Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Wikimédia France - informations sur la situation actuelle

2017-07-14 Thread Devouard (gmail)
Hi Anders I LOVE your email. I forward it to our public list. Thanks Florence Le 13/07/2017 à 17:37, Anders Wennersten a écrit : I LOVE the Wikipedia way of working - result-oriented, respectful dialogues around facts I HATE power-games and misuse of given authority, both in general in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Looking for your thoughts on the Wikimedia Foundation election cycle

2017-07-14 Thread
I have views on both votes, but I'll just share one, as I no longer feel that sharing any more of my viewpoint about the WMF board and its elections here or on-wiki would be welcome, or make any difference apart from helping to paint a bigger target on my back. Having James back on the board is

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Looking for your thoughts on the Wikimedia Foundation election cycle

2017-07-14 Thread Pine W
Hi Rogol, I think that suggesting a change of vocabulary is a good idea. I suggest that you place that feedback on the page that Joe linked. You might also mention -- although I'm not sure whether that page is the best place for this suggestion, but adding it wouldn't hurt -- that WMF could

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Affiliates] June 23: Update on Wikimedia movement strategy process (#19)

2017-07-14 Thread Pine W
Hi WMF folks, I'm still waiting for a reply to this question. Pine On Wed, Jul 5, 2017 at 11:14 PM, Pine W wrote: > Having had time to reflect further on this matter, I'm having difficulty > with writing a comprehensive reply in a civil tone. > > Rather than try to

[Wikimedia-l] Looking for your thoughts on the Wikimedia Foundation election cycle

2017-07-14 Thread Joe Sutherland
Hello all! The Support and Safety team is looking for your thoughts on the recent Wikimedia Foundation elections cycle - that is, the Board of Trustees elections in April/May, and the Funds Dissemination Committee meeting in May/June. What do you think went well, and what do you think could have

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Looking for your thoughts on the Wikimedia Foundation election cycle

2017-07-14 Thread Joe Sutherland
Um. I of course mean "election", not "meeting". :) Joe -- *Joe Sutherland* Community Advocate Wikimedia Foundation On 14 July 2017 at 12:46, Joe Sutherland wrote: > Hello all! > > The Support and Safety team is looking for your thoughts on the recent > Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Looking for your thoughts on the Wikimedia Foundation election cycle

2017-07-14 Thread Rogol Domedonfors
Joe, You don't mean "election" when it comes to the Board, unless you mean "election to the position of being considered for appointment by the Board". Unless and until those positions are either truly directly elected by the Community, or the Board commits itself to appointing whomsoever the