[Foundation-l] Racism in Commons

Florence Devouard Anthere9 at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 5 19:08:29 UTC 2007

Brion Vibber wrote:
> Yoni Weiden wrote:
>> Funny, I thought I was talking to the board members. They are the "heads" of
>> the foundation and they should deside. Do they have a different emailing
>> list or are you all board members?
> No, this is a public mailing list for all interested persons.
> Even if you were talking to the board, I'm sorry to inform you that the
> board of trustees of the Wikimedia Foundation has no authority over the
> existence of copyrights that other people own.
> -- brion vibber (brion @ wikimedia.org)

<one board member speaking>

And beyond this, I do think we can criticize, vocally so if we really 
care, but unless the content of a project is
1) either totally failing the general mission or
2) so illegal that it is threatening the whole building
we should let it in the hands of the community.

In rare circonstances, the situation was so bad the board made a rather 
drastic decision. For example entirely deleting the french wikiquote in 
the past. But it should stay an exception.

</one board member speaking>

<anthere speaking>

Now, frankly, some images should simply not be there. Imho :-)

</anthere speaking>

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