The photos of the Pune Wikimeetup2

Tinu Cherian

On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 3:51 PM, Sudhanwa Jogalekar

> 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 <
>> 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]
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