Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia-l diversity and level of participation

2018-11-26 Thread Dakota Ross
I can't find a more formal way to word this message, so I'll hope something along the lines of a word vomit essay is alright. I think a major part of the problem you brought up is a lack of easily accessible resources to get involved. Sure, Meta tells users *how to get on mailing lists*, but

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia-l diversity and level of participation

2018-11-20 Thread Pine W
Hi Mathieu, Thank you very much for these suggestions. Communications inside the Wikiverse and among projects are messy and complex. I have some ideas for how to improve our communications, including transitioning mailing lists to Discourse and creating a central place where people can subscribe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia-l diversity and level of participation

2018-11-17 Thread Mathieu Lovato Stumpf Guntz
Hi Pine, I hope you are doing well. ☺️ It's nice to see your attention for more diversity, thank you for being a voice on this concern. Here are the few suggestions that come to my mind regarding what could be done to make people feeling more at ease in contributing on that list : -

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia-l diversity and level of participation

2018-11-08 Thread Father Of Lies
I think that the moderation level on the email-list is also to high. I send in a topic twice (same topic) and both times it was rejected by the moderators. This while the question was regarding Wikimedia and in English. Luna Sent from my iPhone > On 7 Nov 2018, at 22:58, Pine W wrote: > >

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia-l diversity and level of participation

2018-11-07 Thread Pine W
Hello Wikimedia-l, One subject that continues to be a source of concern for me is that I'd like to have a greater quantity and greater diversity of participants on Wikimedia-l. I have heard that some people feel that their English skills are not good enough to participate here, and I don't know