Congratulations, Jyothis! :)

Yours sincerely,

Anirudh Singh Bhati
Student of Law, Gujarat National Law University,
Gandhinagar, India.

Handphone: +919328712208
Skype: anirudhsbh

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Smith.


On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 2:48 PM, CherianTinu Abraham
<tinucher...@gmail.com>wrote:

> Conratulations Jyothis. Well deserved
>
>
> Thanks
> Tinu Cherian
>
> On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 1:35 PM, BalaSundaraRaman <sundarbe...@yahoo.com>wrote:
>
>> Congrats, Jyotis! Your knowledge of multiple Indian languages will come in
>> handy.
>>
>> - Sundar
>>
>> "That language is an instrument of human reason, and not merely a medium
>> for the expression of thought, is a truth generally admitted."
>> - George Boole, quoted in Iverson's Turing Award Lecture
>>
>>
>> ------------------------------
>> *From:* Gerard Meijssen <gerard.meijs...@gmail.com>
>> *To:* wikimediaindia-l <wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org>
>> *Sent:* Tue, March 9, 2010 1:01:12 PM
>> *Subject:* Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Steward election 2010
>>
>> Hoi,
>> Congratulations :)
>> Thanks,
>>      GerardM
>>
>> On 9 March 2010 08:17, Shiju Alex <shijualexonl...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi All,
>>>
>>> As all of you are aware, the steward elections (
>>> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Stewards/elections_2010) got over on
>>> Februray. Many of you might have cast your votes during this elections. The
>>> results are declared today.
>>>
>>> I am extremely happy to inform all that, one of our colleague 
>>> *Jyothis*<http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Jyothis>(He is an active 
>>> Malayalam Wikipedian), has been elected as a steward (
>>> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Stewards/elections_2010). He has received
>>> the *second maximum percentage of votes* among all the candidates who
>>> contested for the steward post.
>>> *I assume that he is first Indian language wikipedian elected to that
>>> post/usergroup. *
>>>
>>> For those who are not aware what is a steward is, the below definition
>>> from MetaWiki will help.
>>>
>>> Stewards are users with complete access to the wiki interface on all
>>> Wikimedia wikis, including the ability to change any and all user rights and
>>> groups. They are tasked with technical implementation of community
>>> consensus, and dealing with emergencies (for example, cross-wiki vandalism).
>>> Stewards aim to make no decisions as stewards, but are empowered to act as a
>>> member of any permissions group on any project with no active member of that
>>> permissions group. For example: wikis without administrators may call upon
>>> stewards to fulfill that role; stewards will act as a bureaucrat as needed
>>> on wikis without bureaucrats.
>>>
>>>
>>> As mentioned in his 
>>> profile<http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Stewards/elections_2010/votes/Jyothis>,
>>> he can speak 5 languages 
>>> (Malayalam<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malayalam>(his mother tongue),
>>> Tamil <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tamil_language>, 
>>> Kannada<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kannada_language>,
>>> Hindi <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hindi>, and English) and read and
>>> write 3 languages (Malayalam, English, and Hindi).
>>>
>>> As an Indian language wikian, he will be able to understand the technical
>>> problems that we face in Indic langauge wikis. He can surely support most of
>>> the Indian language Wikis.
>>>
>>> I am extremely happy about the percentage of votes Jyothis recived, since
>>> rest of the wikians started noticing contributions from non-latin language
>>> wikis.
>>>
>>>
>>> I wish him all the success.
>>>
>>> Shiju Alex
>>>
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