Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Brasil] Jessie's IDEO adventure

2014-09-19 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Jessie Wild, 19/09/2014 00:35: One point of clarification: I'll actually be working with IDEO.org http://ideo.org/, which is a spin-off of IDEO (and yes, Jane, that is the Wikipedia article for IDEO) It is a separate organization focused on partnering with people in need to design paths out

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to beta-test HHVM

2014-09-19 Thread Anders Wennersten
I experienced no improved answer time, but all time stamps in Wikipedia for me become wrong making it impossible to use the feature. I would call this problem a thing that should have been found in an alpha text... Anders Ori Livneh skrev 2014-09-19 03:39: (apologies for cross-posting) I'm

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Jessie's IDEO adventure

2014-09-19 Thread Jon Davies
Au Jessie revoir and thanks. xx On 18 September 2014 18:43, Dariusz Jemielniak dar...@alk.edu.pl wrote: Jessie has been a tremendous help in the FDC process, and her professionalism will be difficult to replace. I hope she'll be back! Dariusz Jemielniak pundit On Thu, Sep 18, 2014 at 7:30

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to beta-test HHVM

2014-09-19 Thread Ori Livneh
On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 12:22 AM, Anders Wennersten m...@anderswennersten.se wrote: I experienced no improved answer time, but all time stamps in Wikipedia for me become wrong making it impossible to use the feature. I would call this problem a thing that should have been found in an alpha

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to beta-test HHVM

2014-09-19 Thread Anders Wennersten
It has to do with timezone preferences. All times in latest changes and in my edits states time two hour wrong In am not sure what you mean with take timezone into account, I just clicked into the box as stated in your mail, and then all times changed, and when I took off the feature all

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to beta-test HHVM

2014-09-19 Thread James Alexander
Yeah, I can confirm this. It appears that when you turn on HHVM it forces the default time setting to be UTC, so if you're on a wiki which uses a non UTC default time zone (usually the time zone of the region most using the language, we do this on around 200 wikis) suddenly all of the times you

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to beta-test HHVM

2014-09-19 Thread James Alexander
Bug filed at: https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=71036 To correct myself: It does NOT appear that the signature time zone is affected, that is always the local wiki default as defined in http://noc.wikimedia.org/conf/InitialiseSettings.php.txt no matter what you set in appearances.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to beta-test HHVM

2014-09-19 Thread Anders Wennersten
Thanks!, glad you could sort this out and file a bug But really, I understand from this that this feature was released as a Beta feature without it ever been tried out on any other project then enwp, which for me indicate a proper process for Alpha test before release to beta as been

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to beta-test HHVM

2014-09-19 Thread Ori Livneh
On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 2:27 AM, James Alexander jalexan...@wikimedia.org wrote: Bug filed at: https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=71036 Yep! Good catch. Thanks James, Anders. I have a patch up at https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/161439. ___

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to beta-test HHVM

2014-09-19 Thread Ori Livneh
On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 3:14 AM, Anders Wennersten m...@anderswennersten.se wrote: Thanks!, glad you could sort this out and file a bug But really, I understand from this that this feature was released as a Beta feature without it ever been tried out on any other project then enwp, which

[Wikimedia-l] Slideshow functionality for Wikipedia

2014-09-19 Thread Russavia
Hi all, After working on an article on English Wikipedia, I came to realise that it might be useful if we had a slideshow feature for media for use in articles. I was informed that Hebrew Wikipedia has a fantastic slideshow template that can be used in articles.[1] The slideshow is created with

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to beta-test HHVM

2014-09-19 Thread MF-Warburg
Why should he give himself credit for your insufficient testing? Am 19.09.2014 12:19 schrieb Ori Livneh o...@wikimedia.org: On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 3:14 AM, Anders Wennersten m...@anderswennersten.se wrote: Thanks!, glad you could sort this out and file a bug But really, I understand

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to beta-test HHVM

2014-09-19 Thread Guillaume Paumier
Hi, On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 1:15 PM, MF-Warburg mfwarb...@googlemail.com wrote: Why should he give himself credit for your insufficient testing? Insufficient is in the eyes of the beholder :) Beta Features are experimental, and Ori's announcement clearly indicated that this particular feature

[Wikimedia-l] Azerbaijani Wikimedians User Group

2014-09-19 Thread Carlos M. Colina
Dear all, I am pleased to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized Azerbaijani Wikimedians [1] as a Wikimedia User Group [2]. They are a group of very enthusiastic wikimedians interested in expanding the access to free knowledge about Azerbaijan and the development of more

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to beta-test HHVM

2014-09-19 Thread Todd Allen
This was testing done right. The feature was offered as opt in and clearly marked as beta. A bug was found and quickly fixed. When you're testing beta software, you have to expect bugs. We've been quick enough to knock rollouts done poorly or made default with inadequate testing, and should be.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Azerbaijani Wikimedians User Group

2014-09-19 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-09-19 16:40 GMT+02:00 Carlos M. Colina ma...@wikimedia.org.ve: Dear all, I am pleased to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized Azerbaijani Wikimedians [1] as a Wikimedia User Group [2]. They are a group of very enthusiastic wikimedians interested in expanding the access

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Azerbaijani Wikimedians User Group

2014-09-19 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulations to Azerbaijani User Group! Sydney Poore User:FloNight Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 8:10 PM, Carlos M. Colina ma...@wikimedia.org.ve wrote: Dear all, I am pleased to announce that the Affiliations