Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Proposed amendment to the Wikimedia Terms of Use

2014-02-21 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi everyone, This email is also available on meta : https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Terms_of_use/Paid_contributions_amendment#It.27s_all_for_show Over the last few hours people asked me to re-share my mail from January regarding paid editing and to even elaborate on it :

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Proposed amendment to the Wikimedia Terms of Use

2014-02-21 Thread Lodewijk
I don't really understand how this is a response to my question, but thanks for the pointer anyway. It doesn't explain why we would want one rule for all projects, it doesn't explain why we want it to be 'enforcable' in the first place. I'm answering also here to keep the discussion streamlined.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Proposed amendment to the Wikimedia Terms of Use

2014-02-21 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, When people make information available that fits in the notability requirements of Wikidata and, when the information is factually correct, then I do not think that anyone really cares if the person uploading it is gets paid for it or not. Please explain to me why I should care. As it is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Proposed amendment to the Wikimedia Terms of Use

2014-02-21 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi, As people seems to follow the conversation here, I paste the discussion I'm having with Geoff here too, otherwise people can participate directly on meta : https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Terms_of_use/Paid_contributions_amendment#It.27s_all_for_show d. If so, sorry I missed those

[Wikimedia-l] Announcing Anna Torres Adell as new Wikimedia Argentina ED

2014-02-21 Thread Galileo Vidoni
Dear movement fellows, I'm pleased to announce that Wikimedia Argentina has a new Executive Director. Please welcome Anna Torres Adell to our movement! Anna was born in Barcelona but settled in Buenos Aires a couple of years ago. She is a licentiate in Political Science for the Universitat

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing Anna Torres Adell as new Wikimedia Argentina ED

2014-02-21 Thread Victor Grigas
Welcome Anna Torres Adell :) On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 3:49 PM, Galileo Vidoni gali...@gmail.com wrote: Dear movement fellows, I'm pleased to announce that Wikimedia Argentina has a new Executive Director. Please welcome Anna Torres Adell to our movement! Anna was born in Barcelona but

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing Anna Torres Adell as new Wikimedia Argentina ED

2014-02-21 Thread Ivan Martínez
Welcome, Anna. We will very pleased in work together, as Mexico and Argentina are working since three years. Best regards. 2014-02-21 15:49 GMT-06:00 Galileo Vidoni gali...@gmail.com: Dear movement fellows, I'm pleased to announce that Wikimedia Argentina has a new Executive Director.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Ukraine -- is everyone safe?

2014-02-21 Thread Béria Lima
Well just to answer that particular mail by Galio (below) that bothered me: As far as I see Dennis mail was only a call for help since in Venezuela there is also a Chapter and also wikipedians in danger right now. He didn't do in the most calm way but I can completely understand his aggravation

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Ukraine -- is everyone safe?

2014-02-21 Thread Samuel Klein
Terrible to see indeed. Please know that many are thinking of you. I wish you a swift resolution and control of your own streets. On Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 8:30 AM, Bohdan Melnychuk bas...@yandex.ru wrote: Some WMUA members stay on barricades. Other help in hospitals. IDK if right now but they

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Quarterly reviews of high priority WMF initiatives

2014-02-21 Thread Tilman Bayer
Minutes and slides from Wednesday's quarterly review of the Foundation's Mobile Contributions team are now available at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Metrics_and_activities_meetings/Quarterly_reviews/Mobile_contributions/February_2014 On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 6:49 PM, Erik Moeller