[Wikimedia-l] Wiki of functions naming contest

2020-09-29 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
Hello all, Please help pick a name for the new Wikimedia wiki project. This project will be a wiki where the community can work together on a library of functions.[1] The community can create new functions, read about them, discuss them, and share them. Some of these functions will be used to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcing a new Wikimedia project: Abstract Wikipedia

2020-08-06 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
On Wed, Aug 5, 2020 at 2:01 PM Samuel Klein wrote: > We used to have a roughly weighted list of major world languages by > (spoken, written; primary, secondary) and how well covered they were by wp > (articles, contributors). Is there something like that still? > I think you might be referring

Re: [Wikimedia-l] June 4 1800 Maggie Dennis office hour (with a twist)

2020-06-04 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
Hi Ad, We've sent you the zoom link offlist (per Maggie's note in the email below). Also, the link for the stream is at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KGRXVx5EeCk Thanks. On Thu, Jun 4, 2020 at 10:55 AM Ad Huikeshoven wrote: > Where can I find the Zoom link? > > On Tue, Jun 2, 2020 at 11:24

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Annoying ads

2020-05-07 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
This has been on our departments' minds for the past few months. Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have been changing our campaign schedules (including shortening the Italian campaign) and steadily revising our messaging. We are closely monitoring reader and donor feedback, responding to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Annoying ads

2020-05-07 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
My apologies John for my overly basic initial response. I wanted to note that regarding the banner design [1] we’ve definitely heard and taken the feedback on board as a team. Our design team discussed it on Monday and are exploring ways in which we might iterate on this in future tests. We are

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Annoying ads

2020-05-04 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
Hi John, thank you for the feedback. The banners you see are continually changing, as we refine our designs based on feedback and efficacy. Donation banners are inherently disruptive, on any site. We try to minimize the annoyance whilst also maximizing the effectiveness in order to show as few

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Multi-page advertising on Wikipedia

2020-04-15 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
Hi MZMcBride, You are right that it's unusual for us to display any banners on English Wiki in the USA at this time of year. We wanted to do a thorough evaluation of our backend systems and receive some live data on our banners, which we have been adjusting to be sensitive during the ongoing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey: Wikimedia Diversity Conference 2020

2020-01-21 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
Gerard, you can read about the previous events (which include answers about scope), at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Diversity_Conference On Mon, Jan 20, 2020 at 10:43 AM Gerard Meijssen wrote: > I am not interested when I do no have a clue about the scope > > > Op ma 20 jan. 2020

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The wikisites looks like 1996

2019-12-12 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
Multiple responses: On Thu, Dec 12, 2019 at 10:07 AM Juergen Fenn wrote: > Am 12.12.19 um 02:25 Uhr schrieb Strainu: > > There is also a > > question of opportunity: with less and less desktop users, it just > > makes more sense to invest in the mobile experience > > Most authors still use

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Be the change you want to see (was: WMF commitment for a Wikimedia projects archive)

2019-05-16 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
On Thu, May 16, 2019 at 3:06 PM Joseph Seddon wrote: > The Wikimedia Resource Center (which > currently is broken it seems) had the goal of trying to aid a community > member in getting the right information, the right person or the right > process to fulfill their needs. It's focus was on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia & Education Greenhouse - applications still open until May 12!

2019-05-02 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
(Reposting with fixed links) On Wed, May 1, 2019 at 6:56 PM Melissa Guadalupe Huertas < mguadal...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Hola everyone! > > Sorry in advance for cross-posting. As many of you are aware, last April > 5th the Education team at the Wikimedia Foundation announced the launch of >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia has been accepted as a mentor organization in GSoC 2019!

2019-02-27 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
Hi James, I'd like to emphasize the point (so that non-devs are aware) that outreach programs are generally more work for a mentor than "just implement the feature yourself" would be. I.e. The mentors generally have to help onboard the newcomer and get their tools setup properly, and then

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Cheat sheets visual editing on Wikipedia

2018-07-11 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
C636668902476722853sdata=I6wKDH82aToeHyLV%2Be7b0%2B8DOd3uV5I%2BrbcKAUJJB6Q%3Dreserved=0 > > > > Wikimedia Deutschland - Gesellschaft zur Förderung Freien Wissens e. V. > > Eingetragen im Vereinsregister des Amtsgerichts Berlin-Charlottenburg > > unter der Nummer 23855 B. Als

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Hello. New user - which mailing list should i use ?

2018-06-07 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
On Wed, Jun 6, 2018 at 4:12 PM wrote: > On Wed, Jun 6, 2018 at 3:23 AM James Hare wrote: > > > > It sounds like you would like the MediaWiki-l mailing list. MediaWiki is > > the software that runs Wikipedia and many similar projects. > > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/mediawiki-l >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] 2017 Community Wishlist Survey starts today!

2017-11-06 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
Completely fixed link: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:MyLanguage/2017_Community_Wishlist_Survey :-) ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How can we fix the two-stage page loading problem?

2017-09-03 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
Open Textbook of Medicine > _______ > 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.wikimedia.org >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wiki-research-l] Video demos of upcoming changes to edit review / RC patrol

2017-06-01 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
___ > Wiki-research-l mailing list > wiki-researc...@lists.wikimedia.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wiki-research-l > -- Nick Wilson (Quiddity) Community Liaison, WMF ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Turn the extension for ContentTranslation off?

2017-05-02 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
Note, this thread was forked into a different subject/title. See - "[Wikimedia-l] machine translation" - for newer discussion and detail. ​ ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and

[Wikimedia-l] Server switch 2017 - Short editing outages on Wednesday, 19 April 2017 and Wednesday, 3 May 2017

2017-04-12 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
share this information with your community** (It has been widely announced already, but just in case.) Technical details: https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikitech-l/2017-April/087919.html Thank you. -- Nick Wilson (Quiddity) Community Liaiso

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How to communicate compassionately with non-native English speakers

2016-07-07 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
On Wed, Jul 6, 2016 at 5:11 PM, Yusuke Matsubara wrote: > Perhaps https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Writing_clearly as well? > > Perfect, thanks! I had already watchlisted that at some point, but I didn't find it whilst searching. I'll look around later, to see where else that page

[Wikimedia-l] How to communicate compassionately with non-native English speakers

2016-07-05 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
https://medium.com/@mollyclare/taming-the-steamroller-how-to-communicate-compassionately-with-non-native-english-speakers-d95d8d1845a0 A good essay. TL;DR: Some detailed examples of how to improve communication and interactions, for the benefit of anyone who uses English as a second language.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Crisis of Confidence

2016-05-02 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
On Mon, May 2, 2016 at 2:21 AM, Fæ wrote: > [...] With regard to "[the WMF board] delivering services that are of a high > quality", all the metrics that the WMF report show the opposite. The > WMF consistently fail to meet the performance targets they set for > themselves, as

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Calendars

2016-04-29 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
On Thu, Apr 28, 2016 at 8:26 PM, Brill Lyle wrote: > Hello -- > > In an effort to de-clutter the Wikimedia NYC calendar -- and to support the > various initiatives and enhance event calendaring within Wikimedia -- after > some active discussion, Wikimedia NYC (well that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Cross-wiki notifications beta feature now available on all wikis

2016-03-14 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
On Sat, Mar 12, 2016 at 1:34 PM, Andy Mabbett wrote: > > Cross-wiki notifications > > This is great, thank you. > > Two requests: > > Please could we have two icons, one for local notifications, another for > those from elsewhere? > > I've pinged you in the existing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Cross-wiki notifications beta feature now available on all wikis

2016-03-14 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
u...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > > > -- > fae...@gmail.com https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Fae > Personal and confidential, please do not circulate or re-quote. > > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] I am going to San Francisco

2016-03-01 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
Craig, I believe it is all free (not purchased), per https://www.google.com/intl/en/nonprofits/products/#apps#tab5 ("Google Apps for Nonprofits") On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 6:27 PM, Craig Franklin wrote: > My understanding is that the Foundation purchases certain

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Universal Design (for learning)

2015-09-15 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
On Tue, Sep 15, 2015 at 6:48 AM, Juan de Vojníkov wrote: > Hello folks, > > I am looking for someone/institution which is applying a Universal Design, > by the means of removing all barriers for people with disabilities. Could > you give me any contacts, case studies or

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Collaboration team reprioritization

2015-09-02 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
Quick followup, with a reminder that onwiki feedback would be ideal. The original message is replicated at https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Topic:So4pui07y03ibgqq and your input there will be greatly appreciated. ​Thanks. ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Collaboration team reprioritization

2015-09-02 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
also, the thread on wikitech-l, for additional discussion. http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.science.linguistics.wikipedia.technical/83889 Hope that helps -- Nick Wilson (Quiddity) Community Liaison Wikimedia Foundation ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Keep me logged in (for up to 30 days)

2015-05-29 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe -- Nick Wilson (Quiddity) Community Liaison, Product Wikimedia Foundation ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A Listen Button

2015-05-29 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
On Thu, May 28, 2015 at 2:58 AM, Ilario Valdelli valde...@gmail.com wrote: [...] The first lesson learned is that blind (or almost blind) people use always a software of speech synthesis with a speed that makes the audio almost unintelligible for not experienced people. The operating system

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Office hours for Flow - 23 March 2015 19:30 UTC / 12:30 PDT

2015-03-23 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
Hi, A quick reminder, this is starting in 1 hour. Please see below, for the original announcement and links. Thanks, Quiddity On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 7:19 PM, Nick Wilson (Quiddity) nwil...@wikimedia.org wrote: Hello everyone, (my apologies for cross-posting) We'll be holding an Office hour

[Wikimedia-l] Office hours for Flow - 23 March 2015 19:30 UTC / 12:30 PDT

2015-03-20 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
/wiki/Topic:Sdoatsbslsafx6lw and at http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.science.linguistics.wikipedia.technical/82069 [4] https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Flow -- Nick Wilson (Quiddity) Community Liaison Wikimedia Foundation ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list