I agree with Beria, WMHK is not that impressive. WMHK seems to be using an
older version of Mediawiki with a generic background. I've always liked the
German chapter's design though (http://www.wikimedia.de/wiki/Hauptseite)

Salmaan

On Mon, Jul 4, 2011 at 3:39 PM, Béria Lima <berial...@gmail.com> wrote:

> You really like that page? Is so plain to me (i like the upper part, but
> the rest ... not so good)
>
> What i can do is create "my" main page in User namespace and when is ready
> i come here show to you and you made all sugestions and alterations you
> want. How that sounds?
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> *Béria Lima*
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>
> *Imagine um mundo onde é dada a qualquer pessoa a possibilidade de ter
> livre acesso ao somatório de todo o conhecimento humano. É isso o que
> estamos a fazer <http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Nossos_projetos>.*
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>
> 2011/7/4 Anirudh Bhati <anirudh...@gmail.com>
>
>> Thanks much for the offer of help, Beria.  Really appreciate that.
>>
>> Personally, I would agree with the sentiment that a single website
>> serves the purpose.  We can simply lock some pages to make them
>> static, the rest can work like a wiki.
>>
>> Are there more suggestions on this issue?  Should we have two websites
>> (one static, based on wordpress or drupal and the other a wiki) or
>> should one (wiki) serve the purpose best?
>>
>> Beria, at this point of time, I would say that anything is better than
>> the plain pages we have now.  We require some standardization too, so
>> that we can organize information better (through categories).
>>
>> I think the Wikimedia Hong Kong page (wikimedia.hk) looks great.  Are
>> there more examples?  Maybe we need some out-of-the-box thinking to
>> create something new. (-:
>>
>> anirudh
>>
>> On Mon, Jul 4, 2011 at 4:52 PM, Béria Lima <berial...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > I can help redesign the wiki main page. But would help if you people say
>> what do you want (as if: "I would like if the main page was like WM XX wiki
>> main page")
>> >
>> > And I agree with Salmaan, there are no point in keep wikimedia.in and
>> wiki.wikimedia.in separated. but I would do the oposite (ie: redirect
>> wiki.wikimedia.in to wikimedia.in but with the actual content - like in
>> wikimedia.de and wikimedia.pt. A diferent portal would only be useful if
>> was like wikimedia.fr one (in their case the wiki is almost not used at
>> all).
>> >
>> > And talking about that: Do you people have it wikipedia.in domain?
>> Because if a chapter would give good use to that would be you (with the
>> thousand languages in India). You could do something like in 
>> wikipedia.fr(WMPT has the code, we are updating to place in our
>> wikipedia.pt (now a redirect to pt.wikipedia.org).
>> >
>> > And btw: Hello people. Salmaan invited me to be here, but if i shouldn't
>> please say so and i will leave.
>> > _____
>> > Béria Lima
>> > Wikimedia Portugal
>> >
>> > Imagine um mundo onde é dada a qualquer pessoa a possibilidade de ter
>> livre acesso ao somatório de todo o conhecimento humano. É isso o que
>> estamos a fazer.
>> >
>> >
>> > 2011/7/4 Theo10011 <de10...@gmail.com>
>> >>
>> >> Hi Anirudh
>> >> I brought up the issue with wikimedia.in domain earlier, why not have
>> it redirect to the wiki itself and add a section for blog/news on wiki. It
>> would seem like there would be a lot of redundancy between the two, and it
>> would only require more work to update both separately.
>> >> Either way, I have experience with smaller wikis and new mediawiki
>> installations. I can help with the wiki itself and better organize it.
>> >>
>> >> Salmaan
>> >>
>> >> On Mon, Jul 4, 2011 at 3:00 PM, Anirudh Bhati <anirudh...@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>> Hi all,
>> >>>
>> >>> The Wikimedia India portal has been up and running for a while now.  I
>> request the attention of available volunteers to help us with the Wikimedia
>> website redesign.  We mainly need help with two issues:
>> >>> 1.  Wikimedia India wiki:  The Main Page of the wiki (
>> wiki.wikimedia.in) requires a re-design to make it look better organized
>> and attractive.  I would appreciate if volunteers with designing and HTML
>> skills please support us with this request.  We welcome all contributions
>> and inputs, and I request you to be bold and make changes as and how you see
>> fit.
>> >>> 2.  Wikimedia India landing page: The wikimedia.in domain lands at a
>> static page and the plan is to have a wordpress or drupal based platform to
>> support a few static pages and a blog.  Would appreciate if some volunteers
>> helped us with this as well.
>> >>> Yours sincerely,
>> >>>
>> >>> Anirudh Bhati
>> >>>
>> >>> +855 975 529 803
>> >>> Skype: anirudhsbh
>> >>>
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