[Foundation-l] [EWW] Edit Wikipedia Week

Florence Devouard Anthere9 at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 20 15:34:18 UTC 2007

I think it might be time to change the rules of this list, because the 
very presence of 2 or 3 people only are damaging the spirit.

Geni, your behavior is simply NOT okay. Period.

Can the moderator please put that person on the moderation list ?



geni wrote:
> On 20/11/2007, Christophe Henner <christophe.henner at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear community,
>> Few days ago a pretty neat idea was proposed, an idea which could
>> involves all of the community members, all of you: the "Edit Wikipedia
>> Week". That week will take place from December 3 to 8, 2007 and the
>> concept is pretty simple: you, as a community member, will have the
>> chance to spread the word about how to edit Wikipedia or learn how to
>> work on one of the other sister projects.
> Yeah you might want to think about your wording there. We built this
> wiki and yet only now do we have the chance to tell other people how
> to edit? What do you think we have been doing for the last few years?
>> We want it to be a worldwide
>> event, and why not, transforming it into an annual event.
> Because either it will have minimal impact or you didn't budget for
> enough database servers.
>> Everyone can be involved in helping to stage a bunch of "Edit
>> Wikipedia Week" events during that week.
> That's nice of you.
>> The events can be practically anything – big or small.
> That's nice of you.
>> It doesn't
>> matter how simple they seem to be, everything counts.
> Um you are talking to wikipedians here please respect their intelligence.
>> discuss the different uses of the WikiPolicies to a
>> group of regular users you know in your place,
> You said you wanted this to be an annual event.
>> Spread knowledge. Spread the Wiki love. :)
> Oh dear.
>> Please translate this mail as much as you can, and spread it all
>> around you.
> Would that include "which could involves"? If the signpost can find
> someone to turn my writing into conventional English I'm sure you can
> find someone you could run your email past.
> There are many ways to motivate the community. Sugar coated
> condescension isn't one of them.

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