Re: [Wikimedia-l] Quality on different language version

2014-06-10 Thread Pine W
Hi Anders, may I suggest that you ask your good question on Wiki-Research-l? I know some work has been done on this subject but it's not at my fingertips. https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wiki-research-l Pine On Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 7:41 AM, Balázs Viczián

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons and OCILLA

2014-06-10 Thread Michael Maggs
Hi Yann This is a really useful resource. Who is looking after it now, and how is it being funded? I don’t know who ‘Ray’ is. Michael On 8 Jun 2014, at 17:43, Yann Forget yan...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, 2014-06-08 21:56 GMT+05:30 rupert THURNER rupert.thur...@gmail.com: Would it make

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Tonmoy Khan
Dear All, It gives me great pleasure to announce that Wikimedia Bangladesh (WMBD) has successfully completed its local registration in Bangladesh. Our application for registration was approved by the Registrar of Joint Stock Companies Firms - Bangladesh on 9th June, 2014 and I have collected

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Stevie Benton
That's fantastic news, congratulations form the UK! Stevie On 10 June 2014 18:28, Tonmoy Khan tonmoy...@gmail.com wrote: Dear All, It gives me great pleasure to announce that Wikimedia Bangladesh (WMBD) has successfully completed its local registration in Bangladesh. Our application for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Vishnu
Excellent news, Tonmoy! Congratulations!! Best, Vishnu On Tuesday 10 June 2014 10:58 PM, Tonmoy Khan wrote: Dear All, It gives me great pleasure to announce that Wikimedia Bangladesh (WMBD) has successfully completed its local registration in Bangladesh. Our application for registration was

[Wikimedia-l] Wikipedian in Residence at ORCID

2014-06-10 Thread Andy Mabbett
As of today, I am Wikipedian in Residence [1] at ORCID [2]. The role is described in [3]. Please let me know if I can assist you, in that capacity. [1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:ORCID [2] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ORCID [3]

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Lodewijk
Great to hear! I remember that you shared with us 'it might take a while' but I never took it so excessively! Thanks for sticking through, and all the best with the earned status. I hope it will help you a lot in your activities. Lodewijk 2014-06-10 19:33 GMT+02:00 Vishnu visdav...@gmail.com:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedian in Residence at ORCID

2014-06-10 Thread Cristian Consonni
Il 10/giu/2014 13:30 Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk ha scritto: As of today, I am Wikipedian in Residence [1] at ORCID [2]. The role is described in [3]. Please let me know if I can assist you, in that capacity. [1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:ORCID [2]

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Rodrigo Padula
Great news!! Congratulations to all members of the Wikimedia Bangladesh! Rodrigo Padula 2014-06-10 14:28 GMT-03:00 Tonmoy Khan tonmoy...@gmail.com: Dear All, It gives me great pleasure to announce that Wikimedia Bangladesh (WMBD) has successfully completed its local registration in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Carlos M. Colina
Excellent news! Congrats to everyone at WMBD Carlos Sent from Samsung Mobile Original message From: Tonmoy Khan tonmoy...@gmail.com Date: 10/06/2014 20:28 (GMT+02:00) To: Wikimedia Mailing List wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Asaf Bartov
Fantastic news! I know how frustrating it has been for all of you. Looking forward to continued collaboration! A. On Jun 10, 2014 10:42 AM, Rodrigo Padula rodrigopad...@gmail.com wrote: Great news!! Congratulations to all members of the Wikimedia Bangladesh! Rodrigo Padula

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations, I'm so pleased that the persistence and hard work paid off. This wonderful news for your chapter but also the whole Wikimedia movement. Warm regards, Sydney Poore User: FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Jun 10, 2014 1:29 PM, Tonmoy Khan

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Patricio Lorente
Congratulations, Tonmoy! 2014-06-10 14:46 GMT-03:00 Asaf Bartov abar...@wikimedia.org: Fantastic news! I know how frustrating it has been for all of you. Looking forward to continued collaboration! A. On Jun 10, 2014 10:42 AM, Rodrigo Padula rodrigopad...@gmail.com wrote: Great

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Bishakha Datta
Wow, two years from start to finish! Congratulations from across the border, Bishakha On Jun 10, 2014 11:31 PM, Patricio Lorente patricio.lore...@gmail.com wrote: Congratulations, Tonmoy! 2014-06-10 14:46 GMT-03:00 Asaf Bartov abar...@wikimedia.org: Fantastic news! I know how frustrating

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Nasir Khan
Yes, it took a long time to get the approval. But we waited with patience and it is completed now. It is a big milestone for us and now it will be a lot easier to take the next steps and prepare a perfect future plan. -- *Nasir Khan Saikat* www.nasirkhn.com Executive Member, Wikimedia Bangladesh

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Shabab Mustafa
Well, you may find it strange but it almost feels like being a father to us. It was a really long and frustrating struggle. This achievement is a great confidence boost up for all of us. --- Shabab Mustafa Com. Co-ordinator Wikimedia Bangladesh ___

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Katy Love
Congratulations to Wikimedia Bangladesh! Katy On Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 11:20 AM, Shabab Mustafa shabab.must...@gmail.com wrote: Well, you may find it strange but it almost feels like being a father to us. It was a really long and frustrating struggle. This achievement is a great confidence

[Wikimedia-l] Statement on Wikipedia from participating communications firms

2014-06-10 Thread William Beutler
Hi, everybody. Longtime lurker, first time writing to the list—the first in a few years at least. You may have seen some news coverage today about an initiative from a group of public relations, marketing, and communications agencies offering a statement, posted as a user essay on Wikipedia,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Pierre-Selim
Congratulations to the WBF Pierre-Selim   Message d'origine   De: Katy Love Envoyé: mardi 10 juin 2014 20:34 À: Wikimedia Mailing List Répondre à: Wikimedia Mailing List Objet: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh Congratulations to Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Tonmoy Khan, 10/06/2014 19:28: less than 5 applications for registration as societies get approved out of every 100. We submitted our application in May 2012 That's heroic, thanks. Nemo ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Anna Stillwell
Wow. Thank you, Lane, for spelling out the difficulty of making this happen. It really places this accomplishment in context. It sounds like it is more than a free knowledge win, it's also a win for Bangladesh civil society. Well done all! What an accomplishment. Wow. Congratulations. On Tue,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Alice Wiegand
Just great! Thanks to all who kept on working to this important mark. Alice. On Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 10:07 PM, Anna Stillwell astillw...@wikimedia.org wrote: Wow. Thank you, Lane, for spelling out the difficulty of making this happen. It really places this accomplishment in context. It

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Statement on Wikipedia from participating communications firms

2014-06-10 Thread David Gerard
On 10 June 2014 21:30, Kevin Gorman kgor...@gmail.com wrote: I was invited to the meeting Bill refers to, but unfortunately unable to attend. I've talked to a number of the participants though, and would like to stress that this is, well, er, not a joke. The PR-side people involved in this

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Tonmoy Khan
Thank you Lane and others for your encouraging words, it really means a lot to us. I remember how hard it was for us! At times I got so frustrated that I even thought of leaving the Wikimedia movement in few occasions! But now the job is well done I am quickly erasing memories of all the

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] FDC Advisory Group recommendations

2014-06-10 Thread Anasuya Sengupta
Dear friends and colleagues, As you know, the FDC Advisory Group met in Frankfurt at the end of May to discuss the past two years of the FDC pilot process and to deliberate on its future. You will be glad to know that they unanimously agreed to advise the WMF Executive Director (ED) that the FDC

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Statement on Wikipedia from participating communications firms

2014-06-10 Thread Kevin Gorman
Hi all - I was invited to the meeting Bill refers to, but unfortunately unable to attend. I've talked to a number of the participants though, and would like to stress that this is, well, er, not a joke. The PR-side people involved in this are sincere in what they state, and I genuinely believe

[Wikimedia-l] Thoughts on the affiliate-selected Board seats process

2014-06-10 Thread Chris Keating
I have jotted down a few notes on the recent process for the selection by movement affiliates of Foundation board members. As you might recall, the result of this year's process was announced last week. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Affiliate-selected_Board_seats Please join in if you

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Shabab Mustafa
Thanks Lane, for your kind words. Yes, we took a firm stance against corruption and at some point the options became 3 months vs indefinite number of years. We choose to walk the hard path and finally was able win this battle. It will be a great inspiration for us in future days. Thank you all

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] This Month in GLAM: May 2014

2014-06-10 Thread The 'This Month in GLAM' team
*This Month in GLAM* is a monthly newsletter documenting recent happenings within the GLAM project, such as content donations, residencies, events and more. GLAM is an acronym of *G*alleries, *L*ibraries, *A*rchives and *M*useums. You can find more information on the project at glamwiki.org.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Josh Lim
On behalf of Wikimedia Philippines, allow me to extend my sincere congratulations to Wikimedia Bangladesh for completing its registration process! We know how hard it is to navigate through the bureaucracy, but this shows that all turns out for the better in the end. We look forward to seeing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedian in Residence at ORCID

2014-06-10 Thread phoebe ayers
On Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 10:29 AM, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: As of today, I am Wikipedian in Residence [1] at ORCID [2]. The role is described in [3]. Please let me know if I can assist you, in that capacity. [1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:ORCID [2]

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Statement on Wikipedia from participating communications firms

2014-06-10 Thread Bishakha Datta
On Wed, Jun 11, 2014 at 12:05 AM, William Beutler williambeut...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, everybody. Longtime lurker, first time writing to the list—the first in a few years at least. You may have seen some news coverage today about an initiative from a group of public relations, marketing, and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Hi Tonmoy, On Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 10:58 PM, Tonmoy Khan tonmoy...@gmail.com wrote: Dear All, It gives me great pleasure to announce that Wikimedia Bangladesh (WMBD) has successfully completed its local registration in Bangladesh. Our application for registration was approved by the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Bangladesh has completed its local registration in Bangladesh

2014-06-10 Thread Subhashish Panigrahi
Congratulations all of out friends from Bangladesh for this great success! Best! Subha On 11-Jun-2014, at 10:52 am, Arjuna Rao Chavala arjunar...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Tonmoy, On Tue, Jun 10, 2014 at 10:58 PM, Tonmoy Khan tonmoy...@gmail.com wrote: Dear All, It gives me great