Re: [Wikimedia-l] any open search engine for web project starting

2016-03-18 Thread SarahSV
On Fri, Mar 18, 2016 at 5:17 PM, carl hansen wrote: > https://about.commonsearch.org/ > > "We are building a nonprofit search engine for the Web" > > Sounds alot like Knowledge Engine, if there were such a thing. > Any overlap with wikimedia projects? > ​Thanks for the

[Wikimedia-l] any open search engine for web project starting

2016-03-18 Thread carl hansen
https://about.commonsearch.org/ "We are building a nonprofit search engine for the Web" Sounds alot like Knowledge Engine, if there were such a thing. Any overlap with wikimedia projects? ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia Zero mass effect on Wikimedia projects

2016-03-18 Thread Gnangarra
some of the issue stems form the copyright laws of Angola, which are really interesting to read -- read them in english -- https://www.copyright-watch.org/files/Angola.pdf of course I dont expect people to know their copyright laws in detail or to have read them but they do know the principles of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The Case for Federation: Should Parts of WMF Be Spun Off?

2016-03-18 Thread Frank Schulenburg
Hi all, I'd like to add some thoughts to the discussion about the potential pros and cons of spinning parts of the Wikimedia Foundation off. I’m writing this in my personal capacity and this email might not represent the views of the Wiki Education Foundation. This is a comparably long note; the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Scholarship Decline

2016-03-18 Thread Ellie Young
Vitor, I have asked the Scholarship Committee for Wikimania '16 to reply to your email. wikimania-scholarsh...@wikimedia.org Ellie Young WMF Events Manager On Thu, Mar 17, 2016 at 12:30 PM, Vitor Mazuco wrote: > Hi everybody! > > my apply was decline. > > This is my

Re: [Wikimedia-l] User interaction on Wikipedia --call for submissions

2016-03-18 Thread Derek V.Giroulle
Hello Moushira, Iḿ sorry i didn't say this explicitely , i was n persoanlly attacking you i was as you point out focussing the critic at jargon use in the WMF thanks derek On 16-03-16 17:58, Richard Symonds wrote: Thanks Moushira :-) On 16 Mar 2016 16:55, "Moushira Elamrawy"

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The Case for Federation: Should Parts of WMF Be Spun Off?

2016-03-18 Thread Pine W
I agree that these options should be explored. I'm wondering what the best way would be to facilitate this conversation. Perhaps, Erik, would you be willing to set up a page on Meta for discussion? Also, I think it would be good to have an office hour, or more likely a series of office hours