Re: [Wikimedia-l] Kevin Gorman has passed away

2016-08-03 Thread Ryan Kaldari
I was friends with Kevin and talked to him often over email. He was a tireless advocate of addressing the gender gap on Wikipedia and making the projects less toxic. Besides his significant volunteer work on-wiki, he was also a moderator of the gendergap mailing list (a difficult and thankless

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [discovery] Fwd: Improving search (sort of)

2016-08-03 Thread Deborah Tankersley
Hi Gerard, I chatted with Trey (who did the analysis) for his opinion on your concerns. Here is his response: Hi Gerard, I wasn't trying to pass judgement on notability when the search referred to > a particular person, place, or thing, but I did take it as a sign of > non-notability when a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Arabic version of Offline Medical App Launches

2016-08-03 Thread Shlomi Fish
On Tue, 2 Aug 2016 04:29:06 -0600 James Heilman wrote: > Hey All > > We have just launched the Arabic version of our offline medical app. It is > all of Arabic Wikipedia's healthcare, pharmaceutical, anatomy, and > sanitation articles. > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board level strategic planning?

2016-08-03 Thread Christophe Henner
Hey Ben, That is exactly what we have in mind. That is way during Wikimania I sent an email about the board priorities for the on-going year (board improvement, ED support, movement strategy). Doing so doesn't mean we're ignoring anything that doesn't fall into one of this priorities, but that