Happy Public Domain Day 2016!

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On January 1 we celebrate Public Domain Day as many works of authors who died 70+ years ago now enter the public domain and can be used freely.

Let us be aware: copyright is temporary. It only lasts during the authors lifetime and 70 years afterwards (in most countries). During those years it is limiting Wikipedia and her sister projects in showing works of art, literature, public art and buildings in countries without freedom of panorama, and more in the articles. But now a new batch is freed from copyrights!

An overview of images and texts that are restored or added to the Wikimedia Commons, are collected on: this page.

Many of these files still need a place in articles. You can help!

You can also help by uploading new files of subjects that are freed of copyrights.
You can also help by tagging all requests for deletion pages with the category when the file can be restored, which will be/was deleted.

As I follow the log of restored files this week, more images and texts will follow. If still files or texts are missing in the list, let me know or add them yourselves.

A very happy Public Domain Day! Romaine განხილვაწვლილი 13:22, 2 იანვარი 2016 (UTC)


  • Some of the freed files:

Wikimania 2016 Scholarships - Deadline soon!

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A reminder - applications for scholarships for Wikimania 2016 in Esino Lario, Italy, are closing soon! Please get your applications in by January 9th. To apply, visit the page below:

Patrick Earley (WMF) via MediaWiki message delivery განხილვაწვლილი 01:49, 5 იანვარი 2016 (UTC)

The visual editor is coming to this wiki

Hello again. Please excuse the English. Please help translate to your language. გმადლობთ!

The visual editor is coming to all editors at this Wikipedia on Monday, 25 January. It allows people to edit Wikipedia articles as if they were using word processing software.

You don't have to wait until the deployment to test it; you can test the visual editor right now. To turn it on, select "Beta" in your preferences. Choose "ვიზუალური რედაქტორი" and click save. When it is enabled, you will press the "რედაქტირება" button to edit an article in the new software. To use the wikitext editor, you can press "წყაროს რედაქტირება".

After the deployment, everyone will automatically have the option to use either the visual editor or the current wikitext editor. For more information about how to use the visual editor, see mw:Help:VisualEditor/User guide.

More information about preparing for the visual editor is posted here.

  • It's easier to add templates if you've added TemplateData information.
  • Please help translate the user interface and pages about the visual editor. See the visual editor's TranslationCentral for general information. To translate the user guide, go to the MediaWiki.org page, and select "ამ გვერდის თარგმნა". Your language should be available from the drop-down menu on the right. Once you've done this, you'll see the document in English side by side with any translation work already done in your language. You can add new translations or change old translations. To translate the user interface, you need to create an account at translatewiki.net. Contact me personally if you need help with that.
  • Please let us know if you find any problems. You can report issues in Phabricator, the new bug tracking system or on the central feedback page on MediaWiki.org. If you notice major issues affecting your project, please leave a note on my talk page. In case of emergency (like an unexpected bug causing widespread problems), please contact James Forrester, the product manager, at jforrester@wikimedia.org or on IRC in the #mediawiki-visualeditor channel.

Thank you, and happy editing! --Elitre (WMF) (talk) 18:20, 15 იანვარი 2016 (UTC)

2016 WMF Strategy consultation

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Hello, all.

The Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) has launched a consultation to help create and prioritize WMF strategy beginning July 2016 and for the 12 to 24 months thereafter. This consultation will be open, on Meta, from 18 January to 26 February, after which the Foundation will also use these ideas to help inform its Annual Plan. (More on our timeline can be found on that Meta page.)

Your input is welcome (and greatly desired) at the Meta discussion, 2016 Strategy/Community consultation.

Apologies for English, where this is posted on a non-English project. We thought it was more important to get the consultation translated as much as possible, and good headway has been made there in some languages. There is still much to do, however! We created m:2016 Strategy/Translations to try to help coordinate what needs translation and what progress is being made. :)

If you have questions, please reach out to me on my talk page or on the strategy consultation's talk page or by email to mdennis@wikimedia.org.

I hope you'll join us! Maggie Dennis via MediaWiki message delivery განხილვაწვლილი 19:06, 18 იანვარი 2016 (UTC)

please, you can help me !!!

please, you can help me to open system of a stereo an eclipse of AVN668HD my MAIL TSKRIALA@GMAIL.COM


Classification request

ეს თემა გადმოტანილია გვერდიდან განხილვა:თბილისი .

Hi everybody, i have three Georgia-related pictures where i am not sure what they depict. Maybe you can help:

Thank you for your help in advance, --Arnd განხილვაწვლილი 10:00, 25 იანვარი 2016 (UTC)

Hallo Aschroet! Also, deine Muttersprache ist Deutsch und ich kann deutsch antworten.
"Imereth" ist zweifellos Imeretien, eine der historischen Regionen Georgiens.
Das Wort Papanaki (პაპანაქი) kenne ich, aber ehrlich gesagt, weiß nicht genau, was für eine Mütze gemeint wird.
Ukhimerion, eigentlich Ukimerioni ist ein Hügel in der Stadt Kutaissi. Auf dem Hügel steht Bagrati-Kathedrale.
"Pantscheti" kenne ich leider nicht.
Freundliche Grüße, Deu. 10:47, 25 იანვარი 2016 (UTC)

Hallo Deu, danke für deine Hilfe. Warum kannst du so gut deutsch schreiben? Kann es sein, dass Pantscheti dieser Ort ist: http://www.geographic.org/geographic_names/name.php?uni=-3214430&fid=1946&c=georgia ? Es gibt sogar ein neues Foto: https://www.google.de/maps/place/42%C2%B038'04.0%22N+44%C2%B037'03.0%22E/@42.6341393,44.6177668,3a,75y,90t/data=!3m8!1e2!3m6!1s-BHURtfAv7_U%2FU-fviWHMHNI%2FAAAAAAAAXjY%2FGacljQKK0DQ!2e4!3e12!6s%2F%2Flh6.googleusercontent.com%2F-BHURtfAv7_U%2FU-fviWHMHNI%2FAAAAAAAAXjY%2FGacljQKK0DQ%2Fs203-k-no%2F!7i3041!8i2175!4m2!3m1!1s0x0:0x0. Gibt es dafür schon einen Wikipedia-Artikel? --Arnd განხილვაწვლილი 12:05, 25 იანვარი 2016 (UTC)

Warum kann ich? Hmm... Ich sollte aber noch besser sprechen und schreiben, ich wohnte in Deutschland.  
Ich habe noch recherchiert und diesen Artikel gefunden. Also, Pantscheti ist höchstwahrscheinlich eine falsche Umschrift, das Dorf heißt Panscheti. Der Ort liegt in der Munizipalität Qasbegi, d. h. alles passt.  
Grüße, Deu. 12:18, 25 იანვარი 2016 (UTC)
Und, Aschroet, hier Papanaki. Und noch hier.   Deu. 12:22, 25 იანვარი 2016 (UTC)

Sehr gut, so habe ich fast alles. Kann man "Papanak" als Umschrift für die Mütze nehmen?

Ich habe bestimmt später weitere Fragen, wenn ich das Buch auf Wikisource bearbeite. Danke und Gruß,--Arnd განხილვაწვლილი 13:50, 25 იანვარი 2016 (UTC)

Bitte schön. Wenn nötig, können sie mich auch persönlich (hier oder in de.wiki) kontaktieren. Ich überprüfe nicht immer regelmäßig die öffentliche Diskussionen, meine eigene Diskussionseite aber immer.
"Papanak" ist nicht ganz korrekt. Die georgische Nomina haben immer einen Vokal am Ende, also "Papanaki" wäre korrekter. Deu. 16:18, 25 იანვარი 2016 (UTC)

The visual editor is now active here

Please translate to Georgian (how-to; data: January 2016) Completion Outdated
Interface messages* 99%   0%  
User Guide 49%   19%  
FAQ 10%   0%  
Portal 39%   0%  
TemplateData information 47%   0%  
TemplateData help 0%   0%  
* The interface is hosted at https://translatewiki.net; you'll need an account if you never translated there before. The other pages are at Mediawiki.org, for which you can use your regular Wikipedia account.

Hello again (and again, apologies for using English on this page. Please help translate to your language. გმადლობთ!)

As some of you have noticed, this Wikipedia now has the visual editor (ვიზუალური რედაქტორი) enabled for all users. (We planned to do this on 25 January 2016. However, last week, there was an unusual problem with an upgrade to MediaWiki. Thanks for your understanding.) There are now two tabs for editing: "რედაქტირება" and "წყაროს რედაქტირება". Click "რედაქტირება" to use the visual editor. Click "წყაროს რედაქტირება" to edit using wikitext markup.

All edits using the visual editor will be tagged with "ვიზუალური რედაქტირება" in recent changes, watchlists, and page histories. To access the User Guide for the visual editor, click on the "(?)" icon in its toolbar. If you wish to disable this new system, this can be done under "Editing" in your preferences.

Please let us know if you find any problems. You can report issues in Phabricator, the new bug tracking system or on the central feedback page on MediaWiki.org.

If you can translate from English into this wiki's language, or know anyone who can, please follow the links on the "translation table" and help your community get the best possible experience when it comes to interface messages and documentation related to the visual editor. Please contact me directly whenever you need help!

Happy editing, Elitre (WMF) (talk) 17:43, 1 თებერვალი 2016 (UTC)

VisualEditor News #1—2016

Elitre (WMF), 19:21, 26 თებერვალი 2016 (UTC)

Completion suggestor

- User:CKoerner (WMF) (talk) 22:09, 7 მარტი 2016 (UTC)

New Wikipedia Library Accounts Available Now (March 2016)

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Hello Wikimedians!

 
The TWL OWL says sign up today!

The Wikipedia Library is announcing signups today for free, full-access accounts to published research as part of our Publisher Donation Program. You can sign up for access to research materials from:

  • Cambridge University Press - a major publisher of academic journals and e-books in a variety of subject areas. Access includes both Cambridge Journals Online and Cambridge Books. 25 accounts.
  • Alexander Street Academic Video Online - a large academic video collection good for a wide range of subjects, including news programs (such as PBS and BBC), music and theatre, lectures and demonstrations, and documentaries. 25 accounts.
  • Baylor University Press - a publisher of academic e-books primarily in religious studies and the humanities. 50 accounts.
  • Future Science Group - a publisher of medical, biotechnological and scientific research. 30 accounts.
  • Annual Reviews - a publisher of review articles in the biomedical sciences. 100 accounts.
  • Miramar Ship Index - an index to ships and their histories since the early 19th century. 30 accounts.

Non-English

  • Noormags - Farsi-language aggregator of academic and professional journals and magazines. 30 accounts.
  • Kotobna - Arabic-language ebook publishing platform. 20 accounts.

Expansions

  • Gale - aggregator of newspapers, magazines and journals. 50 accounts.
  • Elsevier ScienceDirect - an academic publishing company that publishes medical and scientific literature. 100 accounts.

Many other partnerships with accounts available are listed on our partners page, including Project MUSE, De Gruyter, EBSCO, Newspapers.com and British Newspaper Archive. Do better research and help expand the use of high quality references across Wikipedia projects: sign up today!
--The Wikipedia Library Team 20:30, 17 მარტი 2016 (UTC)


You can host and coordinate signups for a Wikipedia Library branch in your own language. Please contact Ocaasi (WMF).
This message was delivered via the Global Mass Message tool to The Wikipedia Library Global Delivery List.

Open Call for Individual Engagement Grants

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Greetings! The Individual Engagement Grants (IEG) program is accepting proposals until April 12th to fund new tools, research, outreach efforts, and other experiments that enhance the work of Wikimedia volunteers. Whether you need a small or large amount of funds (up to $30,000 USD), IEGs can support you and your team’s project development time in addition to project expenses such as materials, travel, and rental space.

With thanks, I JethroBT (WMF) 15:47, 31 მარტი 2016 (UTC)

No editing two times this week

ფონდი ვიკიმედია მისი ახალი მონაცემთა ცენტრის ტესტირებას აპირებს დალასში. This will make sure Wikipedia and the other Wikimedia wikis can stay online even after a disaster. To make sure everything is working, the Wikimedia Technology department needs to conduct a planned test. This test will show whether they can reliably switch from one data center to the other. It requires many teams to prepare for the test and to be available to fix any unexpected problems.

They will switch all traffic to the new data center on Tuesday, 19 April.
On Thursday, 21 April, they will switch back to the primary data center.

Unfortunately, because of some limitations in MediaWiki, all editing must stop during those two switches. We apologize for this disruption, and we are working to minimize it in the future.

You will be able to read, but not edit, all wikis for a short period of time.

  • You will not be able to edit for approximately 15 to 30 minutes on Tuesday, 19 April and Thursday, 21 April, starting at 14:00 UTC (15:00 BST, 16:00 CEST, 10:00 EDT, 07:00 PDT).
  • If you try to edit or save during these times, you will see an error message. We hope that no edits will be lost during these minutes, but we can't guarantee it. If you see the error message, then please wait until everything is back to normal. Then you should be able to save your edit. But, we recommend that you make a copy of your changes first, just in case.

Other effects:

  • Background jobs will be slower and some may be dropped. Red links might not be updated as quickly as normal. If you create an article that is already linked somewhere else, the link will stay red longer than usual. Some long-running scripts will have to be stopped.
  • There will be a code freeze for the week of 18 April. No non-essential code deployments will take place.

This test was originally planned to take place on March 22. April 19th and 21st are the new dates. You can read the schedule at wikitech.wikimedia.org. They will post any changes on that schedule. There will be more notifications about this. Please share this information with your community. /Johan (WMF) განხილვაწვლილი 22:21, 17 აპრილი 2016 (UTC)

Wikipedia to the Moon

Hello! Sorry that this is in English only, but we are using village pump messaging in order to reach as many language communities as possible. Wrong page? Please fix it here.

This is an invitation to all Wikipedians: Wikimedia Deutschland has been given data space to include Wikipedia content in an upcoming mission to the Moon. (No joke!) We have launched a community discussion about how to do that, because we feel that this is for the global community of editors. Please, join the discussion on Meta-Wiki (and translate this invitation to your language community)! Best, Moon team at Wikimedia Deutschland 15:35, 21 აპრილი 2016 (UTC)

Machine translation support enabled today for Content Translation

Hello, machine translation support for Content Translation (beta feature) has now been extended and enabled for users of Georgian Wikipedia using Yandex. It can be used when translating Wikipedia articles into Georgian with Content Translation. To start using this service, please choose ‘’Yandex.Translate’’ from the ‘’Automatic Translation’’ dropdown menu that you see on the sidebar after you start translating an article. Please note, machine translation is available from all the languages that are supported by Yandex.Translate, but Content Translation can still be used in the usual manner for translating from all languages, with or without machine translation support.

Wikimedia Foundation’s Legal team and Yandex had collaborated earlier to work out an agreement that allows the use of Yandex.Translate without compromising Wikipedia’s policy of attribution of rights, privacy of our users and brand representation. Since November 2015, Yandex machine translation has been used for articles translated for Wikipedias in many languages. Details about Yandex translation services, including a summary of the contract are available on this page. More information about the machine translation services in Content Translation is available on this page. We request you to kindly take a look at these pages.

We have tested the service for use on the Georgian Wikipedia, but there could be unknown problems that we are not aware of yet. Please do let us know on our Project Talk page or phabricator if you face any problems using Content Translation. This message is only in English and we will be very grateful if it could be translated into Georgian for other users of this Wikipedia. Thank you. On behalf of WMF Language team: --KartikMistry განხილვაწვლილი 12:30, 27 აპრილი 2016 (UTC)

Question from fr:wikipedia about a fencer

Hello from France.

We have on the french wikiépedia an article about a georgian fencer fr:Sandro Bazadze. We don't know yet if he have enough notability to stay in the encyclopedy.

He have a title in the youth european championships but it'ds not enough as notability in the french wikipédia

Does Bazadze been on a podium of the georgian senior fencing championships yet ? in which year ? what king of sources can we found the information.

Thanks a lot for your answer


Bonjour les Géorgiens

les escrimeurs ont besoin de votre aide.

La page fr:Sandro Bazadze a été récemment conservée suite à une PàS. Mais cette procédure n'a pas permis de mettre en évidence l'admissibilité du sujet quant aux critères spécifiques aux escrimeurs.

Comme on ne lit pas le géorgien, pouvez-vous nous dire, après une petite recherche, si cet escrimeur a déjà figuré sur le podium des championnats de Géorgie d'escrime en catégorie Senior ?

le site de la fédération géorgienne est celui-ci : http://geofencing.ge/

D'avance un grand merci pour votre aide ! Matpib განხილვაწვლილი 13:00, 27 აპრილი 2016 (UTC)

@Matpib: here is his results--დათო1010 14:47, 27 აპრილი 2016 (UTC)
yes, but these are the international results. I looking for the national results : national championship of Georgia. Matpib განხილვაწვლილი 14:54, 27 აპრილი 2016 (UTC)
@Matpib: I found some links about Georgian championship, but they are in Georgian. 2011 1st place, 2012 3rd place--დათო1010 15:09, 27 აპრილი 2016 (UTC)
Thanks a lot. It's perfect ! Matpib განხილვაწვლილი 15:33, 27 აპრილი 2016 (UTC)

Lasha Talakhadze

Hi

Sorry for not speaking Georgian :(

Can someone translate the page about Georgian weightlifter en:Lasha Talakhadze? Thanks in advance. Regards, Jihaim განხილვაწვლილი 23:02, 30 აპრილი 2016 (UTC)

  Done--დათო1010 07:48, 1 მაისი 2016 (UTC)
Cool, thank you :) Jihaim განხილვაწვლილი 13:31, 1 მაისი 2016 (UTC)

JavaScript

Hi. I can see that this project has old JavaScript that needs to be updated. I would happily make the required updates myself, but I would have to – at least temporarily – become an admin here to do that (because the relevant pages are in the MediaWiki namespace). I have already made these updates on a number of other projects, so it would be very easy for me to do this. If no one does anything, some JavaScript-related tools will break later this year. If you want me to make these updates, you can grant me admin rights and I will make the updates as soon as I can. Nirmos განხილვაწვლილი 06:18, 3 ივნისი 2016 (UTC)

Wikipedia to the Moon: voting has begun

Hello, after six weeks of community discussion about Wikipedia to the Moon, there are now 10 different proposals for content for the mission. Starting today, you can vote for them on Meta-Wiki, and decide what we will work on: a Wikipedia canon, different lists, the Moon in 300 languages, an astronomy editathon, featured articles, articles about technology, endangered things, or DNA-related topics. You can even vote against community involvement. Voting is open until 24 June. Sorry that this message is again in English only, but we are using village pumps to reach as many communities as possible, so that everyone knows they can vote. Best, Moon team at Wikimedia Deutschland 15:31, 10 ივნისი 2016 (UTC)

Муниципалитеты Грузии

Муниципалитеты Грузии из каких административных делении состоят?--Kaiyr განხილვაწვლილი 12:11, 13 ივნისი 2016 (UTC)

@Kaiyr: Муниципалитеты состоят из Общин--დათო1010 15:47, 13 ივნისი 2016 (UTC)

Compact Links coming soon to this wiki

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Screenshot of Compact Language Links interlanguage list

Hello, I wanted to give a heads up about an upcoming feature for this wiki which you may seen already in Tech News. Compact Language Links has been available as a beta-feature on all Wikimedia wikis since 2014. With compact language links enabled, users are shown a much shorter list of languages on the interlanguage link section of an article (see image). This will be enabled as a feature in the coming week for all users, which can be turned on or off using a preference setting. We look forward to your feedback and please do let us know if you have any questions. Details about Compact Language Links can be read in the project documentation.

Due to the large scale enablement of this feature, we have had to use MassMessage for this message and as a result it is only written in English. We will really appreciate if this message can be translated for other users of this wiki. The main announcement can also be translated on this page. Thank you. On behalf of the Wikimedia Language team: Runa Bhattacharjee (WMF) (talk)-12:57, 1 ივლისი 2016 (UTC)

Wikipedia to the Moon: invitation to edit

Three weeks ago, you were invited to vote on how to take Wikipedia articles to the Moon. Community voting is over and the winning idea is to send all ‘’featured articles and lists’’ to the Moon. This decision means that, starting today, Wikipedians from all language communities are warmly invited to intensively work on their best articles and lists, and submit them to Wikipedia to the Moon. The central site to coordinate between communities will be Meta-Wiki. You will find an overview and more information there. Hopefully, we will be able to represent as many languages as possible, to show Wikipedia’s diversity. Please feel kindly invited to edit on behalf of your community and tell us about your work on featured content!

Best, Moon team at Wikimedia Deutschland 14:10, 1 ივლისი 2016 (UTC)

Editing News #2—2016

m:User:Elitre (WMF), 17:20, 3 ივლისი 2016 (UTC)

Open call for Project Grants

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Greetings! The Project Grants program is accepting proposals from July 1st to August 2nd to fund new tools, research, offline outreach (including editathon series, workshops, etc), online organizing (including contests), and other experiments that enhance the work of Wikimedia volunteers.
Whether you need a small or large amount of funds, Project Grants can support you and your team’s project development time in addition to project expenses such as materials, travel, and rental space.
Also accepting candidates to join the Project Grants Committee through July 15.
With thanks, I JethroBT (WMF) 15:25, 5 ივლისი 2016 (UTC)

Compact Language Links enabled in this wiki today

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Screenshot of Compact Language Links interlanguage list

Compact Language Links has been available as a beta-feature on all Wikimedia wikis since 2014. With compact language links enabled, users are shown a much shorter list of languages on the interlanguage link section of an article (see image). Based on several factors, this shorter list of languages is expected to be more relevant for them and valuable for finding similar content in a language known to them. More information about compact language links can be found in the documentation.

From today onwards, compact language links has been enabled as the default listing of interlanguage links on this wiki. However, using the button at the bottom, you will be able to see a longer list of all the languages the article has been written in. The setting for this compact list can be changed by using the checkbox under User Preferences -> Appearance -> Languages

The compact language links feature has been tested extensively by the Wikimedia Language team, which developed it. However, in case there are any problems or other feedback please let us know on the project talk page. It is to be noted that on some wikis the presence of an existing older gadget that was used for a similar purpose may cause an interference for compact language list. We would like to bring this to the attention of the admins of this wiki. Full details are on this phabricator ticket (in English).

Due to the large scale enablement of this feature, we have had to use MassMessage for this announcement and as a result it is only written in English. We will really appreciate if this message can be translated for other users of this wiki. Thank you. On behalf of the Wikimedia Language team: Runa Bhattacharjee (WMF) (talk)-03:03, 8 ივლისი 2016 (UTC)

Save/Publish

Whatamidoing (WMF) (talk) 18:02, 9 აგვისტო 2016 (UTC)

New Wikipedia Library accounts available now (August 2016)


Hello Wikimedians!

 
The TWL OWL says sign up today!

The Wikipedia Library is announcing signups today for free, full-access, accounts to published research as part of our publisher donation program. You can now sign up for new accounts and research materials from:

  • Nomos – Primarily German-language publisher of law and social sciences books and journals - 25 accounts
  • World Scientific – Scientific, technical, and medical journals - 50 accounts
  • Edinburgh University Press – Humanities and social sciences journals - 25 accounts
  • American Psychological Association – Psychology books and journals - 10 accounts
  • Emerald – Journals on a range of topics including business, education, health care, and engineering - 10 accounts

Many other partnerships with accounts available are listed on our partners page, including Project MUSE, EBSCO, DeGruyter, Gale and Newspaperarchive.com.

Do better research and help expand the use of high quality references across Wikipedia projects: sign up today!
--The Wikipedia Library Team 18:38, 30 აგვისტო 2016 (UTC)

You can host and coordinate signups for a Wikipedia Library branch in your own language! Please contact Ocaasi (WMF).
This message was delivered via the Global Mass Message tool to The Wikipedia Library Global Delivery List.

RevisionSlider

Birgit Müller (WMDE) 16:08, 12 სექტემბერი 2016 (UTC)

კიევის პოლიტექნიკური ინსტიტუტი

გამარჯობა! "Киевский политехнический институт" (კიევის პოლიტექნიკური ინსტიტუტი) переименовали в "Киевский политехнический институт имени Игоря Сикорского" (подтверждение). Пожалуйста, переименуйте и отредактируйте статью კიევის პოლიტექნიკური ინსტიტუტი. --Tohaomg განხილვაწვლილი 23:26, 22 სექტემბერი 2016 (UTC)

Thank you. I have introduced the corresponding changes in the article. But I find not necessary to change the lemma because the names of the universities are mostly presented in a shortened form in the lemmas. See e.g. uk:Тбіліський державний університет. Deu. 06:34, 24 სექტემბერი 2016 (UTC)

Grants to improve your project

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Greetings! The Project Grants program is currently accepting proposals for funding. There is just over a week left to submit before the October 11 deadline. If you have ideas for software, offline outreach, research, online community organizing, or other projects that enhance the work of Wikimedia volunteers, start your proposal today! Please encourage others who have great ideas to apply as well. Support is available if you want help turning your idea into a grant request.

I JethroBT (WMF) (talk) 20:10, 30 სექტემბერი 2016 (UTC)

Creative Commons 4.0

Hello! I'm writing from the Wikimedia Foundation to invite you to give your feedback on a proposed move from CC BY-SA 3.0 to a CC BY-SA 4.0 license across all Wikimedia projects. The consultation will run from October 5 to November 8, and we hope to receive a wide range of viewpoints and opinions. Please, if you are interested, take part in the discussion on Meta-Wiki.

Apologies that this message is only in English. This message can be read and translated in more languages here. Joe Sutherland (talk) 01:35, 6 ოქტომბერი 2016 (UTC)

Editing News #3—2016

17:49, 15 ოქტომბერი 2016 (UTC)

Villages in Georgia

Hello all! I am creating English Wikipedia pages for villages in Georgia. See en:Lapankuri, en:Gulgula, and en:Busheti. I've seen the corresponding articles in Georgian, such as გულგულა. Could anyone help me create the template at the bottom of the page in English Wikipedia? Or at least translate it so I can create it? Thanks, DatGuy განხილვაწვლილი 05:57, 19 ოქტომბერი 2016 (UTC)

Hi User:DatGuy. Here it is. Thanks for your work. – BruTe () 06:55, 19 ოქტომბერი 2016 (UTC)

Transcription request

ეს თემა გადმოტანილია გვერდიდან განხილვა:თბილისი#Transcription request .

Could someone be so kind and provide the text that is written on the left plaque in this photo File:Denkmal Bolnissi.jpg? Thank you in advance, --Arnd განხილვაწვლილი 08:52, 19 ოქტომბერი 2016 (UTC)

Hallo Arnd. Der georgische Text ist inhaltlich natürlich dem deutschen gleich. Wenn Du aber die Transkription des georgischen Textes brauchst, dann ist es nach der Sprache abhängig. Die Deutsche Transkription: gardazwlili germaneli gadmosachlebulebis da mati memkwidreebis mosachseneblad. romaelta mimart 4,8. Englische Transkription: gardatsvlili germaneli gadmosakhlebulebis da mati memkvidreebis mosakhseneblad. romaelta mimart 4,8. Grüße, Deu. 09:44, 19 ოქტომბერი 2016 (UTC)
Danke Deu, aber ich wollte eigentlich den Text in georgischen Buchstaben. Sorry für die nicht eindeutige Anfrage. --Arnd განხილვაწვლილი 10:33, 19 ოქტომბერი 2016 (UTC)
Kein Problem!   Also, der georgische Text: გარდაცვლილი გერმანელი გადმოსახლებულების და მათი მემკვიდრეების მოსახსენებლად. რომაელთა მიმართ 4,8. Grüße, Deu. 11:41, 19 ოქტომბერი 2016 (UTC)
Deu, habe gerade gesehen, dass das die Diskussionsseite von Tiblissi ist. Ich dachte es ist eine allgemeine Hilfeseite. Ich sollte unbedingt mein Georgisch verbessern. ;-) Danke jedenfalls für die schnelle Hilfe. Ich habe den Text in das Foto eingefügt. So kann man ihn auch im Internet finden. Viele Grüße aus Deutschland, --Arnd განხილვაწვლილი 05:54, 20 ოქტომბერი 2016 (UTC)

IRC

I made an IRC channel for all you lovely Georgian folk. See User. If you need any help or questions, just message "DatGuy". If you are an administrator or 'crat, I can give you things so you can help control the channel. The channel is supposed to be for help, and anything. You should probably talk in Georgian there. Hopefully you guys might join/tell non English-speaking Georgians how to join. Thanks, DatGuy განხილვაწვლილი 19:31, 21 ოქტომბერი 2016 (UTC)

New Wikipedia Library Accounts Available Now (November 2016)


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Password reset

I apologise that this message is in English. ⧼Centralnotice-shared-help-translate⧽

We are having a problem with attackers taking over wiki accounts with privileged user rights (for example, admins, bureaucrats, oversighters, checkusers). It appears that this may be because of weak or reused passwords.

Community members are working along with members of multiple teams at the Wikimedia Foundation to address this issue.

In the meantime, we ask that everyone takes a look at the passwords they have chosen for their wiki accounts. If you know that you've chosen a weak password, or if you've chosen a password that you are using somewhere else, please change those passwords.

Select strong passwords – eight or more characters long, and containing letters, numbers, and punctuation. Joe Sutherland (განხილვა) / MediaWiki message delivery განხილვაწვლილი 00:00, 14 ნოემბერი 2016 (UTC)

Adding to the above section (Password reset)

Please accept my apologies - that first line should read "Help with translations!". Joe Sutherland (WMF) (talk) / MediaWiki message delivery განხილვაწვლილი 00:11, 14 ნოემბერი 2016 (UTC)

Wikiexperiments challenge

Dear CEE friends. Sorry for writing you in English only. I would like to inform you that there is an ongoing challenge on increasing the use of 45 scientific experiments (25 in physics and 20 in chemistry) on Wikipedia in the languages spoken within the CEE region. The main goal of the challenge is to provide better illustrations of physical laws and chemical reactions in a unique way with high educational value.

All videos have appropriate descriptions in their specific pages on Wikimedia Commons and are ready to be translated, while there are lists of articles on the project page on Meta where the videos can be used. I can help you with adding the videos to the appropriate articles without descriptions and will be grateful if you help in translating the descriptions (videos about physics experiments have been already added). Please do not hesitate to contact me if any additional explanation is needed. Thanks in advance.--Kiril Simeonovski განხილვაწვლილი 14:08, 21 ნოემბერი 2016 (UTC)

New way to edit wikitext

James Forrester (Product Manager, Editing department, Wikimedia Foundation) --19:31, 14 დეკემბერი 2016 (UTC)