Re: [Wikimedia-l] Farewell, Erik!

2019-02-11 Thread Shlomi Fish
On Thu, 7 Feb 2019 21:50:52 -0800 Info WorldUniversity wrote: > Thanks so so much for your great contributions to the Wikimedia Movement, > Erik! > > Regards, Scott > > - https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Scott_WorldUnivAndSch > Thanks, Erik! --

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Farewell, Erik!

2019-02-10 Thread Info WorldUniversity
Thanks so so much for your great contributions to the Wikimedia Movement, Erik! Regards, Scott - https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Scott_WorldUnivAndSch On 8:46PM, Thu, Feb 7, 2019 Michael Snow On 2/7/2019 7:41 PM, Erik Moeller wrote: > > Thank you, Erik, for helping Wikimedia to know

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Farewell, Erik!

2019-02-07 Thread Michael Snow
On 2/7/2019 7:41 PM, Erik Moeller wrote: Thank you, Erik, for helping Wikimedia to know itself! I've always appreciated the incredibly rich detail in your reports, your willingness to unpack the awesome complexity of the wiki-verse, and your insistence that this knowledge should be as free and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Farewell, Erik!

2019-02-07 Thread Erik Moeller
Thank you, Erik, for helping Wikimedia to know itself! I've always appreciated the incredibly rich detail in your reports, your willingness to unpack the awesome complexity of the wiki-verse, and your insistence that this knowledge should be as free and open as the Wikimedia projects are. I've

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Farewell, Erik!

2019-02-07 Thread Risker
I wish you a lot of joy in your retirement, Erik. We will miss you and all of your work to help us become a more transparent organization. Risker/Anne On Thu, 7 Feb 2019 at 05:42, Magnus Manske via Wikimedia-l < wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org> wrote: > Erik, > > thanks for your great work on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Farewell, Erik!

2019-02-07 Thread Magnus Manske via Wikimedia-l
Erik, thanks for your great work on stats, and welcome back to the volunteer force. Where the real work is done :-) Magnus On Thu, Feb 7, 2019 at 10:31 AM Sandra Rientjes - Wikimedia Nederland < rient...@wikimedia.nl> wrote: > Dear Erik, > > Many thanks for all the help and support you gave

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Farewell, Erik!

2019-02-07 Thread Sandra Rientjes - Wikimedia Nederland
Dear Erik, Many thanks for all the help and support you gave Wikimedia Nederland and myself over the past years. Whenever we had tricky stats-related questions, we knew we could turn to you. I hope to see you at many WMNL-events in the future. Enjoy the freedom! Best, Sandra Sandra Rientjes

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Farewell, Erik!

2019-02-07 Thread rupert THURNER
Many thanks erik and all the best!! One sentence in eriks blog post cited i found surprising. What type of modesty you guys were talking about? "At Wikimania London (2014) I talked about how we should err on the side of modesty. That message never came across. I started to have a discussion on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Farewell, Erik!

2019-02-06 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Like so many others, I was blown away by wikistats. I can’t begin to count the number of times I turned to it in my years at the WMF. And it goes without saying that Erik was an exemplary colleague, and a true gentleman. Enjoy your well earned retirement. Philippe On Wed, Feb 6, 2019 at 9:27

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Farewell, Erik!

2019-02-06 Thread Leinonen Teemu
Hi Erik, When I saw the Wikistats the very first time in mid 2000 (?) I was very impressed. After meeting with Erik, I respected the project and him even more. The impact of the Wikistats to researchers and students around the world, but also to the open data movement in general, has been

[Wikimedia-l] Farewell, Erik!

2019-02-06 Thread Dario Taraborelli
“[R]ecent revisions of an article can be peeled off to reveal older layers, which are still meaningful for historians. Even graffiti applied by vandals can by its sheer informality convey meaningful information, just like historians learned a lot from graffiti on walls of classic Pompei. Likewise