Re: [Wikimedia-l] A new Wikipedia fork: InfoGalactic

2016-10-12 Thread Chris McKenna
to generally do this job in their areas of interest. Chris McKenna cmcke...@sucs.org www.sucs.org/~cmckenna The essential things in life are seen not with the eyes, but with the heart Antoine de Saint Exupery ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2015 Harassment Survey - Results Report

2016-02-02 Thread Chris McKenna
not suprise me that the survey respondents report the effectiveness of legal action so poorly. Chris Chris McKenna cmcke...@sucs.org www.sucs.org/~cmckenna The essential things in life are seen not with the eyes, but with the heart Antoine de Saint Exupery _

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF has lost its path

2015-01-20 Thread Chris McKenna
/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe Chris McKenna cmcke...@sucs.org www.sucs.org/~cmckenna The essential things in life are seen not with the eyes, but with the heart Antoine de Saint Exupery

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimania 2014 needs your help!

2014-06-20 Thread Chris McKenna
. Thanks, Chris McKenna Wikimania 2014 Support Wikimedia UK Chris McKenna personal email: cmcke...@sucs.org work email: chris.mcke...@wikimedia.org.uk The essential things in life are seen not with the eyes, but with the heart Antoine de Saint Exupery

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Please welcome Lila Tretikov, the Wikimedia Foundation's new ED

2014-05-01 Thread Chris McKenna
___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe Chris McKenna cmcke...@sucs.org www.sucs.org/~cmckenna The essential things in life are seen

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How Wikimedia could help languages to survive

2014-04-20 Thread Chris McKenna
easily be handed over to a Wikimedia Scotland - not unlikely with the same people at the helm. Chris McKenna cmcke...@sucs.org www.sucs.org/~cmckenna The essential things in life are seen not with the eyes, but with the heart Antoine de Saint Exupery

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-04-20 Thread Chris McKenna
that doesn't work or wouldn't be the norm. That sounds like a good plan, although would need to be a plan to cope with duplicates, e.g. user:Whatamidoing and user:Whatamidoing (WMF) both exist. Chris Chris McKenna cmcke...@sucs.org www.sucs.org/~cmckenna The essential things

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 10 years of wikimedia-l

2014-04-17 Thread Chris McKenna
://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe Chris McKenna cmcke...@sucs.org www.sucs.org/~cmckenna The essential things in life are seen not with the eyes, but with the heart Antoine de Saint Exupery

[Wikimedia-l] Which articles are widely shared accorss languages (was Re: ELWP reaches 100000 articles)

2014-04-10 Thread Chris McKenna
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open letter from Wikimedia Argentina regarding URAA

2014-03-02 Thread Chris McKenna
be delted. Even with my own work I'm wary because of recent cases of amateur lawyering over the definition of permanent for the purposes of UK freedom of panorama. Chris McKenna cmcke...@sucs.org www.sucs.org/~cmckenna The essential things in life are seen not with the eyes

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open letter from Wikimedia Argentina regarding URAA

2014-03-02 Thread Chris McKenna
On Sun, 2 Mar 2014, Mark wrote: On 3/2/14, 5:31 PM, Chris McKenna wrote: There seems to be a disconnect between what Commons sees as it's mission: To be a repository of Free media; and what other projects see as Commons' mission: To be a repository of media for use on Wikimedia projects

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright infringement - The real elephant in the room

2013-11-13 Thread Chris McKenna
free-license, we don't need this. Until you can't be sure that User:MrX is actually the physical person MrX, we need to protect the author's right. But an automated tool can not know whether OTRS verification has happened or not. Chris McKenna cmcke...@sucs.org www.sucs.org/~cmckenna

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright infringement - The real elephant in the room

2013-11-13 Thread Chris McKenna
for perfection. We're waiting for the proportion of false positives and false negatives to fall to a level where don't overwhelm the true positives. Chris McKenna cmcke...@sucs.org www.sucs.org/~cmckenna The essential things in life are seen not with the eyes, but with the heart

[Wikimedia-l] Invalid security certificate for en.wikipedia.beta.wmflabs.org

2013-10-01 Thread Chris McKenna
deeper levels of subdomains. Chris Chris McKenna cmcke...@sucs.org www.sucs.org/~cmckenna The essential things in life are seen not with the eyes, but with the heart Antoine de Saint Exupery ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [Wikimania-l] git.wikimedia.org dead due to wikimania ; )

2013-08-13 Thread Chris McKenna
can't remember the last time I saw anything like that, but it certainly wasn't 2013. The folks responsible for this certainly deserve kudos for their efforts. Chris McKenna cmcke...@sucs.org www.sucs.org/~cmckenna The essential things in life are seen not with the eyes

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Single User Login finalisation: some accounts will be renamed

2013-08-03 Thread Chris McKenna
identity is about the most major thing you could possibly do. Chris McKenna cmcke...@sucs.org www.sucs.org/~cmckenna The essential things in life are seen not with the eyes, but with the heart Antoine de Saint Exupery ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Single User Login finalisation: some accounts will be renamed

2013-08-03 Thread Chris McKenna
On Sat, 3 Aug 2013, Katie Chan wrote: On 03/08/2013 09:41, Chris McKenna wrote: and should be sent at 1 year, 6 months, 3 months, 1 month, 2 weeks, 10 days, 5 days, 2 days and 1 day in advance of the renaming, and that is at a minimum. Why not ten years, or maybe twenty years just