James, I agree you have little choice but to publish the facts in the
light of Jimmy Wales' abysmal behaviour.

For those that do not watch Wales' user talk page, yesterday evening he posted:
"James has made a lot of noise about why he was dismissed which is
utter and complete bullshit. He wrote a nice piece for the Signpost
about transparency which implied that the board got rid of him for
wanting more transparency. Utter fucking bullshit." [1]

The WMF board of trustees has reached an all time low when one of
their members is free to show leadership for our community by behaving
like an angry teenage bully.

Patricio, please be seen to put your house in order today, not in a
vague future world. If you have no authority to put a stop to this
uncivilized fat-headed behaviour or your board is stuck in paralysed
through over analysis and PR/legal advisors, then step down as chair
and put your weight behind a public call for the independent
governance review that everyone else but the trustees can see is

The vote of no confidence is today at 221 support votes to 17 opposed
for Geshuri to be leave the board, and the comments on that page
capture how terribly badly the board of trustees is perceived by the
majority of the community.[2]



On 26 January 2016 at 07:57, James Heilman <jmh...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Following the recent statements by JW on his talk page I am planning to
> publish my email to the board from Oct 7, 2015. I have given the board some
> time to redact anything they feel is confidential. I have also requested
> they send me information of what statute, bylaw, or board handbook item
> they feel would make details, if any, confidential.
> Additionally I do not see anything in Jimmy’s 12/30 email that should be
> confidential, and since I was not a Trustee at the time he sent it, clearly
> he did not consider it highly confidential either. But I prefer not to
> publish it without his consent, and I have no plans to do so.
> I hope for a reply from the board by Feb 8 and plan to release the email on
> Feb 15th.
> --
> James Heilman
> MD, CCFP-EM, Wikipedian
> The Wikipedia Open Textbook of Medicine
> www.opentextbookofmedicine.com
fae...@gmail.com https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Fae

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