[Wikimediaindia-l] Hindustan Times on yesterday's Mumbai event

2010-11-03 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Hi, I have put up the audio of Jimmy's Speech on 31st at this loc : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/Mumbai/Mumbai3#Audio Audio of Q A will follow a few days later once I return home from Mumbai. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur

[Wikimediaindia-l] Some issues about Wikipedia

2010-11-26 Thread Ashwin Baindur
and success. I hope this email is helpful in helping you understand the larger picture. I wish you all the very best in this and other noble ventures that the Observer Research Foundation Mumbai is involved in. Happy Editing, Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur or User:AshLIn on English Wikipedia

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimeetup 3 Pune photos

2010-12-14 Thread Ashwin Baindur
transpired is absolutely necessary for the community. A few uncaptioned photos or newspaper clippings are of no use. This is contrary to the Wikipedia spirit of free flow of information. Inadequate reporting of a Wikipedia meetup is a contradiction of sorts. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimeetup 3 Pune photos

2010-12-14 Thread Ashwin Baindur
, Ashwin Baindur -- On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 6:21 PM, Ashwin Baindur ashwin.bain...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks Tinu, Sankarshan, for images of Pune Meetup 3. For those who attended, could we have a small brief (or even better a blog post) about

[Wikimediaindia-l] Tenth Anniversary Celebrations in Pune.

2010-12-16 Thread Ashwin Baindur
and photograph Pune's landmarks and add them to Commons. * Outreach activities to schools/colleges? * Any takers for birdwatching a la Bangalore/Shyamal? Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- ___ Wikimediaindia-l

[Wikimediaindia-l] Pune meetup on 15 January 2010 for W10 - tentative schedule, please respond everybody.

2010-12-21 Thread Ashwin Baindur
: * Newbie editing session by Ashwin Baindur. * Uploading of the three bird articles by 7th Ornithology course. * Skype linkup with other meets (if it can be coordinated). * (During W10 Meetup on 15 Jan) - short talks on: ** overview of articles on Pune in En:WP (max five minutes). ** progress of Mr:WP

[Wikimediaindia-l] Pune Wikipedia Tenth Anniversary dates, venues, locations are finalised

2011-01-04 Thread Ashwin Baindur
These pages will kept upto date and you can lookup these for latest changes. We request maximum participation. Ashwin Baindur Contributory activities Four initiatives have crystallised to date (04 Jan 2010) - Marathi Wikipedia meetup - 8th January, 1830 - 2000 hrs, SICSR, Atur Centre

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Indian Astronomical Observatory article on Wikipedia

2011-01-09 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Hi Pradeep, WikiPuneri (Wikipedians in Pune) will help you for images related to Pune. What are you looking for? Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l

[Wikimediaindia-l] WikiPuneri - people coming together in Pune

2011-01-14 Thread Ashwin Baindur
details of some activities we have already carried out. Its notable as a ready-made explanation that you can use for your own evangelism and available under CC Attribution Sharealike. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- WIKIPUNERI (Facebook Flickr

[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

[Wikimediaindia-l] Volunteer Meetup with Liam Wyatt

2011-01-31 Thread Ashwin Baindur
, Ashwin Baindur -- ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-IN-PUN] [Offline-l] Fwd: troubleshooting Wikipedia for schools offline project

2011-02-01 Thread Ashwin Baindur
, we'll customise it for India. It's begun on Wikimedia India as a Project by me. Find it here : http://wikimedia.in/wiki/Wikipedia_for_Schools_-_Indian_version Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 4:27 PM, Manuel Schneider

[Wikimediaindia-l] Time to assume good faith and carry on.

2011-02-13 Thread Ashwin Baindur
are progressed. This email is not meant to point fingers towards any one person, but definitely I feel the community needs to heed my message and if you don't agree, to discuss it politely. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimediaindia-l Digest, Vol 32, Issue 67

2011-02-15 Thread Ashwin Baindur
-wise. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l

[Wikimediaindia-l] Welcome to the community, Hisham

2011-02-15 Thread Ashwin Baindur
regards, Ashwin Baindur -- ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia.IN the news - Mumbai Hindustan Times, 13th Feb 2011 (CherianTinu Abraham)

2011-02-16 Thread Ashwin Baindur
and less on the work being done which is not healthy. I didn't want to actually mention this lest people consider it as a case of sour grapes, but I felt we needed to view this piece of publicity from all aspects, not just by being glad at being portrayed in the press. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimediaindia-l Digest, Vol 33, Issue 4

2011-03-02 Thread Ashwin Baindur
the relevant language wikipedia community in the picture. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

[Wikimediaindia-l] Report of the SNDT Women's College, Pune wikipedia session (01 March 2011) (images removed)

2011-03-04 Thread Ashwin Baindur
, Ashwin Baindur -- *WIKIPEDIA SESSION AT SNDT, PUNE (01 March 2011)* The Department of Communication Media for Children, SNDT College Of Home Science, Pune, recently organised a film workshop called Filmi Chashma in conjunction with the Comet

[Wikimediaindia-l] List of articles that every Indic Wikipedia should have

2011-03-05 Thread Ashwin Baindur
regards, Ashwin Baindur -- ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l

[Wikimediaindia-l] Choosing topics for Wikipedia for Schools (Offline Ed) - Indian version : #1 Cities

2011-03-09 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Hello friends, Article selection for Wikipedia for Schools (Offline Ed) - Indian version has begun. I have started selecting articles. I chose Geography as a relatively uncontroversial topic to begin with. The first items added were the states union territories - uncontroversial, just added them

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Next meetup of Pune Wikipedians - 12 March 2011

2011-03-10 Thread Ashwin Baindur
! Will let you know about any help/requests from our side! Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman

[Wikimediaindia-l] Brief Report of Pune meetup 12 Mar 2011

2011-03-13 Thread Ashwin Baindur
meetup must continue, so that a hard core of Wikipedians is built up and activities discussed here even if the actual work was done by people in between in their individual capacities and individual interests. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur

[Wikimediaindia-l] Logo for Pali Wikipedia ready, what next?

2011-03-14 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Hi friends, User:Vibhijain on En:WP has left this message on my talk page. Please help him out! http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk:AshLincurid=4533373diff=418746050oldid=418624411 -- Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Commons:Deletion requests/File:Mahasaraswati.jpg

2011-03-22 Thread Ashwin Baindur
to take great efforts equivalent to the efforts for a hundred other images otherwise. BTW, I think we need an article on this temple too. Sincerely, Ashwin Baindur On Tue, Mar 22, 2011 at 11:44 PM, Bishakha Datta bishakhada...@gmail.comwrote: And this is his second email. Best Bishakha

[Wikimediaindia-l] WikiPuneri Meetup - 09 April 2011

2011-04-10 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Today's meet saw different participation from last time. For the record we had with us : * The usual suspects - Sudhanwa Jogalekar, Harshad Gune Ashwin Baindur * Budding editor - Arnav Sonara * Newbies - Sudeep Ghiya Saurabh Agrawal * Editors returning back to Wikipedia after a long hiatus

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-IN-PUN] [Press] : Pune Mirror : Will Google Maps lead people astray, the Wikipedia way?

2011-04-24 Thread Ashwin Baindur
sister Times of India, so no surprise that it provides complete misinformation. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Sun, Apr 24, 2011 at 7:04 PM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.comwrote: Interestingly a slightly negative story on Wikipedia

[Wikimediaindia-l] Latest update - Pune meetup

2011-05-05 Thread Ashwin Baindur
-_India_Programs/IRC_meeting_2011-05-05 Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l

[Wikimediaindia-l] 13th Meetup of Wikipedians in [[Pune]], [[Maharashtra]] - please note details and register

2011-05-10 Thread Ashwin Baindur
WikiConference 2011'''./blockquote ''Highlights - '''Hisham Mundol''', National Director, India Program '''Bishakha Datta''', Global Trustee, Wikimedia Foundation will be present for the meetup.'' [[User:AshLin|AshLin]] ([[User talk:AshLin|talk]]) 04:13, 9 May 2011 (UTC) Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur

[Wikimediaindia-l] Minutes of Pune 13 meetup held on 14 May 2011

2011-05-17 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Gune and Ashwin Baindur. The Wikimedia India chapter was represented by Arjuna Rao Chawala (chapter President), the Wikimedia India National Office by Hisham Mundol. The Pune Wikipedia Community acknowledged the great honour done by Mumbai community in asking the Pune community to co-host

[Wikimediaindia-l] Visits to Pune Campus Ambassadors - regrets

2011-06-02 Thread Ashwin Baindur
commitments, it would not be possible for any board member to attend the pilot campus ambassador training. However, they have passed on their wishes for a successful conduct of program. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur

[Wikimediaindia-l] Pune community member in Grants Advisory Board

2011-06-04 Thread Ashwin Baindur
congratulations, Sudhanwa! We are sure you will serve really well on the committee. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https

[Wikimediaindia-l] Community-Chapter Relations

2011-06-08 Thread Ashwin Baindur
write back with your views and support as this concerns every one of us. Ashwin Baindur ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-IN-PUN] Community-Chapter Relations

2011-06-09 Thread Ashwin Baindur
henceforth. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-IN-PUN] Wiki India Conference

2011-06-11 Thread Ashwin Baindur
regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Fri, Jun 10, 2011 at 1:29 PM, Outofindia outofin...@gmail.com wrote: Count me in to support the Conference in Mumbai and hold the yet to be developed bidding processes for next year...there's no time to lose

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-IN-PUN] [Wikimedia-in-mum] Community-Chapter Relations

2011-06-11 Thread Ashwin Baindur
for Chapter approval. Sometime in the very near future, work will have to begin with or without the Chapter. Its upto the Chapter and I for one feel that it would be most unfortunate if the Chapter were to be absent from our planning and preparations. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-IN-PUN] [Wikimedia-in-mum] Community-Chapter Relations

2011-06-13 Thread Ashwin Baindur
regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 9:46 AM, Arjuna Rao Chavala arjunar...@googlemail.com wrote: Hi Wikimedians We wholeheartedly supported the Mumbai-Pune bid for organising the conference. It has received widespread

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-mum] [Wikimedia-IN-PUN] Wiki India Conference

2011-06-15 Thread Ashwin Baindur
. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 12:18 PM, Naveen Francis navee...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all, Is there any plan for a DVD of featured articles in all indic languages and articles by WP:IND (english wiki) ? Releasing

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia Foundation research

2011-06-16 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Abhay Natu Mahitgar, who are out of India and subscribed to this list to kindly help you out with details of what is the largest Devanagari Wikipedia after Hindi. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 3:19 AM, Patricia Sauthoff

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Reminder:1st GLAM Event in Asia and Chapter Membership

2011-06-16 Thread Ashwin Baindur
gals. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 7:14 AM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.comwrote: Great going Mumbai folks ! Mumbai-Pune started its activities less than a year ago and have come up as one of the strongest

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Massive increase in copyright term for photographs

2011-06-18 Thread Ashwin Baindur
I'm willing to sgn up. Tell me where! I'll forward to friends too! Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Sat, Jun 18, 2011 at 11:53 PM, Gautam John gau...@prathambooks.orgwrote: Pranesh, might you have a form letter we can sign, individually

[Wikimediaindia-l] Request for a new list

2011-06-19 Thread Ashwin Baindur
to a positive and early response so that we can begin our organising activities. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Request for a new list

2011-06-19 Thread Ashwin Baindur
a list specifically for the annual national conference and perhaps other conferences in India, hence the need felt for the word conference. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 5:45 PM, Theo10011 de10...@gmail.com wrote: I

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Request for a new list

2011-06-19 Thread Ashwin Baindur
On the contrary, it is meant to be used tear after year :)! Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 9:48 PM, Abhilash S Unni abhilashu...@gmail.comwrote: Ashwin, How about when the conference get arranged next year. You

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Foundation-l] Announcement: Selected Books from Malayalam Wikisource on CD released

2011-06-19 Thread Ashwin Baindur
This is so fantastic - my eyes are popping out. Congrats, congrats to all those involved. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 11:25 PM, Shiju Alex shijualexonl...@gmail.comwrote: Dear All, We completed one week

[Wikimediaindia-l] We need to decide NOW what the conference is to be called.....

2011-06-20 Thread Ashwin Baindur
overtones such as WikiUtsav or WikiMela. Tomorrow night at 2200 hrs, the supports for/against will be counted for each the result announced so we can go in for the logo design. So do go put in your vote. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-IN-PUN] Update on Wikipedia India Education Program: Report Project Page

2011-06-21 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Great work, Campus ambassadors from Pune. You have the full support of the Pune community. BTW moved the page from Wikipedia:Puneto Wikipedia:Pune Campus Ambassadors Program, as the city has many more facets in addition to the program. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] About description of of Wikipedia

2011-06-23 Thread Ashwin Baindur
In Hindi, it should be mukt (free as in freedom) not muft (free as in free beer). Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 6:39 PM, Gautam John gau...@prathambooks.orgwrote: Subhashish, if it's a registered trademark

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] About description of of Wikipedia

2011-06-23 Thread Ashwin Baindur
That's the problem with these muft but not mukt translators ;-) Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Thu, Jun 23, 2011 at 7:28 PM, Surya Prakash suryasalem2...@gmail.comwrote: @Ashwin, I know little Hindi only. That was translated

[Wikimediaindia-l] Appointments to the Working Group

2011-06-27 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Team can succeed even if it were the best program in the world. So sign up today and lend a hand please. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] National Museum, New Delhi

2011-06-29 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Yann, these images should be licensed as being in public domain as of now. How come you have claimed copyright? Warm regards, User:AshLin -- On Wed, Jun 29, 2011 at 2:42 PM, Yann Forget yan...@gmail.com wrote: Hello, Do we have an

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] National Museum, New Delhi

2011-06-29 Thread Ashwin Baindur
We have many people who scan images from books, etc. In those cases we give copyright as applicable, as public domain if they are old. Is the case different in case we take photos from art? Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Wed, Jun 29, 2011

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India wiki re-design

2011-07-04 Thread Ashwin Baindur
regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Mon, Jul 4, 2011 at 3:22 PM, Béria Lima berial...@gmail.com wrote: I can help redesign the wiki main page. But would help if you people say what do you want (as if: I would like if the main page was like WM XX wiki

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-IN-PUN] Update on the Wikipedia India Education Program and Campus Ambassador Program

2011-07-11 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Thanks PJ, that was a great update. We had the Pune meetup on Saturday and Wasim Mogal gave us an update too. Great work by all concerned. Here's hoping that the momentum wont lag! Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 2:57

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia Offline Opportunity: ~20k laptops to reach potentially 200k people: Need Help!

2011-07-11 Thread Ashwin Baindur
/Indian_version Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 12:33 AM, Jessie Wild jw...@wikimedia.org wrote: Yes - it would be great. Any further contacts on this, Arun? Based on this article, it sounds like they are keen to have

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WikiConference-India 2011] 13 July Mumbai bombings Article Help

2011-07-13 Thread Ashwin Baindur
:). Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 8:10 AM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Suyog, Appreciate the great work on creating the article. It was also good to bring in attention of all

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: Apotmail spambots on mailing lists

2011-07-18 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Thanks Asaf Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 7:03 AM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.comwrote: [this is for those of you who run mailing lists of Wikimedia ] -- Forwarded message -- From

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wanting to start wiki page for pune heritage

2011-07-19 Thread Ashwin Baindur
introductions so that you and your friends interested in heritage can make a meaningful contribution to Pune. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 9:40 AM, Vaishali Gadgil vaish...@gadgil.comwrote: Hi, I have been

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Translation Help for WikiConference India

2011-07-20 Thread Ashwin Baindur
. Our thanks and good wishes to our British colleagues for this venture. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 6:35 PM, Fae fae...@gmail.com wrote: BTW, thank you for your recent help with the Tamil version of Tipu's Tiger. Our

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Top indic Administrators

2011-07-24 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Thanks for the clarification, Mayur. Indian Wikipedias do need lots of loving admin care, but of course not too much or not too closely ;-) Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Sun, Jul 24, 2011 at 11:33 AM, mayur mayur...@gmail.com wrote: Hi

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: Please change it - Indian Maps on Wikipedia

2011-07-25 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Yes, but let this one be English content related rather than outreach, GLAM or indic. Secondly we should not allow WP:5 Pillars to be overthrown. In many cases. the discussions are completely jingoistic or nationilistic and we dont want more and more of the same here. Warm regards, Ashwin

[Wikimediaindia-l] What were the GLAM events in India this July?

2011-07-25 Thread Ashwin Baindur
, Ashwin Baindur -- ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimediauk-l] Translation Help for WikiConference India

2011-07-27 Thread Ashwin Baindur
will feel encouraged to open up which is the ultimate object of GLAM. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 1:37 AM, Fae fae...@gmail.com wrote: (Forwarded for WereSpielChequers werespielchequ...@gmail.com) Hi Ashwin, One

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Top indic Administrators

2011-07-28 Thread Ashwin Baindur
track of such statistics? Is there a bot which can count the number of welcome templates or messages placed by an editor on new talk pages? I'm eager to hear more as I'm sure are other others on this list! Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Fri

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Welcome to the India Team! : Shiju Nitika

2011-07-29 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Welcome onboard Shiju Nikita, Warm welcome on behalf of the Pune community! Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 12:55 PM, Ram Shankar Yadav ramshankarya...@gmail.com wrote: Welcome aboard Nikita and Shiju :) On Fri

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] New digest mail mails to India list

2011-07-31 Thread Ashwin Baindur
In that case add a link to the Meta page too. Next to the Email group link. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Sun, Jul 31, 2011 at 8:37 PM, Pradeep Mohandas pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com wrote: hi, Tinu that is a nice idea to implement. We

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Bookmarking articles in wikipedia

2011-07-31 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Thanks Siebrand! Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Mon, Aug 1, 2011 at 12:09 AM, Siebrand Mazeland s.mazel...@xs4all.nlwrote: No, it is not. If it is something you like - best test it in a test wiki - you should propose it to be activated

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] WikiConference India 2011 - Call for Participation

2011-08-07 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Better rename it as a Call for Papers. Back from Haifa, Shiju? Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Sun, Aug 7, 2011 at 11:34 PM, Shiju Alex shijualexonl...@gmail.comwrote: Yes, that is a good suggestion. I am fine with renaming the page. I

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Oral Citations mentioned in the New York Times

2011-08-08 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Of course, need you ask? :) Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Mon, Aug 8, 2011 at 10:58 PM, Béria Lima berial...@gmail.com wrote: Ashwin Baindur, can I fw your mail to Foundation-l ? ;) _ *Béria Lima* http://wikimedia.pt/(351) 925

[Wikimediaindia-l] Postponement of 13 August Wikipedia Meeting

2011-08-10 Thread Ashwin Baindur
planned for. We shall let you the next meetup date well in time. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Postponement of 13 August Wikipedia Meeting

2011-08-10 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Hi Pranjali, You are welcome to join us at the next Pune meetup. I do hope you have started editting Wikipedia. The first thing is to get a user-login id. If you need any help, feel free to contact me directly by email or on my talk page. MY user id is AshLin. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur

[Wikimediaindia-l] URGENT - Both Working Group members and Speakers need to apply for scholarships.

2011-08-11 Thread Ashwin Baindur
is midnight 15 August 2011 when the clock roles over to 0001 hours on 16 Aug 2011. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https

[Wikimediaindia-l] Lobbing Wikipedia to customers stuck in the craw with fake Lobster Salad!

2011-08-12 Thread Ashwin Baindur
=todaysheadlinesemc=tha29 Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Hindi Wiki crossed 50,000 Registered users

2011-08-16 Thread Ashwin Baindur
This is a very welcome statistic. Congratulations to all concerned. Hope we see adequate representation from Hindi Wikipedia at the WikiConference also. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 9:30 PM, mayur mayur...@gmail.com

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia and the death of the expert

2011-08-19 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Some interesting but serious reading. http://www.theawl.com/2011/05/wikipedia-and-the-death-of-the-expert Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Volunteering opportunitiy-Wiki Academy for Department of Public Libraries, Karnataka

2011-08-24 Thread Ashwin Baindur
My best wishes for the event. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 5:16 PM, Arjuna Rao Chavala arjunar...@gmail.comwrote: Hi Members and Wikimedia Community in Bangalore, I am glad to announce that we are planning

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] News from the Chapter and the Conference

2011-08-24 Thread Ashwin Baindur
for asking funds for any Wikimedia project. Please do not feel that this grant will hinder that. If not now, then definitely next year, I'm sure your grant request will be honoured, of course assuming it meets all necessary requirements in all ways. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Press] : The Economic Times : Oral citations to be part of wikipedia entries

2011-08-24 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Tinu, where is that long discussion thread to be found? Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 8:41 AM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.comwrote: Thanks Anirudh. Essentially we wanted a more balanced article

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] News from the Chapter and the Conference

2011-08-25 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Off the cuff, I want to appreciate the great ideas put forth, Ravi. Thanks for taking the effort. These ideas need to be preserved even if we are not able to use them right now. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 1:29 PM

[Wikimediaindia-l] The Taj to the Tuk-Tuk. Language in the Indian Wikiworld.

2011-08-25 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Patricia Southoff's take on the Indian WikiWorld - http://blog.wikimedia.org/2011/08/24/the-taj-to-the-tuk-tuk-language-in-the-indian-wikiworld/ Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- ___ Wikimediaindia-l

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] India Programs-Monthly IRC: Welcoming Nitika Shiju - Thursday August 25th @ 9pm IST (#wikimedia-office)

2011-08-25 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Thanks Salman, Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 12:15 AM, Theo10011 de10...@gmail.com wrote: Hi The log for the most recent IRC meeting has been added[1]. For any previous IRC meetings, see the India programs

[Wikimediaindia-l] Pune Meetup on 29 August 2011

2011-08-25 Thread Ashwin Baindur
are requested to come for the meetup. We request the Campus Ambassadors to make it too! Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] On creating an Indian Wikisource

2011-08-26 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Gautam, any idea what happened to that blanket public domain extension plan of Govt of India which was posted some months back? Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 1:03 PM, Gautam John gau...@prathambooks.orgwrote: On 26

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: Wiki Academy @ College -- Template

2011-08-27 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Agreed to Hari'ssuggestion, please place it in Commons in SVG template please. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 3:46 PM, Arjuna Rao Chavala arjunar...@gmail.comwrote: On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 1:58 PM, Hari Prasad

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: Wiki Academy @ College -- Template

2011-08-27 Thread Ashwin Baindur
consider uploading it into WikiSource. Some people may not be into Inkscape/svg editting. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] On creating an Indian Wikisource

2011-08-27 Thread Ashwin Baindur
+1 to Gerard's Idea Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 11:55 PM, Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijs...@gmail.com wrote: Hoi, Why not take over Wikilivres from Yann and make it your project. Maybe you can do one better

[Wikimediaindia-l] Online Volunteers needed for India Loves Wikipedia - Outreach

2011-08-27 Thread Ashwin Baindur
. This is a serious commitment under the India Loves Wikipedia initiative. Dont apply if just for time paas. Helpers will be awarded barnstars at a suitable date after the project is done. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Online Volunteers needed for India Loves Wikipedia - Outreach

2011-08-27 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Hi Ashutosh, Please confirm that you have the skills to upload images to Commons. Please upload one Creative Commons Attribution required image from Flickr and categorise it and send me the commons page link. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Online Volunteers needed for India Loves Wikipedia - Outreach

2011-08-27 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Those are great ways to go ahead later. As of now, we need the team to get together so that such things are possible, horses before the cart so to say. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 9:52 AM, wheredevelsd

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Online Volunteers needed for India Loves Wikipedia - Outreach

2011-08-27 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Welcome WikiTanvir, may this small endeavour be an example of brotherhood on Wikipedia. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 10:08 AM, Tanvir Rahman wikitan...@gmail.comwrote: Hello, I think this is a place I can offer

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Online Volunteers needed for India Loves Wikipedia - Outreach

2011-08-27 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Great welcome Bala! Now we are all coming together from our seperate areas of activity. :) Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 10:17 AM, Bala Jeyaraman sodabot...@gmail.comwrote: Hi, I am already doing this for India

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Online Volunteers needed for India Loves Wikipedia - Outreach

2011-08-28 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Hi Adarsh, What i your user name/ Have you uploaded to Commons before? Can you kindly show that you have the skills, if you dont mind. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 12:48 PM, Aadarsh Gupta aadarshgupta

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Online Volunteers needed for India Loves Wikipedia - Outreach

2011-08-28 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Adarsh, Just read the bottom of this email to which you replied! Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 1:05 PM, Aadarsh Gupta aadarshgupta...@gmail.comwrote: No I haven't yet.. yeah sure, can you pl. make it more clear

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Online Volunteers needed for India Loves Wikipedia - Outreach

2011-08-28 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Welcome Srijith! Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 1:14 PM, Sreejith K. sreejithk2...@gmail.comwrote: I can be a volunteer. I am an active Commons user with over 20,000 edits and is a license-reviewer in commons

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Online Volunteers needed for India Loves Wikipedia - Outreach

2011-08-28 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Nice! Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 2:19 PM, Sreejith K. sreejithk2...@gmail.comwrote: My commons id is Sreejithk2000http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Sreejithk2000 On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 2:13 PM, Ashwin

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Online Volunteers needed for India Loves Wikipedia - Outreach

2011-08-28 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Okay, good point, Beria. All of us need to keep track of this very carefully and just not uploaded anything suspect. Perhaps we need to review the submissions ajready made as well. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 4:24

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Online Volunteers needed for India Loves Wikipedia - Outreach

2011-08-28 Thread Ashwin Baindur
Hi, I wrote to nicksarabi through Flickrmail about whose collection Srikanth wrote about below. Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- From: *ashwin_baindur* To: *nicksarebi* Nick Preview your message *Subject:* About India photostream Hi

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] On creating an Indian Wikisource

2011-08-29 Thread Ashwin Baindur
regards, Ashwin Baindur -- On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 11:01 AM, Gautam John gau...@prathambooks.orgwrote: Hey All: A first draft is here: http://wiki.wikimedia.in/WikiSource_and_Commons_Hosted_in_India Would appreciate your comments and edits

[Wikimediaindia-l] Pune August 2011 Meetup

2011-08-30 Thread Ashwin Baindur
A write up by Rishabh Tatiraju, the youngest member of Pune community! Warm regards, Ashwin Baindur -- 29 August 2011 Heavy rains lashed the city and we were expecting very less people in the meetup. Despite the torrential rain, ten of our

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