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

2017-08-23 Thread Katie Chan
On 23/08/2017 15:32, Andy Mabbett wrote: On 23 August 2017 at 12:32, Katie Chan <k...@ktchan.info> wrote: Let's go with the broader definition from (en) Wiktionary - "A process of choosing ... or other representatives by popular vote.", or even beyond the first sentence f

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

2017-08-23 Thread Katie Chan
decision", and so sometimes other forms of ballot such as referendums are referred to as elections, especially in the United States.". Katie -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the view of any organ

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

2017-08-22 Thread Katie Chan
asons does not make it any less of an election. "A vote by the Wikimedia community for X numbers of winners to be considered by the WMF BoT for appointment as its members" is still an election. Regards, Katie -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those o

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Spam email (Was: interesting reading)

2017-03-15 Thread Katie Chan
Spam/scam, with a forged from email address field. Apology to anyone who received the original email(s). KTC On 15/03/2017 09:55, Andrea Zanni wrote: mmm, scam? Aubrey -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those of the author and do not necessarily

Re: [Wikimedia-l] List management

2017-02-09 Thread Katie Chan
idelines and https://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> -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions pre

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Chapter De-Recognition: Wikimedia Hong Kong

2017-02-08 Thread Katie Chan
geographic area or language scope, we have put together a very basic FAQ, which may be found at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_movement_affiliate_de-recognition_FAQ -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent

[Wikimedia-l] Call for Elections Committee members

2017-02-03 Thread Katie Chan
s, not on this list, who may want to apply please feel free to forward. KTC, On behalf of the Elections Committee -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the view of any organisation the author is associated w

Re: [Wikimedia-l] With my thanks to everyone ...

2016-07-14 Thread Katie Chan
ttps://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the view of any organisation the author is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Another goodbye

2016-02-12 Thread Katie Chan
the Community Engagement Department, and I trust that my team will remain available to support the community’s needs for grants and other resources throughout this time of transition. Much love, Siko -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those of the author

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Upcoming Changes to Community Engagement

2016-02-08 Thread Katie Chan
https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the view of any organisation

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thank you, Jan-Bart and Stu

2016-01-06 Thread Katie Chan
Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines 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>

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Constants and Low-Interest Posts to the Wikimedia Announcement Newsletter

2015-11-13 Thread Katie Chan
nsubscribe from the newsletter. Regards, Shlomi Fish -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the view of any organisation the author is associated with or employed by. Experience is a good school but the

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

2015-10-03 Thread Katie Chan
/pipermail/wikimedia-l/2015-October/079246.html -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the view of any organisation the author is associated with or employed by. Experience is a good school but the fees are high

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Departure

2015-09-11 Thread Katie Chan
and continuing to support our mission. Best, Garfield -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the view of any organisation the author is associated with or employed by. Experience is a good school but the fees

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement

2015-09-01 Thread Katie Chan
eave, so may be slow to answer questions. If I owe you something, please remind me so that we can get it properly assigned out. You can all reach out to me at any time... phili...@beaudette.me and any time I see you will be a celebration. With my deepest affection, Philippe -- Katie Chan A

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board of Trustee elections

2015-04-29 Thread Katie Chan
discussion, vote amongst its members, or even possibly delegation to a sub-committee/person to decide. KTC -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the view of any organisation the author is associated

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Q on the 2013 elections re voter breakdown

2015-04-06 Thread Katie Chan
to vote, which may of course be via more than one way. Katie -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the view of any organisation the author is associated with or employed by. Experience is a good school

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcement: A new structure for WMF Community Engagement

2015-02-19 Thread Katie Chan
...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe -- Katie Chan Volunteer Support Organiser Wikimedia UK +44 (0) 20 7065 0990 +44 (0) 7885 980 534 PGP Key-ID: 0x483767A3 Wikimedia UK is a Charitable Company registered in England and Wales. Registered Company No. 6741827. Registered Charity No.1144513

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Another list WITH IDENTICAL NAME AS THIS ONE has been created on Google

2015-01-11 Thread Katie Chan
Hi Rui, Yes, this is a known ongoing problem. See https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimedia-l/2015-January/076316.html https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimedia-l/2015-January/076411.html for 2 threads from earlier this week discussing this. Regards, Katie -- Katie Chan Any views

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

2014-08-12 Thread Katie Chan
is not in a good position to decide when it is used. And the editor community are not in the best position to decide what are the best features for the (overlapping but much much larger) reader community either. Katie -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia User Group China

2014-07-31 Thread Katie Chan
___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe -- Katie Chan

[Wikimedia-l] Accounts on the Wikimedia UK wiki

2014-02-20 Thread Katie Chan
, and especially if your account is not unified https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Help:Unified_login, then we will have no way of confirming your identity and you will require a new account. Regards, Katie -- Katie Chan Volunteer Support Organiser Wikimedia UK +44 (0) 20 7065 0990 +44 (0) 7885 980

[Wikimedia-l] Reminder: Wikimania 2014 scholarship deadline 17 February

2014-02-11 Thread Katie Chan
If you were thinking of applying for a scholarship from either the Wikimania Foundation, Wikimedia Deutschland, or Wikimedia Österreich, the deadline is end of the day UTC this coming Monday. Don't miss it! Katie On 08/01/2014 17:37, Katie Chan wrote: Hi all, Scholarship applications

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Fwd: [Wikimania-l] Reminder: Wikimania 2014 scholarship deadline 17 February

2014-02-11 Thread Katie Chan
If you were thinking of applying for a scholarship from either the Wikimania Foundation, Wikimedia Deutschland, or Wikimedia Österreich, the deadline is end of the day UTC this coming Monday. Don't miss it! Katie On 08/01/2014 17:37, Katie Chan wrote: Hi all, Scholarship applications

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

2014-01-22 Thread Katie Chan
Oh for heavens sake, what does that have anything to do with this thread? -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the view of any organisation the author is associated with or employed by. Experience

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

2014-01-21 Thread Katie Chan
reconfirmed with me that she's willing to stay on until the search reaches a successful conclusion, which means we have the luxury of time. -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the view of any organisation the author

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimania 2014 scholarship now accepting application

2014-01-08 Thread Katie Chan
any question, please contact wikimania-scholarsh...@wikimedia.org or leave a message on https://wikimania2014.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Scholarships. Katie Chan Chair, Scholarship Committee -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those of the author and do

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimania 2014 scholarship now accepting application

2014-01-08 Thread Katie Chan
On 08/01/2014 17:39, Marc A. Pelletier wrote: On 01/08/2014 12:37 PM, Katie Chan wrote: Only a single type of scholarship will be available from the Wikimedia Foundation for Wikimania 2014. I rather liked the idea of partial scholarships in past years since it would allow more people to attend

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Fwd: [Wikimania-l] Wikimania 2014 scholarship now accepting application

2014-01-08 Thread Katie Chan
, please contact wikimania-scholarsh...@wikimedia.org or leave a message on https://wikimania2014.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Scholarships. Katie Chan Chair, Scholarship Committee -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent

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

2013-12-15 Thread Katie Chan
the images portray. The images release contained no image-level metadata == One million uncategorised images == Commons community raise up in arms Katie -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the view of any

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Re: [Wikimediauk-l] Wikimedia UK Board update

2013-12-09 Thread Katie Chan
Original Message Subject: Re: [Wikimediauk-l] Wikimedia UK Board update Date: Mon, 09 Dec 2013 22:15:57 + From: Katie Chan k...@ktchan.info Reply-To: UK Wikimedia mailing list wikimediau...@lists.wikimedia.org To: wikimediau...@lists.wikimedia.org On 09/12/2013 22:01, Fæ

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Wikimedia Conference - Come to Berlin in April 2014!

2013-11-29 Thread Katie Chan
___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe -- Katie Chan Volunteer Support Organiser Wikimedia UK +44 (0) 20

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Who will host Wikimedia Conference 2014? Bidding process is open!

2013-09-20 Thread Katie Chan
for free virtually from an to anywhere in the world. Also, everybody loves to talk. If you measure success that way, it will be a 100% success. Balázs Lack of interest in hosting something != Lack of interest / value in attending it -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Who will host Wikimedia Conference 2014? Bidding process is open!

2013-09-18 Thread Katie Chan
(I haven't been following so not sure), then whoever is hosting the conference will also need time to apply for funding from Grants. KTC -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the view of any organisation

Re: [Wikimedia-l] : WMF resolution on neutral point of view

2013-09-17 Thread Katie Chan
. -- https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Neutral_point_of_view -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the view of any organisation the author is associated with or employed by. Experience is a good school but the fees

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Radiological images

2013-09-17 Thread Katie Chan
. The patient - the only real candidate in my view. While as a patient you are alone With the machine, the only one present in the room, and you move to get Your body in the right position (i.,e., you are the primary agent to make the image successful). Erlend, Oslo Katie -- Katie Chan Any views

Re: [Wikimedia-l] is wikipedia zero illegal because it violates net neutrality?

2013-08-26 Thread Katie Chan
) access to one of our project. If we don't think that's a good idea, what the heck are we doing running the project in the first place? KTC -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the view of any organisation

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

2013-08-03 Thread Katie Chan
On 03/08/2013 09:41, Chris McKenna wrote: and should be sent at 1 year, 6 months, 3 months, 1 month, 2 weeks, 10 days, 5 days, 2 days and 1 day in advance of the renaming, and that is at a minimum. Why not ten years, or maybe twenty years just to be on the same side? /sarcasm KTC -- Katie

[Wikimedia-l] WMF Board and FDC's elections - delay by one week

2013-05-31 Thread Katie Chan
. The following changes are now made to the Election timeline: *8-22 June 2013: elections *23-25 June 2013: vote-checking *25-28 June: publication of results. For the Election Committee, KTC -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those of the author and do

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Selection of winning bid for Wikimania 2014: London

2013-05-01 Thread Katie Chan
: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l -- Katie Chan Volunteer Support Organiser Wikimedia UK +44 (0) 20 7065 0990 +44 (0) 7885 980 534 Wikimedia UK is a Charitable Company registered in England and Wales. Registered Company No. 6741827. Registered Charity No.1144513

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimania

2013-04-30 Thread Katie Chan
and Scholarship Committee - http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimania-l/2012-October/004375.html. Yes, as a movement in general we need to get better at showing apperication for others hard work, but let's not generalise. Regards, KTC -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why not everyone have the right to vote in the Board FDC elections?

2013-04-28 Thread Katie Chan
to software considered essential to run the site are included. Erm... Developers qualify to vote if they: Have commit access and have made at least one merged commit in git between 1 May 2012 and 30 April 2013. -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those

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

2013-04-18 Thread Katie Chan
absolutely terrible. We already selectively choose which outside service we display when a user click on say an ISBN number or geoip. Doing likewise for share buttons wouldn't be something new Katie -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those

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

2013-03-07 Thread Katie Chan
based on their experience, what the job would be, and their personal circumstance. So, what's the problem? KTC -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the view of any organisation the author is associated

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

2013-03-06 Thread Katie Chan
personally identifiable information, it will be forever which is kinda the point of having the NDA in the first place. KTC -- Katie Chan Any views or opinions presented in this e-mail are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent the view of any organisation the author is associated

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimania 2013 scholarship now accepting application

2013-02-19 Thread Katie Chan
On 19/02/2013 07:27, Rodrigo Tetsuo Argenton wrote: But as the Wikimania is itinerant, lectures in the local language could be very interesting, and even a form of local people interact more, I know that English is present among the HK natives, but I do not see why not have a lectures in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Outcome of Wikimedia board discussion on the Chapters Association

2013-02-05 Thread Katie Chan
On 05/02/2013 15:50, Nathan wrote: I misspoke slightly; WCA fees were submitted in budget requests, but the amounts were removed from the allocations themselves[1]. Sorry for the inaccuracy there. [1](

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraiser causing confusion

2012-11-28 Thread Katie Chan
On 28/11/2012 15:38, cyrano wrote: Which is completely normal. An image of volunteers building a great project for a great cause was constantly set up in every single communication, during years. So that's what uninformed people would believe. But, from the moment someone asks for money, it

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Naming for the Travel Guide project

2012-09-27 Thread Katie Chan
On 27/09/2012 22:10, Nathan wrote: Is the idea of owning the domain name first (and submitting it by e-mail) aimed at forestalling any sniping? I have a suggestion, for instance, but I don't own it nor necessarily want to buy it without some likelihood of it being selected. In that case, should

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Articles for Creation broken

2012-08-19 Thread Katie Chan
On 19/08/2012 11:04, Andreas Kolbe wrote: I currently see 370 submissions pending. Does this mean that someone has processed 700 articles since the beginning of this thread, or am I looking at the wrong thing? More than one someone, but you're looking at the right thing. KTC -- Experience

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Should we lock StrategyWiki?

2012-08-12 Thread Katie Chan
On 12/08/2012 16:45, MZMcBride wrote: Ziko van Dijk wrote: It seems to me that there was a period in the WMF history when it was popular to install new wikis, for strategy or outreach, instead of using Meta. I don't see the advantages of having seperate wikis, or disadvantages of Meta. Meta has

Re: [Wikimedia-l] IRC office hours to discuss FDC eligibility-time clarification

2012-07-24 Thread Katie Chan
On 24/07/2012 15:48, Chary, Meera wrote: Hi all, The correct starting times for these IRC office hours are 16:00 UTC (9PDT) and 23.00 UTC (16PDT) as stated in the Wikimedia-l posts last week. The times are now corrected on Meta - thanks for alerting us to this, Michael! Correction was

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Grant Advisory Committee Expanded

2012-07-24 Thread Katie Chan
Which means the answer is no: not all committee members have been identified. Cheers Yaroslav Hardly any are, including existing members. Those that are identified to the foundation are so because of other current or former positions. On 24/07/2012 16:13, Béria Lima wrote: The question

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Announcement] James Forrester joins WMF as Technical Product Analyst

2012-05-17 Thread Katie Chan
Please join me in welcoming James! Well, in our case it's more like waving good bye, but certainly congratulations! KTC -- Experience is a good school but the fees are high. - Heinrich Heine ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] No internet censorship in Hong Kong

2012-05-10 Thread Katie Chan
On 11/05/2012 00:14, Tom Morris wrote: In the bidding process, there rightly are some minimum standards, specifically with regards to freedom of speech laws and whether or not the cities in question are welcoming to religious and LGBT minorities. If we wish to include anti-censorship as one

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimania-l] Selection of winning bid for Wikimania 2013: Hong Kong

2012-05-03 Thread Katie Chan
Congratulation Hong Kong! I'll be there. :) -- Experience is a good school but the fees are high. - Heinrich Heine ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] ombudsmen commission

2012-04-26 Thread Katie Chan
On 25/04/2012 23:50, Casey Brown wrote: I'm not advocating for anything in particular -- I could care less if the ombudsman commission made an OTRS queue. It's entirely up to them. :-) I knew this was going to happen LOL. When I said you, I wasn't aiming it at anyone in particular but making

Re: [Wikimedia-l] ombudsmen commission

2012-04-25 Thread Katie Chan
On 25/04/2012 03:52, Pedro Sanchez wrote: It really amazes me how much we distrust the people who have been doing a great work (otrs admins, ombudsmen, etc). And all upon contrived hypothetical scenarios. And how about one of the root-access devs is secretly working for the goverment of... is