[Wikimedia-l] idea: making the projects accessible on Tor and IP2

2015-01-21 Thread Walter Vermeir
Hi === Introduction === One of the core intentions of Wikimedia projects is to make information freely available to everyone. You can access free to charge the websites of the WMF-projects, you can download a database dump. There are efforts to get access to Wikipedia on mobile devices

Re: [Wikimedia-l] idea: making the projects accessible on Tor and IP2

2015-01-21 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
It would probably help if you linked a description of what you are proposing. :) https://www.torproject.org/docs/hidden-services.html.en Nemo ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2016

2015-01-21 Thread Leigh Thelmadatter
Congratulations on the official annoucement. I very much look forward to helping out with the education programming! Leigh Date: Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:15:38 +0100 From: q...@wikimedia.org To: wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania

[Wikimedia-l] Scholarship Applications now Open for Wikimania 2015

2015-01-21 Thread Ellie Young
Hi all, Scholarship applications for Wikimania 2015 which is being held in Mexico City on July 15-19, 2015 are now being accepted. Applications are open until Monday 16 February 2015 23:59 UTC. A scholarship will the cost of an individual's round-trip travel, shared accommodation, and

[Wikimedia-l] EU copyright rules are maladapted to the increase of cross-border cultural exchange on the web

2015-01-21 Thread Cristian Consonni
Hi, Julia Reda, a MEP (Member of the European Parliament) for the German Pirate Party has released a report[1] regarding copyright in the EU and demanding an ambitious reform agenda for the overhaul of EU copyright[2]. A shorter version with the most important points is the press release: [2]

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2016

2015-01-21 Thread Oliver Keyes
If only the first and only link in the thread you're following up on contained pointers to dedicated journey and accomodation pages! That would've made these questions so much easier to answer. Indeed, it would've made asking them quite clearly rhetorical and intended to passive-aggressively poke,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Become a Digital object identifier (DOI) registarnt

2015-01-21 Thread geni
On 21 January 2015 at 00:01, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com wrote: The two articles combined make me wonder: if I cite a Wikimedia projects page in a long-term document, should I link something like perma.cc or to the oldid? I prefer the oldid, because I think it's every website's

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Become a Digital object identifier (DOI) registarnt

2015-01-21 Thread Strainu
2015-01-21 13:40 GMT+02:00 geni geni...@gmail.com: On 21 January 2015 at 00:01, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com wrote: The two articles combined make me wonder: if I cite a Wikimedia projects page in a long-term document, should I link something like perma.cc or to the oldid? I

[Wikimedia-l] Round 1 of Picture of the Year 2014 is open!

2015-01-21 Thread Srikant Kedia
Dear Wikimedians, Wikimedia Commons is happy to announce that the ninth edition of Picture of the Year competition is now open. Wikimedia users are invited to vote for their favorite images featured on Commons during the year 2014 to produce a single Picture of the Year. Hundreds of images that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Timothy Sandole and (apparently) $53, 690 of WMF funding

2015-01-21 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Sue Gardner, 01/04/2014 05:23: On 21 March 2014 13:23, Erik Moeller e...@wikimedia.org wrote: We will update the wiki page at https://outreach.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikipedian_in_Residence/Harvard_University_assessment with more information and details. I encourage others to participate in this as

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Spam] Re: Become a Digital object identifier (DOI) registarnt

2015-01-21 Thread Andrew Gray
The oldid. At the moment, I trust our long-term viability more than a 2014 web-archiving startup, even one with praiseworthy names attached ;-) (Foolish question: can oldids be reconstituted from dumps?) Andrew. On 21 January 2015 at 00:01, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com wrote:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 1000 Little Masters on-line, a Wikimedia CH / Swiss National Library project

2015-01-21 Thread Charles Andrès
Yes, here: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:CH-NB-Collection_Gugelmann and if you need to do a specific search in the Swiss National Library, there is a custom search here https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Media_contributed_by_the_Swiss_National_Library Charles Le

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Spam] Re: Become a Digital object identifier (DOI) registarnt

2015-01-21 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Andrew Gray, 21/01/2015 13:35: (Foolish question: can oldids be reconstituted from dumps?) Yes, grep any XML dump for revision to see yourself. However, the standard import doesn't preserve this information. Nemo ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2016

2015-01-21 Thread Quim Gil
On Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 7:34 AM, Ivan Martínez gala...@gmail.com wrote: On the recommendation of the Wikimania 2016 selection Jury Committee, we have accepted the proposal from the Esino Lario Italy team. Congratulations to the bold candidates and to the bold jury that accept them!