[Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia-l administrator/moderator

2013-05-27 Thread J Alexandr Ledbury-Romanov
Please join me in welcoming our new Wikimedia-l list administrator/moderator, Richard Ames. Richard is a retired electronics technician and computer scientist living in Sydney, Australia. He started using the 'Internet' in 1981 to read USENET FAQs and communicate by email. He has been a Wikipedia

[Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia Zero in Google search result

2013-05-27 Thread Benjamin Chen
Hi, I noticed that when I'm searching on Google, many Wikipedia results are in the form of lang-code.zero.wikipedia.org, perhaps just since a day or two ago. I'm not sure what items are indexed this way, but it would really be a trouble - there is no link on the page that jumps you to the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia Zero in Google search result

2013-05-27 Thread K. Peachey
Can you please file this in bugzilla https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org. Thanks. On Mon, May 27, 2013 at 9:41 PM, Benjamin Chen bencmqw...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I noticed that when I'm searching on Google, many Wikipedia results are in the form of lang-code.zero.wikipedia.org, perhaps just since

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia-l administrator/moderator

2013-05-27 Thread Dan Rosenthal
Congratulations Richard (for taking up the task) and also thank you to Alex for your work on the list as well. Best, Dan Dan Rosenthal On Mon, May 27, 2013 at 12:10 PM, J Alexandr Ledbury-Romanov alexandrdmitriroma...@gmail.com wrote: Please join me in welcoming our new Wikimedia-l list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] endangered languages project - Tool for map representation

2013-05-27 Thread Mathieu Stumpf
Hi, I foward this mail to design, since it seems relevant here. As far as I know, currently there is no other way to create (world)maps than taking some existing blank one, and put the color on regions of interest. Maybe it would be intersting to have such a tool online, but more important,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia Zero in Google search result

2013-05-27 Thread MZMcBride
K. Peachey wrote: Can you please file this in bugzilla https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org? https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=48856 MZMcBride ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] endangered languages project

2013-05-27 Thread Emilio J . Rodríguez-Posada
Idea: Wiki Loves Languages (similar to WLM) 2013/5/23 phoebe ayers phoebe.w...@gmail.com Perhaps of interest to many Wikimedians: the Endangered Languages project recently launched a new layout, making it easier to find and submit information on languages that are in the catalog of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Spanish Wikipedia first million

2013-05-27 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
Thanks for the announcement, Salvador. It was a really hard work to coordinate the recordings in Buenos Aires, Puebla, Jerusalem and La Paz, but I think we did a good job :) *Osmar Valdebenito G.* Director Ejecutivo A. C. Wikimedia Argentina 2013/5/26 Salvador A salvador1...@gmail.com Also,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Spanish Wikipedia first million

2013-05-27 Thread Ivan Martínez
In Puebla city, too :D 2013/5/27 Osmar Valdebenito os...@wikimedia.org.ar Thanks for the announcement, Salvador. It was a really hard work to coordinate the recordings in Buenos Aires, Puebla, Jerusalem and La Paz, but I think we did a good job :) *Osmar Valdebenito G.* Director Ejecutivo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Quarterly reviews of high priority WMF initiatives

2013-05-27 Thread Tilman Bayer
On Sat, May 25, 2013 at 1:41 PM, ENWP Pine deyntest...@hotmail.com wrote: Tilman, Is there a schedule for these reviews on Meta? None that I know of. (I'm sure you already found the link to the parent page - https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Metrics_and_activities_meetings/Quarterly_reviews -

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Google Planning Wireless Networks To Connect The Next 1B People

2013-05-27 Thread Kul Wadhwa
Microsoft with other partners has also been working on bringing broadband to Kenya (and ultimately other African countries) via white spaces: http://www.zdnet.com/microsoft-eyes-white-spaces-to-bring-broadband-to-rural-kenya-710897/ However, every party has their own agenda so hopefully