Re: [Wikimedia-l] Exit Interview - Sue

2013-05-17 Thread Dan Rosenthal
Huh, I did not know that (I use Reddit maybe once a year at best). Perhaps that wouldn't be a bad thing though, if that means you are speaking directly to a relevant audience (men in an all male environment, about gender gaps). Dan Rosenthal On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 8:54 AM, Federico Leva (Nemo)

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Exit Interview - Sue

2013-05-17 Thread Tom Morris
On Friday, 17 May 2013 at 06:54, Federico Leva (Nemo) wrote: Dan Rosenthal, 17/05/2013 07:32: Is there any thought or discussion as to whether Sue could (or would want to) additionally do an actual Reddit IAmA, as Jorm did? Don't get me wrong, I understand why it is on Meta and I think the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Spanish Wikipedia first million

2013-05-17 Thread Shlomi Fish
Hi all, On Thu, 16 May 2013 19:19:45 -0500 Salvador A salvador1...@gmail.com wrote: Hi folks! Maybe many of you have it already noticed. Nevertheless, spanish speakers wikimedians want to share with you our joy of that the spanish version of Wikipedia has surpassed the million of articles.

[Wikimedia-l] Ask your WMF Board member

2013-05-17 Thread Alice Wiegand
Hi, On Sunday next week there will be an open Sunday with talks and sessions, organized by Wikimedia Deutschland. [1] As a Board member I take the chance to offer a session to Ask your WMF Board member. I collect questions in advance of this meeting, add them to the questions in the meeting and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Spanish Wikipedia first million

2013-05-17 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
Congratulations to all of us who have worked all these years to make this possible :D The change in the count is very innapropiate (someone said on our Village Pump it was like preparing for New Year's Eve and falling sleep in the counting and waking up the other day), but it doesn't take the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] All the lakes in Sweden

2013-05-17 Thread Nikola Smolenski
On 16/05/13 23:18, Andy Mabbett wrote: On 16 May 2013 18:36, Anders Wennersten m...@anderswennersten.se wrote: All lakes (3, all down to ones of pondsizes with no name) is now produced based on lake data from Swedish metereology institute and all lake environment data from a newly set up

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Patience

2013-05-17 Thread Mathieu Stumpf
Le 2013-05-15 22:07, Sue Gardner a écrit : It's the [[Michael Shermer]] thing: if we ignore the rustling in the grass and it's the wind, no harm done. But if we ignore it and it's a tiger, we're dead. So rationally, we behave as though everything is a tiger, without necessarily realizing that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] AffComs $40,000 Hong Kong junket

2013-05-17 Thread Samuel Klein
Thank you Bence, for your thoughtful replies to this thread, here and on Meta. Lodewijk writes: I think there are two relevant discussions to be had: First of all, whether there should be an AffCom meeting at all. I've seen excellent work come out of long-form committee meetings. Though these

Re: [Wikimedia-l] All the lakes in Sweden

2013-05-17 Thread Emilio J . Rodríguez-Posada
Very cool project. Do you know how many lakes are there in other European countries (or website/datasets)? It is for this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Emijrp/All_human_knowledge#Lakes 2013/5/16 Anders Wennersten m...@anderswennersten.se A new major botgenerating effort is now under way on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Spanish Wikipedia first million

2013-05-17 Thread Matthew Roth
If you do a blog post to announce it, please let me know and I'll translate to English. Or if you can give a rough English translation, I can clean it up. Would be happy to publish on the Wikimedia Blog. On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 5:50 AM, Osmar Valdebenito os...@wikimedia.org.arwrote:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] All the lakes in Sweden

2013-05-17 Thread Anders Wennersten
Sorry not, and what we have learned is how hard is to to define what a lake is In Swden some mention there are 200 000 lakes, and that the Hydrology authority has data of over 150 000 but where less then 75 000 has a name and many with just rudimentary data. The lakes with environment

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Report concerning appeal (FDC round 2)

2013-05-17 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
I'm gonna cry. I'm glad to see that the board finds this report useful... as for me, I finally read the grant's pages and found them a perfect recipe for disaster: especially the talk page https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants_talk:WM_HK/Education_Toolkits_For_Liberal_Studies/Report. A poem

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Spanish Wikipedia first million

2013-05-17 Thread Nurunnaby Chowdhury Hasive
Congratulations to all who contributed to reach such a landmark.. On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 10:55 PM, Matthew Roth mr...@wikimedia.org wrote: If you do a blog post to announce it, please let me know and I'll translate to English. Or if you can give a rough English translation, I can clean it

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Spanish Wikipedia first million

2013-05-17 Thread Salvador A
Thank you Matt! Also, we are doing a little campaign of promotion in Twitter with the hashtag #Wikipedia1millón If anyone want help. El may 17, 2013 12:57 p.m., Matthew Roth mr...@wikimedia.org escribió: thanks, Lucien. I created a draft and translated it here:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Spanish Wikipedia first million

2013-05-17 Thread María Sefidari
El 17/05/2013, a las 14:50, Osmar Valdebenito os...@wikimedia.org.ar escribió: Congratulations to all of us who have worked all these years to make this possible :D +1! ¡Felicidades! :D The change in the count is very innapropiate (someone said on our Village Pump it was like preparing for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Spanish Wikipedia first million

2013-05-17 Thread ENWP Pine
Felicitaciones a la española Wikipedia! http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fogos_artificiais.jpg Pine ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe:

[Wikimedia-l] Draft ED Job Description Online

2013-05-17 Thread Jan-Bart de Vreede
Hi Everyone I have posted the draft ED job description online at the ED transition site. If you want to comment on: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Executive_Director_Transition_Team/Position_description Please do so before the end of Sunday (PST). Sorry for the rush, but its not a long

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Patience

2013-05-17 Thread ENWP Pine
Date: Thu, 16 May 2013 12:47:08 -0700 From: Michael Snow wikipe...@frontier.com To: wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Patience Message-ID: 519537bc.6000...@frontier.com Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8; format=flowed On 5/16/2013 11:52 AM, ENWP Pine wrote:

[Wikimedia-l] UNESCO to make its publications available free of charge as part of a new Open Access policy

2013-05-17 Thread Everton Zanella Alvarenga
http://www.unesco.org/new/en/media-services/single-view/news/unesco_to_make_its_publications_available_free_of_charge_as_part_of_a_new_open_access_policy/ Great step done by UNESCO! If I understood well, only credit will be necessary. I am glad to see that, since in some conversations I've

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Report concerning appeal (FDC round 2)

2013-05-17 Thread Craig Franklin
Thanks Susana for so quickly documenting this matter, and thanks Jan-Bart and Patricio for referring this quickly to the Ombudsperson so that it could be investigated and dealt with quickly rather than being allowed to fester. I think that the recommendations that Susana have made are sensible

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Report concerning appeal (FDC round 2)

2013-05-17 Thread Samuel Klein
On Sat, May 18, 2013 at 12:12 AM, Craig Franklin cfrank...@halonetwork.net wrote: I think that the recommendations that Susana have made are sensible and not onerous to implement, and I urge the FDC to accept and implement these recommendations as quickly as possible. I want to echo Craig's

[Wikimedia-l] Hiring Community Liaisons (Contract)

2013-05-17 Thread Howie Fung
* Hey all, For the last 18 months, the Engineering Product Development department has been experimenting with the role of “Community Liaison, Product Development” - a staff member embedded in the Product team and tasked with factoring community concerns into our software development process,