Re: [Wikimedia-l] Women in red

2017-10-16 Thread Ori Livneh
Gnangarra admitted to deliberately using a provocative tone to get attention ("I chose my tone intentionally to draw attention to the competition"). Acting surprised that people were aggrieved is disingenuous. On the topic of sexism: the underrepresentation in the Wikimedia community of every

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why we changed

2016-02-22 Thread Ori Livneh
On Mon, Feb 22, 2016 at 1:26 AM, Tim Starling wrote: > On 22/02/16 18:45, Erik Moeller wrote: > > The numbers for "very active editors" appear to have stabilized at a > > slightly higher level than previously. I can't find any firm > > conclusion on what has caused this

Re: [Wikimedia-l] An Open Letter to Wikimedia Foundation BoT

2016-02-18 Thread Ori Livneh
On Thu, Feb 18, 2016 at 4:47 AM, Dariusz Jemielniak wrote: > There is way too much blaming/bashing/sour expectations > working both ways - we almost forget how unique we are, irrespective of > many slips and avoidable failures we make (and WMF is definitely leading > here,

[Wikimedia-l] Update from the Wikimedia Performance Team

2015-11-05 Thread Ori Livneh
Hello, This is the first monthly report from the Wikimedia Performance Team. The purpose of these reports is to showcase our work, track our progress, and spark conversation. ## Who we are ## As the Wikimedia Foundation’s Performance Team, we want to create value for readers and editors by

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update from the Wikimedia Performance Team

2015-11-05 Thread Ori Livneh
On Thu, Nov 5, 2015 at 12:17 PM, Brad Jorsch (Anomie) <bjor...@wikimedia.org > wrote: > On Thu, Nov 5, 2015 at 2:13 PM, Ori Livneh <o...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > > > Improving future-proof maintainability by taking thumbnail code out of > > MediaWiki-Core and usin

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What's cool?

2015-06-07 Thread Ori Livneh
On Thu, Jun 4, 2015 at 2:41 PM, phoebe ayers phoebe.w...@gmail.com wrote: I need a break from thinking about things going wrong. And so per Milos' observation that discussion here is falling off, I thought I'd start an open discussion thread about things going right. What's a cool thing you

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Foundation-l] Single login - decision 2004

2015-04-22 Thread Ori Livneh
On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 11:34 PM, Keegan Peterzell kpeterz...@wikimedia.org wrote: This is now complete [2]. That wasn't too bad. 1. https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimedia-l/2004-November/061327.html 2. https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimedia-l/2015-April/077576.html

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising banners (again)

2014-11-29 Thread Ori Livneh
On Fri, Nov 28, 2014 at 5:55 PM, MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com wrote: The banners may be effective, but they're not aligned with Wikimedia's values. I wouldn't come out quite as strongly against these banners, but I share the underlying sentiment. I agree that the urgency and alarm of the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to beta-test HHVM

2014-09-19 Thread Ori Livneh
On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 12:22 AM, Anders Wennersten m...@anderswennersten.se wrote: I experienced no improved answer time, but all time stamps in Wikipedia for me become wrong making it impossible to use the feature. I would call this problem a thing that should have been found in an alpha

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to beta-test HHVM

2014-09-19 Thread Ori Livneh
On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 2:27 AM, James Alexander jalexan...@wikimedia.org wrote: Bug filed at: https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=71036 Yep! Good catch. Thanks James, Anders. I have a patch up at https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/161439. ___

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to beta-test HHVM

2014-09-19 Thread Ori Livneh
On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 3:14 AM, Anders Wennersten m...@anderswennersten.se wrote: Thanks!, glad you could sort this out and file a bug But really, I understand from this that this feature was released as a Beta feature without it ever been tried out on any other project then enwp, which

[Wikimedia-l] Invitation to beta-test HHVM

2014-09-18 Thread Ori Livneh
(apologies for cross-posting) I'm happy to announce that HHVM is available on all Wikimedia wikis for intrepid beta testers. HHVM, you'll recall, is an alternative runtime for PHP that provides substantial performance improvements over the standard PHP interpreter. Simply put: HHVM is software