[Foundation-l] business developer hire - whose decision?

GerardM gerard.meijssen at gmail.com
Sat May 19 04:45:19 UTC 2007

For one reason, we want the board to do perform their duties in stead of
playing to the galleries.

On 5/19/07, Rory Stolzenberg <rory096 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/18/07, Casey Brown <cbrown1023 at comcast.net> wrote:
> >
> > I disagree.  We really do not need to know the inner workings and
> what-not
> > of hirings.  Although, I do admit that yours is a valid question, though
> I
> > do not believe it is for the reason you provided.  It is a valid
> question
> > for the sake of questioning and knowledge's sake, not to be "an informed
> > voter".
> >
> > Cbrown1023
> Not true. Wikimedia projects are communities, and the communities should
> be
> allowed to know, for the most part, what goes on within the WMF (there are
> some exceptions of course, like confidential things, business deals that
> haven't been announced yet, etc, but I don't see how the process of
> creating
> a new position requires confidentiality).
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