Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia-blog] [Wikimedia Announcements] Joint statement from Wikimedia Foundation and Wikimedia UK

2012-09-28 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 28 September 2012 23:00, Michael Peel michael.p...@wikimedia.org.uk wrote: Please note that I have been requesting an urgent correction to this statement since 21:17 today (it is now 23:00), without receiving any response from the WMF. Correcting what, exactly? -- Andy Mabbett

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Serbia office

2012-11-20 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 20 November 2012 22:09, Filip Maljkovic dungod...@gmail.com wrote: I'm writing to inform you that Wikimedia Serbia has opened an office in Belgrade Congratulations! Our employee is Mile Kiš, our General Secretary You're in safe hands, then. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraiser causing confusion

2012-11-28 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 28 November 2012 14:27, Philippe Beaudette phili...@wikimedia.org wrote: I'm pretty sure we have an OTRS template about it. :) I haven't been able to find one in English, that responds to the question above. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraiser causing confusion

2012-11-28 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 28 November 2012 15:58, Victor Grigas vgri...@wikimedia.org wrote: Ps Andy, you are in it :) ... briefly. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recent Research report: collaboration between editors of different political affiliations, predicting box office revenue, the Essjay controversy, and more

2012-11-28 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 28 November 2012 19:50, ENWP Pine deyntest...@hotmail.com wrote: Based on an analysis of a sample of 1390 editors with known political affiliation – either US Democrat or Republican... I detect a systematic bias... -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Wikimedia/mapping event in Europe early next year?

2012-12-02 Thread Andy Mabbett
I would suggest piggy-backing this on OSM's annual State of the Map' event. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk On Nov 28, 2012 2:49 AM, Erik Moeller e...@wikimedia.org wrote: -- Forwarded message -- From: Erik Moeller e...@wikimedia.org Date: Tue, Nov

[Wikimedia-l] Guidance for article tranlators

2012-12-10 Thread Andy Mabbett
for that purpose. The English guidance for people translating from other language Wikipedias /into/ English is at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Translation. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] And you thought the Amazon Wikipedia books were bad

2012-12-18 Thread Andy Mabbett
. - d. ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] compromise?

2013-01-05 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Jan 5, 2013 7:51 PM, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: Anyone in IT knows that there's such a thing as charity scale, where you get paid less because you're working for a nonprofit in exchange for less stress and/or doing actual good in the world.` Less stress? Wikipedia? -- Andy

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Aaron Swartz is dead

2013-01-12 Thread Andy Mabbett
I started something on [[WP:RIP]]. On Jan 13, 2013 12:45 AM, Jay Walsh jwa...@wikimedia.org wrote: Official statement from the family: http://soupsoup.tumblr.com/**post/40373383323/official-** statement-from-the-family-and-**partner-of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Aaron Swartz is dead

2013-01-13 Thread Andy Mabbett
Splendidly done. I'm mobile all day; could someone add a link to that, from the relevant section of [[WP: RIP]], please? On Jan 13, 2013 6:45 AM, Tilman Bayer tba...@wikimedia.org wrote: The blog post it out now: https://blog.wikimedia.org/2013/01/12/remembering-aaron-swartz-1986-2013/ On

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

2013-01-14 Thread Andy Mabbett
, with essentially complete coverage of all fungi and birds. For bird species, you may wish to replicate and deploy this en.Wikipedia template: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:Xeno-canto_species -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikivoyage launch: why no blog post or press release?

2013-01-15 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 15 January 2013 21:15, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: There's a timezone other than UTC? Only in summer. HTH. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [Wikimedia Announcements] WMIT bulletin no. 44: January 23, 2013

2013-01-25 Thread Andy Mabbett
/Template_talk:Wikipedia_languages#Million_plus (needs an admin *hint*) and other-language Wikipedias. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

[Wikimedia-l] Voice Intro Project

2013-02-08 Thread Andy Mabbett
in French - but we need many more. Do you know anyone who has an article about them? Do you know of tools that would simplify the process of making ogg files, open licensing them, and uploading them to Commons? How can we include more speakers of other languages? -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Voice Intro Project

2013-02-08 Thread Andy Mabbett
it (or whatever) to your computer, and then figure out how to make it into an open license. People could use AudioBoo, for example, if it had a Flickr-like way for uploaders to open-license a recoding. I'ive reached out to them suggesting that, with no luck yet. I'm also looking at http://croak.it/. Andy

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Voice Intro Project

2013-02-08 Thread Andy Mabbett
are explained in the blog post to which I linked If you don't want to do it, then of course, don't. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Voice Intro Project

2013-02-08 Thread Andy Mabbett
sat down and done it yet. And I hate my recorded voice. O_o Who doesn't ;-) I'm sure your recording will be worth waiting for. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk Yes; I agve taht on my to-do list. ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Interesting research?

2013-02-18 Thread Andy Mabbett
@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Longest living hoax?

2013-03-05 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 5 March 2013 17:21, Nathan nawr...@gmail.com wrote: I can't see the deleted article, but I bet it was basically orphaned What were its page view stats? (I'm mobile. So can't easily check) -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WikiVoyage Association as a thematic organization

2013-03-10 Thread Andy Mabbett
). -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Tweet this page from some or all sites???

2013-04-19 Thread Andy Mabbett
social media sharing buttons; it increases the posting of links to their content. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Tweet this page from some or all sites???

2013-04-19 Thread Andy Mabbett
/should not/ -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Go away, community (from WMF wiki at least)

2013-05-11 Thread Andy Mabbett
that they have a talk page message, and then to reject the overwhelming consensus (to return the familiar orange bar, at least while other options are discussed) of that consultation. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Go away, community (from WMF wiki at least)

2013-05-11 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 11 May 2013 15:36, MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com wrote: Yeah, I think you're right. It seems to be part of a larger pattern. + Withdrawal of the ability to use WMF logos/ wordmarks in community projects, such as QRpedia. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Go away, community (from WMF wiki at least)

2013-05-13 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 13 May 2013 18:01, Oliver Keyes oke...@wikimedia.org wrote: .You bring up Echo; yes, we didn't bring the Orange Bar back. But we spent a lot of cycles coming up with alternatives, running them past people, with many editors and many staffers actively engaged in the process. We had

Re: [Wikimedia-l] All the lakes in Sweden

2013-05-16 Thread Andy Mabbett
to register and track all data of lakes in all Europe. The articles are generated by AWB and with some manual effort to take care of text in existing articles and a major effort taking care of all with the same name (Little lake, Black lake etc) Are these all on OpenStreetMap, too? -- Andy Mabbett

Re: [Wikimedia-l] making tech journalism easier to read

2013-05-23 Thread Andy Mabbett
Yes, use the ABBR tag in HTML. (Apologies for top-posting, on mobile at airport) On May 22, 2013 8:07 AM, Lodewijk lodew...@effeietsanders.org wrote: I think what is even more helpful to people, is to avoid abbreviations as much as possible, or explain them. For example: * Up-Goer 5 (but

Re: [Wikimedia-l] PRISM

2013-06-11 Thread Andy Mabbett
We'd should ask the NSA if they'd like a Wikipedian-in-Residence. Think of the citations we could add to BLPs! On Jun 10, 2013 2:17 AM, Liam Wyatt liamwy...@gmail.com wrote: This is a simple question with a potentially very complicated answer. What, if any, are the implications of the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] PRISM

2013-06-14 Thread Andy Mabbett
PRISM From @ShammaBoyarin on Twitter: Its not as if the NSA were mass downloading articles from JSTOR. ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wiki-research-l] Research:Anatomy of English Wikipedia Did You Know traffic

2013-08-04 Thread Andy Mabbett
not in the research mailing list] -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The failure of Google, looking for open source alternatives

2013-08-25 Thread Andy Mabbett
of geocoded articles, after all) and pass them to Google., or indeed another KML-compatible service. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] State of the Map 2013 - OSM conference in Birmingham, England.

2013-08-28 Thread Andy Mabbett
will know about Wikipedia WMF, but probably not the chapter). -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] State of the Map 2013 - OSM conference in Birmingham, England.

2013-08-28 Thread Andy Mabbett
300, please, if not too late - just seen the latest booking stats ;-) -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk On Aug 28, 2013 12:29 PM, Richard Symonds richard.symo...@wikimedia.org.uk wrote: I will get some in the post to you today Andy. Richard Symonds Wikimedia UK

Re: [Wikimedia-l] State of the Map 2013 - OSM conference in Birmingham, England.

2013-08-30 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 30 August 2013 12:48, Richard Nevell richard.nev...@wikimedia.org.uk wrote: Andy, about 230 flyers are in the post and on their way to you. Thank you. The organisers have kindly agreed to include them in the delegate packs (which I'll be stuffing on Thursday). -- Andy Mabbett

[Wikimedia-l] Watching a catageory

2013-09-17 Thread Andy Mabbett
If I watch a category in Wikipedia or anther project, I'm notified when the category page changes, but not when an item is added to or removed from a category. Is there a tool which performs this function? -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Watching a catageory

2013-09-17 Thread Andy Mabbett
it. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ 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

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [WikiEN-l] access to journals

2013-09-24 Thread Andy Mabbett
* Oxford Dictionary of National Biography * Oxford English Dictionary * Oxford Reference Online * Times Digital Archive - complete from 1785 - 1985 and more besides. But not JSTOR. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk

[Wikimedia-l] A five-minute task new volunteers can do

2013-12-03 Thread Andy Mabbett
, especially outside the existing Wikimedia community -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Resolution: Media about living people

2013-12-11 Thread Andy Mabbett
carried out with the community, before making this change. I seem to have missed it. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Resolution: Media about living people

2013-12-12 Thread Andy Mabbett
to have missed the response, also. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Resolution: Media about living people

2013-12-14 Thread Andy Mabbett
and branding), we wont know the views of the community at large, rather than those who have an axe to grind. We won't know, for instance, whether the amendment goes too far, or not far enough, in reflecting the communities wishes. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Resolution: Media about living people

2013-12-14 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 14 December 2013 15:55, MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com wrote: Andy Mabbett wrote: until a widely-advertised consultation is held (advertised in the manner of the recent discussion on logos and branding), we wont know the views of the community at large, rather than those who have an axe

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

2013-12-15 Thread Andy Mabbett
: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:British_Library/Mechanical_Curator_collection -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

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

2013-12-15 Thread Andy Mabbett
would have liked the opportunity to debate whether to accept it. I hope that the next tome such an release is being considered, we will be in a better position to facilitate the former. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Qrpedia domain transfer

2013-12-20 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 20 December 2013 18:45, Nathan nawr...@gmail.com wrote: 2) Who are the officers / trustees of Cultural Outreach Ltd and how are they chosen? See https://wikimedia.org.uk/wiki/Cultural_Outreach_Limited -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk

[Wikimedia-l] (no subject)

2013-12-20 Thread Andy Mabbett
Here's an interesting article: Rapunzel and the Ivory Tower: How Open Access Will Save the Humanities (from Themselves) http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/1302.2013.865977 in which Wikipedia is discussed. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Qrpedia domain transfer

2013-12-21 Thread Andy Mabbett
to maintain a non trading status for Cultural Outreach which keeps legal fees to a minimum. QRpedia is and will remain free for use by anyone, without any need for an agreement or approval from WMUK. Michael On 21 Dec 2013, at 14:25, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: On 21

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Porn blocking in the UK: en:wp blocks on O2

2013-12-22 Thread Andy Mabbett
) to protest. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ 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

[Wikimedia-l] Speakerthon update

2014-01-18 Thread Andy Mabbett
, with many more uploaded and awaiting templating: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:BBC_voice_samples Volunteers are beavering away, finding more sound clips to upload. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Speakerthon update

2014-01-18 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 18 January 2014 11:29, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: The Speakerthon event is in progress at New Broadcasting House in London Everything is gong well. If people want to help from home (or the pub), then the files in: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki

[Wikimedia-l] Audio and video help for mobile users

2014-01-22 Thread Andy Mabbett
material under open licence, for the first time. Assisting mobile users to play our media more easily will lend weight to future requests to them and other archive holders, to release audio-visual resources under open licences. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Reasonator use in Wikipedias

2014-01-23 Thread Andy Mabbett
, we could pilot it for one type of subject (say, buildings, or people, or even a subset of one of those) in one or two languages. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Reasonator use in Wikipedias

2014-01-23 Thread Andy Mabbett
on one very narrow subject, and its single corresponding infobox, as a pilot? -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Generated texts

2014-02-07 Thread Andy Mabbett
Your link has gone very wrong. I would wait the suggested half hour before telling you this, but by then I hope to be asleep. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk On Feb 7, 2014 4:42 PM, Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijs...@gmail.com wrote: Hoi, We have often had discussions

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] (press release) Frank Schulenburg named executive director of new Wiki Education Foundation

2014-02-12 Thread Andy Mabbett
North America Foundation,, or suchlike? -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] (press release) Frank Schulenburg named executive director of new Wiki Education Foundation

2014-02-13 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 13 February 2014 06:30, Jan-Bart de Vreede jdevre...@wikimedia.org wrote: Rather than just answer your concerns But you haven't done. Will anyone? -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] I'm back

2014-04-17 Thread Andy Mabbett
, which hit me quite hard. Hope all is well with you now. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] I'm back

2014-04-18 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 18 April 2014 14:20, Milos Rancic mill...@gmail.com wrote: Rakija is the right Serbian product. Do you remember drinking it in Pristina? Or not? :P Unfortunately, I remember both drinking the lovely Rakija, and the morning after... -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http

[Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia and Universities

2014-05-06 Thread Andy Mabbett
/jimmy_wales/status/460711968698281984 While it's nice go see GLAM recognised (the A stands for Archives, BTW), that's a bit of a slap to our colleagues who work on education projects. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How to Criticize with Kindness

2014-05-15 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 14 May 2014 14:26, Everton Zanella Alvarenga everton.alvare...@okfn.org wrote: How to compose a successful critical commentary [...] That strikes me as very long winded, and so not conducive to a succinct email exchange. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How to Criticize with Kindness

2014-05-15 Thread Andy Mabbett
this style isn't a good idea. I should try to keep that in mind more often. Thanks for the demonstration. That said Sorry, tl;dr ;-) -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Chair of the Supervisory Board – the 14th WMDE General Assembly in retrospect

2014-05-27 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 26 May 2014 13:38, Tim Moritz Hector tim-moritz.hec...@wikimedia.de wrote: The wording regarding the quorum to hold an exceptional general assembly has been changed from “members” to “active members”. How is active members defined? -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The Signpost is (sort of) published

2014-06-01 Thread Andy Mabbett
publication but there are still parts that I can't work out. Why does such as an important service have a critical single point of failure? What changes will be made, as a result of the lessons learned from this? -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The Signpost is (sort of) published

2014-06-01 Thread Andy Mabbett
enabled location, before giving into the broader questions. I didn't set a deadline for a reply to my question. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The Signpost is (sort of) published

2014-06-02 Thread Andy Mabbett
. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] VisualEditor on English Wikipedia

2014-06-03 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 3 June 2014 08:02, ENWP Pine deyntest...@hotmail.com wrote: I have started to draft an RfC about re-enabling VE on English Wikipedia URL? -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Stop the New Privacy Policy until Lila is Thoroughly Briefed on It, Countdown 14 Hours

2014-06-06 Thread Andy Mabbett
addressed, and with all due respect to Lila, her arrival has no bearing on this. She's the CEO, and a change of CEO does not invalidate the WMF or community processes used, nor decisions reached, under her predecessor. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk

[Wikimedia-l] Wikipedian in Residence at ORCID

2014-06-10 Thread Andy Mabbett
%80%99s-wikipedian-residence -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedian in Residence at ORCID

2014-06-12 Thread Andy Mabbett
, Jun 10, 2014 at 10:29 AM, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: As of today, I am Wikipedian in Residence [1] at ORCID [2]. The role is described in [3]. Please let me know if I can assist you, in that capacity. [1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedian in Residence at ORCID

2014-06-12 Thread Andy Mabbett
So, who can do that? Or how can I (a non-coder)? We don't seem to have a Wikidata equivalent of en.WP:BOTREQ, unless I've missed it. On 12 June 2014 13:50, Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijs...@gmail.com wrote: Hoi Dead easy GerardM Op 12 jun. 2014 13:17 schreef Andy Mabbett

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedian in Residence at ORCID

2014-06-12 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 10 June 2014 18:29, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: ORCID I've just found - and fixed - en.WP articles ([1], [2]) with ISNI's enetred as ORCIDs (or twice, as each). Can we test for and fix this? We should also apply that test in Wikidata. [1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-25 Thread Andy Mabbett
as a surprise. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-25 Thread Andy Mabbett
! Dan On 25 June 2014 15:14, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: On 25 June 2014 20:18, Miguel García miguelgar...@wikimedia.org.es wrote: I will miss the amazing feature that allowed finding close articles by location. Any plans for restore this feature? I came here

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-25 Thread Andy Mabbett
I've just made my first edit. Unless I missed something, there was no way to enter an edit summary. This is troubling in itself, but it is also at odds with the WMF's new terms of use, which require disclosure of paid edits, and suggest that that can be made in edit summaries (among other

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-25 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Jun 25, 2014 7:28 PM, Dan Garry dga...@wikimedia.org wrote: If you love Wikipedia and have an Android phone, you’re in for a treat! Sections are no longer collapsed on opening a page. This makes it harder to reach the latter sections of long articles, and presents the reader with a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-25 Thread Andy Mabbett
Apologies; my can this be configurable question was in reply to the point on browsing history. On Jun 26, 2014 2:19 AM, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: On Jun 25, 2014 7:28 PM, Dan Garry dga...@wikimedia.org wrote: If you love Wikipedia and have an Android phone, you’re

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-25 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Jun 26, 2014 2:16 AM, Sage Ross ragesoss+wikipe...@gmail.com wrote: On Jun 25, 2014 9:12 PM, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: I've just made my first edit. Unless I missed something, there was no way to enter an edit summary. You can enter an edit summary. Either choose

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-26 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 26 June 2014 03:18, Brion Vibber bvib...@wikimedia.org wrote: On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 6:57 PM, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: On Jun 26, 2014 2:16 AM, Sage Ross ragesoss+wikipe...@gmail.com wrote: You can enter an edit summary. Either choose one of the predefined options

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Revamped Wikipedia app for Android now live!

2014-06-26 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 26 June 2014 12:02, Jan Ainali jan.ain...@wikimedia.se wrote: I'm using the native browser on an Android 2.3.5 device. Then you are not using the app that this thread is talking about? Doh! Sorry, I'm using *the app* under Android 2.3.5. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediach-l] red cross

2014-07-04 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Jul 4, 2014 7:55 AM, Frédéric Schütz sch...@mathgen.ch wrote: Their main worry seems to be how do we make sure that people do not use the pictures in a way we're not happy with That question qualifies as frequently asked; my usual answer is to the effect that You cannot - but anyone who is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediach-l] red cross

2014-07-06 Thread Andy Mabbett
Thank you for confirming what I said. On Jul 6, 2014 10:17 PM, Lilburne lilbu...@tygers-of-wrath.net wrote: On 04/07/2014 09:37, Andy Mabbett wrote: On Jul 4, 2014 7:55 AM, Frédéric Schütz sch...@mathgen.ch wrote: Their main worry seems to be how do we make sure that people do not use

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community RfCs about MediaViewer

2014-07-11 Thread Andy Mabbett
://blog.wikimedia.org/2013/05/29/wikipedia-nearby-beta/ and widely reported in the press. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Android Nearby Feature (was: Re: Community RfCs about MediaViewer)

2014-07-11 Thread Andy Mabbett
. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Android Nearby Feature (was: Re: Community RfCs about MediaViewer)

2014-07-11 Thread Andy Mabbett
to - your comment about change-aversion [tending] to correlate pretty strongly with impact on existing workflows and noticeable changes to user experience and behaviour. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] AFD survey

2014-07-16 Thread Andy Mabbett
prevalent in template deletion discussions (TfDs) on en.WP, too. I raised my concerns there, in May: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_talk:Templates_for_discussion#Closure_decisions -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimania-l] Volunteer Support Workshop - correction

2014-07-18 Thread Andy Mabbett
. *HINT*. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman

[Wikimedia-l] Commonwealth Games

2014-07-22 Thread Andy Mabbett
Do we have anyone at the Commonwealth Games? -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe

[Wikimedia-l] Getting Wikipedia whitelisted for Twitter DMs

2014-08-03 Thread Andy Mabbett
For some months, Twitter have been blocking most URLs in their direct messages (DMs), supposedly as an anti-spam measure. Do we have someone who has a contact there, who could ask them to whitelist Wikimedia project URLs in DMs? -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Getting Wikipedia whitelisted for Twitter DMs

2014-08-03 Thread Andy Mabbett
at 8:44 AM, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: For some months, Twitter have been blocking most URLs in their direct messages (DMs), supposedly as an anti-spam measure. Do we have someone who has a contact there, who could ask them to whitelist Wikimedia project URLs in DMs

[Wikimedia-l] Asking Google to output Wikipedia citation format in Scholar

2014-08-03 Thread Andy Mabbett
}} template is probably most appropriate. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Asking Google to output Wikipedia citation format in Scholar

2014-08-03 Thread Andy Mabbett
to be corrected on that if I'm wrong, though.) There isn't, hence I suggested the most suitable for scholarly citations in English. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Asking Google to output Wikipedia citation format in Scholar

2014-08-03 Thread Andy Mabbett
-English projects, and multi-lingual editors; and cross-project collaboration. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Effective censorship of Wikipedia by Google

2014-08-04 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 4 August 2014 10:49, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: Possibly, if/when the Foundation finds out, it should first pass the issue to the OTRS volunteers who handle BLP problems to examine. Why would that need to be dealt with by OTRS volunteers, and not the community at large? -- Andy

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Effective censorship of Wikipedia by Google

2014-08-04 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 4 August 2014 11:22, Fæ fae...@gmail.com wrote: On 04/08/2014, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: On 4 August 2014 10:49, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: Possibly, if/when the Foundation finds out, it should first pass the issue to the OTRS volunteers who handle BLP

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Effective censorship of Wikipedia by Google

2014-08-04 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 4 August 2014 11:40, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: On 4 August 2014 11:03, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: On 4 August 2014 10:49, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: Possibly, if/when the Foundation finds out, it should first pass the issue to the OTRS volunteers

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Asking Google to output Wikipedia citation format in Scholar

2014-08-04 Thread Andy Mabbett
be for non-english sites to aheva template called {{cite journal}}, and have that always subst: into a ,coal template, as en.WP currently does with for example, various de.WP infobox templates . -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Asking Google to output Wikipedia citation format in Scholar

2014-08-04 Thread Andy Mabbett
to be hugely beneficial to Trove (a service of the National Library of Australia), and has generated thousands of deep-links to their catalogue That's a great selling point! -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk ___ Wikimedia-l mailing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Asking Google to output Wikipedia citation format in Scholar

2014-08-04 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 4 August 2014 11:43, Fæ fae...@gmail.com wrote: The current editing interface on the English Wikipedia has the cite tool which effectively does the same thing if you put in the ISBN I find that often rimes out, sadly. (It works well with Google books URLs, though.) -- Andy Mabbett

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Asking Google to output Wikipedia citation format in Scholar

2014-08-04 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 4 August 2014 12:02, Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk wrote: for non-english sites to aheva template called {{cite journal}}, and have that always subst: into a ,coal template have a; local. Apologies. -- Andy Mabbett @pigsonthewing http://pigsonthewing.org.uk

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