On 1/22/06, Robin Schwab <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> I tried to translate our bylaws but gave up because it's very difficult.
> Then I had the idea to get the English version of the German Wikimedia
> bylaws since these are widely identical to ours. Then I found out that
> the German Wikimedia bylaws only partially exist in English:
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Deutschland/Satzung/English
> the same seems to be with the French Wikimedia chapter. The next
> question is: Why does the swiss chapter have to translate its bylaws?

Because the French and the Germans benefitted from some extraordinary
historical "first chapters being created" exception. As Ilario pointed
out, since the Italian Chapter got created, the bylaws of new chapters
have to be approved by the Foundation ;-).

Sorry about that. :-)

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