[Foundation-l] Letter to the community on Controversial Content

Tobias Oelgarte tobias.oelgarte at googlemail.com
Sun Oct 9 20:29:44 UTC 2011

That means it will be pushed in no matter if wanted/needed or in respect 
to the local communities? I think that will push over the line of 

I also want to remember you that the "referendum"/referendumm

1. asked the wrong question(s)
2. did not mention any of the possible issues beforehand (biased 
3. left much room for possible implementations

Im very, very disappointed to see that this data is still not released. 
I requested it a dozen times. Every time i got rejected that it will be 
released later on and that we should stay patient. How many weeks ago 
this request was made? I did not count anymore...

Seriously pissed off greetings from
Tobias Oelgarte / user:niabot

Am 09.10.2011 16:12, schrieb Ting Chen:
> Hello Tobias,
> the text of the May resolution to this question is "... and that the
> feature be visible, clear and usable on all Wikimedia projects for both
> logged-in and logged-out readers", and on the current board meeting we
> decided to not ammend the original resolution.
> Greetings
> Ting
> Am 09.10.2011 15:43, schrieb church.of.emacs.ml:
>> Hi Ting,
>> one simple question: Is the Wikimedia Foundation going to enable the
>> image filter on _all_ projects, disregarding consensus by local
>> communities of rejecting the image filter? (E.g. German Wikipedia)
>> We are currently in a very unpleasant situation of uncertainty. Tensions
>> in the community are extremely high (too high, if you ask me, but
>> Wikimedians are emotional people), speculations and rumors about what
>> WMF is going to do prevail.
>> A clear statement would help our discussion process.
>> Regards,
>> Tobias / User:Church of emacs
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