Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open Well-Tempered Clavier

2015-03-21 Thread Rob
Fantastic! Any idea if they will be recording book II of the Clavier as well? On Sat, Mar 21, 2015 at 5:04 AM, Shlomi Fish shlo...@shlomifish.org wrote: On Fri, 20 Mar 2015 15:39:52 +0200 Amir E. Aharoni amir.ahar...@mail.huji.ac.il wrote: Hi, Plenty of things like this happen in the

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] The Signpost – Volume 11, Issue 10 – 11 March 2015

2015-03-12 Thread Rob
The Signpost – Volume 11, Issue 10 – 11 March 2015 Special report: An advance look at the WMF's fundraising survey http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2015-03-11/Special_report In focus: WMF to NSA: stop spying on Wikipedia users

[Wikimedia-l] The Signpost – Volume 11, Issue 12 – 25 March 2015

2015-03-26 Thread Rob
The Signpost – Volume 11, Issue 12 – 25 March 2015 News and notes: Wikimedia Foundation adopts open-access research policy http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2015-03-25/News_and_notes Op-ed: How my father's railroad image collection now

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] The Signpost – Volume 11, Issue 12 – 25 March 2015

2015-03-27 Thread Rob
The Signpost – Volume 11, Issue 12 – 25 March 2015 News and notes: Wikimedia Foundation adopts open-access research policy http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2015-03-25/News_and_notes Op-ed: How my father's railroad image collection now

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikiconference USA 2015

2015-10-18 Thread Rob
Andrew Lih recorded our panel "Journalism and the Online Information Community", but I'm not sure when/if that video will make it to the web. I can't speak for the organizers, but it is my understanding that Gregory Kohs was banned under the Safe Space policy, not because he was a critic. Critics

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject)

2015-12-03 Thread Rob
> , Penguin > <https://en.wikipedia.org/?banner=B1516_0916_en6C_dsk_p1_lg_pngsml=1=US> > Thank > you for pointing this out to us. > > > > Best, > > Lisa > > On Thu, Dec 3, 2015 at 10:58 AM, Rob <gamali...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> I don't think

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject)

2015-12-03 Thread Rob
I don't think this rises to the level of outrage, but it's a little important. The goal of the WMF should be to promote free and open content, and this adds to the perception that the WMF is disconnected from those goals and the community. I don't care if they use a stock photo if they need to,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] (no subject)

2015-12-03 Thread Rob
I doubt the selection of a single image occupied that much staff time and discussion. No process is perfect. This is a small thing, that was quickly fixed. I doubt a lot of money was wasted here. On Thu, Dec 3, 2015 at 4:11 PM, John Mark Vandenberg wrote: > "On Fri, Dec 4,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Quality issues

2015-11-28 Thread Rob
That male librarian here. I think we need to encourage people to add more and conflicting data to Wikidata, and to cite their sources when they do so. Currently it's not particularly easy to cite your sources on Wikidata. So the end result is that it encourages people to view whatever single

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia DC Book Grant Program Announcement

2016-03-28 Thread Rob
Systemic bias issues on Wikipedia are often exacerbated by the lack of digital resources in certain subject areas. (Another reason for this librarian to get annoyed when people say everything is online.) The book grant program is a great way to help address this. On Mon, Mar 28, 2016 at

[Wikimedia-l] Office hour: Wikipedia Education Programs in Canada and U.S.

2012-06-12 Thread Rob Schnautz
are unable to attend, a link to the chat log will be posted at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/IRC_office_hours for public viewing following the session. Details on how to join the session are included below. We look forward to chatting with you! Rob Schnautz Online Communications Contractor

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Office hour: Wikipedia Education Program

2012-06-18 Thread Rob Schnautz
be happy to answer general questions you have about the program as well. Please refer to the information at the bottom of this email for instructions on how to join. Thank you, Rob Schnautz Online Communications Contractor Global Development Wikimedia Foundation From: Rob Schnautz Sent: Tuesday, 12

Re: [Wikimedia-l] RfC: Should we support MP4 Video on our sites?

2014-01-16 Thread Rob Lanphier
definitively state that this question of supporting MP4 has not been determined. We will not support MP4 without community consensus. Rob ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Engineering] IRC office hour this Thursday: reconnecting with the shared hosting community

2015-11-16 Thread Rob Lanphier
recommend structuring the conversation (and figure out action items) to achieve your imagined goal. Rob On Mon, Nov 16, 2015 at 11:59 AM, Gilles Dubuc <gil...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > As part of T113210 [1], which is a broader discussion on track for the > developer summit, I am hosti

[Wikimedia-l] Distinction between service and content (Re: Monetizing Wikimedia APIs)

2016-01-18 Thread Rob Lanphier
d "content" the same one that I'm trying to draw between "content format" and "content access"? I have further thoughts on this, but I just want to make sure we're talking about the same distinction. Rob ___

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Solve legal uncertainty of Wikidata

2018-05-13 Thread Rob Speer
Wow, thanks for the heads up. When I was getting upset about projects that change the license on Wikimedia content and commercialize it, I had no idea that Wikidata was providing them the cover to do so. The Creative Commons violation is coming from inside the house! On Tue, 8 May 2018 at 03:48

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Solve legal uncertainty of Wikidata

2018-05-19 Thread Rob Speer
I would like to not limit the discussion to interwiki links; it also applies to Wikipedia infoboxes and Wiktionary tables, for example. On Thu, 17 May 2018 at 20:55 Denny Vrandečić <vrande...@gmail.com> wrote: > Rob Speer wrote: > > The result of this, by the way, is that comm

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Solve legal uncertainty of Wikidata

2018-05-17 Thread Rob Speer
to copyright is predatory in two ways. It is how can we get > around existing copyright and how can we protect our own. As argued, > Wikidata shines when it is used for what it is intended to be; the place > that brings data, of Wikipedias first and elsewhere second, together to be > used as a reposi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] BabelNet is remixing Wikimedia content without following CC-By-SA terms

2018-04-13 Thread Rob Speer
t; The same is also true for Everipedia, BTW. > > Thanks, > Mike > > > On 10 Apr 2018, at 14:43, Rob Speer <rob.sp...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > > BabelNet (http://babelnet.org) is a multilingual knowledge resource that > > defines words and phrases in many langu

[Wikimedia-l] BabelNet is remixing Wikimedia content without following CC-By-SA terms

2018-04-11 Thread Rob Speer
C-By-SA license that it should be under. I'm sure Wikimedia has dealt with similar situations to this. What would be the most effective next step to ensure that BabelNet follows the CC-By-SA license? -- Rob Speer ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Amazon Echo' use of Wikipedia; CC license compliance?

2018-04-18 Thread Rob Speer
Right, this worries me too. I know that Wikimedia doesn't enforce the copyright on the content themselves, because they don't hold the relevant copyrights, the authors do. But there seems to be no guidance for what _anyone_ can do to address and correct large-scale violations. The guides on