Re: [Wikimedia-l] Any studies on economic impact of community-produced open data?

2012-06-05 Thread David Richfield
to determine whether the information is correct, and don't rely on it for critical decisions, but if a doctor needs a remindor of which receptor is affected by the autoimmune system in myasthenia gravis, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myasthenia_gravis#Pathophysiology will help. -- David Richfield

Re: [Wikimedia-l] TomTom does a Britannica

2012-06-06 Thread David Richfield
seem to route just fine for my purposes in South Africa, but I haven't tested toll roads. -- David Richfield [[:en:User:Slashme]] +27718539985 ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Update on IPv6

2012-06-07 Thread David Richfield
I'm glad to see that Navigation Popups works nicely with IPv6. -- David Richfield [[:en:User:Slashme]] +27718539985 ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] CheckUser openness

2012-06-14 Thread David Richfield
. -- David Richfield [[:en:User:Slashme]] +27718539985 ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] speedydeletion.wika.com lauched

2012-06-19 Thread David Richfield
elaborate page about some kid's bedroom kingdom, by the way.] But seriously, my point is that you don't need to pick up the crumbs that are swept off Wikipedia's table to allow people the space to indulge their creative spirits. There are other wikis that will open their doors. David -- David Richfield

Re: [Wikimedia-l] FSF Blocked by MS Net nanny software

2012-06-25 Thread David Richfield
stands for freedom, and Microsoft has repeatedly shown itself to be an enemy of freedom. They are not to be trusted. -- David Richfield [[:en:User:Slashme]] +27718539985 ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] TVTropes deletes all pages with Rape in title under advertising pressure.

2012-06-27 Thread David Richfield
This must be the most misleading mailing list title I've seen in a long time. Almost all of these tropes are untouched: http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pmwiki.php/Main/SexualHarassmentAndRapeTropes?from=Main.RapeTropes - it seems they just had a problem with Google withdrawing ad revenue because they

Re: [Wikimedia-l] TVTropes deletes all pages with Rape in title under advertising pressure.

2012-06-27 Thread David Richfield
On Wed, Jun 27, 2012 at 5:10 PM, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: On 27 June 2012 16:02, David Richfield davidrichfi...@gmail.com wrote: This must be the most misleading mailing list title I've seen in a long time.  Almost all of these tropes are untouched: http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] TVTropes deletes all pages with Rape in title under advertising pressure.

2012-07-02 Thread David Richfield
...@googlemail.com wrote: well i can give you copies of the scripts, the articles are still on archive org, I dont want to host them, mike -- David Richfield [[:en:User:Slashme]] +27718539985 ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] crazy deletionists!

2012-07-03 Thread David Richfield
going on. It's frightfully trivial, but for me the main question is whether we have editors who will maintain it, and I think the answer is clearly yes, so I really don't care whether it stays or goes. -- David Richfield [[:en:User:Slashme]] +27718539985

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Apparently, Wikipedia is ugly

2012-07-14 Thread David Richfield
? It reserves about a third of it for ads. Quite horrible really. -- David Richfield [[:User:Slashme]] ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

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

2012-08-16 Thread David Richfield
(and maybe also a re-name as suggested). -- David Richfield [[:en:User:Slashme]] +27718539985 ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Could someone please fix this article?

2012-09-16 Thread David Richfield
list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l -- David Richfield [[:en:User:Slashme]] +27718539985 ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

[Wikimedia-l] Using the Wikipedia logo for Wikimedia South Africa projects

2013-01-24 Thread David Richfield
we need? Thanks, -- David Richfield [[:en:User:Slashme]] +27718539985 ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Using the Wikipedia logo for Wikimedia South Africa projects

2013-01-24 Thread David Richfield
/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l -- David Richfield [[:en:User:Slashme]] +27718539985 ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Patent claim relating to QRpedia

2013-02-08 Thread David Richfield
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patent_troll 2013/2/8, Fae faewik+comm...@gmail.com: On 8 February 2013 10:22, David Richfield davidrichfi...@gmail.com wrote: It would be greatly appreciated if you would consider the Walk and Talk Tours patented system in 1999 with regards to information signage

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of Wikimedia Armenia

2013-03-27 Thread David Richfield
Congratulations, and welcome! -- David Richfield [[:en:User:Slashme]] +27718539985 ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

[Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Re: Wikipedia FYI

2013-04-25 Thread David Richfield
Interesting views from Project Gutenberg users. David Richfield +27718539985 Sent from a mobile device. -- Forwarded message -- From: Bess Richfield b...@telkomsa.net Date: 25 Apr 2013 09:56 Subject: Re: Wikipedia FYI To: David Richfield davidrichfi...@gmail.com Cc: David, I am

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Re: Wikipedia FYI

2013-04-25 Thread David Richfield
to resolve. I never thought about it that way. David Richfield +27718539985 Sent from a mobile device. On 25 Apr 2013 21:50, Andrea Zanni zanni.andre...@gmail.com wrote: Hi David, thanks for sharing. I tend to agree to some of the statements made in the thread: as a Wikisource user, I perfectly

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Single User Login finalisation: some accounts will be renamed

2013-04-30 Thread David Richfield
Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l -- David

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Fwd: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia Servers and Copyright Issues

2013-05-12 Thread David Richfield
I think you sent this to the wrong David... Good to hear from you, though :-) David Richfield +27718539985 Sent from a mobile device. On 12 May 2013 16:57, Achal Prabhala aprabh...@gmail.com wrote: Hi David, On Sunday 12 May 2013 07:33 PM, David Cuenca wrote: Hi Achal, For those cases

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Proposal - Training for Wikimedia movement boards

2013-08-13 Thread David Richfield
This is a very good proposal, and I've forwarded it to the rest of our board for comment. Thanks, Chris! -- David Richfield [[:en:User:Slashme]] +27718539985 ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

[Wikimedia-l] Rules of engagement for companies in Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Danish?

2013-10-21 Thread David Richfield
pages directly or only ever edit talk pages * Edit under their own names or under company names What are the rules for the Nordic languages? Thanks, David -- David Richfield [[:en:User:Slashme]] +491723724440 ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Rules of engagement for companies in Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Danish?

2013-10-21 Thread David Richfield
of names. These users then have no restrictions on which pages to edit. As long as we don't demand identification of users, restrictions on edits would IMO be futile anyway. Hans A. Rosbach / User:Haros On 21 October 2013 15:14, David Richfield davidrichfi...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all, When

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Rules of engagement for companies in Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Danish?

2013-10-21 Thread David Richfield
wrote: 2013/10/21 David Richfield davidrichfi...@gmail.com Hi all, For Swedish Wikipedia, as I understand our consensus and relevant texts (WP:IK, WP:Användarkonto, WP:Att skriva om näringsliv, företag och varumärken): When I'm not editing Wikimedia projects, I work for Mondelez

Re: [Wikimedia-l] I'm back

2014-04-17 Thread David Richfield
Welcome back Milos! I knew this day would come, and I look forward to meeting you again and discussing language, philosophy and Wiki stuff. David -- David Richfield [[:en:User:Slashme]] +49 176 72663368 ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l

[Wikimedia-l] Amazon Smile thinks WMF is in Washington, incorporated 2003.

2017-04-11 Thread David Richfield
If you look up "Wikimedia" in Amazon Smile, you find "Wikimedia foundation Inc., Washington DC, Incorporation year 2003". Any idea why that is so? -- David Richfield Nabburgerstraße 19, 81737 München +49 176 72663368 ___ Wiki