Re: [Wikimedia-l] Bridges across Cultures - 3rd edition!

2019-12-02 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
Oops! I forgot to add the link to Meta: El lun., 2 de dic. de 2019 a la(s) 20:43, Osmar Valdebenito ( escribió: > Hi all! > > I'm glad to announce that the 3rd edition of the Bridges Across Cultures >

[Wikimedia-l] Bridges across Cultures - 3rd edition!

2019-12-02 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
break the bias towards Western European and North American contents. Hope you can all join! Osmar Valdebenito Wikimedia Chile ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Greener travel and the ethics of carbon offset for Wikimedia community events

2019-10-14 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
Maybe it's cheap... for European participants in a conference. People coming from developing nations tend to live further and require longer trips to participate in events and conference, mostly hosted in Europe or the US. So, not only you are asking us to spend larger hours on flights but also

[Wikimedia-l] Iberoconf 2019 - Declaration of Santiago regarding affiliates' rights and responsabilities

2019-02-21 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
nd regards, Osmar Valdebenito G. Wikimedia Chile trustee Iberoconf 2019 organizer ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: and New messages to: W

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Freedom of panorama today approved by Belgian parliament

2016-06-17 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
Congratulations to all the people involved! Finally we will have the Atomium! El vie, jun 17, 2016 12:30, Alex Wang escribió: > Wonderful news!! Congrats! > > On Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 7:15 AM, James Heilman wrote: > > > Hopefully this is just a start and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wmfall] Wikimedia Foundation executive transition update

2016-03-11 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
Congratulations, Katherine! I hope this great announcement can help us to move forward building trust again within our movement :) 2016-03-11 1:18 GMT-03:00 Amy Elder : > You truly deserve this, Katherine, congratulations! I'm excited for and > confident in the next

[Wikimedia-l] [Affiliate-selected Board seats] Osmar Valdebenito candidacy

2016-03-03 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
Hi everyone, I would like to inform you that I have published my candidacy to the Affiliate-Selected Board Seats. You can see my declaration and résumé in You can ask me some questions here:

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

2016-01-29 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
Congratulations María! I'm sure that her experience and support from the community (given she had the most favourable votes in the election a few months ago) will be important to bring the Board back on track after so many unfortunate decisions in the past weeks. 2016-01-29 13:15 GMT-03:00 Ad

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FDC funds allocation recommendation is up

2014-11-26 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
Ilario, nobody has said that chapters should become fundraiser entities. We have been very emphatic that the main focus of APG proposals should be delivering impact in the projects and we maintain that. What we have said is that chapters that have the opportunities to fundraise and reduce their

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FDC funds allocation recommendation is up

2014-11-25 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
2014-11-25 18:09 GMT-03:00 Liam Wyatt These points imply to me that the the FDC believes it has a duty to oversee the manner in which funds are raised by the Chapters from external sources, not just how the money that is requested from the WMF is used. (of course these

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Au Revoir from WMUK CEO

2014-11-13 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
Thanks Jon for your work with Wikimedia UK and welcome to the ex-EDs group :) 2014-11-13 9:04 GMT-03:00 Jon Davies Thanks Erik. On 12 November 2014 17:42, Erik Moeller wrote: Jon -- Thank you all the hard work for the movement, and for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] [PRESS RELEASE] Airtel Offers Nigerians Free Access to Wikipedia

2014-06-01 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
Regarding the news from Chile, the QZ article is pretty misleading regarding the decision taken by the Subtel. I've been talking with some people that have been more involved in net neutrality discussions in Chile and they say that the decision doesn't forbid zero-rated programs in general. It

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-21 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
¡Viva México! Felicitaciones a todo el equipo detrás de la candidatura. Also, thanks to the Cape Town and Monastir team. I hope they will bid for next year! Osmar Valdebenito G. 2014-04-21 18:47 GMT-03:00 Patricia Pena ¡Felicitaciones Wikimedia México! :) On Mon, Apr

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Argentina report: February 2014

2014-03-13 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
in a statement suggesting to stop massive deletions of images. We hope to see an end to this discussion soon, not without finding a solution that mirrors the prevailing rights on every jurisdiction. --- Kind regards, *Osmar Valdebenito G.* Director Ejecutivo A. C. Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open letter on open letters (Was: Open letter from Wikimedia Argentina regarding URAA)

2014-02-27 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
/Commons:Deletion_requests/File:Le%C3%B3n_Gieco_1980.jpg [3] *Osmar Valdebenito G.* Director Ejecutivo A. C. Wikimedia Argentina 2014-02-27 0:28 GMT-03:00 Avenue Look, I have no problem with the open

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Argentina report: January 2014

2014-02-07 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
we face these projects. The document is available atón_de_Instituciones_Culturales.pdf === Resignation of our Executive Director === Osmar Valdebenito, current Executive Director of Wikimedia Argentina, announced this month his ressignation and his

[Wikimedia-l] Annoucement from the Executive Director of Wikimedia Argentina

2014-01-28 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
Argentina and their support all these months. I'm sure they will continue the great work we have done lately. Kind regards, *Osmar Valdebenito G.* Director Ejecutivo A. C. Wikimedia Argentina ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Argentina report: December 2013

2014-01-10 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
on Wikisource, but there are still many documents to transcribe. During 2014, these scanners will be moved to new institutions, thus we can bring the process of digitization further, and continue to promote Argentina's written heritage. --- Kind regards, *Osmar Valdebenito

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Argentina report: November 2013

2013-12-09 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
by Osmar Valdebenito, and other about Pywikibot and Mediawiki's API, directed by Jonas. The second day of the hackathon started with the creation of a map of edits located within the City of Buenos Aires. This allows the location in a visual timeline where are the most edited articles

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Argentina report: September 2013

2013-10-08 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
they can use Wikipedia as a teaching tool. --- Kind regards, *Osmar Valdebenito G.* Director Ejecutivo A. C. Wikimedia Argentina ___ Please note: all replies sent to this mailing list will be immediately directed to Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF's New Global South Strategy

2013-08-29 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
Thanks Asaf, I've updated WMAR website with the new presentation. *Osmar Valdebenito G.* Director Ejecutivo A. C. Wikimedia Argentina 2013/8/29 Asaf Bartov On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 5:30 PM, MZMcBride wrote: The first section was removed? I got

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: The most controversial topics in Wikipedia: A multilingual and geographical analysis

2013-07-22 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
and I think there is a lot of things that we can learn from it. *Osmar Valdebenito G.* Director Ejecutivo A. C. Wikimedia Argentina 2013/7/22 Taha Yasseri Thanks Tilman. Especially for your effort to resolve the misunderstandings, which most of them I suppose

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Erik Zachte on bot-generated articles

2013-06-27 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
some particular issues, but please, focus the discussion if the content created by bots are useful or not, just like any other kind of article, and not about topics that only are important for those who love (like me) statistics and are reeeally involved on Wikipedia. *Osmar Valdebenito G

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Approval of Wikimedians of Nepal user group

2013-05-30 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
Congratulations!!! *Osmar Valdebenito G.* Director Ejecutivo A. C. Wikimedia Argentina 2013/5/30 Arnau Duran Congratulations guys! wish you all the success! *Arnau Duran Ferrero * | Telèfon personal: (+34) 696475418 [image

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Spanish Wikipedia first million

2013-05-27 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
Thanks for the announcement, Salvador. It was a really hard work to coordinate the recordings in Buenos Aires, Puebla, Jerusalem and La Paz, but I think we did a good job :) *Osmar Valdebenito G.* Director Ejecutivo A. C. Wikimedia Argentina 2013/5/26 Salvador A Also

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Spanish Wikipedia first million

2013-05-17 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
:// Thanks, *Osmar Valdebenito G.* ** Director Ejecutivo A. C. Wikimedia Argentina [1] 2013/5/17 Shlomi Fish shlo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Comments on compliance and the FDC Round 2 decisions

2013-04-30 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
came too late. Maybe a panel for Wikimania? Osmar Valdebenito G. 2013/4/30 Craig Franklin I wonder if it will be accepted to apply to GAC for temporary position for the person responsible for preparation of FDC application :-) That's probably not as silly an idea

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Resignation announcement, and a parting remark to everyone

2013-04-30 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
in the latest years (correct me if there is any other chapter too), which are medium-sized chapters, probably similar to HK.You should take a look at their/our experience and that can be helpful to imagine what you can do. *Osmar Valdebenito G.* Director Ejecutivo A. C. Wikimedia Argentina 2013/4/30 Jeromy

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New members for the Affiliations Committee

2013-02-13 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
Congratulations to all of you, to the former members and the new ones! Felicidades a Salvador y Carlos y también a Damián! Que lo hagan chévere, wey :) Osmar Valdebenito G. 2013/2/13 phoebe ayers On Wed, Feb 13, 2013 at 11:59 AM, Lodewijk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikivoyage project launch/migration update

2013-01-03 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
Great! Osmar Valdebenito G. 2013/1/3 Patricio Lorente 2013/1/3 Gerard Meijssen Hoi, The Portuguese Wikivoyage has been created. :) Thanks, GerardM And also the Spanish Wikivoyage!

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia in the classroom in Guarani language

2012-12-17 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
have some indigeous who speak Guarani. Let's hope some volunteers from Wikimedia Brasil can use them in the classroom! Saludos! Tom On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 12:05 AM, Osmar Valdebenito wrote: This week, Wikimedia Argentina published the first edition of Vikipetã

[Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia in the classroom in Guarani language

2012-12-16 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
to be distributed in schools and other educational institutions, and we expect to publish new editions in other indigenous languages in 2013. Kind regards, Osmar Valdebenito G. Director Ejecutivo A. C. Wikimedia Argentina [1] [2

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FDC recommendations on funds allocation, Round 1, 2012-13

2012-11-16 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
'. Osmar Valdebenito G. 2012/11/16 Thomas Dalton I was also expecting a much more detailed report. I remember having a discussion with Anasuya about the timetable and I pointed out that she hadn't scheduled enough time for writing up the report. If she was thinking

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FDC recommendations on funds allocation, Round 1, 2012-13

2012-11-16 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
, Nov 16, 2012 at 2:06 PM, Osmar Valdebenito os...@wikimediachile.clwrote: I agree that better and much more detailed reports would be great. I would love to read what projects the FDC agrees with, which should change and so on. But guys, the FDC is a group of volunteers with not enough time

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FDC recommendations on funds allocation, Round 1, 2012-13

2012-11-16 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
of the non-native speakers of English within the FDC wants to use this as an excuse for the lack of long detailed recommendations for each of the entities. dariusz On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 2:47 PM, Osmar Valdebenito wrote: I spent the last twenty minutes writing

[Wikimedia-l] Iberoconf 2012

2012-06-04 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
expect anxiously next summit in 2013 and, as a general recommendation, I public encourage our fellow chapters to start ambitious projects like this one. Kind regards, Osmar Valdebenito Gaete Presidente de Wikimedia Chile