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Fund drives/2005/Q4 planning

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The fourth quarter 2005 Wikimedia fundraising drive will be held from Friday 16 December to Friday 6 January. The purpose of this page is to serve as the central organizational point for this event.

To Do list[edit]



  • Improved auto updates of at least PayPal data
  • Auto-updated donation bar (translatable mock-up here


  • Auto-updated PayPal data added to tracking page like that at wikimedia:Fund drives/2005/Q1
  • A frame-like part added to every page on every wiki where a small auto-updated donation bar can be displayed. Only the "frame" would change for each update in order to not invalidate cache.
    • ability for that to be translated using templates on local wikis
  • Ability to auto-generate PayPal reports like those at wikimedia:Fund drives/2005/Q1#Day-by-day PayPal totals



  • wikimedia:Finance_report needs to be updated. we really should provide information about the past before asking for money again
  • wikimedia:Fundraising needs to be updated with
    • Links/info about our credit card processing service
    • Info on donations to local chapters: Yes, no, if yes, how etc.

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