[Wiki Loves Monuments] WLM in Portugal.
lodewijk at effeietsanders.org
Thu Jul 26 12:51:11 UTC 2012
I am very sorry to hear this, but like you said, it is better to announce
such a thing earlier rather than later.
For me it would be helpful what you experienced as taking more time than
expected. Perhaps it is something we could at least help other countries
with to do more efficiently.
With kind regards,
2012/7/26 <manuel.sousa at wikimedia.pt>
> Dear all,
> As you may know, Wikimedia Portugal (WMPT) took part in WLM in 2011. A
> team of four ended up making a very successful event with very little money!
> However, early this year, they said they would not be available to
> continue and organize the 2012 edition of WLM.
> By them, João Miguel Vasconcelos and I stepped forward. However, we
> clearly underestimated the workload involved, as well as the time we both
> could dedicate to this undertaking. Furthermore, unlike last year, WMPT
> community seems much less enthusiastic about WLM.
> So, we discussed the matter internally, and have decided not to hold WLM
> 2012 in Portugal.
> I'm sorry to be giving such a bad news, but it is better to announced it
> now, than to keep postponing it one more month.
> Thanks & regards,
> Manuel de Sousa
> Wikimedia Portugal
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