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

2011-05-02 Thread Gerard Meijssen
Hoi, FYI http://ultimategerardm.blogspot.com/2011/05/unsung-wikipedia-heroes.html Thanks, GerardM On 28 April 2011 18:21, Ravishankar ravidre...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, Tamil Wikipedia added another 1,000+ articles in the last 3 weeks. Behind this is a remarkable story of 1 user who

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

2011-05-02 Thread Steven Walling
On Mon, May 2, 2011 at 12:57 AM, Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijs...@gmail.comwrote: Hoi, FYI http://ultimategerardm.blogspot.com/2011/05/unsung-wikipedia-heroes.html Thanks, GerardM Great post Gerard. :) -- Steven Walling Fellow at Wikimedia Foundation wikimediafoundation.org

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

2011-04-29 Thread Srikanth Ramakrishnan
Lakshmivenkatesh, while I understand your apprehensions, we must understand, that this has catalysed the creation of articles and their further improvement. If you really are worried then read the below paragraph: In January 2010, at the Monthly Bangalore meetup, there were two representatives

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

2011-04-29 Thread Ravishankar
Hi, On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 10:08 PM, Holalkere Laxmivenkatesh hrl.venkat...@gmail.com wrote: Creating 300 articles in 3 weeks... such news should make us to introspect ; surely should not be encouraged ! Correction: 300 articles in 20 hours :) As Bala said, the articles were mainly based

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

2011-04-28 Thread Bala Jeyaraman
I would like to add, that the user in question, asked the community's views (well in advance), that if it was ok to undertake such an effort. And there were other editors (including me), constantly checking, proofing, recategorising and maintaining the articles created. This was no slapdash