Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thank you and farewell

2019-05-16 Thread Joseph Fox
Maybe let's not turn this into a debate about what epistemology is. *Joseph Fox* On Thu, 16 May 2019 at 16:26, John Erling Blad wrote: > > To be an organization so devoted to knowledge, Wikimedia as such (the > projects communities included) knows very lit

Re: [Wikimedia-l] convert from BitCoin to FoldingCoin and other proofs of useful work

2018-11-02 Thread Joseph Fox
Please please please take this conversation to another venue. It has little to nothing to do with this movement. Joe On Fri, Nov 2, 2018 at 18:15, geni wrote: > On Thu, 1 Nov 2018 at 07:23, James Salsman wrote: > > > > Geni, it's the "Day of the Dead" now so I want to attempt to resurrect > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] August 2018 "Community Metrics and Activities Meeting"

2018-08-06 Thread Joseph Fox
That does sound like a pretty cool idea. :) Joe On Mon, 6 Aug 2018 at 13:23 Pine W wrote: > Thanks for the input. I had been thinking of this as a meeting where > useful communications and discussions would happen, but maybe going in the > opposite direction would have more appeal. I could

Re: [Wikimedia-l] List management

2017-02-08 Thread Joseph Fox
Thehelpfulone hasn't died. :) He's been hugely busy in real life, is all. Joe. On Wed, 8 Feb 2017 at 21:25 Pine W wrote: > I regret seeing THO fade away. I found him to be likable, polite, and > competent. > > I think well of Shani, and as she already has some experience

Re: [Wikimedia-l] De-Recognition of Affiliates with Long-standing Non-Compliance

2017-02-04 Thread Joseph Fox
It looks like the page Maor refers to near the end there is this one: Joe On Sat, 4 Feb 2017 at 15:06 Maor Malul wrote: > Dear all, > > Recognition as a Wikimedia affiliate - a chapter, thematic organization, > or user group - is a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Board Recruitment Kick-Off

2017-01-24 Thread Joseph Fox
Hey Lodewijk - looks like there is at least some indication on the "Work with us" page here: They're looking for two of: - Growing a Global Movement - Engaging New Communities - Social Sector Governance Joe On Tue, 24 Jan 2017 at

Re: [Wikimedia-l] documentaries about Wikipedia

2016-12-12 Thread Joseph Fox
There's the GLAM-Wiki documentary that Rock drum and I put together back in 2013 with the support of Wikimedia UK: It has translatable subtitles in a bunch of languages too :) best,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimania-l] [Wikimania Committee] Wikimania 2018

2016-07-23 Thread Joseph Fox
Gnangarra - perhaps it should be ? On Sun, 24 Jul 2016 at 01:27 Gnangarra wrote: > well tried to submit Perth bid to the email supplied and the response was; > > Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently: > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight

2016-06-30 Thread Joseph Fox
Gerard, I feel like you are basically describing the role of the Wikimedia Blog. Is that incorrect? Joe On Thu, 30 Jun 2016 at 11:35 Gerard Meijssen wrote: > Hoi, > Wikipedia is not my thing. I hardly ever write on articles. The article > states that Rosie wrote 1000

Re: [Wikimedia-l] “Reliable”, “Notable”, and “Encyclopaedic” Sources for Automated Solvers for FreeCell

2016-03-08 Thread Joseph Fox
Yes, that would be original research and not permitted on the English Wikipedia. Joe On Tuesday, 8 March 2016, Shlomi Fish wrote: > Dear Ruslan, > > please reply to my questions below. I've been waiting all along. > > Regards, > > Shlomi Fish > > On Mon, 25 Jan

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Anybody alive?

2016-02-24 Thread Joseph Fox
Y'know, maybe it's a good thing when this list is quiet. Saves my inbox some. On Wed, 24 Feb 2016 at 18:11 Lydia Pintscher wrote: > On Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 6:44 PM Yaroslav M. Blanter > wrote: > > > On 2016-02-24 18:39, Milos Rancic wrote: > > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] In Support of Community

2016-01-09 Thread Joseph Fox
Thanks, Damon. It all makes sense now. On Sat, 9 Jan 2016 at 15:55 Damon Sicore wrote: > To All, > > Just to mark this moment, or maybe remind those who paid attention when I > published these, some long before I vanished in silence: > > > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement about changes to the Board

2016-01-01 Thread Joseph Fox
I imagine it would take something quite extraordinary for the board to reject the community election result outright, as it happens. I would assume the "nomination v selection" differential is to allow the board to remove members without fear of breaking Florida law, rather than some nefarious

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Interesting - and helpful - blog post

2015-10-12 Thread Joseph Fox
Hera is an awesome person. So happy to see her doing well! Joe On Mon, 12 Oct 2015 at 22:56 Richard Symonds <> wrote: > All, > > I thought it would be helpful to share with you all this blog post from a > key volunteer at Wikimania 2014, who has gone on to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimania 2017 Montreal - scooped by Signpost

2015-10-07 Thread Joseph Fox
My argument to that is that eventually we'd be in the situation where no bids are viable. The proposed rotation system would hopefully provide enough prep time to alleviate that. On Wed, 7 Oct 2015 at 16:07 Gnangarra <> wrote: > On 7 October 2015 at 22:54, J

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimania 2017 Montreal - scooped by Signpost

2015-10-07 Thread Joseph Fox
wrote: > > > > > > > > > A small poll on meta would be enough. > > > > > > > > > > > From: > > > > > > Date: Tue, 6 Oct 2015 19:14:59 + > > > > > > To: wikim

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimania 2017 Montreal - scooped by Signpost

2015-10-06 Thread Joseph Fox
If you want the views of everyone on every project... then yes, I do. On Tue, 6 Oct 2015 at 20:14 MF-Warburg <> wrote: > Do you really believe the community consists of several 100.000 people? > Am 06.10.2015 21:01 schrieb "Joseph Fox" &l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimania 2017 Montreal - scooped by Signpost

2015-10-06 Thread Joseph Fox
On Tue, 6 Oct 2015 at 17:27 Steinsplitter Wiki wrote: > To be honest: I am not surprised at all. > > Wikimedia Foundation is becoming moor and moor centralized. They no longer > care about the community, even if there is huge community consensus about > something. >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Cebuano and Waray-waray Wikipedias among Top 10

2015-07-06 Thread Joseph Fox
I think these wikis have been on that list for a while. I don't know the specifics of why they're there, though, or comment on the depth/quality of the articles on the wikis. Joe On Sun, 5 Jul 2015 at 22:32 Salvador A wrote: Hi! I just I noticed that Cebuano and