Re: [Wikimedia-l] Access to Private Information Policy: How Long Will This Be Left a Question Mark?

2015-04-13 Thread Trillium Corsage
Mr. Starling, thanks for your response. I have to preface this by saying my opinions are legitimate criticism and rightly motivated, but I nevertheless fear that they won't be allowed on the mailing list and that I will be kicked off it because of them. I don't know what identifying people

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Access to Private Information Policy: How Long Will This Be Left a Question Mark?

2015-04-12 Thread Tim Starling
On 13/04/15 00:12, Trillium Corsage wrote: On 25 April last year, the board of trustees approved, in a non-public and scantily-documented meeting, a policy that accords Checkuser and Oversight and other statuses to community members appointed by a community process with essentially a mere two

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Access to Private Information Policy: How Long Will This Be Left a Question Mark?

2015-04-12 Thread Trillium Corsage
Very strange response, Oliver. I guess I'll take it one step at a time. 1) Well into the email I certainly critiqued Philippe for shredding the identification documents, but it is a step too far to say I attacked him. 2) That he (and you) goes by his real name is a rightful aspect of his WMF

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Access to Private Information Policy: How Long Will This Be Left a Question Mark?

2015-04-12 Thread Oliver Keyes
Have you considered that you might get a better response to your messages if you - and this is just an idea drawn of idle whimsy, here - not spend quite so much of them on an extended trip off the reservation in order to attack and critique someone under their real name in public while hiding any

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Access to Private Information Policy: How Long Will This Be Left a Question Mark?

2015-04-12 Thread Pine W
Trilium, My understanding is that the new policy is now active, meaning that identification documents are not required for checkusers and oversighters. I believe that identification documents are still required for WMF Board, FDC, Board Elections Committee, and Board Audit Committee appointments.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Access to Private Information Policy: How Long Will This Be Left a Question Mark?

2015-04-12 Thread James Alexander
On Sun, Apr 12, 2015 at 10:37 AM, Pine W wiki.p...@gmail.com wrote: Trilium, My understanding is that the new policy is now active, meaning that identification documents are not required for checkusers and oversighters. I believe that identification documents are still required for WMF