[Wikimedia-l] How diverse are your readers?

2019-03-06 Thread Leila Zia
Hi all, As I mentioned in an earlier thread [1], we will be running reader surveys across a number of Wikipedia languages to learn about the reader needs and motivations in these languages as well as some of their demographic information (and perhaps the correlations between demographics and user

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Reviewing our brand system for our 2030 goals

2019-03-06 Thread Strainu
Pe marți, 26 februarie 2019, Benjamin Ikuta a scris: > > > > Is it perhaps a common misconception that Wikipedia is Wikimedia, or visa > versa? My personal experience, which seems to be confirmed by this study, is that people simply have no idea what Wikimedia is. :) Selling the changes to

[Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] Recognition of Wikimedia Community User Group Albania

2019-03-06 Thread Silva Arapi
Dears, I am reaching out as Wikipedia contributor heavily interested in the growth of our movement and as far as this thread is concerned as a member of Wikimedia Community User Group Albania. We were carefully reading the discussion on this thread and after consideration with the other members

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Video Wiki

2019-03-06 Thread Jack Gleeson
Awesome work! On Wed, 27 Feb 2019 at 16:20, Brion Vibber wrote: > That's pretty cool! I'll add some more notes on the wiki page later. > > -- brion > > On Tue, Feb 26, 2019, 9:55 PM James Heilman wrote: > > > Hey All > > > > We have a new project called Video Wiki > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Video Wiki

2019-03-06 Thread Gopa Vasanth
Wooow, This is Amazing ! Regards Gopa Vasanth Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham || Blog amFOSS || GitHub || Gerrit

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Foundation events team

2019-03-06 Thread Roman Bustria Jr.
Congratulations to the new events team! Though the East and Southeast Asia and Pacific (Eseap) Wikimedia Community was disheartened by its exclusion in the conference grants program, we are looking forward for better collaboration this time. We have a lineup of regional events and programmes in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Reviewing our brand system for our 2030 goals

2019-03-06 Thread Benjamin Ikuta
Is it perhaps a common misconception that Wikipedia is Wikimedia, or visa versa? On Feb 25, 2019, at 7:13 PM, Zack McCune wrote: > :: Apologies for cross-posting to multiple mailing lists. We want to ensure > we spread the word about this opportunity to as many people as possible. :: >

[Wikimedia-l] The francophone contribution month starts today

2019-03-06 Thread Adelaide WMFr
Hi everyone, I am glad to announce, on behalf of my peers from Wiki*Franca*, that this year's edition of the francophone contribution month [1] starts today and will end on the 31st of March. During that time, 55 workshops will take place in Belgium, Benin, Cameroun, Canada, the Czech Republic,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia-asia-chapters] [WM-Chairpersons] New board of Wikimedia Indonesia

2019-03-06 Thread Biyanto Rebin
Grazie, Camelia! Pada tanggal Jum, 15 Feb 2019 pukul 14.52 camelia boban < camelia.bo...@gmail.com> menulis: > Wow, what a diversity Wikimedia Indonesia, thank you for this ❤! > > Good wiki work, looking forward to collaborate with you. > > Sincerely, > Camelia > > > -- > *Camelia Boban* > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Use of Wikimedia projects for anti-LGBT+ "humour"

2019-03-06 Thread
Thanks Peter. Completely agree that I was stupid in my choice to use the word "intended" in the deletion nomination, giving any impression that the distress the article has caused might be presumed to be deliberate when that was not what I intended to express. It was hasty, unwise, a massive self

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Use of Wikimedia projects for anti-LGBT+ "humour"

2019-03-06 Thread Peter Southwood
Fae Not your fault for looking at it, more like your fault for interpreting it in the worst possible way, against hints given by the author, and insisting that your interpretation is more correct than the meaning intended by the author, even after getting a rational and plausible explanation

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Use of Wikimedia projects for anti-LGBT+ "humour"

2019-03-06 Thread Pierre-Selim
If humour offend people then the problem is not with people feeling offended. Humour is often based on common understanding and common background between the person making a joke. I can joke with really good friend making irony and derision about things that are in my values, they know it and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Use of Wikimedia projects for anti-LGBT+ "humour"

2019-03-06 Thread
It is an old story, artists and authors using humour and parody that they genuinely believed was an observation, not an attack on anyone. That a comedian or an author had good intentions, or the trope that complainers "need to get a sense of humour", does not stop us knowing that the promotion of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Use of Wikimedia projects for anti-LGBT+ "humour"

2019-03-06 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Hi Peter, It > Le 6 mars 2019 à 08:25, Peter Southwood a > écrit : > > Natasha, > I seldom rush to be the first to express an opinion. It may be that this > humour has deeply affected some people, but it is my considered opinion that > they have jumped to a conclusion without due