[Wikimedia-l] Democratizing the Wikimedia Foundation

Ilario Valdelli valdelli at gmail.com
Sat Nov 3 12:31:48 UTC 2012

On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 7:01 PM, Patricio Lorente <patricio.lorente at gmail.com
> wrote:

> > think along and bring the proposals to the board when the time is there
> > (Alice, Kat, Patricio, SJ, and Ting: I'm looking at you) but of course
> I'm
> > counting on it that also other board members will support the thought
> > behind this. Any input on how to make this process more constructive
> would
> > be appreciated. I also hope that the legal team will be watching the page
> > and advise when something is legally impossible and how it could be made
> > possible.
> > I hope that our community selected board members will take this up as
> well,
> Hi Lodewijk! I really appreciate this initiative -although I think the
> subject does not make too much sense: it would be better "Improving
> governance", perhaps-. Anyway, it will be an important input for us.
>                                                         Patricio

Or may be... "improving transparency"?

Governance is not transparency, governance is "controlling".

Ilario Valdelli
Wikimedia CH
Verein zur Förderung Freien Wissens
Association pour l’avancement des connaissances libre
Associazione per il sostegno alla conoscenza libera
Switzerland - 8008 Zürich
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