Can we please give time to the Foundation to response and express their side before everyone starts to attack them? I think we had enough of that on Internal-l.
After the first response, or at least 24h, I will understand everyone feelings about that. (And right now I'm also don't agree or understand WMF's decision, but I'm waiting to hear them first). On Sat, May 11, 2013 at 4:46 PM, Deryck Chan <deryckc...@wikimedia.hk>wrote: > Given the foundation's recent tsunami of centralisation I'm not surprised > by this at all. The message is clear - the community doesn't belong here. > Go back to meta. > > I'll be interested to see how long the WMF wiki will last before they hit > their first massive technical problem happens and they need to call in a > volunteer to fix it. > > Deryck > > On 11 May 2013 12:15, K. Peachey <p858sn...@gmail.com> wrote: > > > This is the email that got sent out to everyone, > > > > --- > > Dear XXX, > > Thank you for your work with the Foundation wiki. At this time, we > > are formalizing a new requirement, which is that administrator access > > is given only to staff and board. I am having administrator access to > > accounts that are neither staff or board be disabled, effective > > immediately. > > Sincerely, > > Gayle > > -- > > Gayle Karen K. Young > > Chief Talent and Culture Officer > > Wikimedia Foundation > > 415.310.8416 > > www.wikimediafoundation.org > > --- > > > > Gayle's response (which was the first time she has edited the wiki in > > ~5 months) seems lacking in general and the subsequent responses > > about knowing what these people do on the wiki > > > > Another interesting fact is that Mz got desysoped first, When you > > would expect it to be done in alphabetically order. > > > > "We've been discussing this for awhile, and the thought is that it's > > ultimately the Foundation's web presence, not the community's web > > presence. A useful parallel to consider might be how userrights are > > given to staffers on the community wikis; they're distributed as and > > when they're needed for a specific task." > > > > Um, Rights for staff on wikis are given out like candy?, although not > > as much thee days but it still happens. > > > > Also, How is the foundation wiki not apart of the community? Has the > > position of the legal department changed? or the boards? just randomly > > changing without any imput or discussions seems utlimately strange. > > since it is actually their wiki (just like everything else that falls > > under the foundation) > > > > . < > > > https://wikimediafoundation.org/w/index.php?diff=91857&oldid=91855#Users_stripped_of_rights.3F > > > > > . < > > > https://wikimediafoundation.org/w/index.php?title=Special%3AContributions&target=Gyoung > > > > > . <https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Special:Log/rights> > > > > _______________________________________________ > > Wikimedia-l mailing list > > Wikimediaemail@example.com > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list > Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l > _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l