[Wikimedia-l] O que está te fazendo feliz esta semana? / What's making you happy this week? (Week of 15 September 2019)

2019-09-15 Thread Pine W
*English Wikiquote of the day for 15 September* "To be part of something one doesn't in the least understand is, I think, one of the most intriguing things about life. I like living. I have sometimes been wildly despairing, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know

Re: [Wikimedia-l] "The Foundation does not care so much of the French-speaking contributors"

2019-09-15 Thread Caroline Becker
All of the people you wished were there _Who was invited ? _Was it before or after the days of the conference was choosen ? _What accomodation was given with the invitation ? Le dim. 15 sept. 2019 à 23:07, Joseph Seddon a écrit : > Before we call out individuals for lack of attendance publicly,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] "The Foundation does not care so much of the French-speaking contributors"

2019-09-15 Thread Gereon Kalkuhl
Since 2010 we have the WikiCon for the German language communities with more than 300 attendants. I don't remember that the WMF has sent anyone to these conventions. And why should they? It's all in German, the communities are established and have strong chapters. I suppose the same applies to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] "The Foundation does not care so much of the French-speaking contributors"

2019-09-15 Thread Joseph Seddon
Before we call out individuals for lack of attendance publicly, I think we should remember that both volunteers and staff have lives outside of Wikimedia that include children, families and other commitments in life. They all come with complications. Sometimes things don't work out. There are tens

Re: [Wikimedia-l] "The Foundation does not care so much of the French-speaking contributors"

2019-09-15 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Thank you Thierry. To be honnest a few of us were really waiting for Valerie D'Costa, the new Chief of Community Engagement because we had questions for her about the new rapid grant funding agenda which seems totally inadapted to volunteer’s need in terms of flexibility. One has to wait a

[Wikimedia-l] "The Foundation does not care so much of the French-speaking contributors"

2019-09-15 Thread Thierry Coudray
"*The Foundation does not care so much of the French-speaking contributors*". This harsh sentence is the translation of a statement in French, I've just said in a conversation a week ago at the Francophone Wikiconvention held last weekend in Brussels. The statement may seem excessive, because the