Yes, but let this one be English content related rather than outreach, GLAM
or indic. Secondly we should not allow WP:5 Pillars to be overthrown. In
many cases. the discussions are completely jingoistic or "nationilistic" and
we dont want more and more of the same here.

Warm regards,

Ashwin Baindur
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On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 2:50 PM, Shiju Alex <shijualexonl...@gmail.com>wrote:

> since its still just another English Wikipedia POV dispute and thats
>>
>
> Even though the topic of this mail is not limited to enwiki, the above
> statement is true.
>
> But unlike other Indian language wikiproject wikipedians, English
> wikipedians from India still doesn't have a common forum (apart from the
> wiki project India page in en wiki which is not used by many users) to
> discuss various topics related to them. I feel it is a good idea to start
> another mailing list  exclusively for discussing topics related to en
> wikipedians from India. It will help to bring togther all people from India
> who are interested in en wiki projects.
>
> Shiju
>
>
>
>
> On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 2:29 PM, Srikanth Lakshmanan 
> <srik....@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 14:10, CherianTinu Abraham <tinucher...@gmail.com
>> > wrote:
>>
>>> My only intention was to ask the community on how to handle such mails or
>>> request.
>>>
>>> -TC
>>>
>>
>> Point such people to appropriate places like discussion pages , notice
>> board (oops, it cant handle more NOW,but yes ideally). IMO bringing content
>> disputes to mailing list, chapter is slightly Off Topic ish / doesnt serve
>> purpose, simply because they are not governing any content. Its totally
>> different thing if a Wikipedian asks for opinion / comes out of a media
>> post, even then list isnt the ideal place,it only calls for more trolling
>> since people arent obliged to stick to values which when broken can get a
>> block on wiki.[Refer "Socio Cultural relevance of Sanskrit Wikipedia blah
>> blah" some months back]. [[On a seperate note, we havent framed a block
>> policy for the list, but I presume day is not far when we may be in need of
>> it]]
>>
>> The audience of the list is so spread over that it might be spammy even to
>> discuss a largely relevant issue like this, since its still just another
>> English Wikipedia POV dispute and thats it where as list is for "Discussion
>> of Wikimedia Projects in India".
>>
>> My 2 paisa.
>>
>> --
>> Regards
>> Srikanth.L
>>
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