Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] mediawiki-uploader

2011-12-20 Thread Hisham
+1 to Philippe Tinu's comments. Thanks, Shrini, for such wonderful initiative and great work! I read you saying you are relatively new so, Big Welcome! Warmest Regards, hisham On Dec 20, 2011, at 8:20 AM, CherianTinu Abraham wrote: #WIN. -TC On Sat, Dec 17, 2011 at 8:48 PM,

[Wikimediaindia-l] Call for participation : Communications, PR Media Relations Team

2011-12-20 Thread Tinu Cherian
Hello, The Wikimedia India chapter is forming a volunteer team/task force to manage *Communications, Public Media Relations* ( In short, Communications) and various aspects of communications (internal external ) related to India chapter and the Wikimedia movement in India. This includes

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: Event on online free speech on Wednesday

2011-12-20 Thread Gautam John
That would indeed be a good idea. Have sent it on to Sunil and Anja. Thank you. Best, Gautam http://blog.prathambooks.org/p/social-media.html ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org To unsubscribe from the list

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Webfonts deployment on Indic Wikiprojects

2011-12-20 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
I heard the Tamil font story. Can we try and get some official person to send out a request to font vendors? On 12/20/11, Srikanth Lakshmanan srik@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 07:33, Subhashish Panigrahi psubhash...@gmail.comwrote: Hi All, While testing both Lohit and Utkal

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] ONE simple step to double or triple visits to Indic Wikipedias

2011-12-20 Thread Ravishankar
This is a really useful discussion and there's a powerful idea. I agree with Ravi that there is an opportunity to build awareness and traffic to Indic language sites. While we are already seeing considerable readership of Indic languages, there's clearly a lot more that can be done to

[Wikimediaindia-l] Hello from AsWiki

2011-12-20 Thread Prabhakar Sarma Neog
My name is Prabhakar Sarma Neog, from Assamese Wikipedia. The members of Indic wikis have been helping, and inspiring the Assamese Wikipedia. It was almost dying two years ago, and would have been closed, if it were not for Shiju Alex and other wikimedians. We have just opened a mailing list for

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Hello from AsWiki

2011-12-20 Thread Subhashish Panigrahi
Dear Prabhakar, This is a great news, hope you reach to more Assamese speakers and bring into Wikipedia. Good luck and keep the discussion alive both in the mailing list and Village pump. Best Subha On 20 December 2011 18:09, Prabhakar Sarma Neog psn...@gmail.com wrote: My name is Prabhakar

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Kolkata Bookfair 2012-Application submitted

2011-12-20 Thread Debanjan Bandyopadhyay
Hello all, I'm really eagerly waiting news from the Kolkata Book fair. Excuse me for my impatience, but the concept of such a large outreach in my home city is just too enthralling for me to keep quiet. What is the current situation? Are there any updates? Any news on the contract with the Book

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Webfonts deployment on Indic Wikiprojects

2011-12-20 Thread Bala Jeyaraman
* * *While testing both Lohit and Utkal has hinting problems in or wp, is that possible to keep them optional? As of now automatically the default font changes to Lohit when you open or wp, instead of that is that possible to make it optional which someone can choose the dropdown?* Welcome to the

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-WB] Kolkata Photo Walk (Esplanade Dalhousie)

2011-12-20 Thread Kalyan Sarkar
We met at the foot of Shahid Minar at 7AM in the morning. It was a bit foggy and chilly. We are enjoying an early winter chill and record low temperatures in Kolkata this year. After enjoying a steaming cup of tea at the CSTC Canteen and began our walk. ROUTE We crossed the J.L.Nehru Road and

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-WB] Kolkata Photo Walk (Esplanade Dalhousie)

2011-12-20 Thread Jayanta Nath
Hi all the Commons Category http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Wikipedia_Takes_Kolkata On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 9:05 PM, wheredevelsd...@hotmail.com wrote: Thanks for the report Kalyan, the first Kolkata Photowalk was a resounding success from what I gather. What is the Commons

[Wikimediaindia-l] Is there a code4lib in India?

2011-12-20 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, From another list - Code4Lib is having their 2012 conference in Feb. in Seattle. Might be something of interest if you're into tech-ness and how open source communities can work together. Here is how they describe their organization: code4lib isn't entirely about code or libraries. It is a

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] ONE simple step to double or triple visits to Indic Wikipedias

2011-12-20 Thread Anirudh Bhati
Most of the visitors on Wikipedia end up there through search engines. But there is another group which attempts to access Wikipedia directly by typing in www.wikipedia.com or www.wikipedia.org in the address bar of their browsers. Currently, the landing page for www.wikipedia.org (wikipedia.com

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] ONE simple step to double or triple visits to Indic Wikipedias

2011-12-20 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, Perhaps somebody here has already brought this up, but you can now switch languages on Commons using a drop down menu. You can spot the drop down just below the Village Pump link. There is also a helpful site notice, that suggested I read Commons in British English :). It seems to do this

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] ONE simple step to double or triple visits to Indic Wikipedias

2011-12-20 Thread Shiju Alex
Currently, the landing page for www.wikipedia.org (wikipedia.comredirects to wikipedia.org) lists the ten largest Wikipedia projects. Apart from the English Wikipedia, the rest of the projects are practically useless for most of us in this country. Replacing the foreign language projects

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] ONE simple step to double or triple visits to Indic Wikipedias

2011-12-20 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Rather than replacing, I suggest reorganising the order. Indic ones on top and others below. Who knows, an Indian may try and access European or African languages too. On 12/20/11, Shiju Alex shijualexonl...@gmail.com wrote: Currently, the landing page for www.wikipedia.org

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Is there a code4lib in India?

2011-12-20 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
I believe the FOSS guys will have an answer to your question. On 12/20/11, Pradeep Mohandas pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com wrote: hi, From another list - Code4Lib is having their 2012 conference in Feb. in Seattle. Might be something of interest if you're into tech-ness and how open source

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Call for participation : Communications, PR Media Relations Team

2011-12-20 Thread Steven Walling
On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 1:58 AM, Tinu Cherian tinucher...@wikimedia.inwrote: Hello, The Wikimedia India chapter is forming a volunteer team/task force to manage *Communications, Public Media Relations* ( In short, Communications) and various aspects of communications (internal

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Supporting Outreach

2011-12-20 Thread Philippe Beaudette
Nitika, You folks are doing a great job with this on your own, but I wanted to be sure you know that I can lift the cap of 7 account creations per day, if you let me know what day you're doing something. :) That's an open offer to anyone doing outreach... pb ___ Philippe

[Wikimediaindia-l] autodetecting user's language(s) on Wikimedia sites

2011-12-20 Thread Sumana Harihareswara
On 12/20/2011 10:35 AM, wikimediaindia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org wrote: Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2011 17:24:41 +0530 From: Ravishankar ravidre...@gmail.com Subject: [Wikimediaindia-l] ONE simple step to double or triple visits to Indic Wikipedias To: Wikimedia India Community list

[Wikimediaindia-l] Supporting Outreach

2011-12-20 Thread Sumana Harihareswara
On 12/20/2011 10:35 AM, wikimediaindia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org wrote: Date: Mon, 19 Dec 2011 17:45:31 +0530 From: Nitika ntan...@wikimedia.org Subject: [Wikimediaindia-l] Supporting Outreach To: Wikimedia India Community list wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Message-ID:

[Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [WMIN-Members] Call for participation of Members in Chapter Task Forces

2011-12-20 Thread Naveen Francis
fyi Thanks, naveenpf -- Forwarded message -- From: Arjuna Rao Chavala arjunar...@gmail.com Date: Sun, Dec 18, 2011 at 10:36 PM Subject: [WMIN-Members] Call for participation of Members in Chapter Task Forces To: wmin-memb...@googlegroups.com Dear Members, With the objective

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-WB] Kolkata Photo Walk (Esplanade Dalhousie)

2011-12-20 Thread Deepon Saha
missed it..:( On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 9:05 PM, wheredevelsd...@hotmail.com wrote: Thanks for the report Kalyan, the first Kolkata Photowalk was a resounding success from what I gather. What is the Commons Category under which your uploading these pictures? Would love to see them.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Call for participation : Communications, PR Media Relations Team

2011-12-20 Thread Ashwin Baindur
All the best for this initiative, Tinu! Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 8:24 AM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.comwrote: Yes, That is one of the scopes mentioned * Participating in Global Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Supporting Outreach

2011-12-20 Thread Subhashish Panigrahi
This sounds very promising to me, the fiasco which I faced during a recent academy will be ever in my mind :) Thanks Philippe Subha On 21 December 2011 03:53, Philippe Beaudette phili...@wikimedia.orgwrote: Nitika, You folks are doing a great job with this on your own, but I wanted to be

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Supporting Outreach

2011-12-20 Thread Nitika
but I wanted to be sure you know that I can lift the cap of 7 account creations per day, if you let me know what day you're doing something. :) That's an open offer to anyone doing outreach... Hey Phillipe, I am now aware that there is a possibility of releasing an IP from this rule.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-WB] Kolkata Photo Walk (Esplanade Dalhousie)

2011-12-20 Thread Hisham
Just went through the pictures. There are so many wonderful images from the firewood seller to the sugar cane juice machine to the road-side shave to the wonderful stained glass inside of St John to Kolkata's delightfully quaint trams! Thank you so much! I am guessing the thank you should

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-WB] Kolkata Photo Walk (Esplanade Dalhousie)

2011-12-20 Thread wheredevelsdare
+1, Thanks for the link, you guys covered amazing ground! From: his...@wikimedia.org Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2011 12:00:54 +0530 To: wikimedia-in...@lists.wikimedia.org; wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-WB] Kolkata Photo Walk (Esplanade Dalhousie)

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-WB] Kolkata Photo Walk (Esplanade Dalhousie)

2011-12-20 Thread Jayanta Nath
Hi Hisham , The said image took by our Biswarup Ganguly( Gangulybiswaruphttp://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Gangulybiswarup ), ( look at this image Biswarup Da teach his daughter Medha http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wikimedia_Photowalk_-_Kolkata_2011-12-18_(7).JPG ) On Wed, Dec 21,

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-WB] Kolkata Photo Walk (Esplanade Dalhousie)

2011-12-20 Thread Hisham
Sweet! Thanks so much, Biswarup. (...and Medha!) Thanks for sharing, Jayanta. hisham On Dec 21, 2011, at 12:08 PM, Jayanta Nath wrote: Hi Hisham , The said image took by our Biswarup Ganguly( Gangulybiswarup ), ( look at this image Biswarup Da teach his daughter Medha