We do not publish country-level fundraising numbers. My colleague Stephen
discussed why on this list a few years back, so rather than paraphrasing
his previous email I'll just provide a link to it:
I am not able to access referenced PDFs right now, assuming it's
authoritative enough. I hope it's not a prank, specially considering its
El 1/10/19 a les 17:46, Samuel Klein ha escrit:
> From a Harvard biology list, via my friend Chris: a newly named species of
A surprising amount of staff turnover, and the relation between WMF and the
communities extremely eroded by a row of bad moves and general bad attitude.
I was told I'm too new to this, and it was worst during superprotect, but
it's still mind-boggling why what was supposed to be a symbiotic and
Something I am sensing from multiple sources, sometimes more through
implication than specific statements, is that there is a sense of turmoil
in WMF. I think that some amounts of internal politics and staff turnover
are normal, but over the past few months I am sensing an increase in
Apparently things have changed since then: "
*The timeline will shift and we are looking into options for another round
of community input.*" (Nicole)
These are promising news from the core team, I hope this new round of
community input goes forward.
Henry Wood escreveu
I hope that we can be candid about problems without becoming deeply
cynical. I think that there are many problems in WMF, but I also don't want
to demoralize good WMF board members, staff, or contractors (imagine what
would happen if the good ones all quit) or any strategy working group
I'm not sure I could design a process more guaranteed to result in complete
resistance from the community if I tried. It's gobsmacking that far more
effort was made on putting together a nice little junket to Tunisia than
any sort of effort to seek community-buy-in. The working groups had
As a follow-up, it would be helpful for those community members in the
EU to know how the Foundation handles GDPR requests.
On Wed, 2 Oct 2019 at 07:29, David Gerard wrote:
> What do you
There is nothing more for us to do, since community input closed on
the 15 September. The community will next be consulted on the
implementation of the recommendations after they are finally agreed.
On Tue, 1 Oct 2019 at 18:08, Paulo Santos Perneta
> " A second iteration
At the 30th of September Wikipedia Community Schools Association Greece
received the Silver Award in the category of Education for its volunteer
work, in the VoluntaryAction Festival held by Skywalker.gr and the
Municipality of Athens. Congratulations are in order for our educators
Volunteers are repeatedly shut down asking questions on this list and on
wiki project noticeboards, by being told they should ask questions on
obscure and hard to find meta talk pages. So it's good to know that when we
are redirected this way, it's fair to say that
Dear Paulo and Ziko,
Thanks for your interest and your questions.
Regarding the second iteration of the recommendations: We posted them
for your information, to provide insights into how different strands
of input have been progressed so far. We are not in a structured open
consultation phase at
What do you tell non-US authorities who ask if their local courts can
submit orders allowing Wikimedia to release information?
Are there relevant international treaties in place that would mean
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