Actually, after Catherine's mail, an English article was started by someone
I can not recognize from the username.


On Wed, Jul 26, 2017 at 2:38 PM, Katherine Maher <>

> Dear Édouard and our other colleagues at Wikimédia France,
> We are sorry to hear about the passing of Mrs. Louise Merzeau. While I did
> not have a chance to meet her, I understand she was an advocate for the
> Commons movement and a leading academic on digital identities and the
> relationship between technology and culture. I suspect we would have gotten
> along well.
> Although she did not get to share her knowledge longer, we are grateful for
> the contributions she made. I have no doubt Wikimedia would have benefited
> greatly from her continued advocacy.
> I recognize with everything that is going on, an event like this can
> quickly pass by without enough notice and tribute from all of us. However,
> I hope we can pause to recognize that, above all, we are people who have
> come together under a shared vision for a better future. The passion and
> bond that unites us are much stronger than any disagreements or challenges.
> Louise was a part of that vision, and we owe it to her to recognize her
> passing.
> On behalf of the Wikimedia Foundation, please know that she is in our
> thoughts and that the community has our condolences.
> Katherine
> PS. I encourage you to learn more about Mrs. Merzeau and her life from her
> article on French Wikipedia:
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