[Wikimedia-l] Ciritical level for addiction to Wikipedia

2015-03-04 Thread Anders Wennersten
On svwp there has over the years been 45 individuals who have each made more then 38000 edits. Of these 45, 44 are still active, only one has left (in 2009) making 97,7 still around. For the users with less then 38 000 edits, only about 6 out of 10 is still active. Is this a global valid

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Ciritical level for addiction to Wikipedia

2015-03-04 Thread Ricordisamoa
Il 04/03/2015 17:44, Anders Wennersten ha scritto: On svwp there has over the years been 45 individuals who have each made more then 38000 edits. Of these 45, 44 are still active, only one has left (in 2009) making 97,7 still around. For the users with less then 38 000 edits, only about 6 out

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Ciritical level for addiction to Wikipedia

2015-03-04 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, I hope not.. If it were I am a basket case. Hmmm not Wikipedia ... does Wikidata count ? What number of edits would be sufficient ?? Thanks, GerardM On 4 March 2015 at 17:44, Anders Wennersten m...@anderswennersten.se wrote: On svwp there has over the years been 45 individuals who

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Inspire Campaign launches today!

2015-03-04 Thread Alex Wang
Hello Wikimedians, Today we are pleased to announce the launch of the Inspire Campaign in IdeaLab! https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IdeaLab/Inspire https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IdeaLab/Inspire This campaign aims to encourage, foster, and support new ideas for improving gender

[Wikimedia-l] Inspire Campaign launches today!

2015-03-04 Thread Alex Wang
Hello Wikimedians, Today we are pleased to announce the launch of the Inspire Campaign in IdeaLab! https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IdeaLab/Inspire https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IdeaLab/Inspire This campaign aims to encourage, foster, and support new ideas for improving gender

Re: [Wikimedia-l] EU copyright rules are maladapted to the increase of cross-border cultural exchange on the web

2015-03-04 Thread Mathias Schindler
Greetings, On Wed, Mar 4, 2015 at 7:40 PM, Liam Wyatt liamwy...@gmail.com wrote: That would be the advocacy advisors list: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/advocacy_advisors -Liam / Wittylama I can strongly encourage anyone interested in that topic to join the advocacy advisors

Re: [Wikimedia-l] EU copyright rules are maladapted to the increase of cross-border cultural exchange on the web

2015-03-04 Thread Strainu
2015-03-03 18:45 GMT+02:00 Richard Symonds richard.symo...@wikimedia.org.uk: I have replied to Carcharoth off-list :-) Why off-list? :) Lacking a dedicated mailing list for keeping up with the work of our lobbyists, Wikimedia-l sounds like the next best thing. My2c, Strainu

[Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia Library Books Bytes Newsletter (Issue 10)

2015-03-04 Thread Jake Orlowitz
Hi library aficionados, Catch up on the latest 2 months of news and developments from The Wikipedia Library: In this issue of Books Bytes... * New donations - ProjectMUSE, Dynamed, Royal Pharmaceutical Society, and Women Writers Online * New TWL coordinators, conference updates, and new guide

Re: [Wikimedia-l] EU copyright rules are maladapted to the increase of cross-border cultural exchange on the web

2015-03-04 Thread Liam Wyatt
On Wednesday, 4 March 2015, Strainu strain...@gmail.com wrote: Lacking a dedicated mailing list for keeping up with the work of our lobbyists, Wikimedia-l sounds like the next best thing. That would be the advocacy advisors list: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/advocacy_advisors

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Ciritical level for addiction to Wikipedia

2015-03-04 Thread Leigh Thelmadatter
uy! I have 77617. Can I excuse myself by saying that much of that is combined with my work as a teacher using WP with students? Date: Wed, 4 Mar 2015 18:19:24 +0100 From: ricordisa...@openmailbox.org To: wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Ciritical level for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Ciritical level for addiction to Wikipedia

2015-03-04 Thread Pine W
Pinging Analytics to ask about editor longevity data (: My understanding is that newbies (= 10 edits) are more likely to disappear early in their careers than they were 5 years ago, but that editors that have been active for years are likely to remain active for years. It would be interesting,

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] This week on the Wikimedia Blog

2015-03-04 Thread Fabrice Florin
Greetings! Here are some of the stories featured this week on the Wikimedia Blog: • Inspire Campaign to fund new gender diversity initiatives https://blog.wikimedia.org/2015/03/04/inspire-campaign-funds-gender-diversity/ • Women and gender diversity on Wikimedia: Help find quality articles

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Timothy Sandole and (apparently) $53, 690 of WMF funding

2015-03-04 Thread Andreas Kolbe
Just as a postscript to the Belfer Center affair, regular readers will remember that Russavia wrote in March 2014[1] that – *The Stanton Foundation has been a long-term donor to the Wikimedia Foundation [...] Stanton has no website, and apart from several high-profile grants to the Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF Finance Fellows to develop first-ever movement-wide financial report and metrics

2015-03-04 Thread Pine W
Hi Lene, OK, thanks for the update. As you can tell, I am very interested in your work. I am sensitized to anything having to do with Meta-type documentation and deadlines at the moment, seeing as I am juggling so many of them with intricate dependencies (including weekend projects), but I