Re: [Wikimedia-l] Swedish Wikipedia reach 1 million (with support of bots)

2013-06-18 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Hubertl, 18/06/2013 07:00: Hi Johan, Anders Wennersten says: And as shown earlier we have learned that this actually helps recruting and keeping editors ??? It is difficult to draw conclusions about user behavior. The more difficult it is to say something about the behavior of persons, which

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Swedish Wikipedia reach 1 million (with support of bots)

2013-06-18 Thread Anders Wennersten
I am happy to see that you, as well as Hubertl, is happy to go on as you always have done. I do not have the ambition to change your view on life, but to reach out to others open to the new opportunities that automation gives us in better reahing our aim free knowledge for all The base fact

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Fwd: Re: Swedish Wikipedia reach 1 million (with supportof bots)

2013-06-18 Thread Nikola Smolenski
On 18/06/13 01:04, Martin Rulsch wrote: As far as I know, that's even planned by the Wikidata team. It isn't exactly planned by the Wikidata tema, a volunteer would need to do it. 2013/6/18 Ziko van Dijk vand...@wmnederland.nl Hello, I am also unhappy with the mail from Hubertl, and also

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Swedish Wikipedia reach 1 million (with support of bots)

2013-06-18 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Anders Wennersten, 18/06/2013 09:00: I am happy to see that you, as well as Hubertl, is happy to go on as you always have done. I do not have the ambition to change your view on life, [...] To clarify, my view on life didn't include any item about bot article creation last time I checked.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia in jail!

2013-06-18 Thread Bishakha Datta
Fantastic - and fascinating. Would love to see a blog post by someone from the chapter or by one of them. Bravo for reaching out to forgotten people. Bishakha On Mon, Jun 17, 2013 at 11:05 PM, Samuel Klein meta...@gmail.com wrote: Charles - How beautiful. Thank you for doing and sharing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia in jail!

2013-06-18 Thread Craig Franklin
This is a really wonderful project, I am a big believer in producing educational opportunities to gaoled prisoners so that they can lead more productive lives upon their release, and hopefully this project goes a little way towards making that happen. Bravo, Wikimedia CH! Cheers, Craig Franklin

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Fwd: Re: Swedish Wikipedia reach 1 million (with supportof bots)

2013-06-18 Thread Lydia Pintscher
On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 9:17 AM, Nikola Smolenski smole...@eunet.rs wrote: On 18/06/13 01:04, Martin Rulsch wrote: As far as I know, that's even planned by the Wikidata team. It isn't exactly planned by the Wikidata tema, a volunteer would need to do it. What exactly are you talking about

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Fwd: Re: Swedish Wikipedia reach 1 million (with supportof bots)

2013-06-18 Thread Emilio J . Rodríguez-Posada
Seriously, are we discussing again about bot stubs yes, bot stubs no? Those users who want to submit complete 10-page articles, can move to the defunct Nupedia or the 'vibrant' Citizendium. This eternal discussion is so boring. 2013/6/18 Lydia Pintscher lydia.pintsc...@wikimedia.de On Tue,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Fwd: Re: Swedish Wikipedia reach 1 million (with supportof bots)

2013-06-18 Thread Balázs Viczián
WMHU had issues with the manual version of mass copying. One of the most known, highly active and trusted user (at that time already an admin) of WMHU, on the project for five years (from 2005) as of the date it was revealed in 2010, have copied over half of his 11.000+ articles that he created

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Fwd: Re: Swedish Wikipedia reach 1 million (with supportof bots)

2013-06-18 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hear, hear Thanks, GerardM Op 18 jun. 2013 12:08 schreef Emilio J. Rodríguez-Posada emi...@gmail.com het volgende: Seriously, are we discussing again about bot stubs yes, bot stubs no? Those users who want to submit complete 10-page articles, can move to the defunct Nupedia or the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Swedish Wikipe dia reach (…)

2013-06-18 Thread Per A.J. Andersson
2013-06-18, 00:57, skrev Ziko van Dijk: Hello, I am also unhappy with the mail from Hubertl, and also some remarks that good be understood as a criticism of the German Wikipedia editing community. Actually, both opinions coexist also in de.WP, although the anti bot faction is obviously

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Swedish Wikipedia reach 1 million (with support of bots)

2013-06-18 Thread Per A.J. Andersson
I am a bit suprised about the lack of trying to understand and develop mindsets here. I joined this mailing list the other day in the belief that it was directed at discussing current topics in the Wikimedia community in a constructive manner. So far I have not found overwhelming proof of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Swedish Wikipedia reach (...)

2013-06-18 Thread Per A.J. Andersson
Very good point. (Personally I think building a localised Wikispecies – with the potential to grow – inside a Wikipedia version is something good.) Many thanks, /Per Wikipedia user Paracel63 2013-06-18, 14:50, skrev Gerard Meijssen: Hear, hear Thanks, GerardM Op 18 jun. 2013 12:08 schreef

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Swedish Wikipedia reach 1 million (with support of bots)

2013-06-18 Thread Nathan
Hi Per, The discussions on this list can be heated, and not everyone is always on their best behavior. All the caveats of debate on the Internet apply, and any personality problems you might encounter on Wikimedia projects occur on the lists as well. This is particularly so when, as in this case,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Swedish Wikipedia reach 1 million (with support of bots)

2013-06-18 Thread David Cuenca
On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 3:00 AM, Anders Wennersten m...@anderswennersten.se wrote: The base fact figures for sv:wp is Increase of views +23% on yearly basis, WM:DE +3, WMF:Fr +8 (all mature wikipediauser communities), nl with +14 and wm:it with +16 also very good figures (Spain Russia, and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Swedish Wikipedia reach 1 million (with support of bots)

2013-06-18 Thread Per A.J. Andersson
2013-06-18, 06:34, skrev Hubertl: Loosing our original idea for which this project is donated by thousands of donaters! From which you are paid for. As an unpaid, long term Wikipedian in Residence I do know what I´m talking about. Hello! I'm interested in knowing more of your experience

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Swedish Wikipedia reach 1 million (with support of bots)

2013-06-18 Thread David Gerard
On 18 June 2013 16:53, David Cuenca dacu...@gmail.com wrote: great to take advantage of the opportunity to monitor changes in the sv-wp community as a result of this massive automated article creation. For me it would be interesting to know: [suggestions for metrics] Otherwise the same

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Swedish Wikipedia reach 1 million (with support of bots)

2013-06-18 Thread Per A.J. Andersson
Many thanks for the resumé. I thought it would be like this, as I've followed the development of the different wikipedias (content and key factors) since 2008. BTW, is there a (searchable) list archive? Best of wishes, /Per 2013-06-18, 17:29, skrev Nathan: Hi Per, The discussions on this

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Swedish Wikipe dia reaches (…)

2013-06-18 Thread Per A.J. Andersson
Great idea! I'm going to try a way of doing this, through svwp and/or WMSE. Best of wishes, /Per Wikipedia user Paracel63 2013-06-18, 17:53, skrev David Cuenca: Instead of just discussing this topic as always has been done, it would be great to take advantage of the opportunity to monitor

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Swedish Wikipedia reach 1 million (with support of bots)

2013-06-18 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Per A.J. Andersson, 18/06/2013 18:05: Many thanks for the resumé. I thought it would be like this, as I've followed the development of the different wikipedias (content and key factors) since 2008. BTW, is there a (searchable) list archive?

Re: [Wikimedia-l] If you are passionate about world hunger, sustainability and global issues please read this

2013-06-18 Thread Alex Peek
My project does not aim to be an expansive database like Wikidata. The goal of my project is create the *periodic table* for economics readable to laypersons. To my knowledge, no other economist has attempted to make a 'periodic table' for economics. I demand that my project gets global

Re: [Wikimedia-l] UN subscribe me from Wikimedia---IMMEDIATELY

2013-06-18 Thread Benjamin Chen
Many consider a unsubscription link that requires more than two clicks (one click on the link, maybe one more on an 'are you sure' or 'confirm' button) to be bad. Could be a software limitation on the mailing list service we are using. Regards, Benjamin Chen / [[User:Bencmq]] On 17 Jun, 2013,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] UN subscribe me from Wikimedia---IMMEDIATELY

2013-06-18 Thread Jan Ainali
Many others consider a unsubscription link that requires more than two clicks (one click on the link, and one more on an 'are you sure' or 'confirm' button) to be good, so that you not accidentily unsubscribe. *Med vänliga hälsningar, Jan Ainali* Verksamhetschef, Wikimedia Sverige

Re: [Wikimedia-l] UN subscribe me from Wikimedia---IMMEDIATELY

2013-06-18 Thread Everton Zanella Alvarenga
Many consider that there are too many newbies on Internet that gets angry too easily and don't have patience with trivial things. Tom -- Everton Zanella Alvarenga (also Tom) OKFN Brasil - Rede pelo Conhecimento Livre http://br.okfn.org ___ Wikimedia-l

[Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia for Diplomats (June 21)

2013-06-18 Thread Everton Zanella Alvarenga
Hi all, a friend of mine is moderating a debate about Wikipedia for diplomat, professor Marília Maciel, and I think it is of interested of some wikimedians. Please, see more infomation bellow http://www.diplomacy.edu/calendar/webinar-wikipedia-diplomats Diplo Foundation has cood courses on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Swedish Wikipedia reach 1 million (with supportof bots)

2013-06-18 Thread Peter Southwood
That would be very interesting and useful information Cheers, Peter (User:Pbsouthwood) - Original Message - From: David Cuenca dacu...@gmail.com To: Wikimedia Mailing List wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Sent: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 5:53 PM Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Swedish Wikipedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia for Diplomats (June 21)

2013-06-18 Thread Tomasz W. Kozlowski
Everton Zanella Alvarenga wrote: http://www.diplomacy.edu/calendar/webinar-wikipedia-diplomats Is it just me who was surprised to see that Bence will be representing the Affiliations Committee during that webinar? I know for a fact that AffCom involves a lot of behind–the–scenes talks et

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia for Diplomats (June 21)

2013-06-18 Thread Bence Damokos
I will be representing myself as a Wikimedia volunteer, who happens to hold a title related to AffCom and has a somewhat theoretical education of what diplomacy is supposed to be. I hope I am not totally unqualified to speak about the Wikipedia topics. The webinar will be broadcast using Google

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia for Diplomats (June 21)

2013-06-18 Thread Bence Damokos
On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 9:03 PM, Tomasz W. Kozlowski tom...@twkozlowski.net wrote: Bence Damokos wrote: I hope I am not totally unqualified to speak about the Wikipedia topics. Quite the contrary, I think you're very knowledgeable about the subject—but what does AffCom have to do with

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia for Diplomats (June 21)

2013-06-18 Thread Tomasz W. Kozlowski
Bence Damokos wrote: I hope I am not totally unqualified to speak about the Wikipedia topics. Quite the contrary, I think you're very knowledgeable about the subject—but what does AffCom have to do with it? If you're going to talk about Wikipedia's role in disseminating information about

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia for Diplomats (June 21)

2013-06-18 Thread Alex Peek
Thanks Everton, I will be sure to join the Webinar. How can diplomats contribute to improve Wikipedia articles to increase their public diplomacy value? I am doing a Wikipedia project that is highly related to this issue that attempts to standardize economic data on Wikipedia for every country

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [okfn-discuss] OKCon 2013 Call for Proposals – out now!

2013-06-18 Thread Quim Gil
On Tue, May 7, 2013 at 10:11 AM, Everton Zanella Alvarenga everton.alvare...@okfn.org wrote: It'd be great to see wikimedians there. Tom Did anybody get their talk accepted? Not me. Still considering to go though, espeially if other here are planning to attend as well. The schedule so far:

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

2013-06-18 Thread Adam Baso
Update: We've added an enhancement to Wikipedia Zero so that if a user who isn't on a participating carrier network navigates to a Wikipedia Zero page on language.zero.wikipedia.org, such as http://en.zero.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muse_%28band%29 , the user will be presented an option to visit the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2013/2014 budget again (m/Oppenheim on YouTube)

2013-06-18 Thread Garfield Byrd
SJ: As we may be very close to having a Board of Trustee approved budget, I suggest we wait until we can release the full Annual Plan document on July 1, so that there is context for the Wikimedia Foundation spending plan for FY 13-14. Regards, Garfield On Fri, Jun 14, 2013 at 7:08 PM, Samuel

[Wikimedia-l] 'Periodic Table of Economics': Mapping the Global Economy

2013-06-18 Thread Alex Peek
Project Home page: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_Economic_Map The goal of my project is create the *periodic table* for economics readable to laypersons. To my knowledge, no other economist has attempted to make a 'periodic table' for economics. I am using Wikipedia as a platform for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 'Periodic Table of Economics': Mapping the Global Economy

2013-06-18 Thread Nathan
Hi Alex, just curious - since you refer to yourself as an economist, what institution(s) are you affiliated with? And can you explain how writing Economy of X articles, no matter how detailed, will solve the problem of uneven resource distribution around the world? On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 9:13

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia in jail!

2013-06-18 Thread Robert Rohde
Very cool. I'm curious, did the prison have any concerns about content or want things filtered out? I've know that some prisons don't allow reading material that is sexual, violent, etc. Did restrictions like that have to be considered? Obviously, most of Wikipedia is pretty mundane, but if

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 'Periodic Table of Economics': Mapping the Global Economy

2013-06-18 Thread Alex Peek
I want to clarify that I am not a professional economist. I am a financial economics major at Western Washington University. These 'Economy of X' are designed for laypersons to see the economic reality of the world. I believe if the public were more informed on economics, we would better chance

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 'Periodic Table of Economics': Mapping the Global Economy

2013-06-18 Thread David Cuenca
On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 10:02 PM, Alex Peek alexpe...@gmail.com wrote: [...] These 'Economy of X' are designed for laypersons to see the economic reality of the world. So it could be considered a set of articles for http://simple.wikipedia.org? Cheers, Micru

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 'Periodic Table of Economics': Mapping the Global Economy

2013-06-18 Thread Alex Peek
Thank you I will set that up On 18 June 2013 20:40, David Cuenca dacu...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 10:02 PM, Alex Peek alexpe...@gmail.com wrote: [...] These 'Economy of X' are designed for laypersons to see the economic reality of the world. So it could be considered