[Foundation-l] Fundraiser thank-you notice

Andrew Gray shimgray at gmail.com
Wed Jan 17 18:36:25 UTC 2007

On 17/01/07, Gary Kirk <gary.kirk at gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't know whether it has legal connotations or was written from a
> manual of style or similar, but to me, 'Thank you to all those who
> donated from the Wikimedia Foundation!' looks funny. I think 'The
> Wikimedia Foundation thanks all those who donated [to us/to the
> Wikimedia Foundation] during [the/our] fundraiser'.

I was meaning to find someone on IRC last night with access to this,
but failed - it really would read better as "...all those who donated,
from the..." - the comma clarifies that we mean [thanks to donors]
[from us] not [thanks to] [donors who are part of us].

- Andrew Gray
  andrew.gray at dunelm.org.uk

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