Thanks for all the nice feedback, comments. Especially thanks to Shiju, Hisham, Tinu, Arjuna, Goutam, CIS and the India chapter. You all been very supportive and kind. Thanks again.
ansuman On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 3:14 PM, Shiju Alex <shijualexonl...@gmail.com>wrote: > Good work Subhasish and other Odia wiki community members.. > > *Wikipedia for Odia Literature:* An event which is created to uplift the >> presence of Odia language and literature in Wikipedia, chronological >> documentations and media files collection. >> > Next step would be requesting for Odia wikisource. > > Hope you will be able to rope in more new users from the Odisha state > through various outreach programs. > > Shiju > > > On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 2:41 PM, Subhashish Panigrahi < > psubhash...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Hi folks, >> >> Good morning from Odia Wiki Community. >> >> Yesterday we had a small meetup to celebrate the *"1500 articles >> Celebration" *attended by 6 old and 1 new Wikipedians. >> >> Agenda: >> *Current status:* The substantial growth and the initiatives taken to >> improve the status of Odia Wikipedia was discussed. Odia Wikipedia was >> dormant for almost 8 years which just started reviving itself in the >> beginning of this year and made a leap of almost 1000 well written articles >> in this short span with the bandwidth of a small community with less active >> members. Bangalore was the stepping stone for the revival of Odia >> Wikipedia<http://or.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E0%AC%89%E0%AC%87%E0%AC%95%E0%AC%BF%E0%AC%AA%E0%AC%BF%E0%AC%A1%E0%AC%BC%E0%AC%BF%E0%AC%86:%E0%AC%AE%E0%AD%87%E0%AC%B3%E0%AC%A3/%E0%AC%AC%E0%AD%87%E0%AC%99%E0%AD%8D%E0%AC%97%E0%AC%BE%E0%AC%B3%E0%AD%81%E0%AC%B0%E0%AD%81/%E0%AC%AC%E0%AD%87%E0%AC%99%E0%AD%8D%E0%AC%97%E0%AC%BE%E0%AC%B3%E0%AD%81%E0%AC%B0%E0%AD%81%E0%AD%A7>and >> in the 3rd >> Bangalore Wikipedia >> Meetup<http://or.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E0%AC%89%E0%AC%87%E0%AC%95%E0%AC%BF%E0%AC%AA%E0%AC%BF%E0%AC%A1%E0%AC%BC%E0%AC%BF%E0%AC%86:Meetup/Bangalore/Bangalore3>we >> have celebrated 1500 articles. >> * >> Projects:* >> Discussion regarding 2 ongoing projects. >> *Odia loves >> Wikipedia<http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Odia_loves_Wikipedia> >> :* An event in Commons to bring out media files uploaded by Odia Wikians. >> This event has reached 351 media files. >> >> *Wikipedia for Odia Literature:* An event which is created to uplift the >> presence of Odia language and literature in Wikipedia, chronological >> documentations and media files collection. This is running in both in the >> Wikipedia as well as Commons. Under this event Odia Wikipedia has attained >> 131 >> articles in Odia Wikipedia <http://or.wikipedia.org/wiki/Odia_sahitya>and 37 >> images in >> Commons.<http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Odia_literature> >> >> *Further plans:* >> The next target was set up with attaining 500 more articles to beat >> Gurumukhi Wikipedia which presently has 2003 articles as both of these >> Wikipedias took birth in the same time. >> >> We also have discussed to discourage creation of stubs without taking care >> of them for further expansion, creation and used of templates, categories, >> good citaions. >> >> Plans for more outreach programs by collaborating the Odia literature >> departments of several known colleges and universities was also talked of. >> >> Wikipedians debated how Wikipedia could be a fair and reliable source and >> at times how much beneficial it'd be when most of today's generation are >> moving out of books and internet has become a repository of unending >> knowledge and its regional context when an ancient language like Odia is >> considered, whether or not it is needed to work for Wikipedia, or find any >> better alternative. >> >> Thank you all for reading. Expecting your valuable feedback and comments >> >> * >> ସୁଭପାSubhashishPanigrahi >> ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଉଇକିପିଡ଼ିଆ >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikipedia Odia (Oriya) mailing list >> wikipedia...@lists.wikimedia.org >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikipedia-or >> facebook.com/OdiaWiki >> Tweet @OdiaWiki >> * >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikimediaindia-l mailing list >> Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l >> >> > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > > -- Ansuman Giri * ଓଡ଼ିଆ ଉଇକିପିଡ଼ିଆ * http://about.me/ansuman * _______________________________________________ Wikipedia Odia (Oriya) mailing list wikipedia...@lists.wikimedia.org https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikipedia-or facebook.com/OdiaWiki Tweet @OdiaWiki *
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