I agree with Ravi.

On 12/20/11, Ravishankar <ravidre...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> This is a really useful discussion and there's a powerful idea.  I agree
>> with Ravi that there is an opportunity to build awareness and traffic to
>> Indic language sites.  While we are already seeing considerable readership
>> of Indic languages, there's clearly a lot more that can be done to support
>> this and also to help build Indic language communities.  I also hear
>> Theo's
>> point that it didn't work last time, or maybe wasn't adequately measured.
>> I'd like to suggest that - even as the technical challenges are resolved -
>> to explore this.  The first step would be finalise what the objectives are
>> (e.g., is it basic awareness building of the existence of Indic language
>> projects or to is it to drive readership of these projects or is it
>> encourage more active participation in these proejcts?)  The next stage
>> would be to test different banner/notice/page design options and figure
>> out
>> the most appropriate solution (in the same systematic way that the WMF
>> fundraising team tests banners and optimises the ones that work best.)  If
>> you see value and you think we need resources for this, I'm happy to see
>> what we can do about it.  (Maybe see if any of the fundraising team's
>> people are free after the fundraiser to help with the analytics for
>> determining what might work best?)
>> What say?
>> hisham
> +1.
> Instead of saying it won't work, we have to think how to make it work as
> the ultimate goal of increasing awareness about Indic projects should not
> be neglected !
> Ravi

Srikanth Ramakrishnan.
Wikipedia Coimbatore Meetup on December 10th.

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