Re: [Wikimedia-l] Moderation notice

2020-09-10 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Hello Asaf I am a list administrator in at least 5 Wikimedia mailing lists and I believe I have the relevant experience in this area. I'd be happy to help out if you need more hands. Regards Isaac On Thu, 10 Sep 2020, 10:08 Asaf Bartov, wrote: > Indeed, there is a potential conflict of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Moderation notice

2020-09-09 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Hello Todd, The notice was sent by Asaf on behalf of the list administrators. That is, he only communicated the decision of the list administrators and may not have directly participated in the discussion that resulted in the decision to moderate Dan. I am not sure this mailing list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A Universal Code of Conduct draft for review

2020-09-08 Thread Isaac Olatunde
e or representation in the proceedings is > about as good as a fart in the wind. I'd prefer the WMF keep its flatulence > to itself. > > On Tue, Sep 8, 2020 at 2:17 PM Isaac Olatunde > wrote: > > > On the contrary, I do not think this is an imposition by the Board or WMF > > as we

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A Universal Code of Conduct draft for review

2020-09-08 Thread Isaac Olatunde
On the contrary, I do not think this is an imposition by the Board or WMF as we are allowed to comment on the draft, and suggest improvement. I have been following the process closely and I do not see anything that looks like an "imposition" The Universal Code of Conduct is not a substitute to

[Wikimedia-l] Announcement: The WPWP Campaign 2020 is now closed

2020-09-02 Thread Isaac Olatunde
gn. We plan to constitute the International Jury Team this week and if you would like to join us in coordinating the Jury, please email the International Organizing Team at wpwp-organiz...@lists.wikimedia.org Thanks for all your contributions to the WPWP Campaign this year. With best regards, Is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sexual harassment

2020-08-23 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Hello Chris, This isn't a terribly bad advise, AFAICS. Harassments are treated on a case-by-case basis. So, if this is something you aren't comfortable discussing publicly, you could email the Functionary team or ArbCom or similar body in that community. If it's something that should be

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sexual harassment

2020-08-23 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Well, I don't know the fact directly but the standard procedure is to discuss it with a local administrator on the relevant talk page or notice board. So, Vermont is correct. The T does not usually take action in cases that can generally be handled by the local community. Thus, responses such as

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Universal Code of Conduct Drafting Committee - Call for participation

2020-07-31 Thread Isaac Olatunde
I agree with Cieli. I have had the privilege to speak to people offline to get their view on the proposed UCoc. This includes people on this list who are not native speakers of the English language and not willing to openly engage in a discussion about it. Many of them are interested in seeing the

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

2020-07-25 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Hello Galder, Congratulations to you and the team. Looking forward to reading your report. Regards Isaac On Sat, 25 Jul 2020, 20:38 Denny Vrandečić, wrote: > Congratulations! Looking forward to see the results of this initiative! > > On Fri, Jul 24, 2020 at 2:54 AM Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga

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

2020-07-02 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Wow! This is a great news. Thanks for sharing Katherine. With best wishes Isaac. On Thu, 2 Jul 2020, 17:39 Denny Vrandečić, wrote: > Katherine, thank you for the warm welcome and your kind words! > > I am very happy to be given the opportunity to start this new project, and > deeply honored

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Wikimedia Sudan User Group

2020-06-28 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Thanks to AffCom for this recognition. Congratulations to the founding members. We look forward to collaborating with you. Regards, Isaac On Sun, 28 Jun 2020, 07:25 Rajeeb Dutta, wrote: > What a wonderful news!! Congratulations and all my best wishes to all the > members of Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Emergency moderation ended

2020-06-23 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Dear Asaf, Thanks for this update. I trust the judgement of the list moderators. Regards Isaac On Tue, 23 Jun 2020, 22:32 Asaf Bartov, wrote: > Dear Wikimedians, > > We have ended the emergency moderation of the mailing list > > We did our best to process the moderation queue at least

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: The recommendations are now online

2020-05-12 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Thank you, Katherine, for this update and Nicole (and others) for these awesome recommendations. Regards Isaac On Tue, 12 May 2020, 11:45 Ilario valdelli, wrote: > Thank you Nicole > > for all that great job! > > On 12/05/2020 12:29, Nicole Ebber wrote: > > Thanks, Anders and Anton, for your

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Netha wins 2020 RedHat Women in Open Source Award!

2020-04-29 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Congratulations to Netha. This ward is inspiring. Regards Isaac https://youtu.be/gaFV_LPbSfM On Wed, 29 Apr 2020, 16:18 Subhashish, wrote: > Hope everyone is keeping safe and well in a difficult time like now. There > is a good news - Netha Hussain has won the 2020 RedHat Women in Open

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Launch of Wikimedia Affiliates Data Portal

2020-03-07 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Hello Dumi, Thank you and Derrick for this work. I look forward to the seminar. Regards Isaac On Sat, 7 Mar 2020, 20:10 Michael Peel, wrote: > Hi Dumi, > > This looks interesting, but I’m worried that the WMF is still trying to > exclude itself from reporting its metrics. Will this new tool

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Wiki Cemeteries User Group

2020-02-18 Thread Isaac Olatunde
arise from such recognition in countries with multiple user groups already. Regards On Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 2:05 AM Camelia Boban wrote: > @Isaac Why not ? > > Camelia > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > Il giorno mar 18 feb 2020 alle ore 14:00 I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Wiki Cemeteries User Group

2020-02-18 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Congratulations to the founding members. @Rosie, I hope we will not begin to see country-specific cementeries like "Wiki Cemeteries User Group Nigeria", "Wiki Cementeries User Group Africa" etc for example. Regards? Isaac On Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 1:47 AM Camelia Boban wrote: > @Ciell > As one

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

2019-11-08 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Congratulations to Wikimedians of Mali. We look toward to collaborating with you. Regards Isaac On Fri, Nov 8, 2019, 6:13 PM Kirill Lokshin Hi everyone! > > I'm very happy to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized > [1] the Wikimedians of Mali User Group [2] as a Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [LGBT] Best practices for awarding scholarships

2019-10-09 Thread Isaac Olatunde
I completely agree with Risker here. In the recent time, most (if not all) Wikipedian of the year award recipients now have a Wikipedia article. One would wonder if Wikipedia of the year award confers notability. This is not to disrespect our WOTY but I do honestly feel that users who are not

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [African Wikimedians] [Wikipedia-l] Join the Months of African Cinema Global Edit-a-Thon

2019-09-24 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Dear Antolepore, It does seem that you want something fixed on Wikipedia but I am not quiet sure your current approach would be productive. Please do not start thinking that any of the people on this list would obey your order. I'd encourage you to consider your tone and immediately stop the

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

2019-09-18 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Good news and thanks for sharing. We'd like to replicate this in our country. Regards Isaac On Wed, Sep 18, 2019, 5:12 PM Florencia Claes Great news, Galder And congrats for your fabulous work! > > El mié., 18 sept. 2019 a las 16:18, Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga (< > galder...@hotmail.com>)

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

2019-09-06 Thread Isaac Olatunde
We sometimes spend several minutes trying to explain to potentials partners the difference between Wikipedia and Wikimedia and the relationship between them. In most cases we just use "Wikipedia" so as to not confuse them. Of course some people would share an opposing view for many reasons but I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Departing the WMF, the Future of The Wikipedia Library, and What's Next?

2019-09-06 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Jake, we are really going to miss you. You are an inspiration and a role model. Today, I am happy to say that the discussion we had in 2015 about building an active Wikimedia movement/community in Nigeria was productive. After the discussion we had, I began to contact Wikipedia editors from

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Welcoming Ryan Merkley to the Wikimedia Foundation

2019-08-15 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Good news Katherine. I wish you all the best in your new role Merkley. Regards, Isaac On Thu, Aug 15, 2019, 8:56 AM Itzik - Wikimedia Israel < it...@wikimedia.org.il wrote: > Such great news! Welcome, Ryan! > > > > *Itzik Edri* > Chairperson (volunteer) > it...@wikimedia.org.il >

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

2019-08-10 Thread Isaac Olatunde
I believe there are related discussion pages, Todd. Do you think there should have been separate pages for discussion aside the talk pages? Regards, Isaac. On Sat, Aug 10, 2019, 2:29 PM Szymon Grabarczuk How about talk pages? > > Z poważaniem / Kind regards > > *Szymon Grabarczuk* > userpage:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Banning real identities

2019-07-05 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Doxxing is often considered as harassment. See: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Harassment#Posting_of_personal_information Isaac On Fri, Jul 5, 2019, 12:30 PM Todd Allen Doxing means to reveal personal data about someone against their wishes. So > if you found out my address and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Banning real identities

2019-07-01 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Why do you think this is important and what real purpose do you think this will serve? Well, I don't think WMF would log global banned users by their real for a number of reasons and I don't see any reason why they should start doing that. Regards, Isaac

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fram en.wp office yearlock block

2019-06-28 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Nobody seems to be insinuating that Fram is lying. It's just plain stupidity to demonize the WMF's action solely on their part of the story alone. Fram has penchant for irritating people he disagrees with and it's possible they have crossed the line. Recently there was an AbCom case against

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Wikimedia Space: A space for movement news and conversations

2019-06-26 Thread Isaac Olatunde
The outreach Wiki and Wikimedia Space have some similarities but I don't they serve the same purposes. Regards, Isaac On Tue, Jun 25, 2019, 7:56 PM Pine W Hi Maria, > > Thanks for this update. > > I hope that you can answer a question. I may be mistaken, but my impression > is that the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Some goodbye to all

2019-06-21 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Hi Natacha I am not sure this thread is about whether T action was in order or not. Aside the recent WP:FRAM, I am not aware of a single instance where T action's was criticized largely by the community or those you described as official representative of movement/chapters. Most opinion

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New board for Wikimedia Belgium + evaluation behaviour WMF

2019-06-17 Thread Isaac Olatunde
The "sender is Romaine" is not the same as "Romaine is WMBE". This sort of confusion should have been prevented by allowing another person to send this email on behalf of WMBE. Regards, Isaac On Mon, Jun 17, 2019, 3:48 PM Dariusz Jemielniak > > On Mon, Jun 17, 2019 at 4:26 PM Michel

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New board for Wikimedia Belgium + evaluation behaviour WMF

2019-06-17 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Considering that it was sent by that person, one may reasonably conclude that it was written by them. That being said, I do not want to believe that it was not reviewed and approved by the governing board (assuming it was written by that person). BUT if it was written by another person, reviewed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fram en.wp office yearlock block

2019-06-15 Thread Isaac Olatunde
if Fram was not an admin, all these discussions would not have been done) [citation needed] I don't think this is entirely incorrect. Chances are that people would not notice or care if Fram was not an admin. Isaac On Fri, Jun 14, 2019, 2:05 PM Martijn Hoekstra if Fram was not an admin, all

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fram en.wp office yearlock block

2019-06-15 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Sadly, people with advanced permissions (admin, checkuser etc) on Wikimedia projects are almost immune to sanctions. You could imagine a behavior that would normally lead to a site ban for people with no permission will only result in a desysop for an administrator. Worst of it is Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fram en.wp office yearlock block

2019-06-15 Thread Isaac Olatunde
activities of the victim. Regards Isaac On Fri, Jun 14, 2019, 2:03 PM Isaac Olatunde Sadly, people with advanced permissions (admin, checkuser etc) on > Wikimedia projects are almost immune to sanctions. You could imagine a > behavior that would normally lead to a site ban for people with no > p

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fram en.wp office yearlock block

2019-06-14 Thread Isaac Olatunde
I have seen a known user attacking me on one of Wikipedia's criticism site during my ArbCom case on the English Wikipedia but when it was report, they said there is nothing they can do about off-wiki attacks/harassment. That event alone gives me an impression that the English Wikipedia community

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fram en.wp office yearlock block

2019-06-14 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Nobody deserves to be harassed on any Wikimedia project. Unfortunately once you are mobbed on the English Wikipedia, some people thinks it's fine to harass you. They don't care how you feel, your personal life does not matter to them. Imagine someone want the name of the person behind the WMF

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fram en.wp office yearlock block

2019-06-12 Thread Isaac Olatunde
I have read several threads on this incident including Fram and T statement on the English Wikipedia but I find it difficult to draw any reasonable conclusion as WMF has not officially says that Fram was banned for the fuck ArbCom comment. I really do not think we'll be fair to WMF if we conclude

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fram en.wp office yearlock block

2019-06-12 Thread Isaac Olatunde
It seems the English Wikipedia community is concern with whether WMF has jurisdiction to ban a user in a single project with active arbitration committee and if they may do so without any obligation to notify the project Arbitration committee or the community. Well, I don't know the specifics of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [African Wikimedians] Happy Africa Day: keyboards for all the languages of Africa

2019-05-28 Thread Isaac Olatunde
to use it and if/how you use > other software? It would deserve a place on the Wikimedia blog because the > keyboard effort deserves much more attention :) > Thanks, > GerardM > > On Sat, 25 May 2019 at 11:28, Isaac Olatunde > wrote: > >> Hello Amir, >> >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [African Wikimedians] Happy Africa Day: keyboards for all the languages of Africa

2019-05-25 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Hello Amir, Thank you for this great work. I have been enjoying the Yoruba keyboard you designed for me over over three years ago. I am proud to say that in have translated over 250 articles from English Wikipedia to Yoruba Wikipedia using the keyboards and I have trained others on now to use it

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

2019-05-13 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Not all local sysops have a strong knowledge of image licensing and I think allowing local sysops not familiar with image licensing and how Commons community works in general to delete\undelete files would be counterproductive. I agree with Yann that training would work. I think resources

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

2019-05-13 Thread Isaac Olatunde
I am not in anyway surprise at this nonsensical behavior of Yann. This user once posted a misleading information about me and when asked to correct it they issued a block threat. It's just terrible. Isaac On Mon, May 13, 2019, 5:46 PM David Gerard Yann, you SERIOUSLY need to back up this

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

2019-05-13 Thread Isaac Olatunde
The expectations is at https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Administrators#Community role Regards, Isaac On Sun, May 12, 2019, 10:43 PM Todd Allen I wouldn't even have any idea what I'd need to do to be a sysop on Commons. > I frequently do find copyvio images and nominate them for

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

2019-05-13 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Hello Paulo, Thanks for restoring those images. If images are routinely deleted this way, I'm afraid it would be difficult to retain new editors. Affiliates invest a lot of time and resources to recruit new volunteers through various programs/project and if their uploads are blindly deleted this

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Who oversees the AffCom?

2019-05-07 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Hi Paulo, You said you got your information from a WMF source. Right? Is there no possibility for you to ask the same WMF source who to direct this question to? Have you tried to ask AffCom, WMF SuSa or the community engagement team? In any case, I wish you all the best. Isaac On Mon, May

Re: [Wikimedia-l] timeline for Project Grants

2019-04-29 Thread Isaac Olatunde
n/email address? > > > Thanks a lot, > Milan > > On Mon, 29 Apr 2019 at 00:41, Isaac Olatunde > wrote: > >> Will it not be better to ask the grant team at WMF directly? >> >> Regards, >> >> Isaac >> >> On Sun, Apr 28, 2019, 2:36 AM Milan Dojchi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] timeline for Project Grants

2019-04-28 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Will it not be better to ask the grant team at WMF directly? Regards, Isaac On Sun, Apr 28, 2019, 2:36 AM Milan Dojchinovski < dojcinovski.mi...@gmail.com wrote: > Hi all, > > does any of you have info on the deadline for the next project grants? > > As far as I remember, it was June, but at

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Annual Report 2018: Wikimedia Community User Group Turkey

2019-04-16 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Wow! That you and your team continue to do some amazing works despite the issues in Turkey is something I really appreciate. Thank you so much for this report. Regards, Isaac. On Tue, Apr 16, 2019, 1:25 PM Eileen Hershenov #WeMissTurkey -- so much. > > > Eileen B. Hershenov > Of Counsel >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Chile Board Election

2019-04-15 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Congratulations to the newly elected board members. Wishing you all the best in your new role Regards, Isaac On Sun, Apr 14, 2019, 7:38 PM camelia boban Congratulations to Rocio and all Wikimedia Chile board. > > Camelia > > On Sun, Apr 14, 2019, 8:24 PM Marco Correa wrote: > > > [Sorry for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Ukraine's board and officers

2019-03-17 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Congratulations to NickK and others. Regards, Isaac On Sat, Mar 16, 2019, 8:30 PM Голова Правління Hello! > > Wikimedia Ukraine had its General Assembly on February 16, 2019 and we have > elected new Board and Audit Committee [1]. We have been working on changes > in our organisation for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement: Wikimedia's new Chief of Community Engagement

2018-12-15 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Congratulations to Valerie and of course many thanks to Maggie for all the good work. Regards, Isaac On Dec 11, 2018 8:32 PM, "Philippe Beaudette" wrote: > Sounds like an amazing fit for the Wmf. Congrats to you all, and Maggie... > Take a break now. Good job. > > Philippe > > On Tue, Dec 11,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing launch of Santali Language Wikipedia

2018-08-09 Thread Isaac Olatunde
I am happy about this news. Congratulations! Regards, Isaac On Aug 8, 2018 6:31 PM, "Jean-Philippe Béland" wrote: > Congratulations and thank you for sharing your experience! > > JP > User:Amqui > > > On Wed, Aug 8, 2018 at 12:34 PM, Subhashish Panigrahi < > psubhash...@gmail.com > > wrote: >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Inc. working with Go Fish Digital, a company that whitewashes Wikipedia

2018-07-26 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Hi Mario, I don't think it will be considered harassment if the information is posted here. I believe the WP:OUTING applies to the English Wikipedia and this is not English Wikipedia mailing list. Regards, Isaac On Jul 22, 2018 5:43 PM, "Mario Gómez" wrote: There, is at least, one user that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia DC: Knight Prototype Fund support for the Wiki Art Depiction Explorer project

2018-07-20 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Thanks for sharing this news, Rob. This is certainly a good news. Regards, Isaac On Jul 17, 2018 8:14 PM, "Robert Fernandez" wrote: Wikimedia District of Columbia is proud to be the recipient of $50,000 in support from the Knight Prototype Fund, an initiative of the John S. and James L.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2 millions articles for the French Wikipedia

2018-07-08 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Congratulations to the French community. I hope Nigerian language Wikipedias will achieve this milestone one day. Greetings from Nigeria, Regards, Isaac On Jul 8, 2018 8:36 AM, "Thierry Coudray" wrote: > Hi folks, > > La grande nouvelle du jour / the big news today : the French Wikipedia >

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

2018-05-13 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Congratulations to the founding members. I am happy to be part of the story that led to the establishment of this group. Feel free to ask the existing user group in Nigeria for help when the need arise. Congratulations once again! Regards Isaac. On May 11, 2018 5:39 PM, "Kirill Lokshin"

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Was macht dich diese Woche glücklich? / What's making you happy this week? (Week of 15 April 2018)

2018-05-11 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Thank you Sidney. We are happy that folks at WMF takes issues of concerns very seriously and look for ways to address them. Regards, Isaac On May 9, 2018 10:47 PM, "Sydney Poore" wrote: > Hello Mz7, > > The Anti-Harassment Tools team who is doing this work really

[Wikimedia-l] How to deal with spam subscription to mailing list

2018-05-08 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Hi all, We have been receiving tens of subscription to our mailing list ( wikimedia...@lists.wikimedia.org) from aol.com addresses. Today alone we have received over 30 subscription from that domain addresses and we find this very problematic. I'll need the help of a more experienced list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Does anyone know what wikimedia france are up to with the Request Network ?

2018-04-29 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Hi Geni, Have you asked executive members of Wikimedia France? I think they are in the best position to answer you question. Regards, Isaac. On Apr 27, 2018 2:49 PM, "geni" wrote: > According to their twitter feed they have announced a partnership with > something called

[Wikimedia-l] Craig Franklin (User:Lankiveil) passed away

2018-04-18 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Dear all, It's with deep sadness to announce the death of our friend and a dedicated member of the Wikimedia community, Craig Franklin. I got this news on the wall of his wife, Leanne Maree Franklin. Franklin served as treasurer of Wikimedia Australia and as member of the ombudsman commission.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The fact-checked encyclopedia

2018-04-18 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Leigh, I disagree that all projects are hostile to outsiders. When someone edit in a language they do not speak and use machine to translate contents for example and refused to stop after multiple warnings, a block in such case may not be considered an "hostile" response. That being said, I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] De-recognition of Wikimedia user groups in Brazil

2018-04-09 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Hi Kiril, You wrote above "all reasonable attempts to resolve the conflict have failed". It would be interesting to let us have the idea of these reasonable attempts. Why did you think de-recognizing these groups is the best decision? What I understood from Tele's comment is that you did nothing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] De-recognition of Wikimedia user groups in Brazil

2018-04-09 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Extremely sad news. I can't comment on the fairness but it does seem like the best decision has been taken. Regards, Isaac On Apr 8, 2018 9:52 PM, "Lucas Teles" wrote: > That’s very unexpected. I actually have been trying to talk with WMF plenty > of times and waiting

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Future of video summaries of diseases on EN WP

2018-04-01 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Dear all, Doc James has announced the termination of the partnership with Osmosis on Jimbo's talk page.[1] According to him, they would will be removing any mention of collaborating with Wikipedia or Wiki Project Mexico Foundation from current documents and going forward. Regards, Isaac

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Future of video summaries of diseases on EN WP

2018-04-01 Thread Isaac Olatunde
I mean collaboration with Wiki Project Med Foundation and "Wiki Project Mexico Foundation " Regards, Isaac Note: I'm currently on a mobile device On Apr 1, 2018 2:29 PM, "Isaac Olatunde" <reachout2is...@gmail.com> wrote: > Dear all, > > Doc

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Future of video summaries of diseases on EN WP

2018-04-01 Thread Isaac Olatunde
gt; > Isaac > > Note: I'm currently on a mobile device > > On Apr 1, 2018 2:29 PM, "Isaac Olatunde" <reachout2is...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Dear all, >> >> Doc James has announced the termination of the partnership with Osmosis >> on Jimbo's t

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Grŵp Defnyddwyr Cymuned Wicimedia Cymru

2018-03-23 Thread Isaac Olatunde
One of the objectives of the group is to "cooperate with and represent Wikimedia UK in Wales". This is not the same as "We legally represent Wikimedia UK in Wales". User groups does not legally represent the WMF and or any chapter. If a group claim they represent a chapter in a state or district,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] #WeMissTurkey social media campaign

2018-03-06 Thread Isaac Olatunde
AFAIK, both Twitter and Facebook are banned by the Turkish government. Regards, Isaac On Mar 6, 2018 8:50 AM, "mathieu stumpf guntz" < psychosl...@culture-libre.org> wrote: > Hello Zachary, > > First, thank you and all people involved for this great initiative. > > There are two points for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Stewards elected

2018-03-05 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Congratulations. Wishing you all the best in your new role. Regards, Isaac On Mar 1, 2018 6:49 AM, "Lodewijk" wrote: > My best wishes to the new stewards! Enjoy the ride, with all these exciting > communities... > > Lodewijk > > On Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 9:14 PM,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paid translation

2018-02-25 Thread Isaac Olatunde
How about training language experts in academic institutions on how to translate contents from one language Wikipedia (Eg. English wikipedia) to another? I believe this would be more productive than paying people directly to contribute or translate contents. Sometimes in 2016, I discussed with a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Lower page views

2018-01-23 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Perhaps our readers aren't getting their topics of interest on Wikipedia, partly because Wikipedia is becoming nothing more than a biographical encyclopedia. Regards, Isaac. On Tue, Jan 23, 2018 at 5:54 PM, James Heilman wrote: > Our data is only comparable between May 2015

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wmfall] Leadership of Wikimedia Foundation's Communications department

2018-01-07 Thread Isaac Olatunde
I Wish you both the best in your new role. Regards, Isaac. On Jan 5, 2018 10:58 PM, "Michelle Fitzhugh-Craig" wrote: > This is great! Welcome Kui and Heather Congrats! I am excited about the > direction the team is taking and look forward to working with you both! > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Odisha Government's Social media accounts are now under CC-BY 4.0

2018-01-01 Thread Isaac Olatunde
I am happy to begin this year with a good news like this. Once again, congratulations! Regards, Isaac On Jan 1, 2018 7:37 PM, "Sailesh Patnaik" wrote: > Thank you, Ravi and Isaac!| > > I'm happy to share that, continuing the collaboration with the Odia >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Austin Hair is gone

2017-12-19 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Very sad news. May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace. Regards, Isaac On Dec 18, 2017 2:51 PM, "Asaf Bartov" wrote: > Dear Wikimedians, > > I regret to have to inform this list that veteran Wikimedian and longtime > volunteer administrator of this mailing list,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Wikimedia Community User Group Botswana

2017-12-16 Thread Isaac Olatunde
I am happy to hear about this. Good luck to the founding members. Regards, Isaac. On Dec 15, 2017 3:57 PM, "Natacha Rault" wrote: > Glad to see a new user group in Africa! Welcome and all the best! Nattes à > chat > > Le 15 déc. 2017 à 15:52, Samuel Patton

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimédia France new Board members

2017-12-08 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Congratulations to the newly elected members. Regards, Isaac. On Dec 8, 2017 5:11 PM, "Nadine Le Lirzin" wrote: > Hi all, > > > We’re glad to briefly present to the community the two new members elected > on December 2 to Wikimédia France Board of Trustees by our

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] Affiliations Committee: Call for Candidates

2017-12-07 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Hi Kirill and other AffCom members, I believe about ten people or more applied for the position recently and almost all of them are good candidate. Is there a reason why you can't appoint some of the candidates? Are they still eligible to apply? Regards, Isaac. Why can't you appoint one or

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of Esra’a Al Shafei to Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees

2017-12-02 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Respecting the privacy of others is one of our core values as a movement. Esra’a Al Shafei is not an anonymous person, AFAIK. If they are not willing to share their photos or video or does not wish to be photographed, I don't see any problem with that and I think we should respect their decision.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia movement under DMCA attack!

2017-11-16 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Hi Βικιπαιδιστής, I am sorry to learn that you felt harassed by some users at Greek Wikipedia. However, you wrote "*From what I understand Wikimedia foundation is not really interested of helping women who are being harassed*". So they are interested in helping men who are being harassed? I don't

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Conference 2018: Program themes, eligibility criteria and reporting deadlines

2017-10-23 Thread Isaac Olatunde
I share Lodewijk's concerns here. My understanding is that local chapters have no control/authority over any language community. Unless we want language communities to be under the control of local chapters or user groups, language communities should be allowed to choose their representatives if

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikitribune!

2017-10-22 Thread Isaac Olatunde
, 2017 3:48 PM, "Fæ" <fae...@gmail.com> wrote: > On 21 October 2017 at 13:05, Isaac Olatunde <reachout2is...@gmail.com> > wrote: > > Hi Fae, > > > > Is there a possibility for you to contact Jimbo or any Wikitribune staff > > member about this? I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikitribune!

2017-10-21 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Hi Fae, Is there a possibility for you to contact Jimbo or any Wikitribune staff member about this? I don't just think a thread here on what has happened to Wikitribune serves any useful purpose. Regards, Isaac. On Oct 21, 2017 12:45 PM, "Fæ" wrote: > On 25 April 2017 at

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMFR financials, 1.2 mio budget, team of 15 FTE

2017-10-14 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Hi Rupert, I am just curious. What are you trying to archive by posting this information? Thank you, Isaac. On Oct 14, 2017 12:23 PM, "rupert THURNER" wrote: > the linkedin page of emeric says that WMFR has 1.2 Mio Eur budget, 15 FTE > employees. which year was

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Open Foundation West Africa

2017-10-14 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Good news. Congratulations!! Regards, Isaac On Oct 14, 2017 12:24 PM, "shola ishola" wrote: > Congratulations to the team!!! > > This is long overdue. > > Best Regards > Olushola > > > > Olaniyan Ishola Olushola|MD, Data Access Systems >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] September 28: Strategy update - Final draft of movement direction and endorsement process (#25)

2017-10-01 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Thanks for the update, Katherine. Regards, Isaac On Sep 30, 2017 9:29 PM, "Katherine Maher" wrote: Hi all, Since my update last month, we have been collecting, processing, and including your most recent input into the lastest version of the movement strategic direction.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Diversity Award for the mentoring program of the 2017 Wikimedia Hackathon in Vienna

2017-09-30 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Congratulations to you all. Greetings from Nigeria. Regards, Isaac On Sep 30, 2017 12:01 PM, "Moheen Reeyad" wrote: > Congratulations! > > -- > Moheen > > On Sat, Sep 30, 2017 at 3:06 PM, Nurunnaby Hasive wrote: > > > Congratulations! > > > > > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Defamation of Wikipedia in a Telugu (te) Motion Picture

2017-09-26 Thread Isaac Olatunde
I must agree with Asaf here. Fwiw, this isn't a defamatory and I think legal action should be restricted to serious issues. Regards, Isaac. On Sep 26, 2017 7:09 PM, "Asaf Bartov" wrote: > Hi, Krishna. > > First of all, this isn't "defamation", which is a precise legal

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Odisha Government's Social media accounts are now under CC-BY 4.0

2017-09-24 Thread Isaac Olatunde
This is a great news. Congratulations to Odia Wikipedia community. Regards, Isaac On Sep 19, 2017 4:36 PM, "Tito Dutta" wrote: > Awesome news. :) > > > Thanks > Tito Dutta > Note: If I don't reply to your email in 2 days, please feel free to remind > me over email or

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

2017-08-24 Thread Isaac Olatunde
May I respectfully ask why Rogol is not on moderation already? Regards, Isaac. On Aug 24, 2017 5:31 AM, "Craig Franklin" wrote: > Joining the pile-on here. The focus on nitpicking semantics rather than > substantive issues, passive-aggressive grandstanding ("May I

[Wikimedia-l] What's making you happy this week? (Week of 16 August 2017)

2017-08-17 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Hi all, I am happy this week because a Wikimedian from Africa, Felix Nartey was named Wikipedian of the Year 2017 in Montreal. What's making you happy this week? Regards, Isaac ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sharing sad news about Bassel

2017-08-03 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Extremely sad news. May his soul continue to rest in perfect peace. My condolence to the family. Regards, Isaac Olatunde. On Aug 2, 2017 9:57 AM, "Richard Farmbrough" <rich...@farmbrough.co.uk> wrote: Very sad news indeed. Frustrating that we could not gain more social medi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediauk-l] Please welcome new chair for Wikimedia UK

2017-07-18 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Congratulations to the newly elected members and many thanks to Michael Maggs for his meritorious service. Regards, Isaac. On Jul 15, 2017 7:44 PM, "Swapnil Karambelkar" wrote: > Congratulations !!! > > On Jul 15, 2017 11:07 PM, "Chris Keating"

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

2017-07-10 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Congratulations to the founding members. Regards Isaac. On Jul 7, 2017 3:33 PM, "Kirill Lokshin" wrote: Hi everyone! I'm very happy to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized the Odia Wikimedians User Group [1] as a Wikimedia User Group. The group

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Wikimedians of Cameroon User Group

2017-07-10 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Congratulations and welcome on board. We look forward to collaborating with you. Regards, Isaac On Jul 7, 2017 3:35 PM, "Kirill Lokshin" wrote: > Hi everyone! > > I'm very happy to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized > the Wikimedians of Cameroon

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] Recognition of the Wikimedia Tool Developers Group

2017-05-22 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Congratulations and welcome on board. Regards, Isaac. On Sun, May 21, 2017 at 9:32 PM, Anna Stillwell wrote: > Congratulations. > /a > > On Sun, May 21, 2017 at 5:41 PM, Kirill Lokshin > wrote: > >> Hi everyone! >> >> I'm very happy to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Results of the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2017-05-22 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Congratulations to the newly elected members and many thanks to members of the election committee. Regards, Isaac. On Mon, May 22, 2017 at 3:12 AM, Tito Dutta wrote: > Many congrats to all the members. Good wishes and all the best. > > > On 22 May 2017 at 11:53, Rogol

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Passing of vi:User:Lê Thy

2017-05-14 Thread Isaac Olatunde
This is a great lost to the Vietnamese Wikipedia community. May his gentle soul rest in perfect peace. Regards, Isaac On Sun, May 14, 2017 at 7:06 PM, Mardetanha wrote: > I am very saddened to learn this, May he rest in peace :( > > Mardetanha > > On Sun, May 14,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMIL General Assembly meeting and Board elections 2017

2017-05-09 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Congratulations to the new board. Regards, Isaac On Tue, May 9, 2017 at 5:01 AM, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel < it...@wikimedia.org.il> wrote: > Dear all, > > Yesterday (8.5.17) Wikimedia Israel (WMIL) held a general assembly meeting, > during which the members held the elections for members of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What's making you happy this week? (Week of 30 April 2017)

2017-05-04 Thread Isaac Olatunde
Greetings, What made me happy this week was the establishment of Wikimedia Hub in two academic institutions in Nigeria, University of Ibadan and Nigeria Institute of Journalism. I want to thank members of my community (Wikimedia User Group Nigeria) who made this happened. Regards, Isaac

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