[Wikimedia-l] WMF Policy and Political Affiliations Guideline

Samuel Klein meta.sj at gmail.com
Fri Aug 3 05:05:16 UTC 2012

On Thu, Aug 2, 2012 at 11:59 PM, Risker <risker.wp at gmail.com> wrote:

> > The line between what constitutes a community initiative and what's
> > considered a request from an outside group still isn't clear to me
> Ah, interesting point.  My read of this was that the guideline would
> consider an initiative requested by a non-WMF community or organization to
> be an "outside group", whereas an initiative from one or more WMF
> communities, or from the broader general WMF community, would not fall
> under these guidelines.  The recent request for comment with respect to the
> Internet Defense League[1] would be an example of an initiate that would
> fall within this guideline, I think.

That is my reading of it as well.

Are there guidelines or discussions on it:wp or en:wp about how to handling
future community initiatives?


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