I know I have contributed to the confusion here and for that I apologize,
thank you Christophe for express better what I was getting at.
Can I suggest that we choose period to put focus on the positive aspects of
the migration over the last 70 years, including the various UN charters and
My email was an answer to this topic going to the religion ground, sorry if
it was interpretated otherwise.
More to the point. As a movement, we must never remember that we ARE
diverse. That is one of the thing I love the most is that twice a year I do
actually get to meet people from the
Dear friends and colleague,
I would to share with you the post we published on Wikimedia Blog (November
13, 2015) . It describes how WMIL works with few *Wiktionary* volunteers
in a process of revitalization of *Wiktionary* community. I believe it
could be useful case study for those of you
As part of T113210 , which is a broader discussion on track for the
developer summit, I am hosting an IRC office hour  this Thursday at
Since shared hosting is a broad topic, this session will focus specifically
on brainstorming ways to reconnect with the shared hosting
Thanks for leading this! My reading of your agenda leads me to believe
that this is intended as a "problem solving" meeting, as described in
User:RobLa-WMF/Meetings#Taxonomy. To quote that article:
*Problem-solving* - Discuss a problem that we don’t know how to solve.
Community Advocacy at the WMF is running a month-long discussion on the
topic of harassment on our projects. This will be the first in a series -
as it is the initial discussion, we are keeping it open and broad to
encourage brainstorming and creativity.
It is currently live on Meta,
I've heard about the hard work that this team has done to launch this and
the kind of transformation you're seeking. Well done. Congratulations.
On Mon, Nov 16, 2015 at 4:44 PM, Patrick Earley
> Hello all,
> Community Advocacy at the WMF is running a
Isaac David makes good points, and writing it off as racist and
discrimination is ridiculous. The people who did these things may indeed
be bloodlusty assholes, but what led them to this is important too, and
denying that will only ensure that it is not understood, not addressed.
I don't care
This thread went to a bad place surprisingly fast, even for this list.
I understand that emotions are high, but please keep your tempers in
check and your discussion on-topic. Whatever you may think of Fæ's
proposal, I don't think it was intended to provoke a religious
argument, which I hope
Do read about exclusion (a sociology term) and given the people concerned
it fits. The reason people give and the mechanisms involved are separate.
While we suffer for France, we will suffer the consequences when people no
longer appreciate that one of the universal human rights is the right
What I said was I think we should be cautious about linking the items Fea
proposed both because of the generalisations - stereotypes it would elevate
because of Wikipedias online authority.
I pointed out that Wikimedians as a community strectches beyond Western
Europe and North America and that
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