Hoi,
Congratulations with this fine effort :)
Thanks,
      GerardM

http://ultimategerardm.blogspot.com/2010/09/wikimedia-india-community-newsletter.html

On 24 September 2010 14:45, Achal Prabhala <aprabh...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Greetings,
>
> On behalf of Shiju Alex, here is... the first ever edition of the
> Wikimedia India Community Newsletter. It's an incredible effort, and
> we're really glad to have something like this - congrats to all who
> helped with it.
>
> Going forward, Shiju (and all of us) would appreciate help and
> participation. If you are a member of a Wikimedia language, or
> geography, or project that you feel isn't adequately represented, or if
> you'd like to help with design, proofreading and turning it into
> something that works like the Signpost - we'd appreciate hearing from
> you at:
>
> wminewslet...@gmail.com or Shiju Alex <shijualexonl...@gmail.com>
>
> At the moment, we're circulating the file in two pdf versions (one for
> viewing, one for printing) and this is the link to the file on Commons:
>
>
> http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Wikimedia_India_Community_Newsletter_2010_September.pdf
>
> Shiju will shortly find a way to design it in html, making it easier for
> everyone.
>
> Cheers,
> Achal
>
>
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject:        Releasing first edition of Wikimedia India Community
> Newsletter - 2010 September
> Date:   Fri, 24 Sep 2010 17:56:06 +0530
> From:   Shiju Alex <shijualexonl...@gmail.com>
> To:     Belayet Hossain <bella...@gmail.com>, Ragib Hasan
> <ragibha...@gmail.com>, jayanta...@gmail.com, "Naveen (Naveenpf-wiki)
> Francis" <navee...@gmail.com>, Srikanth Lakshmanan <srik....@gmail.com>,
> tinucher...@gmail.com, mayur kumar <mayur...@gmail.com>, Hari Prasad
> Nadig <hpna...@gmail.com>, Praveen Prakash <me.prav...@gmail.com>,
> Raziman T V <razima...@gmail.com>, Francis Simi Nazereth
> <simynazar...@gmail.com>, makan so thachan <thachan.ma...@gmail.com>,
> Jacob Jose <jacob.j...@gmail.com>, Rajesh Varma <rajes...@hotmail.com>,
> Mahitgar from Marathi Wikipedia <mahit...@yahoo.co.in>, Abhay Natu
> <an...@yahoo.com>, Sankalp Dravid <sankalp.dra...@gmail.com>,
> Mayooranathan Ratnavelupillai <rmayooranat...@gmail.com>, "C.R.
> Selvakumar" <c.r.selvaku...@gmail.com>, Ravishankar
> <ravidre...@googlemail.com>, balasun...@gmail.com, arjuna rao chavala
> <arjunar...@googlemail.com>, Junaid P V <junu...@gmail.com>, Rajesh K
> <rajeshodayanc...@gmail.com>
> CC:     Barry Newstead <bnewst...@wikimedia.org>, Achal Prabhala
> <aprabh...@gmail.com>, Bishakha Datta <bishakhada...@gmail.com>, Arun
> Ram <arunra...@gmail.com>
>
>
>
> Dear All,
>
> Our hard work for the past 2 months to release the first version of
> Wikimedia India newsletter is coming to an end today.
>
> Please find attached the Print Quality PDF of the finalized version of
> Wikimedia India Newsletter for your reference. We are officially
> releasing the newsletter at 7:00 PM in the Bangalore Wikimeetup.
>
> This newsletter is the result of the ideas, suggestions, and feedback
> that you had been provided by you during the last 2 months. Finally
> Indian wikipedia community has come together for a common purpose. This
> is just a starting. We have a long way to go.
>
> Each language community (8 communities as of now) has helped by
> providing content about the respective language community. Some
> communities could not join as their communities are not strong enough to
> provide news to the newsletter. Hope they will join soon.
>
> Let me introduce again the Indian Language Wikipedians involved in this
> effort (All are included in this mail thread). Here are they:
>
> Bengali:
>
>    *     Belayet Hossain
>    *     Jayantanth
>    *     Ragib Hasan
>
>
> *English*
>
>    *     Naveen PF
>    *     Srikanth Lakshmanan
>    *     Tinu Cherian
>
>
> *Hindi:*
>
>    *     Mayur Kumar
>
>
> *Kannada:*
>
>    *     Hari Prasad Nadig
>
>
> Malayalam:
>
>    *     * Praveen P .
>    *     * Raziman T.V .
>    *     * Simy Nazareth
>    *     * Shiju Alex
>    *     * Junaid P.V .
>    *     * Thachan makan
>    *     * Jacob Jose
>    *     *  Rajesh V arma
>
>
> *Marathi:*
>
>    *     * Mahitgar
>    *     * Abhay Natu
>    *     * Sankalp Dravid
>
>
> *Tamil:*
>
>    *     * Mayoora Nathan
>    *     * C.R. Selva Kumar
>    *     * Ravi Dreams
>    *     * Sundar
>
>
> *Telugu:*
>
>    *     *  Arjuna Rao C .
>    *     * Ravi Vyzasatya
>    *     * Veeven
>    *     * Sujatha Thummapud i
>    *     * Bhaskara Rao Chimakurthy
>    *     * Ravi Chandra Enagant
>
>
>
> *Technical team*
>
>    *     * Typesetting, template design, other tecnical support: Junaid
>      P.V.
>    *     * Front and back cover page design: Rajesh Odayanchal
>
>
>
> I know that not everybody knows each other. But you will be excited to
> be introduced to wikimedians working for other language wiki communities
> of India. Let this be a new begining. Sharing experience from different
> language wiki communities will surely help us (it is already helping us)
> to replicate the success stories and best practices in other wikis.
>
>
> So we are done with the first release. So what next?
>
> Eventhough we cannot think of a monthly newsletter now, we need to aim
> atleast for a quaterly newsletter. Taking this point in into account, we
> are proposing a list for regular content collation and newsletter
> coordination. This list will contain the core editorial team and two
> volunteers from each wikipedia. The volunteer nominations can be
> suggested by the respective wikipedia community.
>
> The role of the volunteers from the language wikipedias would be to
> conduit for collating content on events, happenings and plans of those
> respective wikipedias. The community could choose to rotate these
> nomiees as they deem appropriate. Please send your queries regarding the
> mailing list to Arun Ram (arunra...@gmail.com
> <mailto:arunra...@gmail.com>).
>
>
> Once again I would like to thank each one of you from various language
> communities for providing the community news.( from various language
> communities.)
>
> Junaid P.V has done the type setting and the template design of this
> newsletter. Without his support and hardwork this newsletter would not
> have seen as it is today. Many days he was woking over night to fix
> various issues. Once again I thank him for being kind with me while I
> was sending repeated changes that I got from various language communities.
>
> Rajesh Odayanchal has designed front and back cover pages.He specially
> created an Indian language map for this newsletter. Thanks to him.
>
> Arun Ram has done the peer review of most of the language community
> news. Special Thanks to him.
>
> Last but not the least, I specillay thank Achal Prabhala for the review,
> timely advice, and support. His advice has helped us to move forward
> when there were many roadblocks in between.
>
>
> Thanks once again.
>
> Thank you.
> Shiju Alex
>
>
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