Re: [Wikimedia-l] If you are passionate about world hunger, sustainability and global issues please read this

2013-06-19 Thread geni
On 18 June 2013 18:38, Alex Peek alexpe...@gmail.com wrote: I demand that my project gets global attention. Well you've got British and German I cannot emphasize how important this is. The current political leadership has shown incapable of addressing our current problems (environmental

Re: [Wikimedia-l] If you are passionate about world hunger, sustainability and global issues please read this

2013-06-19 Thread Alex Peek
All that i believe is that the world needs an economic period table. On 18 June 2013 23:42, geni geni...@gmail.com wrote: On 18 June 2013 18:38, Alex Peek alexpe...@gmail.com wrote: I demand that my project gets global attention. Well you've got British and German I cannot emphasize

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia in jail!

2013-06-19 Thread rupert THURNER
Hi Robert, no censoring, filtering, or monitoring. Its the full French wikipedia. Afaiu emmanuel it was not discussed, but he explicitly pointed out that all articles are there including the ones about arms. Rupert Am 19.06.2013 03:46 schrieb Robert Rohde raro...@gmail.com: Very cool. I'm

Re: [Wikimedia-l] If you are passionate about world hunger, sustainability and global issues please read this

2013-06-19 Thread Jane Darnell
Hi Alex, I sense some frustration here. I think what you are doing is brave and needed, and you could probably use some help. The pages on economics and economics policy are some of the most neglected on Wikipedia (that and plastics and ..., but let's not go into a whole list of neglected topics,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia in jail!

2013-06-19 Thread Jane Darnell
The problem with static offline versions of Wikipedia is that it doesn't allow any interaction at all, so you are virtually cutting off the ability of the reader to become an editor. I am sure many people will feel that prisoners probably don't have a lot of positive information to contribute, or

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia in jail!

2013-06-19 Thread Emmanuel Engelhart
Dear Jane Le 19/06/2013 10:37, Jane Darnell a écrit : The problem with static offline versions of Wikipedia is that it doesn't allow any interaction at all, so you are virtually cutting off the ability of the reader to become an editor. I am sure many people will feel that prisoners probably

Re: [Wikimedia-l] If you are passionate about world hunger, sustainability and global issues please read this

2013-06-19 Thread Alex Peek
Thanks Jane for the response. I'll contact Wikidata and see how my data can be incorporated. The thing about Wikidata is that its goal to be a very expansive semantic database to support all other Wikipedia projects. I do support Wikidata. But the whole point of my project is create a short,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia in jail!

2013-06-19 Thread Per A.J. Andersson
2013-06-19, 10:13, skrev rupert THURNER: Hi Robert, no censoring, filtering, or monitoring. Its the full French wikipedia. Afaiu emmanuel it was not discussed, but he explicitly pointed out that all articles are there including the ones about arms. Interesting. Do you know how much data that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia in jail!

2013-06-19 Thread Charles Andrès
Hello and thanks Bishaka, We planned two type of post about this story, today or tomorrow we should publish a short one about the genesis of the project and the relation volunteer/staff. As president of Wikimedia CH I'm very proud of the work accomplish by Emmanuel and Chantal, and we would

Re: [Wikimedia-l] If you are passionate about world hunger, sustainability and global issues please read this

2013-06-19 Thread Peter Southwood
There are other types of periodicity besides those of chemical characteristics, Nevertheless it is not clear what periodicity might be displayed by economic data, except possibly in share prices etc, but those do not appear to be relevant to the subject. Cheers, Peter - Original Message

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia in jail!

2013-06-19 Thread Patricio Lorente
Charles, this is an amazing initiative. Thanks for sharing, I think we could probably try to do something similar in Argentina. Patricio 2013/6/19 Charles Andrès charles.andres.w...@gmail.com: Hello and thanks Bishaka, We planned two

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia in jail!

2013-06-19 Thread JP Béland
Perhaps there is a better channel to discuss that, but why Kiwix is only Wikipedia especially since the French Wiktionary is one of the most developed? JP 2013/6/19, Patricio Lorente patricio.lore...@gmail.com: Charles, this is an amazing initiative. Thanks for sharing, I think we could

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia in jail!

2013-06-19 Thread Oona Castro
That's a really nice initiative indeed! Em 19/06/2013 08:16, Patricio Lorente patricio.lore...@gmail.com escreveu: Charles, this is an amazing initiative. Thanks for sharing, I think we could probably try to do something similar in Argentina.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia in jail!

2013-06-19 Thread Emmanuel Engelhart
Le 19/06/2013 15:23, JP Béland a écrit : Perhaps there is a better channel to discuss that, but why Kiwix is only Wikipedia especially since the French Wiktionary is one of the most developed? Lack of time :( On the agenda :) Emmanuel -- Kiwix - Wikipedia Offline more * Web:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia in jail!

2013-06-19 Thread Balázs Viczián
Interesting, strange and scary at the same time. Unfortunately I don't see much chance with such a program here in Hungary; at least not in that prison where I did time... 2x10 hours to do a contract photo job before christmas in 3 consecutive years :) I bet if you check the stats what pages

[Wikimedia-l] Grassroots campaign for free access to Wikipedia on cellphones

2013-06-19 Thread Victor Grigas
Hello Wikipedians: There is a class of impoverished high schoolers in South Africa who started a campaign on Facebook for free access to Wikipedia on their cellphones so that they can do their homework. I just shot a film about the class (currently editing) and published a blog post on the WMF

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia in jail!

2013-06-19 Thread Matthew Roth
On Wed, Jun 19, 2013 at 2:13 AM, Charles Andrès charles.andres.w...@gmail.com wrote: Hello and thanks Bishaka, We planned two type of post about this story, today or tomorrow we should publish a short one about the genesis of the project and the relation volunteer/staff. Charles, If

[Wikimedia-l] Announcing four new Community Liaisons (Product)

2013-06-19 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Hi everyone, Howie and I are pleased to announce the onboarding of four new community liaisons for the product team. Howie has generously allowed me to send this email, since their initial tasking will be to VisualEditor and the Change Management team, working with me. At the conclusion of the

[Wikimedia-l] New Privacy Policy - Call for Community Input

2013-06-19 Thread Michelle Paulson
Hi All, I would like to direct your attention to a new blog post (available on Metahttps://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Privacy_policy/Call_for_input_%282013%29and the Wikimedia bloghttps://blog.wikimedia.org/2013/06/18/input-on-wikimedia-foundation-privacy-policy/) about updating our current privacy

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Fwd: New Privacy Policy - Call for Community Input

2013-06-19 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Forwarding an important message from WMF legal counsel Michelle Paulson. ___ -- Forwarded message -- From: Michelle Paulson mpaul...@wikimedia.org Date: Wed, Jun 19, 2013 at 12:50 PM Subject: [Wikimedia-l] New Privacy Policy - Call for Community Input To:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing four new Community Liaisons (Product)

2013-06-19 Thread Steven Zhang
Congratulations to you all, and good luck. I'm sure you will all do a great job! Steven Zhang Sent from my iPhone On 20/06/2013, at 4:04 am, Philippe Beaudette phili...@wikimedia.org wrote: Hi everyone, Howie and I are pleased to announce the onboarding of four new community liaisons

[Wikimedia-l] Policies to Protect Users from Abuses and Mobbing in the Wikis

2013-06-19 Thread Lars Gardenius
Open Letter Regarding Mobbing and Abuses in the Wikis I have during the last several months been the victim of several kinds of abuses and mobbing in the German Wiktionary. There has for some time been an unfortunate development in the Internet, with an increasing number of Internet users being