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

Anthere Anthere9 at yahoo.com
Sun Jan 28 18:37:10 UTC 2007

Fred Bauder wrote:
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Florence Devouard [mailto:anthere at anthere.org]
>>Sent: Sunday, January 28, 2007 07:41 AM
>>To: foundation-l at lists.wikimedia.org
>>Subject: [Foundation-l] [Announcement] Welcome to the advisory group
>>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: 
>>Welcome to
>>        Angela Beesley (eh !)
>>        Ward Cunningham
>>        Heather Ford
>>        Melissa Hagemann
>>        Danny Hillis
>>        Mitch Kapor
>>        Joris Komen
>>        Rebecca MacKinnon
>>        Wayne Mackintosh
>>        Benjamin Mako Hill
>>        Erin McKean
>>        Trevor Nielson
>>        Achal Prabhala
>>        Jay Rosen
>>        Clay Shirky
>>        Peter Suber
>>        Raoul Weiler
>>        Ethan Zuckerman
>>who have agreed to give a bit of their time and expertise, to help us 
>>navigate in the difficult waters of collaborative software, free 
>>licensing, free speech, education for all, governance, sustainability 
>>We really appreciate.
>>How did we chose these people ? Either because they were already 
>>frequently in touch with us, or because we thought their experience 
>>could help. "We" is both the board and the community, as the board also 
>>contacted some of the people whose names showed up when I asked help on 
>>this list.
>>Is that list closed ? Of course not. Please feel free to discuss further 
>>additions that could be necessary in the future.
>>Florence Devouard
> I had suggested Stephen Gaskin in correspondence with Jimbo, but while I did receive a favorable reply from Stephen, no response from Jimbo.
> Fred

At the risk of appearing rude (which is not my desire), I will mention 
that when I asked community to provide names, I said specifically to 
write to "me", not to Jimbo. There was a reason so this request :-)


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