[Wikimedia-l] Who will host Wikimedia Conference 2014? Bidding process is open!

2013-09-16 Thread Nicole Ebber
Dear Wikimedia friends, following up on the emails Asaf and I sent a few weeks ago, I have now drafted the bidding process to decide upon the location for next year’s Wikimedia Conference. This event will not only host the annual Chapters’/Affiliates’ conference, but also the WMF board, FDC and

[Wikimedia-l] : WMF resolution on neutral point of view

2013-09-16 Thread とある白い猫
Hi all, I realize Resolution:Biographies of living people[1] implies this but I fail to see any resolution that establishes neutral point of view as one of our non-negotiable values. I think there is merit in having an over-arching resolution on a Neutral Point of View policy. I also feel

Re: [Wikimedia-l] : WMF resolution on neutral point of view

2013-09-16 Thread Fred Bauder
Hi all, I realize Resolution:Biographies of living people[1] implies this but I fail to see any resolution that establishes neutral point of view as one of our non-negotiable values. I think there is merit in having an over-arching resolution on a Neutral Point of View policy. I also

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Radiological images

2013-09-16 Thread Asaf Bartov
IANAL, but my interpretation would be that X-rays are not copyrightable, since they are not creative works, period. Unlike non-X-ray photographs, they (at least, the ones we care abot -- I'm sure some artists have fooled around with X-rays as well) are always made specifically and explicitly for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] : WMF resolution on neutral point of view

2013-09-16 Thread Risker
On 16 September 2013 21:45, とある白い猫 to.aru.shiroi.n...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all, I realize Resolution:Biographies of living people[1] implies this but I fail to see any resolution that establishes neutral point of view as one of our non-negotiable values. I think there is merit in having an

Re: [Wikimedia-l] : WMF resolution on neutral point of view

2013-09-16 Thread Rschen7754
Wikivoyage uses https://en.wikivoyage.org/wiki/Wikivoyage:Be_fair, which isn't exactly the same thing. Thanks, Rschen7754 rschen7754.w...@gmail.com On Sep 16, 2013, at 7:33 PM, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: On 16 September 2013 21:45, とある白い猫 to.aru.shiroi.n...@gmail.com wrote: Hi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] : WMF resolution on neutral point of view

2013-09-16 Thread Michael Snow
On 9/16/2013 7:33 PM, Risker wrote: I am not certain that neutral point of view applies to all Wikimedia projects. Wikiversity programs may deliberately examine one aspect of a subject while ignoring others, for example. It is difficult to apply the concept of neutrality to images and other

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF's New Global South Strategy

2013-09-16 Thread Heather Ford
I'm sorry I'm coming so late to this but I've been thinking about this a lot and there are two questions that I still have that have been bugging me that perhaps you might clarify, Asaf. The first is why South Africa isn't included in the strategy. The more I think about it, the more I think that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Who will host Wikimedia Conference 2014? Bidding process is open!

2013-09-16 Thread Balázs Viczián
Umm...I already wrote there a lot a month ago under my usernamed: Vince. Cheers, Balázs 2013.09.16. 21:42, Asaf Bartov abar...@wikimedia.org ezt írta: On Mon, Sep 16, 2013 at 12:31 PM, Balázs Viczián balazs.vicz...@wikimedia.hu wrote: would be nice to learn more about the programme