Cristian, when I said I heartily endorse what Asaf said, I meant exactly that. I agree with him, and with you, that accusatory email threads without evidence are toxic, and should be avoided.
But questions about Conflict of Interest are appropriate. In a Board selection process, we do not merely Assume Good Faith, we Assess the Conditions Impacting Good Faith. Or at least, we should. -Pete [[User:Peteforsyth]] On Wed, Mar 2, 2016 at 5:22 PM, Cristian Consonni <kikkocrist...@gmail.com> wrote: > 2016-03-03 2:06 GMT+01:00 Pete Forsyth <petefors...@gmail.com>: > > I heartily endorse what Asaf has said here, but I'd add one thing: > > > > When someone runs for the board, that introduces a standard that goes > > beyond Assume Good Faith. > > Yes, but please also note the difference between "assume good faith" > and the moral duty of refraining from making unsubstantiated claims of > being part of a corrupt and despotic system. > > Compare the last email from Andreas in this thread with the first two > and draw your own conclusions. > > I would like that everybody on this list tries to hold up to the (much > lower) second standard. > > You are of course welcome to ask tough questions to the candidates. > IMHO, tough questions are usually so, because they present evidence to > back their contents. > > C > > _______________________________________________ > 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>