Thanks Arjuna, Theo and Tinu Cherian :)
Theo, I'm sure the result would be more strong in coming years, having
learnt more lessons! At some stages, we were really unsure on how to
proceed. But, have learnt a lot.
On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 9:58 PM, CherianTinu Abraham
> Great work. Congratulations to all who worked hard behind this.
> Tinu Cherian
> On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 6:02 PM, Theo10011 <de10...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> This was a great initiative by such a young group of volunteers -
>> Karthik, Naveen and everyone involved, a big Thank you and Congratulations,
>> for getting this done. India desperately needed to be included in WLM, I
>> hope you can keep up the momentum.
> Momentum would always be there. Indian community should start some
project, which then the world to follows us. That achievement would be very
>> On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 4:29 PM, Arjuna Rao Chavala
>>> Thanks for the update. Thanks to you, Naveen and the jury for all the
>>> hardwork and perseverance.
>>> Can you update the (user names/ real names and location of winners on
>>> the web site? I am sure that the winners must be eagerly waiting to
>>> receive the prizes and hope you will have some more updates on the same.
>> I'm not sure which "web site" you are referring to above - commons?
>> chapter wiki? Karthik's email mentions the link to each winning picture on
>> commons, and if you look closely below each picture is a section for
>> I'm not sure how familiar you are with WLM. But if you look on the
>> commons page for the winners, a large majority of them are redlinks with
>> next to no information about real names and locations of photographers. I
>> believe the competition has more to do with the pictures themselves than
>> the photographers. Some of the winners created their account for the sole
>> purpose of uploading the pics, some chose their names, some didn't. It is
>> their right if they choose to not declare their real name and location.
>> Putting this information on commons without their permission, can be
>> On Mon, Nov 5, 2012 at 5:01 PM, Arjuna Rao Chavala <arjunar...@gmail.com>
>>> Disappointed that there are no user pages or information on background
>>> of contributors of winning entries.
>> Let's try and contain the disappointment, shall we? ;) This was a big
>> initiative taken by such a young group of volunteers. They deserve to
>> lauded for their achievement. The information about the individual
>> photographer is rarely a priority during these initiatives.
>>> Hope the winners will take action to update their pages soon so that
>>> the community knows bit about them and their passion for
>>> Photography/monuments and their approach towards the contest and also few
>>> words about their winning entry.
>> If they choose to mention those details, sure. They don't have to do
>> anything, like the majority of winners from other countries.
> Yeah, they are similar to our userpages which rarely has any information
on pages other than Wikipedia works.
>> Thanks again guys, and Keep up the good work!
> Thanks alot :)
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