Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-22 Thread Richard Symonds
Christopher, Aya, Speaking as a jury member, the reason we disqualified Bali and Dar es Salaam was that those two bids were not really complete enough to score. Richard Symonds Wikimedia UK 0207 065 0992 Wikimedia UK is a Company Limited by Guarantee registered in England and Wales, Registered

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-22 Thread Rodrigo Padula
Excellent!! Great news! Felicitaciones a todos amigos de Wikimedia México! Best regards Rodrigo Padula Wikimedia Community User Group Brasil Education Program Coordinator - Brazil Ação Educativa 2014-04-21 14:27 GMT-03:00 Ellie Young eyo...@wikimedia.org: Dear Wikimedians, On the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-22 Thread Patricio Molina
¡Felicitaciones a los hermanos mexicanos! – Patricio On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 2:27 PM, Ellie Young eyo...@wikimedia.org wrote: Dear Wikimedians, On the recommendation of the Wikimania 2015 selection Jury Committee, we have accepted the proposal from Mexico DF to host. The proposal will be

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-22 Thread Aya Mahfouz
Thanks Richard for the reply! Will there be any public report with a matrix indicating the scores of the bidding cities in each judging criterion? Kind Regards, Aya Saif El-yazal Mahfouz On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 11:33 AM, Richard Symonds richard.symo...@wikimedia.org.uk wrote: Christopher,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-22 Thread Christopher Cooper
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:CT_Cooper https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:CT_Cooper -Original Message- From: Richard Symonds [mailto:richard.symo...@wikimedia.org.uk] Sent: 22 April 2014 10:33 To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-22 Thread Richard Symonds
No, Aya, I don't think there will be a public report - I don't think it's happened in previous years. I for one would not be happy with making my marking grid public because the bidders didn't know that the marking grids were going to be made public - and for that matter, neither did I! I am also

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-22 Thread Nathan
On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 1:02 PM, Richard Symonds richard.symo...@wikimedia.org.uk wrote: No, Aya, I don't think there will be a public report - I don't think it's happened in previous years. I for one would not be happy with making my marking grid public because the bidders didn't know that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-22 Thread Aya Mahfouz
@Richard I know that no public reports were released previously. But if it starts to be a habit, it will help elevate the transparency of the process. Concerning the grid the Judges real names can be anonymized to be Judge 1, Judge 2 and so on. As for the second guessing issue, I think it can

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-22 Thread Christopher Cooper
-Original Message- From: Richard Symonds [mailto:richard.symo...@wikimedia.org.uk] Sent: 22 April 2014 18:02 To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015 No, Aya, I don't think there will be a public report - I don't think it's happened

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-22 Thread Ivan Martínez
://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:CT_Cooper https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:CT_Cooper -Original Message- From: Richard Symonds [mailto:richard.symo...@wikimedia.org.uk] Sent: 22 April 2014 18:02 To: Wikimedia Mailing List Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-22 Thread Andy Cruz y Corro
and comments. Rest assured we will do our best to make of this the best Wikimania experience for everyone. Message: 1 Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:46:30 -0500 From: Ivan Martínez gala...@gmail.com To: Wikimedia Mailing List wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-22 Thread phoebe ayers
Congratulations Mexico! I can't wait to visit the amazing Mexico City :) And, a big thank you to all the bidders, everyone who commented and participated, and to the selection jury, steering committee, and Ellie. This is the first year in a long time that I haven't been involved in the Wikimania

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-21 Thread Patricio Lorente
¡Felicitaciones Wikimedia México! Great news! Enviado desde mi teléfono celular Disculpe la brevedad. El 21/04/2014 14:28, Ellie Young eyo...@wikimedia.org escribió: Dear Wikimedians, On the recommendation of the Wikimania 2015 selection Jury Committee, we have accepted the proposal from

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-21 Thread Àlex Hinojo
Congrats! WMMX!! And thanks to all other teams who presented their proposals :-) Àlex Hinojo Amical Wikimedia 2014-04-21 19:29 GMT+02:00 Patricio Lorente patricio.lore...@gmail.com: ¡Felicitaciones Wikimedia México! Great news! Enviado desde mi teléfono celular Disculpe la brevedad. El

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-21 Thread Dennis Tobar
¡Felicitaciones a mis amigos de Wikimedia México! Congrats Wikimedia Mexico =) On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 2:27 PM, Ellie Young eyo...@wikimedia.org wrote: Dear Wikimedians, On the recommendation of the Wikimania 2015 selection Jury Committee, we have accepted the proposal from Mexico DF to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-21 Thread Erlend Bjørtvedt
Great that wmmx tales on such a tremendous effort for all! Congtatulations! Erlend Bjørtvedt WmNO Den mandag 21. april 2014 skrev Àlex Hinojo alexhin...@gmail.com følgende: Congrats! WMMX!! And thanks to all other teams who presented their proposals :-) Àlex Hinojo Amical Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-21 Thread Allan Aguilar
El 21/04/2014 11:27, Ellie Young escribió: Dear Wikimedians, On the recommendation of the Wikimania 2015 selection Jury Committee, we have accepted the proposal from Mexico DF to host. The proposal will be further vetted by the WMF staff in the coming month, after which time we hope to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-21 Thread Christopher Cooper
Congratulations to Wikimedia Mexico and all those that helped put the bid together. I believe Mexico City will turn out to be a great place to host Wikimania and I look forward to attending. Regardless, I hope when appropriate, the reasons Mexico City were chosen and where other bids could

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-21 Thread Aya Mahfouz
Congratulations to Wikimedia Mexico and Mexico City! I add my voice to that of Cooper concerning the criteria of choosing the winner for 2015. In addition to the cities that Cooper has mentioned, I would like to know what happened with Bali's bid too. Kind Regards, Aya Saif El-yazal Mahfouz On

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-21 Thread Anna Torres
Congrats México! What a great job done! :) Hope to meet all your staff anf fellows asap! Any help needed from Argentina, just ask and will be handled fondly! Hugs! 2014-04-21 17:03 GMT-03:00 Aya Mahfouz mahfouz.saif.elya...@gmail.com: Congratulations to Wikimedia Mexico and Mexico City! I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-21 Thread Patricia Pena
¡Felicitaciones Wikimedia México! :) On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 1:24 PM, Anna Torres a...@wikimedia.org.ar wrote: Congrats México! What a great job done! :) Hope to meet all your staff anf fellows asap! Any help needed from Argentina, just ask and will be handled fondly! Hugs! 2014-04-21

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-21 Thread Osmar Valdebenito
¡Viva México! Felicitaciones a todo el equipo detrás de la candidatura. Also, thanks to the Cape Town and Monastir team. I hope they will bid for next year! Osmar Valdebenito G. 2014-04-21 18:47 GMT-03:00 Patricia Pena pp...@wikimedia.org: ¡Felicitaciones Wikimedia México! :) On Mon, Apr

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-21 Thread Steven Walling
On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 10:27 AM, Ellie Young eyo...@wikimedia.org wrote: On the recommendation of the Wikimania 2015 selection Jury Committee, we have accepted the proposal from Mexico DF to host. The proposal will be further vetted by the WMF staff in the coming month, after which time we

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-21 Thread Tonmoy Khan
Congratulations to Mexican friends :) On Apr 22, 2014 7:09 AM, Steven Walling steven.wall...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 10:27 AM, Ellie Young eyo...@wikimedia.org wrote: On the recommendation of the Wikimania 2015 selection Jury Committee, we have accepted the proposal from

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-21 Thread Philippe Beaudette
On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 6:08 PM, Steven Walling steven.wall...@gmail.comwrote: it would be comforting to hear how we've assessed the bid regarding the safety issue, and how we're going to be prepared in case the worst (robberies, kidnappings) do happen. Not a small concern. But, I should

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-21 Thread Ivan Martínez
Thanks to all for your kindly regards and comments :) Steven, concerning to the public safety, our city are different from the known issues of the northern states of the country. In the link you quote for United States citizens are properly pointed for Mexico City: no advisory is in effect. Also,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement regarding Host for Wikimania 2015

2014-04-21 Thread Nurunnaby Chowdhury
Congratulation WMMX! On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 11:31 AM, Michael Snow wikipe...@frontier.comwrote: On 4/21/2014 9:46 PM, Ivan Martínez wrote: Thanks to all for your kindly regards and comments :) Steven, concerning to the public safety, our city are different from the known issues of the