Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Foundation-l] Volunteers Wanted: Funds Dissemination Process Advisory Group

2012-04-10 Thread Andrew Gray
the Executive Director to pick six people and have the first meeting in May, there would have been an immense outcry that we *weren't* taking the opportunity to think it through, that it was a power grab, etc etc etc... -- - Andrew Gray   andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Watchlist email notifications enabled on all wikis

2012-04-27 Thread Andrew Gray
of the system and inviting them to turn it on if desired, with an explicit statement that unless they do, there won't be any further emails? -- - Andrew Gray   andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

[Wikimedia-l] Study: Nobody cares about your copyright

2012-05-28 Thread Andrew Gray
cases - do what you like, just credit me and all rights utterly reserved until 2025 will be under the same umbrella. - Andrew. -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Any studies on economic impact of community-produced open data?

2012-06-04 Thread Andrew Gray
, comparable to English. I don't know if anyone has graphed this, but I'd like to see the results :-) -- - Andrew Gray   andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman

Re: [Wikimedia-l] speedydeletion.wika.com lauched

2012-06-11 Thread Andrew Gray
contact address to have material removed if needed - it'll save everyone involved lot of stress in future! -- - Andrew Gray   andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Who invoked principle of least surprise for the image filter?

2012-06-14 Thread Andrew Gray
around this problem of not relying on the community's own judgement in all edge cases; I'm not sure it's the best one, but I'm not sure leaving it out is any better. -- - Andrew Gray   andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Who invoked principle of least surprise for the image filter?

2012-06-17 Thread Andrew Gray
meaningfully variant derivatives of Wikipedia, which is a demoralising thought..) -- - Andrew Gray   andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Who invoked principle of least surprise for the image filter?

2012-06-17 Thread Andrew Gray
On 17 June 2012 14:53, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: On 17 June 2012 14:50, Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk wrote: In short: the almost complete absence of anyone doing *anything* clever in terms of reusing and repurposing our content strongly suggests that there are practical

[Wikimedia-l] GLAM-WIKI 2012 - registration now open!

2012-06-22 Thread Andrew Gray
, and the call for papers, are at http://uk.wikimedia.org/wiki/GLAM-WIKI_2012 If you have any questions, please contact g...@wikimedia.org.uk -- - Andrew Gray   andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] photography restrictions at the Olympics

2012-07-24 Thread Andrew Gray
be worth a try. Wikimedia Australia have two accredited reporters for the Paralympics, but this explicitly does not provide for freely licensed photography: http://en.wikinews.org/wiki/Wikinews:Paralympic_Games -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Travel Guide RFC closing in 3,2,...

2012-08-23 Thread Andrew Gray
opposing the split, attempts to canvass WT editors to contribute to the RFC resulting in blocking and desysopping... all very messy. WikiVoyage seems to have started preparing for a migration (though this may only be an intermediate step) - http://www.wikivoyage.org/general/Migration_FAQ -- - Andrew

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Call for volunteers: 2012-2013 Audit Committee

2012-09-08 Thread Andrew Gray
of the FDC's creation. I have no idea, but I do know things have jumped around a bit since this time last year :-) -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Mobile site banner to promote the WLM App

2012-09-14 Thread Andrew Gray
I was surprised to see this appear earlier today! It'll be interesting to see the results... Are there any plans to put a banner in the Android app as well as the mobile site? A large number of users have switched, so the mobile site will only get a portion of the Android traffic. Andrew. On 14

[Wikimedia-l] commons promotion

2012-09-18 Thread Andrew Gray
dislike of it and partly due to technical problems. I believe a number of those technical issues have since been resolved, so it might be worth thinking about trialling it again on a small scale... -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk javascript:; -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] commons promotion

2012-09-19 Thread Andrew Gray
September 2012 14:00, Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.ukjavascript:; wrote: On 13 September 2012 12:10, Yaroslav M. Blanter pute...@mccme.ru javascript:;javascript:; wrote: Btw it occurred to me that we never (to the best of my knowledge) tun a Wikipedia banner asking to donate

[Wikimedia-l] the hidden toolbox

2012-09-19 Thread Andrew Gray
things are - but it's a pretty daunting thing to start with. I don't know if a collapsed toolbox is the best way to do it (perhaps a top drop-down, like the gadgets option, would be better) but it's an attempt at solving the overload problem. -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] the hidden toolbox

2012-09-19 Thread Andrew Gray
readers to editors, after all. - d. ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org javascript:; Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Please can someone put 50p in the meter

2012-10-13 Thread Andrew Gray
I evade account creation by always making them log in first... Periodically, with a roomful of users, we'll get told that an edit has been throttled; no further details, I think. It seems to happen with one or at most two editors at a time out of a dozen, but it can happen to different people

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Throttling (was: Re: Please can someone put 50p in the meter)

2012-10-14 Thread Andrew Gray
the edit throttle, though? That one's the killer, and it's not really possible to workaround. -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Throttling (was: Re: Please can someone put 50p in the meter)

2012-10-14 Thread Andrew Gray
networks, however, and I can't imagine there's a vast flood of active editing coming from them at the same time as the workshop... Is it possible to see where this is configured? -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] fundraising status?

2012-12-27 Thread Andrew Gray
, but any interpretation of the numbers should probably be treated very cautiously. -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF HR and leadership questions

2012-12-28 Thread Andrew Gray
Sep, 3 Aug, 1 July, 4 Jun, 1 May, 2 Apr, 3 Feb, 1 Jan - twenty-one departures in a year, including fixed-term contractors (who probably shouldn't be counted in turnover discussions) Whether that result is still too high or not I leave as an exercise for the reader! -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g

[Wikimedia-l] A related project's perspective on WMF

2013-01-09 Thread Andrew Gray
be a model for similar organisations like OSM, eg/ http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/talk/2013-January/065648.html http://osm.gryph.de/2012/04/learn-from-wikipedia/ Quite an interesting perspective! -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Lsjbot has now started to generate 1-1, 5 M articles of species on sv:wp

2013-01-12 Thread Andrew Gray
per day, but at a more realistic speed, the full project will take the rest of 2013 to complete. Wow! Very interested to see you got community support for this - normally it's sharply the other way around. -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia, top Internet brand in Germany

2013-01-17 Thread Andrew Gray
-yougov-topperformer-brandindex-2012/ -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] OTRS summaries and statistics report, 2012

2013-01-23 Thread Andrew Gray
Bear in mind that this year's figures will be skewed by the absolutely enormous SOPA response - I don't have the final numbers to hand, but I know that at one point that morning OTRS was fielding an email every minute or two about it. It's not clear from the report if these are seperated out or if

[Wikimedia-l] Interesting research?

2013-02-18 Thread Andrew Gray
research about/with WP and other WM projects, and I'm curious to know what people think would be most interesting as examples. I've a few, but the things I find interesting are often unusual :-) Suggestions appreciated! Thanks, -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Interesting research?

2013-02-19 Thread Andrew Gray
Delightfully, it turns out that someone had done exactly this months ago, and is now running a contest to pick the best: https://blog.wikimedia.org/2013/02/19/vote-most-exciting-research-about-wikipedia/ Thanks for the other suggestions, - Andrew. On 18 February 2013 15:10, Andrew Gray

[Wikimedia-l] Longest living hoax?

2013-03-05 Thread Andrew Gray
plausibly demonstrate that a contemporary band or ongoing war does not exist without too much trouble; if you draw a blank on a Renaissance painter, you're more likely to assume the digital resources are lacking. -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk javascript:; -- - Andrew Gray

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Mid-Year Financial Statements

2013-03-12 Thread Andrew Gray
On 12 March 2013 13:03, Mathieu Stumpf psychosl...@culture-libre.org wrote: Where are job offers so we can apply? http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Job_openings -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia (Foundation) endowment

2013-03-14 Thread Andrew Gray
SJ: definite yes Kat: defer decision, but worth considering Ting: ambivalent So there's a start ;-) -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org

[Wikimedia-l] GLAM-Wiki 2013 - one month to go!

2013-03-14 Thread Andrew Gray
to seeing some of you there, and please do circulate this to anyone who might be interested! -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The value of Wikipedia for the economy

2013-04-08 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Lack of community involvement in WMF budget planning

2013-04-09 Thread Andrew Gray
/Proposals/2012-2013_round1/Wikimedia_Foundation/Proposal_form (Please feel free to correct me if I've got this wrong!) -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [Wikitech-ambassadors] Deploying alpha of VisualEditor to non-English Wikipedias

2013-04-22 Thread Andrew Gray
Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The case for supporting open source machine translation

2013-04-24 Thread Andrew Gray
in: Laos, Vietnam]. It [grows to: 20 cm]. (pictures) Wikidata Phase 4, perhaps :-) -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Single User Login finalisation: some accounts will be renamed

2013-04-30 Thread Andrew Gray
was wondering if this would ever finally happen! One ide-effect of centralised renaming: a lot less work for individual projects and a lot less confusion over where and how names can be used/usurped, in which order, etc... -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk

[Wikimedia-l] UK.Gov passes Instagram Act

2013-05-03 Thread Andrew Gray
we can say - look, the sky didn't fall, the principle is now accepted, how about we refine the process? -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk javascript:; -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to WMF May 2013 Metrics and Activities Meeting: Thursday, June 6, 18:00 UTC

2013-06-06 Thread Andrew Gray
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[Wikimedia-l] Picturing Canada: historic Canadian photography now on Commons

2013-07-01 Thread Andrew Gray
for American Studies for funding this, and to Phil Hatfield at the British Library for championing the collection! Andrew. -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Picturing Canada: historic Canadian photography now on Commons

2013-07-06 Thread Andrew Gray
on all uploads. The relative rarity of problematic captions meant that I thought a more explicit disclaimer was probably overkill, compared to (say) the Bundesarchiv caveats. -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] a compromise proposal for visual editor dogfooding

2013-08-03 Thread Andrew Gray
environment. Where people aren't going to consult help pages (say, the login page) it's much simpler. -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman

Re: [Wikimedia-l] a compromise proposal for visual editor dogfooding

2013-08-03 Thread Andrew Gray
at the top about VE I wonder sometimes if maintaining help/documentation pages would be a sensible thing for WMF to have a (part?) time staffer working on, but I guess this gets into the muddy area of paying people for volunteer tasks -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] a compromise proposal for visual editor dogfooding

2013-08-03 Thread Andrew Gray
On 3 August 2013 18:50, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: On 3 August 2013 18:46, Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk wrote: I wonder sometimes if maintaining help/documentation pages would be a sensible thing for WMF to have a (part?) time staffer working on, but I guess this gets

[Wikimedia-l] Visual Editor temporary opt-out

2013-08-06 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia blog moving to WordPress.com

2013-09-05 Thread Andrew Gray
@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia blog moving to WordPress.com

2013-09-08 Thread Andrew Gray
Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Radiological images

2013-09-17 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Radiological images

2013-09-17 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Education] How to force to enable Visual Editor

2013-10-15 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Education] How to force to enable Visual Editor

2013-10-16 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright infringement - The real elephant in the room

2013-11-19 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Monobook was optimised for editors, Vector is more balanced between readers and edtors

2013-11-24 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising mysteries

2013-11-25 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising mysteries

2013-11-29 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Commons-l] The British Library releases 1 million images

2013-12-15 Thread Andrew Gray
of Andrew Gray, why Flickr was preferred instead of Commons. http://www.generalist.org.uk/blog/2013/mechanical-curator-on-commons/ 2013/12/15 Jens Best jens.b...@wikimedia.de Thanks for the news. A question comes to my mind when I read this article: Why did the British Library use Flickr

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Commons-l] The British Library releases 1 million images

2013-12-16 Thread Andrew Gray
Remember that while US caselaw is clear on this point, it is less clear-cut elsewhere. We at WM tend to take a clear line that 2D reproductions are ineligible, but it's not a guaranteed absolute truth, particularly in the UK! We can predict how a court might rule... but they haven't yet, and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The British Library releases 1 million images

2013-12-19 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimania 2014 scholarship now accepting application

2014-01-08 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paid editing v. paid advocacy (editing)

2014-01-12 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanking anonymous users

2014-01-13 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] RfC: Should we support MP4 Video on our sites?

2014-01-16 Thread Andrew Gray
quo, we'll have a firm basis for that in future rather than a sort of decision-by-inertia. -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman

Re: [Wikimedia-l] RfC: Should we support MP4 Video on our sites?

2014-01-16 Thread Andrew Gray
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[Wikimedia-l] My choice for ED

2014-02-03 Thread Andrew Gray
?subject=unsubscribe ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikhttps://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] draft revised volunteer community survey

2014-03-17 Thread Andrew Gray
and redirect all their funds to researching asteroid deflection... -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Our next strategy plan-Paid editing

2014-03-26 Thread Andrew Gray
___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Mobile Operator IP Drift Tracking and Remediation

2014-04-16 Thread Andrew Gray
Hi Adam, One thought: you don't really need the date/time data at any detailed resolution, do you? If what you're wanting it for is to track major changes (last month it all switched to this IP) and to purge old data (delete anything older than 10 March), you could simply log day rather than

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sponsorship/donations to other organizations

2014-04-17 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Israel been accepted to the Google Grants program

2014-05-05 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Metrics - accuracy of Wikipedia articles

2014-05-08 Thread Andrew Gray
*, but of course you would still have the fundamental issue that you're essentially reviewing a selected portion of the project. -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Affiliation in username

2014-05-10 Thread Andrew Gray
to User:Jane_Smith_(Megacorp) then back to User:Jane_Smith, in order to accomodate changes over time. Of course, this would have other side-effects - the rename-to-vanish or rename-for-privacy method we currently use would be impossible, for one thing... Andrew. -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons' frontpage probably shouldn't prominently feature a decontextualised stack of corpses.

2014-05-13 Thread Andrew Gray
. * today's surprising fact: a particularly odd contributor tried to argue for this, at great length, in ~2005. I forget which article on enwiki it was. -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Request for comments: How to deal with open datasets?

2014-05-15 Thread Andrew Gray
. I've seen vague it's data, it'll go on Wikidata a few times, which is a bit like saying it's text, it'll go on Wikipedia ;-) Andrew. -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Non-renewal of Wikimedia UK fundraiser agreement

2014-05-21 Thread Andrew Gray
as a whole had a lot less money in 2005 and we were all somewhat unclear on what a chapter could actually do ;-) So it seems a little weird, to me, to create a second charity to do the job that the first one was created for... -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] MET allows free image download for 390, 000+ works already in the pubic domain

2014-05-22 Thread Andrew Gray
circumstances). Direct reuse doesn't enter into it. Open access is a very multifaceted term. :-) -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Child Protection Policy

2014-05-23 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] On relationship gossip and appropriate conversation

2014-06-15 Thread Andrew Gray
, is generating fruitless discussions. Agree entirely with this. Not really sure what the original post was intended to achieve, but it doesn't seem to be doing it... -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The tragedy of Commons

2014-06-17 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Spam] Re: 24 TB for User:Dispenser on Tool Labs please

2014-07-03 Thread Andrew Gray
following this case, but I would think saying let's figure out what you want to do before we spend a thousand dollars on it would be an eminently reasonable position for Marc to take. -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 24 TB for User:Dispenser on Tool Labs please

2014-07-04 Thread Andrew Gray
bringing some minor objections to your attention. Andrew. -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Number of volunteers. (Was: How many volunteers (not editors) ...?)

2014-07-04 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community RfCs about MediaViewer

2014-07-14 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Bitcoin now accepted, but there are privacy concerns

2014-07-30 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] slow death of anyone can edit concept (was: let's elect people to serve on the wikimedia engineering community team! (brainstorming))

2014-08-09 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] To Flow or not to Flow

2014-09-10 Thread Andrew Gray
needed; Pine notes this below) The more nebulous one that has great promise is using Flow for workflows/processes (which falls out naturally from the integration of discussions) - this is what Erik describes below as tags, though I think that terminology is new to me. -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wiki Project Med

2014-11-13 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] edited mercilessly

2014-12-03 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Spam] Re: Fwd: Our final email

2014-12-19 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Become a Digital object identifier (DOI) registarnt

2014-12-31 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Spam] Re: Become a Digital object identifier (DOI) registarnt

2015-01-23 Thread Andrew Gray
transclusions then :-) Andrew. On 23 January 2015 at 16:09, Petr Kadlec petr.kad...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 1:35 PM, Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk wrote: The oldid. At the moment, I trust our long-term viability more than a 2014 web-archiving startup, even one

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Spam] Re: Become a Digital object identifier (DOI) registarnt

2015-01-21 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] A Listen Button

2015-01-25 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2015 Strategy/Community consultation on the Wikipedia for children idea

2015-03-19 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] New financing model for editations

2015-03-19 Thread Andrew Gray
- but the cost of running editathons is, in my experience, not high. There are probably easier savings to be made by WMF. -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists

Re: [Wikimedia-l] UTC in politics, editors threaten, or how rev history made the news

2015-03-02 Thread Andrew Gray
for someone to not notice a general message, especially if they're looking at more than the first two entries in the history. If we want to be clever, we could always get JS trickery to display something like xx.xx UTC ($localtimezone +5.00) rather than just xx.xx UTC. Andrew. -- - Andrew Gray

Re: [Wikimedia-l] UTC in politics, editors threaten, or how rev history made the news

2015-03-02 Thread Andrew Gray
the way history timestamps are displayed, eg by adding 'UTC', we should be consistent and apply the same approach to the old revisions view of a page, and the This page was last modified on... footer. Signatures have (UTC) by default, so that's solved, at least. Andrew. -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Spam] Re: While Election committee counts the votes...

2015-06-03 Thread Andrew Gray
was public information? It certainly was in 2013; digging through old emails turns up a link to https://vote.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:SecurePoll/list/290 which seems to be the voter list from that election. Andrew. -- - Andrew Gray andrew.g...@dunelm.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] CAPTCHA issues discouraging new editors

2015-06-19 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] What's cool?

2015-06-17 Thread Andrew Gray
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wiki Loves Monuments] Wiki Loves Monuments in Italy largely blocked by WMF fundraising

2015-08-19 Thread Andrew Gray
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