Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation supports legal challenge to new travel-related executive order

2017-03-15 Thread Newyorkbrad
Also of interest for those following these cases, today a majority of the Ninth Circuit voted against an en banc rehearing regarding the stay order in the State of Washington case. The order and concurring and dissenting opinions can be found at

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation supports legal challenge to new travel-related executive order

2017-03-15 Thread Michelle Paulson
Hello All, I’m writing with a brief update; this afternoon, Judge Derrick K. Watson granted the temporary restraining order [1], blocking the executive order from enforcement nationwide. We are pleased with this result, and look forward to the next stages of the case, when the court will examine

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiJournal project

2017-03-15 Thread Vi to
I missed your email so I wrote the same thing by mistake, sorry! Vito 2017-03-15 16:26 GMT+01:00 Brad Jorsch (Anomie) : > On Tue, Mar 14, 2017 at 10:45 PM, Felipe Schenone > wrote: > > > If we migrate the content we currently have (on Meta and > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiJournal project

2017-03-15 Thread Peter Southwood
That looks about right. (how it happened) Cheers, Peter -Original Message- From: Wikimedia-l [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Felipe Schenone Sent: Wednesday, 15 March 2017 9:44 PM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiJournal project

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiJournal project

2017-03-15 Thread Peter Southwood
When Wikivoyage joined WMF as a fork from Wikitravel they had to deal with the same problem. It should be in the records somewhere. It wasn’t a big deal from memory. I had the same username on both anyway. A few people had to change when there were conflicts, and a few dropped one name as

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiJournal project

2017-03-15 Thread Vi to
You can think about relying upon WMF OAuth to login to wikijournal. Basically anyone would be able to login to wikijournal using their WMF wikis' credentials. If you make this the sole way to login you'll end up having an already-ready-to-merge userbase. Vito 2017-03-15 20:44 GMT+01:00 Felipe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiJournal project

2017-03-15 Thread Felipe Schenone
Awesome advice Brad, I can't think of a better solution than that, thanks! On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 12:26 PM Brad Jorsch (Anomie) wrote: > On Tue, Mar 14, 2017 at 10:45 PM, Felipe Schenone > wrote: > > > If we migrate the content we currently have (on

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation supports legal challenge to new travel-related executive order

2017-03-15 Thread Michelle Paulson
Dear All, Yesterday, the Wikimedia Foundation joined more than 50 other organizations, including Electronic Arts, Pinterest, and Zendesk, in signing an amicus brief[1] that was filed in State of Hawaii v. Trump,[2] a challenge to the new immigration-related executive order issued in the United

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiJournal project

2017-03-15 Thread Brad Jorsch (Anomie)
On Tue, Mar 14, 2017 at 10:45 PM, Felipe Schenone wrote: > If we migrate the content we currently have (on Meta and > Wikiversity) to wikijournal.org, and the project grows, and eventually > gets > accepted as a sister-project (as we hope), how will we merge the user >

[Wikimedia-l] Product draft goals posted on mediawiki

2017-03-15 Thread Toby Negrin
Hi everyone -- I wanted to let you know that the product team has posted our draft goals for next quarter (the fourth quarter of the Foundation's fiscal year aka Q4) up on mediawiki: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Engineering/2016-17_Q4_Goals#Product Please take a look and let us know

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Spam email (Was: interesting reading)

2017-03-15 Thread Katie Chan
Spam/scam, with a forged from email address field. Apology to anyone who received the original email(s). KTC On 15/03/2017 09:55, Andrea Zanni wrote: mmm, scam? Aubrey -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those of the author and do not necessarily

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikisource-l] interesting reading

2017-03-15 Thread Andrea Zanni
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Using non-free elements vs our values (Apple Maps vs Wikipedia iOS app)

2017-03-15 Thread Magnus Manske
Hi Josh, all, I am not one hell-bent on "FOSS or death"; I tend to use whatever works best. That said, the cost-benefit analysis of using Apple Maps seems to boil down: * Apple Maps has slightly better rendering (didn't check, but I assume) * Apple Maps uses less mobile bandwidth * Apple Maps is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Using non-free elements vs our values (Apple Maps vs Wikipedia iOS app)

2017-03-15 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, One point about OSM is that it provides a better service in situations that are sub optimal. The infra structure for Haiti is diminished and it is in OSM where people are actually working hard to provide the best map service. We have had nearby function in Labs for a very long time, I have