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

Florence Devouard anthere9 at yahoo.com
Sun May 12 17:59:14 UTC 2013

On 5/11/13 10:03 PM, Yaroslav M. Blanter 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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The blog and comcom are actually quite separated.

The blog appears to be primarly Wikimedia Foundation blog, but they love 
"invited posts" that feeds the stream.

Comcom is made of many different types of people. Staff and volunteers. 
WMF and chapters. Affiliated or non affiliated.


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