Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy Rapid Grants

2020-11-12 Thread Asaf Bartov
would make them contribute to discussions and governance. People like you, with an extensive track record of service and participation in the movement, are clearly valuable to support. (And the US prohibition on supporting work in Iran is very unfortunate.) A. Asaf Bartov (he/him/his) Senior

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy Rapid Grants

2020-11-12 Thread Asaf Bartov
to. A. Asaf Bartov (he/him/his) Senior Program Officer, Emerging Wikimedia Communities Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/> Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. Help us make it a reality! https://donate.wikimed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing the Wikidata Query Service Tutorial

2020-10-21 Thread Asaf Bartov
other than English or Hebrew, to contribute to translating this excellent resource! Kudos to Wikimedia Israel for the initiative and execution! A. Asaf Bartov (he/him/his) Senior Program Officer, Emerging Wikimedia Communities Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/> I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Клиника Викимедиа на русском языке / Wikimedia Clinic in Russian

2020-10-20 Thread Asaf Bartov
Asaf Bartov (he/him/his) Senior Program Officer, Emerging Wikimedia Communities Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/> Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. Help us make it a reality! https://donate.wikimedia.org

[Wikimedia-l] Клиника Викимедиа на русском языке / Wikimedia Clinic in Russian

2020-10-15 Thread Asaf Bartov
поддержке Петра и Амира [0] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Clinics [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Clinics/008 [2] https://meet.google.com/tak-pgqx-nwq Asaf Bartov (he/him/his) Senior Program Officer, Emerging Wikimedia Communities Wikimedia Foundation <ht

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Call for feedback about Wikimedia Foundation Bylaws changes and Board candidate rubric

2020-10-13 Thread Asaf Bartov
Hello. With my list-moderator hat, I am relaying two messages from Jimmy Wales, sent from an address he apparently hadn't used before, that were unintentionally caught by the mailing list filters and could not be let through. I paste them below. Asaf -- Forwarded message --

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Draft schedule of Wikimedia CEE Online Meeting 2020

2020-09-16 Thread Asaf Bartov
l, > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > > > > -- > Dennis C. During > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guideli

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Clinic #009 digest (Abstract Wikipedia); #010 today at 13:00 UTC

2020-09-15 Thread Asaf Bartov
-related questions or topics other call attendees are interested in. The link to the call is: https://meet.google.com/dsd-rypz-xjf Cheers, A. [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Clinics/009 Asaf Bartov (he/him/his) Senior Program Officer, Emerging Wikimedia Communities Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Moderation notice

2020-09-13 Thread Asaf Bartov
adding it to the list description? > Thank you, done. A. -- Asaf Bartov ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messag

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Clinic #010 - Tue Sep 15th 13:00UTC - Abstract Wikipedia

2020-09-11 Thread Asaf Bartov
handle more than about 10 people, as we learned the hard way at Clinic #009. Asaf Bartov (he/him/his) Senior Program Officer, Emerging Wikimedia Communities Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/> Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in t

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Moderation notice

2020-09-11 Thread Asaf Bartov
standard is a reasonable person standard, not a > "most offended person" standard and this was never addressed. Instead, I > was demeaned by being placed on a special moderation protocol. Asaf Bartov > threatened me that if I continued to defend myself -- even as people > continued to dis

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

2020-09-11 Thread Asaf Bartov
No, it is not "forbidden words" that are the problem, and we have no intention of maintaining a list. We expect list subscribers to maintain civil discourse, which does include avoiding vulgarity, and expressing oneself with respect to both one's interlocutors (or addressees of criticism) and the

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

2020-09-10 Thread Asaf Bartov
draft of the Universal Code of > > >>>>>> Conduct > > >>>>>>>>>>>> <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Universal_Code_of_Conduct > >, > > >>>>>>> which > > >>>>>>>>> the > &

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Moderation notice

2020-09-10 Thread Asaf Bartov
blem. > Agreed. A. > Thanks, > Fae > > On Thu, 10 Sep 2020 at 11:56, Asaf Bartov wrote: > > > > I would say first and foremost, good judgment. As measured by the > person's > > track record on-wiki and on this list. > > > > Preferring to err on the side

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Moderation notice

2020-09-10 Thread Asaf Bartov
, 12:58 Peter Southwood wrote: > Asaf, > What are the criteria for eligibility as moderator for this list? > Cheers, > Peter > > -Original Message- > From: Wikimedia-l [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On > Behalf > Of Asaf Bartov >

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

2020-09-10 Thread Asaf Bartov
t;> [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Universal_Code_of_Conduct > > >>>>>>>> > > >>>>>>>> [2] > > >>>>>>>> > > >>>>>>>> > > >>&g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Moderation notice

2020-09-10 Thread Asaf Bartov
f interest. > > Todd > > On Wed, Sep 9, 2020 at 1:57 PM Asaf Bartov wrote: > > > Dear Wikimedians, > > > > List subscriber Dan Szymborski has been placed under moderation, due to > > posts with unacceptable language. > > > > I remind everyone that

[Wikimedia-l] Moderation notice

2020-09-09 Thread Asaf Bartov
) on behalf of Wikimedia-l list moderators -- Asaf Bartov ___ 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: Wikimedia-l

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Clinic #009 featuring Abstract Wikipedia team

2020-08-21 Thread Asaf Bartov
. The meeting will be hosted on free-software Jitsi-based Wikimedia Meet, at https://meet.wmcloud.org/WikimediaClinic009 Note you'll need to install the Jitsi app if you're on a mobile device. See you there! A. Asaf Bartov (he/him/his) Senior Program Officer, Emerging Wikimedia Communities Wikimedia

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Clinic #008 digest; #009 on Friday featuring Abstract Wikipedia!

2020-08-19 Thread Asaf Bartov
://www.worldtimebuddy.com/?qm=1=100=100=2020-8-21=19-20.5 [3] https://meet.wmcloud.org/WikimediaClinic009 [4] https://jitsi.org/downloads/ Asaf Bartov (he/him/his) Senior Program Officer, Emerging Wikimedia Communities Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/> Imagine a world in which

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Clinic digest #007 posted; Clinic #008 featuring Research at 18:00 UTC

2020-08-10 Thread Asaf Bartov
a.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Clinics/007 [2] https://meet.wmcloud.org/WikimediaClinic008 [3] https://jitsi.org/downloads/ https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Clinic/007 Asaf Bartov (he/him/his) Senior Program Officer, Emerging Wikimedia Communities Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/>

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Clinic #006 digest posted; #007 taking place

2020-08-05 Thread Asaf Bartov
the Jitsi app[4] first and use that to connect via the link[3]. A. [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Clinics/006 [2] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Clinics/006/en [3] https://meet.wmcloud.org/WikimediaClinic007 [4] https://jitsi.org/downloads/ Asaf Bartov (he/him/his) Senior

[Wikimedia-l] Upcoming Wikimedia Clinic calls and program updates

2020-08-01 Thread Asaf Bartov
://jitsi.org/downloads/ [3] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Wikimedia_Clinics#Should_the_program_be_renamed%3F Asaf Bartov (he/him/his) Senior Program Officer, Emerging Wikimedia Communities Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/> Imagine a world in which every single human

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Mediawiki-i18n] Language Showcase, July 2020

2020-07-19 Thread Asaf Bartov
Will there be a written summary (of the technical updates, in particular) for those who would miss or won't make time for the presentation? A. Asaf Bartov (he/him/his) Senior Program Officer, Emerging Wikimedia Communities Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/> I

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Clinic digest #005; call in Spanish today

2020-07-16 Thread Asaf Bartov
the call will be in Spanish without translation into English, the *digest* of this call will be offered in both languages. Cheers, A. [0] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Clinics [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Clinics/005 [2] https://meet.google.com/mjv-dxvk-jjb Asaf Bartov

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Clinic en español. jueves, 16 de junio, a las 18 hs UTC

2020-07-15 Thread Asaf Bartov
Asaf Bartov (he/him/his) Senior Program Officer, Emerging Wikimedia Communities Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/> Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. Help us make it a reality! https://donate.wikimed

[Wikimedia-l] Digest of Wikimedia Clinic #004; Wikimedia Clinic #005 happening in a couple of hours

2020-07-01 Thread Asaf Bartov
. That call will take place mostly in Spanish. Everyone is welcome. See the main meta page[0] for the link. Cheers, A. [0] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Clinics [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Clinics/004 [2] https://meet.google.com/eqo-qokn-mwj Asaf Bartov (he/him

[Wikimedia-l] Moderation notice: Gerard Meijssen

2020-06-29 Thread Asaf Bartov
himself from the list. We want to be clear that the moderation remains in force, should he choose to re-subscribe in the future. Asaf on behalf of the list-admins -- Asaf Bartov ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki

[Wikimedia-l] Digest of Wikimedia Clinic #003; Wikimedia Clinic #004 happening in an hour

2020-06-28 Thread Asaf Bartov
://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Clinics [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Clinics/003 [2] https://meet.google.com/wcu-arcq-jxg Asaf Bartov (he/him/his) Senior Program Officer, Emerging Wikimedia Communities Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/> Imagine a world in which

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

2020-06-27 Thread Asaf Bartov
Excellent news! Welcome, Wikimedia Community User Group Sudan! (I hope at least their designated contacts have subscribed to this mailing list.) A. Asaf Bartov (he/him/his) Senior Program Officer, Emerging Wikimedia Communities Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.

[Wikimedia-l] Digest of Wikimedia Clinic #002; updates on schedule; Wikimedia clinic in Spanish!

2020-06-25 Thread Asaf Bartov
/wiki/Wikimedia_Clinics/002 [2] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Clinics [3] https://meet.google.com/wcu-arcq-jxg [4] https://meet.google.com/eqo-qokn-mwj Asaf Bartov (he/him/his) Senior Program Officer, Emerging Wikimedia Communities Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Emergency moderation ended

2020-06-23 Thread Asaf Bartov
> > > On Jun 23, 2020, at 2:31 PM, Asaf Bartov wrote: > > > Dear Wikimedians, > > > > We have ended the emergency moderation of the mailing list > > > > We did our best to process the moderation queue at least several times a > > day, but are ha

[Wikimedia-l] Emergency moderation ended

2020-06-23 Thread Asaf Bartov
Dear Wikimedians, We have ended the emergency moderation of the mailing list We did our best to process the moderation queue at least several times a day, but are happy to return the list to regular operation. Asaf in behalf of the list admins

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Clinic #003 today at 08:00 UTC

2020-06-22 Thread Asaf Bartov
but I do want to set expectations for people who may only attend hoping to hear new information about it. Cheers, A. Asaf Bartov (he/him/his) Senior Program Officer, Emerging Wikimedia Communities Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/> Imagine a world in which every

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Clinic #001 digest and future calls

2020-06-16 Thread Asaf Bartov
is a *movement-facing* Introduction to the Wikimedia Foundation module (see the digest[2]). Cheers, A. [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Clinics [2] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Clinics/001 [3] https://meet.google.com/iex-jebd-due Asaf Bartov (he/him/his) Senior

[Wikimedia-l] IMPORTANT: Entire list on moderation and notes on conduct

2020-06-16 Thread Asaf Bartov
ot heed our requests above will remain on moderation after the entire list is unmoderated. (We will announce when that happens.) Your list moderators. -- Asaf Bartov ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mail

Re: [Wikimedia-l] NEW: Wikimedia Clinic calls, starting June 15th

2020-06-15 Thread Asaf Bartov
Last reminder: this is happening in one hour (at 17:30 UTC). The link for today's call is this: https://meet.google.com/kha-nghc-mky Concise and depersonalized notes will be publicly shared after the call. Cheers, A. Asaf Bartov (he/him/his) Senior Program Officer, Emerging Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] NEW: Wikimedia Clinic calls, starting June 15th

2020-06-14 Thread Asaf Bartov
.wikimedia.org On Wed, Jun 3, 2020 at 12:28 AM Asaf Bartov wrote: > Dear Wikimedians, > > In these complex times of pandemic, and the coming complex times of > post-pandemic, live human contact with fellow Wikimedians, even mediated > through a video call, can be helpful, relaxing

[Wikimedia-l] NEW: Wikimedia Clinic calls, starting June 15th

2020-06-02 Thread Asaf Bartov
://meet.google.com/iex-jebd-due [4] https://www.worldtimebuddy.com/event?lid=100=100=26539200=8-10=show=500d54dd-96c7-1934-0910-afe98a3440a5 Asaf Bartov (he/him/his) Senior Program Officer, Emerging Wikimedia Communities Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/> Imagine a

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

2020-05-12 Thread Asaf Bartov
are clearly identified on the group's Meta page. People shouldn't have to guess how to make contact with the group, and shouldn't just assume the first few names in the members list are the designated contacts.) Cheers, A. Asaf Bartov (he/him/his) Senior Program Officer, Emerging Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF political activism

2020-04-25 Thread Asaf Bartov
On Sat, Apr 25, 2020 at 10:54 AM Mario Gómez wrote: > As far as I know, criticism of political lobbying by the WMF is generally > frowned upon here. Including aspersion casting against critics. > Um, what? As a (volunteer) list administrator of this mailing list, and indeed a (paid) Foundation

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Annual activity report of West Bengal Wikimedians User Group

2020-02-16 Thread Asaf Bartov
Very impressive, thank you! A. Asaf Bartov (he/him/his) Senior Program Officer, Emerging Wikimedia Communities Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/> Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. Help us make it a r

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fresh data on the gender gap in content

2020-02-10 Thread Asaf Bartov
and one less about women. (This can mean an article about a woman was deleted, or it could mean three articles about women were created but four were deleted, etc.) A. -- Asaf Bartov Wikimedia Foundation <http://www.wikimediafoundation.org> Imagine a world in which every sing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fresh data on the gender gap in content

2020-02-08 Thread Asaf Bartov
. Perhaps you'd like to overtake the wiki just above yours? :) Cheers, A. [1] https://whgi.wmflabs.org/gender-by-language.html [2] https://whgi.wmflabs.org/snapshot_data/ On Thu, Jun 16, 2016 at 10:14 PM Asaf Bartov wrote: > Hullo everyone. > > I was asked by a volunteer for help gett

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

2019-10-03 Thread Asaf Bartov
t; > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, g

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

2019-09-18 Thread Asaf Bartov
/lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- Asaf Bartov Wikimedia Foundation <http://www.wikimediafoundation.org> Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely sha

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing our newest chapter, Wikimedia Colombia

2019-07-31 Thread Asaf Bartov
dia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> --

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Fwd: Wikimedia Community User Group Uganda 2018/2019 Report

2019-07-16 Thread Asaf Bartov
__ > WikimediaAnnounce-l mailing list > wikimediaannounc...@lists.wikimedia.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaannounce-l > -- Asaf Bartov Wikimedia Foundation <http://www.wikimediafoundation.org> Imagine a world in which e

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright issues

2019-06-18 Thread Asaf Bartov
t; ___ > > 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: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > > Unsubscribe: h

[Wikimedia-l] New tutorial video on submitting media via OTRS + request for help

2019-06-06 Thread Asaf Bartov
<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/CCD>[1] program at the Wikimedia Foundation. It was led by Asaf Bartov <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Asaf_(WMF)>[2], from the Community Development team, with the active involvement of an advisory committee made up of experienced OTRS and Common

[Wikimedia-l] Be the change you want to see (was: WMF commitment for a Wikimedia projects archive)

2019-05-14 Thread Asaf Bartov
Speaking as a (very) longtime member of this mailing list, and one who is carefully observing it for a few years now as a volunteer list co-administrator: On Wed, May 15, 2019 at 3:56 AM Joseph Seddon wrote: > I, like many others, wish to see this list become a crucible of good > suggestions,

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

2019-05-13 Thread Asaf Bartov
ccepting my help. This does suggest there is a certain reluctance to give the admin bit even to very low-risk volunteers like me. I certainly did not feel my help was welcomed. A. -- Asaf Bartov ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://m

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiNusantara

2019-05-08 Thread Asaf Bartov
edia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wi

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [Wikimediaindia-l] Tamil Wikipedia elects 10 sysops at a time

2019-04-25 Thread Asaf Bartov
Ravi ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list wikimediaindi...@lists.wikimedia.org To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l -- Asaf Bartov Wikimedia Foundation <http://www.wikimediafound

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing our newest chapter, Wikimedia Korea

2019-04-23 Thread Asaf Bartov
gt; > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_list

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

2019-04-16 Thread Asaf Bartov
tinfo/wikimedia-l, > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > -- > -Andrew Lih > Author of The Wikipedia Revolution > US National Archives Citizen Archivist of the Year (2016) > Knight Foundation grant recipient - Wikipedia Sp

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Annual Report 2018: Wikimedia Community User Group Turkey

2019-04-16 Thread Asaf Bartov
Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- Asaf Bartov Wikimedia Foundation <http://www.wikimediafoundation.org> Imagine a world in which every single human being can fr

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Spam on the Wikimedia India blog (and therefore on en.planet)

2019-03-31 Thread Asaf Bartov
://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- Asaf Bartov _

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [GLAM] 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 Asaf Bartov
gt; John > > - - - - > > John Andersson > > Executive Director > > Wikimedia Sverige > > Phone: +46(0)73-3965189 > > Email: john.anders...@wikimedia.se > > Visiting address: Goto10, Hammarby Kaj 10D, 120 32 Stockholm > > > > _

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New board of Wikimedia Indonesia

2019-02-11 Thread Asaf Bartov
8 > Wikimedia Indonesia > Surel: biyanto.re...@wikimedia.or.id > - > Dukung upaya kami membebaskan pengetahuan: > http://wikimedia.or.id/wiki/Wikimedia_Indonesia:Donasi > ___ > Wikimedia-l maili

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Status update about improvements to Special:Blockwith partial blocks

2019-01-16 Thread Asaf Bartov
gt; <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > New me

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Wikimedia Community of Tatar Language User Group

2019-01-06 Thread Asaf Bartov
ps://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lis

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wiki-research-l] Page views of male/female biographies?

2018-12-03 Thread Asaf Bartov
HaeB > _______ > Wiki-research-l mailing list > wiki-researc...@lists.wikimedia.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wiki-research-l > -- Asaf Bartov Wikimedia Foundation

[Wikimedia-l] GLAM-Wiki 2018 session videos

2018-11-22 Thread Asaf Bartov
/Category:GLAM_WIKI_Tel_Aviv_2018_videos Consult the program for the session names and descriptions: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/GLAMTLV2018/Program Cheers, A. -- Asaf Bartov ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Conference 2019: New name, new concept, eligbility criteria

2018-09-27 Thread Asaf Bartov
.e. individuals inspiring each other into undertaking a volunteer project, e.g. WLM). Characterizing this conference as a secretive decision-making cabal is untrue and unfair, and may give people who've never been to it a very wrong impression. A. -- Asaf Bartov

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimédia France Governance review

2018-07-10 Thread Asaf Bartov
On Wed, Jul 11, 2018 at 8:36 AM Balázs Viczián wrote: > > Would love to see people management skills workshops, and organizational > skills (logistics) workshops...but I attend an event only every 2-3 years > (or less), so this is just an almost silent suggestion :) > Wikimedia conference in

[Wikimedia-l] SPARQL tutorial video (2 hours)

2018-07-06 Thread Asaf Bartov
Hullo. I recently recorded a video of my 2-hour SPARQL tutorial. It is better than the SPARQL section in my 3-hour Intro to Wikidata video from a couple of years ago, and is easier to follow, with the query screen fed directly rather than through the video camera. It is now available here:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Stats re new users per gender per year in Hebrew Wikipedia

2018-06-08 Thread Asaf Bartov
(A Quarry query, not Wikidata query, in this case.) And the table doesn't come through on the mailing list, so here's a screenshot: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:User_gender_on_Hebrew_Wikipedia,_by_year,_through_May_2018.png Cheers, A. On Fri, Jun 8, 2018 at 11:50 PM Shani

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Classification/Categorization games for Commons?

2018-06-06 Thread Asaf Bartov
tty similar to what we have built in Wikidata, Do > Structured Commons folks want to comment? > > Cheers > Yaroslav > > On Wed, Jun 6, 2018 at 7:47 PM, Asaf Bartov wrote: > > > Hi, folks. > > > > It occurs to me there are tens or hundreds of thousand

[Wikimedia-l] Classification/Categorization games for Commons?

2018-06-06 Thread Asaf Bartov
Hi, folks. It occurs to me there are tens or hundreds of thousands of images donated en masse (GLAM etc.) that are only categorized as "image from X collection" or "Files donated by X", i.e. essentially uncategorized by content. This obviously greatly reduces the likelihood of discoverability

Re: [Wikimedia-l] knowing English is a privilege (was Re: Paid translation)

2018-02-28 Thread Asaf Bartov
On Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 1:09 PM James Salsman wrote: > > We are not *teaching* encyclopedia articles. > > What is the difference between delivering the text of an encyclopedia > article and teaching it? Depending on one's understanding of "teaching", and its expected

Re: [Wikimedia-l] About Facebook Linked in some of Wikimedia projects

2018-02-28 Thread Asaf Bartov
Facebook is a de-facto major venue of communication for a great majority of Internet users. Many communities, user groups, and chapters have some kind of formal presence on Facebook -- "groups" or "pages". Directing visitors to your wiki to *your own wiki's* presence on this other major

Re: [Wikimedia-l] User:Bhadani has passed

2018-02-09 Thread Asaf Bartov
Gangadhar was a super-active, dedicated English Wikipedian. He was also a mentor to several other Wikipedians. He will be missed. It may interest some of you to know he published an autobiography last year, titled "Choice in Chaos: A Wikipedian's Autobiography"[1]. (I haven't read it myself

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Wikimedians of Romania and Moldova User Group

2018-02-05 Thread Asaf Bartov
Congratulations! :) A. On Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 5:51 PM Kirill Lokshin wrote: > Hi everyone! > > I'm very happy to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized > the Wikimedians of Romania and Moldova User Group [1] as a Wikimedia User > Group. The group

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Let's map capacities! (Announcing the CCM)

2018-02-05 Thread Asaf Bartov
Hello again, everyone. I'd like to respond to some questions, asked on and off list: 1. In the instructions, I described getting a group of people together to discuss the group's capacities before submitting assessments. The model I had in mind was informal user groups, or volunteer-only

[Wikimedia-l] Let's map capacities! (Announcing the CCM)

2018-01-15 Thread Asaf Bartov
make the time. (don't forget to scroll down to the LAQ!) Warmly, Asaf Bartov Senior Program Officer, Emerging Wikimedia Communities == Likely-asked questions, with answers this exists with working links and [modest] formatting here: h

[Wikimedia-l] Austin Hair is gone

2017-12-18 Thread Asaf Bartov
Dear Wikimedians, I regret to have to inform this list that veteran Wikimedian and longtime volunteer administrator of this mailing list, Austin Hair (User:Austin Hair), has died, after prolonged health complications. If you knew him, a good place to leave condolences is his talk page:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of Gabriele Theren and Peter Dewald to the WMDE Board of Trustees

2017-11-30 Thread Asaf Bartov
Congratulations, Peter and Gabriele, and WMDE. Liam, to your question, at least one other chapter has appointed board members: Wikimedia Israel. A. On Thu, Nov 30, 2017 at 5:36 AM Liam Wyatt wrote: > Thank you for this information Tim, and welcome Peter, and Gabriele!

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New project - Meet Srpska

2017-11-25 Thread Asaf Bartov
Greats news, Bojana! Congratulations! :) A. On Nov 25, 2017 03:15, "WМ RepublikaSrpska" wrote: > Hello everyone! I am pleased to inform you on behalf of the Wikimedia > Community of the Republic of Srpska that after successfully completed > project Traces of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Repudiation note to the defamation campaign launched by the organization Wiki Educação Brasil

2017-11-17 Thread Asaf Bartov
ng pursued on. Thanks, Asaf Bartov (volunteer capacity) On behalf of the Wikimedia-l administrators On Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 8:56 PM NeuroMat Comunicação < comunica...@numec.prp.usp.br> wrote: > The Research, Innovation and Dissemination Center for Neuromathematics > (RIDC Neur

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia movement under DMCA attack!

2017-11-06 Thread Asaf Bartov
A message from your list moderators: This thread does not belong on this list. It is spillover of a long and bitter conflict in the Portuguese community, and this list's membership is not well situated to contribute to a solution through discussion on this list. Those particularly interested

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Conference 2018: Program themes, eligibility criteria and reporting deadlines

2017-10-25 Thread Asaf Bartov
Unbroken link for those on mobile devices who may have a harder time fixing it: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Conference_2 018/Eligibility_Criteria A. On Thu, Oct 26, 2017 at 1:50 AM Cornelius Kibelka < cornelius.kibe...@wikimedia.de> wrote: > Hi all, > > aside from the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Berkman Klein Center: Will Wikipedia exist in, 20 years?

2017-10-25 Thread Asaf Bartov
On Tue, Oct 24, 2017 at 11:32 PM mathieu stumpf guntz < psychosl...@culture-libre.org> wrote: > Great, thank you Asaf. > > Would it possible (both technically and legally) to also transfer > subtitles? They would surely need some fixes, as it's automated (I guess) > transcription , but it would

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Berkman Klein Center: Will Wikipedia exist in, 20 years?

2017-10-24 Thread Asaf Bartov
On Tue, Oct 24, 2017 at 7:20 PM Cristian Consonni wrote: > On 24/10/2017 17:39, mathieu stumpf guntz wrote: > > I would find interesting to have a copy of that video on Commons. It > > might for example let the community use curration/translation facilities > > of subtitles

[Wikimedia-l] Emerging Communities: a proposed new definition

2017-09-27 Thread Asaf Bartov
Dear Wikimedians, Years ago, as part of the first Strategy process of 2009-2010, a distinction entered our lives, between Global North and Global South countries. That distinction was borrowed from a United Nations agency named ITU, and it was used as shorthand to refer to communities the

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

2017-09-26 Thread Asaf Bartov
Hi, Krishna. First of all, this isn't "defamation", which is a precise legal term, that is best not bandied about too lightly. Secondly, Wikipedia is mentioned often in popular media these days, not always in a very factual manner. It is hard to imagine such casual mentions have any significant

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Mailing lists (was Encyclopedic Writing Guide)

2017-09-26 Thread Asaf Bartov
Now {{fixed}}. A. On Sep 26, 2017 18:18, "Michael Snow" wrote: > On 9/26/2017 7:57 AM, Jean-Philippe Béland wrote: > >> Alors nous induisons les lecteurs/trices en erreur avec des pages comme >> celle-ci : >>

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Encyclopedic Writing Guide

2017-09-25 Thread Asaf Bartov
On Sep 25, 2017 18:57, "Jean-Philippe Béland" wrote: This should have been posted to the Wikipedia mailing list since it doesn't have anything to do with the other projects or the movement in general. Um, no. This list is a general list, and content about Wikipedia,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Odisha Government's Social media accounts are now under CC-BY 4.0

2017-09-19 Thread Asaf Bartov
On Sep 19, 2017 21:26, "Lane Rasberry" wrote: This is good for all of India even though it is for a regional language, because it will make it for other organizations and government offices to follow the model. Yes, but it is also good for absolutely all of us. We need

Re: [Wikimedia-l] RFC on wikimedia-l posting limits

2017-08-26 Thread Asaf Bartov
Your thesis implies admin actions made this list unpopular. I think it is plain to see this *wasn't* the case with this list. Indeed, some opinions voiced in this thread indicate people want *more* admin action. A. On Aug 26, 2017 6:30 PM, "John Erling Blad" wrote: 1. The

Re: [Wikimedia-l] News on Wkipedia

2017-08-25 Thread Asaf Bartov
As far as I can tell, the Foundation does not have "policy on news across its various projects". So the answer to your original question: > > Has the Foundation made a conscious decision to promote Wikipedia as a > > > source of news, and if so, what were the results of its discussions > with >

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

2017-08-24 Thread Asaf Bartov
Perhaps we can agree it is, properly, a *nomination by community election* process, and lay this thread to rest. :) A. On Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 8:01 AM Katie Chan wrote: > On 23/08/2017 15:32, Andy Mabbett wrote: > > On 23 August 2017 at 12:32, Katie Chan

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Core content policy

2017-08-08 Thread Asaf Bartov
I agree with Strainu's comments above. I described some issues with adopting policies and ill-fitting policies under the Community Governance capacity page, in the Community Capacity Development program: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Community_Capacity_Development/Community_governance A.

[Wikimedia-l] Moderation notice

2017-07-23 Thread Asaf Bartov
For transparency, note that Gerard Meijssen has been placed on moderation through Aug 31st, 2017, for repeated thread hijacking. As with all moderated users, respectful and on-topic messages by him would be let through to the list. A. ___

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Tech Talk: A Gentle Introduction to Wikidata for Absolute Beginners [including non-techies!]

2017-06-25 Thread Asaf Bartov
Thank you, Basak! (if you find this talk useful, do consider contributing to the translation effort (from the complete English subtitles), or help recruit someone who can.) A. On Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 8:32 AM Asaf Bartov <abar...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Here's the (3-hour) footage of the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What's making you happy this week? (Week of 30 April 2017)

2017-05-05 Thread Asaf Bartov
That's fantastic, Subhashish! :) A. On May 5, 2017 3:21 AM, "Subhashish Panigrahi" wrote: > What made me happy this week is the release of our latest converter (check > it out: https://or.wikipedia.org/s/14kh) that converts the Odia-language > text into International

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Tech Talk: A Gentle Introduction to Wikidata for Absolute Beginners [including non-techies!]

2017-05-02 Thread Asaf Bartov
long tutorial, so this would be a significant effort, perhaps best taken by a group, or piece by piece. If you do complete the translation in any language, I'd love to hear about it. Cheers, Asaf On Thu, Feb 9, 2017 at 10:32 PM Asaf Bartov <abar...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Here's th

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Will you be at the WMF mothership Wednesday evening?

2017-04-26 Thread Asaf Bartov
(Such a list exists and is regularly used, including by Wayne. He just made a mistake in addressing this announcement this time.) A. On Apr 26, 2017 11:31, "Tomasz Ganicz" wrote: > Well... If you buy me a ticket from Warsaw to SF I can consider to visit > you :-) > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing the Hardware donation program

2017-03-20 Thread Asaf Bartov
Hello, Rupert. On Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 12:17 AM rupert THURNER wrote: > > asaf, you mind loose a word about the spec or brand of these laptops? > The specs vary, but all laptops are about 3-4 years old. The current stock includes mostly Dell and Lenovo laptops of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing the Hardware donation program

2017-03-17 Thread Asaf Bartov
mons page for > Community donations? > > https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons_talk:Equipment_exchange > > It would be worth linking your new Meta page to the existing one. > > Michael > > > Asaf Bartov <mailto:abar...@wikimedia.org> >

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