[Foundation-l] Wikimedia Foundation switching to Google Apps?

Erik Moeller erik at wikimedia.org
Wed Oct 27 08:53:01 UTC 2010

2010/10/27 John Vandenberg <jayvdb at gmail.com>:
> On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 7:20 PM, Strainu <strainu10 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> ..
>> What does that mean exactly? Does it contain sensitive information or
>> what? It could really be of interest to other organizations to see
>> this information, even if it's not really well organised.
>> P.S. I think "Orientation 101" at WMF should begin with: "anything
>> you'll do will be of interest to lots and lots of curious and
>> potentially tech-savy people, so document it properly" :P
> " ... and their collective mind is probably better than your own, so
> invite comments before you make decisions."

"... and their willingness to second-guess everything you do has no
boundaries, so exercise discretion and good judgment about the extent
of your overall engagement, lest you find yourself absorbed into a
collaborative process that more closely resembles an H.R. Giger
painting than good faith collaboration."

Erik Möller
Deputy Director, Wikimedia Foundation

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