Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] An Introduction to the Chinese Wikipedia

2009-09-18 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Crap, I can't attend it. I have a seminar at Malleswaram from 4.30 to 6.. 2009/9/17 BalaSundaraRaman sundarbe...@yahoo.com Hope to see many Bangalore Wikipedians on Saturday.By the way, how many people would be interested in talking to Ting over coffee at some cafe nearby?What is your

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

2009-09-29 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Thanks a lot Tinu. I just can't understand what to do. 2009/9/29 CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com: A linkedin Notice to the event can be found at http://events.linkedin.com/6th-Wikipedia-WikiMedia-Wikimeetup/pub/135107

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Coordinating Google translation kit articles

2010-01-03 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Might NOT bea good idea. Google seems to be interested in only their side of the story, and NOT ours. Atleast that's what it sounded like at the Meetup on 20th. We will discuss this [hopefully] on 10th.. 2009/12/25 Ravi shankar ravidreams...@yahoo.com Hi all, Following the recent Wiki meet

[Wikimediaindia-l] Draft for W-Day 2010

2010-01-13 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
When will the draft be ready? I have limited time to translate, if NOT I'll get Rohitrrr, or MuntiPrasad to do it for me.. Regards -- Srikanth/R/ If any message seems out of the blue from this account, PLEASE call me up on my mobile to confirm it was sent by me.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] wikipedia.org.in

2010-01-15 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Gwtting a Parked domain... 2010/1/14 Naveen Francis navee...@gmail.com Can we have page wikipedia.org.in which have links to indian language ? -- Naveen Francis ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Advanced toolbar needs your support

2010-02-18 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
I'll take a neutral stand on the issue. A simple vote or survey would suffice eh? On 18 February 2010 21:39, Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijs...@gmail.comwrote: Hoi, When the icons are internationalised, it means that for me, I am Dutch, I will find a *V* and a *S*. This suits me fine. When you

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] A suggestion I have from the Urdu Wikipedia

2010-02-18 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
On 18 February 2010 18:44, Praveen Prakash me.prav...@gmail.com wrote: Gerard Meijssen wrote: Hoi, Yes, you do localisation at translatewiki ... :) Thanks, GerardM On 18 February 2010 18:09, Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.comwrote: Umm.. Do we go to translatewiki

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] ONE BIG WAY to promote Indic Wikis

2010-02-23 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
People in my college [UNRAB Bangalore] have NOT heard of Wikipedia in English or any other language. Few know English, but hardly anybody knows local... On 23 February 2010 18:13, arjuna rao chavala arjunar...@googlemail.comwrote: +1, My experience with students in small towns is even bad.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Update on Mobile MediaWiki

2010-02-23 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
, things will look right. Otherwise, otherwise. Usually, large font makers and corporates like microsoft and apple are not exactly up to date in standards. Hence, we end up with rendering issues. Regards, Jyothis. Sent from my iPhone On Feb 23, 2010, at 3:00 PM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Update on Mobile MediaWiki

2010-02-23 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Prakash me.prav...@gmail.com wrote: Srikanth Ramakrishnan wrote: Won't using a Unicode font fix rendering issues? All Indian languages uses vowel symbols, ligatures (1http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:JanaSanskritSans_ddhrya.svg ,2 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Devanagari,3http

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Coordinating Google translation kit articles

2010-02-23 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
not always in th interest of the local community. Regards, Jyothis. Sent from my iPhone On Feb 23, 2010, at 3:03 PM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.com wrote: Shiju, Can't we just go ahead normally? If these Google guys make mistakes, we just correct them and go on. If they resist

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Coordinating Google translation kit articles

2010-02-24 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
in meetings On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 2:12 AM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.com wrote: So we need to keep a patrol dedicated to watching these guys.. But are they still doing it? I thought Google stopped? Besides, they're like lightenening.. You never know when or where they're gonna

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Update on Mobile MediaWiki

2010-02-24 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Also, some Samsung phones [my mums Beat] displays Hindi text, but in a manner which I guess we can call 'broken' output.. The letters get spaced out and matras don't appear or appear as separate entities. Most Motorola phones support Devnagari, but in Samsung, Motorola and BlackBerrys

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Update on Mobile MediaWiki

2010-02-24 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
on the net are Blackberry 9000 series is unicode compatible. Android was tweaked to display Thai. Nokia's s60 platform/ sdk is supporting indic languages.. Regards Arjun On 2/24/10, Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.com wrote: Also, some Samsung phones [my mums Beat] displays Hindi text

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Coordinating Google translation kit articles

2010-02-24 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
before I press sleep completion date = (start date + ((estimated effort x 3.1415926) / resources) + ((total coffee breaks x 0.25) / 24)) + Effort in meetings On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 11:42 AM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.com wrote: My home wiki is enwiki, but I'm mostly busy on meta

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Coordinating Google translation kit articles

2010-02-27 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Well, if I am correct Tinucherian does have the email of Mr. Jagjit or Mr. Srinidhi, who represented Google at the December Wikipedia Bangalore Meetup, if we can get these guys to like, sign up for this list, then We're all for it ... On 27 February 2010 21:36, Casey Brown li...@caseybrown.org

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: Progress

2010-03-01 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
ask questions in our Support page :) Thanks, GerardM On 1 March 2010 04:17, Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.comwrote: Tell me exactly, how I go about translating messages on TranslateWiki, I have translator rights, but just don't know how to use it. On 28 February 2010 22:13

[Wikimediaindia-l] Samskrit Academy 2 in Bangalore

2010-03-25 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Heya guys, I'm planning [It is still tentative] a Samskrit Academy similar to what we had in January in Bangalore somewhere in and around the first week of April 2010. I've told ArunRam about it, and I'm waiting for someone who can handle things better than me [aka ANYBODY] to join me. Please

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Who writes wikipedia articles? - news.discovery.com

2010-03-26 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
NIce.. Thanks for the share.. :D On 26 March 2010 09:40, Jyothis E jyothi...@gmail.com wrote: http://news.discovery.com/human/wikipedia-community-articles.html Regards, Jyothis. http://www.Jyothis.net http://www.jyothis.net/ http://ml.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Jyothis woods are lovely

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Global Sysops

2010-03-28 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Any Indian language wiki which falls under the above two categories? On 28 March 2010 06:36, Jyothis E jyothi...@gmail.com wrote: All, As you may have seen, the global sysophttp://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Global_sysops are active. They will do sysop's job in those places where there are not

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Global Sysops

2010-03-28 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
, 2010 at 2:07 AM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.com wrote: Any Indian language wiki which falls under the above two categories? On 28 March 2010 06:36, Jyothis E jyothi...@gmail.com wrote: All, As you may have seen, the global sysophttp://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Integration with OpenStreetMap

2010-03-28 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
I don't get it. What does localisation have with OSM? Unless OSM has to be localised? On 28 March 2010 18:46, Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijs...@gmail.com wrote: Hoi, I have been so bold to write about getting information out about the villages, towns and cities of India. There are several

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Integration with OpenStreetMap

2010-03-28 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
and a project that makes the Indian chapter very much an all India chapter. Thanks, GerardM On 28 March 2010 15:48, Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.comwrote: I don't get it. What does localisation have with OSM? Unless OSM has to be localised? On 28 March 2010 18:46

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Welcome Bishakha!

2010-04-05 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Dear Bisakha, Congratulations!! Feels great to have another on board!! Regards, Srikanth On 5 April 2010 13:04, Arun Ram arunra...@gmail.com wrote: Dear Bisakha, Warm welcome from all of us in India! Congratulations on your new appointment to the board of trustees of Wikimedia foundation.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] (no subject)

2010-04-07 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
That's great. I hope the chapter formation takes place in the next few months.. :D On 7 April 2010 18:35, guru brahma wiki...@yahoo.co.in wrote: Dear Fellow India Wikimedians, I take great pleasure in informing you all that with the submission of a draft of MoA to the Chapters Committee for

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Special Wikipedia meetup tomorrow

2010-04-10 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Hey Ganesh, Try this, it'll cost you an international call, but this worked for LogicWiki last time: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:MBL12#Remote_Attendance_ Else, you can always join in on Skype. On 10 April 2010 18:43, Arun Ram arunra...@gmail.com wrote: Ganesh: Will try and see the

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

2010-04-12 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Too bad I couldn't make it in time. I was really looking forward to meeting you. :( On 12 April 2010 11:36, 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 there was a news column today

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

2010-04-12 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Times of India consists ONLY of experts at misquoting us Wikipedians and flicking out work from the Commons. :D Ask user PlaneMad about it, he'll give you more info. Though a while back, there was this guy from the Tamil Wiki who apparently, was the head of the to be formed India chapter.. :D

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

2010-04-12 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Turing Award Lecture *From:* Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.com *To:* wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org *Sent:* Mon, April 12, 2010 1:39:28 PM *Subject:* Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia Bangalore Meet-up April 11, 2010 Times of India consists ONLY of experts at misquoting us

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

2010-04-13 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Ravi, while that is a good point, do you think the press still will take it? I mean, it's not what they get, but what they put into the final print. Regards, On 13 April 2010 22:54, Ravishankar ravidre...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Bishaka, Welcome to Wikipedia. No ill-feelings :) I have had

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

2010-04-14 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
media will be aware of the right people to contact if they want to clarify any thing. Ravi On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 12:01 AM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.com wrote: Ravi, while that is a good point, do you think the press still will take it? I mean, it's not what they get

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

2010-04-14 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Jyothis, a poll , or something like an RfA.. You stand, we elect, and we vote on someone from each indian language to represent that particular wiki [ALL, not just Wikipedia, Wikisource, Wikibooks, etc.] in India, to Indian newspapers. Regards, On 14 April 2010 15:26, CherianTinu Abraham

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

2010-04-14 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
, Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.com wrote: Jyothis, a poll , or something like an RfA.. You stand, we elect, and we vote on someone from each indian language to represent that particular wiki [ALL, not just Wikipedia, Wikisource, Wikibooks, etc.] in India, to Indian newspapers. Regards

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: Some information for Bangalore Mirror

2010-04-15 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
I think someone should notify Arun by text or on Twitter, I'll send him one, I don't think he checks this too often. Regards, Srikanth On 15 April 2010 10:11, Bishakha Datta bishakhada...@gmail.com wrote: FYI -- Forwarded message -- From: Renuka Phadnis phadnisr...@yahoo.com

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: Some information for Bangalore Mirror

2010-04-15 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
: Bangapedian Tinu Cherian Nice .. Nice .. :) Arun and Nadig are travelling that is why they are not able to reply. He checks mails often. So hopefully he will reply soon. - TinuCherian On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 11:43 AM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.com wrote: I think someone

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Twitter IDs if possible.

2010-04-15 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
On 4/15/2010 7:08 AM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan wrote: Hey guys, since we use Twitter a lot to invite users to our meetups in Bangalore and let the world know what happens on a Real time basis using Twitter as well. I just wanted to know if you guys could provide your handles out here. All of you

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Twitter IDs if possible.

2010-04-15 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
, Cary Bass c...@wikimedia.org wrote: Not being an Indian Wikipedian, but being one who follows this list, I'm going to provide mine as well: Bastique Cary Bass On 4/15/2010 7:08 AM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan wrote: Hey guys, since we use Twitter a lot to invite users to our meetups

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Twitter IDs if possible.

2010-04-15 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
HPN, Sorry, forgot to add you to the list earlier. Abhi, done, thanks :D On 15 April 2010 21:27, Abhi abhishekjacob...@gmail.com wrote: abhishek_jacob http://twitter.com/abhishek_jacob -- വിക്കനഭി wikkanabhi.wordpress.com flickr.com/photos/abhishek_jacob

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Twitter IDs if possible.

2010-04-15 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Yann, thank you very much for your interest. If I am correct, you are an admin on Commons right? Then I guess Twitter could be of help, when it comes to grabbing images with a free licence off Twitpic or so. :D Regards, On 15 April 2010 22:16, Yann Forget yan...@gmail.com wrote: Hello,

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Twitter IDs if possible.

2010-04-15 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
as User:Thunderboltz Deepu On 16 April 2010 01:12, Casey Brown li...@caseybrown.org wrote: On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 10:08 AM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.com wrote: I just wanted to know if you guys could provide your handles out here. All of you will be in the list - http://twitter.com

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: Some information for Bangalore Mirror

2010-04-16 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
needs the implementation .. :P On 15 April 2010 13:57, Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.comwrote: Sundar, can I have your twitter id please? It'd be great to have Twitter ids of all Indian wikipedians [if possible]. Mine is rsrikanth05. Tinu, Thank me please, I added that term

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Indian flag standards

2010-04-16 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
I've notified Gautam about this. I'll see if planemad can help out. On 15 April 2010 23:31, Zachary Harden zharde...@yahoo.co.jp wrote: Greetings, I apologize if this is the wrong place to ask, but I tried all of the Indian Noticeboards on the English Wikipedia. I am Zachary Harden, but

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Indian flag standards

2010-04-17 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Arun, I have a scanner, and I can travel to YPR to pick it up. Is that okay? On 17 April 2010 19:27, Arun Ganesh arun.plane...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 11:14 PM, Gautam John gau...@prathambooks.orgwrote: What I find particularly priceless is that this is the Bureau of Indian

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wiki2CD software

2010-04-17 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Jyothis, sure. The exact Iso, will be shared and released on a tracker like ThePirateBay or Demonoid. On 17 April 2010 18:06, BalaSundaraRaman sundarbe...@yahoo.com wrote: Excellent work, Santosh. I read the README and the documentation. I think for most requirements, we can simply reuse the

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Number of local Wikipedians

2010-04-17 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Thats quite high.. We don't see that many even in our English meetups.. Nor did we have that many in Samskrit.. Regards, On 17 April 2010 22:18, Ramesh N G rames...@gmail.com wrote: Ravi An apprx figures # The total attendance was nearly 80 in the ml wiki meetup which includes newcomers

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Philosophical view on Google translated articles

2010-04-20 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Manish, what you say is true. Sometimes even I use Google Translator to translate simple words to Hindi, maybe because I don't know what it is, or because I know the Urdu word, whatever the reason, I still use it. The toolkit is something I don't like as it messes things up. On 21 April 2010

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Philosophical view on Google translated articles

2010-04-22 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Samuel, As a Vandalism reverter on the English Wikipedia, let me inform you that, when a person posts nonsense, EVEN if it is useful, but has a problem, like lacking sources OR, grammatical nonsense. IT still gets reverted, the guy gets a warning, he comes back, revert plus warn again and

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Indian language Wikipedias – Statistical report – 2010 March

2010-04-26 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Shiju, the primary reason for that I'm assuming is the fact that most Indians are unaware of Indian language computing [NOT limiting it to Wiki]. Regards, On 26 April 2010 19:25, Shiju Alex shijualexonl...@gmail.com wrote:

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia logo in Sinhala

2010-06-22 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
I can't get a working Sinhala font for my Windows (XP) OS. Any suggestions? On 23 June 2010 06:32, Shiju Alex shijualexonl...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Cary, Informed this to Sinhala and Gujarathi Wiki community. They will be contacting you shortly. Shiju On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 5:10 AM,

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia logo in Sinhala

2010-06-22 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Thank you. Regards, 2010/6/23 സുനിൽ vss...@gmail.com May go through this page http://www.locallanguages.lk/sinhala_how_to_install_in_english.html#g On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 8:19 AM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.com wrote: I can't get a working Sinhala font for my Windows (XP

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Indian DYK (trivia) from Wikipedia on twitter.

2010-08-07 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Srik, I thought it was 140? Or are you deducting 20 for the link? Regards, Srik. On 7 August 2010 18:53, BalaSundaraRaman sundarbe...@yahoo.com wrote: Excellent idea, Srikanth! Some twitter handles I could think: IndiaFacts, KnowIndia, DYKIndia. - Sundar That language is an instrument of

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

2010-10-06 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
I thought Arun Ram was the one? [Pardon my ignorance].. -Regards, On 6 October 2010 18:33, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Bharath, I understand your concerns , IMHO but it is time to move on. Kiruba was associated with the chapter creation efforts in the

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] community, chapter and foundation: who is who and who does what

2010-10-11 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
I want to translate to Hindi. Where do I place it? On 7 October 2010 15:07, Hari Prasad Nadig hpna...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 2:23 PM, Srikanth Lakshmanan srik@gmail.comwrote: On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 13:18, Achal Prabhala aprabh...@gmail.com wrote: Great. I've cleaned

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] community, chapter and foundation: who is who and who does what

2010-10-11 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Achal, thanks for the heads up, will have it done ASAP. Regards, rsrikanth05 On 11 October 2010 22:19, Achal Prabhala aprabh...@gmail.com wrote: This is an excellent idea - why not just place the current press kit at presskit/en and then place the Hindi translation at presskit/hi? (And

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] COIL : Are foreigners deleting Wikipedia's India content?

2010-10-22 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
the conflict in the article is a very intresting thing to note.. -- Regards, rsrikanth05 On 21 October 2010 21:57, Srikanth Lakshmanan srik@gmail.com wrote: Very true Tinu, Most people just dont get policies right. I am sure its a standard practice by experienced users now to use a

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

2010-10-25 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
it. If we can zero in on WHAT they have quoted and WHICH article it comes from, we can maybe give the article more reliability, (if it doesn't) . Regards, Srikanth Ramakrishnan (rsrikanth05) On 25 October 2010 12:16, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com wrote: More stories on this Times of India

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] mobile editing reading of Wikipedia

2010-10-26 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
I agree with Srikanth on this issue. I have been using Wikipedia on my phone for over a year and a half, and have even edited several articles from my phone. On 26 October 2010 11:30, Srikanth Lakshmanan srik@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 10:34, Gautam John

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: English to Hindi Jabber Buddy Bot

2010-10-28 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Wow, this is great. Thanks for the heads up Shiju. Now I won't have to sit with that heavy dictionary on my lap. :P On 28 October 2010 12:44, Shiju Alex shijualexonl...@gmail.com wrote: Dear All, This information is mainly for the users who edit in Hindi wiki projects. Many a times you

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Are we bidding for Wikimania 2012 ?

2010-11-01 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
I think we should wait till Arun sees this. On 30 October 2010 08:25, Naveen Francis navee...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all, http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimania_2012 -- Naveen Francis ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list

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

2010-11-01 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Thanks for the photographs, Srikanth. Regards, Srikanth On 1 November 2010 22:11, Srikanth Lakshmanan srik@gmail.com wrote: Some videos of Jimmy's talk here http://ishare.rediff.com/tags/Wikipedia Regards Srikanth.L Google Profile http://j.mp/SrikanthL On Mon, Nov 1, 2010 at 11:00,

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] The first legal threaten against Wikipedia India !

2011-02-26 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
As an editor, and a counter vandal, here is my opinion: What he did would come under blatant vandalism, as he DID NOT source his edits, and defamed living people without any base. Had he provided a reliable source, I might've considered reading it. Regards, On 26 February 2011 13:00, Yann Forget

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Is it morally right for govts to support sanskrit wikipedia?

2011-02-26 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
What does, sanskirt wikipedia have to do with social class and caste system and what not? Regards, Srikanth On 26 February 2011 16:36, Gautam John gau...@prathambooks.org wrote: Hi Basavaraj (and welcome to the list!): Arguendo, that Sanskti is socially irrelevant, why should a Wikipedia in

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Press]: Angry with Wikileaks, Indian Union minister for law and justice Veerappa Moily lashes against Wikipedia

2011-03-30 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
I agree with Srikanth. A simple notive on Meta [as I noticed] isn't enough. We NEED a gigantic banner, [for NOW] across all Wikimedia Projects. Somebody needs to get in touch with WikiLeaks staff and get the same thing done there. Regards, On 30 March 2011 14:10, Gautam John

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Press]: Angry with Wikileaks, Indian Union minister for law and justice Veerappa Moily lashes against Wikipedia

2011-03-31 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
For Schools projecthttp://education.wikia.com/wiki/Wikipedia_For_Schools_Offline_Edition On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 5:28 PM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.com wrote: I agree with Srikanth. A simple notive on Meta [as I noticed] isn't enough. We NEED a gigantic banner, [for NOW] across all

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Santhosh Thottingal gets commit access to Mediawiki

2011-03-31 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Congratulations to Santhosh. Keep up the good work. --Regards, On 31 March 2011 10:34, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com wrote: Santhosh Thottingal gets commit access to Mediawiki http://svn.wikimedia.org/users.php Santhosh is working on web fonts extensions. Webfonts allows webpages

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Press]: Angry with Wikileaks, Indian Union minister for law and justice Veerappa Moily lashes against Wikipedia

2011-03-31 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
I think right now, we can start by sending out a message to everybody who we know? Spread the message? On Facebook, Twitter, Orkut, IRC etc. ? Or wear a T-shirt [I know it's stupid, I can get one though]. I'm serious about all of these, we need to do something. I have had numerous arguments with

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Thanks and compliments to you , mother India !!!

2011-04-01 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Mahitgar, This issue was discussed in another thread. It is a serious matter, and we all need to spread awareness about it. Regards, Srikanth R. On 1 April 2011 01:23, Mahitgar from Marathi Wikipedia mahit...@yahoo.co.in wrote: Message: 2 Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2011 09:33:56 +0530 From:

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

2011-04-01 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Great work. Congratulations. When will this be extended to Devanagari? --Regards, Srikanth R. On 1 April 2011 11:04, Arjuna Rao Chavala arjunar...@googlemail.com wrote: Happy to see the work on URL shortener. Congratulations for everyone involved. As domain names can be used in Indian

[Wikimediaindia-l] Translation, Transliterating, and more.

2011-04-01 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Heya guys, I just wanted to bring up a few questions and other things. At a meetup Last year [January 2010, Bangalore], a few guys from Google had showcased their Translator Toolkit. I wanted to know how many people use this. This tool, while it might seems useless to some, actually is essential

[Wikimediaindia-l] [Feedback] or [What was I upto?]

2011-04-01 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Heya again. I thought of this idea today. I figured it might help. How about we [on a regular basis], list out our major contributions on various Wikimedia projects on a periodic basis? The advantages of this stupidity are: * Editors might find someone else who edits articles of similar nature

[Wikimediaindia-l] Translators needed for Huggle.

2011-04-01 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Heya, Sorry for the slew of messages. Huggle is an application for dealing with vandalism, written in .NET. Huggle is currently available in a bunch of languages, for language specific wikis, none of which are Indian. Huggle is currently being translated into THREE Indian languages: Hindi [by

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Feedback] or [What was I upto?]

2011-04-03 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
. [1] http://elgg.org/ [2] http://community.elgg.org/pg/plugins/release/64330/developer/computermacgyver/mediawiki-elgg-15-integration [3] http://community.elgg.org/pg/plugins/release/87494/developer/Facyla/elgg-plugin-for-mediawiki regards Arun On Fri, Apr 1, 2011 at 7:41 PM, Srikanth

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

2011-04-04 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Congrats to all Kannada editors. This news coincidentally comes on Ugadi, so double good news. --Regards, Srikanth R. On 4 April 2011 15:14, Bala Jeyaraman sodabot...@gmail.com wrote: Hello all, Kannada wiktionary has reached the 1,00,000 words milestone, becoming the second indic

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Toolserver has its Internationalisation

2011-04-07 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Just to inform you guys that translation for X!'s edit counter is being done on En.wikipedia.org Regards, On 6 April 2011 20:53, Tanvir Rahman wikitan...@gmail.com wrote: Great step indeed. Many thanks to Krinkle. Toolserver tools are being used frequently. And I would like to announce that

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Toolserver has its Internationalisation

2011-04-07 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
daily update of localisations its use will be improved. Srikanth, it is not even clear from your message what the X! edit counter is, why we should care. I am quite happy to blog about it once best practices are established. Thanks, GerardM On 7 April 2011 12:50, Srikanth Ramakrishnan

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] URLs in 7 Indian languages

2011-04-07 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
I think we need to bring this to the notice of Arun and/or Gautham. Regards, On 6 April 2011 14:37, Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijs...@gmail.com wrote: Hoi, This is one of those things where a chapter can and should take the initiative. Thanks, GerardM On 5 April 2011 17:54, Srikanth

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

2011-04-09 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Congratulations to all those in the Tamil Wikipedia. --Regards, Srikanth On 8 April 2011 23:09, Shiju Alex shijualexonl...@gmail.com wrote: Yeah true. Tamil is at Fifth position. On Fri, Apr 8, 2011 at 11:07 PM, Bala Jeyaraman sodabot...@gmail.comwrote: Thanks Shiju, I think we are the

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] URLs in 7 Indian languages

2011-04-11 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Gautam, I think, all Indic versions of ALL wikimedia properties should be left to the Foundation while the Indian ones should be handled by the chapter. --Regards, Srikanth R. On 11 April 2011 19:49, Gautam John gau...@prathambooks.org wrote: On 7 April 2011 19:23, Srikanth Ramakrishnan

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia Commons : Ten million free media files and counting

2011-04-16 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Laxmi, you might want to see this article about Geotagging and multilingual descriptions. http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Rsrikanth05#[Uploads to Commons] Geocoding and Multilingual descriptions Make sure you categorise them properly, if you need help, feel free to email me. Regards, Srikanth

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Uploads to Commons] Geocoding and Multilingual descriptions

2011-04-17 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
19:39, Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.com wrote: Tinu, I told you I wasn't young. : ) Unlike others, I'm active only on English, sporadically on Hindi, and even less on the Commons. Also, unlike Abhi Jacob, I'm not an admin either, nor do I have 20,000+ edit. I have less than half

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

2011-04-19 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Congratulations Subhashish. This is a great moment for us. Regards, On 19 April 2011 14:01, BalaSundaraRaman sundarbe...@yahoo.com wrote: Subha, Please also add it to http://outreach.wikimedia.org/wiki/Bookshelf_Project . - Sundar That language is an instrument of human reason, and not

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

2011-04-24 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Heya, Is Wikipedia to blame for being open? Is Google to blame for Android being open? Think about it that way. --Regards, On 24 April 2011 19:04, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com wrote: Interestingly a slightly negative story on Wikipedia in India after a long time. There's some

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

2011-04-25 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
vandalism free and clean.. Keeping Vandals at bay is NOT an easy taks. Maybe the author of that article should try using Huggle one day. -- Regards, 2011/4/24 shirish शिरीष shirisha...@gmail.com At bottom :- On Sun, Apr 24, 2011 at 19:11, Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.com wrote: Heya

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Uploads to Commons] Geocoding and Multilingual descriptions

2011-04-26 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Subhashish, You're most welcome. Do bookmark the page, it is hard to find.: ) Or use the short code. http://bit.ly/GeoLocWiki ---Regards, On 26 April 2011 00:08, Subhashish Panigrahi psubhash...@gmail.com wrote: Amazing Tool, I tried to upload and find the approximate location as the exact was

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [WikimediaMobile] Setting the game for a fresh Wikipedia app

2011-04-26 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Is there any Localisation/Translation plans for this app? I noticed, since the original plan was a Nokia plan, Nokia phones support Indic languages, we could all contribute effectively. --Regards, Srikanth. On 26 April 2011 07:30, Naveen Francis navee...@gmail.com wrote: FYI

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

2011-04-26 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Congratulations to all Marathi editors.. Keep up the Good Work. --Regards, Srikanth On 26 April 2011 07:38, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com wrote: The Marathi language Wikipedia has reached 33,333 articles on April 24.

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

2011-04-26 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Crongratulations to all of these young guys, especially the Indian ones. A special one to Yuvi Panda too. : ) --Regards, Srikanth R. On 26 April 2011 11:44, Srikanth Lakshmanan srik@gmail.com wrote: Congrats guys! Looking forward to your work especially these which interest me. 1)

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] ‘Kanaja’ now accessible for the blind too.. How about wikipedia?

2011-04-26 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Shiju, Thank you for the software. While I couldn't find Dhwani, I believe this is the one for eSpeak: http://espeak.sourceforge.net/ Kindly, verify and if possible please provide the links for Dhwani. Thank you, Regardsm Srikanth R. On 26 April 2011 12:19, Shiju Alex shijualexonl...@gmail.com

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] ‘Kanaja’ now accessible for the blind too.. How about wikipedia?

2011-04-26 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
is avaialble at http://silpa.org.in/TTS Note that this module is experimental. Thanks On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 1:38 PM, Anoop anoop@gmail.com wrote: Dhvani can be found here : http://dhvani.sourceforge.net/ On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 1:32 PM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.com wrote

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

2011-04-26 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Heya, Umm.. Found this on Daily Mail, I believe, it needs to be further traced. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1379022/Google-Map-Maker-launched-America.html Same article incorporated into it. --Regards, On 26 April 2011 17:20, Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.com wrote

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] ‘Kanaja’ now accessible for the blind too.. How about wikipedia?

2011-04-26 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Aravind, thank you for the link. It comes very handy. Good to know that the state government is involved in this. Maybe, we could try it in other states. Regards, Srikanth. On 26 April 2011 20:41, Anivar Aravind anivar.arav...@gmail.com wrote: in Kerala , I have seen many people visually

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Regarding Postage Stamps upload in Commons

2011-04-28 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/deed.en, which I use for all my photographs? --Regards, Srikanth Ramakrishnan On 28 April 2011 21:16, Bala Jeyaraman sodabot...@gmail.com wrote: The date of issual needs to be mentioned in the summary. Rest looks fine

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] 1 user. 20 hours. 300 articles

2011-04-29 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Wikimedia integration for other languages, Tamil included. I commend the incredible acheivements by this editor. Do you have Barnstars on Tamil Wikipedia like we have on English?? Do reward this user with several. : ) -- Regards, Srikanth Ramakrishnan. Sent from my Android phone, please excuse

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Regarding SEO of the article

2011-05-01 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
http://social.prathambooks.org/ On 1 May 2011 11:58, Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.com wrote: Garuav, For an article created on the 25th of April, Youthsat [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Youthsat] is the Seventh Result on the First page of Google Search. Also, I NEVER said

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] About photo upload in Commons

2011-05-02 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
2. There are many pictures available for eminent leaders, and many of them are photographed before 1951, but the source is not available and so is the date of issue. So, I was wondering if I can draw them by hand, scan and using tool make little correction so that they won't violate the copyright.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Malayalam loves Wikimedia event – report card

2011-05-03 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Good work, nice progress by the Malayalam contributors. Congratulations. Maybe not this time, but next time we can try geocoding them.. --Regards, Srikanth ... On Tuesday, 3 May 2011, Arjuna Rao Chavala arjunar...@googlemail.com wrote: 2011/5/3 CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Uploading to Commons

2011-05-04 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Ramesh, I have used the new Upload Wizard and as far as I remember, it supports Autocomplete. Maybe it is Browser dependent. --Regards, On 4 May 2011 19:47, Ramesh N G rames...@gmail.com wrote: This is really a useful tool. Except adding the category while uploading. There should be a auto

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Mobile Version displaying old content

2011-05-05 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
, 2011 at 6:43 AM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.com wrote: Heya guys, Yesterday, I made a series of successive edits on a certain article, removing some unwanted information, and cleaning up the article. Several hours later, I opened up the article from a mobile phone. I first

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Proofreading Hindi

2011-05-05 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Yann, I opened up both of them, and clicked on a random chapter. [I assume it is a chapter]. Both appear blank to me. Is my browser at fault? I have all proper fonts installed for Hindi. --Regards, Rsrikanth05 [Hindi/English] On 5 May 2011 20:27, Yann Forget yan...@gmail.com wrote: Hello, I

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Proofreading Hindi

2011-05-05 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
So, you will need a French to Hindi translator for that? If English is available I can do English to Hindi. --Regards, On 5 May 2011 23:27, Yann Forget yan...@gmail.com wrote: Hello, 2011/5/5 Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.com: Yann, I opened up both of them, and clicked

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