5 August 2016 MWstake Meeting

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Blank.png Date (UTC): 5 August 2016 15:00:00 - 5 August 2016 16:00:00
Blank.png URL: https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/E252

Person.png Attendees: Frank Taylor,Lex Sulzer,Mark Hershberger,Markus Glaser,Richard Heigl

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Notes from meeting[edit]

  • WikiApiary
    • Next steps: Make WikiApiary a place for MediaWiki to phone home as well. Include list of extensions.
    • Get to know WikiApiary.
    • Move to WMF Labs. Before that we need to know how it works
    • Transfer wikiapiary mailing list to Wikimedia mailing lists
    • Can we somehow label it with mwstake, maybe a link or an icon
    • Schedule a WikiApiary hacking session at SMW Con
  • SMWCon
    • How can we feature the other big wiki projects. e.g. cooperative hosting
    • WikiBar, a list of major MW sites on every major MW site
  • MoU
    • Quim said that it needed fewer mention of people since it looked like just publicity
    • Work on the what they're getting
      • Maybe it is already there and just needs to be rephrased
      • add some examples
    • Give it some legitimation from the stakeholders, maybe by email
    • Give to Katherine Maher (Strategy)
  • On Incorporation as 501(c)(6)
    • "Federation" sounds like a good term to capture what the group is describing because it captures the spirit of unity and cooperation for mutual benefit while maintaining independence. FT


Action items[edit]

  • ACTIONS for Markus
    • look into the mechanism for "Make WikiApiary a place for MediaWiki to phone home as well. Include list of extensions."
    • Schedule a WikiApiary hacking session at SMW Con
  • ACTIONS for MH
    • Transfer wikiapiary mailing list to Wikimedia mailing lists
    • Touch base with Bernadette and move incorporation along
    • clean up MoU language
    • "Publish" MoU and get Katherine's buy-in.
  • ACTIONS for Richard
    • Can we somehow label WikiApiary with mwstake, maybe a link or an icon
    • WikiBar, a list of major MW sites on every major MW site
    • add some examples to MoU of how WMF benefits