Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Wikimedia Foundation ED search steering group created

2016-04-19 Thread geni
On 20 April 2016 at 00:05, Pine W wrote: > Ironholds, I think that you're taking a negative interpretation. It seems > to me that any ED candidate is going to want to know what they're getting > into before agreeing to take the job, and if forks are on the horizon They

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Wikimedia Foundation ED search steering group created

2016-04-19 Thread Anna Stillwell
Hello Alice, Thank you for this clear update and the opportunity to provide input. I really appreciate it. May the force be with you! Warmly, /a On Sun, Apr 17, 2016 at 11:19 AM, Alice Wiegand wrote: > Hi all, > > Finding the next Wikimedia Foundation Executive

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Wikimedia Foundation ED search steering group created

2016-04-19 Thread Oliver Keyes
On Tue, Apr 19, 2016 at 7:05 PM, Pine W wrote: > Ironholds, I think that you're taking a negative interpretation. It seems > to me that any ED candidate is going to want to know what they're getting > into before agreeing to take the job, and if forks are on the horizon -- >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Wikimedia Foundation ED search steering group created

2016-04-19 Thread Pine W
Ironholds, I think that you're taking a negative interpretation. It seems to me that any ED candidate is going to want to know what they're getting into before agreeing to take the job, and if forks are on the horizon -- whether planned or only under consideration -- then this is something that

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The WMAR's ad about Wikipedia

2016-04-19 Thread Pine W
Hola Anna, Me gusta el video! Además de la conciencia pública, ¿cuáles son sus objetivos para la campaña de publicidad? Pine On Tue, Apr 19, 2016 at 2:06 PM, Anna Torres wrote: > Dear all, > > After launching our documentary film about our community and editors, >

[Wikimedia-l] The WMAR's ad about Wikipedia

2016-04-19 Thread Anna Torres
Dear all, After launching our documentary film about our community and editors, Wikimedia Argentina is now launching an ad to reach new public and position the organization in he mass media. Hope you all like it! You can find it here

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Reminder: Legal IRC Office Hour starts in about three hours.

2016-04-19 Thread James Alexander
For those that weren't able to attend or want to re re-read the logs have been posted on meta: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/IRC_office_hours/Office_hours_2016-04-19 James Alexander Manager Trust & Safety Wikimedia Foundation (415) 839-6885 x6716 @jamesofur On Tue, Apr 19, 2016 at 8:11 AM, Jan

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open and recorded WMF Board meetings

2016-04-19 Thread Nathan
On Tue, Apr 19, 2016 at 1:44 PM, Oliver Keyes wrote: > > > Also, no, the United States is explicitly not a democracy. It's a republic. > And no, the Wikimedia movement is not a democracy - but it's *also* not a > dictatorship or a banana republic with a President For Life.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Open and recorded WMF Board meetings

2016-04-19 Thread Oliver Keyes
Yes, Jimmy is effective in his board role - unfortunately, well, have you seen the threads about his behaviour in that role? If you instead mean he is only valuable as an icon or media figure because of it you'll need a better argument than a statement as if the claim is fact. Also, no, the

[Wikimedia-l] Reminder: Legal IRC Office Hour starts in about three hours.

2016-04-19 Thread Jan Gerlach
TLDR: What: IRC chat with members of Wikimedia Foundation legal Topic: Freedom of panorama When: Tuesday, April 19 at 11:00 AM Pacific Daylight Time / 18:00 UTC Reminder: We can’t do legal advice. Hi all, We'd like to remind you of the return of Legal Team IRC office hours, starting today,