its okay then.

On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 12:20 PM, Alex Wafula <xelaw...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Our resolutions/discussions will definitely be public. One of the
> questions Ann had for the list was the best place to post the minutes. And
> from the looks of it, wikimedia.or.ke is what guys are going for. Grace,
> Meta is also public so in terms of privacy, there's no difference between
> that and our website.
>
> I'll linkup with Ann who'll publish the minutes on our site.
>
> The Google docs page Ann's talking about is more of a draft of what we'll
> publish, more or so the same with what was documented on the meeting's
> etherpad.
>
> Alex
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 12:05 PM, Branton Obwari <bruceobw...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Hi members,
>> am also in support of the board posting minutes on the WMKE site ,the
>> issue of restricting access of whatever was discussed & voted is
>> kinda, for lack of a better word, retrogressive .The so called passive
>> members ought to be encouraged to participate in future projects not
>> locked out of the on goings ,To the board >>> i think you stand to
>> gain my  confidence as a "voting  member" more if you embrace
>> transparency & accountability ,
>>
>>           my thoughts!
>>
>>              Branton
>>
>> On 4/19/12, Oliver Stegen <i...@oliverstegen.net> wrote:
>> > Thanks Manuel for your suggestions!
>> > Dear board members,
>> > I strongly support the idea to post the minutes to our WMKE website. If
>> you
>> > need a private space for board members only, by all means have that set
>> up
>> > on WMKE as well. As Manuel wrote, you don't want to give other orgs
>> access
>> > to WMKE insider information (esp. not as we have our own website
>> anyway!).
>> > Fwiw, na kazi njema!
>> > Oliver (aka BT)
>> >
>> >> -----Original Message-----
>> >> From: Manuel Schneider [mailto:manuel.schnei...@wikimedia.ch]
>> >> Sent: 19 April 2012 09:26
>> >> To: The discussion list for the upcoming Wikimedia Kenya chapter.
>> >> Subject: Re: [Wikimedia Kenya] Board minutes
>> >>
>> >> Hi Ann, dear board,
>> >>
>> >> I wonder why you don't publish that information on the Wikimedia Kenya
>> >> wiki?
>> >> That's your website, it's a wiki (hence easy to update / publish) and
>> >> it's the central place where everybody looks at.
>> >>
>> >> If you need a private place - both WMAT and WMCH have and need that -
>> >> you can have a seperate board wiki there which we can interconnect with
>> >> the public wiki. That way you only need one useraccount for both and
>> >> only sign in once, you can also use the uploads from the public wiki in
>> >> the private wiki as well. The access is seperated by usergroups which
>> >> you can manage on your own.
>> >>
>> >> I definitely discourage to post official information on Google Docs for
>> >> various reasons.
>> >> It is a great tool to work short term on a specific content but once it
>> >> is ready it should be copied to an official place.
>> >>
>> >> * not everyone has a Google account and forcing people to get one is
>> >> contrary to transparency
>> >> * it is very hard to find the content. you need to post links somewhere
>> >> at a central site anyway, so you can directly post the content there
>> and
>> >> avoid the other problems.
>> >> * Google Docs is free, however you never know for how long nor do you
>> >> have a guarantee the contents you posted there will be there tomorrow.
>> >> * I would not want to provide Google (or any other business) private
>> >> information about my organisation, just as a principle.
>> >>
>> >> Just build a structure for your content on your wiki - at WMAT for
>> >> instance we have made an "Archive" page which is used as a list
>> (divided
>> >> by years) of subpage links where we have all information for our
>> members
>> >> - reports, board resolutions, contracts:
>> >> * http://mitglieder.wikimedia.at/Archiv
>> >>
>> >> Of course there are many other good ways to deal with that, I just
>> >> wanted to give you an idea.
>> >>
>> >> If you need a board wiki please contact me.
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> /Manuel
>> >>
>> >> Am 18.04.2012 22:06, schrieb Ann Njeri:
>> >> > The board was of the opinion that we should be posting the board
>> minutes
>> >> > as well as other important discussions on a google doc which will be
>> >> > created so as to protect those who have access to the information.
>> This
>> >> > is also because there are many who have subscribed to the mailing
>> list
>> >> > that are passive members. Alternatively, I can use the Meta to post
>> the
>> >> > board minutes as Abbas had suggested. Please comment on this so that
>> we
>> >> > can know the way forward.
>> >> --
>> >> Regards
>> >> Manuel Schneider
>> >>
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