>From the mail Hisham sent out a looong time ago, it seemed like an independent entity. Besides, do Indian laws permit for either a society or a trust to be a subsidiary of another organisation? I don't think so, but I leave it for The lawyer [Anirudh/ Gautam] to respond.
On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 4:48 PM, Theo10011 <de10...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 4:38 PM, CherianTinu Abraham <tinucher...@gmail.com > > wrote: > >> You are a long time community member, you were working as Wikimedia >> Foundation paid contractor for some time, does that mean all the volunteer >> work you would have done before/after or during being a full time and paid >> staff of Foundation cease to have any value ? >> > > Err... I have no idea who or what implied that. I don't think anyone said > anything to that effect so far. Just said volunteer and staff work is > separate, not that it goes away or one negates the other. I completely > agreed with Ashwin on the need for better demarcation. > > Here's some example- > http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Theo_(WMF) - my old contractor > account- read the disclaimer > > http://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=User%3ATheo10011&diff=2165185&oldid=2156716 > - my volunteer account at the time- read the disclaimer/announcement > > Shijus's staff account -http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Shiju and > volunteer account - http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Shijualex > Subha's staff account http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Subha_WMF and > volunteer accoun t- http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Psubhashish > > They all have disclaimers, and explanation that this work is separate from > staff work. It's a pretty clean and simple staff policy, that I have > discussed with Philippe in the past. > > This might be harder to do in offline work, but there should be some > attempt at demarcation like on-wiki. Their volunteer work and standing will > never go away, no one remotely suggested that. Just that, like on-wiki, > there should be better communication about which is which, nothing more. > > On Wed, Mar 7, 2012 at 4:46 PM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan < > parakara.gh...@gmail.com> wrote: > > Errm Theo, >> Do remember that the India TRUST is DIFFERENT form the Chapter. It is >> from the WMF side and has absolutely NO relation with the Chapter. > > > lol I know Srikanth. My question was about its current legal status. Is it > independent? different or same as the chapter? > > Regards > Theo > > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > > -- Regards, Srikanth Ramakrishnan. Wikipedia Coimbatore Meetup on February 12th. http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Meetup/Coimbatore Aliens invaded Tamil Nadu, left their Spacship and now it is a Toll Plaza. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:IVRCL-Vijayamangalam-Toll-Plaza.JPG
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