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

John Vandenberg jayvdb at gmail.com
Wed Oct 27 09:15:29 UTC 2010

On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 7:53 PM, Erik Moeller <erik at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> 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."

"That said, our core [[wmf:Values]] includes transparency, and
recognises that our community is our biggest asset."

John Vandenberg

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