Re: [Wikimedia-l] Apple Pay donations

2016-11-14 Thread Amir Ladsgroup
One rather unrelated thing: if you buy from smile.amazon.com, Amazon donates 0.5% of your purchase to a non-profit foundations of your choice. WMF is there and I chose it as mine. Maybe we can lobby and ask them to put it on top of the suggestions. Best On Tue, Nov 15, 2016 at 4:42 AM Steven

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open letter to the new CTO

2016-11-14 Thread Sam Klein
I really appreciate the thoughtful detail in this thread. Thanks, Scott. Multi-content revisions are a really good idea and the level of public discussion seemed fitting. > If we clean up a seldom-used corner case in the wikitext > specification, is that still "wikitext"? If we replace

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject)

2016-11-14 Thread Rogol Domedonfors
Dear Dariusz I quite understand that some members of the Board feel that there are more important calls on their collective time and resources than engaging directly with individual members of the community, even though some do feel that they may be able to as individuals. I note that you feel

[Wikimedia-l] Apple Pay donations

2016-11-14 Thread Steven Walling
Hey all, Today Apple announced a bunch of 501(c)3 partners which now can use Apple Pay to make instant donations. Announcement at: http://www.apple.com/newsroom/2016/11/a-touch-of-giving-with-apple-pay.html Does WMF fundraising have plans to integrate with Apple Pay, especially on mobile

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open letter to the new CTO

2016-11-14 Thread C. Scott Ananian
On Sun, Nov 13, 2016 at 5:08 PM, Rogol Domedonfors wrote: > I have > explicitly asked where plans for the future of the editors and the parsr > unification project can be seen, and there has simply been no response. Do > those plans exist? If so, where are they, and why

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject)

2016-11-14 Thread Pete Forsyth
On Sun, Nov 13, 2016 at 2:21 PM, Rogol Domedonfors wrote: > Jimmy Wales wrote: "it is possible and welcomed to bring forward issues to > board members at any time". To Jimmy and the board: This statement is, frankly, very much belied by the facts. In 2014, I delivered

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Signing out with my official hat!

2016-11-14 Thread Katherine Maher
Thank you Subha for all your service! We look forward to seeing you around on wiki, and at the intersection of the open web and free knowledge. On Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 12:47 PM, Jorge Vargas wrote: > Best of lucks in your new role with Mozilla, Subha! It's been a pleasure

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject)

2016-11-14 Thread Pine W
Hi Dariuz, I like how you're thinking. Perhaps the Board could make public use of Phabricator to triage and track issues. Rogol, I share some of the frustration about communication problems. However, I'd also like to note that Dariuz, Christophe, and Natalia have been responsive to discussions

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Signing out with my official hat!

2016-11-14 Thread Jorge Vargas
Best of lucks in your new role with Mozilla, Subha! It's been a pleasure meeting you. On Thu, Nov 10, 2016 at 11:05 PM, Gerard Meijssen wrote: > Hoi, > It was good to work with you. You were part of a wonderful move towards > more Wikimedia projects in India. It was

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Agenda for the November 13, 2016 Board Meeting

2016-11-14 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
On Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 11:37 AM, Chris Keating wrote: > Since the board meeting has just happened, is now the right time to > mention minutes? :) > > In the past the idea's been floated that something could be published > shortly after the meeting - be it draft

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject)

2016-11-14 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
Dear Rogol, On Sun, Nov 13, 2016 at 5:21 PM, Rogol Domedonfors wrote: > Jimmy Wales wrote: "it is possible and welcomed to bring forward issues to > board members at any time". > > It would be most helpful to know where and how the Board in general would > welcome such

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Agenda for the November 13, 2016 Board Meeting

2016-11-14 Thread Chris Keating
Since the board meeting has just happened, is now the right time to mention minutes? :) In the past the idea's been floated that something could be published shortly after the meeting - be it draft minutes, or informal notes, or some of the presentations. It would be really helpful to see

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Agenda for the November 13, 2016 Board Meeting

2016-11-14 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
I personally would not mind publishing draft agendas, if there was a common understanding, that they are not final. best, dj On Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 2:21 AM, Rogol Domedonfors wrote: > Christophe, > > Thank you for explaining that there were two meetings involved. > > I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How should security of Wikimedia accounts be better?

2016-11-14 Thread
Task: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T150646 - A Wikimedia hosted two-factor authentication app I agree there are issues, and the help files would need a lot more work before a wider roll-out. The current advice[1] is too open ended and many users randomly searching for two-factor