Re: [Wikimedia-l] compromise?

2013-01-05 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, In my country health care insurance is compulsory. If anything this means that everyone can see a doctor and believe it or not, investment in health care is beneficial to the wealth of a nation. I am appalled that people consider health care something that is best left to the individual. It

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Editor retention (was Re: Big data benefits and limitations (relevance: WMF editor engagement, fundraising, and HR practices))

2013-01-05 Thread Yaroslav M. Blanter
On Fri, 04 Jan 2013 11:56:52 -0600, Mark wrote: On 1/4/13 9:57 AM, Yaroslav M. Blanter wrote: On Fri, 04 Jan 2013 16:41:06 +0100, Nikola Smolenski wrote: I guess I could write much more. But at the end, I have no solution. I could imagine some partial solutions for some of the problems,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] compromise?

2013-01-05 Thread Thomas Morton
If you know nothing about surveys or statistics it is probably a good idea not to describe a properly calculated metric (yes, I sat down and did the math) as absurd, and then claim efficacy of your own informal survey. Just sayin. Incidentally I am not sure your point about the glassdoor reviews

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Argentina Monthly Report, December 2012

2013-01-05 Thread Emmanuel Engelhart
Le 05/01/2013 05:03, Osmar Valdebenito a écrit : == «Wikipedia in the classroom» in Guarani language == On mid-December, Wikimedia Argentina published the first edition of its booklet “Wikipedia in the classroom” in an indigenous language, like Guarani. “Vikipetã mbo’eha kotýpe” is also the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikivoyage project launch/migration update

2013-01-05 Thread Rodrigo Tetsuo Argenton
I had never seen those pages, and also could not edit, seems too complex for me :P, but CBrown already did, thanks. On 5 January 2013 10:08, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com wrote: Rodrigo Tetsuo Argenton, 05/01/2013 10:41: Thank you, The importation almost over, just missing the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] compromise?

2013-01-05 Thread ENWP Pine
James, I'm a little confounded as to why you're still looking to Glassdoor as your primary source of information on employee satisfaction after Gayle indicated that she has much more comprehensive data on this subject from the employee survey. Also, I will stand up and say that I, for one, am

Re: [Wikimedia-l] compromise?

2013-01-05 Thread David Gerard
On 5 January 2013 19:32, ENWP Pine deyntest...@hotmail.com wrote: Also, I will stand up and say that I, for one, am not a fan of WMF trying to match market pay in the SF area. I am interested WMF in retaining qualified and motivated employees, and I am interested in employee job satisfaction

Re: [Wikimedia-l] compromise?

2013-01-05 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Jan 5, 2013 7:51 PM, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: Anyone in IT knows that there's such a thing as charity scale, where you get paid less because you're working for a nonprofit in exchange for less stress and/or doing actual good in the world.` Less stress? Wikipedia? -- Andy

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Editor retention (was Re: Big data benefits and limitations (relevance: WMF editor engagement, fundraising, and HR practices))

2013-01-05 Thread Andreas Kolbe
On Fri, Jan 4, 2013 at 5:48 AM, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: We have been, to some extent, the victims of our own success. We grew exponentially and not organically, and given the roots of our community, the usual group structural forms were eschewed. There was also practically no money

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Editor retention (was Re: Big data benefits and limitations (relevance: WMF editor engagement, fundraising, and HR practices))

2013-01-05 Thread Yaroslav M. Blanter
On Sun, 6 Jan 2013 03:11:03 +, Andreas Kolbe wrote: On Fri, Jan 4, 2013 at 5:48 AM, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: The lack of flagged revisions is a key contributor to this state of affairs. The English Wikipedia is ridiculously vulnerable to vandalism. Is it surprising that that