[Wikimedia-l] Launch of translation drive #16WikiWomen

2017-02-20 Thread Florence Devouard
In the run up to International Women’s Day on the 8th March, Wiki Loves Women is launching the on-Wikipedia translation drive #16WikiWomen. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/16_African_Women_Translate-a-thon The idea is for Wikipedians to take 16 days to make translate the Wikipedia biographies

Re: [Wikimedia-l] documentaries about Wikipedia

2017-02-20 Thread Orsolya Gyenes
A short documentary about how Wikipedia is used as an educational tool in 3rd world countries: Web:La Selva on Daily Motion. http://www.dailymotion.com/video/xby2uj_web-la-selva_tech Wish it was available on Commons... *~Orsolya* 2017-01-16 14:24 GMT+01:00 Mardetanha

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Launch of translation drive #16WikiWomen

2017-02-20 Thread Olatunde Isaac
Hi Flo, I am curious, is there a category we could place articles translated as part of 16 WikiWomen? Best, Isaac. Sent from my BlackBerry® wireless handheld from Glo Mobile. -Original Message- From: Florence Devouard Sender: "Wikimedia-l"

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Very good news!

2017-02-20 Thread WereSpielChequers
Hi Milos, You might want to read this signpost article from 2015 that talked about the rally in very active editors from EN wiki's 2014 nadir. Another interesting measure of the rally, *Time between ten million edits

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Launch of translation drive #16WikiWomen

2017-02-20 Thread Romaine Wiki
Why using a category? Categories are especially useful for navigation purposes or maintenance. A category here seems useless. The only categories that are useful are the ones for categorising women in various ways like profession, country, etc. I hope that kind of categories can be filled with

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Launch of translation drive #16WikiWomen

2017-02-20 Thread Olatunde Isaac
Hi Romaine, Thanks for your comment but I think category like this is not uncommon on Wikimedia projects. We often use it for maintenance and navigation (as you have correctly noted above) and not as part of the encyclopedia. It is different from content category. Thus, we don't include it on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF advanced permissions for employees

2017-02-20 Thread Pine W
I'm glad that we're having this discussion, as there are several points being made that should be considered in the documentation and design of the global bans system. I'm trying to think of what next steps would look like for reforming this system. I'd suggest something like the following: 0.