I decided to support that vote.
This has not been an easy decision because I find it *tremendously*
painful to vote against a person and it hurts me in my feelings to do so.
I hoped very dearly that the board would actually issue a statement that
would have helped me understand the decision
I love the idea! It makes newcomers immediately feel welcomed and valuable
for the community. Also it helps us to listen to them. I really hope that
maybe we could start something similar on Polish Wikipedia.
2016-01-21 0:12 GMT+01:00 Risker :
I'm sure there are plenty of people who would feel uncomfortable with that.
So if something like that were to be done, people should certainly be asked
first, and that only be done if they explicitly agree.
Still, I think a lot of others would feel like their efforts are being
The whole point of that page is that they are _interviewed_ and the stories
are published if they _want_ it. If they are uncomfortable with the
attention, no story is published.
I thank all the people who say that they like the idea :)
My original intention was to try to find similar pages and
CIS-A2K going to organize a multi-lingual edit-a-thon during 25-31 January
2015. The goal of this edit-a-thon is to create and improve Indian
Geographical Indications articles.
So far 7 Indic Wikipedia communities have shown interest to join this
If you want to participate or if
On Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 10:27 AM, Gerard Meijssen wrote:
> So yes, we need to talk but the talk does not happen in one place. When you
> insist on one place, the confrontation is already in place.
The solution is not to move all the communication to
On Mon, Dec 28, 2015 at 2:17 PM, Lydia Pintscher
> Hey folks :)
> I'll be doing another office hour to talk about all things Wikidata.
> As usual I'll give an overview of the past 3 months and what's ahead.
> It'll be in #wikimedia-office on Freenode. It'll
> For anyone who could not make it: the log is now available at
On 01/20/2016 09:36 PM, George Herbert wrote:
There was a finding of civil, not criminal, liability in the case. Against the
companies as a whole not individuals.
Generally such never becomes individual liability or criminality.
You're right that we shouldn't expect criminal charges of
On 2016-01-19 16:58, Jens Best wrote:
I like the idea of Wikidata.
I like the idea of combining Encylopedia with structured data to enable
understanding and easy re-use at the reader-side of Wikiprojects. So
things are imaginable there when the culture of conveying the needed
You just don't get it, do you? Even from the start this was all about
social issues with rollouts, and still you are contributing to the very
same social problems you so blindly condemned.
On 20/01/16 14:16, Magnus Manske wrote:
On Wed, Jan 20, 2016 at 12:58 AM Todd Allen
On Fri, Jan 22, 2016 at 3:00 AM, Anthony Cole <ahcole...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Lydia, could you please link to a log of that discussion?
I already did ;-) But here it is again:
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