[Wikimedia-l] Re: Subject: Re: Manavpreet Kaur's role in AffCom's issues

2021-10-26 Thread Butch Bustria
I would second Risker's call. Let me rephrase my words earlier. My apologies, I wrote it past midnight in my time zone and I might have been half awake. To put in context, if the concern is addressed to affcom, it should be addressed via an affiliate executive as authorised by their board

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Subject: Re: Manavpreet Kaur's role in AffCom's issues

2021-10-26 Thread Risker
I think at this point it is time to take this matter off this mailing list. I think we have all learned more than we ever expected to know about the Wikimedia Slovakia user group. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list --

[Wikimedia-l] Re: Subject: Re: Manavpreet Kaur's role in AffCom's issues

2021-10-26 Thread Michal Matúšov
Hi! Thanks Matej for your input! It is appreciated! As (too) much was already said, I am going to add nothing beyond where it directly addresses me, to correct some statements. To my best memory, the agreement to go for a mediation was done only about half a year ago (but it is now buried in

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2018-10-01 Thread Sydney Poore
The Community health initiative is starting a project to measure the effectiveness of blocks. The first step is to discuss with the wikimedia community ideas about how to do it. To that end, the Anti-Harassment Tools team and Morten Warncke-Wang have created space to discuss research ideas about

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2016-11-18 Thread C. Scott Ananian
On Thu, Nov 17, 2016 at 10:30 PM, Pine W wrote: > As a reminder: IRC is governed by Freenode. Channels can have their own > rules, and there are widely varying systems of internal governance for > Wikimedia IRC channels. I think it's important to note that WMF and the >

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2016-11-17 Thread Pine W
t; Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wik > i/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?sub

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2016-11-17 Thread Matthew Flaschen
On 11/17/2016 04:57 PM, C. Scott Ananian wrote: I would love to have a broader discussion about communication in the projects more generally. As you know, we currently have a few mechanisms (and please correct any mischaracterizations in the below): As people may know, we are working on a

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2016-11-17 Thread C. Scott Ananian
On Thu, Nov 17, 2016 at 5:32 PM, Andrew Lih wrote: > Love it or hate it, Facebook as a way of linking together Wikimedians > across languages is a big plus (eg. projects like #100wikidays). > Ooh, man, you're pushing my hot button topics! I proposed

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2016-11-17 Thread C. Scott Ananian
On Tue, Nov 15, 2016 at 3:36 AM, John Mark Vandenberg wrote: > On Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 11:37 PM, Dariusz Jemielniak > wrote: > > Until we have better tech available, I want to assure you that I want to > be > > available, and apart from Meta, I gladly offer

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2016-11-15 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
hi Rogol, On Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 4:38 PM, Rogol Domedonfors wrote: > I quite understand that some members of the Board feel that there are more > important calls on their collective time and resources than engaging > directly with individual members of the community,

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2016-11-15 Thread K. Peachey
On 15 November 2016 at 18:36, John Mark Vandenberg wrote: > Rather than IRC or video, which both have significant problems for > this type of open engagement, perhaps WMF could install a modern group > chat system, like Zulip, or another Slack-like tool. > ...snip... There is

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2016-11-15 Thread John Mark Vandenberg
On Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 11:37 PM, Dariusz Jemielniak wrote: > Until we have better tech available, I want to assure you that I want to be > available, and apart from Meta, I gladly offer IRC or video conversations, > or other media, to whoever feels it may be useful (let's

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2016-11-14 Thread Rogol Domedonfors
Dear Dariusz I quite understand that some members of the Board feel that there are more important calls on their collective time and resources than engaging directly with individual members of the community, even though some do feel that they may be able to as individuals. I note that you feel

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2016-11-14 Thread Pete Forsyth
On Sun, Nov 13, 2016 at 2:21 PM, Rogol Domedonfors wrote: > Jimmy Wales wrote: "it is possible and welcomed to bring forward issues to > board members at any time". To Jimmy and the board: This statement is, frankly, very much belied by the facts. In 2014, I delivered

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2016-11-14 Thread Pine W
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2016-11-14 Thread Dariusz Jemielniak
Dear Rogol, On Sun, Nov 13, 2016 at 5:21 PM, Rogol Domedonfors wrote: > Jimmy Wales wrote: "it is possible and welcomed to bring forward issues to > board members at any time". > > It would be most helpful to know where and how the Board in general would > welcome such

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject) - was Agenda for the November 13, 2016 Board Meeting

2016-11-13 Thread Jimmy Wales
On 11/13/16 5:57 PM, Rogol Domedonfors wrote: > Jimmy > > You seem anxious to deflect my question by making an unfounded accusation > of distortion. I'm afraid you have misunderstood me. It is never appropriate to quote part of a conversation when the issue is broader. The board welcomes

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject) - was Agenda for the November 13, 2016 Board Meeting

2016-11-13 Thread Rogol Domedonfors
Jimmy You seem anxious to deflect my question by making an unfounded accusation of distortion. The plain meaning of the posting I quoted was that Board members had no more time to devote to engagement with community members than they were currently allocating, and you clearly have read the

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2016-11-13 Thread Rogol Domedonfors
Jimmy Wales wrote: "it is possible and welcomed to bring forward issues to board members at any time". It would be most helpful to know where and how the Board in general would welcome such issues being raised and how much resource they will have to sustain those discussions. Attempting to raise

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2016-05-05 Thread Tim Landscheidt
Pavel Richter wrote: > […] >3. >So think hard before you grant confidentiality >If someone asks you to keep something they are going to tell you >confidential, think hard before you agree to it. In the case of James >Heilman (or any other board member),

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2016-05-05 Thread Pavel Richter
As part of Dennys email about the events leading to James removal, the topic of confidentiality came up. It was argued that staff members of WMF did approach James and shared their views and insights, and requested that this information would be kept confidential, at least ( so I assume) in

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2016-02-26 Thread attolippip
e > > > with a > > > > different keystone, let's take a breath and think. > > > > > > > > > > First we should make sure we understand what, more or less, failed. > > It > > > > was not just Lila. Second, we should talk about what o

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2016-02-18 Thread attolippip
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> > ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelin

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2015-12-04 Thread John Mark Vandenberg
On Fri, Dec 4, 2015 at 3:25 PM, James Heilman wrote: > 1) Yes everyone realizes that using a non free image in our fundraising > banners is not okay. It was a mistake. These things happen and we correct > them. Funny how the first response from a WMF employee was that they

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2015-12-04 Thread Peter Southwood
PM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject) We agree with you that WMF fundraising should not use stock photography. This was a mistake by a designer. We specify in our contracts with outside designers that the images used should be custom artwork that WMF owns (and can

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2015-12-04 Thread Michael Peel
isplay the banners. > Cheers, > Peter > > -Original Message- > From: Wikimedia-l [mailto:wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf > Of Lisa Gruwell > Sent: Thursday, 03 December 2015 9:30 PM > To: Wikimedia Mailing List > Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l]

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2015-12-04 Thread Peter Southwood
: Friday, 04 December 2015 5:58 PM To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject) Try when logged out - the links worked fine for me after logging out. Thanks, Mike > On 4 Dec 2015, at 15:54, Peter Southwood <peter.southw...@telkomsa.net> wrote: > > Lisa, when yo

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2015-12-04 Thread Marc A. Pelletier
On 15-12-04 04:14 AM, John Mark Vandenberg wrote: > Funny how the first response from a WMF employee was that they thought > using stock images was OK. Please don't put words into my mouth that weren't there. I said that I didn't find it /concerning/, not that it was "OK". My point in that

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2015-12-04 Thread Brad Jorsch (Anomie)
On Fri, Dec 4, 2015 at 10:57 AM, Michael Peel wrote: > Try when logged out - the links worked fine for me after logging out. > They work fine for me even when logged-in. Since it's enwiki, you might check if you have the "Suppress display of fundraiser banners" gadget

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2015-12-04 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
Wikimedia community consists of many professionals of very different trades. I am pretty sure we have professional graphic designers within the community who would willingly do the work done for free. Just a small effort should be done reaching them. --Base On 04.12.2015 2:21, geni wrote: On

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2015-12-04 Thread Ed Erhart
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2015-12-03 Thread James Heilman
1) Yes everyone realizes that using a non free image in our fundraising banners is not okay. It was a mistake. These things happen and we correct them. 2) When is it okay to run smaller commercial ads rather than larger fundraising banners? Never. I would much rather see the WMF become smaller

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject)

2015-12-03 Thread Gerard Meijssen
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2015-12-03 Thread Andrea Zanni
On Thu, Dec 3, 2015 at 10:09 AM, Pine W wrote: > Under the redesigned grants scheme, WMF Project grants might be able to > help with this kind of software development work for Commons and/or > Wikisource. I happen to know a developer here in Cascadia who might be >

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2015-12-03 Thread Andrea Zanni
On Thu, Dec 3, 2015 at 12:03 AM, Gerard Meijssen wrote: > For me Commons and Wikisource could do with an abundant sprinkling of > improved user interface. > Well, of course. But, from where I see it, this is something to be address centrally: Commons and Wikisource

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2015-12-03 Thread Jane Darnell
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2015-12-03 Thread Pine W
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2015-12-03 Thread Gerard Meijssen
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2015-12-03 Thread Lisa Gruwell
ll of work to do (also, I already asked him if he > >> would like to receive a grant to work on certain issues, and he can't, > and > >> he's the only one who could do that, thanks to his unique experience). > >> > >> Grant works for little things, I'm afr

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2015-12-03 Thread geni
On 3 December 2015 at 19:29, Lisa Gruwell wrote: > We agree with you that WMF fundraising should not use stock photography. > This was a mistake by a designer. > They made a mistake with a Getty image? >We pulled that banner yesterday >and asked our designers for a new

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2015-12-03 Thread Rob
xperience in this to say that until the WMF (or some affiliate big >> enough >> >> and high enough in the software pipeline) commit to WS, change won't >> >> magically happen by itself. We have practically one real volunteer >> >> developer, and he's full of w

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2015-12-03 Thread Rob
to work on certain issues, and he can't, and >> he's the only one who could do that, thanks to his unique experience). >> >> Grant works for little things, I'm afraid. Major change requires something >> else. >> >> Aubrey >> ____

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2015-12-03 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
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2015-12-03 Thread John Mark Vandenberg
"On Fri, Dec 4, 2015 at 6:29 AM, Lisa Gruwell wrote: > We agree with you that WMF fundraising should not use stock photography. > This was a mistake by a designer. We specify in our contracts with outside > designers that the images used should be custom artwork that WMF

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject)

2015-12-03 Thread Rob
filled in, and > someone at WMF checks new additions regularly. > > -- > John Vandenberg > > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > Wikimedia-l

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2015-12-03 Thread geni
On 3 December 2015 at 23:30, Rob wrote: > > It was a photo of a cup of coffee. It was a mistake that was quickly > acknowledged and corrected. Let's keep things in perspective, please. > It was a Getty image on one of the most high profile sites on the web. Legal doesn't

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2015-12-03 Thread Gnangarra
fee SVG I found (very easily I must say)? >>> >>> We are running another banner with a custom light bulb image at 100% now. >>>> This artwork will be added to Commons. >>>> >>> IMO they should be uploaded to Commons first, with full metadata, and >>> cr

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject)

2015-12-03 Thread geni
On 3 December 2015 at 23:29, Gnangarra wrote: > hold it, back up the truck for a moment > > If the WMF has a fundraising team and a PR/media team why is it paying a > third party to provide the banners surely someone should be able to design > them in house, what about

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2015-12-03 Thread MZMcBride
Rob wrote: >It was a photo of a cup of coffee. It was a mistake that was quickly >acknowledged and corrected. Let's keep things in perspective, please. Agreed. I'd much rather see focus put on Liam's e-mail about the general fund-raising problem, the current solution to which is deploying

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2015-12-02 Thread John Mark Vandenberg
"On Wed, Dec 2, 2015 at 6:14 PM, K. Peachey wrote: > I might have missed it, but I can't see any attribution for the image… as I > doubt it will be a click through to the file page. I couldnt find the image in https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Cups_of_black_coffee

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2015-12-02 Thread Marc A. Pelletier
On 15-12-02 09:46 AM, John Mark Vandenberg wrote: > It wouldnt have been hard to make a free photo of a coffee, or even > create a derivative of this lovely CC0 SVG I don't think I'm concerned about the foundation fundraising staff deciding to use a stock photo - expedience and all, but I'm

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2015-12-02 Thread Gnangarra
29 million photos, 30 seconds type category:coffee cups https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Coffee_cups 90 photos subcategory cups of coffee a further 700 images not really difficult to find or navigate to what you need. There is no excuse for fundraising team to not use a Free licensed

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2015-12-02 Thread Gerard Meijssen
a.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > -- > > > GN. > > > President Wikimedia Australia > > > WMAU: http://w

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2015-12-02 Thread Gnangarra
equ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > > > > > > > > > > -- > > GN. > > President Wikimedia Australia > > WMAU: http://www.wikimedia.org.au/wiki/User:Gnangarra > > Photo Gallery: http://gnangarra.redbubble.com > &g

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2015-12-02 Thread Gerard Meijssen
WMAU: http://www.wikimedia.org.au/wiki/User:Gnangarra > Photo Gallery: http://gnangarra.redbubble.com > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.o

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2015-11-03 Thread Pine W
ttps://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/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>

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2015-10-08 Thread Richard Symonds
All, The University of Edinburgh has today started advertising for a part time Wikimedian in Residence post: http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AMB999/wikimedian-in-residence-fixed-term-part-time/ To quote from it directly: Do you have an eye for detail and a love of facts? Are you an experienced >

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2015-10-08 Thread Richard Symonds
ity for its contents.* > ___ > 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, >

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2014-09-06 Thread Tim Davenport
Wil Sinclair wrote: I think there is a lot of value and promise in Flow. But it is a huge paradigm shift for onwiki communication, and it must not surprise users under any circumstances. Maybe someone has the right figure handy, but I wouldn't be surprised if, after archives are added up, there

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2013-12-30 Thread James Salsman
Neither of Calxeda's articles gives a figure for capital cost I think they went under the moment their first competitor charging typical markups (Mitac) started shipping. Get some GFX servers and some of these to do your own tests: http://www.mitac.com/Business/7-Star.html you can't just plug

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject)

2013-12-30 Thread K. Peachey
Can't we please kept this to one thread were possible? This is now the third I believe. On Tuesday, December 31, 2013, James Salsman wrote: Neither of Calxeda's articles gives a figure for capital cost I think they went under the moment their first competitor charging typical markups

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2013-12-20 Thread Andy Mabbett
Here's an interesting article: Rapunzel and the Ivory Tower: How Open Access Will Save the Humanities (from Themselves) http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1302.2013.865977 in which Wikipedia is discussed. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk

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2013-04-28 Thread joko suwito
thank you wiki. ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

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2012-07-25 Thread Philippe Beaudette
at 8:58 PM Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Subject: IRC office hours to discuss FDC eligibility criteria and next steps To: Wikimedia Foundation Mailing List foundatio...@lists.wikimedia.org Dear Wikimedia Community, As you may have seen, last week the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees passed