Re: [Wikimedia-l] fallout from 2018 Wikimedian of the Year announcement

2019-01-14 Thread Фархад Фаткуллин / Farkhad Fatkullin
Dear colleagues, This is a heads-up on the fact that on Jan.29 I will be speaking in Tatar (with simultaneous interpretation of my words into Russian) at the Republic of Tatarstan Ministry for ICT closing conference for 2018 in front of the President of the Republic, Russia's Federal minister

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Hiding versions because of copyright violation

2019-01-14 Thread Marielle Volz
Are you talking about deleting revisions? There is a global policy on this, found here: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Oversight_policy There are local rules as well, compiled here: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Oversight_policy/Local_policies See also:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Hiding versions because of copyright violation

2019-01-14 Thread effe iets anders
Thanks for those questions. Just as clarification, I'm talking about hiding revisions with the effect that the revisions are greyed out in the history, but that admins can still see their content. But I realize that oversight policies (the effect of oversight is stronger) may be more prominent,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Hiding versions because of copyright violation

2019-01-14 Thread Risker
Hi Lodewijk - I don't think you're mis-translating; I think that there's just a different understanding of the terms between projects. Most other projects didn't get saddled with the extensions that used the actual term "hiding" that English Wikipedia had, so wouldn't have had a reason to use

Re: [Wikimedia-l] fallout from 2018 Wikimedian of the Year announcement

2019-01-14 Thread camelia boban
Wow Farkhad, ideally we will be with you. Camelia On Mon, Jan 14, 2019, 5:10 PM Фархад Фаткуллин / Farkhad Fatkullin < f...@yandex.com wrote: > Dear colleagues, > > This is a heads-up on the fact that on Jan.29 I will be speaking in Tatar > (with simultaneous interpretation of my words into

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Hiding versions because of copyright violation

2019-01-14 Thread Vi to
At it.wiki: *copyvios are hidden as soon as they're caught. Also precautionary hiding is frequently used *gross insults in summaries and revs are hidden in a discretionary way *phone numbers and mild leaks are hidden *profanities are always hidden. Suppression is very rarely used, also because

[Wikimedia-l] Hiding versions because of copyright violation

2019-01-14 Thread effe iets anders
Hi all, This is one of these things that seems particularly hard to find, so I'd like to pick your collective brains on this: What are the various policies across our little universe on using the 'hide version' functionality to hide historical versions of articles? I would especially appreciate

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Hiding versions because of copyright violation

2019-01-14 Thread Alessandro Marchetti via Wikimedia-l
privacy violations is not standard at all. For example some wikis hide personal details that people put on purpose, while other ones see no point since it's their will to show them. Also, even if it is not strictly related to private information, blocking deceased users is not standardized

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Hiding versions because of copyright violation

2019-01-14 Thread Risker
I think one of the issues here is that we are not all using the same terminology. "Hiding", on English Wikipedia, is generally reserved for some weird extensions that had to have special features built in because revision-deletion, deletion, and suppression did not work with them. I think all of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Research Showcase] Wednesday, January 16 at 11:30 AM PST, 19:30 UTC

2019-01-14 Thread Janna Layton
Hello all, Just a reminder about our Research Showcase this Wednesday, and an update that we now have a 2nd presenter: Geography and knowledge. Reviving an old relationship with Wiki AtlasBy *Anastasios Noulas, New York University*Wiki Atlas is an interactive

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A difficult goodbye

2019-01-14 Thread Florence Devouard
Thank you for your work Victoria and all my best wishes of success for Atlas AI. Florence Le 11/01/2019 à 01:29, Victoria Coleman a écrit : Dear all, I have some difficult news to share. A few months ago and completely out of the blue, an opportunity came up for me to exercise the full

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [foundation-optional] A difficult goodbye

2019-01-14 Thread Info WorldUniversity
Thank you for your contributions to Wikimedia and the Wikimedia movement, Victoria, Regards, Scott - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Scott_WorldUnivAndSch On Thu, Jan 10, 2019 at 5:31 PM Traci Sigmon wrote: > That sounds like an incredible opportunity, Victoria. It was great working >