Re: [Wikimedia-l] Funding bot maintenance

2015-02-24 Thread Quim Gil
Hi, On Sun, Feb 22, 2015 at 10:04 PM, MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com wrote: WereSpielChequers wrote: One of the areas that I would like to see the foundation putting in money is for the running and maintenance of wanted orphan bots. I think specific examples might help here. ... and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Bye

2015-02-24 Thread John Mark Vandenberg
When was odder put on moderation, and what for? On 24 Feb 2015 14:49, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com wrote: John Mark Vandenberg, 23/02/2015 21:59: Which email ? the crowdfunding email? Yes, because odder is in moderation (like many others, it seems). Nemo

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

2015-02-24 Thread Milos Rancic
After thinking about John's response, I've realized that those works should go into public domain (actually, under CC-BY, as Serbian laws don't recognize PD outside strictly defined works not created by author in the sense of laws and other similar works; it's been explicitly stated that moral

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

2015-02-24 Thread Risker
On 24 February 2015 at 09:19, MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com wrote: Maggie Dennis wrote: 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

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediameta-l] Bye

2015-02-24 Thread Lane Rasberry
Hello, On English Wikipedia I have met with resistance in documenting crowdfunding projects. I would like clarity on the extent to which the Wikimedia community feels that it is acceptable to discuss crowdfunding in Wikimedia community information channels. I posted about this on the talk page

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

2015-02-24 Thread
On 24 February 2015 at 01:25, ido ivri idoi...@gmail.com wrote: Today, we're kicking-off a two-week community consultation about the future of Wikimedia. Why only these two questions? And why only two weeks? I fear this is not really a consultation but a survey. +1. With a two week window

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediameta-l] Bye

2015-02-24 Thread
On 24 February 2015 at 13:55, Nathan nawr...@gmail.com wrote: I'd like the answer to this question too. Could there be some transparency please? I believe it would be a good time for the list mods to publicly decide how appeals to moderation or list-bans should work in a way that is credibly

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediameta-l] Bye

2015-02-24 Thread Cristian Consonni
2015-02-24 14:55 GMT+01:00 Nathan nawr...@gmail.com: On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 3:59 PM, John Mark Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote: Which email ? the crowdfunding email? Austin, do the list admins have another perspective to justify their action? [...] I'd like the answer to this question

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

2015-02-24 Thread MZMcBride
Maggie Dennis wrote: 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

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediameta-l] Bye

2015-02-24 Thread Nathan
On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 3:59 PM, John Mark Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote: Which email ? the crowdfunding email? Austin, do the list admins have another perspective to justify their action? -- John Vandenberg I'd like the answer to this question too.

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

2015-02-24 Thread Pine W
I largely agree with Risker. I was not involved in the last consultation. I'm taking a wait and see approach with this one. My hard-earned experience on this mailing list is that an approach of problem solving rather than stone throwing tends to get more cooperation and better results. I still

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediameta-l] Bye

2015-02-24 Thread Austin Hair
On Tue, Feb 24, 2015 at 6:21 PM, Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.com wrote: 2015-02-24 15:52 GMT+01:00 Lane Rasberry l...@bluerasberry.com: On English Wikipedia I have met with resistance in documenting crowdfunding projects. I would like clarity on the extent to which the Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediameta-l] Bye

2015-02-24 Thread Sage Ross
On Tue, Feb 24, 2015 at 10:43 AM, Austin Hair adh...@gmail.com wrote: With more and more Wikimedians engaging in crowdfunding, I suppose we can talk about whether the mailing list for Wikimedia movement organization is the place to advertise in this way. For my part, I don't think a simple

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Funding bot maintenance

2015-02-24 Thread WereSpielChequers
Thanks for your replies, and for John's very kind offer. As this involves various inactive and semi inactive bot operators I will give John an off list response re that. On MzMcBride's points, I don't know the relative costs of employing programmers in San Francisco v other parts of the world.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediameta-l] Bye

2015-02-24 Thread Cristian Consonni
2015-02-24 15:52 GMT+01:00 Lane Rasberry l...@bluerasberry.com: On English Wikipedia I have met with resistance in documenting crowdfunding projects. I would like clarity on the extent to which the Wikimedia community feels that it is acceptable to discuss crowdfunding in Wikimedia community

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediameta-l] Bye

2015-02-24 Thread James Heilman
Hopefully this was just an error than. When is Nemo being un-moderated? -- James Heilman MD, CCFP-EM, Wikipedian The Wikipedia Open Textbook of Medicine www.opentextbookofmedicine.com ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Bye

2015-02-24 Thread Austin Hair
On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 6:49 PM, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com wrote: Federico Leva (Nemo), 22/02/2015 18:41: Moderators of this list are crazy, I was apparently put on moderation by Austin without expiry for forwarding a Commons-l message. I'll unsubscribe in 24 hours if I'm not

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

2015-02-24 Thread Gergő Tisza
On Sun, Feb 22, 2015 at 11:51 PM, Milos Rancic mill...@gmail.com wrote: I would actually say: Is there a point to have a prescriptive work without ND clause? Course there is. The text of the CC licenses, for example, is under CC0; Creative Commons is trademarked and that trademark is used to

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

2015-02-24 Thread Edward Galvez
Congratulations Astrid! On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 11:57 PM, Vishnu visdav...@gmail.com wrote: 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

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

2015-02-24 Thread Ricordisamoa
Thanks Fæ, those reports are very interesting from my perspective. However, even though the number of thanks received may be more reliable than the usual edit count, none of them could ever measure the invaluable impact of our contributors :-) Il 23/02/2015 16:57, Fæ ha scritto:

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

2015-02-24 Thread Ivan Martínez
Congratulations and all the best! 2015-02-25 0:32 GMT-06:00 Edward Galvez egal...@wikimedia.org: Congratulations Astrid! On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 11:57 PM, Vishnu visdav...@gmail.com wrote: Many congratulations, Astrid and WMNO! Wishing you all many more successes. Best, Vishnu

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New template URL to diff

2015-02-24 Thread Ricordisamoa
Il 02/01/2015 13:41, Ricordisamoa ha scritto: Il 02/01/2015 12:45, Andy Mabbett ha scritto: On 2 January 2015 at 10:46, Ricordisamoa ricordisa...@openmailbox.org wrote: Honestly, I don't think it is easier to type {{subst:url to diff}} than [[Special:Diff]]. It's not a matter of which is

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

2015-02-24 Thread Gregory Varnum
The Affiliations Committee (AffCom) will be releasing more details about the changes to the Wikimedia User Group (WUG) Renewal Process, but I did want to share some info in this conversation that has already been posted on Meta[1] and will be discussed more in an upcoming blog post. In this

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

2015-02-24 Thread Rodrigo Tetsuo Argenton
Hello, how are you guys? Cornelius Kibelka send me the link of this thread, by mistake, in one discussion on Meta.[1] And the Carlos Colina's answer is, lets say, wow! It's super freak weird!!!, because in the WMBR mailing list, one volunteer asked who send the request and one of the proposal's

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Bye

2015-02-24 Thread Trillium Corsage
24.02.2015, 18:25, Austin Hair adh...@gmail.com: I moderated Nemo when, after protesting the fact that Odder was still moderated (more on that later), he started forwarding messages for him. Before I had any chance to clear the matter up, he sent that message and quit in a huff. I was