Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliate-selected Board seats] Kunal Mehta (Legoktm) candidacy

2016-03-08 Thread Legoktm
Hi, On 03/08/2016 03:01 AM, David Cuenca Tudela wrote: > "P.S. I plan to leave my job at the WMF if elected." > > Then I hope you don't get elected, because it would be sad to see yet > another valuable staffer quit, regardless the noble reasons... Thanks for your concern, a few other people

[Wikimedia-l] Easier browsing of Board minutes, agendas, etc., plus summaries

2016-03-08 Thread Pete Forsyth
As many of you are aware, it's always been difficult to navigate information about the proceedings of the Board of Trustees: minutes, agendas, specific resolutions, notes, and commentary are split across Meta Wiki, WMF Wiki, various mailing lists, etc. So, I spent the last few days building a set

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia NYC proposal to broaden WMF nominations - submit today

2016-03-08 Thread phoebe ayers
Thanks Pharos for making this offer and for outlining what your chapter voting process will be! Both are good practices to bring to a process that has in the past been generally opaque. Best, Phoebe On Mar 8, 2016 8:14 AM, "Pharos" wrote: > On Mon, Mar 7, 2016 at

[Wikimedia-l] Women's History Month 2016

2016-03-08 Thread Ankita Shukla
Hi, The project page for coordinating online and offline events for International Women's Day (March 8) and Women's History Month has been published on Meta at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Women%27s_History_Month-2016 The theme of the edit-a-thon this year on the English Wikipedia is Women

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Oh the irony

2016-03-08 Thread Nathan
On Tue, Mar 8, 2016 at 2:18 PM, Chris Keating wrote: > I'm really glad that Guy is able to bring this kind of insight to the Board > HR committee. > > ... > > OK, in possibly good news and trying to be fair to Guy, it looks like the > @guykawasaki bears very little

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Oh the irony

2016-03-08 Thread Chris Keating
I'm really glad that Guy is able to bring this kind of insight to the Board HR committee. ... OK, in possibly good news and trying to be fair to Guy, it looks like the @guykawasaki bears very little relationship to what Guy Kawasaki the person is actually thinking or doing. His twitter feed is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open and recorded WMF Board meetings

2016-03-08 Thread Oliver Keyes
+1. There was an easy way to split the baby here; "the board has confidence". Done. Simple. What the language actually used did, as well as (now) betray trust and confidence, was induce the sense that for all people said they were listening to staff, nobody was. On Tue, Mar 8, 2016 at 12:39 PM,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open and recorded WMF Board meetings

2016-03-08 Thread Andreas Kolbe
On Mon, Mar 7, 2016 at 11:24 PM, jytdog wrote: > Pierre that is exactly what I struggle with. You are saying that throwing > integrity out the window in the name of politics is OK. I am saying it is > absolutely not OK. The individuals representing the board should have been

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Oh the irony

2016-03-08 Thread Liam Wyatt
"Number 7: Dropping subtle hints. Dissatisfied employees sometimes drop physical or verbal hints that they're looking to make a change. What to do: Don't ignore the signs. Address them right away and ensure a constant channel of communication between you and your team." Much wise. Very insight.

[Wikimedia-l] Oh the irony

2016-03-08 Thread Andy Mabbett
Tweet from Guy Kawasaki: https://twitter.com/GuyKawasaki/status/707250917360410624 whose content is: "8 warning signs that your staff are about to quit" http:// holykaw.alltop.com

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Wikimedians of Colorado User Group

2016-03-08 Thread Isarra Yos
Oh, so we should actually start doing stuff? Oh dear. I mean, we do stuff. Of course we do stuff. And thanks everyone! On 07/03/16 03:18, Alex Wang wrote: Congrats! Excited to learn more about your activities. Cheers, Alex On Sun, Mar 6, 2016 at 4:15 PM, Sydney Poore

Re: [Wikimedia-l] “Reliable”, “Notable”, and “Encyclopaedic” Sources for Automated Solvers for FreeCell

2016-03-08 Thread Peter Southwood
If you get it published off Wikipedia then it becomes a reference and someone else can mention it on Wikipedia Cheers, Peter -Original Message- From: Wikimedia-l [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Shlomi Fish Sent: Tuesday, 08 March 2016 2:30 PM To: Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] “Reliable”, “Notable”, and “Encyclopaedic” Sources for Automated Solvers for FreeCell

2016-03-08 Thread Lionel Allorge (lionel.allo...@lunerouge.org)
Hi, > I see. Thanks for the information (though I'm still frustrated it took this > list so long to give me a reply). I guess I won't be adding information > about the solvers to the FreeCell article after all. It's your loss, > really. You should mention this information on the talk page of the

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia NYC proposal to broaden WMF nominations - submit today

2016-03-08 Thread Pharos
On Mon, Mar 7, 2016 at 11:02 PM, Pharos wrote: > Hi fellow Wikimedians, > > Wikimedia NYC is interested in opening up and diversifying the Wikimedia > Foundation board nominations process (beyond the typical chapter-affiliated > candidates), so interested parties

Re: [Wikimedia-l] “Reliable”, “Notable”, and “Encyclopaedic” Sources for Automated Solvers for FreeCell

2016-03-08 Thread Shlomi Fish
Hi Joe, On Tue, 8 Mar 2016 11:29:12 + Joseph Fox wrote: > Yes, that would be original research and not permitted on the English > Wikipedia. > I see. Thanks for the information (though I'm still frustrated it took this list so long to give me a reply). I guess I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] “Reliable”, “Notable”, and “Encyclopaedic” Sources for Automated Solvers for FreeCell

2016-03-08 Thread Joseph Fox
Yes, that would be original research and not permitted on the English Wikipedia. Joe On Tuesday, 8 March 2016, Shlomi Fish wrote: > Dear Ruslan, > > please reply to my questions below. I've been waiting all along. > > Regards, > > Shlomi Fish > > On Mon, 25 Jan

Re: [Wikimedia-l] “Reliable”, “Notable”, and “Encyclopaedic” Sources for Automated Solvers for FreeCell

2016-03-08 Thread Shlomi Fish
Dear Ruslan, please reply to my questions below. I've been waiting all along. Regards, Shlomi Fish On Mon, 25 Jan 2016 19:55:04 +0200 Shlomi Fish wrote: > Hi Ruslan, > > sorry for the late reply. > > On Thu, 31 Dec 2015 13:01:31 +0300 > Ruslan

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliate-selected Board seats] Kunal Mehta (Legoktm) candidacy

2016-03-08 Thread David Cuenca Tudela
"P.S. I plan to leave my job at the WMF if elected." Then I hope you don't get elected, because it would be sad to see yet another valuable staffer quit, regardless the noble reasons... Regards, Micru On Tue, Mar 8, 2016 at 11:32 AM, Legoktm wrote: > Hi, > > I

[Wikimedia-l] [Affiliate-selected Board seats] Kunal Mehta (Legoktm) candidacy

2016-03-08 Thread Legoktm
Hi, I have posted my nomination statement for the affiliate-selected board seats on Meta-Wiki: . Please take a look, and let me know if you have any questions on the talk page. Thanks, -- Kunal Mehta /