Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks to the people who made Echo, VisualEditor and Wikidata

2014-04-12 Thread Yaroslav M. Blanter
On 09.04.2014 21:03, Tomasz W. Kozlowski wrote: But I want to join you in thanking the people behind Echo; it's a feature I use virtually everyday, and one without which I cannot imagine discussing any issue on-wiki; I only wish more people used it so I wouldn't miss all those interesting

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks to the people who made Echo, VisualEditor and Wikidata

2014-04-12 Thread Mike Peel
On 12 Apr 2014, at 08:45, Yaroslav M. Blanter pute...@mccme.ru wrote: On 09.04.2014 21:03, Tomasz W. Kozlowski wrote: But I want to join you in thanking the people behind Echo; it's a feature I use virtually everyday, and one without which I cannot imagine discussing any issue on-wiki; I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks to the people who made Echo, VisualEditor and Wikidata

2014-04-12 Thread Jon Davies
It always makes me happy when I find one of mine being used (a rare rhing in reality) but would surely encourage retention of contributors. On 12 April 2014 08:05, Mike Peel em...@mikepeel.net wrote: On 12 Apr 2014, at 08:45, Yaroslav M. Blanter pute...@mccme.ru wrote: On 09.04.2014

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks to the people who made Echo, VisualEditor and Wikidata

2014-04-11 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Amir, On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 12:28 AM, Amir E. Aharoni amir.ahar...@mail.huji.ac.il wrote: Something positive... I just wanted to express my sincere thanks to the people who made Echo, VisualEditor and Wikidata. +1. IMO Echo is the most useful and easy to use and helps keep the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks to the people who made Echo, VisualEditor and Wikidata

2014-04-10 Thread Gryllida
With due thanks, I would like to specifically point to these two bugs, as I believe they're changing the style of talking unnecessarily. I would like you to see the potential for fixing these early. https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=49446 - Notifications: Linking a username in an

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks to the people who made Echo, VisualEditor and Wikidata

2014-04-10 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
And I'd like to thank those who are working on making default settings saner, because at the last presentation I gave in March I could just tell them how easy it is for them to follow what happens to pages after their edits.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks to the people who made Echo, VisualEditor and Wikidata

2014-04-10 Thread Lydia Pintscher
On Wed, Apr 9, 2014 at 8:58 PM, Amir E. Aharoni amir.ahar...@mail.huji.ac.il wrote: Wikidata, because many people there wrote translations of articles, and adding interlanguage links was easy and natural. Click Add links, pick a language, write the title, that's it. Two years ago I would have

[Wikimedia-l] Thanks to the people who made Echo, VisualEditor and Wikidata

2014-04-09 Thread Amir E. Aharoni
Something positive... I just wanted to express my sincere thanks to the people who made Echo, VisualEditor and Wikidata. Many of them happen to be my colleagues, but I thank them here as a Wikimedian who frequently does editing workshops. I did a workshop today, and I was really happy to have

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanks to the people who made Echo, VisualEditor and Wikidata

2014-04-09 Thread Tomasz W. Kozlowski
Amir E. Aharoni wrote: In the past I would spend many minutes explaining about [[]], , '', ref name= http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ; and other monstrosities. You should never, ever use URL as a name for a reference. :-) But I want to join you in thanking the people behind