[Wikimedia-l] New Board of Wikimedia Canada // Nouveau conseil d'administration de Wikimédia Canada

2020-11-23 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
plus de conserver une représentation de la communauté LGBTQ+. Nous sommes convaincu(e)s que cela va nous permettre de continuer et de renforcer nos efforts en termes d'inclusion et de diversité. Jean-Philippe Béland -- Wikimédia Canada, chapitre national soutenant Wikipédia 535 avenue Viger Est

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedians of North American Indigenous Languages User Group

2020-09-01 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
Good day all, This email is to announce that we have finally produced our overdue 2019 Annual Report on Meta: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedians_of_North_American_Indigenous_Languages_User_Group/Reports/2019 . Do not hesitate if you have any questions or suggestions. Thanks, JP Béland

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Canada Annual Report 2019 // Rapport annuel 2019 de Wikimédia Canada

2020-02-17 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
au français sur le wiki). N'hésitez pas à me contacter si vous avez des commentaires ou des questions. Merci à toutes et à tous, Jean-Philippe Béland Wikimedia Canada / Wikimédia Canada ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https

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

2019-12-03 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
Merci et félicitations aux nouveaux membres du conseil d'administration ! Jean-Philippe Béland Wikimédia Canada On Sun, Dec 1, 2019 at 2:15 PM Nadine Le Lirzin via Wikimedia-l < wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hi all, > > On November 16th, Wikimédia France held its

[Wikimedia-l] Announcement about Wikimedia Canada / Annonce au sujet de Wikimédia Canada

2019-11-10 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
dia Canada à travers tout le pays. Si vous avez des questions au sujet de Wikimédia Canada, n'hésitez pas à me contacter, à utiliser notre page de discussion principale [3] ou à rejoindre notre liste de diffusion générale [4]. Merci, Jean-Philippe Béland Wikimedia Canada / Wikimédia Canada [1] h

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] New Board of Wikimedia Canada

2019-10-22 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
t; > Alex > > On Mon, Oct 21, 2019 at 3:35 PM Jean-Philippe Béland < > jpbel...@wikimedia.ca> wrote: > >> Good day all, >> >> Wikimedia Canada held its Annual General Meeting 2019 [1] on 19 October in >> Montreal, Quebec with online participation as well. >

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

2019-10-21 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
Félicitations au groupe d'utilisateurs de Haïti ! Jean-Philippe Béland Wikimédia Canada On Mon, Oct 21, 2019 at 12:14 PM Bobby Shabangu wrote: > Congratulations to Haiti Wikimedia UG. Looking forward to seeing great > work from that part of the world. > > Kind regards, >

[Wikimedia-l] New Board of Wikimedia Canada

2019-10-21 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
you, Jean-Philippe Béland Institutional Advancement Manager, Wikimedia Canada [1] https://ca.wikimedia.org/wiki/Annual_General_Meeting_2019 [2] https://ca.wikimedia.org/wiki/Executive_Committee [3] https://ca.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_talk:Discussions [4] https://discussions.wikimedia.ca/lists

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

2018-08-08 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
Congratulations and thank you for sharing your experience! JP User:Amqui On Wed, Aug 8, 2018 at 12:34 PM, Subhashish Panigrahi wrote: > Thank you Haidar for sharing in details about the amazing support that > Wikimedia Bangladesh has provided to the community there. Kudos to the > Santali

[Wikimedia-l] Countries that publish in public domain

2018-05-15 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
Good day, Is there a list somewhere of countries or sub-national governments that publish the works of their employees in the public domain? Jean-Philippe Béland Vice President, Wikimedia Canada ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https

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

2018-05-11 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
Hello, Does this mean that Wikitongues will work to change it's licence to be compatible with Wikimedia projects? Because now their content is under CC BY-SA-NC which is incompatible with Wikimedia projects. Will the future videos produced by Wikitongues be under CC BY-SA? I assume that if

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Gendergap approach causing problems

2018-05-11 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
e----- > From: Wikimedia-l [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On > Behalf Of Jean-Philippe Béland > Sent: Friday, May 11, 2018 6:28 AM > To: Wikimedia Mailing List > Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Gendergap approach causing problems > > You are missing the whole point. I'm n

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Gendergap approach causing problems

2018-05-11 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
e Americans migrating through Beringia but that, > > if a > > > > tribe's tradition is that it was always in the Americas, that should > be > > > > included in its article. Probably not enough to satisfy everyone... > > > > > > > > > > > > F

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Gendergap approach causing problems

2018-05-10 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
or purposes that conflict with our purposes. Times change. > > Cheers, > > Peter > > > > -Original Message- > > From: Wikimedia-l [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On > > Behalf Of Jean-Philippe Béland > > Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2018 5:3

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Gendergap approach causing problems

2018-05-10 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
oduce > > > reasonably reliable work. Moving away from those constraints opens the > > > doors to extremely unreliable material. If Wikipedia is to remain open > to > > > anyone to edit, there do not appear to be any robust alternatives. > Other > > > project

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Gendergap approach causing problems

2018-05-10 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
"Nothing odd, it's baked in: Wikipedia is a summary of the canon of knowledge, the corpus of generally accepted knowledge." But it is what we accept as part of the canon of "knowledge" as Wikipedia that could be improved. We have a very western approach to that saying that it needs to be

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

2018-03-20 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
endorsing the creation of the user group. That being said, I would also be interested in hearing from Wikimedia UK's perspective on this new user group and the reasoning behind it. Jean-Philippe Béland Vice President, Wikimedia Canada Coordinator, Wikimedians of North American Indigenous Languages

Re: [Wikimedia-l] knowing English is a privilege (was Re: Paid translation)

2018-03-01 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
I think this is à propos in this discussion about how authoritative can be the Wiktionary... here a scientific article starts by using a definition from the Wiktionary: http://theconversation.com/de-facebook-au-developpement-des-plantes-quand-les-reseaux-sen-melent-90891 JP On Thu, Mar 1, 2018

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paid translation

2018-02-28 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
The Wikimedia movement is more than encyclopedias... We already have Wikiversity for teaching, no? Are efforts to contribute to Wikiversity and other sister projects making us lose focus? I'm not sure to understand what you are saying. JP On Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 2:32 AM Amir E. Aharoni <

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paid translation

2018-02-27 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
e: > > Well... Not that teaching languages—big or small—is bad, but wouldn't we > be > > losing focus if we got into it? > > > > Wikibooks and Wikiversity can theoretically be places for teaching. Are > > they good at it? Probably not. Should they be made better? May

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paid translation

2018-02-27 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
-Philippe Béland Vice President and Programs Coordinator, Wikimedia Canada Coordinator, Wikimedians of North American Indigenous Languages User Group ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paid translation

2018-02-24 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
their own Wikipedia is to be able to express knowledge in their own way according to their own culture. Jean-Philippe Béland Vice President, Wikimedia Canada On Sat, Feb 24, 2018 at 12:09 PM Vi to <vituzzu.w...@gmail.com> wrote: > I'll reply to the most recent email just for laziness

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paid translation

2018-02-24 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
Thank you James for this detailed feedback. It is very interesting. JP On Sat, Feb 24, 2018 at 8:27 AM James Heilman wrote: > We learned a few things during the medical translation project which > started back in 2011: > > 1) You must start with high quality content and thus

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paid translation

2018-02-24 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
I think the request for such projects should come from the concerned language projects, same for the list of articles. If not, in my simple opinion, it is a form of coloniasm again. Jean-Philippe Béland Vice President, Wikimedia Canada On Sat, Feb 24, 2018 at 9:40 AM John Erling Blad <

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paid translation

2018-02-24 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
colonialism * On Sat, Feb 24, 2018 at 9:55 AM Jean-Philippe Béland <jpbel...@wikimedia.ca> wrote: > I think the request for such projects should come from the concerned > language projects, same for the list of articles. If not, in my simple > opinion, it is a form of coloniasm

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Wikimedians of North American Indigenous Languages User Group

2018-02-21 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
I forgot to include the link to the WikiLang portal on the Wikiversity: https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Portal:Wikilang JP On Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 1:58 PM Jean-Philippe Béland <jpbel...@wikimedia.ca> wrote: > I had proposed to create a project called WikiLang to teach

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Wikimedians of North American Indigenous Languages User Group

2018-02-21 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
I had proposed to create a project called WikiLang to teach languages on a Wikimedia platform, but it didn't attract enough attention so I moved the content to the Wikiversity and that's what you see there with the Atikamekw language. JP On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 11:26 AM mathieu stumpf guntz <

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia is an Excellent Information Source for Medical Students, Study Finds.

2017-11-02 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
in WP they do not > bother fixing them. Both WP and Uptodate change slowly over time. > > James > > On Thu, Nov 2, 2017 at 4:52 PM, Jean-Philippe Béland > <jpbel...@wikimedia.ca> wrote: > > This could have been alleviated by using a dump of Wikipedia at a > specifi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia is an Excellent Information Source for Medical Students, Study Finds.

2017-11-02 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
for the sake of having scientifically replicable findings). JP On Thu, Nov 2, 2017 at 11:45 AM, Jean-Philippe Béland <jpbel...@wikimedia.ca > wrote: > Hi James, > > I finally found time to read the whole article carefully. It is a very > well done article and study, in my opinion. >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia is an Excellent Information Source for Medical Students, Study Finds.

2017-11-02 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
> Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/ > wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/ > wiki/Wikimedia-l > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listi

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

2017-10-23 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
f > the > > Wikimedia Conference will be needed anyway. > > > > Additionally, I want to highlight this, because this was criticized in > the > > past as well, all regularly eligible affiliates may send at least two > > representatives. > > > > I’m aware that th

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

2017-10-23 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
I share the questions of Lodewijk On Mon, Oct 23, 2017, 19:22 Cornelius Kibelka, < cornelius.kibe...@wikimedia.de> wrote: > Of course, I meant: > > "The registration process will start on November 24, *2017* and will end > sharply (no exceptions), on January 15, 2018." > > Thank you > Cornelius

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Women in red

2017-10-16 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
gt; > On Oct 16, 2017 12:47 PM, "Jean-Philippe Béland" <jpbel...@wikimedia.ca> > wrote: > > > My opinion is that such projects should be supported, we should encourage > > 'be bold'. That being said, people planning projects at a large scale &

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Women in red

2017-10-16 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
> scale. > > While this particular topic seems enwp specific, its theme isn't. > > Lodewijk > > On Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 10:34 AM, Jean-Philippe Béland < > jpbel...@wikimedia.ca> wrote: > > > There is so many threads on this list that are only about English >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Women in red

2017-10-16 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
t; > > On Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 1:34 PM, Jean-Philippe Béland < > jpbel...@wikimedia.ca > > wrote: > > > There is so many threads on this list that are only about English > Wikipedia > > like it is the centre of the world... Why other communities are able to > &g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Women in red

2017-10-16 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
There is so many threads on this list that are only about English Wikipedia like it is the centre of the world... Why other communities are able to keep their internal discussions internal and not this community? Jean-Philippe Béland Vice President, Wikimedia Canada On Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 1:20

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Emerging Communities: a proposed new definition

2017-10-16 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
even if there are less speakers than that. If the language is used in day to day life and to teach at schools, why wouldn't it be considered for a Wikipedia and a Wiktionary even if there are less than 750,000 speakers? Thank you, Jean-Philippe Béland Vice President, Wikimedia Canada On Sun, Oct

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Mailing lists (was Encyclopedic Writing Guide)

2017-09-26 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
Alors nous induisons les lecteurs/trices en erreur avec des pages comme celle-ci : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Mailing_lists#Public_mailing_lists JP On Tue, Sep 26, 2017 at 10:04 AM, Michael Snow <wikipe...@frontier.com> wrote: > On 9/26/2017 6:34 AM, Jean-Philippe Bél

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Encyclopedic Writing Guide

2017-09-26 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
t "content about Wikipedia, *particularly* when not specific to any one language"... JP On Mon, Sep 25, 2017 at 5:05 PM, Asaf Bartov <abar...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > On Sep 25, 2017 18:57, "Jean-Philippe Béland" <jpbel...@wikimedia.ca> > wrote: > > This

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Women through the glass ceiling: gender asymmetries in Wikipedia

2017-09-26 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
mitting notable subjects in the global south doesn't > have the deleterious real-world consequences that reenforcing > erroneous economic hegemony does. > > > On Mon, Sep 25, 2017 at 7:30 PM, Jean-Philippe Béland > <jpbel...@wikimedia.ca> wrote: > > Good day, > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Women through the glass ceiling: gender asymmetries in Wikipedia

2017-09-25 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
ps://meta.wikimedia.org/ > wiki/Wikimedia-l > > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > > > -- > James Heilman

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Encyclopedic Writing Guide

2017-09-25 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
.org > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > > > > -- > Anna Torres Adell > Directora Ejecutiva > *A.C. Wikimedia Argentina* > ______

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees appointments and officer positions

2017-08-17 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
Congrats to all re-elected! JP On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 11:30 AM Shani Evenstein wrote: > Thanks for the update, Christophe. Wishing the board a productive, > fruitful and smooth year! > > And Happy Wikimania, everyone, especially to all the Wikimedians who > couldn't

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Core content policy

2017-08-08 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
Verifiability can be very different. For example oral sources. JP On Tue, Aug 8, 2017, 05:20 John Erling Blad, wrote: > Policy should not have local variations, unless you want to create > something different from Wikipedia. This is about core content policies. > Those are no

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Core content policy

2017-08-07 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
Can we access this article with no pay wall anywhere? JP On Mon, Aug 7, 2017 at 9:49 AM Gnangarra wrote: > to quote, worth a read before even considering policies being global > http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/asi.23901/abstract > > This article explores the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Core content policy

2017-08-02 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
I oppose to that. Like that communities with bigger number, i.e. English, will impose their rules to other communities. It's a basic fundamental principle of Wikimedia projects since the beginning that every community is independant, JP On Wed, Aug 2, 2017 at 6:19 PM John Erling Blad

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyfraud by the British Museum

2017-08-01 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
> On Mon, Jul 31, 2017 at 3:07 PM, Gordon Joly <gordon.j...@pobox.com> > wrote: > > > On 31/07/17 00:06, Jean-Philippe Béland wrote: > > > The restoration work is indeed an extensive work, but is it a > "creation > > of > > > the mind", which is n

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyfraud by the British Museum

2017-07-30 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
The restoration work is indeed an extensive work, but is it a "creation of the mind", which is necessary for copyright? JP On Sat, Jul 29, 2017 at 2:23 PM Gordon Joly wrote: > On 29/07/17 02:12, geni wrote: > > Your mistake is in assuming the only work here is from the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediauk-l] Copyfraud by the British Museum

2017-07-28 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
Ok sorry, I could only read the text of the email, I can't open the images from here right now, my bad. JP On Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 8:38 AM, Andy Mabbett <a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote: > On 28 July 2017 at 13:28, Jean-Philippe Béland <jpbel...@wikimedia.ca> > wr

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediauk-l] Copyfraud by the British Museum

2017-07-28 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
Exposed = exhibited. My French is taking over. JP On Fri, Jul 28, 2017 at 8:28 AM, Jean-Philippe Béland <jpbel...@wikimedia.ca > wrote: > Maybe I misunderstand what you wrote, but from what I read they do not > claim copyright over the objects. They only tell you "do

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediauk-l] Copyfraud by the British Museum

2017-07-28 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
> http://pigsonthewing.org.uk > > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/ > wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/ > wiki/Wikimedia-l > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.or

Re: [Wikimedia-l] James Heilman joins the Board Governance Committee as a volunteer and advisory member

2017-06-16 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
James, That's great! Thank you very much for your involvement. Jean-Philippe Béland Vice President, Wikimedia Canada Lead Organizer, Wiki Loves Earth 2017 in Canada User:Amqui On Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 1:41 AM, Rogol Domedonfors <domedonf...@gmail.com> wrote: > James > > Do you

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Proposed projects

2017-05-16 Thread Jean-Philippe Béland
I see that Wikilang had more "interested participants" than those that you are linking and it was purely rejected, what do you mean by majority support? https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiLang Thanks, JP On Tue, May 9, 2017 at 4:58 PM Milos Rancic wrote: > On Tue, May 9,