Excellent summary, Anirudh.
I'm particularly excited about the prospect of Gujarati Lexicon getting added 
With our experience of uploading several thousand words to Tamil Wiktionary 
using a custom bot as well as AWB recently, we may be able to help in the task.

- 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

----- Original Message ----
> From: Anirudh Bhati <anirudh...@gmail.com>
> To: Wikimedia India list <wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org>
> Sent: Thu, November 25, 2010 2:35:38 PM
> Subject: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia Meetup in Ahmedabad - 21 November 2010
> Hi all,
> The Ahmedabad Wikipedia Meetup was organized on 21 November 2010  at
> CEPT University.  It was received with enthusiasm from the  tech
> community of the city.  Twenty-seven people attended the  meet
> including the members of the press.
> The meeting began with a  round of introductions.  Most of the
> participants were from the  marketing and PR side of the tech industry
> and expressed a keen interest in  understanding how Wikipedia works.  I
> began with a brief history of  Wikipedia and the philosophy that guides
> our projects.  Further  discussions entailed [[WP:CORP]], naming
> conventions, difficulties faced by  new users on English Wikipedia;
> localization with Gujarati projects; local  events for Ahmedabad (viz.
> Wikipedia Takes Ahmedabad for photographers and  Gujarati WikiAcademy).
> Kartik Mistry, who was formerly associated with  Gujarati Lexicon,
> informed me that he had met the representatives of  Wikimedia India at
> the last Mumbai meetup and expressed that his former  associates would
> be interested in transferring content to the Gujarati  Wiktionary.
> Keyur Parmar came up with a proposal for automated updation of  cricket
> related facts, figures and stats from commercial websites.  I  have
> asked them to join this mailing list for following up with  us.
> The pictures from the event are available here[1] and  future
> notifications about the Ahmedabad meet up will be posted on the  India
> mailing list and the newly created Ahmedabad mailing list.[2]   The
> meetup was covered by DNA[3] and Divya Bhaskar.[4]
> Special thanks  to CEPT Councilmen Vishnu Kolleri and Mustaqeem Khan
> for making this  happen.
> [1]  http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Ahmedabad_Meetup_Nov2010
> [2] https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-in-amd
> [3]  
> [4] 
> anirudh
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