You are entitled to an opinion and you may voice it and so am I. The
Wikimedia Foundation is not a democracy and neither is our movement. This
was done with deliberation. At best our movement is represented in the
board and through its chapters. In essence the main function of the WMF is
Gerard, you assume that "my wikipedia" is the only project I participate
in? Let me assure you this is not the case. On the contrary, the last few
years I mostly contributed to Wikidata and recently - a massive Wiktionary
lexeme import, and very little to Wikipedia.
That said, I think removing
On Sun, 6 Oct 2019 at 05:50, Gerard Meijssen
> The disappointing you show and the grotesque conclusions are imho based
> in a sense of entitlement.
I don't think calling Yuri's conclusions grotesque or saying he is entitled
are particularly productive comments. Let's keep this list
The wishlist of course accepts wishes in any language, but in order to make
it to the accepted zone a wish must have several dozens supporters, which
is only realistically possible for English language wishes. (Supports can
also be in any language).
On Sun, Oct 6, 2019 at 10:51
> > the wishlist only reflects
> > the needs and perceptions of highly active contributors [at present I
> > it only accepts submissions in English ,which is another obstacle, but
> > could be addressed].
> The wishlist has explicitly accepted wishes in any language.
The disappointing you show and the grotesque conclusions are imho based in
a sense of entitlement. You had it your way for so long and they are now
robbing you from your cookies... It is easy to "forget" that a program
where a majority decides what is on a "community wish list" favours the
Den lör 5 okt. 2019 kl 22:46 skrev Chris Keating :
> the wishlist only reflects
> the needs and perceptions of highly active contributors [at present I think
> it only accepts submissions in English ,which is another obstacle, but that
> could be addressed].
The wishlist has explicitly accepted
I just wanted to respond to this as I think there are two levels of issue
here, and on one level I agree and on another I disagree!
On the more immediate level about "ok, there's a technical wishlist, what
should we do with it" - I think it's a reasonable decision for the WMF to
Thank you for writing this; I completely agree.
I've long thought the WMF should put more resources into community wishes, not
I do hope this will be reconsidered.
Perhaps there could be more wishes granted to non-Wikimedia projects, while
maintaining the same number of wishes for
Ilana, restricting wishlist to non-Wikipedia this year is a very sad news.
For many years, wishlist survey was the best way for the community to talk
back to the foundation, and to try to influence its direction. WMF mostly
ignored these wishes, yet it was still a place to express, discuss,
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