Re: [Wikimedia-l] Is the Wikimedia-movement apolitical?

2020-04-27 Thread Yair Rand
My point about NPOV was referring to article content, as the previous post seemed to suggest that the WMF can and does try to influence articles non-neutrally. I don't understand your point about the Sustainability Initiative. To the best of my knowledge, the Sustainability Initiative (which was

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Is the Wikimedia-movement apolitical?

2020-04-27 Thread Bill Takatoshi
On Mon, Apr 27, 2020 at 4:41 PM Yair Rand wrote: > > Neutral Point of View is a fundamental founding principle. Per the policy, > NPOV "is non-negotiable, and the principles upon which it is based cannot > be superseded by other policies or guidelines, nor by editor consensus." It > may not be

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Is the Wikimedia-movement apolitical?

2020-04-27 Thread Yair Rand
@Smirkybec: Studying a certain country's history may, incidentally, make readers think more highly of the country in question. That does not mean that the goal of hosting the article is to make the country look good. It also does not mean that "making the country look good" has become one of the

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] The Signpost – Volume 16, Issue 4 – 26 April 2020

2020-04-27 Thread Wikipedia Signpost
News and notes: Unbiased information from Ukraine's government? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2020-04-26/News_and_notes In the media: Coronavirus, again and again http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2020-04-26/In_the_media Discussion report:

[Wikimedia-l] Passing of User:Kattenkruid

2020-04-27 Thread Pine W
Dear Wikimedia-l colleagues, I am writing to share the news of the passing of User:Kattenkruid. He was an administrator on Dutch Wikipedia who made over 73,000 contributions. His final edit to Dutch Wikipedia placed a welcome template on another user's talk page. His user talk page on Dutch

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Brand Project: Who are we as a movement?

2020-04-27 Thread Tito Dutta
On Mon, 13 Apr 2020 at 02:07, Tito Dutta wrote: > ... ... > FAQ 2.6: "... findings of the 2030 research and planning community review > [link to email]," > -- Perhaps a "link to email" is missing? If it so, it's a minor thing of > course and can be fixed. > -- While revisiting the page I