Srikanth, 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 <srik....@gmail.com> wrote: > Hi all, > > It was a almost a unimaginable surprise when I heard a Samsung camera has a > Tamil interface! See pic. 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 :) > >  > http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tamil_interface_camera-suya_prakash-salem_Wiki_DEC2011-Tamil_Nadu626.JPG > > -- > Regards > Srikanth.L > -- 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