Great!! What more, this comes on Tamil New year !!

Agree with Sundar that Google must push this from server side. Instead of
spending huge money on translations etc, these efforts actually help Indic /
regional language Wikipedia's

Regards
Srikanth.L


On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 10:58, BalaSundaraRaman <sundarbe...@yahoo.com>wrote:

> Great, Yuvi. Let's all use this feature ourselves and hopefully Google will
> take not of it and promote the other language wiki pages in their search
> results themselves.
>
> - 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
>
> --- On *Thu, 4/14/11, Yuvi Panda <yuvipa...@gmail.com>* wrote:
>
>
> From: Yuvi Panda <yuvipa...@gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Indic Language Wiki Results in Google (With
> a Chrome Extension)
> To: "Discussion list on Indian language projects of Wikimedia." <
> wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org>
> Date: Thursday, April 14, 2011, 12:31 AM
>
>
> Update: I've now added ability to change language. Just go to
> 'Options' (from the extensions page) and enter your language code (hi
> for hindi, etc). Needs a big UX liftup though.
>
> On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 11:21 PM, Yuvi Panda 
> <yuvipa...@gmail.com<http://mc/compose?to=yuvipa...@gmail.com>>
> wrote:
> > I've been working for a few hours on a Chrome extension to add links
> > to Indic Language Wiki pages when searching in Google. It hooks into
> > Google's search results, and if it finds an enwiki article (to which a
> > tawiki interwiki link also exists), it'll display it side by side.
> > Screenshot here: http://min.us/mbmIeeUOb8y00p#1
> >
> > You can test the extension by installing it from here:
> >
> https://chrome.google.com/extensions/detail/gpoogepkjnjfmpijnpaocncdjbedaeeo/
> >
> > It is open source, and the code is available here:
> > https://github.com/yuvipanda/yenWikipedia/. You can file issues here
> > https://github.com/yuvipanda/yenWikipedia/issues/.
> >
> > Known issues:
> > 1. Doesn't work when Google Instant is turned on (turn it off)
> > 2. Doesn't work for some country specific subdomains (which don't have
> > /search url part. Current solution: use google.com :P)
> > 3. Currently hardcoded to display links to tawiki only (Will have to
> > build an options dialog to support other languages)
> > 4. Needs a better logo (Help in this department would be highly
> appreciated :) )
> >
> > I think this is one step forward in fixing the search issue -
> > discovering content in Indic Language wikis is now easier.
> >
> > Thanks to Srikanth Lakshmanan for alpha testing.
> >
> > Feedback welcome :)
> >
> > P.S. I'm also working on a Firefox version of this addon. Stay tuned :)
> >
> > --
> > Yuvi Panda T
> > http://yuvi.in/blog
> >
>
>
>
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