Re: [Wikimedia-l] Some goodbye to all

2019-06-20 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
First of all I don’t know the context of this conversation. I know that I personnally find that the actions of Trust& Safety very valuable and wise. I totally support and trust their judgement. I am tired of seing their work criticized, and do not appreciate official chapter representants

Re: [Wikimedia-l] ¿Qué te hace feliz esta semana? / What's making you happy this week?

2019-06-12 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
What’s making me happy is also sad (how can one separate hapiness from sadness as you obviously need one to measure the other). My mom is in hospital, her breath cancer spreaded again with metastasis. Yep, looks bad. But I discovered a thread which was shared on twitter by francophone

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thank you and farewell

2019-05-17 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Dear Sati, I wish you all the best for the future and I feel like we are losing a very valuable person. Thank for sharing your thoughts about the “limit of knowledge”. Of course some of us would certainly like to know why we are losing you. I would in any case. Kind regards, Natacha >>

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Reviewing our brand system for our 2030 goals

2019-04-10 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Thank Andrew for summing up all the issues around this rebranding issue. I really dont believe it should be done. I can’t see that this could be done without community consultation. I doubt all versions of wikipedia could agree in a unanimous move. How would Wikipedia be named if wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Use of Wikimedia projects for anti-LGBT+ "humour"

2019-03-06 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
e happening with others who do not feel > personally targeted too, but I don’t know what their reasoning is. > Cheers, > Peter > > -Original Message- > From: Wikimedia-l [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf > Of Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l > Sent: 05 M

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Use of Wikimedia projects for anti-LGBT+ "humour"

2019-03-05 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Hi Peter, Please take time to reflect that this humour has deeply affected some people (and not only the persons who outed publicly taking risks), hence the reaction. To those who do not understand how LGBTIQ people feel about jokes on their identity and the legitimate desire that adequate

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiGap 2019

2019-02-22 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Thanks for sharing this Mia! Îm really glad to read that it can be an ongoing project and not just an equality token on March, 8. I have a question: do you have a budget for transportation for people who want to attend and babysitting facilities? Could it be possible for organizers to get a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] To Wikimedians, with love from our donors

2019-02-14 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Dear Caitlin, Thank you for this inspiring message! With Wikilove then... Nattes à chat > Le 14 févr. 2019 à 18:17, Caitlin Cogdill a écrit : > > In January, the WMF fundraising team asked our donors a single question: is > there anything you want to say to the volunteers who make the

[Wikimedia-l] Wiki Loves Love on Wikipedia with a gender gap focus!

2019-02-07 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Hi, You probably all know that the Commons contest Wiki Loves Love (WLL) started since last friday. What you might not know yet is that we are now having a multilingual wikipedian contest running at the same time from February 10 to March 31st. The idea is to generate wikipedian content on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation from Wiki Loves Love 2019

2019-01-10 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Hi, I spoke to Psychoslave and we thought we could contribute on the francophone wikipedia by setting up a project page dedicated to contribution on the subject of love ceremonies with a gender gap approach. I am not very gifted in photographs, but maybe we could try to write articles using

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMSUMMIT19 - 3 days left to register

2018-12-14 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Thank you Michelle, I dint see Wikiwomen user group in there… Kind regards, Natacha > Le 14 déc. 2018 à 15:47, Michelle Poltier a > écrit : > > Dear Wikimedians, > > The deadline to register for the Wikimedia Summit 2019 is in three > days, on Monday, December 17! > > If you want to be

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Writing weeks started about German-speaking Community

2018-12-09 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Hi Riomaine Thank you! Do you think you could put the working list on metal and have sections in the different languages? It would make it easier. That’s what we did with the Wikialpen forum where three languages were involved. Kind regards, Nattes à chat > Le 10 déc. 2018 à 06:53, Romaine

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Avoiding sensory overload at Wikimedia Events

2018-10-25 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Hi Michelle, during the francophone wikiconvention we had a special calm room for people who need to retire a moment from the crowd because of special needs they could have. We were asked also not to come nearby with perfumes and other sensory distractions. A calm room for other people

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Qu'est-ce qui te rend heureuse cette semaine? / What's making you happy this week? (Week of 14 October 2018)

2018-10-14 Thread Natacha Rault via Wikimedia-l
Great story from Yann, thanks for sharing. Nattes à chat > Le 14 oct. 2018 à 23:23, Pine W a écrit : > > Recently I spent some time on Commons, and I came across two things that I > especially appreciated. > > The first is a story on Yann's user page >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Appropriation of the Wikimedia Blog by the WMF

2018-06-09 Thread Natacha Rault
Thanks for having this conversation. Having a balanced life is important, but why should the revenues generated by volunteer work not go back to volunteers also? In truth, wikimedia projects are addictive, time consuming, they generate passionate debates and I have seen many going down the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Rebuilding Wikimédia France

2018-06-06 Thread Natacha Rault
Dear Charlotte, Thank you for this thourough update and all the efforts made! We have felt - as members of WMFR- the wind of change blowing, thank you for all the work done and the great effort towards transparency and horizontality. Kind regards, Natacha / Nattes à chat > Le 5 juin 2018 à

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update #4: Upcoming call for participation in Working Groups

2018-06-06 Thread Natacha Rault
Dear Katherine, Thank very much you for this update. I was working in the “role and responsibilities” group in Berlin and the outcome was that we had decided to rename it “power dynamics” if I recall correctly. Now I see this name has not been used, so I feel a little surprized? Kind

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Gendergap approach causing problems

2018-05-11 Thread Natacha Rault
> If not written, how would they be referenced and verified? Could they possibly be registered in an oral form? Could we invent a way of integrating oral sources? We already use radio or television sources (also not written...). The only problem with oral sources like stories passed on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] ¿Qué te hace feliz esta semana? / What's making you happy this week? (Week of 25 February 2018)

2018-02-26 Thread Natacha Rault
Quelle belle idée de transcender les barrières linguistiques! Ich finde dass wirklich wichtig dass wir zusammen in verschiedenen Sprachen zusammen reden. я тоже мненочко по руски гаварю I’m sure I made mistakes in the last one, but it was fun trying. Thanks Pine for this idea! This made me

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

2017-12-15 Thread Natacha Rault
Glad to see a new user group in Africa! Welcome and all the best! Nattes à chat > Le 15 déc. 2017 à 15:52, Samuel Patton a écrit : > > Awesome! Congratulations and welcome. > > On Thu, Dec 14, 2017 at 9:34 PM, Kirill Lokshin > wrote: > >> Hi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikidata] An answer to Lydia Pintscher regarding its considerations on Wikidata and CC-0

2017-11-30 Thread Natacha Rault
> Le 30 nov. 2017 à 00:50, James Hare a écrit : > > On November 29, 2017 at 3:33:47 PM, Scott MacLeod ( > worlduniversityandsch...@gmail.com) wrote: > > Dear Lydia, Mathieu, Nicolas and All, > > I'm seeking a clarification here to "An answer to Lydia Pintscher regarding

Re: [Wikimedia-l] First content made for Wikipedia in space!

2017-11-29 Thread Natacha Rault
Thank you so much for letting us know, it was really interesting. it would be great to have some workshops just to record voices. Nattes à chat > > Le 29 nov. 2017 à 21:01, Chris Keating a écrit : > > Glad to see that the final frontier is falling to Wikipedia!

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Women in red

2017-10-15 Thread Natacha Rault
Dear All, I can only agree with GorillaWarfare. I am also tired of having to proove anything concernig gender has to be perfect, when the whole principle of Wikipedia is that everything is always perfectible. I think we should assume good faith and avoid comments. Doing nothing about the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The other side of the crisis at WMFR

2017-10-11 Thread Natacha Rault
Hi Maria, thank you. Personnally, and as an engaged feminist in real life, I dont believe one word of these allegations. My support goes to Christophe, and like you wrote, these allegations I think are not backed up by evidence as far as I have been informed). Too many people within the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Presentation of Wikimédia France new Board members

2017-09-24 Thread Natacha Rault
Dear Nadine, As a member of Wikimedia France and a Wikimedian, I want to thank you for your two last mails on behalf of the WMFR board. While reading you, I feel confident that we have wonderful people to overcome past turmoil, and I also feel very grateful that you wrote back to the chapters

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What is the purpose of the Wikimedia mailinglist

2017-08-27 Thread Natacha Rault
Hello, my short comment on this: the posts are lengthy, and from the outside it is hard to understand what it is all about. It would be great if at some point in long conversations, someone could resume the issues in a short paragraph. Kind regards Nattes à chat > Le 27 août 2017 à 11:17, Fæ

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Changing roles

2017-08-16 Thread Natacha Rault
Thank you James and good luck in this board! Thank you for sharing this with us. Kind regards, Natacha / Nattes à chat > Le 16 août 2017 à 15:56, Fæ a écrit : > > James, thank you for making a public statement. It sets a healthy tone > for good governance and transparency

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Wikimédia France

2017-08-08 Thread Natacha Rault
Dear All, More than a quarter of Wikimedia France’s members have requested that several topics be added and voted upon at he next general assembly to be held in september in order to reflect on the current governance issues. The board has just confirmed that the minimum of members requested

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Wikimédia France

2017-08-04 Thread Natacha Rault
Well thanks to Andreas for pointing this, I really believe that a movement advocating for the free sharing of knowledge can not afford to take royalist views on who is entitled or not to see the results of any audit and to reflect upon it. I want to reflect on Illario’s previous words . Well

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Wikimédia France

2017-08-04 Thread Natacha Rault
, the context is usually not the same. Ideally it would be much better if the community got involved more in what is happening in chapters, as chapters spend the money derived from the notoriety of their work as contributors, thus getting also the media attention. Natacha Rault / Nattes à chat

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New beta feature: Syntax Highlighting!

2017-08-03 Thread Natacha Rault
Great news, thank you! Nattes à chat > Le 4 août 2017 à 00:21, Danny Horn a écrit : > > Hi everyone, > > WMF's Community Tech team team is happy to announce that Wikitext Editor > Syntax Highlighting has been released as a beta feature today on all LTR > Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Wikimédia France

2017-08-03 Thread Natacha Rault
> Le 02/08/2017 à 20:09, Pierre-Selim a écrit : >>>>> The passing of Louise is really sad :( >>>>> >>>>> On the other fronts, Edouard it feels like you're not telling things the >>>>> way >>>>> they really are. >>>

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Wikimédia France

2017-07-26 Thread Natacha Rault
probably me... > Le 26 juil. 2017 à 17:49, Yaroslav Blanter a écrit : > > Actually, after Catherine's mail, an English article was started by someone > I can not recognize from the username. > > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louise_Merzeau > > Cheers > Yaroslav > > On Wed,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Wikimédia France

2017-07-26 Thread Natacha Rault
Hi there, being in the train from Geneva to Paris I started to translate the page on Louise Merzeau in English. Unfortunately I am going down now, and I am not finished… But it is available here : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louise_Merzeau I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Réponse à Samuel Legoff, président de Wikimédia France / Answer to Samuel Legoff, president of Wikimedia France

2017-07-18 Thread Natacha Rault
Bonjour, Merci pour ce long (et éclairant mail) qui nous sort de l'atmosphère délétère des menaces de poursuites judiciaires en nous faisant entrevoir la légalité de la libre expression! J'ai reçu un mail du CA m'informant que la raison de mon expulsion de l'association est le fait d'avoir

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Wikimédia France - informations sur la situation actuelle

2017-07-13 Thread Natacha Rault
nderstand correctly) with the much needed moral authority, or by > electing a new board that can start afresh. > > This is why we have always put so much emphasis on having democratic > chapters where the members can in the end intervene. > > Lodewijk > (snipping the messages below, as the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Wikimédia France - informations sur la situation actuelle

2017-07-13 Thread Natacha Rault
Dear All, As some anglophone wikimedians wanted an English version, we have translated the time line in English concerning what is happening in the French chapter, although surely we still have to clarify and correct mistakes. You can find it here:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Wikimédia France - informations sur la situation actuelle

2017-07-12 Thread Natacha Rault
; > 2017-07-12 1:34 GMT+01:00 Natacha Rault <n.ra...@me.com>: >> So this is the translated part stopping in may 2017 (recent developments not >> included) > > I had a bit of spare time this morning so I've translated part of May (below). > > 4 May 2017 >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Wikimédia France - informations sur la situation actuelle

2017-07-11 Thread Natacha Rault
e critical issues. No candodate was elected, but the two highest scores reached 75 voices. Pierre Selim is elect Elected: Manuel Fauveau (79), Marie-Alice Mathis (86), Jean-Frédéric Berthelot (86), Caroline Becker (89), Samuel Le Goff (90), Pierre-Selim Huard (95) Not elected: Anne Baumstimler

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Wikimédia France - informations sur la situation actuelle

2017-07-11 Thread Natacha Rault
Hi James, We are working on a translation, but are quite exhausted as recent events develop. Sorry for the delay… Nattes à chat / Natacha > Le 12 juil. 2017 à 00:47, James Heilman a écrit : > > Chris do we have an EN copy of the timeline. > > 2017-07-11 16:25 GMT-06:00

Re: [Wikimedia-l] June 29: Update on Wikimedia movement strategy process (#20)

2017-06-29 Thread Natacha Rault
Dear Katherine, I wish a nice holiday to all the WMF staff in the US! Thank you for this comprehensive and detailed summary, it’s great to have a diggest pinpointing at suggestions that one would not have noticed otherwise. I completely agree with the Australian community: we need more

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What to do when the WMF is stingy with the community?

2017-06-28 Thread Natacha Rault
no comprendo! > Le 28 juin 2017 à 20:09, Ivan Martínez a écrit : > > Hola David. > > Hasta donde entendí está escrito en la subvención solicitada un total de 36 > 000 euros, y el resto iba a ser cubierto por fondos que provienen de WMDE. > ¿No es así?. Como voluntario del

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Deutschland: Annual Report 2016

2017-06-06 Thread Natacha Rault
This is an incredibble result. Congratulation! Natacha Le 6 juin 2017 à 11:21, Cornelius Kibelka a écrit : No, it means 15,000 new (paying) members of the association Wikimedia Deutschland. However, we also try to recruit new authors/editors via banner

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Results of the 2017 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees election

2017-05-21 Thread Natacha Rault
Congratulation and good luck! Natacha Rault > Le 21 mai 2017 à 09:35, Pierre-Selim <pierre-se...@huard.info> a écrit : > > Congratulations Maria, James and Dariusz. > > Le 21 mai 2017 09:31, "Steinsplitter Wiki" <steinsplitter-w...@li

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [arbcom-l] Where is WMF with pursuing companies that offer paid editing services

2017-04-14 Thread Natacha Rault
Hi there, I agree that we should take action and make it real hard for any corporation financially to achieve this result. Legal action is one thing, but the first thing to be done is to ensure that all affairs of the type are detected and publicly outed, on the very articles if there is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Let's go gender neutral

2017-04-13 Thread Natacha Rault
Dear Antoine, it is solvable in French and there are some very good practice manual online here is one from Switzerland https://www.unige.ch/rectorat/egalite/files/9414/0353/2732/charte_epicene_Chancelerie_guide_formulation_non_sexiste.pdf

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Let's go gender neutral

2017-04-13 Thread Natacha Rault
Hi Florence Just a small remark : actually the message that was used in the end on the site notice is gender neutral, and was acceptable for all. There is sometimes a way out of the binary gendering in French, « nous" for example has no attributed gender. Using wikimedien·ne·s does not include

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What's making you happy this week? (Week of 19 March 2017)

2017-03-23 Thread Natacha Rault
need the link to the movie ! Flo Le 23/03/2017 à 08:48, Natacha Rault a écrit : > Here what's making me happy this week! > The filmed conference on non sexist language in French that we held at the > francophone wikiconvention in Paris in august 2016 was elected media of the > da

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What's making you happy this week? (Week of 19 March 2017)

2017-03-23 Thread Natacha Rault
e ! > > > Flo > >> Le 23/03/2017 à 08:48, Natacha Rault a écrit : >> Here what's making me happy this week! >> The filmed conference on non sexist language in French that we held at the >> francophone wikiconvention in Paris in august 2016 was elected me

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What's making you happy this week? (Week of 19 March 2017)

2017-03-23 Thread Natacha Rault
Here what's making me happy this week! The filmed conference on non sexist language in French that we held at the francophone wikiconvention in Paris in august 2016 was elected media of the day on commons last tuesday. Four of the women we trained last year in a gender gap contribution workshop

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Welcoming 19 long-time Wikimedians as Coordinators for Movement strategy

2017-03-09 Thread Natacha Rault
Thank you for your engagenent! I am glad to see that the Francophone rep is from Africa, and I hope we can engage on the representation of women. Kind regards, Nattes à chat > Le 10 mars 2017 à 08:48, Yaroslav Blanter a écrit : > > Thanks the coordinators. I do not know

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Politics

2017-02-02 Thread Natacha Rault
Had the WMF statement been issued on Wikipedia, now that would have neutrality issues from a wikioedian point of view. The WMF is not Wikipedia, and does have a political activity: being in favour of sharing free knowledge is altogether a political statement, as freedom of sharing knowledge is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] guidance from Foundation leadership as to where to draw the line on policy requests?

2017-02-02 Thread Natacha Rault
I really want to thank the Wikimedia foundation and Katherine Maher for taking such a clear position on this matter. Kind ragards, Natacha Rault / Nattes à chat > Le 2 févr. 2017 à 07:48, Bill Takatoshi <billtakato...@gmail.com> a écrit : > > On Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 1:02 AM, M

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Publicpolicy] news events impacting the Foundation's ability to hire and its employees' ability to travel

2017-01-31 Thread Natacha Rault
I dont think "Europe" and european countries cant be thrown in one potatoe bag. When I read this "Some of the most brilliant and creative people in the world live and work in Silicon Valley." it reminds me, as I am French living in Geneva of the attitude of so called "developed" countries

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Publicpolicy] news events impacting the Foundation's ability to hire and its employees' ability to travel

2017-01-30 Thread Natacha Rault
I don't feel personnally that this post is not courteous. I see it as a proposition and a question echoing world wide concern on the matter (I am based in Switzerland), although I do understand that a answer from the WMF is delicate. Kind regards, Natacha Le 31 janv. 2017 à 00:51, Nathan

Re: [Wikimedia-l] LGBT+ safety considerations for conference venues

2016-12-20 Thread Natacha Rault
Dear Marc, this is exactly the problem: focusing only on toddlers and on on-site solutions. when what parent need is focusing on the general problem of childcare wether on the site of wikimania or not. -Natacha > Le 11 nov. 2016 à 15:56, Marc-Andre a écrit : > > FWIW,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] New Wikimedia DC Board Members

2016-10-31 Thread Natacha Rault
Dear Rosie, dear Kelly, Bravo for this new function, it is certainly good news for anyone dedicated to the gender gap! Good luck in these new responsibilities to both of you, Nattes à chat / Natacha > Le 30 oct. 2016 à 21:27, Kirill Lokshin a > écrit : > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Tremendous Wiktionary User Group

2016-10-19 Thread Natacha Rault
This is really great news, and I hope this group will thrive! I have met represent ants of the fr:Wiktionary from Lyon, and I love this project (especially with regards to its remarkable contribution to non sexist language in French). Natacha Rault / Nattes à chat n.ra...@me.com Le 19

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Outage for planned maintenance: No editing for two 30-minute periods next week

2016-04-16 Thread Natacha Rault
Well this is most unfortunate as we have a workshop with new contributors on the 19t! I wish I could have been informed much much earlier... Nattes à chat Envoyé de mon iPhone > Le 15 avr. 2016 à 20:32, Whatamidoing (WMF)/Sherry Snyder > a écrit : > > This is a