Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Join the Wikimedia strategy consultation

2015-02-24 Thread Risker
On 24 February 2015 at 09:19, MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com wrote: Maggie Dennis wrote: You could be on to something there, Craig. :) I think it's fair to say that somebody might change his mind in five years for all kinds of reasons - including being asked nicely. This process is obviously

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Join the Wikimedia strategy consultation

2015-02-24 Thread
On 24 February 2015 at 01:25, ido ivri idoi...@gmail.com wrote: Today, we're kicking-off a two-week community consultation about the future of Wikimedia. Why only these two questions? And why only two weeks? I fear this is not really a consultation but a survey. +1. With a two week window

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Join the Wikimedia strategy consultation

2015-02-24 Thread MZMcBride
Maggie Dennis wrote: You could be on to something there, Craig. :) I think it's fair to say that somebody might change his mind in five years for all kinds of reasons - including being asked nicely. This process is obviously geared to differ widely from the last. Hopefully it will be a good

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Join the Wikimedia strategy consultation

2015-02-24 Thread Pine W
I largely agree with Risker. I was not involved in the last consultation. I'm taking a wait and see approach with this one. My hard-earned experience on this mailing list is that an approach of problem solving rather than stone throwing tends to get more cooperation and better results. I still

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Join the Wikimedia strategy consultation

2015-02-23 Thread Craig Franklin
On 24 February 2015 at 09:40, MZMcBride z...@mzmcbride.com wrote: Philippe Beaudette wrote: Five years ago, I was part of the work on a strategic plan for the Wikimedia movement. Much has changed since then. Now, I’m back...and we’re working on strategic direction again. :-) Hi. I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Join the Wikimedia strategy consultation

2015-02-23 Thread Romaine Wiki
I think it is great that this is organised this way. To me it sounds a good idea to have periodical this kind of consultations. It is a dialogue with the community. Romaine 2015-02-24 1:56 GMT+01:00 Maggie Dennis mden...@wikimedia.org: You could be on to something there, Craig. :) I think it's

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Join the Wikimedia strategy consultation

2015-02-23 Thread Maggie Dennis
You could be on to something there, Craig. :) I think it's fair to say that somebody might change his mind in five years for all kinds of reasons - including being asked nicely. This process is obviously geared to differ widely from the last. Hopefully it will be a good approach for everyone. In