[Foundation-l] [Fwd: Re: Do WMF want enwp.org?]

David Levy lifeisunfair at gmail.com
Sun May 8 14:20:05 UTC 2011

Martijn Hoekstra wrote:

> > Back to the issue at hand though: Thomas is (quite generously)
> > offering the enwp.org domain. Would the foundation like to have it?

Gerard Meijssen replied:

> The wp.org is probably for sale ... It makes more sense to acquire
> that domain.

Why is this an either-or proposition?

Even if the wp.org domain name is worth acquiring (most likely at a
substantial cost, as Waldir Pimenta noted), why does this mean that
the Wikimedia Foundation should decline Thomas Wang's generous
donation of the enwp.org domain name?

—David Levy

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