[Foundation-l] How to dismantle a language committee

Jimmy Wales jwales at wikia-inc.com
Sat Jan 10 23:08:09 UTC 2009

Mohamed Magdy wrote:
> (I heard that people were happy at Wikimania (Florence?)
> because of that proposal but I fail to understand why the Egyptian people
> there didn't express their opinion about it (it was in Egypt :!).

I was sitting next to an Egyptian VIP in the front row when the 
announcement was made, and he laughed and indicated that he thought this 
was stupid.

It is not up to me to make any decisions nor have any particular opinion 
about Egyptian, but this is one of many data points that suggest to me 
that the current process is widely regarded as being broken.


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