Okay... I thought I cleared this up, but obviously not.
Mark has the power (power that he does not like to exercise) to make
guidelines for the #wikipedia IRC channel. The other guidelines made by the
IRC contacts weren't doing so well, so Mark thought it would be best to
rewrite them. But he wants community feedback from *all* the language
#wikipedia channels (channels he cannot control) because #wikipedia is their
channel too, and would be unfair if we only let English speakers into the
And finally, *not* Wikimedia, Gerard messed us all up on that one. :) :)
Therefore, your second and third statements most accurately sum it up.
But please, can we stop arguing on semantics and get the guidelines? They
only apply to #wikipedia, so you do not need to think that you are going to
get attacked by them in your local language's channel.
[mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Gatto Nero
Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2007 10:47 AM
To: Wikimedia Foundation Mailing List
Subject: Re: [Foundation-l] #wikipedia IRC channel guidelines review
2007/7/31, Casey Brown <cbrown1023(a)comcast.net>et>:
What I said by jurisdiction (and I meant jurisdiction)
was not necessarily
the muli-lingual ones, but #wikipedia, #wikipedia-en, #wikipedia-social,
#wikipedia-overflow, etc. All those mainly English channels that feed off
The meaning of this misterious "juridiction" changes mail by mail.
Could you please be coeherent and state once and for ever what would you
*not wikipedia, but wikimedia: it was a lapsus
*not jurisdiction on #wikipedia-*, but just "asking for comments" from
wikipedia-de, pedia-fr, pedia-it, etc...
*not jurisdition on all the #wikipedia-*s, just on the english related
Oh my God, please. Be clear.
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