Re: [Wikimedia-l] Trust and safety on Wikimedia projects

2020-05-25 Thread Thyge
l and respectful way - and consider our opponent's point-of-view and arguments seriously. Regards, Thyge - Sir48 <> Virusfri. <

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] 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] 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
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

2014-05-28 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:,