Re: [Wikimedia-l] Hong Kong community's concern on implementing Hong Kong National Security Law

2020-06-30 Thread Diane Ranville
Hello William, I am very sad to read what is happening in Hong Kong. I am not sure how we can help, but it's important that you continue to inform us. If there is any way we can support your community, please let us know. Best, Diane On Tue, Jun 30, 2020 at 5:09 PM William Chan wrote: > Dear

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

2020-03-13 Thread Diane Ranville
This sounds awesome! Congrannylations! (sorry for the bad joke, I actually think this is a great project and wish you all the best!!) On Fri, Mar 13, 2020 at 5:42 PM Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight <> wrote: > Hi everyone! > > > > I'm very happy to announce that the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Tool from Community Tech: Who Wrote That?

2020-01-25 Thread Diane Ranville
This is great. But it looks like it's only available on EN:WP? On Sat, Jan 25, 2020 at 4:17 AM Todd Allen wrote: > I've just tested it out for Chrome. The load time is slightly on the long > side, but overall, this is an excellent tool that I think will be very > helpful indeed. Really well

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Brief request for advice about "What's making you happy this week?"

2019-11-30 Thread Diane Ranville
" having a shorter list of subjects could lead to criticism about the content being [...] too reflective of one person's preferences" => well, as Amir said, the content is *already* reflective of just one person's preferences. Also, as Cornelius said, the idea of "what makes you happy" implies a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising needs your help

2019-11-29 Thread Diane Ranville
Just yesterday a donor (who is also a colleague) was very happy to learn that her donation was used to cover expenses for people she knew (in that case: me). I believe the people behind the project is something we should put forward more. On Thu, Nov 28, 2019 at 2:34 AM Damon Sicore wrote: > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Brief request for advice about "What's making you happy this week?"

2019-11-25 Thread Diane Ranville
Hi Pine, Personally, the reason I don't answer to WMYHTW? is that - to be honest - I actually find it too long and visually unappealing (too many links, looks very technical) so I read the first few lines, then I skip and go to the next email. I really like the idea though, and when I have time,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Wikimedia Community User Group Haiti

2019-10-21 Thread Diane Ranville
Congratulations Haiti! Félicitations ;) I wish you all the best and I hope we can get in touch soon! On Mon, Oct 21, 2019 at 12:43 AM Kirill Lokshin wrote: > Hi everyone! > > I'm very happy to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized > [1] Wikimedia Community User Group Haiti

Re: [Wikimedia-l] "The Foundation does not care so much of the French-speaking contributors"

2019-09-16 Thread Diane Ranville
Hi Gereon; "German communities are established and have strong chapters. I suppose the same applies to the French language communites." => Well, no. The situation is different because the WikiConvention Francophone is half African. African french-speaking affiliates are not strong, they are

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

2019-09-14 Thread Diane Ranville
.com> wrote: > > > >> Hi Diane, > >> > >> If there will be a new discussion (and rightly so), what happens to the > >> "harmonization sprint in Tunis on 20-22 September" mentioned by Nicole > in > >> her messages? > >> I don't believe ther

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

2019-09-13 Thread Diane Ranville
Hi Andy, Working groups are currently working off-wiki on a new version that will soon be submitted to discussion again. Current versions are indeed not being updated (I think they are not meant to be). If you want to reach out directly to the diversity working group, I suggest using their

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community feedback and next steps on movement brand proposal

2019-09-06 Thread Diane Ranville
Hi, I agree with Pine. There is a majority of people who actually oppose the rebranding proposition. I don't quite understand why this is still going forward (except that it is difficult to acknowledge a mistake and take steps backwards - but it is sometimes necessary). Have other options even

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

2019-07-31 Thread Diane Ranville
Congratulations to the members of Wikimedians of the Caribbeans! I am very curious about your work and I am sure fascinating projects will emerge from it. Best regards, Diane Ranville (U:Opsylac) On Wed, Jul 31, 2019 at 5:58 PM Rajeeb Dutta wrote: > Great news and many many congratulati