[Foundation-l] Election results?

Harel Cain harel.cain at gmail.com
Fri Jun 17 12:12:05 UTC 2011

Yes, I find this situation, especially on the part of the election
committee, as something between a sign of disrespect and a sign of
I think the thousands of voters and the 19 candidates, who have spent a lot
of time in their pursuing their candidacy, deserve better than this.

Can someone from the election committee give us a better status report?

Harel Cain
Wikimedia Israel / Hebrew Wikipedia

On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 15:06, MZMcBride <z at mzmcbride.com> wrote:

> Austin Hair wrote:
> > What are the results, and why haven't they been released yet?
> Matanya wrote:
> > I'm really sorry no word was said until now, but we have some technical
> > problems. We have been working on them for last 24h, and hope they are
> > solved. I hope (no guarantees), that results will be out in the next 24h.
> > Sorry Matanya 14:14, 16 June 2011 (UTC)
> Source: http://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?diff=2667116&oldid=2666426
> Naturally I assume "technical problems" is a euphemism.
> The Election Committee seems to have completely dropped the ball, either in
> setting an unrealistic deadline and/or in not effectively communicating why
> it's been unable to meet the deadline. Pages such as
> <http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Board_elections/2011/Results/en> have
> simply
> seen their verb tense shifted. For something of this importance, the whole
> situation is really rather unacceptable.
> MZMcBride
> _______________________________________________
> foundation-l mailing list
> foundation-l at lists.wikimedia.org
> Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/foundation-l

Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum videtur.

More information about the foundation-l mailing list