We've been trying for a while to kick off a Wikipedia Takes Bangalore ...
On 6 February 2010 01:13, Gerard Meijssen <gerard.meijs...@gmail.com> wrote:
> We are uploading pictures from the "Geograph" project. This is a British
> project that aims to have pictures from all of the United Kingdom and
> Ireland. It is great software, they are great people and if you are
> interested, we could look into localising the software into Indian
> languages, we could look into a default license and uploading straight into
> PS I do realise that India covers a much bigger territory but it does not
> need to be concluded next year or the year after ..
> PS We could look into combining it with functionality of OpenStreetMap
> On 5 February 2010 19:01, Ganesh Krishnamurthy <ganeshkmur...@gmail.com>wrote:
>> We have to make it easier for participants to upload the photos and
>> release them under CC. Commons upload tool is too complicated for a
>> novice. Flickr copyrights photos by default. People forget to set the
>> copyright to CC or tag them correctly.
>> My suggestion would be to setup a Facebook fan page and allow user
>> uploads. We can add a text on the page mentioning all uploads will be
>> automatically treated as CC. This is similar to text that appears
>> below Wikipedia edit box.
>> On Feb 5, 2010, at 11:28 AM, Utkarshraj Atmaram <utcur...@gmail.com>
>> > On Fri, Feb 5, 2010 at 9:45 PM, Abhi <abhishekjacob...@gmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >> Count me in! But coordinating something like this at the national
>> >> level wont
>> >> be easy. Ahh, this is exciting :)
>> > Hi Abhi,
>> > While emulating Britain Loves Wikipedia and involving museums and
>> > cultural institutions will be a huge task, using online social media
>> > will be much easier.
>> > Articles on famous colleges like NMIMS, popular dishes like Dal Baati
>> > and notable companies like Indian Express Group don't have a
>> > photograph! There are a number of young Indian internet users on
>> > Facebook and Twitter. We just want them to catch a snap of their
>> > college, company, the food they eat... That shouldn't be difficult.
>> > All we need to do is reach out to them. This can be done through
>> > Facebook, Twitter, Orkut, blogs and other media.
>> > Utkarshraj Atmaram
>> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Utcursch
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