[Wikimedia-l] Re: Long Reddit post laying out inner workings of English Wikipedia

2022-12-12 Thread Dan Rosenthal
Man, that essay reads like someone spent a grand total of 5 days reading Wikipedia policies, ventured into some politically fraught articles with a right-wing agenda, got taken to AN/I for it, and subsequently blocked or banned. Dan On Mon, Dec 12, 2022 at 6:41 AM Vi to wrote: > I don't know

[Wikimedia-l] Re: [Wikimedia Announcements] Welcoming the new Wikimedia Foundation CEO

2021-09-14 Thread Dan Rosenthal
Congratulations and welcome Maryana. Dan Rosenthal On Tue, Sep 14, 2021 at 11:53 AM Nataliia Tymkiv wrote: > Dear all, > > I am pleased to announce that the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees > has appointed Maryana Iskander as the new CEO of the Wikimedia Foundation > [1]

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

2019-06-15 Thread Dan Rosenthal
ter here is not > if they can, but if they should be engaging on those schemes, as they are > now. > > Best, > Paulo > > > > A sábado, 15 de jun de 2019, 18:39, Dan Rosenthal > escreveu: > > > There is no "very basic principle of Human Rights and dignity&

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

2019-06-15 Thread Dan Rosenthal
et's drop the absurd hyperbole that this is somehow a human rights violation. Dan Rosenthal On Sat, Jun 15, 2019 at 11:35 AM Paulo Santos Perneta < paulospern...@gmail.com> wrote: > People shouldn't be going with any random option, but rather presume the > innocence of others unle

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

2019-06-14 Thread Dan Rosenthal
red action. - Abruptly undoing administrator actions without consultation. - *Reversal of a Wikimedia Foundation office action <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Office_actions>.* Dan Rosenthal On Fri, Jun 14, 2019 at 5:06 PM effe iets anders wrote: > Great, now we have a wheelwar

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The other side of the crisis at WMFR

2017-10-20 Thread Dan Rosenthal
I think the broader point being that for any legal or criminal complaints, the appropriate venue is the court system, not the Wikimedia-L mailing list. Dan Rosenthal On Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 12:45 AM, James Salsman <jsals...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Legal threats are surely the univer

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

2017-08-24 Thread Dan Rosenthal
hat wasn't what Robert said, nor was there "bullying and harassment" coming from anyone other than you, Rogol. This kind of passive-aggressive straw-manning is an example of precisely why you have worn out your welcome here. -Dan Dan Rosenthal On Thu, Aug 24, 2017 at 10:26 A

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

2017-08-23 Thread Dan Rosenthal
tattle to someone's manager, because they disagreed with you about the wording of your posts in public, is either constructive or the "sort of behavior" one would "expect you to exhibit in a public forum." But then again, I'd venture to guess you knew that already. Cheers. Dan

Re: [Wikimedia-l] General Counsel: Welcome Eileen Hershenov

2017-04-26 Thread Dan Rosenthal
Michelle is beyond amazing, end of story. Best of luck to the new incoming GC, and hope she can fill the very big shoes. -Dan Dan Rosenthal On Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 12:06 PM, Philippe Beaudette <phili...@beaudette.me> wrote: > For nearly a decade, I worked (sometimes closely,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] More politics: "WMF Annual Report"

2017-03-01 Thread Dan Rosenthal
idea in the first place, separate question. Dan Rosenthal On Wed, Mar 1, 2017 at 3:54 PM, Nathan <nawr...@gmail.com> wrote: > It's an unambiguously political statement. Not political in the sense of > "everything we do is political" - but in the sense of opposing the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What's cool?

2015-06-04 Thread Dan Rosenthal
What's a cool thing you just discovered or are involved in that is happening in the Wikimedia world? That the WMF is one of the charities in this week's Humble Bundle (along with MSF and charity:water) -- and it's actually a pretty good bundle. https://www.humblebundle.com/ Dan Rosenthal

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Moderation of messages sent to this list

2014-06-21 Thread Dan Rosenthal
to GerardM as being tangentially related.) Dan Dan Rosenthal On Sat, Jun 21, 2014 at 12:16 PM, Thomas Morton morton.tho...@googlemail.com wrote: At a guess; unpleasant snark. Tom On 21 Jun 2014 16:49, Tomasz W. Kozłowski twkozlow...@gmail.com wrote: Earlier today, I used the Gmane.org gateway

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Stop the New Privacy Policy until Lila is Thoroughly Briefed on It, Countdown 14 Hours

2014-06-06 Thread Dan Rosenthal
Echoing Luis's shout-out to Michelle for such a colossal achievement. Dan Rosenthal P.S. Let me take this opportunity to again thank Michelle Paulson for her work leading this process; all told, it has been something like 18 months of work for her. And that is only the start for her - now

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Dells are backdored

2013-12-29 Thread Dan Rosenthal
?* What makes you think they don't? Dan Rosenthal On Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 10:55 PM, James Salsman jsals...@gmail.com wrote: When this came up last time, it turned out that there was some kind of a deal in place, and certainly many if not most published pictures of the Wikimedia data center

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Changes at the Wikimedia Foundation Fundraising Team

2013-07-29 Thread Dan Rosenthal
Congratulations about the new site Zack, and congratulations to Megan, Lisa, and Sara! Dan Rosenthal On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 9:38 PM, James Salsman jsals...@gmail.com wrote: I know I've been critical of Zack Exley for technical reasons over the past year, but I think very highly of him

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Staff Images

2013-07-12 Thread Dan Rosenthal
play morality police because someone might be upset about some ink? This isn't the 1950's. Who is upset, and why? -Dan Dan Rosenthal On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 3:16 AM, Eddy Paine bloggin...@outlook.com wrote: Hi, While its maybe not something for the whole community. Since only Staff can edit

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Staff Images

2013-07-12 Thread Dan Rosenthal
things to do than play morality police because someone might be upset about some ink? This isn't the 1950's. Who is upset, and why? -Dan Dan Rosenthal On Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 3:16 AM, Eddy Paine bloggin...@outlook.com wrote: Hi, While its maybe not something for the whole

Re: [Wikimedia-l] PRISM

2013-06-10 Thread Dan Rosenthal
Anthony and John beat me to it -- I was going to second the suggestion that the sentence spend a bit of time being wordcrafted on Meta for extra eyes, to clarify things like the National Security Letters, NSL gag orders, etc. -Dan Dan Rosenthal On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 4:02 AM, Anthony wikim

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Spanish Wikipedia first million

2013-05-28 Thread Dan Rosenthal
Felicitaciones! -Dan Dan Rosenthal On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 7:46 PM, Victor Grigas vgri...@wikimedia.orgwrote: Great job on the video And congratulations for 1m articles! On May 27, 2013, at 9:50 PM, Ivan Martínez gala...@gmail.com wrote: In Puebla city, too :D 2013/5/27 Osmar

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia-l administrator/moderator

2013-05-27 Thread Dan Rosenthal
Congratulations Richard (for taking up the task) and also thank you to Alex for your work on the list as well. Best, Dan Dan Rosenthal On Mon, May 27, 2013 at 12:10 PM, J Alexandr Ledbury-Romanov alexandrdmitriroma...@gmail.com wrote: Please join me in welcoming our new Wikimedia-l list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Exit Interview - Sue

2013-05-17 Thread Dan Rosenthal
Huh, I did not know that (I use Reddit maybe once a year at best). Perhaps that wouldn't be a bad thing though, if that means you are speaking directly to a relevant audience (men in an all male environment, about gender gaps). Dan Rosenthal On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 8:54 AM, Federico Leva (Nemo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Exit Interview - Sue

2013-05-16 Thread Dan Rosenthal
. -Dan Dan Rosenthal On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 7:46 AM, Samuel Klein meta...@gmail.com wrote: This was a wonderful idea. Thank you both for organizing it. SJ On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 12:09 AM, Theo10011 de10...@gmail.com wrote: Hi A few weeks ago MZMcBride proposed an exit interview

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Patience

2013-05-15 Thread Dan Rosenthal
clearing the copy, it completely loses any benefit of the process and becomes no different to me than a Sharepoint site with slightly better UI. -Dan Dan Rosenthal On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 11:16 AM, Florence Devouard anthe...@yahoo.comwrote: Just yesterday during a meeting, a working partner of mine

[Wikimedia-l] movement blog, not WMF blog, was: Go away, community (from WMF wiki at least)

2013-05-13 Thread Dan Rosenthal
to reply to this question. -- Thehelpfulone https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Thehelpfulone ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l -- Dan Rosenthal

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

2013-04-30 Thread Dan Rosenthal
Global renames will be done by Stewards then, yes? -Dan Dan Rosenthal On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 12:17 PM, K. Peachey p858sn...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 7:11 PM, Benjamin Chen bencmqw...@gmail.com wrote: ... One thing to note is the technical limitation on # of edits

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Fundraising 2013] Wikimedia France stepping back from payment processing

2013-04-30 Thread Dan Rosenthal
Christophe, About this reconnaissance d'utilite publique or supercharity concept; is there a link to an analysis (preferable) or even just the text of the law/provision/regulation? Even one in French only would be OK, I'm just curious to know more about how it works in practice. -Dan Dan

Re: [Wikimedia-l] CFAAA+CALEA vs. SOPA+PIPA: the amortization

2013-04-15 Thread Dan Rosenthal
law making it easier for law enforcement to wiretap certain digital communications; I believe the latest provisions under discussion involve VoIP. EFF discusses here: https://www.eff.org/issues/calea Hope that helps, -Dan Dan Rosenthal On Mon, Apr 15, 2013 at 11:09 AM, Mathieu Stumpf

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia (Foundation) endowment

2013-03-18 Thread Dan Rosenthal
from all sorts of other entities (WMF legal, probably WCA, etc.). -Dan Dan Rosenthal On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 10:20 AM, Ting Chen wing.phil...@gmx.de wrote: Hello dear all, at first thank you very much MZ for put this together. This is a quite hot topic both for the board election, which

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia (Foundation) endowment

2013-03-18 Thread Dan Rosenthal
implementation of the movement's vision, this is a good thing. But if not, it risks the organization slowly drifting into something different, without the leverage of the fundraiser to bring it back. Dan Rosenthal On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 4:52 PM, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: On 18 March 2013 13

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation's non-disclosure agreement

2013-03-07 Thread Dan Rosenthal
I can't find a copy of mine (probably in storage somewhere) but I would assume mine was identical to Keegan's since we came in at the same time and did the same job. -Dan Dan Rosenthal On Thu, Mar 7, 2013 at 3:11 AM, Keegan Peterzell keegan.w...@gmail.comwrote: On Wed, Mar 6, 2013 at 5:22 PM

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Your support is wanted: The WMF Board of Trustees is looking for a new Board member

2013-02-17 Thread Dan Rosenthal
, and not before, especially given the quality of success they've had in the past. -Dan Dan Rosenthal On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 4:21 PM, rupert THURNER rupert.thur...@gmail.comwrote: my first thought when i read this was should i use my free time to edit wikipedia so that somebody donates money

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraiser launch update

2012-11-26 Thread Dan Rosenthal
What would be nice to have would be a not-overly-detailed summary of how payment processing/fundraising was done 5 years ago, and how it is being done this year (and in the future) with new payment processing, FDC, etc. Because frankly, I don't have a clue anymore. Dan Rosenthal On Mon, Nov 26

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FAQ - Board Resolution on Personal Image Hiding Feature

2012-07-16 Thread Dan Rosenthal
On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 9:44 PM, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.comwrote: Dan Rosenthal, 16/07/2012 20:01: It's like you read the first 14 words, ignored everything else, and twisted it around until it doesn't even resemble what he actually said Oh really? https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Request for comment on global bans policy

2012-07-06 Thread Dan Rosenthal
The way I read it, Steven correct me if I am wrong, he is writing in a staff role, but not necessarily within his Engineering responsibilities. Dan Rosenthal On Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 12:17 PM, Theo10011 de10...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 4:04 AM, Steven Walling swall

Re: [Wikimedia-l] TomTom does a Britannica

2012-06-07 Thread Dan Rosenthal
Ambassador's residence, not a particularly well known landmark, is known. Dan Rosenthal On Thu, Jun 7, 2012 at 3:32 PM, Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.comwrote: 2012/6/7 Richard Symonds richard.symo...@wikimedia.org.uk: the house because it's not on their navigation systems... May I thank