Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-05-21 Thread
On 10 May 2014 19:02, Fæ fae...@gmail.com wrote: ... I'll take a look at Faebot keeping a table regularly synchronized on meta using the Google spreadsheets API. For anyone that may be interested in seeing which WMF employees have what advanced permissions, there is now a wikitable on meta

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-05-21 Thread James Alexander
Thanks so much for the help with this Fæ! James Alexander Legal and Community Advocacy Wikimedia Foundation (415) 839-6885 x6716 @jamesofur On Wed, May 21, 2014 at 1:59 PM, Fæ fae...@gmail.com wrote: On 10 May 2014 19:02, Fæ fae...@gmail.com wrote: ... I'll take a look at Faebot keeping a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-05-14 Thread
On 10 May 2014 19:02, Fæ fae...@gmail.com wrote: On 21/04/2014, James Alexander jalexan...@wikimedia.org wrote: ... we ask for a use case for every rights request, you can see most of them here

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-05-14 Thread James Alexander
I'm heading to bed but will follow up with you tomorrow from the office. Publishing is on for that sheet at the moment (that's what I'm using to show it through the link I gave) so not exactly sure what else you need but I'd love if faebot was able to help keep it synced up on wiki. Actually,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-04-22 Thread Gryllida
On Mon, 21 Apr 2014, at 0:58, Isarra Yos wrote: On 20/04/14 11:50, Liangent wrote: On Sun, Apr 20, 2014 at 4:05 PM, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.comwrote: Amir E. Aharoni, 20/04/2014 08:39: Silly technical remark: Everybody, please stop doing this with parentheses. It

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-04-21 Thread Peter Southwood
Peter - Original Message - From: Chris McKenna cmcke...@sucs.org To: Wikimedia Mailing List wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Sent: Sunday, April 20, 2014 6:23 PM Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username On Sun, 20 Apr 2014, Isarra Yos wrote: Removing the affiliation from

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-04-21 Thread Nathan
to add affiliations at will but probably should have to request to have them removed Peter - Original Message - From: Chris McKenna cmcke...@sucs.org To: Wikimedia Mailing List wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Sent: Sunday, April 20, 2014 6:23 PM Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-04-21 Thread Peter Southwood
Hence the suggestion that the user has to request removal. Cheers, Peter - Original Message - From: Nathan nawr...@gmail.com To: Wikimedia Mailing List wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Sent: Monday, April 21, 2014 3:16 PM Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username On Mon, Apr

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-04-21 Thread Marc A. Pelletier
On 04/21/2014 09:16 AM, Nathan wrote: Do WMF accounts still get the staff usergroup? Most accounts of staff and contractors do not get that usergroup: it is a very highly privileged group that includes pretty much every permission on every wiki, and access to it is on a strictly-needed basis.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-04-21 Thread Nathan
On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 1:55 PM, Marc A. Pelletier m...@uberbox.org wrote: On 04/21/2014 12:07 PM, Nathan wrote: Of the 120 staffers that don't have a staff account, how many have accounts with (WMF) in the username - or accounts at all? I honestly do not know the numbers, though I'd wager

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-04-21 Thread Brandon Harris
It is so that there is (theoretically) no question when we are operating as a staff versus operating as volunteers. On Apr 21, 2014, at 11:08 AM, Nathan nawr...@gmail.com wrote: Ah, interesting. I wonder why its necessary for most or all WMF staffers to have accounts with an

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-04-21 Thread James Alexander
On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 11:08 AM, Nathan nawr...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 1:55 PM, Marc A. Pelletier m...@uberbox.org wrote: On 04/21/2014 12:07 PM, Nathan wrote: Of the 120 staffers that don't have a staff account, how many have accounts with (WMF) in the username - or

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-04-21 Thread Michael Peel
Hi James, On 21 Apr 2014, at 19:16, James Alexander jalexan...@wikimedia.org wrote: Philippe and I have worked hard to try and make the 'staff' user group as it traditionally stands a very 'as needed' right and so the default is now to give out no rights or smaller, more focused, rights (meta

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-04-21 Thread Nathan
On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 2:16 PM, James Alexander jalexan...@wikimedia.orgwrote: On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 11:08 AM, Nathan nawr...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 1:55 PM, Marc A. Pelletier m...@uberbox.org wrote: On 04/21/2014 12:07 PM, Nathan wrote: Of the 120 staffers

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-04-21 Thread James Alexander
On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 11:23 AM, Michael Peel em...@mikepeel.net wrote: Hi James, On 21 Apr 2014, at 19:16, James Alexander jalexan...@wikimedia.org wrote: Philippe and I have worked hard to try and make the 'staff' user group as it traditionally stands a very 'as needed' right and so

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-04-21 Thread Michael Peel
On 21 Apr 2014, at 19:35, James Alexander jalexan...@wikimedia.org wrote: Right now it's on a google doc because it is a public view of the tracking spreadsheet Philippe and I use (which includes staff whose rights requests were denied or removed as well as some contact info and additional

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-04-20 Thread Amir E. Aharoni
Silly technical remark: Everybody, please stop doing this with parentheses. It breaks in right to left languages. Gary-WMF is just as readable, and doesn't have this problem. Thanks for the attention. בתאריך 20 באפר 2014 02:17, מאת Gryllida gryll...@fastmail.fm: On a second thought, do we want

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-04-20 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Amir, this is the first time that one's been brought up. I'll chat with OIT about potentially changing moving forward. pb *Philippe Beaudette * \\ Director, Community Advocacy \\ Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. T: 1-415-839-6885 x6643 | phili...@wikimedia.org | :

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-04-20 Thread Federico Leva (Nemo)
Amir E. Aharoni, 20/04/2014 08:39: Silly technical remark: Everybody, please stop doing this with parentheses. It breaks in right to left languages. Gary-WMF is just as readable, and doesn't have this problem. Thanks for the attention. Your suggestion works against the built-in assumptions of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-04-20 Thread Liangent
On Sun, Apr 20, 2014 at 4:05 PM, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.comwrote: Amir E. Aharoni, 20/04/2014 08:39: Silly technical remark: Everybody, please stop doing this with parentheses. It breaks in right to left languages. Gary-WMF is just as readable, and doesn't have this problem.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-04-20 Thread Isarra Yos
On 20/04/14 11:50, Liangent wrote: On Sun, Apr 20, 2014 at 4:05 PM, Federico Leva (Nemo) nemow...@gmail.comwrote: Amir E. Aharoni, 20/04/2014 08:39: Silly technical remark: Everybody, please stop doing this with parentheses. It breaks in right to left languages. Gary-WMF is just as

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-04-20 Thread Chris McKenna
On Sun, 20 Apr 2014, Isarra Yos wrote: Removing the affiliation from the name itself and adding it as a group would allow the mediawiki to format the name and group in a way that makes sense for the given language. Keep to the parentheses for english and such, do other things for ones where

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Affiliation in username

2014-04-19 Thread Risker
I hear where you're coming from, Gryllida. This only works if there is some mechanism by which the affiliation can be confirmed. The (WMF) affiliation is easily confirmed, and in fact anyone adding that affiliation to their account name who isn't a WMF staffer gets blocked pretty quickly.