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KIZU Naoko
Hello,
I suppose you are interested in participating :)
Your translation and forwarding to your favorite language will be appreciated :)

/* For French, Schiste said he was working now ... */


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Christophe Henner <[hidden email]>
Date: Nov 20, 2007 10:58 PM
Subject: [Foundation-l] [EWW] Edit Wikipedia Week
To: Wikimedia Foundation Mailing List <[hidden email]>


Dear community,

Few days ago a pretty neat idea was proposed, an idea which could
involves all of the community members, all of you: the "Edit Wikipedia
Week". That week will take place from December 3 to 8, 2007 and the
concept is pretty simple: you, as a community member, will have the
chance to spread the word about how to edit Wikipedia or learn how to
work on one of the other sister projects. We want it to be a worldwide
event, and why not, transforming it into an annual event.

Everyone can be involved in helping to stage a bunch of "Edit
Wikipedia Week" events during that week. The idea is to stage outreach
events around the world designed to encourage people to participate in
the projects.

The events can be practically anything – big or small. It doesn't
matter how simple they seem to be, everything counts. You can talk
about the project at a local school; get yourself booked for a
television appearance; have a chat for a local photography club about
the advantages of contributing to Commons; organize a marathon weekend
for translations; discuss the different uses of the WikiPolicies to a
group of regular users you know in your place, recruit new people to
help you launch a WikiProject, or even just teach your mom how to
press a button, edit an article and save. Simple steps that will help
the world to know just what are we doing here, and why are we doing
it. Anything you think will improve the projects is valid: the idea is
to reach out to people who don't edit, or have no idea what Wikipedia
is, and encourage them to contribute on the project.


Edit Wikipedia Week is intended to be an experiment. The premise is
that anyone can organize an event for Edit Wikipedia Week, and it can
take whatever form makes sense to them. You don't need a permission,
it's a community event: feel free to just participate.


There are no fixed rules, except the following:

    * Spread the word as you see it fit in your language community,
local chapter, project, family etc.
    * Make sure to record the ideas that are developed in your
community, local chapter, project, family etc, in order to share your
experiences with all of us.
    * Start your own Edit Wikipedia week metapage in your own
language, if you consider it useful to promote and monitor the ideas.


Spread knowledge. Spread the Wiki love. :)

Please translate this mail as much as you can, and spread it all
around you. Your local mailing lists, your local village pump, your
blog, etc...

* See http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Edit_Wikipedia_Week for more informations
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Re: Fwd: [Foundation-l] [EWW] Edit Wikipedia Week

susana cid
Yes, I am interested in participated but I do not know where to start from. Any hints??

Aphaia <[hidden email]> escribió:
Hello,
I suppose you are interested in participating :)
Your translation and forwarding to your favorite language will be appreciated :)

/* For French, Schiste said he was working now ... */


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Christophe Henner
Date: Nov 20, 2007 10:58 PM
Subject: [Foundation-l] [EWW] Edit Wikipedia Week
To: Wikimedia Foundation Mailing List


Dear community,

Few days ago a pretty neat idea was proposed, an idea which could
involves all of the community members, all of you: the "Edit Wikipedia
Week". That week will take place from December 3 to 8, 2007 and the
concept is pretty simple: you, as a community member, will have the
chance to spread the word about how to edit Wikipedia or learn how to
work on one of the other sister projects. We want it to be a worldwide
event, and why not, transforming it into an annual event.

Everyone can be involved in helping to stage a bunch of "Edit
Wikipedia Week" events during that week. The idea is to stage outreach
events around the world designed to encourage people to participate in
the projects.

The events can be practically anything – big or small. It doesn't
matter how simple they seem to be, everything counts. You can talk
about the project at a local school; get yourself booked for a
television appearance; have a chat for a local photography club about
the advantages of contributing to Commons; organize a marathon weekend
for translations; discuss the different uses of the WikiPolicies to a
group of regular users you know in your place, recruit new people to
help you launch a WikiProject, or even just teach your mom how to
press a button, edit an article and save. Simple steps that will help
the world to know just what are we doing here, and why are we doing
it. Anything you think will improve the projects is valid: the idea is
to reach out to people who don't edit, or have no idea what Wikipedia
is, and encourage them to contribute on the project.


Edit Wikipedia Week is intended to be an experiment. The premise is
that anyone can organize an event for Edit Wikipedia Week, and it can
take whatever form makes sense to them. You don't need a permission,
it's a community event: feel free to just participate.


There are no fixed rules, except the following:

* Spread the word as you see it fit in your language community,
local chapter, project, family etc.
* Make sure to record the ideas that are developed in your
community, local chapter, project, family etc, in order to share your
experiences with all of us.
* Start your own Edit Wikipedia week metapage in your own
language, if you consider it useful to promote and monitor the ideas.


Spread knowledge. Spread the Wiki love. :)

Please translate this mail as much as you can, and spread it all
around you. Your local mailing lists, your local village pump, your
blog, etc...

* See http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Edit_Wikipedia_Week for more informations
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Re: Fwd: [Foundation-l] [EWW] Edit Wikipedia Week

KIZU Naoko
Hi,

For notifying your community, you can just translate the page I forwarded :)

If you think it too long, you can arrange it or just create your own
version ...

To develop ideas, you may want to join meta discussion on [[m:Edit
Wikipedia Week]] or just create a project page on your language
Wikipedia.

Enjoy!

On Nov 21, 2007 2:45 AM, susana cid <[hidden email]> wrote:

> Yes, I am interested in participated but I do not know where to start from.
> Any hints??
>
> Aphaia <[hidden email]> escribió:
> Hello,
> I suppose you are interested in participating :)
> Your translation and forwarding to your favorite language will be
> appreciated :)
>
> /* For French, Schiste said he was working now ... */
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Christophe Henner
> Date: Nov 20, 2007 10:58 PM
> Subject: [Foundation-l] [EWW] Edit Wikipedia Week
> To: Wikimedia Foundation Mailing List
>
>
>
> Dear community,
>
> Few days ago a pretty neat idea was proposed, an idea which could
> involves all of the community members, all of you: the "Edit Wikipedia
> Week". That week will take place from December 3 to 8, 2007 and the
> concept is pretty simple: you, as a community member, will have the
> chance to spread the word about how to edit Wikipedia or learn how to
> work on one of the other sister projects. We want it to be a worldwide
> event, and why not, transforming it into an annual event.
>
> Everyone can be involved in helping to stage a bunch of "Edit
> Wikipedia Week" events during that week. The idea is to stage outreach
> events around the world designed to encourage people to participate in
> the projects.
>
> The events can be practically anything – big or small. It doesn't
> matter how simple they seem to be, everything counts. You can talk
> about the project at a local school; get yourself booked for a
> television appearance; have a chat for a local photography club about
> the advantages of contributing to Commons; organize a marathon weekend
> for translations; discuss the different uses of the WikiPolicies to a
> group of regular users you know in your place, recruit new people to
> help you launch a WikiProject, or even just teach your mom how to
> press a button, edit an article and save. Simple steps that will help
> the world to know just what are we doing here, and why are we doing
> it. Anything you think will improve the projects is valid: the idea is
> to reach out to people who don't edit, or have no idea what Wikipedia
> is, and encourage them to contribute on the project.
>
>
> Edit Wikipedia Week is intended to be an experiment. The premise is
> that anyone can organize an event for Edit Wikipedia Week, and it can
> take whatever form makes sense to them. You don't need a permission,
> it's a community event: feel free to just participate.
>
>
> There are no fixed rules, except the following:
>
> * Spread the word as you see it fit in your language community,
> local chapter, project, family etc.
> * Make sure to record the ideas that are developed in your
> community, local chapter, project, family etc, in order to share your
> experiences with all of us.
> * Start your own Edit Wikipedia week metapage in your own
> language, if you consider it useful to promote and monitor the ideas.
>
>
> Spread knowledge. Spread the Wiki love. :)
>
> Please translate this mail as much as you can, and spread it all
> around you. Your local mailing lists, your local village pump, your
> blog, etc...
>
> * See http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Edit_Wikipedia_Week for more
> informations
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>
>
>
> --
> KIZU Naoko
> http://d.hatena.ne.jp/Britty (in Japanese)
> Quote of the Day (English): http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/WQ:QOTD
>
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>
>
> Susana Cid Díaz
> +34 918694296
> +34 677 210 661
>
>
>
>  ________________________________
>
> ¿Chef por primera vez? - Sé un mejor Cocinillas.
> Entra en Yahoo! Respuestas.
>
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