Re: [Wikimedia-l] A BIG congratulations to the WikiVoyage community.

2019-04-14 Thread Ziko van Dijk
Dear James, I join the congratulations and remind the audience that it was you who played an important role to bring wikivoyage into the wikimedia family. Congratulations! Kind regards Ziko Am So., 14. Apr. 2019 um 19:45 Uhr schrieb James Heilman : > > Back in 2013 the WikiVoyage community

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Chile Board Election

2019-04-14 Thread camelia boban
Congratulations to Rocio and all Wikimedia Chile board. Camelia On Sun, Apr 14, 2019, 8:24 PM Marco Correa wrote: > [Sorry for the cross posting] > > Dear all, > > *Wikimedia Chile* (WMCL) held its annual General Assembly on April 13th, > which was also the beginning of a new term of our Board

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Chile Board Election

2019-04-14 Thread Marco Correa
[Sorry for the cross posting] Dear all, *Wikimedia Chile* (WMCL) held its annual General Assembly on April 13th, which was also the beginning of a new term of our Board (2019-2021). All the members from the 2017-2019 Board were reelected for the next two years, and the positions were filled as

[Wikimedia-l] A BIG congratulations to the WikiVoyage community.

2019-04-14 Thread James Heilman
Back in 2013 the WikiVoyage community joined the Wikimedia Movement after leaving their prior hoster and site behind. Per Alexa WikiVoyage this month passed in popularity the website they left. WikiVoyage is now the 14,793 most popular website in the world as opposed to WikiTravel at 15,821. A

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

2019-04-14 Thread Jennifer Pryor-Summers
Fæ I don't think that the chapters are in a position to dictate to the Foundation in the way you suggest. To take the UK chapter, with you are probably most familiar, last year some 42% of its income came as a block grant from the WMF, the figures for the preceding years being 54% and 47%. When

[Wikimedia-l] Code of conduct committee call for new members

2019-04-14 Thread Amir Sarabadani
Hello all, It's coming close to time for annual appointments of community members to serve on the Code of Conduct (CoC) committee. The Code of Conduct Committee is a team of five trusted individuals plus five auxiliary members with diverse affiliations responsible for general enforcement of the

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

2019-04-14 Thread Philippe Beaudette
As usual, Phoebe states very eloquently what I've been struggling to put into words myself. And like she, I would have been excited about this brand change several years ago. But we weren't ready / missed / didn't see the need for that opportunity then. I think that moment has passed. I'm not

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

2019-04-14 Thread
Most Chapters and many other Affiliates are registered legal organizations. In some cases, like the one you quote, the organization is a registered charity and has several years of submitting accounts and reports as that entity. Names can be changed but this would be a legally meaningful decision

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

2019-04-14 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, Yes there is a noticeable difference. Costs for changing websites, stationary and the like are not budgeted for. Given that budgets do not account for such nonsense it is not an "easy" test. It is also not a test because when the test proves negative you double the cost. Thanks, GerardM

[Wikimedia-l] Weibel case -- lessons learnt?

2019-04-14 Thread Jennifer Pryor-Summers
Hello In a recent blog post *A German court forced us to remove part of a Wikipedia article’s ‘history.’ Here’s what that means* at https://wikimediafoundation.org/2019/04/11/a-german-court-forced-us-to-remove-part-of-a-wikipedia-articles-history-heres-what-that-means/ Jacob Rogers and Alison

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [WM-Chairpersons] Wikimedia Chile Board Election

2019-04-14 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Congratulations, Rocío! *Itzik Edri* Chairperson (volunteer) it...@wikimedia.org.il +972-54-5878078 On Sun, Apr 14, 2019 at 5:55 AM Marco Correa Pérez < marco.cor...@wikimediachile.cl> wrote: > Dear all, > > *Wikimedia Chile* (WMCL) held its annual General Assembly on April 13th, > which

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

2019-04-14 Thread Ed Saperia
Maybe there’s an easy way to just test this? A chapter could start calling itself e.g. Wikipedia UK in its comms for a year and see if there’s any noticeable difference? Sent from my iPhone > On 14 Apr 2019, at 01:47, phoebe ayers wrote: > > On Sat, Apr 13, 2019 at 2:29 PM Rebecca O'Neill >