Re: [Wikimedia-l] Ombuds Commission - minor request for consistency in the name

2020-06-18 Thread Pete Forsyth
This is certainly a reasonable request, Fae, and I support it; there's no reason not to forge ahead with this request. However, for the benefit of anybody on this list who's not familiar, and just to ensure that this point is in the record: there's a more complex problem with the name of the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Ombuds Commission - minor request for consistency in the name

2020-06-18 Thread
Thanks for taking this forward James. It's reassuring to find out that at least the WMF board might take this suggestion of a style preference for gender-neutral language seriously. Fae On Thu, 18 Jun 2020 at 01:19, James Heilman wrote: > > Sounds perfectly reasonable in my opinion. Have

[Wikimedia-l] Announcing WikiBizi Basque Country, a summer proposal for COVID-19 times

2020-06-18 Thread Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga
Basque Wikimedians User Group (BWUG) is proud to announce the creation of WikiBizi1, a project created as a summer proposal for COVID-19 times. It will gather an open travel guide of the Basque Country, three photo-contests superseding our current WikiLoves__ contests and GLAM

[Wikimedia-l] Affiliations Committee elections announcement June 2020

2020-06-18 Thread Rosie Stephenson-Goodknight
Hi everyone, This is a friendly reminder that the Affiliations Committee (AffCom) – the committee responsible for guiding volunteers in establishing and sustaining Wikimedia chapters, thematic organizations, and user groups – is seeking new members! The deadline to post your application on the