Re: [Wikimedia-l] Resolution to pause Movement Brand Project through March 2021

2020-09-30 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Thanks for hearing the voices, María and members of the board. Defining common goals is the best practice for reaching to the best solution. Sincerely, Galder From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of María Sefidari Sent: Wednesday, September 30, 2020 9:47 PM To:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Let's discuss first features of Desktop Improvements coming to Vector

2020-08-24 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Vasileva Sent: Monday, August 24, 2020 1:53 PM To: Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga Cc: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Let's discuss first features of Desktop Improvements coming to Vector Hi Vira, Ala'a, and Galder, Thanks for your feedback - we’re really glad you’re enjoying

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Let's discuss first features of Desktop Improvements coming to Vector

2020-08-23 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Thanks for bringing this topic! At euwiki it has been some weeks we have experienced the new vector style, and it has some great things: you can be sure about how width images will take for any reader, you can create better galleries or even decide where to insert an image to avoid sandwiching.

[Wikimedia-l] The Government of Navarre will fund BWUG

2020-07-24 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Dear all, It is a real pleasure to announce the agreement reached between Basque Wikimedians User Group and the Government of Navarre to finance projects for the knowledge of Wikimedia platforms in that region. The agreement, of an initial duration of 6 months and endowed with 25,000€, will

[Wikimedia-l] Announcing Txikipedia APP

2020-07-22 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Dear all, Today we are glad to announce the launching of the Txikipedia APP for Android and iOS. This tool will allow children to read content created for them at Txikipedia, the Basque language encyclopedia for children, and will make easier to discover content. You can download it at Play

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcing a new Wikimedia project: Abstract Wikipedia

2020-07-02 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Excited to see even how this mind-blowing idea comes to live! Congratulations Galder From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of Isaac Olatunde Sent: Thursday, July 2, 2020 7:01 PM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcing

[Wikimedia-l] Announcing WikiBizi Basque Country, a summer proposal for COVID-19 times

2020-06-18 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Basque Wikimedians User Group (BWUG) is proud to announce the creation of WikiBizi1, a project created as a summer proposal for COVID-19 times. It will gather an open travel guide of the Basque Country, three photo-contests superseding our current WikiLoves__ contests and GLAM

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF political activism

2020-04-24 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
not work. Am 24.04.2020 um 15:16 schrieb Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga: > Mmm... again? > https://twitter.com/Wikimedia/status/1253670025426202624 > > From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of > Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga > Sent: Friday, April 24, 2020 11:26

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF political activism

2020-04-24 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Mmm... again? https://twitter.com/Wikimedia/status/1253670025426202624 From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga Sent: Friday, April 24, 2020 11:26 AM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF political activism The concept

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF political activism

2020-04-24 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
The concept "apolitical" does not exist if there is a goal. Nevertheless, for the future, a link to the article about "Earth" in all the languages Wikimedia has would be the best solution. Cheers, Galder From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of Yair Rand Sent: Friday,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Що робить вас щасливими цього тижня? / What's making you happy this week? (Week of 5 April 2020)

2020-04-15 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
I decided to write/translate/create a featured article every month in Basque Wikipedia as a 2020 new year resolution. The home-confinement is helping me writing two of them in a month. From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of Amir E. Aharoni Sent: Wednesday, April 15,

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia during a quarantine

2020-03-16 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Hello! Millions of students are in forced quarantine these days, so in the Basque Wikipedia we are doing an effort to offer teachers activities they can do with their students online. It's being a hard work, but this crisis is a good opportunity to spread the relationship between Wikimedia You

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Save the date: WikiGap Challenge

2020-03-05 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
FYI: You can use UKBot to make the count automatically: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:UKBot. From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of Eric Luth Sent: Thursday, March 5, 2020 10:48 AM To: wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Save the date: WikiGap

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Snøhetta and Wikimedia

2020-01-20 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Mmm... How can such a relevant topic be discussed oficially at Facebook? This is, by far, the worst way to do it. 2020 urt. 20 9:48 AM erabiltzaileak hau idatzi du (Peter Southwood ): Thanks for the heads-up, Mike, P -Original Message- From: Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] Recognition of the Wikimedians of Saint Petersburg User Group

2019-10-05 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Thanks for the clarification and the insights. This could be a really interesting organizative model for huge countries, even for countries with more than one chapter but not a country level one, as happens in the USA. 2019 urr. 5 4:38 PM erabiltzaileak hau idatzi du (Фархад Фаткуллин / Farhad

[Wikimedia-l] Announcing the extension of funding by the Basque Government

2019-09-18 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Dear wikimedians, Three years have gone since we started with the Basque Wikimedians User Group Education Program, funded by the Basque Government. After two years and a half of great enhancing of Basque Wikipedia (more than 2.500 students adding more than 1.5 million words on fundamental

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community feedback and next steps on movement brand proposal

2019-09-07 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
By the way, the solution is really easy: The Wiki Foundation. 2019 ira. 7 1:39 PM erabiltzaileak hau idatzi du (Lucas Werkmeister ): On 06.09.19 05:49, Zack McCune wrote: >3. > >Supporting sister projects I am extremely wary of this phrasing. Instead of a family of projects working

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community feedback and next steps on movement brand proposal

2019-09-06 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
I think a rebranding to Wikipedia is the best branding option but, at the same time, I aknowledge that this can cause a wide variety of problems to so many people inside our community that doing it without a plan to give safety (not only legal, as their lives could be compromised) is a bigger

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Which script oral language will use anyway?

2019-09-02 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
This is a really interesting topic. Those who are used to the latin script normally don't get the difficulties to answer this question, but it can be a real challenge. An alphanumeric random code could be an answer, but we are still in the same point! From:

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

2019-05-14 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
and everyone else deserve clear documentation and guidance. For our inability to create this and deliver it to you, I apologize and have regret. On Tue, May 14, 2019 at 10:13 AM Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga < galder...@hotmail.com> wrote: > Sorry Lane... which " wiki publishing nor

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

2019-05-14 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Sorry Lane... which " wiki publishing norm" did we fail? Thanks From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of Lane Rasberry Sent: Tuesday, May 14, 2019 4:01 PM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Dispute between Common and Outreach I see the problem as lack

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

2019-05-14 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
In this case none of the images and videos were published outside Commons. But there were claims that this were Derivative Works. We are again in the same point: we are asking for uploaders to fulfill something beyond the usual uploading duties. From:

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

2019-05-13 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
laming Commons > > and the existing sysops. If more people was interested in copyright, less > > mistakes would be happening in Commons as well. Whatever the solution is, > > it probably passes by that. > > > > Best, > > Paulo > > > > Galder G

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

2019-05-13 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
But the problem here is not about having a good coverage on copyright issues! Is about deleting things claiming that are DW without specifying what is the original work this files are derived from! ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

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

2019-05-13 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
In which sense weren't those instructions followed correctly? ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages to:

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

2019-05-13 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
A good question to ask would be why the admin group is not growing. And maybe (maybe) we can find a common answer to both problems pointed here. ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and

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

2019-05-12 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Well.. there where instructions. All the videos were supervised before uploading, all the songs were perfectly cited at the descriptions and all the own work was marked as own work. This are the instructiones to follow when uploading to Commons. From:

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

2019-05-12 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
As I am the author of the post, some remarks: * Commons is, indeed, the only [cloud] storage for file in most of the Wikipedias. Making an accusation of using Commons as a storage place is unfair and nonsense. * Communication could be better, of course, but we don't have to think on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Reviewing our brand system for our 2030 goals

2019-04-13 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Well, that Wikidata problem happens on English Wikipedia. Some Wikipedias (Basque, Catalan, even French) are embracing Wikidata extensively. And there's the branding issue. Maybe Wikipedia is not THE future. ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Reviewing our brand system for our 2030 goals

2019-04-10 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
OpenWiki would be an even stranger and less known brand! ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages to:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Reviewing our brand system for our 2030 goals

2019-04-10 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Thanks Andrew for the insights. I agree with most of what you have proposed. Actually there's a way to make everything easier: The Wiki Foundation. But it would create new problems with non-WMF-wikis. ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Reviewing our brand system for our 2030 goals

2019-04-10 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
I also think that there are some branding issues, but let me focus just in the opposite way: Wikimedia is not a bug, is a feature. When you say you represent WikiMedia, then someone asks about why an M ad not a P and gives you the opportunity to talk about our free knowledge ecosystem, that is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Programs & Events Dashboard

2019-04-09 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
of Sage Ross Sent: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 8:13 PM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Programs & Events Dashboard On Tue, Apr 9, 2019 at 10:28 AM Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga < galder...@hotmail.com> wrote: > I'm interested in the IP limit issue.. could yo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Programs & Events Dashboard

2019-04-09 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
I'm interested in the IP limit issue.. could you explain how it works, please? Thanks Galder From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of Sage Ross Sent: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 6:18 PM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Programs & Events Dashboard

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Reviewing our brand system for our 2030 goals

2019-04-09 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
From the first text: " Explore new naming conventions for the Foundation and affiliate groups that use Wikipedia rather than Wikimedia." I also think that Wikipedia is a much stronger brand than Wikimedia is, but I have been talking about this issue the last weeks in different places with way

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Reviewing our brand system for our 2030 goals

2019-04-09 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
system for our 2030 goals What real life problems would there be? On Apr 9, 2019, at 6:11 AM, Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga wrote: > The idea of rebranding Wikimedia to Wikipedia will create FAR more problems > than it solves, specially in places where identifying ourselves with > Wikipe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Reviewing our brand system for our 2030 goals

2019-04-09 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
The idea of rebranding Wikimedia to Wikipedia will create FAR more problems than it solves, specially in places where identifying ourselves with Wikipedia could create real life problems to affiliates. Let's think on making our product better, because is not a brand problem, is an obsolescence

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Sverige receives a total of USD 500, 000+ in funding for three new projects, and a cost reduction of USD 30, 000/year

2019-03-28 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Great news! We can't wait to have the WikiSpeech application deployed, as the Basque language part is finished yet! Cheers Galder ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Search strings in "cite"

2019-03-14 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Sorry, I misunderstood you... yes, this is GREAT! From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga Sent: Thursday, March 14, 2019 4:16 PM To: John Erling Blad; Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Search strings in "cite" Thi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Search strings in "cite"

2019-03-14 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
This has been working for a while, AFAIK I have been using it for more than two years now. From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of John Erling Blad Sent: Thursday, March 14, 2019 4:14 PM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Search strings in "cite" Anyone

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Video Wiki

2019-02-27 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Is it possible to add other languages if we have a free TTS system? From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of Samuel Klein Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 4:10 PM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Video Wiki Brilliant. Long in the making, much

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Video Wiki

2019-02-27 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
WOW! From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of James Heilman Sent: Wednesday, February 27, 2019 6:55 AM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Video Wiki Hey All We have a new project called Video Wiki which allows: 1.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Education] Video tutorial regarding creating Wikipedia references with VisualEditor

2019-02-26 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
We have also some videotutorials in Basque: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Wikipedia_tutorial_videos_in_Basque From: Education on behalf of Lennart Guldbrandsson Sent: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 9:53 AM To: Wikimedia Mailing List; Wikimedia & GLAM

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia+Education Conference programme announced

2019-02-25 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Dear all, The Wikimedia+Education Conference 2019 will happen soon in Donostia, Basque Country. The programme has been announced: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia%2BEducation_Conference_2019/Programme We will host more than 50 events about the relationship between education and our

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Bounties…

2019-01-25 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
In the Basque wikipedia we are doing monthly contests on different topics, and some of them are focused on quality (i.e. adding references and images). There are some prices every month, usually books or thing related to technology. And people usually like to participate for the fun, and for

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia+Education Conference registration is now open

2019-01-07 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Dear Wikimedians, The very fist Wikimedia+Education Conference will be organized this April in Donostia, Basque Country. We have received more than 50 programme proposals so far, and registration is now open. You can register or send your programme proposals here:

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia+Education Conference. April 2019 Donostia-San Sebastián

2018-12-11 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Dear all, Basque Wikimedians User Group is happy to announce the celebration of the first Wikimedia+Education Conference, next April 2019 in Donostia. It will be a full-weekend Conference to talk about the relation between Wikimedia and our education projects, and the way Education is being