Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Bad usage of money in Brazil

2014-06-01 Thread Rodrigo Tetsuo Argenton
how can you help yeah, you didn't get. - you are not welcome... I can't do this kind of things, you can (I think). Something is going wrong, the community is losing space for a programme imposed by the WMF to Brazil. And this is not just me that are saying that, i.e.:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Bad usage of money in Brazil

2014-05-31 Thread Lodewijk
Dear Rodrigo, As you probably realize, the Wiki Loves Earth competition is ongoing already - and it is highly unlikely that things will change /during/ the competition. Raising this right now, in this aggressive way (not going towards a solution) is primarily obstructive. What would be much more

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Bad usage of money in Brazil

2014-05-30 Thread Jaime Anstee
Hello Lila, I wanted to answer your question regarding the bubbles in the bubble chart as that chart has been pulled from our *Program Evaluation (beta)* reports, this one from the Wiki Loves Monuments report, available at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:Evaluation/Library/WLM The

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Bad usage of money in Brazil

2014-05-30 Thread Lodewijk
Hi, To give a little more context: as I indicated on other places as well (and perhaps by other people), competitions across countries are hard to compare because they face very different challenges, and it is even unfair to assume they are the same thing. The goals were not always identical (in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Bad usage of money in Brazil

2014-05-30 Thread Everton Zanella Alvarenga
Hi, I have no idea about the prizes for other places to compare, but I must say 10k reais (~5k USD) is a small amount of money for the value generate by this type of competition, in my opinion. At the moment I am running through the organization I coordinate a challenge which will give prizes of

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Bad usage of money in Brazil

2014-05-30 Thread Rodrigo Tetsuo Argenton
way the topic was raised. funny Thank you Jaime Anstee, Lodewijk for the explanation and context. I don't if Mr. Alvarenga can see, but I don't criticize the organizers, they are newbies in the Wikimedia movement, is one of the main problems here, why they can have the power spend this money

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Bad usage of money in Brazil

2014-05-29 Thread Lila Tretikov
Rodrigo -- what do the bubbles represent in the chart -- countries? On Thu, May 22, 2014 at 12:08 AM, Rodrigo Tetsuo Argenton rodrigo.argen...@gmail.com wrote: Hey Pine, For me, this is just a small and visible part of the iceberg, sadly. I not will go deeper in that, because I do not have

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Bad usage of money in Brazil

2014-05-22 Thread ENWP Pine
Hi Rodrigo, Thank you for these questions. There have been questions about the India program as well, so these questions about Brazil can be added to the list of issues for WMF to investigate. I am not personally familiar with either of the Brazil or India catalyst programs, but I suggest

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Bad usage of money in Brazil

2014-05-22 Thread Rodrigo Tetsuo Argenton
Hey Pine, For me, this is just a small and visible part of the iceberg, sadly. I not will go deeper in that, because I do not have stomach for, patiences, and way to do that. I already send massages to Asaf pointing this, in respect. But thanks for the tip. Cheers. On 22 May 2014 03:52, ENWP