[Wikimedia-l] Geolocalization improvement proposal

2012-07-17 Thread Cristian Consonni
Hi all, I have written a proposal for the improvement of the current geolocalization system used for the geonotice, being the current one really poor and of no use in some areas. This proposal is based on the use of the geolocalization capabilities of modern browsers. Having a more accurate

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Further resolutions from board meeting of 11 July 2012

2012-07-21 Thread Cristian Consonni
2012/7/20 Bishakha Datta bishakhada...@gmail.com: Dear all, At its board meeting on 11 July 2012, the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees also passed the following resolutions: http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Resolution:_Board_visitor_-_Doron_Weber_(2012) This resolution inviting

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Geolocalization improvement proposal

2012-07-23 Thread Cristian Consonni
2012/7/18 Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.com: I know that the feature may be perceived as invasive so I would like that as many people as possible share their opinion on this and I hope that we can anyway start a discussion that will lead to an improved geolocalization system, whichever

Re: [Wikimedia-l] photography restrictions at the Olympics

2012-07-24 Thread Cristian Consonni
2012/7/24 Amir E. Aharoni amir.ahar...@mail.huji.ac.il: Hi, The Olympic games are beginning soon. Apparently, ticket holders cannot use photo equipment longer than 30cm and cannot use the photos and videos for commercial purposes without accreditation. Practically everything that happens at

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Geolocalization improvement proposal

2012-07-24 Thread Cristian Consonni
2012/7/24 birgitte...@yahoo.com: [...] So I definitely believe what it.WM wants to do, to connect people with local events, has real value. And that it has value for the individual people just as much as for it.WM. strong +1. The main question is whether the benefit from being able to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Geolocalization improvement proposal

2012-07-25 Thread Cristian Consonni
2012/7/24 birgitte...@yahoo.com: On Jul 24, 2012, at 11:14 AM, Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.com wrote: 2012/7/24 birgitte...@yahoo.com: [...] So I definitely believe what it.WM wants to do, to connect people with local events, has real value. And that it has value

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Geolocalization improvement proposal

2012-07-25 Thread Cristian Consonni
2012/7/25 aude aude.w...@gmail.com: There also are infoboxes and categories that people use to indicate where they live. I think this solutions has the same drawbacks of using an opt-in gadget. It could also be a preference, to make it private info. (and would be nice to get geonotices for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] photography restrictions at the Olympics

2012-07-26 Thread Cristian Consonni
2012/7/24 Tomasz Ganicz polime...@gmail.com: 2012/7/24 Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.com: 2012/7/24 Amir E. Aharoni amir.ahar...@mail.huji.ac.il: Hi, The Olympic games are beginning soon. Apparently, ticket holders cannot use photo equipment longer than 30cm and cannot use the photos

Re: [Wikimedia-l] reach of projects by geography

2012-08-13 Thread Cristian Consonni
2012/8/12 phoebe ayers phoebe.w...@gmail.com: Thoughts? I strongly agree with the meta transfer and the update. Suggestions on how to name the pages? Wikipedia by geography and then make subpages for the different regions indicated above? But I still think it's an interesting and important

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia redefined -- typography and UX and such

2012-08-17 Thread Cristian Consonni
2012/8/17 Magnus Manske magnusman...@googlemail.com: On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 10:55 AM, Denny Vrandečić denny.vrande...@wikimedia.de wrote: Yes, it would be nice if it was easier to change Wikipedia. http://toolserver.org/~magnus/redefined/?page=Pyramid Oh my goodness, Magnus. Is it that easy

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia redefined -- typography and UX and such

2012-08-17 Thread Cristian Consonni
2012/8/17 Risker risker...@gmail.com: It looks pretty clean and less cluttered. It also draws attention to some of our internal issues, such as massive listing of references at the bottom of the page, and all those templates linking groups of articles together; between these two, they're

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia redefined -- typography and UX and such

2012-08-17 Thread Cristian Consonni
2012/8/17 Ziko van Dijk vand...@wmnederland.nl: Yes, I would like to see the skin in my Preferences. Where is a wiki page for comment? :-) See the META link in the upper-right corner i.e.: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_redefined Cristian

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Upcoming Survey, Feedback requested, and Office Hour

2012-08-22 Thread Cristian Consonni
2012/8/21 Delphine Ménard notafi...@gmail.com: If, however, we're going to mix editor's experience and satisfaction about Wikimedia, I am cruelly missing any kind of feedback question about the work of the chapters and/or other organisations or groups in the Wikimedia Universe that would give

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WCA: a short update

2012-08-25 Thread Cristian Consonni
2012/8/24 Ziko van Dijk vand...@wmnederland.nl: Welcome to WMUA, and more about the WCA follows soon. Welcome on board! Cristian WM-IT ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (semi-OT) Open access catastrophic for Elsevier

2012-09-26 Thread Cristian Consonni
2012/9/26 Andrea Zanni zanni.andre...@gmail.com: On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 12:08 AM, emijrp emi...@gmail.com wrote: Coordinating people to write encyclopedias was expensive. Well, until 2001. I'll have a tshirt with this. Mee too, mee too. Cristian

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Big data benefits and limitations (relevance: WMF editor engagement, fundraising, and HR practices)

2013-01-03 Thread Cristian Consonni
2013/1/3 Tim Starling tstarl...@wikimedia.org: On 03/01/13 16:09, George Herbert wrote: Laugh all you want, but the best man at my wedding's scalable P2P in the cloud company was acquired by Adobe, then he was poached by Skype who were poached by Microsoft, and now he's a Very Senior Architect

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Fwd: Wikimedia/mapping event in Europe early next year?

2013-01-07 Thread Cristian Consonni
Hi aude, 2013/1/7 aude aude.w...@gmail.com: Anyone know if this is happening or not? Sometime around the chapters meeting seems as good a time as any. Or maybe attached as a few days before/after the Amsterdam hackathon. (/me not organizing anything, though) I think there will be little

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Italia starts discussion with OSM Italian community to become an OSMF chapter

2013-07-30 Thread Cristian Consonni
Dear all, Wikimedia Italia has been in touch for some time with some representatives of the Italian community of OpenStreetMap. The OSM community in Italy is very numerous (see this data[1] for a rough figure) and has a long history, so they were wondering since some time to create a local

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The failure of Google, looking for open source alternatives

2013-08-26 Thread Cristian Consonni
2013/8/25 Strainu strain...@gmail.com: 2013/8/25 Romaine Wiki romaine_w...@yahoo.com: Unfortunately I couldn't find any layer for Wikipedia on http://openstreetmap.org Perhaps the WMF should provide that? Kolossos has done a tremendous job with his work on the subject. Moving from the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The failure of Google, looking for open source alternatives

2013-08-26 Thread Cristian Consonni
2013/8/26 Sumana Harihareswara suma...@wikimedia.org: Thanks to everyone who's been offering ideas and thoughts in this thread! Could we move to maps-l (cc'd)? https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/maps-l Thank you for reminding me of a mailing list I should have subscribed to a long

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Who will host Wikimedia Conference 2014? Bidding process is open!

2013-09-18 Thread Cristian Consonni
2013/9/18 Balázs Viczián balazs.vicz...@wikimedia.hu: The thing is that you should start building from the bottom, not from the top. A venue can be secured as late as 3 months before the event to give everyone enough time to plan and get cheap tickets (and I mean first minute, not last

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Office hour with WMF researchers

2013-09-23 Thread Cristian Consonni
2013/9/23 ENWP Pine deyntest...@hotmail.com: Reminder, office hour is happening now. Hi, I have missed the announcement, but I would have enjoyed to join. Are there some minutes or transcript of the Office hours? Thank you. Cristian ___ Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Who will host Wikimedia Conference 2014? Bidding process is open!

2013-09-30 Thread Cristian Consonni
... and there's also Italy! WM-IT wants to put to good use the 2013's experience, so here's our application: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Future_of_the_Wikimedia_Conference#Application_4:_WMI (also, the venue for this WMConf is very close to the location of this bid for Wikimania[1], the

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

2013-10-01 Thread Cristian Consonni
2013/10/1 Christophe Henner christophe.hen...@wikimedia.fr: We have the great pleasure to announce Nathalie Martin is starting today as the new Executive Director of Wikimédia France! Congrats WM-FR and benvenuta Nathalie! [...] I'm happy to say that she too suffered from PWD (Post-Wikimania

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Kumusha Takes Wiki

2013-10-02 Thread Cristian Consonni
2013/10/2 Florence Devouard anthe...@yahoo.com: The project was designed by Isla (South Africa) and I (France), with the support of Iolenda (Italy) (yea, three wikiwomens !) The correct spelling of her name is Iolanda (with an i and an a) ^_^ C

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Funds Dissemination Committee: Report on first year of operations

2013-10-09 Thread Cristian Consonni
Hi all, my 2cents here (sorry for the late answer, I am having very busy days ...) 2013/10/3 Itzik Edri it...@infra.co.il: [...] Now, when during her ten years existence the foundation started to focus on *HER* evaluation? When they had one staffer or 40? And let not forget - the foundation

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Resolution: Media about living people

2013-12-11 Thread Cristian Consonni
Il 11/dic/2013 21:07 Lodewijk lodew...@effeietsanders.org ha scritto: Hi Maria, thanks for sharing. To appreciate the resolution in its proper context, I was wondering if you could share if there was a specific trigger to this amendment? I completely second the question. Cristian.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board decisions on movement funding and approval issues

2014-02-11 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-02-11 19:22 GMT+01:00 Cynthia Ashley-Nelson cindam...@gmail.com: Yes, I agree that the consensus of the Board is clear. IMHO, I wouldn't say that for two decisions taken with 7-3 and 6-4[1], when you can see that most of the times[2] the vote was unanimous. Cristian [1]

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board decisions on movement funding and approval issues

2014-02-11 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-02-11 23:01 GMT+01:00 Risker risker...@gmail.com: Consensus is not the same as unanimity, and anyone who's crossed a few different Wikimedia projects will know that what is defined as consensus varies pretty widely, from majority +1 to 80% or higher support. For the purposes of board

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The Cool Projects

2014-02-26 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-02-26 5:34 GMT+01:00 Àlex Hinojo alexhin...@gmail.com: thanks A LOT for all your hours and your time. strong +1. Also I think that the fact of being able of creating something that can continue after you is a great achievement and you should be proud of that. Enjoy the seats! C

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open letter on open letters (Was: Open letter from Wikimedia Argentina regarding URAA)

2014-02-26 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-02-26 13:26 GMT+01:00 Pierre-Selim pierre-se...@huard.info: As a Wikimedia Commons volunteer I'm disappointed by the process followed by some chapters, i.e. which have chosen to bypass the community and send a letter directly to the board of trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation. However,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Funding programs for individuals.

2014-03-01 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-03-02 1:36 GMT+01:00 Samuel Klein meta...@gmail.com: +1 to moving from ElasticSearch to NemoFind. I am sorry, but NemoFind is a trademark of WM-IT. Now we are going to ask him how to sue you for trademark infringement, since, you know, he already has experience in the field. (Epic troll is

[Wikimedia-l] Call for a Wikipedian in Residence at MART musem in Rovereto (TN), Italy

2014-03-19 Thread Cristian Consonni
(cross-posting to cultural-partners) Dear all, Today is a great day for GLAM collaborations, it seems (just read about the position at UC Berkley). it is a pleasure and a joy for us to communicate that we opened today a call for one position of Wikipedian in Residence at the MART museum (Museo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Announce] WMMX's assembly and new Board

2014-03-25 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-03-24 8:33 GMT+01:00 Salvador A salvador1...@gmail.com: As results of that assembly we have a new board which is definitive and will serve two years, that is, till March 2016. [...] Wish us good luck in this new stage as chapter as we hope you have the same in your projects.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Goodbye as the German president of the Dutch chapter

2014-03-30 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-03-30 19:59 GMT+02:00 Ziko van Dijk vand...@wmnederland.nl: Dear colleagues, collaborators and friends of free knowledge, After three eventful years I left the board of Wikimedia Nederland; yesterday was the General Assembly in Utrecht. This means a 'goodbye'. [...] Goodbye - and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Cost of Wikimedia Conference 2014

2014-03-31 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-03-31 11:47 GMT+02:00 Fæ fae...@gmail.com: This seems to not be the case looking at the proposed attendee list[1] with the UK sending a massive party of 8 people (excluding Wikimania representatives), significantly larger than any other Chapter or Thorg. Well, the question then is can

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

2014-03-31 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-03-31 19:59 GMT+02:00 Christophe Henner christophe.hen...@gmail.com: As you might know, or not, tomorrow nght the round 2 of this year FDC proposal will close. Our proposal is on meta :

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Cost of Wikimedia Conference 2014

2014-04-02 Thread Cristian Consonni
(my 2cents here, not speaking in any capacity besides my personal free will) 2014-04-02 14:32 GMT+02:00 Jens Best jens.b...@wikimedia.de: Have a nice time in Berlin, maybe I will drop by on some of the evening events at least. :) May I say? Please come by also at the conference. I understand

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 1 week reminder: Wikimania 2014 - Call for Submissions

2014-04-03 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-03-31 14:34 GMT+02:00 Tomasz Ganicz polime...@gmail.com: I guess it is just a QA session with someone ready to answer potentially difficult questions from the audience :-) Ok Tomasz, thanks! C ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Affiliations Committee leadership

2014-04-10 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-04-10 23:20 GMT+02:00 Bence Damokos bdamo...@gmail.com: Hi all, It is with great pleasure that I can announce today that the Affiliations Committee has appointed Carlos Colina as the chair (who previously served as the vice-chair), and Cynthia Ashley-Nelson as the vice-chair of the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] ASBS sessions update

2014-04-14 Thread Cristian Consonni
Il 14/apr/2014 17:48 Chris Keating chriskeatingw...@gmail.com ha scritto: 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 ? Good idea. I've done this for two questions aimed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sponsorship/donations to other organizations

2014-04-16 Thread Cristian Consonni
Hi, I would like to point out a couple of points: * WMF or other affiliates can (and should, IMHO) look out for sponsorships towards other organisations worth supporting when there is the occasion, this is IMHO a legitimate activity (and investment) as any other, i.e. the sponsor gains the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sponsorship/donations to other organizations

2014-04-18 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-04-18 0:46 GMT+02:00 Lodewijk lodew...@effeietsanders.org: * There is a specific need, a conference we could support, a developer event or something we could help out with. There is a clear goal, and it is one-time. We have a clear benefit. For example: helping OTRS to become less messy.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Assessing this round of FDC proposals, including the WMF's proposal

2014-04-27 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-04-27 19:49 GMT+02:00 Risker risker...@gmail.com: Well, no, I'm not misunderstanding. If a staff assessment is needed, then it needs to be done by staff. You are suggesting that the staff assessment of the WMF proposal has to be done by WMF staff, i.e. by the very same people who drafted

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Norway - Q3 Activity report and Annual Assembly

2014-05-01 Thread Cristian Consonni
Il 01/mag/2014 10:17 Jon Davies jon.dav...@wikimedia.org.uk ha scritto: Love this photo https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Widwey_wmno_2014_IMG_2415.JPG What a country! +1 C ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Request for comments: How to deal with open datasets?

2014-05-15 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-05-15 11:25 GMT+02:00 David Cuenca dacu...@gmail.com: During the Zürich Hackathon I met several people that looked for solutions about how to integrate external open datasets into our projects (mainly Wikipedia, Wikidata). Since Wikidata is not the right tool to manage them (reasons

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia in Who has your back EFF transparency report.

2014-05-20 Thread Cristian Consonni
List edi...@eff.org Date: 2014-05-16 8:43 GMT+02:00 Subject: New Who Has Your Back report shows Internet companies competing on privacy To: Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.com View as a web pagehttps://supporters.eff.org/civicrm/mailing/view?reset=1id=650 [image: EFFector!]https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia in Who has your back EFF transparency report.

2014-05-20 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-05-20 18:14 GMT+02:00 Luis Villa lvi...@wikimedia.org: On Tue, May 20, 2014 at 8:36 AM, Pete Forsyth petefors...@gmail.com wrote: (2) should not be judged poorly for not having had the right opportunity to defend users in court the way the report defines it. On the second point:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation 990

2014-05-22 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-05-22 17:35 GMT+02:00 Garfield Byrd gb...@wikimedia.org: The Wikimedia Foundation 990 for FY 2012 - 2013 has been posted on the Wikimedia Foundation Financial Reports page.https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Financial_reports Please contact me with any questions. Context point: «Form

Re: [Wikimedia-l] About Wikipedia medical entries

2014-05-28 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-05-28 7:42 GMT+02:00 Nurunnaby Chowdhury n...@nhasive.com: Thanks everyone. Last day when this news published i receive lots of phone call from our journalist friend. You know all journalist just check the news media. Not check details issue. This news found is way also on Italian media:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Ukraine's anniversary

2014-06-02 Thread Cristian Consonni
Today, our organization celebrates anniversary - 5 years from the date of creation. Exactly 5 years ago, on May 31, 2009, in Kyiv was held the constituent meeting, which approved the bylaws and elected its first Board of the new organization, known as Wikimedia Ukraine. Our community has

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedian in Residence at ORCID

2014-06-10 Thread Cristian Consonni
Il 10/giu/2014 13:30 Andy Mabbett a...@pigsonthewing.org.uk ha scritto: As of today, I am Wikipedian in Residence [1] at ORCID [2]. The role is described in [3]. Please let me know if I can assist you, in that capacity. [1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:ORCID [2]

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Joint office Jakarta - Wikimedia Indonesia, HOT Open Street Map, and World Wide Web Foundation

2014-06-23 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-06-23 13:28 GMT+02:00 Tonmoy Khan tonmoy...@gmail.com: Congratulations to WMID. Wish you do wonderful activities from your new address :) Go WM-ID! Go! Congrats! Cristian ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board decision on FDC member appointments

2014-07-11 Thread Cristian Consonni
Il 11/lug/2014 22:07 Patricio Lorente patricio.lore...@gmail.com ha scritto: Dear friends: We are pleased to inform you that the WMF Board of Trustees has come to a decision about which four candidates to appoint to the FDC. It wasn't easy; as is evident from the nominations, the caliber of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Deutschland – Transition Team and Interim Executive Director

2014-07-22 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-07-22 10:52 GMT+02:00 Lodewijk lodew...@effeietsanders.org: Thank you very much for this announcement, Tim. My congratulations with this tough job to Jan, and thanks to Pavel for this great flexibility. +1, it is also good that you are taking an occasion to meet the rest of the movement at

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia User Group China

2014-07-30 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-07-30 19:16 GMT+02:00 Tonmoy Khan tonmoy...@gmail.com: That's a great news! Congratulations to WM User Group China. Wow! Great news! Cristian ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Compare person data

2014-08-19 Thread Cristian Consonni
Il 19/ago/2014 09:38 Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijs...@gmail.com ha scritto: Hoi, Amir has created functionality that compares data from en.wp de.wp and it.wp. It is data about humans and it only shows differences where they exist. It compares those four Wikipedias with information in Wikidata.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Compare person data

2014-08-19 Thread Cristian Consonni
Hi Amir, 2014-08-19 10:38 GMT+02:00 Amir Ladsgroup ladsgr...@gmail.com: It's three now but the way I designed, it's very easy to extend. Thanks for this report. I am amazed that over the hundreds of thousands of Wikipedia biographies[*] it seems that we have only 38 inconsistencies. Am I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Compare person data

2014-08-19 Thread Cristian Consonni
Hi, 2014-08-19 12:13 GMT+02:00 Joe Decker joedec...@gmail.com: Pretty sure those are just the :first: 38... Note the q numbers. (They are ascending and don't make to q5000.) That suggests the full list will be very large indeed. This makes a lot of sense. Thanks. Il 19/ago/2014 12:19 Gerard

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Azerbaijani Wikimedians User Group

2014-09-19 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-09-19 16:40 GMT+02:00 Carlos M. Colina ma...@wikimedia.org.ve: Dear all, I am pleased to announce that the Affiliations Committee has recognized Azerbaijani Wikimedians [1] as a Wikimedia User Group [2]. They are a group of very enthusiastic wikimedians interested in expanding the access

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Damon Sicore joins WMF as Vice President of Engineering

2014-09-29 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-09-29 20:41 GMT+02:00 Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com: Lila Tretikov, 29/09/2014 19:38: We are excited to announce that the Wikimedia Foundation now has a Vice President of Engineering. Damon Sicore will be filling this vital role. Nice to see this long story reach an end.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Damon Sicore joins WMF as Vice President of Engineering

2014-09-30 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-09-29 23:37 GMT+02:00 Risker risker...@gmail.com: On 29 September 2014 16:32, Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.com wrote: [...] (for the lazy ones: «[Damon] spent six years at the Mozilla Corporation, where he grew a small team of 27 people to a team of more than 600 open source

Re: [Wikimedia-l] First Wikipedia Article has been Formally Peer Reviewed and Published

2014-10-06 Thread Cristian Consonni
Hi James, first of all, congrats for proving this to be possible. As it has already been said it is an achievement nothing short of great. 2014-10-04 15:47 GMT+02:00 James Heilman jmh...@gmail.com: I agree all Wikipedia articles are sort of peer reviewed. When I speak about GA/FA I refer to it

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Conference[1] 2015

2014-10-21 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-10-21 3:40 GMT+02:00 Asaf Bartov abar...@wikimedia.org: Neither I nor WMF are trying to exert undue control over this process; rather, I am moving this forward in good faith and relying on other people to be equally bold in editing (or reverting!) anything I've stated there. Looking

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Best promo videos?

2014-10-22 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-10-22 15:57 GMT+02:00 Ivan Martínez gala...@gmail.com: Dear Andy: our friends of Wikimedia Argentina produced this professional video about What is Wikipedia? with a nice production and a professional actress. http://youtu.be/tRbWDGbBAHA Wikimedia Italia has produced, between 2010 and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Best promo videos?

2014-10-22 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-10-22 16:51 GMT+02:00 Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.com: Wikimedia Italia has produced, between 2010 and 2012, these four short videos about Wikipedia, Commons, Wikisource and Wikiquote called WikiGuide(s) (slightly OT) You may be also interested in knowing that WM-IT recently

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Algeria Wikimedians User Group

2014-11-04 Thread Cristian Consonni
Congratulazioni! Benvenuti! Cristian ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FDC funds allocation recommendation is up

2014-11-23 Thread Cristian Consonni
Hi, apologies for the lengthy answer. 2014-11-23 8:27 GMT+01:00 Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijs...@gmail.com: I have a few questions, observations. When I read the arguments for cutting the request of the German chapter, I get the impression that the Germans are punished. Can you please

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FDC funds allocation recommendation is up

2014-11-23 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-11-23 13:50 GMT+01:00 Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com: Finally, I see hostility towards attempts at technological decentralisation (e.g. Kiwix). But here I hope I'm mistaken. You are: «Wikimedia CH has been very successful in offline activities/Kiwix, and is effectively developing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FDC funds allocation recommendation is up

2014-11-23 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-11-23 14:52 GMT+01:00 Dariusz Jemielniak dar...@alk.edu.pl: I am no certain that we could (or should) account for every 10% cut by apportioning it to something (10% because of governance, 10% because of lack of clarify of proposal, etc.). But of course this is not necessarily what you're

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FDC funds allocation recommendation is up

2014-11-24 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-11-24 11:28 GMT+01:00 Ilario Valdelli valde...@gmail.com: If you evaluate the ability to do projects, and not to find funds, the current measures are inconsistent. Please note that the ability to raise funds isn't (and wasn't) under evaluation. As it has already being said fundraising

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FDC funds allocation recommendation is up

2014-11-24 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-11-24 14:04 GMT+01:00 Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijs...@gmail.com: Then why did the nl.wikimedia chapter not get the funding they asked for? https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:APG/FDC_portal/FDC_recommendations/2014-2015_round1#Wikimedia_Nederland If you want my personal take on it, I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FDC funds allocation recommendation is up

2014-11-25 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-11-25 12:05 GMT+01:00 Balázs Viczián balazs.vicz...@wikimedia.hu: Despite the little to zero initial experience of its members, all-volunteer setup and the ever changing circumstances (global goals, focus points, etc.) and how in general awful it sounds if you say it out lout that an

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FDC funds allocation recommendation is up

2014-11-25 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-11-25 13:49 GMT+01:00 Ilario Valdelli valde...@gmail.com: Basically if WMF is asking to find external funds to reduce the risk, the consequence is that WMF is also declaring to would be a stakeholder with less importance and less impact in the decision of the strategy of the chapter.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMIL General Assembly meeting and Board Elections

2014-12-02 Thread Cristian Consonni
Il 02/Dic/2014 09:14 Itzik - Wikimedia Israel it...@wikimedia.org.il ha scritto: Dear all, This last Monday, 1.12.14, Wikimedia Israel (WMIL) held a general assembly meeting, during which the members held the elections for members of the Board of WMIL. The results of the elections are as

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising in the Netherlands; informing the donors

2014-12-07 Thread Cristian Consonni
2014-12-07 11:23 GMT+01:00 Lodewijk lodew...@effeietsanders.org: Minor correction: this system in the Netherlands works the other way around: donors can get back a part of their donation through their tax reduction - it is not that the charity gets a bonus. Interestingly, the Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising in the Netherlands; informing the donors

2014-12-07 Thread Cristian Consonni
Il 07/Dic/2014 13:12 Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijs...@gmail.com ha scritto: This is something we can easily provide and also when the WMF does not quality as an organisation that is intended for the public good who is. I don't understand this sentence, can you please rephrase? C

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF has lost its path

2015-01-20 Thread Cristian Consonni
2015-01-20 14:03 GMT+01:00 Dariusz Jemielniak dar...@alk.edu.pl: transparency does not always have to mean full public access to information (in the cases described by Philippe clearly TMI may be e.g. involving the community and the foundation in lengthy legal disputes, or endanger a discussed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF has lost its path

2015-01-20 Thread Cristian Consonni
2015-01-20 14:23 GMT+01:00 Chris Keating chriskeatingw...@gmail.com: It's worth pointing out that the Board *are* responsible, even if they aren't involved in the actual decision-making - as they are ultimately responsible for everything WMF does. Yes, I am aware of that. What I was advocating

[Wikimedia-l] EU copyright rules are maladapted to the increase of cross-border cultural exchange on the web

2015-01-21 Thread Cristian Consonni
Hi, Julia Reda, a MEP (Member of the European Parliament) for the German Pirate Party has released a report[1] regarding copyright in the EU and demanding an ambitious reform agenda for the overhaul of EU copyright[2]. A shorter version with the most important points is the press release: [2]

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A Listen Button

2015-01-24 Thread Cristian Consonni
Il 24/Gen/2015 23:21 James Heilman jmh...@gmail.com ha scritto: While human read articles are great they quickly become out of date and are available for only a fraction of our articles. Why don't we have a Listen button beside our read button that when clicked will read the article for the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A Listen Button

2015-01-25 Thread Cristian Consonni
Il 25/Gen/2015 12:18 Martin Kraft martin.kr...@gmx.de ha scritto: Did I miss some aspect? Is there a point in converting something visual into something visual? I have been told that people born deaf find more easy to read things in sign language. I imagine it like the difference between reading

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Please report to Google [was Re: Warning: Wikimedia-l Google Group]

2015-01-11 Thread Cristian Consonni
2015-01-10 10:56 GMT+01:00 Lodewijk lodew...@effeietsanders.org: This sounds silly, but somehow it seems quite hard to unsubscribe from this group, if you have multiple google accounts (google thinks you're trying to unsubscribe with an account that is not subscribed etc). (sorry for the maybe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Most obnoxious banner yet

2015-01-13 Thread Cristian Consonni
2015-01-12 13:25 GMT+01:00 Liam Wyatt liamwy...@gmail.com: With that busiest time of year now over, but with all the discussions still fresh in our mind, I was hoping that the Fundraising team or Executive would have the time to respond to the various concerns that were raised here (and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Veteran Malayalam Wikipedian BabuG signed off...

2015-03-06 Thread Cristian Consonni
Dear Viswa, I am sorry for this loss that the Malayalam is experiencing. Please transmit my condoleances to his family and friends if you have the occasion to do so. 2015-03-05 16:07 GMT+01:00 ViswaPrabha (വിശ്വപ്രഭ) vp2...@gmail.com: Yet, we feel, BabuG has made his life stamped immortal for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement: WMF to file suit against the NSA

2015-03-13 Thread Cristian Consonni
2015-03-13 10:36 GMT+01:00 Edward Saperia edsape...@gmail.com: Education is apolitical. I beg to differ. Me too. «Growing up, you know, I slowly had this process realizing that all the things around me that people had told me were just the natural way of things were, or the way things would

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediameta-l] Bye

2015-02-24 Thread Cristian Consonni
2015-02-24 14:55 GMT+01:00 Nathan nawr...@gmail.com: On Mon, Feb 23, 2015 at 3:59 PM, John Mark Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote: Which email ? the crowdfunding email? Austin, do the list admins have another perspective to justify their action? [...] I'd like the answer to this question

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimediameta-l] Bye

2015-02-24 Thread Cristian Consonni
2015-02-24 15:52 GMT+01:00 Lane Rasberry l...@bluerasberry.com: On English Wikipedia I have met with resistance in documenting crowdfunding projects. I would like clarity on the extent to which the Wikimedia community feels that it is acceptable to discuss crowdfunding in Wikimedia community

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Introducing Kourosh Karimkhany, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

2015-03-27 Thread Cristian Consonni
Welcome, Kourosh! Cristian ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A transition and a new chapter.

2015-04-13 Thread Cristian Consonni
2015-04-13 21:27 GMT+02:00 Pavel Richter m...@pavelrichter.de: Thank you, Q577729! [...] Q15903779 (ROFL, you are the cool kids in town ;-) ) Goodbye Erik, best of luck for your future endeavors. C ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimédia France] Practical Guide for local groups

2015-05-11 Thread Cristian Consonni
2015-05-11 12:46 GMT+02:00 Habib M'henni habib.mhe...@gmail.com: A big thank you! A very useful document. Merci Emeric, In Wikimedia Italia we want to implement a similar regional development plan and we will exploit your work and documentation. Cristian

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing: The Wikipedia Prize!

2015-04-03 Thread Cristian Consonni
Hi Brian, 2015-03-30 0:25 GMT+02:00 Brian reflect...@gmail.com: Although the initial goal of the Netflix Prize was to design a collaborative filtering algorithm, it became notorious when the data was used to de-anonymize Netflix users. Researchers proved that given just a user's movie ratings

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Introducing Kourosh Karimkhany, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

2015-04-04 Thread Cristian Consonni
Hi Andreas, 2015-04-02 18:25 GMT+02:00 Andreas Kolbe jayen...@gmail.com: On Thu, Apr 2, 2015 at 3:00 PM, Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.com wrote: 2015-04-02 15:16 GMT+02:00 Andreas Kolbe jayen...@gmail.com: As mentioned previously, what I have seen is recent additions

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

2015-04-08 Thread Cristian Consonni
Hi Pine, 2015-04-08 8:34 GMT+02:00 Pine W wiki.p...@gmail.com: I was referring to the qualifications, benefits and limitations of the different kinds of grant programs. The way that they're structured provides some ups and downs for affiliates when we have the option to choose among grant

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Introducing Kourosh Karimkhany, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

2015-04-02 Thread Cristian Consonni
2015-04-02 15:16 GMT+02:00 Andreas Kolbe jayen...@gmail.com: I pointed out that Lohninger, AccessNow and EFF consider it obvious that there is such an effect. Not so obvious, in my opinion. The EFF says about Wikipedia zero that it is a laudable effort[1] even acknowledging that it may harm

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Farewell

2015-06-18 Thread Cristian Consonni
2015-06-18 18:25 GMT+02:00 Fabrice Florin fflo...@wikimedia.org: After three great years working at the foundation, the time has come to say goodbye. I will be leaving WMF at the end of June, to spend more time with my family, focus on personal art projects and consult part-time on worthy

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A Listen Button

2015-05-28 Thread Cristian Consonni
2015-05-28 12:32 GMT+02:00 Richard Symonds richard.symo...@wikimedia.org.uk: This is a very enlightening discussion, but it's painfully apparent that there is no input in this discussion from someone who is sight-impaired, or input from an organisation like RNIB

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Annual Plan for FY 15-16

2015-05-28 Thread Cristian Consonni
2015-05-28 17:38 GMT+02:00 Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.com: This. in particular: It would be good if the WMF would *try to set a good example* by following the rules that it sets for others, itself. (as a clarification, I strong agree with Liam, especially in the point above). I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation Annual Plan for FY 15-16

2015-05-28 Thread Cristian Consonni
2015-05-28 11:42 GMT+02:00 Liam Wyatt liamwy...@gmail.com: The WMF talks about eating your own dog food[2] in terms of engineering, but it would be good if something similar would take place in the annual planning too... Chapters are required to submit their annual plans to a two *month*

[Wikimedia-l] Looking for Wikipedians in the Balkans, Caucasus and Turkey for project with Osservatorio Balcani-Caucaso

2015-11-01 Thread Cristian Consonni
Dear Wikimedians, Wikimedia Italia has started since this month a project with "Osservatorio Balcani Caucaso" (Balcan and Caucasus Observatory, ). Osservatorio Balcani Caucaso (OBC) is a research institute focused on South-East Europe, Turkey and the Caucasus

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