[Wikimedia-l] Donations - show the editors you care?

2020-12-06 Thread Pelagic via Wikimedia-l
[ Cross-posted from https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Meta:Babel#Donations_-_show_the_editors_you_care%3F ] I had the misfortune of visiting Wikipedia logged-out the other day, and was struck by the large size of the donation banner, and the odd wording of the appeal. (Something about awkward

Re: [Wikimedia-l] An Update From the Board

2020-12-06 Thread Pelagic via Wikimedia-l
Anyone know where Dan would have gotten this update?  I've searched for it without success.  Pelagic Dan Szymborski dszymborski at gmail.com Fri Oct 30 16:53:46 UTC 2020> Surprised to not see this here yet.> ... > In response to comments from community members, the Board GovernanceCommittee >

[Wikimedia-l] Apology

2020-12-12 Thread Pelagic via Wikimedia-l
In a previous email I referred to a fundraising claim as "filthy marketing lies".   That phrase was unduly harsh, and could give the impression that I was impugning the moral character of the people who wrote and approved the message.  For that I am sorry and issue a formal retraction.  I