Re: [Wikimedia-l] Hello. New user - which mailing list should i use ?

2018-06-07 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
On Wed, Jun 6, 2018 at 4:12 PM wrote: > On Wed, Jun 6, 2018 at 3:23 AM James Hare wrote: > > > > It sounds like you would like the MediaWiki-l mailing list. MediaWiki is > > the software that runs Wikipedia and many similar projects. > > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/mediawiki-l >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Project Grants program will fund 11 community-led projects

2018-06-07 Thread Maria Cruz
Hi everyone, As you may know, we recently funded 11 projects through Wikimedia Foundation Project Grants program, initiatives that span from software development, to online organizing, and offline outreach. In an effort to increase awareness about these projects, and foster collaboration and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update #4: Upcoming call for participation in Working Groups

2018-06-07 Thread Michael Maggs
Well, apart from Copyright law issues in the UK and (with other chapters) in the EU. Michael Chris Keating 7 June 2018 at 3:28 pm I don't think the Movement Roles discussion had any impact on Wikimedia UK achieving charity status (which in any case

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update #4: Upcoming call for participation in Working Groups

2018-06-07 Thread Chris Keating
On Thu, Jun 7, 2018 at 2:31 PM, James Salsman wrote: > Oh, it's this discussion again. This is my favorite discussion. > Movement roles discussion is how we got the UK chapter recognized as a > charity capable of political lobbying. That was satisfying. > > Maybe we can get the letter to donors

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update #4: Upcoming call for participation in Working Groups

2018-06-07 Thread Nicole Ebber
Hi all, Thank you, Natacha, for bringing this up. And thanks, Gnangarra, for quoting our reasoning behind keeping the original name, and to Peter for the rocket science comparison. ;) Chris, thank you for highlighting these questions. Yes, there will be some overlap between the groups, and we

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update #4: Upcoming call for participation in Working Groups

2018-06-07 Thread James Salsman
Oh, it's this discussion again. This is my favorite discussion. Movement roles discussion is how we got the UK chapter recognized as a charity capable of political lobbying. That was satisfying. Maybe we can get the letter to donors back. https://twitter.com/SuePGardner/status/998302792946102273

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update #4: Upcoming call for participation in Working Groups

2018-06-07 Thread Gnangarra
to quote https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2018-20/Working_Groups *During the Wikimedia Conference 2018, the Working Group “Roles & Responsibilities” proposed “Power Dynamics” as a title instead. As power is only a part of the broader conversation around global, regional

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update #4: Upcoming call for participation in Working Groups

2018-06-07 Thread Chris Keating
Hi Katherine! Thanks for the update and look forward to the call for working groups. I don't know if anyone has considered where the boundary will lie between the different groups. For instance, "roles and responsibilities" strikes me as potentially having a big overlap with "resources" - given

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update #4: Upcoming call for participation in Working Groups

2018-06-07 Thread Peter Southwood
Roles and responsibilities may be a better term, It has a meaning that is more likely to be understood than "power dynamics", which frankly sounds more like rocket science than what people in a group are expected to do. Cheers, Peter -Original Message- From: Wikimedia-l