Thank you! Hopefully there will be a good range of viewpoints! I look forward to reading a summary of the feedback!
Fae On 16 June 2016 at 11:25, Alice Wiegand <awieg...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Update: The survey is still open! > In order to hear from more people, the search team decided to hold the ED > search survey  open until Friday, June 17. If you haven’t already, > please take a few minutes to fill it out before then. > > Thank you for your participation! > >  - ED Search Survey: > https://wikimedia.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_5hVS2mJTcJNCxBX > > Alice. > > > > On Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 12:58 AM, Nikola Kalchev <nikola.kalc...@gmail.com> > wrote: > >> As a patroller on my homewiki I can say that 15 of the 50 most active >> editors according to stats.wikimedia.org would be capable of answering the >> questions in one of the ten languages. Those are the people who translate >> articles from the ten languages of the survey (13 from English, 2 from >> Russian). Ask a few more patrollers from other communities, multiply by the >> number of very active editors on those wikis and divide by the number of >> asked patrollers :). It is not impossible to get a rough estimate. >> >> Best regards, >> User:Lord Bumbury / Nikola Kalchev >> Wikimedians of Bulgaria, a Wikimedia CEE Spring international organiser >> >> On Sun, Jun 5, 2016 at 11:45 PM, Dariusz Jemielniak <dar...@alk.edu.pl> >> wrote: >> >> > >> > >> > On Sun, Jun 5, 2016 at 5:07 PM, Nikola Kalchev <nikola.kalc...@gmail.com >> > >> > wrote: >> > >> >> Dariusz, thank you for your clarification. I understand that >> translations >> >> take time. >> >> >> >> Would you please elaborate on the assumption that the most important >> >> principle of the ED search committee was speed and not, e.g. >> participation >> >> of a larger part of the community? What would the bad effects of a 2 >> months >> >> longer search on the WMF be? >> >> >> > >> > The assumption is that any organization under an interim leader is >> > basically frozen. An interim leader is unlikely to make any change. Also, >> > one of the gripes of the past was a long (way over a year) process of ED >> > searching. The ED search team wants to avoid repeating this. >> > >> > >> > >> > >> >> >> >> I fear that user groups will be underrepresented again (another notable >> >> example is the number of representatives at the WMCON with chapters >> having >> >> up to four participants and user groups exactly one). There are 59 user >> >> groups and (as well as I could count) only 10 of them will be able to >> >> participate at the survey in their own language. Why was the opinion of >> 49 >> >> user groups considered less worth that a delay of two months? >> >> >> > >> > I think the main assumption may have been that there will be decreasing >> > differences - that is, the differences between the views expressed in the >> > 10 major languages will not be big in general. Of course, we will see >> > whether there are significant differences within these 10. >> > >> > >> > >> > On Sun, Jun 5, 2016 at 5:16 PM, Yaroslav M. Blanter <pute...@mccme.ru> >> > wrote: >> > >> >> Whereas I fully understand and partially share the sentiment, may I >> >> please repeat the question I asked on this list in relation to a similar >> >> topic some time ago. Could we estimate a number of active community >> members >> >> (whom we would reasonably expect to participate in the survey) who do >> not >> >> speak any of the languages to which the survey was translated, to the >> point >> >> that their ability to fill in the survey would depend on the others? If >> >> this is a considerable number, or if it is less significant but >> >> considerably compromises on the representation, which languages do these >> >> community members speak? >> >> >> >> >> > Yaroslav's question is a good one - I don't know from the top of my head >> > how to estimate this easily. However, let me repeat: we are asking >> general >> > questions, and the results are not binding. It is not an issue of >> > representation. I doubt if there will be huge cultural differences to the >> > extent that the questionnaire would bring different results if 10 more >> > languages were added, mainly because I think that wiki-world is quite >> > hermetic and has a culture of its own. >> > >> > >> > cheers, >> > >> > dj >> > >> > >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: >> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines >> New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com >> Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, >> <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> >> > > > > -- > Alice Wiegand > Board of Trustees > Wikimedia Foundation > > Support Free Knowledge: https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Donate > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- fae...@gmail.com https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Fae _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>