Re: [Wikimedia-l] compromise?

2013-01-06 Thread Ed Erhart
Hi all, Considering that at this point it is James vs. the world, and has been for quite some time ... have we flogged this dead horse enough yet? [1] --Ed [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:HORSEMEAT On Sat, Jan 5, 2013 at 9:00 PM, James Salsman jsals...@gmail.com wrote: Thomas

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Rationale for fundraising record?

2013-01-06 Thread MZMcBride
Zack Exley wrote: In past years, the campaign has dragged on for weeks with us only making $150,000 per day. We wanted to avoid that this year, and so we did everything we could to get the money in fast, so that we weren't littering the sites with banners for little return. Thank you for the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Rationale for fundraising record?

2013-01-06 Thread Zack Exley
On Sun, Jan 6, 2013 at 1:59 PM, MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com wrote: Zack Exley wrote: In past years, the campaign has dragged on for weeks with us only making $150,000 per day. We wanted to avoid that this year, and so we did everything we could to get the money in fast, so that we weren't

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

2013-01-06 Thread Patricio Molina
On Sat, Jan 5, 2013 at 1:33 PM, Emmanuel Engelhart emman...@engelhart.org wrote: Hope this can help. Yes indeed! I'll forward this message to our mailing list. Thanks! Patricio ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Chapter reports WMNL

2013-01-06 Thread Ziko van Dijk
I don't see a reason for this tone, and I think that everyone who is interested in the reports will easily find them. Kind regards Ziko 2013/1/6 Maarten Dammers maar...@mdammers.nl: Dear Ziko, Op 5-1-2013 17:19, Ziko van Dijk schreef: Hello, See the chapter reports from the Netherlands

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Chapter reports WMNL

2013-01-06 Thread Thomas Dalton
On Jan 6, 2013 11:06 PM, Ziko van Dijk vand...@wmnederland.nl wrote: I don't see a reason for this tone, and I think that everyone who is interested in the reports will easily find them. The problem is, it's hard to know if you are interested in the report without having any idea what it

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Chapter reports WMNL

2013-01-06 Thread Sarah Stierch
I agree with Thomas, I have to admit :) Having a brief in summary of what links comprise of is common practice and would be fabulous! Every second counts in this world of mass stimulation and information. :) Sarah Sent from my iPhone On Jan 6, 2013, at 3:08 PM, Thomas Dalton

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Chapter reports WMNL

2013-01-06 Thread Cornelius Kibelka
I agree as well. At least at short list of the main topics would help a lot. Regards, Cornelius Cornelius Kibelka @jaancornelius +49-1520-7226062 On 7 January 2013 00:30, Sarah Stierch sarah.stie...@gmail.com wrote: I agree with Thomas, I have to admit :) Having a brief in summary of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Chapter reports WMNL

2013-01-06 Thread Lodewijk
(just for the record: I also asked this offlist to Ziko, and did not coordinate this with others) I of course agree with Maarten (and while direct, his tone is imho not inappropriate). A summary would be fine too, although I suspect that just copypasting is actually less work than typing a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Chapter reports WMNL

2013-01-06 Thread Ziko van Dijk
Hello, Rather the other way round, I'd question the sending of reports to lists, with regard to the information overload we get. If someone really is interested in the activities of a chapter, he or she can go to the chapter reports on Meta, and has a list of reports there. A short summary of the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Chapter reports WMNL

2013-01-06 Thread Thehelpfulone
On 6 January 2013 23:52, Ziko van Dijk vand...@wmnederland.nl wrote: Hello, Rather the other way round, I'd question the sending of reports to lists, with regard to the information overload we get. If someone really is interested in the activities of a chapter, he or she can go to the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Rationale for fundraising record?

2013-01-06 Thread Thomas Dalton
On Jan 7, 2013 2:08 AM, James Salsman jsals...@gmail.com wrote: We do know that this year the decay of fundraising from day to day was steeper than in past years, confirming that we were eating into out existing donor pool faster than before. On the contrary, December 3rd was a stronger

Re: [Wikimedia-l] compromise?

2013-01-06 Thread James Salsman
Pine wrote: ... I think Erik addressed your question about pay in a way that is very reasonable and I would ask you to re-read his comments Thank you very much for asking me to do this. I overlooked the video mentioned in Erik's comments and I see now that it may be the root of the problems

Re: [Wikimedia-l] No access to the Uzbek Wikipedia in Uzbekistan

2013-01-06 Thread Tim Starling
On 24/12/12 20:23, Anonymous User wrote: I don't know how much effort each of these two measures would be. If you'd ask me, I would suggest to be very serious, but we are not under a deadline (the situation has been like this for more than a year now), and setting the rel=caonical would

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Compromise?

2013-01-06 Thread ENWP Pine
James, Is there evidence that WMF has a worrisome talent retention problem? Gayle seems to think that the answer is generally no. If there is evidence to the contrary that has more weight than anecdotal Glassdoor reviews, I would be interested in seeing that evidence. I would distinguish

Re: [Wikimedia-l] No access to the Uzbek Wikipedia in Uzbekistan

2013-01-06 Thread Emmanuel Engelhart
Le 07/01/2013 06:17, Tim Starling a écrit : On 24/12/12 20:23, Anonymous User wrote: I don't know how much effort each of these two measures would be. If you'd ask me, I would suggest to be very serious, but we are not under a deadline (the situation has been like this for more than a year