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Félicitations au goût de citron[edit]

Je viens de lire l'annonce de Loo sur w:fr Bravo, je crois que ton accession au Board est très méritée et très encourageante pour le projet dans son ensemble. De mon côté, je ne suis nettement déçu :-) J'espérais te voir à la tête de l'association FR, qui a besoin de beaucoup d'énergie et d'ambition. Ce sera donc finalement, à Dieu ne plaise, une affaire de T-shirts, de tracts, d'images en Fair Use, de sandwichs jambons/bière dans les rassemblements linuxiens, et autres grandes visions. Fasse le futur que je me trompe, pardon pour cette acidité un peu désolée et, à nouveau, et vraiment, chère anthère, bravo ! villy 20:52, 13 Jun 2004 (UTC)

je le sentais bien que tu me dirais quelque chose dans ce goût le sentais. Faudrait il que l association francophone soit constituée d un comité de pilotage permanent, avec 3-4 membres du bureau pour tout organiser ? Par exemple, 3-4 personnes habilitées à représenter l assoc legalement, a passer des contrats... mais 11 au total pour discuter et prendre des decisions... avec poids de voix égal. Dans ce cas, il est possible de faire partie du comité de prise de décision, et donc de l'influencer dans sa direction, tout en évitant la plus grande partie du boulot. Non ? Direction à étudier. Anthere 21:52, 13 Jun 2004 (UTC) (PS : dans les circonstances actuelles, je pense que tu estimeras un bureau de 3 personnes prenant toutes les décisions ... comme inapproprié... non ?)
comme c'est aujourd'hui lundi, que mon état habituel le lundi est caractérisé par un stress recouvert d'une épaisse pellicule d'hébétude ensommeillée, je crois que je ne saisis pas bien le sens de ta réponse :p Heureusement je pars en vacances dans 19 jours ; il me faudra bien l'été pour me reconstituer, attendu que je ne suis plus qu'une ombre d'ectoplasme épuisé en cette fin d'année. villy 09:50, 14 Jun 2004 (UTC)

Félicitataons, Ant ! Je me réjouis de ton élection. Nous allons continuer ensemble une oeuvre collective dans un esprit coopératif et multilingue. Arno Lagrange  21:46, 13 Jun 2004 (UTC)

Merci Arno :-) ant

Félicitations, Anthere! I'm sorry my knowledge of French isn't good enough to write much more than the first word in French, but I do want to congratulate you heartily on your election as a Trustee. I'm so glad you've won, Anthere. I know that you've got the best interests of Wikipedia at heart, and having you on board is a tremendous asset. {{{HUGS}}} David Cannon 23:03, 13 Jun 2004 (UTC)

I'll try to do my best :-) But I mostly hope it will be first a group success :-) Anthere


Congratulations! My faith has been proven correct ;-) -- B


Congratulations on your selection to the Wikimedia Board of Trustees. I hope you enjoy your new position! Ronline 10:55, 16 Jun 2004 (UTC) (from the Romanian Wikipedia)

I also hope that we will do good job so that you stay happy as well :-) Thanks Anthere

Félicitations! Congratulations! ¡Muchas felicidades! JB82 17:04, 24 Jun 2004 (UTC)


Congratulations from me as well. I write here as I know you a bit from Community Wiki and I feel the best here on this page - Wikipedia is big and a bit harsh when not knowing the way people go here. I do not, I know a buch of small wiki. There are so many people here. I know. Can you Anthere or anybody tell me if there have been experiments on doing multilingual textwork on one page as it is the intention on CommunityWiki:MultilingualExperiment in Wikipedia yet? Is there something like the backgound colors for different languages here? If so, where please, and if not, why not? Sorry for taking the direct way (the TRex is so big and I'm a bit afraid of it. I pretend to be bold when afraid sometimes ;)) MattisManzel 15:13, 16 Jun 2004 (UTC)

Hello Mattis. No, not really. I believe it to be a growing problem on meta, which is the only multilingual wikimedia website really. the closest you may find, is available in Meta:Babel; otherwise, I often use myself mediawiki links, which allow to access pages in different languages. But it is not a good solution at all.
It is a very important point, and I would be very happy that we collaborate together to find other directions to support more languages.
Two users are VERY interested in that topic; I highly suggest that you contact them, and perhaps explain/show them how multilingualism on CommunityWiki is experimented. These are User:Sj and User:ArnoLagrange. That might stir up ideas.
Meta itself is not very big :-) And the good thing is that there are only nice people here :-) Thanks for coming around :-) Anthere 04:33, 17 Jun 2004 (UTC)
Yes some of these ideas (like background colors for diff langs) sounds just lovely. We could certainly do that -- have some kind of explicit note regarding the base language of a page (with the current grey for all languages at once). +sj+ 07:30, 24 Jun 2004 (UTC)
Multilingual communication. I repeated some things there I said here, forgot actually that it had been Meta I wrote and was anwered to. Too many ideas, too many wiki, too many homepages I'm cooking with. Hope you don't mind. Hi +sj+. I'll copy ypour answer to this page to continue the discussion there. thx MattisManzel 17:06, 9 Aug 2004 (UTC)

Hi ant. I created a Category:Wikimedia Foundation. I've only been putting the more official things in it, not the old discussions on what a board should be etc. Thanks for your work on the fees stuff. As I said I was going to do on IRC, I have moved some from there to Membership FAQ. Hope it looks ok to you. Angela 18:29, 17 Jun 2004 (UTC)


First of all, congratulations on your election to the Board, and I'm sorry I wasn't around at the end of the election to congratulate you earlier. Anyway, I'm back now, you asked me to get in touch with you, and since this is Foundation-related, I'm contacting you here as requested on your user page.

By "fees", I assume you mean the issue of membership "dues" (I believe that's the term used in the bylaws). What kind of help would you like on this? During the election campaign, I answered a question from Anthony DiPierro on the subject at en:User:Michael Snow/Candidate statement and discussion#Dues, which I don't know if you've seen. I don't think it's too radically different from the ideas that were discussed on the mailing list. If you like, we can use that as a starting point to brainstorm about this. But I don't know if that addresses the issues you're interested in. Let me know what you want to discuss. --Michael Snow 22:28, 22 Jun 2004 (UTC)

Core departments[edit]

How glad I am to hear that you were just discussing the same thing... I agree that having/officially deputizing a finance officer would be wise. Morning sun, +sj+ 10:08, 24 Jun 2004 (UTC)


...pour pouvoir se reproduire. That's what we must not forget to do, always.

Don't feel that your hands are tied. The most important thing -- more important than naming any single finance officer -- is to develop a finance department that thinks and writes about our needs, our processes, our channels for communicating with members, outsiders, and other active departments. We will need many more than one person thinking about these things in the near future. +sj+ 21:41, 24 Jun 2004 (UTC)

Request for Steward Action[edit]

Hi Anthere, would you be kind enough to look at my request at Requests_for_permissions#Johnleemk? Thanks, Cecropia 15:36, 27 Jun 2004 (UTC)


Please check your email and confirm that you have got the message I sent you. Thanks, Morwen.

Yes, thanks. I got it. I just talked to Angela. Must fly to work now. Will keep update later in the day :-)

our responsability to the health of our fellow Wikipedia-friends[edit]

Hi Anthere,

I already had a chat about this problem with Jimbo, but I would also like to know your opinion about what we can do about our responsability to the health of our fellow Wikipedia-friends

See you :-) Fantasy 16:35, 30 Jun 2004 (UTC)


Ant, in case various committees are established during my absence, please note I'm candidate for :

  • Financial committee, due to my economic specialization
  • Legal committee, you know why
  • International relationship, to take the UNESCO project into account.

Cheers. villy 19:25, 1 Jul 2004 (UTC)

j'ignorais pour ta specialisation eco. C'est noté.
pour le commité légal, je tend à penser que je t'y ai déjà nominé. Je me réjouis de ta confirmation :-)
le troisième relève du commité qui se concentrera sur les subventions et autres, plus que des relations internationales. Ton implication est notée :-) Anthere

• Merci[edit]

Merci beaucoup pour ma sysoppage! ;-) BCorr|Брайен 21:11, 1 Jul 2004 (UTC)

Request for adminship on Serbian Wikipedia[edit]

This is copied from the page Requests for permissions

*I request for adminship of Serbian Wikipedia because doesn't have any admin. Link to the right version of my talk page on My username on sr: is my name in Cyrillic alphabet Милош. At other Wikipedias, my username is 'millosh'. My email is --Millosh 04:37, 3 Jul 2004 (UTC)

This is the good solution for your quesiton on my talk page Millosh. Someone will quickly turn you sysop. I can't do it myself unfortunately, because my computer does not handle your caracters at all :-(; Thanks. Anthere 04:36, 5 Jul 2004 (UTC)

This an official complaint.[edit]

Chère Florence Nibart-Devouard,

apparemment on peut vous écrire en français.

Toutefois voici le texte anglais envoyé aux autres administrateurs :

This an official complaint.

At first glance, the Wiki concept looked very sympathetic. However, the reality, in French Wikipedia, is far from nice, owing to the mobbing mores in power, there. I would have preferred to have this matter treated with the administrators or fr.wikipedia; Infortunatelly, I have not found any mean to join any of them.

I wish to have my contributions quickly eradicated from, owing to the mobbing mores of this pack. Threats, insults, insinuations, campain of calumnies... They have used so with me, they will do it again against anybody who is not completely at their taste, who is not completely submissive.

I demand to have my paper fr:Produit extérieur, and its images destroyed from the site. Though they pretend a quite another story, it is a matter of morality : I deeply regret to have contributed in anything to such violent, insulting, and rogue pack. By the way, a human audit should not be unnecessary... Otherwise the same causes will produce the same effects, again.

Very regretfully,

Jacques Lavau 19:47, 6 Jul 2004 (UTC)

Goings on[edit]

Why did you remove that from the news page? I spent a few hours to get that working correctly. --mav 02:41, 7 Jul 2004 (UTC)

Suite à ma proposition lors de la rencontre avec Jimbo[edit]

Bonjour Anthere. Ravi d'avoir fait ta connaissance dimanche dernier. Comme je l'ai dit à cette occasion, je suis en contact avec une association qui recueille des ordinateurs usagers, les réhabilite et les distribue dans des écoles dans le Tiers-Monde. Je leur ai parlé de Wikipedia, en leur laissant entendre que ça pourrait être bien de distribuer en plus un CD-ROM de Wikipedia. Le Président de l'assoce s'est déclaré très intéressé, mais il ne connaît pas encore très bien Wikipedia. L'Association francophone pourrait peut-être les contacter.

Voici le lien de l'association :

Mon contact est Louis Clerc (Président) :

Tu peux les contacter de ma part en précisant mon vrai nom (AllyGator, ça ne lui dira rien).

Peux-tu me tenir au courant sur ma page de discussion ? (



Wikimedia Subscription Donations[edit]

Per email partially reproduced below:

>I note on that you encourage >recurring donations. I've searched about but found no mention of where >to set up a subscription donation, such as through Paypal. > >I donate through a Paypal subscription to the FreeNetProject on a >monthly basis and would like to set up the same for WikiMedia.

Paypal *says* they have a tool by which a payee may solicit donation amounts. If we could get this on the donation page, I'm sure we'd get a few $5/$10/$20 per-month subscribers, and that would be golden.

What can I do to help? Alan 07 Jul 2004

What we use the money for[edit]

Salut Ant, je viens de traduire la page What we use the money for (Utilisation des fonds) pour la banderolle de levée de fonds. Je pensais aussi faire une version en français de la page en réutilisant une partie de la pageédia:Dons mais je vois que cette page n'est pas en wikisyntaxe. Tu as une idée de ce qu'il vaut mieux faire ?

OK, je viens de voir la page Wikimedia Fundraising page; si tu peux jeter un coup d'oeil sur Wikimedia levée de fonds (c'est une première version mais quasi complète).

-- Looxix

okay, merci :-) Si c'est possible on discute de ça ce soir sur irc. Tim essayera de nous mettre en place un site multilingue. ant


New website?[edit]

I see that you now have shell access. Well, congratulations :-)

Thanks. I can edit the sidebar on now if there's anything you want changed.

I am sure the solution you found for the foundation website is the best for most people.

What solution? The last thing said in #wikimedia was [13:50] <elian_> bye Anther :-).

As for myself, two of the main reasons I joined Wikipedia and throw so much energy in it, was that I was empowered to do things without having to ask people all the time to help me, and second, that I did not need to learn a complicated language. Funny thing is that these are two reasons we claim Wikipedia is great.

Right, but that means not having the site in HTML. What do you want to do about the main page which is currently HTML. As I said before... [13:43] <Angela> I think at the minimum, the main page should look like a real page, not a wiki. Do you agree with this? Or do you want just a wiki page to be the main page?

So, what do I do now ?

Well, you could think about the following for a start:
  1. Who can edit the official pages?
  2. Who can edit the non-English pages?
  3. Are non-English pages going to be marked unofficial?
  4. Should the main page look nice?
  5. Is that a really leading question?
  6. Should the main page be a wiki page?
  7. Should that wiki page be on meta?
  8. Is there any point to a separate wiki?
  9. Is there any point to life?
  10. Should it all be in HTML?
  11. Should the sidebar be translated?
  12. Should the sidebar be scrapped altogether?
  13. Do you want those damn templates all over the place?
  14. Should we appoint official translators?
  15. Do you want just a few official things in HTML, like the budget?
  16. Do you want nothing in HTML?
  17. Do you want to change your mind and have everything in HTML?
  18. Shall we not have any wiki and send people the information by post instead?
  19. If it's on meta, which pages should be protected?
  20. Did I make up a few questions just to make it a nice round 20?

Angela 16:00, 17 Jul 2004 (UTC)

ROFL. I love you Angel. Okay, I will focus on the content. Make a nice set of subpages HERE. It would be nice that we have a space name actually. Once the content exists, we can always decide who can edit it :-) jk. Seriously, we are making nodes with nothings. I have only 3 weeks left, I will start content in french and english tomorrow, then we'll see. I can't wait 2 months till we agree on the place where it will be hosted :-) ant


Hallo Anthere,
mich überrascht Deine Nachricht ein wenig. In der deutschen Wikipedia haben wir uns auf ein mehrstufiges System eines potentiellen Entzugs der Admin-Rechte verständigt. Im aktuellen Streitfall zwischen Elian und mir befanden wir uns noch auf der untersten Eskalationsstufe, dem Versuch auf direktem Weg eine Verständigung zu finden. Bei Ulrich Fuchs gibt es zwar Anträge auf Entzug der Adminrechte. Aber auch dafür zeichnet sich keine Mehrheit ab. Insofern ist Dein Vorgehen nicht nachvollziehbar. Eine Aufforderung durch drei Personen kann man schwerlich eine Entscheidung der Gemeinschaft nennen.
Daher möchte ich darauf drängen, den vorläufigen Entzug der Admin-Rechte in allen drei Fällen sofort wieder rückgängig zu machen. -- de:Benutzer:Triebtäter

ton information me surprend peu. * dans le allemand Wikipedia nous nous sur un à plusieurs niveaux système un potentiel suspension le Admin-Rechte mettre d'accord. Nous nous sommes encore trouvés dans le différend actuel entre Elian et moi à l'étape d'escalade la plus basse trouver la tentative par la voie directe une information . Avec des Ulrich renard, il y a certes des demandes de suspension des Adminrecht. C'est pourquoi je voudrais insister pour rendre la suspension provisoire des Admin-Rechte dans tous les trois cas immédiatement encore rétrograde . -- de:Benutzer:Triebtae ter

La suspension est temporaire de toutes façon Trieb. Un bureaucrate allemand vous redonnera probablement le statut de sysop dès que vous aurez discuté un peu. Passe une bonne nuit et tout ira bien. Anthere 19:57, 24 Jul 2004 (UTC)

Vielen Dank für Deine Antwort. In der Zwischenzeit habe ich bereits erfahren, dass die Sperrung nur einen Tag dauert. Wir versuchen gerade in der deutschen Wikipedia eine Lösung des Problems zu finden. Bonne nuit, de:Benutzer:Triebtäter

Merci beaucoup pour ta réponse. J'ai appris entre-temps déjà que le blocage ne dure qu'un jour. * nous essayer droit dans le allemand Wikipedia un résoudre problème trouver. Bonne nuit, plus de:Benutzer:Triebtaeter

Homesteading the Noosphere[edit]

Hi Anthere, since you are moderator of the 'reward for developers' debate, trying to find compromise, I have a suggestion: Have you read this article? Homesteading the Noosphere it is part of a series of essays by Eric Steven Raymond, published together as "The Cathedral and the Bazaar", which achieved canonical status in the open source/hacker movement. If you don't know it, ask Jimbo, he must have read it at least twice :) This essay deals specifically with cultural values within the hacker community and discusses the merits of a 'gift culture'. The author (who is an icon himself partly due to this publication) focusses on a sociological/anthopological perspective. It may not provide a ready made answer to the discussion at hand, but is fun reading and full of insights. Cheers, Erik Zachte 18:38, Jul 28, 2004 (UTC)

Seconded. An active gift culture is excellent, even better than a no-gift culture, and far superior to a bounty culture... +sj+


Is there any reason Contribs temporaires, Contribs temporaires2 and Contribs temporaires3 should not be deleted? Angela 23:02, 29 Jul 2004 (UTC)

hmmm, no, I think we can delete them now. It was to keep track of some copyvio. But we fixed that I think. Anthere

WMF website[edit]

Do you know when it will be available to edit? --Daniel Mayer 00:58, 30 Jul 2004 (UTC)

not really :-( Brion said no changes were made and it was fully editable. So, I guess no changes were made with regards to html issues. Hence, I dare not do anything on it. I think I will only put the membership pages on it before leaving. Incidently, I hoped to send the developer poll today on the mailing lists, and finally had not the time to do so. It will probably have to wait saturday. It means that I will only have time to look at all answers after the 25th of august, and set changes to developer pages at that point. Meanwhile, any temporary solution you will think of is good. I would like though, that Tim is also listed with his paypal link along with Brion. ant

I have a bit played with the Mediawikis to adapt the menus (see my user page there to see what I've done) but there is several problems:

  1. the random page is not needed but can't be disabled
  2. there is not enough entry in the menu
  3. if we want scrolldown menus we will need a completely new skin

I suppose that we can move some of the WMF/XXX pages on meta; I haven't done it, I wait your "green light"

Point 1 and 2 seems very easy to solve:

  1. make all or almost all the current entries condiationnal (already the case for "community portal")
  2. create new entries in the template (I think to use unnamed entries like "menu1", "menu2', ...); this can be usefull on others wikis also.
  3. I can easily do this but I don't know if I need approval of the main devs to do this (currently Tim, Brion or gwicke are not there); I'm doing the needed changes at home while waiting.

-- Looxix

Thank you very much Looxix for all this. I will look better this evening. I doubt I will have the opportunity at lunch. I "broke" my chatzilla, and spent my whole evening trying to fix things. At least, my emailer and newsgroups are working again. Later :-) Anthere 06:42, 2 Aug 2004 (UTC)

If you can find a way to remove the random page, then great. However, we need the recent changes. I changed the menu for now; I could not find how to convince membership to go up, to be replaced by contact us. Wellll. Anthere

OK, I've removed the "random page" and replace it by "Contact us". I'm not sure what you want with "Membership". -- Looxix 23:43, 4 Aug 2004 (UTC)
That sounds just perfect :-) Anthere


Hi Anthere,

you asked about the spreadshirt page:

"Regarding (, may I know who is the seller of these, and who is making the benefits over the sale of these items ? Anthere 21:59, 5 Aug 2004 (UTC)"

The German Wikimedia "Verein" was discussing ways to raise money, and people were interested in T-Shirs and cups and the like. We discussed whether to have them printed ourselves and handle the mailing (a large amount of work and risk) and then we decided to try using one of the German "do-it-yourself" sites. For each item purchased on the site, 1 € goes to the German Wikimedia foundation. Not a lot of money, but a start. So I tried it out, and it actually worked.

Greetings, WiseWoman 22:28, 14 Aug 2004 (UTC)

Hallo WW, you are also kellerkind, ja? Lovely cake you made for Jimbo. Thanks from en:. (-: +sj+ 23:54, 14 Aug 2004 (UTC)
No, I am not also Kellerkind - I try and be a Wise Woman everywhere... WiseWoman 21:13, 16 Aug 2004 (UTC)


Thanks for noticing :). Congrats on being part of the Board of Trustees, I would consider that a huge honor (I assume you were voted on?)! What do you do as part of the board? Is it exciting, stressful, time consuming? I've been mia for the past few months, as I was back in class and didn't really have the time or patience to work on the wiki. It feels strange to be back, and we'll see if I stick around for a while. I'll be starting classes again soon, so I somehow doubt it... { MB | マイカル } 21:56, 3 Aug 2004 (UTC)


Hello Anthere, could I ( get a Admin-Account at the Czech Wiktionary ( ? Since there aren't anyone, nobody can't remove my mistakes.

thank you

Regards dominik -- 09:08, 14 Aug 2004 (UTC)

Hi ant. I've carried out this request since you're away. Angela 13:00, 14 Aug 2004 (UTC)

Controversial Article: Prem Rawat[edit]

Hi Anthere,

I'd like to ask for your help in a matter that has been causing some frustration.

Over the past few months, members and ex-members have been attempting to write an article about Prem Rawat aka Guru Maharaj Ji.

This group is recognized by scholars, cult psychologists, and the general media as a cult, in the same category with Scientology and Unification Church. see

Ed Poor and user Zappaz have been heavily involved in editing the article, and IMO, are extremely biazed toward the cult's POV. As you probably are aware, Poor is a practicing member of the Unification Church and Zappaz's edits speak for themselves.

Their involvement continues to frustrate ex-members who have sincerely attempted to make the article accurate.

Could you PLEASE get some people involved that don't have a pro-cult bias? Unless of course, Wikipedia is NOT a mainstream venture and is out to promote cults to the gullible and vulnerable.

I appreciate your efforts to provide an alternative source of information to the general public. I think if you take a look at the article and discussions you will see what I'm talking about.

Thanks, 14:53, 18 Aug 2004 (UTC)

Anon above: Your accussations are too cute. You have there five excellent and experienced editors doing a great job. And no one is stopping you to contribute as well. You must be Jim Heller, who said of WP's NPOV policy to be a travesty and a waste of time. Do everyone a favor and stop your smear campaings-- 06:02, 17 Sep 2004 (UTC)

-- 06:02, 17 Sep 2004 (UTC)

Franco-phobic vandalism from Marcus2[edit]

I reported on wikipedia about WTO datas for world tourism rankings, those data was also published on "Capital" n°155 magazine in France and in TV (France2), the ranking reported France first world tourist destination with 77millions tourist a year (FOREIGNER), I'll make links on "economy section" to USA, GB, France, Spain and Italy (impossible: italy is blocked) with no problem (it's an official World Tourism Organization stat!) but a boy with nick Marcus2 reverted my edits on france denying the facts (and so the WTO official datas...) claiming that there's no evidence about that... What I can do? He menace me to block my user... Surcouf 21:22 CET 01/09/2004

I will answer on en. Anthere

liste rouge[edit]

La w:fr:liste rouge des espèces menacées contient une phrase à peu près incompréhensible, je ne sais pas trop comment la remettre d'aplomb. (Jean-Jacques MILAN) 23:55, 11 Sep 2004 (UTC)

Je préfère nettement la nouvelle version ! Tous les jours j'ouvre comme ça quelques pages au hasard, histoire de faire la chasse aux incongruités de toutes sortes, le safari est souvent fructueux !

Suite à ma proposition lors de la rencontre avec Jimbo[edit]

Contact avec une association qui recueille des ordinateurs usagers, les réhabilite et les distribue dans des écoles dans le Tiers-Monde. Je leur ai parlé de Wikipedia, en leur laissant entendre que ça pourrait être bien de distribuer en plus un CD-ROM de Wikipedia. Le Président de l'assoce s'est déclaré très intéressé, mais il ne connaît pas encore très bien Wikipedia. L'Association francophone pourrait peut-être les contacter.

Voici le lien de l'association :

Mon contact est Louis Clerc (Président) : (

contacté été 2004. Pas de réponse. A revoir ultérieurement. Ant


The German Wikimedia "Verein" was discussing ways to raise money, and people were interested in T-Shirs and cups and the like. We discussed whether to have them printed ourselves and handle the mailing (a large amount of work and risk) and then we decided to try using one of the German "do-it-yourself" sites. For each item purchased on the site, 1 € goes to the German Wikimedia foundation. Not a lot of money, but a start. So I tried it out, and it actually worked. WiseWoman 22:28, 14 Aug 2004 (UTC)

Dutch-language Conference (Rotterdam, 27 November 2004)[edit]

dear anthere, on november 27th 2004 the first dutch-langauge-wiki conference will be held in Rotterdam. we would very much like to invite you, being a board member (i heard that you live not too far from holland, is that so?), to come to our conference! we would be honoured if you could meet with us, and discuss important and present issues with us. the dutch-language wiki is growing rapidly, this week we reached 35.000 articles. today i have definitively found a proper location, with several pc's, so we can also go online on the spot. greetings, hope to hear from you soon! oscar 15:40, 6 Sep 2004 (UTC)

happy feast-day! I've never had so many people over for my birthday. +sj+

dear anthere, i put my email on your french discussion page shortly after you request, but now i am not sure whether that was the proper place, so i repeated it here. greetings and all the best (hope to hear from you soon)! oscar 12:21, 14 Sep 2004 (UTC)

Your message on nl:Wikipedia:Symposium/Najaar 2004[edit]

Hi Anthere,
you left a message at the bottom of the page nl:Wikipedia:Symposium/Najaar 2004, inviting to exchange ideas about the Dutch Wikipedia symposium, in a language you can understand. You did not indicate on which page you'd like to see this discussion, so I came here: is it OK that I mention this metawiki user talk page as a place to leave notices?
Anyway, note you that I already started some preparation about the symposium in English, i.e. regarding the "categorisation" topic, on en:user:Francis Schonken (see bottom of that page).
For me French is equally OK to understand, but maybe better to continue such discussions in English, maybe after all statistically reaching more people interested in the Rotterdam Symposium, but not speaking Dutch (although not sure about that: it is only my intuition).

Traduction suédois du NL[edit]

Salut, Anthere!

I¨ve started the translation of the newsletter into Swedish on your request on the Swedish Village Pump. I did drop a note about it on SJ's page but couldn't find yours until now. (Please provide a link on your Swedish user page).
(My mother is French and I'm a French citizen, but, sadly, I can't spell very well in that language. So, here I am writing to you in English, though my prefered language is Swedish. :/ [Did I get the spelling right?])
/ Mats Halldin

Hi Anthere, please add Wikimedia site feedback to your watchlist. It is linked from MediaWiki:Loginprompt and MediaWiki:Loginprompt on the WMF site to avoid confusion resulting from people trying to comment on talk pages and finding out they can't. Angela 15:44, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)

I gave Aphaia an account but not Alno since I have not heard of him. Do you think we need a page where people can add account requests? I expect we might be getting quite a few of them. Angela 18:03, 20 Sep 2004 (UTC)