[Wikimedia-l] What's making you happy this week? (Week of 9 April 2017)

2017-04-10 Thread Pine W
I was glad to hear of the the Initiative for Open Citations ( https://blog.wikimedia.org/2017/04/06/initiative-for-open-citations/) What's making you happy this week? Pine ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

[Wikimedia-l] Commons Picture of the Year 2016 round 2 voting

2017-04-10 Thread Pine W
Hello, Voting is now open in Round 2 of the Commons Picture of the Year 2016 competition: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Picture_of_the_Year/2016 Pine ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] "News Integrity Initiative" at CUNY

2017-04-10 Thread pi zero
Nupedia had severely defective strategy and tactics. It was also an encyclopedia, not a news project. So it has pretty much zero bearing on any aspect of the current situation. On Mon, Apr 10, 2017 at 1:11 PM, Gerard Meijssen wrote: > Hoi, > Vetting before

Re: [Wikimedia-l] "News Integrity Initiative" at CUNY

2017-04-10 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, Vetting before publication proved a failure. It is why we have Wikipedia and not Nupedia. Thanks, GerardM On 10 April 2017 at 14:44, pi zero wrote: > English Wikinews took serious measures for reliability back in 2009. For > our pains, we've received mostly

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [OpenAccess] [wikicite-discuss] Wikimedia and other 60+ organizations launch the Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC)

2017-04-10 Thread Adele Vrana
Congratulations Dario and everyone from Research who made this possible. Remarkable effort! On Sun, Apr 9, 2017 at 11:41 PM, NC Hasive wrote: > Great work. > > -Hasive > > > On Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 4:38 AM, Andy Mabbett > wrote: > > > On 6 April 2017

Re: [Wikimedia-l] "News Integrity Initiative" at CUNY

2017-04-10 Thread pi zero
English Wikinews took serious measures for reliability back in 2009. For our pains, we've received mostly grief from the Foundation, and from a vocal segment of the Wikipedian community. If they consulted, before this expertise-lending, with the sister project that specializes in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] WMDE audited financial statements

2017-04-10 Thread Trizek
On Mon, Apr 10, 2017 at 9:47 AM, Valentin M√ľnscher < valentin.muensc...@wikimedia.de> wrote: > 2017-04-05 20:24 GMT+02:00 Nicole Ebber : > > > Dear all, > > > > We would like to let you know that WMDE has just received the audit of > > our financial statement for the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] WMDE audited financial statements

2017-04-10 Thread Valentin M√ľnscher
2017-04-05 20:24 GMT+02:00 Nicole Ebber : > Dear all, > > We would like to let you know that WMDE has just received the audit of > our financial statement for the fiscal year 2016, which led to no > reservations from the auditing company. > > You can find the English

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [OpenAccess] [wikicite-discuss] Wikimedia and other 60+ organizations launch the Initiative for Open Citations (I4OC)

2017-04-10 Thread NC Hasive
Great work. -Hasive On Fri, Apr 7, 2017 at 4:38 AM, Andy Mabbett wrote: > On 6 April 2017 at 19:11, Dario Taraborelli > wrote: > > > I wanted to let you know that we launched an initiative this morning > called: > > Initiative for Open