Re: [Wikimedia-l] online meetings

2020-11-18 Thread AntiCompositeNumber
https://wikitech.wikimedia.org/wiki/Deployments#Upcoming_Release_Train_disruptions tends to provide a good idea of when WMF vacations are, since I've never seen a public calendar of them. The last two weeks of December (starting 21 December 2020) are marked as having no deployments, so I would

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Trust and safety on Wikimedia projects

2020-05-23 Thread AntiCompositeNumber
While I'm pretty sure that this wasn't the intention, that sounds a lot like "ban first and ask questions later". As Pine noted, this is a topic where great care must be taken to communicate intentions clearly and diplomatically. This point was likely introduced to respond to concerns about

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2020 Community Wishlist Survey: Submit Your Proposals

2019-10-24 Thread AntiCompositeNumber
Furthermore, requests that "generally target all wikis" are also now excluded. Does that mean that requests relating to the work of stewards and global sysops, who do much of the work on small wikis, are also excluded? On Wed, Oct 23, 2019 at 07:53 AntiCompositeNumber < ant

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2020 Community Wishlist Survey: Submit Your Proposals

2019-10-24 Thread AntiCompositeNumber
The additional exclusion of Commons and Wikidata was not previously announced. In fact, the previous statement excluding Wikipedias explicitly stated that wishlist items from Commons and Wikidata would still be accepted. Could you explain the reason for this change and why it wasn't communicated

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

2019-06-12 Thread AntiCompositeNumber
As a housekeeping note, discussion has moved to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Community_response_to_Wikimedia_Foundation%27s_ban_of_Fram On Tue, Jun 11, 2019 at 09:37 Robert Fernandez wrote: > Through various means I'm aware of the partial or full circumstances > of a number of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Bounties…

2019-01-26 Thread AntiCompositeNumber
The does exist, but it doesn't seem to get much attention. On Fri, Jan 25, 2019 at 1:29 PM geni wrote: > > On Fri, 25 Jan 2019 at 16:07, John Erling Blad wrote: > > > > I was thinking about actually bounties, like in bug bounties from > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Mobile fundraising ads

2018-12-11 Thread AntiCompositeNumber
Pageviews isn't a good metric for this, because it isn't measuring the people who load a Wikipedia page, see an obnoxious banner, and then click away without reading the content. That's still a pageview and a reader lost. On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 1:17 AM Peter Southwood wrote: > > It is slightly