Re: [Wikimedia-l] Status update about editing software, June 2016

2016-06-28 Thread Henning Schlottmann
On 25.06.2016 17:15, James Forrester wrote: > On 23 June 2016 at 17:01, Pine W wrote: > >> 1. Is Flow feature development still frozen? If and when would Flow feature >> development resume? >> > > ​Yes, principal development is frozen. Like with all production software, >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Outcomes from the Consultation on Wikimedia movement conferences/Wikimania

2016-02-16 Thread Henning Schlottmann
On 09.02.2016 16:40, Gerard Meijssen wrote: > When you cap Wikimania, who is not to come? Employees of the WMF and the chapters, other than WMF's community engagement team and maybe - just maybe - selected speakers as speakers, not as general participants. Wikimania is not for and about

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community Wishlist Survey: Top 10 wishes!

2015-12-29 Thread Henning Schlottmann
On 29.12.2015 03:40, Pete Forsyth wrote: > This is not an "either/or" situation. At least in the past, when I have > manually added Wayback Machine links (or seen them added by bots), they do > not *replace* dead links, they merely complement them. The English > Wikipedia templates include two

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community Wishlist Survey: Top 10 wishes!

2015-12-28 Thread Henning Schlottmann
On 16.12.2015 21:12, Danny Horn wrote: > #1. Migrate dead links to the Wayback Machine (111 support votes) I really hope, you don't follow that wish, as it is detrimental to the quality of Wikipedia. Switching dead links to the archive is a move to a dead end, instead of looking for a) the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Quality issues

2015-12-15 Thread Henning Schlottmann
On 08.12.2015 00:52, Craig Franklin wrote: > In a database, we are limited to > saying that Jerusalem either is or is not the capital of Israel. We are not. Wikidata is a repositum of statements. It can contain both a statement that Jerusalem is the caital of Israel and another statement that it

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

2014-08-23 Thread Henning Schlottmann
On 22.08.2014 09:22, Erik Moeller wrote: - The MediaViewer rollout was very smooth until the deployments to German Wikipedia, English Wikipedia and Wikimedia Commons. There could be many reasons for that -- but it's a fact nonetheless. I do see little evidence that users in other communities

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Superprotect user right, Comming to a wiki near you

2014-08-14 Thread Henning Schlottmann
On 12.08.2014 21:41, Magnus Manske wrote: On Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 5:33 PM, Henning Schlottmann wrote: This is serious. WMF really needs to appreciate the expertise of the author community and accept their experience a important and valid. If authors tell the WMF

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Superprotect user right, Comming to a wiki near you

2014-08-12 Thread Henning Schlottmann
On 12.08.2014 16:57, Magnus Manske wrote: German Wikipedia had 1.1 billion page views in June [1]. ~300 votes (~2/3 against MediaViewer) do not represent the readers, IMHO. Claiming to speak for a perceived silent majority will not help you much in this discussion. There is a common pattern in