Much appreciate the effort to treat - and talk to - each indic language community separately, rather than lumping them all into the same box.
Congratulations on this nuanced approach. Cheers Bishakha On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 4:14 PM, Shiju Alex <sh...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Dear All, > > As part of the India Programs of > WMF<http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_-_India_Programs/Indic_Languages> > I > am having discussions with wikipedians across various Indic languages. I > already shared the summary of the discussions I had with the > Assamese<http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_-_India_Programs/Indic_Languages/Assamese/Discussions/2011> > , > Hindi<http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_-_India_Programs/Indic_Languages/Hindi/Discussions/2011>, > Sanskrit<http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_-_India_Programs/Indic_Languages/Sanskrit/Discussions/2011> > and > Tamil<http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_-_India_Programs/Indic_Languages/Tamil/Discussions/2011>wikimedians. > Thank you all for continuing the discussions in meta wiki and > in mailing lists. > > Today I am sharing the summary of the discussions I had with Telugu wiki > community members. It is available here. > http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Foundation_-_India_Programs/Indic_Languages/Telugu/Discussions/2011 > > Among Indian language wikipedias, Telugu wikipedia is the first Indian > language wikipedia that caught the attention of other Indic language > wikipedians in 2006 itself. I remember reading about Telugu Wikipedia and > the activities of Telugu wikipedians in many online forums during > 2006-2007. Following are some of the blogposts published that time. > > > - > > http://telugutanam.blogspot.com/2006/09/telugu-wikipedia-crosses-10000.html(News > about Telugu wikipedia crossing 10,000 articles - 2006 September) > - > > http://crossroads.veeven.com/2007/06/26/telugu-wikipedia-reaches-30000-articles/(News > about Telugu wikipedia crossing 30,000 articles - 2007 June) > - > > http://crossroads.veeven.com/2007/09/10/3000-members-in-telugu-wikipedia/(News > about Telugu Wikipedia having 3000 registered users - 2007 September) > > In technical front also Telugu wikipedia was showing the way for other > Indic language wikipedias. Telugu wikipedia is one of the first Indic > language wikipedia to integrate a typing solution into wikipedia. Even > though much activism happened during 2006-2008, the community was not able > to keep that tempo and increase the community size. > > Also among Indian language wiki communities, the concept of *Community > Newsletter <http://te.wikipedia.org/wiki/వికీపీడియా:తెవికీ_వార్>* came > out first from the Telugu wiki community. Community already published 5 or > 6 editions of Telugu wiki Newsletter. Remember still no other Indic > language wiki community has a community newsletter. > > Soon Telugu wikipedia will cross 50,000 articles, the third Indic language > wikipedia to cross that milestone. l Hope Telugu wikipedians will make use > of that opportunity to add more members to its community. Telugu wikipedia > has roughly 30 active editors now. > > > Regards > Shiju > > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > >
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