Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Wikimédia France

2017-07-23 Thread Samuel Klein
Thank you kindly Édouard for sharing this update on all fronts. I am so terribly sorry to hear about the passing of Louise Merzeau. Warm thoughts and regards. SJ On Sun, Jul 23, 2017 at 6:24 AM, Édouard Hue wrote: > Dear Wikimedia community, > > Here are the latest

[Wikimedia-l] Moderation notice

2017-07-23 Thread Asaf Bartov
For transparency, note that Gerard Meijssen has been placed on moderation through Aug 31st, 2017, for repeated thread hijacking. As with all moderated users, respectful and on-topic messages by him would be let through to the list. A. ___

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

2017-07-23 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, I have said before that we spend our money not equally over our audience. Less than 50 % of our traffic is English Wikipedia and less than 40% of the world population speak English well enough. Consequently we spend too much on English. It is stupid to suggest that we should defund our

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

2017-07-23 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, With all due respect, when that is the reason to put yourself forward, given that it is possible to provide a negative assessment in the past. You will have mine. The board and its responsibility is not that narrow. Arguably we do not spend enough, we could achieve more. Thanks,

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

2017-07-23 Thread Rogol Domedonfors
Pine It is for the Board members, collectively and individually, to oversee the management and affairs of the Foundation. You should ask them as Trustees to comment. I myself have had little success in that direction, but perhaps you will do better. However, the staff of the Foundation are

[Wikimedia-l] Update on Wikimédia France

2017-07-23 Thread Édouard Hue
Dear Wikimedia community, Here are the latest news from Wikimedia France. First of all, we are devastated by the passing of our estimate trustee Mrs. Louise Merzeau on July 15th. Louise had been appointed by the Board in February with the ambition to learn and profit from her deep knowledge of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Winning photographs of Nepal

2017-07-23 Thread Pierre-Selim
Indeed, the winners pictures are marvelous! 2017-07-23 10:19 GMT+02:00 Nurunnaby Hasive : > Wonderful. Congratulations Biplob! > > > Hasive > > On Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 2:14 AM, Chris "Jethro" Schilling < > cschill...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > > > Love these photos, Biplap!

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Winning photographs of Nepal

2017-07-23 Thread Nurunnaby Hasive
Wonderful. Congratulations Biplob! Hasive On Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 2:14 AM, Chris "Jethro" Schilling < cschill...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Love these photos, Biplap! Thanks for sharing them with us. I'm looking > forward to reading over the Rapid Grant report on how the program went > overall

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement of the Scoring Platform team

2017-07-23 Thread Rogol Domedonfors
James In the light of what you say, I expect that Aaron will have no problem with being asked to follow his announcement on this list of "Democarizing axxess to AI" by posting in the same location as the original announcment a follow-up with a pointer to the plans and places for the community to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement of the Scoring Platform team

2017-07-23 Thread James Salsman
Rogol, you might want to look at the history of Aaron's talk pages and e.g. on Jimbotalk and various places on meta. He's been incredibly receptive to suggestions and ideas from the community, moreso than perhaps any other Foundation employee. On Sun, Jul 23, 2017 at 12:59 AM, Rogol Domedonfors

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Looks familiar?

2017-07-23 Thread Comet styles
if anything, wikimedia stole their idea :P -- Cometstyles ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages to: