[Wikimedia-l] Photographic Contest Wiki Loves Africa 2022

2021-12-03 Thread Florence Devouard
Hello everyone Wiki Loves Africa launches again in 2022! Our 2022 theme will be Home + Habitat. Another amazing opportunity to submit photos, videos or audios that will this year celebrate Home+Habitat across Africa! To have a better idea of what can be covered by the theme, check out this

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Wikimedia Summit 2022

2021-10-18 Thread Florence Devouard
Hello Thank you for this information Nicole. I think it is important for the other conference organizers to be aware of this change so that they anticipate with regards to calendar (right now... for example... wikiarabia, wikiindaba and wikiconvention francophone are already quite packed).

[Wikimedia-l] Women, Wikiquote, SheSaid Launch, and Nigeria Independence Day...

2021-10-01 Thread Florence Devouard
Good idea ! I have created two (very meager to be honest) entries on Wikiquote (in French and in English) about a Nigerian lady, Anie Akpe. (She has no Wikipedia article, just saying, maybe worth checking if she is notable enough ;) ) This is the perfect opportunity to promote the SheSaid

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

2021-09-15 Thread Florence Devouard
Welcome Maryana I am pleased to hear about your joining us and I would like to send my thanks to the board and the transition committee. We have indeed a lot of expectations and hope. I look forward to have the opportunity to discuss with you during the Listening Tour ;) Florence / Anthere

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Wiki Loves Africa's 2021 Winners announced outside Wikimedia community

2021-08-30 Thread Florence Devouard
Thanks for your on-going support Camelia ! Cheers Florence Le 30/08/2021 à 16:43, Camelia Boban a écrit : Hi Isla & Florence & Ceslause, congratulations to the participants, you - the organizers - and the jury team. Are wonderful images. I will be happy to share that news on our social

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Welcoming María Sefidari as a Foundation consultant. :)

2021-06-24 Thread Florence Devouard
I believe Jan-Bart post reflect my perspective on the topic. I second. Florence PS: I will point out though... for historical perspective, that a rather similar situation happened in the early years of the WMF, when Eric Moeller chose to resign from his position as board member to be hired

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Winners of WikiChallenge Ecoles d'Afrique 2020-2021 Edition

2021-06-13 Thread Florence Devouard
Thank you Aboubacar for taking the lead to announce this :) A bit of context for those who might be confused... The WikiChallenge Ecoles d'Afrique (1) is a writing context organized by Wiki in Africa (2) and Fondation Orange for the past 4 years. It runs in primary schools, often in rural

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Update from the Wikimedia Foundation Board chair

2021-06-03 Thread Florence Devouard
Dear Maria, I would like to thank wholeheartedly for all those years of service. You provided great leadership and I am very grateful for all what you did. Receive many many thanks. Best - Flo Le 03/06/2021 à 21:39, María Sefidari a écrit : Dear All, There is one last bit of news I

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Join the new Regional Committees for Grants

2021-05-25 Thread Florence Devouard
stions that have already been raised in this email thread. ಶುಕ್ರ, ಮೇ 21, 2021 ರಂದು 06:03 ಅಪರಾಹ್ನ ಸಮಯಕ್ಕೆ ರಂದು Florence Devouard mailto:fdevou...@gmail.com>> ಅವರು ಬರೆದಿದ್ದಾರೆ: Hello Julia I apology if I missed a step at some point. In this application, I read that "All

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Join the new Regional Committees for Grants

2021-05-21 Thread Florence Devouard
May 2021 at 08:33, Florence Devouard mailto:fdevou...@gmail.com>> wrote: Hello Julia I apology if I missed a step at some point. In this application, I read that "All the current grant committees (both active and inactive) wi

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Join the new Regional Committees for Grants

2021-05-21 Thread Florence Devouard
Hello Julia I apology if I missed a step at some point. In this application, I read that "All the current grant committees (both active and inactive) will cease to function with the implementation of the new grants strategy of the Community Resources Team effective from 1 July 2021. We

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Work needed from enthusiastic wikimedians

2021-05-12 Thread Florence Devouard
Hello Margaret Just in case... https://isa.toolforge.org/campaigns/140 Lovely pictures. Hope I get there one day ! Flo Le 11/05/2021 à 05:21, Margaret Donald a écrit : WLE 2021 in Australia is underway and so far has just 306 photos (with 77 being judged as outside the competition) There

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Wikimania Updates - Scholarships and Sessions

2021-05-11 Thread Florence Devouard
Child care is likely to be another answer ? Flo Le 11/05/2021 à 21:26, Mohamed ElGohary a écrit : Connectivity for starters, and owning devices that are capable of enabling a good summit experience. Not all volunteers are privileged to contribute to a virtual event in a comfortable way. The 

[Wikimedia-l] [images in Africa] Re: Join the Africa Wiki Challenge Campaign!

2021-05-03 Thread Florence Devouard
We are slowly getting there Ziko. Since the launch of Wiki Loves Africa in 2014, we have collected 70k images of the African continent. Not Historical Monuments or Landmarks, but mostly everyday life pictures. Last year, we published an infographic to summarize the outcome of the photo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Logo of MediaWiki has changed

2021-03-31 Thread Florence Devouard
Nice outcome. Congrats to all Anthere PS: yet a little bit sad though :( Le 01/04/2021 à 01:27, Amir Sarabadani a écrit : Hello, After more than one year of design, discussion, vote, iteration, and months of legal work, I’m happy to announce that the logo of MediaWiki has been officially

[Wikimedia-l] Launch of Wiki Loves Africa 2021

2021-02-16 Thread Florence Devouard
Hello friends This is a short announcement to inform you that the latest edition of Wiki Loves Africa has launched ! The 2021 theme is "Health and Wellness" (surprised ?) and can include representations of/traditional or western medical interventions or personnel/,/healthy eating/,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks for all the fish! / Stepping down April 15

2021-02-04 Thread Florence Devouard
Hello Katherine, I like to thank you very much for all what you have achieved, stepping in the role at complicated time and really doing the job beautifully. I wish you all the best in your future endeavors. I will definitely miss you. I think many feel a bit orphans after the announcement.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia-l Digest, Vol 201, Issue 38

2020-12-14 Thread Florence Devouard
Hello Still waiting for explanation. But wanted to point out that the statement from John below is a bit problematic to me. Wiki in Africa has been under APG for a year now. At no point have we been informed of any changes that would involve a "Tides Advocacy" organization. Note that I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikiquote webinar (#shesaid campaign)

2020-11-14 Thread Florence Devouard
://www.facebook.com/groups/wikipediaweekly/permalink/3414320428615764/ Cheers Ant Le 14/11/2020 à 18:16, Florence Devouard a écrit : Hello The webinar to learn about Wikiquote will be hosted this SUNDAY 15th Nov at 6pm CET.  Link to join : https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84625507631 This is part

[Wikimedia-l] Wikiquote webinar (#shesaid campaign)

2020-11-14 Thread Florence Devouard
Hello The webinar to learn about Wikiquote will be hosted this SUNDAY 15th Nov at 6pm CET.  Link to join : https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84625507631 This is part of the #shesaid campaign, to get more entries on wikiquote from notable women.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] #SheSaid

2020-11-12 Thread Florence Devouard
(very much shortened) quote : https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Kamala_Harris (yes, you can improve that page) Le 03/11/2020 à 02:58, Florence Devouard a écrit : Did you know that quote "I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it." was authored b

Re: [Wikimedia-l] #SheSaid

2020-11-09 Thread Florence Devouard
ame, but I also have adopted or been called by several nicknames, some of which I still approve of which include "Rindolf" or "Slimy Fish". For more info about all that, you may wish to peruse the first questions in my home site's FAQ: https://www.shlomifish.org/meta/FAQ/ .] On

Re: [Wikimedia-l] #SheSaid

2020-11-03 Thread Florence Devouard
French author (Les Guérillères, l’Oppoponax). Warm regards, Nattes à chat Envoyé de mon iPhone Le 3 nov. 2020 à 02:58, Florence Devouard mailto:anth...@anthere.org>> a écrit :  Did you know

Re: [Wikimedia-l] #SheSaid

2020-11-02 Thread Florence Devouard
Lol Brad. Side note lot's of activity on https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Kamala_Harris recently... Bon courage for tomorrow. Le 03/11/2020 à 02:59, Brad Patrick a écrit : [Standing ovation!] Fantastic, Anthere. Thank you.  *From: *Wikimedia-l on behalf of Florence Devouard *Reply

[Wikimedia-l] #SheSaid

2020-11-02 Thread Florence Devouard
Did you know that quote "I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it." was authored by a woman ? Do you know how many entries on Wikiquote are about women versus Men ? 14639 men entries... for 2977 women entries... Suprised ? I am happy to announce

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Giving Commons a bigger public

2020-05-23 Thread Florence Devouard
Le 24/05/2020 à 00:23, Erik Moeller a écrit : On Fri, May 22, 2020 at 10:10 AM Gerard Meijssen wrote: Hay Kranen created a proof of concept where Commons is searched for pictures that (per standard) use a "depicts" statement. This is a beautiful proof of concept; thank you for sharing it,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New portal about Gender Gap on meta

2020-05-15 Thread Florence Devouard
and the Wikimedia Foundation. The idea is to have a more accurate vision of how many women are taking positions of leadership and thus promote more equity in our movement. Thanks Ant Le 13/05/2020 à 20:20, Florence Devouard a écrit : Hello everyone u:Alacoolwiki <https://meta.wikimedia.

[Wikimedia-l] New portal about Gender Gap on meta

2020-05-13 Thread Florence Devouard
Hello everyone u:Alacoolwiki and myself worked on the portal page of the Gender Gap on meta. Before : https://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Gender_gap=19889900 New : https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Gender_gap Why ? The former page

[Wikimedia-l] New portal about Gender Gap on meta

2020-05-13 Thread Florence Devouard
Hello everyone u:Alacoolwiki and myself worked on the portal page of the Gender Gap on meta. Before : https://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Gender_gap=19889900 New : https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Gender_gap Why ? The former page

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Message to readers from the Wikimedia Foundation regarding COVID-19

2020-03-19 Thread Florence Devouard
Hello Worth it if someone also took the time to craft us a message to relay on social media. Maybe a good punchy visual reusing that site notice message. Le jeu. 19 mars 2020 à 21:27, Joseph Seddon a écrit : > Dear list, > > Given the unfolding global events, the Wikimedia Foundations feels it

[Wikimedia-l] Update Wiki Loves Africa

2020-03-17 Thread Florence Devouard
The Wiki Loves Africa photographic contest is currently running, for the 6th year, under the theme "Africa on the Move" It should be made clear that the goal of the contest is not limited to collecting freely licenced images to illustrate wikipedia articles (though of course, there is also

[Wikimedia-l] Wiki Loves Women "Tell Us more about Her" campaign

2020-03-06 Thread Florence Devouard
The Wiki Loves Women initiative is celebrating Africa’s women leaders throughout March 2020 with the ''Tell Us About Her'' drive on the ISA tool. The drive is aimed at improving the visibility of political leaders and activists across Africa on Wikimedia projects. If you do not know it yet,

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

2019-09-19 Thread Florence Devouard
Sorry to say Jane, but your answer strikes me as being completely beside the point :( The issue Natachat was raising is related to funding our local activities, a situation currently made difficult by the new rapid grant system (*) She gave the example of the Art and Feminism, but this is a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thank you and farewell

2019-05-17 Thread Florence Devouard
Hello Sati I am sorry to hear about your departure. You were an important asset of the Wikimedia Foundation. Farewell Sati and thank you for your contributions during the journey ! Florence Le 16/05/2019 à 22:21, Sati Houston a écrit : Hi All, After almost 5 years at WMF, I’ve decided

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wiki Loves Africa 2019 on the theme PLAY

2019-01-23 Thread Florence Devouard
://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Wiki_Loves_Africa_2019/Theme Florence Le 23/01/2019 à 22:22, Florence Devouard via Commons-l a écrit : Hello everyone, We are proud to announce the launch of the 5th Wiki Loves Africa photographic contest, on the 1st of February 2019. This year, the theme

[Wikimedia-l] Wiki Loves Africa 2019 on the theme PLAY

2019-01-23 Thread Florence Devouard
Hello everyone, We are proud to announce the launch of the 5th Wiki Loves Africa photographic contest, on the 1st of February 2019. This year, the theme of the contest will be PLAY. The theme Play! encourages the submission of visual representations of joyful and serious games, sport, and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A difficult goodbye

2019-01-14 Thread Florence Devouard
Thank you for your work Victoria and all my best wishes of success for Atlas AI. Florence Le 11/01/2019 à 01:29, Victoria Coleman a écrit : Dear all, I have some difficult news to share. A few months ago and completely out of the blue, an opportunity came up for me to exercise the full

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A difficult goodbye

2019-01-11 Thread Florence Devouard
Thank you for your work Victoria and all my best wishes of success for Atlas AI. Florence Le 11/01/2019 à 01:29, Victoria Coleman a écrit : Dear all, I have some difficult news to share. A few months ago and completely out of the blue, an opportunity came up for me to exercise the full

[Wikimedia-l] Announcing release of WikiFundi V2 !

2018-11-22 Thread Florence Devouard
to learn how to edit Wikipedia or Vikidia, and to work on articles collaboratively. Once connected to the internet, the articles can be uploaded online on Wikipedia or Vikidia (manually, no automatic syncing).* * The plateform has been developed by Florence Devouard (Anthere), Emmanuel Engelhard

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia France short update

2017-09-10 Thread Florence Devouard
I thought the electoral commission would forward the results but over 24h hours after the GA closed... apparently not. So very brief summary: Saturday, Wikimedia France held a full day General Assembly. The agenda was here :

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board approval of FDC recommendation 2016-2017- Round 2

2017-06-30 Thread Florence Devouard
Morning I would like to thank the FDC and the board of Wikimedia Foundation for their decisions regarding Wikimedia France. As of today, the management of Wikimedia France has still not informed the membership about the WMF decision. The most active and connected members are aware of it

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Advisory Board of the Wikimedia Foundation

2017-06-25 Thread Florence Devouard
Le 24/06/2017 à 13:10, Rogol Domedonfors a écrit : This Board was fomed in 2007 to advise the Wikimedia Foundation, and was required to be renewed annually. No resolution was made to do so in 2015, so by the beginning of 2016 it had lapsed. This status is reflected at

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Let's go gender neutral

2017-04-08 Thread Florence Devouard
A couple of weeks ago, I was asked - in my capacity of meta admin - to change the phrasing of a site notice on meta, meant to call for participation to the month of Francophonie. https://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=MediaWiki:Centralnotice-template-WikiFranca_MC17=prev=16482259 The

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What's making you happy this week? (Week of 19 March 2017)

2017-03-23 Thread Florence Devouard
Eh. We need the link to the movie ! Flo Le 23/03/2017 à 08:48, Natacha Rault a écrit : Here what's making me happy this week! The filmed conference on non sexist language in French that we held at the francophone wikiconvention in Paris in august 2016 was elected media of the day on commons

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Launch of translation drive #16WikiWomen

2017-03-17 Thread Florence Devouard
17/03/2017 à 14:11, Florence Devouard a écrit : Hello everyone Time for some feedback about the #16WikiWomen translation drive ! The #16WikiWomen translate-a-thon was largely successful ! It not only contributed more content for Wikipedia, but also visibility about the African women gap ! Some

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sambad's 100 Women Editathon

2017-03-17 Thread Florence Devouard
Le 17/03/2017 à 05:04, Sailesh Patnaik a écrit : Dear All, Inspired by BBC's 100 Women Editathon, The Odia Wikipedia community is organising an "100 Women Editathon" [1]in collaboration with the Sambad newspaper. Sambad is one of the largest circulated newspaper in Odisha and its Eastern Media

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Launch of translation drive #16WikiWomen

2017-03-17 Thread Florence Devouard
I had put a very visible link though. Weird Thank you to all those who participated or relayed the information about the drive around. Next steps: we plan to do... booksmarks... with the ladies biographies ;) Florence Le 20/02/2017 à 11:10, Florence Devouard a écrit : In the run up to Int

[Wikimedia-l] Wiki Loves Women on German/Austrian/Swiss TV

2017-03-09 Thread Florence Devouard
Hello Other people reported that in other channels, but I just realized no one has done so here. I invite you to watch http://www.3sat.de/mediathek/?mode=play=65290 This video was made by Tim Lienhard, commissionned by the Goethe Institute. A longer video will be published later. The video

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Launch of Wiki Loves Women explainer video

2017-03-08 Thread Florence Devouard
! This is so cool! We should work closer to improve in Spanish African women in Wikipedia :) Let's talk? Hugs! 2017-03-08 11:37 GMT-03:00 Florence Devouard <fdevou...@gmail.com>: Hello everyone Wiki Loves Women is officially launching its presentation video today. Please check it ou

[Wikimedia-l] Launch of Wiki Loves Women explainer video

2017-03-08 Thread Florence Devouard
Hello everyone Wiki Loves Women is officially launching its presentation video today. Please check it out here and tell us what you think : https://vimeo.com/207432965 It is also on Commons : https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wiki_loves_Women_-_English_WebM_-_Final.webm This video

[Wikimedia-l] Occupation of Women on WikiData

2017-03-08 Thread Florence Devouard
This is a tool done by Envel Le Hir using WikiData and published today. I actually inspired him the idea during a conference, when talking of my desire to get generic data about women professionnal occupation. My main argument is that I felt many of the added biographies about women were

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

2017-03-02 Thread Florence Devouard
Verifiability [2] http://indianexpress.com/article/technology/tech-news-technology/nope-rs-2000-note-does-not-have-a-gps-nano-chip-inside-it/ [3] http://www.lemonde.fr/les-decodeurs/article/2017/02/28/lutte-contre-les-fausses-informations-le-monde-partenaire-du-projet-crosscheck_5086731_4355770.htm

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

2017-03-01 Thread Florence Devouard
Le 02/03/2017 à 01:15, Erik Moeller a écrit : On Wed, Mar 1, 2017 at 3:44 PM, Florence Devouard <fdevou...@gmail.com> wrote: For example... the message "one in six people visited another country in 2016"... illustrated by "SeaTac Airport protest against immigration ban. Si

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

2017-03-01 Thread Florence Devouard
I must say I also find the political message behind this a bit too heavy. It lets me a bit unconfortable. That most of the themes reported here are not Mr Trump cup of tea is quite obvious. That the whole page is a message against the president, I get it. But in some cases, I think it is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Launch of translation drive #16WikiWomen

2017-02-24 Thread Florence Devouard
/16_African_Women_Translate-a-thon? Anthere #16WikiWomen Le 20/02/2017 à 11:10, Florence Devouard a écrit : In the run up to International Women’s Day on the 8th March, Wiki Loves Women is launching the on-Wikipedia translation drive #16WikiWomen. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Launch of translation drive #16WikiWomen

2017-02-21 Thread Florence Devouard
if I am wrong. Best, Isaac Sent from my BlackBerry® wireless handheld from Glo Mobile. -Original Message- From: Romaine Wiki <romaine.w...@gmail.com> Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:46:12 To: <reachout2is...@gmail.com>; Wikimedia Mailing List<wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org> Cc: Flore

[Wikimedia-l] Launch of translation drive #16WikiWomen

2017-02-20 Thread Florence Devouard
In the run up to International Women’s Day on the 8th March, Wiki Loves Women is launching the on-Wikipedia translation drive #16WikiWomen. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/16_African_Women_Translate-a-thon The idea is for Wikipedians to take 16 days to make translate the Wikipedia biographies

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Moderation notice

2017-02-13 Thread Florence Devouard
Same in French... Le 13/02/2017 à 12:35, John Erling Blad a écrit : It is common to refer to those that cooperated with the Nazis during WWII as "kollaboratører" (kollaborators) in Norwegian too. https://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kollaborat%C3%B8r Translating between languages are fun! =) John

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Deutschland: Abraham Taherivand appointed permanent Executive Director

2017-01-30 Thread Florence Devouard
Congratulations to Abraham for the new responsibility ! Florence Le 30/01/2017 à 16:57, Tim Moritz Hector a écrit : Dear Wikimedians, It is our great pleasure to announce that during last weekend’s Board retreat, we voted to appoint Abraham Taherivand as Executive Director of Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Exciting update about development of structured data on Commons

2017-01-10 Thread Florence Devouard
Wow ! Awesome ! Florence Le 09/01/2017 à 20:48, Wes Moran a écrit : Hello Wikimedia community, It’s our delight to inform you that we received a US$3,015,000 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation [1] to expedite development of

[Wikimedia-l] Wikipack Africa call for application open

2016-11-21 Thread Florence Devouard
conceptualised and conceived by Florence Devouard and Isla Haddow-Flood. The project is run in partnership with Wikimedia CH and the Orange Foundation and is primarily implemented by Florence, Isla, and Emmanuel Engelhart (the Kiwix master

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] [PRESS RELEASE] Wikimedia Foundation welcomes Victoria Coleman as Chief Technology Officer

2016-11-03 Thread Florence Devouard
Excellent news. Welcome Victoria ! Florence Le 02/11/2016 à 19:49, Samantha Lien a écrit : This press release is available online here: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Press_releases/Wikimedia_Foundation_welcomes_Victoria_Coleman_as_Chief_Technology_Officer

Re: [Wikimedia-l] LGBT+ safety considerations for conference venues

2016-10-18 Thread Florence Devouard
With all due respect Pax... whilst I am fully in agreement with the concept of selecting a country with the safety of ALL participants in mind, I totally disagree with the concept of selecting a country based on "high human records" generally. We are not serving the part of humanity that has

[Wikimedia-l] Africa Destubathon launched

2016-10-17 Thread Florence Devouard
What : Africa general stub elimination contest launched on the English Wikipedia. Thousands of stubs are listed for your interest... Though a general content improvement contest, this contest is also being run in partnership with WikiProject Wiki Loves Women and WikiProject Women in Red to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Looking for the admin of CentralNotice on meta

2016-10-14 Thread Florence Devouard
Le 14/10/2016 à 21:55, Gergő Tisza a écrit : On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 11:27 AM, Florence Devouard <fdevou...@gmail.com> wrote: Hello everyone I am looking for the admin of CentralNotice on meta. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/CentralNotice/Request Anyone knows who that might be ?

[Wikimedia-l] Looking for the admin of CentralNotice on meta

2016-10-14 Thread Florence Devouard
Hello everyone I am looking for the admin of CentralNotice on meta. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/CentralNotice/Request Anyone knows who that might be ? Please ? Thanks Florence ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] With my thanks to everyone ...

2016-07-13 Thread Florence Devouard
I vividly remember the day we met, in Paris, before you joined the WMF. I am really glad you decided to join the aventure for so many years. You will be missed. Florence Le 13/07/16 à 23:25, Geoff Brigham a écrit : Hi all, Over the past five years, I’ve been honored to serve as the General

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

2016-06-16 Thread Florence Devouard
hanks, Florence! I was aware of the WIGI research project (and have linked to it in the ==See Also== section of my page), but I was not aware of this page. Neat! So I won't need to update my own page. :) A. On Thu, Jun 16, 2016 at 2:14 PM, Florence Devouard <fdevou...@gmail.com> wrote:

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

2016-06-16 Thread Florence Devouard
Hello Asaf Just making sure that you knew about WHGI : http://whgi.wmflabs.org/gender-by-language.html Do you know if there are differences in analysis between the two analysis ? I checked a few figures and it fits pretty well. Flo Le 16/06/16 à 21:14, Asaf Bartov a écrit : Hullo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing WikiFundi and the Wikipack Africa

2016-06-15 Thread Florence Devouard
nternet is available? Phoebe On Jun 13, 2016 5:59 PM, "Florence Devouard" <fdevou...@gmail.com> wrote: Hello everyone WikiAfrica has recently started a new project, the Wikipack Africa. The project amalgamates: * the coding of a software, WikiFundi, that provides an off-

[Wikimedia-l] Announcing WikiFundi and the Wikipack Africa

2016-06-13 Thread Florence Devouard
Hello everyone WikiAfrica has recently started a new project, the Wikipack Africa. The project amalgamates: * the coding of a software, WikiFundi, that provides an off-line editing environment that mimics the Wikipedia environment. The software will be made available in French and English.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimédia France board update

2016-05-30 Thread Florence Devouard
Le 30/05/16 à 12:18, Jean-Frédéric Berthelot a écrit : Dear fellow Wikimedians, As you may know Christophe Henner, the Chair of Wikimédia France, has resigned from the board, as he is moving on to his next challenge at the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation. We won't even try to

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Fwd: Hello Mr. ccc, Now you can have your own Wikipedia page

2016-04-06 Thread Florence Devouard
A relationship of mine received the email below and forwarded it to me. http://yourprmanager.com/ This company is known ? Flo = Début du message réexpédié : De: Britney Davis Objet: Hello Mr. ccc, Now you can have your own Wikipedia page Date: 6

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Who runs the Wikimedia Shop ?

2016-03-21 Thread Florence Devouard
/Merchandise_giveaways On Mon, Mar 21, 2016 at 9:47 AM, Florence Devouard <fdevou...@gmail.com> wrote: Is that directly run by Wikimedia Foundation staff or is that run by an independant company "paid" by WMF to manage the shop ? Who is behind the email address merchand...@wikimedia.

[Wikimedia-l] Who runs the Wikimedia Shop ?

2016-03-21 Thread Florence Devouard
Is that directly run by Wikimedia Foundation staff or is that run by an independant company "paid" by WMF to manage the shop ? Who is behind the email address merchand...@wikimedia.org ? Thank you Florence ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Cross-wiki notifications beta feature now available on all wikis

2016-03-15 Thread Florence Devouard
I concur Very useful feature. Thanks a lot ! Flo Le 13/03/16 22:16, Anna Stillwell a écrit : I enabled it last week and found two new messages. Thank you. Very useful. /a On Sun, Mar 13, 2016 at 6:31 AM, David Cuenca Tudela wrote: Finally it is here! Now I don't miss

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wmfall] Wikimedia Foundation executive transition update

2016-03-11 Thread Florence Devouard
Excellent ! All my support Katherine ! Anthere PS: Hopefully the list will regain a bit of peace and be productive again ? Le 11/03/16 03:59, Katherine Maher a écrit : Thank you, Patricio. I want to thank the Board for this opportunity, and for their confidence in the Foundation. I also

Re: [Wikimedia-l] My posts going to spam

2016-03-01 Thread Florence Devouard
Le 01/03/16 05:11, Austin Hair a écrit : On Tue, Mar 1, 2016 at 4:48 AM, Michael Snow wrote: On 2/29/2016 5:37 AM, Jimmy Wales wrote: I'm switching to this email address for posting, because apparently there is some kind of weird problem between yahoo and google such

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What it means to be a high-tech organization

2016-02-28 Thread Florence Devouard
Le 27/02/16 22:41, SarahSV a écrit : On Fri, Feb 26, 2016 at 6:49 PM, Florence Devouard <fdevou...@gmail.com> wrote: Removing a COI is not the only issue at stake Sarah. Would WMF get involved into such a process, it would also possibly change its legal reponsibility. Right now, WM

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What it means to be a high-tech organization

2016-02-28 Thread Florence Devouard
examples would help. Anthony Cole On Sat, Feb 27, 2016 at 9:49 AM, Florence Devouard <fdevou...@gmail.com> wrote: Le 27/02/16 00:37, SarahSV a écrit : On Fri, Feb 26, 2016 at 12:11 PM, Pete Forsyth <petefors...@gmail.com> wrote: However, if the core interest (as Sarah suggests)

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What it means to be a high-tech organization

2016-02-26 Thread Florence Devouard
Le 27/02/16 00:37, SarahSV a écrit : On Fri, Feb 26, 2016 at 12:11 PM, Pete Forsyth wrote: However, if the core interest (as Sarah suggests) is to create paid opportunities for those who excel at Wikipedia writing and editing, those opportunities exist, and are

Re: [Wikimedia-l] I am going to San Francisco

2016-02-26 Thread Florence Devouard
Le 26/02/16 16:46, Theo10011 a écrit : Hmm. I wonder if Jimmy is going to be named the interim bosssomeone has to be. Speechless... Finding an ED is a long painful process, something that is bound to get more difficult after Lila and Arnon. The only question is, if the board brings back

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Executive transition planning

2016-02-25 Thread Florence Devouard
+ 1 Brad. And I would like to say thank you Lila for your efforts and best of luck for the future. Flo Le 25/02/16 20:01, Brad Patrick a écrit : Best of luck to the Board moving forward with this process. You have a lot of work ahead. Brad On Feb 25, 2016, at 1:50 PM, Patricio Lorente

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Transition plans for WMF leadership - Board Reform

2016-02-25 Thread Florence Devouard
Le 25/02/16 13:13, Milos Rancic a écrit : On Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 2:23 AM, Denny Vrandecic wrote: - the Board members have duties of care and loyalty to the Foundation - not to the movement. If there is a decision to be made where there is a conflict between the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Transition plans for WMF leadership

2016-02-23 Thread Florence Devouard
Le 23/02/16 04:00, Sydney Poore a écrit : On Mon, Feb 22, 2016 at 2:08 PM, Pine W wrote: I also hope that the current Board members will thoughtfully consider whether it's in the best interests of the Wikimedia Foundation and the larger Wikimedia movement for them to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Timeline of recent events at the Wikimedia Foundation

2016-02-22 Thread Florence Devouard
Le 22/02/16 13:20, GorillaWarfare a écrit : Recent discussion of the Knowledge Engine/Wikimedia Discovery project, issues with senior leadership, lack of transparency, and the like has been fairly well spread across several Wikimedia projects and mailing lists, as well as on Facebook, in the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why we changed

2016-02-22 Thread Florence Devouard
Le 22/02/16 11:03, George Herbert a écrit : I have been letting Lila's mail stew in my brain for a little while, and I am going to respond now having had time to think it over. I apologize in advance for the length. There are three main sections to my analysis and argument, and then some

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What is the Board's HR Committee doing to stem the tide of staff resignations?

2016-02-19 Thread Florence Devouard
Le 18/02/16 21:38, Brion Vibber a écrit : On Thu, Feb 18, 2016 at 12:26 PM, Dariusz Jemielniak wrote: On Thu, Feb 18, 2016 at 3:16 PM, Brion Vibber wrote: What is the board doing, going forward, to stem the tide of staff resignations? We

[Wikimedia-l] Wiki Loves Africa 2015 results

2016-02-16 Thread Florence Devouard
Good evening everyone Another day... another announcement :) We closed yesterday the last vote session for winning pictures of Wiki Loves Africa 2015. We are happy to announce our winners https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Wiki_Loves_Africa_2015/Winners First picture is a very

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 15 days to create (at least) 15 biographies on notable African women!

2016-02-15 Thread Florence Devouard
: https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Projet:Wiki_Loves_Women/Concours_d%27écriture/Résultats Congrats everyone ! Anthere Le 15/01/16 12:58, Florence Devouard a écrit : The Wiki Love Women writing contest is now officially open ! Please join in to celebrate Wikipedia 15 by participating to the bilingual

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Another goodbye

2016-02-13 Thread Florence Devouard
Le 12/02/16 02:24, Siko Bouterse a écrit : Dear friends and colleagues, I’ve had the amazing privilege of serving this movement in a staff capacity for the past 4 ½ years, but I’ve now decided to move on from my role at the Wikimedia Foundation. Transparency, integrity, community and free

[Wikimedia-l] Wiki Loves Africa 2015 community picture vote

2016-02-11 Thread Florence Devouard
Hello Wiki Loves Africa 2015 will celebrate 4 winning pictures. 3 have already been selected by the jury. The 4th is to be selected by the community at large. Please help us decide and vote here : https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Wiki_Loves_Africa_2015/Community_Prize_Selection

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Upcoming Changes to Community Engagement

2016-02-09 Thread Florence Devouard
Really sorry to hear about your departure Luis. You will be missed. I wish you the best and congrats for the little baby ! Florence Le 08/02/16 21:31, Luis Villa a écrit : Hi, all- This is a bittersweet email to send. I still, and will always, love this place and this movement, but it was also

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia at 15 & its African language editions

2016-02-01 Thread Florence Devouard
Couple of notes and pointers I have added the link to the blog post here : https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Statistics_related_to_Africa#Use_and_knowledge_of_Wikipedia_in_Africa Please do not hesitate to drop information related to Africa in those pages. Thank you Don for the info. The

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Changes in the Board

2016-01-28 Thread Florence Devouard
Le 28/01/16 07:18, Michael Snow a écrit : On 1/27/2016 1:44 PM, Kat Walsh wrote: Thank you, Patricio. And thank you, Arnnon. I am sure this must have been difficult for you, that you had every intention of bringing your best work to the role, and that your considerable experience and skills

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Was the Wikimedia Foundation's removal of membership in 2006 legal?

2016-01-27 Thread Florence Devouard
Le 27/01/16 12:59, SarahSV a écrit : On Wed, Jan 27, 2016 at 1:58 AM, Florence Devouard <fdevou...@gmail.com> wrote: Hi Adam The WMF has never been a membership based organization. ​Hi Anthere, The bylaws as of September 2004 said: [1] "​ This membership [ ​v​ olunteer active

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Was the Wikimedia Foundation's removal of membership in 2006 legal?

2016-01-27 Thread Florence Devouard
Hi Adam The WMF has never been a membership based organization. Actually, what happened (roughly) is this. 1) WMF is created in 2003. Legal obligation is to have at least 3 board members. Jimmy create it and ask two people working with him at that time to join the board. Those were Michael

[Wikimedia-l] COI - was Re: [Board-l] Fwd: WMF etc.

2016-01-22 Thread Florence Devouard
Le 21/01/16 20:05, Dariusz Jemielniak a écrit : hi Florence, Then I was astonished when I discovered that Dariusz, who has been a board member for over 6 months, was not aware of the existence of the Conflict of Interest Policy, which include a pledge of commitment and an obligation to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Board-l] Fwd: WMF trustee Arnnon Geshuri and part in anticompetitive agreements in Google

2016-01-22 Thread Florence Devouard
Le 21/01/16 20:05, Dariusz Jemielniak a écrit : hi Florence, Then I was astonished when I discovered that Dariusz, who has been a board member for over 6 months, was not aware of the existence of the Conflict of Interest Policy, which include a pledge of commitment and an obligation to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF trustee Arnnon Geshuri and part in anticompetitive agreements in Google

2016-01-21 Thread Florence Devouard
I decided to support that vote. This has not been an easy decision because I find it *tremendously* painful to vote against a person and it hurts me in my feelings to do so. I hoped very dearly that the board would actually issue a statement that would have helped me understand the decision

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