I tend to agree with Gerard's views  & Siebrand's  points. Since there
are many lists , Yet another list will be a waste . There are many
lists for Indic Specific issues such as Indlinux list, which can be
also used to connect with indic developers

Anivar

On 1/31/11, praveenp <me.prav...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I think Siebrand is correct! From what I see from wiki projects, I feel
> problems in Indian languages are common with other non-Indian complex
> scripts. If we create an 'Indian language developers list', I think that
> will be an unnecessary dividing of development power.
>
> But also I think mediawiki should consider non-latin script probems more
> seriously. (For eg: https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=21497
> an old bug, still not fixed.
> Other common SVG rendering is also bad (a server problem ?), please see
> https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25140. I am almost sure
> that these bugs affects all complex scripts, than just Indian languages.)
>
> Praveen
>
> On Monday 31 January 2011 02:34 PM, Siebrand Mazeland 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
>>
>> Of these three lists, currently only wikitech-l has a reasonable
>> volume. The other lists are direly awaiting issues you will raise and
>> discuss. For hardcore translation contributions for MediaWiki and its
>> extensions, you are of course very welcome at
>> https://translatewiki.net. Many Indian language need a lot more love
>> with regards to localisation.
>>
>> I hope you will reconsider having a need for a separate mailing list
>> for developers with regards to language support for languages from India.
>>
>> Cheers!
>>
>
>


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