Re: [Wikitech-ambassadors] Grievances about future technical administrator group

2018-07-26 Thread youssef
Ok
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2018-07-23 23:41 GMT+01:00 Saint Johann :

> This might a wrong venue to discuss this but these were the worst 3 days
> of my participation in Wikimedia movement, and that feeling is probably
> shared by my colleagues.
>
> The consultation about the creation of new technical administrators group
> that just ended yesterday was an utter and total disaster for people with
> existing non-sysop groups for editing JS/CSS.
>
> In Russian Wikipedia, for 300 Kb already [1], people are weaponising every
> reading of the consultation document (which they, for some reason, consider
> akin to global policy) against, uniting the same-minded groups (local
> ‘engineer’ group was created under a ‘Technical administrator group’ RfC)
> for an umbrella of reasons:
> — Some tell that, apparently, after working for 2 years already and doing
> more edits than all sysops combined in JS/CSS, engineers do not have ‘at
> least as much trust as being an administrator’ since they weren’t elected
> like administrators (we are electing sysops with a vote and engineers are
> being elected with a discussion, so people argue that engineers do not have
> trust because they weren’t subjected to a vote).
> — Others claim that, because MediaWiki developer community decided to
> unite those rights under one group, merging any groups with it is not
> acceptable, and, moreover, the engineer group shouldn't be given those
> rights at all.
> — Moreover, some people claim that if a group would be too small, like
> engineers right now (12 accounts with 85 sysops), they could, in opinion of
> those people, usurp all editing of JS/CSS, decline to revert edits that are
> deemed controversial by community, and this justifies giving the
> permissions to all 85 existing sysops, even those that didn’t edit JS/CSS
> at all.
>
> I do not expect organisers of the consultation and MediaWiki developer
> community to intervene into a discussion that's happening in a foreign
> language, but I really think that it all comes down to focusing on projects
> that didn’t have any technical administrators and not explaining anything
> to projects that did. In the retrospective, I really wish that I did more
> push on this point on Phabricator [2] since this was a major point that I
> expected to backfire because of the vague wording of the document and that
> did backfire.
>
> What I would like to have from the global community, though, is a clear
> documentation for people who are affected by this change, because right
> now, because of misinformation, misreadings and over-interpretations, it
> could go as far as losing all interface editing permissions for me and
> others because the document in question didn’t go far enough on the
> qualifications and left too much to community’s assumptions.
>
> Oleg
>
> [1]: https://ru.wikipedia.org/wiki/Википедия:Форум/Правила#Объеди
> нение_флагов_инженера_и_техадмина  /%D0%92%D0%B8%D0%BA%D0%B8%D0%BF%D0%B5%D0%B4%D0%B8%D1%8F:%
> D0%A4%D0%BE%D1%80%D1%83%D0%BC/%D0%9F%D1%80%D0%B0%D0%B2%D0%
> B8%D0%BB%D0%B0#%D0%9E%D0%B1%D1%8A%D0%B5%D0%B4%D0%B8%D0%BD%
> D0%B5%D0%BD%D0%B8%D0%B5_%D1%84%D0%BB%D0%B0%D0%B3%D0%BE%D0%
> B2_%D0%B8%D0%BD%D0%B6%D0%B5%D0%BD%D0%B5%D1%80%D0%B0_%D0%
> B8_%D1%82%D0%B5%D1%85%D0%B0%D0%B4%D0%BC%D0%B8%D0%BD%D0%B0>
> [2]: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T190015#4257719
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Re: [Wikitech-ambassadors] Breaking change on Wikidata?

2020-05-27 Thread youssef
thinks

Le mer. 27 mai 2020 à 16:05, Deryck Chan  a écrit :

> Hello ambassadors,
>
> I got a report on Cantonese Wikipedia saying the "add sitelink" button on
> the language bar has disappeared (for articles that aren't already linked
> to Wikidata).  Does anyone know what happened?
>
> Deryck
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Re: [Wikitech-ambassadors] هلا

2020-06-30 Thread youssef
Si

On Tue, Jun 23, 2020, 12:34 PM المستشار المستشار 
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Re: [Wikitech-ambassadors] Logging everyone out

2020-07-10 Thread youssef
Ok

On Thu, Jul 9, 2020, 10:47 PM Timo Tijhof  wrote:

> Everyone on Wikimedia wikis will shortly be logged out and will have to
> log back in again.
>
> The protections we deployed on June 26 failed to cover some cases.
> We have updated the traffic layer today to also protect against these
> cases.
>
> --  Timo Tijhof
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Re: [Wikitech-ambassadors] Introducing Diff – a blog by and for the Wikimedia volunteer community

2020-07-16 Thread youssef
Good idea
www.lescoursiers.ma

diff.wikimedia.org

On Thu, Jul 16, 2020, 12:40 AM Chris Koerner  wrote:

> Hello,
>
> Today the Wikimedia Foundation would like to introduce a new community
> blog. It's called "Diff" (diff.wikimedia.org) and is a blog by – and
> for – the Wikimedia volunteer community to connect and share
> learnings, stories, and ideas from across our movement. We'd like to
> encourage you to learn more about Diff and how it can help you in
> sharing and learning from your fellow Wikimedians.
>
> Everyone is invited to contribute!
>
>
> https://diff.wikimedia.org/2020/07/14/welcome-to-diff-a-community-blog-for-the-wikimedia-movement/
>
> The name “Diff” is in reference to the wiki interface that displays
> the difference between one version and another of a Wikipedia page. It
> also reflects the “difference” our communities and movement make in
> the world every day.
>
> For some background, Diff builds on lessons and  experiences from  the
> Wikimedia Blog, the Wikimedia Foundation News, and Wikimedia Space;
> previous posts from these channels are archived on Diff. The channel
> is primarily intended for community-authored posts, in which
> volunteers can share their stories, learnings, and ideas with each
> other.
>
> Diff offers a simple and accessible editorial process, moderated by
> Foundation communications staff and open to volunteers, to encourage
> participation from all — especially emerging and under-represented
> communities. Additionally, content on Diff can be written and
> translated into languages to reach a wide audience. Diff also has a
> code of conduct and comments can be flagged and moderated.
>
> Still curious to learn more?
>
>
> https://diff.wikimedia.org/2020/07/14/welcome-to-diff-a-community-blog-for-the-wikimedia-movement/
>
> Yours,
> Chris Koerner (he/him)
> Community Relations Specialist
> Wikimedia Foundation
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Re: [Wikitech-ambassadors] Translation thanks

2017-01-24 Thread youssef massour
Dear Deborah,
As i understand from the alphabetical list of languages [4
],
i creat an account and translate some words, i hope it's the best way
best regars

2017-01-24 21:59 GMT+00:00 Deborah Tankersley :

> Hello,
>
> We want to thank everyone who have translated the text of the
> Wikipedia.org  Portal page - it looks great!
>
> Here's an image that we used recently during the Discovery team's
> quarterly review. It displays the portal page with the browser's primary
> language set to Armenian. [0
> ]
> [1
> 
> ]
>
> We've just added more text to be translated to translatewiki and we humbly
> ask for your help again. We would like the legal language (located in the
> portal page footer) [2 ] and a
> new section for the mobile apps [3
> ] to be translated.
>
> For anyone who'd like to view which text has already been translated and
> what still needs translating, you can view the alphabetical list of
> languages [4
> ]
> by percentage untranslated here [5
> 
> ].
>
> Thanks to everyone that has helped in the past and in the future!
>
> Cheers,
>
> Discovery Portal Team
>
> [0] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Discovery_
> Quarterly_Check-in_Q2-Q3_2016-2017.pdf
> [1] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wikipedia.org_wi
> th_primary_browser_language_in_Armenian.png
> [2] https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T153764
> [3] https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T154350
> [4] https://translatewiki.net/w/i.php?title=Special%3AMessag
> eGroupStats=D=wikimedia-portals=ru
> [5] https://translatewiki.net/w/i.php?title=Special%3AMessag
> eGroupStats=D=wikimedia-portals=ru#sortable:2=asc
>
> --
> deb tankersley
> irc: debt
> Product Manager, Discovery
> Wikimedia Foundation
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Re: [Wikitech-ambassadors] CLs are hiring...

2017-03-10 Thread youssef massour
You are welcom Erica, i've just applied to offer at section [2], i will be
glad to e part of your team
Youssef Massour Elaoud
mass...@gmail.com

Le 10 mars. 2017 12:20 PM, "Erica Litrenta" <elitre...@wikimedia.org> a
écrit :

Hey everyone,

apologies for the cross-posting, we're just too excited:
we're looking for a new member for our team [0], who'll dive right away in
the promising Structured Data project. [1]

Is our future colleague hiding among the tech ambassadors, translators,
GLAM people, community members we usually work with? We look forward to
finding out soon.

So please, check the full job description [2], apply, or tell/recommend
anyone who you think may be a good fit. For any questions, please contact
me personally (not here).

Thanks!
Elitre (WMF)
Senior Community Liaison, Technical Collaboration


[0] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Community_Liaisons

[1] https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Structured_data

[2] https://boards.greenhouse.io/wikimedia/jobs/610643?gh_src=o3
gjf21#.WMGV0Rih3GI

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