I've written several drafts today in response to this thread, all of which came out as as rather energetic.
There are some reputable organizations for which I like and for which the tone of the "main page" of this report would be appropriate. WMF is not one of them. I would ask the people who approved the final version of this publication (particularly those in senior management) to carefully reflect on whether they are working for the organization that is right for them. If they want to continue to work for WMF, I would ask them to carefully read and focus on the WMF mission, and be religious about staying on that mission when making decisions on behalf of WMF. Outside of WMF it's fine to engage in many kinds of advocacy, but inside of WMF, this kind of tilt is a strategic liability both to WMF and to Wikipedia. Pine _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines and https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia-l New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>