[Wikimedia-l] Special:Block with partial block function, Second set of designs up for comment

2018-08-03 Thread Sydney Poore
Hello all, The Wikimedia Foundation Anti-Harassment Tools team is continuing to talk with the Wikimedia community about adding a partial blocks function to Special:Block.1 No functionality will change for sitewide blocks. All existing blocks will remain in place and the ability to block users

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

2018-08-03 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 2 August 2018 at 02:51, Gregory Varnum wrote: > You can check it out for yourself here (you may need to clear your browser's > cache): https://wikimediafoundation.org/ The home page currently says: " Everything on a Wikimedia site is available as Creative Commons material. " That is

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

2018-08-03 Thread Pine W
Greg, while mentioning that there are talk pages and Phabricator tasks is fine, the issues and questions raised on this mailing list are on topic and not so specific that moving them off list seems necessary. I think that you should generally respond to questions and comments here if they were

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

2018-08-03 Thread Saint Johann
Sorry to interrupt from cheering to a ‘walled garden’, and I don’t want to be negative, but there are some important questions about this endeavour that weren’t answered while the site was being developed: 1. Is the translation of the new site easily available for volunteers? I see only

Re: [Wikimedia-l] August 2018 "Community Metrics and Activities Meeting"

2018-08-03 Thread Pine W
Hi all, The number of people who have participated in the Doodle poll is very low. Before I give up on the idea of having a community metrics and activities meeting, would anyone like to make a suggestion about how a meeting like this could be more interesting or useful? Pine (