[Wiki Loves Monuments] [Wikimedia-l] Wiki Loves Monuments in Italy largely blocked by WMF fundraising
attolippip at gmail.com
Thu Aug 20 10:01:54 UTC 2015
Is it possible then to have WLM 2015 in Italy during October?
It means that the international results are to be known later, but well,
maybe it is worth it?
ED of Wikimedia Ukraine
2015-08-20 12:54 GMT+03:00 Andrea Zanni <zanni.andrea84 at gmail.com>:
> The only thing I can say is that FR claims September is the best month,
> in Italy, for during fundraising.
> They probably have their data to support this claim, and I personally
> believe it's true.
> The fact there is a conflict with WLM and the consequence of running the
> banner anyway is a matter of priority (from the WMF, from the larger
> Same as you, I wish we could discuss these things openly and with proper
> On Thu, Aug 20, 2015 at 11:49 AM, Nicu Buculei <nicubunu at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 8/19/15, Andrea Zanni wrote:
>> > This year the conflict is on the whole month of September, and WLM in
>> > will definitely suffer (as it does also in normal conditions ;-).
>> > This is a pity because:
>> > * FR decided to use September months ago, and they are now in a rush and
>> > cannot really change their plans
>> > * WMIT decided to run WLM on September months ago as well, as it has
>> > for the past 4 years. WMIT also declared his plans on WLM in the FDC
>> > appplication, reviewed in May. Knowing also that last year there was the
>> > same issue, it's fair to say, I hope, that from WMIT part there was no
>> > of communication.
>> Correction: WMIT didn't decide to run WLM on September, they run it in
>> September because it runs *worldwide* in September. There's no other
>> time period when it can happen.
>> In an ideal world, FR would have made the simple check to learn if
>> there is something else happening in their desired time slot. Even if
>> WLMIT would not happen this year, the FR banner would hurt WLM,
>> because people from IT can participate to WLM in different other
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