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

2016-08-09 Thread Ed Erhart
A memorial is being held in Berkeley, California on 21 August. https://www.facebook.com/events/663526253795755/ On Sun, Aug 7, 2016 at 2:36 AM, Kalliope Tsouroupidou < ktsouroupi...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Of little interest perhaps, but Kevin's profile appeared on my LinkedIn's > "People you

[Wikimedia-l] Wiki Loves the Olympics (writing contest)

2016-08-09 Thread Santiago Navarro
Hello. The network Iberocoop has organized a writing contest for the Olympic and Paralympic Games on Wikimedia. This is a contest in every language and till the end of the Paralympic Games (18 Sept). There will be also some special prizes and the artiles can be used for differet challenges and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] coordinate liaising with Google (was Re: Google returning outdated text snippet)

2016-08-09 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, I had an issue with data Google provided. I notified them and used Wikipedia as a source. I was pleasantly surprised that it did not take long for it to be remedied :) Yes for big issues we can have a liaison however, we can still can notify them when the need arises. Thanks, GerardM

[Wikimedia-l] coordinate liaising with Google (was Re: Google returning outdated text snippet)

2016-08-09 Thread James Salsman
Dan Garry wrote: > Reaching out to [Google] is the easiest and quickest way to get > these kinds of issues fixed Google is a whole lot better than Altavista was back when their snippets were taken from title and meta tags or the first words on the page, but there have been some issues that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wiki Loves the Olympics - Photo contest

2016-08-09 Thread Yohann Thomas
Dear Rodrigo Wikimedia India has also launched an edit-a-thon on a similar theme. This edit-a-thon has a focus on celebrating the Olympics with a focus of Indian Sportspersons. We plan to create articles on Indian sportspersons in 18 Indic languages.. Edit-a-thon page -