>From my reading of Srinivas' email, it looks like he meant it as a simple word
of caution and as a way of sharing (with the group) a piece of information that
he came across recently. Knowing your efforts, he wouldn't have meant anything
else, I suppose. So, let's all AGF on this. :)
"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: CherianTinu Abraham <tinucher...@gmail.com>
>Sent: Sun, December 19, 2010 5:41:32 PM
>Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia Wikimeetup1 @ Kolkata, Dec 2010
>Hi Srinivas ( & et all),
> If the mail was intended to me alone ( as per the salutation ),
>this below mail could have sent directly to me ( instead of india wide alias).
>To clarify your comments.
> There was no "recorded" history of any kolkata meetup, till
> That is why I took the liberty of calling the meetup as 1
>( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Meetup/Kolkata/Kolkata1 ) . I have
>created the page & announced it ( with link) on the India alias too, very long
>back. Nobody have informed me/ Shiju or the other organizers ( 2 of them from
>Kolkata only) about it when we created the Kolkata meetup page. I trust you
>also didn't know about it till then. Having said that, this wasn't intended to
>take away any "credit" of someone...
>When we thought of a Chennai meetup this year, I remembered the wikicamp ,
>Chennai in 2007 and created a page for this Chennai1 ( just to record the
>historical data) and called the Nov 2010 meetup as Chennai2 . There may be
>more meetups that actually happened between Chennai1 & Chennai2. Bangalore 3rd
>meetup (held at my home and attended was by you also ) was called Meetup3 , as
>there were 2 pages for Bangalore and Bangalore2 already created. We are still
>not sure whether Blore2 had actually taken place, but still we created the new
>meetup page as Bangalore3
>If you still have objections on numberings, please move Kolkata1 to Kolkata2
>create a page for Kolkata1. Please get in touch with your friend to get more
>details on that meetup. That will help us all in knowing more about it.
>Please understand these numberings are primarily for tracking purposes and
>creation of pages.. What matters more is not the numbering or the naming, but
>the efforts & purpose behind organizing such meetups .
>Hope that explains it better.
>On Sun, Dec 19, 2010 at 4:47 PM, guru brahma <wiki...@yahoo.co.in> wrote:
>>from what I understand, an earlier Wikimeetup happened at Kolkata more than a
>>year ago in Joka. I was informed of this by a participant at that earlier
>>event who had expressed inability in attending the current meetup on the
>>relevant page. I met her at a conference in Bangalore recently and got to
>>this. We may want to exercise caution in branding events as the first meet-up
>>etc., "meet-up" should suffice.
From: CherianTinu Abraham <tinucher...@gmail.com>
>>Sent: Tue, 14 December, 2010 7:03:13 PM
>>Subject: [Wikimediaindia-l] Wikipedia Wikimeetup1 @ Kolkata, Dec 2010 Photos
>>Wikipedia Wikimeetup1 @ Kolkata, Dec 2010 Photos
>>There were around 18+ attendees for the first Wikimeetup @Kolkata . I would
>>to express my sincere thanks to Jayanata Nath, Indranil Das Gupta & Shiju
>>for all the efforts in putting things together for a successful meetup, at
>>of the ancient cities of India. Special thanks to Bishakha Datta & Achal
>>Prabhala for all the encouragement & support in our efforts.
>>One of us will be sending a detailed report on the meetup soon.
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