Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thoughts on the rebranding initiative: "Movement"

2020-06-22 Thread Eduardo Testart
Paul, From everything I read in discussions and emails, I believe this distinction between community and movement, makes sense, and... maybe hasn't been raised before? If it has been, please excuse me, and point me where :]. I do not know the practical applications that can derive from it, but I

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Thoughts on the rebranding initiative: "Movement"

2020-06-22 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, It is abundantly clear that some identify only by their community. It is abundantly clear that people in some communities do not recognise shared values like "sharing in the sum of all knowledge". It is also clear that the Wikimedia Foundation is not bound by what some in a community insist

[Wikimedia-l] Thoughts on the rebranding initiative: "Movement"

2020-06-22 Thread Paul J. Weiss
[From my comments in the rebranding survey] "Movement" Please stop calling us a "movement". I am an active Wikipedia contributor, but I do not feel part of a movement. Know that I feel excluded when we are referred to as a movement. I would guess that most Wikimedians do not consider themselves