Re: [Wikimedia-l] Bounties…

2019-01-25 Thread geni
d a financial incentive to include spelling errors. -- geni ___ 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] convert from BitCoin to FoldingCoin and other proofs of useful work

2018-11-02 Thread geni
On Thu, 1 Nov 2018 at 07:23, James Salsman wrote: > > Geni, it's the "Day of the Dead" now so I want to attempt to resurrect > this thread. > > Is FoldingCoin still vulnerable to a 51% attack? What is a 51% attack? You've had 6 months to do this basic research. > D

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Vad gör dig lycklig den här veckan? / What's making you happy this week? (Week of 26 August 2018)

2018-08-30 Thread geni
air is still a great source of photos for wikipedia articles. --- geni ___ 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: Wikimedi

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

2018-08-22 Thread geni
kimedia.org/tag/wikimediafoundation.org/ ) but its another barrier to entry, another bit of software I need to keep track of. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://met

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Inc. working with Go Fish Digital, a company that whitewashes Wikipedia

2018-07-27 Thread geni
gt; informed response. Thank you everyone for your patience. > > -greg > How much longer do you anticipate this taking? -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] International Commons Contest WLL Recruiting International Team

2018-06-25 Thread geni
unity outreach > Finance team > Tech team: to design banners and templates > > Find out more on: https://t.co/D1yeNclTRm > Don't forget to spread the word! > > Cheers! > Rupika Sharma To be blunt. Who are you? I can't find any links to user account

Re: [Wikimedia-l] GDPR and Wikimedia content?

2018-05-29 Thread geni
y viable option. -- geni ___ 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.wikime

Re: [Wikimedia-l] GDPR and Wikimedia content?

2018-05-28 Thread geni
aware of any issues. 4% of turnover and no caselaw? I'm not seeing a rush at OTRS yet but that is probably going to be ground zero on working out what to do with this stuff. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Nini kinakufanya uwe na furaha wiki hii? / What's making you happy this week? (Week of 13 May 2018)

2018-05-14 Thread geni
s article with better data and hopefully get a new study on what is an isn't in the local group (most of the sources I'm finding for that are from around 2000 and things have moved on). -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Does anyone know what wikimedia france are up to with the Request Network ?

2018-04-27 Thread geni
On 27 April 2018 at 16:42, Romaine Wiki wrote: > It can be interesting to use blockchain technology in our movement for > transparency purposes. > > Romaine Not really. At best you end up with a less efficient version of a downloadable database. People claiming that

[Wikimedia-l] Does anyone know what wikimedia france are up to with the Request Network ?

2018-04-27 Thread geni
ce: https://twitter.com/wikimedia_fr?lang=en Is some form of clarification possible? -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l Ne

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Amazon Echo' use of Wikipedia; CC license compliance?

2018-04-18 Thread geni
tional damage from suing small businesses. If a small company decides to fight and its a fairly straightforward case you are looking at costs of over $100K. More complicated case against a big company? Millions. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing lis

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikidata] Knowledge Integrity: A proposed Wikimedia Foundation cross-departmental program for 2018-2019

2018-04-17 Thread geni
sibility of Birmingham's Electric Dustcarts and 7000 years of jewelry. -- geni ___ 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-

Re: [Wikimedia-l] convert from BitCoin to FoldingCoin and other proofs of useful work

2018-04-12 Thread geni
scammer exploit this" you are doing it wrong. -- geni ___ 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.w

Re: [Wikimedia-l] convert from BitCoin to FoldingCoin and other proofs of useful work

2018-04-11 Thread geni
ntribute > Bitcoin. But the foundation wants actual money (US$ mostly). Why convert bitcoin into anything other than cash (which is what it does at the moment)? geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/

Re: [Wikimedia-l] convert from BitCoin to FoldingCoin and other proofs of useful work

2018-04-11 Thread geni
ith no requirement that those results be real. -- geni ___ 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

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What's making you happy this week? (Week of 4 February 2018)

2018-02-03 Thread geni
we just need a photo of the thing. Meanwhile Norwich continues to be Norwich: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anti_urination_devices_in_Norwich -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guideline

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [Publicpolicy] Update on FISA 702 reauthorization

2018-01-21 Thread geni
omeone using open source hardware is pretty low. For someone using something more mainstream the risk is rather higher. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikime

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [Publicpolicy] Update on FISA 702 reauthorization

2018-01-20 Thread geni
n further since attackers no longer have to factor in the risk of burning a valuable exploit. So not much changed since 2013. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wik

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What's making you happy this week? (Week of 14 January 2018)

2018-01-15 Thread geni
On 14 January 2018 at 19:05, Pine W <wiki.p...@gmail.com> wrote: > What's making you happy this week? We appear to have buried the hatchet with Jason Scott https://livestream.com/internetsociety/wikidaynyc/videos/168540333 -- geni ___ Wi

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

2017-11-16 Thread geni
ps longer equations (see around the Efficient methods section): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Approximations_of_%CF%80?banner=dsk_p1_lg_right10=US=1 I suspect it also breaks with lilypond but I don't have an example to hand -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyfraud by the British Museum

2017-07-28 Thread geni
ugh work been done to qualify for copyright or is it old enough for life+70 to have expired? I don't know. Do you? -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright enforcement?

2017-06-05 Thread geni
On 5 June 2017 at 18:32, The Cunctator <cuncta...@gmail.com> wrote: > Both Google and Graphiq are using pretty much the entire Wikipedia corpus > for their results. However due to the way their output is structured it falls under "you can't copyright f

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Naive questions: what could do the movement with 1B dollars/euros?

2017-05-17 Thread geni
if you focus on flybys rather than orbits you can visit a bunch of asteroids. -- geni ___ 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:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [PRESS] Turkish authorities block Wikipedia

2017-04-30 Thread geni
> Juliet > FWIW the two articles the Turkish state is apparently complaining about are: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/State-sponsored_terrorism#Turkey https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foreign_involvement_in_the_Syrian_Civil_War#Turkey -- geni __

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

2017-04-25 Thread geni
pressed either: > https://twitter.com/jimmy_wales/status/856060215577464833 > > > - d. > Hmm they are taking their user interface from here: https://www.behance.net/gallery/16219877/Wikipedia-Redesign-Concept Which was the one that happened to be the target of the cri

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What's making you happy this week? (Week of 2 April 2017)

2017-04-04 Thread geni
dia.org/wiki/File:A_pair_of_inflated_caterpillars.JPG -- geni ___ 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.w

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Help! Can't save on any Wikipedia

2017-02-22 Thread geni
aMonkey or Vivaldi https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vivaldi_(web_browser) -- geni ___ 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] Should the Foundation take a position on a general strike?

2017-01-29 Thread geni
ice of the WMF. So it does have a serious > and negative impact on our efforts. Do does the WMF actually have any staff from the countries affected? -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Gu

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

2017-01-29 Thread geni
ht already tends to view us as rather left leaning. Cementing that impression gains us a bunch of enemies and nothing else. A strike by the WMF isn't going to impact them very much. You want a effective general strike? Go talk to the power station workers and the Electrical grid peop

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

2017-01-29 Thread geni
On 29 January 2017 at 15:01, James Salsman <jsals...@gmail.com> wrote: > Should the Foundation take a position on a general strike? > No. This is very much a case where the foundation sits and waits. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Keeping historical documents related to Wikimedia

2017-01-14 Thread geni
ware is open source the content is under a free license. Even if Wikipedia isn't around the software and content will be. Degrees of survival out to 10 years are fairly easy to guarantee without special planning. Beyond that things always get a bit speculative and long nowish.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Music industry threats to safe harbor?

2016-12-19 Thread geni
argue it down to $200 per image but it would still add up. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists

[Wikimedia-l] Are inline donor banners something we view as acceptable?

2016-12-01 Thread geni
). On a related note the FAQ appears to be out of date: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/FAQ/en Unless we are still in the 2015-2016 fiscal year. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines

[Wikimedia-l] We appear have been partially blocked in France (probably accidentally)

2016-10-17 Thread geni
-a-google-pour-les-clients-d-orange_5014900_4408996.html -- geni ___ 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] A new Wikipedia fork: InfoGalactic

2016-10-10 Thread geni
ork-infogalactic.html > Roadmap: http://infogalactic.com/info/Infogalactic:Roadmap > > > - d. So the neoreactionaries have their wiki just like the more traditional far right have Metapedia. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guid

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New functionality: cross-wiki search results

2016-09-07 Thread geni
On 7 September 2016 at 18:51, Gerard Meijssen <gerard.meijs...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hoi, > It is a pity because Wikidata has so much more to offer in missing > information in any language. Fixed the citation issue yet? -- geni ___ Wiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why are articles being deleted?

2016-06-25 Thread geni
On 25 June 2016 at 13:14, Vi to <vituzzu.w...@gmail.com> wrote: > As a deletion I'd say we totally lost at en.wiki, we can maybe tie on other > wikis. > As so many projects have learned so painfully in the last decade the English Wikipedia knows what they are doi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Foundation Form 990 for FY 2014-2015 now on-wiki

2016-06-07 Thread geni
? That is, well > beyond any 'transition period' (and in fact longer than the employment of > the person who replaced her)? Its now been a full working day. Can we have a clarification on this point? -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Disrupting journal publishing

2016-05-10 Thread geni
2016/05/09/doaj-to-remove-approximately-3300-journals/ Now if we can just find a way to get stuff accurately listed by language it will be a lot more usable. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Account of the events leading to James Heilman's removal

2016-05-10 Thread geni
- *Share Alike*—If you alter, transform, or build upon this work, you >may distribute the resulting work only under the same, similar or a >compatible license. > They would argue that they are using the facts not the presentation of those facts and facts are not

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Disrupting journal publishing

2016-05-08 Thread geni
ited DOAJ seal stuff (BTW if we really want something to throw money at funding DOAJ to employ someone to exclude more junk from their database would be useful). We get 173 with and 199 without. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Disrupting journal publishing

2016-05-08 Thread geni
e I've actually cited the Journal of Lithic Studies) geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/m

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Disrupting journal publishing

2016-05-08 Thread geni
games consoles and vessels used in local ferry services) [1]https://doaj.org/ [2]https://doaj.org/article/ebed893bfc3748d58695b2851c8270e9 -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Wikimedia Foundation ED search steering group created

2016-04-19 Thread geni
on the horizon They aren't. Its an incredibly bad idea to the point where people of significance aren't even going to bother engaging with it. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelin

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia Zero mass effect on Wikimedia projects

2016-04-15 Thread geni
t scope they have not been deleted and remain to this day. By the same token films under a free license such as Tears of Steel are also not going to be removed from commons. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tears_of_Steel_in_4k_-_Official_Blender

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

2016-03-11 Thread geni
my screenshots.) > > On behalf of the very happy Wikipedia.org Portal Team, > > Deb The image thumbnail thing fails to filter our fair use images along with the usual lack of author and licensing information. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] “Reliable”, “Notable”, and “Encyclopaedic” Sources for Automated Solvers for FreeCell

2016-03-10 Thread geni
kipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Identifying_reliable_sources In your case you would be looking at peer reviewed journals, retro game magazines or perhaps someone publishing a book through a reputable publisher on microsoft's games. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l ma

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

2016-03-05 Thread geni
ing pet rock impressions. In more recent times the only practical level of control the board has exercised is appointing the ED. If they are given that up the wider community no longer has any formal mechanisms of control left. While that may not be the intent of the WMF employees it is where we ar

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Armenia candidate for the board

2016-03-02 Thread geni
There is another matter I would like to ask Susanna about. So why haven't you? -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscri

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Armenia candidate for the board

2016-03-02 Thread geni
On 2 March 2016 at 19:58, Andreas Kolbe wrote: > Western countries don't really have a tradition of state-published > encyclopedias, Wales is not a western country? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Encyclopaedia_of_Wales > If we had the US Secretary of Defense > writing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Post mortems (second attempt)

2016-02-21 Thread geni
highly valuable for the Wikimedia Foundation's senior > leadership to prioritize creating a thoughtful and official post-mortem > document and discussion. > So they want there to be even more incentives for the foundation never to admit failure? -- geni __

Re: [Wikimedia-l] US Copyright Law Forces Wikimedia to remove Public Domain Anne Frank Diary

2016-02-16 Thread geni
Light will have a 141 year copyright term. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/lis

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Elsevier?

2016-02-15 Thread geni
ledge engine but if they are still going for the searching for reliable information line DOAJ would be an obvious place to deploy it (well mostly. This got into their database some how https://doaj.org/article/ebed893bfc3748d58695b2851c8270e9 ). -- geni

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Message from Arnnon Geshuri to the Wikimedia Community

2016-01-27 Thread geni
k from the heart doesn't speak in highly polished legally cleared PR statements. They speak like RMS or Jason Scott which is one of the things that make them annoying. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/M

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Endowment Update

2016-01-14 Thread geni
k at other options when the endowment reaches critical mass. > > Heh I remember those guys. Their fees were one of the costs that caused Citizendium so much trouble (not that Citizendium didn't have a bunch of other issues). Ah 2007. Fun times. -- geni __

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Introducing Jaime Villagomez as our Chief Financial Officer

2016-01-12 Thread geni
izations and non-profits, including the Salvation Army, Diversity or the Salvation Army. Pick one. Seems a reasonable choice but we shall see. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guide

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF trustee Arnnon Geshuri and part in anticompetitive agreements in Google

2016-01-09 Thread geni
questions being > ignored/forgotten about. > > They've had over 24 hours. How long do you think they need? -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimed

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

2016-01-09 Thread geni
vement. > You aren't seriously trying that argument are you? in any case it doesn't really help since people skills are a job requirement for WMF ED. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists

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

2016-01-02 Thread geni
ed James. The community can't actually do much about this other than perhaps recommending board level representation for WMF employees with the counter that we revive that old proposal of them not voting in the elections for the community representatives. -- geni _

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

2016-01-01 Thread geni
as had a chance to confer > with the 2015 Elections Committee. > > So can I see these conferings? -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.w

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Unreliable sources? Pay-to-publish science journals and too-trusting popular news outlets

2015-12-27 Thread geni
e-science > > Pine > Eh running a search of Beall’s List: http://scholarlyoa.com/publishers/ against the wikipedia database is probably something that should be done but beyond that the problems aren't really limited to any specific

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Quality issues

2015-12-22 Thread geni
ebsites -- hyperlinked to wikidata.org and the > Wikidata disclaimer. > > It's a one-minute job. > > You've broken say a CC-BY-SA license in at least two ways there. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wik

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Quality issues

2015-12-22 Thread geni
talking about websites you are suffering from the classic problem of failing to consider all use cases. For example books, calendars or indeed any form of data transmission that isn't the web. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: http

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Quality issues

2015-12-20 Thread geni
o spend way too much of their time worrying about copyright law. > > So, who in society benefits, other than (arguably) the big commercial > search engines? > The big search engine companies could make their in house version with little effort. An open version means that they have to p

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Quality issues

2015-12-20 Thread geni
your personal interests. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Quality issues

2015-12-13 Thread geni
On 13 December 2015 at 15:57, Andreas Kolbe <jayen...@gmail.com> wrote: > Jane, > > The issue is that you can't cite one Wikipedia article as a source in > another. > However you can within the same article per [[WP:LEAD]]. -- geni __

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject)

2015-12-03 Thread geni
r designers for a new custom image that we can freely license. To clarify these are different designers? Messing with Getty is not something you want to be doing. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mai

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject)

2015-12-03 Thread geni
web. Legal doesn't need the extra workload. -- geni ___ 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/li

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject)

2015-12-03 Thread geni
ith its external contractors (wikipedia forever, this) but in principle it is a valid approach. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Quality issues

2015-11-29 Thread geni
.arizona.edu%2FVolume36%2FNumber2%2Fazu_radiocarbon_v36_n2_247_250_v.pdf ) and then adding enough information for the correct calibration curve to be selected (Northern hemisphere land based which at the moment probably means INTCAL13) -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l ma

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Quality issues

2015-11-27 Thread geni
On 27 November 2015 at 15:16, Andreas Kolbe wrote: > > > How does the presence of that information in Wikidata help if the Google > user just gets the info in the Knowledge Graph without any indication that > it comes from Wikidata? Because CC0 specifically waives the right

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [GLAM] Video: "Wikipedia, an introduction - Erasmus Prize 2015"

2015-11-27 Thread geni
On 26 November 2015 at 19:23, Jens Best wrote: > Well, then this is a cheap success for the propaganda for a project started > by the Foundation which has nothing to do with the community which is > creating and editing the Wikipedia. > > - WP0 is a clear violation of net

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Quality issues

2015-11-27 Thread geni
n, along with the statement? > > You hit issues with non machine readable data, paywalls and deadtree walls. And even then it varies by field (for example in chemistry if you can get around those problems you wouldn't bother with wikidata and instead go straight fo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Geohack

2015-07-22 Thread geni
and Ceres is going to become an issue Do you have any long term plans with regards to wikisky? -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Future of Wikipedia

2015-07-14 Thread geni
(there doesn't seem to be a solid history of calshot castle anywhere). They will not have the same love that is required to edit Wikipedia and write quality articles. And it makes me sad. I think there will be other motivations. -- geni

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Securing access to Wikimedia sites with HTTPS

2015-06-14 Thread geni
a government with active blocking measures. With HTTP traffic governments and ISPs can (and did) block individual pages that they don't like. Someone has to be fired for this. That would seem to be something of an over reaction even if you disagree with the decision. -- geni

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Securing access to Wikimedia sites with HTTPS

2015-06-13 Thread geni
On 12 June 2015 at 22:08, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: Excellent news! So how are we dealing with the Iran and China issue? Well the introduction appears to have been timed for one of those periods where we are completely blocked in china anyway. -- geni

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Voting system (was: Results of 2015 WMF Board elections)

2015-06-06 Thread geni
its a bad thing to have excellent networkers on the board but there are other factors that should matter. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] My article on Wikipedia Zero and Net Neutrality, just out today at Reason.com

2015-04-09 Thread geni
On 9 April 2015 at 00:51, Mike Godwin mnemo...@gmail.com wrote: http://reason.com/archives/2015/04/08/nothing-but-net --Mike I'm not convinced you are helping your case with your choice of venue. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing: The Wikipedia Prize!

2015-03-30 Thread geni
. I don't see any legal issues. Just rather boring thats all. -- geni ___ 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

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Adding your own works as sources possible conflict of interests

2015-03-21 Thread geni
where you can ask such a question or alternatively it has its own mailing list: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikien-l -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Questions about GLAM projects

2015-03-16 Thread geni
in Latin language? The original British museum project produced some Latin material. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

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

2015-03-11 Thread geni
On 11 March 2015 at 08:37, Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijs...@gmail.com wrote: Hoi, The fact that law suits like this actually happen is a wonderful improvement in and of itself. Our aim is to freely share in the sum of all knowledge. Free has many meaning, one of them is free to share without

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Become a Digital object identifier (DOI) registarnt

2015-01-21 Thread geni
responsibility to offer really permanent links. Mediaviewer does not in fact offer a permanent link. See: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension_talk:Media_Viewer/About#Non_predominance_of_links -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF has lost its path

2015-01-20 Thread geni
and that is the way I'm using it). -- geni ___ 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-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF has lost its path

2015-01-20 Thread geni
costs (falsely accusing someone of running a botnet is libel). Which one do you think it is going to do? -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF has lost its path

2015-01-20 Thread geni
position and partly because in most cases it is an extension of being anti-english wikipedia and that is frankly even less fixable. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF has lost its path

2015-01-20 Thread geni
on commons however this appears not to be the case. -- geni ___ 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

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing WikiProject X

2015-01-15 Thread geni
for wikidata to do so. -- geni ___ 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-l, mailto:wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing WikiProject X

2015-01-14 Thread geni
index being the english wikipedia is a pretty good example of not being there yet. By the way Q5869386 is really rather funny. For some reason your bots think that [[History of the English penny (1066–1154)]] is equivalent to [[History of the English penny]]. -- geni

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing WikiProject X

2015-01-14 Thread geni
heard of the likes of long cross pennies let alone individual coin mintings (the exception presumably being ones notable enough to have Wikipedia articles). It does of course know a fair bit about bitcoin. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why WMF should reconsider the 3-month gender gap project-related decision

2015-01-08 Thread geni
of late so I don't think there are significant programs to recruit anyone. (Think professional STEM fields.) I'm a chemist you insensitive clod. Depending on what you are doing it can be dirty or dangerous. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How to fix Commons

2014-12-15 Thread geni
On 14 December 2014 at 12:09, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com wrote: geni, 14/12/2014 09:13: if we can turn the chapters into respected points of contact which GLAMs Is there any evidence to think they aren't? Not in the way that I mean. WMUK is a contact for wikipedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How to fix Commons

2014-12-15 Thread geni
via Commons? Is that path currently the least painful? The reason you go via wikipedia is that they are the project with the missing images. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How to fix Commons

2014-12-14 Thread geni
On 13 December 2014 at 02:48, MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com wrote: I felt kind of meh about the previous thread, so I'm forking it. geni wrote: 2)Large number of semi automated deletion notices. This is going to happen whatever you do unless you ban all uploads from people who aren't

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons copyright extremism

2014-12-14 Thread geni
does this in the real world, its a Commons fantasy. I don't know about books but Private eye (circulation 200K) has used a commons image at least once. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How to fix Commons

2014-12-13 Thread geni
for pirates and infringers. Just ran a search on India Against Corruption on the copyright queue. Nothing. Can only assume any emails were sent to the wrong place -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons copyright extremism

2014-12-12 Thread geni
)Some commons admins are behaving problematically. Yes but I'm not sure what to do about that. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons copyright extremism

2014-12-12 Thread geni
them (although if people are going to start hauling phase one cameras around I can only assume that future wikimanias will need to feature weight training gyms and physical therapists). -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https

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