I'm really sorry to hear about the situation in Wikimedia Portugal. I hope
everything works out for the best soon.
I would really love to hear the side of the AffCom on the matter since,
from what I understand, there are many things unclear and we already
counding a similar situation in
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When I read such mails, I think there is something that it's not 100% working
in the workflow of AffCom. If i might say how i feel it, I would say that it is
not perceived like a "catalyst" of good practices, but more like a bottleneck
Maybe more transparency could help. UG and
Wow congratulations :)
I'm guessing this is the link you wanted to include:
On Wed, Oct 10, 2018 at 3:51 PM Brian Choo wrote:
> Fellow Wikimedians,
> Wikimedians of Chicago User Group has put together their
SJ, maybe I should explain my comments about involvement of legal counsel
in more detail. My understanding of the situation, which is far from
complete and may be wrong, is that AffCom decided to intervene in this
situation (1) before they had undertaken an effort to gather facts "on the
Thank you very much for those words, and for help dispelling the idea that
we are fatally bound to de-recognizement. I do hope we are not, but when
everything is done by the chapter according to what is asked, even ahead of
time and in a overzealous way, and we receive a new message
Gonçalo, Goethe, and all: Thank you for your work, which I appreciate
dearly, and for the public discussion. I can also imagine this was a very
hard letter to write.
Paulo, to your concerns:
> for a Foundation-run committee that apparently wants to kill us at all
Euh... surely not
Some time ago, a Wikimedian friend told me AffCom is like the physician
that comes to help with the cure when an Affiliate is ill. But that's
really what they were in this WMPT case? This is a very bizarre situation,
of which I'm personally having a lot of difficulties finding rational
Do come if possible...
Saturday, Oct 13, 2018. Panjim.
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