Re: [Wikimedia-l] [తెవికీ]Fwd: [Wikimediaindia-l] Updates about Wikimedia Foundation Community brand and marketing coordinator visit to India

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Re: [Wikimedia-l] [తెవికీ]Fwd: [Wikimediaindia-l] Updates about Wikimedia Foundation Community brand and marketing coordinator visit to India

manoj kulkarni
Thanks Krishna for forwarding the mail to main thread in Indian mailing
list.  My mails are not reached at Indian mailing list, although I have
successfully subscribe the to the list. I am again cc to Indian mailing
list. we should discuss your tread also
https://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimediaindia-l/2019-April/014000.html

Regards,
Manoj Kulkarni

On Sun, Apr 14, 2019 at 6:23 PM Krishna Chaitanya Velaga <[hidden email]>
wrote:

> This message was originally Telugu Wikimedia mailing list on the branding
> community consultation discussion, by Manoj Kulkarni. I am looping in the
> Indian mailing list, where this discussion was originally going on.
>
>
>
> On Sun, Apr 14, 2019 at 5:49 PM manoj kulkarni <
> [hidden email]>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > I have some concerns regarding this whole process which, I think, need to
> > be addressed as soon as possible.
> >
> > As far as I have understood, Samir is coming to India to get feedback
> from
> > the Indian affiliates and communities about the re-branding proposal and
> > report it back to WMF. Re-branding is a very debatable proposal which
> will
> > definitely affect, in a controversial and unclear way, the future of
> almost
> > all emerging communities, affiliates and sister projects.
> >
> > So, my questions are,
> > ‌1) Why was information about Samir's trip to India, not declared to the
> > communities well ahead of time so that the communities and affiliates
> could
> > express their voices and concerns directly with preparation?
> > ‌2) Who decided that visiting only Punjabi, Hindi and Bangalore
> communities
> > is sufficient enough to provide the feedback of all Indian communities?
> Why
> > were not other communities and affiliates included in the process? What
> > criteria these three communities met so that they can represent the
> voices
> > from all over the country and why not other communities consulted about
> > this?
> > ‌Why is Samir staying in Patiala, Delhi and Bangalore for extra days for
> > local sightseeing and not utilizing the days to communicate with other
> > communities and who planned for this kind of schedule?
> > ‌How will it be ensured to provide ample opportunity for community
> members
> > to express their opinions? Online session is not a good option as many
> > don't have the necessary infrastructure to do so.
> >
> > There is a feeling in the community that re-branding is already a made
> > decision by the WMF and this kind of non-transparency further endorses
> that
> > theory.
> >
> > Hoping to get positive responses.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Manoj Kulkarni
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