[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] 2013-14 Round 2 FDC/annual plan grants timeline moved out by a month: proposals due April 1, 2014

geni geniice at gmail.com
Wed Dec 18 16:54:19 UTC 2013

On 18 December 2013 13:21, Srikanth Ramakrishnan <srik.ramk at wikimedia.in>wrote:

> I would like to note that this is highly irregular, biased, and unfair.
> Last year, Wikimedia India had formally requested for similar concessions
> during FDC Round 2 of 2012-13 and were denied the same and we had to wait
> for Round 1 of FDC 2013-14 to make a request for FDC funding. WMF needs to
> hold itself to the same requirements as it holds us to, at the very least.

Not really. If Wikimedia India doesn't get funded then a few outreach and
editor recruitment programs get delayed. If WMF doesn't get funded the
servers go bye bye and mediawiki stops getting patched. I suppose the FDC
is baised in favor of the continued existence of wikipedia but thats to be


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