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Wikipedia Signpost – Volume 8, Issue 24 – 11 June 2012

Special report: Springer’s misappropriation of Wikimedia content “the tip of the iceberg”
News and notes: Foundation finance reformers wrestle with CoI
WikiProject report: Counter-Vandalism Unit
Featured content: The cake is a pi
Arbitration report: Procedural reform enacted, Rich Farmbrough blocked, three requests for arbitration
Technology report: To support or not to support? IPv6, and how best to serve non-Wikimedia wikis

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Wikipedia Signpost – Volume 8, Issue 23 – 04 June 2012

Special report: WikiWomenCamp: From women, for women
News and notes: Editors want most funding for technical areas, while widespread ignorance of WMF board elections and chapters persists; voting still live on Commons best picture
Discussion report: Watching Wikipedia change
WikiProject report: Views of WikiProject Visual Arts
Featured content: On the lochs
Arbitration report: Two motions for procedural reform, three requests for arbitration, Rich Farmbrough risks block and ban
Technology report: Report from the Berlin Hackathon

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Wikipedia Signpost – Volume 8, Issue 22 – 28 May 2012

News and notes: Wikimedia endorses open-access petition to the White House; pending changes RfC ends
Recent research: Supporting interlanguage collaboration; detecting reverts; Wikipedia’s discourse, semantic and leadership networks, and Google’s Knowledge Graph
WikiProject report: Experts and enthusiasts at WikiProject Geology
Featured content: Featured content cuts the cheese
Arbitration report: Fæ and GoodDay requests for arbitration, changes to evidence word limits
Technology report: Developer divide wrangles; plus Wikimedia Zero, MediaWiki 1.20wmf4, and IPv6

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Wikipedia Signpost – Volume 8, Issue 21 – 21 May 2012

From the editor: New editor-in-chief
News and notes: Two new Wikimedia fellows to boost strategies for tackling major issues
WikiProject report: Trouble in a Galaxy Far, Far Away….
Featured content: Lemurbaby moves it with Madagascar: Featured content for the week
Arbitration report: No open arbitration cases pending
Technology report: On the indestructibility of Wikimedia content

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Wikipedia Signpost – Volume 8, Issue 20 – 14 May 2012

Special report: Wikimedia and the “seismic shift” towards open-access research publication
News and notes: Finance debate drags on as editor survey finds Wikipedia too bureaucratic
WikiProject report: Welcome to Wikipedia with a cup of tea and all your questions answered – at the Teahouse
Featured content: Featured content is red hot this week
Arbitration report: R&I Review closed, Rich Farmbrough near closure
Technology report: Cross-wiki watchlist controversy; and is “go file a bug” really a useful response?

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Wikipedia Signpost – Volume 8, Issue 19 – 07 May 2012

Paid editing: Does Wikipedia Pay? The Communicator: Phil Gomes
News and notes: Hong Kong to host Wikimania 2013
In the news: What does Wikipedia call an expert; and untruths in biographies … again.
WikiProject report: Say What?: WikiProject Languages
Featured content: This week at featured content: How much wood would a Wood Duck chuck if a Wood Duck could chuck wood?
Arbitration report: Proposed decision in Rich Farmbrough, two open cases
Technology report: Search gets faster, GSoC gets more detail and 1.20wmf2 gets deployed

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Wikipedia Signpost – Volume 8, Issue 18 – 30 April 2012

Paid editing: Does Wikipedia Pay? The Consultant: Pete Forsyth
News and notes: Showdown as featured article writer openly solicits commercial opportunities
Recent research: Barnstars work; Wiktionary assessed; cleanup tags counted; finding expert admins; discussion peaks; Wikipedia citations in academic publications; and more
Discussion report: ‘ReferenceTooltips’ by default
WikiProject report: The Cartographers of WikiProject Maps
Featured content: Featured content spreads its wings
Arbitration report: R&I Review remains in voting, two open cases
Technology report: What Git means for end users, design controversies and pertinent poll results

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Wikipedia Signpost – Volume 8, Issue 17 – 23 April 2012

Investigative report: Spin doctors spin Jimmy’s “bright line”
News and notes: Help-space revamp, WikiTravel RfC, and Justin Knapp scores a million edits
WikiProject report: Skeptics and Believers: WikiProject The X-Files
Featured content: A mirror (or seventeen) on this week’s featured content
Arbitration report: Evidence submissions close in Rich Farmbrough case, vote on proposed decision in R&I Review
Technology report: Wikimedia Labs: soon to be at the cutting edge of MediaWiki development?

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Wikipedia Signpost – Volume 8, Issue 16 – 16 April 2012

Arbitration analysis: Inside the Arbitration Committee Mailing List
Paid editing: Does Wikipedia Pay? The Facilitator: Silver seren
News and notes: French language outreach, WikiTravel debate, and HighBeam reloaded
Discussion report: The future of pending changes
WikiProject report: The Butterflies and Moths of WikiProject Lepidoptera
Featured content: A few good sports: association football, rugby league, and the Olympics vie for medals
Arbitration report: Evidence submissions begin in Rich Farmbrough case, proposed decision in R&I Review
Technology report: MediaWiki 1.20wmf01 hits first WMF wiki, understanding 20% time, and why this report cannot yet be a draft

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Wikipedia Signpost – Volume 8, Issue 15 – 09 April 2012

Wikidata: The next big thing? An interview with Wikidata

Interview: Funds, fiduciaries, and the Foundation: the complex dynamics of scaling

News and notes: Projects launched in Brazil and the Middle East as advisors sought for funds committee

WikiProject report: The Land of Steady Habits: WikiProject Connecticut

Featured content: Assassination, genocide, internment, murder, and crucification: the bloodiest of the week

Arbitration report: Arbitration evidence-limit motions, two open cases

Technology report: Next Wikimedia deployment already in the pipeline and details of recent performance improvements

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