I strongly conjure with Hari's thoughts on this.
-Tinu Cherian

On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 5:06 PM, Hari Prasad Nadig <hpna...@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 2:34 PM, Siebrand Mazeland 
> <s.mazel...@xs4all.nl>wrote:
>
>> Dear Hari and others,
>>
>> I think there is no obvious need whatsoever for an "Indian language
>> developers list". If there are issues the require attention and discussion
>> related to language support in MediaWiki, there are three mailing lists that
>> qualify for discussion already – depending on the exact topic -, and
>> bugzilla[1] is the place to register the issue. Please be aware that
>> cocooning leads to separation, while one of the strongpoints of the
>> Wikimedia movements is being involved worldwide.
>>
>> Mailing lists:
>>
>>    - MediaWiki language support:
>>    https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/mediawiki-i18n
>>    - Wikimedia related technology:
>>    https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikitech-l
>>    - Wikimedia translators:
>>    https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/translators-l
>>
>> Dear Siebrand,
>
> Thanks for the response. I respect your view. However, I still feel that an
> India specific list could gather more interest among developers from India.
> mediawiki-i18n list is probably the closest to the purpose, but I'd still
> look forward to hearing more opinions and thoughts.
>
> Just so that it is clear, the intentions are definitely not to cocoon, or
> work in separation. The idea is instead to have a specific list that could
> drive more specific discussion, and thereby gathering more people who'd be
> willing to spare their time on issues specific to Indian languages. I think
> a fair volume of this crowd will also be on the other lists for everything
> else (and they'll need to). We'll need as many people on board as we can to
> solve various issues the Indian language projects are facing.
>
> Regards,
>
> --
> Hari Prasad Nadig
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