Election candidates 2006/Kim Bruning/Gl

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Kim Bruning[edit]

Usuario Kim Bruning
Nome real Kim Bruning
Kim bruning.jpg
Lugar de residencia Países Baixos
Idade 28
Páxina(s) de usuario en:User:Kim Bruning
Colaborador en Wikimedia desde 7 novembro 2003 (empecei o 7 novembro 2001)
Proxectos nos que colaborou en.wikipedia, nl.wikipedia, en.wikinews
Linguas nas que colaborou Neerlandés, Inglés, Alemán, un pouco de Francés e Latin
Ligazón(s) ás contribucións wikien
Presentación pendente tradución

I normally don't approve of voting on-wiki, but this is an off-wiki vote for a real life entity. For one thing there's no revert button in real life, so the bold, revert, discuss method for obtaining consensus won't quite work. Bother.

I am a contributor to wikimedia projects because I strongly believe in copyleft and free/open content.

Some people here bring impressive resumes to the table, or have made interesting election promises. I'm only going to make a small number of big promises, because each of them would be difficult to achieve in real life. If I only pick a few, I'll have a realistic chance actually achieving all of them.

Note that with approval voting, you can simultaniously also vote for other candidates with similar programs. If you like a particular idea, please also vote for those other candidates with that program.

  • Internal communications: Currently, wikimedia is very fragmented. I'd like to get all those fragments talking with each other, I hope to achieve this by weaving a web; one link, one person at a time. I could do this without being on the board, but the additional opportunity for communication a board member is exposed to makes this much easier. If you'd like this to happen, also consider voting for AaronSW, Arnomane, and Oscar.
  • Transparency: Right now, particular parts of the foundation have closed doors and are essentially running without proper community oversight. Some things have to remain secret, but there's decent methods to allow people to even check private processes. Only the board can actually force people to apply these methods, so someone on the board needs to take up this task. If you'd like this to happen, also consider voting for Eloquence and Improv
  • Long now: Wikimedia should be around for at least 100 years ('till the year 02101). One way to ensure that is to establish an endowment. Encouraging individual wikis to look at the way they are managed also goes a long way. Running the Foundation in a lean and efficient manner (with as little money as possible) also ensures longetivity If you're interested in this, also consider voting for Improv
  • Finishing the term. I promise to stay on the board up to the end of the term, to ensure continuity.
Preguntas ao candidato en:User Talk:Kim Bruning/board ou User talk:Kim Bruning