User talk:KuboF Hromoslav
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Superprotect letter update
Along with more hundreds of others, you recently signed Letter to Wikimedia Foundation: Superprotect and Media Viewer, which I wrote.
Today, we have 562 signatures here on Meta, and another 61 on change.org, for a total of 623 signatures. Volunteers have fully translated it into 16 languages, and begun other translations. This far exceeds my most optimistic hopes about how many might sign the letter -- I would have been pleased to gain 200 siguatures -- but new signatures continue to come.
I believe this is a significant moment for Wikimedia and Wikipedia. Very rarely have I seen large numbers of people from multiple language and project communities speak with a unified voice. As I understand it, we are unified in a desire for the Wikimedia Foundation to respect -- in actions, in addition to words -- the will of the community who has built the Wikimedia projects for the benefit of all humanity. I strongly believe it is possible to innovate and improve our software tools, together with the Wikimedia Foundation. But substantial changes are necessary in order for us to work together smoothly and productively. I believe this letter identifies important actions that will strongly support those changes.
Have you been discussing these issues in your local community? If so, I think we would all appreciate an update (on the letter's talk page) about how those discussions have gone, and what people are saying. If not, please be bold and start a discussoin on your Village Pump, or in any other venue your project uses -- and then leave a summary of what kind of response you get on the letter's talk page.
Finally, what do you think is the right time, and the right way, to deliver this letter? We could set a date, or establish a threshold of signatures. I have some ideas, but am open to suggestions.
Dear KuboF, since you are an administrator on a wiki from which no user participated in this discussion, I'd like to make sure you are aware of some recent events which may alter what the Wikimedia Foundation lets you do on your wiki: Superprotect.
- Request for comment: Requests for comment/Superprotect rights
- An open letter about its implementation: Letter to Wikimedia Foundation: Superprotect and Media Viewer
Peteforsyth 09:27, 12 September 2014 (UTC)
Wikivoyage vo francúzčine
Ahoj, asi nevieš pofrancúzky ale vieš po slovenský a maš trošku zaujem o projekte Wikivoyage. Takže som chcel sa sptytat či by si nemohol kontrolovať članok voy:fr:Guide linguistique slovaque (Slovak phrasebook) hlavne slovenský pravopis a grammatiku či som nerobil chybičky. Chcem aby ten članok bol prvý phrasebook v projekte Wikivoyage vo francúzčine s hviezdičkou. Ďakujem dopredu na spolupracu.--Adehertogh (talk) 08:37, 11 February 2015 (UTC)
- Pekná práca Adehertogh! O týždeň mi končí skúškové tak si to zaradín na svoj čakací zoznam. Maj sa. --KuboF (talk) 12:49, 11 February 2015 (UTC)
I am contacting you because you have left feedback about VisualEditor at pages like mw:VisualEditor/Feedback in the past. The Editing team is now asking for your help with VisualEditor. Please tell them what they need to change to make VisualEditor work well for you. The team has a list of top-priority problems, but they also want to hear about small problems. These problems may make editing less fun, take too much of your time, or be as annoying as a paper cut. The Editing team wants to hear about and try to fix these small things, too.
More information (including a translatable list of the questions) is posted on wiki at mw:VisualEditor/Survey 2015. If you have questions, or prefer to respond on-wiki, then please leave a message on the survey's talk page.
Sunday 17 May 2015 User groups meet up at WMCON
Hi! Today Sunday 17 May 2015 there will be a User Groups meet-up at 14h at room E. If you are interested, please join, the main topics to be discussed is the relationship between WMF and user groups, and diaspora user groups as described on Wikimedia diaspora organisations. If you are interested, please join! Thanks. --Micru (talk) 08:26, 17 May 2015 (UTC)
How can we improve Wikimedia grants to support you better?
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Hi KuboF, I just saw your message at WLE_2015_Writing_Contest talk page, sorry for answer so late. How can we use the translate extension?, I mean, how to add the extension to the page?. Thank you. --Rodelar (talk) 10:03, 2 December 2015 (UTC)
- @Rodelar: Now it is quite late, but as I understand, it is sufficient to simple write a page (it seemsc that in English, here on Meta) and then ask translation administrator for "marking for translation". That should be all ;) This will make page translatable (in the same way like the page about translation administrators). --KuboF (talk) 18:20, 2 December 2015 (UTC)
- I´m editing this page for another contest, but at first I wrote it in Spanish. Do I have to write it in English before ask for translation?. --Rodelar (talk) 08:51, 3 December 2015 (UTC)
- @Rodelar: I am not experienced about these translations. Better ask some translation administrator. Good luck ;) --KuboF (talk) 16:25, 3 December 2015 (UTC)
- Unfortunately it is only possible to translate from English via Extension:Translate on this wiki. You would need to translate the text in English, get the English page translatable and then "translate" it into Spanish with the actually original text. --Base (talk) 20:44, 3 December 2015 (UTC)
- @Base: I´ve already translated the page to English: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/GLAMing_Madrid_Challenge. --Rodelar (talk) 11:26, 4 December 2015 (UTC)
- I´m editing this page for another contest, but at first I wrote it in Spanish. Do I have to write it in English before ask for translation?. --Rodelar (talk) 08:51, 3 December 2015 (UTC)
What future IdeaLab campaigns would you like to see?
I’m Jethro, and I’m seeking your help in deciding topics for new IdeaLab campaigns that could be run starting next year. These campaigns aim to bring in proposals and solutions from communities that address a need or problem in Wikimedia projects. I'm interested in hearing your preferences and ideas for campaign topics!
Here’s how to participate:
- Learn more about this consultation
- Vote on and submit new campaign topics in the AllOurIdeas Survey
- Discuss campaign topics and ask questions on the IdeaLab talk page
GLAMify has completed a report for you! :)
The report is waiting for you here. :) Please note that the report pages may get deleted after 60 days, so if you'd like to keep these results around, copy them somewhere else.
Your faithful servant,
Future IdeaLab Campaigns results
Last December, I invited you to help determine future ideaLab campaigns by submitting and voting on different possible topics. I'm happy to announce the results of your participation, and encourage you to review them and our next steps for implementing those campaigns this year. Thank you to everyone who volunteered time to participate and submit ideas.
With great thanks,
Re: Topical translation drives
- I am around here, but talk about what? :-) -Geraki TL 17:58, 17 February 2016 (UTC)
- Geraki, I am preparing (not actively now, many another tasks...) a translation run focused on specific topic (in this case Esperanto). Basically similar to Medical Translation Run.
- Do you have some experience about this? Could I contact you when I return to this work? --KuboF (talk) 00:30, 18 February 2016 (UTC)
Inspire Campaign on content curation & review
I've recently launched an Inspire Campaign to encourage new ideas focusing on content review and curation in Wikimedia projects. Wikimedia volunteers collaboratively manage vast repositories of knowledge, and we’re looking for your ideas about how to manage that knowledge to make it more meaningful and accessible. We invite you to participate and submit ideas, so please get involved today! The campaign runs until March 28th.
All proposals are welcome - research projects, technical solutions, community organizing and outreach initiatives, or something completely new! Funding is available from the Wikimedia Foundation for projects that need financial support. Constructive feedback on ideas is welcome - your skills and experience can help bring someone else’s project to life. Join us at the Inspire Campaign to improve review and curation tasks so that we can make our content more meaningful and accessible! I JethroBT (WMF) 05:39, 29 February 2016 (UTC)
Should FuzzyBot remove all potentially outdated translations?
Hello, thanks for adding multiple new translations in your language here at Meta-Wiki in recent years. Please join the discussion with your opinion: Should FuzzyBot automatically remove all potentially outdated translations?. Nemo (talk) 12:01, 1 March 2016 (UTC)
Open Call for Individual Engagement Grants
Greetings! The Individual Engagement Grants (IEG) program is accepting proposals until April 12th to fund new tools, research, outreach efforts, and other experiments that enhance the work of Wikimedia volunteers. Whether you need a small or large amount of funds (up to $30,000 USD), IEGs can support you and your team’s project development time in addition to project expenses such as materials, travel, and rental space.
- Submit a grant request or draft your proposal in IdeaLab
- Get help with your proposal in an upcoming Hangout session
- Learn from examples of completed Individual Engagement Grants
Through June, we’re organizing an Inspire Campaign to encourage and support new ideas focusing on addressing harassment toward Wikimedia contributors. The 2015 Harassment Survey has shown evidence that harassment in various forms - name calling, threats, discrimination, stalking, and impersonation, among others - is pervasive. Available methods and systems to deal with harassment are also considered to be ineffective. These behaviors are clearly harmful, and in addition, many individuals who experience or witness harassment participate less in Wikimedia projects or stop contributing entirely.
Proposals in any language are welcome during the campaign - research projects, technical solutions, community organizing and outreach initiatives, or something completely new! Funding is available from the Wikimedia Foundation for projects that need financial support. Constructive feedback on ideas is appreciated, and collaboration is encouraged - your skills and experience may help bring someone else’s project to life. Join us at the Inspire Campaign so that we can work together to develop ideas around this important and difficult issue. With thanks,
If you have a proposal or idea you are thinking about, and would like a space to work on it on your own or with others, please consider joining us for either the Thursday or Saturday sessions. We'll discuss a little about IdeaLab and how it works, and the rest of the time is space for idea building. You can also use this session to ask questions about Wikimedia Foundation grants that are available if your proposal or idea may need funding. Thanks, and see you at the conference! I JethroBT (WMF) (talk) 20:45, 19 June 2016 (UTC)
Wikimedian in Residence BoF at Wikimania 2017
My name is David Alves (User:Horadrim~usurped), and I'm an Wikipedian in Residence at RIDC NeuroMat (User:Horadrim). I've reach your contact through the Wikimedian in residence page in Outreach. As you may know, Wikimania 2017 is coming! I am here because, as a fellow WiR, I believe this would be a great opportunity for us to share experiences, discuss difficulties and exchange solutions, creating a community among us capable of supporting in other projects that would benefit from residents. In that sense, I have submitted a proposal of a Birds of a Feather activity to Wikimania that you can check out here. I hope to count with your support in this project and would like to invite you to join us if you participate in Wikimania. In case of any doubts, please feel free to contact me, either in my talk pages or by e-mail at david.alvesoutlook.com.
Request: Help translating for Strategy comments
Hi KuboF. Thanks again for your work translating the Strategy pages. I was wondering if you might also be able to help translating the 4 rows of Esperanto responses (Oh! And also the 2 remaining Czech rows), near the bottom of the table at Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2017/Sources/Cycle_2/Cycle_2_Survey_Collectors#In_need_of_translation. It would be much appreciated. :) Quiddity (WMF) (talk) 21:22, 13 June 2017 (UTC)
- Hi Quiddity (WMF)! I am not the best one in active English but I have translated it by machine translation and bit edited so I consider it in good level. --KuboF Hromoslav (talk) 20:28, 21 June 2017 (UTC)
Approved submission for Wikimedia CEE Meeting 2017
On behalf of the Programme Committee of the the Wikimedia CEE Meeting 2017, I am pleased to inform you that your submissions Why do people value what they value - value structures in CEE and Software for organisational work were approved for presentation and were included in the event programme. Please take your time to review the schedule, as there might be some slight differences between the available timeslots allocated for your talks, and the duration you requested. Thank you for your participation, and see you in Warsaw. :) Bests, →Spiritia 14:12, 25 August 2017 (UTC)
Presenting Community Engagement Insights survey report: Tuesday, October 10, 1600 UTC
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We hope to have you join us online! -- María Cruz 23:28, 2 October 2017 (UTC)
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Wikipedia Asian Month 2017 officially starts!
Dear WAM organizer,
I’m Erick Guan, the coordinator of WAM 2017. Welcome to Wikipedia Asian Month 2017. Here is some information about organizations of events at a national level.
The event lasts a month for the participants. As of the beginning of the event, please:
- Invite previous participants to join. We have a template you may want to use.
- Setup your WAM page in your local wikiproject if you haven’t done that.
- Link your WAM page at Wikipedia Asian Month 2017. It’s important for others to understand and connect to your community! Remove the X when you done that. WAM is organized at national level. So I have to ask you to put your country in front of your name if you haven’t done that.
- Publish a notification about WAM in site notice as well as village pump. Go public!
- Connect with us. Generally send me an email so that we can reach you for future information!
- Become the jury member in a campaign on Fountain which is an amazing tool for you to supervise participants’ articles. If you don’t have the campaign set up, please contact us! And put a link to your community’s campaign page for participants’ navigation.
- Organize a off-site editathon event. A coffee bar, internet and laptops. Though it’s optional. If you want to do that, please contact me.
In the following days, you should answer the questions from your community and supervise the submissions. Hope you have fun!
Have some interesting articles in your mind or from community? Drop us a line so that we can exchange the information to other communities.
Looking for help
Hi KuboF, thank you for our talk for https://wikijabber.org (WikiJabber) Please send me the music of your one-man-band-friend so I can add it to the episode. --Sebastian Wallroth (talk) 21:06, 9 November 2017 (UTC)
Wikimedia diversity - What happened at the conference and how to follow up
Hello KuboF Hromoslav,
We are messaging you now because you signed up as an ambassador for Wikimedia Diversity Conference 2017. We are sharing this message far and wide, so apologies in advance if you are receiving this message twice.
During the conference, we dedicated a full afternoon to discussing the strategic direction and what it means for the work on diversity in the Wikimedia movement. Compiling the outcomes of those conversations, we summarized the key problems and solutions identified, and we created a summary statement. But the conversation is far from over! We still need to hear from diversity ambassadors: (1) what does working for diversity mean at your local context?; (2) what are the needs that should be addressed; (3) what resources are relevant for these identified needs?
We know that diversity gains meaning in context, and this is why we need to hear every voice. Please take a few minutes to go over to the diversity conversation page and add your comments.
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New Tech Ambassadors Phabricator board
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