Re: [Wikimedia-l] First Wikipedia Article has been Formally Peer Reviewed and Published

2014-10-04 Thread Peter Southwood
Not really P -Original Message- From: wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Erlend Bjørtvedt Sent: 03 October 2014 09:57 PM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] First Wikipedia Article has been Formally Peer

Re: [Wikimedia-l] First Wikipedia Article has been Formally Peer Reviewed and Published

2014-10-04 Thread Nurunnaby Hasive
Great work James! Congratulation. On Sat, Oct 4, 2014 at 12:42 PM, Peter Southwood peter.southw...@telkomsa.net wrote: Not really P -Original Message- From: wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org [mailto: wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Erlend Bjørtvedt

[Wikimedia-l] Fundraising reports after 2011

2014-10-04 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Since 2012 it's almost impossible to get information about the WMF fundraising... Does someone have insight in how WMF could be made again interested in fundraising transparency? Poking doesn't help. For instance: me, Perohanych and Mike Peel have been waiting 16 months for two simple and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] First Wikipedia Article has been Formally Peer Reviewed and Published

2014-10-04 Thread Erlend Bjørtvedt
Yeah, this is really a great thing! Just remember not to communicate, in a way, that at last, we have a peer reviewed Wikipedia article!.. . I have myself had twho scientific articles peer reviewed for Scientific periodicals, and know very well that this is quite a process. But then we also have

[Wikimedia-l] translation by importing articles

2014-10-04 Thread Amir E. Aharoni
Hi, I looked at my contribution in the German Wikipedia[1] and noticed some unusual things: * I have many more contributions there than I thought I do. * I did some very strange edits, such as adding a category with an *English* name[2] Why would I do such a thing?, I thought. Then I realized

Re: [Wikimedia-l] translation by importing articles

2014-10-04 Thread Romaine Wiki
Is it a usual practice in the German Wikipedia? What is the reason for it? Is there a policy page about it? Are there are Wikipedia projects that do this? This is because the import function works this way. I think it would be better if imported revisions are marked as with origin from another

Re: [Wikimedia-l] translation by importing articles

2014-10-04 Thread Amir E. Aharoni
I understand that importing shows edits with the same username as if they were done in the target wiki. My question is different: 1. Is it the usual practice for the German Wikipedia to do an import when translation is done? If yes, why? 2. Are there other wikis that do an import when translation

Re: [Wikimedia-l] First Wikipedia Article has been Formally Peer Reviewed and Published

2014-10-04 Thread James Heilman
I agree all Wikipedia articles are sort of peer reviewed. When I speak about GA/FA I refer to it as Wikipedia's semi-formal peer review process. With respect to authorship, the 5th to 10th contributors by number of editors were contacted and asked if they wished to be listed as an author. All of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising reports after 2011

2014-10-04 Thread rupert THURNER
that would be indeed valuable information. rupert On Sat, Oct 4, 2014 at 10:19 AM, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com wrote: Since 2012 it's almost impossible to get information about the WMF fundraising... Does someone have insight in how WMF could be made again interested in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] First Wikipedia Article has been Formally Peer Reviewed and Published

2014-10-04 Thread Todd Allen
This is indeed an accomplishment. Well due congratulations to all involved. On Sat, Oct 4, 2014 at 7:47 AM, James Heilman jmh...@gmail.com wrote: I agree all Wikipedia articles are sort of peer reviewed. When I speak about GA/FA I refer to it as Wikipedia's semi-formal peer review process.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] translation by importing articles

2014-10-04 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Amir E. Aharoni, 04/10/2014 15:09: Is it a usual practice in the German Wikipedia? Yes. What is the reason for it? GFDL Is there a policy page about it? Probably in the neighbourhood of https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Importw%C3%BCnsche Are there are Wikipedia projects

Re: [Wikimedia-l] translation by importing articles

2014-10-04 Thread Leigh Thelmadatter
this is cool, I can easily see that at least some of my articles are being translated to German! Date: Sat, 4 Oct 2014 16:33:52 +0200 From: nemow...@gmail.com To: wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] translation by importing articles Amir E. Aharoni, 04/10/2014

Re: [Wikimedia-l] translation by importing articles

2014-10-04 Thread Mark
On 10/4/14, 4:33 PM, Federico Leva (Nemo) wrote: Are there are Wikipedia projects that do this? No, only German projects. The list of projects which make special use of import is at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Importer I just did some spot-checking, and there are edits of mine from en

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] The Signpost -- Volume 10, Issue 38 -- 01 October 2014

2014-10-04 Thread Wikipedia Signpost
From the editor: The ''Signpost'' needs your help http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2014-10-01/From_the_editor News and notes: Wikipedia article published in peer-reviewed journal; Wikipedia in education

Re: [Wikimedia-l] First Wikipedia Article has been Formally Peer Reviewed and Published

2014-10-04 Thread Pete Forsyth
On Oct 4, 2014 1:30 PM, Ziko van Dijk zvand...@gmail.com wrote: I hope that someone will do something with our etherpad notes. Link? ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines

[Wikimedia-l] product roadmap

2014-10-04 Thread James Salsman
Re the request for discussion about the product roadmap during the metrics meeting at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GJGC9zpbJpUt=1h06m30s Do Foundation officials intend to address supporting article accuracy review? I have asked several specific questions about

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Quarterly reviews of high priority WMF initiatives

2014-10-04 Thread Tilman Bayer
Minutes and slides from Monday's quarterly review meeting of the Foundation's Grantmaking department are now available at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WMF_Metrics_and_activities_meetings/Quarterly_reviews/Grantmaking/September_2014 . On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 6:49 PM, Erik Moeller