When one reads the links offered by Pavlo, the picture is clearer. The
board is trying to suppress on-list criticism with this step, claiming
people (no doubt including Pavlo) are trolls and spammers. I think we
all know things are often not black and white, and that accusations of
I wish I was grossly misrepresenting the situation here. If I am, please do
set me straight.
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I wish I was grossly misrepresenting the situation here. If I am, please
set me straight.
You're not wrong, but getting the attention of a federal prosecutor would
be easier for jaywalking in a National Park. It applies only to extreme
I'm really grateful for your note, Asaf
You comprehend my messages 100% right.
Perhaps even more than that, as I'm just unable to verify whether I'm a
troll (or not, hopefully).
But as to the best of my belief I'm ready to face the fact, that I'm the
troll (how can I know that for sure?) so I'm
On 08/14/2013 01:52 PM, Steven Walling wrote:
Would the Board
consider recruiting expert seats with more experience in engineering and
With or without expert seats, I believe the whole tech planning process
would improve if our tech volunteers (tech ambassadors?) would be
On Tue, Aug 13, 2013 at 1:57 PM, David Cuenca dacu...@gmail.com wrote:
Predicted demographics: 95% women from the global south :)
I am personally hesitant about automatic translations, and whether we can
achieve the coverage (in language pairs) and the quality (of Wikipedia).
as a member of the board in question, i would like to explain more
But let's not pretend this is a question of a sudden need to set up a new
mailing list. That's not what this is about (q) A.
yep. totally agree. this all is about usearching for transparent and
convenient forms of
I'm glad that antanana (she don't like capital letters as you can see :) )
joined our discussion.
Now is her very first term in the Board (we reelect the board each year)
and she brought a lot of 'fresh air' to our Board and proceeds to do so
every day and even night (for example she sent her
While the trickling release of Edward Snowden's revelations from bad to
worse in weekly incremental steps has been enormously effective in swaying
public opinion, it has made formulating a meaningful response very
A few weeks ago we learned that the FBI has been purchasing personal
I'm not sure what is your point here. How exactly readers of Wikimedia
projects are at risk here because of that story? Are you trying to say it
is the Foundation responsibility to protect the readers from the
vulnerabilities of their operating systems?
2013/8/19 James Salsman
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