Re: [Wikimedia-l] Responses to en-wp sourcing question

2018-09-05 Thread sashi
Hi Adam, Pine, Robert, Thank for the suggestions!  In particular, Adam's link to Ford, etal., where I read: -- We used Apache's Map Reduce framework on Amazon's Elastic Map Reduce (EMR) cloud computing infrastructure to efficiently extract the history of references to all articles. That

Re: [Wikimedia-l] fallout from 2018 Wikimedian of the Year announcement

2018-09-05 Thread Фархад Фаткуллин / Farkhad Fatkullin
http://mic.tatarstan.ru/rus/index.htm/news/1273420.htm The article is about the Republic of Tatarstan government portal http://www.tatarstan.ru/ and its subdomains now being available under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International, just like a number of others throughout the country

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF and non-WMF funding for Wikimedia work

2018-09-05 Thread Ανώνυμος Βικιπαιδιστής
Unfortunately it s been said in Greek wikipedia that people that take grants are paid editors. And that came from people who already taken grants for their projects in the past. Dark times in Greek wikipedia... Στις Τρί, 4 Σεπ 2018 - 00:03 ο χρήστης Pine W έγραψε: > Hello colleagues, > > A

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF and non-WMF funding for Wikimedia work

2018-09-05 Thread Pine W
I think that this leaves all of us who request WMF grants in difficult positions, because either we get along with WMF or we risk WMF cutting off our funding, and there are few non-WMF alternatives for funding Wikimedia work. Even if someone finds a non-WMF alternative for funding Wikimedia work,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF and non-WMF funding for Wikimedia work

2018-09-05 Thread Yair Rand
I'm sorry, my understanding of how Grants are supposed to work was incorrect. From the board FAQ on the FDC resolution: "The GAC [Grant Advisory Committee], or something like it, will also need to exist even when the FDC is up and running, to handle smaller and less complex grants." There does not