Re: [Wikimedia-l] Monthly skill share idea

2018-10-16 Thread Mathias Damour
info/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- Mathias Damour 49 rue Carnot 74000 Annecy 04 57 09 10 56 06 27 13 65 51 mathias.dam...@gmx.fr ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Monthly skill share idea

2018-10-15 Thread Mathias Damour
_lists/Guidelines 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> -- Mathias Damour [[Us

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Politics

2017-02-05 Thread Mathias Damour
a few days of meeting. -- Mathias Damour [[User:Astirmays]] ___ 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@lists.wik

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Arbital, another Wikipedia competitor/complement

2016-03-14 Thread Mathias Damour
impact, say to produce in a way or another 10 000 important and quality encyclopedia articles for children in some big languages to catch up with the two most developed "Wikipedia for children". More on : https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/List_of_wikis_for_children https://meta.wikimedi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Q1 Fundraising Update

2015-10-11 Thread Mathias Damour
o be done. Pete [[User:Peteforsyth]] -- Mathias Damour [[User:Astirmays]] ___ 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/list

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

2015-10-04 Thread Mathias Damour
eater part of the decisions (or even conducting the users of the projets themself, as an average internet company does), are "two tendancies that are not fully compatible" (to borrow Florence's words). -- Mathias Damour [[User:Astirmays]] ___

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2015 Strategy/Community consultation on the Wikipedia for children idea

2015-03-18 Thread Mathias Damour
Le 18/03/2015 13:59, Marc A. Pelletier a écrit : On 15-03-18 03:09 AM, Mathias Damour wrote: [from the Convention on the Rights of the Child] [...] this right shall include freedom to seek, receive and impart information and ideas of all kinds Interestingly enough, to me this reads /against

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2015 Strategy/Community consultation on the Wikipedia for children idea

2015-03-18 Thread Mathias Damour
(such as Duolingo), we could greatly develop the content of those existing or to come wikis. That's only my ideas on the subject by the way. On Tue, Mar 17, 2015 at 8:56 PM, Mathias Damour mathias.dam...@laposte.net wrote: Hi, They were quite a few expressed thoughts on the 2015 Strategy - Community

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2015 Strategy/Community consultation on the Wikipedia for children idea

2015-03-18 Thread Mathias Damour
Le 18/03/2015 20:41, Marc A. Pelletier a écrit : On 15-03-18 02:19 PM, Mathias Damour wrote: [...] the content must be appropriate for children [...] The problem is exactly that. What is or is not appropriate for children is an inherently *political* question, the answer to which

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2015 Strategy/Community consultation on the Wikipedia for children idea

2015-03-18 Thread Mathias Damour
/History_of_the_United_States to make it fit to school children. And here is how we can curate, that's to say rewrite a few parts and add some images, an article from Simple English Wikipedia : https://en.vikidia.org/w/index.php?title=Roman_housediff=76306oldid=28149 -- Mathias Damour https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2015 Strategy/Community consultation on the Wikipedia for children idea

2015-03-18 Thread Mathias Damour
years. More on http://blog.wikimedia.fr/vikidia-in-english-opens-today-lets-build-a-children-wiki-encyclopedia-6400 -- Mathias Damour https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Astirmays https://fr.vikidia.org/wiki/Utilisateur:Astirmays ___ Wikimedia-l

[Wikimedia-l] 2015 Strategy/Community consultation on the Wikipedia for children idea

2015-03-17 Thread Mathias Damour
such wikis, is it? -- Mathias Damour https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Astirmays https://fr.vikidia.org/wiki/Utilisateur:Astirmays ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF is shutting down grantmaking for good projects for 3 months for no reason

2015-01-03 Thread Mathias Damour
the software on their own. However, this approach is deeply inappropriate if you're trying to nurture volunteer wikis. (...) -- Mathias Damour User:Astirmays ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF is shutting down grantmaking for good projects for 3 months for no reason

2015-01-03 Thread Mathias Damour
to the chapters. -- Mathias Damour User:Astirmays ___ 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] Fwd: Our final email

2014-12-19 Thread Mathias Damour
even desirable. Furthermore the WMF shouldn't process the Project and Event Grants and Individual Engagement Grants in the countries were there is an active chapter. -- Mathias Damour User:Astirmay ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why is bank transfer no longer possible?

2014-12-19 Thread Mathias Damour
. By using a UK organisation to process donations, they ignore the UK chapter while they make demands of chapters to raise funds. PS I do hope the WMF gets all the money it is seeking. +1 Funny I first read your last sentence: ''PS I do hope the WMF gets all the money its sinking.'' ... -- Mathias

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising in the UK

2014-12-05 Thread mathias . damour
- Mail original - De: Fæ fae...@gmail.com Actually, under Sue Gardner, the offer was that if the chapter did change its ways, it would become a payment processor again. As a trustee at that time, who was sent all the correspondence, this was exactly what was put in writing. And

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising in the UK

2014-12-05 Thread Mathias Damour
for a dinner together and naturally, the discussion came back to the fund raising and fund dissemination topic. And I asked Sue with a sigh:Do you still think that it is not about who wins? And she said:Yes, of cause not. Ting Chen seems to have believed her :-( -- Mathias Damour F-74000 Annecy

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Thank you...

2014-06-02 Thread Mathias Damour
Deutchland and Wikimedia UK: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:APG/FDC_portal/Comments/Extensive_feedback_from_WMDE_to_the_FDC_process https://wikimedia.org.uk/wiki/File:Open_letter_to_Sue_Gardner_regarding_non-renewal.pdf -- Mathias Damour https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Astirmays

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia and Universities

2014-05-06 Thread Mathias Damour
Le 06/05/2014 16:24, Leigh Thelmadatter a écrit : (...) There is even the assumption on the part of many that this is the purview of chapters. Why shouldn't it be ? -- Mathias Damour https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utilisateur:Astirmays

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia and Universities

2014-05-06 Thread Mathias Damour
on the part of many that this is the purview of chapters. Why shouldn't it be ? -- Mathias Damour https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utilisateur:Astirmays -- Mathias Damour https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utilisateur:Astirmays ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sponsorship/donations to other organizations

2014-04-16 Thread Mathias Damour
to be to treat the chapters better, rather than others worse. +++ !! -- Mathias Damour 49 rue Carnot F-74000 Annecy 00 33 (0)4 57 09 10 56 00 33 (0)6 27 13 65 51 mathias.dam...@laposte.net https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Astirmays ___ Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Funding of decentralized organizational structure

2014-04-10 Thread mathias . damour
Hi, Message du 10/04/14 15:28 De : Anders Wennersten A : wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Copie à : Objet : Re: [Wikimedia-l] Funding of decentralized organizational structure (...) And I would be unhappy if the divergence between project became too big, POV paid editing etc we will be

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Statement for the police about the fundraising?

2014-03-01 Thread Mathias Damour
/Talk:WMF_Board_meetings/2013-11-24/FAQ#I_thought_we_had_plenty_of_money._Isn.27t_the_WMF_growing_as_well.3F_Is_this_just_an_effort_to_curtail_chapter_growth.3F That must be a matter of point of view... -- Mathias Damour 49 rue Carnot F-74000 Annecy 00 33 (0)4 57 09 10 56 00 33 (0)6 27 13 65 51

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board decisions on movement funding and approval issues

2014-02-12 Thread Mathias Damour
lines, to find a more recognized (and funded) role in the movement. I like them too, saved I want it to be supervised by my chapter rather than the WMF ! Mark, may you disclose which country you are from/live in ? I am from France, living in France. -- Mathias Damour https://fr.wikipedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Children and Simple English

2013-05-30 Thread Mathias Damour
Le 31/05/2013 04:10, James Salsman a écrit : Mathias Damour wrote: The only sad thing is that it won't be launched in other languages There is a longstanding proposal to create simple language Wikipedias in languages other than English and France, but it remains to be seen whether

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Effectiveness of meetings (Was: Affcom ...)

2013-05-14 Thread Mathias Damour
not an environmentally friendly and responsible way to run the Wikimedia movement. I personally went to the chapter meeting in Milan rather than insist on attending the next Wikimania in good part because I could get there by train. -- Mathias Damour 49 rue Carnot F-74000 Annecy 00 33 (0)4 57 09 10 56 00

[Wikimedia-l] And content - Re: WikiReaders4Kids

2013-05-05 Thread Mathias Damour
and if you can't fund the campaign, please share the link with others! While I am an employee of the Wikimedia Foundation, I am doing this entirely as a volunteer. Thanks! -- Mathias Damour 49 rue Carnot F-74000 Annecy 00 33 (0)4 57 09 10 56 00 33 (0)6 27 13 65 51 mathias.dam...@laposte.net http

[Wikimedia-l] Next one ? Re: Wikimedia Travel Guide: Board statement

2012-09-07 Thread Mathias Damour
in favor of the creation of a travel guide. The Board supports the community decision to create a dedicated project (...) That's fine! They could be a next one, if it meets adequate resolution. That would be will be Wikikids/Vikidia. http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikikids -- Mathias Damour 49