Re: [Wikimedia-l] SUL finalization update (no, for real this time)

2015-03-17 Thread Dan Garry
On 17 March 2015 at 21:54, John Mark Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote: The message includes instructions to rename an account, but what happens if a user unifies all accounts having the same name now, after this announcement. I've heard someone say that their account is still listed on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] SUL finalization update (no, for real this time)

2015-03-17 Thread John Mark Vandenberg
On Sat, Mar 14, 2015 at 7:07 AM, Keegan Peterzell kpeterz...@wikimedia.org wrote: ... All accounts that will be affected by this will be contacted on their talk page within the next couple of days.[4] All local wikis also have a publicly listed database of users who will be renamed, available

[Wikimedia-l] 2015 Strategy/Community consultation on the Wikipedia for children idea

2015-03-17 Thread Mathias Damour
Hi, They were quite a few expressed thoughts on the 2015 Strategy - Community consultation that raised in a way or another the idea of a Wikipedia for children. I've made some excerpt of them on the following page :

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2015 Strategy/Community consultation on the Wikipedia for children idea

2015-03-17 Thread Samuel Klein
Thanks for summarizing this, Mathias. I love the work that has been done so far on Wikikids, and think WMF should think about creative ways to make such projects successful. Gathering knowledge for all audiences requires simpler language than most wikipedias have; and building a culture of

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Nederland report January and February

2015-03-17 Thread Sandra Rientjes Wikimedia Nederland
The Wikimedia Nederland chapter report on January and February is available on meta: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_chapters/Reports/Wikimedia_Nederland/201501 It is also included in this message as plain text. Sandra Rientjes Directeur/Executive Director Wikimedia Nederland tel.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] SUL finalization update (no, for real this time)

2015-03-17 Thread John Mark Vandenberg
On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 4:24 PM, Legoktm legoktm.wikipe...@gmail.com wrote: On 03/17/2015 09:54 PM, John Mark Vandenberg wrote: On Sat, Mar 14, 2015 at 7:07 AM, Keegan Peterzell kpeterz...@wikimedia.org wrote: ... All accounts that will be affected by this will be contacted on their talk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] SUL finalization update (no, for real this time)

2015-03-17 Thread Keegan Peterzell
On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 12:39 AM, John Mark Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote: Also, lots of unanswered queries appearing quickly on https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Keegan_%28WMF%29 , which is the talk page linked in the global message that was sent out. It would be good to have

Re: [Wikimedia-l] SUL finalization update (no, for real this time)

2015-03-17 Thread Legoktm
On 03/17/2015 09:54 PM, John Mark Vandenberg wrote: On Sat, Mar 14, 2015 at 7:07 AM, Keegan Peterzell kpeterz...@wikimedia.org wrote: ... All accounts that will be affected by this will be contacted on their talk page within the next couple of days.[4] All local wikis also have a publicly