[Wikimediaindia-l] First Telugu wiki academy conducted on 6 Oct 2009 at Chirala engineering college, chirala

2009-10-06 Thread arjuna rao chavala
Hi I am glad to report that I have conducted first Telugu wiki academy conducted on 6 Oct 2009 at Chirala engineering college, chirala, a small coastal town in Prakasam district Andhra Pradesh, with kind cooperation from the college authorities. About 120 third and final year engineering students

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia India brochure draft

2009-11-01 Thread arjuna rao chavala
Hi, I have started a mini brochure https://docs.google.com/fileview?id=0B9VHTVzubonwY2MzOTcwNjItOWQ3OS00MmU4LTgyZWMtMmNhMmZjNjFlZjU4hl=enfor indic wikipedias. Please help to improve the same by sending your language conten (text for name of language, wikipedia transliteration, and your by-line.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Update on Mobile MediaWiki

2010-02-22 Thread arjuna rao chavala
Can siomeone summarize which mobiles available in India are able to display indic wikipedias and what is their cost.? Regards Arjun On 2/21/10, Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijs...@gmail.com wrote: Hoi, I have been interested in mobile mediawiki less then a week and I am thankful to the Urdu

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Update on Mobile MediaWiki

2010-02-24 Thread arjuna rao chavala
As Nokia uses QT, there may not many issues. Also andriid based phones also should not be a big problem. This is all based on my general understanding of the mobile technologies. It is the closed source vendors who have to be coaxed to make indic languages rendering work properly. Regards Arjun

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Update on Mobile MediaWiki

2010-02-24 Thread arjuna rao chavala
POOR. BlackBerry 8700 series are one step ahead n don't display indic text AT ALL. Just boxes... On 24 February 2010 20:34, Hari Prasad Nadig hpna...@gmail.com wrote: On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 8:23 PM, arjuna rao chavala arjunar...@googlemail.com wrote: As Nokia uses QT, there may not many

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India Chapter

2010-03-11 Thread arjuna rao chavala
Hi, I created a page but was not able to hyperlink from the MOA page. Here is http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Arjunaraoc Thanks Arjun 2010/3/11 Shiju Alex shijualexonl...@gmail.com They already have their user pages on meta wiki, *don't they? * Yes, I could see red links.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India Chapter

2010-03-11 Thread arjuna rao chavala
2010/3/11 Praveen Prakash me.prav...@gmail.com I don't consider members or membership. I am not devaluing commitment or hardwork. I am thinking about lack of openness. You guys must know (may know well) the level of Indic language involvement in meta. Why didn't this list? besides I've not

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India Chapter

2010-03-12 Thread arjuna rao chavala
I will join. Thanks Arjun 2010/3/13 Naveen Francis navee...@gmail.com Can we have a IRC on this topic ? Proposed time : Today, 8 pm (March 13, 2010), Join on : irc://irc.freenode.org/wikimedia-in http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_India#IRC Thanks, Naveen Francis On 12 March

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Malayalam Wikimedians meetup - 2010 April 17 - Kalamasseri, Ernakulam

2010-04-17 Thread arjuna rao chavala
2010/4/17 Shiju Alex shijualexonl...@gmail.com Hello WikiMedians, 1. *We are releasing a Malayalam Wikipedia CD* that contain 500 articles selected from the 12,000 articles that were available in Malayalam Wikipedia during 2010 March. *We have developed a dedicated application (in

[Wikimediaindia-l] Telugu Wikipedia newsletter launched

2010-07-01 Thread arjuna rao chavala
Hi, I am glad to report the launch of Telugu wikipedia newsletter (Tewiki vartha తెవికీ వార్త) with articles on Vector skin and interview with prominent Telugu wikipedian Vyzasatya.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimeetup Aug 2010 WPMBL16

2010-08-12 Thread arjuna rao chavala
I heard that http://www.jaaga.in/ offers free meeting spaces with wifi. It is possible to book through net as well. Regards Arjun On Fri, Aug 13, 2010 at 12:00 AM, Arun Ram arunra...@gmail.com wrote: We are still exploring the possibility of having at CIS still. Please wait. Tinu or I will

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Newsletter?

2010-09-04 Thread arjuna rao chavala
Shiju, How are you going to host the newsletter. Are you going to link it to WIkipedia India project or will it be on meta? I suggest providing a simple wiki interface as well as pdf version. Regards Arjun On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 2:33 PM, Shiju Alex shijualexonl...@gmail.comwrote: However, I'm

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] New Stats- Global perspective about Wikipedia Page edits

2010-09-07 Thread arjuna rao chavala
On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 3:20 AM, theo10011 de10...@gmail.com wrote: Hey everyone Just wanted to inform everyone that there are some new statistics available about global Wikipedia usage for Q3 of this year. --cut-- The most surprising information is in the language-wise breakdown of edits

[Wikimediaindia-l] Gyanpad (Knowledge kiosk) web app: Easy interface to search Wikipedia and sister sites in Indian languages

2010-09-16 Thread arjuna rao chavala
I am happy to share a tiny web application to help people get started with using Indian languages on Computers in public places, using wiki sites. Check it out http://gyanpad.appspot.com/ Cheers Arjun ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Gyanpad (Knowledge kiosk) web app: Easyinterface to search Wikipedia and sister sites in Indian languages

2010-09-16 Thread arjuna rao chavala
-Original Message- From: arjuna rao chavala arjunar...@googlemail.com Sender: wikimediaindia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org Date: Fri, 17 Sep 2010 07:35:56 To: wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Reply-To: wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Subject: [Wikimediaindia-l] Gyanpad

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Gyanpad (Knowledge kiosk) web app: Easyinterface to search Wikipedia and sister sites in Indian languages

2010-09-16 Thread arjuna rao chavala
could also link to all the Wikimedia sites in that language after the screen key board is chosen. regards Arun Sent from BlackBerry® on Airtel -Original Message- From: arjuna rao chavala arjunar...@googlemail.com Sender: wikimediaindia-l-boun...@lists.wikimedia.org Date: Fri, 17

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] New Stats- Global perspective about Wikipedia Page edits

2010-09-17 Thread arjuna rao chavala
is via Honk Kong. So my views and edits may be seen as from Honk Kong ! But still, this is a good data point to start with... Regards Tinu Cherian On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 9:44 AM, arjuna rao chavala arjunar...@googlemail.com wrote: On Wed, Sep 8, 2010 at 3:20 AM, theo10011 de10

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Gyanpad (Knowledge kiosk) web app: Easy interface to search Wikipedia and sister sites in Indian languages

2010-09-17 Thread arjuna rao chavala
On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 12:01 PM, Srikanth Lakshmanan srik@gmail.comwrote: Hi Arjuna, Great stuff. One more suggestion i could think of is to support google transliteration in addition to phonetic input. Just to qoute an example in the difference, phonetic gives டமில் for tamil where the

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Gyanpad (Knowledge kiosk) web app: Easyinterface to search Wikipedia and sister sites in Indian languages

2010-09-17 Thread arjuna rao chavala
On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 10:38 AM, Anirudh Bhati anirudh...@gmail.comwrote: Hi Arjuna, Thank you, Arjuna. This is the good stuff. I would recommend increasing the size of the text-box for input after the selection of the language and script. Also, most users at public kiosks are more

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Gyanpad (Knowledge kiosk) web app: Easy interface to search Wikipedia and sister sites in Indian languages

2010-09-17 Thread arjuna rao chavala
On Fri, Sep 17, 2010 at 8:58 PM, Shiju Alex shijualexonl...@gmail.comwrote: We have to wait for Google to provide inscript keyboards for other languages or make inscript/alphabetic keyboards ourselves. :) Why wait for Google? We have lot of programmers among us. Let us form a team and

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Gyanpad (Knowledge kiosk) web app: Easy interface to search Wikipedia and sister sites in Indian languages

2010-09-20 Thread arjuna rao chavala
17, 2010 at 7:35 AM, arjuna rao chavala arjunar...@googlemail.com wrote: I am happy to share a tiny web application to help people get started with using Indian languages on Computers in public places, using wiki sites. Check it out http://gyanpad.appspot.com/ Cheers Arjun

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Welcoming Indian users on English wikipedia.to Indic wikis

2010-10-28 Thread arjuna rao chavala
Good idea to promote indic wikis Arjun On 10/29/10, Ravishankar ravidre...@gmail.com wrote: Nice idea, Srikanth. User:Sodabottle joined Tamil Wiki after the interest generated by the essay contest. So, we are yet to get a active contributor through this campaign. But, we have just started

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Updates on Google translation project in Tamil Wikipedia

2010-12-02 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Hi, Thanks a lot for the update. I think the updated process is similar with Open source community philosophy when Commercial companies (like IBM, Sun etc) contribute source code. Tamil Wiki has that kind of rigor in quality checking and is able to do a good job. Other Wikipedias may not be

[Wikimediaindia-l] Screenshots of Wikipedia pages in Indian languages

2010-12-16 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
A presentation consisting of screenshots of wikipedia Wiki-indian-languageshttp://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/meta/c/ca/Wiki-indian-languages.pdfis available at http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Leaflet#Wikimedia_.28chapters.29 (2.9MB), with file name It can be used at exhibitions by running it

[Wikimediaindia-l] Note on Wikimedia stall at FOSS.in

2010-12-21 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Hi, Please see a brief writeup on Wikimedia Stall at Foss.in with links to photos on commons. http://wikimedia.in/wiki/Promotion/foss.in Cheers Arjun ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia at FOSS / College Events

2010-12-27 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
2010/12/27 Srikanth Lakshmanan srik@gmail.com Hi all, I suppose Wikipedia stall at FOSS.IN was a great start in reaching out to FOSS / Student community in India.We must attempt to be present in a stall at all such similar events which give space for us. I have got a confirmation from

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-hyd] Anniversary event in Hyderabad

2011-01-11 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 10:13 AM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com wrote: With email phone number available in the ealier page ( http://ten.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Hyderabad,_Indiadiff=prevoldid=12164 ) , it may be a good idea for someone from the hyd wikicommunity or the

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-IN-Exec] Wikimedia Chapter Registered

2011-01-14 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
lists as well as wikimedia.in website. Cheers Arjuna Rao Chavala On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 4:15 PM, Sudhanwa Jogalekar sudhanwa@gmail.comwrote: Congrats!! This is great news!! And on a perfect timing of the 10th Anniversary celebrations. -Sudhanwa On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 12:44 PM, Arjuna

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Available to help at th Bangalore Event

2011-01-14 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
is needed. We are glad to have you for Bangalore event representing Wikimedia Foundation. We will firm up the specific sessions where you can speak on the agenda in the morning. Cheers Arjuna Rao Chavala ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] It would be nice to have the WiKipedia desk at this event.

2011-01-20 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 9:22 PM, Hari Prasad Nadig hpna...@gmail.comwrote: On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 9:13 PM, Ralph work.well.done...@gmail.comwrote: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/article1096315.ece Sure. We should probably go meet Mr. Nallur Prasad at Ka Sa Pa,

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Malayalam wikipedia crossed the 10 Lakh/1 million edits milestone

2011-01-26 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
2011/1/25 Shiju Alex shijualexonl...@gmail.com Dear All, I am happy to announce that Malayalam wikipedia has crossed the *10 Lakh (1 million) edits* milestone on *2011 January 22*. Malayalam wikipedia is the *first Indian language wikipedia to cross the 10 Lakh milestone*. Congratulations

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Malayalam wikipedia crossed the 10 Lakh/1 million edits milestone

2011-01-27 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 9:07 AM, Shiju Alex shijualexonl...@gmail.comwrote: *Number of edits per article measure* may not be meaningful comparison, when comparing wikipedias, as each language wikipedia follows its own policies with regard to stub articles. Great. Arjuna, Kindly share the

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] 10,000+ articles on Kannada Wikipedia

2011-01-28 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
contributor who has made this possible. Thanks for the update. Congratulations and Best wishes. Arjuna Rao Chavala ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-blr] The Hindu : One among the clan of Wikipedians

2011-01-28 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 12:46 PM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com wrote: The Hindu : One among the clan of Wikipedians, featuring Achal Prabhala http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-neighbourhood/article1128553.ece Thanks Achal, for sharing interesting account of

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Developers list for India specific discussions

2011-01-30 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 8:42 AM, Hari Prasad Nadig hpna...@gmail.comwrote: Hi everyone, During the weeks running up to Wikipedia 10 event, there was a talk on requesting a developers list for India specific discussions. The need for an India specific developers list is quite obvious

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia X: Report on 10th anniversary celebrations of Wikipedia at Indore

2011-01-31 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Srinivas, On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 10:47 PM, guru brahma wiki...@yahoo.co.in wrote: Dear all, Pl. find below a report on the 10th anniversary celebrations of Wikipedia at Indore. --snip-- Thanks for sharing a well written report. Can you share the links for the presentations as well?

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] troubleshooting Wikipedia for schools offline project

2011-01-31 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 10:11 AM, Nikhil Sheth nikhil...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Jessie and All, Thanks so much for the appreciation. Request: I want to get an Offline edition of the Hindi, Marathi and Gujrati Wikipedia. (Indian languages) - preferably in the .ZIM format. I read about Malayalam

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] WikimediaIndia-l list description

2011-02-01 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 4:30 PM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.comwrote: The question is not English Wikipedia or Indic language Wikipedias. This list is primarily for discussions related to *anything* related to Wikimedia projects in India, Indic language Wikipedias, chapter ,

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] WikimediaIndia-l list description

2011-02-01 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Tue, Feb 1, 2011 at 11:44 PM, Achal Prabhala aprabh...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Hari, others, thanks for the clarification - what about Shiju's suggestion - Wikimedia India discussion list? It is unnecessarily long and does not add much in terms of explanation. I suggest keeping it short as

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

2011-02-09 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Thu, Feb 10, 2011 at 12:17 PM, BalaSundaraRaman sundarbe...@yahoo.comwrote: Gerard, It'll be good if someone who can read both Kannada and Devanagari scripts can do this. I'm not proficient with Kannada script. Will give it a shot if nobody else volunteers for this. Most indian language

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

2011-02-14 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Santhosh, Good initiative. I tried with Telugu main page with your URL substituted with telugu reference to main page. It works though layout/rendering needs improvement. I presently use Firefox print command on Ubuntu and select print to file (pdf), and I get a fine pdf file, except for the

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Announcing Hisham Mundol as WMF consultant for National Programs, India

2011-02-15 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Hi Hisham, A warm welcome and best wishes. Cheers Arjuna Rao Chavala President, Wikimedia Chapter, India On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 10:40 PM, Barry Newstead bnewst...@wikimedia.orgwrote: Dear colleagues, (please feel free to cross-post this to local lists within India) I am pleased

[Wikimediaindia-l] Report on Liam Wyatt's talk Wikipedia and GLAM's - Organized by KALA/ NCSI-NET

2011-02-22 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Hi, Here is a brief report on talk on  Wikipedia and GLAM's talk  by Liam Wyatt - organized by Karntaka Stae Library Association (KALA[1])/ NCSI-NET [2] on 19 Feb 2011 at 10:30AM at NCSI Conference hall, IISc, Bangalore The session attracted 26  LIS professionals from academic/industry/students.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] The Narayam extension

2011-02-22 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 6:20 PM, Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijs...@gmail.com wrote: Hoi, The Narayam extension was developed to support keyboard methods. It was first developed for the Malayalam language as a script that was running locally and then as Junaid PV became a MediaWiki developer, it

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] A tale of two workshops

2011-03-07 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
initiative in Tamil wiki. I appreciate your gesture of donating the fee minus expenses received from the college to the foundation. Your suggestion to chapter to work out better mechanism/policy with regard to the same is welcome. Cheers Arjuna Rao Chavala http://teluginux.blogspot.com/2009/10/6-2009

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

2011-03-31 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Happy to see the work on URL shortener. Congratulations for everyone involved. As domain names can be used in Indian languages, I actually would like to see the email clients and printing modules from browser improve so that they print the domain name in the native language rather than use English

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Report: 2nd Odia Wikipedia Workshop, Bhubaneswar, 2011April03 (୨କ ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଉଇକି କର୍ମଶାଳା, ଭୁବନେଶ୍ଵର)

2011-04-04 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Hi Subhashish, 2011/4/4 Subhashish Panigrahi psubhash...@gmail.com Hi, here is the report of the 2nd Odia Wikipedia Workshop, Bhubaneswar, 2011April03 --cut-- Thanks for the update. Congratulations to all the volunteers for your dedicated work towards this event. I am glad to see that Wiki

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Report-32nd Bangalore WikiMeetup

2011-04-11 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Subhashish, Thanks for running this event and producing a summary, probably for first time for Bangalore meet ups Cheers Arjun On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 10:10 AM, Subhashish Panigrahi psubhash...@gmail.com wrote: The 32nd Bangalore Wikimedia Meetup was organized on 2011April10 at 3 PM in

[Wikimediaindia-l] Report on Chapters conference 2011

2011-04-19 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Hi, Please see a report on chapters conference 2011 http://wikimedia.in/wiki/File:ReportonChaptersConference-2011.pdf Let me know if you have any comments/questions Cheers Arjuna Rao Chavala President Wikimedia Chapter, India ___ Wikimediaindia-l

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

2011-04-26 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
http://www.deccanherald.com/content/156361/kanaja-now-accessible-blind-too.html Kannada encyclopaedic website is accessible for blind. How about our Wikipedias? Has any attempts been made in the past? Cheers Arjun ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wiki on http://wikimedia.in/ is now available at http://wiki.wikimedia.in

2011-05-12 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
details will follow. Sorry for the inconvenience. Cheers Arjuna Rao Chavala President, Wikimedia Chapter, India ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Individual membership of Wikimedia Chapter is now open.

2011-05-13 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
the application processed. Arjuna Rao Chavala, can you please confirm that Yes. The account details and IFSC are given in membership application form. Cheers Arjun ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Individual membership of Wikimedia Chapter is now open.

2011-05-14 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
in the event itself. I request all the co-oridnators of the community meetups/outreach events across India to create awareness about chapter membership, distribute copies of membership applications and help in enrolling members quickly. Cheers Arjuna Rao Chavala

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Individual membership of Wikimedia Chapter is now open.

2011-05-15 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Hi, Further to my previous update, here is a link to photograph of myself receiving the first membership application from Ashwin Baindur, http://wiki.wikimedia.in/wiki/File:WikimediaChapterFirstMembershipApplicationFromAshwinBaindur.jpg Cheers Arjuna Rao Chavala On Sun, May 15, 2011 at 10:06

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wiki on http://wikimedia.in/ is now available at http://wiki.wikimedia.in

2011-05-17 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Hi Rahimanuddin, 2011/5/12 రహ్మానుద్దీన్ షేక్ nani1o...@gmail.com On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 4:16 PM, Arjuna Rao Chavala arjunar...@googlemail.com wrote: Hi, As we are restructuring the web resources, we have to make a change to the current URLs of wikimedia.in. The wiiki which

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wiki on http://wikimedia.in/ is now available at http://wiki.wikimedia.in

2011-05-17 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 4:16 PM, Arjuna Rao Chavala arjunar...@googlemail.com wrote: Hi, As we are restructuring the web resources, we have to make a change to the current URLs of wikimedia.in. The wiiki which was available on http://wikimedia.in/ is now available at http

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Report on Wikipedia Meetup 4 at Hyderabad on 15th May

2011-05-18 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Hi Ravishankar, Thanks for the summary, Glad to note the plans to make the event regular Best wishes Arjun On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 9:34 PM, Ravishankar ravidre...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, On 15th May, we had the 4th Wikimedia meetup at Hyderabad as planned.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Individual membership of Wikimedia Chapter is now open.

2011-05-20 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 2:07 PM, vivek r vividvi...@gmail.com wrote: Is there any deadline for sending application form. No. Cheers Arjun ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Individual membership of Wikimedia Chapter is now open.

2011-05-20 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 2:10 PM, vivek r vividvi...@gmail.com wrote: Most of the south indians didnt have surname we use Initials(first letter of fathers name) so how should i fill the blanks (*)Surname: __ (*)Given Name:_ Please put a dash

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] A Malayalam short film Wikipedia

2011-05-27 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Fri, May 27, 2011 at 12:12 PM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com wrote: A short Malayalam film based on Wikipedia was internet released recently. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIWKKMp5HSU The film is also named Wikipedia and is dedicated to Wikipedians. The short film is

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia.in Wiki rework complete.

2011-06-04 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Sun, Jun 5, 2011 at 9:58 AM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.comwrote: If I understand correctly, the chapter intends to also launch a chapter portal too, separate from the wiki. Arjuna can correct me if I am wrong. That's true. Chapter has identified needs for additional portal and

[Wikimediaindia-l] Membership and Community engagement-June2011

2011-06-07 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
email to chap...@wikimedia.in. Yours sincerely Arjuna Rao Chavala President, Bangalore 7 June 2011 ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Membership and Community engagement-June2011

2011-06-07 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Hi Ravi, On Tue, Jun 7, 2011 at 4:10 PM, Ravishankar ravidre...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Arjuna, Great report and hard work. Please accept my appreciation for all chapter members involved in these efforts. Thanks for your kind words. There is lot more ahead. With the cooperation of the

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Administrative maps of India and states.

2011-06-08 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Wed, Jun 8, 2011 at 5:50 PM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.comwrote: By officially lobbying to release such data with the census board and Goverment PRDs to the public domain. I suggest putting up a project proposal on Wiki at http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Projects:2011-12 and signing

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Community-Chapter Relations

2011-06-09 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
feedback for a day or two and address the same after discussions in EC. Let me assure you, that we value all your feedback and  will  revert to you  with further updates on the communication in few days time. Thanks Arjuna Rao Chavala President, Wikimedia Chapter [1]http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki

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

2011-06-12 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
in the organizing committee for the Conference. Sincerely, Arjuna Rao Chavala President, Wikimedia Chapter ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Foundation-l] Announcement: Selected Books from Malayalam Wikisource on CD released

2011-06-13 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Hi, On Sat, Jun 11, 2011 at 10:31 PM, Jyothis E jyothi...@gmail.com wrote: Dear fellow Wikimedians, With great pleasure, Malayalam Wikimedia Community announced its 2011 CD project Selected Books from Malayalam Wikisource on CD - 1.0 at the 4th annual Wiki Meetup in Kannur, Kerala. --cut--

[Wikimediaindia-l] Invitation to join Chapter as Member by 23 June 2011 to participate in EC elections during AGM

2011-06-14 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
. We are really looking forward to an active and strong interest in the Chapter from the Community. Sincerely, Arjuna Rao Chavala President, Wikimedia Chapter ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Request for a new list

2011-06-19 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 5:23 PM, Ashwin Baindur ashwin.bain...@gmail.comwrote: Hi, I'm user:AshLin, co-chair of the Working Group for a forthcoming Wiki-conference in India in November 2011. I'm writing formally to you to request for a list for that event; a request which you may have

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

2011-06-21 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Hisham, On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 5:00 PM, Hisham Mundol hmun...@wikimedia.orgwrote: Hi Folks Here's a report on the Wikipedia India Education Program:

[Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: Wikimedia.in access problems on some networks

2011-06-27 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Hi, Some users have reported facing problems in accessing wikimedia.in on few networks. These were analysed to be arising from some network routing changes in the internet service providers. There is no problem with wikimedia.in site and connectivity to internet. The problems are expected to

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-hyd] Telugu Wikipedia wiki marathon regarding

2011-07-03 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
2011/7/3 రహ్మానుద్దీన్ షేక్ nani1o...@gmail.com Hi, --cut-- So, its obvious that we need to have a quality improvement of existing articles and creation of relevant content as well. Also, we envision to have reached the 50 k mark by August 29, 2011. In this regard, I propose the first

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India wiki re-design

2011-07-04 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Hi, Thanks for sharing your thoughts and useful pointers to improve Wiki. I have created a discussion threadhttp://wiki.wikimedia.in/Talk:Main_Page#Main_page_redesign_needs_35on the talk page of main page and also included the main page redesign in the scope of Wiki project

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-hyd] First Telugu wiki marathon

2011-07-11 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
[Adding Teluguwiki group] Rahmnauddin, 2011/7/12 రహ్మానుద్దీన్ షేక్ nani1o...@gmail.com Hi all, I am very glad to inform you that the first ever wiki marathon of telugu wikipedia took place in Hyderabad this Sunday. This was intended to encourage more people to join the community. Also,

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-hyd] First Telugu wiki marathon

2011-07-11 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
on this. Can you share any best practices regarding Category tree? In Telugu, category tree is evolving except for about 10 top level categories that were defined. Thanks Arjun On Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 9:19 AM, Arjuna Rao Chavala arjunar...@gmail.comwrote: [Adding Teluguwiki group

[Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: Appointment of Nominations Committee for EC elections

2011-07-21 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
-- Forwarded message -- From: Arjuna Rao Chavala arjunar...@gmail.com Date: Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 6:30 PM Subject: Appointment of Nominations Committee for EC elections To: wmin-memb...@googlegroups.com Dear Wikimedia Chapter Members, As per Chapter MOA, Rules and Regulations

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: Appointment of Nominations Committee for EC elections

2011-07-24 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Hi, Response in line.. On 7/24/11, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com wrote: How many positions are vacant and to be filled ? This will be announced along with process for Elections by NC. Cheers Arjun ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list

[Wikimediaindia-l] July-2011 Chapter Update

2011-08-19 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
, it becomes Some rights reserved. Wikimedia projects follow CC-BY-SA along with GFDL license for the content. Chapter thanks Centre for Internet and Society for sponsoring this event. Look forward to your continued support Best, On behalf of Wikimedia Chapter EC Arjuna Rao Chavala President

[Wikimediaindia-l] Volunteering opportunitiy-Wiki Academy for Department of Public Libraries, Karnataka

2011-08-24 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Hi Members and Wikimedia Community in Bangalore, I am glad to announce that we are planning for the first Wiki academyhttp://wiki.wikimedia.in/File:WikiAcademyCoHostingOpportunityBrochure.pdf co-hosted by Department of Public Libraries, Karnataka for their senior Library professionals The draft

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] How Can I contribute

2011-08-25 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 10:28 PM, Vijai Ganapathy vijai.ganapa...@gmail.com wrote: Hi All, I am watching the mailing list for quite sometime here. I would like to understand how can I contribute to wikimedia ? Please see the project proposals from chapter at

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] On creating an Indian Wikisource

2011-08-26 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 2:44 PM, Shiju Alex shijualexonl...@gmail.comwrote: By hosting a WikiSource outside of the US and in the jurisdiction of the country. This is not limited to Wikisource. Wikimedia Commons is definitely in the list, and may be some other projects also. The advantage

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Gyanpad (Knowledge kiosk) web app: Easy interface to search Wikipedia and sister sites in Indian languages

2011-08-26 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
://gyanpad.appspot.com Cheers Arjun On Tue, Sep 21, 2010 at 9:58 AM, arjuna rao chavala arjunar...@googlemail.com wrote: I added a comment on google issue. http://code.google.com/p/google-ajax-apis/issues/detail?id=454q=virtual%20keyboardcolspec=ID%20Type%20Stars%20Status%20Modified%20Summary

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India chapter - Executive Committee Elections 2011

2011-08-26 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 9:23 AM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.comwrote: I have also requested the election committee and the current Exec team to also publish the electoral roll too on the members wiki . This might help to well wishers to appeal to the good candidates to stand for the

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India chapter - Executive Committee Elections 2011

2011-08-27 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 12:11 PM, Adethya Sudarsanan adethyas...@gmail.comwrote: Hi fellow wiki'ers, Can you please how to nominate myself for the posts.. This is open only for Chapter members. If you have become wikimedia chapter member, you would have received the call for nominations with

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India chapter - Executive Committee Elections 2011

2011-08-27 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 1:05 PM, Adethya Sudarsanan adethyas...@gmail.comwrote: Arjun, Thanks for sharing that information. But where should I find the membership form ? The link specified in the previous mail shows a pdf containing forms pertaining to Government of Karnataka Here is the

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: Wiki Academy @ College -- Template

2011-08-27 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 1:58 PM, Hari Prasad Nadig hpna...@gmail.comwrote: Srikanth, This is useful. Thanks for sharing. A quick feedback: see if you'd get a chance to post the flier in SVG (so that people are able to modify it). They'd also get to change the background color as required

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: Wiki Academy @ College -- Template

2011-08-27 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 4:14 PM, Ashwin Baindur ashwin.bain...@gmail.comwrote: Agreed to Hari'ssuggestion, please place it in Commons in SVG template please. I attempted PDF2SVG conversion using inkscape. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:WikiAcademyV1.svg If any people face problems in

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: Wiki Academy @ College -- Template

2011-08-27 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 7:19 PM, Ashwin Baindur ashwin.bain...@gmail.comwrote: Arjuna Rao Chavala arjunar...@gmail.com wrote: *I attempted PDF2SVG conversion using inkscape. http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:WikiAcademyV1.svg If any people face problems in reusing it, you can reach me

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] On creating an Indian Wikisource

2011-08-28 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Sun, Aug 28, 2011 at 9:53 PM, Nagarjuna G nagar...@gnowgi.org wrote: On Fri, Aug 26, 2011 at 5:42 PM, Arjuna Rao Chavala arjunar...@gmail.com wrote: The advantage of separately hosted Wikisource is that the artefacts are self contained and can be used readily. Photographic media

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

2011-08-29 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 2:41 PM, Subhashish Panigrahi psubhash...@gmail.com wrote: Hi folks, Good morning from Odia Wiki Community. Yesterday we had a small meetup to celebrate the *1500 articles Celebration *attended by 6 old and 1 new Wikipedians. --cut-- Nice to see how a bunch of

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Volunteering opportunitiy-Wiki Academy for Department of Public Libraries, Karnataka

2011-08-30 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 10:22 PM, Gautam John gau...@prathambooks.orgwrote: On 27 August 2011 22:16, Aadarsh Gupta aadarshgupta...@gmail.com wrote: I want to join this meet.. what I'll need to do ?? Thanks, Adarsh. Just a note - the date has changed:

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Volunteering opportunitiy-Wiki Academy for Department of Public Libraries, Karnataka

2011-09-07 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 11:03 PM, ansuman ansum...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks Gautam, I can help. cya Thanks Ansuman, Please add your name to the event page at http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Wiki_Academy/Department_of_Public_Libraries,_Bangalore The presentation files that we could use, leveraging the

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-blr] Call for participation for 37th Bangalore Wiki meetup, 11 Sep 2011

2011-09-08 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Few suggestions regarding topics *Presentation by Oriya, Hindi, Malayalam on their recent accomplishments and the strategies that helped them *Wikimania overview by any of the Wikimania attendees from India covering key takeaways. Cheers Arjun On Wed, Sep 7, 2011 at 2:34 PM, Subhashish

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia in India:Past Present and the Future

2011-09-11 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Hi, Please visit the following url and download the document for several articles on Wikipedia research including the one titled Wikipedia in India:Past Present and the Future by Gautam K John. http://networkcultures.org/wpmu/cpov/lang/de/2011/05/10/critical-point-of-view-a-wikipedia-reader/

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Notices on Tamil Wikipedia

2011-09-12 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Mon, Sep 12, 2011 at 4:38 PM, Srikanth Lakshmanan srik@gmail.comwrote: Hello all, Untill July, Site notice in Tamil Wikpedia used to give only prominent links to Fonts / typing tutorial / Village pump. Occasionally when meet-ups/workshops happen, we would announce them. We thought to

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

2011-09-13 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Friends, I am happy to share the report on the first Wiki Academy organised by Wikimedia Chapter. http://wiki.wikimedia.in/Wiki_Academy/Department_of_Public_Libraries,_Bangalore#Report Please spread the word around and help in identifying other institutions for co-hosting future events Chapter

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

2011-09-13 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 11:39 PM, omshivaprak...@gmail.com omshivaprak...@gmail.com wrote: Happy to be a part of First Wiki Academy. Thanks to Arjun for pulling me in and look forward for more such activities. It was really interesting to see librarians looking at wikipedia. Many asked

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India blog site is now ready

2011-09-21 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Hi, Check out the first blog on http://wikimedia.in/ which gives the background behind getting the site up and running and share your feedback. Cheers Arjun ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org To unsubscribe /

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India blog site is now ready

2011-09-21 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 11:47 PM, Steven Walling swall...@wikimedia.orgwrote: On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 10:57 AM, Arjuna Rao Chavala arjunar...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, Check out the first blog on http://wikimedia.in/ which gives the background behind getting the site up and running and share

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India blog site is now ready

2011-09-22 Thread Arjuna Rao Chavala
Thanks Jayanta Nath and *Nasir Khan Saikathttp://profiles.google.com/nasir8891 http://profiles.google.com/nasir8891* On Thu, Sep 22, 2011 at 11:32 AM, Jayanta Nath jayanta...@gmail.com wrote: Hi , Thanks for sharing. The design of the blog is very nice and clean. and choosing the wordpress

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