On 06/01/2011 11:56 PM, phoebe ayers wrote:
We meant what is stated there: that Wikimedia project
be at a minimum both free and educational in nature. (In general, you
can assume that language in resolutions like this is intentional).
However, you can also safely assume that the Board did not
specifically discuss the scope of Wikinews when writing this
resolution; we were focused on the topic at hand. I personally think
there is a very valid argument to be made that Wikinews, like most
news sources and like the rest of our projects, is educational (as
well as possessing other qualities, such as the more general quality
of being informative, which also arguably applies to all of our
Thanks for clarification. According to the last sentence, I would say
that everything is fine for now, at least.