I agree with Ashwin, I doubt it would make sense to form a list for only
this year/event. it's the same way for other activities, those lists have to
be used again.

Salmaan

On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 10:07 PM, Ashwin Baindur
<ashwin.bain...@gmail.com>wrote:

> No, since we shall know which Conference we are planning for! :)
>
> Warm regards,
>
> Ashwin Baindur
> ------------------------------------------------------
>
>
>
> On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 9:57 PM, Abhilash S Unni 
> <abhilashu...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> So are we going to use the same list name for every year?
>>
>> That would lead to a bit of confusion isn't, when the same list name is
>> used year after year. Different list for each year would also make it easy
>> in archiving isn't?
>>
>> Abhi
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 9:51 PM, Ashwin Baindur <ashwin.bain...@gmail.com
>> > wrote:
>>
>>> On the contrary, it is meant to be used tear after year :)!
>>> Warm regards,
>>>
>>> Ashwin Baindur
>>> ------------------------------------------------------
>>>
>>>
>>> On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 9:48 PM, Abhilash S Unni <abhilashu...@gmail.com
>>> > wrote:
>>>
>>>> Ashwin, How about when the conference get arranged next year. You cannot
>>>> still use the same list name, as that would not help in distinctiveness. 
>>>> May
>>>> be we should think about adding the year as well (in full eg:2011 instead 
>>>> of
>>>> 11). Abhi
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 6:37 PM, Theo10011 <de10...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Thanks Ashwin.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> I understand, let me know if you need my help.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Salmaan
>>>>> User:Theo10011
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 6:23 PM, Ashwin Baindur <
>>>>> ashwin.bain...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi Salmaan,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thanks for the offer! Shiju is just waiting for a reply from Casey
>>>>>> Browne before we file the bug. Since we have formally asked, it would be
>>>>>> appropriate to wait for a while for the response.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> As regards the name, there are now a large amount of activities, lists
>>>>>> etc communities, meet-ups etc coming up in India. We now need a finer 
>>>>>> level
>>>>>> of grading between Foundation, chapter and community driven ventures - 
>>>>>> hence
>>>>>> we are a little chary of appending "media" unless it is directly driven 
>>>>>> by
>>>>>> or associated with Chapter or Foundation. Secondly, events are of many
>>>>>> types, whereas we want a list specifically for the annual national
>>>>>> conference and perhaps other conferences in India, hence the need felt 
>>>>>> for
>>>>>> the word "conference".
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Warm regards,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Ashwin Baindur
>>>>>> ------------------------------------------------------
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 5:45 PM, Theo10011 <de10...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I believe you need to file a bug for this Ashwin. If you want, I can
>>>>>>> file it for you and get someone to close the request.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Are you sure about the title? I would suggest something like
>>>>>>> WikiIndia-events or Wikimediaindia-events list. So that it doesn't 
>>>>>>> become
>>>>>>> useless after the event and can be re-used for coordinating future 
>>>>>>> events.
>>>>>>> The naming convention for the list also depends on country codes and
>>>>>>> previous naming convention, Wikimediaindia-events would be a sub-list of
>>>>>>> Wikimediaindia-l.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Salmaan
>>>>>>> User:Theo10011
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 5:23 PM, Ashwin Baindur <
>>>>>>> ashwin.bain...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I'm user:AshLin, co-chair of the Working Group for a forthcoming
>>>>>>>> Wiki-conference in India in November 2011. I'm writing formally to you 
>>>>>>>> to
>>>>>>>> request for a list for that event; a request which you may have
>>>>>>>> already received informally from Shiju Alex.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> The event will definitely be taking place on 18-20 November 2011 at
>>>>>>>> Mumbai and we have already requested Jimbo's presence at the event (as 
>>>>>>>> an
>>>>>>>> example of the event's firming up).
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>  This is a joint venture between the Indian Chapter and the Indian
>>>>>>>> Wikimedia community and will henceforth be an annual feature. We were 
>>>>>>>> about
>>>>>>>> to start communications of the Working Group on a Google Group but 
>>>>>>>> community
>>>>>>>> members have asked if our email group can be hosted by the Foundation 
>>>>>>>> and be
>>>>>>>> a mailman list. If provided, it is planned to use this list for 
>>>>>>>> planning and
>>>>>>>> organising all national wikiconferences in India henceforth.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> The advantages, we feel, are that the list and its archives will be
>>>>>>>> preserved and secure while the Foundation exists, ease of use & 
>>>>>>>> interface as
>>>>>>>> all of us are used to mailman lists for community communication to 
>>>>>>>> date and
>>>>>>>> that the future of the group will not be dependent upon Google 
>>>>>>>> policies.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> We request that the list be named  "WikiConference India", to
>>>>>>>> distinguish it from other types of WikiConferences such as the 
>>>>>>>> Wikimania
>>>>>>>> series.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Should other countries decide to have annual national conferences,
>>>>>>>> perhaps their lists could be named "WikiConference xxxx" (where xxxx 
>>>>>>>> is name
>>>>>>>> of the country) similarly.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Looking forward to a positive and early response so that we can
>>>>>>>> begin our organising activities.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Warm regards,
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Ashwin Baindur
>>>>>>>> ------------------------------------------------------
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