And what about participation of the Indian English Community?

On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 3:33 AM, Subhashish Panigrahi <su...@wikimedia.org>wrote:

> Here are the answers I have to all of you.
> @Noopur: nice points, I am including them all and here is draft for the
> community which I will be posting in the respective Wikipedia Village
> pumps. (http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Subha_WMF/sandbox1)
> @Ashwin, the videos you, Nitika and Swaroop are working will be hardcore
> outreach videos to teach how to edit Wikipedia.
> @Konarak, thanks a lot buddy, let us get the footages and we would
> definitely seek your support for the post production. Moover, we would be
> more than happy if you lead the event to get the videos done in your place
> from the community members.
> @Srikanth, the final video will be in Commons and obviously with .ogv
> format. But the raw footage will be in .mov/avi/mpeg, they are the formats
> used before editing. After editing we will convert the final video into
> .ogv.
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 4:05 PM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan <
> parakara.gh...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Subha,
>> What about the Indian English Community?
>>
>> Noopur,
>> Thanks for the ideas, but one small suggestion. Format- Keep it OGV.
>> We can't be promoting an open project with a closed format video no?
>>
>> Konark,
>> Good to see young brains like you volunteering on this.
>>
>> Ashwin,
>> Can I have a link please?
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 9:41 AM, Ashwin Baindur 
>> <ashwin.bain...@gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> Nitika & MikeLynch & some others have just begin working in this field
>>> and a prototype video on how to create an account has been made. Imho
>>> these efforts should be combined.
>>>
>>> Warm regards,
>>>
>>> Ashwin Baindur
>>> ------------------------------------------------------
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 10:59 PM, Konarak Ratnakar <konarak...@live.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> > Hey,
>>> > +1 to this, I can help(composing, editing).
>>> > Konarak.
>>> >
>>> >> Date: Tue, 7 Feb 2012 22:10:06 +0530
>>> >> From: noopur.ra...@gmail.com
>>> >> To: wikimedia-in...@lists.wikimedia.org;
>>> >> wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org
>>> >> Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-en] Creating video of
>>> Indian
>>> >> Editors "We Edit Wikipedia"
>>> >
>>> >>
>>> >> Hey Subhashish,
>>> >> I think it's a great idea. In case people are thinking of recording
>>> >> such a video, I would love to help you edit and here are some
>>> >> suggestions for community members:
>>> >>
>>> >> 1) Put it on your next meetup agenda. Do it in the meetup itself
>>> >> 2) It could be one single person saying "I edit wikipedia" or a group.
>>> >> More than 1 is welcome
>>> >> 3) For editing purposes, it is better if you record video in room with
>>> >> LESS noise and MORE light
>>> >> 4) Try and keep video in MPEG, Avi or MP4, so that while editing we
>>> >> don't have to convert and lose quality.
>>> >> 5) You can use any normal digital camera, even your (iphone) camera :P
>>> >> Just try and minimize shaking.
>>> >>
>>> >> Cheers
>>> >> Noopur
>>> >>
>>> >> 2012/2/7 Subhashish Panigrahi <su...@wikimedia.org>:
>>> >> > Deal all,
>>> >> >
>>> >> > As a part of helping the community to reach out to more people apart
>>> >> > from
>>> >> > the presentations, handouts, FAQs and mailing list support we also
>>> have
>>> >> > need
>>> >> > for more visuals. Audio/Video clips containing Indian Wikipedians
>>> >> > sharing
>>> >> > their message "I EDIT WIKIPEDIA" or "I EDIT AN INDIAN LANGUAGE
>>> >> > WIKIPEDIA" or
>>> >> > "WIKIPEDIA IS HELPING ME DOCUMENTING MY HERITAGE" will create impact
>>> >> > among
>>> >> > people and motivate them to contribute to Wikipedia. Many people use
>>> >> > Wikipedia in a daily basis without being aware of they can also
>>> [Edit]
>>> >> > it,
>>> >> > social media, Youtube, mails containing link to such a video can be
>>> used
>>> >> > to
>>> >> > reach this message to them. Moreover, such videos which are already
>>> >> > there in
>>> >> > Outreach (outreach.wikimedia.org) Bookshelf might make some people
>>> feel
>>> >> > it's
>>> >> > project being managed by some foreigners. Seeing some real Indians
>>> >> > editing
>>> >> > Wikipedia with the Main page of an Indian language background will
>>> >> > definitely make this message clearer.
>>> >> >
>>> >> > If there is a fairly good no of community members located in
>>> anywhere in
>>> >> > India (e.g Pune, Bangalore and Mumbai community) we can ask the
>>> >> > community
>>> >> > members say it altogether aloud apart from one/two community members
>>> >> > speaking in their own language. I will be posting the details in the
>>> >> > community village pumps, you are allowed to send as many people's
>>> >> > footage as
>>> >> > you can provided the video and audio quality are reasonable good. We
>>> >> > will be
>>> >> > collecting footage from all the communities and do a post
>>> production.
>>> >> >
>>> >> > Subha
>>> >> > Community & Program Support, India Program
>>> >> > Wikimedia Foundation
>>> >> >
>>> >> >
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>>> >> >
>>> >>
>>> >>
>>> >>
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>>> >> Arts and Aesthetics
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>> Srikanth Ramakrishnan.
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Regards,
Srikanth Ramakrishnan.
Wikipedia Coimbatore Meetup on February 12th.
http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Meetup/Coimbatore
Aliens invaded Tamil Nadu, left their Spacship and now it is a Toll Plaza.
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