Absolutely agree with Galder. WikiMedia is not only Wikipedia. Is not just an encyclopedia, but all other wiki projects. And is also a movement for openness, a philosophy, a way to do things. Means collaborations, partners, a lot of other staffs than an encyclopedia doesn't include.
Camelia -- *Camelia Boban* *| Java EE Developer |* *Affiliations Committee - **Wikimedia *Foundation Coordinator - Diversity Working Group for Wikimedia Strategy 2030 Chair & co-founder - WikiDonne User Group *| WikiDonne Project ideator* WMIT - WMSE - WMCH - WMAR Member M. +39 3383385545 camelia.bo...@gmail.com *Aissa Technologies* <http://aissatechnologies.eu/>* | *Twitter <https://twitter.com/cameliaboban> *|* *LinkedIn <https://www.linkedin.com/in/camelia-boban-31319122>* *Wikipedia <https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utente:Camelia.boban> **| **WikiDonne UG <https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WikiDonne>* | *WikiDonne Project* <https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Progetto:WikiDonne> Il giorno mer 10 apr 2019 alle ore 11:14 Galder Gonzalez Larrañaga < galder...@hotmail.com> ha scritto: > I also think that there are some branding issues, but let me focus just in > the opposite way: Wikimedia is not a bug, is a feature. When you say you > represent WikiMedia, then someone asks about why an M ad not a P and gives > you the opportunity to talk about our free knowledge ecosystem, that is not > about an Encyclopedia, is much more. So deleting the M from the equation > would vanish even more our sister projects. > > On the other hand, think that maybe in 2022 (for example) we could create > a new project based entirely on videos with free content from Wikipedia and > Commons, that could be the best project by 2030... and we call it > Wikivideo. Would still be a good idea to be called Wikivideo, a project by > the Wikipedia Foundation, or would we start thinking on calling ourselves > The Wikivideo Foundation? I think that being Wikimedia gives us better > opportunities to make better decisions on our products than identifying > totally with one of the products. > > And I think there are branding issues, yes, but this are not on the name, > but on the product and the logo families. > ________________________________ > From: Wikimedia-l <wikimedia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org> on behalf of > Strainu <strain...@gmail.com> > Sent: Wednesday, April 10, 2019 10:56 AM > To: Wikimedia Mailing List > Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-l] Reviewing our brand system for our 2030 goals > > Pe marți, 9 aprilie 2019, Chris Keating <chriskeatingw...@gmail.com> a > scris: > > > > At the occasion, we should also reconsider the expressions "chapter" > > > and "user group". > > > "Chapter" is more suitable for local divisions of a national > > > association. And "user group" sounds just like some group. We also > > > already have "user group" as a technical term in MediaWiki. > > > > > > > You may be aware that the movement strategy process is thinking about > this > > issue, albeit at a broader level :) > > > > For instance one of the questions the Roles and Responsibilities group is > > looking at is "What governance and organizational structures do we need > to > > support the delivery of the strategic direction?"(1) > > > One would hope that both that group as well as others will be informed and > will take into account the results of the study, which confirm anecdotic > data that almost anyone doing outreach knows. > > This is not a matter to be left at the foundation's sole discretion > (although I personally approve the proposals to various degrees). > > Strainu > > > > > You will notice that there is no mention of chapters, user groups or > indeed > > the WMF in this question. That's because there is no presumption that any > > of those bodies (or types of bodies) will continue to exist in their > > current form - the changes from the strategy process may well be much > more > > profound than finessing the names of categories of entity that currently > > exist. > > > > Thanks, > > > > Chris > > > > > > > > (1) > > > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2018-20/2019_ > > Community_Conversations/Roles_%26_Responsibilities#Scoping_questions > > _______________________________________________ > > 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: 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 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> > _______________________________________________ > 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: 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 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>