Sorry but really? Is something not good enough because "the community" did
not think of it?? Really, if there is one part of our movement totally
involved in what we do it IS the staff of the Wikimedia Foundation. They
maintain their distance and let the community do its thing.. they are to
From: Wikilovesearth on behalf of
Sent: 03 December 2019 01:08
Subject: [Wikilovesearth] Winners of the international WLE contest
We are happy to reveal
Oops! I forgot to add the link to Meta:
El lun., 2 de dic. de 2019 a la(s) 20:43, Osmar Valdebenito (
> Hi all!
> I'm glad to announce that the 3rd edition of the Bridges Across Cultures
> contest has
I'm glad to announce that the 3rd edition of the Bridges Across Cultures
contest has started.
"Bridges across Cultures" is an editing contest organized by different
Wikimedia affiliates with the goal to promote cultural exchange between
three regions of the world: Latin America, Russia
I am thrilled to announce the inaugural members of the new Wikimedia
Foundation Communications Committee have been selected. These eleven
community members were chosen from an impressive group of applicants. We
carefully reviewed each candidate, and made our final selections based in
>From the editor: Put on your birthday best
News and notes: How soon for the next million articles?
In the media: You say you
I would be in favor of getting a Wikipedia Zero post mortem for lessons
learned. The idea was inspiring, and it still sounds like a good idea, but
so far as I know the discourse about what worked and what failed to work
never got published or made it to wiki. One barrier in Wikipedia Zero that
Sending on behalf of Douglas as his message did not make it through:
James is right about South Africa. Although there is a strong appetite
for Wikipedia Zero in South Africa (and surrounding countries as well
I would bet) there were some unexpected hurdles encountered here. The
Just a quick reminder to all that our campaign will be launching in a few
Thank you in advance for your support and patience over the coming weeks.
On Mon, Nov 25, 2019 at 10:09 PM Joseph Seddon
> Hey All
> Just wanted to give you a quick update.
I'm glad it interests you, for we do consider that all
that is able to strengthen links between community and "official"
entities (chapters/affiliates) is important.
You can find a
description of the whole process on Meta:
Thank you for sharing these news – congratulations to all new members of
the Wikimédia France board and a big thank you to those whose term has
I'd be interested learn more about the idea of 'community-elected board
members'. Do you maybe have a link with additional
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