Re: [Wikimedia-l] Welcome messages at arwiki

2017-12-29 Thread K. Peachey
Have you asked the user how the finding the users? Have you considered other steps than just jumping to mailing list? Where are the complaints from the other users to show this is a long running issue? On 29 December 2017 at 19:20, John Erling Blad wrote: > Users on other

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Advertizing Wikimania (youtube) livestreams on centralnotice

2017-08-19 Thread K. Peachey
I notice those youtube links didn't use the nocookie domain or display warnings about external youtube links, example being the previous WP Zero Petition On 18 August 2017 at 22:45, Lodewijk wrote: > Hi all, > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject)

2016-11-15 Thread K. Peachey
On 15 November 2016 at 18:36, John Mark Vandenberg wrote: > Rather than IRC or video, which both have significant problems for > this type of open engagement, perhaps WMF could install a modern group > chat system, like Zulip, or another Slack-like tool. > ...snip... There is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wimedia on line?

2016-09-10 Thread K. Peachey
Hi Peter, There is currently a report of a user experiencing similar issues in our Phabricator instance at . If you could either post a tracert onto this email or into the phabricator ticket would be of great assistance. On 10 September 2016 at 15:20,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Who runs the Wikimedia Shop ?

2016-03-21 Thread K. Peachey
On 21 March 2016 at 22:47, Marc A. Pelletier wrote: > > The extra control is hypothetically nice, but in practice one-off services > that are different from the rest of the infrastructure (as a shop would be, > like the blog, OTRS, etc) tend to be *extremely* expensive and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] My posts going to spam

2016-02-29 Thread K. Peachey
If you are using gmail, Set a rule that *@lists.wikimedia.org never go to the spam folder. (If you are using rule to label them, it can be done at the same time.) On 1 March 2016 at 09:48, SarahSV wrote: > On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 3:10 PM, George Herbert

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Knight Foundation grant for search and discovery

2016-01-08 Thread K. Peachey
On 7 January 2016 at 22:45, Andreas Kolbe wrote: > ... > > I am also struck by the fact that the grant is really a very paltry one, > compared to the resources the Foundation is investing in this. The > MediaWiki page on Discovery[2] lists sixteen people working on this. >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sick of the subject "(no subject)"

2015-12-04 Thread K. Peachey
I think that is a tad inappropriate, when it's been pointed out it's most likely a bug in gmail causing it. You can always create a filter in your email client of choosing if you don't want to see what, the two(?) threads that are active atm. On 4 December 2015 at 19:55, Richard Ames

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sick of the subject "(no subject)"

2015-12-04 Thread K. Peachey
venting more than > > making a serious threat. Assuming this is indeed unintentional, nobody > > has anything to worry about. > > > > Austin > > > > On Fri, Dec 4, 2015 at 11:12 AM, K. Peachey <p858sn...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > I think that is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising banner (again)

2015-12-02 Thread K. Peachey
I would assume you are also going to provide some input some comment into the discussion other than just dumping a pile of quotes in here? On 3 December 2015 at 07:06, Lisa Gruwell wrote: > I thought this might be a good point in the conversation to share some of > the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising banner (again)

2015-12-01 Thread K. Peachey
I might have missed it, but I can't see any attribution for the image… as I doubt it will be a click through to the file page. Which style guide was used for the creation of this ad? ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Advertising in Central notice?

2015-11-08 Thread K. Peachey
E:QuickSurvey is currently under development by the WMF for this. On 8 November 2015 at 18:52, Steinsplitter Wiki wrote: > Some thoughts: > Pete, Thanks for bringing this up here and taking action on meta. I was > concerned seeing the link to a commercial company

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wiki Towns

2015-04-30 Thread K. Peachey
I believe Wikimedia AU did some work with this type of stuff… On Friday, May 1, 2015, d...@bisharat.net wrote: What is the status of the Wiki Towns effort? I first heard of it at Wikimania 2012, but looking at the list of actual projects, it appears to have had limited appeal. Noting also

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Request

2015-04-06 Thread K. Peachey
Just dont read the thread? On Monday, 6 April 2015, Aleksey Bilogur aleksey.bilo...@gmail.com wrote: Is that not the function of the mailing list? I'm certainly learning a lot. I oppose such a move. On Apr 5, 2015 2:36 PM, Pete Forsyth petefors...@gmail.com javascript:; wrote: There has

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Gendergap-I] Re: Fundraising banners (again)

2014-12-06 Thread K. Peachey
The view at 3200x1800 http://i.imgur.com/IY28Tmp.png On 6 December 2014 at 17:59, Ryan Kaldari rkald...@wikimedia.org wrote: Why would you need an IT team to track the A/B testing? 100% of the code for the banners and banner delivery is publicly accessible and there is a detailed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising banners (again)

2014-12-06 Thread K. Peachey
On 6 December 2014 at 20:47, Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijs...@gmail.com wrote: Whining about effective fundraising is just that.. Please help us with approaches that bring in the additional money to do even more in stead. Thanks, GerardM Oh, I don't know, maybe have smaller ads which

[Wikimedia-l] Superprotect user right, Comming to a wiki near you

2014-08-10 Thread K. Peachey
Lets all welcome the new overlord Erik. Add a new protection level called superprotect Assigned to nobody by default. Requested by Erik Möller for the purposes of protecting pages such that sysop permissions are not sufficient to edit them. Change-Id: Idfa211257dbacc7623d42393257de1525ff01e9e

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Unacceptable -- CheckUser abuse gone uninvestigated

2014-08-02 Thread K. Peachey
On 2 August 2014 17:18, rupert THURNER rupert.thur...@gmail.com wrote: ... i personally do not care about the russavia case in particular i must say. but i care about the (non-)care of persons having access to account data triggered by a bad policy. imo * checkuser usage must be requested

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community RfCs about MediaViewer

2014-07-09 Thread K. Peachey
Has a bug request been filed? On 10 July 2014 15:03, Pine W wiki.p...@gmail.com wrote: This discussion has closed on English Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Media_Viewer/June_2014_RfC Will WMF deactivate MediaViewer on English Wikipedia per community consensus? Also,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons' frontpage probably shouldn't prominently feature a decontextualised stack of corpses.

2014-05-08 Thread K. Peachey
Have you discussed this on commons, or just trying to bypass them? On Friday, May 9, 2014, Kevin Gorman kgor...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all - This is a slightly unusual email for me, in that I'm wearing more hats than I usually do. I'm writing as a community member, but also as someone

Re: [Wikimedia-l] My choice for ED

2014-02-01 Thread K. Peachey
On 1 February 2014 18:29, ENWP Pine deyntest...@hotmail.com wrote: Chad, I wonder if Rory has been considered. (: Pine Who can say no to the HR penguin? http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/File:Stuffed_penguin.JPG. I wonder if She/He has been bestowed the privilege of a name?

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community consultation + Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director selection process

2014-01-30 Thread K. Peachey
On 30 January 2014 11:22, Steve Zhang cro0...@gmail.com wrote: Funnily enough the cost of doing so has been looked into: http://news.com.au/technology/lehigh-university-figure-out-how-much-it-costs-to-build-death-star/story-e6frfro0-1226275852491 In short, $8,100,000,000,000,000 and would

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject)

2013-12-30 Thread K. Peachey
Can't we please kept this to one thread were possible? This is now the third I believe. On Tuesday, December 31, 2013, James Salsman wrote: Neither of Calxeda's articles gives a figure for capital cost I think they went under the moment their first competitor charging typical markups

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The Old Wikipedia logo is still widely used - what can we do?

2013-12-20 Thread K. Peachey
Most news agencies don't just go to the web for their images due to copyright reasons. They will have a media collection system that they have the logo stored in. So the best response would be for the Media Relations/Comms teams to actually contact them and request they use the updated logo.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] First Wikimedia-related contributor Kickstarter?

2013-11-01 Thread K. Peachey
On Sat, Nov 2, 2013 at 8:34 AM, Nathan nawr...@gmail.com wrote: Anyone know if this is the first Wikimedia-related Kickstarter campaign, or has it happened before? What do people think about someone raising ~$13k to contribute photos to Commons? How does that fit in the debate about paid

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How to force to enable Visual Editor

2013-10-15 Thread K. Peachey
On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 7:22 PM, Jon Davies jon.dav...@wikimedia.org.ukwrote: Thanks, but newbies shouldn't have to do all that - it should sit there as an option. The same can be argued for the many other features that can be found in your preferences. No reason to see that as a downside,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Use of YouTube videos in fundraising banners

2013-07-17 Thread K. Peachey
On Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 5:10 PM, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com wrote: The fundraising team is very careful about making banners that the editors don't notice. Trying to check how the banners are doing is like playing hide and seek, and only a true masochist would do so given how

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Snake on a magic towel... help needed transforming a shitty logo into something wonderful

2013-07-16 Thread K. Peachey
I've had enough with these snakes on my magic towel... . ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF unclaimed Google Docs

2013-07-13 Thread K. Peachey
Only if you bulk transfer action before you delete the account otherwise no. And afaik (unless they changed it recently) no you can't list them all. Its only of the many reasons some people dislike google apps. On Sat, Jul 13, 2013 at 5:46 PM, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com wrote: I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Staff Images

2013-07-13 Thread K. Peachey
The issue at the 26 odd email chain is that the staff member should be the main focus of their staff photo? That doesn't seem unreasonable… On Sun, Jul 14, 2013 at 9:44 AM, Lucas Teles salvadore...@hotmail.com wrote: Is that [1] the photo? I was expecting something worse per the opening of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] PRISM

2013-06-09 Thread K. Peachey
On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 2:30 PM, Anthony wikim...@inbox.org wrote: Maybe not priority-wise, but remember that the cooperation between Mediawiki developers and the CIA goes back several years at the least. Please feel free to elaborate, Just because they use MediaWiki doesn't mean the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikivoyage logo

2013-06-01 Thread K. Peachey
On Sun, Jun 2, 2013 at 12:22 AM, MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com wrote: I would think some of these issues would be of concern to you. This isn't about asking anyone to play chicken. It's about ensuring that communities are free to choose their own identity. Change it to a blank/transparent

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Simple English hits 100k this week

2013-05-30 Thread K. Peachey
On Thu, May 30, 2013 at 9:10 PM, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: On 30 May 2013 03:36, Sarah Stierch sarah.stie...@gmail.com wrote: Simple English is a Wikipedia that is for children and adults learning how to speak English. And for people with a learning disability. Ahem…

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia Zero in Google search result

2013-05-27 Thread K. Peachey
Can you please file this in bugzilla https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org. Thanks. On Mon, May 27, 2013 at 9:41 PM, Benjamin Chen bencmqw...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I noticed that when I'm searching on Google, many Wikipedia results are in the form of lang-code.zero.wikipedia.org, perhaps just since

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Go away, community (from WMF wiki at least)

2013-05-11 Thread K. Peachey
This is the email that got sent out to everyone, --- Dear XXX, Thank you for your work with the Foundation wiki. At this time, we are formalizing a new requirement, which is that administrator access is given only to staff and board. I am having administrator access to accounts that are neither

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Go away, community (from WMF wiki at least)

2013-05-11 Thread K. Peachey
On Sat, May 11, 2013 at 9:43 PM, Huib Laurens sterke...@gmail.com wrote: ... (Thought it was spam cause It was send by gmail). \ ... Wait.. what the..., Staff aren't using their wmf accounts for stuff like that? which means the emails aren't archived properly...

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Go away, community (from WMF wiki at least)

2013-05-11 Thread K. Peachey
On Sun, May 12, 2013 at 12:56 AM, Leslie Carr lc...@wikimedia.org wrote: ... As someone tasked with protecting the servers,ssh keys should be restricted as much as possible, both with staff and volunteers. that is technical and not political. That same argument can also be used for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Go away, community (from WMF wiki at least)

2013-05-11 Thread K. Peachey
(Inline comments most likely, So shoot me) On Sun, May 12, 2013 at 2:48 AM, Sue Gardner sgard...@wikimedia.org wrote: … But, my understanding is also that occasionally volunteers have overridden decisions made by staff on the Wikimedia Foundation wiki. I don't think that's ever been a huge

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Comments on compliance and the FDC Round 2 decisions

2013-04-30 Thread K. Peachey
On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 1:04 PM, Asaf Bartov abar...@wikimedia.org wrote: ... I would like to stress that this is not a minor point of slight tardiness or some missing receipt -- this is actual mismanagement of funds (though not necessarily mis-use of funds, and NO ONE IS SUGGESTING BAD FAITH

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Single User Login finalisation: some accounts will be renamed

2013-04-30 Thread K. Peachey
On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 7:11 PM, Benjamin Chen bencmqw...@gmail.com wrote: ... One thing to note is the technical limitation on # of edits. If account has too many edits, he may not be able to get it renamed further. ... It just needs to be done server side, The same way it already is.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Proposal to use the internal wiki more

2013-04-29 Thread K. Peachey
Based on just flicking though the conversation, The main issue here is historical content that is mostly in the way of the re-purposing? Why not just close down internal.wiki and start a Internal.wiki 2.0 with a more defined scope that suits the purpose?

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Resignation announcement, and a parting remark to everyone

2013-04-29 Thread K. Peachey
On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 9:57 AM, Erlend Bjørtvedt erl...@wikimedia.no wrote: To clarify, my message is that the WMF should rather open an OFFICE in Hong Kong, to serve the 1.3 billion chinese-speaking, and other south-east Asians aswell from there. India, anyone?

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Tweet this page from some or all sites???

2013-04-17 Thread K. Peachey
Discussion about this has occurred on en.wiki at least multiple times, info can be found here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Perennial_proposals#Share_pages_on_Facebook.2C_Twitter_etc. ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcement *please read*

2013-03-28 Thread K. Peachey
On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 7:52 PM, Mathias Schindler mathias.schind...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 10:08 AM, Steven Zhang cro0...@gmail.com wrote: We all started talking about Sue Gardner for President 2016 on IRC today. I'd vote for her... In order to do so, there are two minor

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Will Beback, Arbcom and Community oversight

2013-03-24 Thread K. Peachey
On Sun, Mar 24, 2013 at 4:02 PM, Peter Southwood peter.southw...@telkomsa.net wrote: Is there a policy that requires that he do so? Mailing list wise, No. But it is considered good ettique to do so. ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation's non-disclosure agreement

2013-03-09 Thread K. Peachey
On Sun, Mar 10, 2013 at 12:20 AM, Tomasz W. Kozłowski odder.w...@gmail.com wrote: ... #1: Does anyone know who might be able to provide a copy of an example NDA signed by WMF staff for use on Meta (at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Non-disclosure_agreements)? #2: If it isn't possible to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] fiction: WMF policy of paying less than market

2013-03-08 Thread K. Peachey
On Sat, Mar 9, 2013 at 5:31 AM, Leslie Carr lc...@wikimedia.org wrote: On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 12:17 AM, Peter Gervai grin...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Mar 7, 2013 at 7:43 PM, Leslie Carr lc...@wikimedia.org wrote: Though I do feel that the WMF salary is discriminating against my right to fly

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation's support of OTRS

2013-02-21 Thread K. Peachey
On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 6:02 PM, MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com wrote: James Alexander wrote: Yeah, I have to agree sadly that we need more tech support and this has been a thing that has been ongoing for a while. I personally think it should remain in the foundation for many reasons (the least of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediaau-l] Fwd: Sue Gardner interview on ABC Radio

2013-02-14 Thread K. Peachey
Perhaps we should find out from the SLQ what license that is under, If its under a decent license It might be worthwhile uploading it to commons (in the appropriate format) On Fri, Feb 15, 2013 at 10:56 AM, Thehelpfulone thehelpfulonew...@gmail.com wrote: Alternatively you can play back the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Fwd: [Tech/Product] Engineering/Product org structure

2012-11-06 Thread K. Peachey
(Double Post, Since this was crossposted in the first place, and to make sure I hit both lists, Sorry Wikitech) On Tue, Nov 6, 2012 at 1:03 PM, Erik Moeller e...@wikimedia.org wrote: The way we’d get there: I’m prepared to resign from my engineering management responsibilities and to focus

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FSF Blocked by MS Net nanny software

2012-06-24 Thread K. Peachey
And this has what to do with the Wikimedia-l List? ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Watchlist email notifications enabled on all wikis

2012-04-27 Thread K. Peachey
On Sat, Apr 28, 2012 at 9:29 AM, Bod Notbod bodnot...@gmail.com wrote: Could a site banner be put up just to let users know it's there, perhaps with a link to a page of explanation about what it does and how to switch it on? Sounds better to me than risking potential surprise email barrages.