Whoops! Thanks Casey. I think the meta list should be renamed "meta-l" so I guess I was letting my subconscious get the better of my address book (which knew the diff all along :) .
meta.sj On Sun, Aug 31, 2008 at 7:35 PM, Casey Brown <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote: > It seems Sj thought the mailing list was called "meta-l" and meant to > send it here. :-) > > ---------- Forwarded message ---------- > From: Samuel Klein <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Date: Sun, Aug 31, 2008 at 2:37 AM > Subject: [Wikimania-l] Arabic Wikipedia day(s) -- barnraising joys and > results > To: Wikimedia Foundation Mailing List > <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Meta-Wiki > <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, "Wikimania general list (open > subscription)" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, Wikimedia > Translators <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > > > The Library of Alexandria (and Moushira and Abdel Rahman in > particular) helped organize and host an Arabic Wikipedia day > yesterday... if I read correctly, people contributed roughly 685 new > articles in a day, and 4200 this month (increasing the project size by > almost 1% in a day! and 6% this month). I looked at a selection from > today, and nothing seemed scripted, /many/ contributors added new > articles, including a number of anons. And it's good to see that the > obligations imposed by the heavier volume is being taken seriously: > http://ar.wikipedia.org/wiki/%D8%A8%D8%A7%D9%84%D9%8A%D8%A7%D9%86 > http://www.bibalex.org/english/media/NewsDetails.aspx?NewsID=2278 > > I think Khaled Hosny and EGLUG in Cairo helped put on their own > Wikipedia day(s?) earlier in August. There was certainly discussion > of Arabic-language editing drives at Wikimania in Alexandria, but it's > pretty awesome to see it taking place -- barnraisings are a good > spectator sport (and motivation to practice a new language :-). > Congrats to everyone involved, browsing the results made my night. > > SJ > (who heard about the event but forgot during the day, and was reminded > by the sitenotice when browsing ar:wp for something quite > different...) > > -- > Casey Brown > Cbrown1023 > > --- > Note: This e-mail address is used for mailing lists. Personal emails sent > to > this address will probably get lost. > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediameta-l mailing list > Wikimediametaemail@example.com > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediameta-l >
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