2006/6/1, GerardM <gerard.meijssen(a)gmail.com>om>:
You assume that people get to know the Wikimedia Foundation through
Wikipedia. A common assumption but it is wrong in that the Wikimedia
Foundation is there not only for Wikipedia but also for Wikipedia.
There are other project and when people consider things it is most
often seen in the light of what is good for Wikipedia must be good for
the rest. Well, suprise that is a fallacy.
This reminds me of the attitude of the founders of the Dutch Wikimedia
chapter: "You are of the opinion that the Dutch Wikimedia chapter is
there for Wikipedia. We're not, we're for those other projects too.
And because of that we don't need to answer questions from people from
Still no answer from these people to questions now asked months ago. The
"ostrichpolicy" seems to work perfectly in the wikimedia organisation.
Stick your head in the sand, refuse to answer and you will get by
unpunished. While the people who complain get called and asked to leave