[Foundation-l] Putting the Foundation back in WMF

Anthony wikimail at inbox.org
Sun Nov 18 17:27:37 UTC 2007

On Nov 18, 2007 12:11 PM, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 18/11/2007, Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org> wrote:
> > On Nov 18, 2007 11:45 AM, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Bandwidth and servers need to be our first priorities,
> > > without them, there is no point having anything else. I'd say we
> > > should start laying off staff before we stop buying new servers.
> > >
> > There needs to be a balance there.  The right staff can save more
> > money than you pay them.
> I said *start* laying off staff, not lay off all the staff. WMF is too
> big to run with 100% volunteers now, laying off all the staff would be
> a very bad plan.
I don't really see what positions could be cut, and I can think of a
few that should be expanded.  Maybe a few positions could be
outsourced, I guess.

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