[Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Wikimedians of Los Angeles User Group

2018-06-27 Thread Kirill Lokshin
Hi everyone! I'm very happy to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized [1] the Wikimedians of Los Angeles User Group [2] as a Wikimedia User Group. The group aims to promote the use of Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects by people in and around Los Angeles. Please join me in

[Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Wikimedians of Slovakia User Group

2018-06-27 Thread Kirill Lokshin
Hi everyone! I'm very happy to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized [1] the Wikimedians of Slovakia User Group [2] as a Wikimedia User Group. The group aims to support the Wikimedia movement in Slovakia. Please join me in congratulating the members of this new user group!

[Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Wikimedia Community User Group Uganda

2018-06-27 Thread Kirill Lokshin
Hi everyone! I'm very happy to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized [1] Wikimedia Community User Group Uganda [2] as a Wikimedia User Group. The group aims to promote the Wikimedia projects, and free content in general, in Uganda, and to encourage the use of Wikimedia resources

[Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Wikimedians of Minnesota User Group

2018-06-27 Thread Kirill Lokshin
Hi everyone! I'm very happy to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized [1] the Wikimedians of Minnesota User Group [2] as a Wikimedia User Group. The group aims to promote use of Wikimedia projects by people in Minnesota, to help people in Minnesota learn how to edit Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Portuguese Wikipedia has reached 1 Million articles created

2018-06-27 Thread Shlomi Fish
On Wed, 27 Jun 2018 14:57:24 -0300 Lucas Teles wrote: > Hello, folks! > > I am pleased to report that Portuguese Wikipedia reached 1 Million articles > created yesterday. [1] > > Community voted for a commemorative logo and set a sitenotice banner with a > statement mentioning the milestone.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Portuguese Wikipedia has reached 1 Million articles created

2018-06-27 Thread Sailesh Patnaik
Awesome, Congratulations! On Wed, 27 Jun 2018 at 11:27 PM, Lucas Teles wrote: > Hello, folks! > > I am pleased to report that Portuguese Wikipedia reached 1 Million articles > created yesterday. [1] > > Community voted for a commemorative logo and set a sitenotice banner with a > statement

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Portuguese Wikipedia has reached 1 Million articles created

2018-06-27 Thread Frederick Noronha
Congratulations from Goa! I've used some of your information to create English language articles, especially on topics where our pasts intersect. The Translate tool helps one to do a lot (though my knowledge of Pt itself is highly limited... even if there are 2000 words from Pt adopted by the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Portuguese Wikipedia has reached 1 Million articles created

2018-06-27 Thread James Heilman
Excellent news. Great to see Portuguese Wikipedia growing :-) On Wed, Jun 27, 2018 at 8:03 PM Eileen Hershenov wrote: > Wonderful! Congratulations! > > Eileen > > Eileen B. Hershenov > General Counsel and Secretary > Wikimedia Foundation > 1 Montgomery Street, Suite 1600 > < >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Portuguese Wikipedia has reached 1 Million articles created

2018-06-27 Thread Eileen Hershenov
Wonderful! Congratulations! Eileen Eileen B. Hershenov General Counsel and Secretary Wikimedia Foundation 1 Montgomery Street, Suite 1600 San Francisco, CA 94104

[Wikimedia-l] Portuguese Wikipedia has reached 1 Million articles created

2018-06-27 Thread Lucas Teles
Hello, folks! I am pleased to report that Portuguese Wikipedia reached 1 Million articles created yesterday. [1] Community voted for a commemorative logo and set a sitenotice banner with a statement mentioning the milestone. [2] Thanks to the volunteers and supporters! Links: [1]

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: Open Call for Working Group members

2018-06-27 Thread Kaarel Vaidla
Dear all, Here is the link to another (and this time the last) conference call for the Movement Strategy Process Q [1] starting in *1.5 hours*. We will discuss the call for applications [2] and the Working Group model in general. [1] https://meet.google.com/xac-ecsx-cuv [2]

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Official disclaimers

2018-06-27 Thread FRED BAUDER
Institutional memory. Why it said what it said in the first place. Fred - Original Message - From: Szymon Grabarczuk To: Wikimedia Mailing List Sent: Wed, 27 Jun 2018 04:51:46 -0400 (EDT) Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Official disclaimers Or Jimbo? :D On Wed, 27 Jun 2018, 10:36 FRED

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Russia's First Paper Encyclopedia on Wikimedia Commons

2018-06-27 Thread Shlomi Fish
On Wed, 27 Jun 2018 14:11:41 +0300 Фархад Фаткуллин / Farkhad Fatkullin wrote: > «Вся Россия» ("Vs'a Rossiya" / Eng. "All of Russia") Russian-language paper > encyclopedia switches to Creative Commons free license. > > Encyclopedia's materials about 1448 settlements of the Russian Federation

[Wikimedia-l] Russia's First Paper Encyclopedia on Wikimedia Commons

2018-06-27 Thread Фархад Фаткуллин / Farkhad Fatkullin
«Вся Россия» ("Vs'a Rossiya" / Eng. "All of Russia") Russian-language paper encyclopedia switches to Creative Commons free license. Encyclopedia's materials about 1448 settlements of the Russian Federation can now be used / quoted directly in Russian and translated into other languages. *

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Official disclaimers

2018-06-27 Thread Szymon Grabarczuk
Or Jimbo? :D On Wed, 27 Jun 2018, 10:36 FRED BAUDER, wrote: > If you edit that page you should be aware of the legal implications of > what you write. You can consult our lawyers or Jimbo if you need to. It > should be tailored to whatever is unique about your language or nation. Not > sure if

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Official disclaimers

2018-06-27 Thread FRED BAUDER
If you edit that page you should be aware of the legal implications of what you write. You can consult our lawyers or Jimbo if you need to. It should be tailored to whatever is unique about your language or nation. Not sure if there is some global policy somewhere. It is legal. It limits

[Wikimedia-l] Official disclaimers

2018-06-27 Thread Amir E. Aharoni
Hi, All WMF wikis have a "Disclaimers" link at the bottom. The target page often includes language that sounds legal, but they can be edited by people who don't have any official legal role or certification. Is there a general, global policy about how the name of this link is translated, and