Welcome to Meta!Edit
Hello, Kizule. 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!
--Liuxinyu970226 (talk) 01:57, 29 September 2017 (UTC)
Presenting Community Engagement Insights survey report: Tuesday, October 10, 1600 UTCEdit
I am reaching out to you because you signed up to receive updates about the Global Wikimedia survey.
We will be hosting a public event online to present the data, a few examples on how teams will be using it for annual planning, and what are next steps for this project. The event will take place on Tuesday, October 10, at 9:00 am PST (1600 UTC), and the presentation will be in English. You can watch the livestream here, and ask question via IRC on #wikimedia-office.
If you are unable attend, you can also find the report on meta, and watch the recording of the event at a later time.
We hope to have you join us online! -- María Cruz 23:28, 2 October 2017 (UTC)
Would you please translate VisualEditor/Newsletter/2019/July into your favorite language for me? I'd really appreciate it. Whatamidoing (WMF) (talk) 17:30, 19 July 2019 (UTC)
Can you make a small fix on a translation?Edit
You have recently helped to translate an announcement in Serbian. Thank you for your help!
We have added a date to the text, and we need your help to review it. I should literally take you one minute to change the translation.
Sorry for this last minute request, and thank you for your help!
Trizek (WMF) (talk) 12:50, 25 September 2019 (UTC)
Story points in PhabricatorEdit
I saw you asked.
This is briefly documented on mw:Team_Practices_Group/Glossary#Story_points and was briefly discussed at mw:Phabricator/February_2016_upgrade#What_will_our_norms_be_around_Story_Points_on_all_tasks?. It usually matters only for the individual team, see for instance mw:VisualEditor/Backlog_design#Story_points.
If you need to know more, it's probably best to ask on the specific team page's talk. Nemo 07:49, 13 November 2019 (UTC)
I think that you need to take some time to educate yourself about the value of blocking IPs, and IP ranges, etc. prior to reacting like you did in SRG to an LTA. In the end you are making yourself a target of an LTA (feeding the troll) rather than providing useful solutions to the community. A noisy LTA is so very "so what?", our management should not be excessive to the nuisance value. — billinghurst sDrewth 10:20, 8 February 2020 (UTC)
Wikimedia CEE Online Meeting 2020 registrationEdit
Thank you for your interest in attending the Wikimedia CEE Online Meeting 2020. Now that you have signed up by adding your username to the list of interested participants, please note that it is required to confirm your registration and get your ticket for free on the Eventbrite page. This is important because it would ease communication with participants in a safe way.
Best regards. --Kiril Simeonovski (talk) 17:59, 24 September 2020 (UTC)
- @Kiril Simeonovski: Hello, how I can confirm my registration? I took the ticket on eventbrite.com before few minutes. :) Best regards, Kizule (talk) 18:21, 24 September 2020 (UTC).
Translation administrator grantedEdit
Hello! I have closed your request to become a translation administrator as successful. Best regards, —MarcoAurelio (talk) 21:38, 9 October 2020 (UTC)
- @MarcoAurelio: Thank you! Kizule (talk) 23:12, 9 October 2020 (UTC)
The 2021 Community Wishlist Survey is now open! This survey is the process where communities decide what the Community Tech team should work on over the next year. We encourage everyone to submit proposals until the deadline on 30 November, or comment on other proposals to help make them better. The communities will vote on the proposals between 8 December and 21 December.
The Community Tech team is focused on tools for experienced Wikimedia editors. You can write proposals in any language, and we will translate them for you. Thank you, and we look forward to seeing your proposals!
18:26, 20 November 2020 (UTC)
We invite all registered users to vote on the 2021 Community Wishlist Survey. You can vote from now until 21 December for as many different wishes as you want.
In the Survey, wishes for new and improved tools for experienced editors are collected. After the voting, we will do our best to grant your wishes. We will start with the most popular ones.
We, the Community Tech, are one of the Wikimedia Foundation teams. We create and improve editing and wiki moderation tools. What we work on is decided based on results of the Community Wishlist Survey. Once a year, you can submit wishes. After two weeks, you can vote on the ones that you're most interested in. Next, we choose wishes from the survey to work on. Some of the wishes may be granted by volunteer developers or other teams.
We are waiting for your votes. Thank you!
16:08, 11 December 2020 (UTC)
About marking a page for translationEdit
Hello Kizule, You have massively marked pages for translation. I would like to thank you for that because the backlog was huge! However you don’t seem to have checked additions before marking them for translation. As translation admins, we should ensure text complies with internationalization guidelines so pages are easily translatable. Regards, Pols12 (talk) 15:07, 31 March 2021 (UTC)
The second anniversary of Wikispore Day, observed on July 28, 2020, marks twenty-four months from the conceptual sprouting of the Wikispore idea from the Strategy Wiknic in NYC, which was held on July 14, 2019.
You are invited to participate in a virtual unconference for this year!
Wednesday July 28:
- Main Unconference (more details at wikispore:Wikispore Day)
- Social Hour
Since Wikispore is probably the only Wikimedia project to be born at a picnic, you are encouraged to participate from a socially-distanced green space outdooors if possible.
- Register on Eventbrite
- Google Meet link: https://meet.google.com/vsg-mxiw-hij --Pharos (talk) 18:40, 26 July 2021 (UTC)
Wikisporadic Newsletter: August 2021Edit
Wikisporadic, an Occasional Newsletter for our Germinating Community.
- The Wikipore Day Unconference was held in July, with about 20 participants - see etherpad. A suggested path forward is the "movement tactic" of regular collaborations, like a Spore of the Month or a Feature of the Fortnight.
- Some newer proposed projects at Wikispore: STARDIT (using mw:Extension:Cargo), Works Spore, WikiCite. (Comment on their talk pages!)
- On Saturday August 14, there will be a Wikimania lightning talk on Wikispore and Innovating Free Knowledge at , followed a few minutes later by an unconference group session for Wikimedians Innovating New Genres.
(You can subscribe/unsubscribe from future notifications for the Wikisporadic Newsletter by adding or removing your name from this list.)
Feedback on any of these items is welcomed at your friendly Wikispore Greenhouse!
--Pharos 19:48, 11 August 2021 (UTC)
Hello Kizule, based on the indefinite block placed on you by English Wikipedia, I decided to remove your GIPBE flag, because having a global block exemption is not compatible with being (indefinitely) blocked on an well-estabilished wiki. Thank you for your understanding, Martin Urbanec (talk) 20:27, 18 June 2022 (UTC)
Wikisporadic Newsletter: September 2022Edit
Wikisporadic, an Occasional Newsletter for our Germinating Community.
- Oral knowledge We held a session on oral knowledge and Wikispore as part of Options Space at Wikimedia Summit 2022 in Berlin, looking at options with several African affiliates to link out to cultural topics from Wikipedia(s). Some African communities are already doing oral knowledge documentation like the Nigerian community working on oral history as well as the growing Mozambican community working on oral history documentation in Makhuwa language. This is a way to provide more sources as well as digitize some oral parts of their history.
- Wikidata integration There is a plan to install the new UnlinkedWikibase extension, advancing the vision of Wikisprout and full Wikidata integration such as use in infoboxes.
- Movement strategy Using the Cargo and related extensions on Wikispore, work is underway to create a demo of Movement Strategy activities, adapting Baserow data from Wikimedia Summit.
- Halloween event As a Wikidata 10th Birthday event, there is hope to collaborate at the end of October with Wiki Cemeteries User Group on Grave Spore (see discussion), for maps and in-depth coverage of individual graves.
Participate: Comment on stories and ideas in this Newsletter, Join Wikispore on Telegram, Join Wikispore mailing list
Personal Invitation to the Open Innovation Café of Wikimedia DeutschlandEdit
This year we are setting out on a journey to build a new format for the Wikimedia Movement, a safe space that will foster innovation and allow members of our community to experiment with and build new ideas for Free Knowledge. This is why we would like to extend a personal invitation to you to join our Open Innovation Café where we want to tell you all about what we are planning and how we would love you to be involved!
We are reaching out to people, affiliate representatives and Wikimedia community members who specifically indicated in some capacity that they are either working on or interested in innovation in the Wikimedia Movement and/or recommendation no. 9 “Innovate in Free Knowledge” of the Movement Strategy 2030. We will be a diverse, international group. The Café will be done in English and will be hosted by us. There is no preparation required, simply drop in as you are.
When and where will the Open Innovation Café take place? We will be running two identical open cafés, so choose the slot and time zone that suits you best:
- Open Innovation Café 1 on Tuesday, March 7th, 10:00-10:30 am CET: Access the Zoom call through this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86860546924?pwd=UWhGeHVSM1B1NzRybWJtQnEyN3NHdz09 Meeting ID: 868 6054 6924 Passcode: 752756 Add event to your calendar
- Open Innovation Café 2 on Wednesday, March 15th, 6:00-6:30pm CET: Access the Zoom call through this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86403799400?pwd=R3JLVlpENTlKNHFqQnVJRUpBV3J3QT09 Meeting ID: 864 0379 9400 Passcode: 859211 Add event to your calendar
We look forward to seeing you at the Open Innovation Café and diving deeper into this exciting, pan-Movement endeavor!
--Kannika Thaimai (WMDE) (talk) and Lucia Obst (WMDE) (talk) 15:05, 2 March 2023 (CET). Feel free to reach out to us at email@example.com
- Dear @Kizule:, We saw that you were not able to make it to our Open Innovation Café, but we have set up a page on Meta-Wiki documenting our Re-Imagining UNLOCK journey. So be sure to have a look at what we are planning and join any future discussions! In short: We are setting up a new innovation format for the WIkimedia Movement, but we cannot do this on our own!
- How can you get involved? We have created a quick 4-question survey (anonymous) that will help us in better understanding the needs and challenges of our Movement in innovating in Free Knowledge. This will form the basis of any new innovation format to take shape in the future. It would be wonderful if you could give us a few minutes of your time as we are grateful for any response.
- Many thanks for being a part of this journey. We are also happy to keep you in the loop of any future developments, outcomes of the survey and the next Open Café! Best wishes,--Lucia Obst (WMDE) (talk) 12:44, 16 March 2023 (UTC)