[Wikimediaindia-l] How to add a logo for WIkipedia Odia

2011-02-23 Thread Subhashish Panigrahi
Hi, I am Subhashish [[User:Psubhashish]] , want to upload a logo for Odia (Oriya) Wikipedia, http://or.wikipedia.org , please guide me the procedure or that. ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] How to add a logo for WIkipedia Odia

2011-02-23 Thread BalaSundaraRaman
Hi Subhashish, Please see http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Logo#Localisation - Sundar That language is an instrument of human reason, and not merely a medium for the expression of thought, is a truth generally admitted. - George Boole, quoted in Iverson's Turing Award Lecture From:

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] How to add a logo for WIkipedia Odia

2011-02-23 Thread jayanta nath
Hi Subhashish, I am from Bengali wiki, 1. Create logo from (base http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia/2.0 ) in svg format and upload commons. 2. Export in PNG and upload commons. 3.submit bug in Bugzilla regarding apply your logo. I can help you if you translate Wikipedia the free

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] (OT) On the importance of Unicode

2011-02-23 Thread Gautam John
Dear Anivar: There are Four Components Thanks for the addendum - how important is the rendering engine in the scheme of things? Is work on that pretty much done or are there issues there too? It is Font dependent. There is a need of Preparing Conversion maps for each Ascii font to convert

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Notes on meeting of Mumbai Wikimedia community with Hisham Mundol

2011-02-23 Thread Gautam John
Thank you very much for this Pradeep. Best, Gautam http://social.prathambooks.org/ On 23 February 2011 23:07, Pradeep Mohandas pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com wrote: hi, We had a Wikipedia Mumbai Meetup today where the Mumbai Wikimedia community was introduced to Hisham Mundol who has

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] (OT) On the importance of Unicode

2011-02-23 Thread Anivar Aravind
On 2/23/11, Gautam John gau...@prathambooks.org wrote: Dear Anivar: There are Four Components Thanks for the addendum - how important is the rendering engine in the scheme of things? Is work on that pretty much done or are there issues there too? If your language have some errors in

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] (OT) On the importance of Unicode

2011-02-23 Thread Nikhil Sheth
Great discussion, but I wonder why I didn't see any real, easy, doable, inexpensive, quickfix solution put forth that every Indian on the internet can begin using immediately to get around the Unicode Vs custom Fonts issue. So here's some from me: 1. Quick copy-paste, working with a net

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] (OT) On the importance of Unicode

2011-02-23 Thread sankarshan
On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 9:15 AM, Nikhil Sheth nikhil...@gmail.com wrote: Great discussion, but I wonder why I didn't see any real, easy, doable, inexpensive, quickfix solution put forth that every Indian on the internet can begin using immediately to get around the Unicode Vs custom Fonts

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] (OT) On the importance of Unicode

2011-02-23 Thread Shiju Alex
This discussion is not at all about input methods. I do not know why a sudden comparison between transliteration vs. InScript came here. Looking at all the solutions you provided, let me ask one thing. Have you really actively contributed/contributing to any Indian language wikipedia. A survey

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] (OT) On the importance of Unicode

2011-02-23 Thread Anivar Aravind
On 2/24/11, Nikhil Sheth nikhil...@gmail.com wrote: Great discussion, but I wonder why I didn't see any real, easy, doable, inexpensive, quickfix solution put forth that every Indian on the internet can begin using immediately to get around the Unicode Vs custom Fonts issue. Hey, What you are

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] (OT) On the importance of Unicode

2011-02-23 Thread Gautam John
Thank you, once again, Anivar. Rendering Engines like Pango evolved through more than 10 years of patching correction by language communities. It work Pretty well in most of the indic languages. That's a relief! Now For latin script wiki's there is PDF download option Pediapress to print

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] (OT) On the importance of Unicode

2011-02-23 Thread sankarshan
On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 9:36 AM, Anivar Aravind anivar.arav...@gmail.com wrote: The Discussion here was not only about Input methods. It is about Encoding , Rendering Fonts, which is the underlying technology which enable input methods to work Also just a friendly request to understand

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] (OT) On the importance of Unicode

2011-02-23 Thread Gautam John
On 24 February 2011 09:15, Nikhil Sheth nikhil...@gmail.com wrote: Great discussion, but I wonder why I didn't see any real, easy, doable, inexpensive, quickfix solution put forth that every Indian on the internet can begin using immediately to get around the Unicode Vs custom Fonts issue.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] (OT) On the importance of Unicode

2011-02-23 Thread Gautam John
On 24 February 2011 09:21, sankarshan foss.mailingli...@gmail.com wrote: And, looking at all this discussion I now wish that I submitted a 'state of Indic' paper at some conference happening currently ;) Oh but you should! I would learn much from it and I am sure everyone else will learn

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] (OT) On the importance of Unicode

2011-02-23 Thread sankarshan
On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 8:51 AM, Anivar Aravind anivar.arav...@gmail.com wrote: CDACMumbai have a history of GPL Licensing one font series as a part of their indix project  , Raghu Series, by Late. Prof. R.K.Joshi, Famous Calligrapher and Researcher in Type faces.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] (OT) On the importance of Unicode

2011-02-23 Thread Gautam John
Two things I meant to add: 1. The eGov standards body for India has recently notified Unicode 5.1.0 as the default standard for all eGov applications henceforth. (Sadly, their website is DoA - http://egovstandards.gov.in/) I am hopeful that this will be the start of some initiative within

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] (OT) On the importance of Unicode

2011-02-23 Thread Shiju Alex
Even though Central Government has adopted Unicode as the encoding standard, the case is not the same with most State Governments. As far as I know only few state goverments (Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Kerala,...) had adopted Unicode standard. Many are still in the ASCII era. On input methods - is there

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] (OT) On the importance of Unicode

2011-02-23 Thread Bala Jeyaraman
On input methods - is there anything of a best practice or even a Government notification about an input standard? In Tamil Nadu, the govt recommends and endorses the Tamil 99 keyboard layout. On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 10:12 AM, Shiju Alex shijualexonl...@gmail.comwrote: Even though Central

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] (OT) On the importance of Unicode

2011-02-23 Thread Gautam John
On 24 February 2011 10:12, Shiju Alex shijualexonl...@gmail.com wrote: Even though Central Government has adopted Unicode as the encoding standard, the case is not the same with most State Governments. As far as I know only few state goverments (Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Kerala,...) had adopted

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] How to add a logo for WIkipedia Odia

2011-02-23 Thread Subhashish Panigrahi
Hi all, Thanks for your quick response, here is what I have made, I think I need to change it a little bit and which format and what size Wikipedia supports. Subhashish Panigrahi* ସୁଭ ପା* ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] (OT) On the importance of Unicode

2011-02-23 Thread jayanta nath
In West Bengal there are no Govt announcement regarding Unicode and KB layout.Our Govt are still in the ASCII era in all department. But they adopted Unicode by *Society for Natural Language Technology Research* (NLTR) (http://www.nltr.org/) and released Baishakhi Linux

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] (OT) On the importance of Unicode

2011-02-23 Thread Anivar Aravind
Dear sankarshan Initial license of raghu font series was confusing. But later they changed it to gnu gpl, as per the insistance of RK joshi. Gnu gpl licensed fonts were released as a part of Indix project of cdacmumbai. Anivar On 2/24/11, sankarshan foss.mailingli...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu,

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] (OT) On the importance of Unicode

2011-02-23 Thread Gautam John
On 24 February 2011 11:36, Anivar Aravind anivar.arav...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks for those links. I am aware about that. But not get enough time to read it yet. But are you sure, it specified unicode 5.1 . I am curious becuase new rupee symbol getting encoded only in unicode 6.1. Usually govt