2008/11/29 Michael Peel <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>: > What advantage is there to requiring minority languages to be > represented on the board? I would be very surprised if that were > required to obtain funds to support minority languages (although > obviously we would need a way to carry out that support...). As and > when we have members who speak minority languages, and if they want > to be on the board, why should they not go through the standard > process? What would we do if we did have reserved seats but no-one to > fill them? > > I can understand positive bias to counteract a negative one, but I > don't agree with it - either way, it's still a bias. > > Also, we are far from being a Wikipedia/Wikimedia London at present, > and I would be very surprised if we ever turned into that.
I would tend to agree. I think the other options for supporting minority groups are better. But, by all means, propose a motion for the AGM and we can vote on it. _______________________________________________ Wikimedia UK mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_UK http://mail.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediauk-l