Why a letter just from the chapter. Why not one from the Wikimedia foundation as well?
Sent from my iPhone > On 14 Jan 2014, at 12:44, Liam Wyatt <liamwy...@gmail.com> wrote: > > It's a fantastic idea, and nice work Gnang finding it and bringing it to > everyone's attention. I recall back for the "Wiki10" (10th anniversary of > Wikipedia celebrations) the WMF tried desperately (but in vain) to get an > antartic research group to host a party in order that there could be a party > on every single continent. > > Certainly a letter of support from the Chapter should be submitted in > association with any applicant. Ideally the applicant would not only be > taking lots of gorgeous photos but also be able to provide some kind of > bridge between the WP editing community and the scientists down there - to > help increase a) the quality of texts about antarctic geography, science and > history, but also to increase the awareness and skills of the science > community down there in potentially their becoming editors themselves. > > -Liam > > > wittylama.com > Peace, love & metadata > > >> On 14 January 2014 12:36, Kerry Raymond <kerry.raym...@gmail.com> wrote: >> Having been to the Antarctic back in 1996, I would certainly say to anyone >> “go for it”! How cool it would be to be (pun intended) to be the first >> Wikimedian in Residence in Antarctica. >> >> >> >> Kerry >> >> >> >> >> >> From: wikimediaau-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org >> [mailto:wikimediaau-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Gnangarra >> Sent: Monday, 13 January 2014 8:50 PM >> To: Wikimedia-au >> Subject: [Wikimediaau-l] opportunity >> >> >> >> There is an opportunity for someone to spend time in Antartica, as >> photographer I love to be able to do this, as Wikimedian imagine what >> content you could enhance. For me I it's either 20 years too late or 10 >> years too soon, given the skills and knowledge of many people here if your >> able to apply I say go for it... applications close 30 March 2014 so give it >> some thought... Become the first Wikimedian in Residence in Antartica. >> >> http://www.antarctica.gov.au/media/news/2013/antarctic-arts-fellowship-apply-now >> >> I havent brought this matter to the committee but I'm sure if you were to >> apply WMAU committee would consider requests for supporting documentation >> where appropriate >> >> Gideon >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikimediaau-l mailing list >> Wikimediaauemail@example.com >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaau-l mailing list > Wikimediaaufirstname.lastname@example.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaau-l
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