Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiData and WikiSpecies

2013-06-12 Thread J Alexandr Ledbury-Romanov
Alex 2013/6/6 Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com Ziko van Dijk, 06/06/2013 15:00: I also think that it should not be seen as blasphemy when someone suggests to reconsider a Wikimedia project. (Remember Asaf's session in Milan.) Isn't Wikispecies not already redundant because in

[Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia-l administrator/moderator

2013-05-27 Thread J Alexandr Ledbury-Romanov
Please join me in welcoming our new Wikimedia-l list administrator/moderator, Richard Ames. Richard is a retired electronics technician and computer scientist living in Sydney, Australia. He started using the 'Internet' in 1981 to read USENET FAQs and communicate by email. He has been a Wikipedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Looking for Wikimedia-l list administrator-moderators

2013-05-10 Thread J Alexandr Ledbury-Romanov
As a reminder, the deadline for applications is this evening at 23:59 UTC. Alex 2013/5/1 J Alexandr Ledbury-Romanov alexandrdmitriroma...@gmail.com We are looking for new administrator-moderators for Wikimedia-l. Ryan Lomonaco left the team a while ago, and I plan on stepping down as soon

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Please send this to the list, thanks: Subject: Program Evaluation and Design Workshop - Apply to attend! - June 22-23, Budapest

2013-05-08 Thread J Alexandr Ledbury-Romanov
Forwarding per request. Alex -- Forwarded message -- From: Sarah Stierch sstie...@wikimedia.org Date: 2013/5/8 Subject: Please send this to the list, thanks: Subject: Program Evaluation and Design Workshop - Apply to attend! - June 22-23, Budapest To:

[Wikimedia-l] Looking for Wikimedia-l list administrator-moderators

2013-05-01 Thread J Alexandr Ledbury-Romanov
We are looking for new administrator-moderators for Wikimedia-l. Ryan Lomonaco left the team a while ago, and I plan on stepping down as soon as the new team is on board. The main role of an administrator-moderator is to approve or deny posts that get held up in the moderation queue (post made by

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Looking for Wikimedia-l list administrator-moderators

2013-05-01 Thread J Alexandr Ledbury-Romanov
If your concern is in assessing whether or not a candidate is suitable to administer and moderate the list, then it can be a factor to take into account. I don't however agree that it should be a prerequesite. The software is trivially easy to learn to use. I had no prior experience, and I don't

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Join

2013-04-20 Thread J Alexandr Ledbury-Romanov
These were attempts by jokoswt to subscribe to the list, which when I checked the membership list, he/she had managed to do. Alex 2013/4/20 Shlomi Fish shlo...@shlomifish.org Hi jokoswt, [ please reply to all recipients (Hit Reply all). ] On Fri, 19 Apr 2013 16:19:58 +0700

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New design for the list info page?

2013-04-17 Thread J Alexandr Ledbury-Romanov
We can debate the details, but the principle of giving the front end a lick of paint appeals. What would make me very happy would be changes in the administrative interface, which currently reminds me of the old Honeywell 6000 series I first used. Alex 2013/4/17 MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Big Fat Brussels Gathering

2013-02-20 Thread J Alexandr Ledbury-Romanov
An area perhaps for the Legal and Community advocacy department ? Alex 2013/2/20 Balázs Viczián balazs.vicz...@wikimedia.hu I've replied on two things: regarding info collecting, that you were discussing, I believe WMBE can handle it (collecting names and numbers), no need for a chapter to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The new narrowed focus by WMF

2012-11-01 Thread J Alexandr Ledbury-Romanov
That is not wholly accurate. There was a news brief in the 8th of October issue of *The Signpost*[1] which in addition to individual subscriptions is also sent to wikimedia-l. *WMF to narrow its focus?*: Sue Gardnerhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Sue_Gardner, the executive director of the

[Wikimedia-l] Rejected email (was Copyright on Xrays)

2012-08-21 Thread J Alexandr Ledbury-Romanov
The email was rejected because, as indicated in the bounce message, the email was sent from an address not subscribed to the list. Such emails are not held pending moderation because of the quantity of spam messages. Alex 2012/8/21 Matthew Bowker matthewrbowker.w...@me.com Hi, all. I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Grant Advisory Committee Expanded

2012-07-24 Thread J Alexandr Ledbury-Romanov
You can always check the list of users identified to the Foundation: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Identification_noticeboard Alex 2012/7/24 Anirudh Bhati anirudh...@gmail.com Hi Asaf, Thank you for posting this and a grand welcome to all the new arrivals in the GAC. ;) I see that some

[Wikimedia-l] FDC Eligibility Status

2012-07-24 Thread J Alexandr Ledbury-Romanov
Forwarding per request. Alex -- Forwarded message -- From: Melanie Brown mbr...@wikimedia.org To: foundatio...@lists.wikimedia.org Cc: Garfield Byrd gb...@wikimedia.org, Anasuya Sengupta asengu...@wikimedia.org Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2012 10:04:27 -0700 Subject: FDC Eligibility

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Internet Defense League RFC

2012-06-28 Thread J Alexandr Ledbury-Romanov
Could we keep this thread on topic please ? Alex 2012/6/28 Thomas Dalton thomas.dal...@gmail.com On 28 June 2012 22:59, Mike Dupont jamesmikedup...@googlemail.com wrote: Well I am not a deletionist, I am just pointing out that there is a very strange criteria for deletion on the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Event coordinators: how to create many accounts from 1 IP address

2012-05-24 Thread J Alexandr Ledbury-Romanov
There is indeed a page on en.Wikipedia specifically for requests for the Account creator permission : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Requests_for_permissions/Account_creator I don't know about other languages or projects. Alex 2012/5/24 Asaf Bartov abar...@wikimedia.org So, I often

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fire Drill Re: Wikimedia sites not easy to archive (Was Re: Knol is closing tomorrow )

2012-05-17 Thread J Alexandr Ledbury-Romanov
I'd like to point out that the increasingly technical nature of this conversation probably belongs either on wikitech-l, or off-list, and that the strident nature of the comments is fast approaching inappropriate. Alex Wikimedia-l list administrator 2012/5/17 Anthony wikim...@inbox.org On