Re: [Wikimedia-l] June 29: Update on Wikimedia movement strategy process (#20)

2017-06-29 Thread Natacha Rault
Dear Katherine, I wish a nice holiday to all the WMF staff in the US! Thank you for this comprehensive and detailed summary, it’s great to have a diggest pinpointing at suggestions that one would not have noticed otherwise. I completely agree with the Australian community: we need more

[Wikimedia-l] June 29: Update on Wikimedia movement strategy process (#20)

2017-06-29 Thread Katherine Maher
Hi all! *Summary: The summary of the Cycle 2 discussions is now online.* A summary of the Cycle 2 discussions has been posted on Meta-Wiki.[1] Please review the summaries, they’re really informative![2] In the meantime, I wanted to highlight some of the things you said during this most recent

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Draft Wiki Ed Annual Plan 2017-18

2017-06-29 Thread LiAnna Davis
Thanks to everyone who commented on the draft. The final version was approved by our board at their June meeting, and is now available on our website: https://wikiedu.org/annual-plan/ LiAnna On Tue, May 16, 2017 at 4:14 PM, LiAnna Davis wrote: > (Standard apologies for the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising pilot on Facebook

2017-06-29 Thread James Heilman
Thanks Sam Interesting experiment. Can you provide versions of the fundraiser notifications so people can provide feedback? Best James On Thu, Jun 29, 2017 at 1:57 PM, Samuel Patton wrote: > Hi, John. Thanks for taking the time to share your questions, and I'm happy >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] June 23: Update on Wikimedia movement strategy process (#19)

2017-06-29 Thread Rogol Domedonfors
Robert I speak only for myself, as I presume do you. I make observations that relate to the Foundation, the wider Community and their interactions, as I presume do you. I sometimes comment on those matters here, as do you. "Rogol" On Thu, Jun 29, 2017 at 9:45 PM, Peter Southwood <

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] June 23: Update on Wikimedia movement strategy process (#19)

2017-06-29 Thread Peter Southwood
Robert, What makes you think Rogol speaks for anyone but Rogol? Cheers, Peter -Original Message- From: Wikimedia-l [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Robert Fernandez Sent: Thursday, June 29, 2017 8:46 PM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l]

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Wikipedia Library User Group

2017-06-29 Thread Samuel Patton
Very cool, congratulations! sam On Thu, Jun 29, 2017 at 3:05 PM, Subhashish Panigrahi wrote: > This is a great news! Congratulations everyone involved in bringing this > awesome collective. > > Subhashish > > On Fri, Jun 30, 2017 at 12:02 AM, Katherine Maher

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising pilot on Facebook

2017-06-29 Thread Samuel Patton
Hi, John. Thanks for taking the time to share your questions, and I'm happy to answer them. I've included your original questions and my answers inline: *Does this involve paying Facebook and Instagram? If so, how much is being allocated that part of this pilot?* Yes; we’ll pay a cost per click,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Wikipedia Library User Group

2017-06-29 Thread Subhashish Panigrahi
This is a great news! Congratulations everyone involved in bringing this awesome collective. Subhashish On Fri, Jun 30, 2017 at 12:02 AM, Katherine Maher wrote: > Welcome and congratulations! > > On Thu, Jun 29, 2017 at 10:25 AM, Samuel Klein wrote: >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] June 23: Update on Wikimedia movement strategy process (#19)

2017-06-29 Thread Robert Fernandez
>By not explaining clearly to the community what was happening initially, Please don't speak for the entire community. Plenty of us thought that their response was quite clear. On Thu, Jun 29, 2017 at 1:26 AM, Rogol Domedonfors wrote: > Greg and Anna > > This is a most

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising pilot on Facebook

2017-06-29 Thread John Mark Vandenberg
Hi Sam, Does this involve paying Facebook and Instagram? If so, how much is being allocated that part of this pilot? IIRC, at least Facebook has a separate program for non-profits, but they didnt offer ads for non-profits at reduced rates as part of that program. What targets have been set to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Wikipedia Library User Group

2017-06-29 Thread Katherine Maher
Welcome and congratulations! On Thu, Jun 29, 2017 at 10:25 AM, Samuel Klein wrote: > Awesome. > > On Thu, Jun 29, 2017 at 8:26 AM, Tito Dutta wrote: > > > Congratulations on getting the recognition. :) I wish you all the best. > > > > On 29 June 2017 at

[Wikimedia-l] Fundraising pilot on Facebook

2017-06-29 Thread Samuel Patton
Hi everyone, I'm writing to let you know about a project we're trying on the Foundation's fundraising team. Thanks to all the help and advice we've received from our colleagues in Communications, Legal, and Community Engagement. *I've posted this announcement as an update on Fundraising's Meta

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to WMF June 2017 Metrics & Activities Meeting: Thursday, June 29, 18:00 UTC

2017-06-29 Thread Lena Traer
REMINDER: This meeting starts in 30 minutes. On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 3:49 PM, Lena Traer wrote: > Hello everyone, > > The next Wikimedia Foundation metrics and activities meeting will take > place on Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 6:00 PM UTC (11 AM PDT). The IRC > channel is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Wikipedia Library User Group

2017-06-29 Thread Samuel Klein
Awesome. On Thu, Jun 29, 2017 at 8:26 AM, Tito Dutta wrote: > Congratulations on getting the recognition. :) I wish you all the best. > > On 29 June 2017 at 17:53, Kirill Lokshin wrote: > > > Hi everyone! > > > > I'm very happy to announce that

[Wikimedia-l] COH Challenge

2017-06-29 Thread Eric Luth
Dear Wikimedians, 1-31 July, Wikimedia Sverige and UNESCO co-arranges the second competition as part of the Connected Open Heritage project. The competition, called the COH Challenge

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Wikipedia Library User Group

2017-06-29 Thread Tito Dutta
Congratulations on getting the recognition. :) I wish you all the best. On 29 June 2017 at 17:53, Kirill Lokshin wrote: > Hi everyone! > > I'm very happy to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized > the Wikipedia Library User Group [1] as a Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What to do when the WMF is stingy with the community?

2017-06-29 Thread Gergő Tisza
Making a bunch of unsupported and mostly unrelated accusations of bad faith is usually not a great way of raising support for your grant request. Long rants about how more money would be needed without even a hint of what that money would be used for are also unhelpful. I recommend letting this

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What to do when the WMF is stingy with the community?

2017-06-29 Thread Craig Franklin
I'm afraid I don't really see the logic in this. Even if we assume for a moment that the WMF is sitting on top of an enormous, inexhaustible pile of cash, it doesn't make sense that it should just splash that money around on community initiatives without carefully assessing whether it is the best