I agree with Srikanth on this issue. I have been using Wikipedia on my phone for over a year and a half, and have even edited several articles from my phone.
On 26 October 2010 11:30, Srikanth Lakshmanan <srik....@gmail.com> wrote: > On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 10:34, Gautam John <gau...@prathambooks.org>wrote: > >> Arjuna makes a good point on language support. As for the data costs, >> don't some providers (I know MTS does) provide access to Wikipedia for >> free? >> > > Have you used MTS free Wikipedia? I overheard they are falsely advertising > but actually it costs something. (like only en.wiki is free and data charges > apply for images on the article from commons). I am not very sure on this, > anyone who uses MTS can confirm. But i have to disagree with Arjuna and feel > data charges have come down significantly over a period of time now though > may still not be affordable to a common man on the street when compared to > the dead low voice tariff. More and more alternate ways of > consuming Wikipedia on mobile needs to be developed. I particularly find > the Wikipedia layer on Google maps for mobile useful while exploring unknown > territories. > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > > -- Regards, ME. Wear a Lungi, Support the Movement My infrastructure invasion... plus other images too.. on Wikimedia Commons. http://bit.ly/d50SIq
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