[Foundation-l] Discussions...

effe iets anders effeietsanders at gmail.com
Sun Dec 16 19:11:54 UTC 2007

1) I would support moderation here, I am very tired of this discussion.
Enough is enough.

2) You won't get answers anyways, and it has been explained why. Trying
further is useless. If you asked 100 times, it is unlikely you get an answer
the 101st time. You will only loose any credit you have by constantly


2007/12/16, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton op gmail.com>:
> On 16/12/2007, Michael Bimmler <mbimmler op gmail.com> wrote:
> > Dear all,
> > I think the discussion about the former COO of the WMF is now
> > definitely dead-locked. The last dozens of posts have not brought any
> > additional information and I doubt that anything interesting will come
> > out of this anymore, save for the reinterations and repetitions of
> > personal opinions, ideas and recommendations. I'm entirely confident
> > that the WMF has been following this threat and will take the advice
> > offered into consideration for the future.
> > This said, people are getting bored of this discussion. There are
> > other topics that could be discussed on this list and I think it's
> > time to make place for these.
> > And, if you really don't know of any alternative debate topics, there
> > is always an encyclopedia to write (and a media repository to expand
> > and a dictionary and a ... and a ...).
> >
> > Really.
> Firstly, thank you for going public with this request, rather than
> continuing to try and stifle discussion in private. I do note,
> however, that in the private emails, you threaten moderation, in the
> public one it's a nice polite request... clearly you know the threats
> were misplaced, or you wouldn't be afraid of making them in public.
> Please listen to your conscience in future.
> This is a major issue effecting the foundation, and it entirely
> appropriate discussion for this list. If people are repeating the same
> points, it simply means they aren't satisfied with the responses they
> are getting. If people are bored, I recommend they get an email client
> that does automatic threading and then simply ignore threads they
> aren't interested in.
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