How is banning an user for 1 year for secrete reasons a "bold step"? What's the educative value of it? How does it advance any of those strategic objectives you mention there?
Paulo Ad Huikeshoven <a...@huikeshoven.org> escreveu no dia domingo, 16/06/2019 à(s) 22:03: > We are in a turbulent episode on this mailing list and en.wp. I don't claim > to speak for the community. I wish everybody can speak for themselves. > > Some people don't like the Wikimedia Foundation stepping in and banning an > user for a specific project for a year. Most people don't react, while some > are vocal. > > Some people comment on a more general level than this specific case. That > can be separated from the case. There is an ongoing strategy discussion on > meta and elsewhere about Wikimedia 2030. > > There are working groups for Community Health. There are working groups for > Roles and Responsibilities in the movement. They do ask for input. People > who want to influence the roles and responsibilities of project communities > versus for example the Wikimedia Foundation board and paid staff, go ahead, > and find your way to participate. Or just fill out the survey. > > Previously a strategic direction has been agreed. Something with diversity, > inclusion and something about underrepresented voices, and communities that > have been left out by structures of power and privilege. It goes as far as > "We will break down the social, political, and technical barriers > preventing people from accessing and contributing to free knowledge." > > The Wikimedia Foundation took a bold step in banning Fram for a year. They > have the authority to do so. They are not obliged to give reasons. > > The Community Health group guiding questions inter alia are "How can we > ensure that our communities are places that people want to be part of and > participate in, and how can we make people stay? How do we engage and > support people that have been left out by structures of power and > privilege?" > > Those last two questions are interesting questions. I'ḿ curious to learn > answers from people who strongly oppose interventions by WMF staff. and > from others as well. > > I'm looking forward to have conversations about the recommendations of the > working groups in the Wikimedia 2030 process at Wikimania Stockholm. I hope > to see a lot of you there. > > Kind regards, > > Ad Huikeshoven > >  > > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2018-20/Participate >  https://wikimedia.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_d718KRfJ5W3OVYV > _______________________________________________ > 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>