Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] WikiConference India 2020: Initial conversations

2019-10-14 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
IRC date mentioned is 20 August. It should be October I suppose. On Mon, Oct 14, 2019, 10:32 PM pavan santhosh wrote: > Hello everyone, > > We have a few updates regarding the WikiConference India 2020 proposal for > Hyderabad. Firstly, we are happy to share the news that there has been a >

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Santhosh Thottingal wins the President's Maharshi Badrayan Vyas Samman for 2019

2019-08-15 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
That's a great news !! Santosh really deserves this !! Congratulations !! On Thu, Aug 15, 2019, 10:27 PM manoj k wrote: > Santhosh Thottingal > > has won the Maharshi Badrayan

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Support for our communities across India

2019-07-19 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, I have replied on the thread on meta. Copying that content here for reference: Anirudh has already mentioned most of the points I also wanted to say. (Check here: I will add a few more things here. WMF is very very

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Co-option of New Executive Committee member to Wikimedia India

2019-06-14 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, There are many people like Ashwin (and myself) who were members right from the beginning of WMIN. However, later on they dropped out due to various reasons (like tedious renewal process etc.). We wish to continue further again. I suppose reconnecting the old members could be a good

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] WMF complying to court orders.

2019-05-06 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
> This is why I see a kind of conflict between law and the way technology >> (Wikis, in this case) seem to be evolving >> >> In some cases at least, the Wikipedia should challenge the rulings of the >> courts. (This one seemed to offer little time to do this.) I'm sure a

[Wikimediaindia-l] WMF complying to court orders.

2019-05-01 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Dear Indian Wikimedians, I had sent this mail earlier also and was expecting some comments on it. Somehow not a single person has replied to this mail. We talk so much on the list on many insignificant things. Many times WMF people also add their comments/views in it. But for such an important

[Wikimediaindia-l] WMF complying to court orders.

2019-04-12 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, Please check out this news from WMF. This means WMF accepts court rulings across the world and take action accordingly. What can happen in the case of

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [Wikidata] Structured data on Commons: Multilingual captions beta testing

2018-12-18 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, Good initiative !! Not sure if the categories are translated in various languages and/or cross linked across languages. I suppose that will help more than putting multilingual captions. Regards Sudhanwa On Tue, Dec 18, 2018, 3:22 AM Tito Dutta wrote: > > Might be of great interest. > >

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikisource OCR tool

2018-11-28 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Many thanks Jay for your work. Will check out the code. What is the Google terms and conditions for using their OCR services? A link to that will also help. Regards Sudhanwa On Tue, Nov 27, 2018, 9:05 PM Jay prakash <> wrote: > > @Shrinivasan T, You can find the source

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] South India Wikimedia Copyright workshop on 20-21 October 2018

2018-10-02 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, Even though I am very much interested, I wont be able to join there. Can you please record this whole event and release it publicly so that interested people like me can watch and gain some knowledge out of it. Thanks and regards -Sudhanwa On Tue, Oct 2, 2018 at 2:21 PM Tito Dutta wrote:

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimania tour of Rahul Desmukh

2018-09-10 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
On Sun, Sep 9, 2018 at 3:47 PM Subhashish Panigrahi wrote: > Just a technical clarification - Asaf copied Rahul in his first emai so he > must have received the email. I have copied Rahul again. In worst case > scenario (if he is not there in the mailing list), others from the chapter > board

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimania tour of Rahul Desmukh

2018-09-09 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, In spite of so many mails, if he(Rahul) is not responding, It is obvious that he is not on this mailing list. I found Bodhisattwa's initial query was in the right spirit but later on tones got changed on the thread and it has almost become scrutiny/interrogation !! I completely

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] India community mailing list admins

2018-07-31 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, Recently, there was a major subscription attack to all the mailing lists. Email ids from aol and yahoo were used to subscribe in bulk. Probably, during the corrective measures, this kind of problem might have occurred. In case of any posting issues, raising them to the list admins usually

[Wikimediaindia-l] Just a gentle reminder about Gnunify 2018 !!

2018-02-27 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Just a gentle reminder about Gnunify 2018 !! Just a few days remaining for the conference now !! Delegate registration is already open !! Check out for tracks, talks, schedule etc. Regards -Sudhanwa ~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~! web:

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] New Wikimedia India Executive Committee is Inducted

2017-07-10 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Congratulations !! That is a nice mix of new and old members !! All the best wishes to the team !!! Regrds -Sudhanwa On Mon, Jul 10, 2017 at 10:42 AM, Yohann Thomas wrote: > Dear One & all > > As you are aware, Wikimedia India (WMIN) recently in April had its > election

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [WMIN-Members] Verification and approval of candidates.

2017-04-13 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Dear Vishwa, >From whatever you have mentioned, my name should also be there. (Especially considering that shantanu Mahajan's name is included . We send our money, docs together). Many more questions arise further. How elections can happen for previous year with this year's voters? At least the

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] Verification and approval of candidates.

2017-03-29 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, I am not sure how the voter list is prepared. If the elections are for 2016, i feel that eligibility should be as per that year and not current year. Can elecom, EC give explanation on this. Regards Sudhanwa On Mar 29, 2017 12:57 PM, "Abhijeet Safai" wrote: >

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: Announcing the Hardware donation program

2017-03-21 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
On Mar 21, 2017 4:36 AM, "Abhishek Suryawanshi" <> wrote: Great initiative! Is there any way to contribute to this initiative? ex - I have additional devices and I would like to donate. You can donate your pocket projector to me ;-) Regards Sudhanwa Best,

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] Re: First IRC for Wikimedia Chapter Executive Committee Elections-2016

2017-03-20 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Thanks. will check out. Regards -Sudhanwa On Mon, Mar 20, 2017 at 1:26 PM, Yohann Thomas wrote: > Dear Sudhanwaji > > As mentioned in my original email > > The link to the IRC is as below:,_2017

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] Re: First IRC for Wikimedia Chapter Executive Committee Elections-2016

2017-03-20 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Please update us on the happenings there. Any IRC log available? On Sun, Mar 19, 2017 at 8:53 PM, Yohann Thomas wrote: > IRC will be starting in 10 minutes. > Request all potential candidates & members to join & clear all doubts > > Regards, > Yohann > > Yohann Thomas >

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] does anybody have any of the kiwix CD/DVD images

2017-03-07 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Apart from Kiwix, you can check out this wikitaxi. Not sure if it is older than kiwix. Their facebook page is from 2015. No activity further there. Regards -Sudhanwa On Tue, Mar 7, 2017 at 4:16 PM, Naveen Francis

[Wikimediaindia-l] "Marathi Bhasha Din" celebrated on 27 February

2017-02-27 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Every year, Marathi Bhasha Din is celebrated on 27 February. This year also it was celebrated across Maharashtra and also within the Marathi community across the world. Maharashtra Government took a great initiative this year to promote Marathi Wikipedia. Government published many advertisements

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Nibhish Technologies :: Offline, Online and Form filling Data Processing

2016-12-16 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Congratulations for becoming a spammer in your first introductory mail !!! That IS some achievement !!! On Fri, Dec 16, 2016 at 2:07 PM, arun vm wrote: > This is a spam mail otherhand i dont want to recive such mails > > On Fri, Dec 16, 2016 at 1:44 PM, Sunil papaiah568 <

[Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [Chapters] Public Domain Day coming: action needed

2016-12-12 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
FYI -- Forwarded message -- From: "Romaine Wiki" Date: Dec 12, 2016 7:29 AM Subject: [Chapters] Public Domain Day coming: action needed To: "Affiliates discussion list" , "Wikimedia Chapters general discussions"

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimediaindia-l Digest, Vol 1194, Issue 1

2016-11-14 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, Usually, wikipedians start off with great enthusiasm but then get disoriented and off target quickly. Volunteers could be great editors but creating a conference requires altogether different skills. Doing some activitiy online and running a conference or even an organisation is a completely

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Media of the day, 14 Oct 2016

2016-10-15 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
timate objective is to improve Wikipedia. Regards -Sudhanwa > > > Regards, > Jayanta Nath > > > On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 11:25 PM, Sudhanwa Jogalekar < >> wrote: > >> Hi, >> >> With due respect to the videographer an

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Media of the day, 14 Oct 2016

2016-10-14 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, With due respect to the videographer and his intentions, but then what is that video about? What is so great about the video to become video of the day? It shows some people moving around across some pavilions, some dirty roads and stray dogs. Are there any guidelines for a good video.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] seeking help with Hindi projects in Wikisource...

2016-08-10 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, Google OCR for Devnagari (Languages like Hindi, Marathi etc) is used by many. Accuracy is about 85-90% which is pretty good. There is a paid OCR software available that gives better results. Can share the name if you are interested. I doubt if there is in-wikisource support for OCR in Indic

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Scholarship decision for WCI 2016 participation has been finalized

2016-07-14 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, Congrats to the scholarship recipients !! Is there any regret mail sent to other applicants? Regards -Sudhanwa On Sat, Jul 9, 2016 at 2:34 PM, Ravishankar wrote: > Hi, > > Scholarship decision for WCI 2016 participation has been finalized. > > We have offered 103

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Gujarati Wikisource completed - "Saraswatichandra".

2016-05-31 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Congrats to the Gujarati Wikisource volunteers. Please also mention the book details like author, publisher etc. Remember cc-BY license ? Regards Sudhanwa On May 31, 2016 7:34 AM, "sushant savla" wrote: > Dear Friends, > > We are pleased to announce that Gujarati

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India Chapter - March 2016 Monthly Report

2016-04-13 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
On Tue, Apr 12, 2016 at 3:48 PM, Sudhanwa Jogalekar > <> wrote: > > Hi, > > > > Except for "Wikimedian for the month", there is hardly anything on the > > activities of WMIN. > > > > What is the current status of EC members

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India Chapter - March 2016 Monthly Report

2016-04-12 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, Except for "Wikimedian for the month", there is hardly anything on the activities of WMIN. What is the current status of EC members, what is the fiancial situation, what are the projects being worked out?? Absolutely nothing is coming out from EC for the last few months.. rather for an

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] Re: Setting Up of the Advisory Council at Wikimedia India

2016-04-01 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
t; Regards > Satdeep Gill > > On 01-Apr-2016, at 11:09 PM, Sudhanwa Jogalekar <> > wrote: > > Dear Bodhisattwa, > > > > On Tue, Mar 29, 2016 at 3:37 PM, Bodhisattwa Mandal < >> wrote: > >> >&

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimediaindia-l Digest, Vol 1079, Issue 1

2016-04-01 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, [snip] On Mon, Mar 28, 2016 at 7:13 PM, Bodhisattwa Mandal <> wrote: > Hi all, > > > I have gone through the nomination page and questions asked to the > candidates. My choice would be* Nataliia Tymkiv* and *Kunal Mehta. * > Other candidates, except few, are also

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] Re: Setting Up of the Advisory Council at Wikimedia India

2016-04-01 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Dear Bodhisattwa, On Tue, Mar 29, 2016 at 3:37 PM, Bodhisattwa Mandal <> wrote: > > Hi all, > > Thanks Satdeep for the nomination. I am really honored. > > But I am very sorry that I cannot accept the nomination, as I am being > provided infrastructure support from

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Setting Up of the Advisory Council at Wikimedia India

2016-03-28 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
On Mon, Mar 28, 2016 at 7:20 PM, Abhinav Srivastava <> wrote: > Hi Sankarshan, > > Please be assured, although your concerns are genuine but they do not hold > any weight. The only people who are somewhat intimately associated with the > Chapter are its founder

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India Chapter - February 2016 Monthly Report

2016-03-13 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Thanks for the report Priyanka. Can the EC reply to my previous mails. Regards -Sudhanwa On Mon, Mar 14, 2016 at 12:18 AM, Priyanka Tiwari wrote: > Greetings from Wikimedia India! > > Wikimedia India would like to share the monthly report of February 2016. > Looking

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] Signing off as WMIN Program Director

2016-02-22 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, On Mon, Feb 15, 2016 at 5:53 PM, Bodhisattwa Mandal <> wrote: > Hi all, > > Only today I realised that Ravi is leaving WMIN as staff permanently. I > had a feeling that after the crisis is over, he will resume his post, but > looks like I was wrong. > Can you

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India Chapter - January 2016 Monthly Report

2016-02-17 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
You are missing out many more things. I had replied earlier to Yohan's mail. He has not replied to it. -Sudhanwa On Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 9:30 PM, Priyanka wrote: > Apologies for missing out a key news. > > Our Program Director Mr. Ravishankar Ayyakkannu resigned. We

[Wikimediaindia-l] GNUnify 2016 on 12,13 Feb.... Join us there...

2016-02-10 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
GNUnify 2016 is very close by. Just a day left now Join us to gain more knowledge on IOT. Do some hands on on devices !! Understand what Unicode is. Create fonts in lab !!! Understand your web presence using Drupal !! Dont miss the BIG DATA !!! All this is happening at GNUnify !!! And its all

[Wikimediaindia-l] GNUnify 2016 delegate registraton

2016-02-04 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi friends, You must be aware of our annual FOSS conerence GNUnify. This year, it is happening on 12,13 February. Delegate registration is already open. Schedule will be published soon. Please register on the website See you at the conference. Regards -Sudhanwa --

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] Fwd: Open letter to the community

2016-02-02 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi Yohann, I am confused by your mail. Not able to understand whether a. you are trying to defend (/give their perspective of) EC or you are blaming/bashing EC b. talking about current office bearers and/or talking about previous office bearers who left abruptly. c. What is the paid employees

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Requesting meetup at Pune and Mumbai -Dec 2015

2015-12-20 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Dear Pavanja, In Pune, am available on 25 afternoon (and possibly on 24 evening) Do let me know about your schedule so that we can meet. Regards Sudhanwa On Dec 20, 2015 11:39 AM, "Dr. U.B. Pavanaja" wrote: > I will be in Mumbai on 22 & 23, 2015 and at Pune on 24

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-IN-PUN] English Wikipedia has 5 million articles!

2015-11-01 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
WOW !! Wish all the Indian language Wikipedia also grow equally fast. Logo is also nice !! -Sudhanwa On Nov 1, 2015 9:17 PM, "Ashwin Baindur" wrote: > English Wikipedia has 5 million articles! Yippee! > > 5,000,354 at this moment :) > > Kudos to the community of

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] Phase 1 of Wiki Loves Food contest extended till May 7, 2015

2015-06-09 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Looks like the pictures in this phase a slightly better. I am still not convinced about the whole contest process and the prizes. Just have a look at the food pictures here:

[Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: Hi

2015-04-20 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, I got this message in my spam folder. Talks about paid wikipedia. Anyone knows about this or any similar things? /me curious... -Sudhanwa -- Forwarded message -- From: Svart Magikern Date: Mon, Apr 20, 2015 at 8:35 PM Subject: Hi To:

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] Announcing Phase 1 of Wiki Loves Food

2015-04-15 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Dear Yohann, After going through the links and the logs etc, I am having serious doubts about this whole project. This is what I feel: 1. Is this really a competition? Or just a photo upload event? How come there are community nominations for a competition? Moreover, how language is related to

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] Call for Volunteers for the Pilot Project Wiki Loves Food

2015-04-07 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
PM, Sudhanwa Jogalekar wrote: Hi, The page says it is a contest. I could not see any details like rules, prizes, time frame etc. of the contest on that site. If it is a contest, these details should be announced from the beginning. I want to forward this to some

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia Train the Trainer Program

2015-02-25 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, Nice to see the participants across various language wikis. We will now have good trainers available for languages and places. All the best wishes for the program. Regards -Sudhanwa On Thu, Feb 26, 2015 at 12:17 AM, Vishnu wrote: Dear Wikimedians, The Wikipedia

[Wikimediaindia-l] Participation in CMDA expo.

2014-12-08 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, PLUG (, Mozilla ( and Wikimedia India( are participating in CMDA IT expo in Pune on 11-14 Dec 2014. Do visit the expo and our stall. We also need volunteers. Please let us know if you are interested. Check out for details.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Updated Aksharyogini font release in Open Font License

2014-11-01 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
. We encourage you to freely use/share/distribute the same on your websites. Thanks again, -Sudhanwa Jogalekar On Fri, Nov 1, 2013 at 4:44 PM, Sudhanwa Jogalekar wrote: Dear friends, You may be aware that we (my family) have released a font

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] default time zones for projects in languages of India

2014-10-10 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
of -MM-DD. This is a reversed order which I assume would be relatively easy to follow since even machines understand it. Cheerio. On 09-Oct-2014 11:24 pm, Sudhanwa Jogalekar wrote: Hi, Apart from this, the date formats also needs to be standardised. In India, we

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] default time zones for projects in languages of India

2014-10-09 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, Apart from this, the date formats also needs to be standardised. In India, we use dd/mm/yy as default. Whereas most editors outside India (but editing Indian languages wiki) use mm/dd/yy format. This cause huge confusions. eg. 09/10/14 is 09 Oct 14 or 10 Sep 14. A simpler and better way could

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] IMPORTANT: Future of work in India -- a community consultation in Bangalore

2014-10-02 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, For Marathi, things are not much changed since WCI 2011. You can check out here: If possible, lets discuss on those points in the meeting. (More or less, similar situation is likely to be there for some other Indian language Wikipedias too.)

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] IMPORTANT: Future of work in India -- a community consultation in Bangalore

2014-09-29 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, The communiyt consultation is just a few days from now. Can we have an agenda published now so that people can think on it, interact with others in the community and then come up with their views at the meeting. It is not clear if we want to discuss on on-wiki topics(copy-pasted material,

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] Wikimedia Community Meet Lunch Bangalore 21/Sep/2014 Sunday 1.00 PM

2014-09-28 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Dear Jayanta, Can you please update us about the board meeting and other activities that happened in Banglore. Regards -Sudhanwa On Fri, Sep 19, 2014 at 12:46 AM, Jayanta Nath wrote: Dear all, The Executive Committee of Wikimedia India Chapter is holding its Q2 Board

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] WMIN EC in minority

2014-09-15 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
With regards, Viswanathan Prabhakaran Treasurer, (On behalf of the Executive Committee) Wikimedia India Chapter Wikimedia user:viswaprabha On Mon, Sep 15, 2014 at 12:39 AM, Sudhanwa Jogalekar wrote: Dear Srikanth, Looks like people

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] IMPORTANT: Future of work in India -- a community consultation in Bangalore

2014-09-14 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 1:51 AM, Viswanathan Prabhakaran wrote: Dear all, For your information, (As recorded here: Wikimedia India Chapter Announcement The Board meeting conducted via telecon on 10th

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] WMIN EC in minority

2014-09-14 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Dear Srikanth, Looks like people are really having thorough knowledge of the MOA. I wish if they could spend more time in actual working instead of studying the MOA. From what ever you have said and considering the resignations of 3 members including the President in the recent past, on the face

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-l] Board Meeting Update

2014-09-14 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
+ 1 On Aug 18, 2014 9:04 PM, Ashwin Baindur wrote: Bishakha, as one who benefitted from your advice and friendship, let me also add my word of thanks especially during the difficult days of WikiConference 2011. We trust we will find things to do in common so that we

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] WMIN shutdown ?

2014-09-10 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
On Tue, Sep 2, 2014 at 11:34 AM, Anivar Aravind wrote: On Tue, Sep 2, 2014 at 10:31 AM, Samuel Klein wrote: I am also surprised to see no reply. Arjuna, do you have any further information? Update on Election commitee process on WMIN Elections is

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] Wikimedia India Chapter: Current state of affairs

2014-09-10 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, Any further updates on the activities? Looks like I am the only person asking questions to WMIN. Somehow, I am getting more and more inputs and more questions from people from the community. Raising one such query that needs some serious answers. It is understood that during the year, some

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] Farewell

2014-09-06 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, Now that my name is already put up in the mail, this is just for some clarification. At the time of the telephonic interview, I was not aware of the salary structure to be offered to the person. Also, I was not aware that the offer was for probation period only. My recommendations/comments

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] Wikimedia India Chapter affairs

2014-08-29 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
If I may add, current EC should stop making any major decisions like hiring people. Just focus on the regulatory matters and the pending deadlines like FDC etc. -Sudhanwa On Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 11:33 PM, Sudhanwa Jogalekar wrote: Dear Jayanta, On Thu, Aug 28, 2014

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] My resignation as President and EC member of Wikimedia India chapter

2014-08-29 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
On Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 6:09 PM, Ashwin Baindur wrote: Sorry to hear that, Moksh. Please ensure a smooth transition to whomever is to take up the reins of this organisation. Wishing you all the very best in your private and professional life! +1 I hope Moksh will not

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [WMIN-Members] Fwd: That's all folks!

2014-08-29 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
On Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 6:07 PM, Ashwin Baindur wrote: The community deserves an explanation as to why the somnolence of recent months and a sudden unexplained resignation. You may have resigned but its definitely your Moksh's responsibility to actively cooperate and

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [WMIN-Members] Fwd: That's all folks!

2014-08-29 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
. Respected. (I have seen many such responses from you in the past including leaving the chapter, leaving mailing lists etc etc. This one is an addition to it) Regards -Sudhanwa Thanks, warm regards, Pradeep On 29 August 2014 23:47, Sudhanwa Jogalekar wrote: On Fri

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] WMIN shutdown ?

2014-08-26 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
others are also welcome to help getting replies from EC. Regards -Sudhanwa On Sat, Jun 7, 2014 at 3:01 AM, Sudhanwa Jogalekar wrote: Adding email ids of EC members in the mail. Anybody from the EC, please respond. At least inform us about the renewals. Should I send my

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: Spoken Tutorials moved into CC-BY-SA 4.0 License

2014-08-04 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, All projects under NME are supposed to be under FOSS license. (Some open source/open knowledge license) If you have contacts with the right people, please get them all released under such license and make the source code available. Apart from others, I am interested to know specifically

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] Facilitating attending of Wikimania by Wikimedians from India

2014-06-16 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Nice to know that some activity is happening in the EC. Now that Karthik and Pranav are posting on the list, I believe they can also answer some concerns that I raised on the members list and later on on the India list. Arjuna also seeks some response to the same. For quick reference of the EC,

[Wikimediaindia-l] WMIN shutdown ?

2014-05-31 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, I had sent following mail to the WMIN members list about 10 days back. As there was no reply for 5 days, I sent the same again adding individual ids of EC members. There is not a single line of reply to the mail. Not even any acknowledgment of receiving the mail. I am wondering if my email

[Wikimediaindia-l] Gnunify 2014

2014-02-10 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, Gnunify, a major Free/Open Source conference in India is being held this week on 14-15 Feb. This time, we will be having sessions about Wikipedia related activities on both the days. On 14th, there will be a talk on Wikipedia and sister projects. On 15th, There will be a hands on editing

[Wikimediaindia-l] Updated Aksharyogini font release in Open Font License

2013-11-01 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Dear friends, You may be aware that we (my family) have released a font family earlier. Here is some background if you are not aware of it. On the first death Anniversary of Yogini Joglekar(my aunt), our family released AksharYogini (Normal) Font on 1st Nov. 2006. This font is primarily for

[Wikimediaindia-l] Requests for comment/Activity levels of advanced administrative rights holders

2013-05-03 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Have you read this ? Could be more relevant to Indian language Wikipedia. ~~ Requests for comment/Activity levels of advanced administrative rights holders

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] Fwd: 10th Anniversary Marathi Wikipedia will be available in (free) DVD Format, Aimed to reach 10, 000 schools.

2013-05-02 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
I have asked for details of the project. Will update you once I get it. -Sudhanwa On Wed, May 1, 2013 at 10:58 AM, Arjuna Rao Chavala wrote: {{Only to Wikimediaindia list}} Sudhanwa, 2013/5/1 Sudhanwa Jogalekar FYI Media coverage in Sakal

[Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: दशकपूर्ती मराठी विकिपीडियाची - सकाळ वृत्तसेवा (सुधारित)

2013-04-01 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
There is a media coverage in Marathi newspaper Sakal, Mumbai edition about 10 years of Marathi Wikipedia. Please check out. -Sudhanwa ~~ Date: 2013/3/31 Subject: दशकपूर्ती मराठी विकिपीडियाची - सकाळ वृत्तसेवा (सुधारित) To: मराठी विकिपिडीयाच्या १० वर्षाच्या वाटचालीचा सकाळ ने

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Status of membership applcation to Wikimedia India Chapter

2013-03-18 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi Niraj, I received membership forms along with the money (cash) through a student in Symbiosis who got them from someone else and I believe Abhishek collected all the forms and money originally and passed it to be given to me. After I came back from Banglore, I carried 200 Rs. back for the 2

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] Appointment of new SIG chair

2013-03-08 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Congrats Rohini!! All the best wishes to you!! Regards -Sudhanwa On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 7:34 PM, Rohini Lakshané wrote: Thank you everyone for giving me this opportunity -- those who voted for me, Krutikaa and Netha who nominated me, and the members of the EC who

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] why to donate

2013-02-19 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
with tentative budgets within 2-3 days to the EC so that we can incorporate them in the Chapter budgets. Thanks and regards -Sudhanwa Jogalekar On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 12:23 AM, Sudhanwa Jogalekar wrote: Dear Abhishek, On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 10:54 PM, Abhishek

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] why to donate

2013-02-11 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Dear Abhishek, On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 10:54 PM, Abhishek Suryawanshi wrote: It will be unfair to call it cheating, however - Writing something baseless is completely unfair. That too you are hinting as cheating which is absolutely wrong and offending.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wiki Loves Monuments Winners from India

2013-01-22 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, WLM news is published in India's leading Photography magazine Smart Photography. Check out January 2013 issue now available on stands. Their Website: -Sudhanwa ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Number of Admin users in Indic Wikipedias

2013-01-12 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 2:34 PM, Ravishankar wrote: Hi, I was browsing through and found the number of admin users across Indic Wikipedias very low. Hindi has only 4, followed by Bengali and Marathi with 10 and Telugu and

[Wikimediaindia-l] Gentle reminder about Wikipedia Summit Pune on 12, 13 January.

2013-01-11 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Club Pune and supported by Wikimedia India Chapter. Do join the summit!! Check out the details here: Regards -Sudhanwa Jogalekar ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-mum] Fw: [Wikimedia-l] Reappointment of Bishakha Datta as WMF Trustee

2012-12-29 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi Bishkha, Hearty Congratulations !!! -Sudhanwa On Fri, Dec 28, 2012 at 10:21 PM, Pradeep Mohandas prad2...@yahoo.comwrote: FYI. -- * From: * Geoff Brigham; * To: *;

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] (no subject)

2012-12-29 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
After reading your mail, I was thinking of asking Sayak to attend this. Just checked the site and found him as organisor !!! Probably, Abhishek Nagar could also be part of this event. Sayak can co-ordinate with him and some others. -Sudhanwa On Sun, Dec 30, 2012 at 1:32 AM, Sucheta Ghoshal

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Malayalam Wikipedia turns 10 today

2012-12-21 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Congratulations to the Malayalam Wikipedia community!! On Fri, Dec 21, 2012 at 12:56 PM, Anoop Narayanan wrote: All, Malayalam Wikipedia turns 10 today. Please see the online versions of the article published on some news papers Mathrubhumi:

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Tamil Wikipedia crossess 50, 000 article mark

2012-12-21 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Congratulations !! On Fri, Dec 21, 2012 at 1:35 PM, Ravishankar wrote: Hi all, Tamil Wikipedia crossed 50,000 article milestone on December 18th, 2012. The first 1000 articles took 1 year and 11 months. The last 25,000 articles were created in just 2 years and 2 months

[Wikimediaindia-l] Talk on Wikipedia Authenticity

2012-12-08 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, Dr. Abhijeet Safai will be talking on Wikipedia Authenticity on 9th Dec at CMDA expo, Pune. Venue: CMDA expo, Agriculture college ground, Sinchan nagar, Near rangehills, Pune. Time 1-2 pm. Please join this seminar. -Sudhanwa ~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~! web:

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia Women Workshop Report

2012-11-06 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Great work !! And a nice report too!! Is it possible to have some followup events for this activity. Some women meetup every 2-3 months will be a good way to keep everyone in touch and to have better interaction. Congrats to all the volunteers, co-ordinators and participants for a successful

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Help needed for WLM

2012-08-28 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, On Tue, Aug 28, 2012 at 11:10 PM, Karthik Nadar karthik...@wikimedia.inwrote: Hi all, just to update you all that Wiki Loves Monuments is starting from 1st of September (this Saturday). There are certain things where we are lagging behind, and need big help from the community. 1.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wiki-Women Conference India

2012-08-15 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Dear Nikita, Nice to know about the initiative and the event in Pune. Wikipedians in/around Pune will be very happy to conduct the event. We do have women editors in SNDT, Ranade institute, Jnanaprabodhini school and some other places who will be really interested in the event. Please let us

[Wikimediaindia-l] Media coverage on Ahirani wikipedia

2012-07-05 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, There is a coverage in Daily Divyamarathi in the Jalgaon edition. Please check out here: Regards -Sudhanwa ~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~! web: blog: Twitter: sudhanwa Check

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Server error

2012-07-02 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Well, If you want to use IRC on the web itself, such errors can not be avoided. In such scenerio, use the irc client on your PC. I think MIRC is the usual IRC client on windows and xchat and many others available on linux. If the irc server itself is having problems and giving errors , none of

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] - call for proposals open till 8 July

2012-06-23 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 1:12 PM, Arun Ganesh arun.plane...@gmail.comwrote: On Fri, Jun 22, 2012 at 11:00 PM, Sudhanwa Jogalekar wrote: If we can do some plans for talks/technical seminars/hands on etc, I can talk to my organiser friends there. -Sudhanwa

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Download as ODT in Indic Wikipedia's

2012-06-06 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Fantastic !! +100 :-) -Sudhanwa On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 2:17 PM, Srikanth Lakshmanan srik@gmail.comwrote: Hello all, Most of know the Download as PDF feature is not usable on Indic wikis with Collection Extension due to issues in PDF generation with complex scripts. While we hope this

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Download as ODT in Indic Wikipedia's

2012-06-06 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 3:51 PM, sankarshan foss.mailingli...@gmail.comwrote: On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 3:02 PM, Gautam John wrote: Oh man. This, apart from solving a current problem with Indic languages and PDFs, is such an awesome way to drive adoption of

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Ads Injected into Wikipedia?

2012-05-07 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, Next time when anyone gets such ad, please take a screenshot and also view the source of the page and save it. That source will help find the source of the ads. HTH -Sudhanwa On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 7:45 PM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan wrote: The ads don't show up on

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipatrika: Next Issue

2012-03-28 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Dear Hisham, As far as understand, there is no such thing on Marathi mailing list. All the usual mailing list guidelines apply there. If you face any problems, have you raised it to any list administrators? Please be careful when writing such statements. Regards -Sudhanwa On Wed, Mar 28,

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] My post to User:Prad2609

2012-03-26 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Don't worry Srikeit , That is a temporary phase. IIRC, he was out of the mailing list/s also some weeks/months back. :-) Let him take some wikiholidays and come back afresh. Regards -Sudhanwa On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 1:10 AM, Srikeit wrote: [Something I posted as a message

[Wikimediaindia-l] (OT ?) 8, 200+ Strong, Researchers Band Together To Force Science Journals To Open Access

2012-03-20 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
8,200+ Strong, Researchers Band Together To Force Science Journals To Open Access Read more here: -- Sudhanwa ~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~! web:

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