[Wikimedia-l] New board at Wikimedia Estonia

2018-02-18 Thread Tanel Pern
Dear friends, Wikimedia Eesti is happy to announce the election of a new board at our yesterday's general assembly. The new board sees the return of long-standing board member Eva Lepik. Other members of the new board include Märt Põder, Käbi Suvi and Nicolás Tamargo de Eguren. On my part, I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] RFC on wikimedia-l posting limits

2018-02-18 Thread Pine W
For some time there have been periodic mentions of the idea of moving Wikimedia-l to Discourse. [0] I am considering establishing a Discourse installation myself and offering it to host Wikimedia-l or its successor, which in addition to potential usability improvements from Discourse would have

Re: [Wikimedia-l] RFC on wikimedia-l posting limits

2018-02-18 Thread Leila Zia
[writing at personal capacity.] On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 2:55 PM, Joseph Seddon wrote: > The question is, does it need a successor? > Whether mailing list is a good option for the kind of discussions we have in wikimedia-l is not clear to me, however, the list is serving

Re: [Wikimedia-l] RFC on wikimedia-l posting limits

2018-02-18 Thread Craig Franklin
It would be good to conclusively and definitively close the RFC, but I'm not sure I agree with the notion that less posts is a *bad* thing. In some months we've had quite a lot of traffic on this list, a lot of which has been very low quality and only of interest to a small number of people. I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] RFC on wikimedia-l posting limits

2018-02-18 Thread Gergo Tisza
On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 2:42 PM, Pine W wrote: > I am considering establishing a Discourse installation myself and offering > it to host Wikimedia-l or its successor There are already two experimental Discourse instances: https://discourse.wmflabs.org/ for trialing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Strategy Report Released: Wikimedia 2030: Wikimedia’s role in shaping the future of the information commons

2018-02-18 Thread Pine W
Caitlin, thanks for sharing this. My general thoughts are below. These are not directed at Caitlin or anyone else in particular. I think that the document does a generally good job of outlining trends and asking questions. I think that I agree with about 95% of what's in the document. I agree

Re: [Wikimedia-l] RFC on wikimedia-l posting limits

2018-02-18 Thread Joseph Seddon
The question is, does it need a successor? Seddon On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 10:42 PM, Pine W wrote: > For some time there have been periodic mentions of the idea of moving > Wikimedia-l to Discourse. [0] > > I am considering establishing a Discourse installation myself and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New board at Wikimedia Estonia

2018-02-18 Thread Eileen Hershenov
Congratulations and congratulations and welcome back Eva! Eileen On Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 7:07 AM Tanel Pern wrote: > Dear friends, > > Wikimedia Eesti is happy to announce the election of a new board at our > yesterday's general assembly. The new board sees the return of

[Wikimedia-l] What's making you happy this week? (Week of 18 February 2018)

2018-02-18 Thread Pine W
What's making me happy this week is Isarra's persistence in working on the Timeless skin. Timeless is based on Winter. [0] [1] For anyone who would like to try Timeless, it's available in Preferences under Appearance / Skin. What's making you happy this week? Pine (