[Translators-l] [Fundraising 2008] Important: Appeal
Kong Soon Lim
lim_kongsoon at yahoo.com.sg
Sat Dec 27 01:42:04 UTC 2008
I actually sent it in this mailing list because, I came across that while translating.
Although I don't like the way it is written, I translated it based on the original version.
User:Diagramma Della Verita __________________________________________________________________
You can help Wikimedia change the world!
Visit http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Fundraising for more details.
From: ChrisiPK <chrisipk at gmail.com>
To: Wikimedia Translators <translators-l at lists.wikimedia.org>
Sent: Saturday, 27 December 2008 2:57:02
Subject: Re: [Translators-l] [Fundraising 2008] Important: Appeal
I am afraid this is the wrong list for such a question. The folks on
foundation-l will probably be able to answer your question.
2008/12/26 Kong Soon Lim <lim_kongsoon at yahoo.com.sg>:
> Referring to the last few sentences of the letter of appeal I have a few
> inquires. Take a look at the following sentences.
> We want to keep it free and strong, but we need the support of thousands of
> people like you.
> I invite you to join us: Your donation will help keep Wikipedia free for the
> whole world.
> The sentence structure seems to claim that WP will place advertising if it
> doesn't receive enough funding and I do believe that this isn't what we
> would want.
> What if WP lack of funding, will the foundation use advertising as a threat
> for donation? I hope Jimmy didn't wrote that appeal personally. Perhaps it
> is just another staff. No insult or criticism. I am just asking.
> Let me know what you think.
> Kong Soon
> User: Diagramma Della Verita
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