Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thank you and farewell

2019-05-16 Thread Isarra Yos
On 16/05/2019 23:29, Joseph Fox wrote: Maybe let's not turn this into a debate about what epistemology is. Would this really be the Wikimedia we all know and love if we didn't? Regardless, I'm glad Sati took the time to write this up. I thought it was an excellent description of just how

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thank you and farewell

2019-05-16 Thread John Erling Blad
To be an organization so devoted to knowledge, Wikimedia as such (the projects communities included) knows very little about epistemology. A collection of mere facts, even referenced, is nothing more than information. ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thank you and farewell

2019-05-16 Thread Joseph Fox
Maybe let's not turn this into a debate about what epistemology is. *Joseph Fox* enwp.org/user:foxj On Thu, 16 May 2019 at 16:26, John Erling Blad wrote: > > To be an organization so devoted to knowledge, Wikimedia as such (the > projects communities included) knows very little about

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thank you and farewell

2019-05-16 Thread Benjamin Ikuta
What did you learn about epistemology? On May 16, 2019, at 1:21 PM, Sati Houston wrote: > Hi All, > > After almost 5 years at WMF, I’ve decided to move on from the Foundation. > My last day will be June 4th. > > These last few years have been an unexpected journey. When Anasuya Senguta

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thank you and farewell

2019-05-16 Thread Dumisani Ndubane
I am truly shattered to hear this I hope that we as an organization will learn from your departure, how we have failed you and how we can stop failing other Satis that will walk through our org door. Am taking time to process this and it hurts right now. Its hurts really bad. At the very least,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] tRecognition of the Wikimédiens du Bénin User Group

2019-05-16 Thread Oby Ezeilo
Congratulations On Wed, 15 May 2019, 14:54 Sam Oyeyele Great news! Welcome on board! > > Sam. > > From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of > Felix Nartey > Sent: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 1:20:20 PM > To: Wikimedia Mailing List > Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of

[Wikimedia-l] Thank you and farewell

2019-05-16 Thread Sati Houston
Hi All, After almost 5 years at WMF, I’ve decided to move on from the Foundation. My last day will be June 4th. These last few years have been an unexpected journey. When Anasuya Senguta and Jessie Wild recruited me in 2014, I didn't know what awaited me. I didn't know that I could learn so much

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Be the change you want to see (was: WMF commitment for a Wikimedia projects archive)

2019-05-16 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
On Thu, May 16, 2019 at 3:06 PM Joseph Seddon wrote: > The Wikimedia Resource Center (which > currently is broken it seems) had the goal of trying to aid a community > member in getting the right information, the right person or the right > process to fulfill their needs. It's focus was on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Be the change you want to see (was: WMF commitment for a Wikimedia projects archive)

2019-05-16 Thread Joseph Seddon
Not every community member goes to their local village pump or noticeboards. Not every member joins IRC or telegram or use gchat or hangouts. Not every community member meets in real life. Not every community member wants to join wm-l, wikitech-l or the hundred or so mailing lists. Some of these

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Be the change you want to see (was: WMF commitment for a Wikimedia projects archive)

2019-05-16 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
The thing is, we have a number of tools with a lot of cultural/behavioral as.well as.technological heritage. Yes, it would be nice to have a stable one point of entry communication. Unfortunately, even investing a lot in tech does not warrant a success. People tend to the most co..on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Be the change you want to see (was: WMF commitment for a Wikimedia projects archive)

2019-05-16 Thread Mister Thrapostibongles
James This seems inside-out. Rather than WMF staff trying to guess which of the tens of thousands of existing discussions might be of relevance, why not simply tell the community the locations of the pages or other channels which you propose to use to engage them. Thrapostibongles On Wed, May

[Wikimedia-l] Feedback requested for draft code of conduct for user group

2019-05-16 Thread Thomas Shafee
Hello Wikimedia-l, This is a quick request for comment for those interested in codes of conduct (relevant to user groups and possibly projects as well). In collaboration with the Wikimedia Foundation’s trust and safety team, a code of conduct has been drafted over the last few months for the