Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thoughts on Admin Rights on WMF Wiki (and other things)

2013-05-26 Thread Steve Zhang
On 26 May 2013 07:35, ENWP Pine deyntest...@hotmail.com wrote: Gayle, I am going to be frank. I think I know a little more about you and your work than the average member of this list does. I appreciate your explanations and apologies, but I'm continuing to have a hard time with this

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thoughts on Admin Rights on WMF Wiki (and other things)

2013-05-26 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
I can agree with the rest but this is interesting: Steve Zhang, 26/05/2013 08:42: [...] Now, the removal of adminship of volunteer editors on the WMF wiki (among other changes) happened for a reason, [...] really? What reason? I've not yet heard an explanation other than it's our wiki and we

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thoughts on Admin Rights on WMF Wiki (and other things)

2013-05-26 Thread Steve Zhang
On 26 May 2013 16:53, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com wrote: I can agree with the rest but this is interesting: Steve Zhang, 26/05/2013 08:42: [...] Now, the removal of adminship of volunteer editors on the WMF wiki (among other changes) happened for a reason, [...] really?

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thoughts on Admin Rights on WMF Wiki (and other things)

2013-05-26 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Steve Zhang, 26/05/2013 09:08: Gayle explained her reasons in the email she sent to this list around 3 days ago, [...] Ah. I didn't notice, can you please quote the relevant passage[s]? Maybe I missed some, it was a very long message and its purpose didn't seem to explain reasons for the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thoughts on Admin Rights on WMF Wiki (and other things)

2013-05-26 Thread cro0016
I believe the relevant passage of text is this one: Wikimedia Foundation wiki has always been uniquely governed among the family of Wikimedia wikis, with decision-making authority historically placed with the WMF itself due to its purpose (hosting of official documents like bylaws, IRS tax

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thoughts on Admin Rights on WMF Wiki (and other things)

2013-05-26 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Deryck Chan, 26/05/2013 11:27: In contrast to my post in the original thread (that I'm sceptical about how long WMF wiki will survive without volunteer admins), I do think the WMF is allowed their own piece of turf. In general, when there's an owner of a WMF-hosted wiki, we generally allow the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thoughts on Admin Rights on WMF Wiki (and other things)

2013-05-26 Thread Tomasz W. Kozlowski
Again, this is going to be a general e–mail, so I'm not going to quote anyone in particular, and will just refer to some parts of the e–mails sent before this one. First of all, I think some of you guys should really stop freaking out about the alleged level of attacks in this thread (and the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Spanish Wikipedia first million

2013-05-26 Thread Salvador A
To celebrate this milestone, Iberocoop chapters have made this video that we share with you: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SLw_Z8w604 Enjoy it! Regards! 2013/5/17 ENWP Pine deyntest...@hotmail.com Felicitaciones a la española Wikipedia!

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Spanish Wikipedia first million

2013-05-26 Thread Salvador A
Also, it's in Commons: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Un_mill%C3%B3n_de_gracias,_de_Wikipedia_en_espa%C3%B1ol.webm 2013/5/26 Salvador A salvador1...@gmail.com To celebrate this milestone, Iberocoop chapters have made this video that we share with you:

[Wikimedia-l] [Language Engineering] Bug triage on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 at 1700 UTC/1000 PDT

2013-05-26 Thread Runa Bhattacharjee
What: Internationalization bug triage Date: May 29, 2013 Time: 1700-1800 UTC, 1000-1100 PDT (Timezone conversion: http://hexm.de/r0) Channel: #mediawiki-i18n (Freenode) Etherpad: http://etherpad.wikimedia.org/BugTriage-i18n-2013-05 Questions can be sent to: runa at wikimedia dot org Hello, The