Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to WMF May 2013 Metrics and Activities Meeting: Thursday, June 6, 18:00 UTC

2013-06-07 Thread James Salsman
Where is the draft Annual Plan referred to at 1:02 of http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UoCEj5AOrFA ? ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Recognition of Amical Wikimedia

2013-06-07 Thread Jane Darnell
Congrats to the Catalan army! I became a fan during the Teylers project last year and have noticed since then that they are particularly good at GLAM projects. I think part of their success is based on their ca-wikipedia though, because European countries without a specific language-pedia never

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Recognition of Amical Wikimedia

2013-06-07 Thread Nurunnaby Chowdhury
wow..good..congratulations! On Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 12:53 PM, Jane Darnell jane...@gmail.com wrote: Congrats to the Catalan army! I became a fan during the Teylers project last year and have noticed since then that they are particularly good at GLAM projects. I think part of their success is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Fwd: Welcome to Ken Snider, Wikimedia Operations

2013-06-07 Thread Nurunnaby Chowdhury
Ken Snider..welcome! On Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 12:05 AM, Sydney sydney.po...@gmail.com wrote: Welcome to Ken. It's great to see someone with his experience joining Wikimedia Foundation. Sydney Poore Sent from my iPhone On Jun 6, 2013, at 12:18 PM, Erik Moeller e...@wikimedia.org wrote:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New proposal for a wiki Project!

2013-06-07 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Kevin Behrens, 18/02/2013 17:33: Hello! I have started a proposal for a new wiki project: WikiLang (meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiLang). It is about endangered languages and language documentation/decipherment. It is a very important step in order to save our linguistic diversity which is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to WMF May 2013 Metrics and Activities Meeting: Thursday, June 6, 18:00 UTC

2013-06-07 Thread Nicole Ebber
Hello again, I have started it some time ago to collect all important dates in the movement, and always wanted to invite more people to contribute and to use it: And here it is. :) It is supposed to show dates from different categories: * events: events with an international focus/audience with

[Wikimedia-l] Blocking of HTTPS connection by China

2013-06-07 Thread Benjamin Chen
Hi, Since 31 May, China's Great Firewall has blocked the HTTPS connection to all language versions of Wikipedia, by blocking port 443 on two of our IPs. I was also told that service to Wikimedia Commons may be affected. Other projects, such as en.wikisource are not affected by this block (but

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Recognition of Amical Wikimedia

2013-06-07 Thread Florence Devouard
It took time... but eh ! you did it ! Congrats ! Flo On 6/7/13 5:09 AM, David Cuenca wrote: Finally! It took us some years but I'm glad that it definitely happened! :) Congratulations to everyone that made it possible, and I hope the great work done in Catalonia extends to Valencia too :)

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to WMF May 2013 Metrics and Activities Meeting: Thursday, June 6, 18:00 UTC

2013-06-07 Thread Ted Chien
Glad to know we have such calendar for Wikimedia movements. It makes me think that maybe we should have some places on meta or internal to host the calendar links for all Wikimedia chapters? We also use Google calendar for Wikimedia activities in Taiwan and the calendar is been shared to Taiwan

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Blocking of HTTPS connection by China

2013-06-07 Thread John
Wow, what a complete mis-understanding and misrepresenting of facts my that blog author On Friday, June 7, 2013, Benjamin Chen wrote: Hi, Since 31 May, China's Great Firewall has blocked the HTTPS connection to all language versions of Wikipedia, by blocking port 443 on two of our IPs. I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Blocking of HTTPS connection by China

2013-06-07 Thread shi zhao
https://upload.wikimedia.org also blocked Chinese wikipedia: http://zh.wikipedia.org/ My blog: http://shizhao.org twitter: https://twitter.com/shizhao [[zh:User:Shizhao]] 2013/6/7 Benjamin Chen bencmqw...@gmail.com: Hi, Since 31 May, China's Great Firewall has blocked the HTTPS connection to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Blocking of HTTPS connection by China

2013-06-07 Thread Matthew Roth
We have had contact with the authors of the blog and they have said they will publish our response to their article, though I'm not sure when or in what format. This is the content of our response: The Wikimedia Foundation doesn’t hold any readers of our projects in any less regard than others.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Blocking of HTTPS connection by China

2013-06-07 Thread Leslie Carr
On Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 6:42 AM, Benjamin Chen bencmqw...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, Since 31 May, China's Great Firewall has blocked the HTTPS connection to all language versions of Wikipedia, by blocking port 443 on two of our IPs. I was also told that service to Wikimedia Commons may be

[Wikimedia-l] Thanks for all the fish!

2013-06-07 Thread Milos Rancic
I am leaving the movement. I thought to leave it quietly, with just a bit more than a few words to stewards and Wikimedia Serbia, but after the first question why I am leaving, I realized that I actually owe to many of you the explanation for leaving the movement after almost 10 years. If you

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks for all the fish!

2013-06-07 Thread Amir E. Aharoni
2013/6/7 Milos Rancic mill...@gmail.com I am leaving the movement. I thought to leave it quietly, with just a bit more than a few words to stewards and Wikimedia Serbia, but after the first question why I am leaving, I realized that I actually owe to many of you the explanation for leaving

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks for all the fish!

2013-06-07 Thread Sarah Stierch
Milos - What an emotional and touching letter. I know it's a hard decision to not only leave the movement, but to know who you want to let know and who you want to not let know about leaving - and I am glad you made the decision to share your honest and emotional declaration with us. As someone

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks for all the fish!

2013-06-07 Thread Santi Navarro
Milosh, thank you very much for your work during these ten years, and good luck in your life and in the future. When you want to come back, you already know that this is your home. Best wishes! -- Santiago Navarro Wikimedia España http://www.wikimedia.org.es/

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks for all the fish!

2013-06-07 Thread Huib Laurens
Milos, Again, I'm sorry to see you leave. I would like to thank you, thank you very much for all the things you have done! I loved to work with you in the LangCom, and I believe I learned a lot. And I hope our paths will cross again someday. Huib On Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 6:32 PM, Milos Rancic

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks for all the fish!

2013-06-07 Thread Florence Devouard
From time to time, I think of a wikimedian and say to myself oh, we have not seen this one much around these days. Further checking, the person quietly slipped away, few noticed the departure and we had no opportunity to say thank you and stay safe and happy in this other future. It is a bit

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks for all the fish!

2013-06-07 Thread Milos Rancic
On Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 6:32 PM, Milos Rancic mill...@gmail.com wrote: == Unfinished projects == Oh, and I knew that there were three unfinished projects, but I forgot the last one. Wikimedia movement isn't staying well with formal diplomacy. No of the Wikimedia organizations participated even

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks for all the fish!

2013-06-07 Thread Marc A. Pelletier
On 06/07/2013 12:32 PM, Milos Rancic wrote: I thought to leave it quietly, with just a bit more than a few words to stewards and Wikimedia Serbia, but after the first question why I am leaving, I realized that I actually owe to many of you the explanation for leaving the movement after almost

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Blocking of HTTPS connection by China

2013-06-07 Thread Benjamin Chen
On 8 Jun, 2013, at 12:24 AM, Matthew Roth mr...@wikimedia.org wrote: We have had contact with the authors of the blog and they have said they will publish our response to their article, though I'm not sure when or in what format. Great. That's really fast response. On the issue itself, we

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks for all the fish!

2013-06-07 Thread Yuri Astrakhan
Milos, lets call it an extended sabbatical instead! You never know when you might come back, and you are always welcome :) On Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 1:46 PM, Marc A. Pelletier m...@uberbox.org wrote: On 06/07/2013 12:32 PM, Milos Rancic wrote: I thought to leave it quietly, with just a bit

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks for all the fish!

2013-06-07 Thread phoebe ayers
On Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 1:32 PM, Yuri Astrakhan yastrak...@wikimedia.orgwrote: Milos, lets call it an extended sabbatical instead! You never know when you might come back, and you are always welcome :) Indeed :) Some sabbaticals are longer than others, but I don't think a person ever stops

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks for all the fish!

2013-06-07 Thread Patricio Lorente
Thank you, Milos, for your dedication and commitment for all these years. I'm sure we will meet somewhere in the near future; maybe you are leaving the Wikimedia movement but our concerns and wishes will continue being the same. I wish you the best, see you around,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to WMF May 2013 Metrics and Activities Meeting: Thursday, June 6, 18:00 UTC

2013-06-07 Thread Lodewijk
Hmm, I found the office hours helpful because those were theoretically all relevant to me. The overview you're making is unfortunately more aimed towards chapter offices etc, and includes a lot of events which are out of reach anyway. Having an Overview of All has its merits, but it does mean I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Blocking of HTTPS connection by China

2013-06-07 Thread Matthew Roth
Hi all, I wanted to share a clarifying email from Ryan Lane in WMF Ops. He's working through the challenges of HTTPS from the Foundation's end. Please see below for more details: -Matthew On Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 2:31 PM, Ryan Lane rl...@wikimedia.org wrote: How does it impact people? Short

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks for all the fish!

2013-06-07 Thread Craig Franklin
Milos, Thanks for these words and I am sorry to see you leave. I think everyone agrees that the entire Wikimedia movement owes you a debt of gratitude for a decade of great work. Hopefully after some time away you'll miss us and be back, but if not, whatever group you decide to involve yourself

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to WMF May 2013 Metrics and Activities Meeting: Thursday, June 6, 18:00 UTC

2013-06-07 Thread Juergen Fenn
2013/6/7 Nicole Ebber nicole.eb...@wikimedia.de: [As it is a Google Calendar, you can embed it in any web page (there is an html code for that), or use it in your private calendar via csv / iCal] I wonder how long this will remain to be so? There was talk about Google lately to close the free

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks for all the fish!

2013-06-07 Thread Samuel Klein
Milos! How I will miss your honest reflections and monologues. I am most sorry to read this; and hope you will not be a stranger to the wikis, or the many other paths of freeing and sharing knowledge. Thank you and thank you for your efforts and insights, and the many remarkable people who you

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to WMF May 2013 Metrics and Activities Meeting: Thursday, June 6, 18:00 UTC

2013-06-07 Thread Tilman Bayer
On Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 5:48 PM, Juergen Fenn schneeschme...@googlemail.com wrote: 2013/6/7 Nicole Ebber nicole.eb...@wikimedia.de: [As it is a Google Calendar, you can embed it in any web page (there is an html code for that), or use it in your private calendar via csv / iCal] I wonder how

[Wikimedia-l] Solving the China censorship problem

2013-06-07 Thread James Salsman
If we transcoded the stoplist would we still trigger censorship in China? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_talk:Wikipedia_Signpost/Newsroom/Suggestions/Archive_20#Mentioning_Wikipedia_on_Chinese_Skype_triggers_surveillance All centralized authorities engage in misguided attempts to impose

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks for all the fish!

2013-06-07 Thread Daniel Mietchen
On Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 10:32 PM, Yuri Astrakhan yastrak...@wikimedia.org wrote: Milos, lets call it an extended sabbatical instead! You never know when you might come back, and you are always welcome :) I'd echo that and am looking forward to crossing paths again. Daniel

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks for all the fish!

2013-06-07 Thread Erik Moeller
Thanks for everything, Milos. It's been a pleasure and I won't be at all surprised to run into you again, if not in Wikimedia then in other free culture circles. There are lots of unfinished projects indeed -- for me, seeing the movement tackle increasingly hard and complex challenges successfully