Re: [Wikimedia-l] draft revised volunteer community survey

2014-03-17 Thread Martijn Hoekstra
On Mar 15, 2014 7:47 AM, James Salsman jsals...@gmail.com wrote: Oliver Keyes, okeyes at wikimedia.org, wrote: ... I don't see a lot of things that are likely enough to succeed and provide a meaningful impact That's how I feel about copyright term extension efforts, but we have been

Re: [Wikimedia-l] draft revised volunteer community survey

2014-03-17 Thread Andrew Gray
On 13 March 2014 11:32, Risker risker...@gmail.com wrote: Mostly, thoughthis just really feels like it is trying to take the Wikimedia community down a path that has nothing to do with our core objectives, and to turn us into just another advocacy group. I'm not interested in that. +1

Re: [Wikimedia-l] draft revised volunteer community survey

2014-03-17 Thread Philippe Beaudette
On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 9:31 PM, Oliver Keyes oke...@wikimedia.org wrote: Ah. Yeah. The job of the Community Advocacy bit of Legal and Community Advocacy is, as I understand it, to advocate for the community's need within the Foundation, and act as a conduit to the community for legal stuff.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] VisualEditor Office Hours for March April

2014-03-17 Thread Maggie Dennis
Reminder - the first of these is taking place today in about 10 minutes. The second will be on March 19 at 0100 UTC. Hope to see you there! Maggie On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 5:28 PM, Maggie Dennis mden...@wikimedia.orgwrote: Hi, guys. I just wanted to let you know, so you could mark your

[Wikimedia-l] WMF Mid Year Financial Statements

2014-03-17 Thread Garfield Byrd
The Wikimedia Foundation Mid Year Financial Statementshttps://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/foundation/2/2e/Jul-Dec%2713_Mid-year_financials.pdf and FAQ have been published in the Financial Reportshttps://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Financial_reports section of the Wikimedia Foundation website.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] draft revised volunteer community survey

2014-03-17 Thread James Salsman
... it's probably more effective to make your point directly Any volunteer organization with a several year history of declining volunteer participation should refocus its external advocacy efforts from actions which can benefit no more than a small percentage of volunteers to those that will