You can post on VP that there is such a poll on :m:

Common sense.

> From: richard.symo...@wikimedia.org.uk
> Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2015 14:39:11 +0100
> To: wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org
> Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimania 2017 Montreal - scooped by Signpost
> 
> Steinsplitter, with respect (and I mean that!), I don't think a poll on
> meta would be enough. For something this big, either we get the views of
> the community as a whole - including those who don't read meta - or we come
> up with another way (eg a committee). A small poll on meta would not be
> representative enough.
> 
> Richard Symonds
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> On 7 October 2015 at 12:04, Steinsplitter Wiki <steinsplitter-w...@live.com>
> wrote:
> 
> > A small poll on meta would be enough.
> >
> > > From: josephfoxw...@gmail.com
> > > Date: Tue, 6 Oct 2015 19:14:59 +0000
> > > To: wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org
> > > Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimania 2017 Montreal - scooped by Signpost
> > >
> > > If you want the views of everyone on every project... then yes, I do.
> > >
> > > On Tue, 6 Oct 2015 at 20:14 MF-Warburg <mfwarb...@googlemail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Do you really believe the community consists of several 100.000 people?
> > > > Am 06.10.2015 21:01 schrieb "Joseph Fox" <josephfoxw...@gmail.com>:
> > > >
> > > > > On Tue, 6 Oct 2015 at 17:27 Steinsplitter Wiki <
> > > > > steinsplitter-w...@live.com>
> > > > > wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > To be honest: I am not surprised at all.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Wikimedia Foundation is becoming moor and moor centralized. They no
> > > > > longer
> > > > > > care about the community, even if there is huge community consensus
> > > > about
> > > > > > something.
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Why is there a secret committee needed? It is easier to ask the
> > > > > community.
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > While I agree it's important to sort things with the community (since
> > > > that
> > > > > is the lifeblood of the projects), are you seriously suggesting that
> > it's
> > > > > easier to gauge the consensus of hundreds of thousands of people
> > rather
> > > > > than make a decision in a smaller committee, secret or otherwise?
> > > > >
> > > > > Joe
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > I am disappointed
> > > > > >
> > > > > > > Date: Sat, 3 Oct 2015 18:13:13 -0400
> > > > > > > From: nawr...@gmail.com
> > > > > > > To: wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org
> > > > > > > Subject: [Wikimedia-l] Wikimania 2017 Montreal - scooped by
> > Signpost
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > Evidently the Signpost has scooped the WMF by revealing that
> > Montreal
> > > > > has
> > > > > > > been selected for the 2017 Wikimania host city in a secret
> > process
> > > > that
> > > > > > > completed this past August. [1]
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > It seems like the community could have been looped into this new
> > > > method
> > > > > > > before it was a done deal.
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > ~Nathan
> > > > > > >
> > > > > > > [1]
> > > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Signpost/2015-09-30/News_and_notes
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