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.
>
>
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