Thank you, Natacha, for bringing this up. And thanks, Gnangarra, for
quoting our reasoning behind keeping the original name, and to Peter for
the rocket science comparison. ;)
Chris, thank you for highlighting these questions. Yes, there will be some
overlap between the groups, and we
Oh, it's this discussion again. This is my favorite discussion.
Movement roles discussion is how we got the UK chapter recognized as a
charity capable of political lobbying. That was satisfying.
Maybe we can get the letter to donors back.
On Thu, Jun 7, 2018 at 2:31 PM, James Salsman wrote:
> Oh, it's this discussion again. This is my favorite discussion.
> Movement roles discussion is how we got the UK chapter recognized as a
> charity capable of political lobbying. That was satisfying.
> Maybe we can get the letter to donors
Well, apart from Copyright law issues in the UK and (with other
chapters) in the EU.
7 June 2018 at 3:28 pm
I don't think the Movement Roles discussion had any impact on
Wikimedia UK achieving charity status (which in any case
As you may know, we recently funded 11 projects through Wikimedia
Foundation Project Grants program, initiatives that span from software
development, to online organizing, and offline outreach. In an effort to
increase awareness about these projects, and foster collaboration and
On Wed, Jun 6, 2018 at 4:12 PM wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 6, 2018 at 3:23 AM James Hare wrote:
> > It sounds like you would like the MediaWiki-l mailing list. MediaWiki is
> > the software that runs Wikipedia and many similar projects.
> > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/mediawiki-l
Roles and responsibilities may be a better term, It has a meaning that is more
likely to be understood than "power dynamics", which frankly sounds more like
rocket science than what people in a group are expected to do.
Thanks for the update and look forward to the call for working groups.
I don't know if anyone has considered where the boundary will lie
between the different groups. For instance, "roles and
responsibilities" strikes me as potentially having a big overlap with
"resources" - given
*During the Wikimedia Conference 2018, the Working Group “Roles &
Responsibilities” proposed “Power Dynamics” as a title instead. As power is
only a part of the broader conversation around global, regional