[Wikimedia-l] fiction: WMF policy of paying less than market

Philippe Beaudette philippe at wikimedia.org
Fri Mar 8 04:54:20 UTC 2013

Entirely possible. :-)

Philippe Beaudette
Director, Community Advocacy
Wikimedia Foundation, Inc.

415-839-6885, x 6643

philippe at wikimedia.org

On Thu, Mar 7, 2013 at 8:50 PM, Michael Snow <wikipedia at frontier.com> wrote:

> On 3/7/2013 8:19 PM, Philippe Beaudette wrote:
>> Can I ask that we not call people dumb and foolish?  Argue the idea, not
>> the person.
>> (And in this case, I think Jan-Bart agrees with you, so I'm not sure where
>> that came from).
> I thought it was meant ironically, hence the agreement. That, plus the
> liberal use of exclamation marks suggested it was over-the-top and not
> intended to be taken literally. I can understand how it might be confusing,
> though. The interpretation remains ambiguous at first, you have to get well
> into reading the message before it becomes more clear, and that can make it
> hard to overcome the emotional impact of those words at the beginning.
> --Michael Snow
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