Re: [Wikimedia-l] Practical implications of Coronavirus

2020-03-12 Thread Lucas Werkmeister
For what it’s worth, Wikimedia Germany is in full work-from-home mode starting next Monday, and a lot of many employees have already gradually started working from home over the past days (apart from those who work remotely anyways, of course). Announcement (in German):

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Les sans pagEs User Group

2020-02-17 Thread Lucas Werkmeister
That sounds great, congratulations to the group and all the best for your future work! Cheers, Lucas On 17.02.20 20:05, Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight wrote: > Hi everyone! > > > > I'm very happy to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized > [1] Les sans pagEs [2] as a Wikimedia

[Wikimedia-l] Was macht dich diese Woche glücklich? / What's making you happy this week? (Week of 13 October 2019)

2019-10-15 Thread Lucas Werkmeister
Hello, this week’s email is coming from a new sender, since Pine always says we’re also allowed to start the thread :) I am thankful that the software migration from HHVM to PHP7 in production is mostly completed. Many people participated in this work, but some especially prominent (Phabricator)

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation joins the global climate strike

2019-09-20 Thread Lucas Werkmeister
Did you see the sustainability report that was published yesterday [1] [2]? Page 30 of the PDF has some numbers on business travel by air – some 5.6 million km in total, by the looks of it. Page 32 also shows that the carbon footprint of air travel is about half that of the electricity used by the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Welcoming Wikimedia Foundation’s new CTO, Grant Ingersoll

2019-09-19 Thread Lucas Werkmeister
Congratulations to Grant on his new position, and to the Foundation on the new CTO! I look forward seeing your work. On 19.09.19 07:35, Philippe Beaudette wrote: > On Wed, Sep 18, 2019 at 12:32 PM Andy Mabbett > wrote: > >> On Wed, 18 Sep 2019 at 17:55, Katherine Maher >> wrote: >> >>> I’m

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing the extension of funding by the Basque Government

2019-09-18 Thread Lucas Werkmeister
That’s awesome, congratulations to all involved! Cheers, Lucas On 18.09.19 16:17, Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga wrote: > Dear wikimedians, > Three years have gone since we started with the Basque Wikimedians User Group > Education Program, funded by the Basque Government. After two years and a >

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

2019-09-07 Thread Lucas Werkmeister
On 06.09.19 05:49, Zack McCune wrote: >3. > >Supporting sister projects I am extremely wary of this phrasing. Instead of a family of projects working together towards a shared goal, to me this invokes the image of a big, central Wikipedia who graciously supports the other, insignificant

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: Draft recommendations are here!

2019-08-14 Thread Lucas Werkmeister
I doubt that the communities in question are likely to have the same legal resources available to them as The Coca-Cola Company, so I must admit I don’t find this argument entirely convincing. Asking them to share their content, but then leaving them alone in the face of any problems arising from

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Wikimedia Space: A space for movement news and conversations

2019-06-26 Thread Lucas Werkmeister
Why do you consider Wikimedia Space a closed platform? Cheers, Lucas On 26.06.19 11:27, Paulo Santos Perneta wrote: > I also generally discuss what I can offwiki (using a number of channels, > but mainly Telegram) , and leave to onwiki discussions what is strictly > necessary, but it has much

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Wikimedia Space: A space for movement news and conversations

2019-06-25 Thread Lucas Werkmeister
On 26.06.19 01:22, Yair Rand wrote: > ‫בתאריך יום ג׳, 25 ביוני 2019 ב-18:02 מאת ‪Lucas Werkmeister‬‏ <‪ > m...@lucaswerkmeister.de‬‏>:‬ > >> On 25.06.19 23:18, Yair Rand wrote: >>> So far outside Wikimedia >>> spaces that the only place it was even _announced_ was an off-wiki >> mailing >>> list?

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Wikimedia Space: A space for movement news and conversations

2019-06-25 Thread Lucas Werkmeister
On 25.06.19 23:18, Yair Rand wrote: > So far outside Wikimedia > spaces that the only place it was even _announced_ was an off-wiki mailing > list? Where would you have announced it, then? I asked for a movement-wide announcement place a while ago in a different context [1] and got no

[Wikimedia-l] New Tool: QuickCategories

2019-03-24 Thread Lucas Werkmeister
just hope this is useful to some of you :) Best regards, Lucas Werkmeister [1]: https://tools.wmflabs.org/quickcategories/ [2]: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Lucas_Werkmeister/QuickCategories [3]: https://tools.wmflabs.org/quickstatements/ [4]: https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage