[Foundation-l] Board election notice on the English Wikipedia

Walter Vermeir walter at wikipedia.be
Mon Aug 21 18:03:23 UTC 2006

Oleg Alexandrov schreef:
> The board election is coming up real soon, and it is good that people are
> notified about that. However, I strongly disagree with the election notice
> showing up on all English Wikipedia article pages.
> I would believe it would be more appropriate for that notice to show up on
> wathclists only, that way any established editor can see it. I think it is just
> distracting on all article pages. 
> Comments?
> Oleg Alexandrov

This is not really about EN Wikipedia but in general;

I find there no need to keep the site notice running at this time
anymore. It can come back for a few days when the voting starts.

Now the message is about a call for candidates. If a potential candidate
  now at this time needs that site notice to come up with the idea to
present themselves for the board I do need think he/she make any change.

And when the vote is open, and that I my personal POV, that should be be
 announced naturaly but not to strongly and not with a site notice to
ask to vote during the complete period. Only an notice when it starts
and when I is almost closing is enough.

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