[Wikimedia-l] Wikimania 2021 Updates: Save the date and Core Organizing Team

2021-04-09 Thread Iolanda Pensa
[Sorry for cross-posting the following] Dear Wiki Community, It is with great pleasure that we - the Wikimania Steering Committee[1] - announce that Wikimania will be hosted virtually from August 13-17th, 2021 [2] and that the Core Organizing Team (COT) has been selected and fully onboarded.

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Enterprise Office Hours

2021-04-09 Thread Liam Wyatt
On Friday 16th @1500 UTC - exactly one week from the time that this email was sent - the *Wikimedia Enterprise *team will be hosting the April edition of our monthly 'Office Hours'. You are most welcome to join us. Details for how to join are available at our documentation homepages [[Wikimedia

[Wikimedia-l] Update on #WikiForHumanRights Launch Event, community events and challenge

2021-04-08 Thread Alex Stinson
Hi all, One last major update before #WikiForHumanRights "right to a healthy environment" launches next Thursday. Apologies for cross-posting. To learn more about the campaign see: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiForHumanRights *Join the launch event! * We are hosting a launch event April

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WUG WMSVK's fundraising with questionable circumstances

2021-04-08 Thread Megan Hernandez
Hello, I can provide a brief update that we are following up with WMSVK on the process for this banner campaign. On the topic of governance issues, this matter has been referred to AffCom who is the appropriate group to review the situation. Thank you, Megan On Wed, Mar 31, 2021 at 11:03 PM

[Wikimedia-l] Reminder: Katherine Maher's farewell video - Participate before 12 April!

2021-04-08 Thread Delphine Ménard
Dear friends and colleagues, As we announced a few days back, we're compiling a video farewell for Katherine, and we would love for you all to participate and send her off with a few words. This takes 30 seconds! Maybe a thank you or a joke in your language, maybe parts of a song, maybe just a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Universal Code of Conduct Phase 2 - 2021 consultations now open

2021-04-08 Thread Xeno (Jack)
Hello, Thank you for your interest. The summaries for the local language consultations are expected to be available this month and will be posted at the link provided [1]. -Xeno (WMF) [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Universal_Code_of_Conduct/Discussions#Phase_2_local_language_consultations

[Wikimedia-l] Community Resilience & Sustainability office hour

2021-04-07 Thread Cornelius Kibelka
Hi friends, The Community Resilience & Sustainability team at the Wikimedia Foundation is hosting a new office hour led by its Vice President Maggie Dennis . Topics within

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Universal Code of Conduct Phase 2 - 2021 consultations now open

2021-04-07 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
Hi, Where can I read summaries of the previous round of consultations, the local language consultations listed at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Universal_Code_of_Conduct/Discussions#Phase_2_local_language_consultations ? Regards, Ad On Tue, Apr 6, 2021 at 10:17 PM Xeno (Jack) wrote: > Dear

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Arabic Wikimedians User Group

2021-04-07 Thread Mohammed Bachounda
I would like to thank all those who have participated in the long process of building this group, which...through this recognition we hope to promote the birth of the world wiki movement. This region of the world needed a group of this type to better serve the expectations of the community in the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Arabic Wikimedians User Group

2021-04-07 Thread Ziko van Dijk
Hello Mehman, Congratulations to this big step, I wish you all the best for the group! Recently, at the Open Meeting of the Wikipedia & Education UG we had Mossab Banat as our guest who reported about his experiences in Jordan. It was another piece in the mosaic for me, to learn about this huge

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Arabic Wikimedians User Group

2021-04-06 Thread Rajeeb
Thanks Mehman for the update. I would like to congratulate everyone of Arabic Wikimedians User Group. Namaste, Rajeeb. On Wed, 7 Apr 2021 at 03:41, Mehman Ibragimov wrote: > Hi everyone! > > I'm very happy to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized > [1] Arabic Wikimedians

[Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Arabic Wikimedians User Group

2021-04-06 Thread Mehman Ibragimov
Hi everyone! I'm very happy to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized [1] Arabic Wikimedians User Group [2] as a Wikimedia User Group. The group aims to simplify resource sharing and skill development among Arabic speaking community in order to strengthen and empower Arabic

[Wikimedia-l] Universal Code of Conduct Phase 2 - 2021 consultations now open

2021-04-06 Thread Xeno (Jack)
Dear all, Thank you to everyone who has contributed to discussions so far on the Universal Code of Conduct (UCoC). For those unfamiliar with it, the Universal Code of Conduct provides a universal baseline of acceptable behavior for the entire Wikimedia movement and all its projects [1].

[Wikimedia-l] WLE 2021 Q announcement

2021-04-06 Thread Anastasiia Petrova
Dear Wikimedians, The international WLE team is delighted to share that the 9th edition of Wiki Loves Earth is coming soon! Wiki Loves Earth is an international photo contest devoted to nature heritage. WLE aims at raising public awareness about protected areas and creating the biggest database

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Farewell video for Katherine Maher

2021-04-05 Thread Nadee Gunasena
Hi Tito, Thanks for catching the difference in dates! That was my mistake, and I've updated the dates on the website to reflect the due date for submissions, which is April 12. Regarding the video, I double-checked with Legal on your license question. As the creator/ video organizer, we can

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Farewell video for Katherine Maher

2021-04-05 Thread Rajeeb
Hi Nadee, A great way to say we care and we will miss her. Thanks for coming up this initiative. Namaste, Rajeeb. On Thu, 1 Apr 2021 at 04:14, Nadee Gunasena wrote: > Hello all, > > As many of you know, Katherine Maher, the ED of the Wikimedia Foundation, > will be stepping down next month.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy update

2021-04-02 Thread টিটো দত্ত Tito Dutta
Greetings, Thanks for the update. This is very delighting to see the stepping in. Good wishes for the interesting work ahead. Regards. শুক্র, ২ এপ্রিল, ২০২১ ৮:৩৬ PM তারিখে Maggie Dennis লিখেছেন: > Hello, all. :) > > I’m Maggie Dennis , > Vice

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Surveys using third party tools on Wikimedia projects

2021-04-02 Thread
Unfortunately, I have to report a complete lack of response or evidence of interest by the WMF taking even the most basic steps to enforce the commitments that the WMF themselves chose to publish to this email list. WMF legal returned an automatic reference number "[Request received] - 24634" on

[Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy update

2021-04-02 Thread Maggie Dennis
Hello, all. :) I’m Maggie Dennis , Vice President of Community Resilience & Sustainability , a division of the Legal Department at the Wikimedia Foundation. I oversee the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Farewell video for Katherine Maher

2021-04-01 Thread টিটো দত্ত Tito Dutta
Hello, Thanks for sharing this. * The email mentions 12 April as the last date, the website mentions 6 April as a due date. * What is the license of the content to be uploaded on Tribute? Regards বৃহস্পতি, ১ এপ্রিল, ২০২১ তারিখে ৪:১৪ AM টায় এ Nadee Gunasena < ngunas...@wikimedia.org> লিখেছেন: >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [MediaWiki-l] Logo of MediaWiki has changed

2021-04-01 Thread RhinosF1 -
Hi, There are a few suggestions from my understanding but it's still being decided which to use for wikitech. See https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T279087 On Thu, 1 Apr 2021 at 18:49, Vira Motorko wrote: > Will Wikitech logo follow? > > *--* > *Vira Motorko // Віра Моторко* > mobile:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [MediaWiki-l] Logo of MediaWiki has changed

2021-04-01 Thread Vira Motorko
Will Wikitech logo follow? *--* *Vira Motorko // Віра Моторко* mobile: +380667740499 | facebook: vira.motorko | wikipedia: Ата If this email is about your daily job and it reaches you outside of the working hours,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [MediaWiki-l] Logo of MediaWiki has changed

2021-04-01 Thread Rajeeb
Great job!! Congratulations to each and everyone who worked to get this feat achieved. Namaste, Rajeeb. On Thu, 1 Apr 2021 at 18:11, Amir Sarabadani wrote: > > > On Thu, Apr 1, 2021 at 6:02 AM Rehman Abubakr > wrote: > >> Hello, >> >> Congratulations to Serhio, Amir, and the rest of the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [MediaWiki-l] Logo of MediaWiki has changed

2021-04-01 Thread Derick Alangi
Hi Amir, Thank you & the whole team that worked on making this change. The logo alone makes the website now look really different & being someone that loves UI changes, I love this change. I remember it like just yesterday when I participated in the voting process. This is a great effort! Thanks

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Logo of MediaWiki has changed

2021-04-01 Thread Amir Sarabadani
On Thu, Apr 1, 2021 at 4:53 AM Gnangarra wrote: > Hi > > So Sorry, I immediately associated it with the logo BP rolled out in the > late 1990's except with new colours. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BP > See

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [MediaWiki-l] Logo of MediaWiki has changed

2021-04-01 Thread Amir Sarabadani
On Thu, Apr 1, 2021 at 6:02 AM Rehman Abubakr wrote: > Hello, > > Congratulations to Serhio, Amir, and the rest of the team, for the > relatively smooth transition. > > A quick comment: I noticed that the favicon is still showing the old > version. Is that due to an update lag, accidental

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Logo of MediaWiki has changed

2021-04-01 Thread Erik Moeller
On Wed, Mar 31, 2021 at 4:28 PM Amir Sarabadani wrote: > After more than one year of design, discussion, vote, iteration, and > months of legal work, I’m happy to announce that the logo of MediaWiki > has been officially changed. It looks beautiful and professional. Excellent work by Serhio,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [MediaWiki-l] Logo of MediaWiki has changed

2021-03-31 Thread Gnangarra
Probably waiting until after April 1st to do all the updates On Thu, 1 Apr 2021 at 12:02, Rehman Abubakr wrote: > Hello, > > Congratulations to Serhio, Amir, and the rest of the team, for the > relatively smooth transition. > > A quick comment: I noticed that the favicon is still showing the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [MediaWiki-l] Logo of MediaWiki has changed

2021-03-31 Thread Rehman Abubakr
Hello, Congratulations to Serhio, Amir, and the rest of the team, for the relatively smooth transition. A quick comment: I noticed that the favicon is still showing the old version. Is that due to an update lag, accidental omission, or is it intentional? Yours truly,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Logo of MediaWiki has changed

2021-03-31 Thread Gnangarra
Hi So Sorry, I immediately associated it with the logo BP rolled out in the late 1990's except with new colours. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BP On Thu, 1 Apr 2021 at 10:29, Florence Devouard wrote: > Nice outcome. Congrats to all > > Anthere > > PS: yet a little bit sad though :( > > > Le

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Logo of MediaWiki has changed

2021-03-31 Thread Florence Devouard
Nice outcome. Congrats to all Anthere PS: yet a little bit sad though :( Le 01/04/2021 à 01:27, Amir Sarabadani a écrit : Hello, After more than one year of design, discussion, vote, iteration, and months of legal work, I’m happy to announce that the logo of MediaWiki has been officially

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Logo of MediaWiki has changed

2021-03-31 Thread Samuel Klein
I love this. It looks great on the site. Thanks Serhio and all :) On Wed, Mar 31, 2021 at 7:28 PM Amir Sarabadani wrote: > Hello, > After more than one year of design, discussion, vote, iteration, and > months of legal work, I’m happy to announce that the logo of MediaWiki has > been

[Wikimedia-l] Logo of MediaWiki has changed

2021-03-31 Thread Amir Sarabadani
Hello, After more than one year of design, discussion, vote, iteration, and months of legal work, I’m happy to announce that the logo of MediaWiki has been officially changed. This applies to both the software and logo of https://mediawiki.org. The old logo of MediaWiki was adopted slightly more

[Wikimedia-l] Farewell video for Katherine Maher

2021-03-31 Thread Nadee Gunasena
Hello all, As many of you know, Katherine Maher, the ED of the Wikimedia Foundation, will be stepping down next month. Her last day is April 15. While Katherine will continue to be a part of our movement, we wanted to find a way to celebrate her and send her off. We’ll be putting together a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WUG WMSVK's fundraising with questionable circumstances

2021-03-31 Thread Megan Hernandez
Hello KuboF, Thank you for your message. I am sending a quick message to let you know we have received your email and are looking into this situation. Thank you, Megan On Mon, Mar 29, 2021 at 10:14 PM Michal Matúšov wrote: > Hi. > > Please, help protect the trustworthiness of the Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Report of grants given out by the Wikimedia Foundation in 2019−2020

2021-03-31 Thread Samuel Klein
Thanks for calling this out and working on this aspect, Kassia! A critical bottleneck for supporting emerging communities is a plan for comprehensive regional microgrant programs, run through affiliate groups. We should set these up where they don't exist so as to cover the world. S On Wed, Mar

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Report of grants given out by the Wikimedia Foundation in 2019−2020

2021-03-31 Thread Kassia Echavarri-Queen
Dear Wikimedians, The report created by my colleagues in the Advancement Team is useful for providing aggregated data on the distribution of grants since 2016 and has helped the Community Resources team understand where we stand today in terms of equity. The current grants have seen an increase

[Wikimedia-l] Report of grants given out by the Wikimedia Foundation in 2019−2020

2021-03-31 Thread Guillaume Paumier
Hi folks, I wanted to share the link to a report covering grants given out by the Wikimedia Foundation during the 2019−2020 fiscal year. This was inspired by the Fundraising reports that fundraising teams have prepared for many years. The intent is to publish similar yearly reports for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing 'Wiki for X'

2021-03-30 Thread Alex Stinson
Hi Phillipe and Tulsi, As you may or may not be aware, I have been guiding an effort to pilot Wikimedia Foundation capacity for supporting community content campaigns: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Campaigns/Foundation_Campaigns_Team So we have seen a wide range of different naming conventions

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing 'Wiki for X'

2021-03-30 Thread Philippe Beaudette
I have hesitations. First of all, “for” implies “in support of”. Therefore, wiki for COVID-19 could be read as “wiki in support of covid-19”, which I don’t believe is the message you are trying to convey. Thats why the “loves” works so well. May I ask why you think we need a new system for

[Wikimedia-l] Introducing 'Wiki for X'

2021-03-30 Thread Tulsi Bhagat
Hello, Greetings! I hope you're doing well. I would like to introduce 'Wiki for X', a new general format for naming various sorts of Wikimedia community events and outreach campaigns; For instance, we have 'Wiki Loves X' as such 'Wiki for X', where X is whatever the coordinators wish to call the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open Meeting of the Wikipedia & Education User Group - you are invited!

2021-03-30 Thread Ziko van Dijk
Dear friends of free knowledge and education, A reminder: our Open Meeting is going to start in for about 2 hours. I am looking forward to see you. Kind regards Ziko Am Fr., 19. März 2021 um 23:24 Uhr schrieb Ziko van Dijk : > > Dear friends of free knowledge and education, > > On Tuesday,

[Wikimedia-l] WUG WMSVK's fundraising with questionable circumstances

2021-03-29 Thread Michal Matúšov
Hi. Please, help protect the trustworthiness of the Wikimedia movement in Slovakia - help WUG WMSVK to do a mass fundraising only after it will have solved its governance issues (and stop it from using Wikipedia's site notices until that). The Wikimedia User Group Wikimedians of Slovakia (WUG

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Join us for the Latin America regional education meeting

2021-03-29 Thread João Alexandre Peschanski
Hi. Thank you for the answer, Sailesh! I am happy to see investment in language diversity in interactions with the WMF. For future meetings with a focus on Latin America, you might want to know that we ran a survey across the Brazilian affiliate membership --a group of people that would

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Join us for the Latin America regional education meeting

2021-03-29 Thread Sailesh Patnaik
Hey Joao, This meeting will be held in Spanish and led by José Reyes from Wikimedia México. We won't be able to provide simultaneous translation for this meeting but we are exploring the possibility for future iterations. I'm looking particularly at the translation channel option over Zoom and it

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Test Mailman3 in production

2021-03-26 Thread Erik Moeller
On Thu, Mar 25, 2021 at 12:59 AM Amir Sarabadani wrote: > tl;dr: https://lists-next.wikimedia.org is running mailman3. > Please help us test the software before we upgrade the real mailing list > server. Thank you so much for your hard work on this. For better or for worse, mailing lists are

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Test Mailman3 in production

2021-03-26 Thread Kunal Mehta
Hi, On 3/25/21 11:45 PM, Pankaj Jangid wrote: One question. I subscribe to this list via the NNTP bridge hosted at gmane.io. Will the change make any difference at that end? I mean do the administrators of Gmane require any change? My understanding is that Gmane is subscribed to our mailing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Is it time for a Global Username Policy that is similar to Global Rename Policy?

2021-03-26 Thread Xavi Aranda via Wikimedia-l
Hola! Aquesta adreça no es troba en funcionament actualment, podeu contactar amb nosaltres escrivint a h...@colectic.coop ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Test Mailman3 in production

2021-03-26 Thread Pankaj Jangid
Amir Sarabadani writes: > tl;dr: https://lists-next.wikimedia.org is running mailman3. Please help us > test the software before we upgrade the real mailing list server. Indeed this is great news. I have subscribed to a couple of mailing lists that are already using v3. And it really makes it

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Test Mailman3 in production

2021-03-26 Thread Amir Sarabadani
I think the subject line is the only thing that matters but I also want to emphasize that unlike mailman2, you can just have a central account for all of your mailing lists. Confirm your email when registering a new user (which you can just click on a link) and everything will be pretty

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Join us for the Latin America regional education meeting

2021-03-26 Thread João Alexandre Peschanski
Hello Sailesh. I hope this message finds you well. This is very interesting. Thank you for sharing. Could you please specify the language in which this meeting will take place and if simultaneous translation will be made available? I am mostly interested in knowing if translation to Portuguese

[Wikimedia-l] Join us for the Latin America regional education meeting

2021-03-26 Thread Sailesh Patnaik
Estimados y estimadas Wikimedistas, Les escribo para invitarles a la segunda reunión regional de Wikimedia y educación[1]. Este mes será nuestra primera reunión para Latinoamérica y tendrá lugar el 31 de marzo 2021 a las 14:00 UTC. Esta reunión es una oportunidad para aprender y compartir

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Test Mailman3 in production

2021-03-26 Thread Deb Tankersley
Hi, I've started to play with the interface, but questioning a bit the instructions given (for clarity purposes) when you're signing up for a list: Before you can start using GNU Mailman at this site, you must first confirm > that this is your email address. You can do this by replying to this

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Is it time for a Global Username Policy that is similar to Global Rename Policy?

2021-03-26 Thread Alessandro Marchetti via Wikimedia-l
It's an old topic. I tried to discuss it in 2015 https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Alexmar983/sandbox#SUL_issues and also again at an informal after-meeting weeks ago. First of all, there is no strong global management of username blacklist as people might imagine. Beyond the cases of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Is it time for a Global Username Policy that is similar to Global Rename Policy?

2021-03-26 Thread Vi to
Username blacklist has already been global since 2015, see https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T38939 Vito Il giorno ven 26 mar 2021 alle ore 10:06 William Chan ha scritto: > Hi, > > I have observed that there is a global renaming policy but a global > username policy is absent? As we all know

[Wikimedia-l] Is it time for a Global Username Policy that is similar to Global Rename Policy?

2021-03-26 Thread William Chan
Hi, I have observed that there is a global renaming policy but a global username policy is absent? As we all know that usernames are global following SUL, and literally the same username will be used across multiple wikis. So, a very simple question is raised: shall there be a draft of the

[Wikimedia-l] Training series for event organizers: Incorporate faciliation into your events

2021-03-25 Thread Rachel Farrand
Hello! The WMF Community Events team are proposing a short training series *for Wikimedia community event organizers* (volunteers and affiliate staff) where we will bring in *an expert facilitator and event producer both with international event experience to discuss the importance of

[Wikimedia-l] Share special moments from your Wikipedia 20 celebration!

2021-03-25 Thread Lena Traer
Hi everyone, We have started a Wikipedia 20 Scrapbook on meta wiki [1]. This is a space where we all can document the celebration events we held or are planning to hold to celebrate Wikipedia 20. You can add any photos you have of your event, share a moment, a link to the event page,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Test Mailman3 in production

2021-03-25 Thread Alphos OGame
Now *that* is fantastic news indeed. I'll be sure to read up on that. The dinosaur's dead, long live the new, uh, dinosaur ! ;-) Roger / Alphos > Le 25 mars 2021 à 17:39, Amir Sarabadani a écrit : > > > > On Thu, Mar 25, 2021 at 12:07 PM Alphos OGame > wrote:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Test Mailman3 in production

2021-03-25 Thread Amir Sarabadani
On Thu, Mar 25, 2021 at 12:07 PM Alphos OGame wrote: > Hello Amir, hello all, > > Fantastic news ! > > Quick side question : whatever will happen to the passwords that we kept > on post-it notes sticked to our monitors for lack of frequent use or good > enough cognitive skills ? > Joke aside,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Test Mailman3 in production

2021-03-25 Thread Luis Villa
Seemingly small but nevertheless terrific news. On Thu, Mar 25, 2021 at 4:08 AM Alphos OGame wrote: > Hello Amir, hello all, > > Fantastic news ! > > Quick side question : whatever will happen to the passwords that we kept > on post-it notes sticked to our monitors for lack of frequent use or

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Test Mailman3 in production

2021-03-25 Thread Alphos OGame
Hello Amir, hello all, Fantastic news ! Quick side question : whatever will happen to the passwords that we kept on post-it notes sticked to our monitors for lack of frequent use or good enough cognitive skills ? Joke aside, will there be a site-wide password purge once v3 is deployed, or

[Wikimedia-l] Test Mailman3 in production

2021-03-25 Thread Amir Sarabadani
Hello, tl;dr: https://lists-next.wikimedia.org is running mailman3. Please help us test the software before we upgrade the real mailing list server. Kunal and I have been working on deploying the new mailman (version 3) to replace mailman2 serving https://lists.wikimedia.org and powering all of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Evaluating ideal use of prizes or rewards for campaigns

2021-03-25 Thread Felix Nartey
Dear All, A reminder about the campaign's office hour happening today! We have invited experienced campaign organizers to share their views on the topic, and we are hoping to discuss more broadly your approach or strategy for developing prizes for contests or campaigns. Join us today: -

[Wikimedia-l] Call for Feedback: Community Board seats - Main Report draft comment period

2021-03-24 Thread Jackie Koerner
Hi everyone! We have concluded the Call for Feedback: Community Board seats. Thank you everyone who participated. During the Call for Feedback period from February 1 to March 14, a team of 10 facilitators organized open and inclusive community discussions to gather feedback about ideas for

[Wikimedia-l] Arctic Knot Conference: Call for submissions

2021-03-24 Thread Jon Harald Søby
Hello, everybody! The Arctic Knot Wikimedia Language Conference will take place online 24–25 June 2021. At the Arctic Knot Wikimedia Language Conference we want to look at the future of indigenous and underrepresented languages and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Join us for the Education office hours of March 2021

2021-03-23 Thread Sailesh Patnaik
This is a gentle reminder, join us for the education office hours today in 90 minutes. To join, please use this Zoom link: https://wikimedia.zoom.us/j/93884263998 See

[Wikimedia-l] Call for Applications - UCoC Phase 2 Drafting Committee

2021-03-22 Thread Christel Steigenberger
Dear all, Do you care about safety, inclusivity, and friendliness in the Wikimedia movement? Are you interested in the guidelines and policies that guide it? Do you have any experience with how they are applied? Do you have ideas about well-functioning enforcement pathways in general? This is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The Wikimedia Enterprise API project

2021-03-21 Thread Philippe Beaudette
I couldn’t agree more. This is beautifully executed. On Sat, Mar 20, 2021 at 9:10 PM Samuel Klein wrote: > Nicely done! A model on so many levels. Let's learn from this and find > ways to speed and templatize this style and approach. > > On Tue, Mar 16, 2021 at 12:03 PM Liam Wyatt >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The Wikimedia Enterprise API project

2021-03-20 Thread Samuel Klein
Nicely done! A model on so many levels. Let's learn from this and find ways to speed and templatize this style and approach. On Tue, Mar 16, 2021 at 12:03 PM Liam Wyatt wrote: > Dear all, > > Over the last few months, a small team at the Wikimedia Foundation has > been working on a

[Wikimedia-l] Open Meeting of the Wikipedia & Education User Group - you are invited!

2021-03-19 Thread Ziko van Dijk
Dear friends of free knowledge and education, On Tuesday, March 30th 2021, we will have our next Open Meeting! Please feel welcome to join us at 4:00pm UTC. See for your own timezone: https://zonestamp.toolforge.org/1617120044 This is the link to the meeting room:

[Wikimedia-l] Invitation: Virtual Meeting of the Commons Photographers User Group (March 20)

2021-03-17 Thread Frank Schulenburg
Dear all, This Saturday, March 20, the Commons Photographers will host their first virtual meeting of 2021. External guest Ben Horne will talk about large format wilderness photography, followed by a question-and-answer session. Ben shoots 8×10 film and he's YouTube's first, and longest active

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Research Showcase] March 17: Curiosity

2021-03-17 Thread Janna Layton
The Research Showcase will be starting in about 30 minutes. On Thu, Mar 11, 2021 at 12:49 PM Janna Layton wrote: > In this showcase, Prof. Danielle Bassett will present recent work studying > individual and collective curiosity as network building processes using > Wikipedia. > > Date/Time:

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Ukraine AGM results: New Board, Annual report, etc

2021-03-16 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
Hello!  On the last day of February, Wikimedia Ukraine held its General Assembly. The General Assembly has reviewed the organisation's activity in 2020. Our 2020 Annual report is at https://ua.wikimedia.org/wiki/Річний_звіт_2020 (in Ukrainian) or at

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The Wikimedia Enterprise API project

2021-03-16 Thread Guillaume Paumier
Hi, Le mar. 16 mars 2021 à 13:51, Chris Keating a écrit : > Thanks Liam! > > Great to see such clear and thorough documentation of what this project is > about, why we're doing it, and why it's being done in this particular way. > Indeed! Obviously, I'm biased, but I appreciate the level of

[Wikimedia-l] WMF Community Events office hours: March 18

2021-03-16 Thread Rachel Farrand
Hello everyone! The Wikimedia Foundation Community Events Team will continue hosting monthly office hours for any community members who are interested. This is a place where movement event organizers can join and share ideas and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The Wikimedia Enterprise API project

2021-03-16 Thread Chris Keating
Thanks Liam! Great to see such clear and thorough documentation of what this project is about, why we're doing it, and why it's being done in this particular way. Regards, Chris / The Land On Tue, Mar 16, 2021 at 4:03 PM Liam Wyatt wrote: > Dear all, > > Over the last few months, a small

[Wikimedia-l] Join us for the Education office hours of March 2021

2021-03-16 Thread Sailesh Patnaik
Dear Wikimedians, Join us for this months' education office hours on 23rd March at 12:00 UTC ! The office hours is a dedicated online space to have conversations and discussions related to Wikimedia and education activities, listen and learn from each

[Wikimedia-l] The Wikimedia Enterprise API project

2021-03-16 Thread Liam Wyatt
Dear all, Over the last few months, a small team at the Wikimedia Foundation has been working on a project that has been discussed by many people in our movement for many years: building ‘enterprise grade’ services for the high-volume commercial reusers of Wikimedia content. I am pleased to say

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation for Wikimedia Research Office hours March 16, 2021

2021-03-16 Thread Martin Gerlach
just a friendly reminder, that research office hours will start in ~20 minutes. Martin On Fri, Mar 12, 2021 at 10:50 AM Martin Gerlach wrote: > Hi all, > > Join the Research Team at the Wikimedia Foundation [1] for their monthly > Office hours on 2021-03-16 at 16:00-17:00 UTC (9am PT/5pm CET).

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] This Month in GLAM: February 2021

2021-03-15 Thread The 'This Month in GLAM' team
*This Month in GLAM* is a monthly newsletter documenting recent happenings within the GLAM project, such as content donations, residencies, events and more. GLAM is an acronym of *G*alleries, *L*ibraries, *A*rchives and *M*useums. You can find more information on the project at glamwiki.org.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Research Showcase] March 17: Curiosity

2021-03-15 Thread Janna Layton
Reminder that this will be happening on Wednesday. On Thu, Mar 11, 2021 at 12:49 PM Janna Layton wrote: > In this showcase, Prof. Danielle Bassett will present recent work studying > individual and collective curiosity as network building processes using > Wikipedia. > > Date/Time: March 17,

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

2021-03-15 Thread Joaquin Oltra Hernandez
Hi, These changes are not arbitrary, they are a necessity to keep the replicas functioning. With the growth experienced in the last years (commons, wikidata) the current technology used by Wikireplicas is not feasible. I’ve outlined more technical details in a cloud mailing list response: [1] We

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Proofread contest in collaboration with British Library on Bengali Wikisource

2021-03-15 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Hello all, The contest has started today and it will go on for next one month. Tom Derrick, the digital curator of the Two Centuries of Indian Print project of British Library, has published a blog post about it on BL website.

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

2021-03-13 Thread Gnangarra
while its great to hear that people are getting around the blocks does a high watched publicly available list need to publicise that traffic is getting past the block, as this information potentially puts our friends at risk. Perhaps we should also be careful that the edits being made arent bad

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

2021-03-13 Thread Risker
Anecdotally, we on English Wikipedia have received multiple requests for IP block exemption from residents of Myanmar, including requests for both local and global IP On Sat, 13 Mar 2021 at 19:56, Kunal Mehta wrote: > Hi, > > On 2/19/21 1:08 PM, 《求闻》编译组/Qiuwen WMCug wrote: > > Netblocks

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

2021-03-13 Thread Kunal Mehta
Hi, On 2/19/21 1:08 PM, 《求闻》编译组/Qiuwen WMCug wrote: Netblocks provided additional information in a picture attached to the tweet, suggests that they have tested the connectivity of Wikipedia in English and French, Wikidata, and wikimedia.org, with none of them accessible. This may intimate that

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] 2020 Annual Report for Wiki Project Med

2021-03-12 Thread James Heilman
Hey All The annual report for 2020 for Wiki Project Med Foundation can be found here https://mdwiki.org/wiki/WikiProjectMed:WMMED/Reports/2020 Best -- James Heilman MD, CCFP-EM, Wikipedian ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

[Wikimedia-l] Evaluating ideal use of prizes or rewards for campaigns

2021-03-12 Thread Felix Nartey
Dear Community, (apologies for cross-posting!) Prizes or awards are key to volunteer organisations such as Wikimedia. It's one way of providing motivation or encouraging continuous participation. Even so, it's often very hard to decide on what could be an ideal prize for a campaign. We have

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy Global Conversations: Lessons Learned published!

2021-03-12 Thread Paulo Santos Perneta
Quite thoughtful and very helpful report, thank you very much for doing that analysis and providing those additional results. Thanks, Paulo Cornelius Kibelka escreveu no dia sexta, 12/03/2021 à(s) 14:12: > Hi friends, > > Over November, December and January, the Movement Strategy team at the >

[Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy Global Conversations: Lessons Learned published!

2021-03-12 Thread Cornelius Kibelka
Hi friends, Over November, December and January, the Movement Strategy team at the Wikimedia Foundation organized -- for the first time ever -- an virtual events series in which the Wikimedia communities on a global level were invited to prioritize initiatives from the Movement Strategy

[Wikimedia-l] Help us organize for #WikiForHumanRights!

2021-03-12 Thread Alex Stinson
Hello all, We are excited for #WikiForHumanRights -- at the office hours and afterwards community groups throughout the movement have already connected with us about organizing. This year we are going to focus on the "right to a healthy environment" and we need your help! What can you do? If

[Wikimedia-l] WikiGap Challenge

2021-03-12 Thread Eric Luth
Hi everyone, On International Women's Day, we launched this year's edition of the global WikiGap Challenge . Anyone, who wants to write articles about women on Wikipedia, is welcome to join. This year, we teamed up with the UN Human Rights

[Wikimedia-l] Invitation for Wikimedia Research Office hours March 16, 2021

2021-03-12 Thread Martin Gerlach
Hi all, Join the Research Team at the Wikimedia Foundation [1] for their monthly Office hours on 2021-03-16 at 16:00-17:00 UTC (9am PT/5pm CET). To participate, join the video-call via this link [2]. There is no set agenda - feel free to add your item to the list of topics in the etherpad [3]

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Research Showcase] March 17: Curiosity

2021-03-11 Thread Samuel Klein
I was *so* hoping this was going to be about the Machine Queen of Mars . But this looks amazing too... On Thu, Mar 11, 2021 at 3:50 PM Janna Layton wrote: > In this showcase, Prof. Danielle Bassett will present recent work studying > individual

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Research Showcase] March 17: Curiosity

2021-03-11 Thread Janna Layton
In this showcase, Prof. Danielle Bassett will present recent work studying individual and collective curiosity as network building processes using Wikipedia. Date/Time: March 17, 16:30 UTC (9:30am PT/12:30pm ET/17:30pm CET) Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jw2s_Y4J2tI Speaker: Danielle

[Wikimedia-l] Grants video tutorials no longer available

2021-03-11 Thread Strainu
Hey folks, I'm not sure where should I direct my question, but the video grant tutorials linked from https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Project/Tutorial seem to be offline since at least early 2020. Is there any way to retrieve them? Strainu ___

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF Chief of Staff transition

2021-03-10 Thread Katherine Maher
Thank you, Ryan. Thank you for your dedication and service to this organization, the Wikimedia movement, and the broader Big Open. Since meeting you at Wikimania London in 2014 I've known you as an unflagging advocate for the power of community, and the importance of working hand-in-hand with our

[Wikimedia-l] WMF Chief of Staff transition

2021-03-10 Thread Ryan Merkley
Dear colleagues, With the transition well underway for the Foundation’s Chief Executive Officer, it is time for me to begin my own transition from the organization. I shared with our executive team earlier this month that I will be departing on 1 April 2021. There is never a perfect time to

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