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

2019-04-18 Thread FT2
I don't think we get to make grand claims about what "the vast majority" think, without some good basis for it. More pragmatically, I suspect that most editors think of themselves as Wikipedia/other project *editors*. But those who truly think of themselves as members of a *movement* - our GLAM

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

2019-04-17 Thread FT2
he "Facebook movement". > Yes. You can't be a member of "The Wikipedia Movement". (And if you could, you'd exclude all other projects + scope from the movement and erase the breadth that gives life to it. ) FT2 ___ Wikimedia

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

2019-04-17 Thread FT2
main, " wikiknowledge-foundation.org" seems to be OK. If that doesn't work , there are countless variants that might work - wiki learning foundation, wiki information foundation, wiki projects foundation for example. FT2 On Tue, 16 Apr 2019 at 19:54, Pharos wrote: > I concur with

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia and the politics of encryption

2013-09-02 Thread FT2
rolling. FT2 On Mon, Sep 2, 2013 at 11:23 PM, Fred Bauder fredb...@fairpoint.net wrote: On 31/08/13 15:17, Erik Moeller wrote: It could be argued that it’s time to draw a line in the sand - if you’re prohibiting the use of encryption, you’re effectively not part of the web. Youâ

[Wikimedia-l] Moving forward: a proposal (Re: Community/WMF)

2013-05-12 Thread FT2
or ill-conceived choice affecting WMF or editorial aspects in a given country, or a computer/data/system administrator may make a decision about computer matters, as well. There may be useful guidance applicable to others in the movement. FT2 ___ Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Moving forward: a proposal (Re: Community/WMF)

2013-05-12 Thread FT2
that the done deal element was in its own right, inappropriate or inept. So transparency and consultation alone may not be all that's needed. What else is needed probably ought to be worked out on Meta so it isn't just limited to list subscribers. FT2

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Aaron Swartz is dead

2013-01-12 Thread FT2
/40347463044/prosecutor-as-bully - by Lawrence Lessig - http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2013/01/academic-libraries/many-jstor-journal-archives-now-free-to-public- 3 days ago FT2 On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 5:27 PM, Kat Walsh k...@mindspillage.org wrote: On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 4:04 AM, David Gerard

[Wikimedia-l] IPv4 close to end of road for RIPE,

2012-09-14 Thread FT2
-address-system-hits-its-limit.html http://www.ispreview.co.uk/index.php/2012/09/ripe-warn-eu-and-uk-supply-of-ipv4-internet-addresses-to-run-out-next-month.html Availability graph: http://www.ripe.net/internet-coordination/ipv4-exhaustion/ipv4-available-pool-graph FT2

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Foundation Seeks Declaratory Relief in response to Legal Threats from Internet Brands

2012-09-12 Thread FT2
. This is completely normal and legal, and happens every day. 2. A clerk is an employee with a contractual obligation of loyalty. Nobody is suggesting that is the case here, or an IB staffer was involved. FT2 On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 11:42 AM, Deryck Chan deryckc...@wikimedia.hkwrote: One possibility

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Foundation Seeks Declaratory Relief in response to Legal Threats from Internet Brands

2012-09-12 Thread FT2
were/really represented) FT2 On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 12:26 PM, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.comwrote: FT2, 12/09/2012 13:09: 2. A clerk is an employee with a contractual obligation of loyalty. Nobody is suggesting that is the case here, or an IB staffer was involved

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Foundation Seeks Declaratory Relief in response to Legal Threats from Internet Brands

2012-09-12 Thread FT2
to communicate to all affected any alleged misrepresentations so they can enjoy this choice) FT2 On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 12:40 PM, Thomas Morton morton.tho...@googlemail.com wrote: On 12 September 2012 12:34, FT2 ft2.w...@gmail.com wrote: The side-suggestion you make is more about tortious

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Travel Guide: Board statement

2012-09-09 Thread FT2
be possible in a number of ways but I'm sure a satisfactory agreement would not involve IB-style litigatory approaches. FT2 On Fri, Sep 7, 2012 at 9:14 PM, Nathan nawr...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Sep 7, 2012 at 4:11 PM, emijrp emi...@gmail.com wrote: When we use 1911 Britannica texts, we only

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Travel Guide: Board statement

2012-09-09 Thread FT2
Academic yes, however it's noise in their claim. On Sun, Sep 9, 2012 at 2:43 PM, Nathan nawr...@gmail.com wrote: On Sun, Sep 9, 2012 at 8:36 AM, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: On 9 September 2012 12:25, FT2 ft2.w...@gmail.com wrote: All a bit academic in any case - IB didn't sue

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF Policy and Political Affiliations Guideline

2012-08-03 Thread FT2
theft, or to impose demands related to material understood to ave been freely gifted with no strings. If that's close, then can you comment so far and we'll carry on. FT2 On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 12:42 PM, Andreas Kolbe jayen...@gmail.com wrote: I am afraid that is not how it feels at all. It's

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF Policy and Political Affiliations Guideline

2012-08-02 Thread FT2
by nurturing it over time. Very few people throw sustained effort or money into a vacuum without any care whether it grows or dies. FT2 On Fri, Aug 3, 2012 at 2:28 AM, Andreas Kolbe jayen...@gmail.com wrote: For the record, I did not endorse the SOPA blackout, and I deeply resent my work in Wikipedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A task list for a beginning project

2012-07-31 Thread FT2
/village bot articles did.) FT2 On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 8:09 AM, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.comwrote: Amir E. Aharoni, 31/07/2012 08:35: Hello, There are many projects in small languages. People want to develop them, but are often not sure what should they do. Even something basic like

Re: [Wikimedia-l] photography restrictions at the Olympics

2012-07-26 Thread FT2
and freely made them available to others. This generic situation is quite common, though not often so high profile as NPG or the olympics. FT2 On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 1:53 PM, Anthony wikim...@inbox.org wrote: It's time to black out coverage of the olympics. This would be a blackout that could

Re: [Wikimedia-l] photography restrictions at the Olympics

2012-07-26 Thread FT2
Two quick notes - Photography from public land is permissible, though security/police may try to objecthttp://blogs.metro.co.uk/olympics/photographers-right-to-be-angry-about-competing-in-olympics-security-hurdles/. Cannot be stopped, equipment seized, or photos deleted unless

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on IPv6

2012-06-13 Thread FT2
in and not logged in users. But either way, IPv6 does have privacy implications for non-logged in users. IPv4 did too, but historically we let it alone and it was less severe. With IPv6 it may not be, and action would be much more important. FT2 On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 4:34 PM, Deryck Chan

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on IPv6

2012-06-13 Thread FT2
, are questions that technical people will need to consider. FT2 On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 7:09 PM, Nathan nawr...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 1:36 PM, FT2 ft2.w...@gmail.com wrote: (snip) Why is improving anonymity a goal? Our privacy policy governs the disclosure of non-public

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Who invoked principle of least surprise for the image filter?

2012-06-13 Thread FT2
that. The topic was only discussed _in depth_ in a limited number of places easily identified by search, the expressions are very distinctive, and a list of wiki pages or list threads can be searched fairly easily to find exact posts or dates. FT2 On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 9:30 PM, David Gerard dger