Re: [Wikimedia-l] FY1920 Fundraising Report

2020-10-13 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Pats, thank you for this. It's a wonderful report. (I commend it to the full list to look at. Fascinating). I flashed back to years ago, when Megan and Zack (Exley) and I stood in the middle of the large empty 6th floor of the old headquarters and wondered how the heck we were gonna come up

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Writing Wikimedia's history [Re: Institutional memory @WMF]

2020-08-28 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Adam writes: “The Wikimedia-pedia [1] is a treasure, thank you Philippe for linking!  I'd love to see this content migrated to a public wiki, where maybe it can come to life again.” Not-terribly-secretly, Eugene and I had always hoped that this section of the deliverables would continue to be

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Institutional memory @ WMF

2020-08-25 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Credit for that goes to the inestimable Eugene Eric Kim and the hundreds of Wikimedians who contributed to it. It still exists I believe, at strategy.wikimedia.org. Regards, pb Philippe Beaudette philippe.beaude...@icloud.com > On Aug 25, 2020, at 7:32 PM, Pete Forsyth wrote: > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Institutional memory @ WMF

2020-08-25 Thread Philippe Beaudette
that you mention. Regards, pb Philippe Beaudette > On Aug 25, 2020, at 6:35 PM, Pete Forsyth wrote: > > I've thought about institutional memory quite a lot since I stopped working > at WMF in 2011. A few points I think are worth considering: > > 1. Often, institutional

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimania 2020 will be on August 5-9. Bangkok, Thailand.

2019-10-08 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Well, if it wasn't BEFORE it surely must be NOW On Tue, Oct 8, 2019 at 11:31 AM Samuel Klein wrote: > Surely synchronized vandalfighting is in the pipeline for a future Olympic > lineup! > >  > > On Tue., Oct. 8, 2019, 1:54 p.m. Kiril Simeonovski, < > kiril.simeonov...@gmail.com>

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Welcoming Wikimedia Foundation’s new CTO, Grant Ingersoll

2019-09-18 Thread Philippe Beaudette
reminded of this basic pillar of the movement: If you invoke a cute puppy, you better be prepared to prove it. Geez, K, have we taught you nothing in the, what, half a decade, that you’ve been part of this movement? -philippe > > -- Philippe Beaudette phili...@beaudette.me __

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wiki loves SDGs

2019-09-18 Thread Philippe Beaudette
/Wikimedia-l > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- Philippe Beaudette phili...@beaudette.me ___

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fram en.wp office yearlock block

2019-06-15 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Todd, I have to tell you, this comment made me absolutely LOL. All I could imagine was Sue Gardner (from my WMF days) and Geoff Brigham interrogating me about my desire to send out a goon squad after, i dunno, Risker and Newyorkbrad or something. I could imagine Geoff telling me that I needed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fram en.wp office yearlock block

2019-06-12 Thread Philippe Beaudette
man/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- Philippe Beaudette phili...@beaudette.me ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fram en.wp office yearlock block

2019-06-12 Thread Philippe Beaudette
at dismisses the issue? Or do you > maybe also have to suspend your judgement on what probably did or didn't > happen as you are also in the realm of "can't imagine" already? > > On Wed, Jun 12, 2019, 04:35 Philippe Beaudette > wrote: > > > Nathan writes: > > &

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fram en.wp office yearlock block

2019-06-11 Thread Philippe Beaudette
lman/listinfo/wikien-l > > > > > > > > > > > > ___ > > > > > > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > > > > > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF commitment for a Wikimedia projects archive

2019-05-14 Thread Philippe Beaudette
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 > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@

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

2019-04-27 Thread Philippe Beaudette
ubject=unsubscribe> > > > > _______ > > 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.wikime

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

2019-04-26 Thread Philippe Beaudette
(Hit send too early).To my mind the larger problem is that the content becomes static over time, Rather than growing and evolving as it does with many of our more successful Projects. On Fri, Apr 26, 2019 at 9:25 AM Philippe Beaudette wrote: > Respectfully Disagree. They can formul

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

2019-04-26 Thread Philippe Beaudette
ave this access. They can correct typos but do > little more. > > Kind regards > Ziko > > > > Am Fr., 26. Apr. 2019 um 00:43 Uhr schrieb Philippe Beaudette > : > > > > The very smart Mr. Lih sayeth: > > > > I have been a fan of the times Wikinews

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

2019-04-25 Thread Philippe Beaudette
The very smart Mr. Lih sayeth: I have been a fan of the times Wikinews did original interviews with notable folks [1] so this is perhaps a sustainable niche. But as a direct news wire competitor to AP, Reuters or AFP, no. [1]

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

2019-04-14 Thread Philippe Beaudette
As usual, Phoebe states very eloquently what I've been struggling to put into words myself. And like she, I would have been excited about this brand change several years ago. But we weren't ready / missed / didn't see the need for that opportunity then. I think that moment has passed. I'm not

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Farewell, Erik!

2019-02-06 Thread Philippe Beaudette
ts/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org> > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Katherine Maher is now CEO and ED of the Wikimedia Foundation

2019-02-01 Thread Philippe Beaudette
This is a common sense, reasonable update. Nice work. :) On Fri, Feb 1, 2019 at 10:21 AM María Sefidari wrote: > Dear all, > > When the Wikimedia Foundation was first established, the head of the > organization was assigned the title of Executive Director (ED). In the US, > this is the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] America may go bizarro, but Wikipedia has a choice to make

2019-01-08 Thread Philippe Beaudette
dia on IPFS, which has been > hosting the Turkish Wikipedia in Turkey, unlike the Foundation, for > almost two years now? > > https://blog.ipfs.io/24-uncensorable-wikipedia/ > > https://github.com/ipfs/distributed-wikipedia-mirror > > > On Tue, Jan 8, 2019 at 3:10

Re: [Wikimedia-l] America may go bizarro, but Wikipedia has a choice to make

2019-01-08 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Nathan, when you write "the very nature of Wikipedia is maybe the best protection there could be, even against the absurdly unlikely circumstance of a United States government takeover of Wikipedia", it's very easy for me to fully and totally agree -- as I would have, three years ago. But in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement: Wikimedia's new Chief of Community Engagement

2018-12-11 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Sounds like an amazing fit for the Wmf. Congrats to you all, and Maggie... Take a break now. Good job. Philippe On Tue, Dec 11, 2018, 10:36 AM Maggie Dennis Hello, all. > > On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 1:32 PM Katherine Maher > wrote: > > > Hi everyone, > > > > Just over a month ago, we let you

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

2018-10-25 Thread Philippe Beaudette
When I was at the WMF, one of the things that I most appreciated about Gayle, our CTCO at the time, was that she always made sure there were spaces where I, or other deep introverts, could go to reset. What I liked about it was that she always had them adjacent to the main activities - for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on recruiting for the Chief of Community

2018-10-24 Thread Philippe Beaudette
There are no words for how fantastic Maggie is - personally, and to work with. Katherine, you've done the right thing here, and I'm thrilled to see it. Philippe On Wed, Oct 24, 2018 at 2:33 PM Pine W wrote: > Putting our differences aside for a minute, one thing for which Maggie > will have

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Proposal regarding norms for meeting/deadline announcements

2018-10-23 Thread Philippe Beaudette
On Tue, Oct 23, 2018 at 4:30 AM Fæ wrote: > > > I propose that we create a movement wide announcements list > (wikimedia-announcements) that is intended for broadcasting, rather > than discussion... > > Hi Fae, Are you suggesting the creation of another announcements list? In addition to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Board Recruitment: Updates

2018-05-14 Thread Philippe Beaudette
And even if such laws do not exist (and I'm no expert), as an employee I would be gravely concerned about taking a role with any employer where I knew that they would be publishing the reason for my departure. Now, employees may /choose/ to publish a reason (as I did) but to presume that it would

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The fact-checked encyclopedia

2018-04-16 Thread Philippe Beaudette
> > 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 > > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/li

Re: [Wikimedia-l] YouTube shooting and risk assessment

2018-04-05 Thread Philippe Beaudette
I can not speak to current practice at the WMF, but I can speak to practice when I was there (ancient history, long ago, I know) when I say that this is something that was carefully considered and there were appropriate experts consulted at the time. Knowing the team there like i do, I'm

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing the 2018 Ombuds Commission members

2018-01-31 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Great group! This is such an important role, it's good to see serious people filling it. On Jan 31, 2018 3:47 PM, "Karen Brown" wrote: > Apologies for the broken formatting in my original message! I forgot how > Mailman handles HTML in messages. Please see below for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Wikimedia vs. NSA

2018-01-29 Thread Philippe Beaudette
xt. 6635 > +1 (415) 712 4873 > kma...@wikimedia.org > https://annual.wikimedia.org > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/ > wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/ > wiki/Wikimedi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Austin Hair is gone

2017-12-18 Thread Philippe Beaudette
A tremendous loss to the movement and the world. I count myself lucky to have known him. My thoughts are with all you grieve. Philippe On Dec 18, 2017 5:52 AM, "Asaf Bartov" wrote: > Dear Wikimedians, > > I regret to have to inform this list that veteran Wikimedian and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Tool to help reaching community consensus

2017-12-07 Thread Philippe Beaudette
n/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- Philippe Beaudette phili...@beaudette.me 415-275-1424 415-889-9614 ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Publicpolicy] Wikimedia Sverige vs. the Visual Copyright Society in Sweden (BUS)

2017-07-08 Thread Philippe Beaudette
gmail.com https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Fae > > ___ > 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: Wikimed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] General Counsel: Welcome Eileen Hershenov

2017-04-26 Thread Philippe Beaudette
g_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/ > wiki/Wikimedia-l > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > -- P

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Should the Foundation take a position on a general strike?

2017-01-29 Thread Philippe Beaudette
<mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/ > wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Should the Foundation take a position on a general strike?

2017-01-29 Thread Philippe Beaudette
not a political > advocacy organization. > > Todd > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/ > wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wimedia on line?

2016-09-10 Thread Philippe Beaudette
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] With my thanks to everyone ...

2016-07-13 Thread Philippe Beaudette
list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org <javascript:;> > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org <ja

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

2016-03-14 Thread Philippe Beaudette
e...@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: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New mes

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Disabe Media Viewer for non-logged-in users and logged-in users on Wikimedia Commons

2016-03-14 Thread Philippe Beaudette
kimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > -- Philippe Beaudette phili...@beaudette.me 415-275-14

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open letter: Issues needing addressing by the Wikimedia Foundation's Board of Trustees

2016-03-02 Thread Philippe Beaudette
outsider with no great ties > to the community) who could globally ban this user out. > > PS: You surely recall “I won’t allow the accusations that the anon is > making to stand on my talk page. I’ve redacted them. Philippe > Beaudette, Wikimedia Foundation (talk) 21:21, 12 Janu

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open letter: Issues needing addressing by the Wikimedia Foundation's Board of Trustees

2016-03-01 Thread Philippe Beaudette
; > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > > > ___ > > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] NY Times on Google team dynamics/success research

2016-02-29 Thread Philippe Beaudette
__ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org <javascript:;> > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wik

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The right time is now!

2016-02-25 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org <javascript:;> > > > > Unsubscribe: > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org <javascript:;> > ?subject=unsubscribe> > > > __

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Katy Love to direct WMF Resources team

2016-02-25 Thread Philippe Beaudette
elines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org <javascript:;> > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.o

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Another goodbye

2016-02-11 Thread Philippe Beaudette
be: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org <javascript:;> > ?subject=unsubscribe> > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.o

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Farewell <3

2016-02-09 Thread Philippe Beaudette
r, Wikipedia Education Program > > Wikimedia Foundation > > +1.415.839.6885 x 6729 > > Skype: annakoval.wiki > > ako...@wikimedia.org > > education.wikimedia.org > > ___ > > Wikimedia-l mailing list,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Upcoming Changes to Community Engagement

2016-02-08 Thread Philippe Beaudette
ikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- Philippe Beaudette phili...@beaudette.me 415-275-

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Offlist Re: In Support of Community

2016-01-16 Thread Philippe Beaudette
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] [announcement] Ombudsman commission wider scope

2016-01-14 Thread Philippe Beaudette
> > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > > > > -- &

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Strategic planning

2016-01-12 Thread Philippe Beaudette
as his idea; I just had charge of execution, but I'm so very glad that it is an idea that you liked. Working with Eugene was an honor and a privilege, and I learned a tremendous amount about coordination of a massive process from him. ​ -- Philippe Beaudette phil

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How To Recover From Having Made A Mistake [a reminder]

2016-01-11 Thread Philippe Beaudette
on at McMurdo Station was a resounding success! > > -- Marc Plus I know of at least one donation made from Antarctica, that year i ran the fundraiser... If that isn't enough to justify chapter creation ​ ​ -- Philippe Beaudette phili...@beaudette.me 415-691-8822

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thank you, Jan-Bart and Stu

2016-01-06 Thread Philippe Beaudette
New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > > > > > > Unsubscribe: > > > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > > > > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org > > ?subject=unsubscribe> > > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Strategic plan

2016-01-06 Thread Philippe Beaudette
f as "outsourced" in the common usage of the word, nor do I believe that Lila thinks that. I think she was mostly operating on the fly and grabbed the wrong word. But I've been wrong before. :-) pb​ Philippe Beaudette phili...@beaudette.me ___

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement about changes to the Board

2016-01-02 Thread Philippe Beaudette
lf - that this may be a misunderstanding. >> >> In my nearly seven years at the WMF I never once saw corruption of the >> sort you suggest. Not once. And I think it's safe to say I was well >> connected. >> >> -- >> Philippe Beaudette >> philippe.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement about changes to the Board

2016-01-02 Thread Philippe Beaudette
again, i disagree with little (if any) of what you say that. I don’t agree with the characterization, prior to any sort of investigation, that something was absolutely wrong. We don’t KNOW what’s gone on, is my point. So let’s not speculate until and unless an investigation is completed - and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement about changes to the Board

2016-01-02 Thread Philippe Beaudette
nterests of the Wikimedia movement. > > Best, > KG > > On Sat, Jan 2, 2016 at 9:43 PM, Philippe Beaudette <phili...@beaudette.me> > wrote: > >> Kevin, >> >> I disagree with nothing you’ve said here. What I disagreed with was the >> characterizat

[Wikimedia-l] Announcement

2015-08-31 Thread Philippe Beaudette
ay be slow to answer questions. If I owe you something, please remind me so that we can get it properly assigned out. You can all reach out to me at any time... phili...@beaudette.me and any time I see you will be a celebration. With my deepest affection, Philippe *Philippe Beaudette * \\

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation quarterly reviews for April-June 2015

2015-07-20 Thread Philippe Beaudette
honestly not sure of this - while it was developed on my team, I honestly didn't have day to day involvement with it, so I need to refresh my memory. :-) pb *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili...@wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Board of Trustees Chair and Vice Chair positions

2015-07-16 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Wonderful officer choices; welcome to the new Board, thanks to the departings. pb *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili...@wikimedia.org | : @Philippewiki https://twitter.com/Philippewiki On Thu, Jul 16, 2015

Re: [Wikimedia-l] GLAM Mailing lists

2015-06-08 Thread Philippe Beaudette
The canonical home for the list of lists is https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo. While it is possible to have a list hidden from there, it would be pretty unusual for a GLAM list, I think. pb *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Banner for voting board not displayed in Italian Wikipedia

2015-05-21 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Hi there - Just acknowledging that we've seen this and are checking it. pb *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili...@wikimedia.org | : @Philippewiki https://twitter.com/Philippewiki On Thu, May 21, 2015 at 4:49

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Banner for voting board not displayed in Italian Wikipedia

2015-05-21 Thread Philippe Beaudette
OK, I think the banner is back on for it now. Not sure exactly WHY it happened, but it's fixed. *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili...@wikimedia.org | : @Philippewiki https://twitter.com/Philippewiki On Thu

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Banner for voting board not displayed in Italian Wikipedia

2015-05-21 Thread Philippe Beaudette
I'm getting it on Spanish. *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili...@wikimedia.org | : @Philippewiki https://twitter.com/Philippewiki On Thu, May 21, 2015 at 8:46 AM, Santi Navarro santiagonava

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2015 Strategy/Community consultation

2015-04-29 Thread Philippe Beaudette
That would be Kim Gilbey, who has been guiding us through the consultation and the development of the strategic priorities. We had a meeting about it this morning, in fact. Further information is coming soon, I hope. pb *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia

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

2015-04-22 Thread Philippe Beaudette
On Wed, Apr 22, 2015 at 9:44 AM, Erik Moeller e...@wikimedia.org wrote: Eloquence~metawiki Geekpoints, +2 *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili...@wikimedia.org | : @Philippewiki https://twitter.com

[Wikimedia-l] Reminder: Office hours on strategy

2015-03-25 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Just a reminder that we're going to hold an office hours on the Wikimedia Foundation strategy development process in about 15 minutes. Usual place and stuff... #wikimedia-office on freenode. :-) More info on meta at [[IRC Office hours]] Thanks, pb *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open Well-Tempered Clavier

2015-03-21 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Likewise, I adore this project. I'm so delighted to see this, and love that it happened just before 3/21, 330 years after the birth of JS Bach. Thank you, Amir, for sharing this. pb *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643

[Wikimedia-l] Office Hours with Lila re: NSA suit - 23 March 2015 18:00 UTC / 11:00 PDT

2015-03-19 Thread Philippe Beaudette
. Also, tomorrow (Friday, March 20), Jimmy, Lila, and ACLU attorney Jameel Jaffer will be doing a Reddit AMA at 4:00 PM UTC to answer questions about this topic. Anyone who would like to join can do so via this link: https://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA. Thank you, Philippe *Philippe Beaudette

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediauk-l] Using list moderation as censorship

2014-11-24 Thread Philippe Beaudette
It should. As I recall, the idea came from their work. :-) (Don't quote me, but pretty sure I'm right.) *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili...@wikimedia.org | : @Philippewiki https://twitter.com/Philippewiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Conference 2015

2014-09-12 Thread Philippe Beaudette
On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 10:52 PM, Lodewijk lodew...@effeietsanders.org wrote: I suggest we use 'the Oompa Loompa discussion meeting' and be done with it. Ah, but what COLOR are the oompa loompas? *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Next steps regarding WMF-community disputes about deployments

2014-09-01 Thread Philippe Beaudette
. __ Philippe Beaudette Director, Community Advocacy ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Superprotect user right, Comming to a wiki near you

2014-08-12 Thread Philippe Beaudette
All, I just want to call your attention to Lila's statement at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User_talk:LilaTretikov#On_a_Scale_of_Billions . pb *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili...@wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Superprotect user right, Comming to a wiki near you

2014-08-11 Thread Philippe Beaudette
On Aug 11, 2014, at 7:13 PM, Todd Allen toddmal...@gmail.com wrote: like suppression, it should be used only by stewards and community approved functionaries. I'm confused. Are you suggesting that suppression is not used by staff? Super protection can be used by staff, and was.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Welcome Rachel diCerbo, Director of Community Engagement

2014-05-28 Thread Philippe Beaudette
#Legal_and_Community_Advocacy *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili...@wikimedia.org | : @Philippewikihttps://twitter.com/Philippewiki On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 10:15 AM, Nathan nawr...@gmail.com wrote: Welcome

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Welcome Rachel diCerbo, Director of Community Engagement

2014-05-28 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Right, we did that last year. It occurred to me after I sent that that it wasn't up to date on that section, but you're quite correct. That work has now transitioned to the CE team :) pb *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Child Protection and Harassment Policy

2014-05-28 Thread Philippe Beaudette
*Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili...@wikimedia.org | : @Philippewikihttps://twitter.com/Philippewiki On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 8:28 PM, Chad Horohoe choro...@wikimedia.orgwrote: On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 7:08 PM

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Slide deck about Wikimedia?

2014-05-25 Thread Philippe Beaudette
What's the intended use? I may have one that will work. Write me offlist with details. :) pb — Philippe Beaudette Director, Community Advocacy Wikimedia Foundation, Inc On May 25, 2014, at 1:31 PM, Yves Z zyzz...@outlook.com wrote: Hello, Where can I find recent presentations

Re: [Wikimedia-l] general strategic goals

2014-05-10 Thread Philippe Beaudette
is grossly misleading through the absence of context. pb *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili...@wikimedia.org | : @Philippewikihttps://twitter.com/Philippewiki ___ Wikimedia-l

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

2014-04-21 Thread Philippe Beaudette
, and the rest of the WMF team working on this will consider and keep in mind. :-) pb *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili...@wikimedia.org | : @Philippewikihttps://twitter.com/Philippewiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-04-20 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Amir, this is the first time that one's been brought up. I'll chat with OIT about potentially changing moving forward. pb *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili...@wikimedia.org | : @Philippewikihttps

Re: [Wikimedia-l] I'm back

2014-04-17 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Hasn't been the same without you. Welcome. *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili...@wikimedia.org | : @Philippewikihttps://twitter.com/Philippewiki On Thu, Apr 17, 2014 at 2:09 PM, JP Béland lebo.bel

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Proposal: Transparency for Wikimedia paid volunteers

2014-04-04 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Perhaps I'm just being obtuse, but I'm a little unclear on the definition of a paid volunteer. Could you possibly try rephrasing it so that I'm more clear? pb *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Our next strategy plan-Paid editing

2014-03-25 Thread Philippe Beaudette
into editors but I haven't yet seen anything that measures article quality very well. I'd very much like to see that change. I had actually hoped, as we finished up that strategy, that there would be such a tool by this point. pb *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Our next strategy plan-Paid editing

2014-03-25 Thread Philippe Beaudette
I wouldn't know, Pete. But as I recall, it was a manual process, wasn't it? And therefore quite difficult to scale and/or adapt for some usages? *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili...@wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Our next strategy plan-Paid editing

2014-03-25 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Handy link for background: https://strategy.wikimedia.org/wiki/Quality (quite old and outdated now, but still good). *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili...@wikimedia.org | : @Philippewikihttps://twitter.com

Re: [Wikimedia-l] draft revised volunteer community survey

2014-03-17 Thread Philippe Beaudette
. Their job is not to advocate for reduction in public school class sizes or more steeply progressive taxation. Indeed, these things are not the job of anyone at the Foundation, and never should be. I'm kind of bemused as to why these are even being brought up. That. :) pb *Philippe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Statement for the police about the fundraising?

2014-03-01 Thread Philippe Beaudette
that the writer of the article contacted the authorities before we filed the document. We are taking steps to correct this inaccurate report. Best, pb *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili...@wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Link to Wikimedia Shop now included in the English Wikipedia sidebar

2014-02-27 Thread Philippe Beaudette
I'm confused. That link has been there, like, forever, hasn't it? Or for quite a long time? Or am I misremembering that? pb *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili...@wikimedia.org | : @Philippewikihttps

Re: [Wikimedia-l] RfC: Should we support MP4 Video on our sites?

2014-01-15 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Clarification: while LCA would love to accept the compliment (and indeed, both the l and the ca sides are providing support for this process), it is Fabrice's initiative, not one of ours. pb Philippe Beaudette Director, Community Advocacy On Jan 15, 2014, at 8:05 PM, Liam Wyatt liamwy

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanking anonymous users

2014-01-14 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Barnstars mostly use a set of templates, right? (At least, the 80% case). We could ballpark it fairly effectively by checking for that set, no? pb *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili...@wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanking anonymous users

2014-01-14 Thread Philippe Beaudette
On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 11:32 AM, Marc A. Pelletier m...@uberbox.orgwrote: Add to this the complexity that several barnstars are subst:ed rather than transcluded -- but not all -- and you end up with a completely intractable problem. Bah humbug. *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanking anonymous users

2014-01-13 Thread Philippe Beaudette
On Jan 13, 2014, at 4:18 PM, Oliver Keyes oke...@wikimedia.org wrote: we're getting almost 3,000 thanks actions a day, every day It would be interesting to know if that impacted the number of barnstars — Philippe Beaudette Director, Community Advocacy Wikimedia Foundation, Inc

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Dells are backdored

2013-12-29 Thread Philippe Beaudette
On Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 2:25 PM, Emilio J. Rodríguez-Posada emi...@gmail.com wrote: Naw, it's a great idea. Let's switch to building our own ARM-based servers (by the way, which have already been a flop commercially), using only unproven, low-volume available motherboards and having to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright URAA trolls on Wikimedia Commons

2013-12-29 Thread Philippe Beaudette
/Use_of_Foreign_Works_Restored_under_the_URAA_on_Commons --- like that? pb *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili...@wikimedia.org | : @Philippewikihttps://twitter.com/Philippewiki ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Some sad news

2013-11-20 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Corrected link: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Jackson_Peebles *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili...@wikimedia.org | : @Philippewikihttps://twitter.com/Philippewiki On Wed, Nov 20, 2013 at 9:24 AM, Jake

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright infringement - The real elephant in the room

2013-11-13 Thread Philippe Beaudette
at this a couple of years back - it's just not simple, and there are complex challenges. *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili...@wikimedia.org | : @Philippewikihttps://twitter.com/Philippewiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New access to non-public information policy, re-ID requirements and data retention

2013-10-26 Thread Philippe Beaudette
queries like yours, they aren't accidentally muddying the waters further. More soon. pb — Philippe Beaudette Director, Community Advocacy Wikimedia Foundation, Inc On Oct 25, 2013, at 9:19 PM, George Herbert george.herb...@gmail.com wrote: Again I ask: Can the WMF either publicly

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Use of YouTube videos in fundraising banners

2013-07-16 Thread Philippe Beaudette
there - I may be misremembering, but I believe all the videos were also hosted on commons as well, so that one could search and watch them there instead. Victor could confirm that, though. pb *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T : 1-415-839

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF unclaimed Google Docs

2013-07-13 Thread Philippe Beaudette
I can only speak for myself, and I don't know what the standard policy is, but I have an archive of the google docs of everyone who worked for me, prior to their departures. I don't know if Office IT does that routinely or not. pb *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy

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