Re: [Wikimedia-l] Danish Wikipedia turns 15

2017-02-01 Thread Asaf Bartov
Congratulations, dawiki! :) A. On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 3:23 PM attolippip wrote: > Happy Birthday! ;) > > Best regards, > antanana / Nataliia Tymkiv > > 2017-02-02 0:03 GMT+02:00 Johan Jönsson : > > > It's Danish Wikipedia's turn to turn 15. (: > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] "Delegation of policy-making authority" resolution

2017-02-01 Thread Rogol Domedonfors
The ostensible rationale for this change, according to the Board chair was "Basically it's making the legal team life's easier when they need to do small and/or quick changes. They don't have to go through the whole resolution process to change a comma." The new donor privacy policy has been

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Danish Wikipedia turns 15

2017-02-01 Thread Nabin K. Sapkota
That's a great news. Congratulations!! Cheers, Nabin Sapkota Wikimedians of Nepal On Feb 2, 2017 3:48 AM, "Johan Jönsson" wrote: > It's Danish Wikipedia's turn to turn 15. (: > > In those 15 years, the Danish community and passers-by have together > created a bit over

[Wikimedia-l] guidance from Foundation leadership as to where to draw the line on policy requests?

2017-02-01 Thread James Salsman
I can not in good conscience refrain from asking the Foundation management and Board to please take an exceptional, public, very visible stand in response to these extraordinarily exceptional circumstances. Top officials from the US and China say war between the nations is "no doubt" a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Danish Wikipedia turns 15

2017-02-01 Thread attolippip
Happy Birthday! ;) Best regards, antanana / Nataliia Tymkiv 2017-02-02 0:03 GMT+02:00 Johan Jönsson : > It's Danish Wikipedia's turn to turn 15. (: > > In those 15 years, the Danish community and passers-by have together > created a bit over 223000 articles. They had a

[Wikimedia-l] Danish Wikipedia turns 15

2017-02-01 Thread Johan Jönsson
It's Danish Wikipedia's turn to turn 15. (: In those 15 years, the Danish community and passers-by have together created a bit over 223000 articles. They had a small meet-up in Copenhagen to celebrate a few hours ago, and some of the attention from the Danish media is collected here:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Danish Wikipedia turns 15

2017-02-01 Thread Àlex Hinojo
Happy birthday! El dj, 2 febr 2017 a les 0:47 Asaf Bartov va escriure: > Congratulations, dawiki! :) > > A. > > On Wed, Feb 1, 2017 at 3:23 PM attolippip wrote: > > > Happy Birthday! ;) > > > > Best regards, > > antanana / Nataliia Tymkiv > > > >

[Wikimedia-l] Save the dates: WikiCite 2017 • Vienna, May 23-25, 2017

2017-02-01 Thread Dario Taraborelli
It's been a while since the last official WikiCite update but I am thrilled to announce that we have dates confirmed for *WikiCite 2017 *. *WikiCite 2017* is a 3-day conference, summit and hack day hosted in *Vienna* on *May 23-25, 2017* (back to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] guidance from Foundation leadership as to where to draw the line on policy requests?

2017-02-01 Thread Michael Peel
Have you seen Katherine's statement at: https://blog.wikimedia.org/2017/01/30/knowledge-knows-no-boundaries/ ? I know gmail has an option to hide email threads, but it's not a standard email application feature, and it's not

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Project Proposal: Wikimath

2017-02-01 Thread James Heilman
Looks like it would fit nicely within Wikiversity no? J On Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 2:38 PM, rj bear wrote: > Hey guys! I've started a project proposal for a project called Wikimath. > Proposal:https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimath > > -rboneseveneight >

[Wikimedia-l] New Project Proposal: Wikimath

2017-02-01 Thread rj bear
Hey guys! I've started a project proposal for a project called Wikimath. Proposal:https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimath -rboneseveneight ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New

Re: [Wikimedia-l] guidance from Foundation leadership as to where to draw the line on policy requests?

2017-02-01 Thread Pete Forsyth
I strongly support keeping messages without a clear connection to Wikimedia's purpose off this list -- especially when multiple people have already objected to a certain topic. I am as worried about world politics and the future as anybody on this list, but Wikimedia has a fairly clear mission

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Project Proposal: Wikimath

2017-02-01 Thread Kiril Simeonovski
Hi, I agree with James. This could fit within Wikiversity and its scope has the potential to activate the project. My opinion is that we should try to activate all Wikimedia projects before starting new ones. Best regards, Kiril On Thu, Feb 2, 2017 at 7:21 AM, James Heilman

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing the 2017-18 Ombuds Commission

2017-02-01 Thread Sydney Poore
Congratulation to Vogone, Lankiveil, Góngora, Richwales, Krd for their appointment to Ombuds Commission, and to returning as members Pajz,Alan, Rubin16, Polimerek. And thank you to the outgoing members, NahidSultan, Taketa, Gnom, Huji, and Barras, for your service. I appreciate the time that you

[Wikimedia-l] Announcing the 2017-18 Ombuds Commission

2017-02-01 Thread Karen Brown
Hello all, It is time to announce the new and returning members of the 2017 Ombudsman Commission (OC), the small group of volunteers who investigate complaints about violations of the privacy policy, and in particular concerning the use of CheckUser and Oversight[1] tools, on any Wikimedia

[Wikimedia-l] Updates to Wikimedia Foundation Donor Privacy Policy

2017-02-01 Thread Aeryn Palmer
Hello All, The Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) is pleased to announce updates to our Donor Privacy Policy . We have also published a blog post with a brief overview of the policy.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Deutschland: Abraham Taherivand appointed permanent Executive Director

2017-02-01 Thread Abraham Taherivand
Dear all, thank you for all the kind wishes and congratulations! I especially thank our Board for their confidence and their deliberate handling of the transition process. Now I am looking forward to continuing to work in this movement together with you and with our great staff and communities