[Foundation-l] Board statement regarding biographies of living people

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Wed Apr 22 13:34:26 UTC 2009

2009/4/22 Gregory Kohs <thekohser at gmail.com>:
> Says Michael Snow:
> The Wikimedia Foundation Board of Trustees urges the global Wikimedia
> community to uphold and strengthen our commitment to high-quality,
> accurate information
> ++++++
> So, the "community" is urged to do this work at the request of the Board,
> but the
> Board itself is going to do virtually nothing (other than this collection of
> words
> that urges the community to work harder) to strengthen the commitment to
> high-quality, accurate information.

Basically, yes. Content has always been the responsibility of the community.

> How many Board members were in attendance in Berlin, and what was the mean
> travel distance of the Board attendees for this excursion?

This was far from the only thing they did while in Berlin. Their
schedule was even more crowded than that of the Chapters'
representatives, and I found the chapters meeting the most exhausting
thing I've ever done.

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