Re: [Wikimedia-l] Partial blocks update

2019-09-19 Thread Aron Manning
This development is very much appreciated. Thank you for the effort of the Anti-Harassment Tools team! On Fri, 20 Sep 2019 at 03:01, James Forrester wrote: > > How do we see which wikis have partial blocks deployed already / are > > planning to have it deployed? > > On a technical level, this

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Partial blocks update

2019-09-19 Thread James Forrester
On Thu, 19 Sep 2019 at 17:16, Steven Walling wrote: > How do we see which wikis have partial blocks deployed already / are > planning to have it deployed? On a technical level, this is defined as wgEnablePartialBlocks in config, which is currently: - Meta; - MediaWiki.org; - test

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Partial blocks update

2019-09-19 Thread Steven Walling
On Thu, Sep 19, 2019 at 5:09 PM Sydney Poore wrote: > Hello all, > > The Wikimedia Foundation Anti-Harassment Tools team is wrapping up > improvements > to Special:Block that added the ability to set a Partial block > < >

[Wikimedia-l] Partial blocks update

2019-09-19 Thread Sydney Poore
Hello all, The Wikimedia Foundation Anti-Harassment Tools team is wrapping up improvements to Special:Block that added the ability to set a Partial block . While no functionality

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

2019-09-19 Thread Heather Walls
Hello again, As a follow-up to my last note on the September 6th DDoS attack, we wanted to provide you with an update. There have been no further attacks in the last week and our sites are now running normally. Our SRE team is continuing to monitor the situation. Based on what we learned in this

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

2019-09-19 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
I think Florence resumed quite well what I was trying to express. It’s not a criticism - its a fact : I would have been happy to chat with her to understand the ligic behind the recent rapid grant changes. Kind regards, Nattes à chat > Le 16 sept. 2019 à 13:14, Florence Devouard a écrit : >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wiki loves SDGs

2019-09-19 Thread Jan Ainali
I heard a great quote the other month, a rif on some older quote: "There is no free knowledge on a dead planet." Besides that, there is plenty of core activities whose stories can be told in the framework of the SDGs, because there is by nature a lot of alignment between them. And when they are,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wiki loves SDGs

2019-09-19 Thread Henry Wood
Ad, On Tue, 17 Sep 2019 at 20:27, Ad Huikeshoven wrote: > > tl;dr Wikipedia can engage millions, billions of people to achieve the > Sustainable Development Goals by 2030 That's nice, but the mission of the Foundation is to help everyone share in the sum of all knowledge, and people who have

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

2019-09-19 Thread Henry Wood
Joseph I saw no criticism of a named individual, but of the Foundation. With nearly three hundred employees and a budget of a hundred million dollars, when the Foundation commits to sending a representative to a meeting, it may reasonably be expected to have the resources to deliver on that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Welcoming Wikimedia Foundation’s new CTO, Grant Ingersoll

2019-09-19 Thread James Salsman
Well, I'm thrilled about this, especially after having had a look through https://www.slideshare.net/lucidworks/searching-for-better-code-presented-by-grant-ingersoll-lucidworks Honestly, though, it's only the third best thing that happened this week after Valerie Plame entering politics and the

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

2019-09-19 Thread Florence Devouard
Sorry to say Jane, but your answer strikes me as being completely beside the point :( The issue Natachat was raising is related to funding our local activities, a situation currently made difficult by the new rapid grant system (*) She gave the example of the Art and Feminism, but this is a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Welcoming Wikimedia Foundation’s new CTO, Grant Ingersoll

2019-09-19 Thread Amirouche Boubekki
Le mer. 18 sept. 2019 à 19:44, Katherine Maher a écrit : > Hi all, > > I’m excited to officially welcome Grant Ingersoll as our Chief Technology > Officer! Grant will be starting September 23. He’ll be based in Charlotte, > North Carolina. > [...] > Please join me in welcoming Grant to the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing the extension of funding by the Basque Government

2019-09-19 Thread John DeBruyn
Most extraordinary, all involved are to be congratulated, and most importantly the Basque People and their Representatives who have through their Government rendered such generous financial support, an Example to the World. With Personal and Warm Regards, Sincerely, John, John DeBruyn, Denver,

[Wikimedia-l] Releasing the Wikimedia Foundation’s 2019 sustainability report

2019-09-19 Thread Lydia Hamilton
Hi everyone, At Wikimania 2019, we shared information about the upcoming sustainability report for the Wikimedia Foundation. Today, we’re publishing that report in full. You can find an analysis of the report and what we’ll be doing next in our sustainability efforts on the Wikimedia Foundation

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing the extension of funding by the Basque Government

2019-09-19 Thread Rajeeb Dutta
Congrats to everyone associated with Basque Usergroup. Best Regards, Rajeeb Dutta. (U: Marajozkee) Sent from my iPhone > On 19-Sep-2019, at 1:49 PM, GERBET Remy via Wikimedia-l > wrote: > > Congratulations to all members of the Basque User group :). Glad to > hear. > > Best, > > Gerbet

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing the extension of funding by the Basque Government

2019-09-19 Thread Jon Harald Søby
Yay, this is great news, Galder! Congratulations to you and everyone else involved. tor. 19. sep. 2019 kl. 10:58 skrev GERBET Remy via Wikimedia-l < wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org>: > Congratulations to all members of the Basque User group :). Glad to > hear. > > Best, > > Gerbet Rémy > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Welcoming Wikimedia Foundation’s new CTO, Grant Ingersoll

2019-09-19 Thread Bobby Shabangu
Welcome to your new role Grant, looking forward to working with you and perhaps meet you in person one day. Kind regards, Bobby Shabangu On Thu, 19 Sep 2019 at 11:47, Lucas Werkmeister wrote: > Congratulations to Grant on his new position, and to the Foundation on > the new CTO! I look forward

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Welcoming Wikimedia Foundation’s new CTO, Grant Ingersoll

2019-09-19 Thread Lucas Werkmeister
Congratulations to Grant on his new position, and to the Foundation on the new CTO! I look forward seeing your work. On 19.09.19 07:35, Philippe Beaudette wrote: > On Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 12:32 PM Andy Mabbett > wrote: > >> On Wed, 18 Sep 2019 at 17:55, Katherine Maher >> wrote: >> >>> I’m

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing the extension of funding by the Basque Government

2019-09-19 Thread GERBET Remy via Wikimedia-l
Congratulations to all members of the Basque User group :). Glad to hear. Best, Gerbet Rémy Délégué opérationnel _07 84 37 91 04_ _---__-_ WIKIMEDIA FRANCE Association pour le libre partage de la connaissance _WWW.WIKIMEDIA.FR [1] _

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing the extension of funding by the Basque Government

2019-09-19 Thread Gabriel Thullen
Great news Galder! Your fantastic education program should inspire other laguage communities here in Europe. It is a really great way to help the encyclopedia grow. Keep up the good work! Gabe On Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 10:47 PM Dennis Tobar wrote: > Enhorabuena Galder. Muy buenas noticias para