Re: [Wikimedia-l] ombudsmen commission

2012-04-22 Thread Risker
Without commenting on the quality of the work of the Ombudsmen, I'll just point out that there has never been a vote for this position. Risker/Anne On 22 April 2012 15:43, Etienne Beaule betie...@bellaliant.net wrote: Still, a vote for new members should of been done. Ebe123 On 12-04-22 4

Re: [Wikimedia-l] ombudsmen commission

2012-04-23 Thread Risker
that they have failed to do the job properly. I note the plan to create accesses to CRMs for community uses in Q3 of the draft Engineering annual plan. I'd encourage the Ombudsman Committee to ask that they be put at the front of the line for access to this software. Risker/Anne

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Contribute box on wikimediafoundation.org

2012-04-29 Thread Risker
on public forums, where there's no telling who might decide to respond and put their two cents in. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Clerk role description?

2012-05-01 Thread Risker
would benefit from clerking, it would be better to determine what that process actually is, and whether or not the members of the FDC think that clerking would be useful. In other words, this decision is at least a few months down the pike. Risker/Anne

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Clerk role description?

2012-05-01 Thread Risker
On 1 May 2012 16:47, Michael Snow wikipe...@frontier.com wrote: On 5/1/2012 12:37 PM, Risker wrote: On 1 May 2012 15:00, Sue Gardnersgard...@wikimedia.org** wrote: Hey folks, I had a 90-second conversation the other day with SJ about whether it would make sense for us to use volunteer

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Clerk role description?

2012-05-01 Thread Risker
of like hiring the cafeteria staff before you decide whether or not you're going to have a cafeteria. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Clerk role description?

2012-05-01 Thread Risker
On 1 May 2012 17:13, Thomas Dalton thomas.dal...@gmail.com wrote: On 1 May 2012 22:11, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: I agree that it is likely they'll need some kind of support. The type of support they will need is mostly dependent on what their scope and responsibilities are, though

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Clerk role description?

2012-05-01 Thread Risker
in the world isn't going to change that. Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Office hours reminder

2012-05-02 Thread Risker
during the period where Wikimedians are most active. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on IPv6

2012-06-01 Thread Risker
. Let's try to find some middle ground here, okay? Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on IPv6

2012-06-01 Thread Risker
that have come up, specifically on Erik's meta userpage, have not been given the courtesy of a reply. Risker [1] http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Roadmap On 1 June 2012 19:35, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: On 2 June 2012 00:08, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: Fully enabling IPv6 has been

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on IPv6

2012-06-01 Thread Risker
from cover to cover yet; it refers to the previous coverage from June 2011, and quotes Erik Moeller from some unknown and unspecified source. I don't know where he told the community that. Do you? Risker On 1 June 2012 20:10, John phoenixoverr...@gmail.com wrote: Wow Risker, you obviously don't

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on IPv6

2012-06-13 Thread Risker
, it doesn't matter what information is put in place in the publicly viewable logs, provided it's consistent. Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on IPv6

2012-06-13 Thread Risker
On 13 June 2012 14:29, Nathan nawr...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 2:21 PM, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: On 13 June 2012 14:09, Nathan nawr...@gmail.com wrote: I believe that FT2 is saying that we should seriously consider masking the *publicly viewable* IPv6 addresses

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on IPv6

2012-06-13 Thread Risker
) that links the editor/poster publicly to their full IP address? Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Update on IPv6

2012-06-13 Thread Risker
On 13 June 2012 15:39, Nathan nawr...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Jun 13, 2012 at 3:18 PM, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: Risker wrote: I am struggling to think of any other website of any nature that I have ever visited that publicly identifies editors/posters by their IP address, except

Re: [Wikimedia-l] CheckUser openness

2012-06-13 Thread Risker
weeks by checkusers were autoconfirmed on one or more projects, and even obvious vandals can hit the autoconfirmed threshold easily on most projects. Full disclosure on my part: I am also an Enwp checkuser and a member of the Arbitration Committee. Risker

Re: [Wikimedia-l] CheckUser openness

2012-06-13 Thread Risker
My apologies to you John - and also to John Vandenberg, whose name popped up when I cursored over this. Please do consider expressing a concern to the Audit Subcommittee with respect to this case, or alternately to the Ombudsman. Risker On 13 June 2012 19:37, John phoenixoverr...@gmail.com

Re: [Wikimedia-l] CheckUser openness

2012-06-13 Thread Risker
Each project has its own standards and thresholds for when checkusers may be done, provided that they are within the limits of the privacy policy. These standards vary widely. So, the correct place to discuss this is on each project. Risker On 13 June 2012 21:02, Thomas Dalton thomas.dal

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Who invoked principle of least surprise for the image filter?

2012-06-14 Thread Risker
is an effort to assume good faith. Risker ___ 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 Risker
response, and I think this is a good thing. On the other hand, what's being proposed here is essentially providing sockpuppeters or otherwise disruptive users (such as those under certain types of sanctions) a how-to guide so they can avoid detection in the future. Risker

Re: [Wikimedia-l] IRC office hours The future of e-mail usage in Wikimedia projects 2012-07-18 16:30 UTC

2012-06-24 Thread Risker
is. Now, maybe that's the objective here, and I'm misunderstanding. Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] IRC office hours The future of e-mail usage in Wikimedia projects 2012-07-18 16:30 UTC

2012-06-25 Thread Risker
On 25 June 2012 13:56, Steven Walling steven.wall...@gmail.com wrote: On Sun, Jun 24, 2012 at 5:54 PM, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: Excuse me. Just about a month ago, we had a discussion about spreading out the times during which office hours would be hosted. Instead of increased

Re: [Wikimedia-l] IRC office hours The future of e-mail usage in Wikimedia projects 2012-07-18 16:30 UTC

2012-06-26 Thread Risker
On 26 June 2012 07:47, Denny Vrandečić denny.vrande...@wikimedia.de wrote: 2012/6/26 Risker risker...@gmail.com: On 25 June 2012 13:56, Steven Walling steven.wall...@gmail.com wrote: On Sun, Jun 24, 2012 at 5:54 PM, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: Excuse me. Just about a month ago, we

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] 2012-13 Annual Plan of the Wikimedia Foundation

2012-07-28 Thread Risker
I'm more curious about where the 9.9 million in revenue will come from in Q4, to be honest. (P.64 of the plan) Absent that, I'm not seeing how all those new positions (particularly the 30 in Engineering) will be paid for. Risker/Anne On 28 July 2012 22:32, Béria Lima berial...@gmail.com wrote

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] 2012-13 Annual Plan of the Wikimedia Foundation

2012-07-29 Thread Risker
On 29 July 2012 03:32, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: On 29 July 2012 03:16, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com wrote: Keegan Peterzell, 29/07/2012 08:29: For editing, that is. I have what I presume to be my obituary on the wiki: http://wikimediafoundation.**org/wiki

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF Policy and Political Affiliations Guideline

2012-08-02 Thread Risker
think. I think your questions illustrate the need for improving some of the prose within the guideline so that these issues are clear to future readers, both inside and outside of our broader community. It's quite possible that my own interpretation is off the mark as well. Risker/Anne [1] https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF Policy and Political Affiliations Guideline

2012-08-03 Thread Risker
something like this with Google? Now, could you please get back to the subject, which is how the WMF should handle third party requests to participate in advocacy, and drop this whole Google/SOPA thing, or at least take it off this list? Risker/Anne

Re: [Wikimedia-l] More opportunities for you to access free research databases!

2012-08-11 Thread Risker
reference source. (Highbeam's scans sometimes come out a bit funny, particularly the symbols, for example.) Risker/Anne On 11 August 2012 17:56, Michael Peel michael.p...@wikimedia.org.uk wrote: Hi all, I'm still trying to figure out whether these partnerships are a good or bad thing

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

2012-08-17 Thread Risker
are added in, or if your proposal is to drop that entirely. As it is, the text is a bit narrow now, leading to a very long article, but I think that balances out with the increased white space and different font, both of which make the article easier on the eyes. Risker/Anne

Re: [Wikimedia-l] commons promotion

2012-09-18 Thread Risker
and not a copyright timesink. It would be a shame to return to the old days when everything operated on the assumption that there were always warm bodies around to clean up these kinds of messes. On many projects, that is no longer the case. Risker/Anne

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paid editing language wide

2012-09-19 Thread Risker
://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Conflict_of_interest_editing for a placeholder. Just for the record, there's a difference between paid editing and conflict of interest editing. One can easily have a conflict of interest without receiving any financial remuneration. Risker

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Transparency about Wikimania costs

2012-09-21 Thread Risker
No, they should not. Those applications contain a very significant amount of private information. Risker/Anne On 21 September 2012 17:22, JP Béland lebo.bel...@gmail.com wrote: I also think all recipients should be publicy disclosed as long with their applications for transparency purposes

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

2012-09-23 Thread Risker
no good answer here. In an ideal world, there would be lots of Open Access journals with low processing fees that would publish good peer-reviewed scientific studies regardless of their popularity. There's a long way to go before this will make fiscal sense. Risker/Anne

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

2012-09-24 Thread Risker
and tweed jackets. -- You're correct; a lot of them are paid journalists, and the rest are paid columnists. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Naming for the Travel Guide project (James Heilman)

2012-09-28 Thread Risker
well guarantees squatting and (b) has the potential to create so many options that there's no reasonable way to suggest there's anything close to agreement. Risker On 28 September 2012 14:50, Samuel Klein meta...@gmail.com wrote: If there is a squatted name that people *really* like, there could

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Info action

2012-10-22 Thread Risker
Concur with Philippe. Thanks for letting us know about this. Risker On 22 October 2012 17:59, Philippe Beaudette, Wikimedia Foundation pbeaude...@wikimedia.org wrote: Now that's just cool... --- Philippe Beaudette Director, Community Advocacy Wikimedia Foundation, Inc

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board resolutions on bylaw amendments and appointment of Foundation staff officers

2012-11-05 Thread Risker
as best I can tell was never publicly discussed the last time it was changed), I think that would certainly benefit from community input. Risker On 5 November 2012 18:25, Lodewijk lodew...@effeietsanders.org wrote: (just for the record: in case someone does have a valid reason, I'm still very

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board resolutions on bylaw amendments and appointment of Foundation staff officers

2012-11-05 Thread Risker
Well, that's the point. Phoebe *was* responsible for this, just as Bishakha has been so far this year. Who's been sending out the minutes and posting resolutions? Further, it's to improve compliance with legislation. Thus, it's housekeeping. Risker On 5 November 2012 19:04, Thomas Dalton

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board resolutions on bylaw amendments and appointment of Foundation staff officers

2012-11-05 Thread Risker
. Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Board resolutions on bylaw amendments and appointment of Foundation staff officers

2012-11-06 Thread Risker
On 6 November 2012 03:07, Florence Devouard anthe...@yahoo.com wrote: On 11/6/12 3:26 AM, Risker wrote: On 5 November 2012 20:01, John Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote: Bylaw changes are never housekeeping. This resolution does change the composition of the board. Two seats had

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [Tech/Product] Engineering/Product org structure

2012-11-07 Thread Risker
folks, snip - It’ll give us the ability to add Director-level leadership functions as appropriate without making my head explode. snip An excellent motivation. :-) More seriously, this sounds like a reasonable way to separate the functions. Risker/Anne

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraiser launch update

2012-11-25 Thread Risker
, as there will be more opportunity to focus on any issues that they encounter and to address improvements that they suggest. Good luck to the fundraising team in the campaign that's about to kick off, and the new one in April. Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Please have a look at the new list of successful grant applications!

2012-12-03 Thread Risker
. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Alpha version of the VisualEditor now available on the English Wikipedia

2012-12-11 Thread Risker
know about it. I agree completely that this is something you want to target at experienced users who have an interest in testing out the new software - and I think as the bugs get worked out, you're going to find plenty of people who gravitate toward it. Risker

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

2013-01-03 Thread Risker
growth. We probably *do* need a group with the authority to settle longterm content disputes, another with the authority to harmonize and simplify the policies, and another to improve the enculturation of new Wikipedians. I do think the community knows that it needs these things. Risker

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 15% off merchandise today at the Wikimedia Shop

2013-01-14 Thread Risker
] tracks. WSC I have to saythis is brilliant. Plus it made me laugh out loud. Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Voice Intro Project

2013-02-08 Thread Risker
of a person's voice is actually information about the person, either, except in the way that their fingerprints are. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Your support is wanted: The WMF Board of Trustees is looking for a new Board member

2013-02-18 Thread Risker
The link you provided said Wikipedia board manual, Jan-Bart. The correct link is: http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_board_manual#Roles_and_responsibilities Risker/Anne On 19 February 2013 01:52, Jan-Bart de Vreede jdevre...@wikimedia.orgwrote: Hey Nemo, I seriously

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Will Beback, Arbcom and Community oversight

2013-03-23 Thread Risker
decided this is a Wikimedia-wide issue (and thus posted to this list), while not bothering to notify the Committee whose decision you are questioning that you are doing so? Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Will Beback, Arbcom and Community oversight

2013-03-23 Thread Risker
On 23 March 2013 21:21, Tomasz W. Kozłowski odder.w...@gmail.com wrote: On 24 March 2013 02:19, Risker wrote: James, can you please explain why you have decided this is a Wikimedia-wide issue (and thus posted to this list), while not bothering to notify the Committee whose decision you

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Will Beback, Arbcom and Community oversight

2013-03-23 Thread Risker
other ways to communicate with the Enwiki community. More arbitrators, and English Wikipedia editors, follow Wiki-en-L, which is designed to discuss issues specific to the English Wikipedia project. RIsker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Consultation opened for Bylaws change

2013-04-22 Thread Risker
Just in case others had problems with the links (thanks gmail...) http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_bylaws/May_2013_-_Article_IV_Section_6_%28Vacancies%29 Risker On 22 April 2013 16:54, Alice Wiegand awieg...@wikimedia.org wrote: Hi all, as Ting has announced in his

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement: Jan Eissfeldt joins Wikimedia Foundation as Community Advocate

2013-04-25 Thread Risker
Congratulations to both Jan and the Community Advocacy team. :-) Risker On 25 April 2013 16:40, Santi Navarro santiagonava...@wikimedia.org.eswrote: Welcome Jan! Dear all, I am delighted to announce the expansion of the Wikimedia Foundation's Community Advocacy team to include our

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why not everyone have the right to vote in the Board FDC elections?

2013-04-28 Thread Risker
but eliminate the chapter-appointed seats and have an election every year that involves the entire community. Risker On 28 April 2013 16:43, Sue Gardner sgard...@wikimedia.org wrote: Interesting thread, Itzik --- to be honest, I had forgotten that staff had been granted the right to vote

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Why not everyone have the right to vote in the Board FDC elections?

2013-04-29 Thread Risker
that those who would like to see changes at the next election post on the election post mortem page[1] now, so that these ideas aren't lost to time. Risker (Election Committee Member) [1] http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_elections_2013/Post_mortem

[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Elections 2013

2013-05-01 Thread Risker
of the Election Committee, Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] AffComs $40,000 Hong Kong junket

2013-05-13 Thread Risker
. And you meant Wikivoyage, didn't you? Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Solving the China censorship problem

2013-06-08 Thread Risker
board members, they are exactly the same. A modification was made for developer voters to reflect the change in the way that code is committed. Risker (member of the Election Committee) ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Russian Wikipedia in trouble /yet/ again

2013-07-09 Thread Risker
Well, not wanting to wade into that pirates' little helpers snarkiness, but it takes 30 seconds from anywhere on the web to find a copyright violation. Maybe a bit longer if you have a slow connection. Risker On 9 July 2013 23:36, Fred Bauder fredb...@fairpoint.net wrote: On 07/09/2013 08:37

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Advocacy Advisors] WMF response to PRISM?

2013-07-17 Thread Risker
registered users who wish to use it. Registration is not really the key issue here. Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ

Re: [Wikimedia-l] On the gentrification of Wikipedia, by Superbass (was: Visual Editor)

2013-07-29 Thread Risker
Well, all I know is that we have a couple million instances of {{hat}} and {{hab}} unbalanced templates, which are used daily on hundreds of pages, and they serve a very important function. Risker On 29 July 2013 22:58, Marc A. Pelletier m...@uberbox.org wrote: On 07/29/2013 10:02 PM

Re: [Wikimedia-l] On the gentrification of Wikipedia, by Superbass (was: Visual Editor)

2013-07-29 Thread Risker
On 29 July 2013 23:18, Marc A. Pelletier m...@uberbox.org wrote: On 07/29/2013 11:10 PM, Risker wrote: which are used daily on hundreds of pages, and they serve a very important function. Yeah, but they are duct tape over weaknesses/flaws in wikimarkup, not a valuable feature

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Let's have the courage to sit down and talk about VisualEditor

2013-07-30 Thread Risker
can only offer a subjective one, please explain how de:wp convinced you when en:wp hasn't.) Just noting in passing: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:VisualEditor/Default_State_RFC Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Let's have the courage to sit down and talk about VisualEditor

2013-07-31 Thread Risker
On 31 July 2013 13:32, rupert THURNER rupert.thur...@gmail.com wrote: Am 31.07.2013 15:07 schrieb Risker risker...@gmail.com: On 31 July 2013 08:36, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: On 31 July 2013 10:59, rupert THURNER rupert.thur...@gmail.com wrote: de:wp convinced you

Re: [Wikimedia-l] NSA

2013-07-31 Thread Risker
Apparently Wikipedia was or is one of the targeted websites. Risker On 31 July 2013 15:42, Huib Laurens sterke...@gmail.com wrote: How is this related to the foundation? On Wed, Jul 31, 2013 at 9:22 PM, Fred Bauder fredb...@fairpoint.net wrote: See attachment. http

Re: [Wikimedia-l] NSA

2013-07-31 Thread Risker
I believe the concern derives from one of the subpages of the article: https://image.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/audio/video/2013/7/31/1375269604628/KS8-001.jpg (Credit to David Gerard for digging that out; this same issue is under discussion on the Wikitech-L list.) Risker On 31 July

Re: [Wikimedia-l] : WMF resolution on neutral point of view

2013-09-16 Thread Risker
non-neutral (see the Jyllands-Posten Muhammed images). I am not sure that neutral point of view applies to Wiktionary at all. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Radiological images

2013-09-17 Thread Risker
such a benevolent gesture. Don't just call your professional association - have the discussion with the institution, and get things in writing and actively pursue an institutional policy on the educational use of medical images. Risker On 17 September 2013 09:21, Nathan nawr...@gmail.com wrote: Maybe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Radiological images

2013-09-17 Thread Risker
is a more entrenched philosophy. And I'd not necessarily bet on individual institutions taking a different position than the Medical Council, either. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Office hours to discuss VisualEditor

2013-09-28 Thread Risker
Will anyone else from the team (including upper management) be participating, or will it be only James? Risker On 28 September 2013 14:48, Maggie Dennis mden...@wikimedia.org wrote: Hi, Rupert. Oh, I see. Upcoming plans would include deployment plans and ongoing development. It's not a big

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New access to non-public information policy, re-ID requirements and data retention

2013-10-14 Thread Risker
* to be a discussion about access to non-public information; however, I was unaware that the latter discussion had started. Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Education] How to force to enable Visual Editor

2013-10-15 Thread Risker
in the testing. Risker On 16 October 2013 01:08, Srikanth Ramakrishnan srik.r...@wikimedia.inwrote: Chris, as Ziko put it. Would you like a novice driver with a Learner's permit to drive on a Crowded street or a High speed expressway or in a deserted ground? Visual Editor for newbies has caused

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Education] How to force to enable Visual Editor

2013-10-16 Thread Risker
, so I don't know that it is really all that helpful. Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Education] How to force to enable Visual Editor

2013-10-16 Thread Risker
edits. With the much reduced load now, it is much easier to spot these problems. Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ

Re: [Wikimedia-l] letter from the FDC to the WMF

2013-10-22 Thread Risker
Where does the Board Audit Committee fit into this? Risker On 22 October 2013 07:00, Dariusz Jemielniak dar...@alk.edu.pl wrote: hello, below I'm copying the letter I've just sent to Sue on behalf of the Funds Dissemination Committee, related to the way we see WMF should participate

Re: [Wikimedia-l] letter from the FDC to the WMF

2013-10-22 Thread Risker
the line into at least perceived conflict of interest. Risker On 22 October 2013 09:03, Craig Franklin cfrank...@halonetwork.net wrote: Well, this change won't make things perfect - there is still something of a conflict of interest there and obviously the WMF board can choose to ignore the FDC's

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Office hours for VisualEditor

2013-10-30 Thread Risker
Hi Maggie - Just to clarify, since UTC is a confusing time for most of us...is that the minute after 2359 UTC on November 2 (i.e., 7 hours after the first session), or is it the minute after 2359 UTC on November 3? I've seen it used both ways so I just want to be clear. Risker On 30

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Office hours for VisualEditor

2013-10-30 Thread Risker
in an area where exact times are very important, and we don't ever use hours; we use 2359 or 23:59:59 or 00:01 or 00:00:01. Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Office hours for VisualEditor

2013-10-30 Thread Risker
that whatever we were talking about would start at 00:01 UTC NMarco ___ Thank you, NMarco - that's exactly what I needed to know. Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Office hours for VisualEditor

2013-10-30 Thread Risker
On 30 October 2013 12:32, Bjoern Hoehrmann derhoe...@gmx.net wrote: * Risker wrote: Just to clarify, since UTC is a confusing time for most of us...is that the minute after 2359 UTC on November 2 (i.e., 7 hours after the first session), or is it the minute after 2359 UTC on November 3

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimania 2014 scholarship now accepting application

2014-01-08 Thread Risker
that is the expected standard for full scholarships. There should be only a marginally higher overhead in managing partial scholarships; both types required the same amount of effort to send reimbursement for airfare. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Basic income Wikimedians

2014-01-09 Thread Risker
are the equivalent of the cost of a cup of coffee and a pastry in most of Europe, North America, and other wealthy countries. It's bothering me, and I live in one of those well to do countries. Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thanking anonymous users

2014-01-13 Thread Risker
contact, replacing it with another technological whizbang, is considered a net positive...well, I guess that's what can be expected from Wikimedia. Risker On 13 January 2014 17:36, Oliver Keyes oke...@wikimedia.org wrote: Indeed. I see a user's awesome edit, via a diff. I hit thank. I hit okay

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] Reasonator use in Wikipedias

2014-01-23 Thread Risker
effective way to persuade people to turn it into an actual page. Trialing the process on some small projects that actively volunteer to participate would be a first step. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Botopedia?

2014-02-04 Thread Risker
giving wise counsel. Before you do that in the future, perhaps it would be a good idea to understand why a project had to, after years of trying to work with a valued editor and to mitigate the problems caused, finally remove him from the project. Risker On 4 February 2014 07:05, Samuel Klein

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Botopedia?

2014-02-04 Thread Risker
On 4 February 2014 08:55, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com wrote: Risker, 04/02/2014 13:40: Sam, I am quite concerned that you would use a public mailing list to express your displeasure about a specific individual's block [...] You're putting words in his mouth. Saying

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Botopedia?

2014-02-04 Thread Risker
On 4 February 2014 10:30, Fæ fae...@gmail.com wrote: On 4 February 2014 14:03, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: .. The vast majority of users who do a lot of bot edits are still merrily working away on English Wikipedia. As someone who has made around 3 million automated edits on Commons

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Botopedia?

2014-02-04 Thread Risker
On 4 February 2014 11:21, Fæ fae...@gmail.com wrote: On 4 February 2014 15:54, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: Risker, out of interest, considering my long track record of useful bot-work on Commons, would you support my proposal to let Faebot do some sensible non-controversial work

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Botopedia?

2014-02-04 Thread Risker
in a year-long ban handled by a single administrator. Risker has not noted her personal involvement in such. She's not defending the treatment of Rich Farmbrough as any sort of uninvolved commentator. I'm not defending the treatment of any individual editor, David. I'm saying that it is wrong

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Botopedia?

2014-02-04 Thread Risker
On 4 February 2014 12:27, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com wrote: Risker, 04/02/2014 17:59: doesn't deserve to have his case reheard on this mailing list Then it would have been useful if you had refrained from issuing a motion of order against a simple, incidental 7-words mention

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

2014-02-11 Thread Risker
not sure which consensus you're speaking of. Risker/Anne On 11 February 2014 12:59, Cynthia Ashley-Nelson cindam...@gmail.comwrote: Consensus indicates that the implementation of this decision will greatly hinder the work of affiliates.It may help to disclose the initial problem statement presented

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

2014-02-11 Thread Risker
or opposed motions. Risker/Anne On 11 February 2014 16:49, Cristian Consonni kikkocrist...@gmail.comwrote: 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

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

2014-02-12 Thread Risker
to share their knowledge from those experiences. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Statement for the police about the fundraising?

2014-03-03 Thread Risker
Heh. So the Wikimedia representative was in Finland? Still a bit of correction coming, I think. Risker/Anne On 3 March 2014 14:05, Stryn@Wikimedia strynw...@gmail.com wrote: The corrected report seems to be http://www.finlandtimes.fi/national/2014/03/02/5152/Report-submitted-to-police

Re: [Wikimedia-l] draft revised volunteer community survey

2014-03-13 Thread Risker
core objectives, and to turn us into just another advocacy group. I'm not interested in that. Risker/Anne ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] draft revised volunteer community survey

2014-03-13 Thread Risker
On 13 March 2014 22:38, James Salsman jsals...@gmail.com wrote: snip If the Trustees have decided that we should pay advocates, snip Link to the board of decision to pay advocates please. Risker ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] draft revised volunteer community survey

2014-03-13 Thread Risker
.E2.80.9CLegal.2C_Community_Advocacy.2C_Communications.2C_Human_Resources.2C_Finance_and_Administration.E2.80.9D_spending_in_the_Annual_Plan.3F It's the name of a department Legal and Community Advocacy or LCA for short. That's not really the same thing. Risker/Anne

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Timothy Sandole and (apparently) $53, 690 of WMF funding

2014-04-02 Thread Risker
to do here. In fact, I'd be concerned if they're poking around on this when there are several matters well within their mandate that are not apparently being addressed. Risker/Anne On 2 April 2014 03:07, ENWP Pine deyntest...@hotmail.com wrote: Although much of my original email to Arbcom about

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

2014-04-02 Thread Risker
conferences. There is definitely an audience out there for many of these same topics which is being ignored completely. Risker/Anne On 2 April 2014 08:32, Jens Best jens.b...@wikimedia.de wrote: But if people who think that the 2+1-rule is questionable with good arguments can't come

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