Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Cloud] [Cloud-announce] New Wikireplicas available, timeline update, and Quarry migration

2021-03-13 Thread Maarten Dammers
Hi Joaquin, Completely nothing was done with the community input about not being able to do cross wiki joins anymore [1]. In the past the WMF would do something with community input. I guess the new strategy is to just give the appearance of community input to legitimize a decision. Nice way

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Re: [Wikitech-l] CI and Code Review

2020-07-08 Thread Maarten Dammers
Of interest to the wider community. I really hope this is not part of a larger pattern of the WMF ignoring community. Maarten Forwarded Message Subject:Re: [Wikitech-l] CI and Code Review Date: Wed, 8 Jul 2020 22:40:38 +0200 From: Maarten Dammers Reply

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikidata] Solve legal uncertainty of Wikidata

2018-07-04 Thread Maarten Dammers
Hi Mathieu, On 04-07-18 11:07, mathieu stumpf guntz wrote: Hi, Le 19/05/2018 à 03:35, Denny Vrandečić a écrit : Regarding attribution, commonly it is assumed that you have to respect it transitively. That is one of the reasons a license that requires BY sucks so hard for data: unlike with

[Wikimedia-l] Cluster ban on most Wikimedia IRC channels on Freenode

2016-10-01 Thread Maarten Dammers
Hi, Today a ban was set on #wikimedia-bans that bans any user who is not authenticated to the nickserv from joining a channel ( [BanList:#wikimedia-bans] $~a set by AlexZ on 10/01/16 09:19 AM ). #wikimedia-bans is inherited by most Wikimedia channels so a lot of people get banned messages. I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] [Chapters] New board of Wikimedia DC

2015-12-09 Thread Maarten Dammers
Hi James, Good luck to the new board! Op 7-12-2015 om 23:38 schreef Siska Doviana: Any photos? :D Why are people sending this to the announce list and why isn't the announce list properly moderated? Maarten ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wiki Loves Monuments] Wiki Loves Monuments in Italy largely blocked by WMF fundraising

2015-08-18 Thread Maarten Dammers
Hi Romaine, Sad to hear this. I remember running in the same situation a couple of years ago (2013) when a really prominent new privacy policy banner was put up for everyone with a high percentage for most of the month [1]. Back than I contacted the people at the WMF responsible for that. I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Superprotect user right, Comming to a wiki near you

2014-08-10 Thread Maarten Dammers
Hi Erik, I understand you reasoning, but you couldn't have communicated and timed this in a worse way. You might be doing the right thing, but because of this ill communication and timing, this will be completely overshadowed. That saddens me. Good luck with the shit storm :-(

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Wikimedia UK's wiki migration notice

2013-09-28 Thread Maarten Dammers
Hi everyone, I just got this email from Wikimedia UK. Are more chapters considering this? I see some pro's and con's on https://wiki.wikimedia.org.uk/wiki/IT_Development/This_wiki , but it doesn't list the most important con: Waste of movement effort and money on for example debugging a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Commons-l] Fwd: It's time to reclaim the community logo

2013-09-21 Thread Maarten Dammers
Good luck guys. It's a shame that it has come this far, I hope this is the wake up call for the WMF that this wasn't the smartest thing to do. Maarten Op 21-9-2013 12:18, Federico Leva (Nemo) schreef: FYI Nemo P.s.: P.s.: You can check whether the WMF protects the logo of your project by

[Wikimedia-l] Accommodation best practices

2013-04-28 Thread Maarten Dammers
Hi everyone, Last year after the Berlin Hackathon I sent an email to internal-l about the accommodation. The text I sent was quite sharp to get a response. A lot of people replied to the email and it contained a lot of useful opinions. The discussion was quite heated at some point and I would

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Hackathon Amsterdam 2013: Registration opened

2013-03-08 Thread Maarten Dammers
Hi everyone, Wikimedia Nederland invites all developers to the Wikimedia Hackathon. The Wikimedia Hackathon will be in 2013 from 24-26 May. The registration is now open and also includes the possibility to apply for a travel, accommodation or full scholarship. You can find the form at