Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Request by Aanchal

2009-11-21 Thread wheredevelsdare
Hi, There is a user called Shruti14 on whos quite active (atleast used to b very active when I was regular!) - if m nt mistaken shes American PIO - will invite her. Second, I would think it wrong to say only people from Delhi/North India speak good Hindi, though Im not sure whether

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

2010-11-29 Thread wheredevelsdare
Hi, A wonderful Idea. Just to add to Point No. 2 - why do we limit ourselves to Municipal schools. Why not also send volunteers to Private Schools and Colleges in Mumbai to encourage becoming a Wikipedia editor. These kids have all the facilities and are probably well versed with Wikipedia,

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimediaindia-l Digest, Vol 32, Issue 18

2011-02-04 Thread wheredevelsdare
Hi Tinu Cherian, You might want to remind the journo that we (Wikipedia) are non profit and our info comes under CC-BY-SA license, however Google is a Business set up for profit with all their info being subject to copyright. Regards, User:AroundTheGlobe From:

[Wikimediaindia-l] Flickr alternative to Photowalks

2011-02-14 Thread wheredevelsdare
Hi, I have mentioned to Bishaka, Vivek and Pradeep in person and on the Mumbai list. After our first Mumbai Photowalk, I ran a quick check on Flickr for Mumbai related content and found a lot of relevant and professional photographs. I contacted relevant uploaders requesting them to

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

2011-02-14 Thread wheredevelsdare
Report on Meeting between Wikimedia and Artists in Mumbai on 14 February 2011 Bishaka had arranged the meeting through Ashok of Padma. It was held at Volte, an Art Gallery located at Colaba owned by Tushar Jivrajka. Liam and myself attended the same with Bishaka. The agenda was to promote

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Flickr alternative to Photowalks

2011-02-17 Thread wheredevelsdare
RE: Srikant/Hari, Iv got no idea how successful photowalks have been in other cities, for Wikipedia Takes Mumbai 1 we had 4 of us (1 of the 4 being a visiting American Wikipedian). For the second, we dint seem to get a good response and it was delayed indefinitely. This is why I got thinking

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] WikiConference (Gautam John)

2011-04-14 Thread wheredevelsdare
Thank you all for the positive responses. Will get back with something more concrete shortly. Regards, User:AroundTheGlobe Message: 2 Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2011 21:46:34 +0530 From: Gautam John Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] WikiConference To: Wikimedia India

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: Copyright problems of images from India

2011-05-10 Thread wheredevelsdare
I dont understand where PD is concerned why proof is asked for, have we forgotten Assuming good faith? From: Subject: Wikimediaindia-l Digest, Vol 35, Issue 16 To: Date: Tue, 10 May 2011 11:07:14 + Send

[Wikimediaindia-l] IMPORTANT: Mumbai X to discuss WikiConference India 2011

2011-05-10 Thread wheredevelsdare
Hiya, As you may be aware, at Mumbai IX, the community discussed an idea that was floated some time ago on this mailing list - to hold an Indian National WikiConference in Mumbai around November 2011. We invited Pune to co-host the event - they have been positive and will discuss the issue

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

2011-05-14 Thread wheredevelsdare
Hi Rohini/Srikanth, I had a look at the form that was kindly provided to us at the Pune meeting (for discussion of WikiConference India, Mumbai 2011) by Arjuna this afternoon. NEFT is an option on the form and I feel the best option. Costs Rs.5 to process (any bank, anywhere in India) and

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-IN-PUN] WikiConference 2011 discussions in Pune meetup on 14 May 2011

2011-05-15 Thread wheredevelsdare
Ashwin - Thanks for the update, we very much appreciate having Pune on-board. In an event of this sort it is important nearby communities collaborate, this improves their relations (unity) and the event outlook. Just to confirm - proposed dates are 5,6,7 November (Saturday, Sunday, Bank

[Wikimediaindia-l] Mumbai X this Saturday

2011-05-19 Thread wheredevelsdare
Hiya, Just to remind everyone that Mumbai Meet-up X will take place DAY AFTER TOMORROW, 21 May 2011 (Saturday) at 3.45PM - venue is Pinstorm office, Santacruz (W) - nearest railway station is Santacruz on the Western Line. The two major items on the agenda are the proposed WikiConference

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-IN-PUN] Pune community member in Grants Advisory Board

2011-06-04 Thread wheredevelsdare
Congratulations to both Sudhanwa and Mayur! Date: Sat, 4 Jun 2011 16:54:02 +0530 From: To: CC:; Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-IN-PUN] Pune community member in Grants Advisory

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Delhi Chapter (User:AroundTheGlobe)

2011-06-05 Thread wheredevelsdare
Having a new Delhi chapter could just be dropping a match in a haystack - for a spate of new regional chapters all over India. All I see this creating is politics and mayhem. It would be like the BCCI - 30+ state level associations making up the national society. Something that we can avoid

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Delhi Chapter (User:AroundTheGlobe) (mayur)

2011-06-06 Thread wheredevelsdare
RE:Mayur - As I suggested, you could request the Chapter to appoint a regional committee (with certain autonomy, reporting directly to the EC). This should solve all your issues. Can you please explain exactly how a new chapter will help Delhi? Further I am sure your aware it took about 2

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Delhi chapter ....A humble appeal .....some Wikilove

2011-06-06 Thread wheredevelsdare
I second that - let us remember that we are all citizens of the Union of India and not 562 princely states looking for their own benefits. Lets give this a quiet burial. From: Date: Mon, 6 Jun 2011 20:11:06 +0530 To: Subject:

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Delhi chapter ....A humble appeal .....some Wikilove

2011-06-06 Thread wheredevelsdare
562 Princely states post independence transformed into the Republic of India Date: Mon, 6 Jun 2011 20:15:35 +0530 From: To: Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Delhi chapter A humble appeal .some Wikilove You mean 626

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

2011-06-08 Thread wheredevelsdare
Just to confirm - this will take place at National College, Bandra on 18 June 2011 from 5pm to 8pm. Follow the Mumbai Community on Facebook:!/pages/Wikipedia-in-Mumbai/112915472127887 Date: Wed, 8 Jun 2011 17:05:19 +0530

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Community-Chapter Relations

2011-06-09 Thread wheredevelsdare
Just to sum things up - the mood at the Mumbai/Pune community was extremely gloomy when we received the first Chapter email with the framework. After all this was a Community initiative which we requested the chapter to back. We never expected so much bureaucracy. However, the clarification

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Community-Chapter Relations

2011-06-09 Thread wheredevelsdare
Hi Arjuna, Thanks for your response. The issue here is time - and we dont have any of it. We are running against time for the logistics. For the scale of the conference we have planned, we should have had an Event Organising Committee in place by now and have started locking the logistics. If

[Wikimediaindia-l] Jimbo at WikiConference 2011

2011-06-09 Thread wheredevelsdare
Hi All, As Pradeep announced late last night, Jimmy Wales (aka Jimbo, Founder, Wikipedia and Member of Global Board of Trustees) was approached by the Mumbai/Pune Community along with other supporters from various parts of the country requesting him to attend the First National WikiConference

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

2011-06-12 Thread wheredevelsdare
This is great! From: Date: Sun, 12 Jun 2011 00:23:37 +0530 To: CC:;;;;;

[Wikimediaindia-l] Event Organising Committee

2011-06-13 Thread wheredevelsdare
Dear All, *Cross posted on India/Mumbai/Pune Mailing lists to reach everyone. Recipients from other cities are requested to forward this email to their respective city list as well.* Welcome to Mumbai for the First Annual WikiConference India scheduled to take place 18-19-20 November

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-mum] [Wikimedia-IN-PUN] Wiki India Conference

2011-06-15 Thread wheredevelsdare
Maybe Nikhil Sheth (Schools project) can help - he was one of those who was behind the offline release I think. Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2011 16:36:10 +0530 From: To: Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-mum] [Wikimedia-IN-PUN]

[Wikimediaindia-l] Reminder:1st GLAM Event in Asia and Chapter Membership

2011-06-16 Thread wheredevelsdare
Hiya, Just to remind everyone that this Saturday the Mumbai Community will be hosting the FIRST EVER GLAM EVENT IN ASIA (GLAM Creative Commons Workshop Mumbai 1). It is a matter of immense pride that Mumbai is the venue for this and all WikiMumbaikars are urged to come forward and attend

[Wikimediaindia-l] Press Contacts in Mumbai

2011-06-17 Thread wheredevelsdare
Hiya, Pradeep and Tinu are working on invlovling the media in tomorrows GLAM event in Mumbai. They are on the lookout for Press Contacts in Mumbai - if you can help please email or or call Pradeep on +91897253586. Thanks!

[Wikimediaindia-l] WikiConference India - Minutes 18-6-2011

2011-06-19 Thread wheredevelsdare
*Minutes of the Planning Meet which took place on 18-6-2011 (Saturday) in Mumbai* **Cross posted on India/Mumbai/Pune lists - please forward to other City or Language lists that you may be a part of** 1. Name of conference - there were 3 suggestions. There was an idea that these could be put

[Wikimediaindia-l] WikiConference India, 2011 - Proposed Venue (Any responses to be made within 72 hours of this email being sent)

2011-06-19 Thread wheredevelsdare
**Cross posted on India/Mumbai/Pune lists - kindly forward to other Language/City lists you may be a part of** Dear All, Bishakha, Moksh, Pradeep and myself visited the Unviersity of Mumbai (Fort Campus) last week to consider it as a venue for the upcoming WikiConference in November 2011.

[Wikimediaindia-l] Event Programming Suggestions

2011-06-22 Thread wheredevelsdare
Kindly make your suggestions to the Programming Team of WikiConference India, 2011 here: ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list

[Wikimediaindia-l] Name and Logo of National Conference

2011-06-23 Thread wheredevelsdare
**Cross posted on various Indian Mailing Lists** As per Community consensus, the annual national conference of Wikipedians in India will be titled WikiConference India. We now need a special Logo for the event. This logo will be used not only this year, but annually for the national

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia Down?

2011-06-23 Thread wheredevelsdare
The severs seem to be down, both and meta are showing errors. ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list

[Wikimediaindia-l] FW: [cultural-partners] Monthly? Summaries

2011-06-25 Thread wheredevelsdare
I think this post from the GLAM list is relevant to the India list as well [again not personally volunteering :-)]. Date: Sat, 25 Jun 2011 16:12:48 +0100 From: To: Subject: [cultural-partners] Monthly? Summaries Now that this list is

[Wikimediaindia-l] Vote for the Conference Logo

2011-06-27 Thread wheredevelsdare
Hiya, With the deadline for submitting LOGO designs for WikiConference lapsing today, we now request everyone to vote for the design they would like to see as the logo of WikiConference India from the eight designs submitted. Deadline for voting is 2.30PM on 29 June 2011 (48 hours from now).

[Wikimediaindia-l] WikiConference India Logo

2011-06-29 Thread wheredevelsdare
Hiya, Thank you to everyone who voted for the WikiConference India Logo from the eight designs submitted. Design Six (Arvind Lodaya and Shekhar Krishnan) been chosen by the community and will be the new event logo. You can view the design here:

[Wikimediaindia-l] Translation Help Required

2011-07-19 Thread wheredevelsdare
Hiya, The Scholarship Application Form for WikiConference India 2011 is ready to go live - we need help with translating the form as well as the site notices (for Wikipedia) into the 20+ indic language languages that have operating wikis. Kindly contact either Theo directly or respond

[Wikimediaindia-l] Reminder: Mumbai Meetup XI TOMORROW

2011-07-19 Thread wheredevelsdare
Hiya, Kindly note that Mumbai Meetup XI will take place TOMORROW, Wednesday 20th July 2011 at 6pm. Venue: Conference Room, Inorbit Malad. Nearest Railway Station: Goregaon (Western Line). For more information refer: With Mumbai

[Wikimediaindia-l] Translation Help for WikiConference India

2011-07-20 Thread wheredevelsdare
**Kindly forward this to other language/city lists that you are a part of** Just to follow up, we have received offer for help with translation to Hindi, Telegu, Sanskrit and Kannada thus far. We still need help with all the other indic languages and request volunteers to come forward. Kindly

[Wikimediaindia-l] Indian attendees at Haifa

2011-07-31 Thread wheredevelsdare
The Indian Contingent for Wikimania 2011 at Haifa, Israel leaves this week. Wishing all those attending have a great trip (when you come back we expect feedback that will be useful for WCI :) ). ___

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

2011-08-06 Thread wheredevelsdare
Hi Pranjali, The registration for the conference is yet to begin, there will be an announcement on the same shortly. We appreciate your patience in this matter. If you wish to help in any way please email details on how you can help to pradeep.mohandas (at) Kind Regards, Date:

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Press] : New York Times : When Knowledge Isn’t Written, Does It Still Count?

2011-08-08 Thread wheredevelsdare
Sure - offline or non-english refs are accepted AGF! From: Date: Tue, 9 Aug 2011 07:31:47 +0530 To: Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Press] : New York Times : When Knowledge Isn’t Written, Does It Still Count? Nice article ... :) Hi

[Wikimediaindia-l] Scholarship Applications Deadline Approaching: Reminder

2011-08-11 Thread wheredevelsdare
Hiya, Please note that the Scholarship Applications for WikiConference India are currently open and are schedule to close on 15 August 2011 (End of day, IST). The form is available here:

[Wikimediaindia-l] URGENT - See right away

2011-08-15 Thread wheredevelsdare
Please note. Date: Mon, 15 Aug 2011 21:28:56 +0530 From: To:;;;;;;;;

[Wikimediaindia-l] Social Media Partner

2011-08-17 Thread wheredevelsdare
Hiya, Looking for a Social Media Partner for the WCI 2011, we have received one proposal and we would love to know if there are any others interested. For any details contact me by private email. Do get back to us by Friday 8PM (19August 2011) which is the deadline for sending in letters of

[Wikimediaindia-l] Mumbai Meetup XII on 20th August 2011

2011-08-18 Thread wheredevelsdare
Hiya, This is to announce Mumbai Meetup XII will take place on Saturday 20th August 2011 at 4pm (Day After Tomorrow). Venue: ABC Paradigms - 311, 3rd Floor, Parvati Complex, Sun Mill Compound, Lower Parel (Opposite Phoenix Mills). Nearest Railway Station is Lower Parel (Western Line).

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WikiConference-India 2011] Mumbai Meetup XII on 20th August 2011

2011-08-18 Thread wheredevelsdare
My apologies, Nitika! Updated on the page: Date: Thu, 18 Aug 2011 16:09:01 +0530 From: To: CC:;

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-mum] [WikiConference-India 2011] Mumbai Meetup XII on 20th August 2011

2011-08-19 Thread wheredevelsdare
Yes - you can park at Phoenix Mills opposite. Date: Sat, 20 Aug 2011 07:48:46 +0530 From: Subject: Re: [Wikimedia-in-mum] [WikiConference-India 2011] [Wikimediaindia-l] Mumbai Meetup XII on 20th August 2011 To:;

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

2011-08-27 Thread wheredevelsdare Date: Sat, 27 Aug 2011 13:05:30 +0530 From: To: Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India chapter - Executive Committee Elections 2011 Arjun, Thanks for

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

2011-08-27 Thread wheredevelsdare
I agree with Tinu/Theo/Hari that there is a need for an extension. Like Tinu, I am also worried of the response so far and it will definitely affect the Chapter in the sort to medium term (maybe even hurt its image) if the right people are not elected. Date: Sat, 27 Aug 2011 13:49:51 +0530

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Online Volunteers needed for India Loves Wikipedia - Outreach

2011-08-27 Thread wheredevelsdare
There is a bot on commons that scans flickr for copyright free images and uploads them to commons - so those are already there in probability. What I suggest is making a list of missing images (eg. there is a category of requested images in Mumbai, Im sure there must be other such categories

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

2011-08-29 Thread wheredevelsdare
+1 Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2011 15:10:06 +0530 From: To: Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] 3rd Bangalore Odia Wiki Meetup- Odia Wikipedia reaches 1500 articles thank you, subhashish bhai for the report On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 2:41 PM,

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Hindi Wiki crossed 1 lakh Article milestone

2011-08-30 Thread wheredevelsdare
Bril, Congratulations! Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2011 22:50:26 +0530 From: To:;; Subject: [Wikimediaindia-l] Hindi Wiki crossed 1 lakh Article milestone Dear all, 牋 With

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

2011-09-03 Thread wheredevelsdare
Hiya, Further information about each of the following will be given at a later date, this is just to give advance notice to all concerned so that you can block your diaries. 17 September - Mumbai Monthly Meetup, Venue: CED Colaba Sign up for this event:

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Err ... Stuff that exists, citations, and problems that seem a few but are slowly cropping up in number ...

2011-09-11 Thread wheredevelsdare
+1. Iv found the press getting many facts wrong as well. Date: Sun, 11 Sep 2011 14:52:22 +0530 From: To: Subject: [Wikimediaindia-l] Err ... Stuff that exists, citations, and problems that seem a few but are slowly cropping up in

[Wikimediaindia-l] Mumbai Meetup, 17 September 2011

2011-09-13 Thread wheredevelsdare
Hiya, Just a reminder that Mumbai Meetup XIII is scheduled for 17 September 2011 (Saturday). Venue: Centre for Education and Documentation (CED), Colaba. This is behind Regal Cinema, opposite Hotel Suba Palace. Time: 4pm to 6pm Wikipedia Page:

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Invitation to connect on LinkedIn

2011-09-21 Thread wheredevelsdare
cant we just block all emails sent from Facebook/Twitter/Linkedin - the lot. From: Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2011 14:01:31 +0530 To: Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Invitation to connect on LinkedIn On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 13:51, Arun Ganesh

[Wikimediaindia-l] Announcement: WikiAcademy Mumbai 1 scheduled for 1 October 2011 at CED, Colaba

2011-09-21 Thread wheredevelsdare
Hiya, The 1st WikiAcademy in Mumbai will take place on 1st October 2011 from 11am to 6pm at CED, Colaba (Behind Regal Cinema). Entry Free. This particular WikiAcademy is aimed at familiarising people with the grassroots of Wikipedia. For more information, see the sign up page on Wikipedia:

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] unsubscribe your mail.

2011-09-21 Thread wheredevelsdare
Kindly use the link at the bottom of the page to unsubscribe yourself. Requesting all those who want to unsubscribe to do so themselves via the link at the bottom of each email from the list and STOP sending such requests to the entire list. Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2011 17:09:46 +0530 From:

[Wikimediaindia-l] WCI 2011 Registrations NOW OPEN

2011-09-22 Thread wheredevelsdare
***Cross Posting on Various Lists - Kindly Forward to your city list if not included in this email*** Hiya Indian Wikipedians!! This is to announce that Registrations for WikiConference India 2011 are now open! WCI 2011 will take place on 18, 19, 20 November 2011 in Mumbai. We have been

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India - AGM and Election Results

2011-09-24 Thread wheredevelsdare
+1 Date: Sat, 24 Sep 2011 19:09:45 +0530 From: To: Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikimedia India - AGM and Election Results Congratulations to the new board members, and on a personal note, I'd like to express a big thank you to

[Wikimediaindia-l] Grassroots of Wikipedia: WikiAcademy Mumbai 1

2011-09-26 Thread wheredevelsdare
**Cross Posting on Multiple Lists - Apologies if you receive this multiple times** Hiya, Heres reminding everyone that WikiAcademy Mumbai 1 will take place at Centre for Education and Documentation (CED in Colaba - Behind Regal Cinema) on THIS Saturday, 1 October 2011 from 11am to 6pm.

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

2011-09-27 Thread wheredevelsdare
The vote has taken place and this matter is now closed. No more replies on this thread, please! Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2011 12:39:39 +0530 From: To: CC:;;

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia India Education Program Updates

2011-09-27 Thread wheredevelsdare
4. WOW! We all know how much work goes not only into writing the GA but going through the GA review process itself is backbreaking. Hats-off to you, User:Abhilasha369! Special mention Hisham/Nitika/Shiju - this proves you are on top of your task! There was a lot of flack at the time of the

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] WikiAcademy Mumbai 1 notes

2011-10-05 Thread wheredevelsdare
Photos taken on the day: Date: Tue, 4 Oct 2011 00:01:48 +0530 From: To:;

[Wikimediaindia-l] WCI 2011 Update

2011-10-21 Thread wheredevelsdare
Hiya, With less than a month to go for WikiConference India 2011, Im sure you are all excited about the event. I thought it might be a good idea to give an update of whats going on behind the scenes: Venue: University of Mumbai's Fort Campus Confirmed. Hackathon Venue: MACCIA Halls (on

[Wikimediaindia-l] WCI 2011 Attendees - Please list yourself here

2011-11-05 Thread wheredevelsdare
Page for WCI 2011 attendees: ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list To unsubscribe from the list / change

[Wikimediaindia-l] Last few delegate passes remaining @ WCI 2011

2011-11-06 Thread wheredevelsdare
For those interested in attending WikiConference India 2011 in Mumbai (18-20 November 2011) - the delegate passes are almost sold out, so please do register for one asap if you have not already done so (Register @ If you have, we look forward to seeing you! Follow WCI 2011 on

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WCI11] Best wishes and a request.

2011-11-08 Thread wheredevelsdare
Srikanth, Ansuman all others unable to make it for the conference, We have partnered with Youtube who will be lve streaming the event from the Convocation Hall, University of Mumbai - so you can catch the action as it unfolds! Kind Regards, Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2011 13:59:43 +0530 From:

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

2011-11-12 Thread wheredevelsdare
Iv used turnitin during my MBA and can say that Iv seen people upload their projects there, note where the software catches them, change the language in that part and re-submit. People will go to any lengths .. Date: Sat, 12 Nov 2011 19:33:12 +0530 From: To:

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [WMIN-Members] Comment regarding JImbo's Speech Registration

2011-11-13 Thread wheredevelsdare
Ashwin, You are aware that there is more than one person in the OC. Please refrain from calling out to a particular person on a public email, if you wish to do so please send a private email to the person concerned. There is provision for 10 registration desks 7am onwards. We recommend

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

2011-11-14 Thread wheredevelsdare
Thanks, Gautam! After all this was just a pilot. Lets learn and move on - the whole country beckons! From: Date: Mon, 14 Nov 2011 21:02:46 +0530 To: Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Death and Post-mortem of Indian Education

[Wikimediaindia-l] The Final Bow

2011-11-20 Thread wheredevelsdare
Dear Community Members across India, On behalf of the organising committee of WCI 2011, I extend our gratitude to the Indian Community for supporting the event in such droves! In terms of registrations, this was BIGGER than any Wikimania (which as you know is the annual global Wiki Meet).

[Wikimediaindia-l] Upload your photos from WCI 2011 to Commons

2011-11-22 Thread wheredevelsdare
Dear All, Requesting everyone who took photos during WCI 2011 in Mumbai over the weekend, please upload them to the below category on Wikipedia Commons, Category:WikiConference India 2011 Thanks!

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Upload the presentations

2011-11-23 Thread wheredevelsdare
1. To Wikimedia Commons 2. I was requesting people to upload their own photos (ones they took themselves during WCI 2011) - no permission required for that. From: Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2011 00:22:38 +0530 To: Subject: Re:

[Wikimediaindia-l] FW: [cultural-partners] Al Jazeera in Flickr goes cc-by-sa

2011-11-23 Thread wheredevelsdare
Thought it would be a good idea to share this news here as well. From: Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2011 13:23:51 + To:; CC:; Subject: [cultural-partners] Al Jazeera in

[Wikimediaindia-l] Feedback for WikiConference India 2011

2011-11-23 Thread wheredevelsdare
Hiya, Once again, it was a great opportunity for us to host WCI 2011 in Mumbai. We would really appreciate your feedback on the event. You can leave your feedback here: Thanks!

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] On the issue of the maps...

2011-11-25 Thread wheredevelsdare
Was surprised to see a separate article on the protests and not as part of the event article - a good merge candidate IMHO Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2011 13:09:40 +0530 From: To: Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] On the issue of the maps...

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] On the issue of the maps...

2011-11-25 Thread wheredevelsdare
Achal - can we accept an oral citation from Aditya? ;-) Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2011 13:09:40 +0530 From: To: Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] On the issue of the maps... The number (and the total inconsistency with how many people

[Wikimediaindia-l] People of stature unhappy with own articles

2011-11-27 Thread wheredevelsdare
Hiya, Me and a couple of others have been contacted by a couple of people of stature having Wikipedia articles about themselves recently about the articles having derogatory and inaccurate information about them. Is there any procedure set which such people can follow to have an admin look

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

2011-11-28 Thread wheredevelsdare
Ram, Whatever the tone of the email, the questions Bala has raised are very pertinent IMHO and should be made part of the research. We have a common goal of seeing the IEP fly high and benefit the movement. It is a pitiful sight to see bright talented campus ambassadors and seasoned

[Wikimediaindia-l] *offlist* RE: IEP Pilot - Preliminary Analysis

2011-11-28 Thread wheredevelsdare
*offlist* I know Bala could have used a better tone, however he has raised some very good points. Lets stay focused on this and not convert it into another flame war like the previous IEP thread. I know you guys have been working hard and that this hurts. However, on the other side of

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Quality Issues with English Wikipedia

2011-11-29 Thread wheredevelsdare
Bigno, Ashwin - you hit the nail on the head. One other point I dont see mention is availability of reliable sources. For Indian articles, that is something that can be difficult to find at times. Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2011 15:01:57 +0530 From: To:

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

2011-11-29 Thread wheredevelsdare
I interacted with several people at WCI who have never been part of a GA or FA process. There is a certain thrill in being part of such a process. From waiting for a reviewer to agree to the PR/GA/FA review given the backlog can be months long at times to the actual peer reviews,

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Quality Issues with English Wikipedia

2011-11-29 Thread wheredevelsdare
There seems to be a little bit of misunderstanding. I was talking of English Wikipedia and livability of English references. I have helped a couple of articles attain GA status. We conducted a PR for FA status and realised some of the refs need to be changed. At GA level they were accepted

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Creation of mailing list for co-ordination of Indian Wikipedians on English Wikipedia.

2011-11-29 Thread wheredevelsdare
I agree with Pradeep - there are already too many lists, the last thing we need is to follow another for WP:India. Why cant we just continue on wikimediaindia-I? From: Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 10:18:30 +0530 To: Subject: Re:

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

2011-11-30 Thread wheredevelsdare
Use ENVIS Kerala, per YES:POV. I suggest such discussions should take place on wiki. Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2011 17:47:49 +0530 From: To: Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Mullaperiyar Dam article on English Wikipedia - Collaboration

[Wikimediaindia-l] FW: [Wikipedia-l] Creation of new language - Ahirani

2011-12-02 Thread wheredevelsdare
Forwarding email to the Wikipedia India list. Im hoping Shiju/Kundan can help this person. Kind Regards, From: To: Date: Sat, 3 Dec 2011 11:08:57 +0530 Subject: [Wikipedia-l] Creation of new language - Ahirani Hi, I am

[Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia XI 2012

2011-12-03 Thread wheredevelsdare
Changing the topic since I felt Arnavs idea might be applicable on a national level. Wikipedia completes 11 years in January 2012 (January 15th if my memory serves me right). Last year there were 97 meetups nationwide to celebrate Wikipedia 10. How about having a National Wikimedia Photo

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

2011-12-03 Thread wheredevelsdare
If I remember correct, Karthik was one of the Campus Ambassador applicants from Mumbai. From: Date: Sun, 4 Dec 2011 07:52:33 +0530 To: Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Karthik Nadar is in the banners!

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia XI 2012

2011-12-03 Thread wheredevelsdare
I thought this is similar to a photowalk, where people instead of meeting in a room go around and take pics. I stand corrected. From: Date: Sun, 4 Dec 2011 11:12:42 +0530 To: Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia XI 2012 On Sun, Dec

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

2011-12-05 Thread wheredevelsdare
FYI - Pradeep has already left the list before this email your response was sent. Date: Mon, 5 Dec 2011 12:41:06 +0530 From: To: Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] IEP Pilot - Preliminary Analysis My dear Pradeep, Please accept my

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] On the spot Chapter membership.

2011-12-05 Thread wheredevelsdare
Fact: Chapter membership was open for all on last day of WCI 2011. Anyone who wished to become a member could by filling up a form and paying the fees. If this was done in Mumbai, why not allow it in Kolkata? I think there needs to be a uniform policy behind this - either its open to all at

[Wikimediaindia-l] FW: [Foundation-l] WP being edited by lobbying firm

2011-12-06 Thread wheredevelsdare
I believe Srikanth R mentioned this a few days ago on the India list. From: Date: Tue, 6 Dec 2011 10:14:26 + To: Subject: [Foundation-l] WP being edited by lobbying firm Hello, Hardly surprising or new, but something we need to

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-WB] Kolkata Photo Walk (Esplanade Dalhousie)

2011-12-20 Thread wheredevelsdare
+1, Thanks for the link, you guys covered amazing ground! From: Date: Wed, 21 Dec 2011 12:00:54 +0530 To:; Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-WB] Kolkata Photo Walk (Esplanade Dalhousie)

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-WB] Kolkata Photo Walk (Esplanade Dalhousie)

2011-12-23 Thread wheredevelsdare
Thanks for bringing this up Ashwin (and for the detailed feedback). If the images are not named properly, people will not be able to recognise them, which makes the whole exercise useless. Can I suggest, now that the images have been uploaded such, the uploaders update the image summary with

[Wikimediaindia-l] Fwd: [WMIN-Members] Wikipedia Takes Mumbai - Is someone doing this already?

2011-12-31 Thread wheredevelsdare
Great to see so much enthusiasm. Pradeep mentioned a Mumbai Photowalk earlier this year (CST to Cooperage) - suggest a different part of Mumbai is picked for the next one (with so much enthusiasm, I hope to see another soon!). For details on the previous one, see:

[Wikimediaindia-l] Suggestions for Wikimania Keynote

2011-12-31 Thread wheredevelsdare
FYI - Suggestions for Wikimania 2012 Keynote now open: ___ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list To unsubscribe from the

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Bangaloreans, help convince this fellow for some photographs.

2011-12-31 Thread wheredevelsdare
As Pradeep mentioned, Iv been doing this for some time - some people are happy to oblige, some feel elated that their pic will be on wiki, some arnt willing, some dont bother to reply. I normally paste the following message in the comments section of the image Im interested in (Since this user

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Bangaloreans, help convince this fellow for some photographs.

2012-01-01 Thread wheredevelsdare
Iv just got a response from Vinu, who has agreed to change the licensing on the said images :) Date: Sun, 1 Jan 2012 13:45:44 +0530 From: To: Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Bangaloreans, help convince this fellow for some

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Bangaloreans, help convince this fellow for some photographs.

2012-01-01 Thread wheredevelsdare
Oops, I missed this message earlier. Srikanth - please use to Flickrbot to transfer all the images to Commons, then they can be used as required. Date: Mon, 2 Jan 2012 02:18:00 +0530 From: To: Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l]

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Praiseworthy actions by our own Pradeep

2012-01-01 Thread wheredevelsdare
One word: WOW! Salute to Pradeeps commitment, I understand he was in Ahmedabad just for a day! Date: Sun, 1 Jan 2012 21:52:35 +0530 From: To: Subject: [Wikimediaindia-l] Praiseworthy actions by our own Pradeep Heya, while

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