Re: [Wikimedia-l] when is the last time a one-line fundraising banner was A/B tested

2018-10-09 Thread Paulo Santos Perneta
Hello Seddon, Thanks a lot for the explanations! I also think the system of low level banners during more time may be better (at least I'm sure it will have a very significant effect in reducing associated vandalism). In case it is possible, please tell me when the campaigns for Brazil and

[Wikimedia-l] Plea from Wikimedia Portugal

2018-10-09 Thread GoEthe.wiki
The original message was rejected due to a filter rule match, but you can access it here: https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimediapt/2018-October/002698.html I am sending it below without the links. Please access the link above for the full version. __ Sorry in advance for the

[Wikimedia-l] FileLinkTool

2018-10-09 Thread Ananth Subray
Dear All, We are very happy to inform you all that Indic-TechCom has made a new tool to give a link to source file after doing the derivative work on commons. We all know that how important to mention the source file correctly after doing the derivative work. Based on the request of community

[Wikimedia-l] Meet the first board of the UG Wikipedia & Education

2018-10-09 Thread João Alexandre Peschanski
Dear all! The UG Wikipedia & Education elected a week ago its first board [1], and it is my honor to communicate members and roles of this board to the movement. The electoral process was both smooth and engaging, and thanks for everyone who got involved with it. Please join me extending the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] when is the last time a one-line fundraising banner was A/B tested

2018-10-09 Thread Joseph Seddon
Hey all, Coffee is always controversial when it comes to fundraising. I can assure you that my team constantly works to try to ensure that these lines are appropriate. Our biggest challenge has always been that this line has long been extremely effective. Looking back through our banners, it

Re: [Wikimedia-l] when is the last time a one-line fundraising banner was A/B tested

2018-10-09 Thread Joseph Seddon
7 countries = the 6 mentioned + Brazil :D Seddon On Tue, Oct 9, 2018 at 11:24 AM Joseph Seddon wrote: > Hey all, > > Coffee is always controversial when it comes to fundraising. I can assure > you that my team constantly works to try to ensure that these lines are > appropriate. Our biggest

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Plea from Wikimedia Portugal

2018-10-09 Thread Alchimista
As a wikimedia Portugal board member I totally agree with Gonçalo's statement. Despite what I believe where AffCom best efforts, they clearly didn't knew how to properly deal with this situation. They took official positions without hearing us, they've imposed a roadmap that we had to accomplish

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiIndaba 2019: Call for Submission.

2018-10-09 Thread Sam Oyeyele
Hello everyone! This is a friendly reminder that the call for proposals for WikIndaba Conference 2019 ends in less than 5 days; on 14th October. If you wish to present a talk, panel or workshop session at this conference, please ensure to do that before the deadline. Instructions on how to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Plea from Wikimedia Portugal

2018-10-09 Thread Lane Rasberry
I do not know Wikimedia Portugal's situation but I am sympathetic to their claim of difficulty staying in compliance. Over the years I have heard many Wikimedia community organizations claim that staying in compliance with Wikimedia Foundation and Affiliations Committee requests are difficult. As

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Plea from Wikimedia Portugal

2018-10-09 Thread Pine W
While I have limited knowledge of the facts in this situation, I am concerned about the possibility that AffCom is insufficiently investigating facts before making judgments. Interventions from Affcom which are undertaken with an insufficient knowledge of the facts risk doing more harm than good.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FileLinkTool

2018-10-09 Thread Pine W
Thanks, this looks like a nice addition that will cumulatively save people a lot of time if used widely. I'm forwarding to the Commons and Wikitech lists. I haven't tested it but the concept looks good. Pine ( https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Pine ) On Tue, Oct 9, 2018 at 10:14 AM Ananth