[Wikimediaindia-l] The GLAM challenge

2011-01-31 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Hi everybody, A short discussion offlist about GLAM is being put up for community's information and participation. It is being added in three posts - Part 1 - post by Ashwin Baindur about some thoughts on GLAM Projects, and Part 2 - post about Shirish Agarwal 's views Part 3 - reply by Witty

[Wikimediaindia-l] The GLAM challenge Part 1

2011-01-31 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Please ref to the previous post titled The GLAM Challenge). Part 1 consisting of Posts (two) by Ashwin Baindur given below Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- -- Forwarded message -- From: Ashwin Baindur ashwin.bain...@gmail.com

[Wikimediaindia-l] The GLAM challenge Part 3

2011-01-31 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Part 3 - Witty Lama's response! Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- -- Forwarded message -- From: Liam Wyatt liamwy...@gmail.com Date: 2011/1/31 Subject: Re: The challenge : Was Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Liam Wyatt's visit to India To:

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Developers list for India specific discussions

2011-01-31 Thread Siebrand Mazeland
Dear Hari and others, I think there is no obvious need whatsoever for an Indian language developers list. If there are issues the require attention and discussion related to language support in MediaWiki, there are three mailing lists that qualify for discussion already ­ depending on the exact

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Developers list for India specific discussions

2011-01-31 Thread Hari Prasad Nadig
On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 2:34 PM, Siebrand Mazeland s.mazel...@xs4all.nlwrote: Dear Hari and others, I think there is no obvious need whatsoever for an Indian language developers list. If there are issues the require attention and discussion related to language support in MediaWiki, there are

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Developers list for India specific discussions

2011-01-31 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
I strongly conjure with Hari's thoughts on this. -Tinu Cherian On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 5:06 PM, Hari Prasad Nadig hpna...@gmail.comwrote: On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 2:34 PM, Siebrand Mazeland s.mazel...@xs4all.nlwrote: Dear Hari and others, I think there is no obvious need whatsoever for an

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Developers list for India specific discussions

2011-01-31 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, Many if not most of the issues that bedevil Indian languages are not specific to Indian languages. On my blog and on conferences I have been talking about these issues frequently. By discussing this on a India specific list, you remove everything that is relevant from the eyes of those people

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Developers list for India specific discussions

2011-01-31 Thread Junaid P V
Hi, I think currently there is no need to create a separate list for Indian language developments. In developers viewpoint all software development issues would be universal. It is only in the presentation things differ. If any issue related to any of Indian language needs attention we can

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Developers list for India specific discussions

2011-01-31 Thread praveenp
Hi, I think Siebrand is correct! From what I see from wiki projects, I feel problems in Indian languages are common with other non-Indian complex scripts. If we create an 'Indian language developers list', I think that will be an unnecessary dividing of development power. But also I think

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Developers list for India specific discussions

2011-01-31 Thread Anivar Aravind
I tend to agree with Gerard's views Siebrand's points. Since there are many lists , Yet another list will be a waste . There are many lists for Indic Specific issues such as Indlinux list, which can be also used to connect with indic developers Anivar On 1/31/11, praveenp me.prav...@gmail.com

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Developers list for India specific discussions

2011-01-31 Thread mayur
Hi, I am also agree with Mr. hari prasad point of view because a separate developer list for indic languages will help these languages project to resolve any technical issue easily because most of them are facing the same problems, In coming time Indian languages wii projects are aspected to

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia X: Report on 10th anniversary celebrations of Wikipedia at Indore

2011-01-31 Thread guru brahma
Dear all, Pl. find below a report on the 10th anniversary celebrations of Wikipedia at Indore. Regards, Srinivas. Wikimedia projects handle: Gurubrahma

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Developers list for India specific discussions

2011-01-31 Thread Siebrand Mazeland
Hi Mayur and others, Sorry to be blunt ­ this reply is not specifically aimed at you, but at the group thinking that I see before me -, but there are a few things that will get your troubles out of the way as soon as possible. Getting a room and separating yourself from most of the MediaWiki and

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India chapter

2011-01-31 Thread Sue Gardner
On 30 January 2011 03:04, BalaSundaraRaman sundarbe...@yahoo.com wrote: Following is a list of activities (compiled by ArunRam for an internal discussion) of the chapter prior to registration (which itself turned out to be a huge exercise): Hi Sundar, Thanks so much for sending that list,

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India chapter

2011-01-31 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
That is an excellent idea, Sue. But I believe the site , as of now, doesn't allow file uploads. Time to move to Wikimedia servers, so that commons images can be reused directly? Will also help if we are hosting our future India newsletters on wikimedia.in ... I have also added the office

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia X: Report on 10th anniversary celebrations of Wikipedia at Indore

2011-01-31 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Srinivas, On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 10:47 PM, guru brahma wiki...@yahoo.co.in wrote: Dear all, Pl. find below a report on the 10th anniversary celebrations of Wikipedia at Indore. --snip-- Thanks for sharing a well written report. Can you share the links for the presentations as well?

[Wikimediaindia-l] troubleshooting Wikipedia for schools offline project

2011-01-31 Thread Nikhil Sheth
Hi Jessie and All, Thanks so much for the appreciation. Request: I want to get an Offline edition of the Hindi, Marathi and Gujrati Wikipedia. (Indian languages) - preferably in the .ZIM format. I read about Malayalam / Tamil offline versions being in the works, but not in .ZIM Why I advocate

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India chapter

2011-01-31 Thread jayanta nath
yes we need to move ASAP to Wikimedia server to use commons images. On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 8:00 AM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.comwrote: That is an excellent idea, Sue. But I believe the site , as of now, doesn't allow file uploads. Time to move to Wikimedia servers, so that

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] troubleshooting Wikipedia for schools offline project

2011-01-31 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 10:11 AM, Nikhil Sheth nikhil...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Jessie and All, Thanks so much for the appreciation. Request: I want to get an Offline edition of the Hindi, Marathi and Gujrati Wikipedia. (Indian languages) - preferably in the .ZIM format. I read about Malayalam

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] troubleshooting Wikipedia for schools offline project

2011-01-31 Thread sugeesh.g subrahmanyam
:) On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 11:07 AM, Arjuna Rao Chavala arjunar...@googlemail.com wrote: On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 10:11 AM, Nikhil Sheth nikhil...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Jessie and All, Thanks so much for the appreciation. Request: I want to get an Offline edition of the Hindi, Marathi and

[Wikimediaindia-l] Volunteer Meetup with Liam Wyatt

2011-01-31 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Hi friends, Whoever is coordinating Liam Wyatt's schedule in Mumbai is requested to please arrange the volunteers meetup with him on the evening of 13th if possible. Pune Wikipedians are having an event all day on 12th at GNUNIFY. That will enable us to attend the meetup in time. Warm regards,

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Volunteer Meetup with Liam Wyatt

2011-01-31 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi Ashwin, We've not finalized a meetup time yet. We've also not frozen a location for the venue. Arun Ram created this page: http://wikimedia.in/wiki/Projects:GLAM_2011/Mumbai_Feb2011. There are similar pages created for Delhi and Bangalore as well. We've started listing the institutions in

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Volunteer Meetup with Liam Wyatt

2011-01-31 Thread Bishakha Datta
On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 11:49 AM, Pradeep Mohandas pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com wrote: hi Ashwin, We've not finalized a meetup time yet. We've also not frozen a location for the venue. If Pune wikimedians are joining in the Mumbai meetup during Liam's visit (which would be great), then maybe

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] troubleshooting Wikipedia for schools offline project

2011-01-31 Thread BalaSundaraRaman
(copied Tamil Wiki list) Hi Nikhil, I appreciate your efforts. Request: I want to get an Offline edition of the Hindi, Marathi and Gujrati Wikipedia. (Indian languages) - preferably in the .ZIM format. I read about Malayalam / Tamil offline versions being in the works, but not in .ZIM