[Foundation-l] governance

Milos Rancic millosh at gmail.com
Wed Apr 11 14:24:02 UTC 2007

On 4/11/07, Erik Moeller <erik at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> Consider the way we appoint admins in the projects, or delete
> articles: the community debates/votes on an issue, and a trusted user
> or group of trusted users (for controversial decisions) interprets the
> final result and closes the debate. I see no reason why this model
> should not be applied to closing wikis as well. We have stewards who
> can act in the same role as admins or bureaucrats to do for
> community-level processes.

OK. This should be formalized then. At least as a way how to do that.
Something like: stewards are managing decision making process. Such
formalization should be verified by Board.

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