Re: [Wikimedia-l] Input needed: Cooperation with zoos?

2014-05-30 Thread Milos Rancic
Thanks for clarificatiom! I see that the rule is basically not to care about animal rights issues, which is fine with me. (We don't know about the issues in relation to this matter is equal to we don't know that war kills.) I won't go with environmentalist groups, as they are here either

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Increase participation [WAS: The first three weeks]

2014-05-30 Thread Rui Correia
even finding the glaring typo you saw in a reference is nearly impossible after you hit the edit button. -- Marc Yes, it was, as references were getting longer and longer (almost to the point of including the author's likesa and deslikes and what he or she had for breakfast. That was 'solved' by

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The first three weeks.

2014-05-30 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi Aaron, A point I often make is that both Commons and Wikidata provide activities for new people to get their feet wet in our projects. With Wiki loves monuments we gain an entry in the Guiness book of records. With the latest Wikidata games we gain a LOT of new statements in Wikidata in a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The first three weeks.

2014-05-30 Thread Rui Correia
Hi Aaron This is really a treasure trove of information. I am looking forward to savouring it in detail. Many thanks. One question for now on Point 5: the 3rd graph with values 1 - are those percentages? Is the decimal notation correct? Regards, Rui 2014-05-30 1:52 GMT+02:00 Aaron Halfaker

[Wikimedia-l] Right to be forgotten

2014-05-30 Thread Ilario Valdelli
Do you think that the right to be forgotten may change something in the Wikipedia's sources and in the work done by volunteers to write Wikipedia? Google announced that they will apply the right to be forgotten in Europe and some names may disappear in the big search engine.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Right to be forgotten

2014-05-30 Thread Chris Keating
As I understand it, the right to be forgotten will only affect the discoverability of content, rather than existence of content. So if we rely on a source which says that person X did Y many years ago, and X succeeds in invoking their right to be forgotten, then the source will no longer appear

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Right to be forgotten

2014-05-30 Thread Ilario Valdelli
Yes, I know. But I think that something will change for users writing content (no more references in the main search engine) but also to discover copyright infringements. Regards On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 3:11 PM, Chris Keating chriskeatingw...@gmail.com wrote: As I understand it, the right to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The first three weeks.

2014-05-30 Thread Aaron Halfaker
Gerard, I think that the work on Commons and WikiData is freaking awesome. If I could clone myself I'd be digging into it immediately. Right now, I'm working on measurement Wikipedias and large cross-wiki analyses. FWIW, I think that the wikidata games are some of the most exciting things to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Input needed: Cooperation with zoos?

2014-05-30 Thread Jon Davies
Roger Bamkin has done some QR work with Sofaia zoo I think. Roger Bamkin https://plus.google.com/u/0/115855705849960810419?prsrc=4 [image: Roger Bamkin's profile photo] https://plus.google.com/u/0/115855705849960810419?prsrc=4 victuall...@gmail.com On 29 May 2014 23:42, Balázs Viczián

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Input needed: Cooperation with zoos?

2014-05-30 Thread
On 30 May 2014 16:29, Jon Davies jon.dav...@wikimedia.org.uk wrote: Roger Bamkin has done some QR work with Sofaia zoo I think. No need to speculate, a full report is available at

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Bad usage of money in Brazil

2014-05-30 Thread Jaime Anstee
Hello Lila, I wanted to answer your question regarding the bubbles in the bubble chart as that chart has been pulled from our *Program Evaluation (beta)* reports, this one from the Wiki Loves Monuments report, available at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Evaluation/Library/WLM The

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia movement affiliates liaisons

2014-05-30 Thread Samuel Klein
On Thu, May 29, 2014 at 3:48 PM, Bence Damokos bdamo...@gmail.com wrote: Also, somewhat unfortunately in my view, there is a requirement for user groups is to have a history of projects, which was not further defined but in theory makes it impossible to form a user group before there has been

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Cost of Wikimedia Conference 2014

2014-05-30 Thread
On 2 April 2014 16:12, Jon Davies jon.dav...@wikimedia.org.uk wrote: ... This could help reduce costs and avoid any duplication? I can now confirm that Wikimedia UK is not going to make a public report of the total costs of sending 8 people to the Wikimedia Conference 2014. I doubt that Jon

[Wikimedia-l] Applying the Right to Be Forgotten to Wikipedia (Was Re: Right to be forgotten)

2014-05-30 Thread Mike Godwin
Chris writes: As I understand it, the right to be forgotten will only affect the discoverability of content, rather than existence of content. So if we rely on a source which says that person X did Y many years ago, and X succeeds in invoking their right to be forgotten, then the source

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Bad usage of money in Brazil

2014-05-30 Thread Lodewijk
Hi, To give a little more context: as I indicated on other places as well (and perhaps by other people), competitions across countries are hard to compare because they face very different challenges, and it is even unfair to assume they are the same thing. The goals were not always identical (in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Bad usage of money in Brazil

2014-05-30 Thread Everton Zanella Alvarenga
Hi, I have no idea about the prizes for other places to compare, but I must say 10k reais (~5k USD) is a small amount of money for the value generate by this type of competition, in my opinion. At the moment I am running through the organization I coordinate a challenge which will give prizes of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Right to be forgotten

2014-05-30 Thread ???
On 30/05/2014 14:11, Chris Keating wrote: As I understand it, the right to be forgotten will only affect the discoverability of content, rather than existence of content. So if we rely on a source which says that person X did Y many years ago, and X succeeds in invoking their right to be

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia movement affiliates liaisons

2014-05-30 Thread Leigh Thelmadatter
Compare the process of forming a Meetup group. There are basic standards of behavior and usage -- applied via review after the fact, soft-security style -- and measures of activity. But as soon as you finish filling out a form describing your group, it has been created + is visible online + has

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia movement affiliates liaisons

2014-05-30 Thread Nathan
On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 4:06 PM, Leigh Thelmadatter osama...@hotmail.com wrote: Wiki Borregos has been operating in this manner for some time. See http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wiki_Borregos_CCM_Student_User_Group We originally put our info as a student club, but when it became obvious that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia movement affiliates liaisons

2014-05-30 Thread Leigh Thelmadatter
Borregos means rams the mascot of the Tec de Monterrey. Date: Fri, 30 May 2014 16:17:49 -0400 From: nawr...@gmail.com To: wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia movement affiliates liaisons On Fri, May 30, 2014 at 4:06 PM, Leigh Thelmadatter

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Mobile Operator IP Drift Tracking and Remediation

2014-05-30 Thread Adam Baso
Okay, the code is in place in the alphas of both the Android and iOS apps, and the server-side 2% sampling (extra header in HTTPS request sent once per cellular app session) is working. https://git.wikimedia.org/commitdiff/apps%2Fandroid%2Fwikipedia.git/8b4a0c3b170d6bf1a8f8141d93dfc60416ae4e2b

[Wikimedia-l] Call for Wikimedia Hackathon(s) 2014-2015

2014-05-30 Thread Quim Gil
(CCing wikimedia-l as well, please send any replies to wikitech-l only) The Wikimedia technical community wants to have another hackathon next year in Europe. Who will organize it? Interested parties, check https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Hackathons We would like to confirm a host by Wikimania,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Call for Wikimedia Hackathon(s) 2014-2015

2014-05-30 Thread Everton Zanella Alvarenga
I am glad to hear this time we will have something in Europe. :) 2014-05-30 18:58 GMT-03:00 Quim Gil q...@wikimedia.org: (CCing wikimedia-l as well, please send any replies to wikitech-l only) The Wikimedia technical community wants to have another hackathon next year in Europe. Who will

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Bad usage of money in Brazil

2014-05-30 Thread Rodrigo Tetsuo Argenton
way the topic was raised. funny Thank you Jaime Anstee, Lodewijk for the explanation and context. I don't if Mr. Alvarenga can see, but I don't criticize the organizers, they are newbies in the Wikimedia movement, is one of the main problems here, why they can have the power spend this money