Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks to the people who made Echo, VisualEditor and Wikidata

2014-04-11 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Amir, On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 12:28 AM, Amir E. Aharoni wrote: Something positive... I just wanted to express my sincere thanks to the people who made Echo, VisualEditor and Wikidata. +1. IMO Echo is the most useful and easy to use and helps keep the

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Hackathon May 9th - 11th in Zürich - Upcoming Registration Deadline

2014-04-11 Thread Manuel Schneider
Dear all, as you all know the next Wikimedia Hackathon takes place in Zürich, Switzerland. Registration is already open for a while and we already passed the deadlines for scholarships and visa assistance. Thanks to the WMF and several chapters we could assign 29 scholarships to participants and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Affiliations Committee leadership

2014-04-11 Thread Itzik Edri
Congratulation Carlos! WMIL are proud of you! And thank you Bence for your long commitment till now! On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 11:20 PM, Bence Damokos wrote: Hi all, It is with great pleasure that I can announce today that the Affiliations Committee has appointed Carlos

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Affiliations Committee leadership

2014-04-11 Thread Carlos M. Colina
Thank you very much for your good vibes, really appreciated! It's going to be quite a challenge to do as well as Bence did during his tenure as Chair of the AffCom; but I will do my best, with the help and support of the rest of the team, of whom I am really proud of. Oh, and for those who

[Wikimedia-l] Letter of support from WM-MX board to Patricio Lorente 2014 candidacy

2014-04-11 Thread Ivan Martínez
Dear members of the Wikimedia movement: Wikimedia México supports Patricio Lorente's candidacy to a second term as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation. We believe that Patricio's role as a trustee has been active and truly representative of our chapter's vision on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Which articles are widely shared accorss languages

2014-04-11 Thread Quim Gil
On Thursday, April 10, 2014, Magnus Manske wrote: There's a tool for that: Check the third row (Top 1000 items with missing articles). It is kind of funny to see that one of the top items in some languages