[Wikimedia-l] Go away, community (from WMF wiki at least)
dgerard at gmail.com
Sun May 12 18:13:42 UTC 2013
On 12 May 2013 18:47, Florence Devouard <anthere9 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Alternatively, it might be good to really move as much as possible of the
> Wikimedia Foundation Wiki to meta (where at least, the community is in
> charge of who is admin and who is not).
This is a good idea anyway.
Having the WMF wiki become a staff-controlled operation is not an
outlandish or terrible idea - it's the official site of the nonprofit
itself, after all. But this was not a good way to do it.
That said, there are projects who do much worse. Here's GNOME's
attempt to win the XFree86 Memorial Award for Community Management for
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