Wikimedia South Africa/Board Meeting/25 September 2018

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WMZA Board meeting

25 September 2018 | 19h00 - Hangouts


  • Bobby
  • Ian
  • Reuben (invited to attend to discuss the first two agenda items)


  • Deon
  • Raymond


  • Reuben advocates for mediawiki over Wordpress. Advantages of single sign-on with WMF projects, integration and support for WMF project
  • To move email to GSuite would require WMZA to be PBO registered with SARS in order to use GSuite for free. Unsure of status.
  • Needs from WMZA are 1) easy-to-use 2) TLS 3) minimal maintenance from WMZA volunteers
  • Currently none of these are being met (we are doing minimal maintenance, but there are resulting problems)
  • Reuben to follow up on phabricator ticket to investigate migration issues

wikidata 6th birthday[edit]

  • Reuben confirms from Bobby there is funding

Reuben left and the meeting closed at this point, as only 2 board members present.