[Wikimedia-l] Books & Bytes – Issue 30, August – September 2018

2018-10-24 Thread UY Scuti
*Books & Bytes – Issue 30, August – September 2018* Highlights: - Library Card translation - Spotlight: 1Lib1Ref spreads to the Southern Hemisphere and beyond - Wikimedia and Libraries User Group update - Global branches update -

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on recruiting for the Chief of Community

2018-10-24 Thread Philippe Beaudette
There are no words for how fantastic Maggie is - personally, and to work with. Katherine, you've done the right thing here, and I'm thrilled to see it. Philippe On Wed, Oct 24, 2018 at 2:33 PM Pine W wrote: > Putting our differences aside for a minute, one thing for which Maggie > will have

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on recruiting for the Chief of Community

2018-10-24 Thread Pine W
Putting our differences aside for a minute, one thing for which Maggie will have my eternal appreciation is her stepping into her current role during a time of higher-than-average chaos. I don't know how that felt from inside of WMF, but from my perspective that appeared to be generous and

[Wikimedia-l] Update on recruiting for the Chief of Community

2018-10-24 Thread Katherine Maher
Hi everyone, It's been a while since I sent out a Wikimedia-l email, but I wanted to share an update on the Chief of Community role, which has been open for some time. I also wanted to share some good news about Maggie Dennis, our interim chief. ***Chief of Community Engagement (CCE) search

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Proposal regarding norms for meeting/deadline announcements

2018-10-24 Thread Strainu
There is a saying that it's much easier to change yourself than to change others. I strongly believe that this applies here. Since my original suggestion might have seemed too technical,let me try to rephrase it. Gmail has a "mute thread" feature, and so do many other email clients. You can also