Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia Takes Mumbai 2012

2012-01-29 Thread Vickram Crishna
On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 12:49 PM, Noopur noopur.ra...@gmail.com wrote: Actually, 'on the spot' was deliberately chosen following earlier walks, where it was noticed that not everyone who participated actually uploaded the content later, or partially uploaded with no captions or details. This

[Wikimediaindia-l] Copyright Violation by aahwaan.com

2012-01-29 Thread Srikant Kedia
Hello, Please see the site http://www.aahwaan.com/wiki/ , Here there is a copyright violation, as the content is used from Wikipedia.. So please take the appropriate action. -- Thanks Regards, Srikant Kedia Odia (Oriya) Wiki Community http://or.wikipedia.org Mail ID - odiaw...@gmail.com

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Article on Marathi Wikipedia in the second edition of Marathi e-Sahitya_Sammelan

2012-01-29 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Some correction. The second edition of e-Sahitya Sammelan was inagurated by Vivek sawant, managing director, MKCL. The sammelan will be presided over by noted poet Grace. The news about this Sammelan is already in the media. eg.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Copyright Violation by aahwaan.com

2012-01-29 Thread ansuman
Statistics : http://www.aahwaan.com/wiki/index.php?title=Special:Statistics On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 3:58 PM, Srikant Kedia wikiodis...@gmail.comwrote: Hello, Please see the site http://www.aahwaan.com/wiki/ , Here there is a copyright violation, as the content is used from Wikipedia.. So

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Copyright Violation by aahwaan.com

2012-01-29 Thread Subhashish Panigrahi
I think WMF people could take an action against it, no need to ponder over this stupidity! ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Copyright Violation by aahwaan.com

2012-01-29 Thread Swaroop Rao
The Logo is certainly a copyvio, but the text and content gets off easier. Its a simple matter of asking them to license text under CC-BY-SA. Swaroop Rao (MikeLynch http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:MikeLynch) On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 19:31, Subhashish Panigrahi psubhash...@gmail.comwrote:

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Copyright Violation by aahwaan.com

2012-01-29 Thread Swaroop Rao
Yes, Logo is copyrighted by WMF, but text is not. Swaroop Rao (MikeLynch http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:MikeLynch) On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 19:47, Subhashish Panigrahi psubhash...@gmail.comwrote: No Swaroop, the logo is a modification version of original Wikipedia Odia logo and can't be

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Copyright Violation by aahwaan.com

2012-01-29 Thread Swaroop Rao
As I understand it, the text is not licensed to WMF, but we've definitely got a case with the logo. Swaroop Rao (MikeLynch http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:MikeLynch) On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 20:07, Srikant Kedia wikiodis...@gmail.com wrote: there is not only the matter of logo.. but

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Copyright Violation by aahwaan.com

2012-01-29 Thread Anirudh Bhati
On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 8:18 PM, Subhashish Panigrahi psubhash...@gmail.com wrote: +1 Swaroop, even the UI is somewhat similar but doesn't cause any harm, but the name Wikipedia and the usage of the logo is not permitted. I think the UI is just mediawiki. Srikant, can you send them a polite

[Wikimediaindia-l] Report on Wikipedia Takes Mumbai II

2012-01-29 Thread Anshuman Fotedar
Greetings! This is a short note on Wikipedia Takes Mumbai II. Forty people turned up near the Oval Maidan at Churchgate at 8 am yesterday. The landmarks that were photographed included the Babulnath Temple, Nehru Science Centre, Opera House, St Thomas Cathedral, INS Vikrant and Yazdani Bakery.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Report on Wikipedia Takes Mumbai II

2012-01-29 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
Hi, On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 9:54 PM, Anshuman Fotedar anshuman.fote...@gmail.com wrote: Greetings! This is a short note on Wikipedia Takes Mumbai II. Forty people turned up near the Oval Maidan at Churchgate at 8 am yesterday. The landmarks that were photographed included the Babulnath

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Report on Wikipedia Takes Mumbai II

2012-01-29 Thread Barry Newstead
Great report! Sounds like a wonderful event with good advocacy on the question of maintaining respect for basic freedoms of citizens when governments take security concerns a bit too far. Warmest wishes from sunny San Francisco. Barry On Sun, Jan 29, 2012 at 11:30 AM, Sudhanwa Jogalekar

[Wikimediaindia-l] General congrats and some data

2012-01-29 Thread Barry Newstead
Hi all, I just wrote an appreciation for the Mumbai photowalk, but in reading through the whole list I noted that there has been a large increase in activities in the community as a whole over the past few weeks. Some of this is probably attributable to the 11th anniversary of Wikipedia, but it

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] General congrats and some data

2012-01-29 Thread Theo10011
On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 2:57 AM, Barry Newstead bnewst...@wikimedia.orgwrote: I'd like to add that your efforts are working, though the data I have is a bit imperfect and has some reliability issues. I measured the share of total edits to all Wikipedia projects from India in July 2010 (in

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Report on Wikipedia Takes Mumbai II

2012-01-29 Thread Theo10011
Looks great Anshuman! My best wishes to you and the Mumbai community! I wish we could figure out an easier way to upload, possibly direct mobile uploads to common for events like this. I know it would be a gold-mine for participation when it comes to events like this. Regards Theo On Sun, Jan

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-mum] Report on Wikipedia Takes Mumbai II

2012-01-29 Thread Outofindia
Sounds like a fun time was had by all. A question: Is there anyway of finding out in advance what buildings are considered to have have Security fears? Warm regards Harriet Still in NYC. Harriet Vidyasagar www.outofindia.net www.womenofindia.net INDIA: 91-99011 66276 USA:

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Analysis of IEP: Quantitative Analysis Tory Read's Report

2012-01-29 Thread Theo10011
On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 1:28 AM, Ravishankar ravidre...@gmail.com wrote: I found Tory's report neutral, informative, exhaustive and professional. Since this issue involves people from all spheres of Wikipedia movement, I feel it is wise that she was chosen to do this to given an objective

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] General congrats and some data

2012-01-29 Thread Gautam John
On 30 January 2012 03:16, Theo10011 de10...@gmail.com wrote: reliability issues. Even under that assumption, the increase would be from 1.3% to 1.7%, an increase of 0.4% considering variables like Wikiconference, IEP, India offices and political situation that brought a limelight on the

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-mum] Report on Wikipedia Takes Mumbai II

2012-01-29 Thread Ashwin Baindur
How wonderful, I do wish I was there. You guys have done a great job. My personal congrats to each of the participants. Do we have a master list for articles about Mumbai? Does one need to be made? Well begun is half done. Please remember that with all this raw material (images), you now have to

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Report on Wikipedia Takes Mumbai II

2012-01-29 Thread Gautam John
On 29 January 2012 21:54, Anshuman Fotedar anshuman.fote...@gmail.com wrote: Greetings!  This is a short note on Wikipedia Takes Mumbai II. That is rather fantastic and such good news. Thank you for making my Monday. During the photowalk, some of the participants who were taking pictures of

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-mum] Report on Wikipedia Takes Mumbai II

2012-01-29 Thread Aditya Sengupta
Harriet, On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 05:32, Outofindia outofin...@gmail.com wrote: Sounds like a fun time was had by all. A question: Is there anyway of finding out in advance what buildings are considered to have have Security fears? Yes- if there is a yellow board that declares the

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Report on Wikipedia Takes Mumbai II

2012-01-29 Thread Achal Prabhala
On Monday 30 January 2012 03:28 AM, Theo10011 wrote: Looks great Anshuman! My best wishes to you and the Mumbai community! I wish we could figure out an easier way to upload, possibly direct mobile uploads to common for

[Wikimediaindia-l] [Press] DNA : Wikipedians set out on mission to capture Mumbai landmarks

2012-01-29 Thread Tinu Cherian (Wikimedia India)
DNA : Wikipedians set out on mission to capture Mumbai landmarks http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_wikipedians-set-out-on-mission-to-capture-mumbai-landmarks_1643625 Armed with cameras and the belief that some of the city’s landmarks deserve to be featured in cyberspace, a group of

[Wikimediaindia-l] [Press] : Times of India : Shooting city for web viewers

2012-01-29 Thread Tinu Cherian (Wikimedia India)
Times of India : Shooting city for web viewers http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2012-01-29/mumbai/30675607_1_wikipedia-wikimedia-commons-photos MUMBAI: On Saturday morning, a group of 40 Mumbaikars armed with cameras gathered outside the Oval Maidan before setting out on a

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Report on Wikipedia Takes Mumbai II

2012-01-29 Thread Vickram Crishna
On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 11:19 AM, Achal Prabhala aprabh...@gmail.comwrote: On Monday 30 January 2012 03:28 AM, Theo10011 wrote: Looks great Anshuman! My best wishes to you and the Mumbai community! I wish we could figure out an easier way to upload, possibly direct mobile uploads to

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-mum] Report on Wikipedia Takes Mumbai II

2012-01-29 Thread wheredevelsdare
We seem to be called in to the cop station a bit too often - visit #2 for Wikipedia (1st was for WCI 11), this time it got better, taken in a Police Van to MRA Marg. The worst part, they dont drop you back, you need to make your own way :( The guards at Bombay House were pretty clear, we have