>How will we quantify the efforts on the same day without a theme ? Blind 
>editing 
>
>on anything can be "done on any day".

The participants can all sign up on a project page. We then can use Mediawiki's 
show contributions and show the aggreagate to see the net effect.
We may need to do a creative visualisation of the contribs somehow.

- Sundar

 "That language is an instrument of human reason, and not merely a medium for 
the expression of thought, is a truth generally admitted."
- George Boole, quoted in Iverson's Turing Award Lecture


>
>From: CherianTinu Abraham <tinucher...@gmail.com>
>To: wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org
>Sent: Wed, October 13, 2010 12:21:11 PM
>Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Proposal: Wiki Marathon
>
>How will we quantify the efforts on the same day without a theme ? Blind 
>editing 
>
>on anything can be "done on any day". If we can stick to a theme ( any) , we 
>can 
>
>see the results by the end of the day.
>
>Commenwealth was just a suggestion of theme and can be replaced by any other. 
>Let people interested in creating new articles , create them on various 
>language 
>
>wikis.  The articles may not neccassarily be full done, stubs are more than 
>enough to start. 
>
>Let people interested, help in categorization related to those articles. 
>Let people interested in transaltion, help that way. 
>Let those interested in photographs, go hunt images on flickr with proper 
>licenses, for those articles. 
>
>etc etc..
>
> Just my thoughts, that's all ... If most people feel this is too restrictive, 
>then we can have free editing too :)
>
>"Shut up and Edit" was indeed inspired by "shut up and hack". :)
>I didnt know that many people didnt like that phrase then. 
>In that case, let it be better called as Wiki Marathon / WikiParty. 
>
>
>Regards
>Tinu Cherian
>
>
>On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 4:28 PM, Ravishankar <ravidre...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>Tinu,
>>
>>As others have opined let this be free to do any Wiki activity following the 
>>Wiki way. This will also help new comers who may be afraid / hesitant to 
>>edit. 

>>They can even do simple tasks like fixing typos.
>>
>>Let us a get a Meta page created and post banners in all Indic Wikis. 
>>
>>Ravi
>>
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