[Foundation-l] [EWW] Edit Wikipedia Week
cbass at wikimedia.org
Tue Nov 20 17:33:18 UTC 2007
Delphine Ménard wrote:
> On Nov 20, 2007 5:01 PM, Brian McNeil <brian.mcneil at wikinewsie.org> wrote:
>> We don't need pleas for help would be my closing message, we need ideas like
>> postering your local area saying "Invade Starbucks on 42nd street on
>> December 3rd through 8th and discover how you can contribute to Wikipedia".
>> If you and a couple of other wiki people can go along in shifts wearing your
>> cafepress WMF attire you can also try and persuade the management to put up
>> posters. Just don't drink too much coffee.
> Leaving aside the intrinsic validity of the actuall EWW, I find your
> intervention quite interesting to say the least.
> What I understand from *your* plea is that unless the project is all
> finished and ready to go, there is no point in asking the community on
> this list about idas to further it and make it work. Interesting,
I would like to add that I told Brian privately that I felt his answer
was exactly the response that I expected should be gotten. And would he
mind putting his great suggestion ("Invade Starbucks on 42nd street on
December 3rd through 8th and discover how you can contribute to
Wikipedia") on the wiki along with any other great ideas he might have?
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