[Foundation-l] Licensing update vote result

Anthony wikimail at inbox.org
Fri May 22 00:52:20 UTC 2009

On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 7:43 PM, phoebe ayers <phoebe.wiki at gmail.com> wrote:

> Yes -- I think this is definitely the largest group of Wikimedians to
> ever collectively express an opinion on anything! It'd be worth
> figuring out why the vote was successful, if possible (long period of
> voting? ubiquitous sitenotices? Important topic? Lots of outside
> interest?)

I'm going to speculate and suggest "ease of decision making", perhaps even
"polarizing topic".  "Rank the following people that you've never met and
know nothing about from 1 to 12" is a much more intense task compared to
"You want CC-BY-SA instead of GFDL? Yes, no, or maybe?"

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