[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Wiki Loves Pride--Extended to July 31!

2019-07-12 Thread Pharos
Wanted to share this with the global list, the Wiki Loves Pride campaign for LGBT content has now been extended to July 31! You can participate in the three pillars/sub-contests here, see below for more details: art.wikilovespride.org health.wikilovespride.org photo.wikilovespride.org And let

[Wikimedia-l] Announcing winners: Wiki Loves Africa 2019

2019-07-12 Thread Isla Haddow-Flood
Dear Wikimedians Wiki In Africa is pleased to announce the winners for Wiki Loves Africa 2019. The theme this year was PLAY! and the winners are ... 1. 1st place prize goes to the photo, Playing in the Nuba Mountains by Marco Gualazzini

[Wikimedia-l] Books & Bytes – Issue 34, May – June 2019

2019-07-12 Thread UY Scuti
*Books & Bytes – Issue 34, May – June 2019* Highlights: - Partnership updates - #1Lib1Ref - Wikimedia and Libraries User Group update - Global branches update - Bytes in brief *F*rench* version of Books & Bytes is now available on meta!* Read

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Research Showcase] July 17, 2019 at 11:30 AM PDT, 18:30 UTC

2019-07-12 Thread Peter Southwood
I particularly agree with the finding about weaponisation of policy, and note that is often associated with a wall of shortcuts referring to policies without clarification of exactly how the policies were contravened. This is poor communication practice, and is lazy when it is not an outright

Re: [Wikimedia-l] An updated design for the Wikimedia Foundation website

2019-07-12 Thread Gregory Varnum
Hello Andy, Thank you for raising this concern! We take accessibility very seriously and have worked specifically to improve accessibility with this designversion of website to the past version. We performed two audits to compare and improve accessibility: 1. Google Lighthouse