On Fri, 20 Jun 2003, Ilya N. wrote:
> On 20 Jun 2003, Erik Moeller wrote:
>> I suggest not submitting this to any major
news sites (*cough* Slashdot
>> *cough*) until easy options for donations are in place. So let's keep
>> quiet about this for a while, OK? I know it's hard :).
> Perhaps even explicitly ask the editors to keep
the story down until we're
> ready. (I don't know how to do that, tough.)
I'm just wondering, "why?"
Erik Moeller gives the answer above. If we wait until the tax deduction stuff
is in place, and until we have an easy mechanism for accepting donations, then
the "wikimedia foundation" announcement will be more lucrative.
And since we're now a foundation, we can equate "lucrative" with