Re: [Wikimedia-l] Next steps regarding WMF-community disputes about deployments

2014-08-20 Thread rupert THURNER
thank you erik, and martin for this! currently more than 600 persons express that this story should be resolved by reverting to the state before it started: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Umfragen/Superschutz . while i thought originally who cares, i do think now beeing sorry is expressed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Next steps regarding WMF-community disputes about deployments

2014-08-20 Thread Erik Moeller
On Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 2:18 PM, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: Nonetheless, I'm having difficulty understanding how these two statements: the Wikimedia Foundation reserves the right to determine the final configuration of the MediaViewer feature, We’re absolutely not saying

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Next steps regarding WMF-community disputes about deployments

2014-08-20 Thread Erik Moeller
On Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 11:48 PM, Erik Moeller e...@wikimedia.org wrote: [1] http://strategy.wikimedia.org/wiki/Task_force I meant to say - the one example where we've tried targeted task forces that I can think of was this one, as part of the strategy process years ago. IIRC some of the task

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Next steps regarding WMF-community disputes about deployments

2014-08-20 Thread Pine W
Erik, I am curious to hear your thoughts about the proposed Technology Committee. That idea has some community support and had been discussed at some length on the WMF Board Noticeboard. Pine On Aug 19, 2014 11:55 PM, Erik Moeller e...@wikimedia.org wrote: On Tue, Aug 19, 2014 at 11:48 PM,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Next steps regarding WMF-community disputes about deployments

2014-08-20 Thread Anders Wennersten
Pine W skrev 2014-08-20 09:32: Erik, I am curious to hear your thoughts about the proposed Technology Committee. That idea has some community support and had been discussed at some length on the WMF Board Noticeboard. I second that question The mediaviewer has never been an issue on the

[Wikimedia-l] Brevity

2014-08-20 Thread Austin Hair
With 11 days remaining in August, I'd like to remind everyone that Wikimedia-l's guidelines[0] ask that subscribers keep their post count below at most 30 per month. This guideline exists to help curb the temptation to weigh in on absolutely every point raised, turning what could otherwise be a

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Accounting software for thematic orgs

2014-08-20 Thread Seb35
Forwarding to the to-be-revived treasurers mailing list. ~ Seb35 --- Message réexpédié--- De: Pine W wiki.p...@gmail.com A: Wikimedia Mailing List Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Cc: Sujet: [Wikimedia-l] Accounting software for thematic orgs Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:54:41 +0200 Hi all,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Accounting software for thematic orgs

2014-08-20 Thread Craig Franklin
Hi Pine, When I was treasurer of WMAU we invested in Xero (mentioned in that article). Our primary motivators were allowing all the committee members to be able to examine the books or enter receipts at any time, as most of us were separated by hundreds of kilometres. It worked very well for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Accounting software for thematic orgs

2014-08-20 Thread Manuel Schneider
Hi Pine, you may want to evaluate CiviCRM. It is not perfect but supports accounting (rather than just recording donations as before) about a year. The advantage of CiviCRM is the fact that it integrates membership management, mailings, donors management and that it can be used centrally by all

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Accounting software for thematic orgs

2014-08-20 Thread Richard Symonds
Hi Pine, I started off doing the accounts at WMUK several years ago and looked at a fair few different systems, including open source. Initially we used Gnucash, I believe, but because no-one else used it - including our auditors - it was not very useful when we needed to create year end

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikidata-l] Compare person data

2014-08-20 Thread Magnus Manske
Thanks for this. You might want to filter it, though: For example https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q85256 states born in 1606 (no month or day given), but your report at https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/User:Ladsgroup/Birth_date_report2/26 gives it as 1606-01-01, which then conflicts with the date

Re: [Wikimedia-l] @WikipediaZero Twitter account

2014-08-20 Thread Tomasz Finc
It's up to Carolynnes team to figure out if they want to use it or not. --tomasz On Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 10:24 AM, Dan Garry dga...@wikimedia.org wrote: I could be mistaken, but I think Tomasz is the owner. CCing him. Dan On 13 August 2014 11:19, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk