Re: [Wikimedia-l] Supporting Wikinews [was: Reviewing our brand system for our 2030 goals]

2019-04-19 Thread Andy Mabbett
On Fri, 19 Apr 2019 at 16:48, Paulo Santos Perneta wrote: > > Sad memories of Orkut, Panoramio, and all the unvaluable repositories of > online knowledge that have been completely destroyed in the recent past, > because they were doomed as uncompetitive by big corporations as Google. I >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing Community Strategy Liaisons

2019-04-19 Thread kayode yussuf via Wikimedia-l
Congratulations Kelsi and to the liaisons. We look forward to working with them. Kayode Yussuf On Friday, April 19, 2019, 6:45:24 PM GMT+1, Samuel Klein wrote: Wonderful; thanks Kelsi and +++ to all the liaisons. On Fri, Apr 19, 2019 at 12:04 PM Kelsi Stine-Rowe wrote: > Hello

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing Community Strategy Liaisons

2019-04-19 Thread Samuel Klein
Wonderful; thanks Kelsi and +++ to all the liaisons. On Fri, Apr 19, 2019 at 12:04 PM Kelsi Stine-Rowe wrote: > Hello Wikimedians! > > As part of the roll out for community conversations [1] in our movement > strategy [2], I am pleased to share with you that a team of Community > Strategy

[Wikimedia-l] Announcing Community Strategy Liaisons

2019-04-19 Thread Kelsi Stine-Rowe
Hello Wikimedians! As part of the roll out for community conversations [1] in our movement strategy [2], I am pleased to share with you that a team of Community Strategy Liaisons have been hired and begun their new role. Community Strategy Liaisons [3] are part-time contractors who lead outreach

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Supporting Wikinews [was: Reviewing our brand system for our 2030 goals]

2019-04-19 Thread Paulo Santos Perneta
Sad memories of Orkut, Panoramio, and all the unvaluable repositories of online knowledge that have been completely destroyed in the recent past, because they were doomed as uncompetitive by big corporations as Google. I seriously hope we don't go that way.  Paulo Peter Southwood escreveu no

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Supporting Wikinews [was: Reviewing our brand system for our 2030 goals]

2019-04-19 Thread Jennifer Pryor-Summers
Gerard, Not everything works out -- that's the way of the world. Your argument would imply that no project that had ever attracted anyone's time and effort could ever be discontinued. That is unsustainable. The WMF has limited resources and quite properly has to decide on priorities for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Reviewing our brand system for our 2030 goals

2019-04-19 Thread Jennifer Pryor-Summers
Gerard, I'm not advocating ignoring anyone. Decisions have to be made and they will be made by the Foundation. The best decisions will be made when they consult the community. It may be that the decision that they eventually take will be for a course of action supported by the majority, or it

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Supporting Wikinews [was: Reviewing our brand system for our 2030 goals]

2019-04-19 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, "your time and effort" is for those other people to waste. It is for them to decide what value they derive from spending it in this way. "our donations", donations is what donors offer. Once they have donated, it becomes the money of the Wikimedia Foundation. It is not our donations, it is