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

2013-12-12 Thread Jeevan Jose
I would like to know where subjects can post their complaint besides on the talk page, since putting complaints there is still a form of publication and only serves to propagate the sensitive information that subjects want removed. - Jane Darnell Yes; we are working on it. See

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

2013-12-14 Thread Jeevan Jose
Is there a discussion happening on Commons somewhere about the implications of this resolution? - John Vandenberg https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Village_pump#Resolution:Media_about_living_people Jee On Sat, Dec 14, 2013 at 10:24 PM, John Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote: On Sat,

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

2013-12-14 Thread Jeevan Jose
And an application at https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons_talk:Contact_us/Problems#Suggested_change Jee On Sat, Dec 14, 2013 at 10:31 PM, Jeevan Jose jkadav...@gmail.com wrote: Is there a discussion happening on Commons somewhere about the implications of this resolution? - John

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

2013-12-15 Thread Jeevan Jose
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Jimbo_Wales/Archive_151#Resolution:Media_about_living_people Hope this helps. Jee On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 1:16 AM, Tomasz W. Kozlowski tom...@twkozlowski.net wrote: While I appreciate the lengthy discussion about the scope of the resolution and about

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community consultation + Wikimedia Foundation Executive Director selection process

2014-01-22 Thread Jeevan Jose
Founder of the Wikimedia Foundation = One who founded/established the foundation? Sorry; I didn't get your question. Regards, Jee On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 4:30 PM, Fæ fae...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks for the assurance that the community directly and indirectly influences 100% of the board.

[Wikimedia-l] COM:IDENT?

2014-05-20 Thread Jeevan Jose
https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk:Odderoldid=124445321#Commons_talk:Nudity Is this the way Commons:Photographs of identifiable people works? Regards, Jee ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] COM:IDENT?

2014-05-26 Thread Jeevan Jose
Thanks all for your opinions, suggestions and advice. I was away due to a personal emergency; just back home today. I read all the responses above, including Pierre-selim's advise on how to handle such cases in future. I agree, and my intention was not to ignore in Commons discussions and make a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] About Wikipedia medical entries

2014-05-27 Thread Jeevan Jose
Wikipedia discourages self diagnosis and treatment: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Medical_disclaimer And I think professionals are capable enough to verify the credibility of the referred sources instead of blindly reading the articles. Regards, Jee On Tue, May 27, 2014 at 8:31 PM,

[Wikimedia-l] Importance of educating the media contributors

2014-06-05 Thread Jeevan Jose
In many recent discussions in Wikimedia Commons, I noticed that many of our media contributors are not well aware of the terms of licenses they grant. Main confusions are in three areas: 1. Attribution: Many people think we can demand attribution near the work used in off wiki cases. But according

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Importance of educating the media contributors

2014-06-05 Thread Jeevan Jose
...@gmail.com wrote: Jeevan Jose, 05/06/2014 07:59: So do we have a responsibility to educate the contributors than misusing their ignorance in such cases? The three points you raise are legally untested in most countries and even CC's FAQ is not legal advice. For us, point 1 is covered

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Importance of educating the media contributors

2014-06-05 Thread Jeevan Jose
to Commons is a risky business? Regards, Jee On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 1:34 PM, Jeevan Jose jkadav...@gmail.com wrote: For us, point 1 is covered by ToU - Nemo But my understanding is Tou (7 g) is only applicable for Wikimedian who contribute their own works. We have so many third party uploads

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Importance of educating the media contributors

2014-06-05 Thread Jeevan Jose
the content deleted, end of story. Regards, Jee On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 7:37 PM, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com wrote: Jeevan Jose, 05/06/2014 14:04: So uploading third party images to Commons is a risky business? IANAL, but: not under DMCA unless a zealous attorney uses the new

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Importance of educating the media contributors

2014-06-07 Thread Jeevan Jose
. Specific country specific implementations may exactly allow for things people are not aware off. Yes the INTENTION is for them to be the same. As to why things go wrong? They do. Thanks, GerardM On 7 June 2014 04:51, Jeevan Jose jkadav...@gmail.com wrote: CC does NOT say anything

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons and OCILLA

2014-06-08 Thread Jeevan Jose
BTW, why we have separate policies for Commons and Wikipedia? I just noticed that photographs deleted from Common per not free in source country are restored by our own (Commons) admins in English Wikipedia. Jee On Sun, Jun 8, 2014 at 5:18 PM, geni geni...@gmail.com wrote: On 8 June 2014

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The tragedy of Commons

2014-06-17 Thread Jeevan Jose
Accidentally, I have one of these FFD nomination pages on my watchlist. Yesterday it was renominated for the THIRD time by the same user (the second one was keep as well). And I can not act on it anymore. Apparently, at some point the user will get an admin with a stricter interpretation of the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The tragedy of Commons

2014-06-20 Thread Jeevan Jose
All ended in a good way as Sven Manguard unblocked her. Hope the Hebrew Wikipedia will recover from the painful memories soon. Regards, Jee On Sat, Jun 21, 2014 at 2:33 AM, Yann Forget yan...@gmail.com wrote: Suite of the drama. A request for a topic ban against LGA, who made these

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Lets delete everything from commons (was The tragedy of Commons)

2014-06-22 Thread Jeevan Jose
https://he.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D7%A7%D7%95%D7%91%D7%A5:%D7%AA%D7%92%D7%95%D7%91%D7%AA_%D7%9E%D7%A9%D7%A8%D7%93_%D7%94%D7%9E%D7%A9%D7%A4%D7%98%D7%99%D7%9D_%D7%91%D7%A2%D7%A0%D7%99%D7%99%D7%9F_%D7%96%D7%9B%D7%95%D7%99%D7%95%D7%AA_%D7%99%D7%95%D7%A6%D7%A8%D7%99%D7%9D.jpg Such a statement from GOI

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Lets delete everything from commons (was The tragedy of Commons)

2014-06-23 Thread Jeevan Jose
I think following the opinion of Carl Lindberg is the best option [1]: I would personally be happy about not having to delete governmental works which have expired in their own country... those always have felt different to me than privately-held copyrights. Hope Fae will support me when I start

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The tragedy of Commons

2014-06-26 Thread Jeevan Jose
Hi Erik: Thanks for your comment. I noticed your comment at [[1]] so hope they are related. Yes; making proper attributions and satisfying all license requirements are a bit complicated and time consuming. See my proposal at [[2]]. I requested the help of CC team; but didn't get any response so

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The tragedy of Commons

2014-06-27 Thread Jeevan Jose
dummy tests to verify if it is possible from such an angle. Tired by the arguments, Legal released [1]. Links: 1. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikilegal/Authorship_and_Copyright_Ownership Jee Regards, Jeevan Jose On Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 1:43 PM, Pipo Le Clown plecl...@gmail.com wrote

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The tragedy of Commons

2014-06-27 Thread Jeevan Jose
On Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 3:20 PM, Peter Southwood peter.southw...@telkomsa.net wrote: Indeed, and as there is a notice on the Wikilegal article stating that it is not legal advice, it can and will be ignored by those who think they know better. Cheers, Peter That message on their every

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The tragedy of Commons

2014-06-27 Thread Jeevan Jose
On Fri, Jun 27, 2014 at 10:09 PM, Pete Forsyth petefors...@gmail.com wrote: What I *did* want, and am still waiting for, is some explanation from Erik Möller, the WMF's Deputy Director, about his inflammatory claim that the Wikimedia Commons community may be turning into a CLUB OF ZEALOTS

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community RfCs about MediaViewer

2014-07-11 Thread Jeevan Jose
I agree with Erik here. Media Viewer may have some bugs that need to be fixed. But there are plenty of issues in other places too (like license tags). They also need to improved. See this ongoing discussion. [1] See my comment on RfC on Commons. [2] Jee Links: 1.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community RfCs about MediaViewer

2014-07-11 Thread Jeevan Jose
On Sat, Jul 12, 2014 at 12:22 AM, Gergo Tisza gti...@wikimedia.org wrote: On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 3:58 AM, Todd Allen toddmal...@gmail.com wrote: That doesn't, however, help the concern that millions of users are pulling up the images without immediately seeing the license requirements and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wrong attribution in PDF output of Wikipedia atricles

2014-08-24 Thread Jeevan Jose
Thanks Mark for pointing me to the new PDF exporter; hope it will improve the accuracy of data gathering from file pages. BTW, I improved the file page [1], and now contributor is attributing properly [2]. But it still failed to fetch the license. So my understanding is that the current script is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wrong attribution in PDF output of Wikipedia atricles

2014-08-24 Thread Jeevan Jose
I don't know, it seems to me that deploying new software ASAP before it has been exhaustively tested by the end user base has caused a few headaches lately ;-). Cheers, Craig ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wrong attribution in PDF output of Wikipedia atricles

2014-08-25 Thread Jeevan Jose
I tried to make the PDF of https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/De_Havilland_Canada_DHC-6_Twin_Otter It credits File:WinAir De Havilland Canada DHC-6-300 Twin Otter Breidenstein.jpg Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=File:WinAir_De_Havilland_Canada_DHC-6-300_Twin_Otter_Breidenstein.jpg

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons copyright extremism

2014-12-11 Thread Jeevan Jose
I don't think Commons has a clear stand in this matter. I see many old DRs closed as kept. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Deletion_requests/Beer_bottles https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Deletion_requests/File:Bottle_of_Duff.jpg Regards, Jee On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 11:14

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons / OTRS is broken

2015-02-04 Thread Jeevan Jose
An there is much stress for our volunteer (unpaid) job too. I definitely need to slow down: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:OTRS/Noticeboard#Request_to_confirm_release_from_the_artist.2C_rather_than_the_gallery_-_Joep_van_Liefland Regards, Jee On Wed, Feb 4, 2015 at 9:04 PM, Michael

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons / OTRS is broken

2015-02-02 Thread Jeevan Jose
We have a 57 days backlog now ( https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:OTRS/backlog) and we are processing first-come, first-served. In case of emergencies, please make a note at https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:OTRS/Noticeboard or on my talk page. Regards, Jee On Tue, Feb 3, 2015

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons / OTRS is broken

2015-02-04 Thread Jeevan Jose
On Wed, Feb 4, 2015 at 4:33 PM, Tomasz Ganicz polime...@gmail.com wrote: Well - regarding permission-commons ques the current problem with mass upload agreements is Common's regulation that ticket-templates has to be added by OTRS volunteers themselves, except, when you are using GLAM tool,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Who are the nicest people on our projects ?

2015-02-05 Thread Jeevan Jose
Glad to see me there. :) Regards, Jee On Thu, Feb 5, 2015 at 9:48 PM, Richard Farmbrough rich...@farmbrough.co.uk wrote: Who was most thanked? On 5 February 2015 at 15:47, Fæ fae...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, After reading an interesting related discussion on GenderGap, I have queried

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

2015-03-05 Thread Jeevan Jose
On Fri, Mar 6, 2015 at 1:46 AM, Asaf Bartov abar...@wikimedia.org wrote: On Thu, Mar 5, 2015 at 7:32 AM, Eduardo Testart etest...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all, I was thinking, it is possible to create some sort of hall of fame from/for Wikipedia? It would be nice that stories like this one

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

2015-03-05 Thread Jeevan Jose
My deep condolences. Jee On Thu, Mar 5, 2015 at 8:37 PM, ViswaPrabha (വിശ്വപ്രഭ) vp2...@gmail.com wrote: Dear Wikimedians all over the world, One of our stalwarts at ml Wikimedia community, Wikiuser:BabuG https://ml.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Babug ( https://ml.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Babug)

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Farewell

2015-06-20 Thread Jeevan Jose
Hi Fabrice: Best wishes. Hope we can meet again through Flickr. Jee On Sat, Jun 20, 2015 at 7:43 PM, Ad Huikeshoven a...@wikimedia.nl wrote: Hi Fabrice, You will be missed in the movement. Your approach was inspirational to many. I've met you first at Wikimania Hong Kong where you took