[Wikimedia-l] Notes from the Cascasdia Wikimedians User Group annual meeting

2016-12-17 Thread Pine W
Hello colleagues, This afternoon, Cascadia Wikimedians User Group had our annual meeting at the University of Washington in Seattle. Meeting notes (not yet finalized) are available at http://cascadia.wiki/Workroom/Meeting_minutes/December_17,_2016. Regards, Pine Acting Secretary

Re: [Wikimedia-l] English Fundraiser Update

2016-12-17 Thread Sam Klein
Lisa & Jaime - Congratulations to all on a fast campaign. Is this the fastest time-to-goal on record? This is a season in which neutrality and genuineness are precious commodities. No surprise that many people I know have given more than usual to projects such as ours. I hope you can

Re: [Wikimedia-l] English Fundraiser Update

2016-12-17 Thread David Cuenca Tudela
And here: https://www.reddit.com/r/wikipedia/comments/5ik9zc/wikimedia_has_more_money_than_it_knows_what_to_do/ On Sat, Dec 17, 2016 at 7:14 PM, carl hansen wrote: > also being discussed at > https://news.slashdot.org/story/16/12/16/1631223/ >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] English Fundraiser Update

2016-12-17 Thread carl hansen
also being discussed at https://news.slashdot.org/story/16/12/16/1631223/wikipedia-exceeds-fundraising-target-but-continues-asking-for-more-money fyi ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines

Re: [Wikimedia-l] English Fundraiser Update

2016-12-17 Thread Pine W
I've been thinking about this situation. I am grateful that the goal was met early. As much as these new goals are nice, they should have been included in the original target amount if WMF said or implied that the campaign would stop when a specific amount of money was raised. It's especially

[Wikimedia-l] AffCom call for new members

2016-12-17 Thread Maor Malul
Dear all, The Affiliations Committee – the committee responsible for guiding volunteers in establishing Wikimedia chapters, thematic organizations, and user groups – is looking for new members! If you are interested in joining us, please submit an application by 31 December 2016. Based on