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

2019-04-09 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, * The global brand will make it even easier to forget who we are at the Foundation. This is exactly what is to be prevented. The existing bias is already too big. * Not necessarily sure but it is inevitable because you say that is who we are. When we are to do better in our mission, we

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Programs & Events Dashboard

2019-04-09 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Thanks! I prefer students to work directly on Wiki and not on the Dashboard, as they don't understand why they are in a completely different page that doesn't seem to be related to Wikipedia. But this is useful for some courses. From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Programs & Events Dashboard

2019-04-09 Thread Sage Ross
On Tue, Apr 9, 2019 at 10:28 AM Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga < galder...@hotmail.com> wrote: > I'm interested in the IP limit issue.. could you explain how it works, > please? > > Thanks > > Galder > If you are one of the facilitators for a program or course on Programs & Events Dashboard, there

Re: [Wikimedia-l] proposals

2019-04-09 Thread Thyge
I for one would prefer that proposals were entered on wiki and only links to them be posted in an email here with a 5-word topic for each. Kind regards, Thyge Larsen Den tir. 9. apr. 2019 kl. 10.58 skrev James Salsman : > I would like to send some proposals, less than a kilobyte each, to > this

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Programs & Events Dashboard

2019-04-09 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
I'm interested in the IP limit issue.. could you explain how it works, please? Thanks Galder From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of Sage Ross Sent: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 6:18 PM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Programs & Events Dashboard

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

2019-04-09 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
From the first text: " Explore new naming conventions for the Foundation and affiliate groups that use Wikipedia rather than Wikimedia." I also think that Wikipedia is a much stronger brand than Wikimedia is, but I have been talking about this issue the last weeks in different places with way

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

2019-04-09 Thread Oscar Costero
Nonetheless, the 'what ifs' are worrisome is the proposal is accepted. People (govts, enterprises, etc) would think it's a mistake with the name Wikimedia and incorrectly deduce (after some Google search on their part) that the name is Wikipedia Russia, not Wikimedia Russia. El mar., 9 abr. 2019

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

2019-04-09 Thread Chris Keating
> At the occasion, we should also reconsider the expressions "chapter" > and "user group". > "Chapter" is more suitable for local divisions of a national > association. And "user group" sounds just like some group. We also > already have "user group" as a technical term in MediaWiki. > You may be

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

2019-04-09 Thread Ziko van Dijk
At the occasion, we should also reconsider the expressions "chapter" and "user group". "Chapter" is more suitable for local divisions of a national association. And "user group" sounds just like some group. We also already have "user group" as a technical term in MediaWiki. Kind regards Ziko Am

[Wikimedia-l] Update on Programs & Events Dashboard

2019-04-09 Thread Sage Ross
The Wikimedia Community Tech team is in the final stretch of their Community Wishlist 2017 work and recently announced the beta launch of the 'Event Metrics' project they worked on for the #3 wish. Since the initial proposal [1] was to improve Wiki Education's program organizing and metrics tool

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

2019-04-09 Thread Joseph Seddon
From what I know: * The global brand won't stop Wikidata being Wikidata. * Wikimedia Russia won't necessarily become Wikipedia Russia Seddon On Tue, Apr 9, 2019 at 4:56 PM Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga < galder...@hotmail.com> wrote: > Think of Wikipedia Russia convincing Russian government that

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

2019-04-09 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Think of Wikipedia Russia convincing Russian government that they are not really Wikipedia Russia. From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of Benjamin Ikuta Sent: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 4:21 PM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Reviewing our brand

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] This Month in GLAM: March 2019

2019-04-09 Thread The 'This Month in GLAM' team
*This Month in GLAM* is a monthly newsletter documenting recent happenings within the GLAM project, such as content donations, residencies, events and more. GLAM is an acronym of *G*alleries, *L*ibraries, *A*rchives and *M*useums. You can find more information on the project at glamwiki.org.

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

2019-04-09 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, Wikipedia is one brand. In some of our "markets" Wikibooks is of greater relevance. We destroy important brands that are important in the alphabetisation of real people. When you think that all there is is Wikipedia. Fine but you are wrong. Commons will gain relevance because of this !@#$$%

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

2019-04-09 Thread Benjamin Ikuta
What real life problems would there be? On Apr 9, 2019, at 6:11 AM, Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga wrote: > The idea of rebranding Wikimedia to Wikipedia will create FAR more problems > than it solves, specially in places where identifying ourselves with > Wikipedia could create real life

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

2019-04-09 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
The idea of rebranding Wikimedia to Wikipedia will create FAR more problems than it solves, specially in places where identifying ourselves with Wikipedia could create real life problems to affiliates. Let's think on making our product better, because is not a brand problem, is an obsolescence

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

2019-04-09 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, The problem is that Wikipedia has an article bound interest. Our aim is to share in the sum of all knowledge and it is about subjects. In addition to this the approach and `the lessons learned` in effect are used as a template on how `other` Wikipedias are to function. This bias hinder, even

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

2019-04-09 Thread James Salsman
Hi Elena, If by "branding project" you mean replacing references to Wikimedia with Wikipedia, that is fine with me. Best regards, Jim On Tue, Apr 9, 2019 at 1:58 AM Elena Lappen wrote: > > Hi all, > > Thanks to those of you who have participated in the branding project > community consultation

[Wikimedia-l] proposals

2019-04-09 Thread James Salsman
I would like to send some proposals, less than a kilobyte each, to this email list, but just in case I would like to know whether anyone seeing this would prefer that I not send them. Please let me know. Thank you. Best regards, -Jim ___ Wikimedia-l

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

2019-04-09 Thread Elena Lappen
Hi all, Thanks to those of you who have participated in the branding project community consultation so far. We’ve received a lot of helpful feedback via email, on-wiki, and in small meetings with affiliate group members and individual contributors. I posted this invitation to the project talk