Re: [Wikimedia-l] Princess of Asturias prize streaming now

2015-10-23 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Congratulations to all Wikipedians from all countries of this planet, who have volunteered to build one of the largest international collaboration of human civilisation. Cheers Bodhisattwa On 23 Oct 2015 22:17, "Jane Darnell" wrote: > Yes, definitely! It's hard to imagine

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Paris

2015-11-14 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Solidarity from India for this tragic incident. Good to know that Wikipedians in and from Paris are all safe. Bodhisattwa On 14 November 2015 at 12:28, Natalia Szafran-Kozakowska wrote: > User Paterm, Polish wikipedian living in Paris is also well. As is John

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Khalid Mahmood is gone

2015-11-01 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
I had a chance to meet him during Wikimania 2015. Sorry to hear the news. Truly a huge loss for Western Punjabi Wikipedia. Bodhisattwa On 1 Nov 2015 10:23, "Anna Stillwell" wrote: > Thank you for letting us know, Asaf. Rest in peace, Khalid. > /a > > On Sat, Oct 31,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Superprotect is gone

2015-11-05 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
At last it is gone. Great news. Looking forward. Bodhisattwa On 6 Nov 2015 00:40, "Pierre-Selim" wrote: > It's a great news to hear that superprotect is gone and the willingness of > a better collaboration. > It's a long-awaited move. > > 2015-11-05 20:03 GMT+01:00

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Happy 3rd Birthday, Wikidata!

2015-10-31 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Happy birthday, Wikidata. Greetings from Bengali Wikipedia. Bodhisattwa On 31 Oct 2015 23:03, "Tito Dutta" wrote: > Congrats guys. It's 3 years now. :) > -- > User:Titodutta (En WP) > > On 31 October 2015 at 22:53, Lila Tretikov wrote: > > > I hope you

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Community Wishlist Survey: Top 10 wishes!

2015-12-16 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Danny, First of all, thanks for your comments on Wikisource community wishlist survey. Though we are a small global community, we did our best to get our basic problems noticed. To my opinion, the current system of Community wishlist survey is not good enough to solve the problems of Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Free Basics

2016-01-02 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Hi, I just got the link of the official statement of WMF regarding internet.org. https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Wikipedia_Zero/Development#Regarding_Internet.org Regards, Bodhisattwa On 2 Jan 2016 05:01, "Kim Bruning" wrote: > Hi Milos, > Happy new year to you! >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Free Basics

2015-12-31 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
> Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Old maps of Jerusalem released

2015-12-19 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Wow!!! Great effort. Bodhisattwa ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement about changes to the Board

2015-12-28 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Hey Doc, The community wants to know about what happened. I think, you need to talk about this. Regards, Bodhisattwa On 29 Dec 2015 07:25, "Nathan" wrote: > On Mon, Dec 28, 2015 at 8:39 PM, James Heilman wrote: > > > As Patricio stated the "Board has a

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcement about changes to the Board

2015-12-28 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Hi, This official statement is very much weak and does not state any reason of such removal. A rather serious and transparent explanation to the community is needed. Regards, Bodhisattwa On 29 Dec 2015 05:22, "Risker" wrote: > On 28 December 2015 at 18:29, Patricio Lorente

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] 72 hours with Rodin editathon in Mexico City

2016-06-12 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Congrats Wikimedia Mexico for the new Guinness World Record. You guys are awesome. Bodhisattwa Bengali comminity Very exciting and inspiring! Thanks for sharing Ivan! On Mon, Jun 6, 2016 at 12:57 AM, Hasive N. Chowdhury < nhas...@wikimedia.org.bd> wrote: > Great to know Ivan. All the best for

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Proposal for New Project - Wikilore

2016-01-18 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- Bodhisattwa Mandal Administrator, Bengali Wikipedi

Re: [Wikimedia-l] The documentary film of Wikimedia Argentina now available. Happy birthday Wikipedia!

2016-01-16 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Hi, Great work, Anna. Best wishes, Bodhisattwa from Bengali Wikipedia community On 16 Jan 2016 18:34, "Yury Bulka" wrote: > Fantastic work, Anna! > > Do you have the subtitles (*.srt) file so we can start translating the > subtitles? I'd like to translate in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] For Wikipedia's 15th Birthday, what does Wikipedia mean to the world?

2016-01-16 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Hi, The video was awesome. :-) Regards, Bodhisattwa On 16 Jan 2016 13:47, "Lodewijk" wrote: > Oh, this video is amazing! It could make a great introduction as background > information for an educational talk, and so much more :) > > Lodewijk > > On Fri, Jan 15,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] 2016 Ombudsman Committee

2016-02-03 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Congratulation to all the new committee members. On 2 February 2016 at 13:07, Nurunnaby Chowdhury (Hasive) < nhas...@wikimedia.org.bd> wrote: > Congratulations to all new members. > > On Tue, Feb 2, 2016 at 1:13 AM, James Alexander > wrote: > > > Thanks Patrick for all

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Powerful on-wiki art visualization

2016-02-22 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Hi, This is so cool. Great effort. Thanks to the team, Bodhisattwa On Feb 23, 2016 10:40 AM, "Sam Klein" wrote: So nice - I just spent 10 minutes playing with this with friends over dinner. It's tough to construct a new one without a debugger, though. On Mon, Feb 22,

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Cross-wiki notifications beta feature now available on all wikis

2016-03-11 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Wow! Its really awesome. It was much needed. Thanks, team. -- Bodhisattwa ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimedia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Unsubscribe:

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

2016-03-10 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Congrats Katherine, As a community member from the other side of the world, you have my complete trust and support. A very positive move from the Board, no doubt about it. Best wishes, Bodhisattwa On Mar 11, 2016 10:05 AM, "Risker" wrote: > Thank you, Patricio and the

[Wikimedia-l] Guerrilla skepticism on Wikipedia

2016-05-03 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Hi, Looks like a group of ?trolls are working in a organized way and disrupting the basic policies of Wikipedia. They call themselves Guerrilla skepticism on Wikipedia.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikipedia Zero mass effect on Wikimedia projects

2016-04-14 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Hi, Angola is not alone. Bangladesh also started the practice. :-P Now there is a good number of Facebook groups and pages to do this kind of piracy related works through Commons. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:NahidSultan/Bangladesh_Facebook_Case They are even creating manuals in

Re: [Wikimedia-l] New tools: pronuncify and pronuncify.net

2017-01-27 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Asaf, Thanks for adding the new feature to this awesome tool. I have started recording and uploading files to Commons using Pronuncify. I will notify you if I face some issues. Best regards, Bodhisattwa On 27 January 2017 at 14:54, Shani Evenstein wrote: > Very cool. >

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wiki Speaks Your Language

2017-01-13 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Hi, 1) Similar initiative by Wikitongues - http://wikitongues.org/ 2) Some files were uploaded under CC-BY-SA license - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Wikitongues On 13 January 2017 at 22:55, Kiril Simeonovski wrote: > Hi all, > > I am pleased to

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wiki Speaks Your Language

2017-01-13 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
> Wikipedia articles. Thus, we will achieve the goal of our initiative and > improve the article quality, while they will also benefit from the > increased use of their files. > > Best, > Kiril > > On Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 20:30 Bodhisattwa Mandal < > bodhisattwa.rg

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikisource type of site for sheet music at kickstarter

2017-06-23 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Hi, Can Hindusthani musical notation or Swaralipi be included in Extension score or may be in a new extension? In Bengali Wikisource, we have around 30 books containing these notations but we don't have a way to figure them out. https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/T58087 Regards, On Jun 23, 2017

Re: [Wikimedia-l] May 5: Update on Wikimedia movement strategy process (#15)

2017-05-08 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
We need to promote Kiwix - definitely, but should we promote Wikipedia zero? May be not, unless the issue of net neutrality is clearly addressed. We need to remember that some countries had to ban different zero services, as they clearly violated net neutrality and people were against them.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] machine translation

2017-05-02 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Content translation with Yandex is also a problem in Bengali Wikipedia. Some users have grown a tendency to create machine translated meaningless articles with this extension to increase edit count and article count. This has increased the workloads of admins to find and delete those articles.

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Fwd: Appropriation of the Wikimedia Blog by the WMF

2018-06-09 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Hi David, I hear you. I live in that part of the world where getting any job and earning money, by any means possible, is the topmost priority of life, as unemployment and corruption has become intimate part of most of the people. Involvement in volunteer works with no personal or financial

[Wikimedia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] Annual report of West Bengal Wikimedians User Group

2018-02-20 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Hi, Please find below the annual report of West Bengal Wikimedians User Group https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/West_Bengal_Wikimedians/Reports/2017 Thanks, Bodhisattwa ___ Please note: all replies sent to this mailing list will be immediately directed

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Announcing launch of Santali Language Wikipedia

2018-08-08 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Congratulations Santali community. Thanks to Wikimedia Bangladesh and Odia Wikimedians User Group for the all the support. West Bengal Wikimedians User Group will be happy to work together in future to grow Santali Wikimedia community in the state of West Bengal. Looking forward, Bodhisattwa On

[Wikimedia-l] Creation of separate user group for editing sitewide CSS/JS

2018-07-10 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Hi, I accidentally checked this meta page today, when another editor forwarded me the link in Facebook. Here it has been proposed that admins will be stripped off to edit js/css pages because of security

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Wikimedians of Kerala User Group

2018-10-16 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Congrats Wikimedians of Kerala User Group. It's great to see another user group from India. Looking forward for working together. Bodhisattwa West Bengal Wikimedians User Group On Wed, 17 Oct 2018, 01:11 Kirill Lokshin, wrote: > Hi everyone! > > I'm very happy to announce that the Affiliations

[Wikimedia-l] Bengali Wikisource awareness campaign videos

2018-09-30 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
t proposer - Deepanjan Ghosh (Radio Mirchi Kolkata) * Cast - Sujan Ghosh, Suavo Mukherjee, Ritam Sarkar, Raja Chakravorty, Shrabanti Bhattacharya and Avinash * Bengali Wikisource team - Bodhisattwa Mandal, Hrishikes Sen, Mahir Morshed, Jayanta Nath * WMF liaison - Satdeep Gill (Thanks a lot, budd

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Bengali Wikisource Awareness Campaign video release

2018-09-30 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
ube.com/watch?v=IU3O9AC5Z3g> * দুনিয়া যখন দোরগোড়ায় <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ebC4-bxhp8> (World at your doorstep) Thanks Abhinav for pointing that out. Many apologies, Bodhisattwa On Mon, 1 Oct 2018 at 08:59, Bodhisattwa Mandal wrote: > Hi all, > > We are happ

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Bengali Wikisource awareness campaign videos

2018-09-30 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
ube.com/watch?v=IU3O9AC5Z3g> * দুনিয়া যখন দোরগোড়ায় <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ebC4-bxhp8> (World at your doorstep) Thanks Abhinav for pointing that out. Many apologies, Bodhisattwa On Mon, 1 Oct 2018 at 09:05, Bodhisattwa Mandal wrote: > > Hi all, > > [Sorry for no

[Wikimedia-l] Bengali Wikisource Awareness Campaign video release

2018-09-30 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Suavo Mukherjee, Ritam Sarkar, Raja Chakravorty, Shrabanti Bhattacharya and Avinash - * Bengali Wikisource team - Bodhisattwa Mandal, Hrishikes Sen, Mahir Morshed, Jayanta Nath - * WMF liaison - Satdeep Gill (Thanks a lot, buddy!) It was a completely new experience for us, and we have learnt a l

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Wikisource Handbook

2018-09-14 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
t;> communities > >> < > https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wikisource_Handbook_for_Indian_Communities.pdf > >. > >> *Which is now available[1] to everyone to make the best use of it. I > >> request everyone to share this with all those who are in need

[Wikimedia-l] International Mother Language Day 2019 data-thon

2019-02-20 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Hi all, The International Mother Language Day 2019 data-thon has started today. Everyone is welcome to join. Regards, Bodhisattwa ___ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at:

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Inisghts from a meeting with NGO representatives

2019-02-17 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Hi Micru, I am interested about your thoughts about governance recommendation for the movement and community model of affiliates. Regards, Bodhisattwa On Mon, 18 Feb 2019, 12:14 Фархад Фаткуллин / Farkhad Fatkullin < f...@yandex.com wrote: > Micru, > I would be interested to learn about

Re: [Wikimedia-l] Recognition of the Dehalvi Wikimedia Community User Group

2019-07-18 Thread Bodhisattwa Mandal
Hi, It's so great to see another user group emerging in India, bringing forward another diverse community representation and voice. Hope the UGs in India, together, will further strengthen the open knowledge movement. Best of luck and congratulations, Dehlavi Wikimedia Community UG.