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<title>Wikimedia notification system</title> <link>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications#Wikimedia_notification_system</link> <description><style type="text/css" media="screen, projection">/*<![CDATA[*/@import "http://meta.wikimedia.org/skins-1.5/monobook/main.css%22;/*]]>*/</style> <div style="margin-top: 7px; text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 22px;"><b>Wikimedia notifier Newsletter</b></span><br />» a global notification «</div> <table align="center" style="width: 92%; background: transparent; border: 2px solid #DDE4EE; padding: 0.2em; margin-bottom: 14px;"> <tr> <td> <div style="background-color: #FEFEFE; border: 1px solid #ABABAB; padding: 0 1em;"><a name="Wikimedia_notification_system" id="Wikimedia_notification_system"></a> <h3><span class="mw-headline">Wikimedia notification system</span></h3> <div style="float: right; margin-top: -16px;"><small>[<a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Global_notifications#Wikimedia_notification_system%22 title="Talk:Global notifications">discuss this topic</a>]</small></div> <p><a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications%22 title="m:Global notifications"><img alt="" src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/90/Mail-notification.svg/25px-Mail-notification.svg.png%22 width="25" height="25" border="0" /></a> <small><i>This is a <b>global notification system</b> for all Wikimedia wikis!</i></small></p> <hr style="margin: 0;" /> <div style="background-color: #F7FFF7; border: 2px solid #F3F3F3; padding: 10px 20px 15px;"> <p>If it is necessary to inform many/all wikis about something important, a <strong class="selflink">global notification</strong> can be requested at <b><a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications/requests%22 title="Global notifications/requests">Global notifications/requests</a></b>. It is possible to have wiki and/or language dependent text within every message.</p> <p><i>All Meta notifications are synchronized automatically, either on all wikis or just on specific, selected ones.</i></p> <p>To have a common access point, the messages are updated at <b><a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:WikimediaNotifier/notifications%22 title="User:WikimediaNotifier/notifications" class="mw-redirect">User:WikimediaNotifier/notifications</a></b> <i>(mirrored, any changes to this page will be overwritten; <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications/how-to#translation%22 title="Global notifications/how-to">use a separate page for translation</a>);</i> you can include this page<small>(s)</small> like a template wherever you want, let's say your village pump, with a description in your language!</p> <p>Have a look on the <b><a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications/how-to%22 title="Global notifications/how-to">Frequently Asked Questions</a></b> to see how it can fit your needs!</p> <ul> <li><small>With <b><a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Pathoschild/Scripts/SynchCrosswiki%22 title="User:Pathoschild/Scripts/SynchCrosswiki">SynchCrosswiki</a></b> there furthermore is an easy way to create or synchronize pages like user scripts on all wikis!</small></li> </ul> </div> <hr style="margin: 0;" /> <p><i>… it's for spreading information; and for a better cross-wiki communication & collaboration!</i></p> </div> </td> </tr> </table></description> <pubDate>19 Nov 2008 00:00:00 UT</pubDate> <guid>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications#Wikimedia_notification_system</guid> </item>

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<title>Translation of the Week (update 26)</title> <link>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications?26#Translation_of_the_Week</link> <description><style type="text/css" media="screen, projection">/*<![CDATA[*/@import "http://meta.wikimedia.org/skins-1.5/monobook/main.css%22;/*]]>*/</style> <div style="margin-top: 7px; text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 22px;"><b>Wikimedia notifier Newsletter</b></span><br />» a notification <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Global_notifications&action=history%22 class="extiw" title="history (diffs)">update</a> «</div> <table align="center" style="width: 92%; background: transparent; border: 2px solid #DDE4EE; padding: 0.2em; margin-bottom: 14px;"> <tr> <td> <div style="background-color: #FEFEFE; border: 1px solid #ABABAB; padding: 0 1em;"><a name="Translation_of_the_Week" id="Translation_of_the_Week"></a> <h3><span class="mw-headline">Translation of the Week</span></h3> <div style="float: right; margin-top: -16px;"><small>[<a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Global_notifications#Translation_of_the_Week%22 title="Talk:Global notifications">discuss this topic</a>]</small></div> <div style="position: relative; margin-bottom: 6px; white-space: nowrap;"> <p><span style="position: absolute; top: -38px; right: 42px; color: #BCBCBC;"><small class="GN-update_26">2009-04-20</small></span> This week's article for the <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Translation_of_the_week%22 title="Translation of the week">translation of the week</a>:  <span style="position: absolute; top: -33px;"><a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Translation_of_the_week%22 title="m:Translation of the week"><img alt="" src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/4/46/TOTW.png/54px-TOTW.png%22 width="54" height="56" border="0" /></a></span><span style="position: relative; left: 54px;">  <b><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Wilson_(aquatics)%22 class="extiw" title="en:William Wilson (aquatics)">William Wilson (aquatics)</a></b></span></p> </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table></description> <pubDate>20 Apr 2009 00:00:00 UT</pubDate> <guid>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications?26#Translation_of_the_Week</guid> </item>

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<title>Commons: Picture of the Year 2008 (update 1)</title> <link>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications?1#Commons:_Picture_of_the_Year_2008</link> <description><style type="text/css" media="screen, projection">/*<![CDATA[*/@import "http://meta.wikimedia.org/skins-1.5/monobook/main.css%22;/*]]>*/</style> <div style="margin-top: 7px; text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 22px;"><b>Wikimedia notifier Newsletter</b></span><br />» a notification <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Global_notifications&action=history%22 class="extiw" title="history (diffs)">update</a> «</div> <table align="center" style="width: 92%; background: transparent; border: 2px solid #DDE4EE; padding: 0.2em; margin-bottom: 14px;"> <tr> <td> <div style="background-color: #FEFEFE; border: 1px solid #ABABAB; padding: 0 1em;"><a name="Commons:_Picture_of_the_Year_2008" id="Commons:_Picture_of_the_Year_2008"></a> <h3><span class="mw-headline">Commons: Picture of the Year 2008</span></h3> <div style="float: right; margin-top: -16px;"><small>[<a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Global_notifications#Commons:_Picture_of_the_Year_2008%22 title="Talk:Global notifications">discuss this topic</a>]</small></div> <div style="position: relative; margin-bottom: 6px;"> <p><span style="position: absolute; top: -38px; right: 42px; color: #BCBCBC;"><small class="GN-update_1">2009-04-19</small></span></p> <div style="float: left; margin-right: 15px;"><a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Picture_of_the_Year/2008%22 title="commons:Commons:Picture of the Year/2008"><img alt="" src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d0/POTY_barnstar_1_2008.svg/85px-POTY_barnstar_1_2008.svg.png%22 width="85" height="78" border="0" /></a></div> <p>The third annual <b><a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Picture_of_the_Year/2008/Voting%22 class="extiw" title="commons:Commons:Picture of the Year/2008/Voting">Picture of the Year Award</a></b> on <a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/%22 class="extiw" title="commons:">Wikimedia Commons</a> goes into its second (<u>final</u>) round!</p> <table class="TablePager" style="border-color: #8FAACC !important; min-width: 0 !important;"> <tr> <td style="border-color: #8FAACC !important;"> <p><i>The final voting round is running from April 19th to</i> April 30th <i>(23:59 UTC).</i></p> <p>Have a look on the <b><a href="http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Picture_of_the_Year/2008/Finalists%22 class="extiw" title="commons:Commons:Picture of the Year/2008/Finalists">finalists</a></b> and select your favourite featured picture of 2008.</p> </td> </tr> </table> </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table></description> <pubDate>19 Apr 2009 00:00:00 UT</pubDate> <guid>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications?1#Commons:_Picture_of_the_Year_2008</guid> </item>

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<title>GNU Free Documentation License 1.3 (update 5)</title> <link>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications?5#GNU_Free_Documentation_License_1.3</link> <description><style type="text/css" media="screen, projection">/*<![CDATA[*/@import "http://meta.wikimedia.org/skins-1.5/monobook/main.css%22;/*]]>*/</style> <div style="margin-top: 7px; text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 22px;"><b>Wikimedia notifier Newsletter</b></span><br />» a notification <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Global_notifications&action=history%22 class="extiw" title="history (diffs)">update</a> «</div> <table align="center" style="width: 92%; background: transparent; border: 2px solid #DDE4EE; padding: 0.2em; margin-bottom: 14px;"> <tr> <td> <div style="background-color: #FEFEFE; border: 1px solid #ABABAB; padding: 0 1em;"><a name="GNU_Free_Documentation_License_1.3" id="GNU_Free_Documentation_License_1.3"></a> <h3><span class="mw-headline">GNU Free Documentation License 1.3</span></h3> <div style="float: right; margin-top: -16px;"><small>[<a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Global_notifications#GNU_Free_Documentation_License_1.3%22 title="Talk:Global notifications">discuss this topic</a>]</small></div> <div style="position: relative; margin-bottom: 6px;"> <p><span style="position: absolute; top: -38px; right: 42px; color: #BCBCBC;"><small class="GN-update_5">2009-04-12</small></span></p> <div style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;"><a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0%22><img alt="" src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d3/CC-devnations.svg/70px-CC-devnations.svg.png%22 width="70" height="70" border="0" /></a></div> <p>The <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/GNU_Free_Documentation_License%22 title="GNU Free Documentation License">GNU Free Documentation License</a> has been released in <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:GNU_Free_Documentation_License#Timeline%22 class="extiw" title="w:en:GNU Free Documentation License">version 1.3</a> by its responsible <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Free_Software_Foundation%22 class="extiw" title="w:en:Free Software Foundation">Free Software Foundation</a>.<br /> This is not least a result of a request by our <a href="http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Resolution:License_update%22 class="extiw" title="wikimedia:Resolution:License update">Board of Trustees</a> in December 2007, trying to offer us a possibility to <u>also</u> license and share our wiki contents under the easier to use <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Creative_Commons_licenses#Original_licenses%22 class="extiw" title="w:en:Creative Commons licenses">Creative Commons CC-BY-SA</a> (Attribution + ShareAlike) license.</p> <p>The <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation%22 title="Wikimedia Foundation">Wikimedia Foundation</a> will soon organize a community wide referendum to decide whether our <b>GNU FDL</b> licensed wikis should be made availabe under the terms of this free and common <b>CC-BY-SA</b> license too, see <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Dual-licensing%22 class="extiw" title="w:en:Dual-licensing">dual-licensing</a>.</p> <div style="float: right;"><a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0%22><img alt="" src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/86/CC-logo.svg/75px-CC-logo.svg.png%22 width="75" height="18" border="0" /></a></div> <p>See also a <a href="http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/foundation-l/2008-November/046996.html%22 class="extiw" title="mailarchive:foundation-l/2008-November/046996.html">detailed summary</a> for further reading.<sup class="plainlinks">(<a href="http://blog.wikimedia.org/2008/11/04/gnu-free-documentation-license-13-released/%22 class="external text" title="http://blog.wikimedia.org/2008/11/04/gnu-free-documentation-license-13-released/%22 rel="nofollow">source</a>)</sup></p> <p>On <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Licensing_update%22 title="Licensing update">Meta</a> you can find <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Licensing_update/Questions_and_Answers%22 title="Licensing update/Questions and Answers">further information (FAQ)</a> and can <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Licensing_update%22 title="Licensing update">discuss</a> the licensing update process of our wikis.</p> <table class="TablePager" style="border-color: #8FAACC !important; min-width: 0 !important;"> <tr> <td style="border-color: #8FAACC !important;"><b>A vote on <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Licensing_update%22 title="Licensing update">Meta</a> is taking place from <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Licensing_update/Timeline%22 title="Licensing update/Timeline">April 12, 2009</a> to <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Licensing_update/Timeline%22 title="Licensing update/Timeline">May 3, 2009</a>.</b></td> </tr> </table> </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table></description> <pubDate>12 Apr 2009 00:00:00 UT</pubDate> <guid>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications?5#GNU_Free_Documentation_License_1.3</guid> </item>

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<title>The Wiktionary logo dilemma</title> <link>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications#The_Wiktionary_logo_dilemma</link> <description><style type="text/css" media="screen, projection">/*<![CDATA[*/@import "http://meta.wikimedia.org/skins-1.5/monobook/main.css%22;/*]]>*/</style> <div style="margin-top: 7px; text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 22px;"><b>Wikimedia notifier Newsletter</b></span><br />» a global notification «</div> <table align="center" style="width: 92%; background: transparent; border: 2px solid #DDE4EE; padding: 0.2em; margin-bottom: 14px;"> <tr> <td> <div style="background-color: #FEFEFE; border: 1px solid #ABABAB; padding: 0 1em;"><a name="The_Wiktionary_logo_dilemma" id="The_Wiktionary_logo_dilemma"></a> <h3><span class="mw-headline">The Wiktionary logo dilemma</span></h3> <div style="float: right; margin-top: -16px;"><small>[<a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Global_notifications#The_Wiktionary_logo_dilemma%22 title="Talk:Global notifications">discuss this topic</a>]</small></div> <div style="position: relative; margin-bottom: 6px;"> <p><span style="position: absolute; top: -38px; right: 42px; color: #BCBCBC;"><small>2009-03-26</small></span></p> <div style="float: right; margin-left: 15px;"><a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wiktionary/logo%22 title="m:Wiktionary/logo"><img alt="" src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/f/f8/Wiktionary-logo-en.svg/96px-Wiktionary-logo-en.svg.png%22 width="96" height="105" border="0" /></a></div> <div style="float: left; margin-right: 15px;"><a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wiktionary/logo%22 title="m:Wiktionary/logo"><img alt="" src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/9f/Wiktprintable_without_text.svg/110px-Wiktprintable_without_text.svg.png%22 width="110" height="104" border="0" /></a></div> <p>The Wiktionary community <i>(actually the whole Wikimedia community)</i> voted for a <b><a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wiktionary/logo%22 title="Wiktionary/logo">new Wiktionary logo</a></b>, back in <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wiktionary/logo/archive-vote-4%22 title="Wiktionary/logo/archive-vote-4">2006</a>.<br /> As some major local communities refused to adapt the new logo for different reasons, Wiktionary now has two different logos, both widely used!</p> <p>Because Wiktionary should have one common logo and <a href="https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=16315%22 class="extiw" title="bugzilla:16315">favicon</a>, meaning a unique visual identity, there is an <b><a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wiktionary/logo/refresh%22 title="Wiktionary/logo/refresh">attempt to refresh</a></b> the Wiktionary logo update/change process.</p> <div style="text-align: center;">Wiktionary needs a single, common and accepted logo, so <b><a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wiktionary/logo/refresh%22 title="Wiktionary/logo/refresh">help finding a solution</a></b> at Meta or discuss on the <a href="http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wiktionary-l/2009-March/001009.html%22 class="extiw" title="mailarchive:wiktionary-l/2009-March/001009.html">Wiktionary mailing list</a>.</div> </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table></description> <pubDate>26 Mar 2009 00:00:00 UT</pubDate> <guid>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications#The_Wiktionary_logo_dilemma</guid> </item>

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<title>Software news in brief (update 3)</title> <link>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications?3#Software_news_in_brief</link> <description><style type="text/css" media="screen, projection">/*<![CDATA[*/@import "http://meta.wikimedia.org/skins-1.5/monobook/main.css%22;/*]]>*/</style> <div style="margin-top: 7px; text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 22px;"><b>Wikimedia notifier Newsletter</b></span><br />» a notification <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Global_notifications&action=history%22 class="extiw" title="history (diffs)">update</a> «</div> <table align="center" style="width: 92%; background: transparent; border: 2px solid #DDE4EE; padding: 0.2em; margin-bottom: 14px;"> <tr> <td> <div style="background-color: #FEFEFE; border: 1px solid #ABABAB; padding: 0 1em;"><a name="Software_news_in_brief" id="Software_news_in_brief"></a> <h3><span class="mw-headline">Software news in brief</span></h3> <div style="float: right; margin-top: -16px;"><small>[<a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Global_notifications#Software_news_in_brief%22 title="Talk:Global notifications">discuss this topic</a>]</small></div> <div style="position: relative; margin-bottom: 6px;"> <p><span style="position: absolute; top: -38px; right: 42px; color: #BCBCBC;"><small class="GN-update_3">2009-03-25</small></span></p> <table> <tr> <td style="padding-right: 15px;" valign="top"><a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:Version%22 title="Special:Version"><img alt="" src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/8/8f/Namespace_MediaWiki.1.svg/100px-Namespace_MediaWiki.1.svg.png%22 width="100" height="100" border="0" /></a> <div style="font-size: smaller; text-align: center;"><a href="http://techblog.wikimedia.org/%22 class="external text" title="http://techblog.wikimedia.org/%22 rel="nofollow">Technical Blog</a></div> </td> <td style="font-size: smaller;"> <table class="TablePager" style="border-color: #8FAACC !important; min-width: 0 !important;"> <tr> <td style="border-color: #8FAACC !important;"> <div style="margin: -3px 0 0;"></div> <ul> <li><i>2009-03-25:</i> <span class="plainlinks">The <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:Version%22 title="Special:Version">MediaWiki software</a> with its <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:Version%22 title="Special:Version">extensions</a> has been <a href="http://www.mediawiki.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Code/MediaWiki/releasenotes&startrev=47458&endrev=48811&path=/trunk/phase3%22 class="external text" title="http://www.mediawiki.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Code/MediaWiki/releasenotes&startrev=47458&endrev=48811&path=/trunk/phase3%22 rel="nofollow">updated</a> to SVN revision <b><a href="http://www.mediawiki.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Code/MediaWiki/releasenotes&startrev=47458&endrev=48811&path=/trunk/phase3%22 class="external text" title="http://www.mediawiki.org/w/index.php?title=Special:Code/MediaWiki/releasenotes&startrev=47458&endrev=48811&path=/trunk/phase3%22 rel="nofollow">48811</a></b> (<a href="http://svn.wikimedia.org/viewvc/mediawiki/trunk/phase3/RELEASE-NOTES?r1=47457&r2=48811%22 class="external text" title="http://svn.wikimedia.org/viewvc/mediawiki/trunk/phase3/RELEASE-NOTES?r1=47457&r2=48811%22 rel="nofollow">release notes</a>).</span> <ul> <li><i>Major new features:</i> New <a href="http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Magic_words%22 class="extiw" title="mw:Help:Magic words">magic word</a> <code>{{<a href="http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Magic_words#Technical_metadata%22 class="extiw" title="mw:Help:Magic words">REVISIONUSER</a>}}</code>, new special page <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:GlobalGroupPermissions%22 title="Special:GlobalGroupPermissions">Special:GlobalGroupPermissions</a> for <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Special:GlobalUsers%22 title="Special:GlobalUsers">global users</a>; <a href="http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Special:Code/MediaWiki/48801%22 class="extiw" title="rev:48801">etc</a>.</li> </ul> </li> </ul> </td> </tr> </table> <ul> <li><span style="position: relative; margin-left: -20px; z-index: 9;"><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Special:AbuseFilter%22 title="w:en:Special:AbuseFilter"><img alt="" src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/9/9d/Stop_bad_orthography_nuvola.svg/17px-Stop_bad_orthography_nuvola.svg.png%22 width="17" height="17" border="0" /></a></span> <i>2009-03-17:</i> The <b><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Special:AbuseFilter%22 class="extiw" title="w:en:Special:AbuseFilter">AbuseFilter</a></b> has also been activated for the English Wikipedia <i>(Meta/dewiki: 2009-02-25)</i> – the <a href="http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:AbuseFilter%22 class="extiw" title="mw:Extension:AbuseFilter">tool</a> allows to automatically detect and/or prevent plain vandalism, spam and other pattern based changes.</li> <li><i>2009-03-16:</i> <a href="https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=17714%22 class="extiw" title="bugzilla:17714">TIFF support</a> on Commons, <a href="https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=15842%22 class="extiw" title="bugzilla:15842">file/image renaming</a> available for SysOps (through the [Move] tab).</li> <li><i>2009-01-27:</i> <a href="http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:Collection%22 class="extiw" title="mw:Extension:Collection">Collections</a> will <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Book_tool/Schedule%22 title="Book tool/Schedule">soon</a> be activated for all Wikimedia projects where they make sense, like currently for <a href="http://blog.wikimedia.org/2009/01/27/wiki-to-print-feature-in-testing-in-the-german-wikipedia/%22 class="external text" title="http://blog.wikimedia.org/2009/01/27/wiki-to-print-feature-in-testing-in-the-german-wikipedia/%22 rel="nofollow">Wikibooks and the German Wikipedia</a> <i>(2009-02-19: fr, pl, nl, pt, es, simple; en)</i> – the extension lets your readers create PDF books to possibly order printed books. 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<title>Wikimania 2009</title> <link>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications#Wikimania_2009</link> <description><style type="text/css" media="screen, projection">/*<![CDATA[*/@import "http://meta.wikimedia.org/skins-1.5/monobook/main.css%22;/*]]>*/</style> <div style="margin-top: 7px; text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 22px;"><b>Wikimedia notifier Newsletter</b></span><br />» a global notification «</div> <table align="center" style="width: 92%; background: transparent; border: 2px solid #DDE4EE; padding: 0.2em; margin-bottom: 14px;"> <tr> <td> <div style="background-color: #FEFEFE; border: 1px solid #ABABAB; padding: 0 1em;"><a name="Wikimania_2009" id="Wikimania_2009"></a> <h3><span class="mw-headline">Wikimania 2009</span></h3> <div style="float: right; margin-top: -16px;"><small>[<a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Global_notifications#Wikimania_2009%22 title="Talk:Global notifications">discuss this topic</a>]</small></div> <div style="position: relative; margin-bottom: 6px;"> <p><span style="position: absolute; top: -38px; right: 42px; color: #BCBCBC;"><small>2009-02-24</small></span></p> <div style="float: left; margin-right: 15px;"><a href="http://wikimania2009.wikimedia.org/wiki/Call_for_Participation%22 title="wm2009:Call for Participation"><img alt="" src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/5/57/Wikimania.svg/50px-Wikimania.svg.png%22 width="50" height="61" border="0" /></a></div> <p><b>Wikimania 2009</b>, this year's global event devoted to <a href="http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/%22 class="extiw" title="foundation:">Wikimedia</a> projects around the globe, is accepting submissions for presentations, workshops, <a href="http://wikimania2009.wikimedia.org/wiki/Call_for_Participation#Types_of_Submissions%22 class="extiw" title="wm2009:Call for Participation">panels</a>, posters, <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Open_Space_Technology%22 class="extiw" title="w:en:Open Space Technology">open space</a> <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Open-space_meeting%22 class="extiw" title="w:en:Open-space meeting">discussions</a>, and even artistic works related to the Wikimedia projects or free content topics in general. The conference will be held from <b>August 26</b> to <b>28</b> in <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Buenos_Aires%22 class="extiw" title="w:en:Buenos Aires">Buenos Aires</a>, <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/en:Argentina%22 class="extiw" title="w:en:Argentina">Argentina</a>!<br /> For more information, check the official <b><a href="http://wikimania2009.wikimedia.org/wiki/Call_for_Participation%22 class="extiw" title="wm2009:Call for Participation">Call for Participation</a></b>.</p> </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table></description> <pubDate>24 Feb 2009 00:00:00 UT</pubDate> <guid>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications#Wikimania_2009</guid> </item>

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<title>Quality illustrations</title> <link>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications#Quality_illustrations</link> <description><style type="text/css" media="screen, projection">/*<![CDATA[*/@import "http://meta.wikimedia.org/skins-1.5/monobook/main.css%22;/*]]>*/</style> <div style="margin-top: 7px; text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 22px;"><b>Wikimedia notifier Newsletter</b></span><br />» a global notification «</div> <table align="center" style="width: 92%; background: transparent; border: 2px solid #DDE4EE; padding: 0.2em; margin-bottom: 14px;"> <tr> <td> <div style="background-color: #FEFEFE; border: 1px solid #ABABAB; padding: 0 1em;"><a name="Quality_illustrations" id="Quality_illustrations"></a> <h3><span class="mw-headline">Quality illustrations</span></h3> <div style="float: right; margin-top: -16px;"><small>[<a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Global_notifications#Quality_illustrations%22 title="Talk:Global notifications">discuss this topic</a>]</small></div> <div style="position: relative; margin-bottom: 6px;"> <p><span style="position: absolute; top: -38px; right: 42px; color: #BCBCBC;"><small>2009-01-26</small></span></p> <div style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;"><a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Restoration.wikimedia.org%22 title="m:Restoration.wikimedia.org"><img alt="" src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/0/0d/Great_Wave_off_Kanagawa2.jpg/60px-Great_Wave_off_Kanagawa2.jpg%22 width="60" height="41" border="0" /></a></div> <p>Beside an <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Philip_Greenspun_illustration_project%22 title="Philip Greenspun illustration project">elder project</a> for the creation and improvement of illustrations, there is a <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Restoration.wikimedia.org%22 title="Restoration.wikimedia.org">new project</a> to grow our encyclopedic image <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Restoration.wikimedia.org%22 title="Restoration.wikimedia.org">restoration community</a>. It's to provide media restorers with the technical resources they need, and to reach out to all the archives in the world.</p> </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table></description> <pubDate>26 Jan 2009 00:00:00 UT</pubDate> <guid>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications#Quality_illustrations</guid> </item>

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<title>Software localization</title> <link>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications#Software_localization</link> <description><style type="text/css" media="screen, projection">/*<![CDATA[*/@import "http://meta.wikimedia.org/skins-1.5/monobook/main.css%22;/*]]>*/</style> <div style="margin-top: 7px; text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 22px;"><b>Wikimedia notifier Newsletter</b></span><br />» a global notification «</div> <table align="center" style="width: 92%; background: transparent; border: 2px solid #DDE4EE; padding: 0.2em; margin-bottom: 14px;"> <tr> <td> <div style="background-color: #FEFEFE; border: 1px solid #ABABAB; padding: 0 1em;"><a name="Software_localization" id="Software_localization"></a> <h3><span class="mw-headline">Software localization</span></h3> <div style="float: right; margin-top: -16px;"><small>[<a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Global_notifications#Software_localization%22 title="Talk:Global notifications">discuss this topic</a>]</small></div> <div style="position: relative; margin-bottom: 6px;"> <p><span style="position: absolute; top: -38px; right: 42px; color: #BCBCBC;"><small>2009-01-01</small></span></p> <div style="float: left; margin-right: 5px;"><a href="http://translatewiki.net/wiki/Main_Page#What_is_Betawiki%22 title="betawiki:Main Page#What is Betawiki"><img alt="" src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/ec/Traducci%C3%B3n.png/70px-Traducci%C3%B3n.png%22 width="70" height="50" border="0" /></a></div> <p><i>The localization of Meta's software <small>(MediaWiki)</small> and its extensions is an ongoing task, and you can help!</i></p> <p><i>There are <b><a href="http://translatewiki.net/wiki/Special:LanguageStats/en%22 class="extiw" title="betawiki:Special:LanguageStats/en">statistics</a></b> about how much of the <a href="http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Localisation_statistics%22 class="extiw" title="mw:Localisation statistics">core messages</a> and <a href="http://translatewiki.net/wiki/Translating:Group_statistics#Group_statistics%22 class="extiw" title="betawiki:Translating:Group statistics">system messages in total</a> have been translated so far.</i></p> <hr /> <p><a href="http://translatewiki.net/wiki/Betawiki:Translator%22 class="extiw" title="betawiki:Betawiki:Translator">Apply</a>, and <b>help</b> translating our software externally at <a href="http://translatewiki.net/wiki/Main_Page#What_is_Betawiki%22 class="extiw" title="betawiki:Main Page">TranslateWiki.net</a> <small>(=<b>Betawiki</b>, no Wikimedia project so far); have a look on the <span class="plainlinks"><a href="http://translatewiki.net/wiki/Special:RecentChanges?namespace=8&trailer=/en%22 class="external text" title="http://translatewiki.net/wiki/Special:RecentChanges?namespace=8&trailer=/en%22 rel="nofollow">recent localization activity</a></span> for <u>your language</u> [English].</small></p> </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table></description> <pubDate>1 Jan 2009 00:00:00 UT</pubDate> <guid>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications#Software_localization</guid> </item>

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<title>Central Wikimedia help</title> <link>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications#Central_Wikimedia_help</link> <description><style type="text/css" media="screen, projection">/*<![CDATA[*/@import "http://meta.wikimedia.org/skins-1.5/monobook/main.css%22;/*]]>*/</style> <div style="margin-top: 7px; text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 22px;"><b>Wikimedia notifier Newsletter</b></span><br />» a global notification «</div> <table align="center" style="width: 92%; background: transparent; border: 2px solid #DDE4EE; padding: 0.2em; margin-bottom: 14px;"> <tr> <td> <div style="background-color: #FEFEFE; border: 1px solid #ABABAB; padding: 0 1em;"><a name="Central_Wikimedia_help" id="Central_Wikimedia_help"></a> <h3><span class="mw-headline">Central Wikimedia help</span></h3> <div style="float: right; margin-top: -16px;"><small>[<a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Global_notifications#Central_Wikimedia_help%22 title="Talk:Global notifications">discuss this topic</a>]</small></div> <div style="position: relative; margin-bottom: 6px;"> <p><span style="position: absolute; top: -38px; right: 42px; color: #BCBCBC;"><small>2008-12-24</small></span> <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Goings-on%22 title="m:Goings-on"><img alt="" src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/7/75/Wikimedia_Community_Logo.svg/16px-Wikimedia_Community_Logo.svg.png%22 width="16" height="16" border="0" /></a> There is a proposal to share <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Help%22 title="Wikimedia Help">Wikimedia's help pages</a> by centralizing and localizing them on <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Help%22 title="Wikimedia Help">Meta</a> or a dedicated wiki.</p> </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table></description> <pubDate>24 Dec 2008 00:00:00 UT</pubDate> <guid>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications#Central_Wikimedia_help</guid> </item>

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<title>FlaggedRevs review feature</title> <link>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications#FlaggedRevs_review_feature</link> <description><style type="text/css" media="screen, projection">/*<![CDATA[*/@import "http://meta.wikimedia.org/skins-1.5/monobook/main.css%22;/*]]>*/</style> <div style="margin-top: 7px; text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 22px;"><b>Wikimedia notifier Newsletter</b></span><br />» a global notification «</div> <table align="center" style="width: 92%; background: transparent; border: 2px solid #DDE4EE; padding: 0.2em; margin-bottom: 14px;"> <tr> <td> <div style="background-color: #FEFEFE; border: 1px solid #ABABAB; padding: 0 1em;"><a name="FlaggedRevs_review_feature" id="FlaggedRevs_review_feature"></a> <h3><span class="mw-headline">FlaggedRevs review feature</span></h3> <div style="float: right; margin-top: -16px;"><small>[<a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Global_notifications#FlaggedRevs_review_feature%22 title="Talk:Global notifications">discuss this topic</a>]</small></div> <div style="position: relative; margin-bottom: 6px;"> <p><span style="position: absolute; top: -38px; right: 42px; color: #BCBCBC;"><small>2008-11-28</small></span></p> <div style="float: left; margin-right: 15px;"><a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/FlaggedRevs%22 title="m:FlaggedRevs"><img alt="" src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/e5/Art%C3%ADculo_bueno.svg/115px-Art%C3%ADculo_bueno.svg.png%22 width="115" height="118" border="0" /></a></div> <p>Beside the elder <a href="http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Patrolled_edits%22 class="extiw" title="mw:Help:Patrolled edits">Patroller extension</a> for patrolling recent changes and new pages, there is a highly configurable <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/MediaWiki%22 title="MediaWiki">MediaWiki</a> extension, called <a href="http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:FlaggedRevs%22 class="extiw" title="mw:Extension:FlaggedRevs">FlaggedRevs</a>.</p> <p><b>FlaggedRevs</b> – being already enabled on <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/FlaggedRevs%22 title="FlaggedRevs" class="mw-redirect">several Wikimedia wikis</a> – is a toolset for transparent and ensured article <u>patrolling</u> and/or for reliable <u>quality</u> assurance by specifying certain accurate article revisions that are shown to the public by default. Those stable article versions are identified in a release process by a trustable editorial staff and/or get approved by a reviewing expert staff. It is even possible to mark (tag) revisions of selected articles for different purposes, let's say for an article validation aiming on a print edition. Furthermore, there is the possibility to let your readers give you evaluative feedbacks.</p> <p>FlaggedRevs will make your wiki more reliable and thus more reputable over the time!</p> <p>Have a look on <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/FlaggedRevs%22 title="FlaggedRevs" class="mw-redirect">Meta's description</a>, the <a href="http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:FlaggedRevs%22 class="extiw" title="mw:Extension:FlaggedRevs">technical description</a> and the <b><a href="http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikipedia-l/2008-June/030575.html%22 class="extiw" title="mailarchive:wikipedia-l/2008-June/030575.html">guidance for requesting FlaggedRevs</a></b>!</p> </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table></description> <pubDate>28 Nov 2008 00:00:00 UT</pubDate> <guid>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications#FlaggedRevs_review_feature</guid> </item>

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<title>Wikipedia globe logo</title> <link>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications#Wikipedia_globe_logo</link> <description><style type="text/css" media="screen, projection">/*<![CDATA[*/@import "http://meta.wikimedia.org/skins-1.5/monobook/main.css%22;/*]]>*/</style> <div style="margin-top: 7px; text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 22px;"><b>Wikimedia notifier Newsletter</b></span><br />» a global notification «</div> <table align="center" style="width: 92%; background: transparent; border: 2px solid #DDE4EE; padding: 0.2em; margin-bottom: 14px;"> <tr> <td> <div style="background-color: #FEFEFE; border: 1px solid #ABABAB; padding: 0 1em;"><a name="Wikipedia_globe_logo" id="Wikipedia_globe_logo"></a> <h3><span class="mw-headline">Wikipedia globe logo</span></h3> <div style="float: right; margin-top: -16px;"><small>[<a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Global_notifications#Wikipedia_globe_logo%22 title="Talk:Global notifications">discuss this topic</a>]</small></div> <div style="position: relative; margin-bottom: 6px;"> <p><span style="position: absolute; top: -38px; right: 42px; color: #BCBCBC;"><small>2008-11-13</small></span></p> <div style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;"><a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia/Logo%22 title="m:Wikipedia/Logo"><img alt="" src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6c/Bouncywikilogo.gif%22 width="60" height="60" border="0" /></a></div> <p>A dedicated <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia/Logo%22 title="Wikipedia/Logo">project</a> aims on <b>fixing errors</b> on the globe of Wikipedia's logo as well as deciding another characters to complement the globe in its <b>missing parts</b>! This will not just improve Wikipedia's logo, it will for example also allow to produce three-dimensional Wikipedia globes.<br /> Go and take part at <b><a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia/Logo%22 title="Wikipedia/Logo">Wikipedia/Logo</a></b>!</p> </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table></description> <pubDate>13 Nov 2008 00:00:00 UT</pubDate> <guid>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications#Wikipedia_globe_logo</guid> </item>

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<title>Interlanguage links</title> <link>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications#Interlanguage_links</link> <description><style type="text/css" media="screen, projection">/*<![CDATA[*/@import "http://meta.wikimedia.org/skins-1.5/monobook/main.css%22;/*]]>*/</style> <div style="margin-top: 7px; text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 22px;"><b>Wikimedia notifier Newsletter</b></span><br />» a global notification «</div> <table align="center" style="width: 92%; background: transparent; border: 2px solid #DDE4EE; padding: 0.2em; margin-bottom: 14px;"> <tr> <td> <div style="background-color: #FEFEFE; border: 1px solid #ABABAB; padding: 0 1em;"><a name="Interlanguage_links" id="Interlanguage_links"></a> <h3><span class="mw-headline">Interlanguage links</span></h3> <div style="float: right; margin-top: -16px;"><small>[<a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Global_notifications#Interlanguage_links%22 title="Talk:Global notifications">discuss this topic</a>]</small></div> <div style="position: relative; margin-bottom: 6px;"> <p><span style="position: absolute; top: -38px; right: 42px; color: #BCBCBC;"><small>2008-11-02</small></span></p> <div style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;"><a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Interwiki_synchronization%22 title="Interwiki synchronization"><img alt="" src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/e/ee/Crystal_Clear_accepted_bot.png/38px-Crystal_Clear_accepted_bot.png%22 width="38" height="38" border="0" /></a></div> <p>Beside the ongoing discussion about introducing an <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/A_newer_look_at_the_interlanguage_link%22 title="A newer look at the interlanguage link">interlanguage extension</a> on Wikimedia projects to improve and centralize interwiki linking, an attempt to centralize the discussion about <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Interwiki_synchronization%22 title="Interwiki synchronization">interlanguage link conflicts</a> has been set up.</p> </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table></description> <pubDate>2 Nov 2008 00:00:00 UT</pubDate> <guid>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications#Interlanguage_links</guid> </item>

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<title>Global bots</title> <link>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications#Global_bots</link> <description><style type="text/css" media="screen, projection">/*<![CDATA[*/@import "http://meta.wikimedia.org/skins-1.5/monobook/main.css%22;/*]]>*/</style> <div style="margin-top: 7px; text-align: center;"><span style="font-size: 22px;"><b>Wikimedia notifier Newsletter</b></span><br />» a global notification «</div> <table align="center" style="width: 92%; background: transparent; border: 2px solid #DDE4EE; padding: 0.2em; margin-bottom: 14px;"> <tr> <td> <div style="background-color: #FEFEFE; border: 1px solid #ABABAB; padding: 0 1em;"><a name="Global_bots" id="Global_bots"></a> <h3><span class="mw-headline">Global bots</span></h3> <div style="float: right; margin-top: -16px;"><small>[<a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Global_notifications#Global_bots%22 title="Talk:Global notifications">discuss this topic</a>]</small></div> <div style="position: relative; margin-bottom: 6px;"> <p><span style="position: absolute; top: -38px; right: 42px; color: #BCBCBC;"><small>2008-11-01</small></span></p> <div style="float: left; margin-right: 10px;"><a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Bot_policy/Implementation#Where_it_is_policy%22 title="m:Bot policy/Implementation#Where it is policy"><img alt="" src="http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/18/Bot_Bienvenido.png/110px-Bot_Bienvenido.png%22 width="110" height="106" border="0" /></a></div> <p>On <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Steward_requests/Bot_status#Global_bot_requests%22 title="Steward requests/Bot status">Meta</a>, a bot account now can get a bot flag for all wikis that allow <a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Bot_policy#Global_bots%22 title="Bot policy">global bots</a>!<br /> To be able to run also on your Meta, the community has to <u>explicitly permit</u> global bots by local policy, <b><a href="http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Bot_policy/Implementation#Where_it_is_policy%22 title="Bot policy/Implementation">see list</a></b>.</p> <p><i>To qualify for global bot access, the following requirements must be met by a bot:</i></p> <dl> <dd> <dl> <dd> <dl> <dd> <dl> <dd> <dl> <dd> <ol> <li>it must only maintain <u>interlanguage links</u> or fix <u>double-redirects</u></li> <li>it must already be <u>active on several wikis</u>, with <u>long-term</u> contributions to back up its <u>trustworthiness</u><br /></li> </ol> </dd> </dl> </dd> </dl> </dd> </dl> </dd> </dl> </dd> </dl> </div> </div> </td> </tr> </table></description> <pubDate>1 Nov 2008 00:00:00 UT</pubDate> <guid>http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_notifications#Global_bots</guid> </item> </channel> " is not in the whitelist of allowed feeds. https://tagteam.harvard.edu/hubs/wmde-policy/items.rss is the only allowed feed.