Some photos were taken at the end of the Pune meeting. Can someone post those pictures please.
Regards -Sudhanwa On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 12:01 PM, Mahitgar from Marathi Wikipedia < mahit...@yahoo.co.in> wrote: > > > Dear Wikimedians , > > Thank you all for the overwhelming response to the 2010 Sept 18th Pune > Wikimedia meetup. 17 people had attended this meet. Special thanks to HOD & > staff of Women’s Studies Centre, University of Pune and visiting media and > open source movement fraternity for their active participation and guidance. > > Mr Vijay Sirdeshpande (Mahitgar from Marathi wikipedia) and Ms Bishakha > Datta (trustee, Wikimedia Foundation) jointly chaired the meet . Ms. Datta > introduced herself . She talked about Wikimedia Foundation and Wikimedia > Foundation’s plans in India, the Wikimedia India Chapter, and difficulties > faced in completion of its registration process. She also talked about > Bangalore wiki meet-ups. She stressed the need to conduct wikipedia > academies and informed about the upcoming visits of Jimmy Wales to Mumbai at > the end of October. Other Wikimedia Foundation staff visit India in > December, includes Sue Gardner (executive director), Erik Moeller (deputy > director) and Danese Cooper (chief technical officer). > > Then wikipedians introduced themselves. Mr. Amit Yadav raised the topics of > need for and lack of adequate references on Marathi wikipedia, quality of > content, and outreach. He was for most of the discussions to take place > online rather than offline. He stressed the need for initiative and > self-learning process for making contributions on part of wiki-admiring > people.On quality of content front, the success of Malayalam wikipedia was > discussed. Mr. Vijay explained the difference in the initial focus, and said > that now the focus is on making Marathi wikipedia reader-oriented. Everyone > agreed that for bringing better quality we need more active users. Mr.Vijay > also informed that Marathi wikipedians can request for various features and > get various features adopted in the user interface, including page rating > etc. for improvement in quality. > [snip] -- ~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~! www.projects4students.com
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