Re: [Wikimedia-l] ombudsmen commission

2012-04-26 Thread Katie Chan
On 25/04/2012 23:50, Casey Brown wrote: I'm not advocating for anything in particular -- I could care less if the ombudsman commission made an OTRS queue. It's entirely up to them. :-) I knew this was going to happen LOL. When I said you, I wasn't aiming it at anyone in particular but making

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

2012-04-26 Thread Michael Peel
On 25 Apr 2012, at 19:29, emijrp wrote: 2012/4/25 Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com Thanks for sharing, I had read about it on the NYT but nothing was said on license. So now the USA have more open bibliographic data than Germany/Europe? :) lobid.org is a very nice initiative, but

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on the CISPA drafting process, and its significance to the Wikimedia movement.

2012-04-26 Thread Alec Meta
On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 8:37 AM, Jussi-Ville Heiskanen cimonav...@gmail.com wrote: There have been drastic changes to the CISPA language, (and here drastic is an understatement). ... At this point I think *any* action by Wikimedia would be misinterpreted. There is no-longer any text there that

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

2012-04-26 Thread Lydia Pintscher
On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 10:12 PM, Andrea Zanni zanni.andre...@gmail.com wrote: 2012/4/25 emijrp emi...@gmail.com: Perhaps it is OK for Wikidata. I think it's perfectly OK with Wikidata, and it would be with Wikisource (if we had a metadata management system :-). As far as I understood,

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

2012-04-26 Thread John Vandenberg
On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 6:37 PM, Lydia Pintscher lydia.pintsc...@wikimedia.de wrote: On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 10:12 PM, Andrea Zanni zanni.andre...@gmail.com wrote: 2012/4/25 emijrp emi...@gmail.com: Perhaps it is OK for Wikidata. I think it's perfectly OK with Wikidata, and it would be with

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

2012-04-26 Thread Lydia Pintscher
On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 10:50 AM, John Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 6:37 PM, Lydia Pintscher lydia.pintsc...@wikimedia.de wrote: On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 10:12 PM, Andrea Zanni zanni.andre...@gmail.com wrote: 2012/4/25 emijrp emi...@gmail.com: Perhaps it is OK

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

2012-04-26 Thread Craig Franklin
Firstly, let me say this is very very cool news. I went to go and have a browse though, and it's all tied up in a massive (around 3gb) archive file rather than being easily browsable. I know that WikiData is the obvious place to put it, but perhaps it would be useful as a reference work on

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

2012-04-26 Thread Andrea Zanni
I think it's perfectly OK with Wikidata, and it would be with Wikisource (if we had a metadata management system :-). As far as I understood, Wikidata will engage sister projects data in 2015 (i'm gonna cry). This isn't clear yet. It's unlikely to happen before the end of the initial

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

2012-04-26 Thread Lydia Pintscher
On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 3:06 PM, Andrea Zanni zanni.andre...@gmail.com wrote: I think it's perfectly OK with Wikidata, and it would be with Wikisource (if we had a metadata management system :-). As far as I understood, Wikidata will engage sister projects data in 2015 (i'm gonna cry). This