Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Mumbai meetup

2012-07-02 Thread Vikram Vincent
Hello! Really happy to see the initiative and good work being done by our young volunteers. Keep it up. With warm wishes, -- Vikram Vincent 09969249984 (Mumbai) 09448810822 (Bangalore) ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Farewell

2012-08-01 Thread Vikram Vincent
others and ourselves is important if we want to improve the movement. Let us move on as better human beings. Thanks Hisham for your contribution. With warm wishes, -- Vikram Vincent 09969249984 (Mumbai) 09448810822 (Bangalore) ___ Wikimediaindia-l

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Indic languages (was Re: Spoken Wikipedia for Indic Languages)

2012-11-13 Thread Vikram Vincent
so. *in·dic*/ˈindik/ Adjective: Relating to or denoting the group of Indo-European languages comprising Sanskrit and the modern Indian languages that are its descendants.Not sure whether it is derogatory though 'Indian' would be a better term. -- Vikram Vincent

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Report] International Women's day events in India

2013-04-01 Thread Vikram Vincent
On 1 April 2013 20:52, Netha Hussain nethahuss...@gmail.com wrote: Free Software Movement of Karnataka conducted a workshop for women in Jyothi Nivas College, Bangalore on 9th March 2013. Eight volunteers and 26 participants signed up for the event. Nine new articles were created as a part of

[Wikimediaindia-l] Invitation: Preparatory meeting for formation of Free Software Movement Maharashtra (FSMM)

2013-04-28 Thread Vikram Vincent
Vincent: 09969249984 With warm wishes, Vikram Vincent Member, General Council, Free Software Movement India(FSMI) References: [1] http://www.fsmi.in/about [2] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_Software_Movement_of_India [3] For more details on the concept of 'free as in freedom' software http

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Invitation: Preparatory meeting for formation of Free Software Movement Maharashtra (FSMM)

2013-05-02 Thread Vikram Vincent
Please make a note of the exact venue: Library, Chemical Engg building, IIT-Bombay, Powai, Mumbai On 28 April 2013 20:01, Vikram Vincent vincentvik...@gmail.com wrote: Dear Friends, Greetings on behalf of the Free Software Movement of India. Free Software Movement of India (FSMI

[Wikimediaindia-l] Free Software Movement Maharashtra - Outcome of preparatory meeting

2013-05-06 Thread Vikram Vincent
The participants were welcomed by Vikram Vincent, Member, General Council, FSMI and Prof. Puru Kulkarni moderated the session. Prof. Kannan Moudgalya inaugurated the first agenda point by talking about the FOSS initiatives at IITB and the efforts to connect with the teachers and students from all over

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] To WMF; Anasuya's involvement. And transparency!

2014-04-19 Thread Vikram Vincent
Hi! On 19 April 2014 16:36, ansuman ansum...@gmail.com wrote: snip And it looks like no matter what volunteers ask, say; irrespective of their concerns, the decisions are final or have been made. To put it in another way, the paid employees outweigh volunteers. That's all. Thanks. Such

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Revitalising the Wikimedia India chapter

2014-04-28 Thread Vikram Vincent
Hello Asaf, On 29 April 2014 01:00, Asaf Bartov abar...@wikimedia.org wrote: snip I asserted that the abiding disagreement between WMF and WMIN is much more around the _how_ than the _what_, and that that disagreement can be snip Can you please elaborate a bit more on the disagreement of 'how'

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Outcome of CIS work in Kannada Wikipedia

2014-05-20 Thread Vikram Vincent
Hi HPN, On 21 May 2014 08:21, Hari Prasad Nadig hpna...@gmail.com wrote: Perhaps we should hear more from the fellow Wikimedians who're neutral and friends on Kannada Wikipedia mailing list who're neutral to assess the actual impact than from CIS's partners (Christ College as on this thread,

[Wikimediaindia-l] How did the Tamil wikipedia achieve quality organic growth - case study?

2014-05-21 Thread Vikram Vincent
Dear Ravi, I am impressed by the statistics you have mentioned in your previous mail on the Tamil team in Wikipedia. Can you please share the Tamil team's approach as a case study. I am sure that many of us here will benefit from it. Thank you -- Vikram Vincent

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Many user groups instead of One Chapter?

2014-09-06 Thread Vikram Vincent
Hi, On 3 September 2014 09:38, Pradeep Mohandas pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com wrote: It is perhaps worth considering a format of having multiple user groups model in India rather than having one central Wikimedia India Chapter. Having user groups which function democratically also ensures that

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Many user groups instead of One Chapter?

2014-09-06 Thread Vikram Vincent
On 7 September 2014 07:29, Pradeep Mohandas pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com wrote: There is already a provision for this in the Chapter. It is called Special Interest Groups (SIG). Only suffers from the lack of an imaginative name, but it is effectively what you are trying to suggest here. I have

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Many user groups instead of One Chapter?

2014-09-06 Thread Vikram Vincent
to. On 07-Sep-2014, at 8:32, Vikram Vincent vincentvik...@gmail.com wrote: On 7 September 2014 07:29, Pradeep Mohandas pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com wrote: There is already a provision for this in the Chapter. It is called Special Interest Groups (SIG). Only suffers from the lack

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Many user groups instead of One Chapter?

2014-09-07 Thread Vikram Vincent
HI, On 7 September 2014 11:38, Pradeep Mohandas pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com wrote: I meant that the SIG system is similar to the User Group system. In the SIG affiliation is to the Chapter and in the User Group, the affiliation is to WMF directly. The need for direct affiliation is felt

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Many user groups instead of One Chapter?

2014-09-07 Thread Vikram Vincent
Hi, Doing a bit more analysis on your suggestion. On 7 September 2014 13:15, Pradeep Mohandas pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com wrote: The activity of the Chapter and the User Groups should flow to forward the movement. It does not appear that way. Your suggestion seems to point to a more

[Wikimediaindia-l] Please use the appropriate forums (Was: Re: Fwd: WMIN shutdown ?)

2014-09-13 Thread Vikram Vincent
. The free knowledge movement provides us with an opportunity to not only refine society but also ourselves as human beings. Please use this opportunity wisely. With fraternal greetings from the Free Software Movement in India Vikram Vincent On 13 September 2014 12:01, Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] WMIN EC in minority

2014-09-14 Thread Vikram Vincent
On 15 September 2014 00:39, Sudhanwa Jogalekar sudhanwa@gmail.com wrote: snip Whatever the current EC is doing, let them do the work in their own way and instead of saying that their decisions are void, if you wish, you can go to the authorities and file a complaint about it. If you do

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] New community nominations in place of absent invitees welcome

2014-09-19 Thread Vikram Vincent
Hi, On 19 September 2014 20:34, Ravishankar ravidre...@gmail.com wrote: snip However, all communities are welcome to recommend nominations replacing these invitees. Please nominate new names or recommend who is next in order to replace the absent attendees snip There already were a

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Extraordinary Circular-Wikimedia India Chapter

2014-10-03 Thread Vikram Vincent
Hello! On 3 October 2014 19:31, Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.com wrote: Please go thru my earlier mail. You seem to have conveniently forgotten that Nikita never renewed her membership on time thus ceasing to be a member of the chapter, as well as the EC when Moksh and Pranav

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Extraordinary Circular-Wikimedia India Chapter

2014-10-03 Thread Vikram Vincent
Hello! On 3 October 2014 18:41, Jayanta Nath jaya...@wikimedia.in wrote: Extraordinary Circular snip Thanks for the update. Best wishes for the upcoming tasks Regards Vikram ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org To

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Extraordinary Circular-Wikimedia India Chapter

2014-10-03 Thread Vikram Vincent
By which logic a person need not have to be a Chapter member in order to be an EC member. Was the person a member of the chapter before being elected to the EC? Was the membership renewal not done due to reasons beyond control? Yes Yes - the person can remain in the EC Simple logic ji :)

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Extraordinary Circular-Wikimedia India Chapter

2014-10-04 Thread Vikram Vincent
On 4 October 2014 10:42, Abhilash S Unni abhilashu...@gmail.com wrote: And with all respect to Vincent Vikram, the logic what you are saying would also mean that Ms. Jayalalithaa can continue as Tamil Nadu CM irrespective of her ceasing to be an MLA!!! Please give the complete example if

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Extraordinary Circular-Wikimedia India Chapter

2014-10-04 Thread Vikram Vincent
On 4 October 2014 15:14, Vikram Vincent vincentvik...@gmail.com wrote: not because she simply ceased to be an MLA. I believe that an MLC can also be CM, K Rosaiah the present CM of Andhra Pradesh being an MLC.They should only enjoy the support of the majority. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Extraordinary Circular-Wikimedia India Chapter

2014-10-04 Thread Vikram Vincent
On 4 October 2014 16:30, Srikanth Ramakrishnan rsrikant...@gmail.com wrote: Again. Your understanding of both the Indian legislative system and the current scenario amuses me. Smriti Irani is a minister because she is a Member of the Rajya Sabha. Aka Member of Parliament. In the current

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: Re: [WMIN-Members] Fwd: Grossly Obscene pornographic images on WIKIMEDIA.IN

2014-11-05 Thread Vikram Vincent
Hello, Looking at issues objectively, the chapter has always been working with and for the community. All the members come from the community. In layman terms I think the only privilege of the membership holders is to elect and be elected and a few other responsibilities that can be realised only

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [Wikimedia-l] Fw: Just say no to TPP

2015-11-29 Thread Vikram Vincent
On 29 November 2015 at 22:20, sibi kanagaraj wrote: > What would be it's impact in India ? > We are not a signatory https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trans-Pacific_Partnership ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list

[Wikimediaindia-l] Requesting feedback on my IEG

2016-03-15 Thread Vikram Vincent
Hello! I have created an IEG titled "Wikipedia as a pedagogical tool" at https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Grants:IEG/Wikipedia_as_a_pedagogical_tool Kindly share your valuable feedback. Thanks -- Vikram Vincent ___ Wikimediaindia-l ma

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia as a pedagogical tool (Was: Fwd: Requesting feedback on my IEG)

2016-04-02 Thread Vikram Vincent
Hello! I have changed the proposal status from 'draft' to 'proposed'. Kindly do spend some time to help improve or endorse the proposal. Thanks Vikram -- Forwarded message -- From: Vikram Vincent <vincentvik...@gmail.com> Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2016 19:43:54 +0530 Subject: Requ

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [WMIN-Exec 17841] Joint Statement from WMIN and A2K regarding WCI 2016

2016-07-05 Thread Vikram Vincent
On 6 July 2016 at 03:34, Adethya Sudarsanan wrote: > Hi, thanks for sharing this. I'm unable to open the document (.odt) file > on my iPhone 6S. Do I need any specific software/reader to view the > contents of the document ? Hi, do use Libreoffice. @OP Better yet would

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Introduction

2018-10-03 Thread Vikram Vincent
Welcome to the community. Quite interesting work you are doing Best Vikram Vincent On 03/10/2018, Japleen Pasricha wrote: > Hello everyone, > > I have been a member of this mailing list for some time now and I think > it's time I properly introduce myself :) > > Hi, my name