Re: [Wikimedia-l] SEEKING A WIKIPEDIAN IN RESIDENCE! (U.S.)

2020-02-27 Thread Nathan
I won't claim to speak for an entire state, but as a Vermont resident I find I have no objection to this post. ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] SEEKING A WIKIPEDIAN IN RESIDENCE! (U.S.)

2020-02-27 Thread Chris Gates via Wikimedia-l
Hello, Speaking as a person within the great state of Vermont, (not included in the list): This mailing list has a lot of people on it, many of which are not within the United States, if not most. And of those who are in the United States, there’s a large chance that they’re not in one of those

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Treatment of newbies with mild CoI

2020-02-27 Thread Marshall Miller
Thanks for mentioning the WMF Growth team [1], Pine. This is a really interesting thread that has touched on much of what the team has been working on alongside the Czech, Korean, Arabic, and Vietnamese Wikipedia communities (and with the advice of people from many different communities along the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Treatment of newbies with mild CoI

2020-02-27 Thread Martijn Hoekstra
As a quick/rough data point I don't frequently edit wikipedia anymore, and when I do I never log in. About 2/3 edits no further interactions happen. About 10% gets reverted, about 10% of the time I get a warning and the last 10% I get a welcome template. On Thu, Feb 27, 2020, 15:52 Marshall

Re: [Wikimedia-l] SEEKING A WIKIPEDIAN IN RESIDENCE! (U.S.)

2020-02-27 Thread Robert Fernandez
As a long time on and off subscriber to this list for many years, I want to say that I do find posts about jobs like this very useful, unlike posts complaining about capitalization and geography. It is informative and exciting to find out where Wikipedia projects are making in-roads, and what

Re: [Wikimedia-l] SEEKING A WIKIPEDIAN IN RESIDENCE! (U.S.)

2020-02-27 Thread Todd Allen
I don't think the posting itself is inappropriate. It's Wikimedia-related business, and that, broadly, is what this list is for. Still, the use of ALL CAPS for a subject which will only be of relevance to a small fraction of readers is indeed a bit much. (And that's true even beyond geography; I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] SEEKING A WIKIPEDIAN IN RESIDENCE! (U.S.)

2020-02-27 Thread Gnangarra
I also find it good to hear about these opportunities, I work with students doing both under graduate and post graduate studies these emails enable me to show to them that there are future opportunities and value in working with Wikimedia projects. Even though the scope is small and appears