[Foundation-l] Wikipedia Executive Director?

Joe Corneli holtzermann17 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 9 22:23:09 UTC 2010

> I agree completely with Michael Snow and Delphine. The impulse is
> understandable, but it's a mistake to encourage a misunderstanding
> that can undermine the confidence of the public in Wikipedia's
> independence and create confusion about the structure of the WMF and
> its projects.

Furthermore, although a fundraiser is a great time to make money, it's
also supposed to go hand-in-hand with educating the public.  At least
that's what they told me when I used to go door to door raising funds
for an environmental group.  I believed it and I had no trouble making

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