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January 2024 education newsletter released for translation. Please help our readers to read education newsletter in their native language. The latest education newsletter is ready for translation: here Newsletter headlines link for translation: here (please translate by February 08, 2024) Individual articles for translation: Category:Education/Newsletter/January 2024. Regards, ZI Jony (Talk) 05:18, 6 February 2024 (UTC)

Edition Eneyin (talk) 04:46, 9 February 2024 (UTC)

First issue of volume 13. Regards, ZI Jony (Talk) 05:49, 9 February 2024 (UTC)

Announcing the results of the UCoC Coordinating Committee Charter ratification vote

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Dear all,

Thank you everyone for following the progress of the Universal Code of Conduct. I am writing to you today to announce the outcome of the ratification vote on the Universal Code of Conduct Coordinating Committee Charter. 1746 contributors voted in this ratification vote with 1249 voters supporting the Charter and 420 voters not. The ratification vote process allowed for voters to provide comments about the Charter.

A report of voting statistics and a summary of voter comments will be published on Meta-wiki in the coming weeks.

Please look forward to hearing about the next steps soon.

On behalf of the UCoC Project team,

RamzyM (WMF) 18:23, 12 February 2024 (UTC)

Revise WikiFlix page

I am writing to request support in commandeering the WikiFlix page to convert it from a proposal for one thing into documentation for another thing that actually exists.

Can I have comments on the talk page? Suggestions for how to rearrange content would be helpful. Bluerasberry (talk) 01:55, 16 February 2024 (UTC)

user-space on meta

What am I allowed to use my user-space for here?

as in "meta:user:irtapil/…" pages.

When I try to create a user-space page here I get a link to info about what belongs here in the public main-space, but it's not clear how much (if any) of that applies to my user-space?

For most wikis the user-space is for research notes and drafts related to work on that wiki, but meta seems to be about the connections between wikis? So can I use my user space here for notes and drafts that relate to multiple other wikis?

Irtapil (talk) 23:10, 18 February 2024 (UTC)

There is no equivalent to w:en:WP:USERPAGE here. At Help:User page, we just redirect you to mw:Help:User page. The reality is that the content on Meta is a lot of copy/pasted data dumps and all kinds of nonsense that is usually at least tangentially related to something, so as long as what you put in your userspace isn't against the terms of service or breaks the laws of Florida, you'll be fine. —Justin (koavf)TCM 23:31, 18 February 2024 (UTC)
Please don't duplicate discussions, already replied to you at Meta_talk:Inclusion policy#user space. Also a note, what certainly doesn't belong here is anything trying to argue about or circumvent your local project blocks. — xaosflux Talk 23:55, 18 February 2024 (UTC)

Thank you

I just wanted to say thank you for the software improvements in recent months and years. I don't know who's doing this, so I'm leaving a message here. The reply tools, subscribing to threads, and the pop-up boxes linking to an archived discussion have been very helpful and make editing much more convenient. Kk.urban (talk) 18:19, 20 February 2024 (UTC)

It is developed by Wikimedia Foundation Editing team. More information on Talk pages project page. cc @Trizek (WMF): SCP-2000 03:03, 21 February 2024 (UTC)
@Kk.urban, thank you very much! I will share your appreciation with the team. It was a huge effort, we explain it on Diff.
@SCP-2000, thank you for the ping!
Trizek_(WMF) (talk) 13:56, 21 February 2024 (UTC)

Hi all! As part of our work towards improving the Wikimedia Foundation’s presence on Meta-Wiki, we plan to update the Wikimedia Foundation page soon. In addition to updating content, this includes using the new templates and designs developed for this project.

The page in its current state is quite outdated, having not been meaningfully updated in over a decade. As an example, the “History” section seems to only have one update since 2009 (mentioning the current office location) and the “Some project history” section has not had a new item since 2013.

Our intent is to improve on the current functionality of the page, adding new content and updating or removing outdated information. This includes contact info, an organizational chart, and links to resources. Though we have ideas for how the new page will look, we have an ask for you. What Information or links we should include on the new Wikimedia Foundation ”front door” on Meta-Wiki?

Best regards, RAdimer-WMF (talk) 19:08, 14 February 2024 (UTC)

I think someone landing on that page would want to know basic who/what/where/when/why/how info (address, date founded, key personnel, etc.) and have a link to or an overview of how money is spent. Maybe some kind of brief overview of core values and mission statement kind of language as well. —Justin (koavf)TCM 20:17, 14 February 2024 (UTC)
Hi koavf, thanks for your input! Most of that info (key people, money spent/reports, goals/plans, values, etc.) is now available from the new page :-) RAdimer-WMF (talk) 20:27, 6 March 2024 (UTC)
Looking slick. Very readable. Great work. —Justin (koavf)TCM 21:01, 6 March 2024 (UTC)
We've now updated the page significantly, and we're interested in your feedback on the new content! RAdimer-WMF (talk) 20:27, 6 March 2024 (UTC)