Wow, congratulations to your team! And as Asaf said, thank you for your work in
this area, I know it hasn't always been easier.
Looking forward to 10 more years!
Sent from my iPhone
> On Oct 18, 2016, at 11:35 AM, Asaf Bartov <abar...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
> Dear Emmanuel,
> special thanks and appreciation to you, for your unwavering dedication to
> this work, in the face of many setbacks and obstacles.
>> On Tue, Oct 18, 2016 at 12:24 PM Emmanuel Engelhart <kel...@kiwix.org> wrote:
>> 10 years ago we have launched the Kiwix project to bring Wikipedia to
>> people with no or a bad access to Internet. Today, we are really proud
>> to see that we have achieved to do that, and even more.
>> All of this would not have been made possible without a committed team
>> of volunteers and the strong support of Wikimedia Switzerland. Thanks to
>> them (and a few other ones) we have achieved to:
>> * Make Wikipedia readable offline on (almost) all kind of devices
>> * Provide monthly updates of all Wikimedia projects
>> * Provide an open-source/standardised offline technology re-usable for
>> any kind of web content with openZIM
>> * Build offline versions of various projects like Gutenberg, TEDs,
>> Vikidia, Youtube, ...
>> With the additional help of dozens of partners, which spread content and
>> technology in the field, we can track around 1M of users a year... and
>> strongly believe this is the "tip of the iceberg".
>> Luckily, in the last 10 years, we have done a lot of progresses in the
>> Internet access. That said, around half of the world population still
>> does not have an access to Internet and censorship is a raising and
>> already extremely serious problem.
>> As a consequence, we will be pretty busy in the next decade and will
>> continue to improve our technology and offer always better solutions to
>> read and spread free knowledge - offline.
>> We have made a blog post about our anniversary on Wikimedia blog, please
>> share it on the social networks:
>> Emmanuel Engelhart
>> Kiwix - Wikipedia Offline & more
>> * Web: http://www.kiwix.org
>> * Twitter: https://twitter.com/KiwixOffline
>> * more: http://www.kiwix.org/wiki/Communication
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