Goings-on/2006

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Goings-on in December 2006[edit]

Wikimedia-logo.svg 30: A new proposal for WikiCode is up, please review and comment.
Wikimedia-logo.svg   25 : Previous week (12 17-23)'s Foundation list summary : (en) English - (es) Spanish Español

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Wikimedia-logo.svg 23: Results of the steward elections have been announced.
Wikimedia-logo.svg   18 : Previous week (12 10-16)'s Foundation list summary : (en) English - (es) Spanish Español

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Wikimedia-logo.svg 17: Voting for steward elections has closed.
Wikimedia-logo.svg   12 : Previous week (12 03-09)'s Foundation list summary : (en) English - (es) Spanish Español

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Wikimedia Foundation RGB logo with text.svg   8 : Jan-Bart de Vreede, Kat Walsh and Oscar van Dillen are appointed to the Board of Trustees : (en) English  - (es) Spanish Español

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Wikimedia-logo.svg   4 : Previous week (11 26-12 02)'s Foundation list summary : (en) English - (es) Spanish Español

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Goings-on in November 2006[edit]

Wikimedia-logo.svg   28 : Previous week (11 19-25)'s Foundation list summary : (en) English - (es) Spanish Español

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Wikimedia-logo.svg   20 : Previous week (11 12-18)'s Foundation list summary : (en) English - (es) Spanish Español

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Wikimedia-logo.svg   14 : Previous week (11 05-11)'s Foundation list summary : (en) English - (es) Spanish Español

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Noto Emoji Oreo 1f4e2.svg 15: Scheduled attendance for Wikinews or Commons
Wikimedia-logo.svg   6 : Previous week (10 29-11 04)'s Foundation list summary : (en) English - (es) Spanish Español

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Wikimedia-logo.svg 5: New project proposal: Lookup directory wiki.

Goings-on in October 2006[edit]

Wikimedia-logo.svg 31: The third round of votes on the new logos for Wikibooks, Wikiversity and Wiktionary is now officially OVER.
Wikimedia-logo.svg   31 : Previous week (10 22-28)'s Foundation list summary : (en) English - (es) Spanish Español

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Wikimedia Foundation RGB logo with text.svg   28 : Florence Devouard is now the Chair of the Foundation board : (en) English  - (es) Spanish Español

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Noto Emoji Oreo 1f4e2.svg 26: A total of $5 million is available for "projects that show how online news can transform community life."
Wikimedia Foundation RGB logo with text.svg   20-22 : Report from the Wikimedia retreat in Frankfurt : (en) English  - (fr) French Français - (pl) Polish Polski - (ja) Japanese 日本語
Wikimedia-logo.svg   22 : Previous week (10 15-21)'s Foundation list summary : (en) English - (es) Spanish Español

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Noto Emoji Oreo 1f4e2.svg 15: Help to build a Copyright wishlist
Wikimedia-logo.svg 15: The third round of votes on the new logos for Wikibooks, Wikiversity and Wiktionary has been opened and will go on until 31 October. Vote for ONE logo per project NOW!

Goings-on in September 2006[edit]

Wikimedia-logo.svg 30: Requests for comments about the latest Board Election has begun.
Noto Emoji Oreo 1f4e2.svg 30: Twenty new Wikipedias have been created.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 30: The second round of votes on the new logos for Wikibooks, Wikiversity and Wiktionary has been opened and will go on until 15 October. Vote now!
Wikimedia-logo.svg 25: Taipei has been chosen as host city for Wikimania 2007.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 24: Results for the Board of Trustees election have been released; congratulations go to Erik Möller, who will complete the remainder of Angela Beesley's term.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 21: The first round of votes on new logos for Wikibooks, Wikiversity and Wiktionary has been closed. Now that we've determined which logos will go to the run-off round, you are invited to submit refined and new versions of the winning logo groups' designs!
Noto Emoji Oreo 1f4e2.svg 15: In Memoriam: September 11 wiki is locked. See announce on foundation-l.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 7: The first round of votes on new logos for Wikibooks, Wikiversity and Wiktionary have been started. Go and vote now!
Wikimedia-logo.svg 1: Voting on the board election has begun! After carefully considering the candidates, please vote from the local project where you have suffrage.

Goings-on in August 2006[edit]

Noto Emoji Oreo 1f4e2.svg 28: The curtain falls on the Chinese Wikimedia Conference 2006 in Hong Kong.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 25: Wikipedia has passed 5,000,000 articles (across all languages)
Wikimedia-logo.svg 24: Beta Wikiversity testing site goes live.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 15: English Wikiversity launched. Logo contest underway.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 10: New language combination templates are available for translators. See the discussion about them.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 6: 2nd Wikimedia Int'l Conference, Wikimania 2006 was ended. You may want to join bidding for the next year.
Bulbgraph.svg 5: New proposed wikimedia project: WikiBibliography.
Bulbgraph.svg 3: New proposed wikimedia project: SpeedWiki.

Goings-on in July 2006[edit]

Wikimedia-logo.svg 31: The vote for the logo of the Test Wiki has closed.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 31: The vote for the logo of Incubator has closed.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 25: The vote on the final name of Wikimedia Incubator has been closed, with the result of keeping the current name.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 24: Details of Election are now available. Candidates will be accepted from August 1. Help to spread out this news to your favorite projects!
Wikimedia-logo.svg 23: The 2006 Elections to the Board of Trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation will start soon, we're searching for translators.
Noto Emoji Oreo 1f4e2.svg 20: Chinese Wikimedia Conference 2006 is now accepting registration.
Bulbgraph.svg 17: New proposal: Wikichildren.
Mediawiki-logo.png 16: Single login will be implemented within a few weeks. Please update your email/password preferences across projects.
Emojione 1F5F3.svg 15: Voting is now under way for the variant of the chosen logo for Incubator.
Noto Emoji Oreo 1f4e2.svg 14: A call for pamphlets and marketing materials
Noto Emoji Oreo 1f4e2.svg 11: A discussion about Scanning old books on wikisource has started

Goings-on in June 2006[edit]

Noto Emoji Oreo 1f4e2.svg 29: Voting is now under way for the new logo for Incubator.
Noto Emoji Oreo 1f4e2.svg 26: Naming discussion for Incubator wiki launched at Wikimedia Incubator/name.
Bulbgraph.svg 17: Proposal of a medical dictionary wiki
Wikimedia-logo.svg 11: Discussion started on a new logo for Wiktionary, a new logo for Incubator, and a new logo for Wikibooks.
Noto Emoji Oreo 1f4e2.svg 10: Meta:Language select goes live!
Noto Emoji Oreo 1f4f0.svg 8: The English Wikipedia has reached 1000 featured articles (see press release).
Bulbgraph.svg 5: New proposal: Wikicitizens
Bulbgraph.svg 2: New proposal: Wikiscope, a central viewer-based coordination of Wikimedia projects.
Noto Emoji Oreo 1f4e2.svg 2: A project for testing proposed wikis, called incubator, has been started.

Goings-on in May 2006[edit]

MediaWiki-notext.svg 30: Proposal for the next wikimarkup, "Wikimark2" (discussion)
Bulbgraph.svg 26: New proposals: WikiBrain, WikiPoll
Bulbgraph.svg 18: New proposal: WikiActivism, an information source on what various social movements are, and how to support them.
Wikimedia-logo.svg 14: The Swiss chapter of the Wikimedia Foundation has been created. Details on http://www.wikimedia.ch (in German)

Goings-on in April 2006[edit]

None occured this month.

Goings-on in March 2006[edit]

Noto Emoji Oreo 1f4e2.svg 30: A proposal to close the September 11 Wiki has been made.
Noto Emoji Oreo 1f4e2.svg 24: MetaProject to Overhaul Meta initiated.
Noto Emoji Oreo 1f4e2.svg 24: Fourteen new Wikipedias have been created.
Bulbgraph.svg 18: New proposal: Wikikernel, a new project incubator for new Wikimedia project proposals.
Bulbgraph.svg 14: New proposal: One encyclopedia per child.
Bulbgraph.svg 7: New proposal page posted for Wikiepic.

Goings-on in February 2006[edit]

Noto Emoji Oreo 1f4e2.svg 26: have a look at Google Grants.
MediaWiki-notext.svg -: A first draft sorts out which features a future Multilingual MediaWiki should have.
Bulbgraph.svg 22: A new project proposal for a genealogy wiki currently at Rodovid.org
Noto Emoji Oreo 1f4e2.svg 11: at 21.00 UTC, a follow-up meeting will continue the discussions begun on February 5
Noto Emoji Oreo 1f4e2.svg 5: An Open meeting is to be undergoing Sunday February 5, 21.00 UTC If you are free to attend.
Noto Emoji Oreo 1f4f0.svg 3: Wikimedia Canada is well on its way to becoming a local chapter.
Emojione 1F5F3.svg 1: A new Wikisource logo discussion and vote has started.

Goings-on in January 2006[edit]

Noto Emoji Oreo 1f4e2.svg 20: Spam Filter Project startup. Addresses deficiences in existing SpamBlacklist extension and $wgSpamRegex
Noto Emoji Oreo 1f4e2.svg 20: Arabic Wikipedia doing an IRC meet on Friday Jan 20, 14:00 EST / 19:00 UTC. irc.freenode.net, #wikipeda and #ar.wikipedia
Noto Emoji Oreo 1f4e2.svg 13: French language Wikipedia has begun using a new namespace for references cited within articles (see fr:Aide:Espace référence).
Emojione 1F5F3.svg 10: End of the 2006 Stewards elections.
Noto Emoji Oreo 1f4e2.svg 5: German DVD/Book release - December 2005 was published on the Foundation website. Please help translate it on meta if you feel it is worth being understandable by editors of your language.
MediaWiki-notext.svg 1: A new system message : MediaWiki:Istemplate appears in the "what links here" lists of templates [1]
MediaWiki-notext.svg 1: A new system message : MediaWiki:Imagelistforuser has been created (purpose ?)