Could you try http://ml.m.wikipedia.org/ from your phone? (Of course, it'll
still need the fonts.)
To my knowledge, Malayalam Wikipedia is the only Indian Wikipedia to have a
mobile interface (I could be wrong).
For Tamil Wikipedia, only the final steps are pending.
"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: Ramesh N G <rames...@gmail.com>
>Sent: Tue, October 26, 2010 6:30:59 PM
>Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] mobile editing & reading of Wikipedia
>Data charges definitely is coming down and will be coming down more with the
>war in India.
>The support for other languages and unicode should be improved in the mobiles.
>I have tried ml wikipedia in the Nokia E series with MiniOpera browser. It was
>really a bad experience for me. The fonts are not properly displaying. Hope to
>see more improvements especially on the unicode support and fonts in the
>On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 6:25 PM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan <rsrikant...@gmail.com>
>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
>>>Have you used MTS free Wikipedia? I overheard they are falsely advertising
>>>actually it costs something. (like only en.wiki is free and data charges
>>>for images on the article from commons). I am not very sure on this, anyone
>>>uses MTS can confirm. But i have to disagree with Arjuna and feel data
>>>have come down significantly over a period of time now though may still not
>>>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
>>>be developed. I particularly find the Wikipedia layer on Google maps for
>>>useful while exploring unknown territories.
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