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Daniel Lange
Daniel Lange writes "Wikimedia foundation, the organisation behind Wikipedia, has been rather intransparent about the targets of the current fund raiser. It tracks the number of donors rather than the sum of donations this year and has given no indication on what it wants to achieve. There are quite some negative comments on this procedure and the hefty $4.6m budget plan for the next fiscal year. So I took the public donations page and gave it a drill down to find the running total, the average donation and build a current estimation of what looks achievable. Read the analysis."
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