[Wikimedia-l] Re: Invitation to join the Movement Strategy Forum

2022-08-22 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Dear Asaf, You are right, Meta users are talking about whatever. It should be interesting to know what are the strategic discussions about, and how are them of a better quality through the MS Forum. The forum topic with more interactions is interesting: 日本とのつながり / Japanese

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Invitation to join the Movement Strategy Forum

2022-08-20 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Hello, I agree with Mike's viewpoint: the report seems to be prewritten, and not based on actual discussions about the forum. Nevertheless, even if the summary was good, which is doubtful, the data presented in the discussion

[Wikimedia-l] Re: @Wikipedia losing opportunities in Twitter

2022-08-16 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Dear all, Some weeks ago, we had a discussion here about the different approaches we have for the @wikipedia account at Twitter. We don't know yet how many interactions does the account has, but as I said in the discussion, we try to find ways to measure our work at @euwikipedia. Today I want

[Wikimedia-l] Re: @Wikipedia losing opportunities in Twitter

2022-08-02 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
You.Regards,Justice.On Tue, Aug 2, 2022 at 3:51 PM Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga <galder...@hotmail.com> wrote:Dear Lauren,That's plainly false: the "industry standard" you are using to measure is not related to Twitter engagement measure, because one uses impressions and the other followe

[Wikimedia-l] Re: @Wikipedia losing opportunities in Twitter

2022-08-02 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
I believe it has become circular and detracts from our important work. I hope we can leave things at a place of respectful agreement (or disagreement).LaurenLauren Dickinson (she/her)Senior Communications ManagerWikimedia FoundationOn Tue, Aug 2, 2022 at 4:32 AM Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga <galder..

[Wikimedia-l] Re: @Wikipedia losing opportunities in Twitter

2022-08-02 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
pedia losing opportunities in Twitter I'm glad this conversation is moving over to meta-wiki. I hope the communications staff will recognize their job should be to facilitate the volunteers to do the work when it comes to anything other than speaking for the Foundation. On Mon, Jul 18, 2022, 2:22 PM

[Wikimedia-l] Re: @Wikipedia losing opportunities in Twitter

2022-07-18 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
urenLauren Dickinson (she/her)Senior Communications ManagerWikimedia FoundationOn Sun, Jul 17, 2022 at 5:16 AM Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga <galder...@hotmail.com> wrote:Thanks for the answer, Lauren. I see quite a few interactions with the tweets (despite having more than half a million fol

[Wikimedia-l] Re: @Wikipedia losing opportunities in Twitter

2022-07-17 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
again for sharing your ideas and feedback with us. LaurenLauren Dickinson (she/her)Senior Communications ManagerWikimedia FoundationOn Wed, Jul 13, 2022 at 4:24 PM Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga <galder...@hotmail.com> wrote: Thanks for the answer, Lauren. I have been looking at the

[Wikimedia-l] Re: @Wikipedia losing opportunities in Twitter

2022-07-13 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Thanks for the answer, Lauren. I have been looking at the stats of the last 4 weeks in Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, to make an idea of the activity those accounts have. I don't know how many people takes part in the process, but as I read "We" in the answer, I'm going to assume that is

[Wikimedia-l] @Wikipedia losing opportunities in Twitter

2022-07-12 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Good day, Yesterday, the James Webb telescope published its first image, called "Webb's Frist Deep Field" (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Webb%27s_First_Deep_Field). An article about the image existis in 14 languages. The tweet announcing it has collected in less than a day more than 77.000 RTs

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Small joy of the day: Txikipedia

2022-06-24 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
onnalisation/ >> ...to tell that the vision of children needing to be only alongside their >> closed family and professionals workers - and that it should be the same if >> a wiki for children is set (that we would need professionnal educators >> either to write the articles, to d

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Small joy of the day: Txikipedia

2022-06-23 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
thousands articles. Of course, we see that (as everywhere) 20 % of the articles make more than 80 % of the pageviews. But you can't really guess in advance which subject will be in the top 20 %. De: "Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga" mailto:galder...@hotmail.com>> About Txikipedia: the age range

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Small joy of the day: Txikipedia

2022-06-23 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
essionnalisation >> https://www.wikimedia.fr/vikidia-lanti-professionnalisation/ >> ...to tell that the vision of children needing to be only alongside their >> closed family and professionals workers - and that it should be the same if >> a wiki for children is set

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Small joy of the day: Txikipedia

2022-06-22 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
>From our experience, is just the opposite: Wikipedia is not asking any extra >step nor age confirmation, and legally you can have an account even if you are >underage. Children are consulting Wikipedia without limits, and they can find >adult content easily. We don't have any advice about

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Small joy of the day: Txikipedia

2022-06-20 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
 And when you see 9-years-old learning how to add links (https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Urdiaingo_Herri_Eskolan_Txikipedia_saioa_02.jpg) to the article they have created (https://eu.wikipedia.org/wiki/Txikipedia:Urbasa)... it's all joy! And if you learn they have visited a cave with

[Wikimedia-l] Re: what do we do with all this opportunity?

2022-06-19 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Thanks Samuel and James for the constructive approach in your messages. I know that I have said this before, but there's a huge problem with accountability here. We have money to become a great platform and we have staff to do it, but there's no way to go forward, and that problem is seen

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Wikimedia Foundation Inc. design staff

2022-06-17 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Or, maybe, just making Wikimedia a non-obsolete environment. I'm sure the money can go to that effort. From: Felipe Schenone Sent: Friday, June 17, 2022 12:51 PM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Re: Wikimedia Foundation Inc. design staff I

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Join the new Movement Strategy Forum community review

2022-06-15 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Wait, wait... what? With a Movement Strategy landing place that is newcomer friendly and multilingual, we can also tackle a historical problem of the Movement Strategy process: outreach to volunteers in all the wiki projects. We can also invite our partners in the ecosystem of free knowledge

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Join the new Movement Strategy Forum community review

2022-06-13 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Thanks Nathan, I want to raise a point here. You say that "That's a reasonable pursuit for Quim, for instance, whose scope is managing the movement strategy process - not shepherding MediaWiki development strategy." and I must disagree. If Quim's (or whoever, this is not a complaint against

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Join the new Movement Strategy Forum community review

2022-06-12 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Ceill, I am a big fan of having 'one front door' for people that are trying to find answers to questions. Having the front door in another building, with another technology, and once they are in we say them that our building is the other one, the one that is falling down (but don't visit the

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Join the new Movement Strategy Forum community review

2022-06-12 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
No single feature in this off-wiki experiment created in order to make MediaWiki more obsolete cab't be achieved at Meta now. No one. If there's something that should be included in Meta and Discourse has, then I would like to remember that we have more than 100 million USD in a giant money pool

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Join the new Movement Strategy Forum community review

2022-06-01 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
minutes to figure out that this exists. So, the one and only feature where Discourse may be better positioned than Meta to discuss about Wikimedia, can also be done perfectly with this extension. Thanks Galder From: Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga Sent: Wednesday, June

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Join the new Movement Strategy Forum community review

2022-06-01 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Let's see the "features" Discourse have and MediaWiki don't: * Anyone can join with their Wikimedia account. No registration is required. * This is a feature we already have. * Multilingual conversations are possible thanks to automatic translation in more than 100 languages. *

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Join the new Movement Strategy Forum community review

2022-06-01 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
It would be great to have a place where we can discuss and create projects together. Only if we had something like Meta... By the way, I have added the proposal to discuss this ON WIKI where the discussion should be happening: on wiki.

[Wikimedia-l] Re: UNLOCK free knowledge projects | 10 days left to apply

2022-05-23 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Hello Kannika, As far as I understand, these projects are limited to the Balkans and/or German speaking regions, isn't it? Thanks Galder From: Kannika Thaimai Sent: Thursday, May 19, 2022 8:00 AM To: wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Subject: [Wikimedia-l]

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Collection / Special:Book usage

2022-04-21 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
idatzi du (Gergő Tisza ):On Wed, Apr 20, 2022 at 11:14 PM Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga <galder...@hotmail.com> wrote:We may differ in what was first: abandoning it or closing it, but the process is available at phabricator.What was first was regular production incidents caused by OCG, which woul

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Collection / Special:Book usage

2022-04-20 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
a gallery. But no one cares about it. It used to work, it was broken, and no one was responsible for the fail.SincerelyGalder2022(e)ko api. 20(a) 17:02 erabiltzaileak hau idatzi du (Gergő Tisza ):On Tue, Apr 19, 2022 at 11:04 AM Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga <galder...@hotmail.com> w

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Collection / Special:Book usage

2022-04-19 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
imedia.org/T1867402022(e)ko api. 19(a) 09:00 erabiltzaileak hau idatzi du (Peter Southwood ):I used to use it, but then it broke so I stopped using it. Just one of the things that died out because no-one could be bothered to maintain it.  Cheers, Peter From: Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga [mai

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Collection / Special:Book usage

2022-04-17 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
No one or very few use it, because you can't save a book. I had some teachers in our university courses who used it to download what their students did, but since the WMF decided to break it, evidently they are not using it anymore. I repeat: it worked and it was broken in purpose. So now we have

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Collection / Special:Book usage

2022-04-16 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
AFAIK, you can't then print the book or download as PDF. This used to work, but the WMF decidef to break it and never fixed it.2022(e)ko api. 16(a) 11:43 erabiltzaileak hau idatzi du ("Amir E. Aharoni" ):Hi,As far as I can see, the Collection extension, which provides the Special:Book page, is

[Wikimedia-l] Re: UNLOCK free knowledge projects | Call for application

2022-04-06 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
That's great news, Gerard, I'm a bit concerned about finding children that shouldn't be for children (i.e.: death, violence, porn...) when we are not specifically looking for those. I have a recent experience finding porn videos in front of a full audience (19 years old, phew!) when searching

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Wikimedia Foundation governance and Russian finances

2022-03-14 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
I would understand that the non-existing Wikimedia United Stated Chapter should need to check if they have investments in/from Russia. The Wikimedia Foundation receives donations worldwide, including Russian citizens. And we provide knowledge to everyone, including Russian citizens. Blocking

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Our World in Data (OWID)

2022-03-02 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
THIS IS GREAT. One of the best uses of cc I have seen lately. At Basque wikipedia we have been trying to include maps uing data uploaded to commons and then using Kartographer directly. But this solution is way better. What would we need to deploy there and serve as an example of what can be

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Sanctions against the Russian Federation; support for Ukrainian Wikimedians

2022-03-02 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Some thoughts: * Being neutral is not the same as not taking a side in a conflict. We can take side with human rights. * There are wars elsewhere in the world. If we take a decision over Ukraine, then other wikimedians may ask the same kind of decisions when another country invades a

[Wikimedia-l] Re: [Wikimedia Announcements] Ukraine's Cultural Diplomacy Month: We are back in 2022!

2022-02-24 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
These are days when geography, culture and topics about Ukraine will be most consulted worldwide. I'm trying myself to make some articles about geography at eu.wikipedia, regardless of my opinion about the war itself. BUT... "diplomacy month" seems a bad title for this effort at the current

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Seeking community recommendations for Equity Fund grantees

2022-01-27 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
+1 Let's think we get funding for uploading a collection of images from, let's say, the exclusion of LGBT women in Myanmar (this is an example), and we think this fits perfectly in the Equity Funds grant goals. Well... it doesn't matter, Pattypan is broken. We can't upload images massively.

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Community Wishlist Survey 2022 is coming. Help us and prepare

2022-01-25 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
So, let's face it... this is no a wishlist. This is a rigged process. Why should we be using our time for something that won't be done? From: Szymon Grabarczuk Sent: Tuesday, January 25, 2022 8:11 AM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Re:

[Wikimedia-l] Re: "content was" when deleting pages - is it useful?

2022-01-17 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
This is an interesting point, because many trolls actually WIN when we delete something, because their trolling is there forever. It should be visible for administrators, or if you search for it, but not in the deleted article itself. From: Amir E. Aharoni Sent:

[Wikimedia-l] Re: [Wiki-research-l] Re: The Wikimedia Foundation Research Award of the Year - Call for Nominations

2022-01-10 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
] Re: The Wikimedia Foundation Research Award of the Year - Call for Nominations Hi Galder, Please see below. On Mon, Jan 10, 2022 at 12:26 PM Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga wrote: > > Thanks, Leila, for answering the question raised. Anytime. > I'm a bit confused with this, I

[Wikimedia-l] Re: [Wiki-research-l] Re: The Wikimedia Foundation Research Award of the Year - Call for Nominations

2022-01-10 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Thanks, Leila, for answering the question raised. I'm a bit confused with this, I supposed that the Wikimedia Foundation Research Award was an initiative from the Research team of the WMF (https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Research), but I read in your answer that "WikiResearch is

[Wikimedia-l] 50 wishes

2022-01-10 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
As promised, here is my proposal: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Community_Wishlist_Survey_2022/50_wishes I think it will be declined, but let's enjoy some minutes of dreaming. Sincerely Galder ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list --

[Wikimedia-l] Re: The Wikimedia Foundation Research Award of the Year - Call for Nominations

2022-01-08 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Hello,I wonder why a multicultural project, whose major strength is in the multilingual approach asks for a research to be on English."* The publication must be available in English."I'm currently researching about Wikimedia, and I'm doing it in Basque language. I hope to publish in a couple of

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Are we losing our readers?

2022-01-07 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
There's another option: the 2020 pandemic lockdowns made a huge peak on views, so year on year, 2021 has worse results.2022(e)ko urt. 7(a) 18:41 erabiltzaileak hau idatzi du (Anders Wennersten ):When I look at statistics for mature wikipedias: en, de pl, nl they all show a decrease of views of

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Community Wishlist Survey 2022 is coming. Help us and prepare

2022-01-05 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Thanks, Natalia, for the answers. The problem is deeper than previously thought, and asking volunteers to use their time proposing things that no one knows if will fall in the "too big" or in the "dismissed" categories is a bad practice. It creates tension and anger. And, the worst thing, it

[Wikimedia-l] Re: [Commons-l] Uplifting the multimedia stack (was: Community Wishlist Survery)

2022-01-03 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
I would like to be optimistic, but... https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T2891012022(e)ko urt. 3(a) 15:28 erabiltzaileak hau idatzi du (Brion Vibber ):(Anyway I'm just grumping. I hear positive things about plans for this year and I'm heartened to see more folks involved in planning the next

[Wikimedia-l] Re: ? structural problems overview (WAS: Uplifting the multimedia stack (was: Community Wishlist Survery))

2022-01-02 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
I would be great to continue discussing this on Meta if someone would solve the issues. I doubt this is going to happen. Ever. From: Željko Blaće Sent: Sunday, January 2, 2022 12:17 PM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Cc: Wikimedia Commons Discussion List ;

[Wikimedia-l] Re: [Wikitech-l] Re: Uplifting the multimedia stack (was: Community Wishlist Survery)

2022-01-02 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
The issue is still there. And I don't know if a new CEO will make things change: I assume that there are some team leaders reading this mailing list, but we hardly ever see progress. No one seems to be accountable. Let's remember that we used to have a book creator that was broken on purpose

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Community Wishlist Survey 2022 is coming. Help us and prepare

2021-12-29 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
If the Wishlist Survey 2022 goes on, my proposal will be simple: make the first 50 wishes. We have money. We need it. And we are not doing essential things. Also, solving platform issues shouldn't be something to vote on. I don't understand why we have to vote to have solutions to even basic

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Translating Wikipedia articles

2021-12-16 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Thanks Ziko for your point of view, For a small Wikipedia like the Basque Wikipedia ContentTranslation is a game changer. Our partners from Elhuyar Foundation have been working with WMF to provide their machine translation system (Elia) so, now, we can translate between eu, es, ca, gl, fr and

[Wikimedia-l] Re: An Uzbek praktical joke and Wikimedia Enterprise

2021-10-27 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
All these discussions are interesting, but worthless. Because... we are obsolete, our money room will be larger soon, but there's no plan to go beyond 3-4 wishlist ideas every year. And that's the drama. From: Bence Damokos Sent: Wednesday, October 27, 2021

[Wikimedia-l] Re: An Uzbek praktical joke and Wikimedia Enterprise

2021-10-27 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
2021(e)ko urr. 27(a) 10:57 erabiltzaileak hau idatzi du (geni ):On Tue, 26 Oct 2021 at 16:38, Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga wrote: > Upload MP4 files Try Handbrake.No, I want to use Commons. I don't need external software to upload texts or images. > Have a modern look That

[Wikimedia-l] Re: An Uzbek praktical joke and Wikimedia Enterprise

2021-10-26 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
ent in any given wiki, we could go forward fast. From: Strainu Sent: Tuesday, October 26, 2021 7:45 PM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Re: An Uzbek praktical joke and Wikimedia Enterprise Pe marți, 26 octombrie 2021, Galder Gonzalez

[Wikimedia-l] Re: An Uzbek praktical joke and Wikimedia Enterprise

2021-10-26 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
t want to undermine our system by clever hackers Anders Den 2021-10-26 kl. 17:37, skrev Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga: Thanks Anders, "We are the opposite to obsolete" is a good sentence, because this would imply that our platform is the bow of an icebreaker. But we still, in 2021, can't

[Wikimedia-l] Re: An Uzbek praktical joke and Wikimedia Enterprise

2021-10-26 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Thanks Anders, "We are the opposite to obsolete" is a good sentence, because this would imply that our platform is the bow of an icebreaker. But we still, in 2021, can't do this things (you can help by expanding this list): * Simultaneous edition * Auto-save in sandbox * Publishing

[Wikimedia-l] An Uzbek praktical joke and Wikimedia Enterprise

2021-10-26 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Dear wikimedians, Some years ago, I visited Uzbekistan. I was shocked and amused to find that the largest paper note was 2.000 soʻm at that time, with a plan to start with the 5.000 paper note soon. The most used one still was the 1.000 soʻm note, that was about 35 US cents in the bank and

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Movement Charter Drafting Committee elections are now open!

2021-10-18 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Let me suggest an improvement for the next time: the Election Compass gives the username and the voting system is orded by real name. It would be great to have both/be consistent. But... 70 candidates! It seems hard to make something perfect. From: Jan Ainali

[Wikimedia-l] Re: 100$ million dollars and still obsolete

2021-10-16 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
sing or isn't known enough. Le sam. 16 oct. 2021 à 8:41 AM, Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga mailto:galder...@hotmail.com>> a écrit : True Samuel. We can actually edit [Wikipedia] from our mobile phones. We can't use the visual editor. I tried to say it later with the sentence "Desktop compu

[Wikimedia-l] Re: 100$ million dollars and still obsolete

2021-10-16 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
True Samuel. We can actually edit [Wikipedia] from our mobile phones. We can't use the visual editor. I tried to say it later with the sentence "Desktop computers are disappearing. We still can't edit in a good way with our mobile phones." but it's true the first time I mentionen this it was

[Wikimedia-l] Re: 100$ million dollars and still obsolete

2021-10-15 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
before. Cheers, El vie., 15 de oct. de 2021 07:13, Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga mailto:galder...@hotmail.com>> escribió: No, I don't have all the answers. Is just that every time someone says: "hey! this is broken!" and receives an excuse and then says again "HEY! THIS IS BROK

[Wikimedia-l] Re: 100$ million dollars and still obsolete

2021-10-15 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Great. I'm being rude. Now, can we fix the problem? Thanks Galder From: Dan Garry (Deskana) Sent: Friday, October 15, 2021 12:08 PM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Re: 100$ million dollars and still obsolete On Fri, 15 Oct 2021 at 11:03, Galder Gonz

[Wikimedia-l] Re: 100$ million dollars and still obsolete

2021-10-15 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
. From: Dan Garry (Deskana) Sent: Friday, October 15, 2021 11:58 AM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Re: 100$ million dollars and still obsolete On Fri, 15 Oct 2021 at 08:47, Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga mailto:galder...@hotmail.com>> wrote: Dear all, I don't know if this alrea

[Wikimedia-l] Re: 100$ million dollars and still obsolete

2021-10-15 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
my own. Cheers, Jonathan Morgan User:Jtmorgan formerly, User:Jmorgan_(WMF) On Thu, Oct 14, 2021 at 11:34 AM Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga mailto:galder...@hotmail.com>> wrote: Dear all, Today I learned that, despite having $100 million in the Endowment fund, we can't have a design team big enough to m

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Toolhub 1.0 is launched! Discover software tools used at Wikimedia

2021-10-14 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Thanks, Brigit, for this hub, it is great to have it! I have tried and can't find any way to look for tools that are not nominated as "Coolest Tool Award" besides looking for name. Is there a way for searching by categories? Thanks Galder From: Birgit Müller

[Wikimedia-l] Re: 100$ million dollars and still obsolete

2021-10-14 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
"next billion internet users", a term we often used to use are not getting involved as much as we expected, possibly "interface" is one reason behind it. [1] I am aware of the currently available apps. শুক্র, 15 অক্টো., 2021 12:03 AM তারিখে Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga mailto

[Wikimedia-l] Re: 100$ million dollars and still obsolete

2021-10-14 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
use are not getting involved as much as we expected, possibly "interface" is one reason behind it. [1] I am aware of the currently available apps. শুক্র, 15 অক্টো., 2021 12:03 AM তারিখে Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga mailto:galder...@hotmail.com>> লিখেছেন: Dear all, Today I learn

[Wikimedia-l] Re: 100$ million dollars and still obsolete

2021-10-14 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
munity On Fri, Oct 15, 2021 at 12:04 AM Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga mailto:galder...@hotmail.com>> wrote: Dear all, Today I learned that, despite having $100 million in the Endowment fund, we can't have a design team big enough to make our websites not look like they're stuck in 2001. I don't kn

[Wikimedia-l] 100$ million dollars and still obsolete

2021-10-14 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Dear all, Today I learned that, despite having $100 million in the Endowment fund, we can't have a design team big enough to make our websites not look like they're stuck in 2001. I don't know if anyone is behind the wheel, but the car is expensive. Sincerely, Galder

[Wikimedia-l] #30daysmapchallenge

2021-10-05 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Dear wikimedians, For the third year in a row, cartographer and open data lover Topi Tjukanov has organized the #30daysmapchallenge. You have all the information here: https://github.com/tjukanovt/30DayMapChallenge. I send this, because I know there are lots of cartography enthusiasts in our

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Nigeria Independence Day global Edit-a-thon

2021-10-01 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Great initiative! I have added population data to every state at Wikidata, and now automatically generated demographic maps are possible: https://eu.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nigeria#Biztanleak Happy independence day! From: Olushola Olaniyan Sent: Friday, October 1,

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Wikimedia Endowment reaches initial $100 million goal and welcomes new board members

2021-09-24 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Is not only about "fulfilling wishes". Is about solving the enormous lag of tech problems we have. We may be the only top-10 site in the world with links to features in all the pages that are not working (as the book creator). We may have 100 million USD to mantain our legacy forever. It will

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Wikimedia Endowment reaches initial $100 million goal and welcomes new board members

2021-09-22 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Thanks Lisa for the information. Now that we have $100 millions, let's see if we can hire someone to solve our technology, design and community wishes enormous lag. It may be a good inversion. Thanks Galder From: Lisa Gruwell Sent: Wednesday, September 22,

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Encyclopedic Coverage of American Elections

2021-09-21 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
hat exists. For countries in Africa we do not even know all the government ministers past and present for the last 70 years let alone that we know about past elections. At that, it is fine with me that subjects like this are raised. Thanks, GerardM On Tue, 21 Sept 2021 at 09:19, Galde

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Encyclopedic Coverage of American Elections

2021-09-21 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
I would add to the idea that this is an international mailing list where most of the users are not from the US the idea that there are other Wikipedias around that are not in English, so the coverage of details of the US elections at the English Wikipedia should be discussed... at the English

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

2021-09-14 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Welcome: https://eu.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maryana_Iskander [https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/f/fb/Maryana_Iskander.jpg/1200px-Maryana_Iskander.jpg] Maryana Iskander - Wikipedia, entziklopedia

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Blocking users for Palestinian flag

2021-07-02 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Friendly reminder: Slavery is against human rights. From: Yaroslav Blanter Sent: Friday, July 2, 2021 2:22 PM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Re: Blocking users for Palestinian flag I do not know. Whoever puts a userbox "I support slavery" on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Atayal Wikipedia and Seediq Wikipedia are officially online !

2021-04-22 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Great news! How do you say "Welcome" on those languages? Galder From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of Joyce Chen Sent: Tuesday, April 20, 2021 11:28 AM To: wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Atayal Wikipedia and Seediq Wikipedia are officially

[Wikimedia-l] Txikipedia APP launched

2021-03-01 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Dear all, It has been three years since Basque wikimedians launched Txikipedia, the children version of our most famous Encyclopedia. Txikipedia, small and free, has grown to nearly 3.000 articles and lots of education projects are being made at schools to enhance,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing VideoCutTool version 0.4

2021-02-23 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Great news! I have tried today I couldn't upload a file, does it take some time to upload or is there a queue? Thanks! From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of Gopa Vasanth Sent: Monday, February 22, 2021 8:06 PM To: Wikimedia Mailing List ; Wikimedia developers Cc:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Idea of a new project: Wikifacts ?

2021-02-09 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
But you can do that on Wikinews! From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of Leinonen Teemu Sent: Tuesday, February 9, 2021 12:21 PM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Idea of a new project: Wikifacts ? Jimmy has a project that does exactly that. I like

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Idea of a new project: Wikifacts ?

2021-02-04 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Does Wikinews cover this aspect? From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of Chris Gates via Wikimedia-l Sent: Thursday, February 4, 2021 8:20 PM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Cc: Chris Gates Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Idea of a new project: Wikifacts ? Hello, Independent

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF transfers $8.7 million to "Wikimedia Knowledge Equity Fund"

2020-12-14 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Thanks Lisa, It makes total sense. Galder From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of Lisa Gruwell Sent: Monday, December 14, 2020 6:53 PM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF transfers $8.7 million to "Wikimedia Knowledge Equity Fund" Hi all,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Let's discuss first features of Desktop Improvements coming to Vector

2020-08-24 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Vasileva Sent: Monday, August 24, 2020 1:53 PM To: Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga Cc: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Let's discuss first features of Desktop Improvements coming to Vector Hi Vira, Ala'a, and Galder, Thanks for your feedback - we’re really glad you’re enjoying

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Let's discuss first features of Desktop Improvements coming to Vector

2020-08-23 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Thanks for bringing this topic! At euwiki it has been some weeks we have experienced the new vector style, and it has some great things: you can be sure about how width images will take for any reader, you can create better galleries or even decide where to insert an image to avoid sandwiching.

[Wikimedia-l] The Government of Navarre will fund BWUG

2020-07-24 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Dear all, It is a real pleasure to announce the agreement reached between Basque Wikimedians User Group and the Government of Navarre to finance projects for the knowledge of Wikimedia platforms in that region. The agreement, of an initial duration of 6 months and endowed with 25,000€, will

[Wikimedia-l] Announcing Txikipedia APP

2020-07-22 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Dear all, Today we are glad to announce the launching of the Txikipedia APP for Android and iOS. This tool will allow children to read content created for them at Txikipedia, the Basque language encyclopedia for children, and will make easier to discover content. You can download it at Play

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcing a new Wikimedia project: Abstract Wikipedia

2020-07-02 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Excited to see even how this mind-blowing idea comes to live! Congratulations Galder From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of Isaac Olatunde Sent: Thursday, July 2, 2020 7:01 PM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcing

[Wikimedia-l] Announcing WikiBizi Basque Country, a summer proposal for COVID-19 times

2020-06-18 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Basque Wikimedians User Group (BWUG) is proud to announce the creation of WikiBizi1, a project created as a summer proposal for COVID-19 times. It will gather an open travel guide of the Basque Country, three photo-contests superseding our current WikiLoves__ contests and GLAM

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF political activism

2020-04-24 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
not work. Am 24.04.2020 um 15:16 schrieb Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga: > Mmm... again? > https://twitter.com/Wikimedia/status/1253670025426202624 > > From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of > Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga > Sent: Friday, April 24, 2020 11:26

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF political activism

2020-04-24 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Mmm... again? https://twitter.com/Wikimedia/status/1253670025426202624 From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga Sent: Friday, April 24, 2020 11:26 AM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF political activism The concept

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF political activism

2020-04-24 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
The concept "apolitical" does not exist if there is a goal. Nevertheless, for the future, a link to the article about "Earth" in all the languages Wikimedia has would be the best solution. Cheers, Galder From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of Yair Rand Sent: Friday,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Що робить вас щасливими цього тижня? / What's making you happy this week? (Week of 5 April 2020)

2020-04-15 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
I decided to write/translate/create a featured article every month in Basque Wikipedia as a 2020 new year resolution. The home-confinement is helping me writing two of them in a month. From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of Amir E. Aharoni Sent: Wednesday, April 15,

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia during a quarantine

2020-03-16 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Hello! Millions of students are in forced quarantine these days, so in the Basque Wikipedia we are doing an effort to offer teachers activities they can do with their students online. It's being a hard work, but this crisis is a good opportunity to spread the relationship between Wikimedia You

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Save the date: WikiGap Challenge

2020-03-05 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
FYI: You can use UKBot to make the count automatically: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:UKBot. From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of Eric Luth Sent: Thursday, March 5, 2020 10:48 AM To: wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Save the date: WikiGap

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Snøhetta and Wikimedia

2020-01-20 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Mmm... How can such a relevant topic be discussed oficially at Facebook? This is, by far, the worst way to do it. 2020 urt. 20 9:48 AM erabiltzaileak hau idatzi du (Peter Southwood ): Thanks for the heads-up, Mike, P -Original Message- From: Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] Recognition of the Wikimedians of Saint Petersburg User Group

2019-10-05 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Thanks for the clarification and the insights. This could be a really interesting organizative model for huge countries, even for countries with more than one chapter but not a country level one, as happens in the USA. 2019 urr. 5 4:38 PM erabiltzaileak hau idatzi du (Фархад Фаткуллин / Farhad

[Wikimedia-l] Announcing the extension of funding by the Basque Government

2019-09-18 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Dear wikimedians, Three years have gone since we started with the Basque Wikimedians User Group Education Program, funded by the Basque Government. After two years and a half of great enhancing of Basque Wikipedia (more than 2.500 students adding more than 1.5 million words on fundamental

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

2019-09-07 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
By the way, the solution is really easy: The Wiki Foundation. 2019 ira. 7 1:39 PM erabiltzaileak hau idatzi du (Lucas Werkmeister ): On 06.09.19 05:49, Zack McCune wrote: >3. > >Supporting sister projects I am extremely wary of this phrasing. Instead of a family of projects working

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

2019-09-06 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
I think a rebranding to Wikipedia is the best branding option but, at the same time, I aknowledge that this can cause a wide variety of problems to so many people inside our community that doing it without a plan to give safety (not only legal, as their lives could be compromised) is a bigger

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Which script oral language will use anyway?

2019-09-02 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
This is a really interesting topic. Those who are used to the latin script normally don't get the difficulties to answer this question, but it can be a real challenge. An alphanumeric random code could be an answer, but we are still in the same point! From:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Dispute between Common and Outreach

2019-05-14 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
and everyone else deserve clear documentation and guidance. For our inability to create this and deliver it to you, I apologize and have regret. On Tue, May 14, 2019 at 10:13 AM Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga < galder...@hotmail.com> wrote: > Sorry Lane... which " wiki publishing nor

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