[Foundation-l] Interview transcription

Marco Chiesa chiesa.marco at gmail.com
Thu Aug 9 18:03:47 UTC 2007

C.J. Croy wrote:

>thought based on what's transcribed so far: You'd be better off
>identifying yourself as from Wikipedia than Wikimedia or Wikinews.
>Not many people are as familiar with the subprojects as the core
>Wikipedia project.  Fox News certainly reporters don't introduce
>themselves as employees of NewsCorp.
>It brings up a good question: How does the Foundation feel about
>people identifying themselves as from Wikipedia, Wikinews, etc?  The
>Wikipedia brand name is a very strong one and could open a lot of
>doors, but if misused could result in a lot of doors being slammed in
>our collective face.
Maybe something like "I'm Mr N. Surname from Wikinews, which belongs to 
Wikimedia that also owns Wikipedia...." could be the best branding, 
although it looks very long to me...


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