Suprised that there is no Hyderabad event by the volunteers yet.

Is there none on the list who can put together one?

regards
Arun


On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 1:58 AM, theo10011 <de10...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Anirudh its only one right now, the other one is a redirect.
>
> http://ten.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Hyderabad,_India&redirect=no
>
> <http://ten.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Hyderabad,_India&redirect=no>
>
> On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 1:55 AM, Anirudh Bhati <anirudh...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> Thanks, Steven.  There are two pages.
>>
>> http://ten.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyderabad,_India
>> http://ten.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyderabad
>>
>> Yours sincerely,
>>
>> Anirudh Bhati
>>
>> 00 91 9328712208
>> Skype: anirudhsbh
>>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 1:25 AM, Steven Walling <swall...@wikimedia.org>
>> wrote:
>> > Okay, I'm just going to be bold and delete the Hyderabad and Bhopal
>> pages, and explain to these folks that we're only here to support
>> volunteer-led events, not corporate ones et cetera.
>> >
>> > If any Wikimedians from either of those cities want to put something up,
>> go for it though.
>> >
>> > Thanks for the quick response.
>> >
>> > On Jan 11, 2011, at 11:50 AM, theo10011 wrote:
>> >
>> >> Steven
>> >>
>> >> Its a common issue with marketing companies like this. The event is for
>> 17th January, I think we should delete the page altogether, there's no sense
>> in promoting something this exploitative on the wrong day.
>> >>
>> >> I recall there were some Wikipedians from Hyderabad, but not sure if
>> thats one of them. Perhaps someone from the chapter might be able to shed
>> more light on this.
>> >>
>> >> In the mean time, I vote to have the page removed or any other that
>> tries to exploit the ten celebration.
>> >>
>> >> Regards
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 1:12 AM, Steven Walling <
>> swall...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
>> >> Hi everyone,
>> >>
>> >> So recently a Hyderabad event got created on ten.wikipedia.org, and
>> I've received some email about it. However, if you read the page (
>> http://ten.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyderabad,_India) you can see it doesn't
>> quite seem to be run by Wikimedians, and I'm concerned by some of the
>> content, such "Wikipedia, as an ultimate resource for Online
>> Media/Marketing" and the fact that is seems to be run solely by a media
>> company.
>> >>
>> >> Does anyone know the editor who created the page or listed contact? I
>> don't want to promote an event that is less about Wikipedia and your work
>> than some random company.
>> >>
>> >> Steven Walling
>> >> Fellow at the Wikimedia Foundation
>> >> wikimediafoundation.org
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
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