Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Release of educational videos under creative commons

2012-04-24 Thread emijrp
2012/4/24 Andrew Cates andrew.ca...@soschildren.org Um. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Video appear to all be images relevant to the topic of videos. Not themselves videos. Sorry, a missing S, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Videos Owner? Not personally but I am

[Wikimedia-l] Wikipedians in Other Languages Needed

2012-04-24 Thread James Heilman
Hello All The project we have been working on to develop medical content and translate it into other languages is going well. We have an initial set of 13 top importance GAs ready for translation by Translators Without Borders. Article should begin arriving in a couple of weeks.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Editor retention implies social features

2012-04-24 Thread Bod Notbod
On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 18:41, Jan Kučera kozuc...@gmail.com wrote: Hi there, how do we want to work on editor retention if we lack social features at all??? These go in the right direction: http://strategy.wikimedia.org/wiki/Proposal:Improving_our_platform

[Wikimedia-l] Doctors use, but don’t rely totally on, Wikipedia

2012-04-24 Thread Richard Symonds
All, We think you might find our latest blog post interesting. It's about research in which an online survey of medical staff at two large hospital trusts in England was conducted. Nearly all the 109 responses included free-text comments. Unsurprisingly, the respondents - all medical

Re: [Wikimedia-l] ombudsmen commission

2012-04-24 Thread Thehelpfulone
On 24 April 2012 01:00, Casey Brown li...@caseybrown.org wrote: Queues are normally setup so that the OTRS admins can see all tickets. This makes things easier when checking for errors, making sure there are no backlogs, cleaning up cross-queue spam, etc. However, there are definitely some

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Harvard Library releases 12M bibliographic records under CC0

2012-04-24 Thread Samuel Klein
This is big news -- though still only part of Harvard's full collection of records. Following the British Library's release of 3M bib records under CC0 18 months ago: http://isites.harvard.edu/icb/icb.do?keyword=k77982pageid=icb.page498373 David Weinberger writes: This is the largest

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikipedia-l] Fwd: Harvard Library releases 12M bibliographic records under CC0

2012-04-24 Thread emijrp
Very good news for Open Library, and for us too. 2012/4/24 Samuel Klein s...@wikimedia.org This is big news -- though still only part of Harvard's full collection of records. Following the British Library's release of 3M bib records under CC0 18 months ago:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Release of educational videos under creative commons

2012-04-24 Thread Samuel Klein
Where's the latest thread on the Timed Media Handler progress? I am meeting with MIT Open CourseWare tomorrow - they want to expand the set of videos they released last year under CC-SA, starting with categories / vids that would be fill gaps on Wikipedia. Any thoughts on how to make that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] ombudsmen commission

2012-04-24 Thread John Vandenberg
On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 10:00 AM, Casey Brown li...@caseybrown.org wrote: On Mon, Apr 23, 2012 at 8:23 AM, Thehelpfulone thehelpfulonew...@gmail.com wrote: You would be able to easily keep track of what tickets have been answered, but as far as I am aware the OTRS admins are technically able

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Release of educational videos under creative commons (Wikimedia-l Digest, Vol 97, Issue 73)

2012-04-24 Thread Sumana Harihareswara
https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Roadmap indicates that we aim to have TimedMediaHandler deployed onto Wikimedia Foundation sites by the end of May 2012. TimedMediaHandler has been reviewed by Ian Baker and Kandalgaonkar extensively, with lots of changes made in response by Michael Dale. Review

Re: [Wikimedia-l] ombudsmen commission

2012-04-24 Thread Rjd0060
There is no such log within the OTRS software. Admin actions are logged by the OTRS admins on the OTRS wiki. Yes, these are manual edits. There has never (that I know of) been an issue with the OTRS admins accessing queues they shouldn't. While of course it is possible for them to, as others

Re: [Wikimedia-l] ombudsmen commission

2012-04-24 Thread Pedro Sanchez
On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 8:06 PM, John Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Apr 24, 2012 at 10:00 AM, Casey Brown li...@caseybrown.org wrote: Is there an auditable log of these actions?  i.e. one that OTRS admins cant doctor? -- John Vandenberg

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Release of educational videos under creative commons (Wikimedia-l Digest, Vol 97, Issue 73)

2012-04-24 Thread Michael Dale
Thanks Sumana! :) --michael On 04/24/2012 09:10 PM, Sumana Harihareswara wrote: https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Roadmap indicates that we aim to have TimedMediaHandler deployed onto Wikimedia Foundation sites by the end of May 2012. TimedMediaHandler has been reviewed by Ian Baker and