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

2019-05-15 Thread Samuel Klein
gt; > > WMF's power to change it. C-levels, the ED, and other managers at > > WMF > > > > > could all decide to participate more actively in this list; to > > respond > > > to > > > > > questions or delegate the answering to their subordinates, who

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

2019-05-14 Thread Samuel Klein
Dearests. The archival question is a good one. The wikiverse could use a more archival gloss, and currently regularly breaks links where a slight commitment to longer term reliably would preserve them intact. Nathan: long term preservation is not yet part of the projects' raison d'etre. Perhaps

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Dispute between Common and Outreach

2019-05-13 Thread Samuel Klein
ot; Ganicz > > > > > > > > http://pl.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Polimerek > > > > > > > > http://www.ganicz.pl/poli/ > > > > > > > > ___ > > > > &

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Dispute between Common and Outreach

2019-05-13 Thread Samuel Klein
dia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > > > -- > James Heilman > MD, CCFP-EM, Wikipedian > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing Community Strategy Liaisons

2019-04-19 Thread Samuel Klein
; Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/> > > "Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the > sum of all knowledge. That's our commitment." > ___

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

2019-04-17 Thread Samuel Klein
; > > Hello, > > Some years ago, some volunteers have proposed a new Wikimedia wiki. It > did > > not turn out as expected. That‘s okay, the movement should try out thing > > from time to time. > > But this wiki should not be seen as an eternal obligation to be kept. > >

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

2019-04-16 Thread Samuel Klein
> > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wik

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

2019-04-13 Thread Samuel Klein
On Sat., Apr. 13, 2019, 2:27 a.m. Gerard Meijssen, < gerard.meijs...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Wikipedia is indeed clearly the core global brand. The notion that > Wikidata will "never match Wikipedia whatever its future success" is a sad > argument. > You misunderstand me. I do not mean in

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

2019-04-12 Thread Samuel Klein
Wikipedia is clearly the core global brand. It also has a prominence in the history of the Web and internetworked society that Wikidata, whatever its future success, will never match. Internally, as all have noted, the dilemma is that it is associated with the focus and policies of one project.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Sverige receives a total of USD 500, 000+ in funding for three new projects, and a cost reduction of USD 30, 000/year

2019-03-28 Thread Samuel Klein
Wonderful. Wikispeech will be amazing :) On Thu., 28 Mar. 2019, 6:31 am John Andersson, wrote: > Wikimedia Sverige is proud to be the recipient of three new grants totaling > around USD 500,000. We hope to work with many of you as part of these > projects. If you are interested in getting

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikidata now officially has more total edits than English language Wikipedia

2019-03-20 Thread Samuel Klein
On Wed, Mar 20, 2019 at 1:50 PM Emilio J. Rodríguez-Posada wrote: > This is the escape velocity, I think that Wikipedia will never surpass > Wikidata again. > > The singularity is near. > Hey Emilio! Or, it passed us a while ago, but so quickly that we're only now noticing it. ///S

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The latest news from the Movement Strategy Process

2019-03-01 Thread Samuel Klein
Thanks for the update Nicole, I was just thinking about this. WOW will have feedback to share. On Fri., 1 Mar. 2019, 12:10 pm Nicole Ebber, wrote: > Dear fellow Wikimedians, > > We have some “hot off the press” updates from the Movement Strategy Process > Wikimedia 2030: > > == What are the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Video Wiki

2019-02-27 Thread Samuel Klein
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] CIS-A2K January Newsletter

2019-02-25 Thread Samuel Klein
em_type=intro_card_work_context_item_source=10940438851=tag > > > > > > > +91-9739811664 > > _______ > > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > &g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [wikicite-discuss] Leaving the Wikimedia Foundation, staying on the wikis

2019-02-13 Thread Samuel Klein
twitter.com/readermeter> > > -- > Meta: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiCite > Twitter: https://twitter.com/wikicite > --- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "wikicite-discu

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikidata used by other then Wikipedia

2019-01-31 Thread Samuel Klein
gt; 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> -- Samuel Klein @metasj w:user:sj +1 617 529 4266 __

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Content showcases? Examples needed

2019-01-11 Thread Samuel Klein
to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > > > -- > James Heilman > MD, CCFP-EM,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Is the death of Wikipedia imminent?

2018-12-31 Thread Samuel Klein
Dear Kiril, I assume you mean these lovely experiments by Shared Knowledge: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Videos_from_the_Republic_of_Macedonia They are lovely, and look like they are now in use. I like specific examples like these; was there any description of the project

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

2018-12-11 Thread Samuel Klein
> > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailin

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Mobile fundraising ads

2018-12-06 Thread Samuel Klein
I love the focus on mobile and smaller format interfaces, quite generally; it's increasingly how I use the projects too! A) This banner-text-series is clearly impactful, gave me a bit of a jump scare, and got me to read it to find out why. I'm still not sure how I feel about it. ~ Visual effect:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Jamal Khashoggi's call to action

2018-10-18 Thread Samuel Klein
would accept as citations > > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l > New messages

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Plea from Wikimedia Portugal

2018-10-10 Thread Samuel Klein
. We’re reaching our physical, psychological, and > > motivational limit, in great part due to AffCom’s actions and > inexplicable > > lack of support and transparency. > > > > It is time to stop this! Despite what we still believe were your best > > intentions, AffCo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia in an abstract language

2018-09-29 Thread Samuel Klein
I just saw this on the conference program! It looks wonderful. Curious about the estimated magnitudes :) Thank you for sharing. On Sat, Sep 29, 2018, 2:32 PM Denny Vrandečić wrote: > Semantic Web languages allow to express ontologies and knowledge bases in a > way meant to be particularly

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: First round of Working Group members

2018-07-31 Thread Samuel Klein
ens e. > > > > V. Eingetragen im Vereinsregister des Amtsgerichts > > > > Berlin-Charlottenburg unter der Nummer 23855 B. Als gemeinnützig > > > > anerkannt durch das Finanzamt für Körperschaften I Berlin, > > > > Steuernummer 27/029/42207. > > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] [PRESS RELEASE] Wikimedia Foundation and Kiwix partner to grow offline access to Wikipedia

2018-07-25 Thread Samuel Klein
It would be nice to have a little 6-pg workbook describing the idea of wiki, and explaining how to create + edit your own wiki pages. Texting a phone # (for tiny facts + images), offline/on a phone, on a local server, or posting asynchronously to wikimedia; and details of what is expected of edits

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board of Trustees participation in the Movement Strategy Process

2018-07-19 Thread Samuel Klein
vement > strategy > > have happened at the Wikimedia Conference. > > > > I genuinely don't know whether anyone including WMF thinks the WMF > advisory > > board still exists. > > > > Chris > > > > On Thu, 19 Jul 2018, 17:07 Sa

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board of Trustees participation in the Movement Strategy Process

2018-07-19 Thread Samuel Klein
> > On Thu, Jul 19, 2018 at 4:48 PM Craig Newmark > wrote: > > > > Maria, thanks, much appreciated! > Hear, hear! It has been good to see the updates all year. > > Which group focuses on information quality and accuracy? > And which group focuses on information breadth and coverage? If these

Re: [Wikimedia-l] On traceability and reliability of data we publish [was Re: [Wikidata] Solve legal uncertainty of Wikidata]

2018-07-08 Thread Samuel Klein
Hello Mathieu! I agree that tracing the full history of a data cite is important, independent of license. I'm thinking about scalable solutions for this. It's definitely not the only factor in reliability; but it does matter who entered the data (for instance) as one way to estimate the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] Recognition of Jenga Wikipedia ya Kiswahili User Group

2018-06-11 Thread Samuel Klein
delines 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> -- Samuel Klein @

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appropriation of the Wikimedia Blog by the WMF

2018-06-08 Thread Samuel Klein
Hi David! As always, I appreciate your wisdom and thoughtfulness. I don't understand the issue at hand, however. A change from blog.wm.org to blog.wmf.org? Something else? We do surely need to help individual metapedians grow, mentor, become more effective over time, without becoming

Re: [Wikimedia-l] temporary changes to WMF's grants programs

2018-06-06 Thread Samuel Klein
t; > is important for everyone interested to participate, and that what comes > > next derives from a collective effort. Kindly direct any questions or > > comments to the discussion page on Meta wiki.[2] Best wishes,Katy > > LoveDirector,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Category: French Jews on en.wp / GDPR

2018-05-31 Thread Samuel Klein
I agree with everything you say 100%. On Fri 1 Jun, 2018, 2:50 AM sashi, wrote: > Another follow-up: > > == > Benjamin Lees wrote: "No, French Christians are just tagged with > subcategories of Category:French Christians. The "requiring diffusion" > category that you complain of is in fact

Re: [Wikimedia-l] ⠠⠺⠓⠁⠞⠄⠎ ⠍⠁⠅⠊⠝⠛ ⠽⠕⠥ ⠓⠁⠏⠏⠽ ⠞⠓⠊⠎ ⠺⠑⠑⠅⠦ / What's making you happy this week? (Week of 20 May 2018)

2018-05-21 Thread Samuel Klein
t; ___ > 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://l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] ⠠⠺⠓⠁⠞⠄⠎ ⠍⠁⠅⠊⠝⠛ ⠽⠕⠥ ⠓⠁⠏⠏⠽ ⠞⠓⠊⠎ ⠺⠑⠑⠅⠦ / What's making you happy this week? (Week of 20 May 2018)

2018-05-21 Thread Samuel Klein
Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Request for status update on CC-BY-SA 4.0

2018-05-16 Thread Samuel Klein
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> -- Samuel Klein @metasj

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How to deal with spam subscription to mailing list

2018-05-09 Thread Samuel Klein
This is being discussed in detail on listadmins@wikimedia -- all list admins should consider joining that v. low-traffic list. I hope we can find a solution other than banning the entire aol network... We should let aol know as well. On Wed 9 May, 2018, 6:28 AM Gnangarra,

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

2018-04-26 Thread Samuel Klein
Yea, looks like a K*mart ad. On Thu, Apr 26, 2018, 2:55 AM Jan Ainali wrote: > Well, I guess Occam has it that a local Kmart store thought it was good to > use a keyword that put them in the top of a fairiy common search result. > Sneaky. > > Med vänliga hälsningar > Jan Ainali >

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

2018-04-15 Thread Samuel Klein
> > 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/listinf

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paid translation

2018-03-05 Thread Samuel Klein
+100 to this. Thank you, John. I have slightly different ideas about what this should cost and how to encourage translators and support a 100k-person network of polylinguals + babelfish + just.in.time conversion tools to melt language barriers. But simplicity, focus, persistence are what

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

2018-01-31 Thread Samuel Klein
“thank you” to those returning and those > > coming aboard for the first time, as well as to all those applied. The > > applications we received this year showed us an extremely able group of > > volunteers across a diverse array of languages and projects, and while >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright enforcement?

2018-01-29 Thread Samuel Klein
Editors used to do plenty by hand, if you recall. The on-wiki list of mirrors and forks had compliance info, and individuals would reach out and ask for license changes or takedowns. Since having a legal team I don't know how these have happened, or which individuals have made such claims &

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to the Wikimedia Foundation January 2018 Metrics & Activities Meeting: Thursday, February 1, 16:00 UTC (WMDE edition)

2018-01-26 Thread Samuel Klein
Now this is a subject line worthy of the Wikipedia Week Week, one that at times might have seemed far off. Chapeau! https://meta.m.wikimedia.org/wiki/WWN_sample On Jan 26, 2018 12:09 PM, "Nicole Ebber" wrote: > Dear all, > > We are excited to host the January

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wmfall] Leadership of Wikimedia Foundation's Communications department

2018-01-05 Thread Samuel Klein
ng Heather and welcoming Kui! > > > > Cheers, > > Katherine > > > > -- > > Katherine Maher > > > > Executive Director > > Wikimedia Foundation > > > > 1 Montgomery Street, Suite 1600 > > San Francisco, CA 94104 > > > > +1 (415)

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of Esra’a Al Shafei to Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees

2017-12-02 Thread Samuel Klein
." > > She has won the "Most Courageous Media" Prize from Free Press Unlimited, > and the Monaco Media Prize, which acknowledges innovative uses of media for > the betterment of humanity. > > Esra'a is a senior TED Fellow, an Echoing Green fello

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

2017-11-29 Thread Samuel Klein
Thank you all for the thoughtful search & updates. On Nov 29, 2017 7:14 PM, "Nataliia Tymkiv" wrote: > Dear all, > > The Board Governance Committee (BGC) has been working on finalizing another > potential candidate [1]. The results of the process were successful and the >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Experimental onion service for all Wikimedia projects set up by Alec Muffett

2017-11-24 Thread Samuel Klein
Seconded -- this is an excellent use of Orbot. Worth testing that experience to see if it could be a comfortable default. On Nov 24, 2017 3:36 AM, "Dariusz Jemielniak" wrote: > Excellent! Still, as I argued before, I believe that a solution we could > use is defaulting to Tor

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The other side of the crisis at WMFR

2017-11-23 Thread Samuel Klein
On Nov 23, 2017 2:55 PM, "Emeric Vallespi" wrote: the Wikimedia community protect itself and its members by harassing and defaming people who question I cannot imagine why anyone would attempt to defame you, when they cannot hope to surpass the eloquence and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A fundraising banner we'd like to try in a short test

2017-11-14 Thread Samuel Klein
> 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...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> --

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Appointment of WMF Chief Product Officer

2017-10-27 Thread Samuel Klein
Fantastic. On Oct 27, 2017 3:09 PM, "Katherine Maher" wrote: > Hi all, > > I’m happy to let you know that the Foundation has concluded our search for > a Chief Product Officer (CPO). Our own Toby Negrin will transition from > acting as interim lead of the Audiences

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Berkman Klein Center: Will Wikipedia exist in, 20 years?

2017-10-25 Thread Samuel Klein
On Tue, Oct 24, 2017 at 12:20 PM, Cristian Consonni wrote: > If you look at the video on Youtube[1], it says that its license is > indeed CC-BY (and indeed CC-BY 3.0 Unported, more info on this page[2]) > > So, I think that this can be uploaded also on Commons without issue.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] September 28: Strategy update - Final draft of movement direction and endorsement process (#25)

2017-10-25 Thread Samuel Klein
> > (Oddly enough, I am more likely to read a Wikipedia article > from beginning to end if I'm looking something up on the Kindle, while I'm > reading a book.) > There's definitely some appetite for [WP-branded and -supported!] reading and research devices tuned for this sort of work: hyperlinked

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The other side of the crisis at WMFR

2017-10-19 Thread Samuel Klein
On Oct 19, 2017 7:41 PM, "Richard Farmbrough" wrote: I think it very clear that these allegations were the last gasp of an ancient regime, Legal threats are surely the universal language of bad faith. And I have complete trust in Pierre-Selim and Caroline. Thanks

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

2017-10-05 Thread Samuel Klein
Thank you for this detailed update. On Oct 5, 2017 5:24 PM, "Nataliia Tymkiv" wrote: > Dear all, > > Board recruiting has been demanding. We launched our first truly global > search. It was far more work than we expected. But I am glad to say that we > have significantly

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Mailing lists (was Encyclopedic Writing Guide)

2017-09-26 Thread Samuel Klein
in the same way that say, Wikiversity languishing while Wikidata flourishes should tell us something about the optimum number of projects we can support. Did we figure out this is zero-sum? Because there are some peach projects I'd like to replace Wikiquote & Wookiepedia with. \\S

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Encyclopedic Writing Guide

2017-09-26 Thread Samuel Klein
A crosspost to wp-l would be fine. The guide is of wide interest, not only to wikipedians, but to anyone assessing reliable sources, writing neutrally and concisely and for a general audience. W, SJ On Sep 26, 2017 9:35 AM, "Jean-Philippe Béland" wrote: So what is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Encyclopedic Writing Guide

2017-09-25 Thread Samuel Klein
How I needed this last week :) Are you looking for translations? Have any in progress? On Sep 25, 2017 12:14 PM, "Michal Lester" wrote: > Hi all, > > I’m excited to share with you our new interactive tool *teaching > encyclopedic writing*[1]. Encyclopedic writing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia France short update

2017-09-12 Thread Samuel Klein
___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wik > i/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, > <ma

Re: [Wikimedia-l] RFC on wikimedia-l posting limits

2017-08-23 Thread Samuel Klein
Thoughtful, practical, good. Thank you. On Aug 22, 2017 9:03 PM, "John Mark Vandenberg" wrote: Hi list members, The list admins (hereafter 'we', being Austin, Asaf, Shani and I, your humble narrator) regularly receive complaints about the frequent posters on this list, as

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Wikimédia France

2017-07-23 Thread Samuel Klein
dia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- Samuel Klein @metasj w:user:sj +1 617 529 4266 _

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Wikimédia France - informations sur la situation actuelle

2017-07-12 Thread Samuel Klein
>> que certaines attaques très virulentes au sujet du CA et de la >> direction émanent de personnes qui, loin de poursuivre les idéaux >> qu’elles affichent, tentent de masquer leurs motivations réelles et >> leurs conflits d’intérêts (paid editing, formation rémunérée déguisée &g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Wikimédia France - informations sur la situation actuelle

2017-07-12 Thread Samuel Klein
financeurs, qui n’ont par ailleurs rien de confidentiel. > > Il n'en demeure pas moins que si le choix de créer un fonds de > dotation avec des partenaires était fait, le CA devrait statuer sur la > création d'une telle structure, en informer l'AG, et en fonction de la > structuration, faire vote

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Conference 2017: Report and more learning material published

2017-06-30 Thread Samuel Klein
Thank you for compiling this! SJ On Jun 30, 2017 6:29 PM, "Cornelius Kibelka" wrote: > Dear Wikimedians, > > > > Three months ago, we welcomed many of you in Berlin to work, discuss and > get inspired at the Wikimedia Conference 2017. We have now published our >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Wikipedia Library User Group

2017-06-29 Thread Samuel Klein
://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> > -- Samuel Klein @metasj

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] June 2017 agenda of the Board of Trustees

2017-06-16 Thread Samuel Klein
mation about Wikimedia-l: > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l > ___ > WikimediaAnnounce-l mailing list > wikimediaannounc...@lists.wikimedia.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaannounce-l >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Code of Conduct Committee for Wikimedia technical spaces constituted!

2017-05-20 Thread Samuel Klein
ia.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...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Join us for a conversation with Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustee candidates

2017-05-05 Thread Samuel Klein
ikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- Samuel Klein @metasj w:user:sj +1 617 529 4266 _

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

2017-04-26 Thread Samuel Klein
Welcome Eileen, I wish you every success. And tremendous love and thanks to Michelle, for all of your help and inspiration.-Sam On Wed, Apr 26, 2017 at 10:44 AM, Tomasz Ganicz wrote: > 2017-04-26 15:33 GMT+02:00 Katherine Maher : > > > Michelle > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikitribune!

2017-04-26 Thread Samuel Klein
iling_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> -- Samuel

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikitribune!

2017-04-26 Thread Samuel Klein
imedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia, right, but on the blockchain

2017-04-25 Thread Samuel Klein
Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- Samuel Klein @metasj w:user:sj +1 617 529 4266 ___ Wikimedia-l mailing lis

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikitribune!

2017-04-25 Thread Samuel Klein
Fae. On Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 11:19 PM, Fæ wrote: > > because the new company "will compete for staff, stories and > donations".[1] Will you be resigning from the WMF board of trustees > I hope not. I hardly see a conflict of loyalties; to the extent there is an overlap of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Conference 2017 versus movement strategy

2017-04-08 Thread Samuel Klein
> 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/list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on Discovery search efforts and upcoming releases

2017-04-06 Thread Samuel Klein
_results > > >> [18] https://www.wikipedia.org/ > > >> [19] https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Cross-wiki_Search_ > > >> Result_Improvements/self-guided_testing > > >> > > >> > > >> -- > > >> deb tankersley > > >> irc:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation supports legal challenge to new travel-related executive order

2017-03-16 Thread Samuel Klein
Thank you Michelle, and to the team, for doing this and keeping us abreast. Sam On Mar 15, 2017 20:48, "Michelle Paulson" wrote: > Hello All, > > I’m writing with a brief update; this afternoon, Judge Derrick K. Watson > granted the temporary restraining order [1],

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Using non-free elements vs our values (Apple Maps vs Wikipedia iOS app)

2017-03-11 Thread Samuel Klein
e > software tools." > ___ > 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] Status of the Code of Conduct for technical spaces

2017-03-09 Thread Samuel Klein
Dear Pine, I see your concern, but it seems exaggerated. There was an early suggestion of a final RfC on the complete draft. That changed, as stated and debated last April: there would be a code of conduct, no two ways about it. The subject for consensus was only what it said, topic by topic.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Status of the Code of Conduct for technical spaces

2017-03-08 Thread Samuel Klein
__ > 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.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] More politics: "WMF Annual Report"

2017-03-02 Thread Samuel Klein
>> simply believe that the WMF should not be producing political > > advocacy > > > > >> documents, it may well cause them to reflect whether or not they > > want > > > > to keep contributing. > > > > >> > > > > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] More politics: "WMF Annual Report"

2017-03-01 Thread Samuel Klein
Dear reporters, I really like the streamlined layout, the background video and the non-linear presentation online. Lovely work; you are wonderful. > If the photo remains, I recommend changing this caption to use either > "travel ban" or "entry ban"; both phrases are used in the Wikipedia >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Politics

2017-02-04 Thread Samuel Klein
Katherine: Thank you, that was beautifully written. We all have our work cut out for us to preserve the free sharing of knowledge and experience across borders, and the very notion of reliable sources. Mike, your perspective is deeply welcome. Sharing the world's knowledge is fundamentally

Re: [Wikimedia-l] don't run away from the mess we've made, fix it (Re: Concerns in general)

2017-01-27 Thread Samuel Klein
LopeCosby used to be xx legit before their Soylent Green period. Not surprised their depressed fans would turn to petty counterfactualism. //$ On Jan 27, 2017 2:08 PM, "Liam Wyatt" wrote: > What a coincidence! "longstanding, pervasive, counter-factual, systemic > bias

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Exciting update about development of structured data on Commons

2017-01-09 Thread Samuel Klein
Thanks Wes and Lisa, this is really wonderful news. Just the sort of area where Commons can and should point the way forward for all the world's archives. And thanks to Sloan for the support and Commonists for maintaining one of the quiet, consistent wonders of theodern Web. Sam

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Agenda for the November 13, 2016 Board Meeting

2016-11-13 Thread Samuel Klein
Thank you, Stephen. On Nov 12, 2016 6:37 PM, "Stephen LaPorte" wrote: > Hi all, > > The agenda for the next Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees meeting is > now available on Meta Wiki: https://meta.wikimedia. > org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_board_agenda_2016-11 > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Peter Baldwin joins the Wikimedia Endowment Advisory Board

2016-09-09 Thread Samuel Klein
Wonderful news! Thank you for the update. On Sep 9, 2016 16:00, "Marc H. Brent" wrote: > Hi all, > > I wanted to share an announcement that I’ve posted to the Wikimedia blog > . > The > Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] With my thanks to everyone ...

2016-07-14 Thread Samuel Klein
Dear Geoff – What a beautiful note. YouTube is in for a treat, as you are yourself a source of trust and stability and safety. The initiatives and examples you have set will serve Wikimedia for some time to come. Warmly, Sam ___ Wikimedia-l mailing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board Governance Committee update

2016-06-27 Thread Samuel Klein
On Jun 28, 2016 00:42, "MZMcBride" wrote: > > Dariusz Jemielniak wrote: > >this is an update on the work of the Board Governance Committee over the > >last months that some of you have requested. > > > >[...] > > Thank you for this update! Warmly seconded. Following up on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-24 Thread Samuel Klein
Brilliant news for the foundation! Thank you for resolving this so swiftly. ~SJ On Jun 24, 2016 11:26, "James Heilman" wrote: > Wonderful news. Katherine is an amazing selection. Congrats and thanks to > all those involved. > > James > > On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 11:15 AM,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] WMF Board of Trustees appointments and officer positions

2016-06-23 Thread Samuel Klein
Thank you Patricio! It is great to see these updates. ×SJ On Jun 23, 2016 19:34, "Tanweer Morshed" wrote: > Thanks to Patricio for your service in the movement. Congratulations to > Christophe, Maria on being elected to the positions, as well as to > Nataliia. :) > > On

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Foundation Annual Plan FY2016-2017

2016-05-27 Thread Samuel Klein
Awesome — thanks for the update and the work! On May 27, 2016 21:20, "Katherine Maher" wrote: > Hi everyone, > > I'm pleased to share that the Wikimedia Foundation has now posted a > revised version of our FY2016-2017 Annual Plan. [1] This revised version > has been updated

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How to get help (an essay)

2016-05-18 Thread Samuel Klein
I really appreciate your sharing this (last winter and now). Kindness is indeed a higher calling, and tightly bound to sharing & protecting the rights and opportunities of others. Sj On May 18, 2016 14:21, "Jake Orlowitz" wrote: Hi, In light of yesterday's public call for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] March 2016 minutes of the Board of Trustees

2016-05-12 Thread Samuel Klein
Thank you! On May 12, 2016 2:52 PM, "Stephen LaPorte" wrote: > Hi all, > > The Board of Trustees has published minutes from the Board meeting on > March 21, 2016. You can find the Board's minutes on the Foundation Wiki: >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Research findings on “New Readers” in Mexico

2016-03-30 Thread Samuel Klein
Thanks Anne & all, this looks really interesting. On Mar 30, 2016 16:41, "Anne Gomez" wrote: > Hello all, > > Please join us tomorrow during the Metrics meeting as we share findings > from a recent user research trip to Mexico. Background on this research > project can be

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [FDC] Wikimédia France Annual Plan Grant - 2015-2016 R2

2016-03-25 Thread Samuel Klein
Great. Thanks for sharing while it is still in progress, Emeric. On Mar 25, 2016 06:44, "Emeric Vallespi" wrote: > Dear Wikimedians, > > Since 2 years, Wikimédia France provides its "APG" proposal in advance on > meta, even if some parts are still in progress and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia NYC proposal to broaden WMF nominations - submit today

2016-03-19 Thread Samuel Klein
I really appreciated your public effort, it also made the whole process much clearer to those of us not part of a single regional chapter. SJ On Mar 18, 2016 14:03, "Pharos" wrote: > Hi fellow Wikimedians, > > We held our chapter's public meeting and open vote on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia.org portal page update!

2016-03-11 Thread Samuel Klein
On Mar 11, 2016 19:32, "Dan Garry" wrote: > > I plan to worry more about the user experience implications that I > mentioned once we're a bit closer to solving the technical feasibility > questions. Fair enough! Great once more to see this update. It makes this a much more

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia.org portal page update!

2016-03-11 Thread Samuel Klein
Lovely work. On Mar 11, 2016 5:32 PM, "Dan Garry" wrote: > > On 11 March 2016 at 10:52, ViswaPrabha (വിശ്വപ്രഭ) wrote: > > > > Failed my dream :( > > > > Any string in any language in any wikipedia project. How far is my dream? > > > > I share your dream!

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

2016-03-11 Thread Samuel Klein
Thank you - this is wonderful. On Mar 11, 2016 15:25, "Roan Kattouw" wrote: > In late 2015 and early 2016, the Collaboration team worked on building a > cross-wiki notification feature: listing notifications from other wikis in > the notification panel. We made this

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Executive transition planning

2016-03-09 Thread Samuel Klein
And another is the reigning world champion in Nomic... On Mar 9, 2016 11:19 AM, "Gordon Joly" wrote: > On 09/03/16 15:00, WereSpielChequers wrote: > > With Computers coming down in price and Artificial Intelligence programs > > steadily improving > > Yes, indeed. A machine

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

2016-02-27 Thread Samuel Klein
Dear Brion, your comments in this thread were wonderfully clear. Thank you. On Feb 26, 2016 8:15 PM, "Brion Vibber" wrote: > Just a quick note: > > * some of the big staff conversations are indeed being very carefully > note-taken or recorded internally. We are being very

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

2016-02-25 Thread Samuel Klein
Fantastic. On Feb 25, 2016 7:44 PM, "Anna Torres" wrote: > Congrats Katy! You are the best and the right person!! > > So happy for you! > El feb 25, 2016 9:27 PM, "Cristian Consonni" > escribió: > > > Congrats Katy! > > > > C > >

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