[Wikimedia-l] movement blog, not WMF blog, was: Go away, community (from WMF wiki at least)

Oliver Keyes okeyes at wikimedia.org
Sat May 11 20:22:23 UTC 2013

No, ComCom is the communications committee. It's made up of people who are
movement spokespeople/otherwise have an interest in communication, by my
understanding. That's obviously going to include Chapters people, but it's
not limited to it.

On 11 May 2013 21:03, Yaroslav M. Blanter <putevod at mccme.ru> wrote:

> On 11.05.2013 21:26, David Gerard wrote:
>> On 11 May 2013 19:45, rupert THURNER <rupert.thurner at gmail.com> wrote:
>>  i would have expected a "movement blog" behind this URL, appropriate
>>> to the usage of the domain, but i am not sure if i am completely
>>> misreading this?
>> Comcom has been actively seeking more contributions from people other
>> than Foundation staff. Most chapters have their own blog, but posts
>> from them for the Wikimedia blog are in practice heartily welcomed.
>> (Particularly in multiple languages.) There's even posts about
>> projects other than Wikipedia or Commons ;-) Matthew Roth can probably
>> clarify (cc'd).
>> - d.
> At this point I am lost. Comcom is made of the representative of chapters,
> right? (I just happen to know this because the representatives of the
> Russian chapter there have hmm... complicated relations with the
> communities of Russian language projects). Is the blog then the business of
> WMF and chapters?
> Cheers
> Yaroslav
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Oliver Keyes
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