Re: [Wikimedia-l] Proposal regarding norms for meeting/deadline announcements

2018-10-25 Thread Jan Ainali
; > > From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of > Pine W > Sent: 16 October 2018 02:19 > To: Wikimedia Mailing List; wikitec...@lists.wikimedia.org > Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Proposal regarding norms for meeting/deadline > announcements > > Hi Wikimed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Proposal regarding norms for meeting/deadline announcements

2018-10-24 Thread Strainu
There is a saying that it's much easier to change yourself than to change others. I strongly believe that this applies here. Since my original suggestion might have seemed too technical,let me try to rephrase it. Gmail has a "mute thread" feature, and so do many other email clients. You can also

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Proposal regarding norms for meeting/deadline announcements

2018-10-23 Thread Philippe Beaudette
On Tue, Oct 23, 2018 at 4:30 AM Fæ wrote: > > > I propose that we create a movement wide announcements list > (wikimedia-announcements) that is intended for broadcasting, rather > than discussion... > > Hi Fae, Are you suggesting the creation of another announcements list? In addition to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Proposal regarding norms for meeting/deadline announcements

2018-10-23 Thread Leila Zia
I did one pass over the emails in the past two months and I don't see excessive (the way I understand the word) reminders and announcements except perhaps for Research Showcase. ;) If that is the only event that is triggering this conversation, the solution is easy: You can just tell me your

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Proposal regarding norms for meeting/deadline announcements

2018-10-23 Thread
On Mon, 22 Oct 2018 at 00:34, effe iets anders wrote: > > Hi Pine, > > I would also suggest not to get overly bureaucratic with this :) If the > public meeting you refer to requires a large attendance, the 14 days makes > sense for example - but I cannot recall many meetings of that style. >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Proposal regarding norms for meeting/deadline announcements

2018-10-22 Thread Paulo Santos Perneta
Rehman > > > > From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of > Pine W > Sent: 16 October 2018 02:19 > To: Wikimedia Mailing List; wikitec...@lists.wikimedia.org > Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Proposal regarding norms for meeting/deadline > announcements > > Hi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Proposal regarding norms for meeting/deadline announcements

2018-10-21 Thread Pine W
Hi Lodewijk, I want to encourage people to feel comfortable with posting in-scope and civil emails to WMF mailing lists, but my personal opinion is that the number of reminders is sometimes excessive and the related costs are non-trivial. My view is that excessive reminders about meetings have

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Proposal regarding norms for meeting/deadline announcements

2018-10-21 Thread effe iets anders
Hi Pine, I would also suggest not to get overly bureaucratic with this :) If the public meeting you refer to requires a large attendance, the 14 days makes sense for example - but I cannot recall many meetings of that style. Rather, most meetings are either scheduled taking the availability of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Proposal regarding norms for meeting/deadline announcements

2018-10-19 Thread Pine W
I've heard little support for new norms regarding reminders and announcements of deadlines on Wikimedia-l and Wikitech-l, so I withdraw my proposal. I may revisit this subject in the future. Pine ( https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Pine ) ___

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Proposal regarding norms for meeting/deadline announcements

2018-10-17 Thread Strainu
Pe luni, 15 octombrie 2018, Pine W a scris: > Hi Wikimedia-l and Wikitech-l, > > Keeping in mind the large numbers of subscribers on some Wikimedia email > lists, the endless valuable uses for the time of knowledgeable volunteer > Wikimedians, the significant financial costs for the time of many

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Proposal regarding norms for meeting/deadline announcements

2018-10-15 Thread Rehman Abubakr
ll be here. :) Yours truly, User:Rehman From: Wikimedia-l on behalf of Pine W Sent: 16 October 2018 02:19 To: Wikimedia Mailing List; wikitec...@lists.wikimedia.org Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Proposal regarding norms for meeting/deadline announcements Hi W

[Wikimedia-l] Proposal regarding norms for meeting/deadline announcements

2018-10-15 Thread Pine W
Hi Wikimedia-l and Wikitech-l, Keeping in mind the large numbers of subscribers on some Wikimedia email lists, the endless valuable uses for the time of knowledgeable volunteer Wikimedians, the significant financial costs for the time of many of the staff and contractors on these mailing lists,