2008/12/15 Andrew Cates <and...@soschildren.org>:
> In my view yes. The WMF's legitimate role in representing the
> community is equally derived from its (semi) democratic nature. You do
> not derive your right to speak only from their democratic legitimacy
> but also from your own.
> You will not be able to speak on behalf of them (unless specifically
> mandated), but you are already able to speak on behalf of us for which
> you require no blessing from them (especially given the blessing is in
> the post).

The problem with that is that no-one is going to care what "Wiki UK
Ltd." has to say on the issues. They would have to appear as
"Wikipedia volunteer" just as David does, since there is nothing else
relevant they could be called.

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