I think that raising the question here is fine. I also think that it is
more WMF's responsibility to be responsive than community members'
responsibility to guess where and how to ask questions.

In general (this is not intended as a criticism of you, Dan) my view is
that WMF has a very mixed record on responsiveness. Some employees and
board members repeatedly go above and beyond the call of duty, while other
employees and board members ignore repeated questions, and some people are
in between. The first group seems to me to deserve a lot of credit, while
second group comes across to me as disrespectful and lazy. I have
previously complained about problems with responsiveness to multiple
managers in WMF,  and unfortunately that has not resulted in widespread
improvements that I have observed. I think that the problem may have more
to do with organizational culture and lack of will than with lack of
capacity. Let me emphasize that unresponsiveness is not a problem with
everyone in WMF, but I think that it is a significant problem and I know of
no excuses for it.

Pine

( https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Pine )



On Tue, May 7, 2019, 10:50 Dan Garry (Deskana) <djgw...@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue 7 May 2019 at 11:04, Fæ <fae...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I am sure this Wikimedia wide community run list is a perfectly good
> place
> > to check whether the WMF has any commitment to long term public archives,
> > or not.
> >
> > Thanks for your advice as to where to go, but the strategy process groups
> > are undoubtedly a worse place to ask this question and expect a
> verifiable
> > answer.
>
>
> I see! Then I will defer to your clear expertise in getting definitive
> answers. I look forward to seeing the outcome!
>
> Dan
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