[Wikimedia-l] Placebook Wiki Project Proposal

2014-12-09 Thread Joe Aeberhard
Hello, I just wanted to promote a project proposal that I'd really welcome any feedback on - PlaceBook Wiki - Meta |   | |   |   |   |   |   | | PlaceBook Wiki - MetaCreation of a platform that would allow people to create wiki-type entries to record both historical, public narrative and

[Wikimedia-l] Science edit-a-thon in six museums‏

2014-12-09 Thread Santi Navarro
Hello, next week-end, Wikimedia Spain, with six science museums from five different cities in Spain, organizes an edit-a-thon about Spanish scientists and inventors. This is a collaboration with FECYT (Fundación Española para la Ciencia y la Tecnología). The museums who participate are:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WaPo Wikipedia's 'complicated; relationship with net neutrality

2014-12-09 Thread Jens Best
Hi Eric, your last line expresses a direction which would enhance the spirit of the movement in an appropiate way. Let me repeat it: Imagine a world where you can take a smartphone or tablet without a contract and immediately connect to an ever-growing library of free knowledge, without charge.

[Wikimedia-l] MoodBar usage

2014-12-09 Thread Amir E. Aharoni
Hi, If I recall correctly, the development of the MoodBar extension was declared as discontinued, but I see that it is still being used by some wikis. If I'm reading the configuration[1] correctly, it's enable on the following projects: * French Wikisource ( http://fr.wikisource.org/ ) *

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimédia France board handbook

2014-12-09 Thread Jean-Frédéric Berthelot
Dear movement fellows, tl;dr Please find on Meta the Wikimédia France board handbook (in French) https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimédia_France/Guide_du_conseil_d%27administration https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikim%C3%A9dia_France/Guide_du_conseil_d%27administration == Long story ==

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimédia France board handbook

2014-12-09 Thread Sydney Poore
Thank you for sharing and also the history of its development. It's inspiring to see the hard work that you all put into developing this important document. Sydney Poore User:FloNight Member of FDC Sydney Poore User:FloNight Wikipedian in Residence at Cochrane Collaboration On Tue, Dec 9, 2014

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimédia France board handbook

2014-12-09 Thread Richard Symonds
Fantastic. Good to see another organisation making the sometimes difficult transition to a strategic board! Richard Symonds Wikimedia UK 0207 065 0992 Wikimedia UK is a Company Limited by Guarantee registered in England and Wales, Registered No. 6741827. Registered Charity No.1144513. Registered

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimédia France board handbook

2014-12-09 Thread Winifred Olliff
Thanks for sharing this work, and for also sharing some of the details about how and why you made the handbook! I've also added the handbook, along with WMAT's Codex, to this list of community resources around decision-making and governance (part of the organizational effectiveness learning

[Wikimedia-l] 2015 Ombudsman Commission applications

2014-12-09 Thread Maggie Dennis
Hello, all. It's coming close to time for annual appointments of community members to serve on the Ombudsman Commission. This commission works on all Wikimedia projects to investigate complaints about violations of the privacy policy, especially in the use of CheckUser tools, and to mediate

Re: [Wikimedia-l] MoodBar usage

2014-12-09 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Amir E. Aharoni, 09/12/2014 17:10: If anybody in the above projects thinks that the MoodBar is useful then it should probably stay enabled, and maybe even revived and installed on other projects. But if the feedback left by new users through this tool is not actually read and handled, then it

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WaPo Wikipedia's 'complicated; relationship with net neutrality

2014-12-09 Thread Mike Godwin
Jens writes: (I'm still a little bit irritated by your rhetoric trickery, Mike, when calling the usual and established understanding of net neutrality repeatedly absolutist. This cheap rhetorical maneuver doesn't fit you.) I suppose at this point I could declare that its rhetorical trickery,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WaPo Wikipedia's 'complicated; relationship with net neutrality

2014-12-09 Thread Mike Godwin
+1 I agree entirely with every word of Erik's response here. --Mike Message: 2 Date: Mon, 8 Dec 2014 22:28:37 -0800 From: Erik Moeller e...@wikimedia.org To: Wikimedia Mailing List wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] WaPo Wikipedia's 'complicated; relationship

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WaPo Wikipedia's 'complicated; relationship with net neutrality

2014-12-09 Thread Marc A. Pelletier
On 14-12-09 08:45 AM, Jens Best wrote: when calling the usual and established understanding of net neutrality repeatedly absolutist. Except that it is. At its heart, net neutrality demands that there be no QoS or pricing difference to 'net access depending on the endpoint. That is,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WaPo Wikipedia's 'complicated; relationship with net neutrality

2014-12-09 Thread David Gerard
On 9 December 2014 at 20:35, Marc A. Pelletier m...@uberbox.org wrote: As I've said elsewhere, it's percieved as desirable by many first-worlders because we equate that as everything is equally inexpensive to level the playing field. Except that for the vast majority of the world's

Re: [Wikimedia-l] MoodBar usage

2014-12-09 Thread Jan Ainali
Wikimedia Sverige is monitoring feedback, but we do not get much feedback there. Thus we would not really miss it if you feel the need to remove it. *Med vänliga hälsningar,Jan Ainali* Verksamhetschef, Wikimedia Sverige http://wikimedia.se 0729 - 67 29 48 *Tänk dig en värld där varje

[Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Wikimedia Community Ireland as a Wikimedia User Group

2014-12-09 Thread Carlos M. Colina
Dear all, The Affiliations Committe has recently recognized [1] Wikimedia Community Ireland [2] as a Wikimedia User Group. They have been pretty busy doing activities (and participated in WLM) in the green Erin and are interested in the growth and distribution of open and multilingual

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Wikimedia Community Ireland as a Wikimedia User Group

2014-12-09 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Sweet. Carlos M. Colina, 09/12/2014 22:39: 2: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Community_Ireland Which mentions Gaeilge, but not the geography. Is Northern Ireland included, or is geography irrelevant for the group? :) Nemo ___

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Wikimedia Community Ireland as a Wikimedia User Group

2014-12-09 Thread Addis Wang
Congratulations! On Tue, Dec 9, 2014 at 4:39 PM, Carlos M. Colina ma...@wikimedia.org.ve wrote: Dear all, The Affiliations Committe has recently recognized [1] Wikimedia Community Ireland [2] as a Wikimedia User Group. They have been pretty busy doing activities (and participated in WLM) in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Wikimedia Community Ireland as a Wikimedia User Group

2014-12-09 Thread Santi Navarro
Congratulations to Irish wikimedians and welcome on board. Regards from Spain. El 2014-12-09 22:39, Carlos M. Colina escribió: Dear all, The Affiliations Committe has recently recognized [1] Wikimedia Community Ireland [2] as a Wikimedia User Group. They have been pretty busy doing activities

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Science edit-a-thon in six museums‏

2014-12-09 Thread phoebe ayers
Dear Santiago, This is very cool! Congratulations. I will add some of the portraits to the English Wikipedia as well :) best, Phoebe On Tue, Dec 9, 2014 at 5:41 AM, Santi Navarro santiagonava...@wikimedia.org.es wrote: Hello, next week-end, Wikimedia Spain, with six science museums from five

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Wikimedia Community Ireland as a Wikimedia User Group

2014-12-09 Thread Asaf Bartov
Congratulations! We at WMF look forward to assisting you in any programmatic work you are planning. A. On Tue, Dec 9, 2014 at 2:30 PM, Santi Navarro santiagonava...@wikimedia.org.es wrote: Congratulations to Irish wikimedians and welcome on board. Regards from Spain. El 2014-12-09

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Wikimedia Community Ireland as a Wikimedia User Group

2014-12-09 Thread Emily Blanchard
*Éirinn go Brách* *and Thank You!* Emily Blanchard Talent Acquisition Team Wikimedia Foundation eblanchard@wikimedia. eblanch...@gmail.comorg Follow us on Twitter @wikimediaatwork http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Home Become a Contributor: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Teahouse

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Wikimedia Community Ireland as a Wikimedia User Group

2014-12-09 Thread Allan Aguilar
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 El 09/12/2014 21:39, Carlos M. Colina escribió: Dear all, The Affiliations Committe has recently recognized [1] Wikimedia Community Ireland [2] as a Wikimedia User Group. They have been pretty busy doing activities (and participated in WLM)

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board of Trustee elections

2014-12-09 Thread Ricordisamoa
Yes, that would be desirable. However, I don't mind if WMF employees use their staff account to vote, provided that it meets eligibility criteria because of edits or patches. Il 07/10/2014 09:50, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel ha scritto: Hey, After reading all the emails so far, I more and more

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Wikimedia Community Ireland as a Wikimedia User Group

2014-12-09 Thread Nurunnaby Hasive
Congratulation! On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 10:43 AM, Allan Aguilar ral...@vmail.me wrote: -BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 El 09/12/2014 21:39, Carlos M. Colina escribió: Dear all, The Affiliations Committe has recently recognized [1] Wikimedia Community Ireland [2] as a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Wikimedia Community Ireland as a Wikimedia User Group

2014-12-09 Thread Michael Maggs
Congratulations from your friends at WMUK! Michael ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: