Earthfire and rustbuckets, can we please stop calling for people to be
fired for doing their job, especially right after admitting that there is
obviously more going on that we don't know about yet. No one's going to
"start replacing employees" based on mailing list messages, so this kind of
peremptory statement only serves as dog-whistling posturing, and only
contributes to the denominator part of this list's signal-to-noise ratio.
This is literally divisive.
Be better than that.
On Fri, Jan 17, 2020 at 4:50 PM Pine W <wiki.pine(a)gmail.com> wrote:
There are ways that Wikimedia rebranding consultations
could be done
collaboratively, politely, and with careful stewardship of donor's money.
This is not one of them.
I think that it's time for some people in WMF to move on. Without having
access to WMF internal discussions, I don't know exactly who I would
remove, but I've had enough of poor coordination, questionable financial
decisions, and discourtesy, and I hope that the donors and the Board have
too. These problems are not isolated to the rebranding effort, but I think
that this is as good a place as any to start replacing employees who aren't
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