Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Conference 2014 location decision

2013-10-13 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
As one of the team for the India bid, I must say I'm a bit disappointed in this decision. It seems like this event will never leave Europe. On Sat, Oct 12, 2013 at 10:20 PM, Sarah Stierch sarah.stie...@gmail.comwrote: Congratulations - Berlin is one amazing city. Some great bids were placed,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia and Internet2

2013-10-13 Thread Leslie Carr
As the network person, I don't really see any benefit in joining internet2, though I would see a benefit in possibly peering with them at Equinix Ashburn, since according to their looking glass they have a more direct connection to several AS'es than we do. On Sun, Oct 13, 2013 at 5:49 AM,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia and Internet2

2013-10-13 Thread Leslie Carr
FYI - Also while I would see a benefit in peering, I would probably use the transit or partial transit bgp group, since this is being like a transit network, and I wouldn't want to overrule our better paths to their downstream AS'es -- Forwarded message -- From: Leslie Carr

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia and Internet2

2013-10-13 Thread Jasper Deng
Thanks for the feedback, Leslie. Yeah it's more about having direct connections. I guess we can't really use it to increase bandwidth except to people already on their network, but those who are on the network do tend to use our sites a lot, since they often have to do research. I'm not clear on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] It's time to reclaim the community logo

2013-10-13 Thread Samuel Klein
Tomasz Kozlowski writes: the WMF just hired the infamous Jones Day bullies Talk about 'undue weight'... Jones Day is just a large, competent global legal firm, with 2500 lawyers. Neither saintly nor infamous. Some of their lawyers supported Lessig in the Eldred case, others are working right

[Wikimedia-l] Global East

2013-10-13 Thread Anders Wennersten
Yesterday Yuri, ED of WMUA (and my college in FDC) was interviewed in the main morning program on Swedish Radio re the ua.wp contra ru:wp in Ukraine and of Kazak WIkipedia The 8 minutes report is half in Swedish and half in English so a bit hard to listen to [1] The most interesting parts