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

2012-04-29 Thread Brandon Harris
% of the balls you don't take a swing at. --- Brandon Harris, Senior Designer, Wikimedia Foundation Support Free Knowledge: http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Donate ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on IPv6

2012-06-13 Thread Brandon Harris
idea. However, this would be no small feat. A big part of the problems involved in this type of anonymizing involve how we deal with range blocks. Would this be something people might like to see happen? --- Brandon Harris, Senior Designer, Wikimedia Foundation Support Free

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Banners are too bright, too long

2012-12-03 Thread Brandon Harris
I, for one, think this is totally awesome news. Snt frm my iPhne On Dec 3, 2012, at 2:00 PM, Zack Exley zex...@wikimedia.org wrote: After eight days of banners, we're free to take them down completely until Dec 26th, when we'll re-launch for a final 6-day push. That would mean a total of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FreeBSD fate and the lesson for Wikimedia movement

2012-12-09 Thread Brandon Harris
ask WMF and relevant chapters (those who have money) to organize themselves, contact Mozilla and see how to help FreeBSD community. I know that it's not a straight-forward action, but it's manageable. Why FreeBSD, and not NetBSD, OpenBSD, or Linux variants? --- Brandon Harris, Senior

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation's non-disclosure agreement

2013-03-06 Thread Brandon Harris
I haven't seen the NDA, and I don't know if it's actually required or not, but Bugzilla admins would have access to the security queue, which would be something that necessitates non-disclosure. --- Brandon Harris, Senior Designer, Wikimedia Foundation Support Free Knowledge: http

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation's non-disclosure agreement

2013-03-06 Thread Brandon Harris
and often contain patches or other juicy tidbits that will allow hostile individuals to attack sites running vulnerable versions of MediaWiki - including our own cluster - until the hole is closed. So yes. There's a need for an NDA there. --- Brandon Harris, Senior Designer, Wikimedia

[Wikimedia-l] Announcing the Wikimedia Iconathon 2013

2013-03-19 Thread Brandon Harris
/The_Noun_Project_Iconathon Please stop by one of these pages and share your thoughts and ideas. [1] http://www.thenounproject.com --- Brandon Harris, Senior Designer, Wikimedia Foundation Support Free Knowledge: http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Donate

[Wikimedia-l] Announcing the Flow Portal(s)

2013-05-15 Thread Brandon Harris
to having conversations via Google hangouts and/or Skype as need be. I am always around on irc (freenode, username jorm) and am willing to answer any questions you may have. -b. --- Brandon Harris, Senior Designer, Wikimedia Foundation Support Free Knowledge: http

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thoughts on Admin Rights on WMF Wiki (and other things)

2013-05-28 Thread Brandon Harris
On May 28, 2013, at 12:38 AM, ENWP Pine deyntest...@hotmail.com wrote: However, I have concerns about keeping Gayle in the Chief Talent and Culture Officer position. This type of conversation is really not helpful in any way. I don't know what you're expecting here. --- Brandon

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Snake on a magic towel... help needed transforming a shitty logo into something wonderful

2013-07-16 Thread Brandon Harris
___ 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 --- Brandon Harris, Senior Designer, Wikimedia Foundation Support Free

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Snake on a magic towel... help needed transforming a shitty logo into something wonderful

2013-07-16 Thread Brandon Harris
it! Not even a day and the Wicked Towel Organization already complaining! --- Brandon Harris, Senior Designer, Wikimedia Foundation Support Free Knowledge: http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Donate ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] On the gentrification of Wikipedia, by Superbass (was: Visual Editor)

2013-07-30 Thread Brandon Harris
! Iä! Cthulhu Fhtagn! Seriously, awesome example. --- Brandon Harris, Senior Designer, Wikimedia Foundation Support Free Knowledge: http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Donate ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

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

2014-01-15 Thread Brandon Harris
On Jan 15, 2014, at 7:25 PM, Fajro fai...@gmail.com wrote: No. I think you should probably include a reason why you feel this way. A one-word answer doesn’t leave room for conversation. --- Brandon Harris, Senior Designer, Wikimedia Foundation Support Free Knowledge: http

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-04-21 Thread Brandon Harris
with an explicit WMF affiliation. --- Brandon Harris, Senior Designer, Wikimedia Foundation Support Free Knowledge: http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Donate ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A personal note.

2014-05-28 Thread Brandon Harris
A slight correction: the revision was rev-deleted by a member of the community - a member of ArbCom, in fact - and not an employee of the Foundation. Snt frm m Phn On May 28, 2014, at 9:23 AM, Wil Sinclair w...@wllm.com wrote: Hi Fae, if you're referring to the discussion on this page,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Options for the German Wikipedia

2014-08-11 Thread Brandon Harris
want new features. Erik shouldn't be coercing employees to try to ensure that new features are active everywhere. --- Brandon Harris, Senior Designer, Wikimedia Foundation Support Free Knowledge: http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Donate ___ Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Options for the German Wikipedia

2014-08-11 Thread Brandon Harris
, at 5:29 PM, Todd Allen toddmal...@gmail.com wrote: Are you stating that Erik is not calling the shots here? If that's the case, could someone please clarify who is in charge and asked for the new right to be enabled? --- Brandon Harris, Senior Designer, Wikimedia Foundation Support Free

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing staff changes at the WMF

2015-06-18 Thread Brandon Harris
. Not to be that guy or anything, but there are no special rights associated with foundationwiki that exist outside of that wiki, and yet his account was locked there (there aren't any sekrit bits of data there, either). Were his rights to officewiki removed as well? --- Brandon Harris :: bhar

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Departure

2015-09-10 Thread Brandon Harris
> On Sep 10, 2015, at 2:53 PM, Garfield Byrd <gb...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > > > My last day will be September 30. I look forward to staying in touch and > continuing to support our mission. Who is going to be the best dancer at any Wiki event from now on, then

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] FDC recommendations for 2015-2016 Round 1 APG grant requests

2015-11-23 Thread Brandon Harris
; >>> >> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:APG/FDC_portal/FDC_recommendations/2015-2016_round1 >>>> [4] >>>> >>> >> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:APG/Appeals_to_the_Board_on_the_recommendations_of_the_FDC >>>> [5] >>>> >>> >> https://meta.wikim

Re: [Wikimedia-l] An Open Letter to Wikimedia Foundation BoT

2016-02-20 Thread Brandon Harris
016, at 5:29 PM, Danny Horn <dh...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > > You know, it's possible that the people who work for the Foundation might > understand the situation in a more nuanced way than you do. I know it > doesn't seem likely, but dare to dream. --- Brandon Harris :: bhar.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Post mortems

2016-02-21 Thread Brandon Harris
plying for a grant? --- Brandon Harris :: bhar...@gaijin.com :: made of steel wool and whiskey ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Post mortems (second attempt)

2016-02-21 Thread Brandon Harris
> On Feb 21, 2016, at 7:19 PM, Pete Forsyth <petefors...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Here, Brandon, I think you're > implying that there is fundamental resistance to change. Let me disabuse you of a notion: I am not _implying_ this. I am _directly stating it._ --- Bran

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Post mortems (second attempt)

2016-02-21 Thread Brandon Harris
huckleheads (who never try to help, claim to be expert engineers, but never seem to be able to back up those claims) talk shit about the skill sets in engineering and derail the conversation. So no. I don't believe this will be useful. --- Brandon Harris :: bhar...@gai