Why are we discussing it on different threads and not doing it then! :) Let's have a press team and let's have a newsletter for the internal communication purpose!
2011/12/13 ViswaPrabha (വിശ്വപ്രഭ) <viswapra...@gmail.com> > I would like to stress again that what we need first is to interconnect > ourselves. > > We, at various Indic Wikipedias, are still working very much on our own > home islands! > > Images, references, PR personnel, media - Among various Indic Wikipedias, > we have a lot that can be shared together. > > Beyond the singular difference of native language, our needs, ends and > means are mostly same. > > [Not to mention that (in.en.wiki*) is automatically a subset of > (in.wiki*)] > > So, > > let us think aloud how to interconnect ourselves more systematically and > collectively. > > Though many may have reservations in using social networking as a tool, we > at Malayalam Wikipedia have been using Facebook, Blogs, Google Buzz/Plus/ > Docs/Maps/Calendar etc. somewhat effectively to improve and accelerate > content and quality of ml.wiki*. > > (As an example, see this spreadsheet (Geodesic Coords for > ml.wikipedia)<https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/pub?hl=en_US&hl=en_US&key=0AkzufXP7aCjEdGxvdmw5U2VwTThiUFVLZjVVWVY0dUE&output=html>, > It has been just created today as an upcoming collaboration tool for > GeoTagging our articles in a massive way. We envisage that the same data > can be later shared with other Wikipedias in some automated way. If only we > had a larger national network, we could achieve this much faster and > wider!!!!!!) > > *What if we setup some similar acts for Inter-Indic Wiki friendship > circles (Where every in.wiki user can join and share their problems, > solutions and ideas)?* > > > Viswam <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Viswaprabha> > > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Viswaprabha > > > On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 23:20, Srikanth Ramakrishnan < > parakara.gh...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Interestingly this was what you and I spoke about over the phone >> today. I think this should be of the highest priority. If the chapter >> and foundation are unable to focus on this it becomes the >> responsibility of the community aka us, to take forward such an >> initiative. We shall talk more on this soon Pradeep. What you have >> said could very well accelerate the growth of the movement in India, >> organically. >> >> On 12/12/11, Pradeep Mohandas <pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com> wrote: >> > hi, >> > >> > We must encourage having resouce persons who can help us with various >> > things and who are networked. We need multiple people who are capable of >> > building the community using these resources. >> > >> > Specifically, we need more people who can communicate with the media, >> with >> > social media (I know the sterling job that Tinu does in this area, but >> more >> > hands, do not hurt), with setting up internet infrastructure, having >> more >> > coders, having more people who are aware of the legal aspects, having >> more >> > people who are aware of copyright, who are aware of workings in the >> > Government and the Police. Such people may currently exist in each city >> > through personal networks currently, but it might help for a growing >> > community like Wikipedia's to have them in multiple places. >> > >> > I am not sure if this makes sense, but in short, what I mean is that we >> > must now, as a community work towards infrastructure building that will >> > support the community. >> > >> > warm regards, >> > Pradeep Mohandas >> > >> > -- >> > Pradeep Mohandas >> > How Pradeep uses email - http://goo.gl/6v1I9 >> > >> >> >> -- >> Regards, >> Srikanth Ramakrishnan. >> Wikipedia Coimbatore Meetup on December 10th. >> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Meetup/Coimbatore >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikimediaindia-l mailing list >> Wikimediaindiafirstname.lastname@example.org >> To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l >> > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimediaindia-l mailing list > Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com > To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l > > -- Noopur Raval Student Arts and Aesthetics Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi Ph: 9650567690
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