Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Introducing WikiContrib 1.0!

2019-09-07 Thread Gergo Tisza
On Thu, Sep 5, 2019 at 5:25 AM Rammanoj Potla wrote: > I am happy to introduce you to the first version of WikiContrib > . WikiContrib is a developer > metrics tool which can be used to view a developer’s contributions on > Phabricator and Gerrit. This

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

2019-08-14 Thread Gergo Tisza
Also, keep in mind that feedback on what recommendations you wanted / expected to see but did not find is just as much worth as criticism (or praise) of the existing ones. On Wed, Aug 14, 2019, 21:31 Chris Keating wrote: > > > > > > I have some bigger concerns with a few of the other strategy

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wmfall] Announcing the Wikimedia Foundation's Technical Engagement team

2018-05-26 Thread Gergo Tisza
That is great news, congrats and thanks to all involved! Support of Wikimedia/MediaWiki developers and software reusers has gone through a quantum leap in the last year or so, and this is another solid step towards creating a more healthy FLOSS ecosystem. I'd also like to echo what Trey said:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Information on "Multiple failed attempts to log in" emails

2018-05-13 Thread Gergo Tisza
On Sun, May 6, 2018 at 11:24 PM Nathan wrote: > I get hundreds of these a year (my user name, Nathan, seems to be a popular > target). It would nice to be able to use some sort of multi-factor > authentication, which is actually supported by OAUTH. However, it seems > most

Re: [Wikimedia-l] RFC on wikimedia-l posting limits

2018-02-18 Thread Gergo Tisza
On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 2:42 PM, Pine W wrote: > I am considering establishing a Discourse installation myself and offering > it to host Wikimedia-l or its successor There are already two experimental Discourse instances: for trialing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Tool to help reaching community consensus

2017-12-09 Thread Gergo Tisza
On Thu, Dec 7, 2017 at 4:51 AM, mathieu stumpf guntz <> wrote: > Loomio offers free use for community cases. But it's non-free software, as > far as I can see, but I didn't made deep inquiry. So I wondered if anyone > was aware of a free software equivalent. > The

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A fundraising banner we'd like to try in a short test

2017-11-14 Thread Gergo Tisza
Hi Samuel, thanks for being circumspect about the new banner design! On Tue, Nov 14, 2017 at 2:12 PM, Samuel Patton wrote: > If you have thoughts on this design, please share them here. There will be > more opportunities for you to weigh in if this banner variant looks >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wmfall] New Developers Quarterly Report's first edition

2017-10-21 Thread Gergo Tisza
Thanks Srishti & DevRel team, that was interesting, and it's great to see that developer retention gets the organizational focus it deserves. Some comments on the document: We currently struggle to keep track of information about new developers > such as project they worked on, their contact

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Women in red

2017-10-15 Thread Gergo Tisza
On Sun, Oct 15, 2017 at 11:04 AM, Todd Allen wrote: > This project is going for 100k articles. There are as of this writing 118 > editors signed up. That is, even if we presume 100% participation (which is > generally wildly optimistic), nearly 1000 articles per editor to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Blocks of new accounts in Angola?

2017-02-22 Thread Gergo Tisza
Maybe caused by and their ISP using a proxy that handles IP-related headers in a very broken way? If that's the case, they should be seeing something about private IP ranges in the block message. On Wed, Feb 22, 2017 at 8:16 AM, John

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Editor safety and anonymity: ending IP address exposure?

2016-11-17 Thread Gergo Tisza
On Sat, Nov 12, 2016 at 12:02 PM, Brion Vibber wrote: > 1) Eliminate IP address exposure for non-logged-in editors. Those editors > should be either given a random, truly anonymous identifier, or required to > create a pseudonym as a login. > I filed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wimedia on line?

2016-09-10 Thread Gergo Tisza
On Fri, Sep 9, 2016 at 10:20 PM, Peter Southwood <> wrote: > I have been unable to access Wikipedia, Wikivoyage or Meta since last > night. Maybe 8 to 10 hours ago. Are the servers on line? Other internet > seems OK >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What New Thing is WMF Doing w. Cookies, & Why is Legal Involved?

2016-05-02 Thread Gergo Tisza
On Mon, May 2, 2016 at 6:43 PM, Johan Jönsson wrote: > One of the problems here is that much of the information about how the > Wikimedia sites collect information is so spread out, because different > parts of the WMF have different solutions for different problems (e.g.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Armenia candidate for the board

2016-03-03 Thread Gergo Tisza
On Wed, Mar 2, 2016 at 10:02 PM, Andreas Kolbe wrote: > So I would like to hear from Susanna how easy it would be for her to > disobey direct instructions from her superiors related to her Wikimedia > volunteer work, because *they* are clearly taking a keen interest in the >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [discovery] USA elections in real time - as viewed by Wikipedia users

2016-02-18 Thread Gergo Tisza
On Thu, Feb 18, 2016 at 9:02 AM, Yuri Astrakhan wrote: > It will be updated whenever the page containing the template is > re-generated (e.g. the page is changed, or someone does a null-save). I > heard that every page is forcefully regenerated if its older than 30

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Better thankspam

2016-01-13 Thread Gergo Tisza
On Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 9:17 AM, Chris Keating wrote: > > To me, "Hello" and "Thank you" are quite under-used words on this list (in > the movement generally but particularly here) so I would prefer we didn't > rule these emails out. > > After all, if we remove pile-on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Quality issues

2015-11-28 Thread Gergo Tisza
On Sat, Nov 28, 2015 at 5:23 AM, Andreas Kolbe wrote: > To the extent that Wikidata draws on Wikipedia, its CC0 license would > appear to be a gross violation of Wikipedia's share-alike license > requirement. > By the same logic, to the extent Wikipedia takes its facts from

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Quality issues

2015-11-27 Thread Gergo Tisza
On Fri, Nov 27, 2015 at 11:14 AM, Lila Tretikov wrote: > What I hear in email from Andreas and Liam is not as much the propagation > of the error (which I am sure happens with some % of the cases), but the > fact that the original source is obscured and therefore it is hard

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF Advanced Permissions

2015-10-09 Thread Gergo Tisza
On Fri, Oct 9, 2015 at 1:52 AM, Fæ wrote: > For anyone following the transparent and open publication of the > allocation and rationales for necessary WMF staff project account > rights (i.e. not community managed), the wiki table on meta was > updated this week, see [1] and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wiki Loves Monuments] Wiki Loves Monuments in Italy largely blocked by WMF fundraising

2015-08-31 Thread Gergo Tisza
On Wed, Aug 19, 2015 at 6:32 AM, Craig Franklin wrote: > It has been my experience that site banners are the best way to reach > casual readers who are not already integrated into the projects and > existing communication channels. This is why the Fundraising team run

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Does Foundation have 3rd party standing against Harald Bischoff?

2015-07-31 Thread Gergo Tisza
On Fri, Jul 31, 2015 at 10:34 AM, rupert THURNER wrote: Therefor allow me come back to my original question which I d love to have an answer from the wmf legal department, and cc-by expert readers: independent of this case, is there a technical possibility to put

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open Well-Tempered Clavier

2015-03-21 Thread Gergo Tisza
On Sat, Mar 21, 2015 at 8:58 AM, Rob wrote: Fantastic! Any idea if they will be recording book II of the Clavier as well? *Are you going to work on bringing BWV 870—893 (Well-Tempered Clavier Book 2) to the audience next? Or would you explore something else?* *Kimiko:*

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons / OTRS is broken

2015-02-04 Thread Gergo Tisza
On Wed, Feb 4, 2015 at 2:46 AM, Andrea Zanni wrote: My question is: what could we ask, as a community, to the WMF, o to chapters? Is there some tool/task/workflow that could receive help from Wikimedia? Maybe a new software, or some trusted agents in key position, or

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Next steps regarding WMF-community disputes about deployments

2014-09-09 Thread Gergo Tisza
On Sat, Sep 6, 2014 at 8:13 AM, Erik Moeller wrote: The team has pretty strong arguments why they don't want posts to be editable (the gist is, they fear that no other discussion system does this, and it will freak people out -- they see the introduction of a new system as

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Review of grantmaking costs and outcomes for APG, PEG, and IEG

2014-08-01 Thread Gergo Tisza
On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 12:13 PM, Dan Garry wrote: Slides from all the presentations are available here: The grantmaking slides seem to be limited to WMF employees though.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community RfCs about MediaViewer

2014-07-11 Thread Gergo Tisza
On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 3:58 AM, Todd Allen wrote: That doesn't, however, help the concern that millions of users are pulling up the images without immediately seeing the license requirements and author information. To the contrary, Media Viewer displays the license,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community RfCs about MediaViewer

2014-07-10 Thread Gergo Tisza
On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 11:41 AM, David Gerard wrote: I concur that there's a bit much reasoning from no data, and we could do with some. Anecdotally, (a) I don't mind the new viewer (b) I know a lot of people who've said they love it (c) I know a few who've said they hate

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Assessing this round of FDC proposals, including the WMF's proposal

2014-04-27 Thread Gergo Tisza
Risker risker.wp@... writes: There is a huge difference between a request to any of the movement stakeholders specifically for comment and asking a specific stakeholder - one that has a lot to gain if the role of the WMF itself is diminished - to usurp the role of staff analysis. I'm really