After reading your mail, I was thinking of asking Sayak to attend
this. Just checked the site and found him as organisor !!!

Probably, Abhishek Nagar could also be part of this event. Sayak can
co-ordinate with him and some others.


On Sun, Dec 30, 2012 at 1:32 AM, Sucheta Ghoshal
<> wrote:
> Hello Everyone,
> This is Sucheta. I am an OPW intern at MediaWiki, based in Kolkata. The
> newly formed Mozilla Community of Kolkata is organizing a 2 day ( Jan 5 -
> Jan 6 ) event dedicated to Free and Open Source Software and various Mozilla
> initiatives, where participants will get chance to interact with
> professional developers and renowned FOSS activists as well as some Mozilla
> Representatives from the Mozilla India Community. And they want to have a
> MediaWiki part as well and had approached me for the same. I had approached
> few people from MediaWiki and checked if they could come over. But Santhosh,
> Yuvi Panda, and Harsh Kothari seem to be occupied at that specific period of
> time, although they are ready to help remotely. So, I am planning to do one
> small workshop on MediaWiki there, with 10-15 students maybe. It would be
> great to have your support, and suggestions are welcome too.
> Here is the event’s official  website:
> I have been planning this workshop with Yuvi Panda and  Harsh Kothari and
> here’s basically what we had in mind for the workshop:
> Userscripts and Gadgets:
>      'Lesson Plan':
> Environment (JS, Dev Toolbar, Common.js, importScript, mw.loader.load)
> Data (API, API Sandbox, actions)
> Accessing Data from the Environment (AJAX concepts, mw.API, mw.loader.using)
> Introduction to IRC: People should get the idea of the amazing community out
> there! So, I thought IRC environment should get them that feel, and would
> also help them for future work. I am thinking of introducing them to the
> channel #mediawiki on freenode.
> So, if you know people in Kolkata who would be interested in getting a
> technical introduction to Mediawiki, please ask them to attend! Do forward
> it to the relevant lists too!
> Thanks for the support!
> Cheers,
> Sucheta
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