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

2012-09-24 Thread Richard Farmbrough
Free speech in the US is, I believe, generally considered to exclude both fighting words and shouting fire in a crowded theatre. On 20/09/2012 04:56, Fred Bauder wrote: I think any laws should be couched in terms of damaging foreign relations or inciting to riot. I'm not sure they would be

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [Wikitech-l] #switch limits

2012-09-24 Thread Richard Farmbrough
Attempts to de-switch templates are resisted at every turn by folk who have CS 101. :-P On 21/09/2012 05:14, Steven Walling wrote: Template authors on any and every wiki, this one's for you. ;) -- Forwarded message -- From: Tim Starling tstarl...@wikimedia.org Date: Thu, Sep

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (semi-OT) Open access catastrophic for Elsevier

2012-09-24 Thread George Herbert
On Mon, Sep 24, 2012 at 2:52 PM, Richard Farmbrough rich...@farmbrough.co.uk wrote: On 24/09/2012 03:49, Risker wrote: the costs of peer review I have academics complaining to me that they don't get paid for peer review, so I'm not sure what these costs are. Someone has to edit the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (semi-OT) Open access catastrophic for Elsevier

2012-09-24 Thread Samuel Klein
It's funny, most organizations point to our community as am example of how to manage such things with volunteers. Another example: law reviews offer an excellent and widely reproduced model where the most esteemed publications are run by students. On Sep 24, 2012 6:33 PM, George Herbert

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (semi-OT) Open access catastrophic for Elsevier

2012-09-24 Thread Jussi-Ville Heiskanen
On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 3:33 AM, Samuel Klein meta...@gmail.com wrote: It's funny, most organizations point to our community as am example of how to manage such things with volunteers. Another example: law reviews offer an excellent and widely reproduced model where the most esteemed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (semi-OT) Open access catastrophic for Elsevier

2012-09-24 Thread Risker
On 24 September 2012 21:20, Jussi-Ville Heiskanen cimonav...@gmail.comwrote: On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 3:33 AM, Samuel Klein meta...@gmail.com wrote: It's funny, most organizations point to our community as am example of how to manage such things with volunteers. Another example: law