Re: [Wikimedia-l] [WikimediaMobile] Where to redirect m.wikipedia.org?

2013-12-06 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
www.wikipedia.org sure. All these lang detectors can can not work properly in mobile devices and users shall have opportunity to have overriding settings for this site (e.g. i would like to see wiki sites in Ukrainian but my prefered language in browser is Russian for several reasons).

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Ukraine -- is everyone safe?

2014-02-20 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
Some WMUA members stay on barricades. Other help in hospitals. IDK if right now but they do regularly. --Base 20.02.2014 15:25, Tomasz W. Kozlowski написав(ла): The BBC reports that at least 22 people have died today in Kiev, Ukraine, as result of the violent clashes between the opposition and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Ukraine -- is everyone safe?

2014-02-20 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
Unfortunately you are wrong. There is a risk to be attacked by so called titushky just somewhere near own house. My friend saw buses with gunned titusky in sleeping district of Kyiv on the other from the center side of the Dnipro river. Titusky are criminals and they would not ask you if you

Re: [Wikimedia-l] More new editors?

2014-03-07 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
Yeah I'd rather log in/register than would eye these banners :) --Base 07.03.2014 12:32, Federico Leva (Nemo) написав(ла): Charles Andrès, 07/03/2014 11:20: Yes, it's what I mean by I notice that every winter we have these increase of editors , most probably due to the fundraising campaign.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Non-free images in collaborations

2014-03-09 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
BTW some chapters wikis on WMF servers have no EDP and loads of such logos :/ --Base 09.03.2014 10:07, Tomasz Ganicz написав(ла): We are puting information about colaboration on our chapter's wiki - with uploading logos locally with agreement of logo owners. Many Wikipedias - including Polish

Re: [Wikimedia-l] the big red notice on the top of http://strategy.wikimedia.org

2014-03-09 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
Oppose. Those who don't know what's wiki shall wikipedia it :) --Base 09.03.2014 10:50, Amir E. Aharoni написав(ла): Hallo, A big red notice at the top of strategy.wikimedia.org says: This wiki has been closed per community discussion. I understand what it means: that that wiki site finished

Re: [Wikimedia-l] the big red notice on the top of http://strategy.wikimedia.org - done

2014-03-09 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
But we close wiki. We not set wiki read only. Why should we use another therm than the procedure is called? And also if follow the ask's logic - shan't it worry the hypothetical noob who doesn't know clearly what's wiki that Wikipedia has been set read only? For me it sounds not less

Re: [Wikimedia-l] the big red notice on the top of http://strategy.wikimedia.org

2014-03-09 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
and understandable to all people doesn't hurt. -- Amir Elisha Aharoni · אָמִיר אֱלִישָׁע אַהֲרוֹנִי http://aharoni.wordpress.com ‪“We're living in pieces, I want to live in peace.” – T. Moore‬ 2014-03-09 11:02 GMT+02:00 Bohdan Melnychuk bas...@yandex.ru: Oppose. Those who don't know what's wiki shall

Re: [Wikimedia-l] the big red notice on the top of http://strategy.wikimedia.org - done

2014-03-09 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
Is it *just *can't edit? I believe at least we can't create a new acc in there. Closing is more then setting read only. We should use proper therms instead of those that more understandable by noobs. --Base 09.03.2014 12:12, James Alexander написав(ла): On Sun, Mar 9, 2014 at 1:49 AM, Bohdan

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Chaptersplanet.org

2014-04-13 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
Omg, why isn't it 1) on WMF servers 2) based on MediaWIki ? And why on Earth it's so large page. My browser started to lag badly while opening that page which is 46 A4 pages if we print it. Yours sincerely, Base 13.04.2014 15:20, Bence Damokos написав(ла): Hi all, As we have been discussing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Interest in a community strategic planning meeting?

2014-07-14 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
I'm too lazy to read all above and below but I think we might try. Wikicommunities blackouted wikis protest to some political laws in some countries which is beyond not-a-soapbox pillar but they can't stand WMF's pressure. Should be vice versa IMHO. --Base 14.07.2014 10:25, Pine W

[Wikimedia-l] Link-parameter image usage: attribution issue

2014-08-27 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
Hola la todos. I think I do not say nothing new: Most files are under a free license or FUR either of which requires attribution. I'm omitting existing of Media Viewer - it's not important in the case. When we use file like [[File:Example.jpeg]] (with size, position, alt and so on perhaps)

[Wikimedia-l] CAPTCHA for people with poor eyesight

2014-08-27 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
Hola la todos. I'm being curios how the blind or just people with quite poor eyesight are supposed to join Wiki(m|p)edia. Fortunately though my own eyesight isn't what you call perfect, low myopia gives me no obstacles to use computer without spectacles. But unfortunately not every human

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Link-parameter image usage: attribution issue

2014-08-27 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
A sentence Most files are under a free license or FUR either of which requires attribution. Should be read someway like this: Most of files which are under either a free license or FUR require attribution. --Base 27.08.2014 12:52, Bohdan Melnychuk написав(ла): Hola la todos. I think I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board of Trustee elections

2015-04-22 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
I don't see why employees (no diff whether it's about WMF or affiliates) who are not also volunteers should have the vote right. It's up to Wikimedia movement to chose it's lead. The non-volunteering employees are outsiders who are just hired to do some stuff for us since we tend to be lazy. If

[Wikimedia-l] GLAM Mailing lists

2015-06-08 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
Hi guys. Just how many GLAM lists do we have? Not counting regional ones, I know of GLAM, Cultural-Partners, Libraries, got to know about existence of some the paris group (not sure if it's even a mailing list technically, but in case it's not then it's weird even more). Perhaps there are

Re: [Wikimedia-l] GLAM Mailing lists

2015-06-08 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili...@wikimedia.org | : @Philippewiki https://twitter.com/Philippewiki On Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 5:35 PM, Bohdan Melnychuk bas...@yandex.ru wrote: Hi guys. Just how many GLAM lists do we have? Not counting regional ones

[Wikimedia-l] Of Education-coop cabal: what's it, who's it, how one joins it, why is it like that?

2015-06-08 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
While writing my letter of GLAM lists I recalled that I was once rejected membership in Education-coop mailing list. The reason was Closed List. As far as I know it's a list for a cabal of people who are working on Education (an[1] Education Collaborative). I know of them since their meeting

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [GLAM] GLAM Mailing lists

2015-06-09 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
lists hosted by WMF. Best, Benoît On Tue, Jun 9, 2015 at 2:54 AM, Bohdan Melnychuk bas...@yandex.ru mailto:bas...@yandex.ru wrote: Your comment does not cover the fact that not all lists are hosted by lists.wikimedia.org http://lists.wikimedia.org. E.g

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Moderation rules for this mailing list

2015-06-09 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
The farther you go from actually wiki the more cabals you get. Secret teams, secret decisions, powers in single hand or in hand of a tiny group of people selected by criteria unknown. It goes for lists, chats, social media pages and whatever out-of-wiki stuff. It's too sad why can't wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [GLAM] GLAM Mailing lists

2015-06-10 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
Mabbett wrote: On 8 June 2015 at 23:35, Bohdan Melnychuk bas...@yandex.ru wrote: I'm sorry if some of the lists I listed were intended as cabalish and not to be disclosed to others. I don't think cabalish lists are a good way to collaborate for wikimedians. Cabalish is rather a pejorative term. We

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Superprotect's first birthday

2015-08-11 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
I agree with the first statement that the level should be removed. It has a trail of bad usage it is connected with. As to whether to renew it under some policy, I would trust such tool only in hands of stewards, not WMF. WMF which consists of considerable part of staffers who ain't even

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject)

2015-12-04 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
Wikimedia community consists of many professionals of very different trades. I am pretty sure we have professional graphic designers within the community who would willingly do the work done for free. Just a small effort should be done reaching them. --Base On 04.12.2015 2:21, geni wrote: On

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject)

2015-12-03 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
That is not a small thing. That is an enormous thing. We show people some unfree image while propagating free stuff. Hypocrisy? We are speaking about thousands of people seeing it. It is good that the stuff was removed, but from my point of view that another image with link to an external

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising banner (again)

2015-12-01 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
Yeah ad is the word. We claim Wikipedia being ad-less but actually we are showing people stuff which only in deep sense is different from ads but looks exactly the same. Or, actually, in this case it looks worse. I really have a difficulty recalling a site which shows me so little content

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Farewell <3

2016-02-09 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
Your presence was one of few really good things I could remember about WMF. I hope you indeed stay an active volunteer wiki(p|m)edian and we can collaborate again. It was a pleasure :) --Base > Dear friends, > > During the past three years, I have been privileged to be a part of this >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community Tech survey on watchlist use

2016-05-23 Thread Bohdan Melnychuk
Hi! How could one participate in the survey? I've just scrolled through past issues of Tech News and did not find any mention of the survey, nor I remember it mentioned in any other place. Was there some way to find about it besides from this list? Which readers are clearly not the most