Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community feedback and next steps on movement brand proposal

2019-09-09 Thread Ferdinando Traversa
It’ll be a very very important RFC. More than elections, it’s about all global identity. CentralNotice is appropriate. Ferdinando > Il giorno 7 set 2019, alle ore 22:06, David Gerard ha > scritto: > > I concur, it sounds sensible. > > (I'll note, I'm not actually against the name change

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Wikimedia site and system outages

2019-09-09 Thread RhinosF1
Well done everyone involved! On Sun, 8 Sep 2019 at 00:26, Heather Walls wrote: > Hello everyone, > > By now you are likely aware that the Wikimedia sites suffered from a > relatively significant botnet driven DDOS attack on September 6th, taking > them offline in several countries throughout

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community feedback and next steps on movement brand proposal

2019-09-09 Thread Adrian Raddatz
Their approach hasn't changed. There are maybe just more ongoing projects than there were in the past. But yes, it can't be fun for anyone involved. I briefly discussed some of this above, but I'll list a few options that the WMF could take to make this process less consistently bad: 1. Determine

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community feedback and next steps on movement brand proposal

2019-09-09 Thread Paulo Santos Perneta
I only started following WMF stuff more closely around 2 years ago, but I don't remember it being this permanent state of crisis as it is now, with an ever increasing - now, apparently at an accelerating pace too - detachment from the onwiki communities. This is tiresome and distracting for those

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community feedback and next steps on movement brand proposal

2019-09-09 Thread Pine W
It crosses my mind that I would think that some of the WMF office staff would also be getting tired of crisis, conflict, and unwelcome surprises. These types of problems are unlikely to ever be fully prevented, but I would think that the parade of difficulties in the past few months would also be