[Foundation-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Announcement: Mike Godwin leaves the Wikimedia Foundation

Ting Chen wing.philopp at gmx.de
Thu Oct 21 18:20:58 UTC 2010

Again Kat found the right words. Thank you very much Mike for all the 
works you have done. I cannot remember how often I had to ask you about 
problems from copyright issues to BLP issues alone related with zh-wp. 
And all best wishes from me.


At 20.10.2010 18:39, wrote Kat Walsh:
>> On 19 October 2010 19:45, Sue Gardner<sgardner at wikimedia.org>  wrote:
>>> Hi folks,
>>> I want to let you know that as of this Friday, October 22, 2010, Mike
>>> Godwin will be leaving his role as General Counsel for the Wikimedia
>>> Foundation.
> I'd like to thank Mike for everything. Since the nature of the job
> means sometimes you can't talk about everything you're doing (and a
> substantial part of your interaction with people is when something has
> gone wrong), he may not have gotten all the public appreciation he
> deserves for his work, but he has really been a great champion of the
> foundation and the movement, and guided WMF through a major expansion
> and some truly crazy situations. I have tremendous respect for Mike as
> an advocate and a person, and I wish him the best.
> -Kat

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