Chris Keating escreveu no dia quinta,
21/02/2019 à(s) 21:43:
> (...) be fair the voices on the Meta page
> were a relatively narrow slice of the overall Wikimedia community.
The so called "WMF gap" is a recurrent issue, and was the theme of a
"working group proposal" (?) in a
The way I'm making sense of the timeline is:
Last summer the Board remembered that the ASBS was coming up (in among all
their conversations about the strategy). Probably in July they discussed it
for the first time and they asked AffCom to look at a way of including User
Groups. At the November
În joi, 21 feb. 2019 la 16:59, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel
> No, you aren't missing anything. The timeline is strange.
> As Antanana wrote, *"The conversation about how User Groups may participate
> in this process has been on for years, it is not a new topic ." *
> So if it isn't a
No, you aren't missing anything. The timeline is strange.
As Antanana wrote, *"The conversation about how User Groups may participate
in this process has been on for years, it is not a new topic ." *
So if it isn't a new proposal, why the board jumped to do this change so
close to the election
As for process.. While I appreciate that this time, the change was at least
announced before the vote, and that some board members at least engaged in
some conversation - I have yet to see how this was taken into consideration
by the board as a whole. It feels like the board already made up its
In fact, I did not participate in the discussion page on meta about
that, because I guessed that my opinion would not be taken in account,
neither discussed, and now it seems that, sadly, I was right in that
El 2019-02-19 17:25, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel escribió:
Antanana and the
If anyone wants to join the process of administering the election, then you
have a chance!
Please note that the ultimate authority in this election is the consensus
of voting organizations. No individual can speak for those organizations,
and instead, volunteers like you can organize the
I understand that, in face of this decision, something (the "movement"?
the affiliates? who?) will have to come up with some process in some place
(where?) to viabilize the inclusion of UGs in the Affiliate-selected Board
seats (ASBS) 2019 process, which is expected to start in about 45 days.
Antanana and the board,
I find it sad and disappointing that after such a long conversation on the
talk page, there wasn't any comment on the talk page or in this statement
about the problem of double voting by many UG's members. Did the board even
discuss that or we just wasted our time giving
The Wikimedia Foundation Board has unanimously approved the changes to the
Bylaws  during the last Board meeting on January 30, 2019. This will be
covered in the minutes, and the resolution will be published in short order.
This change allows the participation of User Groups  in
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