Re: [Wikimedia-l] [OpenAccess] New Wikipedia Library Signups: Free Research Accounts!

2014-11-05 Thread Mitar
Library Team is doing a great job, but I really feel this is a bad deal. And it was sent to the open access mailing list. Which this is not.) Mitar On Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 3:30 PM, Jake Orlowitz jorlow...@gmail.com wrote: Hi! The Wikipedia Library has new, free research donations available: NEW

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Monetizing Wikimedia APIs

2016-01-18 Thread Mitar
will not give us much insight into the question if we should go into the business of offering data services or not. Mitar On Mon, Jan 18, 2016 at 9:02 AM, John Mark Vandenberg <jay...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 2:38 AM, Isaac David <isacdaa...@isacdaavid.info> > wrote

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Monetizing Wikimedia APIs

2016-01-18 Thread Mitar
Hi! Please see below the reply by Rob from MusicBrainz (forwarding because he is not on the mailing list): > On Jan 17, 2016, at 04:51, Mitar <mmi...@gmail.com> wrote: > > I would suggest that anyone interested in monetizing APIs check how > MusicBrainz (https://musicbra

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Monetizing Wikimedia APIs

2016-01-16 Thread Mitar
and suggesting that they pay/donate for their service. In this way the service is free for users, but organizations behind big groups of users are paying for service to be online for everyone. Mitar On Sat, Jan 16, 2016 at 1:23 AM, Pete Forsyth <petefors...@gmail.com> wrote: > I'm i

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why are articles being deleted?

2016-06-25 Thread Mitar
ages tagged with "not an encyclopedia-grade article, possible lacking notability and/or significance" and move on? And then we can discuss the merits of that tag being applied to a particular article. Which is much less new-editor-scary than a warning "page is nominated for speedy

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why are articles being deleted?

2016-06-25 Thread Mitar
ikipedians And 280 deletionists: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Deletionist_Wikipedians So, how is this still a thing? How can this be put to a vote and finally move on? What is Wikipedia's governance process here? Does Wikipedia has something like https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/ ? Mit

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why are articles being deleted?

2016-06-27 Thread Mitar
Hi! Ehm, that looks great, but I have no idea what a project is and how to I join? The talk page on the Edit_Review_Improvements has just some suggestions? How is communication being done here? Sorry if this is obvious. Mitar On Mon, Jun 27, 2016 at 9:51 AM, Brill Lyle <wp.brilll...@gmail.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why are articles being deleted?

2016-06-25 Thread Mitar
ity? In 8 years there should really already be a solution? So, what are issues people have with my proposal above? Why would not this satisfy both groups? On Sat, Jun 25, 2016 at 6:19 PM, Brill Lyle <wp.brilll...@gmail.com> wrote: > Mitar is not being specific about the entry and seems more into

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why are articles being deleted?

2016-06-26 Thread Mitar
Hi! This is restored version of the article with even more references (11) than at the time of deletion (8): https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Mitar/Poligon Mitar On Sat, Jun 25, 2016 at 11:47 PM, Pine W <wiki.p...@gmail.com> wrote: > A number of us are currently discussing this

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why are articles being deleted?

2016-06-26 Thread Mitar
he first thing could be improved, it is a content issue? Anyway, what is the process to improve this process? Or should we just leave it be and everything is great? Mitar -- http://mitar.tnode.com/ https://twitter.com/mitar_m ___ Wikimedia-l mailing

[Wikimedia-l] Why are articles being deleted?

2016-06-24 Thread Mitar
hanks for your attention, to those who managed to read through my long rant. Sorry. Mitar -- http://mitar.tnode.com/ https://twitter.com/mitar_m ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelin

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why are articles being deleted?

2016-06-26 Thread Mitar
rticle was plain and simple, this would be easier. And then later on those students can come to the Wikipedia article about a company they visited and add a photo of it to the article, and explain what they learned during the visit about the history of the company. Mitar -- http://mitar.tnode.com/ http