Lodewijk, thanks for the feedback! I'll reply on Meta ...

On Mon, Feb 29, 2016 at 1:14 PM, Lodewijk <lodew...@effeietsanders.org>
wrote:

> Hi Patrick,
>
> 'workshop' shouts to me that it is a real life, real time event that people
> can register for, and attend (in person or remotely). The page seems to
> suggest however (at a quick glance) that it is rather an online discussion
> forum. Maybe good to clarify that immediately at the top of the page, given
> the potentially confusing title that it has.
>
> Another thing I would find helpful (maybe a bit too obvious for you) is
> clearly stating expectations and goals at the top. What are you trying to
> accomplish? (options that come to mind is reducing harassment, or helping
> people to deal with (accept? fight? hide?) harrassment. I expect the
> first).
>
> Finally, a thing that was also mentioned by Liz at the page (and maybe by
> others), is that in a multilingual community like ours, it is really tough
> to discuss sensitive issues like this without a very clear understanding of
> what we're talking about. People probably have very different expectations
> of what you mean with 'harrassment'. My first thought with the word was
> basically sexual or physical harrassment, with real life or near-real life
> aspects. At Wikimania I got a better understanding that apparently others
> were using a much wider definition of the word.
>
> Hopefully will clarifications like the above on the page reduce the
> threshold to participate, especially for those that are not native speakers
> (and who have more trouble to read through the whole page to get an
> understanding).
>
> Best,
> Lodewijk
> (also posted this on the talkpage)
>
> On Sat, Feb 27, 2016 at 3:27 AM, Patrick Earley <pear...@wikimedia.org>
> wrote:
>
> > Hello all,
> >
> > With a lot of discussion on multiple issues going on, I know it can be
> > hard to find time or "bandwidth" for an problem with no easy solutions.
> > But some of the community has started to work on some approaches to the
> > problem of harassment at the workshop on Meta. [1]
> >
> > It's an issue that isn't going away on its own, and we've started
> > gathering some possible ways forward.  We'd love to see you there.
> >
> > [1] https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Harassment_workshop
> >
> > Best regards,
> >
> > --
> > Patrick Earley
> > Senior Community Advocate
> > Wikimedia Foundation
> > pear...@wikimedia.org
> > (1) 415 975 1874
> >
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