I don't know what this all means for us, except obviously to be aware that this would seem like a great opportunity for things they find uncomfortable having to keep online, to handily get lost. You know how moving day is.
There's details of what will be going where here.....
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimed ... ment_stage
External contractor is muledesign.com of SanFrancisco.
Who? Exactly. Evidently not to be confused with MuleSoft, also of SanFran.
Fun fact: A mule is the offspring of a female horse and a male donkey.
I was most tickled by this blurb.......
Nice to see they inadvertently reveal their innate sense of priorities. Donors bring the money. Partners provide shit for free. Press help them rattle their tin. Job seekers are always needed because a burgeoning staff is the most efficient way they know how to burn through ever increasing piles of donor money. Volunteers are needed to actually do the things that aren't related to the primary corporate goal of raising and then frittering away pots of money on pointless projects. Like redesigning a website most people have probably never heard of.Content being developed for the new Wikimedia Foundation website will be focused primarily on external audiences.
The target audiences for the new site include:
That was written by some dude named Gregory Varnum, who calls himself a Communications Strategist for some outfit called the Wikimedia Foundation. Never heard of it myself. Have they got a website? Oh look, a donate button! It's flashing. Neat. How do I stop it? Seriously, my epilepsy. Aaaarrrggghhhhh!!!!??!Q1