Re: [Wikimedia-l] Please, let's save the Wikipedia - from itself

2013-09-05 Thread Chad Horohoe
On Wed, Sep 4, 2013 at 4:16 PM, Fred Bauder fredb...@fairpoint.net wrote: It is addressed but by a rather complicated and demanding process. See Wikipedia:Dispute resolution. Not really workable for new users who bump up against well-established users who have bad habits, or have learned that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Relationship between Wikimedia and oDesk

2014-01-08 Thread Chad Horohoe
On Wed, Jan 8, 2014 at 8:07 AM, Marc A. Pelletier m...@uberbox.org wrote: On 01/08/2014 02:30 AM, MZMcBride wrote: Can anyone explain the relationship between Wikimedia and oDesk? The short of it: oDesk is indeed roughly the same kind of job board as freelancer.com and its ilk. The

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

2014-01-16 Thread Chad Horohoe
On Thu, Jan 16, 2014 at 10:32 AM, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: It is important to note that WMF itself is not in any way neutral on this issue: adding MPEG4 is explicitly listed as a 2014 goal for the Multimedia team. That is, it has already been determined that this is *going to

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

2014-01-17 Thread Chad Horohoe
On Fri, Jan 17, 2014 at 7:55 AM, Strainu strain...@gmail.com wrote: 2014/1/16 Andrew Lih andrew@gmail.com: As much as I am pushing for MP4 adoption in Wikimedia to help our lagging video efforts, MPEG-4 patent holders/licensors are not helping their case: [snip] I worry more about

[Wikimedia-l] My choice for ED

2014-02-01 Thread Chad Horohoe
How could you say no to a face like this? https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Kitty_meowing.jpg Have a good weekend everyone :) -Chad ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe:

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

2014-05-17 Thread Chad Horohoe
On Sat, May 17, 2014 at 7:08 PM, Russavia russavia.wikipe...@gmail.comwrote: I understand the new search is currently being worked on and refined, and will obviously be rolled out across all projects in a timeframe I am not too sure of. Can we get that timeframe/update on where this project

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons tagging and/versus categorization

2014-05-20 Thread Chad Horohoe
On Mon, May 19, 2014 at 7:07 PM, Lane Rasberry l...@bluerasberry.comwrote: The major problem is that labor is wasted because there is no easy way to search intersections of categories. Instead of having a category for 18th century French painters, it would be ideal to just have tags for people

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Child Protection and Harassment Policy

2014-05-28 Thread Chad Horohoe
On Wed, May 28, 2014 at 7:08 PM, MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com wrote: I just want to chime in here that I really enjoyed reading Molly and John's recent posts in this thread. Simply fantastic posts. I also loved posts from Thomas, Erik, and Milos in other threads from the past day. I think

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Superprotect user right, Coming to a wiki near you

2014-08-17 Thread Chad Horohoe
On Aug 17, 2014 6:49 AM, Richard Farmbrough rich...@farmbrough.co.uk wrote: There are 105 bugs open for Media Viewer. To my mind that is not a product that is ready to be delivered to 500,000,000 users, delivering 52.5 billion bugs! (And that's just the ones we know about!) MediaWiki