Thanks for the information, Mayur. Good to learn about participation from neighbouring states as well. Please upload any pictures taken during the event and share them with us.
- Sundar "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: mayur <mayur...@gmail.com> >To: Discussion list on Indian language projects of Wikimedia. ><email@example.com>; wikih...@lists.wikimedia.org; >wikimedia-in-...@lists.wikimedia.org >Sent: Tue, February 15, 2011 11:32:25 PM >Subject: [Wikimediaindia-l] Hindi wiki workshop at New Delhi - report > >Dear Wikimedians, > >Here is a short report of the first workshop for Hindi wiki projects that >was >held on 2011 February 12 at Sarai-CSDS, Civil Lines, New Delhi. > > >The workshop was attended by more than 35 participants. The complete list of >participants is available at http://hi.wikipedia.org/wiki/विकिपीडिया:हिन्दी >विकि >कार्यशाला सम्मेलन/नई दिल्ली १ > >The workshop was divided into two sessions. The first session was an >Introductory presentation about wiki, Wikipedia, and Hindi wikiprojects. In >the >second session we introduced wiki editing to the participants. There was also >a >short introduction about WikiBhasha by the representatives form Microsoft. > >The participants asked many questions about wiki, Wikimedia Foundation, >Wikipedia, sister projects and so on. They also asked some queries regarding >featured articles, protected pages typing tools, policies of Hindi wikipedia, >and so on. The participants are introduced to wiki wiki editing in a simple >way.We also gave them information regarding transliteration tool and taught >them to write in Devanagari on Hindi wikipedia. > > >At the end of the workshop all were introduced to WikiBhasha tool by >Microsoft >representative, Ashwini. He demonstrated the tool by translating an English >Wikipedia article to Hindi. > >Since this is the first Wiki workshop for Hindi there were participants came >even from neighboring states like Punjab, UP, and so on.Hindi wiki community >is >planning to organize many more workshops in the near future. > >With Regards >Mayur >
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