Re: [Wikimedia-l] Next steps on Wikimedia Space

2020-02-20 Thread Peter Southwood
Agree about the 3 features, have not given sufficient though to the rest yet to comment. Cheers, Peter -Original Message- From: Wikimedia-l [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Aron Manning Sent: Friday, February 21, 2020 4:04 AM To: Wikimedia Mailing List

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Next steps on Wikimedia Space

2020-02-20 Thread Aron Manning
Thank you, Quim Gil and your team all the effort that went into discuss-space. We've seen a great platform being developed. It was far from ready, however, and my impression was we were in a pre-release phase. To add to the lessons learned, let me share my thoughts on this. From the recurring

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Next steps on Wikimedia Space

2020-02-20 Thread Aron Manning
Also +1 to Guillaume's comment, I couldn't have said better. A user-friendly forum, like discuss-space is most needed by those, who want to join the movement, whom the WMF wants to attract, not to those who are comfortable with the current solutions. And IRC being an appropriate real-time

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: Last chance to review the recommendations, next steps

2020-02-20 Thread Pine W
I'm fine with people having some private discussions. The more formal the discussion is, and the more public the implications of the discussions are, then the more I think that the discussions should be public with the exception of discussions involving information which there is a strong reason

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Next steps on Wikimedia Space

2020-02-20 Thread Victoria Coleman
+1 to Guillaume’s comment. Best, Victoria Coleman > On Feb 19, 2020, at 2:31 PM, Guillaume Paumier wrote: > > Hi, > > Le mer. 19 févr. 2020 à 10:31, Todd Allen a écrit : > >> I don't think anyone had bad intentions. It was just redundant. >> >> Real time communication is on IRC.

[Wikimedia-l] 2020 Wikimania Scholarships now open

2020-02-20 Thread Gnangarra
Wikimania is fast approaching, this year it'll be held in Bangkok and as always the Wikimedia Foundation has a limited number of opportunities to assist people to attend. There are two types of scholarships the first being a full scholarship which covers, travel, accommodation, and registration,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: Last chance to review the recommendations, next steps

2020-02-20 Thread Chris Gates via Wikimedia-l
Hi, The IRC channels where public, on-topic discussions are held usually have public logging, like #wikimedia-office. And regardless of the channel, discussions within them have no bearing on onwiki actions. In other words, binding decisions cannot be made solely on IRC. That is very different

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Next steps on Wikimedia Space

2020-02-20 Thread Juergen Fenn
Am 19.02.20 um 22:52 Uhr schrieb Yaroslav Blanter: >> Quit trying to make us TwitFaceTube. The tools we already have work just >> fine. >> > Apparently not if people go there en masse instead of using on-wiki > channels. Most people do not go to TwitFaceTube in order to publish something about

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FY1819 Fundraising Report

2020-02-20 Thread Philip Kopetzky
Hi Chuck, since this is hopefully a less busy season of the year, have the internal discussions yielded anything that might help in breaking these numbers down a little bit more? :-) Best, Philip On Wed, 16 Oct 2019 at 03:59, Chuck Roslof wrote: > Hi folks, > > Thanks for sharing your

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Treatment of newbies with mild CoI

2020-02-20 Thread
To help with overly "shouty" templates, I did create https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Fae/talk_page_trimmer on Commons which 'shrinks' long notices on the presumption that noting a possible "copyright problem"