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.
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.
> On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 2:29 PM, Srikanth Lakshmanan
>> 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
>> 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
>> 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.
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