[Foundation-l] Fundraising thanks to contributors

Erik Moeller erik at wikimedia.org
Tue Feb 5 23:20:53 UTC 2008

Hi Massimiliano,

this page was not used during the fundraiser. The notice that was used
to thank donors is this one:


On 2/5/08, Massimiliano Lincetto <m.lincetto at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I want to point out a question about the "Thanks to all contributors" page,
> since it reports 2006 data instead of the latest fundraising data.
> Yesterday I was asked by Casey (Cbrown) to translate this page:
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Translation_requests/WMF/Wikimedia_thanks_all_contributors
> The translation on meta was requested by Aphaia, who copied this page:
> http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Wikimedia_thanks_all_contributors
> created by Eloquence.
> Now, if you read that page you'll notice that the data comes from the 2006
> fundraising, and seems to be no information about the last fundraiser.
> So, I don't think that keeping such a page would be a good thing because now
> that page is actually misleading.
> So, what to do?
> I think that a new thanks page should be created, but I don't know who should
> care about that.
> Best regards,
> Massimiliano
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Erik Möller
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