Kindly refer to June archives of the mailing list.

Regards,
Sandister Tei

Via mobile

On 20 Sep 2016 4:32 p.m., "Nkansah Rexford" <nkansahrexf...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Yooo, I hear. However, for the record, I don't remember a gentleman coming
> to me for a Wikipedia project. The one I remember, the ball was tossed into
> your court, and we haven't heard from you since.
>
> On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 4:28 PM Sandister Tei <sandister...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Rex you want to get sarcastic and petty?
>>
>> This gentleman in question has interacted with you in the last couple of
>> weeks concerning a Wikipedia project he wanted to do.
>>
>> I personally sent him to you for your expertise because you've been
>> involved in similar stuff.
>>
>> Did you ever bother to find out if he had an account or not? Did you
>> bother to help him get his first edit? Knowing perfectly well he wants to
>> lead a Wikimedia project did you even bother to get him to start out with
>> an account and some edits?
>>
>> When he requested a meeting, I took time off work to speak with him and
>> that's how come I discovered his issues. Even after, I didn't stop there, I
>> thought it wise to post it here so others who don't have an account can
>> perhaps see and get one.
>>
>> I have been with this community since inception. I have learnt a great
>> deal about fitting an 'open education' agenda into our Ghanaian way of
>> doing things as technology and local ideologies will allow.
>>
>> This is one person who sees every message and convo on the list. Yet he
>> wanted to meet in person. You think he doesn't know he can ask in the
>> mailing list? Or he doesn't know how to type an email?
>>
>> Great minds are here too? What has that got to do with me?
>>
>> Even yesterday I referred someone to the community on this list to get
>> help. If need be I arrange personal meetings to help them myself. How about
>> all experienced editors try that? Have I held anyone back?
>>
>> Get this, people don't care how much you know. What's important is when
>> they know you care, they come to you.
>>
>> As a Wikimedian I do it too. When I need help, I weigh options to whether
>> I should email a list or just go to individuals directly on Facebook or
>> email etc. I write to WMF if need be.
>>
>> It's not rocket science neither does it require funded WMF grant to hack
>> this. Just turn on your computer, email the list with tips, send people
>> personal messages, find out how you can offer them help as they edit. Give
>> them options for ways in which they want to interact.
>>
>> I do things one way, one camp has a problem. I go in the other direction,
>> another camp has an issue.
>>
>> Damned if I do, damned if I don't.
>>
>> Sandister Tei
>>
>> Via mobile
>>
>> On 20 Sep 2016 3:18 p.m., "Nkansah Rexford" <nkansahrexf...@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Great, then to the person,
>>>
>>> @person, Should you come across any further issues, don't hesitate to
>>> email this list too. We'll be happy to help too.
>>>
>>> On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 3:16 PM Sandister Tei <sandister...@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> The person who contacted me is already on this list.
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Sandister Tei
>>>>
>>>> Via mobile
>>>>
>>>> On 20 Sep 2016 1:47 p.m., "Nkansah Rexford" <nkansahrexf...@gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Maybe you could recommend to the recruits to join the mailing list and
>>>>> also channel some of their concerns they might have here. Many great minds
>>>>> on here too to help with questions.
>>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 1:45 PM Sandister Tei <sandister...@gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi there.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I got a question from a recruit on how to create a Wikipedia account.
>>>>>> Please visit here <http://www.wmgh.org/p/about-us.html>. The link is
>>>>>> on the page among other pieces of information.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Also please register your membership here
>>>>>> <https://goo.gl/forms/exEJS6FAIe9uR2oF2>.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>> --
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>>>>>> Community (Gh)
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