Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board Ratification of Universal Code of Conduct

2021-02-20 Thread Gnangarra
A "reasonable person test" has in it a bias because what is reasonable in one culture may not be in another especially when it comes to language use like this tourist promo in Australia https://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-11-08/c-u-in-the-nt-tourism-slogan-causes-social-media-stir/8004430 , Common

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board Ratification of Universal Code of Conduct

2021-02-20 Thread Peter Southwood
In what way would this clarify anything? Common sense is not so common, and sometimes is not even rational. Reasonable person at least provides some conditions for testing, though is also clearly not very useful in a multicultural environment. Cheers, Peter From: Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board Ratification of Universal Code of Conduct

2021-02-20 Thread Arthur Cheung
Dear all, Please allow me to add a solution to issue 1 as a brilliant colleague reminded my mistake for not putting any solution for that problem. My ideal solution is to replace the word "reasonable person" with some equivalent words like "common sense" though that is not accurate as

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board Ratification of Universal Code of Conduct

2021-02-20 Thread Arthur Cheung
Dear all, I would like to share some ideas regarding UCoC and experience while I was acting as an administrator of Chinese Wikipedia chatting groups. Please first allow me to introduce myself: I used to be a former drafter of Chinese Wikipedia IRC protocol (Zhwiki’s IRCPOL) but abandoned to

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Wikimeet India || International Mother Language Day || The Third Day: 21 February 2021

2021-02-20 Thread টিটো দত্ত Tito Dutta
Hello, Namaste, Namaskara, Assalam ‘Alaykum, Sat Srī Akāl , Vanakkam* We just concluded the second day of the Wikimedia Wikimeet India 2021. Tomorrow, 21 February 2021, is the International Mother Language Day. This is also our third day of the program. These are the details of three tracks and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Authorities in Myanmar blocks all languages of Wikipedia, says internet freedom watchdog = Qiuwen

2021-02-20 Thread Jan Gerlach
Hello everyone Thanks for alerting the list to this. Various teams at the Foundation have been monitoring the situation in Myanmar and continue to do so. While we are currently still gathering data to better understand what is actually happening, our initial analysis indicates that the