Re: [Wikimediaau-l] Special:Import on the au wiki?

2009-01-21 Thread John Vandenberg
to import Wikipedia articles into the organisation wiki, which should be used for ... *organising*. If we need to build a resource that isnt a collection of encyclopedia articles, it should be developed on Wikibooks. -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] WM-AU national gathering

2009-01-27 Thread John Vandenberg
to [[en:Linux_Australia]], they are incorporated in NSW and their charter and constitution are online: http://www.linux.org.au/About/Constitution -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] Overseas donation

2009-02-08 Thread John Vandenberg
confident you can arrange that ;-) keep this up and WM-NYC might even name their Australian scholarship in your honour!) -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] smh article

2009-06-13 Thread John Vandenberg
images so that they are accurately picked up by censorware. -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] Open website editing?

2009-06-13 Thread John Vandenberg
they were willing to pay $40 in order to edit our website, I would be quite worried about their motivations. -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l

[Wikimediaau-l] Wikisource features New Holland flora

2009-06-14 Thread John Vandenberg
/Index:A_Specimen_of_the_Botany_of_New_Holland.djvu A list of all featured texts can be seen here: http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Wikisource:Featured_texts -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] Bringing the wiki model to digitisation

2009-08-14 Thread John Vandenberg
and readers. -- John Vandenberg (hopping of hobby horse...) ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] The A E Bert Roberts photograph collection

2009-11-07 Thread John Vandenberg
requires attribution of the digitiser, but does not assert copyright over it. nice work Craig! -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l

[Wikimediaau-l] Fwd: [cc-community] Australian Federal Government commits to CC BY as default

2010-05-03 Thread John Vandenberg
Woo hoo! This is fantastic news. A big thank you to all involved. -- Forwarded message -- From: Jessica Coates j2.coa...@qut.edu.au Date: Tue, May 4, 2010 at 11:54 AM Subject: [cc-community] Australian Federal Government commits to CC BY as default To: cc...@lists.ibiblio.org

[Wikimediaau-l] Slashdot asks for our assistance; conscience votes in Australia

2010-09-17 Thread John Vandenberg
http://politics.slashdot.org/story/10/09/17/0428224/Conroy-Still-Hell-Bent-On-Internet-Filter ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l

[Wikimediaau-l] Zootober

2010-09-19 Thread John Vandenberg
improve the Wikipedia articles about Australian zoos... Any other ideas? -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] Zootober

2010-09-19 Thread John Vandenberg
on that species. http://www.zoo.org.au/Melbourne/News_Events/First-everMaleCalfBirth The article [[Asian Elephant]] only mentions Melbourne Zoo in the photo description of the bull. We would need to check the conservation work worldwide before putting emphasis on the Melbourne Zoo program. -- John

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] Zootober

2010-09-19 Thread John Vandenberg
On 9/20/10, private musings thepmacco...@gmail.com wrote: ps. is the small grants program still in effect? I presume so; if not, please assume that any sensible project will be considered by the committee, via this grant scheme or another approach. -- John Vandenberg

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] Zootober

2010-09-19 Thread John Vandenberg
anything even vaguely resembling GLAM in October. A Backstage Pass to any zoo would be great, and is more achievable. http://www.wikimedia.org.au//wiki/Backstage_pass Feel free to get the ball rolling with Toronga Zoo. -- John Vandenberg

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] Slashdot asks for our assistance; conscience votes in Australia

2010-10-04 Thread John Vandenberg
On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 5:50 PM, John Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote: http://politics.slashdot.org/story/10/09/17/0428224/Conroy-Still-Hell-Bent-On-Internet-Filter 2.5k page views. http://stats.grok.se/en/201009/Conscience_vote 0 edits. http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] Zootober

2010-10-07 Thread John Vandenberg
On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 6:42 PM, John Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote: btw, we don't have a Wikipedia nav template for Zoos; the closest is [[List_of_zoos#Australia]].  That is another task for October ;-) A new article with a lot of red links: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] Australian GLAM policy and public domain

2010-10-11 Thread John Vandenberg
that sells this work. -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l

[Wikimediaau-l] Internet filter back in the news

2010-10-19 Thread John Vandenberg
], and raising the issue of images on Wikimedia Commons. 1. http://wikimedia.org.au/wiki/SOP 2. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_censorship_in_Australia#UK_IWF_blockage_of_Wikipedia -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l

[Wikimediaau-l] fundraiser - IRC

2010-11-12 Thread John Vandenberg
Hi everyone, I will be idling out in the freenode IRC channel wikimedia-au for the majority of today. If Australians have issues with or suggestions for the current trial fundraiser banner, thats the best place to go. irc://irc.freenode.net/wikimedia-au -- John Vandenberg

[Wikimediaau-l] WikiAcademy program - Regional historical societies

2010-11-13 Thread John Vandenberg
planning. We hope that there will be many of these WikiAcademy events occurring in 2011, hopefully in many states. -- John Vandenberg, WMAu president ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] Billabong

2010-11-15 Thread John Vandenberg
some existing links. 'mulwikisource' and 'oldwikisource' have been added to access the multilingual/main wikisource project. The interwiki table can be viewed here http://www.wikimedia.org.au/wiki/Special:Interwiki Quite a lot of them appear to be useless for our purposes. -- John Vandenberg

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] open wiki editing for WMAU?

2010-11-16 Thread John Vandenberg
Sorry folks. That page has been deleted. Wikimedia Australia has been working on a process for proposals, and this proposal did not follow the process. The committee has talked a lot about allowing non-members to edit the wiki, and I would love a good proposal, but the one that privatemusings

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] open wiki editing for WMAU?

2010-11-16 Thread John Vandenberg
, I'll redo my homework on how to do a proposal and avoid page deletion. cheers, Peter, PM. On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 9:43 PM, John Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote: Sorry folks.  That page has been deleted. Wikimedia Australia has been working on a process for proposals

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] open wiki editing for WMAU?

2010-11-16 Thread John Vandenberg
official. A template like {{editrequested}} could be used to alert members to suggestions made by non-members. There are a lot of options here. -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] open wiki editing for WMAU?

2010-11-16 Thread John Vandenberg
accounts and be able to rant on our website. If so, what is our policy on who can have accounts and their usernames? Who is going to decide what content is acceptable or not? These questions are just the tip of the iceberg. -- John Vandenberg

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] open wiki editing for WMAU?

2010-11-16 Thread John Vandenberg
and non-members can put together a proposal to be voted upon by members or, failing that, the committee will do it and pass it by a resolution. -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https

[Wikimediaau-l] WMAu IRC discussion tomorrow night

2010-11-17 Thread John Vandenberg
may be prompted to click through a security warning, which you can click to accept. -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] WMAu IRC discussion tomorrow night

2010-11-22 Thread John Vandenberg
as to the monies coming in at this very early stage would be great too :-) http://wikimedia.org.au/wiki/Special:FundraiserStatistics http://wikimedia.org.au/wiki/Special:ContributionStatistics -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] Newspaper cites from Trove

2010-11-22 Thread John Vandenberg
NLA is exposing DC records va OAI, however I don't think the newspapers are yet available via OAI. http://www.nla.gov.au/digicoll/oai/ http://www.nla.gov.au/apps/oaicat/servlet/OAIHandler?verb=ListMetadataFormats http://www.nla.gov.au/apps/oaicat/servlet/OAIHandler?verb=ListSets On Tue, Nov

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] open wiki editing for WMAU?

2010-12-03 Thread John Vandenberg
? Another option is for us to host our official wiki on the WMF servers, as a 'project' which I assume means the stewards can step in and perform oversight checkuser when required. -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l

[Wikimediaau-l] http://bit.ly/wmau

2010-12-12 Thread John Vandenberg
This link (http://bit.ly/wmau) points to the old memberdb membership signup. I'm not sure who owns it, or how to change it. Could it be updated to http://civicrm.wikimedia.org.au/signup.php The old 'membership' subdomain will be moved to the new server soon. -- John Vandenberg

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] http://bit.ly/wmau

2010-12-12 Thread John Vandenberg
OK. Angela's solution is the best that we can do then. On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 2:37 PM, Mark Hurd markeh...@gmail.com wrote: On 13 December 2010 13:28, Angela bees...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 10:39 AM, John Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote: This link (http://bit.ly/wmau

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] http://bit.ly/wmau

2010-12-12 Thread John Vandenberg
On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 2:45 PM, John Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote: OK.  Angela's solution is the best that we can do then. All sorted. Thanks everyone. -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] A Proposal

2010-12-15 Thread John Vandenberg
. -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] A Proposal

2010-12-15 Thread John Vandenberg
user has their own personal area to host forks, all in one wiki so that the administrative workload is less . However this can also be achieved on Wikipedia; copy an article into your userspace and it is unlikely to be edited by anyone else. -- John Vandenberg I'm not sure

[Wikimediaau-l] 50, 000 images donated by the State Library of Queensland

2010-12-16 Thread John Vandenberg
the SLQ images, and be 3000px by 150-180px. -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] 50, 000 images donated by the State Library of Queensland

2010-12-16 Thread John Vandenberg
We have a local copy in Brisbane and Armidale. The metadata is in a static XML file. On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 3:32 PM, K. Peachey p858sn...@yahoo.com.au wrote: I noticed you are using a bot to upload these? are you grabbing them from the SLQ website or do you have local file versions of these,

[Wikimediaau-l] flood nostalgia

2011-01-10 Thread John Vandenberg
categories, so they also appear here: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Media_from_SLQ_Public_domain_needing_categories As far as I can see, Wikipedia doesn't have an article about any of these floods. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Floods_in_Australia -- John Vandenberg

[Wikimediaau-l] Wikimedia Australia grants to attend RecentChangesCamp 28-30 January 2011

2011-01-12 Thread John Vandenberg
. Sorry that this is late notice. I look forward to seeing you there. Regards, John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l

[Wikimediaau-l] Proposal to offer bounties for improved OpenDocument support

2011-02-19 Thread John Vandenberg
. As this functionality is critical for ease of use and adoption, I suggest a bounty of $1000. -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l

[Wikimediaau-l] Proposal to add printer support to mediawiki

2011-02-19 Thread John Vandenberg
should be much smaller if the protocol is not supported by multiple vendors. -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l

[Wikimediaau-l] #women4wikipedia chat now

2011-02-21 Thread John Vandenberg
http://twitter.com/#!/search?q=%23women4wikipedia more info at http://women4wikipedia.net/#events -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l

[Wikimediaau-l] RecentChangesCamp eXpanded - Melbourne - mid next week

2011-02-23 Thread John Vandenberg
of March), and Sydney (venue and date still being finalised). More info about these can be found here: http://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/University_of_Canberra/RCC2011/RecentChangesCamp_Expanded -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l

[Wikimediaau-l] RecentChangesCamp eXpanded - Melbourne - next Wed or Thur

2011-02-24 Thread John Vandenberg
There are also two events planned for Canberra in a fortnights time; more info at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/Canberra -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] RecentChangesCamp eXpanded - Melbourne - next Wed or Thur

2011-02-24 Thread John Vandenberg
whoops; sorry for the dup. On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 12:43 PM, John Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote: Jani Patokallio, one of the participants RecentChangesCamp 2011 @ Canberra, is going to host a follow up meetup at the Lonely Planet office at 6PM next week, either on Wednesday or Thursday

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] Proposal to offer bounties for improved OpenDocument support

2011-02-24 Thread John Vandenberg
On Sun, Feb 20, 2011 at 3:49 PM, John Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote: .. * https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=24230  (Bug 24230 - Implement JAR detection) This bug has been fixed. Hopefully that means OpenDocument uploads to Commons are going to be possible soon. OpenDocument

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] RecentChangesCamp eXpanded - Melbourne - mid next week

2011-02-27 Thread John Vandenberg
On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 12:47 AM, John Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote: One of the attendees to RecentChangesCamp 2011, Canberra is going to host a follow up meetup at the Lonely Planet Footscray offices at 6PM next week, either on Wednesday or Thursday night depending on which suits

[Wikimediaau-l] Wikimedia Australia:Relicensing agreement

2011-03-01 Thread John Vandenberg
in the wiki. Thank you, John Vandenberg On behalf of the Wikimedia Australia committee. 1. http://www.wikimedia.org.au/wiki/Resolution:Updating_official-wiki_license ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https

[Wikimediaau-l] Fwd: [LA-Jobs] National Archives of Australia - Contract Development work

2011-03-02 Thread John Vandenberg
-- Forwarded message -- From: LA Jobs List j...@lists.linux.org.au Date: Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 9:53 PM Subject: [LA-Jobs] National Archives of Australia - Contract Development work To: j...@lists.linux.org.au A new job has been posted on the Linux Australia website.

[Wikimediaau-l] SLQ donation report 2

2011-03-04 Thread John Vandenberg
Grahamec Jeff79 John Vandenberg WestyQld2/JRA_WestyQld2 Kerry Raymond Lankiveil Mattinbgn Melburnian Nick-D Rcbutcher Saberwyn SatuSuro Shiftchange Tony1 And self-identified Kiwis, or people residing there: Ingolfson Jeff79 Tony_Wills Do you recognise any additional Australians or Kiwis in the report

[Wikimediaau-l] Fwd: [Foundation-l] Reminder: IRC office hours this week with Sue Gardner

2011-03-17 Thread John Vandenberg
This office hours (starting now) is timed so Oceania and Asia can attend. -- Forwarded message -- From: Steven Walling swall...@wikimedia.org Date: Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 7:07 AM Subject: [Foundation-l] Reminder: IRC office hours this week with Sue Gardner To:

[Wikimediaau-l] Fwd: [Foundation-l] Free Credo Reference accounts for Wikipedians

2011-03-21 Thread John Vandenberg
-- Forwarded message -- From: Sarah slimvir...@gmail.com Date: Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 3:26 PM Subject: [Foundation-l] Free Credo Reference accounts for Wikipedians To: foundatio...@lists.wikimedia.org Another 400 free Credo Reference accounts have been made available for

[Wikimediaau-l] Meta2011, May 25-27, Canberra

2011-05-19 Thread John Vandenberg
the opportunity to support and participate in Meta2011” said Liam Wyatt, Wikimedia Foundation Cultural Partnerships Fellow. John Vandenberg, President of Wikimedia Australia, will be presenting a workshop as part of the Professional Development stream at the conference on Friday 27th May, 2011. IMM

[Wikimediaau-l] State of the Map, Sep 9-11 - discount for early birds, scholarships

2011-06-02 Thread John Vandenberg
___ foundation-l mailing list foundatio...@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/foundation-l -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https

[Wikimediaau-l] Melbourne meetup July 23

2011-07-13 Thread John Vandenberg
on your Wikipedia watchlist Can someone in Melbourne confirm that it is working? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Geonotice#Wikipedia:Meetup.2FMelbourne_16 -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] Melbourne meetup July 23

2011-07-18 Thread John Vandenberg
Hi Michelle, So far* the plan is to meet on the corner (on the Oskar side) and then walk up Errol until we find something that everyone is happy with. * Better ideas welcome! ;-) -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l

[Wikimediaau-l] IRC meeting in 10 minutes

2011-08-07 Thread John Vandenberg
The Wikimedia Australia monthly IRC meeting starts in 10 minutes. http://www.wikimedia.org.au/wiki/IRC -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l

[Wikimediaau-l] Open Government Data Conference @ QUT, Brisbane - Friday, 23 September 2011

2011-08-30 Thread John Vandenberg
The event is free of charge and numbers are strictly limited. We would like to encourage people from all sectors of the community to attend. That means us! ;-) http://creativecommons.org.au/weblog/entry/3048 http://creativecommons.org.au/OGDbrisbane -- John Vandenberg

[Wikimediaau-l] Wikimedia at This Is Not Art

2011-09-02 Thread John Vandenberg
. Wikipedia editors will provide insiders knowledge of the Wikimedia community, the mechanics of crowd sourcing and Creative Commons licensing. Bring along your photographs and stories to participate in a masterclass of creation and editing of Wikipedia content. -- John Vandenberg

[Wikimediaau-l] WMAU call for applications to manage the wiki

2011-09-09 Thread John Vandenberg
, as this will allow us to plan the next steps on the wiki, with non-members able to participate in these discussions. -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] WMAU call for applications to manage the wiki

2011-09-14 Thread John Vandenberg
to commit...@wikimedia.org.au. -- John Vandenberg On Sat, Sep 10, 2011 at 3:29 PM, John Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, Earlier this month the Wikimedia Australia website was migrated from GFDL to CC-BY-SA, and new editors of the wiki will now be required grant WMAU the right to migrate

[Wikimediaau-l] Ada Lovelace Day

2011-10-01 Thread John Vandenberg
if they are notable? This is our first presidents blog post on the first Ada Lovelace Day in 2009. http://brianna.laugher.id.au/blog/9/ada-lovelace-day-stormy-peters -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https

[Wikimediaau-l] Fwd: [Wikitech-l] Fundraising bug triage - 5 October

2011-10-04 Thread John Vandenberg
[[User:Awjrichards]] IRC: awjr +1-415-839-6885 x6687 ___ Wikitech-l mailing list wikitec...@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikitech-l -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l

[Wikimediaau-l] Fwd: [Gendergap] Fwd: AdaCamp Melbourne (Australia): Saturday January 14, 2012

2011-10-31 Thread John Vandenberg
-- Forwarded message -- From: Sarah Stierch sarah.stie...@gmail.com Date: Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 12:33 PM Subject: [Gendergap] Fwd: AdaCamp Melbourne (Australia): Saturday January 14, 2012 To: Increasing female participation in Wikimedia projects gender...@lists.wikimedia.org Hi

[Wikimediaau-l] Public domain day 2012

2011-11-01 Thread John Vandenberg
WMUK: http://uk.wikimedia.org -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] Public domain day 2012

2011-11-01 Thread John Vandenberg
More at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1941_in_Australia#Deaths On Tue, Nov 1, 2011 at 10:01 PM, John Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote: We have a very important death in 1941... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banjo_Paterson However, his works arnt public domain in the US, so this has limited

[Wikimediaau-l] Fwd: Ada Initiative beginning monthly IRC catchup chats

2011-11-07 Thread John Vandenberg
-- Forwarded message -- From: The Ada Initiative i...@adainitiative.org Date: Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 1:50 PM Subject: Ada Initiative beginning monthly IRC catchup chats ** Note: this is a one-off announcement. If you want to receive further updates of the chat times, please see

[Wikimediaau-l] RecentChangesCamp 2012 - Canberra - January 20-22

2012-01-04 Thread John Vandenberg
message -- From: John Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com Date: Thu, Jan 5, 2012 at 1:17 PM Subject: RecentChangesCamp 2012 - Canberra - January 20-22 To: wikieduca...@googlegroups.com Hi, Apologies for not informing wikieducator folk sooner. The third Australian RecentChangesCamp is being held

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] [wmau:members] Wikimedian Australians of the Year: Giving thanks to our community

2012-01-24 Thread John Vandenberg
at: http://www.australianoftheyear.org.au/pages/page5.asp The PDF says that press applications needed to be submitted by Jan 20. ;-( -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman

[Wikimediaau-l] Triple J Hottest 100

2012-01-24 Thread John Vandenberg
Tomorrow is also the Triple J Hottest 100. There are official parties in many towns, where it should be easy to take photos. http://www.abc.net.au/triplej/hottest100/11/parties/#address-search We have two images related to Triple J https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Triple_J Flickr

[Wikimediaau-l] Australians in the Elsevier boycott

2012-02-03 Thread John Vandenberg
- Computer Science Dr Ian Charlesworth   Bureau of Meteorology Australia - Physics Derek McCormack   Senior Manager, Knowlege Exchange, Parenting Research Centre, Australia -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] [Gendergap] List of lists of women

2012-02-12 Thread John Vandenberg
/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Missing_encyclopedia_articles/DNB,_people_prominent_in_ODNB and many more in the pages at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:DNBFooter The full text of DNB is available on Wikisource: https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Wikisource:WikiProject_DNB/Djvu_files -- John Vandenberg

[Wikimediaau-l] Chapter-selected WMF Board seats

2012-02-14 Thread John Vandenberg
be voting, let us know early. There is no strict timeline on when the chapters will reach a consensus on the board members. -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] Australians in the Elsevier boycott

2012-02-14 Thread John Vandenberg
and Technology 3 Statistics 3 Chemistry 1 Arts and Humanities 1 Earth and Planetary Sciences 6 Other -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] Australians in the Elsevier boycott

2012-02-22 Thread John Vandenberg
On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 5:22 PM, John Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote: Hot off the press https://theconversation.edu.au/academics-line-up-to-boycott-worlds-biggest-journal-publisher-5384 Baby steps .. https://theconversation.edu.au/all-research-funded-by-nhmrc-to-be-accessible-free

[Wikimediaau-l] Australian Children’s Literature Digital Resources

2012-02-23 Thread John Vandenberg
secondary material. ... They don't have many full-text items. Only one. http://www.austlit.edu.au/run?ex=ShowWorkworkId=C%23MU] Maybe we can do the transcription for them. ;-) https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Portal:Australia -- John Vandenberg

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] [wmau:members] Australian women's national water polo team

2012-02-24 Thread John Vandenberg
Great work Laura and Bidgee! I noticed a problem with the first image page I clicked on.  Maybe others have the same problem. https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=File%3ANicola_Zagame.jpgdiff=67465143oldid=67443407 -- John Vandenberg

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] [wmau:members] Australian women's national water polo team

2012-02-25 Thread John Vandenberg
was expecting you to look at this. I'm hoping that others will complement your work by working on these articles. -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau

[Wikimediaau-l] Fwd: [Linux-aus] Brett Smith (FSF) talk in Melbourne, Monday 5 March 6pm

2012-02-27 Thread John Vandenberg
For context, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trans-Pacific_Strategic_Economic_Partnership and https://www.eff.org/issues/tpp I've only skimmed this, but it seems to be mostly adding copy protection/technical protection measures (TPM), which are a problem for software but not very relevant to

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] [Linux-aus] Brett Smith (FSF) talk in Melbourne, Monday 5 March 6pm

2012-03-01 Thread John Vandenberg
Reminder: the talk is this Monday 6pm at the University of Melbourne, in Lecture Theatre 1, ICT Building, Barry Street, Carlton. They ask that people register by 10am Monday at http://apps.freesoftware.asn.au/invite/brett-smith-fsf/ Is anyone planning to go? -- John Vandenberg

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] Chapter-selected WMF Board seats

2012-03-02 Thread John Vandenberg
encourage everyone to read the candidate statements, ask them questions, and provide feedback to the Wikimedia Australia committee members either - individually, or - email cont...@wikimedia.org.au, or - at the public IRC meeting this Sunday at 5pm (eastern time). -- John Vandenberg

[Wikimediaau-l] Fwd: A Digital Dawn - online today to celebrate IWD

2012-03-07 Thread John Vandenberg
-- Forwarded message -- From: Donna Benjamin do...@digitisethedawn.org Date: Thu, Mar 8, 2012 at 7:01 AM Subject: A Digital Dawn - online today to celebrate IWD To: digitisethedawn digitisethed...@gmail.com International Women's Day 2012 The Dawn is now available online.

[Wikimediaau-l] Images from APC

2012-03-13 Thread John Vandenberg
and the Wikipedians to the Games program. https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups#!forum/hopau https://outreach.wikimedia.org/wiki/HOPAU/W2G -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] [wmau:members] Images from APC

2012-03-13 Thread John Vandenberg
Yup; typo. Thanks Steve ;-) On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 9:22 PM, Steven Zhang cro0...@gmail.com wrote: Wait, 663,512MB?? Typo? That's like 660GB...that's bigger than my hard disk. Steve Zhang Sent from my iPhone On 13/03/2012, at 7:51 PM, John Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote

[Wikimediaau-l] Wikimedia Australia resolution on Chapters Council

2012-03-29 Thread John Vandenberg
Charter, Wikimedia Australia's delegation to the Wikimedia Conference 2012 in Berlin, namely Craig Franklin and Anne Frazer, are authorised to speak on behalf of the chapter's management committee. https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Chapters_Council/Chapter_Support#2012-03-30_WMAU Kind regards, John

[Wikimediaau-l] Fwd: [Foundation-l] Volunteers Wanted: Funds Dissemination Process Advisory Group

2012-04-09 Thread John Vandenberg
-- Forwarded message -- From: Barry Newstead bnewst...@wikimedia.org Date: Tue, Apr 10, 2012 at 5:08 AM Subject: [Foundation-l] Volunteers Wanted: Funds Dissemination Process Advisory Group To: Wikimedia Foundation Mailing List foundatio...@lists.wikimedia.org Dear all,

[Wikimediaau-l] Fwd: [ands-general] Linked Data Meetups: Melbourne Tuesday 17th April and Canberra Monday 23rd April

2012-04-15 Thread John Vandenberg
These should be good to attend. -- Forwarded message -- From: Ingrid Mason ingrid.ma...@ands.org.au Date: Mon, Apr 16, 2012 at 8:48 AM Subject: [ands-general] Linked Data Meetups: Melbourne Tuesday 17th April and Canberra Monday 23rd April To: Ingrid Mason

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] WikiAcademy Ingham starting today.

2012-04-19 Thread John Vandenberg
@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l

[Wikimediaau-l] W2G stage 1 decision

2012-04-27 Thread John Vandenberg
), and carer The arbitration panel for the Wikimedians to the Games competition consists of Tony Naar (APC) and John Vandenberg (WMAU). Good luck to the participants continuing onto stage 2. Also thanks to the APC staff and volunteers who have helped in various ways with this competition thus far

[Wikimediaau-l] Margaret Sheil vs Peter Suber

2012-04-27 Thread John Vandenberg
makes it sound.) The good news: Sheil's successor is likely to be better informed. The bad news: The publishing lobby will pick up on her misunderstandings and repeat them. More bad news: the U of Melbourne, where Sheil is becoming the new Provost, won't have an OA mandate any time soon. -- John

[Wikimediaau-l] Fwd: [Gendergap] AdaCamp DC - July 10 11 - Apply today!

2012-04-27 Thread John Vandenberg
-- Forwarded message -- From: Sarah Stierch sarah.stie...@gmail.com Date: Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 8:16 AM Subject: [Gendergap] AdaCamp DC - July 10 11 - Apply today! To: Increasing female participation in Wikimedia projects gender...@lists.wikimedia.org (Please pardon the

[Wikimediaau-l] A year of outreach with the State Library of Queensland

2012-04-28 Thread John Vandenberg
. -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l

[Wikimediaau-l] Wikimania 2012, Washington DC, 12–15 July

2012-04-30 Thread John Vandenberg
of additional funds the chapter should allocate towards scholarships at the public IRC meeting held on Sunday 6 May. -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

[Wikimediaau-l] Fwd: [Linux-aus] FYI: GovHack 2012 - Over $30, 000 worth of prize money :)

2012-05-07 Thread John Vandenberg
At the Sydney meetup we talked about Toby (99of9)'s use of ABS data to visual economic factors. Maybe we could submit that, or something similar, to be in the running for the prize. Winning would be great exposure. -- Forwarded message -- From: Pia Waugh gre...@pipka.org Date:

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] Mediawiki version upgrade

2012-05-11 Thread John Vandenberg
On Sat, May 12, 2012 at 6:37 AM, Steven Zhang cro0...@gmail.com wrote: On 11/05/2012, at 6:49 PM, John Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote: I'd prefer stability over functionality, as our user base is small and they arn't using complex features.  Also upgrading takes time that the two sysadmins

Re: [Wikimediaau-l] ::HOPAU:: Brisbane May 26 27 workshop and meetup

2012-05-17 Thread John Vandenberg
at http://www.wikimedia.org.au/wiki/Resolution:HOPAU_Workshop_May_2012 On Sat, May 12, 2012 at 3:38 PM, John Vandenberg jay...@gmail.com wrote: The HOPAU project is holding a workshop on Saturday 26 and Sunday 27 May. There will be about 10 people from interstate attending, including Graham (Perth

[Wikimediaau-l] Wikinews workshop tonight Friday 8pm AEST

2012-05-18 Thread John Vandenberg
/Special:Contributions/LauraHale -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l

[Wikimediaau-l] 1907 Sydney bathing costume protests DYK

2012-05-20 Thread John Vandenberg
up the DYK nomination https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:Did_you_know_nominations/1907_Sydney_bathing_costume_protests (Graham87, Lankiveil, Tony1 Shiftchange also worked on it) Can anyone think of a more interesting hook, and/or do the review of this article? -- John Vandenberg

[Wikimediaau-l] Charters Tower workshop

2012-06-05 Thread John Vandenberg
The draft articles for the training today can be found at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:GLAM/SLQ/6_June_2012 -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaau-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

[Wikimediaau-l] Wheelchair state championships on at Brisbane today and tomorrow

2012-06-09 Thread John Vandenberg
them. It would be especially useful to take photographs of any officials present to undertake 'classification' of people who are going to the Paralympics, if they give permission to be photographed for Wikipedia. -- John Vandenberg ___ Wikimediaau-l

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