[Foundation-l] [EWW] Edit Wikipedia Week
moreschiwikiman at hotmail.co.uk
Tue Nov 20 16:45:59 UTC 2007
Geni, I could kiss you.
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> Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2007 15:12:59 +0000
> From: geniice at gmail.com
> To: foundation-l at lists.wikimedia.org
> Subject: Re: [Foundation-l] [EWW] Edit Wikipedia Week
> 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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