Talk:Berlin Hackathon 2012

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Bináris (talkcontribs)

I uploaded this nice graffiti next to our location to Commons. :-)

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VGrigas (WMF) (talkcontribs)

I took a bunch of night shots of Tachales a few days ago and havent had time to edit or upload the photos yet, but will post them on the page when I do have them

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SVG (talkcontribs)

I couldn't see it yesterday because the sky was already dark. I can just say: that's Germany! Today in the morning I used the underground train and two men went into the train. Then they opened unexpected their bags and played music on their instruments. To my surprise they weren't bad.

Wikinaut (talkcontribs)

for those being interested, I corrected (perspective correction) the image on Commons using the free ShiftN program.

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Sumanah (talkcontribs)
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Some videos are now up

Sumanah (talkcontribs)
Esby (talkcontribs)
Sumanah (talkcontribs)

You can expect the videos to get uploaded to Wikimedia Commons by 9 July 2012.

Sumanah (talkcontribs)
Sharihareswara (WMF) (talkcontribs)

I'm so sorry for the delay here.

The Commons category contains NEARLY all of the recorded videos, and Asheesh Laroia is helping get the last one uploaded.

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Some successes and accomplishments

Sumanah (talkcontribs)
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Ways to extend the MediaWiki (web) installer

Osnard (talkcontribs)

Is somebody interested in extensibility of the MediaWiki installer? Or even has experience with extending it? Is there a way to add more installation steps or to change the existing ones? Are there plans for future development?

I'd love to learn more about this topic. Maybe someone else too?

Sumanah (talkcontribs)

Osnard, Brion Vibber rewrote the installer a while back, so maybe talk to him?

Waldyrious (talkcontribs)

Related: I was talking to Roan earlier today, and suggested that perhaps there should be a "retry" button when there's an error in the installer, in addition to the "back" and "continue" buttons already present. I figured this might be of interest to anyone working with improving the installer.

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A few yacht flags (45 x 30 cm) left

Wikinaut (talkcontribs)

Hi, many years ago I produced some yacht flags (polyester). Perhaps anyone interested ? I'll bring the remaining on Sunday. Producing costs were 15,- € per flag. Because the logo is © & ™ All rights reserved, Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. This image (or parts of it) is copyrighted by the Wikimedia Foundation. It is (or includes) one of the official logos or designs used by the Wikimedia Foundation or by one of its projects. Use of the Wikimedia logos and trademarks is subject to the Wikimedia trademark policy and visual identity guidelines, and may require permission. , you can use this flag only with the correct permission.

Let me know, if you want one. Keep in mind that there might be restrictions to use it.

SVG (talkcontribs)

Hey Wikinaut. I'm interested in a yacht flag. I'd only need to go to the bank to get some money.

Tim Weyer

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Long Night of Science (Saturday)

SVG (talkcontribs)

"[Die] Lange Nacht der Wissenschaft" (engl. Long Night Of Science) takes place tonight (Saturday) in Berlin-Potsdam. It begins at 5 PM and ends at 1 AM. If you buy a ticket after 11 PM (2300), you only have to pay 5 euros (Hackathon ends at 11 PM). You can meet scientists and ask them questions. Here's a list of locations (English version by Google Translator). It's also about computer science (see here (English version by Google Translator)). Please attend by creating a post with your real and username below (or just the real name as IP address). I'll contact you after 10 PM (I'm minigolfing).

Tim Weyer (SVG)

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Petrb (talkcontribs)

[15:49:15] []: *** Looking up your hostname... [15:49:15] []: *** Checking Ident [15:49:15] []: *** Found your hostname [15:49:15] []: *** No Ident response [15:49:15] Server ERROR: :Closing Link: (Too many user connections (global))

someone else has this problem

Krenair (talkcontribs)

Freenode staffer kloeri says this has been fixed.

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Topics people will be working on (Edit, improve, expand this list)

Guillom (talkcontribs)
  • Merlijn van Deen: interface localisation and site-based configuration
  • Oren Bochman: evaluate articles; user:?Bot
  • Tobias, Wikidata: automated UI testing with Selenium
  • Andrew Pearson (TParis): unblock system on en.wp
  • Harry Burt: translating images
  • Brandon Harris: design stuff
  • Kai Nissen (WMDE): RENDER
  • Daniel Mietchen, Wikipedian in Residence on Open science
Wikipedia Cite-o-Meter, plugins for the Open Access Media Importer; JATS-to-MediaWiki; flagging of OA-ness; exporting Open Access File of the Day beyond MediaWiki (e.g. to RSS, for embedding in blogs); cross-wiki usage stats
  • Dario Taraborelli: WMF; product research ; citation data, reference data, Wikipedia Cite-o-Meter. Data sets, visualization
  • Siebrand Mazeland: WMF; language support
  • Jeroen de Dauw: Wikidata
  • Tim Alder (Kolossos): OpenStreetMap
  • Christian P. and Emmanuel Engelhart: a first prototype of a ZIM reader using Cordova Qt and C++
  • Finn Aarup Nielsen (fnielsen): Numerical data and computations in wikis (in Lua and Wikidata?). Sentiment analysis/bias detection in Wikipedia (talkcontribs)

anyone knows where Christian P. is sitting? :) --Petrb

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