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

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) 2014年1月16日 (木) 06:47 (UTC)

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

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[編集]

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

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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 Wikiquote 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 2014年2月28日 (金) 19:44 (UTC)

Language links (interwiki) via Wikidata are coming[編集]

利用者名の変更依頼: Hosiryuhosi → Rxy[編集]

  • 現利用者名: Hosiryuhosi
  • 対象利用者名: Rxy
  • 理由: ウィキメディアプロジェクト全体で現在の利用者名から短い利用者名へと変更を行いたいため。グローバルアカウント Rxy" は私のアカウントです (確認)。よろしくお願いします--Hosiryuhosi (トーク) 2014年3月8日 (土) 16:23 (UTC)

Proposed optional changes to Terms of Use amendment[編集]

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) 2014年3月13日 (木) 21:56 (UTC)

Changes to the default site typography coming soon[編集]

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

Interwiki links via Wikidata are here![編集]

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

Hi everyone,

As previously announced we have just enabled the first part of Wikidata support. This means from now on you can maintain your interwiki links on Wikidata and no longer need to keep them in the wikitext locally. The local links will continue to work and overwrite what is coming from Wikidata. A community member is currently running a bot to take care of the migration where possible so you don't have to do it by hand in most cases.

You can not yet access the other data on Wikidata like the date of birth of a person. This will come in the near future. I will let you know when I have a date for it.

If you have any questions please come to d:Wikidata:Wikiquote. There we have a bunch of helpful people to answer them.

Welcome to the Wikidata family! I'm excited about this first step. More to come. I am looking forward to seeing how this will help you make Wikiquote even better in the future.

Cheers Lydia via MediaWiki message delivery (トーク) 2014年4月8日 (火) 17:53 (UTC)

ウィキメディア概報 (2014年3月)[編集]

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Wikidata Phase 2 for Wikiquote[編集]


(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 Wikiquote. 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. We have planned this for June 10th (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:Wikiquote is a good place to find help.

On behalf of Lydia Pintscher, John F. Lewis (talk) 2014年5月17日 (土) 16:03 (UTC)

Using only UploadWizard for uploads[編集]

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Hello! It was noted that on this wiki you have less than 10 local files. Presumably, you therefore don't have interest nor energies to have hundreds templates with the now required HTML, even less a local EDP. However, this means that users here will experience a mostly broken and/or illegal uploading. I propose to

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.

I'll get this done in one week from now.

  1. If you disagree with the proposal, just remove your wiki from the list.
  2. To make the UploadWizard even better, please tell your experience and ideas on commons:Commons:Upload Wizard feedback.

Nemo 2014年5月19日 (月) 20:38 (UTC)

Media Viewer[編集]

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) 2014年5月23日 (金) 21:29 (UTC)

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Wikidata Phase 2 is here[編集]


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

Today the ability for all Wikiquotes to query and access the data available in Wikidata has been enabled. This will open the opportunity for all Wikiquote's to start sharing the same data as other languages as well as other projects. You can read up on the Lua implementation of Wikidata at this page which includes basics of how to query the data and display certain properties. This section may also be of use to the community.

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

Thanks, John F. Lewis (talk) 2014年6月10日 (火) 18:48 (UTC)

Media Viewer is now live on this wiki[編集]

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 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) 2014年6月19日 (木) 21:54 (UTC)

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重要: 管理者活動の点検について[編集]

こんにちは。「上位の権限」(管理者、ビューロクラットなど)の除去に関する新しい方針が、グローバルコミュニティの合意に基づいて採用されました(この議論について以前お知らせしたとおりです)。この方針では、 スチュワードは比較的小さなウィキにおいて管理者の活動をチェックしています。私たちの知るかぎりでは、あなた方のウィキでは活動のないアカウントからの「上位の権限」の除去について、正式な手続きが存在していません。このウィキにおいてはスチュワードが新しく決まった管理者活動のチェックを行うことになります。   以下の無活動基準に当てはまるユーザーが、基準に該当すると判断します(2年以上、編集やログに残るような活動をしていないこと)。

  1. Nnh (管理者)
  2. Suisui (管理者)

  これらのユーザーはまもなく通知を受け取ります。もしそのユーザーがその権限の一部または全部を引き続き持ち続けることを望む場合、コミュニティでの議論を諮るように求める、という内容のものです。もし当該ユーザーから反応がなかった場合、その「上位の権限」はスチュワードによって除去されます。   しかしながらあなたのコミュニティが、全体の方針に優先する独自の活動チェック方針を作り、これらの活動のない権限保持者について異なる決定をしたい場合、または既に方針がありながら私たちが見落としていた場合、メタウィキのスチュワードにお知らせください。あなた方のウィキではこの権限チェックを行わないようにします。ありがとうございました。Rschen7754 2014年6月28日 (土) 07:19 (UTC)

取り敢えずmetaの方針に従いつつ、2年経過に気付いた時点でローカルの誰かが申請出来るようにしてはどうかと思います。ローカルの方針がないから丸投げと言うのはどうかと思いますし、かと言って細かいルール整備の必要に迫られているかと言われればそうでもありません。--Marine-Bluetalkcontribsmail 2014年7月9日 (水) 02:01 (UTC)
そうですね。いまのところ,nnhさんとsuisuiさんしか問題なひとはいないわけですが……。 Kzhr (トーク) 2014年7月13日 (日) 07:38 (UTC)
metaのグローバル方針もありますので、関連文書に手を入れました。取り敢えずグローバル方針にはしっかり従いつつ、コミュニティ(と言えるほどのものがあるのかどうか謎ですが)が自由な選択を出来るようにすると言う狙いで書いています。勝手にやっちゃった感じですが、制約を増やすわけではないため問題は起こらないはず。--Marine-Bluetalkcontribsmail 2014年8月29日 (金) 04:46 (UTC)

Letter petitioning WMF to reverse recent decisions[編集]

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

-- JurgenNL (talk) 2014年8月21日 (木) 17:35 (UTC)

Process ideas for software development[編集]

’’My apologies for writing in English.’’


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 2014年8月21日 (木) 22:15 (UTC)

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Change in renaming process[編集]

Part or all of this message may be in English. Please help translate if possible.

-- User:Keegan (WMF) (talk) 2014年9月9日 (火) 16:22 (UTC)

Meta RfCs on two new global groups[編集]

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) 2014年10月26日 (日) 18:04 (UTC)

Global AbuseFilter[編集]


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,, 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.


PiRSquared17, Glaisher

— 2014年11月14日 (金) 17:36 (UTC)

VisualEditor coming to this wiki as a Beta Feature[編集]

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Hello. Please excuse the English. I would be grateful if you translated this message!

VisualEditor, a rich-text editor for MediaWiki, will soon be available on this wiki as a Beta Feature. The estimated date of activation is Wednesday, 26 November.

To access it, you will need to visit the ベータ版機能 page after the deployment and tick the box next to "ビジュアルエディター". (If you have enabled the "すべてのベータ版機能を自動的に有効にする" option, VisualEditor will be automatically available for you.) There will also be a "⧼Visualeditor-preference-language-label⧽" that you can enable if you need it.

Then, you just have to click on "編集" to start VisualEditor, or on "ソースを編集" to edit using wikitext markup. You can even begin to edit pages with VisualEditor and then switch to the wikitext editor simply by clicking on its tab at any point, and you can keep your changes when doing so.

A guide was just published at so that you can learn how to support your community with this transition: please read and translate it if you can! You will find all the information about the next steps there. Please report any suggestions or issues at the main feedback page. You will also receive the next issues of the multilingual monthly newsletter here on this page: if you want it delivered elsewhere, for example at your personal talk page, please add the relevant page here.

Thanks for your attention and happy editing, Elitre (WMF) 2014年11月21日 (金) 18:12 (UTC)

VisualEditor coming to this wiki as a Beta Feature (errata)[編集]

VisualEditor News #10—2014[編集]

2014年12月26日 (金) 18:59 (UTC)