Re: [Wikimedia-l] There's a wikipedia dress now! ;-)

2012-04-20 Thread Svip
On 19 April 2012 17:35, Kim Bruning k...@bruning.xs4all.nl wrote: See        http://imgur.com/gallery/v7RRz I wonder if someone could make and wear that for real? (Also, we need wikipe-tan in that dress, of course!) Credit, where credit is due, here is the artist:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] crazy deletionists!

2012-07-04 Thread Svip
On 4 July 2012 01:38, Marc A. Pelletier m...@uberbox.org wrote: Well, if I were suddenly named dictator of Wikipedia, I'd probably suggest that a recent event namespace be created, where popular media were acceptable sources, and make them verbotten in mainspace. Mainspace articles might

[Wikimedia-l] Apparently, Wikipedia is ugly

2012-07-14 Thread Svip
I love it when people who have no idea what they are talking about, pretend to know what they are talking about, and then even worse, gets submitted to Slashdot, because apparently they might know what they are talking about. But they don't know what they are talking about. Person of ignorance

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

2012-07-14 Thread Svip
On 14 July 2012 18:12, Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijs...@gmail.com wrote: Yesterday I wanted to make a point to a friend. I tried to do it by having the facts that are sourced in the Wikipedia article read by the person who did not have the information available. Reading the article did not

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

2012-07-14 Thread Svip
On 14 July 2012 19:05, Audrey Abeyta audrey.abe...@gmail.com wrote: Appearance does affect perceptions of credibility, which should be of interest to Wikipedia. Recently, I was talking to someone who doubted Wikipedia's validity. When I asked her if it was because the content can be edited by

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

2012-07-14 Thread Svip
On 14 July 2012 19:37, Michel Vuijlsteke wikipe...@zog.org wrote: On 14 July 2012 19:13, Svip svi...@gmail.com wrote: And I don't think Wikipedia is ugly or lacks user friendliness, which is the premise of this article. And I speak from a reader's point of view. In the words of a far

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

2012-07-14 Thread Svip
On 14 July 2012 19:37, Kirill Lokshin kirill.loks...@gmail.com wrote: On Sat, Jul 14, 2012 at 1:13 PM, Svip svi...@gmail.com wrote: It is strange to me, that whenever we talk about Wikipedia edit activity being down, we never discuss the fact that most of the basic human knowledge articles

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The Old Wikipedia logo is still widely used - what can we do?

2013-12-20 Thread Svip
On 20 December 2013 22:02, Amir E. Aharoni amir.ahar...@mail.huji.ac.il wrote: Can we do anything about it? My SEO skills are about non-existent. A Facebook friend suggested changing the title of the Commons file File:Wikipedia-logo.png to File:Wikipedia-logo-v1.png and