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Board meetings Minutes from 2005-08-27 Questions?

A meeting was held on IRC on August 27, 2005, to discuss various Foundation-related issues. The meeting was open to anyone. An agenda was published on Meta-Wiki.

The full transcript is available on Meta-Wiki.


  1. Dutch Royal Librar
Will go to them for more certain details about licensin
non-commercial license is a non-starte
no uploading of images until further clarification is achieved.
  1. Licensing of Wikinew
PD not legal in some place
need other license for Wikinews, cc-by for instanc
all Wikinewsies should be made aware of these issues.
  1. Seed/demo/incubator wiki discusse
committee to form, which will establish guidelines for inclusion and decide what to call i
guidelines will be posted, debated, and made official once something resembling consensus is reached.
  1. Closing certain wiki
Discussed who decides when a project is to be close
creating a link page for people to grab dumps of closed project
Sep11 to be proposed for lockin
Wikispecies in a holding pattern pending development of WikiData.
  1. [[:m:Special:MyLanguage/Wikicouncil|Wikicouncil]
Purpose o
is there any support fo
who and how many persons involved, from what projects.
  1. Internal communication
discussed mechanisms for sharing information across the communit
decided a blog would be usefu
then decided wikis would do just as wel
follow-up meetings about this will be held soon.