Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] NDTV stealing photographs off the internet.

2011-12-24 Thread Gautam John
Here's a piece that broadly covers the area. http://www.mylaw.net/Article/Fair_use_and_reporting_news/ Thank you. Best, Gautam (handheld) ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org To unsubscribe from the list / change

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Open Wiki GLAM of Serbia: Conference - Call for participation

2011-12-24 Thread Anirudh Bhati
Thanks, Tinu. Ade, please write to Mile directly. Yours sincerely, Anirudh Bhati +855 975 529 803 Skype: anirudhsbh On Sat, Dec 24, 2011 at 11:09 AM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com wrote: There is some problem with the id g...@vikimedija.org Meanwhile you can write to Mile

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Summary and perspectives from Discussions with Indic language wikimedians - 2011

2011-12-24 Thread Ravishankar
Hi Shiju, Thanks for the excellent analysis on Indic Wikipedia communities. When I consider community building, I think of 5 broad aspects: 1. Editor retention 2. Attracting newbies 3. Community communication 4. Community collaboration and 5. Community celebration Based

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Summary and perspectives from Discussions with Indic language wikimedians - 2011

2011-12-24 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Ravi, while the idea of having English editors help out on Indic wikis sounds good, it isn't feasible. Most Indic editors distrust us English editors and remain aloof from us. This has happened with me on the Hindi wiki and with community members of Tamil. -- Regards, Srikanth Ramakrishnan.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Summary and perspectives from Discussions with Indic language wikimedians - 2011

2011-12-24 Thread Ravishankar
HI Srikanth R, On Sat, Dec 24, 2011 at 3:50 PM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan parakara.gh...@gmail.com wrote: Ravi, while the idea of having English editors help out on Indic wikis sounds good, it isn't feasible. Most Indic editors distrust us English editors and remain aloof from us. Indic

[Wikimediaindia-l] Christmas 2011 translatewiki.net Translation Rally

2011-12-24 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
Translatewiki.net is is conducting a Translation Rally between 23 December 2011 12:00 UTC and 3 January 2012 24:00 UTC.. Among all users contributing 500 or more new translations to Wikipedia Mobile, Kiwix, MediaWiki core and MediaWiki extension used by Wikimedia, translatwiki.net will divide

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Christmas 2011 translatewiki.net Translation Rally

2011-12-24 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, One thing I was really happy with last time was that Santhosh facilitated the payment of people in India. The consequence was that no bank transfer costs reduced the bounty for our Indian localisers who qualified. :) The localisation of MediaWiki is the most effective usability improvement

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Christmas 2011 translatewiki.net Translation Rally

2011-12-24 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Heya, since I don't have internet access, I'll find a cyber cafe or something where I'll work on this tomorrow. While I will in no way reach 500 In Hindi, I shall do my best to reach atleast 50. -- Regards, Srikanth Ramakrishnan. Wikipedia Coimbatore Meetup on December 10th.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Android ICS support for Tamil and Indic languages

2011-12-24 Thread ePandit | ई-पण्डित
I don't think it has to do something with ICS or google has implemented this. Even before ICS, I have seen this behavior. Most Samsung Galaxy series running Froyo or Gingerbread support Hindi display. In these phones Hindi is displayed properly in stock Android browser but not in Opera Mobile.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Summary and perspectives from Discussions with Indic language wikimedians - 2011

2011-12-24 Thread Ashwin Baindur
No, this is an important topic. Please discuss on-list being discreet to avoid naming people or making accusations. We need to know the kind of issues involved. Cooperation with English Wikipedia is one of the fastest ways Indic language communities can grow their articles and add quality. Warm

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Open Wiki GLAM of Serbia: Conference - Call for participation

2011-12-24 Thread Adethya Sudarsanan
Dear Srikanth, Tinu, Anirudh, Thanks for your timely responses. I have sent mail to Mile Kish and awaiting his positive response. Regards, Ade. On 24 December 2011 14:51, Anirudh Bhati anirudh...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks, Tinu. Ade, please write to Mile directly. Yours sincerely, Anirudh

[Wikimediaindia-l] [Press] : The Economic Times : Wikipedia enlists Indians to be the standard-bearers for its fund-raising efforts

2011-12-24 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
*The Economic Times : Wikipedia enlists Indians to be the standard-bearers for its fund-raising efforts* http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/internet/wikipedia-enlists-indians-to-be-the-standard-bearers-for-its-fund-raising-efforts/articleshow/11225652.cms Open any of the 20 million

[Wikimediaindia-l] Commons being blocked in most places.

2011-12-24 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Heya all, Just wanted to pass this on: Most colleges, I've seen 3, and 9/10 cyber cafes I've visited over the last one month have blocked the Wikimedia Commons citing commons.wikimedia.org/is blocked because it is currently categorized as:Reference Open Image / Media Search. Now, how do we

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Commons being blocked in most places.

2011-12-24 Thread Anirudh Bhati
What is the name of the filter software that was being used at the establishments? anirudh On Sun, Dec 25, 2011 at 11:50 AM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.com wrote: Heya all, Just wanted to pass this on: Most colleges, I've seen 3, and 9/10 cyber cafes I've visited over the last

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Commons being blocked in most places.

2011-12-24 Thread Tanvir Rahman
Just a trick that might be useful, use Wikimedia's secure server. Like https://secure.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/wiki/Main_Page Regards, Tanvir Rahman Wikitanvir on Wikimedia ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org To

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Commons being blocked in most places.

2011-12-24 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Tanvir, thanks for the tip: Handy for now. Yuvi, we will have to find an alternate workaround. Anirudh, this be it: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blue_Coat_Systems On Sun, Dec 25, 2011 at 12:40 PM, Yuvi Panda yuvipa...@gmail.com wrote: Nice trick, but do note that the secure.* service will be