Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board Update on Branding

2020-06-21 Thread James Salsman
What did the legal department have to say about The Wiki Foundation? Will Ward end up with that one? Does the executive staff and Board have a position on supporting the .ia domain name for the Internet Archive, with the provision that wikiped.ia is assigned to the Foundation in perpetuity? Best

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board Update on Branding

2020-06-21 Thread Paulo Santos Perneta
Hi Nat, Thank you very much for managing to put out a statement in a reasonable timeframe, despite the harsh conditions most of all endure now. I can only imagine how hard it has been to get to that. Above all, thank you a lot for the sincerity and for the courage on taking a blame that I'm

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board Update on Branding

2020-06-21 Thread Tito Dutta
Greetings, Thanks for working on this response. I thank you and the board for the care you have shown in this email. The upcoming August meeting is going to be an important one, as I understand from the email. We will look forward to its outcomes. There have been concerns that opinions or voices

[Wikimedia-l] Board Update on Branding

2020-06-21 Thread Nataliia Tymkiv
Dear all, As Acting Chair of the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees since March [1] I take full responsibility for this situation. I am truly sorry for all the frustration this whole situation has caused to volunteers, who have engaged in discussions expressing their concerns, and to the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 3, 000, 000 Wikidata Infoboxes in Commons categories

2020-06-21 Thread Samuel Klein
Truly wonderful. And the underlying tools have been useful even more widely... thank you for sharing the milestone. On Sun, Jun 21, 2020 at 6:23 AM Michael Peel wrote: > Hi all, > > We’ve just reached a milestone with the deployment of Wikidata Infoboxes > in Wikimedia Commons categories:

[Wikimedia-l] Scientific racism

2020-06-21 Thread
In line with Asaf's suggestion that discussion stays on-wiki, there has been initial discussion based on unambiguous example cases of scientific racism at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Black_Lives_Matter#Scientific_racism As the incidents are on a large number of different non-English

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Happy birthday Wikimedia

2020-06-21 Thread Hamish Shing Shing Chau
Happy birthday WMF! Sincerely, Hamish Hong Kong Special Administrative Region From portable device > On 21 Jun 2020, at 6:23 PM, Wikimedia Armenia Board > wrote: > > Dear colleagues, > > On behalf of Wikimedia Armenia, I congratulate all of us on the > establishment of the Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Brand Project] Rescheduling Naming Convention Proposal community review

2020-06-21 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, I do not translate but I do care. What I personally do is include data in a structured manner. I do it for things I more or less care about.. It does include awards, educated at, employed by, Ottoman history, Africa, science.. The point in what I do is that much of these structures can be

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 3, 000, 000 Wikidata Infoboxes in Commons categories

2020-06-21 Thread Lydia Pintscher
On Sun, Jun 21, 2020 at 12:24 PM Michael Peel wrote: > Hi all, > > We’ve just reached a milestone with the deployment of Wikidata Infoboxes in > Wikimedia Commons categories: there are now over 3 million uses! [1] These > infoboxes are completely multilingual, and they automatically expand as

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation proposal to call ourselves as the Wikipedia Network, Wikipedia Movement or simply Wiki

2020-06-21 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, Today I wrote a "swot analysis" [1]. What I want us to achieve is an increased effectiveness in our aim to share the sum of all knowledge. What I write is stark. I allow for a situation where Mr Trump remains president. I contrast on the one hand that room for growth (think audience) is not

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Brand Project] Rescheduling Naming Convention Proposal community review

2020-06-21 Thread Dan Szymborski
On Mon, Jun 8, 2020 at 6:58 PM Zack McCune wrote: > Hi GerardM, > > Indeed! > > > As I mentioned in my earlier message, the process will be multilingual. We > want to ensure that as many people as possible from across the movement > have the opportunity to participate, so we are working hard to

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation proposal to call ourselves as the Wikipedia Network, Wikipedia Movement or simply Wiki

2020-06-21 Thread Roman Bustria Jr.
Hi Folks, There is a proposal initiated by the Wikimedia Foundation to call ourselves the "Wikipedia Network", "Wikipedia Movement" or simply "Wiki". I strongly suggest that the Foundation should allocate time & resources with the Wikimedia community fully involved in *identifying and resolving

[Wikimedia-l] 3,000,000 Wikidata Infoboxes in Commons categories

2020-06-21 Thread Michael Peel
Hi all, We’ve just reached a milestone with the deployment of Wikidata Infoboxes in Wikimedia Commons categories: there are now over 3 million uses! [1] These infoboxes are completely multilingual, and they automatically expand as more information is added to Wikidata. (I think enwp has

[Wikimedia-l] Happy birthday Wikimedia

2020-06-21 Thread Wikimedia Armenia Board
Dear colleagues, On behalf of Wikimedia Armenia, I congratulate all of us on the establishment of the Wikimedia Foundation. It carries out a very important mission in all corners of the world, ensuring such important activities that contribute to free knowledge, content creation, and