hi Vickram, It is awesome that Kartik is contributing to several open knowledge and open source projects. But, many conversations do take place without many professionals/amateurs stating what else they do. I'm not seeking to downplay the contributions of FOSS, per se.
Pradeep Handheld On 04/01/2012, Vickram Crishna <vvcris...@radiophony.com> wrote: > Pradeep: given the enthusiasm with which we encourage Wikimedians to > proclaim and proselytise this facet of public service (ie, in fora other > than this or related ones) it is odd to find you saying that 'these > professionals' (as against, presumably, amateur FOSSers) do not talk about > their work unnecessarily. I did not think that Sudhanwa was doing this, my > own takeaway is that Kartik not only remits public service at Wikimedia, > but also as a FOSSer. > > On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 12:09 PM, Pradeep Mohandas < > pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> hi, >> >> Sudhanwa, Frankly, it is because these professionals do not bandy >> their professions/work around unnecessarily when not needed and not >> central to the conversation. >> >> Thanks Kartik, for the translation. I see you had some trouble getting >> pics of the station. This is strange since people take pics of CST, >> Mumbai without any restriction - even inside it. Strange, that! >> >> Pradeep >> User:Prad2609 >> >> On 04/01/2012, Sudhanwa Jogalekar <sudhanwa....@gmail.com> wrote: >> > Hmmm >> > I don't know why people are so touchy about FOSS. >> > If I mention "photographer" or "security" or "Media" or "engineer" >> instead >> > of "FOSS", will the reaction be same? >> > >> > On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 12:49 AM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan < >> > parakara.gh...@gmail.com> wrote: >> > >> >> Can we stop dragging FOSS into every mail unless absolutely necessary? >> >> just to clarify. >> >> - Roads aren't designed with FOSS. >> >> - Camera firmware isn't FOSS. >> >> - Our brain doesn't have FOSS. >> >> - Bus ticketing isn't FOSS. >> >> >> > >> > Well, Mediawiki and whole lot of other things used for Wikipedia related >> > activities are FOSS. >> > And in general, it is about contributing back to the society so that >> > everybody gets benefitted. That's what is common in both FOSS as well >> > as >> > Wikimedia. >> > >> > >> >> No offence intended. >> >> >> > >> > +1 >> > >> > -Sudhanwa >> > >> > >> > ~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~!~! >> > web: www.sudhanwa.com blog: www.sudhanwa.in >> > Twitter: sudhanwa Check on FB, Linkedin for more. >> > >> >> >> -- >> Pradeep Mohandas >> How Pradeep uses email - http://goo.gl/6v1I9 >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Wikimediaindia-l mailing list >> Wikimediaindiaemail@example.com >> To unsubscribe from the list / change mailing preferences visit >> https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimediaindia-l >> > > > > -- > Vickram > Fool On The Hill <http://communicall.wordpress.com> > -- Pradeep Mohandas How Pradeep uses email - http://goo.gl/6v1I9 _______________________________________________ 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