Re: [Wikimedia-l] extend mediawiki software to allow append a group, and COI to an edit

2014-02-23 Thread Jasper Deng
I think this doesn't really address the core issues that surround this hotly debated topic of paid editing. No further comment. On Sat, Feb 22, 2014 at 9:47 PM, Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijs...@gmail.comwrote: Hoi, Why ? Thanks. GerardM On 22 February 2014 21:13, Gryllida

Re: [Wikimedia-l] extend mediawiki software to allow append a group, and COI to an edit

2014-02-23 Thread John Vandenberg
Hi rupert, I think this requester feature has merit, as it provides a tool for communities to use for this purpose (COI) and others. One possible implementation is the tag system already part of the Abuse Filter extension. Bug 18670 requests the tag system be more flexible, allowing false

Re: [Wikimedia-l] extend mediawiki software to allow append a group, and COI to an edit

2014-02-23 Thread Emmanuel Engelhart
I don't know if this is a broadly shared opinion, but like Rupert, I think this is too difficult to step-in as an organisation. This is in particular true if you want to do it on an international/multi-language level. GLAMs, which are the organisations we want to treasure, are impacted among

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

2014-02-23 Thread Amir E. Aharoni
Big sigh. According to Wikimedia Ukraine blog, one Wikimedian was killed: Ihor Kostenko, a student of Geography born in 1991. http://wikimediaukraine.wordpress.com/2014/02/23/in-memoriam-of-ihor-kostenko/ You can express condolences here: https://uk.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Ig2000/Пам'ять

Re: [Wikimedia-l] extend mediawiki software to allow append a group, and COI to an edit

2014-02-23 Thread Gryllida
No, I mean, that's what article talk page is for. It's close to useless to get a contributor admit COI by ticking a box. 1) He won't do it. 2) It's much better to add a box to ?action=edit, when a page is created, asking the contributor to type something in manually (what motivated you to

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

2014-02-23 Thread Pavlo Shevelo
Yes, with deep sorrow today I got to know that I was wrong - *we lost one wikipedian*. I dare to hope that it will be one and only such 'mistake' meaning no more dead bodies will be discovered and all heavily wounded people will survive. On Sun, Feb 23, 2014 at 11:16 PM, Amir E. Aharoni

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

2014-02-23 Thread Maryana Pinchuk
For those of you who don't read Ukrainian, a quick ad-hoc translation of the blog post. So sorry for the loss of a fellow Ukrainian and such a bright young member of the Wikimedia movement :( * * * Wikipedian Igor Kostenko dies on the Maidan. February 20, 2014, during the protests in Kiev, Igor

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

2014-02-23 Thread James Alexander
:( Not much else to say. Too many to die too many to face their end. Whatever side you're on he faced a patriot's death fighting for his beliefs. It should not be, but he should be remembered along with all those who stood their conscience. My thoughts and prayers are with you all and his

Re: [Wikimedia-l] extend mediawiki software to allow append a group, and COI to an edit

2014-02-23 Thread Steven Walling
On Sat, Feb 22, 2014 at 7:25 AM, rupert THURNER rupert.thur...@gmail.comwrote: could wmf please extend the mediawiki software in the following way: 1. it should knows groups 2. allow users to store an arbitrary number of groups with their profile 3. allow to select one of the groups joined to

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

2014-02-23 Thread Victor Grigas
This makes me so sad and angry. On Sun, Feb 23, 2014 at 5:54 PM, James Alexander jalexan...@wikimedia.orgwrote: :( Not much else to say. Too many to die too many to face their end. Whatever side you're on he faced a patriot's death fighting for his beliefs. It should not be, but he should

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

2014-02-23 Thread Keegan Peterzell
Thank you for the notice, Amir, Pavlo, and thank you for the translation, Maryana. :*( -- ~Keegan https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Keegan ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] extend mediawiki software to allow append a group, and COI to an edit

2014-02-23 Thread rupert THURNER
On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 2:32 AM, Steven Walling steven.wall...@gmail.comwrote: On Sat, Feb 22, 2014 at 7:25 AM, rupert THURNER rupert.thur...@gmail.com wrote: could wmf please extend the mediawiki software in the following way: 1. it should knows groups 2. allow users to store an