On Thu, Nov 25, 2010 at 8:44 PM, Ravishankar <ravidre...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> We are glad to inform that inbuilt Tamil typing tool has been added in Tamil
> Wikipedia and Tamil WikiNews. After some testing, we will add it in other
> Wikimedia projects and release the code for use in all sites using
> MediaWiki.
> We hope that this will help many first time editors and increase Tamil word
> searches in the site search box.
> This was possible as a follow up of the recent Chennai Wikimedia meetup when
> Malayalam Wikimedia user Shiju Alex urged us to have this tool. Then
> Malayalam Wikimedia user Junaid. P. V. joined the team to transfer the code
> from Malayalam Wiki and modified it for Tamil needs. All work done in a week
> and three cheers for the interwiki collaborative spirit of Malayalam
> Wikipedians.

It is natural to go greedy!  Can we extend this to other Indian
languages as well.  What is the nature of the effort involved say to
extend this to Telugu, kannada, Hindi etc.


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