[Wikimedia-l] Thanking anonymous users

Erik Moeller erik at wikimedia.org
Tue Jan 14 05:05:25 UTC 2014

On Mon, Jan 13, 2014 at 8:56 PM, Tim Starling <tstarling at wikimedia.org> wrote:
> Reversing the decline in editor population has been a major strategic
> priority of WMF for many years. You are saying you have never heard of
> it before? Well, here is some reading material for you:
> <http://blog.wikimedia.org/2009/11/26/wikipedias-volunteer-story/>
> <https://strategy.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Movement_Strategic_Plan_Summary/Increase_Participation>
> <http://blog.wikimedia.org/2011/07/22/year-in-review-and-the-road-ahead-for-global-development/>
> <http://opensourcebridge.org/sessions/1061>
> <http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.org.wikimedia.foundation/63549>

Thanks for these links, which underscore how much work we have left to
do. None of these problems are trivial, and concerted efforts on
multiple fronts, both technical and social, are the only thing that
will make a difference in the long run.


Erik Möller
VP of Engineering and Product Development, Wikimedia Foundation

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