Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: FDC recommendations on funds allocation, Round 1, 2012-13

2012-11-15 Thread Christophe Henner
board, Christophe HENNER | Membre du Conseil d'Administration --- › Mail : christophe.hen...@wikimedia.fr › Mobile : +33(0)6 29 35 65 94 › Tel : +33(0)5 62 89 12 01 › Twitter : @Wikimedia_Fr

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: FDC recommendations on funds allocation, Round 1, 2012-13

2012-11-15 Thread Christophe Henner
What you would like is that the FDC recommendation was including more arguments detailling why they reached that conclusion? I believe the proposal talk page includes all the necessary data, as the FDC gave its feedback on the talk pages, but you would like to have those discussions summed up

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: FDC recommendations on funds allocation, Round 1, 2012-13

2012-11-16 Thread Christophe Henner
might be missing? Best, Lodewijk 2012/11/15 Christophe Henner christophe.hen...@gmail.com What you would like is that the FDC recommendation was including more arguments detailling why they reached that conclusion? I believe the proposal talk page includes all the necessary data, as the FDC

[Wikimedia-l] Translation of documents [was: Request for consultation on proposed guidelines relating to potential conflicts of interest in requesting Wikimedia resources]

2012-12-21 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi, Changing topic to keep the COI thread on-topic :) I understand it's frustrating to have these texts only in english, but could you also please try to get things from WMF perspective? In what languages should it translated? The most spoken in the world? The top 10 active communities? The top

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Schedule for FDC Round 2 and guidelines for the process

2013-02-06 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi Anasuya, Thank you for this clear and detailled email :) Best, -- Christophe On 6 February 2013 14:27, Anasuya Sengupta asengu...@wikimedia.org wrote: *Dear friends and colleagues, We are gearing up for Round 2 of the FDC process! Thank you for your support and suggestions through

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Are chapters part of the community and board seats for affiliates?

2013-02-19 Thread Christophe Henner
Hey Bence, Thanks for creating this thread and allow us to tackle that issue (though I don't believe it really is an issue) On 19 February 2013 14:42, Bence Damokos bdamo...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I'll separate this out as I think it is a really interesting conversation, and as I have heard

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Are chapters part of the community and board seats for affiliates?

2013-02-19 Thread Christophe Henner
On 19 February 2013 15:32, Thehelpfulone thehelpfulonew...@gmail.comwrote: On 19 February 2013 13:48, Bence Damokos bdamo...@gmail.com wrote: To be perfectly fair, all the nominations for the 2012 selection were public, so this was less of a problem than in 2010 when they were not

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Looking back at the London Conference

2013-02-20 Thread Christophe Henner
Why do we need two announce mailing lists? Can't we all use wikimedia-announce ? Christophe -- Christophe On 20 February 2013 09:22, Charles Andrès charles.andres.w...@gmail.com wrote: Hello, In fact this mailing list has already been created since a while, it's just not used for the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Big Fat Brussels Gathering

2013-02-20 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi, just for the sake of history in 2007 or 2008 we tried to do that, we had a meeting in Brussel (in a really nice hostel) and we set up a working group... but we didn't do a thing in the end. So even though I believe it could be a good idea, I'm still not sure volunteers are able to handle such

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Big Fat Brussels Gathering

2013-02-20 Thread Christophe Henner
On 20 February 2013 12:03, Jan Engelmann jan.engelm...@wikimedia.de wrote: Hi Christoph, thanks for your comment. I am absolutely aware of the fact that there have been various efforts in the past to get things done, or even: slightly better. But in my view, it's always a matter of the burden

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Big Fat Brussels Gathering

2013-02-20 Thread Christophe Henner
I'm sorry but Ii tend to disagree to some extent. We're non-political in the sense we don't pick side. We don't support one or the other party. But that doesn't mean we must not get involved regarding legislation that could tamper with our ability to achieve our goals. Quick exemple, in France

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Are chapters part of the community and board seats for affiliates?

2013-02-22 Thread Christophe Henner
On 22 February 2013 18:42, cyrano cyrano.faw...@gmail.com wrote: Le 19/02/2013 11:23, Christophe Henner a écrit : I would even add that chapters should, and perhaps are, be key part of our community. Online communities tend to die slowly over the time. The main reason is that virtual bonds

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Big Fat Brussels Gathering

2013-03-06 Thread Christophe Henner
Hey, I don't know who's organizing, but for the last meeting (in 2009) we had it in this hostel http://www.lesaubergesdejeunesse.be/ it was really really nice. Though it was almost fully booked and we all slept in different hostel/hotels. Just to help the people organizing with a good tip :)

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Big Fat Brussels Gathering

2013-03-07 Thread Christophe Henner
I agree with my dutch friend :) People going to the Wikimedia Conference are not especially overlapping with this one. Plus taking one day or two off is quite easy. Add a side meeting you need to take a week off. Lastly, having it 2 weeks before let's us formalize the report of the meeting

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Big Fat Brussels Gathering

2013-03-07 Thread Christophe Henner
, -- Christophe 2013/3/7 Christophe Henner christophe.hen...@gmail.com I agree with my dutch friend :) People going to the Wikimedia Conference are not especially overlapping with this one. Plus taking one day or two off is quite easy. Add a side meeting you need to take a week off. Lastly

Re: [Wikimedia-l] בקשה למרואיין

2013-03-12 Thread Christophe Henner
Envoye depuis mon Blackberry -Original Message- From: Mark delir...@hackish.org Sender: wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2013 05:13:09 To: Wikimedia Mailing Listwikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Reply-To: Wikimedia Mailing List wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia CH staff changes in 2013

2013-04-10 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi everyone, Though UK Charity Commission recommendations can't apply everywhere, from what I can see, they do provide interesting ideas. I believe here the discussion is not is there a COI but what was done to prevent the perception of a COI. WMFr did hire former board members, every time said

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Question: How much does administration in Chapters cost the Wikimedia movement?

2013-04-19 Thread Christophe Henner
Quick email, for WMFr internal budget. FTE are split between each projects. So when calculating our administrative costs we only count the money equivalent of the time spent on administrative stuff. Including all salaries is not a correct way to calculate administrative cost as, for programs,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Resignation announcement, and a parting remark to everyone

2013-04-28 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi sorry to hear about that Deryck. Hope we'll get to see you back around here. As said during the feedback session, we still have to figure out how to fund the first employee. The FDC process is a really heavy process that do take a huge amount of time and energy. This is a process everyone

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Resignation announcement, and a parting remark to everyone

2013-04-29 Thread Christophe Henner
, the actual FDC process is way to heavy for those needs and the GAC is not meant to handle such requests Best, -- Christophe On 29 April 2013 08:31, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: On 29 April 2013 06:14, Christophe Henner christophe.hen...@gmail.com wrote: As said during the feedback session

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Resignation announcement, and a parting remark to everyone

2013-04-29 Thread Christophe Henner
On 29 April 2013 10:21, Abbas Mahmood abbas...@hotmail.com wrote: Hi Christophe, From: christophe.hen...@gmail.com Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2013 10:07:45 +0200 To: dger...@gmail.com CC: wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Resignation announcement, and a parting remark to

[Wikimedia-l] [Fundraising 2013] Wikimedia France stepping back from payment processing

2013-04-29 Thread Christophe Henner
prefer to. Best, Christophe HENNER | Vice-chair --- › Mail : christophe.hen...@wikimedia.fr › Mobile : +33(0)6 29 35 65 94 › Tel : +33(0)5 62 89 12 01 › Twitter : @Wikimedia_Fr

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Fundraising 2013] Wikimedia France stepping back from payment processing

2013-04-30 Thread Christophe Henner
to an analysis (preferable) or even just the text of the law/provision/regulation? Even one in French only would be OK, I'm just curious to know more about how it works in practice. -Dan Dan Rosenthal On Tue, Apr 30, 2013 at 1:00 PM, Fae fae...@gmail.com wrote: On 29 April 2013 21:28, Christophe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] PRISM

2013-06-09 Thread Christophe Henner
My understanding is that PRISM focused on private electronic communication. I can't see a situation where we would be concerned by that. But some official statement could help put at ease people worries :) -- Christophe On 10 June 2013 03:34, Fred Bauder fredb...@fairpoint.net wrote: All edits

[Wikimedia-l] [Chapters] 40 000 free media supported by Wikimedia France

2013-07-03 Thread Christophe Henner
. Through the years we have supported more and more users to get press accreditations. We went one step further by buying photo material, owned by the chapter, and lent to contributors. I just wanted to let you know about this milestone that is really really cool for us :) Best, Christophe HENNER | Vice

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Chapters] 40 000 free media supported by Wikimedia France

2013-07-03 Thread Christophe Henner
Ho and Jean-Fred just slapped my hand, gently, because I forgot to share with you this awesome page that helps you follow what WMFr do regarding commons : https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:WMFR Mistake fixed :) Have a nice day :) Christophe HENNER | Membre du Conseil d'Administration

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Staff Images

2013-07-12 Thread Christophe Henner
Funny thing is, at my work I'm trying to get my staff to take crazy picture for our public staff page. Pictures with stupid/crazy objects, cosplaying, playing games, etc. Because I believe my staff are not well represented by ID Card photos (those are great for passports, but to provide an

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Internal-l] 2013-2014 Round 1 FDC eligibility status IRC office hours

2013-07-16 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi, Garfield correct me if I'm wrong, but I remember that WMF said that even an automated translation of the annual report was fine, same was for the financial report. Is that still the case or do you need human translation? As, as far as I know, most entities are already doing an annual

[Wikimedia-l] [WLM] DataViz of all the monnuments in the world

2013-09-12 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi everyone, Bastien Guerry, member of Wikimedia France, just sent out an email about a tool he developped : http://www.panoramap.org/fr/# The tool is pretty straightforward, it allows you to display country per country all the monuments in the world where we already have a picture on Commons.

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia France] Welcome to Nathalie, our new ED

2013-10-01 Thread Christophe Henner
:) Christophe HENNER | Vice-chair --- › Mail : christophe.hen...@wikimedia.fr › Mobile : +33(0)6 29 35 65 94 › Tel : +33(0)5 62 89 12 01 › Twitter : @Wikimedia_Fr - Wikimédia France

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Registration open for Chapter Board workshop

2013-12-05 Thread Christophe Henner
Hey Chris, Hope you're fine. The eventbrite link isn't working properly from France :( Thanks for your help Best, -- Christophe On 5 December 2013 18:59, Chris Keating chriskeatingw...@gmail.com wrote: ***Registration is now open for the Wikimedia Boards Training Workshop in London, 1-2

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paid editing v. paid advocacy (editing)

2014-01-10 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi everyone, I'll try to elaborate on this topic :) First of all, in 2011 in Haifa I did a first talk about companies and Wikipedia. I did that because I was making a study (emphasis on the as I'm not keen to say it's a study and more of a detailed observation) of the state of the articles of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paid editing v. paid advocacy (editing)

2014-01-10 Thread Christophe Henner
A track about that \o/ It took me years to have 2 sessions and they were the only 2 tackling that issue last year :) -- Christophe On 10 January 2014 16:17, Andrew Lih andrew@gmail.com wrote: Ting and Christophe, Glad to hear we are moving forward on finding more sophisticated ways of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Proposed amendment to the Wikimedia Terms of Use

2014-02-21 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi everyone, This email is also available on meta : https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Terms_of_use/Paid_contributions_amendment#It.27s_all_for_show Over the last few hours people asked me to re-share my mail from January regarding paid editing and to even elaborate on it :

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Proposed amendment to the Wikimedia Terms of Use

2014-02-21 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi, As people seems to follow the conversation here, I paste the discussion I'm having with Geoff here too, otherwise people can participate directly on meta : https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Terms_of_use/Paid_contributions_amendment#It.27s_all_for_show d. If so, sorry I missed those

[Wikimedia-l] [FDC] WMFr Proposal - Call for copyediting

2014-03-31 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi everyone, As you might know, or not, tomorrow nght the round 2 of this year FDC proposal will close. Our proposal is on meta : https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:APG/Proposals/2013-2014_round2/Wikim%C3%A9dia_France/Proposal_form and we're copy editing it. In the past it has been brought

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [FDC] WMFr Proposal - Call for copyediting

2014-03-31 Thread Christophe Henner
On our internal wiki. Though now it might be out of date as we're only proof readin the english version. Sorry :( -- Christophe On 31 March 2014 20:52, Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.com wrote: 2014-03-31 19:59 GMT+02:00 Christophe Henner christophe.hen...@gmail.com: As you might know

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [FDC] WMFr Proposal - Call for copyediting

2014-03-31 Thread Christophe Henner
1st April 23h59 UTC/GMT. So you have plenty of time ! :) -- Christophe On 31 March 2014 21:20, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com wrote: Christophe Henner, 31/03/2014 19:59: If anyone has the courage to help us proofread our proposal, your help will be much appreciated. How much time

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [FDC] WMFr Proposal - Call for copyediting

2014-04-02 Thread Christophe Henner
for next time, please tell us. If not publicly, you can do it by email :) All the best, -- Christophe On 31 March 2014 19:59, Christophe Henner christophe.hen...@gmail.com wrote: Hi everyone, As you might know, or not, tomorrow nght the round 2 of this year FDC proposal will close. Our

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fuck the community, who cares

2014-04-07 Thread Christophe Henner
Ok so the quote taken out of context is actually saying the opposite of the original meaning. The discussion was about what are the goals of the Wikimedia Organizations?. Why do they exist? If we look at what Wikimedia Organizations do, mostly, is investing in free knowledge. If that's their

[Wikimedia-l] [WMFr] Feedback on the last 2 years

2014-04-12 Thread Christophe Henner
, and some time make radical changes in order to improve things on the long run. If anyone has questions, please, feel free to ask them either on list or off list. We hope that sharing this will help some of you. All the best, Christophe HENNER | Vice-chair

[Wikimedia-l] [WMFr] Consolidating process

2014-04-12 Thread Christophe Henner
matrix. We will try to regularly share our work with the movement so other organizations can use it and give us feedback. As usual, if anyone has any questions, feel free to ask them either on or off list. All the best, Christophe HENNER | Vice-Chair

Re: [Wikimedia-l] ASBS sessions update

2014-04-14 Thread Christophe Henner
That could have been a solution, which I believe we lacked to think about sadly. However, I believe the questions were noted to be sent to some of the candidates, perhaps a good way would be to republish them and ask them to answer on meta ? -- Christophe On 14 April 2014 17:15, Fæ

Re: [Wikimedia-l] ASBS sessions update

2014-04-14 Thread Christophe Henner
Awesome, thanks a lot Chris and Crisitian ^^ It's been a long time since we've been that efficient on this mailing list I believe... -- Christophe On 14 April 2014 17:50, Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.com wrote: Il 14/apr/2014 17:48 Chris Keating chriskeatingw...@gmail.com ha scritto:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Feedback on the last 2 years

2014-04-15 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi, I will try to put up the matrix and its documentation in english on meta later this week. You can find the matrix itsel in english there on meta :

Re: [Wikimedia-l] COI editing by WMF staff

2014-04-17 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi everyone, Just to share what we do at Wikimedia France. Employees are allowed to edit Wikimedia Projects from personnal accounts. When they do as Wikimedia France employees, they use their professional accounts, that stays they're employed by WMFr. We do not look at what they do on their

Re: [Wikimedia-l] On relationship gossip and appropriate conversation

2014-06-15 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi, I'm puzzled of those emails. Especially melting organisational discussions and private issues. Who sleeps with whom is of no importance actually. What you seem to describe is someone using a personal relationship with a leader of our movement to push forward its POV. This asks for an

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia France] WikiCheese crowdfunding - Let's photograph 'em all

2014-11-24 Thread Christophe Henner
Good news everyone, Cheese articles are gonna get improved! As french, it was dreadful for us to see so few illustrations of cheese on Wikipedia. This is about to change. A group of french Wikimedians, lead by Pierre-Yves Beaudouin, designed a project to photograph many cheeses, up to 200 for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia France] WikiCheese crowdfunding - Let's photograph 'em all

2014-11-25 Thread Christophe Henner
in. On 24 November 2014 at 18:22, Christophe Henner christophe.hen...@gmail.com wrote: Good news everyone, Cheese articles are gonna get improved! As french, it was dreadful for us to see so few illustrations of cheese on Wikipedia. This is about to change. A group of french

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Italia Executive Director

2014-12-02 Thread Christophe Henner
On behalf of Wikimedia France, welcome to the mad house Giuliana :) We're a crazy but lovely bunch, and we enjoy lame puns. Best, -- Christophe On 2 December 2014 at 16:28, Sydney Poore sydney.po...@gmail.com wrote: Giuliana Mancini, welcome to the Wikimedia movement. :-) Sydney Poore

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia France] WikiCheese crowdfunding - Let's photograph 'em all

2014-12-03 Thread Christophe Henner
110% !!! We bleu our first goal. Pierre-Yves Beaudouin writes: I'm the project leader of WikiCheese. KissKissBankBank Christophe writes: Thanks again, I tried to remain brie-f I had a dream like this last week, full of smoke and gorgons. Kudos à Pyb, Christophe and all: this looks

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia France] Creation of a scientific committee

2015-01-19 Thread Christophe Henner
and becomes actions. As usual if you have any question, feel free to ask. All the best, -- Christophe On 13 January 2015 at 12:56, Christophe Henner christophe.hen...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Pine, Yes that would be the best translation. I hesitated to use advisory board but wanted to keep a coherence

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcement: A new structure for WMF Community Engagement

2015-02-20 Thread Christophe Henner
I hate au revoirs. I feel like you've been around for a decade. Perhaps it's because you've bring to us a decade worth of insights, advices, experiences, etc. I do hope we have turned you into a hardcore Wikimedian and that you won't resist the appeal to stay among us. Thank you for everything

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia France] WikiCheese crowdfunding - Let's photograph 'em all

2015-01-29 Thread Christophe Henner
Christophe Henner christophe.hen...@gmail.com: 110% !!! We bleu our first goal. Christophe, whether you are posting out of love for this awesome project or just for the sake of making puns, I cantal. A little humor on this thread may annoy some, but it's really a Brie of fresh air to me

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia France] Creation of a scientific committee

2015-01-13 Thread Christophe Henner
feedback on how it goes and if it's useful for Wikimedia France. The announcement in french is available on our blog : http://blog.wikimedia.fr/wikimedia-france-cree-son-conseil-scientifique-7059 If you have any question feel free to ask here or to Rémi and I off-list. All the best, Christophe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia France] Creation of a scientific committee

2015-01-13 Thread Christophe Henner
* On Tue, Jan 13, 2015 at 3:36 AM, Christophe Henner christophe.hen...@wikimedia.fr wrote: Hi everyone, First of all, I wish everyone a happy new year. Even if the first days of 2015 were tainted by violence, we also witnessed people shouting how freedom is important. I hope 2015

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New ED of Wikimedia Norway

2015-02-23 Thread Christophe Henner
. :) I hope we will be welcoming you in Berlin in May. Best regards, Nicole (Sorry, Christophe, for copying your text. I suppose it was freely licensed anyway, right? :D) On 23 February 2015 at 09:48, Christophe Henner christophe.hen...@wikimedia.fr wrote: Hi Erlend and Astrid

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New ED of Wikimedia Norway

2015-02-23 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi Erlend and Astrid, On behalf of Wikimedia France, congratulations Astrid for your new role in the movement. I hope we'll see you in Berlin in May! All the best, Christophe HENNER | Président --- › Mail : christophe.hen

[Wikimedia-l] [FDC] Wikimedia France - Proofreading our proposal

2015-03-27 Thread Christophe Henner
best to improve it before Monday evening. Also, if you have any questions regarding our programs for next year, don't wait Tuesday to ask us questions about it. Thanks to anyone who will help us improve our proposal. All the best, Christophe HENNER | Président

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Ask questions, give feedback on six annual plan grant proposals for the FDC!

2015-04-08 Thread Christophe Henner
Hey Pine, The Advisory group to the FDC actually made that very proposal. To have a body who would look At the grant system as a whole and not juste At one of its part. Not sure if that would ever be implemented sadly. Best Le 8 avr. 2015 8:34 AM, Pine W wiki.p...@gmail.com a écrit : Hi Luis

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Not all pixels are created equals: introducing brand new Wikimedia France's metrics

2015-04-01 Thread Christophe Henner
They are not free pixels. Only real free pixels deserve to be counted. Le 1 avr. 2015 23:00, Andrea Zanni zanni.andre...@gmail.com a écrit : As always, every tool is developed thinking about Wikipedia and Commons, never all the other sister projects! What about those poor pixels? Are they

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Board of Trustees Chair and Vice Chair positions

2015-07-16 Thread Christophe Henner
Congrats Patricio and Alice. Jan-Bart when are you buying rounds? Le 16 juil. 2015 5:12 PM, Pierre-Selim pierre-se...@huard.info a écrit : Congrats Patricio and Alice! And thank you Jan-Bart :) 2015-07-16 17:08 GMT-05:00 Gregory Varnum gregory.var...@gmail.com: Congratulations (and

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia French] Summer of french cities and villages

2015-07-21 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi everyone, Just so you know, Wikimedia France is officially launching a new program: Summer of french cities and villages This program is aimed to increase outreach and to raise awareness that anyone can esaily contribute. That there are many things they can do, such as sharing their holiday

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paris

2015-11-14 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi Everyone, Sorry didn't thought of coming here (long night for me had to work). Nathalie, WMFr ED, checked all staff in. From all we could gather over the last hours, so far all parisians wikimedians are ok. Can't be 100% sure as we have some who still have to answer but so far so good. Thank

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paris

2015-11-14 Thread Christophe Henner
ncic" <mill...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > Christophe, thank you for the update! It's good to hear that all of you > > are well! > > On Nov 14, 2015 11:26, "Christophe Henner" <christophe.hen...@gmail.com> > > wrote: > > > >> Hi Everyone, &

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paris

2015-11-15 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi everyone, Thhank you all for your kind words. We've had confirmation from almost every wikimedians living in Paris that they're safe. The one we're waiting from are the one we don't have a way to reach them. At the same time, keep some thoughts for all the people in the Middle-East that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Celebrating Parisian culture and libertarianism

2015-11-16 Thread Christophe Henner
> these are all important, and all worth working on, covering, building > upon. > > > > > > On 16/11/15 07:14, Pierre-Selim wrote: > > > >> Just +1 on the stfu. > >> Le 16 nov. 2015 7:53 AM, "Christophe Henner" < > christophe.h

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Celebrating Parisian culture and libertarianism

2015-11-15 Thread Christophe Henner
I'm sorry but just shut the fuck up about "religion". They're bloodlusty assholes that wanted to kill and divide. Nothing more. It's not a religious thing (Paris isn't à holy city) or a cultural thing. It's hate. Simple and plain hate. They'd like us to say it's about religion and culture.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Welcome Delphine Ménard as WMF's Annual Plan Grants Program Officer

2016-06-21 Thread Christophe Henner
Oh yeah? Well that was à long time ago she's now way wiser I hope! On Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 4:44 AM, Christophe Henner <christophe.hen...@gmail.com> wrote: > Déjà vu! > > Welcome to our movement, Delphine! > > I hope you will get to like us, even though we are a crazy bun

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Welcome Delphine Ménard as WMF's Annual Plan Grants Program Officer

2016-06-20 Thread Christophe Henner
Déjà vu! Welcome to our movement, Delphine! I hope you will get to like us, even though we are a crazy bunch, don't be scared :) Le 21 juin 2016 12:55 AM, "Katy Love" a écrit : > Hi Wikimedians, > > Today WMF's Community Resources team is joined by Delphine Ménard as our >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Board appointment of Executive Director

2016-06-27 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi everyone, On top of the formal announcement, I’d like to share a few personal thoughts. Katherine Maher has been interim ED of the Wikimedia Foundation since March. In the past few months, we’ve had the pleasure to witness her ability to provide healthy leadership to Wikimedia Foundation

[Wikimedia-l] [Affiliate-selected Board seats] Christophe Henner candidacy

2016-02-29 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi everyone, A week ago I published my candidacy to the Affiliates-Selected Board Seats process : https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Affiliate-selected_Board_seats/2016/Nominations/Christophe_Henner I'll be happy to answer any questions you may have, including (but not only) funny ones, on the talk

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A Massive Online Open Course about Wikipedia

2016-02-17 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi everyone, A quick update on this project, we've just crossed the 5 000 registered students. We'll see how much will complete the course, but so far we're really happy with this number :) Of course we'll share more insights once this program is over. Best, -- Christophe On 14 December 2015

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Spam] Re: Affiliate Selected Board Seats - Result

2016-05-10 Thread Christophe Henner
WMF > board > > > to steer through the current waters and whatever may come in the > future. > > > Also on behalf of the AffCom I hope for a good collaboration. > > > > > > Regards, > > > > > > > > > Manuel > > > > &

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Elections Committee

2016-07-25 Thread Christophe Henner
ourse. > > Pine > > On Mon, Jul 25, 2016 at 10:39 PM, Christophe Henner <chen...@wikimedia.org > > > wrote: > > > Hey, > > > > The question is not on the table right now. > > > > We're working to perform a gouvernance audit, board composition w

Re: [Wikimedia-l] With my thanks to everyone ...

2016-07-14 Thread Christophe Henner
Hey, I've said that privately earlier this week, I'll reiterate publicly. Thank you so much for all the work and energy you've put into the movement. I'm sad we won't get to work much together but really happy you've Landes a great job at YouTube! Of course any time you come to France I'd be

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] June minutes from the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees

2016-07-22 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi Pine, Short answer is yes we'll take responsability, but as wikimedians I do need to elaborate :) I believe the best way a board can support its ED is by providing legitimacy and guidance. Both needs for the board to make decisions and to be consistent. If we're making a clear decision

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] June minutes from the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees

2016-07-22 Thread Christophe Henner
On Sat, Jul 23, 2016 at 5:18 AM, Pine W wrote: > Christophe and Dariusz, > > Thanks for the comments. > > I feel that it's important that Board members be able to ask employees at > any level of the company how things are going. That is different from > providing direction,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board level strategic planning?

2016-08-03 Thread Christophe Henner
*Governance > as Leadership*, is that it not uncommon for boards to end up spending a lot > of time on housekeeping small items (e.g., bylaws tweaks), which could be > relatively minor. > > On Mon, Aug 1, 2016 at 10:41 PM, Christophe Henner <chen...@wikimedia.org> > wrote:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF C level hiring and retention

2016-08-15 Thread Christophe Henner
Hey, As you said you've asked the question during the week-end ^^ Things are moving forward but I'll let Katherine answer the question as she'll be able a way better answer than me (I talk about that topic nearly every week with Katherine, it is a high priority topic for all of us). Please bare

[Wikimedia-l] [Direction] WMF Board of Trustees 2016 priorities

2016-06-28 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi Everyone, The Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees met in Esino Lario during Wikimania. The minutes will be published in the coming days, but we deemed it too important to wait to share the outcome of this really great meeting. During the meeting, the Board felt that it was important to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board level strategic planning?

2016-08-01 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi, I love to write long emails, but four in a row would too much. As said before we are taking up our leadership role. The strategy process *is* a black box right now. We (Katherine mostly) have been working on the process for a few weeks. We will share soon I hope, the first part of that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Politics

2017-02-07 Thread Christophe Henner
On Tue, Feb 7, 2017 at 1:49 PM, Leigh Thelmadatter wrote: > The > people who are loudest in their demands for consensus do not represent the > Wikimedia movement. > > > The voices loudest for the WMF doing something against the Trump > administration are not representative

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing the Foundation's challenge to recent U.S. immigration executive order

2017-02-06 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi Yair, Yes board was informed in the process. Plus when situation started a few days ago, board expressed full support stepping up against that specific EO. Christophe HENNER Chair of the board of trustees chen...@wikimedia.org +33650664739 twitter *@schiste*skype

Re: [Wikimedia-l] "Delegation of policy-making authority" resolution

2017-02-06 Thread Christophe Henner
them. Oh and if I'm not answering after a few days, please feel free to ping me :) Have all a good day, [1] https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Policies Christophe HENNER Chair of the board of trustees chen...@wikimedia.org +33650664739 <+33%206%2050%2066%2047%2039> twitter *@schis

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] [PRESS RELEASE] Wikimedia Foundation receives $500, 000 from the Craig Newmark Foundation and craigslist Charitable Fund to support a healthy and inclusive

2017-02-06 Thread Christophe Henner
Hey, On Sun, Feb 5, 2017 at 5:33 AM, Pete Forsyth wrote: > On Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 9:17 AM, Lodewijk >> wrote: >> >> What I am curious about, is whether there are also efforts ongoing that >>> are >>> focused on influencing community behavior

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Politics

2017-02-06 Thread Christophe Henner
But again, as a movement, we have the potential to have a huge impact on the world. That is not neutral, that is a force of change and change always is poltical. Christophe HENNER Chair of the board of trustees chen...@wikimedia.org +33650664739 twitter *@schiste*skype *christophe_henner*

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thinking outside the box

2016-09-06 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi Rogol, The weird thing in this discussion is I kind of agree with everyone. Yes more diversity would be awesome. But in my opinion diversity should be something we achieve organicaly. So, from my biased perspective, the key issue is for us to build room for people to emerge but also to feel

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2016 call for Board Governance Committee Volunteer and Advisory members [results]

2016-08-17 Thread Christophe Henner
I hope nobody will mind, but I'll "Yay" with you too. Thanks and kuddos to Natalia for bringing the idea up, leading the process, and making it happen so quickly. And thanks to everyone who volunteered to join bgc on top of their other volunteers position :) Christophe On Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] Changes to current chapter and thematic organisation criteria

2016-08-23 Thread Christophe Henner
group we need to get back to trust and > assuming good faith. > > Choose language carefully, use wording to promote not put down, create > criteria thats boosts the affiliates we dont need to pull each other down > to make things better because we just happen to find it easy to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] Changes to current chapter and thematic organisation criteria

2016-08-23 Thread Christophe Henner
Hi Gnangarra, This is not a discussion, and this is by design. As Carlos said, those are provisional criterias so that our movement can keep seeing new organizations blooming. But the discussion will not be only about those criterias, but on a much larger, and I believe more interesting and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] Changes to current chapter and thematic organisation criteria

2016-08-23 Thread Christophe Henner
that shows a > level of distrust and badt faith . As a group we need to get back to trust > and assuming good faith. > > > > Choose language carefully, use wording to promote not put down, create > criteria thats boosts the affiliates we dont need to pull each other down &

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Funds Dissemination Committee Recommendations for Round 1 2016-2017

2016-11-18 Thread Christophe Henner
Thank you everyone for the hard work and all the reading you had to go through :) Le 18 nov. 2016 10:19 AM, "Frans Grijzenhout" a écrit : > Hi Anne, thank you for this report and for sharing with us the > deliberations on the requests. We greatly appreciate the constructive

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] New Wikimedia DC Board Members

2016-10-31 Thread Christophe Henner
I would definitly say congrats more than welcome as it wouldn't really appropriate :) So congrats to Kelly and Rosy and WMDC! Le 31 oct. 2016 8:40 PM, "Chris "Jethro" Schilling" < cschill...@wikimedia.org> a écrit : > Congrats to our DC chapter in addition to Kelly and Rosie! It is splendid >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Victoria Coleman, WMF Chief Technology Officer

2016-11-02 Thread Christophe Henner
\o/ Welcome Victoria! Really really glad to have you joining us! Welcome again! And thank you to everyone that contributed to make this search successful! :) Le 2 nov. 2016 7:23 PM, "Katherine Maher" a écrit : > Hi everyone, > > I’m excited today to introduce the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Personal Update

2016-11-04 Thread Christophe Henner
. The Foundation has recently reviewed our conflict of interest procedures against other comparable non-profit organizations, and I'm confident that our system appropriately thorough and rigorous. [2] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_content Christophe HENNER Chair of the board of trustees chen

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Deutschland: Abraham Taherivand appointed Interim Executive Director

2016-12-08 Thread Christophe Henner
Congratulation Abraham. I'm not sure welcome would be appropriate, but welcome into our new role :) Christophe HENNER Chair of the board of trustees chen...@wikimedia.org +33650664739 twitter *@schiste*skype *christophe_henner* On Thu, Dec 8, 2016 at 3:51 PM, Tim Moritz Hector

[Wikimedia-l] Statement by Wikimedia Board on Healthy Community Culture, Inclusivity, and Safe Spaces

2016-12-08 Thread Christophe Henner
, Christophe Henner, Board Chair María Sefidari, Board Vice Chair [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Research:Harassment_survey_2015 Statement by the Wikimedia Board on Healthy Community Culture, Inclusivity, and Safe Spaces At our Board meeting on November 13, and in Board meetings in September

Re: [Wikimedia-l] News regarding Wikimania 2018

2017-01-10 Thread Christophe Henner
Congratulations everyone :) Le 10 janv. 2017 11:24 AM, "James Heilman" a écrit : A big congratulations to Douglas and looking forwards to coming to South Africa in 2018 :-) James On Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 12:08 PM, Ellie Young wrote: > All, > > On

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMDE-update: Christian Rickerts might become Undersecretary of State

2016-12-05 Thread Christophe Henner
Congratulations Christian! That is an amazing news and recognition. Good luck in your new job! Christophe HENNER Chair of the board of trustees chen...@wikimedia.org +33650664739 twitter *@schiste*skype *christophe_henner* On Mon, Dec 5, 2016 at 1:01 PM, Tanweer Morshed <wiki.t

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