Do we have consensus for reducing to two. Any objections or alternatives
proposed?

Warm regards,

Ashwin Baindur
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On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 3:17 PM, <wheredevelsd...@hotmail.com> wrote:

>  I interacted with several people at WCI who have never been part of a GA
> or FA process.
>
> There is a certain thrill in being part of such a process. From waiting
> for a reviewer to agree to the PR/GA/FA review given the backlog can be
> months long at times to the actual peer reviews, collaborating with several
> others including the reviewer and getting things in place is no childs
> play. It means several hours of hard work with the process itself taking
> weeks at times. The satisfaction one gets at the end of it makes the whole
> process worth it.
>
> The bar has now been raised to quite a high level on English Wikipedia and
> several WP:India GAs have been demoted in the last few years. IMHO we
> should concentrate on bringing these articles on par with todays GA norms -
> which will be a relatively easier task given that the article is a former
> GA. One such example of this being done is the Mumbai article which was
> demoted and has now reattained GA status.
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
> Date: Tue, 29 Nov 2011 15:06:18 +0530
> From: ashwin.bain...@gmail.com
> To: wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org
> Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] Required - articles for Collaboration of
> the Month Dec 2011
>
>
> Naveen, I think COTM is not the place where red links can be developed
> into stubs, start of even B class articles.
>
> The final outcome that we can hope for is that certain articles are :
> * Raised to FA/GA quality if not status  (or at least)
> * Get improved by numerous edits (or at least)
> * Get improved due to numerous eye balls.
>
> The articles most likely to succeed are :
> * articles in the news
> * articles about popular subjects
> * articles about topics where large number of editors are interested
> * articles about subjects which people feel are important enough to get
> off their butts and edit
> * articles people feel passionate about
>
> That is why I think the waterway articles never took off. Look, even today
> nobody from WikiProject India - Transportation has converted them into stub
> or start. Can we ask for that to be done on "operational immediate" basis
> (fauji lingo for 'urgent') as a start?
>
> Warm regards,
>
> Ashwin Baindur
> ------------------------------------------------------
>
>
> On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 2:23 PM, Naveen Francis <navee...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
> It may not work :(
> Tried earlier
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Collaborations_of_the_month
>
> --
> naveenpf
>
>
> On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 1:49 PM, Ashwin Baindur 
> <ashwin.bain...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
> Now, I want to raise another point. Do we really have the wherewithal for
> a 5 article collaboration? I think that is too optimistic, perhaps we
> should have a two article collaboration to begin with each month?
>
>
> Warm regards,
>
> Ashwin Baindur
> ------------------------------------------------------
>
>
> On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 1:33 PM, Naveen Francis <navee...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>
>
> On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 12:32 PM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan <
> parakara.gh...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Naveen, I believe INCOTM is happening after two and a half years.
> Remember Transport in India ???
>
>
> Very much; We need to do similar collaborative efforts to make more GAs in
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:INTI
>
> To everyone else, this is an excellent opportunity to start and get a good
> section of high quality India articles.
> This has been VERY successful in the past, as I have PERSONALLY seen. I
> once nominated Transport in India, and a month later, three of us managed
> to get it upto a GA level.
> --Regards,
>
> On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 7:13 AM, Naveen Francis <navee...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
> +1,
> After a long time.
>
> On Tue, Nov 29, 2011 at 12:22 AM, Ashwin Baindur <ashwin.bain...@gmail.com
> > wrote:
>
> Please consider 
> nominating<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia%3aWikiProject_India/Collaborations_of_the_month/Nominations>articles
>  for Collaboration of the Month (COTM).
>
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_India/Collaborations_of_the_month/Nominations
>
> Upto 5 articles can be selected for the COTM so plenty of scope available
> for nomination of the month. It is proposed to close nominations on 30
> November 2011 and selections for month of December 2011 made from whatever
> we have. As of now, two are promising candidates - Mullaperiyar dam and
> Manmohan Singh.
>
> So dont be shy, be bold, nominate an article. Your favourite article could
> get a new lease of life from collaboration.
>
> Warm regards,
>
> Ashwin Baindur
> ------------------------------------------------------
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> Regards,
> Srikanth Ramakrishnan.
> Wikipedia Coimbatore Meetup on December 10th.
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