[Foundation-l] Wikia leasing office space to WMF

Anthony wikimail at inbox.org
Sat Jan 24 03:15:16 UTC 2009

On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 9:47 PM, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dalton at gmail.com>wrote:

> 2009/1/24 Anthony <wikimail at inbox.org>:
> > On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 6:13 PM, Delphine Ménard <notafishz at gmail.com
> >wrote:
> >
> >> Wikia, as was said elsewhere, is one of the
> >> biggest Mediawiki users out there and therefore has, in my opinion,
> >> probably the best incentive to make sure that Mediawiki develops in a
> >> way that makes sense for the users.
> >
> >
> > And what better way to do that then to have people come down to the Wikia
> > office and work on improving Wikia's software, while the Wikimedia
> > Foundation pays for not only the developers, but rent on the space they
> use
> > while developing!
> Who cares if Wikia benefits? It's the benefit to WMF that matters. As
> long as it is an undeniably good business decision for WMF, the fact
> that it's also a good deal for Wikia doesn't factor into it.

It doesn't factor into it?  You'd make a terrible used car salesman!

Anyway, I think you're reading more into what I wrote than I intended.

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