[Foundation-l] Proposal: LiteratePrograms.org as Wikimedia Project

Florence Devouard Anthere9 at yahoo.com
Mon Apr 30 00:08:51 UTC 2007

daniwo59 at aol.com wrote:
> I don't think anyone can comment intelligently until it is clarified what  
> "merged into the Wikimedia Foundation family of projects" really means. Does  
> this mean that they are now wikis. That anyone can edit them? That the current  
> community of WMF will determine how they are managed? 
> What are their financials like? Do they have sufficient funds to be  
> self-sufficient? If not, do we have sufficient funds to support them? Why is  this a 
> merger and not a simple partnership between the two organizations? 
> There are many more, similar questions that can be asked. You can't ask  
> people to make informed decisions until all these questions are answered.
> Danny

Actually, I read Erik proposal as a suggestion to create a new project 
(at the level of Wikipedia, Wikinews etc...), and I first thought was

"how does it fit in our mission" ?


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