[Wikimedia-l] Wikimedia (Foundation) endowment

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Mon Mar 18 13:52:16 UTC 2013

On 18 March 2013 13:39, Thomas Morton <morton.thomas at googlemail.com> wrote:

> Just having a backup is only 1/10th of the problem though, if that.
> If Wikimedia Commons, for example, where to disappear in a cloud of smoke
> overnight what would it take to turn one of those backups into a properly
> functioning replacement?
> Open knowledge data is only useful when it's accessible :)

Yes, that's the precise thing I'm saying needs proper testing :-)

My threat model here is if WMF vanishes one day, say it's hit by a
meteor (including legal meteors).

- d.

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