Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-22 Thread Antoine Musso
On 22/08/2018 13:01, Andy Mabbett wrote: >> So your concerns will be acknowledged once they make their way to >> Phabricator. You can login there with your wiki account. > Were I to perform that redundant clerical task, perhaps they would. > >> Until you do so, your concerns will stay under the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-22 Thread geni
On 22 August 2018 at 09:24, Antoine Musso wrote: > So your concerns will be acknowledged once they make their way to > Phabricator. You can login there with your wiki account. This would be the site who's privacy policy says >Because we believe that you shouldn’t have to provide personal

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-22 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 22 August 2018 at 09:24, Antoine Musso wrote: > On 21/08/2018 21:01, Andy Mabbett wrote: >>> The text I cited has now been changed to "All text on Wikimedia sites >>> is available as Creative Commons material". >>> >>> This does not resolve the issue I raised above; as my first bullet >>>

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-22 Thread
Agree with Jane. Wow. For those unaware, Antoine Musso is a WMF Software developer, which you would never know based on their email signature. Hey fellow long-term unpaid volunteers. Remember that the WMF was created by us not that long ago, and had a single mission, to support us volunteers and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-22 Thread Jane Darnell
Wow. Just...wow. On Wed, Aug 22, 2018 at 10:24 AM Antoine Musso wrote: > On 21/08/2018 21:01, Andy Mabbett wrote: > >> The text I cited has now been changed to "All text on Wikimedia sites > >> is available as Creative Commons material". > >> > >> This does not resolve the issue I raised above;

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-22 Thread Antoine Musso
On 21/08/2018 21:01, Andy Mabbett wrote: >> The text I cited has now been changed to "All text on Wikimedia sites >> is available as Creative Commons material". >> >> This does not resolve the issue I raised above; as my first bullet >> point applies not only to media files, but also to numerous

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-21 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 11 August 2018 at 20:50, Andy Mabbett wrote: > On 3 August 2018 at 22:12, Andy Mabbett wrote: > >> On 2 August 2018 at 02:51, Gregory Varnum wrote: >> >>> You can check it out for yourself here (you may need to clear your >>> browser's cache): https://wikimediafoundation.org/ >> >> The

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-13 Thread Jonathan Cardy
Editing via a mailing list is clearly not ideal. I was going to add the missing r to “do not add you own bio”, trivial compared to the licensing issue that Andy mentioned, and typical of the minor edits that I do on Wikipedia and other wikis. But there doesn't seem to be an edit button on

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-11 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 11 August 2018 at 23:19, a b wrote: > On Sun, Aug 12, 2018 at 5:50 AM, Andy Mabbett > wrote: [Two outstanding issues with the new website] > Please file the relevant tasks in phabricator to enable better tracking of > issues compared to on the mailing list: Thank you; no. -- Andy

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-11 Thread a b
On Sun, Aug 12, 2018 at 5:50 AM, Andy Mabbett wrote: > On 3 August 2018 at 22:12, Andy Mabbett wrote: > > > On 2 August 2018 at 02:51, Gregory Varnum wrote: > > > >> You can check it out for yourself here (you may need to clear your > browser's cache): https://wikimediafoundation.org/ > > > >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-11 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 3 August 2018 at 22:12, Andy Mabbett wrote: > On 2 August 2018 at 02:51, Gregory Varnum wrote: > >> You can check it out for yourself here (you may need to clear your browser's >> cache): https://wikimediafoundation.org/ > > The home page currently says: > >" Everything on a Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-08 Thread attolippip
It also does not seem to work correctly on mobile (android): https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:WMFnewsiteonandroidmobile.png Best regards, antanana On Wed, Aug 8, 2018, 17:47 Andy Mabbett wrote: > On 8 August 2018 at 15:23, Shabab Mustafa > wrote: > > > I had to turn off my

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-08 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 8 August 2018 at 15:23, Shabab Mustafa wrote: > I had to turn off my anti-tracking extension to see this site properly. This is how it appears for me, in Firefox (current version) with AdBlockPlus enabled:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-08 Thread Shabab Mustafa
I had to turn off my anti-tracking extension to see this site properly. What kind of visitor tracking are we using in this site? And if someone is not willing to be tracked, this site should load fully without breaking the styling. --- Shabab Mustafa T. @tarunno S. shabab.mustafa W.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-08 Thread Peter Coombe
Hi Lodewijk, I'm not sure exactly what, if any, other sites this new privacy policy might cover. However I can confirm that the WMF fundraising infrastructure remains under the existing Donor Privacy Policy: https://foundation.wikimedia.org/wiki/Donor_privacy_policy/en Thanks, Peter -- Peter

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-08 Thread Peter Coombe
On Fri, 3 Aug 2018 at 21:45, Saint Johann wrote: > > — Donation information website features multilingual text, but it’s > designed in such a way that most of people won’t know how to use it. > (https://donate.wikimedia.org/wiki/Problems_donating) > > Thank you for this feedback. You're not the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-06 Thread Lodewijk
I can imagine that this alternate privacy policy is actually covering a wider range of sites that are non-wiki, such as the fundraising infrastructure and the survey websites, voting websites etc. Rather than having a different privacy policy for each of those instances, I think it is actually

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-06 Thread Chico Venancio
Indeed an special watered down privacy policy is strange. It is worth noting that the standard privacy policy[1] does not state that it only applies to "wiki based websites" but instead lists what it does and does not cover[2], the only interpretation that allows a separate policy for the new

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-05 Thread Yair Rand
There are several more issues I've noticed with the new website: * According to the notice at the bottom, the company "Automattic Inc." is receiving all sorts of data about all visitors to the site, including location information, cookie data, data from pixel tags/web beacons used to track

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-03 Thread Andy Mabbett
On 2 August 2018 at 02:51, Gregory Varnum wrote: > You can check it out for yourself here (you may need to clear your browser's > cache): https://wikimediafoundation.org/ The home page currently says: " Everything on a Wikimedia site is available as Creative Commons material. " That is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-03 Thread Saint Johann
Sorry to interrupt from cheering to a ‘walled garden’, and I don’t want to be negative, but there are some important questions about this endeavour that weren’t answered while the site was being developed: 1. Is the translation of the new site easily available for volunteers? I see only

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-03 Thread Pine W
Greg, while mentioning that there are talk pages and Phabricator tasks is fine, the issues and questions raised on this mailing list are on topic and not so specific that moving them off list seems necessary. I think that you should generally respond to questions and comments here if they were

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-02 Thread MZMcBride
MZMcBride wrote: >Gregory Varnum wrote: >>After many months of work by over 100 individuals around the organization >>and movement, the Wikimedia Foundation's new website soft launched this >>week! >> >>You can check it out for yourself here (you may need to clear your >>browser's cache):

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-02 Thread MZMcBride
Gregory Varnum wrote: >After many months of work by over 100 individuals around the organization >and movement, the Wikimedia Foundation's new website soft launched this >week! > >You can check it out for yourself here (you may need to clear your >browser's cache):

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-02 Thread Adam Wight
Nice work! I checked on my own face on the staff page and would like to request two changes: Please change my name to "Adam Wight", the longer name was silly. Also, please change the image to https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Adam_Roses_Wight.jpg , I donno why it was reset to the missing

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-02 Thread Jeremy Lee-Jenkins
I like it. I do feel the Wikimedia foundation is diverging from it's previous role as custodian of Wikipedia, and becoming a international advocacy group. I feel this change is welcome and will help develop the Creative Commons mission beyond just Wikipedia and it's sister sites. I take it the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-02 Thread Subhashish Panigrahi
Wow. Really impressive, modern and colorful. The type look quite bold and the overall flow is pleasant. The theme somehow felt a bit like Mozilla sites as well (in a good way). Congratulations comms. <3 Subhashish On Thu, Aug 2, 2018 at 7:21 AM, Gregory Varnum wrote: > Hello, > > After many

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-02 Thread Isarra Yos
Is there any way for us (others outside the team) to file bulk tasks/apply fixes to this? Is the source in gerrit/tasks tracked in phabricator, or is it somewhere else? -I On 02/08/18 01:51, Gregory Varnum wrote: Hello, After many months of work by over 100 individuals around the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-02 Thread Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
Hi Gregory, I just looked quickly at the new site, which is a very refreshing change, and I'll send later more detailed feedback... But I must say I really like the leadership page: https://wikimediafoundation.org/role/leadership/ Not from a design, content or functional point of view, but

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-02 Thread James Salsman
https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/publicpolicy On Thu, Aug 2, 2018 at 2:13 AM, Mario Gómez wrote: > On Thu, Aug 2, 2018 at 4:56 AM, Yair Rand wrote: > >> The new website highlights "Advocacy" as one of the three areas that the >> Foundation deals with, along with Research and

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-02 Thread Mario Gómez
On Thu, Aug 2, 2018 at 4:56 AM, Yair Rand wrote: > The new website highlights "Advocacy" as one of the three areas that the > Foundation deals with, along with Research and Technology. From the page > linked, it promotes the WMF's misguided and unauthorized venture into > trying to influence US

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-01 Thread Gregory Varnum
There is a page on Meta-Wiki with a talk page: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_website There is also a Phabricator project: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/tag/wikimediafoundation.org/ -greg ___ Sent from my iPhone - a more detailed response may be sent

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-01 Thread Pine W
Hi Greg, thank you for the update. The bold visual design is interesting. Hopefully WMF's target audiences will like it. I have a couple of concerns. This is not intended as an attack, and please try not to take this personally. 1. I am a bit uncertain about the appropriateness of asking

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New Wikimedia Foundation has soft launched!

2018-08-01 Thread Yair Rand
The new website highlights "Advocacy" as one of the three areas that the Foundation deals with, along with Research and Technology. From the page linked, it promotes the WMF's misguided and unauthorized venture into trying to influence US immigration law, now claiming it to be something the WMF