Re: [Wikimedia-l] How to educate participants of an edit-a-thon so it sticks?

2019-01-31 Thread വിശ്വപ്രഭ
What we try to do in Malayalam community generally: 1. We have a Wikipedia / Wikimedia Handbook (some 80 pages in Malayalam language format: sub-A4 Ref: http://ml.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:HB ) that was compiled a few years ago. By now, it's somewhat outdated particularly because it doesn't touch the

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Emerging Communities: a proposed new definition

2017-09-27 Thread വിശ്വപ്രഭ
I find it a lot difficult to explain the phrase 'Emerging communities' among my crowds during any outreach event. The phrase still doesn't get to pass on the idea of 'knowledge empowerment' or 'open digital access'. Rather it still make people think it's all about economic and technological

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimania-l] Scholarships for people whose visa were declined

2017-08-11 Thread വിശ്വപ്രഭ
Great gesture and so much re-assuring of the spirit that's called Wikimedia revolution! Kudos! -user:Viswaprabha On 11 August 2017 at 19:02, Chris Keating wrote: > Sounds very sensible! > > Chris > > On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 2:26 PM, Andy Mabbett

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Looks familiar?

2017-07-21 Thread വിശ്വപ്രഭ
On the other hand, we should think of creating a mercantile toy / SWAG of the same style. :) On 21 July 2017 at 14:33, Itzik - Wikimedia Israel wrote: > Ammm.. Anyone know where I can buy such a globe? ;) > > > - Sent from mobile > > On Jul 18, 2017 16:28, "Trey Jones"

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia.org portal page update!

2016-03-11 Thread വിശ്വപ്രഭ
> > 2016-03-11 19:39 GMT-04:30 Samuel Klein <meta...@gmail.com>: > > Lovely work. > > > > On Mar 11, 2016 5:32 PM, "Dan Garry" <dga...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > >> > >> On 11 March 2016 at 10:52, ViswaPrabha (വിശ്വപ്രഭ) <vp2...@gma

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia.org portal page update!

2016-03-11 Thread വിശ്വപ്രഭ
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Search?search=%E0%B4%B6%E0%B4%95%E0%B5%8D%E0%B4%A4%E0%B5%BB+%E0%B4%A4%E0%B4%AE%E0%B5%8D%E0%B4%AA%E0%B5%81%E0%B4%B0%E0%B4%BE%E0%B5%BB=Go Failed my dream :( Any string in any language in any wikipedia project. How far is my dream? On 11 March 2016 at 23:48,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wmfall] Wikimedia Foundation executive transition update

2016-03-10 Thread വിശ്വപ്രഭ
Congratulations, Katherine! And thank you, the entire board, staff and community, for being so amicable among yourselves after some shady weeks and monnths! Looking forward to great days ahead. Come on, we have a lot of pending home work now to cover... :) -ViswaPrabha On 11 March 2016 at

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Anybody alive?

2016-02-24 Thread വിശ്വപ്രഭ
Think of those lame sheep like me, who just lurk and watch without making adding a noise of themselves at all. It makes us too feel eerie when the list suddenly goes mute... -Viswam On 25 February 2016 at 02:53, David Gerard wrote: > I've just been standing back at a safe

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement: WMF to file suit against the NSA

2015-03-10 Thread വിശ്വപ്രഭ
Greatly done! This is not just news. It is a mark that will be recorded in bold letters in the history of human's quest for knowledge. -user:ViswaPrabha https://ml.wikipedia.org On 10 March 2015 at 18:15, Tomasz Ganicz polime...@gmail.com wrote: https is generaly increasing privacy of the

[Wikimedia-l] Veteran Malayalam Wikipedian BabuG signed off...

2015-03-05 Thread വിശ്വപ്രഭ
Dear Wikimedians all over the world, One of our stalwarts at ml Wikimedia community, Wikiuser:BabuG https://ml.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Babug ( https://ml.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Babug) expired yesterday night. Despite having paralyzed due to a severe stroke and severely affected by several

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Re-licensing Wikimedia logos on Commons to CC BY-SA 3.0

2014-10-27 Thread വിശ്വപ്രഭ
That is wonderful news for outreach evangelists! A great step indeed! :) On Mon, Oct 27, 2014 at 11:21 PM, Yana Welinder ywelin...@wikimedia.org wrote: Hi folks, I'm happy to announce that we are re-licensing the Wikimedia logos on Commons to CC BY-SA 3.0:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Comment time for IEG Grants proposal

2014-10-09 Thread വിശ്വപ്രഭ
Thank you for this reminder. As I see, the IEG system has attracted many innovative ideas on how to integrate the efforts and wisdom of a multitude of communities and evolve sustainable long term models that can be scaled up globally. To that extend, each IEG proposal is worth detailed study not

Re: [Wikimedia-l] photography restrictions at the Olympics

2012-07-24 Thread വിശ്വപ്രഭ
May be we should take such anomalies to public forums! Slash dot? Free knowledge forums? Press? Media? Olympics is not just a money spinning sponsored affair. Information about the happenings there is the right of every universal citizen! The 'long' camera may have something to do with