Hi

Also hope the Indic languages will also participate and improve articles on
the monument of their states and those of national importance.

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On Mar 16, 2012 2:00 PM, "Ashwin Baindur" <ashwin.bain...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Accurately put, Pradeep. I would like to add that chances are there is no
> authoritative and complete list of monuments outside
> the Archaeological Survey of India which has its HQ in New Delhi. We may
> need to co-opt them to get details of what they list as monuments and
> heritage buildings throughout the country. We should be prepared to hack
> our own state/district/city lists in the meantime and keep updating them as
> we come across new information. Reliable information on this issue is
> scarce.
>
> Warm regards,
>
> Ashwin Baindur
> ------------------------------------------------------
>
>
> On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 1:36 PM, Pradeep Mohandas <
> pradeep.mohan...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> hi,
>>
>> Going through the Timeline for Wiki Loves Monuments 2012[1], I sent a
>> mail to Lodewijk for what they meant by "start a heritage project on your
>> local wikipedia and analyse if the community wants to join your project".
>> To which he sent these two WikiProjects as examples[2][3]. I went to search
>> for similar WikiProjects in India and since User:AshLin was around on chat,
>> I asked him for help. He provided me this list of helpful projects under
>> WikiProject India[4].
>>
>> Since this was a picture related project, User:AshLin did not want to
>> burden them on any of the "pure article based departments".
>>
>> This is the condition so far. The only group that has the closest
>> connection to the Wiki Loves Monuments is the Indian history workgroup[5].
>> As a hack for User:AshLin's concern, I suggested that the Photography
>> department[6] of WP:India be given the role and that it work with the
>> Indian history workgroup in this particular case. This work was supposed to
>> be done in February, but hopefully we can do it now.
>>
>> Going back to Noopur's email, once the Indian history workgroup is okay,
>> we can seek their help in putting together the list of Monuments. I also
>> wonder if INTACH can be involved as an institutional partner, but that
>> comes much later, I guess. Wikipedia first.
>>
>> I would love to hear any alternatives to this idea of taking Wiki Loves
>> Monuments or would love to see a discussion on the talk pages of this group
>> to their perception on Wiki Loves Monuments and if they'll be interested in
>> being involved. Any help is welcome!
>>
>> warm regards,
>> User:Prad2609
>>
>>
>>
>> [1] -
>> http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Wiki_Loves_Monuments_2012/Timeline
>>
>> [2] -
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_National_Register_of_Historic_Places
>>
>> [3] -  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Historic_sites
>> [4] -  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Template:WikiProject_India
>> [5] -  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_Indian_history
>> [6] -
>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:WikiProject_India/Photography
>>
>> On 16 March 2012 13:12, Noopur <noopur.ra...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Dear Pradeep,
>>> I think you suggested INTACH, so I followed it up. Have sent them a mail
>>> and was searching thru their listings. A few cities do have comprehensive
>>> listing so we can expand our own list. Could I suggest that we start a list
>>> on our Wiki somewhere? That way we can draw upon sources and make our own
>>> big list.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 12:52 PM, Lodewijk 
>>> <lodew...@effeietsanders.org>wrote:
>>>
>>>> Heya all,
>>>>
>>>> glad to see this discussion happening! It means people care, and caring
>>>> people is good! The list is there of course for your needs. We just set it
>>>> up as a copy of the Dutch list, but you can make any adjustments to it that
>>>> mailman will allow. Also, right now I'm admin, and I would also be happy to
>>>> expand that to someone else - but maybe that is for later.
>>>>
>>>> The list is mainly intended to make your life easier. In NL we indeed
>>>> chose to keep private archives but open subscription - that way keeping it
>>>> out of google, but anyone who wanted to join discussion could just do so
>>>> and see the archive. That was like Noopur explained indeed mainly to avoid
>>>> that discussions about partners end up on a private mail with many people
>>>> in cc. So yeah, there are reasons - but it is up to you as a team to decide
>>>> whether you want to maintain the status quo :)
>>>>
>>>> Best,
>>>>
>>>> Lodewijk
>>>>
>>>> No dia 16 de Março de 2012 07:48, Noopur <noopur.ra...@gmail.com>escreveu:
>>>>
>>>> Not really but when Lodewijk offered to create this list, we had a
>>>>> couple of concerns like communicating with organizations and exploring
>>>>> possibilities of partnership (because WLM participants have done that in
>>>>> the past). So, I wasn't sure if these conversations should be public.
>>>>> However, now that we have substantial number of people on the list, we
>>>>> could just take a vote and figure out the best combination.
>>>>> Regards
>>>>> Noopur
>>>>>
>>>>> On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 11:57 AM, Srikanth Lakshmanan <
>>>>> srik....@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 11:33, Noopur <noopur.ra...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> We have already forwarded this to our relevant Wiki loves monuments
>>>>>>> list just to avoid flooding this one. Here is the list address:
>>>>>>> wlm...@lists.wmnederland.nl.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Is there a reason the archives should to be private?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Regards
>>>>>> Srikanth.L
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