At last Sunday's London Meetup we discussed the situation and while not wanting to seem over cautious (we were of course the dozen who'd decided to attend). We realised that there was a good chance that the April and even May meetings might need to go virtual.
Is there a recommended software solution for video/audio conferencing a dozen to twenty people? I took part in some not the wikipedia Weekly podcasts almost a decade ago, but i'm assuming the technology has progressed since then. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Not_The_Wikipedia_Weekly Regards WSC On Tue, 10 Mar 2020 at 13:27, <wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org> wrote: > Send Wikimedia-l mailing list submissions to > firstname.lastname@example.org > > To subscribe or unsubscribe via the World Wide Web, visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l > or, via email, send a message with subject or body 'help' to > wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org > > You can reach the person managing the list at > wikimedia-l-ow...@lists.wikimedia.org > > When replying, please edit your Subject line so it is more specific > than "Re: Contents of Wikimedia-l digest..." > > > Today's Topics: > > 1. Re: 2020 Wikimania Scholarships now open (Dariusz Jemielniak) > 2. Re: 2020 Wikimania Scholarships now open (Gnangarra) > > > ---------------------------------------------------------------------- > > Message: 1 > Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 08:48:48 -0400 > From: Dariusz Jemielniak <dar...@alk.edu.pl> > To: Wikimedia Mailing List <email@example.com> > Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2020 Wikimania Scholarships now open > Message-ID: > < > cadespguuq96jzaylkajfipv-isfmqvcul8nhm+scbjxagfd...@mail.gmail.com> > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="UTF-8" > > Hi, > > I believe it likely is too early to make a decision. We have a professional > team at the WMF monitoring the situation, but the date is still 5 months in > the future. > > It is reasonable to expect that we may need to make adjustments to the > situation as it develops and in 2-3 months it will be much clearer where we > stand. > > For now, I think it is already fair to say that the WMF leadership is not > shying away from difficult decisions (the summit cancellation, closing down > the office, canceling international travel for staff) and clearly > prioritizes our safety. > > I trust the judgment of our staff when they communicate clearly that they > are considering all options and will.make a decision in due time. > > Best, > > Dj "pundit" > > On Tue, Mar 10, 2020, 00:45 Rehman Abubakr <rehman.wikime...@live.com> > wrote: > > > I too have cancelled all personal/work/wiki travel plans. The risks are > > far too great. > > > > A single infection at the conference, depending on who/where, has the > > potential to cause significant damage to the Movement. > > > > I understand the sheer effort that has already been put, but I strongly > > hope the Foundation will postpone the conference or cancel this year's > > conference for the safety of the volunteers, and to prevent the risk of > > spreading it to more parts of the world. > > > > > > > > Yours truly, > > > > Rehman<https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Rehman> > > > > ________________________________ > > From: Wikimedia-l <wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org> on behalf of > > James Heilman <jmh...@gmail.com> > > Sent: 09 March 2020 22:51 > > To: Wikimedia Mailing List <firstname.lastname@example.org> > > Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2020 Wikimania Scholarships now open > > > > From a personal perspective, I have cancelled all future travel plans and > > have requested that everyone I work with do the same. I am of course in > > healthcare. Please note that this is not official advise. > > > > James > > > > On Mon, Mar 9, 2020 at 5:48 AM Toni Ristovski <toni91ehrl...@gmail.com> > > wrote: > > > ********************************* > _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>