[Wikimedia-l] ¿Qué te hace feliz esta semana? / What's making you happy this week? (Week of 11 March 2018)

2018-03-10 Thread Pine W
What's making me happy this week: 1. A recent entry in the Mozilla Blog discussed the possible value of anonymity in decreasing bias in code review processes: https://blog.mozilla.org/blog/2018/03/08/gender-bias-code-reviews/ 2. The opt-in "pingback" telemetry from MediaWiki installations, which

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Time to simplify the Bureaucracy ?

2018-03-10 Thread Pine W
Hi Zubin, I'd like to respond to this in multiple ways. 1. Yes, there are lots of rules and guidelines with varying degrees of clarity and authority. This seems to me to be an understandable outcome of a bottom-up process for developing many of Wikipedia's rules and guidelines. I think that many