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.
>> >
>>
>>
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