Today I was reading in the (international) news about websites with
knowledge on the topic of climate change disappear from the internet as
result of the Trump administration. The second thing I read is that before
something can be published about this topic, the government needs to
Following Bodhisattwa's request, I have added an upload feature to the
(command-line) Linux version of this tool, so it can now batch-upload the
recorded pronunciation files to Commons on your behalf.
(Ideally, it should have used OAuth, but that would take longer to
These are all very nice sentiments. But they're phrased in very vague ways.
Is there anywhere we can see the actual concrete plan for the use of these
On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 7:30 PM, Samantha Lien wrote:
> This press release is also available online here:
Speaking of communications, it would help if I would practice what I
preach. Let me reword one problematic sentence: "Perhaps this could be the
start of a "Community-WMF Communications office hour that could happen on a
quarterly basis." Sorry for the extra email to fix that.
I'm not sure that
Outside of the scope of this thread, I'd be glad to have a conversation
about WMF-community communication in general. May I suggest making that a
subject for an office hour at some future time? We'll likely need more than
a single office hour to untangle all of the threads and make sure
Thank you for the statement.
Perhaps you and your colleagues at Arbcom could explain your current
efforts against COI editing when evidence of such activity is brought to
your attention in private (in alignment with current ENWP Arbcom guidance),
and also what more you think
Thank you, Craig Newmark Foundation, Craigslist Charitable Fund, Community
Tech, SuSa, and Fundraising. I'm hopeful that your work will have lasting
and meaningful benefits in the Wikimedia community.
Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:
This is excellent news! I am particularly excited by the idea of a better
suite of blocking tools, which will hopefully save admins from playing a
game of whack-a-mole with particularly tenacious vandals and harassers.
On 27 January 2017 at 06:37, Danny Horn
Good to hear from you.
"I am surprised by the notion that WMF middle management is in some way
answerable to the Community. I would have thought that was the least productive
form of engagement between the two sides."
Rogol, I'd like to hear more about what you mean here, specifically in
I am surprised by the notion that WMF middle management is in some way
answerable to the Community. I would have thought that was the least
productive form of engagement between the two sides. The issue is what, if
anything, will happen to the tools that the contributors want and need to
I heart community tech.
On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 12:52 PM, Sydney Poore
> Hello Danny and Patrick,
> Thank you for the update and the great news about the new grant that will
> enable an accelerated time table to do the work around community health.
Hello Danny and Patrick,
Thank you for the update and the great news about the new grant that will
enable an accelerated time table to do the work around community health.
And also thank you to Craig Newmark Foundation and craigslist
Charitable Fund for supporting this important work.
We have an update on the community health initiative mentioned following
the Board's Statement on Healthy Community Culture, Inclusivity, and Safe
As Patrick Earley from the Support and Safety team noted on Wikimedia-l
last month, we’ve been developing a community health
I just want to note that the question i raised here was about what WMF itself
was doing about paid editing.
I was unhappy to see so much in that statement about what the community
I agree with the Arbcom statement that while it is good that Legal noted that
The Arbitration Committee has just published a response to this statement:
– Molly (GorillaWarfare)
On Wed, Jan 18, 2017 at 9:17 PM, Jacob Rogers
I guess the question is was this a request for input on what the community
thinks of the Interactive Team or the strategy of the discovery team? Or
was it simply a "for your information", we have decided to do X, Y, and Z.
The first is much more preferable to the second, but it appears the second
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