On 6/1/06, Erik Zachte
Later we got closed wikis and private board chats
as a side affair. Recent
statements like the ones quoted above give the impression that both board
members find the Wikimedia community has become a pain in the neck at times,
better to be ignored, or kept in the dark.
No. What Angela pointed out is that there was an open meeting about
the committees, about the need for a CEO, and so on (we created a
separate meeting specifically to discuss the ExecCom). For arguing for
the open meeting, Angela and myself received little but scorn from the
existing group of people who were likely to serve on these committees.
(Anthere was in the middle of her pregnancy at the time.) The
community members from the outside who joined hardly participated at
The meeting was on the 11th of feb.
The baby born on the 7th.
So, I rather was in the middle of my hospital stay :-)