Hello!

>From my action points here [1] on our May meet-up regarding the compilation
of the Kenyan curriculum, I just finished working on the last subject which
is Agriculture.

Approximately there are about 600 suggested additions of topics at [2].

Next steps?

//Stephen.

1. http://etherpad.wikimedia.org/wmke-meeting-26-05-2012
2.
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Offline_Projects/Content_Development/Schools/Kenyan_Topics

On Sun, Jun 24, 2012 at 2:22 PM, Stephen Wanjau <stevewan...@wikimedia.or.ke
> wrote:

> Hello!
>
> I will send the school the latest release of Kiwix (which is version 0.9
> RC1). BTW,am informed that it will be released today. It has some new nice
> feats that I bet they will find useful some plus bug fixes.
>
> To mention just but a few;
>
>    - Has a new theme that a user can switch to called ''Evolution''
>    - Html5 Video support
>    - Indexing improvement......so much more
>
> To view the change log go to [1] and you are also welcome to test the new
> version that can be downloaded here [2]
>
> Cheers,
> //Stephen
>
> 1. http://changelog.kiwix.org
> 2. http://download.kiwix.org/bin/nightly/latest/
>
>
> On Sun, Jun 24, 2012 at 12:41 PM, Branton Obwari <bruceobw...@gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> indeed its encouraging to note that we having positive feedback from the
>> WFS ,now i have encountered three cases  in Western emanating from Kakamega
>> pilot ,managed to reinstall the same having formatted their PCs , For the
>> Mombasa one because of the logistical matrix involved i explored
>> possibility of sending the DVD via dropbox n other large file sending
>> methods but she could not understand how to go about that .
>>  My Question:    Now that we are in the process of updating our Kiwix is
>> it still prudent to continue re installing that one ?
>>
>> ,
>> regards
>>
>> bruce.
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Jun 24, 2012 at 12:04 PM, Stephen Wanjau <
>> stevewan...@wikimedia.or.ke> wrote:
>>
>>> Hello Nice people,
>>>
>>> It is really reassuring when you receive that phone call from someone
>>> with thirst for free knowledge which is the main mission of Wikimedia.
>>>
>>> One teacher from a school that benefited from the Wikipedia for Schools
>>> pilot that was accomplished in Mombasa, Kenya, gave a call to Bruce (Member
>>> of WMKE) and she requested for a copy of the DVD plus the manual of how to
>>> make the offline package functional. She had misplaced the copy we left
>>> after the pilot and she would like a new copy to install in new computers
>>> that the school acquired recently.
>>>
>>>
>>> It is very satisfying to learn that someone found the package useful. I
>>> will be sending her a copy during the week plus a manual via a courier
>>> service since she availed the school’s mailing address.
>>>
>>>
>>> At this point, I think it is wise for her school to partake in the story
>>> telling tour that will be executed by Victor Grigas who will be visiting
>>> Kenya after Wikimania.
>>>
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> Stephen.
>>>
>>>
>>> PS: Dennis, How far have you reached with the Syllabus you were working
>>> on?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, Jun 14, 2012 at 6:10 AM, Stephen Wanjau <
>>> stevewan...@wikimedia.or.ke> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hello nice people!
>>>>
>>>> The Geography, History and CRE addition of non existent topics to the
>>>> current SOS version of off-line Wikipedia is done!  As at [1] below.
>>>>
>>>> Dennis is still working on the business studies syllabus and as he
>>>> promised he will be done by the end of this Month. I would suggest we use
>>>> the talk page [2] for further communications with regards to the off-line
>>>> project.
>>>>
>>>> Thank you everyone who has been working on this!
>>>>
>>>> //Stephen
>>>>
>>>> 1.
>>>> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Offline_Projects/Content_Development/Schools/Kenyan_Topics
>>>> 2.
>>>> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Offline_Projects/Content_Development/Schools/Kenyan_Topics
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 10:24 PM, Abbas Mahmood <abbas...@hotmail.com>wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>  Asaf,
>>>>>
>>>>> The list of the contributors can be found here:
>>>>> http://meta.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?title=Offline_Projects/Content_Development/Schools/Kenyan_Topics&action=history
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> --Abbas.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> ------------------------------
>>>>> From: abar...@wikimedia.org
>>>>> Date: Tue, 5 Jun 2012 12:15:33 -0700
>>>>> To: wikimediake@lists.wikimedia.org
>>>>> Subject: Re: [Wikimedia Kenya] Offline Wikipedia: Kenyan Curriculum
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks for this update, Stephen.
>>>>>
>>>>> I'd like to encourage you guys to make progress on this work, so we
>>>>> can finally prepare a new ZIM file (we'll figure out the size problem if 
>>>>> we
>>>>> have too.  Probably by removing a few pictures.) and start working on
>>>>> distribution.
>>>>>
>>>>> Are you and Deonte the only ones working on this right now?
>>>>>
>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>>
>>>>>    Asaf
>>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 11:30 AM, Stephen Wanjau <
>>>>> stevewan...@wikimedia.or.ke> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Hello,
>>>>>
>>>>> From my mathematical point of view, I believe that this new set will
>>>>> definitely generate more other articles into our new custom package. My
>>>>> argument being, every new article we request to be added will come with 
>>>>> its
>>>>> new blue links which means more articles than what we already have in our
>>>>> not yet completed compilation of topics. This blue links mean more 
>>>>> articles!
>>>>>
>>>>> As of now there are 500+ requested additions on [1] and if I do some
>>>>> maths by assuming that each new requested article has a minimum of 10 blue
>>>>> links then we are talking about 5000+ articles being added onto the SOS
>>>>> version of off-line WIkipedia. *Note* that the list is still a
>>>>> Work-In-Progress with more subjects to be added!
>>>>>
>>>>> The SOS version of the offline Wikipedia is 5500 articles which means
>>>>> that our new additions would not fit as an addition to the SOS version and
>>>>> still be <4gb. I met Deonte today and he requested for some pages of the
>>>>> Agriculture syllabus which he is working on right now. I still have the
>>>>> Business Education syllabus and the C.R.E. syllabus which I secured last
>>>>> week.
>>>>>
>>>>> //Stephen
>>>>>
>>>>> 1.
>>>>> https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Offline_Projects/Content_Development/Schools/Kenyan_Topics
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 2:20 PM, Grace Kariuki 
>>>>> <gkariuk...@gmail.com>wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> oh!okay.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 2:11 PM, stephen wanjau <
>>>>> stevewan...@wikimedia.or.ke> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks Sarah for the Clarifying.
>>>>>
>>>>> //Stephen.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On 4/17/12, Sarah Osano <sarahos...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> > Grace,
>>>>> > I think he is talking about laptop chargers not charges .
>>>>>
>>>>> >
>>>>> > On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 1:59 PM, Grace Kariuki <gkariuk...@gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> sorry, i meant charges?
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >> On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 1:59 PM, Grace Kariuki <
>>>>> gkariuk...@gmail.com>
>>>>> >> wrote:
>>>>> >>>
>>>>> >>> steve,how much are the chareges?
>>>>> >>>
>>>>> >>>
>>>>> >>> On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 12:59 PM, stephen wanjau
>>>>> >>> <stevewan...@wikimedia.or.ke> wrote:
>>>>> >>>>
>>>>> >>>> Hello Folks,
>>>>> >>>>
>>>>> >>>> Hope you are doing great and bracing yourselves for this
>>>>> Saturday's
>>>>> >>>> edittathon that shall evolve around but not limited to the
>>>>> subject of
>>>>> >>>> this Email.
>>>>> >>>>
>>>>> >>>> We shall cover the remaining bit of the Kenyan syllabus as a
>>>>> basic intro
>>>>> >>>> to Wiki and later on do more editing on Wikipedia.
>>>>> >>>>
>>>>> >>>> My proposal is we could as well engage in the April Wikification
>>>>> Drive
>>>>> >>>> (see [1] below) but of course not limit ourselves to that as well.
>>>>> >>>>
>>>>> >>>> The venue of the Meet up is at the environs of Upper-hill in
>>>>> Nairobi at
>>>>> >>>> Mugo's place which is near the public Service Club.
>>>>> >>>>
>>>>> >>>> For those who do not know how to get there please contact me
>>>>> off-list
>>>>> >>>> for prior arrangements on how to get there.
>>>>> >>>>
>>>>> >>>> The edittathon starts at 600PM local time and runs through the
>>>>> Night
>>>>> >>>> till Sunday Morning.
>>>>> >>>>
>>>>> >>>>   What to Bring:
>>>>> >>>>
>>>>> >>>> 1. Laptops plus the chargers of course;)
>>>>> >>>>
>>>>> >>>> See you soon.
>>>>> >>>>
>>>>> >>>> PS: There is an experienced Wikipedian who is in the country on a
>>>>> short
>>>>> >>>> private visit and he tells me that he would like to be part of
>>>>> this
>>>>> >>>> edittathon on 21st and to meet other awesome Wikipedians.
>>>>> >>>>
>>>>> >>>> //Stephen
>>>>> >>>>
>>>>> >>>> 1.
>>>>> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Stephenwanjau#Invitation_to_the_April_Wikification_Drive
>>>>> >>>>
>>>>> >>>>
>>>>> >>>> On Sat, Apr 7, 2012 at 9:08 AM, Chris Riwa <chriwaus...@gmail.com
>>>>> >
>>>>> >>>> wrote:
>>>>> >>>>>
>>>>> >>>>> Hi steve, I gave the syllabus copies to Dennis during our last
>>>>> meet-up.
>>>>> >>>>> Regards,
>>>>> >>>>>
>>>>> >>>>>
>>>>> >>>>> On Sat, Apr 7, 2012 at 9:04 AM, Branton Obwari <
>>>>> bruceobw...@gmail.com>
>>>>> >>>>> wrote:
>>>>> >>>>>>
>>>>> >>>>>> Steve , i agree with you >we don't need a separate meeting to
>>>>> do that
>>>>> >>>>>> ,for starters like ME ,we need the 10minutes 'how to' demo ,so
>>>>> can we
>>>>> >>>>>> do it right here?, Chris has a copy of it, i can catch up with
>>>>> him.
>>>>> >>>>>>                                                     Otherwise
>>>>> am glad
>>>>> >>>>>> you are back & i love the positive energy you inject into WMKE.
>>>>> >>>>>>
>>>>> >>>>>>         My regards!
>>>>> >>>>>>
>>>>> >>>>>>                                Branton.
>>>>> >>>>>>
>>>>> >>>>>> On 4/7/12, stephen wanjau <stevewan...@wikimedia.or.ke> wrote:
>>>>> >>>>>> > Hi Folks,
>>>>> >>>>>> >
>>>>> >>>>>> > I understand that the syllabus compilation was procrastinated
>>>>> to
>>>>> >>>>>> > 21st
>>>>> >>>>>> > of March 2012 for reasons I don't know.
>>>>> >>>>>> >
>>>>> >>>>>> > However,  I have a concern about this. The 'how-to' of this
>>>>> process
>>>>> >>>>>> > is
>>>>> >>>>>> > such a cinch and having a separate meeting to learn how to
>>>>> compile
>>>>> >>>>>> > it
>>>>> >>>>>> > on Meta sounds ridiculous.
>>>>> >>>>>> >
>>>>> >>>>>> > I remember it took me 10minutes to give a demo to Dennis on
>>>>> how to
>>>>> >>>>>> > do
>>>>> >>>>>> > this. (Dennis correct me if wrong).
>>>>> >>>>>> > Folks it is wise to maximise on the time that we usually meet
>>>>> in
>>>>> >>>>>> > covering/discussing all of our projects since we do not have
>>>>> F2F
>>>>> >>>>>> > meetups that often and they are expensive in terms of
>>>>> resources that
>>>>> >>>>>> > volunteers put into attending these meetings. (sad truth!)
>>>>> >>>>>> >
>>>>> >>>>>> > Without much ado, I would like to get my hands on the
>>>>> syllabus. The
>>>>> >>>>>> > last time I checked, Chris had the copy.
>>>>> >>>>>> >
>>>>> >>>>>> > Is he the one who still has it?
>>>>> >>>>>> >
>>>>> >>>>>> > //Stephen.
>>>>> >>>>>> >
>>>>> >>>>>> > On 3/26/12, Asaf Bartov <abar...@wikimedia.org> wrote:
>>>>> >>>>>> >> On Mon, Mar 26, 2012 at 9:58 AM, stephen wanjau
>>>>> >>>>>> >> <wanjaus...@gmail.com>wrote:
>>>>> >>>>>> >>
>>>>> >>>>>> >>> Hello Folks,
>>>>> >>>>>> >>>
>>>>> >>>>>> >>> I have finally secured a copy of the Geography Syllabus
>>>>> that was
>>>>> >>>>>> >>> still
>>>>> >>>>>> >>> lacking.
>>>>> >>>>>> >>>
>>>>> >>>>>> >>> It is a 130 page document and I will talk to the owner to
>>>>> allow me
>>>>> >>>>>> >>> have
>>>>> >>>>>> >>> it
>>>>> >>>>>> >>> until next week
>>>>> >>>>>> >>> hoping that you will find time to work on it on 31st after
>>>>> the
>>>>> >>>>>> >>> board
>>>>> >>>>>> >>> elections.
>>>>> >>>>>> >>> It is so detailed and that's why it is at 130 pages
>>>>> otherwise it
>>>>> >>>>>> >>> should
>>>>> >>>>>> >>> take around 2hours to
>>>>> >>>>>> >>> have the list on meta once apportioned among the attendees.
>>>>> >>>>>> >>>
>>>>> >>>>>> >>
>>>>> >>>>>> >> Excellent!  If need be, you might perhaps spend some chapter
>>>>> money
>>>>> >>>>>> >> on
>>>>> >>>>>> >> photocopying the whole thing.
>>>>> >>>>>> >>
>>>>> >>>>>> >> Would this conclude the preparation of the Kenyan Curriculum
>>>>> topic
>>>>> >>>>>> >> list,
>>>>> >>>>>> >> allowing to move forward with preparing a new ZIM file?
>>>>> >>>>>> >>
>>>>> >>>>>> >> Thanks for pursuing this!
>>>>> >>>>>> >>
>>>>> >>>>>> >> Cheers,
>>>>> >>>>>> >>
>>>>> >>>>>> >>    Asaf
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