Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Wikimania 15 videos

2015-09-05 Thread Emilio J . Rodríguez-Posada
Thanks for this Ivan! The last time I enjoyed Wikimania talks were Wikimania Argentina (2009), because there were some in Spanish too. I can write in English but listening is a bit hard for me. Subtitles are necessary to make the talks accessible to everybody, not only non-English speakers but

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Collaboration team reprioritization

2015-09-05 Thread Danny Horn
We are planning to put Flow into public dumps this month, and work with all the remaining communities still using LQT about converting to Flow. I wanted to let this announcement settle for a minute before we talk to them. On Fri, Sep 4, 2015 at 10:23 PM, John Mark Vandenberg

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wiki Loves Monuments] Wiki Loves Monuments in Italy largely blocked by WMF fundraising

2015-09-05 Thread Craig Franklin
Firstly, I'm delighted to see that a mutually acceptable compromise has been reached here. Well done everyone in coming together with the best interests of the entire movement in mind. If I can make a suggestion though, I'd suggest that the fundraising team and the community, particularly the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New WMF initiative: Community Capacity Development

2015-09-05 Thread Craig Franklin
As someone who has been telling anyone at the WMF who will listen that this sort of capacity development is *essential* if community groups are going to meet the governance requirements of the Foundation and actually achieve measurable outcomes, I'm enormously pleased that something has finally

[Wikimedia-l] LsJbot and geonames

2015-09-05 Thread Anders Wennersten
Geonames [1] is a database which holds around 9 M entries of geographical related items from all over the world. Lsjbot is now generating articles from a subset of it, after several months of extensive research on its quality, Wikidata relations and notability issues. While the quality in