Re: [Wikimedia-l] Movement Strategy: First round of Working Group members

2018-08-01 Thread David Cuenca Tudela
SJ, other groups can meet and discuss, but they only have relevance if they are given some legitimacy. If the output of paralel groups is ignored, the only inspiration they can give is about how to waste community good faith (and resources). Having discussion groups only makes sense if there is a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-01 Thread Yair Rand
The new website highlights "Advocacy" as one of the three areas that the Foundation deals with, along with Research and Technology. From the page linked, it promotes the WMF's misguided and unauthorized venture into trying to influence US immigration law, now claiming it to be something the WMF

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-01 Thread Gregory Varnum
There is a page on Meta-Wiki with a talk page: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_website There is also a Phabricator project: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/tag/wikimediafoundation.org/ -greg ___ Sent from my iPhone - a more detailed response may be sent

[Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-01 Thread Gregory Varnum
Hello, After many months of work by over 100 individuals around the organization and movement, the Wikimedia Foundation's new website soft launched this week! You can check it out for yourself here (you may need to clear your browser's cache): https://wikimediafoundation.org/ So what comes

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-01 Thread Pine W
Hi Greg, thank you for the update. The bold visual design is interesting. Hopefully WMF's target audiences will like it. I have a couple of concerns. This is not intended as an attack, and please try not to take this personally. 1. I am a bit uncertain about the appropriateness of asking