This Friday's office hours will feature Mike Godwin, the Wikimedia
Foundation's Legal Counsel. If you don't know Mike Godwin, you can
read about him at <http://enwp.org/Mike_Godwin>.
Office hours this Friday are from 2230 to 2330 UTC (3:30PM to 4:30PM
PDT). Mike will also be taking the following Thursday from 1600 to
1700 UTC (9:00AM to 10:00AM PDT).
The IRC channel that will be hosting Mike's conversation will be
#wikimedia-office on the Freenode network. If you do not have an IRC
client, you can always access Freenode by going to
http://webchat.freenode.net/, typing in the nickname of your choice and
choosing wikimedia-office as the channel. You may be prompted to click
through a security warning. Go ahead.
Volunteer Coordinator, Wikimedia Foundation
Support Free Knowledge: http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Donate
The next strategic planning office hours are:
Wednesday, 04:00-05:00 UTC, which is:
-Tuesday (8-9pm PST)
-Tuesday (11pm-12am EST)
There has been a lot of tremendous work on the strategy wiki the past
few months, and Task Forces are finishing up their work.
Office hours will be a great opportunity to discuss the work that's
happened as well as the work to come.
As always, you can access the chat by going to
https://webchat.freenode.net and filling in a username and the channel
name (#wikimedia-strategy). You may be prompted to click through a
security warning. It's fine. More details at:
Thanks! Hope to see many of you there.
Facilitator, Strategy Project
mobile: 918 200-WIKI (9454)
Imagine a world in which every human being can freely share in
the sum of all knowledge. Help us make it a reality!
Due to numerous requests we have extended the submission deadline for
Wikimania 2010 as follows:
* Abstract Registration: May 24, 11.59 p.m. (Pacific Time)
* Notification for workshops: May 29, 11.59 p.m. (Pacific Time)
* Notification for panels, tutorials, presentations: June 3, 11.59
p.m. (Pacific Time)
See the Call for Participation for more details:
Thank you for helping make Wikimania 2010 a successful event. :-)
See you in Gdansk, July 9-11!
With best regards,
Not sure whether I'd get time to reply, so I'm forwarding this.
------- Forwarded message -------
From: Saki <saqib.qayyum(a)hotmail.com>
To: Pmlineditor <pmlinediter(a)live.com>
Subject: Wikinews e-mail
Date: Mon, 17 May 2010 15:12:49 +0530
I am Saki, a Wikipedian much active on English Wikipedia and now sign-up
for Wikinews. I've got a chance to interview in person of Asian Project
Coordinator Creative Commons for Wikinews. I have begin preparing
questionnaires so it would be great if Wikinews community could suggest me
some questions for my interview, which is scheduled on May 20th in Tokyo,
What theme and topics should I put to have a good use of this interview?
She will leave for Korea in the begening of next month to attend CC Asia
Conference so we could ask about this conference in the interview.
I'll look forward to have suggestions of Wikinews community. Please do not
This e-mail was sent by Saki to Pmlineditor by the "E-mail user" function
A heads up, some bright spark has suggested  merging Wikinews into
Wikipedia. This came up on IRC and I've alerted the French Wikinews
community on their IRC channel.
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