Vikitekstid:Üldine arutelu

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Esitasin taotluse boti kasutamiseks lehtede ületoomiseks. [1] --WikedKentaur 8. juuni 2006, kell 22.04 (UTC)

See vist tähendab, et tuuakse üle ka nende ajalugu?
loodetavasti, jah --WikedKentaur 10. juuni 2006, kell 08.03 (UTC)
Igatahes on nii, et osa materjali tuleb nähtavasti välja visata. Lulu essee "Puberteet" ei sobi, sest see pole kuskil avaldatud. Lotmani tekstide tõlgete vabadus ei ole minu meelest tõendatud. "Kalevipoja" jm varasemate tekstide puhul tekib küsimus, kas mitte ei ole autoriõigust nende tekstide kohandajatel uusväljaannetele. Isegi vanasõnade puhul, kui nad on kindla korra järgi kogutud, võib tekkida autoriõiguse küsimus. Andres 9. juuni 2006, kell 09.27 (UTC)
Lotmani, samuti Puberteedi, jätsin ületoomisnimekirjast välja. --WikedKentaur 10. juuni 2006, kell 08.03 (UTC)

Vaba alliktekst[muuda]

kuskil oleks paslik lahti selgitada mõiste "vaba alliktekst". mis hetkel saab alliktekstist vaba alliktekst ehk millal võib teksti siia üles riputada. -Avjoska-

Autoritekstid muutuvad vabaks 70 aastat peale autori surma. Samuti võib kasutada teksti, mis on autori poolt avaldatud w:GFDL litsentsi tingimustel ning tekste, mida autoriõigus ei kaitse (seadused, määrused). --WikedKentaur 8. juuli 2006, kell 16.21 (UTC)

Diplomitöö[muuda]

Kas diplomitöö võib siia üles riputada kui autor on selle vabaks andnud ja sellest on piiratud õigusega pildid eemaldatud. See konkreetne töö võik huvi pakkuda seetõttu, et käsitleb põhjalikult üht eestimaa mõisat. --129.178.88.75 18. aprill 2008, kell 09:16 (UTC)

jah inglise vikis kirja pandud tingimuste järgi (en:Wikisource:What Wikisource includes) sobib küll siia. ---raul- 21. aprill 2008, kell 16:21 (UTC)

Bahamapress.org[muuda]

http://www.bahamapress.org/download.php?section=kirjandus&file=EAT2006.pdf seal on kirjas, et seda teksti võib igaüks tasuta edasi anda või levitada. Sass Henno. Elu algab täna. mis on wiki seisukoht? võiks ju siia ka panna. 195.50.196.70 14. juuli 2006, kell 11.31 (UTC)

Bahamapressi litsents keelab ärilise kasutamise seetõttu ei saa neid tekste siia lisada. vt ka en:Wikisource:Copyright_policy#Non-commercial_licenses --84.50.174.16 17. juuli 2006, kell 19.01 (UTC)

Wikisource — The Free Library[muuda]

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Oldwikisource[muuda]

Hello, at oldwikisource:Category:Eesti still exist texts in eesti. Could anybody review they are in eesti language, and migrate the texts here? Thank you. -83.37.82.98 22. august 2007, kell 20:50 (UTC)

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Juhan Liiv[muuda]

Kas kõik Juhan Liivi luuletused on nüüdseks vabas kasutuses? Avjoska 9. august 2009, kell 11:17 (UTC)

jah, Vikitekstid:Eesti autorite ja tõlkijate autoriõiguste lõppemine. (kui just pole tegemist tema äsja avastatud luuletustega) --WikedKentaur 9. august 2009, kell 19:59 (UTC)

Autori nimeruum[muuda]

Nüüd on ka siin nimeruum Autor. Sellega poleks autorite leheküljed, millel on teosed loetletud, alliktekstidega samas nimeruumis. Kõigis keeltes sellist nimeruumi kasutusel pole, näiteks inglise, prantsuse, rootsi, itaalia ja ungari Vikitekstides on. Kas võtame nimeruumi kasutusele? Nähtavsti 11 lehekülge tuleks sellisel juhul teisaldada. 88.196.241.249 5. jaanuar 2010, kell 16:03 (UTC)

Lõikude vormistamine.[muuda]

Mina isiklikult ei leia, et oleks vaja vormistamise juures täielikku täpsust taga ajada. Lõigud võib vabalt üksteistest eraldada kasutades selleks lihtsalt tühja rida, see taandega jamamine teeks asja lihtsalt keerulisemaks. Ka en.ws'i projektis ei taandata lõike vastavalt allikale. Hluup 7. mai 2010, kell 21:19 (EEST)

Siin näiteks, jah? Inglise vikist kopeerisingi selle taande, aga ei leia praegu täpset kohta. Kui nii teha, siis ühe raamatu piires võiks kõik lõigud taandega olla. Jah, ei pruugi taandeid jätta. Pikne 10. mai 2010, kell 11:25 (EEST)

Veel nimeruumist Autor[muuda]

Mis sellest arvad? Pikne 10. mai 2010, kell 11:25 (EEST)
Nagu sa mu kasutajalehelt ka näha võid, pole ma päris kindel. :) Aga eks ta vist oleks hea mõte autorid eraldi nimeruumi panna. en.ws projektis on seda näiteks ära kasutatud mallide (nt autoriõiguse) eri viisi kuvamiseks. Pealegi vist teeks see statistika tõepärasemaks, eristades teoste arvu autorite omast. Hluup 10. mai 2010, kell 13:37 (EEST)
Ma mõtlen ka, et statistika saaks tõesem ja arvan, et võiks teisaldada küll. Pikne 10. mai 2010, kell 14:22 (EEST)
Vaevalt siin mingeid vastuväiteid tuleb. (Ausaltõeldes, kui tuleks oleks ka omast kohast positiivne, näitaks, et kedagi huvitab). Neid autoreid on niivõrd vähe, et need saab vabalt käsitsi liigutatud. Ma hakkan pihta Hluup 10. mai 2010, kell 19:48 (EEST)
Söön oma sõnu. Enne, kui liigutama hakkasin, tuli pähe üks vastuargument. Mingit autorit otside ei satuks enam automaatselt otsitava lehele, vaid kuvataks otsitulemused. Muidugi saaks seda lahendada ümbersuunamisega, aga see kaotaks vist asja mõtte. Hluup 10. mai 2010, kell 20:06 (EEST)
Statistika tõesuse mõte jäeks ikka. Nimeruumide vahelisi suunamisi ei tohiks olla. Autorite otsimine ei pruugikski esmane olla – see on alliktekstide viki, olgu autorilehed lihtsalt tekside juurest (ja näiteks Vikipeediast) lingitud. Ja inglise vikis pakuvad otsinguvihjed (tippimise ajal) ikkagi kohe ka autoreid või viiks lisaklõps ikkagi soovitud kohta. Mina kaldun ikkagi seda nimeruumi pooldama. Pikne 11. mai 2010, kell 19:52 (EEST)
Ega minu eelmine argument ei pidanuki viitama sellele, et ma idee vastu oleks. See oli lihtsalt üks võimalikest vastumeelsustes. Ka mina toetan seda nimeruumi jätkuvalt. Hluup 12. mai 2010, kell 16:06 (EEST)
Olin julge ja teisaldasin need 12, kategoorias Autorid, olevat autorit ära. Kas peaks nendele mõeldud lingid parandama ja ümbersuunamised kustutama? Hluup 12. mai 2010, kell 20:08 (EEST)

Rahvusraamatukogu õigused[muuda]

Oled kindel, et rahvusraamatukogule kui digiteerijale antud juhul õigusi ei kuulu? Commonsis oli hiljuti jama mingite vanade maalidega, mille muuseum oli digiteerinud ja mille suure lahutusega reproduktsioonid üles laaditi. Pikne 10. mai 2010, kell 11:25 (EEST)
Korra käis see mõte peast läbi, aga leidsin, et see ei pea kuidagi vett. Mingit uut loomingulist tegevust selle digitaliseerimise juures ju ei toimu. Kiire pilk autoriõiguse seadusese ei ilmuta ka midagi erilist Hluup 10. mai 2010, kell 13:37 (EEST)

Bot request[muuda]

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NSV Liidus ja selle vabariikides antud määrused[muuda]

Kas need kuuluvad siin avaldamisele? Näiteks siit NSVL MN määrus 390-138ss. --Kanakukk 30. oktoober 2010, kell 14:42 (EEST).

Kui õigesti aru saan, siis ENSV määruseid ja NSVLi (liidu tasemel) määruste ametlikke tõlkeid (kui selliseid tehti), tohib siin avaldada, sest Eestis ega Venemaal õigusakte ja nende ametlikke tõlkeid autoriõigusega ei kaitsta. Kõnealune leedu keelest tõlgitud NSVL MN määrus 390-138ss aga ilmselt pole ametlik tõlge ja tõlke autoriõigus peaks kuuluma tõlkijale (ei sobi siin avaldamiseks). Pikne 30. oktoober 2010, kell 15:16 (EEST)

Universal Declaration of Human Rights[muuda]

Hello,

As I was creating oldwikisource:Universal Declaration of Human Rights, I noticed that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is not on the Vikitekstid. If I’m right, the text is avalaible here : [2].

I don’t know how this wikisource works : is this text acceptable here ? Could someone import it ?

Cdlt, VIGNERON 5. november 2011, kell 14:47 (EET)

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Kategooriad[muuda]

Kopeerin siia ip-aadressil tehtud kasutaja arutelu, muidu kaob see ära.

Teema sai alguse, kuna lisasin mallidesse "teos", "autor" jne skripti, mis tekitab automaatselt kategooriad autori nime järgi.


Ma pole kindel, et tahame kõigi autori raamatute peatükke ühte kategooriasse. Võrdle teiskeelsete Vikitekstidega. Kui peatükke üldse kategoriseerida, siis pigem vast teose pealkirja järgi. Ja üldise malli Päis kasutamine peaks minu meelest olema paindlikum, kategooria lisamine oleks mõeldav pigem konkreetset teost puudutavale mallile nagu Mall:EE1932. Nüüd ei saa ka päisemalli kaudu autorile linkida, mis minu meelest on (vähemasti mõnel juhul) vajalik.

Kui tekstil ei ole kategooriat, ei ole seda sisuliselt olemas, kuna teda ei leia ülesse. Kategooriad on nagu sisukord. Sisukord on selleks, et leida ülesse mingi konkreetne asi huvipakkuva teema järgi. Kui mulle meeldib näiteks Koidula, siis lähen kategooriasse Koidula ja leian sealt kõik asjad, mida tema kohta vikitekstidest leida võib. Ma olen kindel, et tekste sisaldavas keskkonnas on vajalik sisukord ehk kategooriatesse jaotamine.
Ma lähtun sellest, mida teiskeelsetes Vikitekstides (ja siin) üldiselt tehtud on. Iga raamatu esileht on muidugi kategoriseeritud, aga peatükid sageli pole. Peatükid on leitavad raamatu esilehe kaudu. Iseenesest võib peatükid ka ära kategoriseerida, aga minu meelest tuleks seda teha paindlikumal viisil ehk siis vastavalt vajadusele kas autori kategooriasse või antud raamatu kategooriasse või jätta võimalus esialgu (kui teisi sama autori teoseid veel pole siia toodud) kategoriseerimata jätmiseks.

Teksti toimetamine[muuda]

Kopeerin siia ip-aadressil tehtud kasutaja arutelu, muidu kaob see ära.


kui skannitud kujul raamat on ühtlasi olemas, kas siis poleks mõistlik seda üles laadida ja siduda peatükkide tekst piltidega skannitud raamatu lehekülgedest nagu raamatus "Minu sõbrad"? See annab minu meelst projektile palju juurde, lugeja jaoks on siis kohe näha, kust ja millisest trükist on tekst pärit ja ta saab kontrollida, kas siin olev tekst ikka vastab trükile ja on vigadeta sisestatud. Kas Gabrieli lugu on mõnest vanemast trükist, kus v asemel on w ja kas siis ei peaks olema ka leheküljepealkirjas 'w'? 90.190.114.172 25. märts 2012, kell 16:50 (EEST)

Põhimõtteliselt ma ei tea millised on Vikitekstidesse raamatute lisamise reeglid. See Gaabrieli lugu on mingist esimesest trükist. Narrides tegin ma lihtsalt vahetuse w-st, v-sse, kuna w on saksapärane. Teoreetiliselt ma arvan, et Vikitekstides ei peaks olema mingid täpsed koopiad tekstidest, et neid võiks ka toimetada. Pole aimugi kuivõrd siis asi käest ära läheks. --213.219.95.31 26. märts 2012, kell 00:08 (EEST)
Mida pead silmas toimetamise all? Et usaldusväärsust säilitada, peaks sisu olema minu meelest võimalikult autentne. Kui mõni täheviga on parandatud, siis oleks hea see näiteks joonealuse märkusena välja tuua (saksakeelsetes Vikitekstides olen mõne raamatu puhul sellist asja tähele pannud). Teksti juurdes tuleks ära märkida, millist trükki järgitakse. Kui oled need raamatud skanninud, siis võiks ehk proovida nad ühtlasi üles laadida? 193.40.10.181 26. märts 2012, kell 18:24 (EEST)
Viitamine on tegevus, mida kasutatakse faktitiheda teksti puhul, et midagi arusaamatuks ei jääks. Tegin need muutused mallidesse, et vikitektides oleks süsteem ja loogiline, et seda saab teha autori järgi, kuna tekstil on looja ehk autor. Kuna vikitekstides olwvad autoritutvustused on tugevalt puudulikud, pole ka vajadust neile viidata, pigem võiks viidata vikipeediasse. (keele)Toimetamine on tegevus, mis muudab teksti loetavaks antud ajahetkes. Headest ilukirjandusteostest antakse välja erinevatel aegadel uusi versioone, kuna keelereeglid ja arusaam keelest muutuvad, toimetatakse tekste vastavalt praegu kehtivatele reeglitele. Teksti ei pea toimetama, mitte ühtegi teksti ei pea toimetama, aga võib ja üldjuhul (keele)toimetatakse. Tehniline toimetamine on tegevus, mis muudab teksti antud keskkonnale sobivaks: paberraamatus on tekstil teistsugune väljanägemine kui intenretilehel, kuna paberil on füüsilised piirid. --213.219.95.31 26. märts 2012, kell 21:49 (EEST)
Vikitekstides avaldatakse vanu teoseid, mille autoriõiguse kehtivus on lõppenud ja neid tulekski võtta ajastu kontekstis ning mastaapsemat toimetamistööd ette ei võeta. Küll on ingliskeelsetes Vikitekstides mõned tekstid kasutajate kommentaaridega, aga selle üle mindi vaidlema, kas varem avaldamata kommentaarid ikka jätavad head muljet. Noh, igal juhul peaks lugeja jaoks selge olema, millega on tegu: kas tekst järgib täpselt mõnda trükki ja millist trükki ja kui on toimetatud, siis mida täpselt. Vastasel juhul on Vikitekstid allikana minu meelest ebaadekvaatsed. Võid need küsimused üldises arutelus kah üles võtta, võib-olla siis need digiteerimisprojekti inimesed ja muud harva siia sattuvad tegijad kommenteerivad ehk. 193.40.10.181 27. märts 2012, kell 00:33 (EEST)

Statistika[muuda]

Praegu võin esilehelt lugeda, et "Vikitekstides on hetkel 433 lehekülge." Eile õhtul oli neid ~713 ja vahepealsel ajal olen ühe juurde tekitanud. Mis värk selle loenduriga on ja mis on korrektne number? Kruusamägi (arutelu) 10. mai 2012, kell 12:15 (EEST)

Tegelikult huvitab mind see statistika pool endiselt. Oskab keegi selgitada? Pikne?
... ja ehk võiks siit arutelust osa kraami välja rookida (nt "2011 Picture of the Year competition"). Kruusamägi (arutelu) 26. juuni 2012, kell 00:18 (EEST)
Selgitada ei oska, aga seda on ka mujal märgatud: bugzilla:36766. Vahest saab see korda, kui andmebaase või skripte või mida iganes kord värskendatakse. Iseasi, kui väga kvantiteet selliselt esiletõstmist väärib (nagu Vikipeediagi puhul). Selle numbri sees on nii lühikesed ajalehenupud-luuletused kui ka pikad raamatupeatükid. Huvitavam arv on ehk skannitud originaaltekstidega varustatud lehtede protsent, mille leiab siit (samas ka õige sisulehtede arv).
Mõtlesin keskuse teadete kohta hiljuti sama ja eemaldasin nüüd need, mis on aktuaalsuse minetanud. Pikne 26. juuni 2012, kell 10:34 (EEST)
Vast siis mindi lihtsalt "all pages" lugemiselt "proofread" lehekülgede arvu näitamisel üle vms.
See on hea lehekülg küll jah. Annab teine palju parema ülevaate, et mis siin olemas. Kruusamägi (arutelu) 26. juuni 2012, kell 12:27 (EEST)

Kategooriad[muuda]

Panen ette tühjendada ja kustudada kõik hiljuti loodud autoritenimelised kategooriad (nt see) ja paar kategooriat, mis on tehtud ühe raamatu peatükkide koondamiseks (nt see). Selliste kategooriate järele ei paista olevat vajadust, sest vastav autorileht on tehtud täpselt sama eesmärgiga ning koondab ja seob ühe autori raamatuid sama moodi. Ja ühe raamatu peatükid on niigi seotud selle raamatu esilehe kaudu, millele viidatakse iga peatüki päises. Jääb ebaselgeks, miks sellised kategooriad tehti, inglise, prantsuse ja saksa vikis sarnaseid kategooriaid üldiselt pole (mõne erandiga). Võib-olla mõnel autoril ja raamatul võib sobiva põhjenduse korral oma kategooria ka olla, aga praeguste järele ei leia ma vajadust olevat ja nende funktsioon on dubleeritud. Vaid EE kategooriaga on pisut keerulisem, sest selle teose esilehel (ega muul lehel) pole samasugust loetelu, kuid mis ilma täiendava süsteemita, nagu näiteks EB1911 juures, on siiski lihtsalt asendatav viitega sama eesliitega lehekülgede loendile.

Samuti, nagu siin välja toodud, võiks autorid esialgu esitähe järgi alamkategooriatesse jagamata jätta. Autorilehtedel oleva malli abil peaks seejuures olema võimalik kaugemas tulevikus, kui esitähtede järgi jagamine ennast õigustab, lihtsasti taas nii jagada. Lisaks vajab lahtikirjutamist teoste (arutelu) kategoriseerimine. Pikne 27. juuni 2012, kell 13:08 (EEST)

Leian, et samahästi kui lehekülgi "Autor:...", võib loetleda ka kategooriaid ja dubleerimist väldiksin ma just nimelt kategooriat "Autorid" ainult kategooriate tarvis reserveerides.
See, mis süsteem inglise, prantsuse või saksa vikis esineb, ei ole siin ju eriti oluline. Kruusamägi (arutelu) 11. juuli 2012, kell 12:15 (EEST)
Tõin ju välja, et autorinimelisi kategooriad pole üldjuhul üldse tarvis. Nendega ei kaasne lisaks pisut informatiivsemale autorilehele mingeid täiendavaid navigeerimisvõimalusi. Inglise, prantuse ja saksa viki süsteem on lihtsalt see, mida laialdaselt mõistlikuks peetakse. Pikne 11. juuli 2012, kell 12:25 (EEST)

Autoriõiguse seaduse tõlgendamisest[muuda]

Tugedes "Autoriõiguse seaduse" § 30 lg 6, kas ma saan õigesti aru, et toimetajad ei ole teose autorid? Sellest tulenevalt järeldan, et "Eesti Vabadussõda 1918-1920" esimese ja teise osa võib siia 1. jaanuarist 2013 rahuliku südamega üles riputada? --kanakukk (arutelu) 23. detsember 2012, kell 13:59 (EET).

Kas nende raamatute tekstiosa autor on keegi teine kui need, keda toimetajateks nimetatakse? Kas autorid on nimetatud, teada? Kui toimetajad on teataval mõõdukal määral lihtsalt kellegi teise teksti toimetanud, nii et nende töö tulemust pigem ei saa tuletatud teoseks pidada ning autori(d) pole teada või nende autoriõiguse kehtivus on lõppenud ning kui ka pildimaterjal ja muu säärane eraldiseisvate teostena pole enam autoriõigusega kaitstud, siis võib neid üle 70 aasta tagasi avaldatud raamatuid pidada autoriõiguse kaitseta teosteks. Kas just rahuliku südamega, aga sellisel juhul minu meelest võib nad siia üles riputada. Ainult et kõike autorsusega seonduvat on kardetavasti keeruline välja selgitada. Pikne 27. detsember 2012, kell 17:09 (EET)

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Wikimedia sites to move to primary data center in Ashburn, Virginia. Read-only mode expected.[muuda]

(Apologies if this message isn't in your language.) Next week, the Wikimedia Foundation will transition its main technical operations to a new data center in Ashburn, Virginia, USA. This is intended to improve the technical performance and reliability of all Wikimedia sites, including this wiki. There will be some times when the site will be in read-only mode, and there may be full outages; the current target windows for the migration are January 22nd, 23rd and 24th, 2013, from 17:00 to 01:00 UTC (see other timezones on timeanddate.com). More information is available in the full announcement.

If you would like to stay informed of future technical upgrades, consider becoming a Tech ambassador and joining the ambassadors mailing list. You will be able to help your fellow Wikimedians have a voice in technical discussions and be notified of important decisions.

Thank you for your help and your understanding.

Guillaume Paumier, via the Global message delivery system (wrong page? You can fix it.). 19. jaanuar 2013, kell 17:13 (EET)

Picture of the Year voting round 1 open[muuda]

Dear Wikimedians,

Wikimedia Commons is happy to announce that the 2012 Picture of the Year competition is now open. We're interested in your opinion as to which images qualify to be the Picture of the Year for 2012. Voting is open to established Wikimedia users who meet the following criteria:

  1. Users must have an account, at any Wikimedia project, which was registered before Tue, 01 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 [UTC].
  2. This user account must have more than 75 edits on any single Wikimedia project before Tue, 01 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 [UTC]. Please check your account eligibility at the POTY 2012 Contest Eligibility tool.
  3. Users must vote with an account meeting the above requirements either on Commons or another SUL-related Wikimedia project (for other Wikimedia projects, the account must be attached to the user's Commons account through SUL).

Hundreds of images that have been rated Featured Pictures by the international Wikimedia Commons community in the past year are all entered in this competition. From professional animal and plant shots to breathtaking panoramas and skylines, restorations of historically relevant images, images portraying the world's best architecture, maps, emblems, diagrams created with the most modern technology, and impressive human portraits, Commons features pictures of all flavors.

For your convenience, we have sorted the images into topic categories. Two rounds of voting will be held: In the first round, you can vote for as many images as you like. The first round category winners and the top ten overall will then make it to the final. In the final round, when a limited number of images are left, you must decide on the one image that you want to become the Picture of the Year.

To see the candidate images just go to the POTY 2012 page on Wikimedia Commons.

Wikimedia Commons celebrates our featured images of 2012 with this contest. Your votes decide the Picture of the Year, so remember to vote in the first round by January 30, 2013.

Thanks,
the Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year committee

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Help turn ideas into grants in the new IdeaLab[muuda]

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I apologize if this message is not in your language. Please help translate it.

  • Do you have an idea for a project to improve this community or website?
  • Do you think you could complete your idea if only you had some funding?
  • Do you want to help other people turn their ideas into project plans or grant proposals?

Please join us in the IdeaLab, an incubator for project ideas and Individual Engagement Grant proposals.

The Wikimedia Foundation is seeking new ideas and proposals for Individual Engagement Grants. These grants fund individuals or small groups to complete projects that help improve this community. If interested, please submit a completed proposal by February 15, 2013. Please visit https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IEG for more information.

Thanks! --Siko Bouterse, Head of Individual Engagement Grants, Wikimedia Foundation 30. jaanuar 2013, kell 22:20 (EET)

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Please comment on Individual Engagement Grant proposals until February 21[muuda]

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I apologize if this message is not in your language. Please help translate it.

The Wikimedia Foundation is considering Individual Engagement Grant proposals from community members. Please join the discussion and share your thoughts about these ideas, until February 21. The following proposal may be of particular relevance for this Wikimedia project:

Thanks! --Siko Bouterse, Head of Individual Engagement Grants, Wikimedia Foundation 20. veebruar 2013, kell 03:01 (EET) Distributed via Global message delivery. (Wrong page? Correct it here.)

Convert complex templates to Lua to make them faster and more powerful[muuda]

(Please consider translating this message for the benefit of your fellow Wikimedians)

Greetings. As you might have seen on the Wikimedia tech blog or the tech ambassadors list, a new functionality called "Lua" is being enabled on all Wikimedia sites today. Lua is a scripting language that enables you to write faster and more powerful MediaWiki templates.

If you have questions about how to convert existing templates to Lua (or how to create new ones), we'll be holding two support sessions on IRC next week: one on Wednesday (for Oceania, Asia & America) and one on Friday (for Europe, Africa & America); see m:IRC office hours for the details. If you can't make it, you can also get help at mw:Talk:Lua scripting.

If you'd like to learn about this kind of events earlier in advance, consider becoming a Tech ambassador by subscribing to the mailing list. You will also be able to help your fellow Wikimedians have a voice in technical discussions and be notified of important decisions.

Guillaume Paumier, via the Global message delivery system. 13. märts 2013, kell 21:16 (EET) (wrong page? You can fix it.)

Request for comment on inactive administrators[muuda]

(Please consider translating this message for the benefit of your fellow Wikimedians. Please also consider translating the proposal.)

Read this message in English / Lleer esti mensaxe n'asturianu / বাংলায় এই বার্তাটি পড়ুন / Llegiu aquest missatge en català / Læs denne besked på dansk / Lies diese Nachricht auf Deutsch / Leś cal mesag' chè in Emiliàn / Leer este mensaje en español / Lue tämä viesti suomeksi / Lire ce message en français / Ler esta mensaxe en galego / हिन्दी / Pročitajte ovu poruku na hrvatskom / Baca pesan ini dalam Bahasa Indonesia / Leggi questo messaggio in italiano / ಈ ಸಂದೇಶವನ್ನು ಕನ್ನಡದಲ್ಲಿ ಓದಿ / Aqra dan il-messaġġ bil-Malti / norsk (bokmål) / Lees dit bericht in het Nederlands / Przeczytaj tę wiadomość po polsku / Citiți acest mesaj în română / Прочитать это сообщение на русском / Farriintaan ku aqri Af-Soomaali / Pročitaj ovu poruku na srpskom (Прочитај ову поруку на српском) / อ่านข้อความนี้ในภาษาไทย / Прочитати це повідомлення українською мовою / Đọc thông báo bằng tiếng Việt / 使用中文阅读本信息。

Hello!

There is a new request for comment on Meta-Wiki concerning the removal of administrative rights from long-term inactive Wikimedians. Generally, this proposal from stewards would apply to wikis without an administrators' review process.

We are also compiling a list of projects with procedures for removing inactive administrators on the talk page of the request for comment. Feel free to add your project(s) to the list if you have a policy on administrator inactivity.

All input is appreciated. The discussion may close as soon as 21 May 2013 (2013-05-21), but this will be extended if needed.

Thanks, Billinghurst (thanks to all the translators!) 24. aprill 2013, kell 07:36 (EEST)

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Wikisource vision development: News April 2013[muuda]

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I apologize if this message is not in your language. Please help translate it.

Dear Wikisourcerors, it has been almost a month since we have started with the Elaborate Wikisource strategic vision grant and we would like to share some news with you:

And that's it for now! During the month of May, we (Aubrey and Micru) would like to organize at least one Skype or Google Hangout meeting for the users of each one of the 10 biggest wikisources plus another one or two for the other languages (depending on interest). We want to know your opinion on what Wikisource should become in the next years.

Thanks! --Micru and Aubrey 27. aprill 2013, kell 03:56 (EEST)

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[en] Change to wiki account system and account renaming[muuda]

Some accounts will soon be renamed due to a technical change that the developer team at Wikimedia are making. More details on Meta.

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[en] Change to section edit links[muuda]

The default position of the "edit" link in page section headers is going to change soon. The "edit" link will be positioned adjacent to the page header text rather than floating opposite it.

Section edit links will be to the immediate right of section titles, instead of on the far right. If you're an editor of one of the wikis which already implemented this change, nothing will substantially change for you; however, scripts and gadgets depending on the previous implementation of section edit links will have to be adjusted to continue working; however, nothing else should break even if they are not updated in time.

Detailed information and a timeline is available on meta.

Ideas to do this all the way to 2009 at least. It is often difficult to track which of several potential section edit links on the far right is associated with the correct section, and many readers and anonymous or new editors may even be failing to notice section edit links at all, since they read section titles, which are far away from the links.

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Tech newsletter: Subscribe to receive the next editions[muuda]

Tech news prepared by tech ambassadors and posted by Global message deliveryContributeTranslateGet helpGive feedbackUnsubscribe • 20. mai 2013, kell 23:30 (EEST)
Important note: This is the first edition of the Tech News weekly summaries, which help you monitor recent software changes likely to impact you and your fellow Wikimedians.

If you want to continue to receive the next issues every week, please subscribe to the newsletter. You can subscribe your personal talk page and a community page like this one. The newsletter can be translated into your language.

You can also become a tech ambassador, help us write the next newsletter and tell us what to improve. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. guillom 20. mai 2013, kell 23:30 (EEST)

Trademark discussion[muuda]

Hi, apologies for posting this in English, but I wanted to alert your community to a discussion on Meta about potential changes to the Wikimedia Trademark Policy. Please translate this statement if you can. We hope that you will all participate in the discussion; we also welcome translations of the legal team’s statement into as many languages as possible and encourage you to voice your thoughts there. Please see the Trademark practices discussion (on Meta-Wiki) for more information. Thank you! --Mdennis (WMF) (talk)

X!'s Edit Counter[muuda]

Universal Language Selector will be enabled on 2013-07-09[muuda]

Pywikipedia is migrating to git[muuda]

Hello, Sorry for English but It's very important for bot operators so I hope someone translates this. Pywikipedia is migrating to Git so after July 26, SVN checkouts won't be updated If you're using Pywikipedia you have to switch to git, otherwise you will use out-dated framework and your bot might not work properly. There is a manual for doing that and a blog post explaining about this change in non-technical language. If you have question feel free to ask in mw:Manual talk:Pywikipediabot/Gerrit, mailing list, or in the IRC channel. Best Amir (via Global message delivery). 23. juuli 2013, kell 16:09 (EEST)

HTTPS for users with an account[muuda]

Greetings. Starting on August 21 (tomorrow), all users with an account will be using HTTPS to access Wikimedia sites. HTTPS brings better security and improves your privacy. More information is available at m:HTTPS.

If HTTPS causes problems for you, tell us on bugzilla, on IRC (in the #wikimedia-operations channel) or on meta. If you can't use the other methods, you can also send an e-mail to https@wikimedia.org.

Greg Grossmeier (via the Global message delivery system). 20. august 2013, kell 22:01 (EEST) (wrong page? You can fix it.)

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Notifications[muuda]

Notifications inform you of new activity that affects you -- and let you take quick action.

(This message is in English, please translate as needed)

Greetings!

Notifications will inform users about new activity that affects them on this wiki in a unified way: for example, this new tool will let you know when you have new talk page messages, edit reverts, mentions or links -- and is designed to augment (rather than replace) the watchlist. The Wikimedia Foundation's editor engagement team developed this tool (code-named 'Echo') earlier this year, to help users contribute more productively to MediaWiki projects.

We're now getting ready to bring Notifications to almost all other Wikimedia sites, and are aiming for a 22 October deployment, as outlined in this release plan. It is important that notifications is translated for all of the languages we serve.

There are three major points of translation needed to be either done or checked:

Please let us know if you have any questions, suggestions or comments about this new tool. For more information, visit this project hub and this help page. Keegan (WMF) (talk) 4. oktoober 2013, kell 21:29 (EEST)

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Speak up about the trademark registration of the Community logo.[muuda]

Introducting Beta Features[muuda]

(Apologies for writing in English. Please translate if necessary)

We would like to let you know about Beta Features, a new program from the Wikimedia Foundation that lets you try out new features before they are released for everyone.

Think of it as a digital laboratory where community members can preview upcoming software and give feedback to help improve them. This special preference page lets designers and engineers experiment with new features on a broad scale, but in a way that's not disruptive.

Beta Features is now ready for testing on MediaWiki.org. It will also be released on Wikimedia Commons and MetaWiki this Thursday, 7 November. Based on test results, the plan is to release it on all wikis worldwide on 21 November, 2013.

Here are the first features you can test this week:

Would you like to try out Beta Features now? After you log in on MediaWiki.org, a small 'Beta' link will appear next to your 'Preferences'. Click on it to see features you can test, check the ones you want, then click 'Save'. Learn more on the Beta Features page.

After you've tested Beta Features, please let the developers know what you think on this discussion page -- or report any bugs here on Bugzilla. You're also welcome to join this IRC office hours chat on Friday, 8 November at 18:30 UTC.

Beta Features was developed by the Wikimedia Foundation's Design, Multimedia and VisualEditor teams. Along with other developers, they will be adding new features to this experimental program every few weeks. They are very grateful to all the community members who helped create this project — and look forward to many more productive collaborations in the future.

Enjoy, and don't forget to let developers know what you think! Keegan (WMF) (talk) 5. november 2013, kell 21:50 (EET)

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Call for comments on draft trademark policy[muuda]

Reminder: Wikidata coming on January 14th[muuda]

(This is a message to all Wikisource editions. Sorry for writing in English. I hope someone can translate this for me on the non-English editions.)

Hi!

I am Wikidata's product manager. If you are unfamilar with Wikidata please have a look at d:Q3107329 for example.

As you might already have heard Wikisource will be the fourth project supported by Wikidata after Wikipedia, Wikivoyage and Commons. We are currently planning this for January 14th. From this point on you will be able to handle the links between projects in Wikidata. This means you will only have to maintain them once instead of having them duplicated in every article. However fear not: the local interwiki links will still continue to work and they will overwrite what comes from Wikidata.

This is the first step of Wikidata supporting Wikisource. In a second step we will enable access to the actual data on Wikidata like biographical data about authors. I do not have a date for that yet however.

The planning is happening at d:Wikidata:Wikisource. We are still looking for some more ambassadors who can help during the process and make sure everything goes smoothly for you. Please add your name to the list at d:Wikidata:Wikisource if you're willing to do this.

If you have questions please also post them on the discussion page of d:Wikidata:Wikisource.


Cheers Lydia Pintscher (WMDE) 29. detsember 2013, kell 21:34 (EET)

Wikidata is here![muuda]

Hey everyone :)

As previously announced we have just enabled interwiki links via Wikidata for Wikisource. This means from now on you no longer have to maintain the links in the Wikitext but can maintain them together with the links for Wikipedia, Commons and Wikivoyage on Wikidata. You will still be able to keep them locally though if you want to. Local interwiki links will overwrite the ones from Wikidata. You do not yet have access to the other data on Wikidata like the date of birth of an author. That will come in a future deployment. I will let you know when I have a date for it.

If you have any questions d:Wikidata:Wikisource is a good first step. It also has a list of people familiar with both Wikisource and Wikidata who are able to help you out. That is also a good place for any issues or bugs you encounter.


I'm really excited to welcome you all to Wikidata! I hope it will become a great help for Wikisource.


Cheers Lydia Pintscher (WMDE) via MediaWiki message delivery (arutelu) 14. jaanuar 2014, kell 23:07 (EET)

Request for comment on Commons: Should Wikimedia support MP4 video?[muuda]

I apologize for this message being only in English. Please translate it if needed to help your community.

The Wikimedia Foundation's multimedia team seeks community guidance on a proposal to support the MP4 video format. This digital video standard is used widely around the world to record, edit and watch videos on mobile phones, desktop computers and home video devices. It is also known as H.264/MPEG-4 or AVC.

Supporting the MP4 format would make it much easier for our users to view and contribute video on Wikipedia and Wikimedia projects -- and video files could be offered in dual formats on our sites, so we could continue to support current open formats (WebM and Ogg Theora).

However, MP4 is a patent-encumbered format, and using a proprietary format would be a departure from our current practice of only supporting open formats on our sites -- even though the licenses appear to have acceptable legal terms, with only a small fee required.

We would appreciate your guidance on whether or not to support MP4. Our Request for Comments presents views both in favor and against MP4 support, based on opinions we’ve heard in our discussions with community and team members.

Please join this RfC -- and share your advice.

All users are welcome to participate, whether you are active on Commons, Wikipedia, other Wikimedia project -- or any site that uses content from our free media repository.

You are also welcome to join tomorrow's Office hours chat on IRC, this Thursday, January 16, at 19:00 UTC, if you would like to discuss this project with our team and other community members.

We look forward to a constructive discussion with you, so we can make a more informed decision together on this important topic. Keegan (WMF) (talk) 16. jaanuar 2014, kell 08:46 (EET)

Access to data in Wikidata[muuda]

Hey :)

(Sorry for writing in English. I hope someone can translate this for me where necessary.)

Not long ago we enabled language links via Wikidata for Wikisource. This seems to have gone rather smoothly. Thanks to everyone who helped! But as you know this was only the start. What is actually more interesting is access to the data in Wikidata like the date of birth of an author or the year a book was published. We have planned this for February 25th (unless any issues arise). You will then be able to use the data in your articles. I hope this will open up a lot of new opportunities for you.

If you have any questions d:Wikidata:Wikisource is a good place to find help.

Cheers Lydia Pintscher (WMDE) 27. jaanuar 2014, kell 15:51 (EET)

Universal Language Selector will be enabled by default again on this wiki by 21 February 2014[muuda]

On January 21 2014 the MediaWiki extension Universal Language Selector (ULS) was disabled on this wiki. A new preference was added for logged-in users to turn on ULS. This was done to prevent slow loading of pages due to ULS webfonts, a behaviour that had been observed by the Wikimedia Technical Operations team on some wikis.

We are now ready to enable ULS again. The temporary preference to enable ULS will be removed. A new checkbox has been added to the Language Panel to enable/disable font delivery. This will be unchecked by default for this wiki, but can be selected at any time by the users to enable webfonts. This is an interim solution while we improve the feature of webfonts delivery.

You can read the announcement and the development plan for more information. Apologies for writing this message only in English. Thank you. Runa

Amendment to the Terms of Use[muuda]

You can now access the data on Wikidata[muuda]

Hey folks,

We have just enabled data access to Wikidata for Wikisource (except old-wikisource). This means you can now access data like the date of birth of an author or the ISBN of a book. You can do this in two ways. The first one is a parser function. You can use it like {{#property:capital}} or {{#property:P36}}. The second one is Lua. The documentation for that is at mw:Extension:WikibaseClient/Lua

If you have any questions you will find help at d:Wikidata:Wikisource and its talk page.

I hope you'll use this to do some kick-ass things on Wikisource ;-)


Cheers Lydia Pintscher 25. veebruar 2014, kell 21:54 (EET)

Call for project ideas: funding is available for community experiments[muuda]

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I apologize if this message is not in your language. Please help translate it.

Do you have an idea for a project that could improve your community? Individual Engagement Grants from the Wikimedia Foundation help support individuals and small teams to organize experiments for 6 months. You can get funding to try out your idea for online community organizing, outreach, tool-building, or research to help make Vikitekstid better. In March, we’re looking for new project proposals.

Examples of past Individual Engagement Grant projects:

Proposals are due by 31 March 2014. There are a number of ways to get involved!

Hope to have your participation,

--Siko Bouterse, Head of Individual Engagement Grants, Wikimedia Foundation 28. veebruar 2014, kell 21:44 (EET)

Proposed optional changes to Terms of Use amendment[muuda]

Hello all, in response to some community comments in the discussion on the amendment to the Terms of Use on undisclosed paid editing, we have prepared two optional changes. Please read about these optional changes on Meta wiki and share your comments. If you can (and this is a non english project), please translate this announcement. Thanks! Slaporte (WMF) 13. märts 2014, kell 23:56 (EET)

Changes to the default site typography coming soon[muuda]

This week, the typography on Wikimedia sites will be updated for all readers and editors who use the default "Vector" skin. This change will involve new serif fonts for some headings, small tweaks to body content fonts, text size, text color, and spacing between elements. The schedule is:

  • April 1st: non-Wikipedia projects will see this change live
  • April 3rd: Wikipedias will see this change live

This change is very similar to the "Typography Update" Beta Feature that has been available on Wikimedia projects since November 2013. After several rounds of testing and with feedback from the community, this Beta Feature will be disabled and successful aspects enabled in the default site appearance. Users who are logged in may still choose to use another skin, or alter their personal CSS, if they prefer a different appearance. Local common CSS styles will also apply as normal, for issues with local styles and scripts that impact all users.

For more information:

-- Steven Walling (Product Manager) on behalf of the Wikimedia Foundation's User Experience Design team

Wikisource meetup at Wikimania 2014[muuda]

Wikimania 2014 will be held in London this August and it will be a great opportunity to discuss how to use the recently created Wikisource Community User Group to coordinate and to better promote Wikisource. We would like to invite the participants of each Wikisource language community to showcase the projects has been working in the past year and, of course, learn from each other experiences. See you there? Sign up in the meeting page.
The preceding MassMessage was sent by Micru on behalf of the Wikisource Community User Group.--13. mai 2014, kell 09:59 (EEST)

Media Viewer[muuda]


Greetings, my apologies for writing in English.

I wanted to let you know that Media Viewer will be released to this wiki in the coming weeks. Media Viewer allows readers of Wikimedia projects to have an enhanced view of files without having to visit the file page, but with more detail than a thumbnail. You can try Media Viewer out now by turning it on in your Beta Features. If you do not enjoy Media Viewer or if it interferes with your work after it is turned on you will be able to disable Media Viewer as well in your preferences. I invite you to share what you think about Media Viewer and how it can be made better in the future.

Thank you for your time. - Keegan (WMF) 24. mai 2014, kell 00:29 (EEST)

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Using only UploadWizard for uploads[muuda]

Wikimedia Commons logo

Hello! Sorry for writing in English. It was noted that on this wiki upload is not fully functional for users, who will experience a very difficult and/or illegal uploading. In fact, the licenses/copyright tags dropdown is empty, making it hard or impossible to comply with copyright requirements during upload itself.

Presumably, you don't have interest nor energies to have hundreds templates with the now required HTML, even less a local EDP. I propose to have

so that you can avoid local maintenance and all users can have a functioning, easy upload interface in their own language. All registered users can upload on Commons and existing files will not be affected.

All this will get done around 2014-07-03.

  1. If you disagree with the proposal, just remove your wiki from the list. Remember also to create MediaWiki:Licenses locally with any content (see a simple example), or uploads will be soon disabled anyway by MediaWiki itself (starting in version 1.24wmf11).
  2. To make the UploadWizard even better, please tell your experience and ideas on commons:Commons:Upload Wizard feedback.

Nemo 19. juuni 2014, kell 16:09 (EEST)

Media Viewer is now live on this wiki[muuda]


Media Viewer lets you see images in larger size

Greetings— and sorry for writing in English, please translate if it will help your community,

The Wikimedia Foundation's Multimedia team is happy to announce that Media Viewer was just released on this site today.

Media Viewer displays images in larger size when you click on their thumbnails, to provide a better viewing experience. Users can now view images faster and more clearly, without having to jump to separate pages — and its user interface is more intuitive, offering easy access to full-resolution images and information, with links to the file repository for editing. The tool has been tested extensively across all Wikimedia wikis over the past six months as a Beta Feature and has been released to the largest Wikipedias, all language Wikisources, and the English Wikivoyage already.

If you do not like this feature, you can easily turn it off by clicking on "Disable Media Viewer" at the bottom of the screen, pulling up the information panel (or in your your preferences) whether you have an account or not. Learn more in this Media Viewer Help page.

Please let us know if you have any questions or comments about Media Viewer. You are invited to share your feedback in this discussion on MediaWiki.org in any language, to help improve this feature. You are also welcome to take this quick survey in English, en français, o español.

We hope you enjoy Media Viewer. Many thanks to all the community members who helped make it possible. - Fabrice Florin (WMF) (talk) 20. juuni 2014, kell 00:54 (EEST)

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Letter petitioning WMF to reverse recent decisions[muuda]

The Wikimedia Foundation recently created a new feature, "superprotect" status. The purpose is to prevent pages from being edited by elected administrators -- but permitting WMF staff to edit them. It has been put to use in only one case: to protect the deployment of the Media Viewer software on German Wikipedia, in defiance of a clear decision of that community to disable the feature by default, unless users decide to enable it.

If you oppose these actions, please add your name to this letter. If you know non-Wikimedians who support our vision for the free sharing of knowledge, and would like to add their names to the list, please ask them to sign an identical version of the letter on change.org.

-- JurgenNL (talk) 21. august 2014, kell 20:35 (EEST)

Process ideas for software development[muuda]

’’My apologies for writing in English.’’

Hello,

I am notifying you that a brainstorming session has been started on Meta to help the Wikimedia Foundation increase and better affect community participation in software development across all wiki projects. Basically, how can you be more involved in helping to create features on Wikimedia projects? We are inviting all interested users to voice their ideas on how communities can be more involved and informed in the product development process at the Wikimedia Foundation. It would be very appreciated if you could translate this message to help inform your local communities as well.

I and the rest of my team welcome you to participate. We hope to see you on Meta.

Kind regards, -- Rdicerb (WMF) talk 22. august 2014, kell 01:15 (EEST)

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Grants to improve your project[muuda]

Apologies for English. Please help translate this message.

Greetings! The Individual Engagement Grants program is accepting proposals for funding new experiments from September 1st to 30th. Your idea could improve Wikimedia projects with a new tool or gadget, a better process to support community-building on your wiki, research on an important issue, or something else we haven't thought of yet. Whether you need $200 or $30,000 USD, Individual Engagement Grants can cover your own project development time in addition to hiring others to help you.

Meta RfCs on two new global groups[muuda]

Hello all,

There are currently requests for comment open on meta to create two new global groups. The first is a group for members of the OTRS permissions queue, which would grant them autopatrolled rights on all wikis except those who opt-out. That proposal can be found at m:Requests for comment/Creation of a global OTRS-permissions user group. The second is a group for Wikimedia Commons admins and OTRS agents to view deleted file pages through the 'viewdeletedfile' right on all wikis except those who opt-out. The second proposal can be found at m:Requests for comment/Global file deletion review.

We would like to hear what you think on both proposals. Both are in English; if you wanted to translate them into your native language that would also be appreciated.

It is possible for individual projects to opt-out, so that users in those groups do not have any additional rights on those projects. To do this please start a local discussion, and if there is consensus you can request to opt-out of either or both at m:Stewards' noticeboard.

Thanks and regards, Ajraddatz (talk) 26. oktoober 2014, kell 20:04 (EET)

Global AbuseFilter[muuda]

Hello,

AbuseFilter is a MediaWiki extension used to detect likely abusive behavior patterns, like pattern vandalism and spam. In 2013, Global AbuseFilters were enabled on a limited set of wikis including Meta-Wiki, MediaWiki.org, Wikispecies and (in early 2014) all the "small wikis". Recently, global abuse filters were enabled on "medium sized wikis" as well. These filters are currently managed by stewards on Meta-Wiki and have shown to be very effective in preventing mass spam attacks across Wikimedia projects. However, there is currently no policy on how the global AbuseFilters will be managed although there are proposals. There is an ongoing request for comment on policy governing the use of the global AbuseFilters. In the meantime, specific wikis can opt out of using the global AbuseFilter. These wikis can simply add a request to this list on Meta-Wiki. More details can be found on this page at Meta-Wiki. If you have any questions, feel free to ask on m:Talk:Global AbuseFilter.

Thanks,

PiRSquared17, Glaisher

— 14. november 2014, kell 19:34 (EET)