[Wikimedia-l] Watch your vote in board elections!

2013-06-08 Thread Jan Kučera
Hi everybody, today, board elections have begun. Please think twice on who you vote, because past boards did not bring a lot of innovation (if any???) into Wikimedia... and who else should bring innovation than the top governing entity? Wikimedia suffers from declining editorship... on which the

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

2013-06-08 Thread Bishakha Datta
Dear Milos, No! But understand. Also now understand why you withdrew your Board candidacy. Thank you for writing so honestly. It touched a chord in me (having gone through similar cycles in other worlds). One of my earliest memories of the wikimedia movement is having a smoky chat with you in

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

2013-06-08 Thread Manuel Schneider
Am 07.06.2013 19:31, schrieb 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

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

2013-06-08 Thread Manuel Schneider
Hi Milos, thank you is the least we can say at this point. We can be happy to be such a big movement, with so many people like you who further our vision and goals. Some fluctuation is natural and it is totally natural that after serving some time in our community to move on to new and other

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

2013-06-08 Thread Marco Chiesa
On Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 6:32 PM, Milos Rancic mill...@gmail.com wrote: 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

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

2013-06-08 Thread Milos Rancic
Thanks to all of you! It really matters to know that I will be welcome if I back and it matters that people who matters to me think that I made an impact to them and to the movement. I was unprepared on Amir's mail and I reacted on it emotionally. After that I realized which kind of emails I

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

2013-06-08 Thread Anthony
This response seems to miss the fact that, in this particular case, censorship is being accomplished through eavesdropping. On Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 6:24 PM, Matthew Roth mr...@wikimedia.org wrote: Hi all, I wanted to share a clarifying email from Ryan Lane in WMF Ops. He's working through the

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

2013-06-08 Thread Anthony
What is this hard-enabled and soft-enabled? If the Chinese volunteer editor community requests that HTTPS be soft-enabled for them, and you do so, does that solve anything? On Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 12:24 PM, Matthew Roth mr...@wikimedia.org wrote: We've also hard-enabled HTTPS on all of our

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

2013-06-08 Thread Martijn Hoekstra
On Fri, Jun 7, 2013 at 6:24 PM, 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. This is the content of our response: The Wikimedia

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

2013-06-08 Thread Brad Jorsch
On Sat, Jun 8, 2013 at 9:41 AM, Anthony wikim...@inbox.org wrote: What is this hard-enabled and soft-enabled? I hope someone will correct me if I'm wrong, but... I believe that soft-enabled means that https was set as the protocol in the canonical URLs for uzwiki. So search engines should

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] This Month in GLAM: May 2013

2013-06-08 Thread The 'This Month in GLAM' team
*This Month in GLAM* is a monthly newsletter documenting recent happenings within the GLAM project, such as content donations, residencies, events and more. GLAM is an acronym of *G*alleries, *L*ibraries, *A*rchives and *M*useums. You can find more information on the project at glamwiki.org.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Solving the China censorship problem

2013-06-08 Thread James Salsman
Nathan wrote: ... How would transcoding the stoplist stop censorship? The paper Leslie linked to indicates that the Great Firewall operates through automated packet inspection, but its stoplist is regularly exposed in peer-to-peer applications such as TOM-Skype. We could replace its stoplist

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Solving the China censorship problem

2013-06-08 Thread Risker
On 8 June 2013 23:16, James Salsman jsals...@gmail.com wrote: snip Who approved the tighter restrictions on who can vote in Board elections this year? The requirements for voting are almost identical in 2013 compared to 2011. For editor voters, WMF staff and contractors, and Board/advisory

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Solving the China censorship problem

2013-06-08 Thread Nathan
Too bad mailing list posts don't count :-P My editing has been highly sporadic, and for the first time in six years, apparently I don't qualify to vote. On Sat, Jun 8, 2013 at 11:45 PM, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: On 8 June 2013 23:16, James Salsman jsals...@gmail.com wrote: snip Who