Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-08 Thread Peter Coombe
Hi Lodewijk, I'm not sure exactly what, if any, other sites this new privacy policy might cover. However I can confirm that the WMF fundraising infrastructure remains under the existing Donor Privacy Policy: https://foundation.wikimedia.org/wiki/Donor_privacy_policy/en Thanks, Peter -- Peter

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-08 Thread Peter Coombe
On Fri, 3 Aug 2018 at 21:45, Saint Johann wrote: > > — Donation information website features multilingual text, but it’s > designed in such a way that most of people won’t know how to use it. > (https://donate.wikimedia.org/wiki/Problems_donating) > > Thank you for this feedback. You're not the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Timeline of recent events at the Wikimedia Foundation

2016-02-23 Thread Peter Coombe
Thank you so much for working on this timeline Molly. A beautiful presentation of an ugly situation! Peter On 23 February 2016 at 07:06, GorillaWarfare < gorillawarfarewikipe...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Tue, Feb 23, 2016 at 2:03 AM, Theo10011 wrote: > > > Please consider (for

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

2015-12-04 Thread Peter Coombe
people reach the Thank You page. Thanks, Peter [1] You can see some examples here: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Fundraising#2015-2016_Q1_Update -- Peter Coombe Fundraising Production Manager Wikimedia Foundation On 3 December 2015 at 17:54, rupert THURNER <rupert.thur...@gmail.com>

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising banner obscuring site interface

2013-12-09 Thread Peter Coombe
of the biggest improvements we have found so far this year. So we hope this will help us to reach our target sooner, and annoy fewer users overall. -- Peter Coombe Fundraising Production Coordinator Wikimedia Foundation On 8 December 2013 18:50, MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com wrote: Hi. I thought

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising banner obscuring site interface

2013-12-09 Thread Peter Coombe
Love it! Looks like there's more than one banner too: http://imgs.xkcd.com/store_news/store_gd_g1_QG5Z.png -- Peter Coombe Fundraising Production Coordinator Wikimedia Foundation On 8 December 2013 19:52, MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com wrote: Largely unrelated: it looks like xkcd (http

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The Wikipedia Gap

2013-12-09 Thread Peter Coombe
The English Wikipedia has attempted a (non-exhaustive) list at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Systemic_bias Peter On 9 December 2013 07:35, Romaine Wiki romaine_w...@yahoo.com wrote: In various research and media articles is written that in several subject groups Wikipedia is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] An idea that may improve Wikipedia's fundraising

2013-08-20 Thread Peter Coombe
Yes MZ, agreed that this is would be good to have documented on meta. In fact this has been raised in our internal discussion already. At the moment one of my side projects is a major overhaul of the fundraising pages on meta, and I plan to incorporate aims and principles into this prominently.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [X-POST] Universal Language Selector(ULS) Deployment - Phase 1

2013-06-05 Thread Peter Coombe
What is the rationale for moving ULS from the personal toolbar to the interlanguage links on some sites? I find this change odd: * makes location and appearance of ULS inconsistent between sites * personal toolbar seems the conventional place for per-account settings and tools * features it is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] בקשה למרואיין- translation tool

2013-03-12 Thread Peter Coombe
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_machine_translation_applicationslists a few free/open ones. Pete / the wub On 12 March 2013 13:15, Mathieu Stumpf psychosl...@culture-libre.orgwrote: Le 2013-03-11 22:05, Nathan a écrit : I too thought the gmail translate worked really well, until

Re: [Wikimedia-l] photography restrictions at the Olympics

2012-07-26 Thread Peter Coombe
Unfortunately people will still be bombarded with coverage of it from everywhere else, so probably a futile gesture. We may not be able to get photos of the glamorous sporting events to illustrate our articles, but there are plenty of associated events that ought to be documented which the IOC