[Wikimedia-l] Invitation to the Wikimedia Foundation November/December 2017 Metrics & Activities Meeting: Thursday, December 14, 19:00 UTC (Special end of year edition)

2017-12-07 Thread Lena Traer
Hello everyone, The next Wikimedia Foundation metrics and activities meeting will take place on Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 7:00 PM UTC (11 AM PST). The IRC channel is #wikimedia-office on https://webchat.freenode.net, and the meeting will be broadcast as a live YouTube stream.[1] During the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Tool to help reaching community consensus

2017-12-07 Thread Alex Power
Consensus is easy to obtain when trying to solve easy problems, and hard to obtain when trying to solve hard problems. I doubt that this tool will change that. On Thu, Dec 7, 2017 at 11:12 AM, Denny Vrandečić wrote: > Mathieu, > > you wrote > > > Despite the fact that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] Affiliations Committee: Call for Candidates

2017-12-07 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Hi Kirill and other AffCom members, I believe about ten people or more applied for the position recently and almost all of them are good candidate. Is there a reason why you can't appoint some of the candidates? Are they still eligible to apply? Regards, Isaac. Why can't you appoint one or

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Tool to help reaching community consensus

2017-12-07 Thread Chico Venancio
Loomio is free software as well, I guess you could host your own instance if you find their interface preferable, though I don't think we could (or should) achieve consensus to move decisions offwiki. Chico Venancio Em 7 de dez de 2017 10:17, "Philippe Beaudette"

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] Affiliations Committee: Call for Candidates

2017-12-07 Thread Kirill Lokshin
Hi Isaac, Any past candidates who are still interested in the position are certainly very welcome to apply again. However, we want to make sure that we open this process to new participants as well, rather than only looking at previous applicants. Regards, Kirill Lokshin Chair, Affiliations

[Wikimedia-l] Affiliations Committee: Call for Candidates

2017-12-07 Thread Kirill Lokshin
Hi everyone, The Affiliations Committee – the committee responsible for guiding volunteers in establishing Wikimedia chapters, thematic organizations, and user groups – is looking for new members! The main role of the Affiliations Committee is to guide groups of volunteers that are interested in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Tool to help reaching community consensus

2017-12-07 Thread James Heilman
Am with Denny on this. We are currently discussing what "consensus" means and how to achieve it on EN WP. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Village_pump_(policy)#What_percentage_support_should_be_needed_for_a_policy_proposal_on_Wikipedia_to_pass ? James On Thu, Dec 7, 2017 at 10:12 AM,

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Returning the favor???

2017-12-07 Thread Andy Mabbett
[Note cross-posting] I've been asked by the PIDapalooza team, to forward this: #~#~#~#~#~#~#~#~#~#~# PIDs’R’Us and if they’re you, too, please join us for the second PIDapalooza in Girona, Spain on January 23-24, for a two-day celebration of persistent identifiers.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Tool to help reaching community consensus

2017-12-07 Thread Denny Vrandečić
Mathieu, you wrote > Despite the fact that reaching community consensus is an easy task, I just wanted to check whether that was a typo, irony, or actually meant that way. In the latter case, I would like to ask for {{cn}}. Reaching and establishing community consensus seems to me one of the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Tool to help reaching community consensus

2017-12-07 Thread Kunal Mehta
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA512 Hi, On 12/07/2017 04:51 AM, mathieu stumpf guntz wrote: > Loomio offers free use for community cases. But it's non-free > software, as far as I can see, but I didn't made deep inquiry. So I > wondered if anyone was aware of a free software

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Tool to help reaching community consensus

2017-12-07 Thread mathieu stumpf guntz
Le 07/12/2017 à 14:17, Philippe Beaudette a écrit : Other than mediawiki, with some extensions? I'm not trying to be snarky, but there's not a ton on that page that can't be done with mediawiki. :-) :) But, do you have specific extensions in mind? I didn't test loomio actually, but it is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Tool to help reaching community consensus

2017-12-07 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Other than mediawiki, with some extensions? I'm not trying to be snarky, but there's not a ton on that page that can't be done with mediawiki. :-) On Thu, Dec 7, 2017 at 4:51 AM, mathieu stumpf guntz < psychosl...@culture-libre.org> wrote: > Saluton ĉiuj, > > Despite the fact that reaching

[Wikimedia-l] Tool to help reaching community consensus

2017-12-07 Thread mathieu stumpf guntz
Saluton ĉiuj, Despite the fact that reaching community consensus is an easy task, I'm nonetheless wasting time at looking for tools which might help achieve that. I just red /4 simplaj ideoj por direkti vian komunumon al interkonsento/

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of Esra’a Al Shafei to Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees

2017-12-07 Thread Devouard (gmail)
My statement will be terribly boring, but +1 to Liam statement *Awesome* appointment. Florence Le 01/12/2017 à 22:31, Liam Wyatt a écrit : Fantastic Wikimania keynote, fascinating addition to the board, fabulous addition to our community. Welcome. On Fri, 1 Dec 2017 at 22:28, Anna Stillwell