Re: [Wikimedia-l] Superprotect user right, Coming to a wiki near you

2014-08-18 Thread David Gerard
On 17 August 2014 05:49, Richard Farmbrough rich...@farmbrough.co.uk wrote: There are 105 bugs open for Media Viewer. To my mind that is not a product that is ready to be delivered to 500,000,000 users, delivering 52.5 billion bugs! (And that's just the ones we know about!) Mere open bug

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Superprotect user right, Coming to a wiki near you

2014-08-18 Thread Pete Forsyth
Risker, some replies below: On Sun, Aug 17, 2014 at 7:59 PM, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: snip Perhaps you should get to know a bit more about bugzilla and its current usage; snip This topic is getting far afield. I have a reasonably good understanding of how bugzilla works, and have

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board statement on the Media Viewer roll out

2014-08-18 Thread Tim Landscheidt
Juergen Fenn schneeschme...@googlemail.com wrote: Only after the last editor has been been driven away Only after the last article written by a volunteer has been published Only after the last vandal has been reverted by a volunteer Then will you find that money alone cannot write an

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Superprotect user right, Coming to a wiki near you

2014-08-18 Thread svetlana
Hi, On Mon, 18 Aug 2014, at 10:12, Risker wrote: Well, hold on here. On 17 August 2014 19:55, Pete Forsyth petefors...@gmail.com wrote: I think it is also a problem to look at this in terms of bugs. I don't think you can retrofit good design into something that has a variety of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Superprotect user right, Coming to a wiki near you

2014-08-18 Thread svetlana
Hi, On Mon, 18 Aug 2014, at 10:12, Risker wrote: Well, hold on here. On 17 August 2014 19:55, Pete Forsyth petefors...@gmail.com wrote: I think it is also a problem to look at this in terms of bugs. I don't think you can retrofit good design into something that has a variety of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Superprotect user right, Coming to a wiki near you

2014-08-18 Thread Risker
On 18 August 2014 03:53, Pete Forsyth petefors...@gmail.com wrote: Risker, some replies below: snip As I stated in my response, although the WMF failed to predict that this would be a hot issue, I predicted it clearly in February, and so did another longtime community member. (If anybody

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Superprotect user right, Coming to a wiki near you

2014-08-18 Thread Richard Farmbrough
Lets straighten a few things out 1. Of course I don't think that bug counting is an accurate metric - and we are all aware that Bugzilla contains other items. Nonetheless to pretend that everything is rosy with MV is facile. 2. Specifically it appears that MV breaks CC-BY-SA-3.0. Details on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Superprotect user right, Coming to a wiki near you

2014-08-18 Thread Chris Keating
I'm approaching this thread with some trepidation, but would someone mind telling me more about this - or pointing to where this issue is already documented? (I have no idea how to navigate Bugzilla ;) ) 2. Specifically it appears that MV breaks CC-BY-SA-3.0. Details on Bugzilla.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Superprotect user right, Coming to a wiki near you

2014-08-18 Thread Joe Decker
Bugzilla is at: https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/ and you must create a login, as Bugzilla is not (so far as I know) part of SUL. --Joe On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 11:37 AM, Chris Keating chriskeatingw...@gmail.com wrote: I'm approaching this thread with some trepidation, but would someone

[Wikimedia-l] Recruiting for Wikimedia security newsletter

2014-08-18 Thread Pine W
Hi, In collaboration with Chris Steipp, I am considering starting a monthly security newsletter for Wikimedia, focused on common risks and mitigation techniques. The target audience is the broad Wikimedia community including developers, WMF and chapter employees, and volunteers with high risk

[Wikimedia-l] Email from tccgrp, is this legit?

2014-08-18 Thread David Cuenca
Hi, I received an unsolicited email stating that In collaboration with the global Wikimedia community, we are working with the Wikimedia Foundation to help movement organizations understand how they have an impact and asking me to fill out a survey. However there are no references about which

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Email from tccgrp, is this legit?

2014-08-18 Thread Jessie Wild
AH! Yes - this is a project contracted by the WMF Grantmaking team. Sorry it was confusing: please do give them feedback! On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 2:10 PM, David Cuenca dacu...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I received an unsolicited email stating that In collaboration with the global Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Email from tccgrp, is this legit?

2014-08-18 Thread David Cuenca
Ok, thanks! For a moment I thought that they had taken advantadge of the visit to steal contact details :) On Mon, Aug 18, 2014 at 11:24 PM, Jessie Wild jw...@wikimedia.org wrote: AH! Yes - this is a project contracted by the WMF Grantmaking team. Sorry it was confusing: please do give

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Mexico. Report of Activities of July 2014

2014-08-18 Thread Carmen Alcázar
Dear community: Below you will find the report of activities of the month of July 2014 done by the volunteers of Wikimedia Mexico. Please don't hesitate to get in touch with us if you require extra information about this activities or only to make some suggestions. The report is also available