[Wikimedia-l] movement blog, not WMF blog, was: Go away, community (from WMF wiki at least)
rupert.thurner at gmail.com
Mon May 13 07:46:45 UTC 2013
While i fully understand that contents on a domain called
wikimediafoundation should be foundation managed (i see your point though
that a notification would have been nice), i do not appreciate that a blog
on wikimedia.org has no volunteer administrators. The project domains are
core to the wikimedia volunteer based movement.
Am 12.05.2013 19:59 schrieb "Florence Devouard" <anthere9 at yahoo.com>:
> 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?
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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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