Hi Sumana - please direct all communications concerning legal matters to
the Wikimedia India chapter directly as these matters may not be suitable
for discussion on a public mailing list.  Thanks, ASB.

On Tue, Mar 5, 2013, Sumana Harihareswara <suma...@wikimedia.org> wrote:

> Daniel Zahn of Wikimedia Foundation's Operations group asked me to
> please forward this to the Indian Wikimedia community.  I hope this
> improvement helps people find Indian Wikipedias and helps them learn
> about the Wikimedia India chapter.  Comments, concerns, and suggestions
> are welcome, as Daniel details below.
>
> Cheers,
> Sumana Harihareswara
>
>
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: indiawikipedia.com
> Date: Mon, 4 Mar 2013 15:23:44 -0800
> From: Daniel Zahn <dz...@wikimedia.org>
> To: Sumana Harihareswara <suma...@wikimedia.org>
>
> Hello Wikimedia India,
>
> fyi, ops/legal at WMF acquired the domain:
>
> http://indiawikipedia.com
>
> and redirects it (for now) to:
>
> http://wikimedia.in/wikipedia.html
>
> It was a really old ticket on our side to get that domain name and it
> went through legal, then we had it for a while but never redirected it
> anywhere, and now we just decided to use the target above because that
> seemed to make the most sense.
> (after all it is indiawikiPedia.com and not indiawikiMedia.com)
>
> A long term goal i suggested would be to get wikipedia.in as well and
> redirect it there.
> A little while ago, like end of February, that was still active but
> full of advertising, and now it's disappeared.
>
> If you have any comments/questions/ideas you can open a Bugzilla ticket
> or even look at the Apache config directly and suggest changes.  Please
> mention "RT-1395" for reference.
>
> The relevant changes are:
>
> https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/#/c/52141/1/redirects.conf
> https://gerrit.wikimedia.org/r/#/c/52152/
>
> Best regards,
>
> Daniel
> --
> Daniel Zahn <dz...@wikimedia.org>
> Operations Engineer
>
>
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