[Wikimedia-l] Re: 100$ million dollars and still obsolete

2021-10-17 Thread Juergen Fenn
Am 16.10.21 um 16:25 Uhr schrieb Yaroslav Blanter: > > In a few years, there will be tools for editing video. If by that time > we are not ready to incorporate video at full scale to Wikimedia > projects, we will be where AOL is now. We already _are_ there. When we tried to relaunch German

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New essay on the ambiguity of NC licenses

2020-07-20 Thread Juergen Fenn
Am 12.07.20 um 10:40 Uhr schrieb Ziko van Dijk: > So the problem of the NC module remains that many who apply it are not > always conscious about undesired consequences, while some who apply it use > the module very consciously for a specific reason - e.g. in a hybrid model, > to distribute

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Next steps on Wikimedia Space

2020-02-20 Thread Juergen Fenn
Am 19.02.20 um 22:52 Uhr schrieb Yaroslav Blanter: >> Quit trying to make us TwitFaceTube. The tools we already have work just >> fine. >> > Apparently not if people go there en masse instead of using on-wiki > channels. Most people do not go to TwitFaceTube in order to publish something about

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The wikisites looks like 1996

2019-12-12 Thread Juergen Fenn
Am 12.12.19 um 02:25 Uhr schrieb Strainu: > There is also a > question of opportunity: with less and less desktop users, it just > makes more sense to invest in the mobile experience Most authors still use desktop computers for writing articles or doing maintenance work. Mobile is for readers.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FDC funds allocation recommendation is up

2014-11-24 Thread Juergen Fenn
2014-11-24 13:44 GMT+01:00 Ilario Valdelli valde...@gmail.com: The problem is that any change means change management. But who was it that authorised which change? I would like to focus on what makes sense, which means that any technocratic category just won't lead us anywhere. In the end, what

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community RfCs about MediaViewer

2014-07-10 Thread Juergen Fenn
2014-07-10 17:53 GMT+02:00 Brion Vibber bvib...@wikimedia.org: Perhaps it's time to stop calling self-selected surveys of a tiny subset of our user base community consensus. The vast majority of our user base never logs in, never edits, and never even hears about these RfC pages. Those are

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The British Library releases 1 million images

2013-12-15 Thread Juergen Fenn
2013/12/15 Katie Chan k...@ktchan.info: We plan to launch a crowdsourcing application at the beginning of next year, to help describe what the images portray. The images release contained no image-level metadata == One million uncategorised images == Commons community raise up in arms It

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to WMF May 2013 Metrics and Activities Meeting: Thursday, June 6, 18:00 UTC

2013-06-07 Thread Juergen Fenn
2013/6/7 Nicole Ebber nicole.eb...@wikimedia.de: [As it is a Google Calendar, you can embed it in any web page (there is an html code for that), or use it in your private calendar via csv / iCal] I wonder how long this will remain to be so? There was talk about Google lately to close the free

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikivoyage project launch/migration update

2012-10-17 Thread Juergen Fenn
2012/10/17 Deryck Chan deryckc...@wikimedia.hk: I think Strainu is referring to languages that exist on Wikitravel but not Wikivoyage. Probably a practical question: As Wikitravel closed the API in August, there is probably no more data that Wikivoyage could rescue from the project than now is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikivoyage project launch/migration update

2012-10-17 Thread Juergen Fenn
2012/10/17 Tomasz Ganicz polime...@gmail.com: Probably a practical question: As Wikitravel closed the API in August, there is probably no more data that Wikivoyage could rescue from the project than now is available in Wikivoyage. If a language community needs a fresh start in Wikivoyage it

[Wikimedia-l] Protest against ACTA/Mexico in Spanish Wikinews

2012-07-24 Thread Juergen Fenn
FYI: Spanish Wikinews today bears a site notice in protest against the Mexican government signing the ACTA agreement. It says: The internet must remain free. The Freedom of the internet is in peril. The Spanish Wikinews community has issued a press release on the matter: