I would not have bothered to vote if I did not feel the board in some way represented the community of which I am part.
There is an organization where I am a member for pragmatic reasons but hate every proclamation they make (the AA: I want breakdown cover, not rabid pro-polluting lobbying), but for this kind of thing I think you should feel we want you to speak and we'll let you know if we disagree. BozMo On Sun, Dec 14, 2008 at 9:26 PM, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dal...@gmail.com> wrote: > 2008/12/14 AndrewRT <ratur...@yahoo.co.uk>: >> I just wanted to hear everyone's views about the role Wiki UK Ltd >> played in responding to the IWF issues. >> >> The general consensus among the Board was that we shouldn't really get >> involved as we didn't yet have chapter status. Individuals were >> encouraged to do what they could but the Board decided to stay stum >> itself and leave David and others to take the lead. Is everyone >> comfortable that that was the right decision? > > Yes, no doubt about it. > >> Presumably once Wiki UK is recognised as the chapter you would expect >> it to take more of a lead? > > Probably. Details need to be decided on a case by case basis, but I > think part of WMUK's role is to represent the UK community. That > includes speaking for the community (although not the WMF, of course) > in these kind of matters. I think WMUK would say the same kind of > things as David did, just with a more official looking caption on the > screen. > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia UK mailing list > wikimediau...@wikimedia.org > http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_UK > http://mail.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediauk-l > _______________________________________________ Wikimedia UK mailing list wikimediau...@wikimedia.org http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_UK http://mail.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediauk-l