Hoi,
Localisation is a project where there is a lot to win for the usability of
the Indian Wikipedias.. in my opinion, this is something that in my opinion
an Indian chapter could and should champion. For your information OSM also
gets localised at translatewiki.net.

Giving all the Indian places an article in the many Wikipedias is another
big project, a project that will benefit from cooperation and a project that
makes the Indian chapter very much an all India chapter.
Thanks,
      GerardM

On 28 March 2010 15:48, Srikanth Ramakrishnan <rsrikant...@gmail.com> wrote:

> I don't get it. What does localisation have with OSM? Unless OSM has to be
> localised?
>
> On 28 March 2010 18:46, Gerard Meijssen <gerard.meijs...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hoi,
>> I have been so bold to write about getting information out about the
>> villages, towns and cities of India. There are several problems that I see:
>>
>>    - there are many villages, towns and cities in India
>>    - there are many Wikipedias that should be interested in all these
>>    places
>>    - the integration of OpenStreetMap and Wikipedia needs to get an
>>    initial product out
>>
>> In my blog I have written that in order to achieve the third objective we
>> need a project manager. In order to achieve the first two, you need to make
>> this one of your objectives.. It is with the localisation of the Indian
>> languages a perfect objective for the Indian chapter..
>>
>> I know that it is not my place, but hey, may I dream of something that
>> will be worthwhile ?
>> Thanks,
>>      GerardM
>>
>>
>> http://ultimategerardm.blogspot.com/2010/03/integration-of-openstreetmap-and.html
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