It's not just me I'm afraid.
One more hard working person who supported me is getting screwed up.
On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 5:49 PM, Noopur <noopur.ra...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Aiyo, you are making #sadkittens. Now that you know you got us 4 more
> editors, cheer up! :) Forget the problems, gear up for the next one! Sorry
> you had to hear so much shouting. *offers you a chocolate*
> On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 5:39 PM, Srikanth Ramakrishnan <
> parakara.gh...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Heya all.
>> I guess, I really need to explain something here.
>> I was wrong when I blamed the organisers of Pragyan for what happened.
>> The Fiasco, isn't a FIASCO anymore. We've got four users from the event
>> and I'm proud of that.
>> I believe I have inadvertently caused a flare up which has resulted in a
>> lot of people getting shouted out. Tensions are soaring and I believe I
>> caused it.
>> As far as Accomodation/Travel is considered, from my POV, what I got was
>> perfect. Saagar had informed me that guesthouses weren't good enough and I
>> took [and still take] his word for it. He slept in the lab so I could sleep
>> in his room.
>> As for the event, as Sohan pointed out the, delay and internet issues
>> were the only issue. The internet issue was mine in entirety. I didn't
>> mention that, OR mention anything about a lab. That makes it my fault.
>> The MoU: I admit, I didn't read the MoU at all, both the edited and
>> original versions of it. Big mistake.
>> Saagar helped me a LOT, and did whatevr was in his power to change the
>> slot to a weekend to ensure that Sohan could participate.
>> The lack of time and all was because we, [particularly ME] took time in
>> arriving at a proper decision. For every 10 mails I got from Saagar, Sohan,
>> Nitika, Naveen and Tinu on the matter I sent out only one reply.
>> I admit, the majority of the goof up was PURELY MY FAULT.
>> The remaining issus were a direct result of lack of time.
>> I just feel pathetic that I said whatever I did, because I and several
>> others are now at the receiving end of a lot of people.
>> At the time of writing the first mail, I was at the receiving end of
>> three people, one in particular called my session a flop show and blamed
>> everything on me, causing me to write that mail.
>> Now, suddenly I'M at the recievning end of no less than 16 people.
>> I feel guilty that the NIT T team, who did their best to make me feel
>> comfortable have been put thru this by me.
>> I learnt a lot at Pragyan, it was my first tech first, to be honest, and
>> I really enjoyed the guest lecture that I attended, which I feel is
>> specially significant to Wikipedia, which I shall write separately about
>> Sohan may feel different, but as I said over the phone to Nitika, I and
>> ONLY I am to blame for what I did.
>> I hope this isn't the end of what I was hoping would be a good
>> partnership. It is quite rare to see the top brains look at Wikipedia from
>> our POV. Most top schools/colleges etc are snobs [it's a stereotype but
>> mostly true in my experience] and these guys seemed genuinely interested in
>> what was being done.
>> I just feel pathetic at being such a screwup. As stated earlier I have a
>> lot to learn and till then I shall not volunteer for an academy/workshop.
>> I'll merely be a spectator and wait till I mature into someone better. The
>> real world is not so rosy as the Wiki world is.
>> P.S: I did manage to get a picture of the NITT gate which is now on the
>> Commons. Maybe you guys could use it. It is CCBYSA ofcourse.
>> Srikanth Ramakrishnan.
>> Wikipedia Coimbatore Meetup onMarch 10th.
>> Aliens invaded Tamil Nadu, left their Spaceship and now it is a Toll
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