On Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 3:10 AM, phoebe ayers <phoebe.wiki(a)gmail.com> wrote:
Every so often when we talk, you will surprise me by
telling me about
one more thing in the Wikimedia universe that you thought of or
created or were involved in over the past many years that I didn't
realize you had a role in. It seems the list is never-ending.
/me looks at the MediaWiki logo , thinking that perhaps *now* really
starts to be the time to update it... ;)
I’m very interested in the technical challenges of
See you in the Federation, then (pun intended, but below two layers of joke
I'm serious). Something tells me that it will be very difficult for you to
stop contributing to Wikimedia in innovative ways. When you joined, the
innovative way of contributing was from the inside. Chances are that
nowadays the innovative collaboration will come increasingly from the
outside, through APIs and, er, federated collaboration. Let's have a
conversation with beer, or vice versa.
But what I'm really really curious about is what Erik Möller will do when
he recovers his individual freedom, not having to act and speak on behalf
of hundred employees and 'the movement'. Ten years is a lot of time ,
but then again not so much. Thank you, good luck, and please send a URL to
subscribe to or watch.
(shared with tremendous respect
and a smile)