My experience with students in small towns is even bad. Many people
have not heard of wikipedia.


On 2/23/10, Ravi shankar <ravidreams...@yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I recently gave a talk at an engineering college. All the students and
> faculty knew and used En Wiki everyday. But none knew there is a Tamil wiki
> :(
> There is one simple way to spread awareness of Indic / language wikis. When
> I visit http://wordpress.com it flashes a message at the header that they
> have WordPress in Indian languages and links to those portals too.
> Similarly, an IP based country detection script can be added to en wiki
> which will flash a similar message. This can even get better if the message
> can link to corresponding artilce (if existed) from language wikis in that
> country.
> This is more important for countries like India which many languages. Can we
> agree on this and send a request / file a feature request at bugzilla?
> Thanks,
> Ravi

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