Who are you talking to at SANBI?
From: Wikimania-l [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Douglas
Sent: Thursday, June 21, 2018 1:07 PM
To: wikimania-l(a)lists.wikimedia.org; phoebe ayers; Rossouw van Rooyen
Subject: Re: [Wikimania-l] Wikimania-l Digest, Vol 146, Issue 16
The short answer is yes, we are interested in doing a botanical edit-a-thon but it is
looking increasingly unlikely. :-(
Rossouw has been trying to organise a Wikimania edit-a-thon with the South African
National Botanical (SANBI) society (the people that run Kirstenbosch) for some time now.
They have indicated their interest to us in doing some thing but have been very elusive
over the past few months. As such we have swiched focus to doing a Water Sustainability
edit-a-thon instead but if SANBI gets back to us we are still very happy to include them
in any edit-a-thon we organise.
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Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 12:17:25 -0400
From: phoebe ayers <phoebe.ayers(a)gmail.com>
To: "Wikimania general list (open subscription)"
Cc: Laura Soito <laura.soito(a)gmail.com>
Subject: [Wikimania-l] let's edit about plants!
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Like many attendees I expect, I am looking forward to visiting Kirstenbosch
Botanical Garden and other gardens in Cape Town! Laura (cc'd) and I were
wondering if there would be interest in an informal edit-a-thon about South
African plants during the conference? We could take pictures, add sources,
improve Wikidata items, etc etc.
If there is interest, I can make a page and we can try to figure out a good
time. Perhaps as a thematic meetup, during the pre-conference, or just
afterwards as a field trip?