A superb effort - curious about the media controversy in Kerala and how that
undermined this?
Bishakha

On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 12:01 PM, CherianTinu Abraham <tinucher...@gmail.com
> wrote:

> The efforts behind the Malayalam offline Wikipedia CD is really
> appreciable. It required a hardwork of 20+ Wikipedians for more than 2-3
> months to make it a success. They also faced several technical / software
> hurdles which they successfully overcame later. Atleast 2 other Indian
> languages are now re-using this software to make their Wikipedia CDs..
>
> But unfortunately media in Kerala state created a silly controversy about
> it and thereby undermining the efforts of these self-less people. Glad to
> know that atleast the rest of the world recognizes the true value of their
> efforts.
>
> Regards
> Tinu Cherian
>
> On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 10:41 AM, Kul Takanao Wadhwa <
> kwad...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
>
>> Sorry, I meant Shiju not Shinju. ;)
>>
>> On 9/12/10 8:57 PM, Kul Takanao Wadhwa wrote:
>> > This is a great post by Martin, who's been an advocate for offline
>> > Wikipedia for many years. I also like the link to Shinju's post. I'll
>> > work on getting more offline related posts to the Foundation blog as
>> > well to highlight the great work by the Malayalam Wikipedians.
>> >
>> > --Kul
>> >
>> > On 9/12/10 7:42 PM, Arun Ram wrote:
>> >> Thanks for sharing Tinu.
>> >>
>> >> This good work by the Malayalam wikipedians requires all the visibility
>> >> it deserves. There surely would be other wikipedias that would be keen
>> >> to replicate this.
>> >>
>> >> regards
>> >> Arun
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 10:08 PM, CherianTinu Abraham
>> >> <tinucher...@gmail.com<mailto:tinucher...@gmail.com>>  wrote:
>> >>
>> >>      Malayalam Wikipedia CD- mentioned in NewYork State University Blog
>> >>
>> >>
>> http://blogs.potsdam.edu/wikipediaoffline/2010/09/08/malayalam-wikipedia/
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>      Regards
>> >>      Tinu Cherian
>> >>
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