[Wikimedia-l] ORES support checklist for communities

2018-04-09 Thread Amir Sarabadani
or request new features, feel free to file a phabricator ticket tagged with ores-support-checklist ( https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/tag/ores-support-checklist/) Best -- Amir Sarabadani Software Engineer Wikimedia Deutschland e. V. | Tempelhofer Ufer 23-24 | 10963 Berlin Tel. (030) 219 158 26-0

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FY1718 Fundraising Report now published

2018-10-01 Thread Amir Sarabadani
It might sound naive but Singapore also has lots of potential. Please correct me if I'm wrong. Best On Mon, Oct 1, 2018 at 10:12 PM Andrew Lih wrote: > On Mon, Oct 1, 2018 at 12:24 PM Ilario Valdelli > wrote: > > > Yes but India has probably 2 times the population of the whole Europe... > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Survey about the Foundation's Mission

2019-01-16 Thread Amir Sarabadani
On Wed, Jan 16, 2019, 19:48 James Salsman wrote: > The "agenda" is shared by a majority of the survey respondents so far. You just disclosed results of the survey before it ends, meaning people who fill out the survey are biased on what majority thinks and vote under peer pressure.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Mobile fundraising ads

2018-12-11 Thread Amir Sarabadani
Even I agree we need more donations from mobile but more aggressive banners doesn't usually lead to more donations coming. At least, if it's more aggressive than a certain threshold and I think these banners pass that threshold by far. Best On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 5:00 PM David Gerard wrote: >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Blocks which appear to demonstrate prejudice against minorities

2019-01-07 Thread Amir Sarabadani
Given the response on the talk page [1] I think it's clear violation of nondiscrimination policy [2] [1] "promotion of homosexuality will not be tolerated here nor will it be forced down our throats to suit anyone's international political agenda if you expect Ethiopians to take part." [2]

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Blocks which appear to demonstrate prejudice against minorities

2019-01-09 Thread Amir Sarabadani
Here's my 2c: Calling gay people "subhuman" is so vile that needs direct action from outside of the wiki but IMO this is a symptom of a larger issue. The issue is that different wikis are disconnected and don't have proper oversight by a central (volunteer-based) authority. This sometimes lead to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Minor update: AWight upgrading to "volunteer" Wikimedian

2019-02-18 Thread Amir Sarabadani
Adam, Working with you on everyday basis was a bliss and I wish you all the best in the future. Keep in touch with us please. Best On Mon, Feb 18, 2019 at 6:38 PM Adam Wight wrote: > Greetings, > > This is just a courtesy notice that I'm no longer employed by the Wikimedia > Foundation as of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [wikicite-discuss] Leaving the Wikimedia Foundation, staying on the wikis

2019-02-14 Thread Amir Sarabadani
Dario, I will never forget all of your help when I started working on AI projects in Wikimedia. Thank you! Hope to see you soon in one of conferences and Good luck in your new job! Best On Thu, Feb 14, 2019 at 2:00 AM Daniel Mietchen via Wikimedia-l < wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org> wrote: >

[Wikimedia-l] Code of conduct committee call for new members

2019-04-14 Thread Amir Sarabadani
Hello all, It's coming close to time for annual appointments of community members to serve on the Code of Conduct (CoC) committee. The Code of Conduct Committee is a team of five trusted individuals plus five auxiliary members with diverse affiliations responsible for general enforcement of the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fram en.wp office yearlock block

2019-06-11 Thread Amir Sarabadani
People who oppose the ban: Are you aware of all aspects and things Fram has done? Do you have the full picture? It's really saddening to see how fast people jump to conclusion in page mentioned in the email. I personally, don't know what happened so I neither can support or oppose the ban. As

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New board for Wikimedia Belgium + evaluation behaviour WMF

2019-06-17 Thread Amir Sarabadani
Are you comparing banning someone to participate at conference(s) with hanging innocent people? On Mon, Jun 17, 2019 at 4:34 PM Paulo Santos Perneta < paulospern...@gmail.com> wrote: > " In other words, the best way to ban anyone from any event is to start a > rumour about them" - that's

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Code of Conduct committee candidates

2019-06-20 Thread Amir Sarabadani
on thanking Nuria and Rosalie for their service and welcome Tonina and MusikAnimal to the main members of the committee. Best On Wed, May 8, 2019 at 9:13 PM Amir Sarabadani wrote: > Hello, > The committee has finished selecting new members and the new committee > candidates are (In alphabeti

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Code of Conduct committee candidates

2019-06-21 Thread Amir Sarabadani
might be involved in a complaint. > > The Turnip > > On Thu, 20 Jun 2019 at 10:39, Amir Sarabadani wrote: > > > > Hello everyone, > > The deadline for the public feedback was yesterday. Some objections have > > raised but committee decided not to change the s

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Code of Conduct committee candidates

2019-06-21 Thread Amir Sarabadani
efraining themselves) > > Lodewijk > > On Fri, Jun 21, 2019 at 9:32 AM Amir Sarabadani > wrote: > > > Hello, > > (As a member, not talking on behalf of the committee) > > The committee is a body of volunteers and they can't be forced to > disclose > > their re

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Code of Conduct committee candidates

2019-06-23 Thread Amir Sarabadani
Yes, I don't see those to be contradictory. All members need to identify themselves to WMF but not to each other or public. On Sun, Jun 23, 2019, 18:36 Thomas Townsend wrote: > Amir > > > The committee is a body of volunteers and they can't be forced to > disclose > > their real identities.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Dispute between Common and Outreach

2019-05-12 Thread Amir Sarabadani
IMO commons need either a Clue Bot NG for new uploads or ores support for images that might be copyright violation, or both. Best On Sun, May 12, 2019 at 1:10 PM Yaroslav Blanter wrote: > Just the active community itself is too small, compared with the amount of > material it has to deal with.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Hindi Wikisource waiting, developer needed

2019-05-08 Thread Amir Sarabadani
I wrote a quick explantation why it's almost impossible to make a new wiki now, in https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T210752#5167695 One problem is that this part of the codebase doesn't have a clear maintainer/owner. That needs to be fixed. Best On Wed, May 8, 2019 at 6:00 PM Brad Jorsch

[Wikimedia-l] New Code of Conduct committee candidates

2019-05-08 Thread Amir Sarabadani
Hello, The committee has finished selecting new members and the new committee candidates are (In alphabetical order): - Amir Sarabadani - Lucie-Aimée Kaffee - MusikAnimal - Tonina Zhelyazkova - Tony Thomas And auxiliary members will be (In alphabetical order): - Huji

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Wikimedia Space: A space for movement news and conversations

2019-06-25 Thread Amir Sarabadani
I have no comment on Wikimedia Space. IMHO it's too soon to criticize it but I want to point out to a pattern that I have been seeing in the past couple of months by several people in this very mailing list. You have been repeating the word "WMF" (four time, for four different purposes) and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The wikisites looks like 1996

2019-12-11 Thread Amir Sarabadani
Do you know about https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Reading/Web/Desktop_Improvements ? On Wed, Dec 11, 2019 at 10:48 PM John Erling Blad wrote: > Could we please update them with a slightly more up-to-date skin? > > Take a look at our Norwegian competitor in the lexicon field. >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] TLS

2019-11-24 Thread Amir Sarabadani
There are several versions of TLS. TLS1.1 end of life is soon and it will be out of support very soon, most browsers will remove it in 2020. You should upgrade to support at least TLS1.2 which was released more than ten years ago. Upgrading to a new version is not that complicated. Just update

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Brief request for advice about "What's making you happy this week?"

2019-11-25 Thread Amir Sarabadani
Seconding Cornelius here, I almost reached to the point a making a dedicated filter to archive these emails because that they contain long emails that are full of great things but doesn't interest me or make me happy (there are ways to make me happy, for example technical improvements or

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising needs your help

2019-11-27 Thread Amir Sarabadani
On the great things: - There are so many forms of volunteer contribution, you don't need to be an expert to be able to contribute to English Wikipedia (how can I contribute, everything is there already). You can fight vandalism, you can take pictures, you can write code, you can help other

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising needs your help

2019-11-27 Thread Amir Sarabadani
is very small and non-existent comparing to website with similar traffic. Best On Wed, Nov 27, 2019 at 11:34 PM Amir Sarabadani wrote: > On the great things: > - There are so many forms of volunteer contribution, you don't need to be > an expert to be able to contribute to English Wikipedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Brief request for advice about "What's making you happy this week?"

2019-11-25 Thread Amir Sarabadani
On Mon, Nov 25, 2019, 23:16 Henry Wood wrote: > >I don't know sending such emails of limited number of good > > news cherry-picked by mostly one person all the time to hundreds of > > wikimedians across the globe with very wide range of interests would be a > > good idea. > > Leading inevitably

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Snøhetta and Wikimedia

2020-01-18 Thread Amir Sarabadani
> On Fri, Jan 17, 2020 at 4:50 PM Pine W wrote: > > > I think that it's time for some people in WMF to move on. Without having > > access to WMF internal discussions So what you're saying is that you don't have lots of information on how it's decided [1] but you still feel informed enough to at

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Meet

2020-04-25 Thread Amir Sarabadani
Hey, "Wikimedia Meet" [0] (https://meet.wmcloud.org), is a project in Wikimedia CloudVPS for Wikimedians to meet virtually instead of using commercial services like Zoom which might have security and privacy implications [1][2]. Currently it's a jitsi (jitsi.org) installation. If you want to just

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Meet

2020-04-25 Thread Amir Sarabadani
, Apr 25, 2020 at 10:26 PM Amir Sarabadani wrote: > Hey, > "Wikimedia Meet" [0] (https://meet.wmcloud.org), is a project in > Wikimedia CloudVPS for Wikimedians to meet virtually instead of using > commercial services like Zoom which might have security and privacy > impli

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Meet

2020-04-26 Thread Amir Sarabadani
> > Thanks > Tito Dutta > Note: If I don't reply to your email in 2 days, please feel free to remind > me over email or phone call. > > > On Sun, 26 Apr 2020 at 01:57, Amir Sarabadani wrote: > > > Hey, > > "Wikimedia Meet" [0] (https://meet.wmclo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [foundation-optional] Etherpad upgrade and a new skin

2020-05-19 Thread Amir Sarabadani
This is awesome. It looks amazing. Thank you for doing this. Mobile support is improved drastically too. Thanks. On Tue, May 19, 2020 at 12:50 PM Erica Litrenta wrote: > Thanks Alexandros! > I am assuming this is about our own instance - I made > https://etherpad.wikimedia.org/p/TestNewUI to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Wikimedia Meet

2020-05-07 Thread Amir Sarabadani
share my username/password which sounds a bit weird > (and people might be able to create meetings too with those) ? > > -- > Tony Thomas > https://mediawiki.org/wiki/User:01tonythomas > -- > > > On Sun, Apr 26, 2020 at 4:40 PM Amir Sarabadani > wrote: >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paid API?

2020-07-09 Thread Amir Sarabadani
chosen in 2017. > > > > Thanks for your understanding, > > > > Ad Huikeshoven > > > > On Sun, Jun 14, 2020 at 8:33 PM Amir Sarabadani > > wrote: > > > > > Hello, > > > Today I stumbled upon this public phabricator ticket [1] created

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia servers

2020-06-29 Thread Amir Sarabadani
Hey, Can you elaborate more? I can access the website and graphs seems okay: https://grafana.wikimedia.org/d/RIA1lzDZk/application-servers-red-dashboard?orgId=1=now-3h=now On Mon, Jun 29, 2020 at 3:24 PM Peter Southwood < peter.southw...@telkomsa.net> wrote: > Is anyone else unable to get

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia servers

2020-06-29 Thread Amir Sarabadani
is permitted to access the Web. > > After a long wait. Been like this for several hours now. > Most sites no problem > Cheers, > P > > -Original Message- > From: Wikimedia-l [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On > Behalf Of Amir Sarabadani > Sent: 2

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia servers

2020-06-29 Thread Amir Sarabadani
gt; If your computer or network is protected by a firewall or proxy, make > > sure that Firefox is permitted to access the Web. > > > > After a long wait. Been like this for several hours now. > > Most sites no problem > > Cheers, > > P > > > > -O

[Wikimedia-l] Paid API?

2020-06-14 Thread Amir Sarabadani
Hello, Today I stumbled upon this public phabricator ticket [1] created by someone from WMF starting with: "My team is creating bi-weekly HTML Dumps for all of the wikis, except for wikidata as part of the paid API project." I have so many questions: - What is the "paid API" project? Are we

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paid API?

2020-06-14 Thread Amir Sarabadani
Thanks for the pointers, I personally disagree with some parts of it (e.g. Twitter is a company and we are an NGO) BUT since it passed the community consultation (and I somehow missed it to raise my feedback), I don't want to be vocal about the high level reasoning behind the project. What I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Operation and oversight of OTRS system

2020-07-06 Thread Amir Sarabadani
Hello, This is the first time that I heard that the rules and policies of a volunteer body are confidential. As a CU and OS we don't have any confidential policy (confidential data, sure) Can you elaborate more? On Mon, Jul 6, 2020 at 7:52 PM Jonatan Svensson Glad < gladjona...@outlook.com>

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Operation and oversight of OTRS system

2020-07-06 Thread Amir Sarabadani
I understand but my question is "why". There is no other volunteer group that has a private policy. How is it different from CU and OS? On Mon, Jul 6, 2020 at 11:56 PM Jonatan Svensson Glad < gladjona...@outlook.com> wrote: > At the bottom of https://otrs-wiki.wikimedia.org/ you can see that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Institutional memory @ WMF

2020-08-25 Thread Amir Sarabadani
Hey, Can you elaborate what happened? if It's public of course. It's hard to understand the problem without proper context. Is it https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T261133 ? On Tue, Aug 25, 2020 at 10:52 PM Strainu wrote: > Hi, > > It seems the WMF is going through another crisis of

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Chat

2020-08-29 Thread Amir Sarabadani
Hello, Due to the current situation, there are more and more collaborations happening online instead. and now you can see Wikimedia-related discussion groups in Slack, Discord, Telegram, Facebook, and many more. Besides being scattered and inaccessible to people who don't have accounts in those

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A Universal Code of Conduct draft for review

2020-09-10 Thread Amir Sarabadani
I just want to say while I agree IMO there's a growing disconnect in some parts of WMF with the communities but it's not happening here. In fact it's also the other way around. Some people in communities and some communities in general have been growing too disconnected from the framework they are