33 AM, Béria Lima berial...@gmail.com wrote: 46 millions?? That is a joke right? Please someone tell me that this is a joke. It's not a very large increase on last year. It's a little tricky to make sure you are comparing like with like given the new way of treating chapter

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] 2012-13 Annual Plan of the Wikimedia Foundation

2012-07-28 Thread Risker
I'm more curious about where the 9.9 million in revenue will come from in Q4, to be honest. (P.64 of the plan) Absent that, I'm not seeing how all those new positions (particularly the 30 in Engineering) will be paid for. Risker/Anne On 28 July 2012 22:32, Béria Lima berial...@gmail.com wrote:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] 2012-13 Annual Plan of the Wikimedia Foundation

2012-07-28 Thread Thomas Dalton
On Jul 29, 2012 3:45 AM, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: I'm more curious about where the 9.9 million in revenue will come from in Q4, to be honest. (P.64 of the plan) The plan does seem to be missing the details on revenue... Isn't there normally a slide breaking down revenue into

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] 2012-13 Annual Plan of the Wikimedia Foundation

2012-07-28 Thread aude
On Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 5:58 AM, Tilman Bayer tba...@wikimedia.org wrote: Hi all, the Wikimedia Foundation's 2012-13 Annual Plan has just been published at https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/File:2012-13_Wikimedia_Foundation_Plan_FINAL_FOR_WEBSITE.pdf accompanied by a QA:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] 2012-13 Annual Plan of the Wikimedia Foundation

2012-07-28 Thread Philippe Beaudette
phili...@wikimedia.org On Sat, Jul 28, 2012 at 7:44 PM, Thomas Dalton thomas.dal...@gmail.comwrote: It's not a very large increase on last year. It's a little tricky to make sure you are comparing like with like given the new way of treating chapter revenues and spending, but I think the