Wikizine – number: 32

Foundation [Board] member of the Wikimedia Foundation and vice-president of Wikia, Angela Beesley, has resigned from the Board of the WMF. Angela emphasizes that her reason for resignation is not another board member’s fault. She is only leaving the Board, and will continue to stay involved with Wikipedia and with the Australian Chapter and Wikia. An election to replace the position of Angela on the board is expected. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angela_Beesley Update: Statement from Angela about there resignation on Foundation-l [Newsletter] – The Promotion & Translation Subcommittee of the Communications Committee has sent the first issue of their new newsletter out. This newsletter is about the translations effort. What still needs to be translated, what is done and news translation related. http://mail.wikipedia.org/pipermail/foundation-l/2006-June/008141.html [$] The WMF received in the month of June 2006 $32,969 in donations by means of PayPal. This is a similar amount as in May and April. Technical news [Export/Import] Improvements have been made on the import and export functionality of MediaWiki. All wikis can already now export pages with [[Special:Export]]. The import function is off but can be enabled on request by Brion. (make a BugZilla ticket for it). This function can be used to move pages cleanly with full history between wikis. Like for transwikiïng an article from Wikipedia to Wikibooks. http://mail.wikipedia.org/pipermail/wikitech-l/2006-June/thread.html#36689 http://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/ [WikiSource-l] , the mailing list for the Wikisource-project is now also accessible through gmane.org,...

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