[Wikimedia-l] Thoughts on Admin Rights on WMF Wiki (and other things)

Richard Symonds richard.symonds at wikimedia.org.uk
Fri May 24 15:51:19 UTC 2013

Thanks, Gayle, for sharing this. It's interesting to read how people at
other organisations in the movement came to join us. I agree with Nathan: your
heart is clearly in the right place, and I promise you that the
working relationships
do become more comfortable (and reactions more understandable) in time.

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On 24 May 2013 16:36, Nathan <nawrich at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Gayle,
> I just wanted to say thanks for sharing. It does help personalize the
> WMF to know a little more about its leadership group, and I think
> having a sense of the personality behind the user account will temper
> some of the more unmoderated members of the Wikimedia commentariat.
> While I might quibble with some of your wording around the recent
> controversy, I think your heart is in the right place and the working
> relationships will become more comfortable as everyone gets to know
> you better and as you become more accustomed to the wiki culture.
> Thanks again and good luck!
> ~Nathan
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