Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Indic languages unicode issues.

2010-12-26 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
/വിക്കിപീഡിയ:പഞ്ചായത്ത്_(സാങ്കേതികം)/യൂണികോഡ്_5.1.0/ചർച്ച_(പഴയവ) Thanks Santhosh Thottingal http://thottingal.in ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Indic languages unicode issues.

2010-12-29 Thread santhosh . thottingal
Update: A Tamil Wikipedian, Mahir, went to the core of the issue that I cited in my previous email and identified that the issue in that instance was due to the superfluous use of the zero width non-joiner HTML entity. We're going to file a bug asking Mediwiki to chomp those entities when

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Unicode compatibility

2011-01-08 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
). Thanks Santhosh Thottingal http://thottingal.in ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l

[Wikimediaindia-l] GSOC 2011

2011-01-27 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
/Summer_of_Code_2011/Project_ideas Thanks Santhosh Thottingal ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Press] :The Hindu : Konkani Wikipedia bogged down by multiple scripts

2011-02-08 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 8:38 PM, BalaSundaraRaman sundarbe...@yahoo.comwrote: My guess is that it is 100% possible, Gerard. I proposed doing this for Konkani, Kashmiri, and if at all acceptable, for Punjabi. Chinese wikipedia allows a logged in user to select a variant of scripts zh-* using

[Wikimediaindia-l] PDF rendering of Indian language wiki pages

2011-02-14 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
version. The library uses Pango for text rendering and Cairo for graphics and PDF features. ps: Don't get surprised if you get a 500 Error page for the random page you are trying. Just try another wiki page ;) Thanks Santhosh Thottingal http://thottingal.in

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] PDF rendering of Indian language wiki pages

2011-02-14 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
On Tue, February 15, 2011 3:44 am, shirish शिरीष wrote: Anyways, perhaps it doesn't know to play nicely with the https (secured) or just does not want to play with hindi or those particular pages. Shirish, secure access to wikipedia is not need here(and not supported as of now). It is just

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] PDF rendering of Indian language wiki pages

2011-02-15 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 9:43 AM, sankarshan foss.mailingli...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 10:36 PM, Santhosh Thottingal santhosh.thottin...@gmail.com wrote: Just wanted to give an early preview of this software library through an online interface : http://silpa.smc.org.in/Render

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] (OT) On the importance of Unicode

2011-02-22 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
(dom) licenses were developed and maintained by FOSS developer communities. Thanks Santhosh Thottingal http://thottingal.in ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] (OT) On the importance of Unicode

2011-02-22 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 11:49 AM, Gautam John gau...@prathambooks.org wrote: Data usage: Use of Unicode will significantly reduce bandwidth/storage This is technically wrong if we are comparing with ASCII encoded data. If you read the http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unicode article, you can

[Wikimediaindia-l] Indian language wikipedias – 2010 statistical report

2011-02-27 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
Hi, Shiju Alex have prepared a very detailed and informative report based on the statistics of Indian wikipedia projects between 2010 Jan 1 and 2010 Dec 31. You can read it here http://shijualex.wordpress.com/2011/02/27/indian-language-wikipedias-2010-statistical-report/ The numbers give many

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [Foundation-l] New members of Language committee

2011-03-01 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
On Tue, March 1, 2011 1:13 pm, BalaSundaraRaman wrote: Congrats, Santhosh. Thanks! What are the functions of a language committee member? You may refer http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Language_committee -Santhosh ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia rises on mobile usage in India

2011-03-08 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
On Tue, March 8, 2011 2:33 pm, CherianTinu Abraham wrote: Wikipedia Rises on mobile usage in India See http://www.medianama.com/2011/03/223-opera-jan-2011-wikipedia-rises-mobile2day-emerges-getjar-zedge-decline/ .. Wikipedia has been the highest gainer, up three positions from last time..

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikisa-l] Sanskrit wikisource is created

2011-03-25 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
http://sa.wikisource.org. A cleanup is required in the wiki. I request Sanskrit wiki community to take of your wiki project. The Hindu reports this news: Sanskrit finds its way into Wikisource http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-kerala/article1570050.ece Thanks Santhosh

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] URL Shortener in Tamil Wikipedia + URLs for Indic Wikipedia

2011-03-31 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
Hi, URL shortners will not improve the search hits. The above solution allows one to share the non latin wiki url using English alphabets and Arabic numerals. Personally I would prefer a URL I can remember and it should help me to identify to where it is pointing without clicking on it.

[Wikimediaindia-l] [Fwd: [Wikitech-l] Help wanted: Wikimedia engineering/product hiring]

2011-06-28 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
Original Message Subject: [Wikitech-l] Help wanted: Wikimedia engineering/product hiring From:Erik Moeller e...@wikimedia.org Date:Wed, June 29, 2011 7:24 am To: Wikimedia developers wikitec...@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Getting ready for production; help us with WebFonts

2011-11-08 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 1:45 PM, Srikanth Lakshmanan srik@gmail.com wrote: Hi, Even though Tamil translation for Webfont was done, on retrospect, I had a feeling if WebFonts is one extension that should not be translated at all. (at least the interface messages, if not system messages)

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Karthik Nadar is in the banners!

2011-12-03 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
On Sat, Dec 3, 2011 at 11:04 AM, Swaroop Rao raul.swar...@gmail.com wrote: BTW, I forgot to update; Patricia (from the fundraising team I suppose) just told me that they're working on Debit card and other means of payment for INR this year. Debit card payments are possible now, see

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Webfonts deployment on Indic Wikiprojects

2011-12-14 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 11:29 AM, Srikanth Lakshmanan srik@gmail.com wrote: http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/mediawiki-i18n/2011-December/000361.html In order to force them, if you don't test this it may break horribly for you when deployed seems way more convincing than no new goodies

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Narayam updates

2011-12-15 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 1:34 PM, Srikanth Lakshmanan srik@gmail.com wrote: Shortcut key on Mac :- Refer bug[1] for details, in summary the shortcut key is now dynamic based on browser / OS combination so that the shortcut works. Control+G is new shortcut on Mac largely. This was done during 

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Please add Sanskrit 2003 web font to Sanskrit Wikipedia

2011-12-15 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
On Thu, Dec 15, 2011 at 4:40 PM, ePandit | ई-पण्डित sharma.shr...@gmail.com wrote: NoDerivs - Do the font need to be modified for using as web font? Yes, Derivative fonts in alternate formats need to be created from the original font. Thanks Santhosh

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Webfonts on Mobile

2011-12-18 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=33176 has more details ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit

[Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [Wikitech-l] Please Welcome Yuvaraj Pandian Max Semink

2011-12-19 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
Congrats Yuvaraj Pandian! -santhosh -- Forwarded message -- From: Tomasz Finc tf...@wikimedia.org Date: Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 1:58 PM Subject: [Wikitech-l] Please Welcome Yuvaraj Pandian Max Semink To: wmf...@lists.wikimedia.org, Wikimedia developers

[Wikimediaindia-l] Christmas 2011 translatewiki.net Translation Rally

2011-12-24 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
Translatewiki.net is is conducting a Translation Rally between 23 December 2011 12:00 UTC and 3 January 2012 24:00 UTC.. Among all users contributing 500 or more new translations to Wikipedia Mobile, Kiwix, MediaWiki core and MediaWiki extension used by Wikimedia, translatwiki.net will divide

[Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [Foundation-l] Reminder: IRC office hours with the localization team tomorrow

2012-02-21 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
Hi, A gentle reminder. The office hours is at 23:30 IST (18:00 UTC) Thanks Santhosh -- Forwarded message -- From: Steven Walling swall...@wikimedia.org Date: Wed, Feb 1, 2012 at 10:46 AM Subject: IRC office hours with the localization team, on International Mother Language Day

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] New Lohit fonts - Please test

2012-03-21 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 2:21 PM, Rajesh Pandey pandey.pan...@gmail.com wrote: The screenshot of the problem with page rendering can be viewed at http://imagebin.org/204475 Is it possible to mark the rendering errors with circles or underlines? I can then discuss with the Font developer and find

[Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [Wikitech-l] Welcoming Srikanth Lakshmanan to the i18n engineering team

2012-08-01 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
Congrats Srikanth! -- Forwarded message -- From: Alolita Sharma asha...@wikimedia.org Date: 2012/8/1 Subject: [Wikitech-l] Welcoming Srikanth Lakshmanan to the i18n engineering team To: Wikimedia developers wikitec...@lists.wikimedia.org Hi All, Please join me in welcoming

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Live streaming of Erik Moeller's talk

2012-11-12 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
The video is available at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2-6o0opiXmE Thanks Santhosh ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit

[Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [Wikitech-l] Welcome our six OPW interns!

2012-12-11 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
-- Forwarded message -- From: Quim Gil q...@wikimedia.org Date: 2012/12/12 Subject: [Wikitech-l] Welcome our six OPW interns! To: Wikimedia developers wikitec...@lists.wikimedia.org I’m glad to announce that Kim Schoonover, Mariya Miteva, Priyanka Nag, Sucheta Ghoshal, Teresa Cho

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Getting a new language Wikipedia going...

2013-03-10 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
On Monday, March 11, 2013, Tejaswini Niranjana wrote: Dear Frederick, It's nice to see your signature in several Indian languages! Wanted to know which script Konkani wikipedia is planning to use, Devanagari or Kannada or both? It would be good if you could throw some light on comparative

[Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [Wikitech-l] GSoC and OPW results

2013-05-27 Thread Santhosh Thottingal
Congrats to all winners! Happy to see many students from India. Santhosh -- Forwarded message -- From: *Quim Gil* Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 Subject: [Wikitech-l] GSoC and OPW results To: Wikimedia developers wikitec...@lists.wikimedia.org The results are out! We have