Shiju,

How are you going to host the newsletter. Are you going to link it to
WIkipedia India project or will it be on meta? I suggest providing a simple
wiki interface as well as pdf version.

Regards
Arjun

On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 2:33 PM, Shiju Alex <shijualexonl...@gmail.com>wrote:

> However, I'm not clear about how this should be shaped. Is this going to be
>> an official Wikimedia newsletter? (seeing that it is titled "Wikimedia India
>> Newsletter"). Given that Wikimedia official newsletters are brought in a
>> slightly different manner (
>> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_newsletter), can you share the
>> ideas and objective behind the planned newsletter so that it brings more
>> clarity to the contributors?
>>
>
>
> Sure. The aim is to share the community news of the various Indian Language
> Wiki communities. As you can see from the PDF that I shared with you,
> several languages already provided the community News. So requesting Kannada
> wiki community also to be part of this.
>
> It is the community newsletter. So I think it is better to name it as 
> *WikiMedia
> India Community* News Letter. I will change like that.
>
> Once the chapter is formed, chapter can think about taking this forward
> from the next version of the News letter.
>
>
>
>
> Also observed that the draft of the newsletter I've received is crashing
>> though on evince viewer (on debian lenny). It could be useful if you could
>> share details about the software used to create the PDF. Probably Inkscape
>> pros from the community could help? :)
>>
>
>
> Typesetting is done using Open Office writer. It is still going on. I have
> enabled *Commenting using Adobe Reader *feature in the PDF that I sent to
> you. That might be the reason why it is crashed. I will send you a normal
> PDF soon.
>
>
> Shiju Alex
>
> On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 10:19 AM, Hari Prasad Nadig <hpna...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Shiju had mailed me requesting to contribute a little piece covering the
>> activities surrounding Kannada on Wikipedia and related projects. I have
>> stuff to refer here written by volunteers from Malayalam and Tamil
>> Wikipedia.
>>
>> However, I'm not clear about how this should be shaped. Is this going to
>> be an official Wikimedia newsletter? (seeing that it is titled "Wikimedia
>> India Newsletter"). Given that Wikimedia official newsletters are brought in
>> a slightly different manner (
>> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_newsletter), can you share the
>> ideas and objective behind the planned newsletter so that it brings more
>> clarity to the contributors?
>>
>> Also observed that the draft of the newsletter I've received is crashing
>> though on evince viewer (on debian lenny). It could be useful if you could
>> share details about the software used to create the PDF. Probably Inkscape
>> pros from the community could help? :)
>>
>> Also, is the newsletter being released in CC-by-SA?
>> --
>> Hari Prasad Nadig
>> http://hpnadig.net | http://twitter.com/hpnadig
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>>
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