Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF Board approves FDC's 2012-2013 Round 2 funding recommendations

2013-06-01 Thread Lodewijk
Dear Patricio, In the past weeks, I understood there to be a formal complaint against followed process. For these complaints, a process has been established through the ombudsperson giving an analysis and advise to the board (as I understand it). I am a bit surprised how well this complaint has

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikivoyage logo

2013-06-01 Thread Peter Southwood
Has anyone done a search on other logos with similar characteristics, to see how much they differ? I think the WTO is taking a chance with this. Which specific aspects do they object to? Peter Southwood. - Original Message - From: Maggie Dennis mden...@wikimedia.org To: Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikivoyage logo

2013-06-01 Thread Craig Franklin
I'm sure that the legal team has done their homework on this and would not have made this recommendation unless they felt that the WTO had a credible argument. Asking the Foundation to play chicken with the lawyers of a major international organisation over a trademark claim on a relatively new

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF Board approves FDC's 2012-2013 Round 2 funding recommendations

2013-06-01 Thread Patricio Lorente
Hi, Lodewijc! 2013/6/1 Lodewijk lodew...@effeietsanders.org: [...] Basically my questions are: * Did the board formally consider the complaints filed through this process or does that process stop at the ombudsperson? Yes, in fact the Board representatives at the FDC posted a formal answer

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikivoyage logo

2013-06-01 Thread Peter Southwood
I would still like an answer to my questions Cheers, Peter Southwood - Original Message - From: Craig Franklin cfrank...@halonetwork.net To: Wikimedia Mailing List wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Sent: Saturday, June 01, 2013 12:49 PM Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikivoyage logo I'm

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikivoyage logo

2013-06-01 Thread MZMcBride
Craig Franklin wrote: I'm sure that the legal team has done their homework on this and would not have made this recommendation unless they felt that the WTO had a credible argument. Asking the Foundation to play chicken with the lawyers of a major international organisation over a trademark claim

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikivoyage logo

2013-06-01 Thread K. Peachey
On Sun, Jun 2, 2013 at 12:22 AM, MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com wrote: I would think some of these issues would be of concern to you. This isn't about asking anyone to play chicken. It's about ensuring that communities are free to choose their own identity. Change it to a blank/transparent

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikivoyage logo

2013-06-01 Thread Tomasz W. Kozlowski
K. Peachey wrote: Change it to a blank/transparent square for the logo at the current time, Then let WV take as long as they want to choose a new logo? In other words, let's remove their logo, even against their wish, and then let /them/ come up with a solution? -- Tomasz

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikivoyage logo

2013-06-01 Thread Craig Franklin
On 2 June 2013 00:22, MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com wrote: Craig Franklin wrote: I'm sure that the legal team has done their homework on this and would not have made this recommendation unless they felt that the WTO had a credible argument. Asking the Foundation to play chicken with the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikivoyage logo

2013-06-01 Thread Samuel Klein
Hi Maggie and Michelle, thank you for this update. I see that 4 people noted similarity to the WTO logo in the first round of voting. Another noted that while he liked the logo, it should be modified to be significantly different in the second round... but that did not happen. (none of the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Minutes from the April 18-19, 2013 Board Meeting

2013-06-01 Thread Frédéric Schütz
On 31/05/13 21:58, Stephen LaPorte wrote: The minutes of the WMF Board Meeting on April 18-19, 2013 have been approved and published: http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Minutes/2013-04-18 The meeting's agenda included: [...] I also see under Fundraising Agreements that Sue updated the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF Board approves FDC's 2012-2013 Round 2 funding recommendations

2013-06-01 Thread Lodewijk
Hi Patricio, thank you for your quick reply. I checked the link you provided, and I understood that to be a message on behalf of the two board observers, not so much the outcome of a discussion of the full board. But maybe that is my mistake, and this message was indeed after discussion of the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] WMF Board approves FDC's 2012-2013 Round 2 funding recommendations

2013-06-01 Thread Patricio Lorente
Hi, Lodewijk! 2013/6/1 Lodewijk lodew...@effeietsanders.org: Hi Patricio, thank you for your quick reply. I checked the link you provided, and I understood that to be a message on behalf of the two board observers, not so much the outcome of a discussion of the full board. But maybe that