Re: [Wikimedia-l] Silly question? - What list is meant for what?

2014-05-21 Thread quiddity
interest in investigating better ways of matching editors to the topics that interest them, but it's still conceptual. Best regards, Rui Hope that helps. :) Quiddity (and partially with my liaison hat)

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Will Flow eliminate wikitext sandbox practice?

2014-09-16 Thread quiddity
On Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 3:22 PM, Jan Ainali wrote: 2014-09-15 23:54 GMT+02:00 James Salsman In the recent discussion of editor engagement effectiveness on wiki-research-l, the question of Flow's affect on talk page wikitext practice arose. I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia needs an IDE, not a WYSIWYG editor

2014-10-25 Thread quiddity
On Sat, Oct 25, 2014 at 9:56 AM, Andy Mabbett wrote: On 25 October 2014 15:09, Kim Bruning wrote: [...] Quite apart from other issues, the author

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia needs an IDE, not a WYSIWYG editor

2014-10-25 Thread quiddity
On Sat, Oct 25, 2014 at 1:23 PM, Federico Leva (Nemo) wrote: quiddity, 25/10/2014 20:26: We don't have HTML preview, which might be interesting. Surely it's possible to whip up a userscript for it, if anyone would actually find it massively useful. (Or, we can just leave

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Not all pixels are created equals: introducing brand new Wikimedia France's metrics

2015-04-01 Thread quiddity
WikiProject. Please let me know when we start debating the relative merits of various color models, and naming conventions, and kawaii-challenged accessibility tools. Thanks! -- quiddity ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https

[Wikimedia-l] [Offtopic] How to improve email-signatures - fixing frustrations - size and images

2015-08-07 Thread quiddity
in email (to prevent tracking-images from spammers, etc) so they just show as empty placeholders. Please consider removing any images from your email signature! Thanks, and I hope that helps someone. Quiddity / Nick [1] -- A test

Re: [Wikimedia-l] wikinews has a NPOV policy derived from wikipedia, mamamia ...

2016-04-22 Thread quiddity
On Fri, Apr 22, 2016 at 12:42 PM, rupert THURNER wrote: > > [snip] > > just as a note, i hate that the blog [5] opens 20 times slower than > wikinews on my mobile phone, that it is not in different languages, > that i do not have the "usual mediawiki features". For

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Draft Code of Conduct for Technical Spaces

2017-02-24 Thread quiddity
to lead proposals that effect your area of activity? -- quiddity On Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 2:26 PM, Pine W <> wrote: > Let me rephrase and elaborate on that point. Phabricator and MediaWiki > aren't the WMF wiki. I think that WMF employees' proposals, comments,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Looks familiar?

2017-07-21 Thread quiddity
Related discussions at: and other notes at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia: The Text Adventure

2017-06-30 Thread quiddity
On Fri, Jun 30, 2017 at 7:12 AM, Johan Jönsson wrote: > > > Nice concept. > Ah neat, this is by the same person who created this, which I enjoyed "//Around the World in X Wikipedia Articles// -

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What's making you happy this week? (Week of 18 June 2017)

2017-06-23 Thread quiddity
On Fri, Jun 23, 2017 at 9:36 AM, quiddity <> wrote: > [and now with functional links...]

Re: [Wikimedia-l] What's making you happy this week? (Week of 18 June 2017)

2017-06-23 Thread quiddity
Making me happy for the last few weeks: The whimsical computer game/sandbox-toy ''Everything'',[1] which I think is a cross between the video ''Powers of Ten'',[2] and the game ''Katamari Damacy''.[3] It's a whimsical walking simulator, in which you change size-scales (photon to galaxy), collect

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Women in red

2017-10-16 Thread quiddity
On Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 11:35 AM, Jean-Philippe Béland wrote: > As far as i know, it is the only project that the initiative Women in red > contribute to, which is the initial subject of this thread. > Sidenote: the WikiProject itself does exist on other

Re: [Wikimedia-l] what made me happy this week

2017-10-27 Thread quiddity
My mistake, there is a one line reference to Wikipedia in the lyrics. (The time_continue parameter didn't work on my first play through, but I checked again to be sure and then I heard the reference.) Sorry for the mistake. My other points stand. On Fri, Oct 27, 2017 at 6:29 PM, quiddity

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Welcome messages at arwiki

2017-12-30 Thread quiddity
ngle-User-Login (and to only send those latter accounts a welcome message, after they've made 1 edit locally). I don't know if that is currently possible or feasible. Quiddity ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Is the death of Wikipedia imminent?

2019-01-04 Thread quiddity
nd related sections within other pages. [3],_using_an_example [4],_wider_usage,_slow_evolution,_more_pati

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open Science Portal? And Other Open * Portals?

2019-03-19 Thread quiddity
ure you've found all the existing pages to begin with, and don't start off by accidentally re-inventing the wheel (portal)! We have a lot of historic link-lists / portals that are started and then abandoned and then accidentally reinvented elsewhere a few years

[Wikimedia-l] Office hours for Flow - 23 March 2015 19:30 UTC / 12:30 PDT

2015-03-20 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
hour page afterwards. Thanks, Quiddity [1] Time conversion: (30 mins later than previously mentioned) [2] [3]

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Office hours for Flow - 23 March 2015 19:30 UTC / 12:30 PDT

2015-03-23 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
Hi, A quick reminder, this is starting in 1 hour. Please see below, for the original announcement and links. Thanks, Quiddity On Fri, Mar 20, 2015 at 7:19 PM, Nick Wilson (Quiddity) wrote: Hello everyone, (my apologies for cross-posting) We'll be holding an Office hour

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Keep me logged in (for up to 30 days)

2015-05-29 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, -- Nick Wilson (Quiddity) Community Liaison, Product Wikimedia Foundation ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] A Listen Button

2015-05-29 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
be greatly appreciated. :) Quiddity ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: Unsubscribe:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Collaboration team reprioritization

2015-09-02 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
Quick followup, with a reminder that onwiki feedback would be ideal. The original message is replicated at and your input there will be greatly appreciated. ​Thanks. ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Collaboration team reprioritization

2015-09-02 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
also, the thread on wikitech-l, for additional discussion. Hope that helps -- Nick Wilson (Quiddity) Community Liaison Wikimedia Foundation ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Universal Design (for learning)

2015-09-15 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity) (click the top-right "Show display preferences" button, and watch the video) plus everything linked from there.. If general accessibility: I'm not sure, beyond googling for it. Hope that helps, Quiddity _

Re: [Wikimedia-l] I am going to San Francisco

2016-03-01 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
Craig, I believe it is all free (not purchased), per ("Google Apps for Nonprofits") On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 6:27 PM, Craig Franklin wrote: > My understanding is that the Foundation purchases certain

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Cross-wiki notifications beta feature now available on all wikis

2016-03-14 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
details on your browser/OS versions, any javascript blocking browser extensions you might use, and if possible what errors you see in browser console.[2]) Much thanks. Quiddity / Nick [1] [2] > O

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Cross-wiki notifications beta feature now available on all wikis

2016-03-14 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
On Sat, Mar 12, 2016 at 1:34 PM, Andy Mabbett wrote: > > Cross-wiki notifications > > This is great, thank you. > > Two requests: > > Please could we have two icons, one for local notifications, another for > those from elsewhere? > > I've pinged you in the existing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Calendars

2016-04-29 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
subject=unsubscribe> Thanks, BrillLyle! I've been making a related linkdump page at,_events,_meetings,_and_conferences (feel free to add/edit/overhaul/etc) to try to collect and better understand the various problems, and this interim solution seem

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Crisis of Confidence

2016-05-02 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
On Mon, May 2, 2016 at 2:21 AM, Fæ wrote: > [...] With regard to "[the WMF board] delivering services that are of a high > quality", all the metrics that the WMF report show the opposite. The > WMF consistently fail to meet the performance targets they set for > themselves, as

[Wikimedia-l] How to communicate compassionately with non-native English speakers

2016-07-05 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
mbig page, and the [[Grants:Learning patterns]] pages, but the only place I can find that collects advice like this, is the first section at - What page might I have missed? Quiddity ___ Wi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How to communicate compassionately with non-native English speakers

2016-07-07 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
not so much the words that are used but > it is understanding what points are made > Exactly! :-) We should be careful about spending too much effort arguing about the nuances of word choice, especially in informal discussions (versus drafting a policy or wr

[Wikimedia-l] Server switch 2017 - Short editing outages on Wednesday, 19 April 2017 and Wednesday, 3 May 2017

2017-04-12 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
share this information with your community** (It has been widely announced already, but just in case.) Technical details: Thank you. -- Nick Wilson (Quiddity) Community Liaiso

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Turn the extension for ContentTranslation off?

2017-05-02 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
Note, this thread was forked into a different subject/title. See - "[Wikimedia-l] machine translation" - for newer discussion and detail. ​ ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wiki-research-l] Video demos of upcoming changes to edit review / RC patrol

2017-06-01 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
___ > Wiki-research-l mailing list > > > -- Nick Wilson (Quiddity) Community Liaison, WMF ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] How can we fix the two-stage page loading problem?

2017-09-03 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
Open Textbook of Medicine > ___ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > and > > New messages to: >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikitech-l] 2017 Community Wishlist Survey starts today!

2017-11-06 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
Completely fixed link: :-) ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Hello. New user - which mailing list should i use ?

2018-06-07 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
On Wed, Jun 6, 2018 at 4:12 PM wrote: > On Wed, Jun 6, 2018 at 3:23 AM James Hare wrote: > > > > It sounds like you would like the MediaWiki-l mailing list. MediaWiki is > > the software that runs Wikipedia and many similar projects. > > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Cheat sheets visual editing on Wikipedia

2018-07-11 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
C636668902476722853sdata=I6wKDH82aToeHyLV%2Be7b0%2B8DOd3uV5I%2BrbcKAUJJB6Q%3Dreserved=0 > > > > Wikimedia Deutschland - Gesellschaft zur Förderung Freien Wissens e. V. > > Eingetragen im Vereinsregister des Amtsgerichts Berlin-Charlottenburg > > unter der Nummer 23855 B. Als

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia has been accepted as a mentor organization in GSoC 2019!

2019-02-27 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
ew messages to: > >> Unsubscribe:, > >> <> > > > > > > > > -- > > James Heilman >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Be the change you want to see (was: WMF commitment for a Wikimedia projects archive)

2019-05-16 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
On Thu, May 16, 2019 at 3:06 PM Joseph Seddon wrote: > The Wikimedia Resource Center (which > currently is broken it seems) had the goal of trying to aid a community > member in getting the right information, the right person or the right > process to fulfill their needs. It's focus was on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia & Education Greenhouse - applications still open until May 12!

2019-05-02 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
(Reposting with fixed links) On Wed, May 1, 2019 at 6:56 PM Melissa Guadalupe Huertas <> wrote: > Hola everyone! > > Sorry in advance for cross-posting. As many of you are aware, last April > 5th the Education team at the Wikimedia Foundation announced the launch of >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The wikisites looks like 1996

2019-12-12 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
ience, over the years ahead. There are /many/ ideas for subtle or significant improvements listed in the project pages (don't get distracted by just the first image in the slideshow!), and probably more good ideas we're still missing. Anyone's feedback (h

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community survey: Wikimedia Diversity Conference 2020

2020-01-21 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
:// > > > New messages to: > > > Unsubscribe:, > > > <> > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Multi-page advertising on Wikipedia

2020-04-15 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
; <> -- Nick "Quiddity" Wilson (he/him) Community Relations Specialist Wikimedia Foundation ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Annoying ads

2020-05-04 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
gt; > New messages to: > Unsubscribe:, > <> -- Nick "Quid

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Annoying ads

2020-05-07 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
This has been on our departments' minds for the past few months. Since the beginning of the pandemic, we have been changing our campaign schedules (including shortening the Italian campaign) and steadily revising our messaging. We are closely monitoring reader and donor feedback, responding to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Annoying ads

2020-05-07 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity) and > > New messages to: > Unsubscribe:, > <

[Wikimedia-l] Wiki of functions naming contest

2020-09-29 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
. Nick / Quiddity [1] -- Nick "Quiddity" Wilson (he/him) Community Relations Specialist Wikimedia Foundation ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcing a new Wikimedia project: Abstract Wikipedia

2020-08-06 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
On Wed, Aug 5, 2020 at 2:01 PM Samuel Klein wrote: > We used to have a roughly weighted list of major world languages by > (spoken, written; primary, secondary) and how well covered they were by wp > (articles, contributors). Is there something like that still? > I think you might be referring

Re: [Wikimedia-l] June 4 1800 Maggie Dennis office hour (with a twist)

2020-06-04 Thread Nick Wilson (Quiddity)
C_office_hours#How_to_participate > > > > > > -- > > > Maggie Dennis > > > Vice President, Community Resilience & Sustainability > > > Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. > > > > > > > > > -- > > Maggie Dennis > > Vice