Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Bangalore Wikimeetup 30 with Hisham Mundol on 25 Feb 2011

2011-02-21 Thread hisham mundol
Many thanks for this email, Tinu. I'm really looking forwarding to meeting the community in Bangalore. Warm Regards, hisham On 2/21/2011 5:36 PM, CherianTinu Abraham wrote: Hi, Hisham Mundol was recently hired [1] as an consultant to the Wikimedia Foundation to support

[Wikimediaindia-l] India Programs: Update

2011-02-28 Thread hisham mundol
Dear Folks, I'm writing to update you on the community meets held last week. (I had visited Mumbai, Pune and Bangalore along with Barry.) First of all, thank you to everyone who came over. Appreciate your time and also the educative, informative, engaging and wide-ranging discussions we

[Wikimediaindia-l] India Programs IRC: Today 8pm IST (#wikimedia-office)

2011-03-02 Thread hisham mundol
Just thought I'd drop you a quick reminder invite to the IRC today (Thursday March 3rd) at 8pm (IST) at #wikimedia-office The broad agenda is to discuss a) initial thinking on how to improve outreach b) ideas and suggestions on how the Foundation can support existing and proposed community

[Wikimediaindia-l] Fellowships: Invite for India Proposals

2011-03-09 Thread hisham mundol
Hi Folks I'm writing regarding the Fellowships Program, and specifically to invite proposals for Fellowships in India. For those who might not be aware of the program, these links are useful:- 1). http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Fellowships 2).

[Wikimediaindia-l] India Programs Update: Draft India Plan (WIP)

2011-03-10 Thread hisham mundol
Dear All One of the first tasks that I've been working on as part of India Programs is to prepare a preliminary plan for India. The first (incomplete, and still work-in-progress) draft is up on meta athttp://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_-_India_programs As you'll notice,

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

2011-03-10 Thread hisham mundol
Hi Ashwin This agenda sounds great and I'm sure the meetup will be very productive. I'm sorry I won't be able to attend, but do let me know if any particular ideas/initiatives emerge for which you require support from India Programs All the Best! / hisham/ *India Programs - Wikimedia

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] India Programs Update: Draft India Plan (WIP)

2011-03-10 Thread hisham mundol
* by the community in outreach has the maximum possible impact Sounds like a terrorist plot! :) warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas On 10 March 2011 20:08, hisham mundol hmun...@wikimedia.org mailto:hmun...@wikimedia.org wrote: Dear All One of the first tasks that I've been working on as part

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Press] : The OPEN mag : Vernacular Wikipedia

2011-03-25 Thread Hisham Mundol
Hey Tinu I wouldn't worry too much about the errors. It's a good article because it talks about the range of languages as well as calling out a number of editors. Those are both strong messages. Thanks, as always, for doing a wonderful job with media. Hisham Mundol India Programs

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Press]: The Hindu : Malayalam's Wiki warrior

2011-03-25 Thread Hisham Mundol
Great article, Santosh. It's particularly good because it references wikipedia in schools and wikisource well. Hisham Mundol India Programs - Wikimedia Foundation User:Hmundol skype: hisham.wikimedia google talk: hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter: @mundol On Mar 23, 2011, at 6:48 PM, CherianTinu

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] 1 million edits in Hindi wikipedia !

2011-03-29 Thread Hisham Mundol
speakers. ...If there are any thoughts, please do share them on this mailing list or feel free to write to me directly or google chat me on hmun...@wikimedia.org Hisham Mundol India Programs - Wikimedia Foundation http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_-_India_Programs skype

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] 2nd Odia (Oriya) Wikipedia Academy/Workshop Bhubaneswar, 2011April03, 10 AM

2011-03-29 Thread Hisham Mundol
to explain/clarify and work with you on all these points. I'm going to be reaching out to you. Last, and most certainly not the least, Good Luck! I'm sure it will go great. Hisham Mundol India Programs - Wikimedia Foundation http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_-_India_Programs

[Wikimediaindia-l] India Programs: Updated India Plan

2011-04-04 Thread Hisham Mundol
, *Hisham Mundol* *India Programs - Wikimedia Foundation* *http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_-_India_Programs* skype: hisham.wikimedia gtalk: hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter: @mundol ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Report: 2nd Odia Wikipedia Workshop, Bhubaneswar, 2011April03

2011-04-04 Thread Hisham Mundol
community. Hisham Mundol India Programs - Wikimedia Foundation http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_-_India_Programs skype: hisham.wikimedia gtalk: hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter: @mundol On Apr 4, 2011, at 3:41 PM, Subhashish Panigrahi wrote: Hi, here is the report of the 2nd

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Kannada Wiktionary reaches 1,00,000 words

2011-04-04 Thread Hisham Mundol
Congratulations, KN wiktionarians! 25k in 6 months is remarkable! Hisham Mundol India Programs - Wikimedia Foundation http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_-_India_Programs skype: hisham.wikimedia gtalk: hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter: @mundol On Apr 4, 2011, at 3:14 PM, Bala

[Wikimediaindia-l] India Programs IRC : Thursday April 7th 2011 @ 8pm IST (GMT + 5:30) : #wikimedia-office

2011-04-07 Thread Hisham Mundol
shared with you all a couple of days ago as well as anything else that you wish to go through. I look forward to as many of you as can make it. Many thanks. Warm Regards, Hisham Mundol India Programs - Wikimedia Foundation http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_-_India_Programs

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia:Meetup /Pune12 on Saturday 9 April 2011, 6:00 pm @ SICSR

2011-04-08 Thread Hisham Mundol
on the campus program and the proposal for the Pune pilot, and i'd love to be able to address any queries, etc. - and take on board suggestions.) Many thanks. Hisham Mundol India Programs - Wikimedia Foundation http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_-_India_Programs skype: hisham.wikimedia

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia:Meetup /Pune12 on Saturday 9 April 2011, 6:00 pm @ SICSR

2011-04-08 Thread Hisham Mundol
Hisham Mundol India Programs - Wikimedia Foundation http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_-_India_Programs skype: hisham.wikimedia gtalk: hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter: @mundol On Apr 8, 2011, at 3:51 PM, Sudhanwa Jogalekar wrote: Hi Hisham, On Fri, Apr 8, 2011 at 12:30 PM

[Wikimediaindia-l] India Office Location: Selection Criteria Invite to Comment

2011-04-09 Thread Hisham Mundol
location. Please discuss the name(s) of any other town/location. You'll notice that I haven't actually put the scores down for each town/city; that's the next step. Thanks! Hisham Mundol India Programs - Wikimedia Foundation http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_-_India_Programs

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Tamil Wikipedia crossed the 30, 000 articles milestone

2011-04-09 Thread Hisham Mundol
This is fantastic. Great show, Tamil Wikipedians! Hisham Mundol India Programs - Wikimedia Foundation http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_-_India_Programs skype: hisham.wikimedia gtalk: hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter: @mundol On Apr 8, 2011, at 11:03 PM, Shiju Alex wrote

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] A brief Report on OSSCamp at Lucknow, Dated 26-27th March, 2011

2011-04-10 Thread Hisham Mundol
on the profile of the students. It'll be really good if you can stay in touch with those who you met and see how they are getting along on editing. Sometimes, newbies want to edit but run into difficulties and need a bit of hand holding. Thanks, once again. Hisham Mundol India Programs

[Wikimediaindia-l] Cheat-Sheet for Fellowships: Campus Program Pilot in Pune

2011-04-12 Thread Hisham Mundol
are short for the pilot. Please do share this email with whoever else you think might be interested but are not on this mailing list. As always, feel free to reach out to me if you need any help/clarifications. Many thanks. Hisham Mundol Wikimedia Foundation India Programs skype

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Cheat-Sheet for Fellowships: Campus Program Pilot in Pune

2011-04-12 Thread Hisham Mundol
Absolutely. Hisham Mundol Wikimedia Foundation India Programs skype: hisham.wikimedia gtalk: hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter: @mundol On Apr 12, 2011, at 7:23 PM, Anivar Aravind wrote: Some of my friends are involved in Designing Training a FOSS elective in COEP , Pune http

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] India Campus Program - Pune Pilot: Update

2011-04-12 Thread Hisham Mundol
I've updated the India Programs page (towards the end of the Campus Program section) with the wording/design of the banner as well as the landing page. As always, do share any comments on the Talk Page, or on this mailing list or directly with me. Many thanks. Hisham Mundol Wikimedia

[Wikimediaindia-l] India Campus Program-Pune Pilot: Inputs for College/University Selection:

2011-04-14 Thread Hisham Mundol
the page and not restrict yourself to the Talk page. Many thanks. Hisham Mundol Wikimedia Foundation India Programs skype: hisham.wikimedia gtalk: hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter: @mundol ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] 3rd Odia (Oriya) Wikipedia Academy/Workshop Cuttack, April 17, 2011 at 10 AM

2011-04-16 Thread Hisham Mundol
Hi Subhashish Will be my pleasure to join in. Thanks Hisham Mundol Wikimedia Foundation India Programs skype: hisham.wikimedia gtalk: hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter: @mundol On Apr 16, 2011, at 2:45 PM, Subhashish Panigrahi wrote: Congratulations and wish you all the best for the event

[Wikimediaindia-l] Geo/Central Notices : Campus Ambassador Pune Pilot

2011-04-19 Thread Hisham Mundol
. I'll keep you posted on progress - but this is a good start. Hisham Mundol Wikimedia Foundation India Programs skype: hisham.wikimedia gtalk: hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter: @mundol ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Added a video Tutorial for How to edit Odia Wikipedia

2011-04-19 Thread Hisham Mundol
! Hisham Mundol Wikimedia Foundation India Programs skype: hisham.wikimedia gtalk: hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter: @mundol On Apr 18, 2011, at 1:41 PM, Subhashish Panigrahi wrote: Here is the link of the file in commons. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tutorial-How_To_Edit_Odia_Wikipedia.ogv

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Press] : The Telegraph , Calcutta : Regional Wiki

2011-04-19 Thread Hisham Mundol
we were quietly hoping you didn't notice... :-) Hisham Mundol Wikimedia Foundation India Programs skype: hisham.wikimedia gtalk: hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter: @mundol On Apr 19, 2011, at 2:08 PM, Bishakha Datta wrote: And with my name misspelt, as usual. :) Bishakha

[Wikimediaindia-l] Office Location Update

2011-04-26 Thread Hisham Mundol
at the above link and do please share your comments and inputs - through whichever channel you feel most comfortable with. I look forward to hearing from you. Thank you. Hisham Mundol Wikimedia Foundation India Programs skype: hisham.wikimedia gtalk: hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter: @mundol

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] MediaWiki selects eight students for Google Summer of Code 2011

2011-04-26 Thread Hisham Mundol
Congratulations to all of you, and a special one to the Indian guys! Hisham Mundol Wikimedia Foundation India Programs skype: hisham.wikimedia gtalk: hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter: @mundol On Apr 26, 2011, at 8:21 AM, Santhosh Thottingal wrote: http://techblog.wikimedia.org/2011/04/mediawiki

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] The Marathi language Wikipedia has reached 33, 333 articles on April 24.

2011-04-26 Thread Hisham Mundol
Congratulations to everyone involved! It's a nice milestone to celebrate as you move on to even bigger and better ones. Warm Regards, Hisham Mundol Wikimedia Foundation India Programs skype: hisham.wikimedia gtalk: hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter: @mundol On Apr 26, 2011, at 7:38 AM

[Wikimediaindia-l] Advice Help Sought: Potential Additions to the Community

2011-05-01 Thread Hisham Mundol
should be left behind!) Kind Regards, Hisham Mundol Wikimedia Foundation India Programs skype: hisham.wikimedia gtalk: hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter: @mundol ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Advice Help Sought: Potential Additions to the Community

2011-05-03 Thread Hisham Mundol
HI Vickram Many thanks for your comments. My responses below Hisham Mundol Wikimedia Foundation India Programs skype: hisham.wikimedia gtalk: hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter: @mundol On May 1, 2011, at 3:11 PM, Vickram Crishna wrote: On Fri, Apr 29, 2011 at 5:32 PM, Hisham Mundol hmun

[Wikimediaindia-l] India Programs: Team Selection: Call for Talent!

2011-05-03 Thread Hisham Mundol
boards, various social networks (twitter, facebook, etc.), etc. so that we can reach more potential candidates / remind potential candidates. Please do not hesitate to contact me for any clarifications. Many thanks. Hisham Mundol Wikimedia Foundation India Programs skype: hisham.wikimedia gtalk

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Can I apply for this job

2011-05-09 Thread Hisham Mundol
this reply as a shameless plug to call for (even) more interest from the community! Hisham Mundol Wikimedia Foundation India Programs skype: hisham.wikimedia gtalk: hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter: @mundol On May 8, 2011, at 6:43 PM, Gerard Meijssen wrote: Hoi, I read the opening for Consultant

[Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: India Education Program: Update to Pune Community

2011-05-18 Thread Hisham Mundol
Hi I'm sharing an update that I just sent to the Pune community. Warm Regards, Hisham Mundol Wikimedia India Programs skype : hisham.wikimedia gtalk : hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter : @mundol Begin forwarded message: From: Hisham Mundol hmun...@wikimedia.org Date: May 18, 2011 3:51:00

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-IN-PUN] Important : WikiPuneri Meetup No 14 - Date changed to 04 Jun 2011 and a special invite to the community

2011-05-31 Thread Hisham Mundol
the social dinner we would like to host on Saturday night (June 4th). Please refer Ashwin's mail below. Best Hisham Mundol Wikimedia India Programs skype : hisham.wikimedia gtalk : hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter : @mundol On May 28, 2011, at 11:23 AM, Ashwin Baindur wrote: Hello friends

[Wikimediaindia-l] India Programs IRC : Thursday June 2nd 2011 @ 9pm IST (GMT + 5:30) : #wikimedia-office

2011-06-01 Thread Hisham Mundol
and discuss any other issues you'd like to. Do join us! Best Hisham Mundol Wikimedia India Programs skype : hisham.wikimedia gtalk : hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter : @mundol ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https

[Wikimediaindia-l] Media Contacts: Pune

2011-06-01 Thread Hisham Mundol
with the opportunity to cover the Wikipedia India Education Program - and the Campus Ambassadors who are associated with this. I'm particularly keen on getting local publications (especially Marathi) and local radio channels. Many thanks Hisham Mundol Wikimedia India Programs skype

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] India Programs IRC : Thursday June 2nd 2011 @ 9pm IST (GMT + 5:30) : #wikimedia-office

2011-06-01 Thread Hisham Mundol
Hisham Mundol Wikimedia India Programs skype : hisham.wikimedia gtalk : hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter : @mundol On Jun 1, 2011, at 12:29 PM, Surya Prakash wrote: Hi Hisham Mundol Can you make it in-advance? instead of 9 PM, can yo make it 8 PM ? Hi Surya Can I request that we keep

[Wikimediaindia-l] Update on Meetings

2011-06-01 Thread Hisham Mundol
that's ok! Best Hisham Mundol Wikimedia India Programs skype : hisham.wikimedia gtalk : hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter : @mundol ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

[Wikimediaindia-l] Introducing Campus Ambassadors to the Pune India Community

2011-06-02 Thread Hisham Mundol
and support and advice and guidance and motivation. Do welcome them into your fold as you have warmly welcomed everyone else. (I've marked PJ, Srikeit, Annie Frank on this mail) Warmest Regards, Hisham Mundol Wikimedia India Programs skype : hisham.wikimedia gtalk : hmun

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] WikiPatrika is now released - Volume 2 , Issue 1 - 2011 June

2011-06-08 Thread Hisham Mundol
This is a tremendous effort - and the output is wonderful! Congratulations to everyone who've been involved! Hisham Mundol Wikimedia India Programs skype : hisham.wikimedia gtalk : hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter : @mundol On Jun 8, 2011, at 6:59 PM, WikiPatrika Newsletter wrote: Hi

[Wikimediaindia-l] Update on Wikipedia India Education Program: Report Project Page

2011-06-21 Thread Hisham Mundol
crossed, it's going to get very busy, very soon!) I'd like to thank everyone from the community who have helped out so amazingly! Best Hisham Mundol Wikimedia India Programs skype : hisham.wikimedia gtalk : hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter : @mundol

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

2011-06-23 Thread Hisham Mundol
Hisham Mundol Wikimedia India Programs skype : hisham.wikimedia gtalk : hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter : @mundol On Jun 23, 2011, at 4:05 PM, Federico Leva (Nemo) wrote: Hisham Mundol, 23/06/2011 11:54: T*here are 19,000 laptops*that will be distributed in this initiative

[Wikimediaindia-l] Update on Wikipedia India Education Program Invite to Meet Campus Ambassadors @ Monthly India Programs IRC (Thursday July 28th @ 9pm IST): #wikimedia-office

2011-07-26 Thread Hisham Mundol
Ambassadors. They are great guys and have done amazing stuff so far. They're going to need your help and encouragement. Drop in and say hello, and a little more! Warmest Regards, Hisham Mundol Wikimedia India Programs skype : hisham.wikimedia gtalk : hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter

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

2011-07-30 Thread Hisham Mundol
. Best Hisham Mundol Wikimedia India Programs skype : hisham.wikimedia gtalk : hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter : @mundol Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. Help us make it a reality! On Jul 29, 2011, at 6:10 PM, Gaurav Garg

[Wikimediaindia-l] Rescheduling of Monthly IRC / Introductions for Shiju Nitika

2011-08-16 Thread Hisham Mundol
unfortunately can't be rescheduled. Can I therefore propose Thursday August 24th at 9pm IST pls. (I'll send out a reminder closer to the day.) Sorry about this. Best Hisham Mundol Wikimedia India Programs skype : hisham.wikimedia gtalk : hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter : @mundol Imagine

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-IN-PUN] [Press] : Times of India : Editing Wiki is now part of CoEP's syllabi

2011-08-18 Thread Hisham Mundol
Hisham Mundol Wikimedia India Programs skype : hisham.wikimedia gtalk : hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter : @mundol Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. Help us make it a reality! On Aug 18, 2011, at 8:27 AM, Anirudh Bhati

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Minutes of the Wikipedia Mumbai Meetup 12

2011-08-21 Thread Hisham Mundol
Thanks for the kind words, Naveen! I agree fully (though I may be slightly biased! :-)) ...Don't forget the superstar Campus Ambassadors!!! Details at WP:INDIAEDU! Send them some WikiLove as well! Hisham Mundol Wikimedia India Programs skype : hisham.wikimedia gtalk : hmun

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Rescheduling of Monthly IRC / Introductions for Shiju Nitika

2011-08-21 Thread Hisham Mundol
On Aug 21, 2011, at 4:03 PM, Hari Prasad Nadig wrote: Hisham, What channel on is this on? #wikimedia-office For those on this mailing list, you can use this link: http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=#wikimedia-office I'll send out an invite soon for the Thursday chat. -- Hari

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Minutes of the Wikipedia Mumbai Meetup 12

2011-08-23 Thread Hisham Mundol
Great idea, Naveen. Will do. Hisham Mundol Wikimedia India Programs skype : hisham.wikimedia gtalk : hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter : @mundol Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. Help us make it a reality! On Aug 22, 2011

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-IN-PUN] [Press] : Sakaal Times : 1, 000 city students selected to write for Wikipedia

2011-08-23 Thread Hisham Mundol
On Aug 22, 2011, at 4:35 AM, CherianTinu Abraham wrote: It is actually tricky. Words do mean differently in different parts of the world... Even the foundation sometimes uses the word recruit officially. Last seen at Sue Gardner's keynote address at Wikimania Haifa too.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] WMF, India Office and Chapter - Update

2011-08-26 Thread Hisham Mundol
Naveen: There's a project page already in place for the Wikipedia India Education Program. It's WP:INDIAEDU Srikanth : Thanks for clarifying Hisham Mundol Wikimedia India Programs skype : hisham.wikimedia gtalk : hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter : @mundol Imagine a world in which

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] WMF, India Office and Chapter - Update

2011-08-26 Thread Hisham Mundol
and track progress. Right now, we've put in only the participants from the Pune pilot but eventually, i see this page expanding to include other cities as the program rolls out. Naveen Francis Signature powered by WiseStamp On 26 August 2011 16:36, Hisham Mundol hmun...@wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Minutes of the Wikipedia Mumbai Meetup 12

2011-08-26 Thread Hisham Mundol
23, 2011, at 12:29 PM, Hisham Mundol wrote: Great idea, Naveen. Will do. Hisham Mundol Wikimedia India Programs skype : hisham.wikimedia gtalk : hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter : @mundol Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] WMF, India Office and Chapter - Update

2011-08-26 Thread Hisham Mundol
inline On Aug 26, 2011, at 1:23 PM, Hari Prasad Nadig wrote: About the Foundation update, The number of students involved sounds great and sets up huge expectations about the program. There has been tremendous publicity for the program. Like mentioned on the update, it does require

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] WMF, India Office and Chapter - Update

2011-08-26 Thread Hisham Mundol
On Aug 26, 2011, at 11:11 AM, Gautam John wrote: On 26 August 2011 11:08, Naveen Francis navee...@gmail.com wrote: Expression of interest by colleges is in English or other Indic languages ? Naveen, thus far English but perhaps Hisham might have had queries for Indic support. Not

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] 3rd Bangalore Odia Wiki Meetup- Odia Wikipedia reaches 1500 articles

2011-08-29 Thread Hisham Mundol
to be sooner than you plan for, I'm sure. Warmest Regards, Hisham Mundol Wikimedia India Programs skype : hisham.wikimedia gtalk : hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter : @mundol Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. Help us make

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-IN-PUN] Pune August 2011 Meetup

2011-08-31 Thread Hisham Mundol
It's really sweet to see these report. …For those of you who don't know, Rishabh is really really really young. …and so I can say in total honesty, Well Done, Young Man! hisham On Aug 30, 2011, at 10:43 PM, Ashwin Baindur wrote: A write up by Rishabh Tatiraju, the youngest member of

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WikiHI-l] Hindi Wiki crossed 1 lakh Article milestone

2011-08-31 Thread Hisham Mundol
On Aug 30, 2011, at 10:50 PM, mayur wrote: Dear all, With about 50,000 registered user, 250 active users , 14 million edits and a depth of 34http://hi.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E0%A4%B5%E0%A4%BF%E0%A4%B6%E0%A5%87%E0%A4%B7:StatisticsHindi Wikipedia crossed 1 lakhs

[Wikimediaindia-l] India Programs Team: Starting Selection Process for New Team Members

2011-09-02 Thread Hisham Mundol
not hesitate to contact me for any clarifications. Many thanks. Hisham Mundol Wikimedia India Programs skype : hisham.wikimedia gtalk : hmun...@wikimedia.org twitter : @mundol Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. Help us make

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Malayalam Wikipedia crosses 20, 000 articles.

2011-09-07 Thread Hisham Mundol
Congratulations All Malayalam Wikipedians. What a wonderful way to celebrate Onam! Malayalam Wikipedia is a shining example of building a community and driving quality of content. Now, it's leading the way in using social media to encourage participation and promote projects. Hats Off!

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Santhosh Thottingal joins the Foundation Engineering Team and Gerard Meijssen as technology outreach consultant.

2011-09-08 Thread Hisham Mundol
Welcome to both Santhosh Gerard. We're in exciting times and it's awesome to have you guys. Warmest Regards, hisham On Sep 7, 2011, at 2:07 PM, CherianTinu Abraham wrote: Santhosh Thottingal joins the Foundation Engineering Team and Gerard Meijssen as technology outreach consultant.

[Wikimediaindia-l] Copyright Violations by (some) Students: Wikipedia India Education Program

2011-09-12 Thread Hisham Mundol
Hi Folks (Some) students in the Pune pilot have copy-pasted copyright material onto their articles. We are taking these copyvios extremely seriously and here's a summary of the action that we have taken. a) Conducted classroom sessions in all 3 colleges where the program is running and

[Wikimediaindia-l] Press Coverage: Request for Voices Faces!

2011-09-12 Thread Hisham Mundol
Hi Folks In the last couple of days, we've had a couple of really insightful, well-written articles on Wikipedia and you, the community. http://www.timescrest.com/life/you-cant-copypaste-this-homework-6226 http://www.telegraphindia.com/1110911/jsp/7days/story_14492284.jsp I want to

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Copyright Violations by (some) Students: Wikipedia India Education Program

2011-09-12 Thread Hisham Mundol
hisham On Sep 12, 2011, at 3:07 PM, Béria Lima wrote: There are another way (who works fine in Brazilian program): Treat then as adults they are and the articles as projects. If I cheat in a project in any college in Brazil my professor would give me a zero. In some brazilians college I

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Copyright Violations by (some) Students: Wikipedia India Education Program

2011-09-12 Thread Hisham Mundol
hisham On Sep 12, 2011, at 3:38 PM, Anivar Aravind wrote: On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 3:11 PM, Gautam John gau...@prathambooks.org wrote: On 12 September 2011 13:16, Hisham Mundol hmun...@wikimedia.org wrote: (Some) students in the Pune pilot have copy-pasted copyright material onto

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Copyright Violations by (some) Students: Wikipedia India Education Program

2011-09-12 Thread Hisham Mundol
hisham On Sep 12, 2011, at 3:11 PM, Gautam John wrote: On 12 September 2011 13:16, Hisham Mundol hmun...@wikimedia.org wrote: (Some) students in the Pune pilot have copy-pasted copyright material onto their articles. We are taking these copyvios extremely seriously and here's a summary

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Copyright Violations by (some) Students: Wikipedia India Education Program

2011-09-12 Thread Hisham Mundol
hisham On Sep 12, 2011, at 2:48 PM, Ashwin Baindur wrote: Hisham, Nice to hear the comprehensive way in which the copy violation issue is being addressed. Its better to nip this in the bud otherwise it could grow beyond control and also sully the good work being done by hundreds of

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Copyright Violations by (some) Students: Wikipedia India Education Program

2011-09-12 Thread Hisham Mundol
On Sep 12, 2011, at 4:47 PM, Theo10011 wrote: I am not sure if Intellectual honesty means ethics in this context but I would disagree if that is what WMF and other Wikipedians would be concerned about, it's really the legal liability that they expose WMF and projects to. Maybe Hisham

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Copyright Violations by (some) Students: Wikipedia India Education Program

2011-09-12 Thread Hisham Mundol
On Sep 12, 2011, at 3:33 PM, Theo10011 wrote: I beg to differ Gautum. Since, it was made part of the curriculum this almost constitutes as cheating. I am not sure about lofty first world standards but I would be failed for cheating just about anywhere in the world. It's taking a while for

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Copyright Violations by (some) Students: Wikipedia India Education Program

2011-09-12 Thread Hisham Mundol
On Sep 12, 2011, at 5:01 PM, Naveen Francis wrote: Hi Hisham, Can you please inform the people who are regularly editing Indian Articles about the Online Ambassador program before closing the dates for the same ? Sure, Navin. The application form is at

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Press Coverage: Request for Voices Faces!

2011-09-12 Thread Hisham Mundol
On Sep 12, 2011, at 11:29 PM, Vivek Murarka wrote: Hello Hisham, Everyone, Could the Times Group be requested to also carry the Times Crest article on an open site. Respecting copyrights and then given the title/headline of the article, I would not like to copy-paste the text from

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Report on First Wiki Academy organised by Wikimedia Chapter

2011-09-13 Thread Hisham Mundol
On Sep 13, 2011, at 3:13 PM, Arjuna Rao Chavala wrote: I am happy to share the report on the first Wiki Academy organised by Wikimedia Chapter. http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Wiki_Academy/Department_of_Public_Libraries,_Bangalore#Report Please spread the word around and help in identifying

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-mum] Announcement to offer sponsorship to WikiConference India 2011

2011-09-23 Thread Hisham Mundol
Dear Kundan I know it's been said by many already - but I did want to thank you as warmly as I possibly can for a wonderfully generous gesture. Warmest Regards, hisham On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 11:07 PM, Kundan Amitabh kundanamit...@gmail.comwrote ___