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

2020-09-08 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Tue, 8 Sep 2020 at 20:06, Dan Szymborski wrote: > The only tiniest shred of direct accountability on the board, the community > board elections [...] They're not elections; we get to vote on nominations, the board decide whether to accept them. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewin

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sexual harassment

2020-08-23 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Sun, 23 Aug 2020 at 21:50, ktsquare wrote: >> they must report this to AN/I > What is AN/I https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Administrators%27_noticeboard/Incidents -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sexual harassment

2020-08-23 Thread Andy Mabbett
g to: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Harassment and particularly: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Harassment#Contact_the_Foundation%E2%80%99s_Trust_and_Safety_team -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia

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

2020-07-20 Thread Andy Mabbett
I'd like to think I know Tomasz well enough - having met him several times, including being his guest in Warsaw - to know he's not that fickle. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: ht

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

2020-07-20 Thread Andy Mabbett
us who else might have access to the same or higher (c/f 'crats) levels of admin permissions that they have. Thanks for your other comments. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

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

2020-07-20 Thread Andy Mabbett
we are asking to see the rules and policies *that already exist*. > And the system will never be 100% transparent - as > its idea is to answers E-mails under general WMF privacy policy umbrella. ...and no-one is asking to see anything that falls under the general WMF privacy policy umbrella; in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Diff – a blog by and for the Wikimedia volunteer community

2020-07-20 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Mon, 20 Jul 2020 at 12:23, Quim Gil wrote: > On Fri, Jul 17, 2020 at 12:54 PM Andy Mabbett > wrote: > > > > > > > What consultation was carried out with contributors, and the > > > > > > wider the Wikimedia community, to inform this change? >

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

2020-07-19 Thread Andy Mabbett
nted and overseen? are "overly broad"; but if you think they are, how would you narrow their focus? -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/

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

2020-07-17 Thread Andy Mabbett
he interests of OTRS agents and the Wikimedia movement overall to address this list of questions in a forthright way, and make some adjustments (such as publishing policies and a process for amending policies) shortly after I posted it. Or did you have some other unclear post in mind? --

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

2020-07-17 Thread Andy Mabbett
ecause we have been told that there are (now) polices, but they are (partly, perhaps mostly) on a non-public wiki. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lis

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Diff – a blog by and for the Wikimedia volunteer community

2020-07-17 Thread Andy Mabbett
ming from the Wikimedia Blog", then text saying "This is an archived post from blog.wikimedia.org" will suffice. > > > > What consultation was carried out with contributors, and the > > > > wider the Wikimedia community, to inform this change? Although you q

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

2020-07-16 Thread Andy Mabbett
have not been answered. Although we have been told, in the last hour or so "we do not have a process where we monitor what other OTRS volunteers does [sic]". -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailin

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Diff – a blog by and for the Wikimedia volunteer community

2020-07-15 Thread Andy Mabbett
Still curious to learn more? Yes: What consultation was carried out with contributors, and the wider the Wikimedia community, to inform this change? -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guideli

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

2020-07-10 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Fri, 10 Jul 2020 at 10:05, Tomasz Ganicz wrote: > > czw., 9 lip 2020 o 18:53 Andy Mabbett > napisał(a): > > > On Tue, 7 Jul 2020 at 07:46, Tomasz Ganicz wrote: > > > > > > I’m unable to answer this due to the Confidentiality Agreement all OTRS > >

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

2020-07-09 Thread Andy Mabbett
e reported to the Ombudsman > Commission and during my serving in this Commision there were cases related > to OTRS. Indeed - but I'm not asking about just privacy issues. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wik

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

2020-07-09 Thread Andy Mabbett
ee’s purview, There is nothing sayng so on https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Communications_committee > and perhaps T ...nor on https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Trust_and_Safety -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia

[Wikimedia-l] Operation and oversight of OTRS system

2020-07-06 Thread Andy Mabbett
ttps://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:PrefixIndex/OTRS - which is a set of 214 pages -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and h

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Citizendium shutting down

2020-07-04 Thread Andy Mabbett
least 1 edit in the previous month." How's Everipedia getting on, BTW? -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelin

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Preventing conflicts of interest in Wikimedia organizations' employment and financial relationships

2020-05-20 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Wed, 20 May 2020 at 20:21, Pine W wrote: > For example, is there any monitoring of the bank accounts of board > members and executives I very much hope not. That would be an outrageous intrusion. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons

2020-05-18 Thread Andy Mabbett
l to operate, or to use depicts statements in the manner it is - including in the very post you reply to here. Most significantly, you have yet to answer requests to explain how the tool, or the invitation to tag, can be turned off." My post was eventually archived, with no response to it.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Updates from Wikimedia Foundation Board

2020-05-02 Thread Andy Mabbett
eply; "We plan to present the Board’s vision and hold a community discussion as part of the process for the Bylaws change." -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF political activism

2020-04-25 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Sat, 25 Apr 2020 at 16:44, Andy Mabbett wrote: > > On Fri, 24 Apr 2020 at 07:27, Yair Rand wrote: > > > Also importantly, the Foundation's Policy and Political Association > > Guideline, which was written by WMF Legal in the aftermath of SOPA > > Link, please. A

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF political activism

2020-04-25 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Fri, 24 Apr 2020 at 07:27, Yair Rand wrote: > Also importantly, the Foundation's Policy and Political Association > Guideline, which was written by WMF Legal in the aftermath of SOPA Link, please. -- Andy Mabbett@pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Proposal towards a multilingual Wikipedia and a new Wikipedia project

2020-04-14 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Tue, 14 Apr 2020 at 01:52, Denny Vrandečić wrote: > As some of you know, I have been working on the idea of a multilingual > Wikipedia for a few years now. What's the elevator pitch for this? -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Covid-19] Postponing Wikimania Bangkok until 2021

2020-03-18 Thread Andy Mabbett
will be able to apply for scholarships for next year's event? -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikime

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiProject COVID-19 (English Wikipedia) is started

2020-03-15 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Sun, 15 Mar 2020 at 21:07, Paulo Santos Perneta wrote: >> Covid is an abreviaton for coronavirus disease. > No, it's an abbreviation for *Coronavirus Disease 2019* [1] That would make "COVID-19" mean "Coronavirus Disease 2019-19". -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewin

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiProject COVID-19 (English Wikipedia) is started

2020-03-15 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Sun, 15 Mar 2020 at 20:56, Paulo Santos Perneta wrote: > Even worst, it's contaminating other projects, like Wikidata and Wikimedia > Commons, with teams of wiki.en editors going there to revert anyone that > dares to move the disease to its proper name. Diffs, please. -- And

[Wikimedia-l] World Health Organization licences & COVID-19

2020-03-12 Thread Andy Mabbett
witter.com/pigsonthewing/status/1238124060145483777 [much of their published material is under NC restrictions - https://www.who.int/publishing/copyright/en/ ] -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Treatment of newbies with mild CoI

2020-02-26 Thread Andy Mabbett
, both in order to avoid a pile-on, and to avoid us being distracted by the minutiae of the incident concerned. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why renaming to Wikipedia will wreak havoc on otherprojects

2020-02-25 Thread Andy Mabbett
d at, and how it can be changed, remain unanswered. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wi

[Wikimedia-l] Treatment of newbies with mild CoI

2020-02-19 Thread Andy Mabbett
, and sandwiching one notifying her of a discussion about her on the COI noticeboard. These total 4094 characters or 665 words. How do other projects deal with such cases? -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Snøhetta and Wikimedia

2020-01-17 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Fri, 17 Jan 2020 at 23:04, John Erling Blad wrote: > > This is out in several newspapers now. > > "Snøhetta shall create new visual profile for Wikipedia-owner" This edit made 10 January 2020, is relevant:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Welcome back, Turkey

2020-01-17 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Thu, 16 Jan 2020 at 01:13, Amanda Keton wrote: > Of course, there are other blocks around the world still in place, and our > efforts in addressing this type of censorship of knowledge is far from > over. Do we have a central log of these blocks; and steps taken to overcome them?

Re: [Wikimedia-l] default import sources

2019-12-22 Thread Andy Mabbett
gt; versions to exist that were not created on their own wiki). Does that mean that they don't want to give proper attribution when they use others' work? -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guideline

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Remember Wikipedia Zero.. Where is the research about the effects of its demise?

2019-12-03 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Tue, 3 Dec 2019 at 13:03, Andy Mabbett wrote: [...] > Your statement, made in ignorance of the facts, is offensive not only > to me, but chiefly to the many other volunteers who are busy growing > Wikidata in Africa and Asia, both as a result of my voluntary > activities and othe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Remember Wikipedia Zero.. Where is the research about the effects of its demise?

2019-12-03 Thread Andy Mabbett
to me, but chiefly to the many other volunteers who are busy growing Wikidata in Africa and Asia, both as a result of my voluntary activities and otherwise. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guid

[Wikimedia-l] .org TLD for sale?

2019-11-22 Thread Andy Mabbett
I have just seen this: https://savedotorg.org/ "The .org domain is about to be sold to a private equity firm. "Join the coalition of nonprofits opposed to this blatant disregard of the public interest." WMF are among the signatories. -- Andy Mabbett @pig

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [LGBT] Best practices for awarding scholarships

2019-10-10 Thread Andy Mabbett
nflict of interest, it has never been restored. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikim

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

2019-10-04 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Thu, 3 Oct 2019 at 23:02, Paulo Santos Perneta wrote: > Andy Mabbett escreveu no dia quinta, 3/10/2019 >> On Thu, 3 Oct 2019 at 20:45, Paulo Santos Perneta >> wrote: >> > > Why isn't it a department of Wikimedia Russia, if apparently it's > >bas

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

2019-10-03 Thread Andy Mabbett
/f Wikimedia UK). -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ 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] Fwd: [Huhall] Viola wikipedia

2019-10-01 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Tue, 1 Oct 2019 at 16:46, Samuel Klein forwarded: > Here is a plant name (*Viola Wikipedia*), which may be first name to honor > Wikipedia. I have reciprocated with this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viola_wikipedia -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Welcoming Wikimedia Foundation’s new CTO, Grant Ingersoll

2019-09-18 Thread Andy Mabbett
e (a > black lab mix). ...without linking to at least one cute pic of Allie ;-) -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidel

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wiki loves SDGs

2019-09-18 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Wed, 18 Sep 2019 at 09:24, Gerard Meijssen wrote: > Calling someone "flippant" is a direct attack - Nobody called you flippant. Fæ said "your comments are flippant" Please stop this, now. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: Draft recommendations are here!

2019-09-13 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Fri, 13 Sep 2019 at 14:19, Diane Ranville wrote: > On Fri, Sep 13, 2019 at 2:28 PM Andy Mabbett > > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2018-20/Frequently_asked_

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: Draft recommendations are here!

2019-09-13 Thread Andy Mabbett
The section remains unchanged. Is anyone planning to update it? On Thu, 22 Aug 2019 at 14:29, Andy Mabbett wrote: > > On Tue, 20 Aug 2019 at 19:48, Jeff Hawke wrote: > > > On Tue, Aug 20, 2019 at 7:41 PM Andy Mabbett > > wrote: > > > > > On Mon, 19

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: Draft recommendations are here!

2019-09-13 Thread Andy Mabbett
?" be rewritten to actually reflect the proposal's real and significant risks. I've just checked, and it's unchanged. On Mon, 12 Aug 2019 at 17:52, Andy Mabbett wrote: > > On Mon, 12 Aug 2019 at 16:51, Nicole Ebber wrote: > > > This is a > > process for all of us to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Collaboration with Indonesian Air Force

2019-09-12 Thread Andy Mabbett
ovide the QR code to their collection. Can you confirm that you will be using QRpedia? -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guideline

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: Draft recommendations are here!

2019-08-25 Thread Andy Mabbett
ocal level, e.g. via the Regional Hubs." -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: Draft recommendations are here!

2019-08-22 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Tue, 20 Aug 2019 at 19:48, Jeff Hawke wrote: > On Tue, Aug 20, 2019 at 7:41 PM Andy Mabbett > wrote: > > > On Mon, 19 Aug 2019 at 09:55, Jeff Hawke wrote: > > > > > the WG then collate them and decide the final form of the > > > recomm

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: Draft recommendations are here!

2019-08-20 Thread Andy Mabbett
imedia community. While some of the changes recommended may be in the gift of the WMF to apply unilaterally, others are not, and there is ample evidence that attempting to do so would be far from advisable. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: Draft recommendations are here!

2019-08-14 Thread Andy Mabbett
members of the community". -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ 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] Movement Strategy: Draft recommendations are here!

2019-08-13 Thread Andy Mabbett
hing which would prevent such cultural appropriation. > It's my conclusion these "explain the need" for *some* solution to disallow > such usages. NC and ND is one way to express this prohibition. I see no basis for concluding that NC or ND address the probelm to which you refer. Perha

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: Draft recommendations are here!

2019-08-12 Thread Andy Mabbett
of answers to the question "Could this Recommendation have a negative impact/change?". -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: Draft recommendations are here!

2019-08-12 Thread Andy Mabbett
iew and reflection", nor "in the spirit of collegial collaboration", and I do not think anyone could plausibly argue that it is any of those things. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, gui

Re: [Wikimedia-l] An updated design for the Wikimedia Foundation website

2019-07-10 Thread Andy Mabbett
ht has been given to accessibility in general. What kind of accessibility audit was undertaken on the new design? -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.or

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Banning real identities

2019-07-05 Thread Andy Mabbett
; On Fri, 5 Jul 2019 at 12:25, Thyge wrote: > > - and please explain the meaning of 'doxxed" as well. Is that US slang? If only there was some sort of free online encyclopedia, where such things could be looked up: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doxing --

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

2019-06-14 Thread Andy Mabbett
t action are those whose style of behaviour would see them sanctioned if a civility policy were properly enforced. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/

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

2019-06-13 Thread Andy Mabbett
any basis of truth in this. > See also: Gamergate, a clearly apt and apposite > comparison. Indeed. And blaiming WMF for this is ridiculous. -- Andy Mabbett Pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidel

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

2019-06-12 Thread Andy Mabbett
you have that right then? What about Facebook, Twitter, or Flickr? -- Andy Mabbett @Pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia

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

2019-06-12 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Wed, 12 Jun 2019 at 07:43, Yair Rand wrote: > Philippe, the email from Trust & Safety said quite clearly that the ban was > triggered by edit 895438118. I assume that T would not lie about their > reasons for something like this. I haven't seen this email. Have you? If so, wh

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

2019-05-14 Thread Andy Mabbett
a Wikmedian of long experience. Your assumption of bad faith > here is stupendous. I too would like to see Yann's justfictation for this claim; and for his on-wiki post threatening Andrew with a block. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk _

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

2019-05-14 Thread Andy Mabbett
read to date] Will *everyone* please stop doing that? -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki

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

2019-04-19 Thread Andy Mabbett
as Google. I > seriously hope we don't go that way. I can think of at least two precedents that show that we are better than that: the Kilingon Wikipedia and the 9/11 memorial wiki. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia

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

2019-04-17 Thread Andy Mabbett
Commons also do their own things with biological taxonomy) vastly different projects, diluting the impact of all of our volunteer-hours. Anyone who commissioned a system like this in a professional capacity would be sacked for incompetence. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigs

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Lisa Lewin joining Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees

2019-02-02 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Fri, 1 Feb 2019 at 23:20, Andy Mabbett wrote: > P.S. Please see: > > > https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Pigsonthewing#File_tagging_File:Lisa_Lewin.jpg And now: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Deletion_requests/File:Lisa_Lewin.jpg --

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Lisa Lewin joining Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees

2019-02-01 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Fri, 1 Feb 2019 at 13:58, María Sefidari wrote: > I'm not sure I follow Andy - there is a Photo Credits section, did you see > it? P.S. Please see: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Pigsonthewing#File_tagging_File:Lisa_Lewin.jpg -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewin

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Lisa Lewin joining Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees

2019-02-01 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Fri, 1 Feb 2019 at 13:58, María Sefidari wrote: > > El vie., 1 feb. 2019 14:30, Andy Mabbett > escribió: > > Unfortunately we don't seem to have a free image of Lisa; the one used > > on the Wikimedia blog is the same as her long-standing Twitter profile > > im

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Lisa Lewin joining Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees

2019-02-01 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Thu, 31 Jan 2019 at 20:45, María Sefidari wrote: > I am very happy to share news with you of our latest appointment to the > Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees. Please join me in welcoming Lisa > Lewin as our newest Trustee! Now on Wikidata as:

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

2019-01-16 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Wed, 16 Jan 2019 at 18:27, James Salsman wrote: > The "agenda" is shared by a majority of the survey respondents so far. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-selection_bias -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk __

Re: [Wikimedia-l] blocking, unblocking, wikivoyage

2019-01-07 Thread Andy Mabbett
locked, they should use their own talk page, pinging the blocking admin. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-22 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 22 August 2018 at 09:24, Antoine Musso wrote: > On 21/08/2018 21:01, Andy Mabbett wrote: >>> The text I cited has now been changed to "All text on Wikimedia sites >>> is available as Creative Commons material". >>> >>> This does not res

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-21 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 11 August 2018 at 20:50, Andy Mabbett wrote: > On 3 August 2018 at 22:12, Andy Mabbett wrote: > >> On 2 August 2018 at 02:51, Gregory Varnum wrote: >> >>> You can check it out for yourself here (you may need to clear your >>> browser's cach

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-11 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 11 August 2018 at 23:19, a b wrote: > On Sun, Aug 12, 2018 at 5:50 AM, Andy Mabbett > wrote: [Two outstanding issues with the new website] > Please file the relevant tasks in phabricator to enable better tracking of > issues compared to on the mailing list: Thank you; n

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-11 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 3 August 2018 at 22:12, Andy Mabbett wrote: > On 2 August 2018 at 02:51, Gregory Varnum wrote: > >> You can check it out for yourself here (you may need to clear your browser's >> cache): https://wikimediafoundation.org/ > > The home page currently says: > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Inc. working with Go Fish Digital, a company that whitewashes Wikipedia

2018-08-08 Thread Andy Mabbett
and reactively defend to ensure that your brand is not adversely impacted by negative content." -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] fallout from 2018 Wikimedian of the Year announcement

2018-08-08 Thread Andy Mabbett
is proposed for 2019. Do post here again, if you have other, more specific, questions. Good luck in your endeavours, -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Ma

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-08 Thread Andy Mabbett
08_-_Wikimedia_Foundation_blog.png AdBlockPlus is reportedly active on 100 million devices. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and ht

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-03 Thread Andy Mabbett
inked article, is labelled on Commons: "This work might not be available under a free license in the United States because it is based on an artwork or sculpture that may be protected by copyright under U.S. law." -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Social media cards for sharing from the Wikipedia\tapp

2018-07-26 Thread Andy Mabbett
usion should be about expecting more, not offering less. Indeed. And in this case, people can simply share text and links. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikime

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Social media cards for sharing from the Wikipedia app

2018-07-26 Thread Andy Mabbett
ok provided by many mobile telephone providers, like those some of us used at Wikimania last week). -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Jenga Wikipedia ya Kiswahili User Group

2018-06-11 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 10 June 2018 at 14:49, Kirill Lokshin wrote: > Jenga Wikipedia Is that the one where all the articles are in a big pile and we have to delete^W remove them one by one? ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How to deal with spam subscription to mailing list

2018-05-09 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 9 May 2018 at 11:23, Sam Walton <swal...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > I take it back, we're now having the same issue with the Wikipedia-Library > mailing list, and the edit filter mailing list spam has resumed. Is this > happening on every list? It happened on the Wikispecies

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Gendergap approach causing problems

2018-05-07 Thread Andy Mabbett
> mine (Caucasian). I'm sorry to hear that a contributor feels unable to continue because of this. In order to examine what improvements we can make, can you tell us - without breeching confidentiality - how this approach was made, and what exactly was said? -- Andy Mabbett

[Wikimedia-l] YouTube shooting and risk assessment

2018-04-05 Thread Andy Mabbett
at community events in the US, and elsewhere? -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Travel & Participation Support program closing

2018-03-12 Thread Andy Mabbett
e supported, which would have been supported previously? -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.

[Wikimedia-l] Records Retention and Destruction Policy

2018-02-20 Thread Andy Mabbett
om the 990? -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ 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: W

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Windows 10 lockscreen images

2018-02-12 Thread Andy Mabbett
Following this up, from last August. Did anyone at WMF see it? I don't think we had a response from anyone there. On 20 August 2017 at 00:08, Andy Mabbett <a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote: > Those of you running Windows 10 will be familiar with the > regularly-changing "l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Austin Hair is gone

2017-12-18 Thread Andy Mabbett
Though I didn't know Austin, I'm sad to hear this; condolences to all those who did know him Please will someone write something suitable at: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Deceased_Wikipedians and can an admin protect his user page? -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigso

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Returning the favor???

2017-12-07 Thread Andy Mabbett
ore than half the places already booked now’s the time to register <https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pidapalooza-2018-registration-35176831851> - we hope to see you there! -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l m

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of Esra’a Al Shafei to Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees

2017-12-03 Thread Andy Mabbett
that our movement should ask a woman - a young, Muslim woman who is already the subject of oppression - to wear a veil. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedi

[Wikimedia-l] First content made for Wikipedia in space!

2017-11-29 Thread Andy Mabbett
biographies, or an item on Wikidata, to record their voice, as described at: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Voice_intro_project -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https

[Wikimedia-l] Greener, plastic-free conferences and events

2017-11-21 Thread Andy Mabbett
is collected, appropriately sorted and recycled How can we build this into our movement? Should it be a consideration in assessing grant funding applications? Would a more specific resolution from the board help? Who at WMF has oversight responsibility for these issues? -- Andy Mabbett

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Facebook test features Wikipedia

2017-10-05 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 5 October 2017 at 21:20, Strainu <strain...@gmail.com> wrote: > 2017-10-05 23:14 GMT+03:00 Andy Mabbett <a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk>: >> Sounds good - does anyone know of any screen-shots. or video, showing >> this in action? > > Check out the video in the origi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Facebook test features Wikipedia

2017-10-05 Thread Andy Mabbett
their News Feed on > Facebook by pulling information about publishers from Wikipedia. Sounds good - does anyone know of any screen-shots. or video, showing this in action? -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailin

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Defamation of Wikipedia in a Telugu (te) Motion Picture

2017-10-05 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 5 October 2017 at 12:34, Swapnil Karambelkar wrote: > copy of Hindi > wikipedia also using WMF logos,etc.it seems to be violating the > norms,please comment and look into the matter . > > https://hi.bywiki.com Not just hi.Wikipedia - see, for example,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Women through the glass ceiling: gender asymmetries in Wikipedia

2017-09-22 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 22 September 2017 at 18:24, James Heilman <jmh...@gmail.com> wrote: > We know that a sizable proportion of articles > about people are paid for by the individual themselves or their > representative. We do? How? And what size is that "sizable proportion"? -- Andy Ma

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Awards for the promotion of open knowledge in Israel

2017-09-09 Thread Andy Mabbett
itude toward open content. Material with a "non-commercial use" restriction is not "open content". > the government of Israel made a > precedent-setting decision to release all the photographs on government > websites under Creative Commons licenses. The law amendmen

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How can we fix the two-stage page loading problem?

2017-09-06 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 2 September 2017 at 02:09, Michael Peel wrote: > This is possibly the most annoying feature of the Wikimedia projects at the > moment. You access a page. Then you start reading or editing it. And then > suddenly the page jumps when a fundraising banner / central notice / >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What is the purpose of the Wikimedia mailinglist

2017-08-27 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 27 August 2017 at 17:40, Rogol Domedonfors wrote: > One issue I have observed is that list members in their zeal to be helpful > can sometimes obscure the issue. For example, if one asks "What is the > Foundations policy on X?", it is apt to start up a discussion about

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees appointments and officer positions

2017-08-23 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 23 August 2017 at 12:32, Katie Chan <k...@ktchan.info> wrote: > On 23/08/2017 00:33, Andy Mabbett wrote: >> >> >> By definition, no, it is not. "An election is a formal group >> decision-making process by which a population chooses an individual t

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