Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Proposal: Wiki Marathon

2010-11-13 Thread Ravishankar
Hi, Just a gentle reminder about the first Wiki Marathon starting in few hours. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/India/Marathon1 The chennai, Bangalore Wiki Meetups, Tamil Wikipedians from all over the world will take part in this. It will be nice if the Delhi Meetup can also

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Proposal: Wiki Marathon

2010-10-27 Thread Ravishankar
Hi, 20+ users have already signed up for the Wiki Marathon during the November 14, 2010 week end. Expecting more users when we pep up the campaign. Some of us will participate in this from the Chennai Wiki meetup in planning. How about the progress in other Wikis, cities ? Ravi On Tue, Oct 19,

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Proposal: Wiki Marathon

2010-10-27 Thread Srikanth Lakshmanan
Hi, I have created a page where we could co-ordinate activities for en.wiki and also link pages in other wikis.Please feel free to expand. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/India/Marathon1 Regards Srikanth.L On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 13:39, Ravishankar ravidre...@gmail.com wrote:

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Proposal: Wiki Marathon

2010-10-19 Thread Ravishankar
We have started a project page in Tamil Wikipedia for the proposed Wikithon (guess we have consensus on this name ) and people are already signing up. If all interested Indic language Wiki communities can discuss this in their village pumps, then we can coordinate the info in Wikimedia.in ravi

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Proposal: Wiki Marathon

2010-10-14 Thread Ravishankar
1. Any name is fine. 2. Should we bring media for everything ? :) We can have a first shot next month and arrange such events on special occasions if we would like to bring media in. 3. If we force a theme, I myself will lose interest in participating. The basic idea is to give a a taste of wiki

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Proposal: Wiki Marathon

2010-10-14 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
1. Agree..Wiki-thon is nice 2. Tired of seeing media in every meetup in Bangalore :( (Ok..Ok.. don't blame me :P ) 3. No theme for now :) 4. No problems Regards Tinu Cherian On Thu, Oct 14, 2010 at 4:49 PM, Ravishankar ravidre...@gmail.com wrote: 1. Any name is fine. 2. Should we bring media

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Proposal: Wiki Marathon

2010-10-13 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
How will we quantify the efforts on the same day without a theme ? Blind editing on anything can be done on any day. If we can stick to a theme ( any) , we can see the results by the end of the day. Commenwealth was just a suggestion of theme and can be replaced by any other. Let people

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Proposal: Wiki Marathon

2010-10-13 Thread BalaSundaraRaman
To: wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org Sent: Wed, October 13, 2010 12:21:11 PM Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Proposal: Wiki Marathon How will we quantify the efforts on the same day without a theme ? Blind editing on anything can be done on any day. If we can stick to a theme ( any) , we can see

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Proposal: Wiki Marathon

2010-10-13 Thread Sudhanwa Jogalekar
On Wed, Oct 13, 2010 at 12:21 PM, CherianTinu Abraham tinucher...@gmail.com wrote: How will we quantify the efforts on the same day without a theme ? Blind editing on anything can be done on any day. If we can stick to a theme ( any) , we can see the results by the end of the day.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Proposal: Wiki Marathon

2010-10-13 Thread Kul Takanao Wadhwa
May be WIKI-thon or wiki-mashup or wiki-sprint (typical FOSS community event styles) could be a more acceptable name. The idea is really good but we need to do some basework. From a branding perspective, using thon would probably work well and add some consistency to other Wikimedia event.

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Proposal: Wiki Marathon

2010-10-12 Thread CherianTinu Abraham
Nice idea.. I was thinking the same for some time .. I was planning to call it Shut up Edit :) Bangalore meetups happens second sunday of every month. So the next one will be November 14. How about a theme like 2010 Commonwealth games ? We will create articles for all Indian medal winners in

Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Proposal: Wiki Marathon

2010-10-12 Thread Ravishankar
Tinu, As others have opined let this be free to do any Wiki activity following the Wiki way. This will also help new comers who may be afraid / hesitant to edit. They can even do simple tasks like fixing typos. Let us a get a Meta page created and post banners in all Indic Wikis. Ravi