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
> Dear Wikimedia community,
> Here are the latest
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.
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
It is stupid to suggest that we should defund our
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.
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
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
Indeed, the winners pictures are marvelous!
2017-07-23 10:19 GMT+02:00 Nurunnaby Hasive :
> Wonderful. Congratulations Biplob!
> On Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 2:14 AM, Chris "Jethro" Schilling <
> cschill...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
> > Love these photos, Biplap!
Wonderful. Congratulations Biplob!
On Fri, Jul 21, 2017 at 2:14 AM, Chris "Jethro" Schilling <
> 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
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
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
if anything, wikimedia stole their idea :P
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