Agree with Logic. Each community differs in every way. Needs, usage,
exposure and more. Each community, while running on a common backend,
must have a different frontend. Tamil is doing its best from what I've
seen to be different and get new editors. Hindi, sadly is scaring them
away. Kannada must ensure new editor retention.

On 11/12/2011, Srikanth Lakshmanan <srik....@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 04:18, Jessie Wild <jw...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
>
>> I just got off the phone with a wonderful woman who works for EDC India
>> who was asking me how she could participate in Kannada Wikipedia editing.
>> Obviously I can just direct her to the homepage of kn-wiki, but is there
>> somewhere she could go to get some coaching to begin? She's never edited
>> before, but is fluent in English too and wants to increase the educational
>> content.
>>
>
> The answer is above. I think communities must use front page much more
> effectively. There are many communities which don't update front
> page regularly, still keep it similar to English Wikipedia, wasting(IMO)
> some space. Instead, they could redesign front page to allocate significant
> space for attracting newbies.
>
> --
> Regards
> Srikanth.L
>

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Regards,
Srikanth Ramakrishnan.
Wikipedia Coimbatore Meetup on December 10th.
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Meetup/Coimbatore

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