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Hello, JKoerner (WMF). Welcome to the Wikimedia Meta-Wiki! This website is for coordinating and discussing all Wikimedia projects. You may find it useful to read our policy page. If you are interested in doing translations, visit Meta:Babylon. You can also leave a note on Meta:Babel or Wikimedia Forum if you need help with something (please read the instructions at the top of the page before posting there). Happy editing!

‐‐1997kB (talk) 02:51, 17 February 2021 (UTC)

Hello!Edit

No spare time this wk for more than passing edits... nice to see the panels coming together. –SJ talk  02:02, 10 March 2021 (UTC)

Great to hear from you, SJ! Thanks for all of your attention to this Call for Feedback. Your feedback touches so much more than just this call. Talk soon! - JKoerner (WMF) (talk) 03:18, 10 March 2021 (UTC)

Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees/Call for feedback: Community Board seats/Conversations/Topic panels/Topic panel: Skills for board work panelist changesEdit

Hello. Here you changed one of panelist and removed (tbc). But why?

First it would be a good tone to write a brief description about why [you think] an user added by you as a panelist is an a topic expert (and what's the significant difference between him and other participants who will join and listen), like as here said about Houcemeddine Turki or here said about Florence Devouard, here said about Chris Keating or here told about Bishdatta.

Second, here told about "Every panel includes four members from the movement...along with a trustee of the Board". Is that NOT true about first topic panel session to be carried out and what is wrong with Dr Mel Ganus as an expert as there's still no any experts added instead of her to fullfill needed exactly 4 members?85.238.102.83 06:10, 10 March 2021 (UTC)

Hi there! I will bring this feedback to the facilitation team. Hopefully we can add more information about the panelists to clarify your concerns.
For the Skills panel, Dr Mel and I talked yesterday and agreed to change panelists. We are still working on a fourth panelist. We have invited several panelists and are waiting on a confirmation. Hopefully we will have that today. Best, JKoerner (WMF) (talk) 12:41, 10 March 2021 (UTC)
Thank you for clarification and your time. Still don't understand why Dr Mel out, but glad that's a mutual decision and hope she's ok.85.238.102.83 13:15, 10 March 2021 (UTC)

Sunday March 21 Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network meetingEdit

 
Community as a hand-carved gem.

The Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) is a developing forum for all Wikimedia movement affiliates to share ideas on the Wikimedia 2030 strategy process. It expands on the model of the All-Affiliates Brand Meeting to help lay some of the groundwork for a future Global Council.

Following up on the August, September, October, November, January, and February SWAN meetings and June's All-Affiliates Brand Meeting, as well as strategic and outreach topics of mutual concern to all affiliates including Grants relaunch, Universal Code of Conduct/Discussions, Wikimedia Enterprise / OKAPI, Community Board seats, Interim Global Council + Movement Charter, and WMF Executive Transition

This month we are meeting on Sunday March 21, and you are all invited to RSVP here.

(Note that the UTC times of and are the same as before, although some places have had daylight savings time changes since our last meeting).--Pharos (talk) 19:38, 17 March 2021 (UTC)

Sunday April 25 Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network meetingEdit

 
Swanlings grow up together.

The Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) is a developing forum for all Wikimedia movement affiliates to share ideas on the Wikimedia 2030 strategy process. It expands on the model of the All-Affiliates Brand Meeting to help lay some of the groundwork for a future Global Council.

Following up on the August, September, October, November, January, February, and March SWAN meetings and June's All-Affiliates Brand Meeting, as well as strategic and outreach topics of mutual concern to all affiliates including Interim Global Council + Movement Charter, WMF Resolution about the upcoming Board elections, Community Resilience and Sustainability role in Movement Strategy coordination, Grants Strategy Relaunch, and WMF Executive Transition

This month we are meeting on Sunday April 25, and you are all invited to RSVP here.

(Note that the UTC times of and are the same as before, although some places may have had daylight savings time changes since our last meeting).--Pharos (talk) 04:15, 23 April 2021 (UTC)

Cross-posting on mailing listsEdit

When sending a message to many mailing lists, please send a single message to 9 mailing lists at a time. That will reduce the number of duplicates people receive. Don't mix private and public mailing lists in the recipients, and don't try to have more than 10 at a time, or your message may be held in moderation. Nemo 18:24, 21 May 2021 (UTC)

Hi there, Nemo! Thanks for reaching out! I did not know that was a feature. Thanks for letting me know. How do you suggest I might group them to be most efficient? Best, JKoerner (WMF) (talk) 18:27, 21 May 2021 (UTC)
I thought I had documented it somewhere but clearly I didn't, sorry for that. I'm not sure about the grouping, it depends how many lists we're talking about: if you put a list somewhere here in Meta, I can help group them (and maybe others will use the list again in the future).
In general, don't overthink it: it's only important to avoid the messages getting moderated, so you need to have private lists in one group and public lists in another. The rest doesn't matter so much. Nemo 06:47, 22 May 2021 (UTC)
@Nemo bis: Great! I'll work on that this week. In my facilitation role, I am focused on English communities. I am sure other facilitators might benefit from grouping mailing-list outreach as well. I'll bring it up to other facilitators that they can do this. Best, JKoerner (WMF) (talk) 19:34, 24 May 2021 (UTC)

@Nemo bis: Sorry for the delay in getting back to you. I will be sending out the Call for Candidates announcement soon and I realized I never replied to you! Since we do not have a solution yet, I will be sending the announcement to Wikimedia-l and All-Affiliates for now. I cover all English communities and a few others.

Lists I mail to include:

  • Wikimedia-l
  • All-Affiliates
  • Gender Gap
  • wikimedia-cascadia
  • wikimedia-boston
  • wikimedia-us-nc
  • wikimedia-us-co
  • wiktionary-l
  • wikisource-l
  • mediawiki-l
  • textbook-l

Please let me know if there is a way I can be less annoying with announcements. :) Best, JKoerner (WMF) (talk) 21:42, 8 June 2021 (UTC)

Sunday June 6 Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network meetingEdit

 
Swan of healing.

The Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) is a developing forum for all Wikimedia movement affiliates to share ideas on the Wikimedia 2030 strategy process. It expands on the model of the All-Affiliates Brand Meeting to help lay some of the groundwork for a future Global Council.

Following up on the August, September, October, November, January, February, March, and April SWAN meetings, as well as last June's All-Affiliates Brand Meeting, as well as strategic and outreach topics of mutual concern to all affiliates including Movement Charter + Movement Strategy/Events, WMF Board elections, Wikimania 2021, and Grants Regional Committees.

This month we are meeting on Sunday June 6, and you are all invited to RSVP here.

(UTC meeting times are and *Note that we have shifted the second call an hour earlier in UTC time due to popular demand and to accomodate daylight savings*.)--Pharos (talk) 20:45, 3 June 2021 (UTC)

Re:Edit

Hello Jackie! Thanks for reaching and for the support, yes, I'm interested. Best, --ProtoplasmaKid (talk) 18:08, 28 June 2021 (UTC)

  Done Thanks for the reminder, Jackie! --ProtoplasmaKid (talk) 04:53, 29 June 2021 (UTC)
Hi Jackie! It's fine for me the proposed date and hour. Best, --ProtoplasmaKid (talk) 18:33, 2 July 2021 (UTC)
Hola Jackie, if the answers are going to be translated, can I submit my answers in Spanish? I feel more comfortable publishing in this way. Best, --ProtoplasmaKid (talk) 00:18, 18 July 2021 (UTC)
Hi there, ProtoplasmaKid, I don't see any problem with this, but I'd like to ask the rest of the team first. We meet Monday mornings (well, morning for you and I). I should be able to get an answer to you by Monday afternoon. Best, JKoerner (WMF) (talk) 03:33, 19 July 2021 (UTC)
Thank you JKoerner (WMF)! Best, --ProtoplasmaKid (talk) 15:25, 19 July 2021 (UTC)
Hey there, ProtoplasmaKid! Sorry for not getting back to you yesterday. I talked to Oscar today about this. Please do write your answers in Spanish and Oscar will coordinate translations with you. Likely he will translate and you can check the English translation to be sure it is what you mean. Best, JKoerner (WMF) (talk) 16:55, 20 July 2021 (UTC)
Done, submitted, thank you JKoerner (WMF) and thanks Oscar for the support. --ProtoplasmaKid (talk) 23:34, 20 July 2021 (UTC)

Facilitator SupportEdit

@JKoerner (WMF): Hello! Thanks for the message you left on my talk page. I will cordially invite you to check my Candidature page and Evaluation form. If anything is wrong there please contact me I will correct that.

I had some questions. They are:

1. I have submitted my Photograph and Birth certificate to secure-info@wikimedia.org to proof my identity but i can't see that anyone has verified my identity on my candidature form. When it will be verified?

2. As I said, I have submitted my photograph to secure-info@wikimedia.org So do i need to attach my photograph to my candidature page?

3. Is there one single facilitator reserved for helping every single candidates or what? Please explain. Md. Abdul Ahad Khan (talk) 01:05, 29 June 2021 (UTC)

@JKoerner (WMF): You talked about making a schedule for the meet; will it be a video meet? Md. Abdul Ahad Khan (talk) 22:54, 29 June 2021 (UTC)

@Md. Abdul Ahad Khan: That is what we planned, but if something different works better for you, please let us know. Best, JKoerner (WMF) (talk) 22:58, 29 June 2021 (UTC)
@JKoerner (WMF): I haven't any problem to join a Video meet. But where it will take place? Are you on Telegram? Please provide the account name.Md. Abdul Ahad Khan (talk) 23:09, 29 June 2021 (UTC)
@Md. Abdul Ahad Khan: I believe we were planning to use Google Meet. Please email me to plan a time to meet and we can decide what to use in that email. jkoerner-ctr wikimedia.org Best, JKoerner (WMF) (talk) 14:31, 30 June 2021 (UTC)


@JKoerner (WMF):Ok. No problem. Soon I will inform you about the meeting schedule. But for now I have a question and that is:

"Do Wikimedia Foundation's Trustees get paid for their work? Or it is a voluntary work?" Please inform Md. Abdul Ahad Khan (talk) 17:55, 30 June 2021 (UTC)
@Md. Abdul Ahad Khan: All non-profit board is voluntary. There is no payment for the Board trustee position. The only payment is reimbursement for travel or meals during meetings or events related to the Board trustee position. Best, JKoerner (WMF) (talk) 18:08, 30 June 2021 (UTC)

Meeting with FacilitatorEdit

@JKoerner (WMF): Hello! Hope you are well.

I can meet with the facilitator team on 5th July, 2021 at 10:00am UTC.

Md. Abdul Ahad Khan (talk) 18:14, 1 July 2021 (UTC)

@Md. Abdul Ahad Khan: Ok, we have a candidate briefing meeting on 3 July at 15:00 UTC. Does that work for you?
Are you suggesting 5 July for your candidate support meeting with Krishna and I? Best, JKoerner (WMF) (talk) 21:01, 1 July 2021 (UTC)
@JKoerner (WMF):

Yes! I am free on 5th July at 10:00 am UTC. So That day I can meet both of you. You may change the time but the day "5th July" will be better for me. Md. Abdul Ahad Khan (talk) 02:32, 2 July 2021 (UTC)

@Md. Abdul Ahad Khan: Hi Abdul, sure, I can meet you on July 5 at 10:00 am UTC. I have just sent you an email to setup the meeting. KCVelaga (WMF) (talk) 15:51, 2 July 2021 (UTC)

Re: Candidacy in the 2021 Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees electionEdit

Hi! Thank you, the time should work for me. - Laurentius (talk) 20:03, 1 July 2021 (UTC)

Sunday July 25 Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network meetingEdit

 
The swan or the egg?

The Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) is a developing forum for all Wikimedia movement affiliates to share ideas on the Wikimedia 2030 strategy process. It expands on the model of the All-Affiliates Brand Meeting to help lay some of the groundwork for a future Global Council.

Following up on the August, September, October, November, January, February, March, April, and June SWAN meetings, as well as last June's All-Affiliates Brand Meeting, as well as strategic and outreach topics of mutual concern to all affiliates including Movement Charter + Drafting Committee, WMF Board elections, Wikimania 2021, and Grants Regional Committees.

This month we are meeting on Sunday July 25, and you are all invited to RSVP here.

(UTC meeting times are and *Note that we have shifted the second call an hour earlier in UTC time due to popular demand and to accomodate daylight savings*.)--Pharos (talk) 15:04, 22 July 2021 (UTC)

translation requestEdit

Hi Jackie, Ive just made some corrections on EN page but I was not allowed to receive transl admin rights here on Meta, so can you please mark page Wikimedia_Foundation_elections/2021/Candidates for translation ? Thanks. Christian 🇫🇷 FR (talk) 10:35, 5 August 2021 (UTC)

Hi there, Christian, thanks for reaching out. I believe I marked it. Please let me know if I made a mistake. I am still learning the proper translation markup. Best, JKoerner (WMF) (talk) 14:19, 5 August 2021 (UTC)
Thanks, FR version translated and reread; seems ok. Christian 🇫🇷 FR (talk) 19:35, 5 August 2021 (UTC)

Translations...Edit

...for the instructions. You just inserted some sentences in English, but they are in no other language available or even to see, as long as you don't mark those pages for translation. I can't do anything about it, but methinks you can. Grüße vom Sänger ♫(Reden) 20:42, 18 August 2021 (UTC)

Hi there, @Sänger:, thanks for the ping. All should be complete now. Best, JKoerner (WMF) (talk) 21:45, 18 August 2021 (UTC)

Sunday September 26 SWANniversary Party and All-Affiliates Strategic MeetingEdit

 
Celebrate our first anniversary with SWAN-shaped desserts!

Join the SWANniversary on September 26 as we mark the first year of the Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network!

We will have the regular All-Affiliates Strategic Meeting, to be followed by a SWANniversary Party in the after hours session, likely through spatialized chat on WorkAdventure.

The Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) is a developing forum for all Wikimedia movement affiliates to share ideas on the Wikimedia 2030 strategy process. It expands on the model of the All-Affiliates Brand Meeting to help lay some of the groundwork for a future Global Council.

Following up on the August, September, October, November, January, February, March, April, June, and July SWAN meetings, as well as last June's All-Affiliates Brand Meeting, we'll look together at strategic and outreach topics of mutual concern to all affiliates including Movement Charter + Drafting Committee, WMF Board elections, Wikimania 2021, and Grants Regional Committees.

This month we are meeting on Sunday September 26, and you are all invited to RSVP here.

(UTC meeting times are and .)--Pharos (talk) 18:08, 22 September 2021 (UTC)

Sunday October 31 Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network meetingEdit

 
A swan reflects.

The Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) is a developing forum for all Wikimedia movement affiliates to share ideas on the Wikimedia 2030 strategy process. It expands on the model of the All-Affiliates Brand Meeting to help lay some of the groundwork for a future Global Council.

Following up on the August, September, October, November, January, February, March, April, and June, July, and September SWAN meetings, as well as last June's All-Affiliates Brand Meeting, as well as strategic and outreach topics of mutual concern to all affiliates including Movement Charter Drafting Committee Set Up Process, Next Steps for Brand Work, 2021, Wikipedia Asian Month 2021, and other ongoing activities.

This month we are meeting on Sunday October 31, and you are all invited to RSVP here.

(UTC meeting times are and *Note that we have shifted the second call a half-hour later in UTC time due to WikidataCon*.)--Pharos (talk) 01:41, 29 October 2021 (UTC)

Sunday November 28 Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network meetingEdit

 
Chart a new course on the swan ferry.

The Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) is a developing forum for all Wikimedia movement affiliates to share ideas on the Wikimedia 2030 strategy process. It expands on the model of the All-Affiliates Brand Meeting to help lay some of the groundwork for a future Global Council.

We'll focus on strategic and outreach topics of mutual concern to all affiliates including Hubs+Hubs Workshop, Movement Charter+Drafting Committee, WMDE's 'Future of Wikimedia Governance' proposal, Wikipedia Asian Month 2021, and other ongoing activities.

This month we are meeting on Sunday November 28, and you are all invited to RSVP here.

(UTC meeting times are and , note that some areas recently experienced daylight savings time changes).--Pharos (talk) 15:53, 25 November 2021 (UTC)

Wikimedia Foundation elections/2021/ReportsEdit

Just passing by, that "comming soon" statement could be a little bit outdated. Has there been any progress in recent months? —— Eric LiuTalk 22:45, 12 December 2021 (UTC)

And by the way, Wikimedia Foundation elections/2021/Stats also stated that "The final tally will be published after review by the Election Committee." Is there such a tally now? —— Eric LiuTalk 00:16, 13 December 2021 (UTC)
Hi there, Eric Liu, Thanks for this note. The Movement Strategy and Governance team is in the process of reviewing and updating some of the page on Meta that we touch. I will add these to the list. Best, JKoerner (WMF) (talk) 18:42, 13 December 2021 (UTC)

Sunday February 27 Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network meetingEdit

 
To dance is to fly.

The Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) is a developing forum for all Wikimedia movement affiliates to share ideas on the Wikimedia 2030 strategy process. It expands on the model of the All-Affiliates Brand Meeting to help lay some of the groundwork for a future Global Council.

We'll focus on strategic and outreach topics of mutual concern to all affiliates including Hubs+Dialogue, Movement Charter, Universal Code of Conduct+Enforcement Voting, Brand, International Women's Day+Gender Gap and WikiForHumanRights campaigns, and other ongoing activities.

This month we are meeting on Sunday February 27, and you are all invited to RSVP here.

(UTC meeting times are and ).----Pharos (talk) 03:17, 24 February 2022 (UTC)

Sunday April 3 Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network meetingEdit

 
Bots in precious metals are part of our community too.

The Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) is a developing forum for all Wikimedia movement affiliates to share ideas on the Wikimedia 2030 strategy process. It expands on the model of the All-Affiliates Brand Meeting to help lay some of the groundwork for a future Global Council.

We'll focus on strategic and outreach topics of mutual concern to all affiliates including UCoC Voting, Hubs Global Conversation held + CEE Hub update, Movement Charter + Leadership Development Working Group, Desktop Improvements, Celebrate Women in March + International Women's Day, Wikimania 2022 survey concluded + Wikimedia Hackathon 2022 May 20-22 + local events, and other ongoing activities.

This month we are meeting on Sunday April 3, and you are all invited to RSVP here.

(UTC meeting times are and , note that some areas recently experienced daylight savings time changes).--Pharos (talk) 12:44, 30 March 2022 (UTC)

WIKIMOVEEdit

The first episode of WIKIMOVE, the new podcast about the changing Wikimedia movement has now dropped! With our guests Tochi Precious and Guillaume Paumier we talk about Knowledge as a Service. Find the audio podcast and a shortened video version on our Meta page: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WIKIMOVE/Podcast Eva Martin (WMDE) (talk) 15:43, 13 April 2022 (UTC)

The 2nd episode of WIKIMOVE, the new podcast about the changing Wikimedia movement has now dropped! Our guests Erica Azzellini and Luca Piantá from Wiki Movimiento Brazil talk about “communitizing” strategy. Find the audio podcast and the video version with English and Portuguese subtitles on our Meta page: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WIKIMOVE/Podcast Eva Martin (WMDE) (talk) 14:50, 16 Mai 2022 (UTC)

The 3rd episode of WIKIMOVE has now dropped! In this new episode we talk with Kannika Thaimai and Ivana Madžarević about innovation and explore the opportunities created by the UNLOCK accelerator within our movement and beyond. Don't hesitate to react on our meta page! Eva Martin (WMDE) (talk) 14:50, 16 Mai 2022 (UTC)

Check out our new WIKIMOVE episode about content and knowledge gaps in the Wikimedia projects with Lucy Crampton-Reid, Daniel Bögre Udell and Kiril Simeonovski!Eva Martin (WMDE) (talk) 11:15, 22 September 2022 (UTC)

Check out our new WIKIMOVE episode about mutual aid and peer support in our movement with Rebecca O’Neill and Jessica Stephenson and share your reactions on our meta page!Eva Martin (WMDE) talk 11:46, 20 October 2022 (UTC)

We launched WIKIMOVE six months ago, now it’s time to evaluate! Please share your feedback and ideas for improvement with us in this survey. Thank you for helping us improve WIKIMOVE! Eva Martin (WMDE) 14:44, 31 October 2022 (UTC)

In our latest episode we receive Johnny Allegre and Natalia Szafran to discuss their ongoing hub activities in Asia and Eastern Europe and imagine what a movement of hubs could look like. Check it out on our meta page or in your favorite podcast app! Eva Martin (WMDE) 13:54, 22 2022 (UTC)

Sunday May 8 Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network meetingEdit

 
Swans are musical creatures.

The Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) is a developing forum for all Wikimedia movement affiliates to share ideas on the Wikimedia 2030 strategy process. It expands on the model of the All-Affiliates Brand Meeting to help lay some of the groundwork for a future Global Council.

We'll focus on strategic and outreach topics of mutual concern to all affiliates including 2022 Board of Trustees Call for Candidates, Movement Charter/Content preliminary narrative, Human Rights Policy Community Conversations, Wikimedia Foundation Annual Plan Feedback, IP blocking and Open Proxies discussion, Wikimedia Hackathon 2022 May 20-22 + local events, and other ongoing activities.

This month we are meeting on Sunday May 8, and you are all invited to RSVP here.

(UTC meeting times are and , note that some areas recently experienced daylight savings time changes).--Pharos (talk) 18:57, 4 May 2022 (UTC)

Sunday June 5 Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network meetingEdit

 
Swan impressions.

The Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) is a developing forum for all Wikimedia movement affiliates to share ideas on the Wikimedia 2030 strategy process. It expands on the model of the All-Affiliates Brand Meeting to help lay some of the groundwork for a future Global Council.

We'll focus on strategic and outreach topics of mutual concern to all affiliates including Movement Charter, Hubs Global Conversation this June, WMF Proposal for Movement Strategy Forum, New rounds of WMF Conference Funds including in-person events, WMF Proposal for Sound Logo Contest, WMF Elections Analysis Committee selection, wikimania:Program submissions due June 10 (scholarship and local event grants due June 3) and other ongoing activities.

This month we are meeting on Sunday June 5, and you are all invited to RSVP here.

(UTC meeting times are and ).--Pharos via MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 18:19, 1 June 2022 (UTC)

Sunday July 3 Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network meetingEdit

 
Swan celestial.

The Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) is a developing forum for all Wikimedia movement affiliates to share ideas on the Wikimedia 2030 strategy process. It expands on the model of the All-Affiliates Brand Meeting to help lay some of the groundwork for a future Global Council.

We'll focus on strategic and outreach topics of mutual concern to all affiliates including Movement Charter, Hubs Global Conversation last week, Affiliate voting period to shortlist WMF Board candidates (July 1-15), Wikimania updates, Desktop improvements, Wikimedia Enterprise first customers, Call for program submissions and updates for a global diversity of regional/linguistic Wiki-Conferences, Wikidata:Wiki Mentor Africa and other ongoing activities.

This month we are meeting on Sunday July 3, and you are all invited to RSVP here.

(UTC meeting times are and ).--Pharos via MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 12:57, 30 June 2022 (UTC)

note re itemsEdit

hi. thanks for your replies at the website for "Forum Movement Strategy". I am active here at the Meta website as well. I look forward to hearing more ideas and insights as discussions develop. thanks! Sm8900 (talk) 14:57, 5 July 2022 (UTC)

Some tips on translate syntaxEdit

  1. When making lists of items that will be added to as time passes translatable like you did with Wikimedia Foundation elections/2022/Announcement it's conventional to use one translation unit per list item not one for the entire list so translations don't have to be updated.
  2. The correct way to reference a translation variable in a translation unit is by prefixing the name with a dollar sign, not duplicating the definition. For example, Translations:Wikimedia Foundation elections/2022/Announcement/Vote for Election Compass Statements/4/ha is currently Masu Aikin Sakai a [[$elec|2022 Board of Trustees election]]ana gayyatar ku da ku zaɓi jawabai da za'a yi amfani da su a Kamfas ɗin Zaɓen. [[m:Special:MyLanguage/Wikimedia_Foundation_elections/2022/Community_Voting/Election_Compass|Kuna iya zaɓan jawaban da kuke son gani an sanya cikin Election Compass a Meta-wiki]]., whereas it should be Masu Aikin Sakai a [[$elec|2022 Board of Trustees election]]ana gayyatar ku da ku zaɓi jawabai da za'a yi amfani da su a Kamfas ɗin Zaɓen. [[$ElectionCompass|Kuna iya zaɓan jawaban da kuke son gani an sanya cikin Election Compass a Meta-wiki]].
  3. The entire point of translation variables (if you use them properly) is to not have to do things like this; if you change the content in the English page that's within a translation variable the translations will update automatically.

Also, would you mind marking your changes to Wikimedia Foundation elections/2022/Results for translation? I could do it, but I figured I should ask you since I'm not understanding what's going on there; the page was marked for translation, translated into a large number of languages, and then you made an edit that would force all of those translations to be updated -- what is the point of that dance? * Pppery * it has begun 18:36, 8 July 2022 (UTC)

Hi Pppery, Thanks for taking the time to write this explanation. I tried finding some information about the $variables yesterday, but was unsuccessful. Thanks for clearing that up for me. Best, JKoerner (WMF) (talk) 21:36, 8 July 2022 (UTC)

Heads up on a couple of my edits to the board election pagesEdit

Hi there, I just wanted to flag that I've made a couple of changes (Special:Diff/23706531, Special:Diff/23706533) to the board election pages to link to the candidates' video responses to the community questions. Please feel free to amend further or revert as needed. Thanks! wctaiwan (talk) 03:10, 23 August 2022 (UTC)

Sunday November 13 Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network meetingEdit

The Strategic Wikimedia Affiliates Network (SWAN) is a developing forum for all Wikimedia movement affiliates to share ideas on the Wikimedia 2030 strategy process. It expands on the model of the All-Affiliates Brand Meeting to help lay some of the groundwork for a future Global Council.

We'll focus on strategic and outreach topics of mutual concern to all affiliates including Wikimedia Research Fund, 2023 Ombuds commission and Case Review Committee appointments process, feedback on consultation and community session of the Movement Charter Drafting Committee, various Wikimania topics: (ideas/suggestions for Wikimania 2023, expressions of interest for Wikimania 2024 and beyond, expressions of interest to join Wikimania Steering Committee), and other ongoing activities.

This month we are meeting on Sunday November 13, and you are all invited to RSVP here.

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UTC times are different from before, and also note that some areas may have recently experienced daylight savings time changes.).--Pharos via MediaWiki message delivery (talk) 18:59, 9 November 2022 (UTC)