Some of the indian local languages have good communication channels ,
interactions & mutual helping between them.

I would let Shiju explain more on this and other language Wikipedias
re-using the software.

Regards
Tinu Cherian

On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 12:08 PM, Kul Takanao Wadhwa
<kwad...@wikimedia.org>wrote:

> I think it's especially great that two other Indian languages are reusing
> the software b/c we don't want people to unnecessarily duplicate their
> efforts. How did they find out about the Malayalam CD? Is there any dialogue
> coordination among/between the dev groups?
>
> Kul
>
>
> On 9/12/10 11:31 PM, CherianTinu Abraham 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 <mailto: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><mailto: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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