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Assunto: Wikimedia Chapters Agreement
Data: Thu, 30 Apr 2009 14:27:12 GMT
De: Whiteknight <noreply(a)blogger.com>
We've received word today from Mike Godwin, chief legal council of the
WMF, that the first draft of the new Wikimedia Chapters agreement is
nearing completion, and parts have been posted on the internal wiki to
solicit feedback from the existing chapters.
I haven't read the new agreement yet myself (I will soon) and I probably
don't feel comfortable talking about the details until we get closer to
an "official" version of it, but I can say that from what I've heard
it's going to be a huge step forward in the way the WMF and the chapters
interact. I hear tell that the document is longer and more legally
precise, which is going to help immensely with many of the common
questions and uncertaintys that were present in the old "classic"
I don't currently know how the new agreement is to be rolled out,
whether existing chapters will have to sign the new agreement or not.
Again, I haven't read it and probably won't give out any details till
So things are moving forward in the world of WMF chapters, and that's
always a good thing.