+1

Any meetings of our group on the horizon? Either RL or virtual/online?

With continued hope and best wishes for Wikimedia in East Africa,
BT

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Samuel Klein [mailto:meta...@gmail.com]
> Sent: 18 March 2013 20:57
> To: The discussion list for the Wikimedia Kenya chapter.
> Subject: Re: [Wikimedia Kenya] Fwd: [Wikimania-l] Wikimania 2014:
> Officialbid list
> 
> On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 1:49 PM, Asaf Bartov <abar...@wikimedia.org>
> wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 17, 2013 at 11:37 PM, Limoke Oscar <oslim...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > I don't think it's a shame, and shouldn't be a pain: organizing a bid is
> a
> > lot of work, but is almost purely on-wiki, and can be done by one or two
> >
> > Anyhow, we should all be happy for our Tanzanian colleagues for having
> found
> > the initiative and energy to do this.  It's not a competition. :)
> 
> Yes.  You might even try working with them to organize a shared
> regional event, if their bid for Wikimania itself doesn't work out.
> They clearly have a lot of energy for bringing people and speakers
> together around Wikimedia topics.
> 
> > Like I said in my more formal letter, you must not look upon the
> expiration
> > of the provisional recognition as a blow or as a failure -- it was
> merely a
> > deadline expiring, for a formal process that doesn't actually matter as
> much
> > as it used to, because we now have these new affiliation models, which
> would
> > have been more suitable in the first place, had they existed at the
> time.
> 
> Yes.  And once you have some projects underway, if they start to grow,
> you may always reapply to become a Chapter.
> 
> SJ
> 
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