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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