[Foundation-l] [Announcement] Welcome to the advisory group

Jussi-Ville Heiskanen cimonavaro at gmail.com
Sun Jan 28 15:55:46 UTC 2007

The list is excellent. The only mile-wide glaring omission from it
that I can think of, is Sunir Shah. What happened? Was he asked and
refused a position on the advisory board?

On 1/28/07, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 28/01/07, Florence Devouard <anthere at anthere.org> wrote:
> > As decided last august, we set up an advisory group according to
> > resolution http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Resolution:Advisory_board
> > You'll find the entire list here:
> > http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Advisory_Board
> Excellent selections!
> What sort of thing would we bug them with, through what channel?
> I'm wondering on the issue of setting up an "editorial concerns"
> channel for English Wikipedia, our vastly successful and troublesome
> child. Mathias Schindler floated the idea after the Microsoft press in
> the past few days and I repeated the suggestion on Friday.
> I can't say I'm having great success or a wave of people going "Hell
> yes, that's a great idea! I'll volunteer to help monitor that!"
> Evidently I'm just not using something that the cats think is tuna.
> Having an editorial concerns channel is I think an obviously nice idea; how
> to
> deal with the likely flood of crap^Wless valid concerns and the lack
> of a wave of volunteers going "hell yes, I'll watch it" is another
> matter. How would this remarkable selection of social website experts
> suggest we attract and keep the volunteers for it? I'm at a loss.
> - d.
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