[Wikimediaau-l] 2008-11-09 ctte meeting minutes

Andrew Garrett andrew at epstone.net
Thu Nov 13 11:07:33 UTC 2008

On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 10:05 PM, Confusing Manifestation
<confusingmanifestation at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'd also like to see some kind of system where organisations (not
> necessarily donors) could help us improve their articles - as long as
> it's made abundantly clear to them at the start that the aim is to get
> a well-sourced, neutral article rather than a promotional puff piece,
> it would still often be in their interests to help since it would
> result in an article that at the very least won't be an attack page,
> and by keeping everything out in the open at least means that there
> will be constant scrutiny (rather than the standard pattern of someone
> editing, and someone else identifying them as having a conflict of
> interest, and the media exploding into a frenzy of "X edited an
> article on Y, shame on X!").

Don't like the look of this at all. Money and articles don't mix.

Andrew Garrett

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