Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update and feedback results from the Wikimedia's chairpersons retreat

2019-01-01 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Hi Pine, So far the chairperson meetings took place during Wikimedia Summit or Wikimania, and some other were online. So yes, undoubtedly there are ways to prevent more travels, and this is what we did for the past four years. You mentioned three factors about international meetings, but you

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Is the death of Wikipedia imminent?

2019-01-01 Thread Jane Darnell
Thanks to Yaroslav who started this interesting conversation, and thanks for all the comments. I agree with lots of them, but especially this: Happy Public Domain Day! On Tue, Jan 1, 2019 at 7:15 AM Amir E. Aharoni wrote: > בתאריך יום א׳, 30 בדצמ׳ 2018, 15:55, מאת Yaroslav Blanter < >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Is the death of Wikipedia imminent?

2019-01-01 Thread Jonathan Cardy
Yes the greying of the pedia is a real phenomena, and I am sure that an editor survey would confirm that on average we are getting older. You posit two reasons for the community to be in decline, that the easy articles have been written and that it is difficult to edit Wikipedia on a mobile. I

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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update and feedback results from the Wikimedia's chairpersons retreat

2019-01-01 Thread Pine W
Hi Itzik, I understand your good point regarding the difficulty of scheduling due to chairpersons' availability for volunteer activities. Would having online meetings make scheduling be easier? I think that I understand your choice to use an external facilitator. I am willing to support spending

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Annual report 2017 for Denmark

2019-01-01 Thread Karen Mardahl
Here is the annual report for 2017 for Wikimedia Danmark, which was approved at our general meeting in September. https://dk.wikimedia.org/wiki/Annual_report_2017 Regards, Karen Mardahl Vice Chairman ___ Please note: all replies sent to this mailing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Is the death of Wikipedia imminent?

2019-01-01 Thread Yethrosh
I believe much depends on Wikipedia Mobile app. Users are mostly on mobile now and they feel it natural to do any thing from mobile. If only, creating articles and adding citations could be done easily through mobile app, can make a big difference. On Mon, 31 Dec 2018, 2:22 a.m. David Cuenca

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Is the death of Wikipedia imminent?

2019-01-01 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, I spend some time formulating my thoughts on the subject. Arguably I am not a Wikipedian but apart from the necessary changes we must go through, I see a great future for our work. What I have to say is on my blog [1]. The most important change is that we need to become less US-American to be

[Wikimedia-l] IRC with pan-Indian community

2019-01-01 Thread Ananth Subray
Dear All, Wish you a Happy New Year, I am writing this email to inform you that we will be having the Pan-Indian community IRC on 13-01-2019 (@8:00 PM)[1]. The agenda of the meeting will be as follows: - General discussion and recent development related to Wikisource. - TTT-2019 General