[Foundation-l] [Announcement] Welcome to our two new board members
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Wed Feb 13 21:13:52 UTC 2008
In the case of the Signpost, I would generally say no. To be perfectly honest,
I think a "possible COI" between board membership and enwiki's community
newspaper is just grasping at straws and looking for a reason to oppose someone.
But that's just me.
On Feb 13, 2008 4:05 PM, Gerard Meijssen <gerard.meijssen at gmail.com> wrote:
> I do not know about Signpost .. Google is my friend :) Does it make much
> difference what a board member does on a project ? Even if it is the
> en.wikipedia ??
> On Feb 13, 2008 9:53 PM, Robert Rohde <rarohde at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Feb 13, 2008 12:44 PM, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On 13/02/2008, Robert Rohde <rarohde at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > I do have one question though. In previous elections there has been a
> > > > concern that being on the Board and writing for the Signpost
> > represented
> > > a
> > > > conflict of interest. I believe Michael said previously that he would
> > > scale
> > > > back/discontinue his Signpost involvement if elected to the Board. I
> > am
> > > > curious if that is still his plan?
> > >
> > >
> > > Hasn't he pretty much handed it over to others already? The Signpost
> > > doesn't rely on him at all.
> > >
> > He isn't the lead editor, as he was in the past, but he still is the lead
> > author on about 1 article per week.
> > -Robert Rohde
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