> I think what you really mean is that you want (1) for yourself as
> opposed to the movement in general to be personally involved in
> the decision-making process,
I would be happy if the Foundation was doing anything to involve
the community in the process. We are constantly told to
> I would like to comment on the search and requirement
> criteria. In particular, I'd like to know [...] I would love to know any of
> this far more than anything about branding.
Yes, but what would you *do* with the answers to all those questions?
You're not on the search committee, so
Jennifer, I would like to comment on the search and requirement
criteria. In particular, I'd like to know whether the Foundation is
interested in reinforcing their privacy infrastructure, and whether
that is more or less important than being able to provide personally
identifiable information to
** correction - New readers (audiences and global partnerships) are working
in North Africa, Middle East, South America and India at the moment.
On Tue, Apr 16, 2019 at 12:15 PM Joseph Seddon
> You keep mentioning this Anglo-Centric / Wikipedia centric focus of the
You keep mentioning this Anglo-Centric / Wikipedia centric focus of the
WMDE receives substantial monetary support from WMF for Wikidata. Only two
years ago dedicated grant funded work was made specific for Wikidata on
Commons for both WMF and WMDE. New Editors are working with the Korea and
> So lets focus on what *you* consider the big
> difficult questions making this rebranding issue not so relevant..
Well, there is a list of about 90 scoping questions from the movement
strategy process. Many of these questions in fact overlap or are
alternative ways of asking the
Fine. Obviously we disagree on what we read in the same text. Now what
would be the "correct way" to address a perceived sense of superiority ?
On Tue, 16 Apr 2019 at 11:24, Dan Garry (Deskana) wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Apr 2019 at 10:14, Gerard Meijssen
On Mon, 15 Apr 2019 at 21:09, James Salsman wrote:
> I withdraw any opinions and suggestions about the branding discussion,
> and don't intend to continue participating in it. Instead, I would
> like to have a more substantive discussion:
> (1) I ask that the CTO search team please publish
On Tue, 16 Apr 2019 at 10:14, Gerard Meijssen
> Thank you for your sense of superiority..
It's not helpful to sarcastically "thank" someone like this. I don't find
Chris to have had a sense of superiority in his email, but even if he had,
this is not the correct way to address
Thank you for your sense of superiority.. the views on this list are "easy
to have"and "not the big, difficult questions".
These are some big difficult questions I can come up with:
- how will we deal with the existing bias that is Anglo-American..
- how will we deal with the existing
In many ways yes - not that branding isnt important, but these two
conversations are a great example of people engaging with the narrow
questions that are easy to have a view on, and not the big, difficult
(Though also, there is nothing more interesting on the working group email
You ask that "the CTO search team please publish their search and
requirement criteria" -- what would you, or the public at large, do with
Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:
I withdraw any opinions and suggestions about the branding discussion,
and don't intend to continue participating in it. Instead, I would
like to have a more substantive discussion:
(1) I ask that the CTO search team please publish their search and
requirement criteria, including the CTO job
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