Fred Bauder | 1 Jan 02:57 2004

Re: Donation History

As the expenses for Wikipedia have generally before just recently been paid
by Jimbo himself there was no need for accounting. Now it seems we should do
what you suggest as there is a public interest in where the money goes.
Donating is pretty much a new thing at this point for us.


> From: "Adam Hunt" <adam.r.hunt@...>
> Reply-To: Wikimedia developers <wikitech-l@...>
> Date: Wed, 31 Dec 2003 23:50:10 +0100 (MET)
> To: wikitech-l@...
> Subject: [Wikitech-l] Donation History
> I don't suppose that there is a history graph of the donations to Wikimedia.
> I was currious 
> how much of the US$31k was raised as a result of Jimmy Wales' December 28
> letter and the 
> associated Slashdot coverage.  I was also wondering if Wikimedia's
> accounting ledegers are
> open to the public.  If not, why (this isn't a flame, I'm sure that there is
> a good enough 
> reason)? 
> Thanks for the great site.  In my opinion Wikimedia deserves at least
> another US$30k in 2004.
> --adam 
> -- 
> "Any society that would give up a little liberty to
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