I'm forwarding this to an acquaintance in Google, with a request to include multilingual results as a link in regular searches.
On Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 11:08 AM, Srikanth Lakshmanan <srik....@gmail.com>wrote: > 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." < >> email@example.com> >> 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 >> > >> >> >> >> -- >> Yuvi Panda T >> http://yuvi.in/blog >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikimediaindia-l mailing list >> Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org<http://mc/compose?to=Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com> >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikimediaindia-l mailing list >> Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l >> >> > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > > -- Vickram Fool On The Hill <http://communicall.wordpress.com>
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