Hi John, What sort of cost are we looking at to buy some nifty gadget as a prize? Is it something that could be done through our Volunteer Support Programme?
Cheers, Craig Franklin President - Wikimedia Australia On 1 November 2013 16:55, John Vandenberg <jay...@gmail.com> wrote: > Great concept. > > I think this would a great little project, and worth the expense for the > WMAu chapter. > > I helped run a small wikisource competition with Wikimedia Indonesia (esp. > Ivonne & Siska) to transcribe a 550 page dictionary, and found it to be > very successful, but does require quite a bit of time to run and help > newbies. > > Ill write up a proposal if another WMAu member is willing to second and > help organise the competition in Oz. > > -- > John > ---------- Forwarded message ---------- > From: "David Cuenca" <dacu...@gmail.com> > Date: Oct 31, 2013 10:09 PM > Subject: [Wikisource-l] Wikisource 10th aniversary proposal : Proofreading > contest > To: "discussion list for Wikisource, the free library" < > wikisourc...@lists.wikimedia.org> > Cc: > > Talking with some members of Amical Wikimedia about how to celebrate the > 10th aniversary, one of the proposals was to organize a proofreading > contest. > > Basically, we would select some books for the participants to proofread > and validate and they would gather points for each page without errors. The > person with the most points would win a Kindle donated by Amical Wikimedia. > > However, we have been thinking that with the help of some members of the > Wikisource User Group and other Chapters, then we could escalate it to an > international proofreading contest, instead of being just regional. I guess > ideally we would need 3 kindles and at least a volunteer from each > community to organize it. > > What do you think of the idea? Would you or any chapter that would like to > get involved? > > Micru > > _______________________________________________ > Wikisource-l mailing list > wikisourc...@lists.wikimedia.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikisource-l > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikisource-l mailing list > wikisourc...@lists.wikimedia.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikisource-l > >
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