Re: [Wikimedia-l] Study: Nobody cares about your copyright

2012-05-21 Thread geni
term, or do we wait a bit? I suggest we start contemplating it, however. The most pirated bit of content at the moment appears to be game of thrones so I'm not sure what 14 years has to do with anything. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Larry Sanger rides again

2012-06-02 Thread geni
to the attitude of adolescent-minded-young-men. His proposed solution of the 21 century equiv of letter writing again suggests that he doesn't view a bunker mentality as the problem. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

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

2012-06-14 Thread geni
should have some nudity. but then it should also be more than 3 paragraphs long. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

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

2012-06-14 Thread geni
but these things are never easy as [[Wikipedia:LAME#Names]] shows. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

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

2012-06-14 Thread geni
put one together in the form of an Adblock plus filter list within a few days. So far the only list I'm aware of is one I put together to filter out images of Giant isopods. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

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

2012-06-17 Thread geni
is entirely unsubstantiated. Well the various attempts by collages to block game sites were somewhat effective. And that did have the effect of freeing up more computers for actual college work. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] TVTropes deletes all pages with Rape in title under advertising pressure.

2012-06-26 Thread geni
for the people who are meant to enforce the new rules. On the other hand I note that home made explosive tropes are not affected. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] TVTropes deletes all pages with Rape in title under advertising pressure.

2012-06-26 Thread geni
interests. And Google happened to donate half a million to Wikipedia just around that time. That would be the conspiracy theorist perspective yes. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] O'Dwyer

2012-06-27 Thread geni
an entertainment industry. It hasn't yet and your examples are poor. The cost of music production is low enough that the collapse of copyright is unlikely to kill it. Feature films would be a more obvious candidate. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] O'Dwyer

2012-06-27 Thread geni
are unconcerned with such matters. It's nice to see not everyone has drunk the Kool-Aid. Were you trying to say something here? -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] O'Dwyer

2012-06-27 Thread geni
differences. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] O'Dwyer

2012-06-28 Thread geni
-of-richard-o-dwyer-to-the-usa-saverichard This is Wikipedia's name that is being leveraged here, pure and simply. And consciously so, deliberately, intentionally, knowingly. Yeah we get it you don't like Jimbo. Is there any reason we should care? -- geni

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Mexican government signs ACTA

2012-07-13 Thread geni
copyright controls are in many ways in Wikipedia's interest. It kills off any potential competition. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

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

2012-07-14 Thread geni
and it will change it when it is ready and not before. Try the ang.wikipedia.org instead. Common on the other hand is pretty much a lost cause pending a major rewrite of mediawiki to allow it to act as a more conventional form of image hosting software. -- geni

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

2012-07-15 Thread geni
of customisation that is possible in a practical skin. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] speedydeletion.wika.com lauched

2012-07-21 Thread geni
in that case. The other issue is that OTRS, who's opinions we care about a lot more, complain when people go the other way (deleting things as copyvios rather than going through AFD). -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

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

2012-07-28 Thread geni
almost buy an olympic opening ceremony for that. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright on Xrays

2012-08-21 Thread geni
On 21 August 2012 19:44, birgitte...@yahoo.com wrote: Utilitarian work = uncopyrightable Only under a fairly limited number of legal systems. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright on Xrays

2012-08-22 Thread geni
On 22 August 2012 14:14, birgitte...@yahoo.com wrote: On Aug 21, 2012, at 3:17 PM, Todd Allen toddmal...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 1:19 PM, geni geni...@gmail.com wrote: On 21 August 2012 19:44, birgitte...@yahoo.com wrote: Utilitarian work = uncopyrightable Only

Re: [Wikimedia-l] : Copyright of deep space objects (DSOs) outside of the solar system

2012-09-15 Thread geni
. If you claim was true we could just team up with a couple of amateur observetories (one in each hemisphere) and retake all the deep sky images (which might not be an entirely bad thing anyway). -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] : Copyright of deep space objects (DSOs) outside of the solar system

2012-09-17 Thread geni
On 17 September 2012 04:07, とある白い猫 to.aru.shiroi.n...@gmail.com wrote: Point is place and time does not matter as the object would look the same. A couple of amateur observatories would not be able to produce images that can rival Hubble which is in orbit. Do you see the problem? -- geni

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Russian Wikipedia goes on strike

2012-09-20 Thread geni
of your way to heap contempt on him is just stupid; unless making trouble is your purpose. We never did get to the bottom of the Russian apartment bombings. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Foundation and Saudi Telecom (STC) partner to provide access to Wikipedia free of mobile data charges in the Middle East

2012-10-15 Thread geni
would assume that they take the view that it is something they can manage on their own. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Help needed to complete and expand the Wikimedia glossary

2012-11-21 Thread geni
as well: Been done: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiSpeak -- geni ___ 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

2012-12-12 Thread geni
ignores the attempted power grab by the language mob. Why is this meant to be a bad thing? -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New proposal for a wiki Project!

2013-02-18 Thread geni
by the upside of easier communication between people. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Longest living hoax?

2013-03-05 Thread geni
On 5 March 2013 16:42, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com wrote: It's also telling that the longest hoax was about ancient history: it matches the popular belief that history is by far the biggest weakness of Wikipedia. Err thats not a popular belief. -- geni

Re: [Wikimedia-l] questions on the use of banner space to promote a cause

2013-03-30 Thread geni
devote banner space on project home pages to CFAA advocacy?[6] No since none of those have any impact on our core issues. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Train Wikiexpedition in Poland

2013-04-26 Thread geni
in york is free. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] UK.Gov passes Instagram Act

2013-05-02 Thread geni
end up under a free license. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] UK.Gov passes Instagram Act

2013-05-02 Thread geni
when it was first proposed? Seriously I've seen this topic floating around on various photography sites. Any idea who is behind the campaign and why? -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] UK.Gov passes Instagram Act

2013-05-02 Thread geni
On 2 May 2013 10:54, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: On 2 May 2013 08:37, geni geni...@gmail.com wrote: On 2 May 2013 07:54, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.com wrote: If that's it, the law is completely useless, it just parrots general EU regulations. The big question in Europe

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

2013-05-08 Thread geni
). They folded the first time. Were they foolish enough to think that there would not be a second? -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

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

2013-05-09 Thread geni
. Since this is Russia I expect coverage of the issue of homosexuality could get interesting. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] If you are passionate about world hunger, sustainability and global issues please read this

2013-06-19 Thread geni
to end large scale malnutrition in north korea the deaths of 10 million or so people in Seoul during the opening stages of removing the kimn family from power make such actions undesirable. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Picturing Canada: historic Canadian photography now on Commons

2013-07-01 Thread geni
: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Scalp_dance,_Blackfoot_Indians_%28HS85-10-18743%29_original.tif -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Progress...

2013-07-26 Thread geni
tools, rather than defending themselves from them. http://chronicle.com/blogs/conversation/2013/07/08/moocs-and-economic-reality/ Err the mention of Wikipedia is a throwaway line in an article about massive open online courses. I'm not seeing the significance. -- geni

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Planned school curriculum by MPAA

2013-09-24 Thread geni
) and we would actually benefit from our uploaders having a working knowledge of copyright. Knowing all the exceptions is something best left to more experienced users. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Planned school curriculum by MPAA

2013-09-25 Thread geni
can catch you out there is that it may be possible to copyright typography (in the UK that copyright lasts for 20 years). geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia and Internet2

2013-10-12 Thread geni
database we have is the commons image database and a sneaker net might be the most practical option there. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The British Library releases 1 million images

2013-12-15 Thread geni
searchable and fairly easy to import although my search results have been turning up less than 1% that area really of interest an even then the quality isn't always usable. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The British Library releases 1 million images

2013-12-18 Thread geni
preprocessing to remove things like stray text. -- geni ___ 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] [Wikimedia Announcements] 2013-14 Round 2 FDC/annual plan grants timeline moved out by a month: proposals due April 1, 2014

2013-12-18 Thread geni
On 18 December 2013 17:09, Tomasz W. Kozlowski tom...@twkozlowski.netwrote: This is so untrue I don't even know where to start. Perhaps having a look at the latest Foundation report and the 2013-14 Annual Plan might be good places to begin your research, geni. I'm aware that the EMF funds

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The British Library releases 1 million images

2013-12-19 Thread geni
. For example: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eaton_Socon_Castle -- geni ___ 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

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Porn blocking in the UK: en:wp blocks on O2

2013-12-22 Thread geni
having an extensive article on the subject. -- geni ___ 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] Porn blocking in the UK: en:wp blocks on O2

2013-12-22 Thread geni
On 22 December 2013 20:51, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: On 22 December 2013 19:31, geni geni...@gmail.com wrote: On 22 December 2013 13:35, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: For your amusement: http://pseudomonas.dreamwidth.org/120535.html We are strictly-HTTPS

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Dells are backdored

2013-12-29 Thread geni
On 29 December 2013 12:55, James Salsman jsals...@gmail.com wrote: Can we please stop paying the Microsoft and NSA taxes The WMF doesn't. and start buying datacenter equipment which costs a lot less? Cubieboard/Cubietrucks for instance? Ref.:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Copyright URAA trolls on Wikimedia Commons

2013-12-30 Thread geni
disruptive for them. -- geni ___ 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] WG: Invitation to Chapters and Photographers for the European Parliament Project 2014

2014-01-03 Thread geni
away across the English channel. -- geni ___ 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] WMF employee writing articles for $300

2014-01-06 Thread geni
which you are blocked indefinitely. -- geni ___ 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] Paid editing v. paid advocacy (editing)

2014-01-10 Thread geni
but only due to its age. The tourist targeting museum in the area would be the Jorvik Viking Centre. I'd assume the largest tourist draw is actually the National Railway Museum (certainly it has the best class of cameras) but that is a national collection rather than regional. -- geni

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

2014-01-16 Thread geni
-coder out there but people have lost interest. Theora is good enough for the no compromise on freedom mob and development interest is moving towards webM. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: [Wikimediauk-l] WMUK slide scanner

2014-02-19 Thread geni
handling be limited to professionals or their internal volunteers only Thirdly the copyright of slides is often messy. If the original photographer has died and they didn't mention copyright in their will any copyrights could well be held by multiple people. -- geni

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia Ukraine -- is everyone safe?

2014-02-20 Thread geni
. Being safe means not challenging the government or being part of the police force. -- geni ___ 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] Open letter from Wikimedia Argentina regarding URAA

2014-02-26 Thread geni
of Argentina going for a rather extreme form of personality rights) I'd also advise you against hosting locally. Under Article 72 bis (d) copyright violations can carry a prison sentence. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open letter from Wikimedia Argentina regarding URAA

2014-02-26 Thread geni
On 26 February 2014 22:39, Galileo Vidoni gali...@gmail.com wrote: [Sorry for this excurse] Dear Geni, the 20 years indeed come from article 24 of law 11 723. The 25 years come from the Berne Convention. But that merely established a minimum under international law. Unless you have some

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open letter from Wikimedia Argentina regarding URAA

2014-02-28 Thread geni
to host the content either per the Resolution:Licensing policy they wouldn't be able to host the images either. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open letter from Wikimedia Argentina regarding URAA

2014-02-28 Thread geni
) the Commons community has already gone way past the limits *the WMF has explicitly said are fully OK*. The WMF have said no such thing. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open letter on open letters (Was: Open letter from Wikimedia Argentina regarding URAA)

2014-02-28 Thread geni
only licences aren't helpful. Finding out their position on goverment works with expired copyrights is somewhat more useful. Brits did it back in 2005: http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikipedia-l/2005-May/022055.html -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open letter on open letters (Was: Open letter from Wikimedia Argentina regarding URAA)

2014-02-28 Thread geni
in parts of the EU. Nothing special just the usual mix of blasphemy, breach of court orders, insulting foreign heads of state and extreme pornography. There may be some other stuff but there is a limit to the number of legal systems I can keep track of. -- geni

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open letter from Wikimedia Argentina regarding URAA

2014-03-01 Thread geni
On 1 March 2014 19:58, ??? wiki-l...@phizz.demon.co.uk wrote: On 28/02/2014 01:23, geni wrote: We could do that but it pretty much removes commons only advantage over say imgur or flickr. We want the images on commons to be free. Not simply stuff no one has got around to complaining about

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open letter from Wikimedia Argentina regarding URAA

2014-03-01 Thread geni
On 1 March 2014 23:59, ??? wiki-l...@phizz.demon.co.uk wrote: On 01/03/2014 23:06, geni wrote: On 1 March 2014 19:58, ??? wiki-l...@phizz.demon.co.uk wrote: You have no guarantee that the account that the images were scraped from held the copyright in the first place, and as such you

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open letter from Wikimedia Argentina regarding URAA

2014-03-02 Thread geni
the *.wikipedia.org sites look nice in the short term, even if nobody external can reuse the content. You're seriously characterising the present dispute as this? Its a pretty accurate description. What do you think the law says? -- geni ___ Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open letter from Wikimedia Argentina regarding URAA

2014-03-02 Thread geni
, but this does not excuse the attitude of Commons to the Wikimedia community. You are aware that most commons bods are active on other projects? -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open letter from Wikimedia Argentina regarding URAA

2014-03-02 Thread geni
; their intransigence up to now is *why* Commons appears to behave like damage. Because you and various other members of the project seem to view insisting on free content as damaging. Fundamentally there isn't much that can be done about. -- geni

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open letter from Wikimedia Argentina regarding URAA

2014-03-02 Thread geni
On 2 March 2014 22:20, David Gerard dger...@gmail.com wrote: On 2 March 2014 13:51, geni geni...@gmail.com wrote: Its a pretty accurate description. What do you think the law says? It's possible, if you want people and organisations to stop their moves against you, that snideness and word

Re: [Wikimedia-l] COI editing by WMF staff

2014-04-17 Thread geni
of that level of meta policy. You are trying to write and drama generator but not one people have time for. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How Wikimedia could help languages to survive

2014-04-20 Thread geni
, as well. Err they are about to have a referendum on independence -- geni ___ 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] How Wikimedia could help languages to survive

2014-04-20 Thread geni
. While Westminister may not be overly concerned with regards to Gaelic we can't predict how an independent Holyrood would react. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Internet rights approved in Brazil

2014-04-24 Thread geni
wondering if they should make certain things public. Then deciding that Rio de Janeiro is preferable to Moscow. Eh its not as if ABIN had a great record of obeying the previous set of laws. geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Invitation to WMF April 2014 Metrics Activities Meeting: Thursday, May 1, 18:00 UTC

2014-05-02 Thread geni
/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia and Universities

2014-05-06 Thread geni
://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Student_assignment https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Education_noticeboard https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Historical_page_for_school_and_university_projects -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Child Protection Policy

2014-05-23 Thread geni
questions aren't really the purpose of this mailing list. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Participating on Wikipediocracy

2014-05-23 Thread geni
is hoping he just keeps his mouth shut. :P So not an editor? -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Participating on Wikipediocracy

2014-05-24 Thread geni
are suggesting that our new ED can't handle robust criticism but I personally prefer to trust the judgment of the board and other involved parties. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines

Re: [Wikimedia-l] About Wikipedia medical entries

2014-05-27 Thread geni
. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ

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

2014-06-03 Thread geni
and a Tamron 150-600mm for that price. (incidentally the macro lens could be used to get a better version of this pic https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Domitianus_II_obverse_ashmolean.JPG I don't have anything long enough) -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Sport photo

2014-06-06 Thread geni
snorkelling[2] 3. Cheese rolling[3] Cheese rolling is tricky because it only happens once a year and is legally borderline. What I'd like to see is more woman's sport. I'd put good odds that WMUK could get someone into the woman's FA cup final for example. -- geni

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons and OCILLA

2014-06-08 Thread geni
On 8 June 2014 12:21, matanya mata...@foss.co.il wrote: Hello, Commons licensing policy determines media should be free in source country and in US. I want to propose We change the policy to be: free in source country only, and to cope with US laws where the servers are hosted found a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Please be considerate of everyone's time.

2014-06-16 Thread geni
. Original details at http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Wikipedia:Administrators%27_noticeboard/Incidentsoldid=305732814#Enough_is_enough -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Let Commons do what it knows best and use Wikidata for it and the rest

2014-06-17 Thread geni
. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The tragedy of Commons

2014-06-18 Thread geni
. Sure if you want the severs to be confiscated within a week. No 1st amendment outside the US. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe

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

2014-06-22 Thread geni
within Israel. Which we already know. What we need is a statement that says that they regard the copyright expiration on government works (private works are a secondary problem) to be global. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https

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

2014-06-23 Thread geni
all we need is an Israeli citizen to actual ask them. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman

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

2014-06-23 Thread geni
On 23 June 2014 10:03, Itzik Edri it...@infra.co.il wrote: Hi Geni, I wonder when was the last time you, or any other person who responded till now requested his government to make a public statement - in any issue, not only related to this issue, and the government so quickly done

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

2014-06-23 Thread geni
On 23 June 2014 11:41, Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijs...@gmail.com wrote: Hoi, The Israeli government is clear in that they claim no copyright. No they aren't. How can you argue and from an US legal point of view and insist that another government is to claim copyright in order to give a

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

2014-06-23 Thread geni
to the copyright. Nothing in the letter renounces copyrights held outside Israel. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community RfCs about MediaViewer

2014-07-10 Thread geni
. The opposition to flow is already starting to dig in. While I'd hope the Visual editor mess isn't held against us there is the issue that a pattern is starting to emerge. The WMF probably can't afford to lose another public facing project to English Wikipedia intransigence. -- geni

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [tangential] What happens when digital cities are abandoned?

2014-07-14 Thread geni
is however far better documented than even fairly recent meatspace stuff. For example there a canals where we have no records of them for periods lasting decades. More commonly we have the stuff published at the yearly shareholder's meeting at little else. -- geni

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Unacceptable -- CheckUser abuse gone uninvestigated

2014-08-02 Thread geni
. If Russavia has a problem with this he is free not to use sockpupets on the English Wikipedia. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Unacceptable -- CheckUser abuse gone uninvestigated

2014-08-02 Thread geni
On 2 August 2014 09:17, John Mark Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote: I'm guessing you mean June 2014, as the only earlier investigation was April 2013, which was a royal mess. No. The April 2013 check was extended beyond en. No reason not to extend it to commons. -- geni

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Rarest records

2014-08-04 Thread geni
floppy discs. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Effective censorship of Wikipedia by Google

2014-08-04 Thread geni
profile. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, mailto:wikimedia-l-requ

Re: [Wikimedia-l] let's elect people to serve on the wikimedia engineering community team! (brainstorming)

2014-08-07 Thread geni
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Re: [Wikimedia-l] Flogging dead horses (was Re: Superprotect user right, Coming to a wiki near you)

2014-08-17 Thread geni
and 500+ German wikipedians: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Umfragen/Superschutz -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Next steps regarding WMF-community disputes about deployments

2014-08-26 Thread geni
you thought we should pay attention to their opinion? -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Next steps regarding WMF-community disputes about deployments

2014-08-26 Thread geni
Wikipedia's RFC). You want en to stick a link in sitenotice and up the numbers? -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The Lighter Side of the Movement

2014-09-17 Thread geni
to be confusing people not wanting to have fun with you with people not having fun. -- geni ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fundraising banners (again)

2014-12-02 Thread geni
On 2 December 2014 at 06:53, Lila Tretikov l...@wikimedia.org wrote: All -- we will not have a pop-up banner. And how exactly would you describe this then? https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Oversized_donation_notice.png -- geni

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Commons copyright extremism

2014-12-11 Thread geni
on useful articles (which packaging generally is) creative derivative when dealing with product photography. I am admittedly unaware of any case-law considering labels vs stuff directly printed onto packing but the general principles seem to hold. -- geni

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