Silly technical remark: Everybody, please stop doing this with parentheses.
It breaks in right to left languages. Gary-WMF is just as readable, and
doesn't have this problem. Thanks for the attention.
בתאריך 20 באפר 2014 02:17, מאת "Gryllida" <gryll...@fastmail.fm>:

> On a second thought, do we want to add an optional "affiliation" field to
> the signup form, so the affiliation goes at the end of username in braces?
>
> - DGarry (WMF)
> - Fred (DesignSolutionsInc)
> - David (MIT)
> - ...
>
> So the signup form would look like this:
>
>  -------------------------------------------------------------
> |                                                             |
> | [ Username preview in large green font ]                    |
> |                                                             |
> | Username:                                                   |
> |  ___________________                                        |
> | Password:                                                   |
> |  ___________________                                        |
> | Password 2:                                                 |
> |  ___________________                                        |
> | Email (optional):                                           |
> |  ___________________                                        |
> | Affiliation (optional; if your editing is related to work): |
> |  ___________________                                        |
> |                                                             |
>  -------------------------------------------------------------
>
> I.e.
>
>  -------------------------------------------------------------
> |                                                             |
> | [ "Gryllida (FOO)" in large green font ]                    |
> |                                                             |
> | Username:                                                   |
> |  _Gryllida__________                                        |
> | Password:                                                   |
> |  ___________________                                        |
> | Password 2:                                                 |
> |  ___________________                                        |
> | Email (optional):                                           |
> |  ___________________                                        |
> | Affiliation (optional; if your editing is related to work): |
> |  _FOO_______________                                        |
> |                                                             |
>  -------------------------------------------------------------
>
> Gryllida.
>
>
> On Sun, 23 Feb 2014, at 1:25, rupert THURNER wrote:
> > hi,
> >
> > could wmf please extend the mediawiki software in the following way:
> > 1. it should knows "groups"
> > 2. allow users to store an arbitrary number of groups with their profile
> > 3. allow to select one of the "group"s joined to an edit when saving
> > 4. add a checkbox "COI" to an edit, meaning "potential conflict of
> interest"
> > 5. display and filter edits marked with COI in a different color in
> history
> > views
> > 6. display and filter edits done for a group in a different color in
> > history views
> > 7. allow members of a group to receive notifications done on the group
> page,
> >    or when a group is mentioned in an edit/comment/talk page.
> >
> > reason:
> > currently it is quite cumbersome to participate as an organisation. it is
> > quite cumbersome for people as well to detect COI edits. the most
> prominent
> > examples are employees of the wikimedia foundation, and GLAMs. users tend
> > to create multiple accounts, and try to create "company accounts". the
> main
> > reason for this behaviour are (examples, but of course valid general):
> > * have a feedback page / notification page for the swiss federal archive
> > for other users
> > * make clear that an edit is done private or as wmf employee
> >
> > this then would allow the community to create new policies, e.g. the
> german
> > community might cease using company accounts, and switch over to this
> > system. this proposal is purely technical. current policies can still be
> > applied if people do not need something else, e.g. wmf employees may
> > continue to use "sue gardner (wmf)" accounts.
> >
> > what you think?
> >
> > best regards,
> > rupert
> > -------------------
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