Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising pilot on Facebook

2017-06-30 Thread Chris Keating
Thanks Sam! Very interesting to see the WMF dip its toe into the water of off-Wikipedia fundraising for small gifts for the first time. :) Out of interest are you planning to use Facebook's custom audiences tool to include (or possibly exclude) people who are already WMF donors? (And, more of a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board approval of FDC recommendation 2016-2017- Round 2

2017-06-30 Thread Florence Devouard
Morning I would like to thank the FDC and the board of Wikimedia Foundation for their decisions regarding Wikimedia France. As of today, the management of Wikimedia France has still not informed the membership about the WMF decision. The most active and connected members are aware of it

[Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia: The Text Adventure

2017-06-30 Thread Johan Jönsson
http://kevan.org/wikitext/ Nice concept. //Johan Jönsson -- http://wikipediabloggen.se ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages

[Wikimedia-l] Better public reporting for WMF $1m or $2m+ projects

2017-06-30 Thread
Could an unpaid volunteer who is not a WMF employee, or contractor, or consultant, please have a go at answering my polite request for links to "monthly or quarterly financial reports" from a few days ago, below? I don't think this needs any time from employees to confirm whether published

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Better public reporting for WMF $1m or $2m+ projects

2017-06-30 Thread Ad Huikeshoven
Hi Fae, The WMF publishes financial numbers twice a year. The last are the nummers until december 2016 https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_Annual_Plan/2016-2017/Mid-year_check-in The next fill be the financial report for the year ending today. That report is expected in October.

[Wikimedia-l] Asian Athletics Championships Editathon 2017

2017-06-30 Thread Sailesh Patnaik
Hello everyone, Today the Odia Wikipedia community organized the Asian Athletics Championships Editathon[1] in collaboration with the Sports and Youth Services Department of the Government of Odisha. During the editathon, more than 15 articles were created or improved in both English and Odia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia: The Text Adventure

2017-06-30 Thread Samuel Patton
This is really neat. Thanks for sharing. Ah, text adventures. I wonder if there'd be a way to scale it so that you could actually enter more commands that would still pull from Wikimedia products ... *Eat sandwich* You ingest[1 ] a food typically consisting of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia: The Text Adventure

2017-06-30 Thread quiddity
On Fri, Jun 30, 2017 at 7:12 AM, Johan Jönsson wrote: > http://kevan.org/wikitext/ > > Nice concept. > Ah neat, this is by the same person who created this, which I enjoyed https://github.com/kevandotorg/nanogenmo-2015 "//Around the World in X Wikipedia Articles// -

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Wikipedia Library User Group

2017-06-30 Thread Nurunnaby Hasive
Wow! Congratulations! Hasive WMBD On Fri, Jun 30, 2017 at 2:38 AM, Samuel Patton wrote: > Very cool, congratulations! > > sam > > On Thu, Jun 29, 2017 at 3:05 PM, Subhashish Panigrahi < > psubhash...@gmail.com > > wrote: > > > This is a great news! Congratulations

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising pilot on Facebook

2017-06-30 Thread Samuel Patton
Hi all, I've received a bunch of great questions both on and off list. I'm really happy to see how interested people are in this pilot. It is a new experiment for us, too, and I hope the learnings will be beneficial to all. I just wanted to send a quick note of acknowledgment because it's getting

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Conference 2017: Report and more learning material published

2017-06-30 Thread Samuel Klein
Thank you for compiling this! SJ On Jun 30, 2017 6:29 PM, "Cornelius Kibelka" wrote: > Dear Wikimedians, > > > > Three months ago, we welcomed many of you in Berlin to work, discuss and > get inspired at the Wikimedia Conference 2017. We have now published our >

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Wikimedia Conference 2017: Report and more learning material published

2017-06-30 Thread Cornelius Kibelka
Dear Wikimedians, Three months ago, we welcomed many of you in Berlin to work, discuss and get inspired at the Wikimedia Conference 2017. We have now published our extensive and colorful grant report for this event, and you can read it on Meta:

[Wikimedia-l] Photo contest Wiki Loves Public Space started in Belgium

2017-06-30 Thread Romaine Wiki
Hi all, Today at 1 July the photo contest Wiki Loves Public Space started in Belgium. This year is the first year in what we have during the full Summer freedom of panorama in Belgium ( info ),

[Wikimedia-l] Winning photographs of Nepal

2017-06-30 Thread Biplab Anand
Hello all, On behalf of Wiki Loves Earth 2017 in Nepal team, I am glad to share the result of the competition. Our national jury carefully reviewed the uploaded photos and chose the top 10 photos from total uplaoded- 4,179 photos. The top 10 photos made to the international competition of Wiki