On 11/19/05, Gordon Joly <gordon.joly(a)pobox.com> wrote:
> At 11:28 -0800 16/11/05, Jimmy Wales wrote:
> >Cormac Lawler wrote:
> >> Do we want a reporter there though?
> >I don't think we'd be doing anything very controversial or private, just
> >discussing some rather tedious matters I suppose.
> Indeed. Very dull...
> > But yes, we might not
> >want her there. And she might not want to be there, it'll presumably be
> >quite dull for her, and if she wants to interview community members
> >about the sorts of things that the press does find interesting, it would
> >disrupt us from the actual work at hand.
> I was considering the following plan.
> 1) Part 1 - 12 noon to 2pm - lunch, interviews, chat, beer...
> 2) Part 2 - 2pm to 6pm - formal session (journalists excluded?)
> There may be a part 3, but recall that The Royal Oak will close at 6pm.
Gordon's plan seems fine to me. Jimbo can turn up whenever he's ready.
And i dunno, I was just throwing open the question of whether we
wanted a journalist there - no objections so far, so i suppose it's
On 11/16/05, Jimmy Wales <jwales(a)wikia.com> wrote:
> Gordon Joly wrote:
> > Any firm thoughts on the times, etc for 27th?
> > The room is booked from 12 noon to 6pm, but the pub would like us to use
> > it fully or change the booking...
> I will be arriving in London at 8:40AM. Because I've somehow tricked
> the conference organizers into paying for upper class on virgin
> atlantic, I should arrive reasonably well rested.
> Danny has me down for some kind of meeting with a reporter (Stephanie
> Marsh of The Times, so that's an important meeting) at noon, but I'm not
> sure if that's a fixed time or just a placeholder until we schedule it
> more specifically.
> She may want to come to the meetup, for all I know.
> The point is just that I'm available for at least most of that time period.
That's good to know - considering this we can maybe have a
brainstorm/update on legal matters first (eg MoA) and then work on the
formal board presentation and even wider picture later on. (?)
Do we want a reporter there though? Will Danny be there too (great, if
so)? (Danny - apologies if I gave you false info on weather here
today, although we all know the perennial topic here is notoriously
Details on how to get to the pub can be found at:
http://www.beerintheevening.com/pubs/s/28/2814/Royal_Oak/Borough - the
function room is upstairs. Other info on, obviously:
See you all then,
Just a reminder to all that there is a meeting tomorrow (Sunday) to
discuss Wikimedia UK. It will be at 18:00 (UTC) on IRC Freenode,
channel #wikimedia-uk. Come one, come all (Gordon has already made his
And to JamesF in particular: any advance on the bylaws / documentation?
See you there,