[Wikimedia-l] Re: Reflections about Visa situation for Wikimedians

2022-08-16 Thread Mardetanha
Thanks anass, I am sympathetic to this occurrence, as I have suffered from this issue for a long time, I urge all event organizers to take this into consideration and plan as early as possible. Mohsen Mardetanha On Tue, Aug 16, 2022 at 2:43 PM Anass Sedrati wrote: > Hello all, > > T

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Affiliations Committee 2021-22 Election results

2022-04-09 Thread Mardetanha
Congratulations to all those who were elected. Mardetanha On Sat, Apr 9, 2022 at 7:32 PM Jeffrey Keefer wrote: > Dear Everyone - > > We are happy to share that Mehman Ibragimov, Joy Agyepong, and Benoît > Prieur are new members who have been appointed to the Affiliations > Comm

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Meet the new Movement Charter Drafting Committee members

2021-11-01 Thread Mardetanha
Congratulations to all elected, selected and appointed Mohsen On Mon, Nov 1, 2021 at 3:47 PM Kaarel Vaidla wrote: > Dear movement colleagues, > > I am happy to announce that the Movement Charter Drafting Committee > election and selection processes are complete. > >- > >1018

[Wikimedia-l] Re: [Wikimedia Announcements] Welcoming the new Wikimedia Foundation CEO

2021-09-14 Thread Mardetanha
Welcome Maryana. Wish you all the best On Tue, Sep 14, 2021 at 8:49 PM Ankan Ghosh Dastider < ankanghoshdasti...@gmail.com> wrote: > Welcome, Maryana! Really excited to have you in the family. Best wishes > for the future journey! > > Ankan > On Tue, Sep 14, 2021 at 10:06 PM Brad Patrick

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Announcing The New Grants Strategy for the Wikimedia Foundation

2021-07-19 Thread Mardetanha
Thanks asaf Mardetanha On Mon, Jul 19, 2021 at 9:31 PM Asaf Bartov wrote: > The call links were listed in the "Get involved" page (4th link in the > original post). Here it is again: > > > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Community_Resources/Grants_Strategy_Relaun

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Announcing The New Grants Strategy for the Wikimedia Foundation

2021-07-19 Thread Mardetanha
Can you let us know where the office hours will be held? I don't see any zoom or google meet links provided. Mardetanha On Mon, Jul 19, 2021 at 1:00 AM Tito Dutta wrote: > Greetings, > Thank you for the update. Currently, I am trying to understand all the > information provided in

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Wikimedia Deutschland’s new Executive Director: Christian Humborg

2021-05-10 Thread Mardetanha
Excellent to find out the newly elected ED is a Christian Humborg. I wish him success in his new role. Mardetanha On Mon, May 10, 2021 at 3:13 PM টিটো দত্ত Tito Dutta wrote: > Hello, > Good to know that. Thanks for informing about the progress. Good wishes to > Christian Humborg fo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy Rapid Grants

2020-11-12 Thread Mardetanha
is up to 20 times more and ping and jitters are far less, me personally when I have an online meeting, I move to mobile broadband, so I see the logic of such money could increase the participation or at least meaningful participation. Mardetanha On Thu, Nov 12, 2020 at 2:52 PM Asaf Bartov wrote

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Elena Sanz passed away last night

2020-07-06 Thread Mardetanha
This is such sad news, Rest in peace in Elena. Mardetanha On Mon, Jul 6, 2020 at 8:25 PM Santiago Navarro < santiagonava...@wikimedia.es> wrote: > Hello. I have bad news, the kind of news we never want to have. Our > friend and colleage Elena Sanz (user ElsaBornFree) passed away

[Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia is going to be available in turkey again

2019-12-26 Thread Mardetanha
to remove the ban immediately. Wikipedia has been banned since Apr 2017. Mardetanha ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Affiliations Committee appointments

2019-02-21 Thread Mardetanha
congratulations to both of you Mardetanha On Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 10:41 PM Shani Evenstein wrote: > Thanks both of you and good luck to new members! I'm hopeful that together > you can help march AffCom forward and help with the obvious workload. > > Best, > Shani. > > O

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [GLAM] Wikimedia Sverige receives $55k+ in funding for project on audio files

2018-12-18 Thread Mardetanha
Congratulations, you are doing great On Tue, Dec 18, 2018 at 7:19 PM Rajeeb Dutta wrote: > Thanks John, for sharing the information, I am looking forward to > contribute my part, all my best wishes for the grand success of the project. > Thanks, > Regards, > Rajeeb Dutta, (Marajozkee). > Sent

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Sverige receives $65k+ in funding for our Library Data project

2018-08-27 Thread Mardetanha
This is a wonderful news, congratulations to Wikimedia Sverige Mardetanha On Mon, Aug 27, 2018 at 6:18 PM John Andersson wrote: > *Hi everybody and sorry for crossposting,Wikimedia Sverige is proud to be > the recipient of $65,500 in support from the Swedish National Library for > ou

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Response to recent developments of United States travel ban

2018-07-02 Thread Mardetanha
Thanks, Katherine, This is very heartwarming and encouraging. Mohsen Mardetanha On Tue, Jul 3, 2018 at 3:12 AM, Katherine Maher wrote: > *This letter is also available on Meta-Wiki here: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/?curid=10631068 > <https://meta.wikimedia.org/?curid=10631068

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

2018-06-11 Thread Mardetanha
​ Hi Kirill Philip's concerns were not answered, would you please respond, I had the very same question. Mardetanha On Wed, May 23, 2018 at 3:12 PM, Philip Kopetzky wrote: > Hi Kirill, > > what's the difference/relationship between this group and the Wikimedians > of Alban

Re: [Wikimedia-l] De-recognition of Wikimedia user groups in Brazil

2018-04-08 Thread Mardetanha
I wonder if we could turn this to one learning pattern, from what went wrong at first place and what solution you propose to solve it. I think it would help a lot of projects if we could learn from each other's mistake. Mardetanha On Mon, Apr 9, 2018 at 1:22 AM, Lucas Teles <telesw...@gmail.

[Wikimedia-l] New Stewards elected

2018-02-28 Thread Mardetanha
ttps://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:Contributions/There%27sNoTime>) please join me in welcoming them for the new position and congratulating them for gaining communities trust. Mardetanha On behalf of election committee ___ Wikimedia-l mailing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] User Halibutt has passed

2018-01-31 Thread Mardetanha
Very sad to learn this, he was a good friend and great wikipedian, learnt a lot fron him about polands history, may his soul rest in peace On Thu, Feb 1, 2018 at 12:54 AM Natalia Szafran-Kozakowska < natalia.szaf...@gmail.com> wrote: > I am sad to inform you that today Krzysztof Machocki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A fundraising banner we'd like to try in a short test

2017-11-15 Thread Mardetanha
both are equally ugly, they should much more smaller, current banner should 1/10 or 1/8th of a page not half of it. Mardetanha On Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 11:28 AM, Ziko van Dijk <zvand...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hello, > I like it too, actually better than the earlier one. Looks good on

[Wikimedia-l] Making Wikipedia even better

2017-08-02 Thread Mardetanha
them achieve that, soon we will start this initiative city by city and hopefully by end of 2018 we will cover all major provinces and cities of Iran. hopefully we can turn this to a global initiative. Share your thoughts and experiences with us. Mardetanha

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Passing of vi:User:Lê Thy

2017-05-14 Thread Mardetanha
I am very saddened to learn this, May he rest in peace :( Mardetanha On Sun, May 14, 2017 at 10:34 PM, Minh Nguyen <m...@1ec5.org> wrote: > The Vietnamese Wikipedia community is saddened to learn that Lê Thy [1], > until recently one of our administrators, has passed away a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [PRESS] Turkish authorities block Wikipedia

2017-04-29 Thread Mardetanha
more info https://turkeyblocks.org/2017/04/29/wikipedia-blocked-turkey/ Mardetanha On Sat, Apr 29, 2017 at 2:06 PM, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel < it...@wikimedia.org.il> wrote: > Basak commented on Facebook: "In the news, it says that, Wikipedia supports > global terrorism. The

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [PRESS] Turkish authorities block Wikipedia

2017-04-29 Thread Mardetanha
hopefully it would be technical mistake and will be lifted very soon. Mardetanha On Sat, Apr 29, 2017 at 1:13 PM, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel < it...@wikimedia.org.il> wrote: > Hey, > > FYI - sad news from Turkish. > > > > *Regards,Itzik Edri* > Chairperson, Wiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing the Hardware donation program

2017-03-17 Thread Mardetanha
as far as I understood from asaf email and meta page, all laptops are fully formatted with brand new Ubuntu installed on them, so they are safe Mardetanha On Sat, Mar 18, 2017 at 2:41 AM, Risker <risker...@gmail.com> wrote: > Just noting as an aside that I'd be hesitant for the WMF

Re: [Wikimedia-l] documentaries about Wikipedia

2017-01-16 Thread Mardetanha
of this video. Thanks for your help *https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMSinyx_Ab0 Mardetanha On Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 9:10 PM, Mardetanha <mardetanha.w...@gmail.com> wrote: > Thanks again everyone > > On Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 7:44 PM Lodewijk <lodew...@effeietsanders.org> > wrote: >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Congratulation, Hebrew Wikipedia

2016-12-29 Thread Mardetanha
congratulations Mardetanha On Thu, Dec 29, 2016 at 6:53 PM, Andy Mabbett <a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk> wrote: > On 29 December 2016 at 15:10, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel > <it...@wikimedia.org.il> wrote: > > > I'm happy to share with you that this morning the 200,000th a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] documentaries about Wikipedia

2016-12-14 Thread Mardetanha
of Wikimedia UK: > > > > > > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlNT16gqHyo > > > https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_GLAM-Wiki_Revolution.webm > > > > > > It has translatable subtitles in a bunch of languages too :) > > > > > > best, > > &g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] documentaries about Wikipedia

2016-12-12 Thread Mardetanha
Thanks indeed everyone, if you later find something, I would be the most grateful if you could add it to this thread Mardetanha On Sun, Dec 11, 2016 at 6:03 AM, Victor Grigas <vgri...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > And one more from Wikimedia Argentina: > > https://commons.wik

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Ray Saintonge has died

2016-09-13 Thread Mardetanha
he will be missed, I am really shocked to hear this, he was one of our best and early editors Mardetanha On Tue, Sep 13, 2016 at 11:38 PM, Austin Hair <adh...@gmail.com> wrote: > Despite over a dozen years of friendship, I simply don't feel > qualified to eulogize Ray as others can

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Farsi Wikipedia

2016-08-02 Thread Mardetanha
; > > I talked to Mohsen earlier and convinced him it's Persian. I hope it > uses > > > Persian more often :D > > > > > > Best > > > > > > On Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 1:25 PM Shlomi Fish <shlo...@shlomifish.org > <javascript:;>> > &

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Kevin Gorman has passed away

2016-07-30 Thread Mardetanha
it is sad to know about this, May God bless his soul, Rest in peace Kevin Mardetanha On Sat, Jul 30, 2016 at 12:05 PM, bobby shabangu <bobbyshaba...@gmail.com> wrote: > My condolences to his family. > > On Sat, Jul 30, 2016 at 6:32 AM, Tito Dutta <trulyt...@gmail.com> wrote

[Wikimedia-l] Farsi Wikipedia

2016-07-27 Thread Mardetanha
I would to let everyone know, after 13 years and millions of edits, Finally Farsi Wikipedia has reached 500,000 article. This is a very historic moment for all us in Farsi Wikipedia. Mardetanha ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Improving search (sort of)

2016-07-15 Thread Mardetanha
excellent Idea, hopefully we can get the result in more languages Mardetanha On Fri, Jul 15, 2016 at 6:35 PM, Robert Fernandez <wikigamal...@gmail.com> wrote: > Excellent idea. Librarians use patron catalog searches to gauge what > their patrons are looking for and supplement their

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [recent changes]

2016-04-08 Thread Mardetanha
sad news to hear wish you best of luck Mardetanha On Fri, Apr 8, 2016 at 10:47 PM, Denny Vrandecic <dvrande...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > I exchanged a walk on part in the war for a lead role in the cage. > > I find myself tied and limited in my actions and projects. In o

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Armenia candidate for the board

2016-03-02 Thread Mardetanha
so now we are judging a candidate because his/her country or government ? Susana and her team are doing really really great job, I wonder how unfair a person could judge a respected wikimedian. Mardetanha On Wed, Mar 2, 2016 at 11:59 PM, Ziko van Dijk <zvand...@gmail.com> wrote: &

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Help a Wikipedia & Commons volunteer raise funds for a new computer.

2016-02-29 Thread Mardetanha
He deserves all help that we give to him, thanks for sharing this Mardetanha On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 9:14 PM, Natalia Szafran-Kozakowska < natalia.szaf...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi all > > You probably know Jacek Halicki[1]. And even if you don't - you probably > have seen his p

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The right time is now!

2016-02-25 Thread Mardetanha
first revolutionary action would be to force millosh to write shorter and more concise emails Mardetanha On Fri, Feb 26, 2016 at 2:14 AM, Dan Andreescu <dandree...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > I agree, Milos, this is one hell of a moment. I will treat this moment > with the utmost re

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Strategy and its subtypes

2016-02-23 Thread Mardetanha
it would be great if someone could give us tl;dr version of this mail Mardetanha On Tue, Feb 23, 2016 at 5:21 PM, James Hare <jamesmh...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hello everyone, > > Of the many issues, real or perceived, currently under discussion, one of > them is the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Facebook marketing inside pt.wikipedia

2016-02-19 Thread Mardetanha
facebook has been on site-notice on azwiki https://az.wikipedia.org for about year I think Mardetanha On Fri, Feb 19, 2016 at 9:58 AM, Joseph Seddon <jsed...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hey Rodrigo, > > I don't know of any example where Site Notice has been used in the past to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of María Sefidari to Wikimedia Foundation Board

2016-01-29 Thread Mardetanha
It is good to see her back on board again, Maria Khosh Umadi (welcome back in Farsi) Mardetanha On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 8:26 PM, Dariusz Jemielniak <dar...@alk.edu.pl> wrote: > On Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 11:43 AM, Milos Rancic <mill...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > If I re

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Affiliations Committee appointments, January 2016

2016-01-24 Thread Mardetanha
congratulation all new members Mardetanha On Sun, Jan 24, 2016 at 10:00 PM, Kirill Lokshin <kirill.loks...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hello everyone, > > I'm pleased to announce that, following the recent call for applications, > the following candidates have been

Re: [Wikimedia-l] ¡Wikimedia Argentina community's documentary film, coming on January!

2015-12-24 Thread Mardetanha
Great, waiting to watch it Mardetanha On Thu, Dec 24, 2015 at 5:39 PM, Anna Torres <d...@wikimedia.org.ar> wrote: > Hi! > > We will be launching it in a cultural center here in Buenos Aires. After, > will be available on youtube and vimeo :) > > I will send it t

Re: [Wikimedia-l] ¡Wikimedia Argentina community's documentary film, coming on January!

2015-12-24 Thread Mardetanha
​Great, How can we watch in january ? is it going to be on youtube or cinema or something ? ​ Mardetanha On Thu, Dec 24, 2015 at 5:05 PM, Anna Torres <d...@wikimedia.org.ar> wrote: > Dear all, > > On behalf of Wikimedia Argentina we are pleased to announce the new > docu

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimania 2017 to be held in Montréal in Canada

2015-12-22 Thread Mardetanha
congrats everyone on the local team Mardetanha On Tue, Dec 22, 2015 at 2:56 PM, Gnangarra <gnanga...@gmail.com> wrote: > this has been known for ages the process was usurped from the community > really dont see a lot to celebrate or to congratulate anyone about... yes > I was th

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Branislav Jovanovic, User:BraneJ in critical condition

2015-12-11 Thread Mardetanha
:(( Rest in peace Brane Mardetanha On Fri, Dec 11, 2015 at 2:57 PM, Tito Dutta <trulyt...@gmail.com> wrote: > Oops, terrible news. :( > > > On 11 December 2015 at 16:42, Asaf Bartov <abar...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > > > What terrible news! > > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia Weekend in Tirana 2015

2015-12-09 Thread Mardetanha
Thanks for sharing this, Such Wikipedia Weekend proven to be very useful keep up good work and let us know about them Mardetanha On Wed, Dec 9, 2015 at 6:08 PM, Greta Doçi <gretad...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hello Wikipedians, > Wikimedians of Albanian Language User Group

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimania-l] Wikimania 2016 scholarship applications open

2015-12-08 Thread Mardetanha
​for me they are normal too Mardetanha On Wed, Dec 9, 2015 at 4:30 AM, Leon Liesener <leon.liese...@wikipedia.de> wrote: > May I ask what the issue is? All three mails look completely normal to me. > > Regards, > Leon > > Op 8 dec. 2015 om 22:32 heeft Martin Rulsch <

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why are we so boring?

2015-12-08 Thread Mardetanha
I also concur that best part of wikimania is get to know other wikimedians and fascinating stories , but nevertheless the workshops are also very useful. in each wikimania we enjoy both. I learnt a lot from them all. Mardetanha On Wed, Dec 9, 2015 at 12:51 AM, Chris Keating <chriskeati

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revision scoring as a service launched

2015-12-01 Thread Mardetanha
it has been on fawiki for couple of month now and it does amazing Job. Thanks for making this On Tue, Dec 1, 2015 at 11:27 PM Jane Darnell wrote: > It's mentioned in the MIT Review here: > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Endowment Discussion

2015-12-01 Thread Mardetanha
do we have any definite number that if reach then we would not any fundraiser again in the future (I really would like to to see WMF in the position in which, it would not need yearly fundraiser to stand up and keep running ) , like 100 M mentioned in the meta page ? Mardetanha On Tue, Dec 1

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Branislav Jovanovic, User:BraneJ in critical condition

2015-11-24 Thread Mardetanha
please keep us updated about his situation Mardetanha On Mon, Nov 23, 2015 at 11:06 PM, rupert THURNER <rupert.thur...@gmail.com> wrote: > All the best brane!! > On Nov 23, 2015 18:43, "Samir Elsharbaty" <selsharb...@wikimedia.org> > wrote: > > > B

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paris

2015-11-14 Thread Mardetanha
my heart goes out to the families of those who have been killed and I am really hopeful All wikimedians are safe, stay safe Mardetanha On Sat, Nov 14, 2015 at 6:39 AM, Sydney Poore <sydney.po...@gmail.com> wrote: > Alex, thanks for sharing this information. My thoughts are with Wi

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

2015-11-06 Thread Mardetanha
​it was strange for me too, we never did such thing before​ Mardetanha On Fri, Nov 6, 2015 at 3:12 PM, Bence Damokos <bdamo...@gmail.com> wrote: > My first guess would be that the company is mentioned as a way to notify > users that they will be sending data to an outside company i

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikinobel 2015 tomorrow

2015-10-08 Thread Mardetanha
Very good news, Hopefully we might be able to do same in fawiki Mardetanha On Thu, Oct 8, 2015 at 6:12 PM, Jon Harald Søby <jhs...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi everybody, > > You may have seen the blog post > <https://blog.wikimedia.org/2015/10/05/join-wikinobel-2015/>

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia websites is not accessible almost everywhere in Iran

2015-09-30 Thread Mardetanha
Mardetanha On Wed, Sep 30, 2015 at 8:33 PM, Amir Ladsgroup <ladsgr...@gmail.com> wrote: > It had started with Wikimedia Commons and then upload.wikimedia.org (so no > images) and now Persian Wikinews and I just realized except a few number of > ISPs all WM websites are blocked everyw

[Wikimedia-l] possible power point or pdf file

2015-08-06 Thread Mardetanha
will update with current information. Mardetanha ___ 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

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia-l Digest, Vol 136, Issue 44

2015-07-18 Thread Mardetanha
thank you guys :) hopefully our user group would one of the most active user groups, we have already plan our next steps, Mardetanha Mardetanha On Sun, Jul 19, 2015 at 12:59 AM, wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org wrote: Send Wikimedia-l mailing list submissions to wikimedia-l