Re: [Wikimedia-l] Questions about proposed new Chapter agreement for Wikimedia Portugal

2019-01-29 Thread Frans Grijzenhout
Hi Gonçalo, It might also be useful to compare the new proposed Chapter Agreement with a few existing Agreements from other chapters. Might give you a better insight in the proposed changes and also provide you with some alternative formulations. You can find ours here:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Questions about proposed new Chapter agreement for Wikimedia Portugal

2019-01-29 Thread GoEthe.wiki
Hi, Thank you all for the insightful and reassuring responses. WMF agreed to extend our current chapter agreement for a couple of months so that we have more time to go over the details and ask questions, and discuss it with the membership of the chapter. Cheers, Gonçalo Themudo *Presidente*

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Questions about proposed new Chapter agreement for Wikimedia Portugal

2019-01-28 Thread Chris Keating
Hi Gonçalo, Looks to me like someone in the WMF has decided that, given the recent challenges with WMPT, it's a good idea to create a chapter agreement that's somewhat more restrictive in terms of trademark usage and reporting as a way of mitigating any future problems the chapter might

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Questions about proposed new Chapter agreement for Wikimedia Portugal

2019-01-27 Thread effe iets anders
Hi Gonçalo, Thanks for sharing. I share most of your concerns, reading your explanation - and they seem reasonable. I find it particularly odd that such major changes are forced upon the chapter in this situation. If these changes are necessary, it would be better to discuss them in a global

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Questions about proposed new Chapter agreement for Wikimedia Portugal

2019-01-27 Thread Pine W
Hi Gonçalo, I have limited familiarity with the situation with Wikimedia Portugal, but I am glad that there seems to be some movement on a path forward here. I have had similar questions about WMF trademarks in the past. My quick read of the trademark provisions that you included in your email

[Wikimedia-l] Questions about proposed new Chapter agreement for Wikimedia Portugal

2019-01-27 Thread GoEthe.wiki
(sorry for cross-posting, but since this is a time sensitive issue, I would like to get as many comments as possible) Dear all, Last 30 October, the Wikimedia Foundation (WMF) decided it needed more time to evaluate the case of Wikimedia Portugal, it extended the suspension of Wikimedia