Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia meetup - Oct 11

2009-09-29 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
A linkedin Notice to the event can be found at http://events.linkedin.com/6th-Wikipedia-WikiMedia-Wikimeetup/pub/135107 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/Bangalore/Bangalore6 I am planning to take a demo on AWB ( AutoWikiBrowser ) , an advanced wikipedia editing tool, on the same

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia / WikiMedia Bangalore WikiMeetup 7 - November 2009

2009-10-13 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Hi all, Thanks to all who had attended the last meetup in October. We definitely missed those who were unable to attend. The next edition of Bangalore Meetup in November is in planning state. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:MBL7 User:Ganeshk from US, is planning down to come to Bangalore

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia and FOSS.in

2009-10-26 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Hi folks, I know it is very very late for this now.. Can we have some wikipedia participation for the upcoming FOSS.in conference at Bangalore ? For those who came in late, Atul Chitnis of FOSS.in had inivited us for speaker notes or even info stalls for wikipedia , during the last Bangalore

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia / WikiMedia Bangalore WikiMeetup 7 - Novembe r22, 2009

2009-11-21 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
at 11:37 AM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.com wrote: I've informed SBC-YPR. NOTE: The new venue is on a parallel road to the old one. Come to Indian Express, and insted of going into Cunningham Rd, take the next one. 2009/11/20 CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com

[Wikimediaindia-l] Kiran's talk on Querying Wikipedia with Python and Mediawiki at FOSS.in/2009

2009-12-06 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Hi, Kiran Jonnalagadda ( User:jackerhack / @jackerhack) presented a talk on Querying Wikipedia with Python and Mediawiki at the annual FOSS.in/2009 ( http://foss.in) , Bangalore. Some pictures uploaded : http://twitpic.com/siblf ( Kiren presenting) http://twitpic.com/sid4d ( On a case study )

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia donations in India

2009-12-07 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Can anybody clarify donations to Wikimedia foundation ( associated with recent funds raiser) attracts any income-tax benefits in INDIA ? Some folks are asking confirmations on this. Thanks Tinu Cherian ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia / WikiMedia Bangalore WikiMeetup8 - Dec 20 , 2009

2009-12-31 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
. Wishing you all a very happy new year ! Thanks Tinu Cherian On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 1:26 PM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.comwrote: The next meetup in Bangalore is on December 20, this Sunday. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/Bangalore/Bangalore8 Please sign up ! Just

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia WikiMeetup9 Bangalore - 10 Jan 2010

2010-01-07 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Hi Wikipedians, The next Wikipedia Wikimeetup9 @Bangalore is on this coming sunday , 10 Jan 2010. Please sign up ! http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/Bangalore/Bangalore9 Thanks Tinu Cherian ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia WikiMeetup9 Bangalore - 10 Jan 2010

2010-01-10 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Thanks to all who made the event a success. Photos of the Meetup 9 can be found at http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Bangalore_Meetup_Jan10 On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 3:52 PM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.comwrote: Hi Wikipedians, The next Wikipedia

[Wikimediaindia-l] CPOV : Wikiwars @ Bangalore

2010-01-14 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
The Centre for Internet and Society (Bangalore), in collaboration with the Institute of Network Cultures (Amsterdam), brought together an international range of scholars, researchers, practitioners, artists and users, to critically think through the emergence and spread of Wikipedia in the last

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] WikiMeetup - Bangalore -12

2010-03-05 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Based on the request, I have created a poll at * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_talk:Meetup/Bangalore/Bangalore12*for both the dates. *Please vote before march 8th *so that the logistics and other stuff can be planned. Regards Tinu Cherian On Thu, Mar 4, 2010 at 5:13 PM, Srikanth

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Steward election 2010

2010-03-09 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Conratulations Jyothis. Well deserved Thanks Tinu Cherian On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 1:35 PM, BalaSundaraRaman sundarbe...@yahoo.comwrote: Congrats, Jyotis! Your knowledge of multiple Indian languages will come in handy. - Sundar That language is an instrument of human reason, and not merely

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India Chapter

2010-03-10 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
their feedback and/or participate in the discussion? Regards Arjun 2010/3/11 CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com Congratulations to all Indian Wikipedians on this milestone step. Btw when can we expect the chapter be officially constituted ? Regards Tinu Cherian On Wed, Mar 10

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India Chapter

2010-03-11 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
/*Sorry, off topic */ Guru, I also miss many mails from the alias . Therefore I keep a track of this archive http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/wikimediaindia-l/ Thanks Tinu Cherian On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 6:59 PM, guru brahma wiki...@yahoo.co.in wrote: Hi, after sending this mail, I got

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] WikiMeetup - Bangalore -12

2010-03-11 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Since there was no consensus, we are keeping the date as same on march 12 Please try to come. Regards Tinu Cherian On Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 2:44 PM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.comwrote: Based on the request, I have created a poll at * http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] WikiMeetup - Bangalore -12

2010-03-11 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Oops. The correct date is* March 14th, Sunday. * Sorry for the confusion. Thanks Anirudh for pointing it out. Regards Tinu Cherian On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 10:03 PM, anirudhsbh (wiki) wrote: 10:03 PM anirudhsbh: Hi Tinu. Did you mean that the meet up would be on March 14, or March 12 (that

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] WikiMeetup - Bangalore -12

2010-03-12 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Hi Wikipedians, I propose that we try out Tele conf facility for the wiki meet up on 14 March, so that people who are not able to join in person can join on phone. This will also give an opportunity for people in other parts of India also to join. I am providing the details of the conf id, PIN

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India Chapter

2010-03-12 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Thatz a great idea. Let us talk ! Please try to attend both the IRC chat today and Bangalore Meetup tommorrow. The primary discussion will be regarding WikiMedia India chapter formation . Please maintain the etiquettes of the discussion. - Tinu Cherian On Sat, Mar 13, 2010 at 7:37 AM, Naveen

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India Chapter

2010-03-13 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Friends, Let us avoid this mud-slinging of each other on the mailing list. I think we all agree for one thing - Wikimedia India Chapter has to be formed. As Achal said, the so called founding members have no extra privileges, they just volunteered to set up the chapter after all the

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Cricket articles on Marathi Wikipedia, other meaningless inflation of article counts

2010-03-15 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
My 2 ( or more ) paisa on this ! IMHO, if articles are deleted just because it is a stub in wikipedia , it would have never grown ! Try to add more meaningful content to those articles, instead of recommending it to deletion. Improvement of any article, is everybody's responsibility, not only to

[Wikimediaindia-l] Why Wikipedians are the Weirdest People on the Internet ?

2010-03-15 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
A must watch video on a presentation by a Wikipedian, Steven Walling http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UEkF5o6KPNI Regards Tinu Cherian ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia Academy - Malayalam - Bangalore 21st March 2009

2010-03-18 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Hi Wikipedians, Wikipedia Academies are public outreach events aimed at engaging academics, other subject-matter experts and anyone else who are not familiar with Wikpedia/ wiki culture or online communities. In presentations and workshops, experienced Wikipedia authors teach the participants how

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia Academy - Malayalam - Bangalore 21st March 2010

2010-03-18 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Typo in the subject line ! Read the date as *21st March 2010 * -TC On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 6:20 PM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.comwrote: Hi Wikipedians, Wikipedia Academies are public outreach events aimed at engaging academics, other subject-matter experts and anyone else who

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia Bangalore Meet-up April 11, 2010

2010-04-12 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Thanq Nadig for uploading the images with CC By SA license, I will copy them to our commons too.. Btw there was a news column today onTimes of India newspaper regarding this meetup and Bishakha Datta. E-editions can found below.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia Bangalore Meet-up April 11, 2010

2010-04-13 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
dictionary instead of online collaborative encyclopedia . Blame the copyeditor :) Thanks Tinu Cherian On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 11:36 AM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com wrote: Thanq Nadig for uploading the images with CC By SA license, I will copy them to our commons too.. Btw

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia Bangalore Meet-up April 11, 2010

2010-04-14 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
share. Best Bishakha On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 6:48 PM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com wrote: Related news on DNA newspaper, Bangalore Ed, today http://www.dnaindia.com/bangalore/report_wikipedia-now-has-an-indian-face_1370778 http://epaper.dnaindia.com/dnabangalore

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Number of local Wikipedians

2010-04-20 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Natkeeran deleted it. Notifying him regarding this thread - Tinu Cherian On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 3:43 AM, Jyothis Edathoot j...@jyothis.net wrote: looks like that got deleted. Regards, Jyothis. http://www.Jyothis.net http://ml.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Jyothis On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] India lunch @ Wikimania

2010-07-09 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Hi Barry, Nice ! , looking fwd to have lunch with you and other Indian subcontinent wikipedians @ wikimania 2010 tmrw. And Hearty welcome to India ! Regards Tinu Cherian On Fri, Jul 9, 2010 at 3:59 PM, bnwikime...@gmail.com wrote: Hi everyone, I'm the new Chief Global Development Officer at

[Wikimediaindia-l] WIkimania Poland and Indian Wikipedias on newspapers

2010-07-17 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Some articles on Indian Wikipedias and WIkimania Poland on newspapers *Madness with a Message on Bangalore Mirror* Page12 ( 18July 2010, TODAY) article by Srinivas Gunta ( User:Gurubhrama ,Member, EC, Wikimedia India Chapter ) on Wikimania Poland and Indian language Wikipedias

[Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: Okawix lets you download the whole content of Wikipedia

2010-08-02 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
FYI Regards Tinu Cherian -- Forwarded message -- From: Prinson prins...@gmail.com Date: Mon, Aug 2, 2010 at 5:35 PM Subject: [Wikiml-l] Okawix lets you download the whole content of Wikipedia To: Malayalam Wikimedia Project Mailing list wikim...@lists.wikimedia.org

[Wikimediaindia-l] The Wikipedia resource - in South Indian languages! - Mybangalore.com article

2010-08-07 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
The Wikipedia resource - in South Indian languages! - Mybangalore.com article http://www.mybangalore.com/article/0810/the-wikipedia-resource-in-south-indian-languages.html Thanks Tinu Cherian ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Please help test geolocation

2010-08-10 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
I tested it and the distance from the given co-ordinates from my actual location was around 15kms ( 9.3 miles) , but within the same city of Bangalore Regards Tinu Cherian On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 9:39 PM, Erik Moeller e...@wikimedia.org wrote: Hello all, we're experimenting with geolocation

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Please help test geolocation

2010-08-10 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Arun, Looks like both of us received the same co-ordinates from MaxMind :) Regards Tinu Cherian On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 10:18 PM, Arun Ram arunra...@gmail.com wrote: Eric, It seems to work with a 12 km diff. Meta page has been updated with the results. regards Arun On Tue, Aug 10,

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Media coverage

2010-09-02 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Thanks Bishakha , I had shared this news of Wikimedia Foundation India office with Sidin Vadakkut,the Managing editor of Live Mint. Hope to get more coverage of this on other publications too, when Barry will be in India. Regards Tinu Cherian On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 10:18 AM, Bishakha Datta

[Wikimediaindia-l] Too much bad news on Wikip edia’s main page?

2010-09-06 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Interesting blog article *Too much bad news on Wikipedia’s main page?* by one of the top Indian contributors Eng Wikipedia Admin Utkarshraj Atmaram (User:Utcursch http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Utcursch ) http://ut7.in/blog/2010/09/04/too-much-bad-news-on-wikipedias-main-page/ This blog is

[Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: Sep 12- Bangalore Monthly wikipedia meetup - Announcing special talk

2010-09-06 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
FYI -- Forwarded message -- From: Arun Ram arunra...@gmail.com Date: Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 8:28 AM Subject: [Wikimedia-in-blr] Bangalore Monthly wikipedia meetup - Announcing special talk To: wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org, Mailing list for Wikimedians / Wikipedians in

[Wikimediaindia-l] Malayalam Wikipedia crosses 14,000 articles

2010-09-07 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Hi folks, This is to inform that Malayalam Wikipedia (ml.wikipedia.org) crossed 14,000 articles. http://ml.wikipedia.org/wiki/Special:Statistics It took only less than 2.5 months from 13K to 14K. This is particularly important because Malayalam Wikipedia has strict guidelines on the

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] New Stats- Global perspective about Wikipedia Page edits

2010-09-07 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
I agree to that one..My company's internet gateway for this office is via Honk Kong. So my views and edits may be seen as from Honk Kong ! But still, this is a good data point to start with... Regards Tinu Cherian On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 9:44 AM, arjuna rao chavala arjunar...@googlemail.com

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Media coverage

2010-09-11 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Nice..., Glad that wikipedia is getting lots of media coverage, these days. This is very important in our outreach point of view. Regards Tinu Cherian On Sat, Sep 11, 2010 at 4:04 PM, Bishakha Datta bishakhada...@gmail.comwrote:

[Wikimediaindia-l] Malayalam Wikipedia CD- mentioned in NewYork State University Blog

2010-09-12 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Malayalam Wikipedia CD- mentioned in NewYork State University Blog http://blogs.potsdam.edu/wikipediaoffline/2010/09/08/malayalam-wikipedia/ Regards Tinu Cherian ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-blr] Malayalam Wikipedia CD- mentioned in NewYork State University Blog

2010-09-13 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
the visibility it deserves. There surely would be other wikipedias that would be keen to replicate this. regards Arun On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 10:08 PM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.commailto:tinucher...@gmail.com wrote: Malayalam Wikipedia CD- mentioned in NewYork

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-blr] Malayalam Wikipedia CD- mentioned in NewYork State University Blog

2010-09-13 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
/10 11:31 PM, CherianTinu Abraham wrote: The efforts behind the Malayalam offline Wikipedia CD is really appreciable. It required a hardwork of 20+ Wikipedians for more than 2-3 months to make it a success. They also faced several technical / software hurdles which they successfully overcame

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-blr] Malayalam Wikipedia CD- mentioned in NewYork State University Blog

2010-09-13 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 12:12 PM, Bishakha Datta bishakhada...@gmail.comwrote: A superb effort - curious about the media controversy in Kerala and how that undermined this? Bishakha On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 12:01 PM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com wrote: The efforts behind

[Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [Wikimedia-in-blr] Bangalore Monthly wikipedia meetup

2010-09-13 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
FYI -- Forwarded message -- From: CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com Date: Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 3:00 PM Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-in-blr] Bangalore Monthly wikipedia meetup - Announcing special talk To: Mailing list for Wikimedians / Wikipedians in Bangalore, India wikimedia

[Wikimediaindia-l] Malayalam WIkipedia /Wikimedia Academy - Madurai , Tamil Nadu- 21 Sep 2010

2010-09-17 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
This is to inform that a Malayalam WIkipedia /Wikimedia Academy is planned @ Madurai , Tamil Nadu on 21 Sep 2010. Venue : Kamaraj University centre, Madurai http://ml.wikipedia.org/wiki/WP:Madurai_wikipedia_Academy_1 Regards Tinu Cherian ___

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Malayalam WIkipedia /Wikimedia Academy - Madurai , Tamil Nadu- 21 Sep 2010

2010-09-17 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
admitted. - George Boole, quoted in Iverson's Turing Award Lecture -- *From:* CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com *To:* wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org *Sent:* Fri, September 17, 2010 1:46:30 PM *Subject:* [Wikimediaindia-l] Malayalam WIkipedia /Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wiki meetup at Pune - 2010 September 18

2010-09-17 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Please don't forget to upload the photos to commons too http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Wikipedian_meetups_in_India Regards Tinu Cherian On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 6:36 PM, Hari Prasad Nadig hpna...@gmail.comwrote: Quite nice to see Wiki meet-ups starting to happen all around. Great

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Uploading our own FlickR entries to Commons

2010-09-19 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
For uploading from Flickr to commons, I use this tool http://toolserver.org/~bryan/flickr/upload It can help you to directly upload CC by SA images to commons. ( Sharing this for the benefit of us). Nichalp had a bulk upload from computer tool.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wiki meetup at Mumbai - 2010 September 20

2010-09-20 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
.. And I am nagging Anirudh , for uploading the photos asap :) Wikipedians , please upload to commons and use this category http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Mumbai_Meetup_Sep10 - Tinu Cherian On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 10:25 PM, bnewst...@wikimedia.org wrote: ...And Anirudh of course,

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wiki meetup at Mumbai - 2010 September 20

2010-09-20 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Some of the photos can be seen here http://www.flickr.com/photos/pradx/sets/72157624997707420/ The uploader has licensed to CC by SA , so i will uploading some of them to Wikimedia commons too. Regards Tinu Cherian On Mon, Sep 20, 2010 at 10:31 PM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Bangalore Mid-Day coverage

2010-09-20 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
LOL... the Wiki-capital term was coined by the journo herself.. Anyways glad to see the buzz around the foundation office ... I had indeed told her it is upto Barry the Foundation to decide where to set up the Foundation office.. Ofcourse, journos like to ride on stories of speculations ...

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Bangalore Mid-Day coverage

2010-09-20 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Salmanji, Please don't take it personally either... we are not competing for the cities.. :) Do note that the journo is from a Bangalore edition newspaper, so obviously will highlight the Bangalore part. :) The journo asked about what are the chances for Bangalore, I said my personal opinions. She

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wiki meetup at Mumbai - 2010 September 20

2010-09-21 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Uploaded some of the Mumbai Wikimeetup photos to http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Mumbai_Meetup_Sep10 Regards Tinu Cherian On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 7:22 AM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.comwrote: Some of the photos can be seen here http://www.flickr.com/photos/pradx/sets

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wiki meetup at Mumbai - 2010 September 20

2010-09-21 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Sudhanwa, for now you can see this link http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Mumbai_Meetup_Sep10 I have asked Netra and Aditya Sengupta to move their pics to flickr with a proper license. Once that is done, I will move them to commons too Regards Tinu Cherian On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 12:11

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-del] Reminder

2010-09-21 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
All the best wishes for the Delhi Wiki-meetup today ! On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 11:00 AM, theo10011 de10...@gmail.com wrote: Hi everyone This is to remind everyone of the Delhi meetup tomorrow. It is scheduled for 6 PM at the Cha Bar, Oxford Bookstore, Statesman House, Connaught place. There

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wiki meetup 19 at Bangalore - 2010 September 24

2010-09-23 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Yes, the Ayodhya verdict has been postponed so we're all set for the community meeting on Sep 24 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/Bangalore/Bangalore19 Regards Tinu Cherian On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 3:20 PM, Srikanth Lakshmanan srik@gmail.comwrote: So we shouldnt be having

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] More News articles on Barry's visit and Wikimedia

2010-09-23 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
1 more : IndiaTechOnline http://www.indiatechonline.com/wikipedia-sets-up-india-chapter-328.php On Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 7:50 AM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.comwrote: More News articles on Barry's visit and Wikimedia DNA http://epaper.dnaindia.com/dnabangalore/newsview.aspx?eddate

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Malayalam WIkipedia /Wikimedia Academy - Madurai , Tamil Nadu- 21 Sep 2010

2010-09-23 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
of thought, is a truth generally admitted. - George Boole, quoted in Iverson's Turing Award Lecture -- *From:* CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com *To:* wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org *Sent:* Fri, September 17, 2010 1:46:30 PM *Subject:* [Wikimediaindia

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] CWG Cost : Govt cites Wikipedia as source

2010-09-24 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
This is really interesting.. Last heard was that a court used Wikipedia as a reference source. Regards Tinu Cherian On Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 11:30 AM, Srikanth Lakshmanan srik@gmail.comwrote: Hi all, Came across this link Ministry of Tourism, Govt of India cites Wikipedia as the source

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Announcing the Wikimedia India Community Newsletter - Edition 1

2010-09-24 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Eric, It is officially released now. A print copy of the newsletter was handed-over to Barry at Bangalore Wikimeetup yesterday. I'll upload the images soon. Regards Tinu Cherian On Sat, Sep 25, 2010 at 12:01 AM, Erik Moeller e...@wikimedia.org wrote: Achal, congratulations - this is an

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] More News articles on Barry's visit and Wikimedia

2010-09-24 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
at 11:33 AM, Bishakha Datta bishakhada...@gmail.comwrote: Great job on media coverage, guys! Bishakha On Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 9:50 AM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com wrote: 1 more : IndiaTechOnline http://www.indiatechonline.com/wikipedia-sets-up-india-chapter-328.php On Fri

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] More News articles on Barry's visit and Wikimedia

2010-09-27 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
On Sun, Sep 26, 2010 at 7:40 PM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com wrote: + more : PTI / The Hindu : http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/internet/article797083.ece The Hindu : http://www.hindu.com/2010/09/25/stories/2010092551100200.htm Indian Express : http

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia story on CNN-IBN

2010-09-28 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Wikipedia story on CNN-IBN http://ibnlive.in.com/news/wikipedia-all-set-to-open-office-in-india/131876-11.html Dont forget to see the video.. featuring Salmaan, Anirudh, Kiran, HPN, me etc :) Regards Tinu Cherian ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimeetup @ Hyderabad

2010-09-29 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Hi folks, I am in touch with a few folks and Wikipedians in Hyderabad for a Wikimeetup @Hyd. Please* drop me a personal mail *to tinucherian ( at) gmail ( dot) com , if you are interested, so that I can keep you also in loop. Date Venue is still being discussed. Regards Tinu Cherian

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimeetup @ Hyderabad

2010-10-02 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
? All the best wishes for the Hyderabad Wiki meetup . Please note that Wikimeetups will be held at Bangalore Mumbai on the same day. Regards Tinu Cherian On Wed, Sep 29, 2010 at 3:59 PM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.comwrote: Hi folks, I am in touch with a few folks

[Wikimediaindia-l] Malayalam WikiAcademy 4 : Kozhikode , Kerala on Oct10, 2010

2010-10-04 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Hi Wikipedians, The next Malayalam Wiki Academy is scheduled for Oct 10, 2010 at Kozhikode ( Calicut) . http://ml.wikipedia.org/wiki/wp:Calicut_wikipedia_Academy_1 This is the fourth of series of Malayalam WikiAcademies in India and the first one @ Kozhikode. Venue: St.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] who is the director of wikimedia india

2010-10-06 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Hi Bharath, I understand your concerns , IMHO but it is time to move on. Kiruba was associated with the chapter creation efforts in the initial stages. He also helped in several Wikimedia /Wikipedia outreach programmes that happened in chennai earlier. He was the one of organisers

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [mr-wiki] Minutes of Pune Wikipedia Meetup 18th Sept. 2010

2010-10-07 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
The photos of the Pune Wikimeetup2 http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Pune_Meetup_Sep10 Regards Tinu Cherian On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 3:51 PM, Sudhanwa Jogalekar sudhanwa@gmail.comwrote: Some photos were taken at the end of the Pune meeting. Can someone post those pictures please.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimeetup @ Hyderabad

2010-10-07 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
the best wishes for the first Hyderabad Wiki meetup . Regards Tinu Cherian On Sat, Oct 2, 2010 at 5:46 PM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.comwrote: The first Hyderabad Wiki meetup is planned for Oct 10, Sunday 3 PM http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/Hyderabad/Hyderabad1 Please

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] creative commons superhero meets wikimedia india

2010-10-07 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Wow.. Congrats GKJohn :) Regards Tinu Cherian On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 6:51 PM, Achal Prabhala aprabh...@gmail.com wrote: Creative Commons has just put out a list of people it considers 'superheroes' https://creativecommons.net/superheroes/ - and of the six people highlighted, one is our very

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-blr] Setting up bridge with the Mumbai Wikimedians

2010-10-08 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
PM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com wrote: This is great idea. My skype id is tinucherian. I will take a lead for this Bangalore. Is there anybody from Mumbai who can confirm from their side, Anirudh? On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 5:56 PM, Anirudh Bhati anirudh

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimeetup @ Hyderabad

2010-10-11 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
appreciation to Lakshman Prasad ( User:Scorpion032 ) , Mspraveen , Veeven all the others who made it a big success. Regards Tinu Cherian On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 6:22 PM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.comwrote: Please note that the time of the Hyderabad wikimeetup is changed to 10 AM , Oct 10

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Proposal: Wiki Marathon

2010-10-12 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Nice idea.. I was thinking the same for some time .. I was planning to call it Shut up Edit :) Bangalore meetups happens second sunday of every month. So the next one will be November 14. How about a theme like 2010 Commonwealth games ? We will create articles for all Indian medal winners in

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Media coverage

2010-10-12 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
http://wikimedia.in/wiki/In_the_news Can one of the site admins link the Press Kit In the News pages on the side bar ? Regards Tinu Cherian On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 8:31 PM, Bishakha Datta bishakhada...@gmail.comwrote: from yesterday's Times of India at

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Proposal: Wiki Marathon

2010-10-13 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
How will we quantify the efforts on the same day without a theme ? Blind editing on anything can be done on any day. If we can stick to a theme ( any) , we can see the results by the end of the day. Commenwealth was just a suggestion of theme and can be replaced by any other. Let people

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Proposal: Wiki Marathon

2010-10-14 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
1. Agree..Wiki-thon is nice 2. Tired of seeing media in every meetup in Bangalore :( (Ok..Ok.. don't blame me :P ) 3. No theme for now :) 4. No problems Regards Tinu Cherian On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 4:49 PM, Ravishankar ravidre...@gmail.com wrote: 1. Any name is fine. 2. Should we bring media

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia Announcements] WMF Staff Addition: Mani Pande as Senior Research Analyst, Global Development

2010-10-15 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Hi Mani Pande, Welcome to the Wikimedia family. Don't forget to attend one of our Wikimeetups , when in India :) Regards Tinu Cherian On Sat, Oct 16, 2010 at 4:23 AM, Barry Newstead bnewst...@wikimedia.orgwrote: It is my pleasure to welcome Mani Pande to the Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] WMF Staff Addition: Mani Pande as Senior Research Analyst, Global Development

2010-10-15 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
- always thrilled to see more women in the fold. :) Look forward to meeting up, Bishakha On Sat, Oct 16, 2010 at 8:08 AM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Mani Pande, Welcome to the Wikimedia family. Don't forget to attend one of our Wikimeetups

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Aapka Apna Wikipedia

2010-10-16 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Nice coverage of Indian Wikipedias Regards Tinu Cherian Added link to http://wikimedia.in/wiki/In_the_news On Sat, Oct 16, 2010 at 7:17 PM, BalaSundaraRaman sundarbe...@yahoo.comwrote: Thanks for sharing it, Bishakha. Journalists do love to mention anecdotes, it seems. :) While there's a

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia Wikimeetup @ Chennai

2010-10-18 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
It has been a long time since Wikicamp 2007 Chennai... Planning for a Wikipedia Wikimeetup @ Chennai , possibly next month. Need volunteers. If you are interested , please send a personal mail to me . Regards Tinu Cherian ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing

[Wikimediaindia-l] 3 more Malayalam Wikipedia WikiAcademies this month - Kannur , Kottayam Kasaragod

2010-10-21 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Hi, Achal Prabhala had once casually but rightly asked , Are Malayalam Wikipedians on steroids ? I think I will have to agree with his remarks :) After the success of 5 Malayalam Wikiacademy this year, 3 more are planned for this month of October alone. The 5th WikiAcademy was held at

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia Wikimeetup @ Chennai

2010-10-21 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
at the earliest , if you are willing to lend a hand. Thanks in advance. Regards Tinu Cherian On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 12:26 PM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com wrote: It has been a long time since Wikicamp 2007 Chennai... Planning for a Wikipedia Wikimeetup @ Chennai , possibly next

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia quoted in Indian Supreme court case

2010-10-25 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
More stories on this Times of India : Can Wikipedia be the basis of SC ruling? http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Can-Wikipedia-be-the-basis-of-SC-ruling/articleshow/6806187.cms Outlook India blog : http://blogs.outlookindia.com/default.aspx?ddm=10pid=2358eid=5 Thanks Tinu Cherian On

[Wikimediaindia-l] Mediareport : CIOL : Wikimedia to open India operation, soon

2010-10-27 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Wikimedia to open India operation, soon http://www.ciol.com/News/News/News-Reports/Wikimedia-to-open-India-operation-soon/142832/0/ If you come across any Wikimedia /Wikimedia India related news, please add it to http://www.wikimedia.in/wiki/In_the_news Regards Tinu Cherian

[Wikimediaindia-l] Mediareport : DNA : Meet Wikipedia founder in Mumbai next Sunday

2010-10-28 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
DNA : Meet Wikipedia founder in Mumbai next Sunday http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report_meet-wikipedia-founder-in-mumbai-next-sunday_1458685 Regards Tinu Cherian ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

[Wikimediaindia-l] Mediareport : Economic Times : Wikipedia set to expand presence in 'Global South'

2010-10-29 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Economic Times : Wikipedia set to expand presence in 'Global South' http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/tech/internet/Wikipedia-set-to-expand-presence-in-Global-South/articleshow/6825933.cms Thanks Tinu Cherian http://www.wikimedia.in/wiki/In_the_news#October_2010

[Wikimediaindia-l] Mediareport : Media Mughals : Wikipedia to establish operations in India

2010-10-29 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Media Mughals : Wikipedia to establish operations in India http://www.mediamughals.com/News/1/4/Article/6427/Wikipedia_to_establish_operations_in_India.htm Regards Tinu Cherian ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

[Wikimediaindia-l] [Media]: Forbes India : Veni, Vidi, Wiki: Wikipedia in Courts

2010-10-29 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Forbes India : Veni, Vidi, Wiki: Wikipedia in Courts http://business.in.com/article/breakpoint/veni-vidi-wiki-wikipedia-in-courts/18612/1 ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia Wikimeetup @ Chennai /Bangalore Nov 14

2010-11-08 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
On Thu, Oct 21, 2010 at 9:25 PM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.comwrote: A wikimeetup @ Chennai is planned for Nov 14 , 2010. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/Chennai/Chennai2 The venue agenda is currently under discussion . We need some more local help from Wikimedians

[Wikimediaindia-l] The Hindu : What creature crowds can teach us Wikipedia

2010-11-12 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
The Hindu : What creature crowds can teach us Wikipedia http://www.thehindu.com/arts/books/article881856.ece Regards Tinu Cherian ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia Wikimeetup @ Chennai /Bangalore Nov 14

2010-11-13 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
, 2010 at 5:52 PM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.comwrote: Just a reminder of the upcoming Wikimeetups in Chennai and Bangalore on Nov 14 , this weekend http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/Chennai/Chennai2 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/Bangalore/Bangalore21

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia Wikimeetup @ Chennai /Bangalore Nov 14

2010-11-13 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Photos of the Wikimarathon : http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Chennai_Meetup_Nov2010 On Sun, Nov 14, 2010 at 11:57 AM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com wrote: Wikipedia Wikimarathon @ Chennai happening right now.. You can see the updates on twitter by searching #WPMCH2

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Tamil Wiktionary now Top 10 globally

2010-11-14 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Also glad to see an indic langugae on the main page of a Wikimedia project http://www.wiktionary.org/ Congratulations to all who made this happen. Would love to see atleast one Indic language on top 10 of every Wikimedia project in next 5 years. Regards Tinu Cherian On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia Wikimeetup @ Kolkata

2010-11-15 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Hi Wikipedians, We are planning for Wikipedia Wikimeetup @ Kolkata in near future. If you are from the city or can help in Wikimeetup or interested to attend the same, please drop me a personal mail. If you would like to see a Wikimeetup @ also in your town /city and can

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia Wikimeetup @ Chennai /Bangalore Nov 14

2010-11-16 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Thanks Ravi.. All for Wikipedia Wikipedia for All :) -TC On Tue, Nov 16, 2010 at 2:02 PM, Ravishankar ravidre...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Tinu, Thanks for the excellent pictures. Guys like you, Shiju coming from Bangalore for this is great gesture. I also appreciate the effort you take to

[Wikimediaindia-l] Press : The Hindu : Looking to India

2010-11-21 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
The Hindu : Looking to India http://www.hindu.com/mag/2010/11/21/stories/2010112150040200.htm Regards Tinu Cherian ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l

[Wikimediaindia-l] Bangalore 22nd Wikimeetup on Dec 18 , with Erik / Danese / Alolita

2010-11-29 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Hi all, I am extremely pleased to announce the 22nd Wikipedia /Wikimedia Wikimeetup , Bangalore on *Dec 18, Satuday* with *Erik Möller *( Deputy Director , Wikimedia Foundation) , * Danese Cooper* ( Chief Technical Officer, Wikimedia Foundation) and* Alolita Sharma* (Engineering Programs

[Wikimediaindia-l] Press: Mid-Day : Come, give Wikipedia a hand

2010-11-29 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Mid-Day : Come, give Wikipedia a hand http://www.mid-day.com/specials/2010/nov/281110-wikipedia-monthly-meeting.htm Nice photo, Kundan Amitabh :) Small correction: Wikipedia is available in 20 Indic languages and another 20 are in incubation . Thanks to Shiju Alex , who recently enlightened me

[Wikimediaindia-l] Press : Times of India: If Wikipedia is to be believed ..

2010-11-29 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Times of India : If Wikipedia is to be believed .. http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/home/sunday-toi/book-mark/Cyber-galaxies-make-the-world-go-round/articleshow/7002642.cms Interesting thought... So how many of you think that Media houses believe Wikipedia ? We have seen lots of news articles

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia Wikimeetup @ Kolkata

2010-11-29 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.comwrote: Hi Wikipedians, We are planning for Wikipedia Wikimeetup @ Kolkata in near future. If you are from the city or can help in Wikimeetup or interested to attend the same, please drop me a personal mail. If you would like to see

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