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." <
>> 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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