+1, My experience with students in small towns is even bad. Many people have not heard of wikipedia.
Regards Arjun http://tech4society.blogspot.com 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 > > > -- Sent from my mobile device _______________________________________________ Wikimediaindia-l mailing list Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l