Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia Zero mass effect on Wikimedia projects

2016-03-20 Thread James Alexander
Aye, what Vito said. For some context the WP0 team reached out to me when the partners started flagging some of this as well. We've been considering a couple different options which I think should be wider discussed. Part of that was also a realization that we needed a way to actually tell if

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia Zero mass effect on Wikimedia projects

2016-03-20 Thread Lodewijk
In a way, it is great to hear that Wikipedia zero is attracting new editors! That is what I hoped for more than increasing readership. The general question on how to stimulate positive edits while discouraging negative contributions is the tricky part. What we always tell outsiders on why we can

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia Zero mass effect on Wikimedia projects

2016-03-20 Thread Steinsplitter Wiki
Hoi Gerard Meijssen et all., If there are issue with mobile edits we must take the necessary action to protect the wiki and re-users, this might include the aforementioned measures. I am sure we won't wast volunteers time. If there are more problems than benefit... It is speaking for itself.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia Zero mass effect on Wikimedia projects

2016-03-20 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, Realistically. Wikipedia is very much an enabler. Your ease to consider "simply" disabling mobile edits or uploads I find appalling. People in countries like USA or UK are very fortunate. Nobody would ever argue to disable their edits or uploads. At the same time as a movement we desperately

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Facebook updates "community standards" for a "diverse global community"

2016-03-20 Thread
I liked Facebooks' careful definition of what constitutes nudity. Though their new policy would allow for diagrams of genitals for medical education, it would be tough for Commons to adopt similar anti-nudity laws without deleting a lot of historical and culturally relevant photographs, plus all

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Facebook updates "community standards" for a "diverse global community"

2016-03-20 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 19 Mar 2016 13:47, "Toby Dollmann" wrote: > Much of it is relevant for WM Commons. How so? Commons has a very different purpose to Facebook. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l