Re: [Wikimedia-l] Editor retention implies social features

2012-04-24 Thread Bod Notbod
On Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 18:41, Jan Kučera kozuc...@gmail.com wrote: Hi there, how do we want to work on editor retention if we lack social features at all??? These go in the right direction: http://strategy.wikimedia.org/wiki/Proposal:Improving_our_platform

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcing Haitham Shamma and the Editor Growth and Contribution Program

2012-04-25 Thread Bod Notbod
Welcome Haitham! Just for a bit of clarification, the post says: Haitham is joining the Wikimedia Foundation in order to support new editor growth on small-to-medium sized Wikimedia projects, And then... Haitham will be beginning his work with the Arabic Wikipedia community, and based on

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

2012-04-27 Thread Bod Notbod
On Sat, Apr 28, 2012 at 00:05, John Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote: Please, do not enable this feature by default. A lot of people do not like 10 emails/day in their mailbox, and I have such amount of watchlisted edits even in smaller projects like Meta. Then turn off the feature. New

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

2012-04-27 Thread Bod Notbod
On Sat, Apr 28, 2012 at 00:05, John Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote: New users dont know how to turn it on. ...and I've just had a little trouble myself. I looked under the 'watchlist' tab of my prefs. It isn't there. It's under 'user profile'. Hmmm. Bodnotbod

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement: IRC Office Hours

2012-05-01 Thread Bod Notbod
Just thought I'd bump this thread due to the IRC sessions imminence and add value with a link to Gayle's staff page on the Foundation wiki: http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/User:Gyoung Bodnotbod ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why the Wikimedia Foundation should openly articulate its political POV by establishing a new neutral wiki for world political knowledge (modeled on Wikipedia)

2012-05-03 Thread Bod Notbod
On Thu, May 3, 2012 at 3:00 PM, Carmen yarru...@charter.net wrote: For example, in the encyclopedic Wikipedia, there's one article called Brooklyn Bridge... Actually, I've just considered this a bit longer (for my sins). It occurs to me that perhaps you're not looking at big issues (like