Hi, Thanks Kul for the update. I am glad to see the achievments. Congratulations to all the participants. I too wanted to join but could not because it was done in parallel with separate registration process. Hope we can improve next time so that you have real Wikipedians user perspective as well.
Cheers Arjun On Nov 30, 2011 3:45 AM, "Kul Wadhwa" <kwad...@wikimedia.org> wrote: > Crosspost to the Wikimedia India Mailing list. > > --Kul > > ----- > > We recently completed a Hackathon in India where the themes were: > * localization > * mobile > * offline > > In summary, over one weekend more than 50 volunteers from many parts > of India added their hard work and insights to the technical > foundation of Wikipedia. In the mobile area alone, volunteers > contributed to 17 features, as listed here (features that were worked > on are marked with an "H"): > > http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mobile_Projects/features#India_Hackathon > > We also got support and input from most of the major mobile operators > in India about how to make our user experience better. Free access to > Wikipedia is moving forward on a number of fronts, as we identified > several forms of collaboration, not just in the form of Wikipedia > Zero. For example, there seems to be widespread interest in using an > RSS feed of the Article of the Day, and the top 5 languages in India > are important. > > This was our first hackathon in India and all in all, it was a > resounding success. > > For those of you who were at the event, many thanks and > congratulations for your achievements in such a short period of time! > We certainly hope you continue to stay involved and continue to > contribute. > > IRC is a good way for developers to stay in touch. Join > wikimedia-mobile on irc.freenode.net. > > Regards, > Phil > > -- > Phil Inje Chang > Product Manager, Mobile > Wikimedia Foundation > 415-812-0854 m > 415-882-7982 x 6810 > > > _______________________________________________ > Mobile-l mailing list > mobil...@lists.wikimedia.org > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/mobile-l > > > > -- > Kul Wadhwa > Wikimedia Foundation > +1-415-839-6885 ext. 6603 > > _______________________________________________ > 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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