Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] [press release] Aircel partners with Wikimedia Foundation to offer free mobile Wikipedia access through Wikipedia Zero

2013-07-25 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Thank for sharing, Jay. Is the press release ready to be conveyed to the media in India? Regards Tinu Cherian On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 9:45 AM, Jay Walsh jwa...@wikimedia.org wrote: (This press release is also posted online at

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Kicking-off the Chapters Dialogue project

2013-07-25 Thread Kira Kraemer
Dear all, thanks a lot for your warm welcomes on- and off-list. I'm really excited to run this project and I'm very much looking forward to talking to many interesting people, to collecting stories and to creating a snap-shot of the Wikimedia movement. We are setting up the first test interviews

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Feedback for the Wikimedia Foundation

2013-07-25 Thread Martijn Hoekstra
On Jul 24, 2013 9:57 AM, Erik Moeller e...@wikimedia.org wrote: On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 9:25 AM, Tom Morris t...@tommorris.org wrote: Should that even be a concern? I mean, if lots of newbies and technophobes start using the Visual Editor and a bunch of us dorks who love writing markup

[Wikimedia-l] Reminder: Program Evaluation Design Office Hours on Friday - 16:00

2013-07-25 Thread Sarah Stierch
Hi everyone, here is a reminder about tomorrow. I hope ya'll can join us! We'll also be doing a Google Hangout next week, so don't fret if you can't join us tomorrow. We'll also be at Wikimania and can't wait to meet attendees to talk PED! [pardon cross-posting] The Program Evaluation Design

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] The Signpost -- Volume 9, Issue 29 -- 24 July 2013

2013-07-25 Thread Wikipedia Signpost
News and notes: Wikivoyage turns ten, but where to now?; Wikipedia Zero expands into India http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2013-07-24/News_and_notes In the media: Wikipedia flamewars http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2013-07-24/In_the_media

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [Wikimania-l] Registration closes on 31 July

2013-07-25 Thread phoebe ayers
FYI, forwarding. And, if you are attending (or interested in) Wikimania, and are not yet a member of the Wikimania-l list ( https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimania-l), I highly encourage you to join (at least for the weeks before the conference) -- it is where news and

[Wikimedia-l] Wiki Lubi Zabytki 2013

2013-07-25 Thread Michał Buczyński
Cześć wszystkim. Abstrahując od zapytania Oddera na liście dyskusyjnej wikipedia-l (mam nadzieję, że ta rozmowa, tak jak uwaga czytelników i sympatyków trafią i na tę listę :) ) chciałbym podbić temat tegorocznej edycji konkursu. Myślę, że więcej publicznej informacji na temat bieżącego

[Wikimedia-l] [SPAM - Please Ignore] Wiki Lubi Zabytki 2013

2013-07-25 Thread Michał Buczyński
Sorry for spam - wrong list. Dnia 26 lipca 2013 0:33 Michał Buczyński sand...@o2.pl napisał(a): Cześć wszystkim. Abstrahując od zapytania Oddera na liście dyskusyjnej wikipedia-l (mam nadzieję, że ta rozmowa, tak jak uwaga czytelników i sympatyków trafią i na tę listę :) ) chciałbym

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wiki Lubi Zabytki 2013

2013-07-25 Thread Tomasz W. Kozlowski
[For those of you non-native speakers of Polish who wonder what just happened, apparently Michał Aegis Maelstrom Buczyński sent his e-mail to the wrong mailing list. In his message, Michał asks people to redouble efforts to promote the Polish version of Wiki Loves Monuments (which uses the

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Mapping the SOPA-PIPA Debate: Social Mobilization and the Networked Public Sphere

2013-07-25 Thread Samuel Klein
The Berkman Center just came out with a report on the public discussions surrounding the SOPA-PIPA actions; drawing on the Media Cloud work by Yochai Benkler and others. It provides context for the discussions on the English Wikipedia, and captures the differences between the grassroots and

[Wikimedia-l] Round one voting: Wikivoyage logo selection process

2013-07-25 Thread Maggie Dennis
Hello, all. I'm delighted to announce that round one voting is now open for the 2013 Wikivoyage logo selection process. Voting is open to all editors who have contributed on any project prior to 31 May 2013. Please visit http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Logo_selection_procedure for the general

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Feedback for the Wikimedia Foundation

2013-07-25 Thread Everton Zanella Alvarenga
2013/7/25 Martijn Hoekstra martijnhoeks...@gmail.com: Speaking of template madness, the current horrible brokenness that are templates seem to be on the long term roadmap to be fixed. Fixing them requires breaking a whole lot, far more than a visual editor preference. Is two way community

Re: [Wikimedia-l] About the concentration of resources in SF (it was: Communication plans for community engagement

2013-07-25 Thread Everton Zanella Alvarenga
Wikimedia Foundation planned a few years ago to open an office in Brazil, one India and one in the Middle East, but it has given up of this trial for several reasons. I think before thinking about the idea of this thread, these cases should be seriously studied, inclusing some possible problems

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Feedback for the Wikimedia Foundation

2013-07-25 Thread Robert Rohde
If I understand the minutes of the VE / Parsoid quarterly review [1] correctly, then significant changes for templates could be on the table for the first half of calendar year 2014. One of the largest technical challenges for the handling of templates in the VE / Parsoid context is that