[Wikimediaindia-l] Events invited for 10th Wikipedia anniversary

2010-11-06 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, The 10th Anniversary of Wikipedia is coming up on January 15, 2011. Events are invited. See: http://outreach.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia_10 warm regards, Pradeep ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-mum] Wikipedia 10th year celebrations

2010-11-17 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, Wikipedia now has a brand new page for its 10th anniversary celebrations: http://ten.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page and also has a new mailing list for the same - https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikix-l You'll have to create a login to access the wiki. I have posted a note on the

[Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [WikiX-l] Fwd: [Internal-l] Wikipedia 10th Anniversary Commemorative Postmark

2010-12-12 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, Some good news from Israel. warm regards, Pradeep User:prad2609 -- Forwarded message -- From: Itzik Edri it...@infra.co.il Date: 13 December 2010 00:51 Subject: [WikiX-l] Fwd: [Internal-l] Wikipedia 10th Anniversary Commemorative Postmark To: wiki...@lists.wikimedia.org Cc:

[Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [WikiX-l] W10: Communications Toolkit Phase I

2010-12-13 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, The central Wikipedia Ten page has rolled out phase of its communication toolkit. It has a wider 10-year what we've accomplished scenario. Any idea on who was the first Wikipedian from India? Any way to find out?? warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas -- Forwarded message -- From

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimeetup 3 Pune photos

2010-12-14 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, Thanks for the write-up. Why are these meetings happening in classrooms? The Mumbai one also happened in a lecture hall complete with green board and chalks! There was even a rickety unbalanced table up front that the speakers unconsciously wanted to lean against! I see that Pune has at

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimeetup 3 Pune photos

2010-12-14 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, That was meant to be humorous but I guess no one got the point :). Nothing serious. Pradeep On 14 December 2010 22:56, sankarshan foss.mailingli...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 10:48 PM, Pradeep Mohandas pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks for the write-up. Why

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimeetup 3 Pune photos

2010-12-14 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
Actually I depend on the Wikimedia list and WikiProject India/Portal for news of meetups. I'm sure there are others like me. Could all who have blogged/posted/placed images about meetups please reflect them on this list besides other social media such as FB, twitter, identi.ca etc. Here's

[Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [WikiX-l] Truth in numbers

2010-12-15 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, For those interested in screening The Truth in Numbers. warm regards, Pradeep -- Forwarded message -- From: Samuel Klein s...@wikimedia.org Date: 16 December 2010 01:37 Subject: Re: [WikiX-l] Truth in numbers To: wiki...@lists.wikimedia.org An update for people interested

[Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [WikiX-l] Truth in numbers

2010-12-16 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
-- Forwarded message -- From: Jimmy Wales jwa...@wikia-inc.com Date: 16 December 2010 18:24 Subject: Re: [WikiX-l] Truth in numbers To: Planning for WP 10th anniversary wiki...@lists.wikimedia.org I would just like to repeat that I think that this film should *not* be screened at

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia usage and contribution from Indian users

2010-12-18 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
Wikimedia_India_Community_Newsletter_2010_September.pdfhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Wikimedia_India_Community_Newsletter_2010_September.pdf Gautam, sorry for jumping on the thread. hmmm tried the newsletter to know more about the community one but doesn't open, it says needs a

[Wikimediaindia-l] Collation for the Assamese language Wikipedia

2010-12-20 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, Gerard Meijjsen has written about a request posted on translatewiki.net on collation for the Assamese language wikipedia - http://ultimategerardm.blogspot.com/2010/12/please-danese-help-assamese-to-get.html Wonder if anyone on this list could help? warm regards, Pradeep

[Wikimediaindia-l] International Year of Chemistry - 2011 - Improve Chemistry articles on Wikipedia

2010-12-21 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
us know ideas for how we can also encourage IYC-2011. warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l

[Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [WikiX-l] Jimmy Wales Wikipedia 10 video address now posted!

2011-01-03 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, These are a few resources shared for the Wikipedia X events. Pradeep -- Forwarded message -- From: Jay Walsh jwa...@wikimedia.org Date: 4 January 2011 11:21 Subject: [WikiX-l] Jimmy Wales Wikipedia 10 video address now posted! To: Planning for WP 10th anniversary

[Wikimediaindia-l] International Year of Forests 2011

2011-01-04 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, 2011 is the International Year of Forests as well. The idea is to raise awareness on sustainable management, conservation and sustainable development of all types of forests. I guess the first step is to add information about forests. On Wikipedia, the entry on forest is part of a

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia Tenth Anniversary Celebrations - Mumbai

2011-01-07 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
by Barry Newstead (Chief Global Development Officer, Wikimedia Foundation) 2. Talk on Indic Wikipedia by Kundan Amitabh (Wikipedia Ang Wiki Administrator) 3. Cake Cutting Party Hope to see you there! warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas, on behalf of the Wikipedians in Mumbai

[Wikimediaindia-l] Indian Astronomical Observatory article on Wikipedia

2011-01-09 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, In 2009, being the International Year of Astronomy, I began adding a list of Indian Observatories and luminaries into Wikipedia. The time required for such an effort was too long and frankly, I was overwhelmed with information on Indian observatories. On the other hand, I did not have any

[Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [WikiX-l] W10: Embargoed Press Release

2011-01-09 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, Please note this embargoed press release text. -- Forwarded message -- From: Moka Pantages mpanta...@wikimedia.org Date: 10 January 2011 00:49 Subject: [WikiX-l] W10: Embargoed Press Release To: Planning for WP 10th anniversary wiki...@lists.wikimedia.org Hi, all. In

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

2011-01-09 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi Ashwin, There are 12 operational observatories - 2 are near Pune. Here are the 2 observatories near Pune - 1. GMRT - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GMRT Contact information - GMRT Project, P. B. No. 6, Narayangoan,Tal - Junnar, Dist - Pune. State - Maharashtra, INDIA, PIN - 410 504. Phone :

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia Takes Mumbai page created

2011-01-10 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, Can you just take a look at this - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Wikipedia_Takes_Mumbai warm regards, Pradeep ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Volunteer Meetup with Liam Wyatt

2011-01-31 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi Ashwin, We've not finalized a meetup time yet. We've also not frozen a location for the venue. Arun Ram created this page: http://wikimedia.in/wiki/Projects:GLAM_2011/Mumbai_Feb2011. There are similar pages created for Delhi and Bangalore as well. We've started listing the institutions in

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] SMS WIkipedia app in India

2011-02-02 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
to show more by replying is a good one too. 6. I will try doing a search for an article which does not match with a title in Wikipedia. Curious to know what it will return. Will test that tomorrow. warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas On 2 February 2011 17:54, Sudhanwa Jogalekar sudhanwa@gmail.com

[Wikimediaindia-l] Free public domain music library

2011-02-02 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, Gerard M posted this on his blog today - http://ultimategerardm.blogspot.com/2011/02/imslp-would-fit-in-with-wmf-projects.html While we are discussing GLAM, it might be worth looking at the wealth of Indian music and whether these could be archived under such a project as well. Any idea on

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia Meetup Mumbai 7 - Feb 13, 2011 - GLAM

2011-02-06 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
wrong :). Feel free to discuss/edit before the meeting any concerns you may have. Liam Wyatt is coming to Mumbai during this meeting and hence this meeting is expected to largely focussed on Gallery, Library, Archives and Museums (GLAM) issues. warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-mum] Wikipedia Meetup Mumbai 7 - Feb 13, 2011 - GLAM

2011-02-06 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
in Bangalore , [[WP:MBL26]] was our Wikpedia Ten celeb, [[WP:MBL27]] is our upcoming regular Wiki-meetup. Having said that, these numbering of events is just for documentation and tracking of events and nothing more. Regards Tinu Cherian On Sun, Feb 6, 2011 at 6:12 PM, Pradeep Mohandas

[Wikimediaindia-l] Workshop for Women in Wikipedia (WWW) idea

2011-02-10 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
need help. I think we do this anyway but the very bad gender skew means we have to do it more often. This has just been posted as a starting point for conversations. Ideas, suggestions etc are all welcome. warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas user:prad2609

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [Wikimedia-in-mum] Liam Wyatt's visit to Mumbai and GLAM meetup - a summary

2011-02-13 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, Thanks Arun for posting it here. I was really tired when I posted this yesterday to the Mumbai mailing list. It does seem more or less accurate. A few additions from what I missed out yesterday night. 1. With The Museum ( Chattrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalay - CSMVS), we spoke with

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [Wikimedia-in-mum] Liam Wyatt's visit to Mumbai and GLAM meetup - a summary

2011-02-13 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, At the discussion yesterday, we were told that the OCR did not work at all in case of many Indian languages. Also, as a person who does not understand OCR at all, can any one help me with what they mean by a 80% successful OCR? The other end of the process is the digitisation machine needed

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [Wikimedia-in-mum] Liam Wyatt's visit to Mumbai and GLAM meetup - a summary

2011-02-13 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
an open copyright (do correct me if I am wrong with terminology). warm regards, Pradeep On 14 February 2011 11:29, Pradeep Mohandas pradeep.mohan...@gmail.comwrote: hi, At the discussion yesterday, we were told that the OCR did not work at all in case of many Indian languages. Also, as a person

[Wikimediaindia-l] GLAM project page on Mumbai

2011-02-14 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
. Request all Wikipedians interested to sign up and spread the word. warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas User:Prad2609 ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l

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

2011-02-15 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
, Pradeep Mohandas On 15 February 2011 13:37, Ashwin Baindur ashwin.bain...@gmail.com wrote: Pradeep Mohandas pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com wrote... hi, We've created a start-up project page under GLAM for co-ordinating activities among Wikipedians interested in working with GLAM institutions

[Wikimediaindia-l] GLAM India page

2011-02-15 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, Apologies for repeatedly posting similar information to the list. We've decided to have one single page for all the GLAM projects in India on a single page. Link - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:GLAM/India For now, we'll have one page. So, I hope Wikipedians from Ahmedabad, Pune,

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia lesson in Maharashtra class 7 textbook

2011-02-15 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, Was very surprised to see a lesson on Wikipedia in my brother's 7th std text book today. Picture - http://twitpic.com/40b7oj The content is concerning Wikipedia - compares it with an encyclopedia, details about volunteers contributing to Wikipedia, talks about the presence of Indic language

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia lesson in Maharashtra class 7 textbook

2011-02-15 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, This is in the Maharashtra State SSC syllabus. Brother tells me that it has come for the text books from this year onwards. Pradeep On 16 February 2011 10:51, Gautam John gau...@prathambooks.org wrote: On 16 February 2011 10:25, Pradeep Mohandas pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com wrote

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

2011-02-19 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
the print media. warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas On 20 February 2011 01:32, Nikhil Sheth nikhil...@gmail.com wrote: I'll agree in part; at the same time as being very grateful for the whole article - they say a bird in the hand is better than two in the bush ;) Lots of cuts and edits happen

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

2011-03-02 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, That is 2:30 pm in GMT. warm regards, Pradeep On 3 March 2011 10:54, Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijs...@gmail.com wrote: Hoi, What time is that in GMT ? Thanks, GerardM On 3 March 2011 05:03, hisham mundol hmun...@wikimedia.org wrote: Just thought I'd drop you a quick reminder

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

2011-03-10 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
One of the biggest constraints on existing outreach efforts is the availability of volunteer time. It is therefore imperative *that every mine invested* by the community in outreach has the maximum possible impact Sounds like a terrorist plot! :) warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas On 10 March 2011

[Wikimediaindia-l] Kannada magazine bought online

2011-04-03 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, This appeared in a few news outlets - http://wearethebest.wordpress.com/2011/04/04/the-25-paise-mag-where-r-k-laxman-began/ - but I found it only today. It is interesting to see such magazines being brought back. Google Books does this with Popular Mechanics from the 1950s and it's nice to

[Wikimediaindia-l] First GLAM event in Mumbai - Talk on Creative Commons - Suggestions Requested

2011-06-02 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
permission, we hope to video tape and upload the meeting onto the Wikimedia Commons. Thanks in advance and warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

[Wikimediaindia-l] Workshop on Creative Commons in Mumbai, India on June 18, 2011

2011-06-08 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
for the event here - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Workshop/Mumbai_Workshop_1 You can revert to me if you have any questions/suggestions or leave a note on the talk page. warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas Mumbai Wikimedia Community

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Workshop on Creative Commons in Mumbai, India on June 18, 2011

2011-06-09 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, Cross-posted to the Wikipedia Mumbai, Pune and India mailing lists. Shishir Jha has given permission for his talk to be recorded on video. We hope to upload the video on Wikimedia Commons. We'll also try and ensure that we upload the slides of his talk. warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas

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

2011-06-10 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
June 2011 11:14, Pradeep Mohandas pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com wrote: hi, We think a few specific points with relation to the framework need to be brought out - 1. The Chapter Executive Committee should not take the sole responsibility for selecting a bid. While the Chapter Executive

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-mum] First GLAM event in Mumbai - Talk on Creative Commons - Suggestions Requested

2011-06-10 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
2011 17:03, Pradeep Mohandas pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com wrote: hi, Cross-posted on the GLAM mailing list, Mumbai and India lists. We're having our first GLAM related event in Mumbai, India on June 18, 2011. We're starting off with a talk/workshop by Shishir Jha, Project Lead, Creative

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Request: Wikimedians with language skills needed to support for VA event in London on 16 July

2011-06-16 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
-volunteering as well. If you could elaborate on that, it'd be great. warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l

[Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [cultural-partners] Hurtigruta - another strange video project from Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation

2011-06-17 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, I wonder if anybody in the Indian Railways or cruise ships would be interested in such a project. warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas -- Forwarded message -- From: John Erling Blad jeb...@gmail.com Date: 17 June 2011 03:04 Subject: [cultural-partners] Hurtigruta - another strange

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [cultural-partners] Hurtigruta - another strange video project from Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation

2011-06-17 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
, Pradeep Mohandas On 17 June 2011 16:06, wheredevelsd...@hotmail.com wrote: Email the General Manager, Western Railways - but I doubt you will get any response! -- Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2011 15:53:04 +0530 From: pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com To: wikimediaindia-l

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [cultural-partners] Hurtigruta - another strange video project from Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation

2011-06-17 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, I don't really think we need to live-cast. We could easily video tape and upload it to Wikimedia Commons. warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas On 17 June 2011 16:32, Abhilash S Unni abhilashu...@gmail.com wrote: I remember reading a news items about the plan for indian railways to have some

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [cultural-partners] Hurtigruta - another strange video project from Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation

2011-06-17 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
of railway line. warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [cultural-partners] Hurtigruta - another strange video project from Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation

2011-06-17 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
! Pradeep On 17/06/2011, Vickram Crishna vvcris...@radiophony.com wrote: On Fri, Jun 17, 2011 at 4:42 PM, Pradeep Mohandas pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com wrote: hi, I understand. But the question is that of access to the driver/guard bogey. We can either be there or not be there at all. Another

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [cultural-partners] Hurtigruta - another strange video project from Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation

2011-06-17 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
name. I think all we need to figure out is whether this can be done. warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l

[Wikimediaindia-l] Creative Commons talk - Shishir Jha - June 18, 2011

2011-06-18 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
- we have made a request. The Mumbai community has sponsored the membership for Shishir Jha to the Wikimedia Chapter as a token of our appreciation. warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [cultural-partners] Hurtigruta - another strange video project from Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation

2011-06-19 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
department. But, he's willing to do that only after we submit a proposal for this project. warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia Mumbai Meetup 11 - July 20, 2011

2011-07-12 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
Video - GLAM update You can sign up for the meetup here - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/Mumbai/Mumbai11. We'd like to thank Moksh Juneja for organising the venue and to InOrbit Mall for providing the venue. warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas

[Wikimediaindia-l] Minutes - Wikipedia Mumbai Meetup - July 2011

2011-07-21 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, We met on the evening of July 20, 2011 at the InOrbit Mall, Malad. The meeting took place in the food-court. Seven people attended the meeting, in no particular order: 1. Pradeep Mohandas 2. Pranav Curumsey 3. Vickram Crishna 4. Deepak Patil 5. Suyog Vyawahare 6. Rahul Mehrotra 7. Vishal

[Wikimediaindia-l] Long forward: Fwd: [cultural-partners] introduction and Wikipedia for World Heritage

2011-07-26 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
mailing list cultural-partn...@wikimedia.ch http://lists.wikimedia.ch/listinfo/cultural-partners -- Pradeep Mohandas How Pradeep uses email - http://goo.gl/6v1I9 ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https

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

2011-07-31 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, Tinu that is a nice idea to implement. We cannot be sure of its implementation though since generally the welcome email is directly deleted by a newbie. However, this should not stop us from having a set of rules to share. warm regards, Pradeep

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] http://wikiworks.com/

2011-08-02 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Arkrishna ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l -- Pradeep Mohandas How Pradeep uses email - http://goo.gl

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

2011-08-07 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
/wikimediaindia-l ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l -- Pradeep Mohandas How Pradeep uses email - http://goo.gl/6v1I9

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Invite for 36th Bangalore WikiMeetup on 14 Feb 2011, Sunday

2011-08-10 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l -- Pradeep

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

2011-08-20 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
. Wikipedians in India and South Africa worked on the Oral Citations project - http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Research:Oral_Citations 9. The meeting was concluded at 6 pm. -- Pradeep Mohandas How Pradeep uses email - http://goo.gl/6v1I9 ___ Wikimediaindia-l

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Act Now to Protect the Public Domain

2011-09-02 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
-- Pranesh Prakash Programme Manager Centre for Internet and Society W: http://cis-india.org | T: +91 80 40926283 -- Pradeep Mohandas How Pradeep uses email - http://goo.gl/6v1I9 ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Subject-based books of Wikipedia content

2011-09-04 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
in trying to make it happen. Do see if this works well? warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas On 4 September 2011 12:26, Martin A. Walker walke...@potsdam.edu wrote: Thank you for your response. Putting together subject-based collections aligned to specific state central boards would be extremely helpful

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Academy. Workshop and Mumbai Meetup - September/October schedule

2011-09-04 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
both on local and national lists. There are a few other members from Chennai on the list who may be able to provide a better idea about activities in Chennai. However, please have patience for an answer. warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas On 5 September 2011 09:07, Adethya Sudarsanan adethyas

[Wikimediaindia-l] WikiAcademy Mumbai 1 - October 1, 2011 - 11 am to 6 pm

2011-09-06 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
. To sign up, please go to this page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Academy/Mumbai1 The talk page will be used for planning the event but can also be used to raise any questions that you may have. warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas -- Pradeep Mohandas How Pradeep uses email - http://goo.gl/6v1I9

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] social media to use

2011-09-10 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
to spread this message among the wikimedians. -- GN ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l -- Pradeep Mohandas How Pradeep uses email - http

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] You can't copy-paste this homework

2011-09-10 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
/social-media.html ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l -- Pradeep Mohandas How Pradeep uses email - http://goo.gl/6v1I9

[Wikimediaindia-l] Tamil Nadu laptops to have FOSS

2011-09-12 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
planned to be distributed by the Tamil Nadu Government to School students. This is followed with the official notification sent to the press barely half an hour later - http://www.thehindu.com/education/issues/article2423376.ece warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas -- Pradeep Mohandas How Pradeep uses

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Tamil Nadu laptops to have FOSS

2011-09-12 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
Eeks! Vivek is still a Mumbai community member, :) we're not going to let him go so easily :) Pradeep On 12 September 2011 22:58, Pradeep Mohandas pradeep.mohan...@gmail.comwrote: hi, Just saw this update from Vivek Cherian, a former Mumbai community member who is now working in Chennai

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wiki Wildlife Bristol - interesting event idea

2011-09-14 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
, User:Shyamal may be interested in taking a lead? warm regards, Pradeep -- Pradeep Mohandas How Pradeep uses email - http://goo.gl/6v1I9 ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] social media to use

2011-09-15 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
, if not anything else. If there are interested developers here, the mobile version for identi.ca does need a lot of work on. warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas On 15 September 2011 12:40, Srikanth Lakshmanan srik@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 16:48, Nagarjuna G nagar...@gnowgi.org

[Wikimediaindia-l] Minutes for the Wikipedia Mumbai Meetup 13

2011-09-17 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
has offered its premises in Goregaon for the organisation of the second WikiAcademy. The date for this WikiAcademy is to be finalized. The meeting ended at 7 pm as the Center had to close its premises. -- Pradeep Mohandas How Pradeep uses email - http://goo.gl/6v1I9

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Minutes for the Wikipedia Mumbai Meetup 13

2011-09-17 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
September 2011 23:12, Pradeep Mohandas pradeep.mohan...@gmail.comwrote: The thirteenth meeting of Wikipedia Mumbai community was held at the Center for Education and Documentation, Colaba. The meeting was scheduled to be held between 4 pm and 6 pm but went on till 7 pm. We would like to thank

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WikiConference-India 2011] [Wikimedia-in-mum] Withdrawal of Pune community - Re : Pune community

2011-09-19 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
want to say that we need a lot of help in taking forward the conference and we do hope that the Pune community will be involved in any and every capacity they choose for the conference. Warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas On 19 September 2011 17:36, Shekhar Krishnan shek...@mit.edu wrote

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Report on ILUGC wikipedia stall

2011-09-22 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, Do you have any pics of the stall? It would be nice to see it. Might give others idea on how to do such a thing themselves? warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas On 21 September 2011 23:03, Bala Jeyaraman sodabot...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all, The Chennai Linux user's group celebrated

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WikiConference-India 2011] [Wikimedia-in-mum] Vote for the Conference Logo

2011-09-27 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
include him in the change to new logo bloc as well as the old logo bloc) Let's call this discussion closed! I am happy that several people participated in the process and hope we all continue to do so! warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas ___ Wikimediaindia-l

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia in TN text books

2011-09-29 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
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[Wikimediaindia-l] WikiAcademy Mumbai 1 notes

2011-10-04 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
on this for a few days will help them learn things on their own. There was a diverse audience with requests for specific follow up sessions. We think that we could have concluded more properly than we did. warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas PS: Apologies for the delay in posting this! -- Pradeep Mohandas How

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WikiConference-India 2011] Fw: WikiConference India 2011/Statistics

2011-11-11 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
mailing preferences visit https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l -- Pradeep Mohandas How Pradeep uses email - http://goo.gl/6v1I9 ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org To unsubscribe from the list

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Death and Post-mortem of Indian Education Program pilot -- #DelayedMail

2011-11-12 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
and what a CA was supposed to do and ended up doing. warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Did you know?

2011-11-21 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, Great to hear Srikanth! Also notice that it sends you to the mobile interface at Wikipedia. Thoughtful! warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas From: srik@gmail.com Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2011 21:07:13 +0530 To: wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Subject: [Wikimediaindia-l] Did you know? * Did

[Wikimediaindia-l] FW: Blatant misinformation and vandalism of India articles on Wikipedia

2011-11-22 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
and vandalism of India articles on Wikipedia To: pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com Dear Pradeep Mohandas, I got your e-mail address from your user page on wikipedia. I understand that you were involved in the Wikipedia conference that was held in Mumbai in November 2011

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] FW: Blatant misinformation and vandalism of India articles on Wikipedia

2011-11-22 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
such issues on my own. Thanks, Pradeep Mohandas User:Prad2609 From: srik@gmail.com Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2011 22:19:16 +0530 To: wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] FW: Blatant misinformation and vandalism of India articles on Wikipedia On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 22:07

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Did you know?

2011-11-22 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, Great to hear Srikanth! Also notice that it sends you to the mobile interface at Wikipedia. Thoughtful! warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas From: srik@gmail.com Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2011 21:07:13 +0530 To: wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Subject: [Wikimediaindia-l] Did you know

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Mumbai hackathon followup

2011-11-24 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi Sumana, Thanks for that update and also thanks to the Engineering team at WMF for the Hackathon. Any possibilities on developers meeting each other and newbies attending these? Also, any possibilities to catch up for those who missed the session in Mumbai? warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Proposal: Wikipedia participation at 'Kolkata Book Fair 2012'

2011-11-24 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
5, 2012. Also, a prod to improve the article and add pictures to the Wikipedia article on the same? - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kolkata_Book_Fair (Start class article now) warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas Date: Thu, 24 Nov 2011 15:39:24 +0530 From: jayanta...@gmail.com To: wikimediaindia-l

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Braille/touchscreen integration

2011-11-24 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
but wonder whether we can have more ways to reach people with visual challenges and the aged for feedback on how the Conference treated them and how we can improve our communication of the Conference (in future) to them. Thank you for bringing up this point, Vickram. warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas

[Wikimediaindia-l] Mullaperiyar Dam article on English Wikipedia - Collaboration sought

2011-11-28 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
language Wikipedians to improve this article. Thanks in advance, warm regards, Pradeep Mohandas User:Prad2609 ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org To unsubscribe from the list / change

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Mullaperiyar Dam article on English Wikipedia - Collaboration sought

2011-11-29 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
. On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 9:09 PM, Pradeep Mohandas pradeep.mohan...@hotmail.com wrote: hi, The recent release of the film Dam 999 made me want to read up on the Mullaperiyar Dam in Kerala around which this film is shot and there are contrarian claims as to whether the film is about this dam

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Required - articles for Collaboration of the Month Dec 2011

2011-11-29 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, I've put this up on the Noticeboard as well - No prefered stand. I think we're worrying too much about niceties here. Let's set the rules as the number of collaborators increase and there are needs for such limits and rules. Why not work on all the articles nominated? This is the first

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Mullaperiyar Dam article on English Wikipedia - Collaboration sought

2011-11-29 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, Happy to note that the article is already getting significant attention. Requisite notices have been put up under all sections. Link - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mullaperiyar_Dam warm regards, Pradeep User:Prad2609

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [[Brian Horrocks]] not an Indian FA

2011-11-29 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
I think the list should be used more as a helpful pointer and as much discussion as possible should be done on Wikipedia itself. I think there are more lists than Wikipedians can handle and more time is spent on the lists than on editing Wikipedia, which is what we're primarily here for. warm

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Supporting the languages of India

2011-11-30 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, I have learnt English and Hindi in school and am fairly conversant (read, write and speak matrix) in both. My education in reading and writing Malayalam is through my grandmother (hence, informal education in my own mother tongue). I have been trying to read Malayalam Wikipedia articles

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] An Offline Wikipedia for the Aakaash Tablet?

2011-12-01 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, Since this is going to happen for the first time, I agree with Srikanth L, that it is best to give ourselves a few months. I think this will also give sufficient time for the technologies to be tested out. I also think we should take the benefit of the lessons learnt by other NGOs in

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Mullaperiyar Dam article on English Wikipedia - Collaboration sought

2011-12-01 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi, A few of the interesting articles written about the Dam were by Major (later Colonel) John Pennycuick, considered the Chief Engineer of the Dam. He wrote about his for the Institution of Civil Engineers in 1897. The edition can be found here.[1] The edition contains chapters on the

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] IEP Pilot - Preliminary Analysis

2011-12-02 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
The members of the Pune community mentioned are also members of WM India chapter. Sudhanwa also holds a position in the Executive Committee. Pradeep User:Prad2609 Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2011 13:43:25 + From: berial...@gmail.com To: wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org CC: t...@toryread.com

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Help with an WP outreach event in Gujarat

2011-12-03 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi Arnav, I would say a Wikipedia editing workshop or a chapter backed WikiAcademy would be a nice first step. The only thing that one can say to someone is that we will teach them how to edit Wikipedia and contribute to various Wikimedia projects. You can start by making this event

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Help with an WP outreach event in Gujarat

2011-12-03 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
hi Noopur, Hope you're enjoying your time in Amsterdam. We expect a longer report on list after you return to India on GLAMcamp. :) I totally agree with you that we need to reach-out more at college fests and events. I think an email was sent around on the list about participating in the

[Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: Fw: [Astronomy_Activities_2009] Kutch Rann Utsav 2011 plus Total Lunar Eclipse!

2011-12-03 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
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Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Help with an WP outreach event in Gujarat

2011-12-04 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
. However, each Wikipedian who does a WikiAcademy has his own style and we cannot and should not try to make these uniform, IMHO. warm regards, Pradeep User:Prad2609 -- Pradeep Mohandas How Pradeep uses email - http://goo.gl/6v1I9 ___ Wikimediaindia-l

[Wikimediaindia-l] Any Wikipedians in Bharuch?

2011-12-04 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
can conduct such programmes for children and members. While I've offered to conduct the workshop in English and if there is interest, in Hindi as well, I need help in Gujarati. Any Wikipedian in Bharuch who is interested in doing a meetup would be great! warm regards, Pradeep -- Pradeep Mohandas

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] IEP Pilot - Preliminary Analysis

2011-12-04 Thread Pradeep Mohandas
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