I don't disagree that we need an explanation not only of his actions, but also on how he was selected without this being disclosed to existing trustees, but even at a show trial it's usually considered necessary to allow the accused to say a few words in their own defense. I'll be reserving my judgement until I hear his side of the story (or he declines to provide one).
Cheers, Craig On 10 January 2016 at 03:51, David Gerard <dger...@gmail.com> wrote: > ... and the court papers, and the smoking gun documents, and ... > > This is the sort of thing that needs some serious explaining. Assume > good faith, but we're starting from some pretty *startling* > circumstances and evidence here. > > > - d. > > On 9 January 2016 at 09:19, Craig Franklin <cfrank...@halonetwork.net> > wrote: > > Chris, > > > > Thanks for saying that. I'd also add that while the situation with > Arrnon > > looks damning on the face of it, I'm a little disappointed that people > are > > breaking out the pitchforks based purely on media reports, before he has > a > > chance to present his own side of the story and before Dariusz and the > > others can properly look into the matter. I also think that some of the > > more 'excitable' commentary on this list in the past couple of weeks is > > more likely to push the trustees away than get us the explanations we > > want. Yes, what is happening is deeply concerning, but lets not all lose > > our heads. > > > > Cheers, > > Craig > > > > On 9 January 2016 at 19:06, Chris Keating <chriskeatingw...@gmail.com> > > wrote: > > > >> > I suspect they need a few days, based on past experiences. To dig into > >> the > >> > matter, and prepare an answer > >> > >> Quite, and thanks for saying that Lodewijk. > >> > >> In my view, the WMF board's top priority has to be the issues about > >> strategy, leadership and staff morale that are being made public now. > It is > >> in everyone's interests that these issues get sorted out and some key > parts > >> of the solution have to happen in private. > >> > >> I am sure that the Board have invested a huge amount of time and energy > in > >> these issues already. Unless you have been on the board of an > organisation > >> that's gone through a serious problem it's difficult to appreciate the > >> pressure this creates. I have, and I would urge everyone to take a deep > >> breath and think before emailing. It's worth repeating that Board > members > >> are all volunteers with jobs and families and what's more are trying to > >> coordinate between three different continents. > >> > >> In particular hundred-email threads on this list where everyone > speculates > >> and demands answers to their particular questions (and some people > >> downright stir the shit) are less than helpful - a board member who > spends > >> 5 hours a week on WMF business could easily spend that just reading all > the > >> emails.... > >> > >> Dariusz has said the Board is looking into the situation with Arnnon, > which > >> they were clearly not aware of - that is what needs to happen and yet > more > >> emails on this list won't mean that happens any more quickly. > >> > >> Regards, > >> > >> Chris Keating > >> _______________________________________________ > >> Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > >> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > >> New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com > >> Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > >> <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > >> > > _______________________________________________ > > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > > New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>