We will be again talking to the wall. (Would be, I am not going to react
this time).

Best
Yaroslav

On Tue, Jan 21, 2020 at 5:06 AM Todd Allen <toddmal...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Katherine,
>
> These are very disappointing. It does not seem like a bit of the feedback
> on earlier versions was taken into consideration at all. Can we expect
> anything we say to matter this time around, or will we once again be
> talking to the wall?
>
> Todd
>
> On Mon, Jan 20, 2020, 8:24 PM Katherine Maher <kma...@wikimedia.org>
> wrote:
>
> > Dear all,
> >
> > I wanted to share some news with you: the first version of the movement
> > strategy recommendations document has been published on Meta [1]. On
> behalf
> > of the movement strategy working groups and recommendation writers, I am
> > honored to present them to you. We ask you to please take a moment to
> read
> > through, review, and comment.
> >
> > In 2017, we set about building the future we want, together. In 2020,
> your
> > fellow Wikimedians have written and shared a framework for how we can
> bring
> > to life our vision of becoming the essential support system of the
> > ecosystem of free knowledge.
> >
> > == Review the recommendations ==
> >
> > These recommendations are the result of 18 months of in-depth discussions
> > and consultation among global Wikimedia community members and research
> > into opportunities for our future. The volunteer working groups [2],
> > writing teams [3] and strategy liaisons [4] have all invested a
> significant
> > amount of energy into this, and I want to wholeheartedly thank each and
> > every person who contributed to creating this work.
> >
> > I would like to encourage everyone to read this work. There are 13
> > recommendations (condensed from 89), accompanied by an explanation of the
> > principles [5] that underlie the recommendations, an outline of how these
> > recommendations work together [6], as well as an overview of how the
> > recommendations were produced and next steps [7].
> >
> > The core of this material is online in Arabic, English, French, German,
> > Hindi, Portuguese, and Spanish. We also have an overview available in
> > Catalan, Dutch, Farsi, Hebrew, Polish, and Russian that offers a
> condensed
> > introduction to the recommendations material.
> >
> > == Share your feedback ==
> >
> > In order to produce a final document that is representative of and
> relevant
> > to the diverse project communities as well as groups and organizations
> that
> > make up our movement, we are calling on everyone to review the
> > recommendations and share their thoughts.
> >
> > Specifically, we ask you to look at what impact these recommendations
> might
> > have on you and your group or community’s context. Discussions are
> > happening on-wiki in many languages, as well as in discussion groups on
> > other, off0wiki platforms, and within movement groups and structures.
> >
> > This round of community conversations will run until the first week of
> > March [8]. After this five-week period, the Core Team will publish a
> > summary report of input from across affiliates, online communities, and
> > other stakeholders for public review. [9] Your input will play a role as
> > the recommendation writers finalize the strategy document, and move us
> > towards discussions around implementation.
> >
> > You will find more information about the process in the FAQs [10], and
> > please direct any additional questions or remarks to the respective meta
> > pages.
> >
> > Our movement is the sum of its parts. Each member brings to it invaluable
> > skills, expertise, and ideas to capture, collect, and share free
> knowledge.
> > And every single contribution made by every community member from the
> > beginning has helped us grow into the global, diverse, and unique
> movement
> > we are today.
> >
> > I am honored to share this on behalf of everyone involved, and am looking
> > forward to insights from across the movement over the next few weeks.
> >
> > Katherine
> >
> > [1]
> >
> >
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2018-20/Recommendations
> > [2]
> >
> >
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2018-20/Working_Groups
> > [3]
> >
> >
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2018-20/People#Second_phase
> > [4]
> >
> >
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2018-20/People/Community_Strategy_Liaisons
> > [5]
> >
> >
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2018-20/Recommendations/Principles
> > [6]
> >
> >
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2018-20/Recommendations/Cover_note
> > [7]
> >
> >
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2018-20/Recommendations/Process
> > [8]
> >
> >
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2018-20/Frequently_asked_questions#What_is_the_timeframe_for_all_of_this
> > ?
> > [9]
> >
> >
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2018-20/Overview/Timeline
> > [10]
> >
> >
> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Strategy/Wikimedia_movement/2018-20/Frequently_asked_questions
> >
> > --
> >
> > Katherine Maher (she/her)
> >
> > Executive Director
> >
> > Wikimedia Foundation <https://wikimediafoundation.org/>
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