Reminder: applications close tonight. Ideally we need applications submitted before 5PM ; 7PM is the absolute deadline.
Please consider whether _you_ can help here.. we do not currently have enough applications. If you are willing to undertake this role, you only need the send a simple email to commit...@wikimedia.org.au. -- John Vandenberg On Sat, Sep 10, 2011 at 3:29 PM, John Vandenberg <jay...@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi, > > Earlier this month the Wikimedia Australia website was migrated from > GFDL to CC-BY-SA, and new editors of the wiki will now be required > grant WMAU the right to migrate their contributions to another free > licence, so we wont ever be stuck on an old licence again. > > With this done, we are now ready to open the wiki to non-member > participation, and in August the committee approved this proposal: > > http://www.wikimedia.org.au/wiki/Proposal:Non-member_participation > > Accounts on the WMAU wiki are managed via the ConfirmAccount tool, and > we are delegating this account management task to people outside the > committee. > > Anyone who would like to help is invited to apply for this role prior > to 5PM this coming Thursday evening. A short email to > commit...@wikimedia.org.au is all that is needed. On Thursday evening > the committee will appoint a few applicants as account approvers. > > Non-members are more than welcome to apply - we hope to appoint at > least one non-member. > > Please be aware that the new account approvers will be required to > provide their real name on our wiki. > > Finally, we are aware that this is not as "open" as some would like. > It is a first step. It is an important step, as this will allow us to > plan the next steps on the wiki, with non-members able to participate > in these discussions. > > -- > John Vandenberg > _______________________________________________ Wikimediaau-l mailing list Wikimediaaufirstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l