Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF's New Global South Strategy

2013-08-30 Thread John Vandenberg
'Global Strategy countries'? I think this aligns with the intention of GS, which is to support initiatives that help make our movement more global by investing in areas/languages where editors and/or readers is low but potential is high. John Vandenberg. sent from Galaxy Note On Aug 30, 2013

Re: [Wikimedia-l] software projects for chapters, thematic orgs, and others

2013-08-30 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Sumana Harihareswara, 29/08/2013 23:42: Nemo wrote on Aug 24: I offer myself as example of bad responsible for a small technical project by a chapter (WMIT) some years ago. We managed to help Kiwix a bit but we miserably failed with (Wikisource/Wikibooks) books management improvements: at some

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF's New Global South Strategy

2013-08-30 Thread Michael Jahn
Regarding missing alternatives to the GS _term_. 2013/8/30 John Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com 'Global Strategy countries'? I think this aligns with the intention of GS, which is to support initiatives that help make our movement more global by investing in areas/languages where editors

Re: [Wikimedia-l] State of the Map 2013 - OSM conference in Birmingham, England.

2013-08-30 Thread Richard Nevell
Andy, about 230 flyers are in the post and on their way to you. Richard On 28 August 2013 14:18, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: 300, please, if not too late - just seen the latest booking stats ;-) -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk On Aug 28, 2013

[Wikimedia-l] The next Wikimedia Conference (AKA Chapters' Meeting)

2013-08-30 Thread Asaf Bartov
Hello All: Following our most recent, successful, community gathering in Hong Kong - A BIG thank you, again, to everyone who made it such an event to remember - we are looking ahead to the annual Wikimedia Conference (AKA Chapters' Meeting.) As many of you know, we typically await the offer of a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The next Wikimedia Conference (AKA Chapters' Meeting)

2013-08-30 Thread Nicole Ebber
Hey, what a coincidence. Minutes ago I posted a suggestion to chapters-l and copied it to the talk page of the Future of the Wikimedia Conference page. Glad the we bring the discussion to the next level now. Thanks, Asaf! :)

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The next Wikimedia Conference (AKA Chapters' Meeting)

2013-08-30 Thread Ziko van Dijk
Hello, Another coincidence: WMNL is very much interested in hosting a big international GLAM event in 2015. How about if there is a page on Meta where we collect the intentions and plans for the following years, with regard to the major conventions: * Wikimania * WM Conference, the former chapters

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The next Wikimedia Conference (AKA Chapters' Meeting)

2013-08-30 Thread Sophie Österberg
Good idea! If I'm not wrong it sounds like the Swedish chapter could be interested in hosting something as well. / sophie 2013/8/30 Ziko van Dijk vand...@wmnederland.nl Hello, Another coincidence: WMNL is very much interested in hosting a big international GLAM event in 2015. How about if

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Dillon gallery?

2013-08-30 Thread Renata St
Hi Lisa, Thanks for the reply, I never doubted it's WM event -- it just majorly surprised me and I still have a bunch of questions: 1) is this the first fundraising event? I have never heard of them before... 2) what's going to happen at that event and why should I go? Invitation had not a peep

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Dillon gallery?

2013-08-30 Thread HaeB
2013/8/30 Renata St renataw...@gmail.com: Hi Lisa, Thanks for the reply, I never doubted it's WM event -- it just majorly surprised me and I still have a bunch of questions: 1) is this the first fundraising event? I have never heard of them before... FWIW, here is a Signpost article about a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The next Wikimedia Conference (AKA Chapters' Meeting)

2013-08-30 Thread Charles Andrès
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Events/upcoming done Wikimedia CH step in for the Hackathon in 2014 and for the Wikimedia Conference 2015 sincerely Charles ___ I use this email for mailing list only. « Je donne mon avis non comme

Re: [Wikimedia-l] State of the Map 2013 - OSM conference in Birmingham, England.

2013-08-30 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 30 August 2013 12:48, Richard Nevell richard.nev...@wikimedia.org.uk wrote: Andy, about 230 flyers are in the post and on their way to you. Thank you. The organisers have kindly agreed to include them in the delegate packs (which I'll be stuffing on Thursday). -- Andy Mabbett

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Dillon gallery?

2013-08-30 Thread Lisa Gruwell
As far as I know, WMF has done one or two small fundraising events most years. It is a minor part of overall fundraising strategy. We have some donors who like to give at social events, instead of online, and these events are for largely initiated and organized by them. They have all been held

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia and the politics of encryption

2013-08-30 Thread Erik Moeller
Hi folks, As many of you know, this week we enabled HTTPS for logged-in users of Wikimedia projects. See: https://blog.wikimedia.org/2013/08/28/https-default-logged-in-users-wikimedia-sites/ We have geographically exempted users geo-located to China or Iran from this [1], because these