[Wikimedia-l] Re: [Commons-l] General Maintenance at Commons

2022-01-23 Thread Gereon Kalkuhl
tfa = Two-factor authentication, I assume. Sometimes MFA or 2FA as well. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Multi-factor_authentication Regards, Gereon Am 23.01.2022 um 07:56 schrieb 4nn1l2: Thanks! What's tfa? On Sun, Jan 23, 2022 at 8:01

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

2022-01-08 Thread Gereon Kalkuhl
Thank you, Leila. It's good to have an award like this and I always apreaciate the publications. We have to think about "publication must be available in English" though. On the top of my head I can think of very good non-English research that was published last year. Do we want to be global

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Invitation to Episode 4 of WikiAfrica Hour (WikiEvents:Unpacked)

2021-07-29 Thread Gereon Kalkuhl
Hello everyone! Are you aware that the proposed date for WikiIndaba 2021 (5th to 7th of November) is the exact same date that is proposed for the virtual CEE meeting 2021? The CEE meeting is the Wikimania type annual meeting for Central and Eastern Europe. I could imagine that there are

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

2021-06-29 Thread Gereon Kalkuhl
Dear 4nn1|2, Thank you for informing us about the incident. But to be clear: You write that it's about a Palestinian flag. Yet actually it's about a flag with a statement: free Palestine. There's a difference. And a member of the Persian Wikipedia removed the deletion request on Commons and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Moving the technical infrastructure out of the US

2020-09-30 Thread Gereon Kalkuhl
Hi all, as Dimi said, there had been some discussions about this topic over the years. Unfortunately they were not taken for serious, for example https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Requests_for_comment/Move_the_WMF_and_Servers_to_Iceland . And there is not only the political issue, there are

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF political activism

2020-04-24 Thread Gereon Kalkuhl
The Twitter link does 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 AM To:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wiki loves SDGs

2019-09-18 Thread Gereon Kalkuhl
Fae, at Wiki Indaba 2018 in Tunisia we had at least 1 gay participant. I was not aware of any problems at this conference. Gereon Am 18.09.2019 um 08:17 schrieb Fæ: Gerard, your comments are flippant and deflect from the serious risk that our volunteers and employees are being subject to.

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

2019-09-15 Thread Gereon Kalkuhl
Since 2010 we have the WikiCon for the German language communities with more than 300 attendants. I don't remember that the WMF has sent anyone to these conventions. And why should they? It's all in German, the communities are established and have strong chapters. I suppose the same applies to