I was able to find a citing source about your knitting, but, I can't use
the self-published sources about your dads car. Now, if someone wants to
interview you and write that article, then sweet, I can use it =)
On 4/13/2011 3:58 PM, Danese Cooper wrote:
So, first of all (since Susan who originally posted this didn't know)
I'm employed by Wikimedia Foundation. My bio page predates my
employment by 6 years, but when I started working for WMF the
Community did a "make-over" on my page and I had to re-prove many
facts of my life. This year, on roughly the anniversary of my hire, a
deletionist tried to invalidate my bio because it was mostly Open
Source folks who had edited it and therefore the deletionist claimed
Conflict Of Interest (you can see it all in Discussion and subsequent
ArbCom query)...somehow in that fracas, the knitting references were
dropped and not replaced...which I think is a pity because when it is
there many people ask me about knitting in public and I've been able
to get several programmers (of both genders) to learn to knit as a way
to deal with attention issues.
As a sidenote in case you wish to restore the whole Personal
section...here's a better link that explains my Dad really did own a
rare Alfa Romeo with my unusual name spelling.
Ours was the chassis 948-11, which is described at the bottom of the
On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 12:15 PM, Mackenzie Morgan <macoafi(a)gmail.com
Her wikipedia page is:
and I believe she's referring to the Personal section which has been
edited a few times. The most recent time I can see someone putting
back the removed knitting references is:
And the most recent removal is:
On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 1:43 PM, Sarah Stierch
<sarah(a)sarahstierch.com <mailto:email@example.com>> wrote:
Maybe I'm missing something - what's her
Sent via iPhone - I apologize in advance for my shortness or
On Apr 13, 2011, at 1:02 PM, Susan Spencer
Can someone look into Danese's pages please?
She probably wouldn't mind if someone contacted her directly to
- Susan Spencer Conklin
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Date: Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 11:53 AM
Subject: Re: Knitters and Coders: separated at birth?
To: Mackenzie Morgan <macoafi(a)gmail.com <mailto:email@example.com>>
Cc: debian-women <debian-women(a)lists.debian.org
danese on Ravelry, as in life ;-). I've written quite a lot
in public, although for some reason the Wikipedia
those references on my page :-(.
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