Re: [Wikimedia-l] Banning real identities

2019-07-05 Thread Thyge
- and please explain the meaning of 'doxxed" as well. Is that US slang? Thyge - Sir48 Den fre. 5. jul. 2019 kl. 11.53 skrev Thomas Townsend : > Alphos > > You don;t explain why being "doxxed" was a bad thing for you, or > indeed what the downside is for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] On wiki versus off wiki - it may not be that simple

2019-06-30 Thread Thyge
Den søn. 30. jun. 2019 kl. 18.48 skrev Todd Allen : > "Even if the answer is "Some of the conduct was off-wiki", > that tells us nothing about what it was or how WMF came to be aware of it." > I'm not so sure that is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] proposals

2019-04-09 Thread Thyge
I for one would prefer that proposals were entered on wiki and only links to them be posted in an email here with a 5-word topic for each. Kind regards, Thyge Larsen Den tir. 9. apr. 2019 kl. 10.58 skrev James Salsman : > I would like to send some proposals, less than a kilobyte e

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Anti-viruses [was Re: Information on "Multiple failed attempts to log in" emails]

2018-05-07 Thread Thyge
"Imagine a world, where all windows installations have turned off their antivirus protection"! Regards, Thyge Den man. 7. maj 2018 kl. 17.09 skrev Shlomi Fish <>: > Hi Gabriel, > > On Mon, 7 May 2018 14:02:44 +0100 > Gabriel Thullen <gabr...

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

2017-08-23 Thread Thyge
I think we all know the substance of this topic and have known for quite some time. Everyone may call the procedure whatever suits her/him best. Regards Thyge - Sir48 2017-08-23 16:32 GMT+02:00 Andy Mabbett <>: > On 23 August 2017 at 12:32, Katie Chan <k...

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: stranded travelers offered asylum in Canada

2017-01-29 Thread Thyge
I hope the above is quite off-topic for this list. Regards Sir48-Thyge 2017-01-29 23:58 GMT+01:00 James Salsman <>: > > those-stranded-trump-order-221401138.html > > I strongly di

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Concerns in general

2017-01-28 Thread Thyge
It's not so challenging, Nathan -we just need to make a copy of a full backup for each language version, we have and store it in the country/countries where the language is spoken. This avoids any bias in the selection. Regards, Sir48-Thyge 2017-01-28 2:12 GMT+01:00 Nathan <nawr...@gmail.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] DEITYBOUNCE and reader logs (was Re: Introducing Victoria Coleman, WMF Chief Technology Officer)

2016-11-08 Thread Thyge
e to clarify. Regards, Thyge - Sir48 1) ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: New messages to: Unsubs

Re: [Wikimedia-l] about staff

2016-03-09 Thread Thyge
In Denmark, employees are entitled to elect representatives as members of the board of directors of incorporated companies with more than 35 employees. They are elected between the employees, and it is not depending on union participation. Thyge 2016-03-09 18:22 GMT+01:00 Derek V.Giroulle

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

2016-02-26 Thread Thyge
I'm also in strong support of Maggie - no exception this time :) Thyge 2016-02-26 19:08 GMT+01:00 Sydney Poore <>: > I completely agree with Maggie that promoting Katy Love was the smart > decision. We need someone who can step in and quickly provide strong

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Transition plans for WMF leadership - Board Reform

2016-02-25 Thread Thyge
I already proposed a "house of representatives" earlier to represent the stakeholders and take care of the diversity issue, appointing the BoT etc. Regards, Thyge 2016-02-25 10:14 GMT+01:00 Jens Best <>: > just very short input here on the list: >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Anybody alive?

2016-02-24 Thread Thyge
I think the rest is on FB. Thyge 2016-02-24 20:10 GMT+01:00 Joseph Seddon <>: > I got distracted by a passing sheep. > > Seddon > > On Wed, Feb 24, 2016 at 6:47 PM, Richard Symonds < >> wrote: > > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Transition plans for WMF leadership - Board Reform

2016-02-23 Thread Thyge
Lane Rasberry, I'm aware of the ongoing election - but in all respect, that has nothing to do with a house of representavtives as I envision it, i.e. being "above" the board. The present structure allows the existing board to decline access to the persons being elected. Regards, Thyge

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Transition plans for WMF leadership - Board Reform

2016-02-23 Thread Thyge
the board to ensure that it holds the knowledge and talent required. But the decision should rest with the house of representatives - which then could be also take care of those other things needed. Regards, Thyge 2016-02-23 15:47 GMT+01:00 Yaroslav M. Blanter <>: > On 2016

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Transition plans for WMF leadership - Board Reform

2016-02-23 Thread Thyge
We should not have direct elections to the board. We should have a "house of representatives" with X members from each part of the world and charged with electing the board and decide major issues like location of the WMF, changed of bylaws etc. Regards, Thyge 2016-02-23 14:38 GMT+01:0

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Transition plans for WMF leadership

2016-02-23 Thread Thyge
It is in cases like this that an advisory board could/should be an asset. I hope the board could reach out to one or more participants in that group for additional help and advice. Regards, Thyge 2016-02-23 5:41 GMT+01:00 Risker <>: > On 22 February 2016 at 22:0

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Post mortems

2016-02-21 Thread Thyge
dangerous than "voicing their opinions in other forums"? Regards, Thyge 2016-02-22 2:57 GMT+01:00 Andrew Lih <>: > Hi all, it’s probably useful to paste in the “What for?” message for the > Wikipedia Weekly Facebook group. Hopefully it will help clear th

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Post mortems

2016-02-21 Thread Thyge
I really wonder why wikimedia discussions have migrated to FB. Are we applying for a grant? Thyge 2016-02-22 0:51 GMT+01:00 Newyorkbrad <>: > I too am one of those people who is not to be found on Facebook. I > only have room in my life for one online timesi

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

2016-02-19 Thread Thyge
WMF staff. And for one actual thing, I wonder how anybody could enter the BoT as affiliate (s)elected members without knowing the thoughts of the present BoT members on these important issues. Regards, Thyge 2016-02-20 0:49 GMT+01:00 Denny Vrandecic <>: > Delphine, > &g

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

2016-02-19 Thread Thyge
ence about the issues? If they have answered somewhere else, please someone point to it. Regards, Thyge 2016-02-19 23:24 GMT+01:00 Delphine Ménard <>: > Here you go SJ, > > > On Fri, Feb 19, 2016 at 10:09 PM, Sam Klein <> > wrote: &

Re: [Wikimedia-l] "9 annoying nonprofit trends that need to die"

2016-02-07 Thread Thyge
ers. I might follow the same line of reasoning and say, that Wikipedia is not neutral, because people are allowed to write about their own country/city etc. Contributors make a living from other sources. Anybody could have some affiliation other than getting paid and total neutrality is hard to com

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

2016-01-06 Thread Thyge
Transparently, I suppose? Thyge 2016-01-06 19:31 GMT+01:00 Pine W <>: > Just a note that I am continuing to discuss the subjects of turnover and > WMF employee morale with Boryana, and I have also asked Lila about this. > > Pine > > On Wed, Jan 6,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Something

2016-01-03 Thread Thyge
It seams that NDA could by anything (1). Which one is something? (1) Thyge 2016-01-03 10:02 GMT+01:00 Milos Rancic <>: > On Jan 3, 2016 09:56, "John Mark Vandenberg" <> wrote: > > > > Some

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Something

2016-01-03 Thread Thyge
Thanks, Bartov - and I second the wish from Pharos. Thyge 2016-01-03 20:22 GMT+01:00 Asaf Bartov <>: > On Sun, Jan 3, 2016 at 11:15 AM, Asaf Bartov <> > wrote: > > > NDA = Non-Disclosure Agreement[1] > > > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement: WMF to file suit against the NSA

2015-03-18 Thread Thyge
can edit - except the WMF! (if they want to uphold their status as service provider). Regards, Thyge 2015-03-18 14:03 GMT+01:00 Andreas Kolbe On Sun, Mar 15, 2015 at 11:55 PM, Andreas Kolbe wrote: On Sun, Mar 15, 2015 at 10:14 PM, Andreas Kolbe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Patrolling photographs of living people

2015-03-13 Thread Thyge
No more, please. If needed, start a thread to discuss the scope of wikimedia-l. Regards, Thyge 2015-03-13 16:57 GMT+01:00 Andy Mabbett On 13 March 2015 at 14:32, Strainu wrote: I'll hold you to this PoV next time I'll feel the need

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Warning: Wikimedia-l Google Group

2015-01-09 Thread Thyge
No, that is not the case. I got a confirmation by email about being unsubscribed, and 6 hours later a new email that I was subscribed again. Fortunately, this gave me the opportunity to report the group twice. Regards, Thyge 2015-01-10 0:05 GMT+01:00 Charles Gregory I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Warning: Wikimedia-l Google Group

2015-01-09 Thread Thyge
My experience is the same :-( 2015-01-09 19:28 GMT+01:00 Ricordisamoa Thanks for the notice. I unsubscribed some hours ago and got resubscribed again... Il 07/01/2015 19:26, Austin Hair ha scritto: You may have already received a message indicating that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Google Groups: You've been added to Gender Gap

2014-12-05 Thread Thyge
I reported the group for spamming. Adding me and others without our consent and sending unsolicited emails must be stopped somehow. Regards, Thyge 2014-12-05 22:12 GMT+01:00 Austin Hair For the record, about an hour ago I permanently banned Site Admin, going so far

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia and Ebola

2014-12-04 Thread Thyge
What a positive and encouraging information. Thanks a lot, James Heilman! Regards, Thyge 2014-12-04 15:34 GMT+01:00 James Heilman Hey All I would like to share the following: “Wikipedia has been the most widely used single source of information about Ebola in the most

Re: [Wikimedia-l] $20 donation to WMF for vandalism edit from US House of Representatives

2014-08-01 Thread Thyge
To me, the only thing at stake is the seriousness of this list - and that is not a new issue, unfortunately. Regards, Thyge /Sir48 2014-08-01 21:59 GMT+02:00 Nathan On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 3:42 PM, Rjd0060 wrote: No, I'm saying this doesn't

Re: [Wikimedia-l] AFD survey

2014-07-16 Thread Thyge
the http:// part has been left out. Correct link is Regards Sir48/Thyge 2014-07-16 8:29 GMT+02:00 Peter Southwood Link does not work. Cheers, Peter -Original Message- From: wikimedia-l-boun

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Increase participation [WAS: The first three weeks]

2014-06-01 Thread Thyge
intervention. As it is now, even simple changes like correcting a typo or a date often requires a lot of effort in locating it in the edit window. If it is hidden inside a template, even a page search does not show it. Regards, Thyge 2014-06-01 11:53 GMT+02:00 Ting Chen

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

2014-05-29 Thread Thyge
basically belong to meta and not on this list. This is what I feel you 'have done wrong' and - since that takes away from my available time and from my reading about other topics here - that is what upsets me. Regards, Thyge ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

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

2014-05-28 Thread Thyge
Please raise and discuss questions about policy on meta. This is not the place. Regards, Thyge 2014-05-28 23:54 GMT+02:00 Wil Sinclair Sorry, the n00b has to step in with a couple of clarifications. :) I was asking about 2 separate issues, so no conflation there. Also I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikidata vs Wikipedia

2014-05-20 Thread Thyge
Something seems to have gone wrong. According to the list, en:wikipedia specifies the birth date of Jimmy Wales being 1966-08-08, where in fact Wikipedia has the (sourced) date August 7, 1966 which is identical to the date in Wikidata. Regards, Thyge

Re: [Wikimedia-l] COM:IDENT?

2014-05-20 Thread Thyge
at least deal with them in a friendly manner. Regards, Thyge 2014-05-20 17:51 GMT+02:00 Pipo Le Clown You didn't get the answer you wanted, so you're forum shopping to get the right one ? How nice of you. Le 20 mai 2014 17:37, Jeevan Jose a écrit

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Botopedia?

2014-02-04 Thread Thyge
A great tip would be to avoid changing this thread into a personal attack on Risker or anybody else. Thank you. Thyge/Sir48 2014-02-04 Fæ On 4 February 2014 17:48, Risker wrote: On 4 February 2014 12:27, Federico Leva (Nemo) wrote

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanking anonymous users

2014-01-13 Thread Thyge
I'm not into the technicalities, but to hide ip's entirely on the sites would be the biggest advance in improving privacy I can think of... regards, Thyge - Sir49 2014/1/13 Marc A. Pelletier On 01/13/2014 12:19 AM, Tim Starling wrote: Not as fast as revisions, and we seem

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF employee writing articles for $300

2014-01-06 Thread Thyge
I'm not in principle against transparent paid editing, but it could actually be considered to violate the ToU's wording: misrepresenting your affiliation with any individual or entity Regards, Sir48 2014/1/6 Andreas Kolbe Sure, Todd. But that is not actually in the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF employee writing articles for $300

2014-01-06 Thread Thyge
hostile to such users, to the point of blocking company account names *on sight*, with the result that many such editors prefer to fly under the radar, using a made-up name and the shield of the anonymity policy. Andreas On Mon, Jan 6, 2014 at 6:16 PM, Thyge wrote

[Wikimedia-l] Ombudsman commission activity report

2013-07-15 Thread Thyge
! On behalf of the Commision, Sir48 / Thyge ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Unsubscribe:,