Great idea! The Brazilian community was thinking about doing something
similar; I'm sure they could benefit in learning from your experimentations
- be sure to document everything! :D

On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 7:20 AM, Subhashish Panigrahi <psubhash...@gmail.com
> wrote:

> Lol, what's up with you Noopur, finally you let that Matt bumped into
> India mailing list? :p
>
>
> On 23 February 2012 20:48, Noopur <noopur.ra...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Just for some motivation and amusement, watch this: *Where the hell is
>> Matt? *
>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlfKdbWwruY
>>
>> Cheers
>> Noopur
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 10:11 AM, Subhashish Panigrahi <
>> su...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Thanks a lot Swaroop, We are expecting more inputs from you guys, and
>>> please free to add/modify the questions wikipedians have to keep in mind (
>>> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Subha_WMF/sandbox1). I have also
>>> received responses from Pune and Ahemadabad communities. If you guys can
>>> shoot some videos at the end of the meet ups as there will be a gathering
>>> of wikipedians it will be good. We can make a prototype video to make the
>>> Indic language communities understand the way they need to make this video.
>>>
>>> Thanks
>>> Subha
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 9:41 PM, Swaroop Rao <raul.swar...@gmail.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Swaroop Rao
>>>> (MikeLynch <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:MikeLynch>)
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 20:38, Noopur <noopur.ra...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Let me clear this confusion.
>>>>> Dear Srikanth R, *please* attempt to read the ENTIRE mail. I suggested
>>>>> recording in a popular format because converting and editing ogv is a
>>>>> PAIN. And, it reduces video quality by two times.
>>>>>
>>>> +1 to that. OGV, for all its "openness", is a big pain to work on,
>>>> especially for converting.
>>>>
>>>>> Another thing, if we are to upload these videos to Commons,
>>>>> *obviously* we will have to convert them to open formats. So, no one
>>>>> is denying that. It is rather obvious and understood.
>>>>>
>>>>> So now that we have cleared confusions, can the SIGs and guys
>>>>> organizing meetups please raise hands? Will you guys be able to do
>>>>> such recording?
>>>>>
>>>> *raises hand* I am willing to create such a video; I appreciate Subha's
>>>> mail about what exactly to say, but it shouldn't be a boring, mechanical
>>>> interview-style answering of questions. If it is to motivate others, it
>>>> should be catchy (read ad-like).
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 8:13 PM, Subhashish Panigrahi
>>>>> <su...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
>>>>> > Well, that's the whole point. The final file to be hosted for public
>>>>> would
>>>>> > be ogg and the backend work will involve raw file editing collected
>>>>> in
>>>>> > different formats.
>>>>> >
>>>>> >
>>>>> > On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 6:58 PM, Konarak Ratnakar <
>>>>> konarak...@live.com>
>>>>> > wrote:
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> Subhashis exactly, you might know this, but Xiph (developers of .ogg
>>>>> >> /.ogv) doesn't even endorse .ogv. And .ogg can be used with
>>>>> Matroska. Though
>>>>> >> I'll convert the videos in .ogv.
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> ________________________________
>>>>> >> Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2012 18:53:51 +0530
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> From: su...@wikimedia.org
>>>>> >> To: wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org
>>>>> >> Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-en] Creating video of
>>>>> Indian
>>>>> >> Editors "We Edit Wikipedia"
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> That sounds good Konarak, and apart from the loss of quality most
>>>>> handy
>>>>> >> cam users might not be aware of converting them to ogg, but once
>>>>> you convert
>>>>> >> raw footages to ogg there will be difficulty to edit, because
>>>>> normally the
>>>>> >> final avi/mpeg is converted to a open source format and uploaded in
>>>>> >> Commons.
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 6:35 PM, Konarak Ratnakar <
>>>>> konarak...@live.com>
>>>>> >> wrote:
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> Hey Srikanth, that's fine by me, twas just a suggestion, because in
>>>>> .ogv
>>>>> >> there is loss of quality due to compression.
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> Subhashish, I will, in the Meetup, it's on 19th of feb.
>>>>> >> ________________________________
>>>>> >> Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2012 17:10:39 +0530
>>>>> >> From: su...@wikimedia.org
>>>>> >> To: wikimediaindia-l@lists.wikimedia.org
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> Subject: Re: [Wikimediaindia-l] [Wikimedia-in-en] Creating video of
>>>>> Indian
>>>>> >> Editors "We Edit Wikipedia"
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> Yes, they are also being invited to participated, it's about Indian
>>>>> >> Editors and Indian faces.
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> On Wed, Feb 8, 2012 at 5:06 PM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan
>>>>> >> <parakara.gh...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> 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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>>>>> >> >> > https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-in-en
>>>>> >> >> >
>>>>> >> >>
>>>>> >> >>
>>>>> >> >>
>>>>> >> >> --
>>>>> >> >> Noopur Raval
>>>>> >> >> Student
>>>>> >> >> Arts and Aesthetics
>>>>> >> >> Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
>>>>> >> >> Ph: 9650567690
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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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>>>>> >> 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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