[Wikimedia-l] Info: Richard Symonds email last night

2012-09-21 Thread Fae
Forwarding message from Jon Davies as his email bounced from the list. Thanks, Fae -- Forwarded message -- From: Jon Davies jon.dav...@wikimedia.org.uk To: wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Cc: Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2012 09:25:46 +0100 Subject: Richard Symonds email last night

Re: [Wikimedia-l] OT / Fwd: [STS-L] FINAL TERMINATION OF THE NBII on September 30, 2012

2012-09-21 Thread Samuel Klein
Where there is a chunk of primary source material or data, I'd like to see Wikisource become the editable frontend to the description pages that the Archive uses to describe the data they are archiving. We know how to do that, categorize it, add context and internal links, and help people

[Wikimedia-l] Transparency about Wikimania costs

2012-09-21 Thread Itzik Edri
Hi, Jessie started to work on a page that shown breakdown of the scholarships given in 2012, by the WMF and the chapters - and the cost. http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimania/Scholarships/2012 I think it's great, but we need to share much more information about how much Wikimania cost to the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Transparency about Wikimania costs

2012-09-21 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Itzik Edri, 21/09/2012 21:33: I published here Wikimania 2011 costs income: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimania/2011/Budget Thank you very much for starting this discussion and publishing this. In the past I've had a really hard time finding some data, e.g. for 2009 all I found is this:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Transparency about Wikimania costs

2012-09-21 Thread JP Béland
I also think all recipients should be publicy disclosed as long with their applications for transparency purposes (on the same way all grants are publicy disclosed with the GAC process). It`s impossible for this year, but we should think of include this info in next year application process. JP

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Transparency about Wikimania costs

2012-09-21 Thread Risker
No, they should not. Those applications contain a very significant amount of private information. Risker/Anne On 21 September 2012 17:22, JP Béland lebo.bel...@gmail.com wrote: I also think all recipients should be publicy disclosed as long with their applications for transparency purposes

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimania-l] Transparency about Wikimania costs

2012-09-21 Thread Jessie Wild
Thanks for starting this, Itzik! I agree that a much more transparent and broader view of the resources which go into Wikimania each year. I have a feeling we'll all be in for a bit of a surprise. Those of us involved with Wikimania from the WMF side are all onboard to contribute. Garfield and