Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-03 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Fri, Jun 3, 2016 at 5:56 PM, Luis Villa wrote: > > I would love to see a solid and rigorous hiring process that lends > credibility to the eventual selection. Has the board done an analysis of > the previous hiring process to help ensure that the new process will be > solid and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thoughts on WMF Governance reviews

2016-06-03 Thread Gnangarra
Traditionally > WLE offers a trip to Wikimania that fine this year as its offering Montreal > but what happens for WLE 2017 the organisors(WM Ukraine) need to decide and > submit a budget to FDC this year to cover the cost of that prize but there > is no plan. I think you're mixing two

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey to support the WMF ED search starts right now

2016-06-03 Thread Luis Villa
On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 4:46 PM Dariusz Jemielniak wrote: > On Wed, Jun 1, 2016 at 5:36 PM, James Salsman wrote: > > > > > Can we at least get confirmation that her performance working at the > > Foundation will be appropriately weighted in her favor if we

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thoughts on WMF Governance reviews

2016-06-03 Thread Michael Peel
Hi Gnangarra, (and a reply to one of Anders' points below) > On 3 Jun 2016, at 01:34, Gnangarra wrote: > > I have a couple of concerns, a review has the potential to stagnate the WMF > as indicated from WMConf in Berlin thats already a problem and its > impacting regular

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Transparency: special WMF employee rights for Wikimedia projects

2016-06-03 Thread James Alexander
On Fri, Jun 3, 2016 at 5:40 AM, Fæ wrote: > For anyone unaware, in 2014 I created a bot task to maintain a page on > Meta[1] showing the special Wikimedia Projects rights being allocated > to WMF employees and contractors, without following normal community > processes. The bot

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Transparency: special WMF employee rights for Wikimedia projects

2016-06-03 Thread Adrian Raddatz
All WMF staff accounts are now required to have "WMF" in their username, so it's pretty obvious which accounts have rights for work purposes. Given this, is that list of advanced permissions still necessary? Disclosure: I personally think it would be easier for all WMF staff to be put into one or

[Wikimedia-l] Transparency: special WMF employee rights for Wikimedia projects

2016-06-03 Thread
For anyone unaware, in 2014 I created a bot task to maintain a page on Meta[1] showing the special Wikimedia Projects rights being allocated to WMF employees and contractors, without following normal community processes. The bot mirrors data from a Google Spreadsheet maintained by the WMF. Back in