This is brilliant. Great news. Now if only my phone could support
Indic languages. I'd've said Supera Irukke. But still, an important
milestone. I only hope however, that translations are appropriate. I
hope it's not a simply transliterated interface or extremely technical
at the same time.

On 12/19/11, Srikanth Lakshmanan <> wrote:
> Hi all,
> It was a almost a unimaginable surprise when I heard a Samsung camera has a
> Tamil interface! See pic[1]. It is important milestone when Indic is
> starting to reach beyond computers, mobiles. While this also reinforces the
> Indic growth theory(not just wikimedia in non-profit space, even for
> business in for-profit space), it also means more work for those who are
> working on Indic space (translation, content creation,technology). Their
> work will directly or indirectly reach more people outside wikimedia
> projects. Projects like wiktionary will be source for many languages which
> might not have any other largest source of vocabulary elsewhere. I would
> not be surprised if in future translations for real world things are done
> openly through projects like translatewiki :)
> [1]
> --
> Regards
> Srikanth.L

Srikanth Ramakrishnan.
Wikipedia Coimbatore Meetup on December 10th.

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