Re: [Wikimedia-l] New ED of Wikimedia Norway

2015-02-23 Thread Tanweer Morshed
Congratulations Astrid! Wish you and WMNO a prosperous future ahead. -- Regards, Tanweer Morshed ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New ED of Wikimedia Norway

2015-02-23 Thread Tanweer Morshed
Congratulations Astrid for being ED! Wish you and WMNO a prosperous future ahead. Tanweer Wikimedia Bangladesh -- Regards, Tanweer Morshed ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines

Re: [Wikimedia-l] RfC: Works which can't be freely licensed

2015-02-23 Thread Amir E. Aharoni
But, my initial point was: Am I missing something? Would there be any reason why such grammar would have sense without ND clause? Milos, Could we not import these works onto Wikisource in original format, where they would be preserved without permitting altering from the original?

Re: [Wikimedia-l] RfC: Works which can't be freely licensed

2015-02-23 Thread John Mark Vandenberg
On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 11:23 PM, Amir E. Aharoni amir.ahar...@mail.huji.ac.il wrote: But, my initial point was: Am I missing something? Would there be any reason why such grammar would have sense without ND clause? Milos, Could we not import these works onto Wikisource in original format,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] RfC: Works which can't be freely licensed

2015-02-23 Thread Marco Chiesa
On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 1:23 PM, Amir E. Aharoni amir.ahar...@mail.huji.ac.il wrote: Another example from the Free software world is TeX, which can be relevant here: It is released under a Free license, and modification is allowed, but modified versions cannot be called TeX. See

Re: [Wikimedia-l] RfC: Works which can't be freely licensed

2015-02-23 Thread John Mark Vandenberg
On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 11:46 PM, Amir E. Aharoni amir.ahar...@mail.huji.ac.il wrote: But since Milos asked: In Wikisource changing the original is indeed vandalism, but somebody must notice that it's vandalism. AFAIK Wikisource doesn't have a proper way to authenticate that the document is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] RfC: Works which can't be freely licensed

2015-02-23 Thread Amir E. Aharoni
But since Milos asked: In Wikisource changing the original is indeed vandalism, but somebody must notice that it's vandalism. AFAIK Wikisource doesn't have a proper way to authenticate that the document is in its original form. Could you elaborate on this? If you open the links in my

Re: [Wikimedia-l] RfC: Works which can't be freely licensed

2015-02-23 Thread Amir E. Aharoni
and Wikisource projects typically have *revision* patrolling enabled to help catch incorrect changes. Revision patrolling is less bulletproof than a checksum, but if it is enough for the people who care about this normative grammar's integrity, it's certainly enough for me. How could

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Renewal of Recognition to Wikimedia Community User Group Brasil

2015-02-23 Thread Rodrigo Padula
Hello Carlos, Thanks by all information regarding the new Affcom's decisions for an user group renewal. Only to clarify, my question was based on the Wikimedia User Group Agreement where is specified that an User Group and its agents must submit a written activity report in English to the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Who are the nicest people on our projects ?

2015-02-23 Thread
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Faebot/thanks I have now set up a monthly report of the top 10 thankers / thankees with an index to the different project reports on the above link. These have been generated retrospectively for 2014 and I will shortly set this up on WMF labs to run at the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New ED of Wikimedia Norway

2015-02-23 Thread Katy Love
Congratulations, Astrid and Wikimedia Norge! Astrid, you have been a wonderful colleague over the last year plus. I wish you well in the new role, and I look forward to working together more closely. Warmly, Katy On Feb 23, 2015, at 3:15 AM, Tanweer Morshed wiki.tanw...@gmail.com wrote:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New ED of Wikimedia Norway

2015-02-23 Thread Christophe Henner
Nope, it was not. Sadly you'll have to buy me some drinks in Berlin... schade. -- Christophe On 23 February 2015 at 10:58, Nicole Ebber nicole.eb...@wikimedia.de wrote: Dear Astrid and Erlend, On behalf of Wikimedia Deutschland, congratulations Astrid for your new role in our movement. :)

[Wikimedia-l] New ED of Wikimedia Norway

2015-02-23 Thread Erlend Bjørtvedt
Dear friends in the Wikimedia movement, With much gratitude and anticipation, the Board of WMNO this week named Astrid Carlsen, Executive Director of Wikimedia Norway! Many of you already know Astrid as a dedicated, energetic, and knowledgable colleague, and we are pleased that Astrid excepted

Re: [Wikimedia-l] RfC: Works which can't be freely licensed

2015-02-23 Thread Milos Rancic
Just a short note before I think about this: Dictionaries are free and there is a lot of sense having them under a free license (will be CC-BY). I am talking about Normative Grammar of Serbian Language here. On Feb 23, 2015 9:31 AM, John Mark Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Feb 23,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New ED of Wikimedia Norway

2015-02-23 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi Erlend and Astrid, On behalf of Wikimedia France, congratulations Astrid for your new role in the movement. I hope we'll see you in Berlin in May! All the best, Christophe HENNER | Président --- › Mail :

Re: [Wikimedia-l] RfC: Works which can't be freely licensed

2015-02-23 Thread John Mark Vandenberg
On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 6:51 PM, Milos Rancic mill...@gmail.com wrote: Which, actually, reminds me that we definitely need a non-free repository. For example, we could get that grammar to be quoted in whole, but there is no sense to change it. But, my initial point was: Am I missing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New ED of Wikimedia Norway

2015-02-23 Thread Pine W
Thank you for the announcement, Erlend. Congratulations, Astrid. I hope that we can connect at the Wikimedia Conference in Berlin. Pine (Executive Director for Cascadia Wikimedians User Group) On Feb 23, 2015 12:28 AM, Erlend Bjørtvedt erl...@wikimedia.no wrote: Dear friends in the Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New ED of Wikimedia Norway

2015-02-23 Thread Shlomi Fish
On Mon, 23 Feb 2015 09:27:43 +0100 Erlend Bjørtvedt erl...@wikimedia.no wrote: Dear friends in the Wikimedia movement, With much gratitude and anticipation, the Board of WMNO this week named Astrid Carlsen, Executive Director of Wikimedia Norway! congratulations to Astrid and good luck!

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New ED of Wikimedia Norway

2015-02-23 Thread Nicole Ebber
Dear Astrid and Erlend, On behalf of Wikimedia Deutschland, congratulations Astrid for your new role in our movement. :) I hope we will be welcoming you in Berlin in May. Best regards, Nicole (Sorry, Christophe, for copying your text. I suppose it was freely licensed anyway, right? :D) On

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Join the Wikimedia strategy consultation

2015-02-23 Thread Craig Franklin
On 24 February 2015 at 09:40, MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com wrote: Philippe Beaudette wrote: Five years ago, I was part of the work on a strategic plan for the Wikimedia movement. Much has changed since then. Now, I’m back...and we’re working on strategic direction again. :-) Hi. I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Join the Wikimedia strategy consultation

2015-02-23 Thread Romaine Wiki
I think it is great that this is organised this way. To me it sounds a good idea to have periodical this kind of consultations. It is a dialogue with the community. Romaine 2015-02-24 1:56 GMT+01:00 Maggie Dennis mden...@wikimedia.org: You could be on to something there, Craig. :) I think it's

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Join the Wikimedia strategy consultation

2015-02-23 Thread Maggie Dennis
You could be on to something there, Craig. :) I think it's fair to say that somebody might change his mind in five years for all kinds of reasons - including being asked nicely. This process is obviously geared to differ widely from the last. Hopefully it will be a good approach for everyone. In

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New ED of Wikimedia Norway

2015-02-23 Thread Vishnu
Many congratulations, Astrid and WMNO! Wishing you all many more successes. Best, Vishnu On 02/23/2015 10:10 PM, Katy Love wrote: Congratulations, Astrid and Wikimedia Norge! Astrid, you have been a wonderful colleague over the last year plus. I wish you well in the new role, and I look