[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia CEE Online Meeting 2021 registration is now open

2021-10-01 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
line-meeting-2021-tickets-182488035627> . Best regards, Kiril Simeonovski ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list -- wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki

[Wikimedia-l] Call for submissions deadline for Wikimedia CEE Online Meeting 2021

2021-09-30 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
l take place from 5-7 November, expires today. If you plan to share your learning and experience with the others at this online event, the time for submitting your session proposal is now. Best regards, Kiril Simeonovski ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list --

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Wikimedia CEE Online Meeting 2021

2021-08-27 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
language. Best regards, Kiril On Fri 27. Aug 2021 at 10:34, Ashwin Baindur - User AshLin < ashwin.bain...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi Kiril, > > What would be the language of communication? > > Regards, Ashwin Baindur (User:AshLin on en:WP) > > On Fri, 27 Aug 2021 at 01:52,

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia CEE Online Meeting 2021

2021-08-26 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
//meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_CEE_Online_Meeting_2021/Development#Organising_Committee>. You can also read the official blog post <https://diff.wikimedia.org/2021/07/20/announcing-the-wikimedia-cee-online-meeting-2021/> announcing the event in order to get more information about it.

[Wikimedia-l] CEE Talks and CEE Meets You

2020-10-17 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
Dear all, After the Wikimedia CEE Online Meeting 2020 successfully took place earlier this month, I would like to announce the start of two new initiatives inspired by the format and topics of the online conference — CEE Talks

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia CEE Online Meeting 2020

2020-10-01 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
an find more instructions regarding the registration on this page <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_CEE_Online_Meeting_2020/Participants/List> . This is a one-time opportunity for non-CEE Wikimedians to attend the Wikimedia CEE Meeting. Don't miss it! Stay safe and healthy! B

[Wikimedia-l] Draft schedule of Wikimedia CEE Online Meeting 2020

2020-09-16 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
Dear all, I would like to inform you that the draft schedule of the Wikimedia CEE Online Meeting 2020, which will take place from 2–4 October, has been published. We have received proposals covering

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia CEE Online Meeting 2020

2020-08-04 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
ion. Stay safe and healthy! Best regards, Kiril Simeonovski ___ 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@list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimania 2020 will be on August 5-9. Bangkok, Thailand.

2019-10-08 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
Dear Roman, Thank you for announcing the dates of Wikimania 2020 and suggesting a trip to other East Asian countries, including Japan for the Olympics, but was it inevitable to schedule the event during the Olympics? Best regards, Kiril On Tue, Oct 8, 2019 at 18:54 Roman Bustria Jr. wrote: >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community feedback and next steps on movement brand proposal

2019-09-07 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
> Right. > > > > I guess a central notice about an RfC would be appropriate. > > > > Cheers > > Yaroslav > > > > On Sat, Sep 7, 2019 at 8:16 PM Kiril Simeonovski < > > kiril.simeonov...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community feedback and next steps on movement brand proposal

2019-09-07 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
Hi all, It seems like there is a clear consensus to open an RfC on Meta about this, so we can safely move forward with it and close this thread. Otherwise, we will most likely keep up boggling our minds with the 20-per-cent metric and endlessly discuss how unfortunate is this for the global

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community feedback and next steps on movement brand proposal

2019-09-06 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
Hi all, I think the problem arises from the lack of transparency about Wikimedia Foundation's intent to hire a consulting firm for a rebranding advice. This is a major thing that affects our entire movement and thousands of contributors who self-identify with the brand names that we currently

[Wikimedia-l] Extended call for submissions for Wikimedia CEE Meeting 2019

2019-06-28 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
Dear all, I would like to announce that the call for submissions for the Wikimedia CEE Meeting 2019, which will take place in Belgrade from 11-13 October, has been extended until 10 August. If you have some learning in mind that you think should be shared with the CEE communities, this is a very

[Wikimedia-l] Resignation from Shared Knowledge's Executive Board

2019-05-29 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
-presidential role from now on. I will not leave this mailing list and will continue following the news from the movement. Best regards, Kiril Simeonovski Chair of the Executive Board of Shared Knowledge ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Dispute between Common and Outreach

2019-05-13 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
Hi all, I think that Tomasz and Paulo have made two excellent points. Firstly, Wikimedia Commons is a project on its own with a community that deserves full respect and not just a storage of files that acts as a cloud service to Wikipedia. Secondly, there is evident stagnation and even decline in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Who oversees the AffCom?

2019-05-06 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
e. Kirill, it would be > great if you could add your opinion and experience there as well. > > Best regards > Cornelius > > > On Mon, 6 May 2019 at 15:11, Kiril Simeonovski < > kiril.simeonov...@gmail.com> > wrote: > > > P.S. I would also like to add the othe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Who oversees the AffCom?

2019-05-06 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
Hi Paulo, This is an excellent question. I am curious to find out that too. Best, Kiril On Mon, May 6, 2019 at 12:13 PM Paulo Santos Perneta < paulospern...@gmail.com> wrote: > Actually, I'm not familiar with this specific situation as well, apart from > having been informed by my affiliate

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Who oversees the AffCom?

2019-05-06 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
P.S. I would also like to add the other committees in the movement such like the grantmaking committees. My first go would be the Board of Trustees but it is better to see if someone who knows exactly can provide more details. Best, Kiril On Mon, May 6, 2019 at 3:03 PM Kiril Simeonovski

[Wikimedia-l] Call for submissions for Wikimedia CEE Meeting 2019

2019-04-15 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
Dear all, The call for submissions for the Wikimedia CEE Meeting 2019, which will take place in Belgrade from 11-13 October, is now open. This year's conference will be labelled with the slogan "Broaden Your Capacity!" to point out on capacity development as its main goal. Session proposals can

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [strategy process] Fwd: I decided to leave the working group

2019-03-28 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
Hi Anders, There is an expression in Macedonian that says „Секое вештачко нешто се распаѓа на природен начин.“ (Every artificial creation breaks down naturally.). This is exactly what is going to happen with this strategy. Best regards, Kiril On Thu, Mar 28, 2019 at 7:05 PM Anders Wennersten

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

2019-02-25 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
gt; It's possible that our context in Russia is very different, which > is > > > why > > > >> we are actually welcoming creation of new UGs throughout the > country, > > > both > > > >> territorially and thematically oriented ones (on top

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

2019-02-15 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
G, on top of recently registered > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Community_of_Tatar_language_User_Group > & Wikimedia Russia, in both of which I am currently a member. > > regards, > farhad > > -- > Farkhad Fatkullin - Фархад Фаткуллин http://sikzn.ru/ Тел.+79274158066 / > skype:frhdkazan / W

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

2019-02-13 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
Hi Paulo, Camelia's paragraph that you referred to tells a story that is exactly the opposite of what the Affiliations Committee is doing in practice. The so-called 'Brazilian scenario' emerged in Macedonia when, in 2016, the committee decided to recognise a second user group on the same

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Is the death of Wikipedia imminent?

2018-12-31 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
ansion of the kinds and magnitude of knowledge included in our projects > -- than like just another set of features. > > Warmly + medialogically, SJ > > On Mon, Dec 31, 2018 at 2:18 PM Kiril Simeonovski < > kiril.simeonov...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > P.S. I can give yo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Is the death of Wikipedia imminent?

2018-12-31 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
the movement on technology-related questions that are strategically important for the future of Wikipedia. Best, Kiril On Mon 31. Dec 2018 at 19:59, Kiril Simeonovski wrote: > Hi Paulo, > > I agree that more or less we know what activities are intended for new and > what for exper

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Is the death of Wikipedia imminent?

2018-12-31 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
-friendlier. The problem is that a general community consensus can not be easily bypassed even when the novelty is an obvious improvement and the changes usually get rejected as good-faith attempts. Best, Kiril On Mon, Dec 31, 2018 at 19:09 Paulo Santos Perneta wrote: > Kiril Simeonovski escre

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Is the death of Wikipedia imminent?

2018-12-31 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
outreach to new communities should be done using the old methods or experimenting with something new. I am sorry for the extensive text but there are things that need to be discussed. Best, Kiril On Mon, Dec 31, 2018 at 11:03 AM Kiril Simeonovski < kiril.simeonov...@gmail.com> wrote: &g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Is the death of Wikipedia imminent?

2018-12-31 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
Hi all, Yaroslav has brought some very relevant points that unfortunately have not been discussed in great detail in the past but my conclusions differ a bit from those that he has drawn and the main source of the concerns he has identified. My thoughts are summarised in turn. Firstly, Wikipedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Project Proposal: Wikimath

2017-02-01 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
Hi, I agree with James. This could fit within Wikiversity and its scope has the potential to activate the project. My opinion is that we should try to activate all Wikimedia projects before starting new ones. Best regards, Kiril On Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 7:21 AM, James Heilman

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wiki Speaks Your Language

2017-01-13 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
> 2) Some files were uploaded under CC-BY-SA license - > https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Wikitongues > > > > On 13 January 2017 at 22:55, Kiril Simeonovski < > kiril.simeonov...@gmail.com> > wrote: > > > Hi all, > > > > I am pleased to annou

[Wikimedia-l] Wiki Speaks Your Language

2017-01-13 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
Hi all, I am pleased to announce the launch of the Wiki Speaks Your Language [1] initiative with the goal of enriching the Wikimedia projects with freely licensed audio and video files documenting spoken examples of every language, language variety and dialect in the world. The idea originates

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Spam] Re: Affiliate Selected Board Seats - Result

2016-05-10 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
Congratulations Christophe and Nataliia! I am sure that you are going to help the work of the Board in a way that will benefit the whole movement. Best regards, Kiril On Tue, May 10, 2016 at 9:56 AM, Sam Klein wrote: > Congrats, you two! Yea, Christophe: you are just