Good news for Wikisource Community. Cheers!!
On Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 3:27 PM, Bodhisattwa Mandal <
> Hi Sam,
> Congratulations for joining the community tech team.
> And also many many thanks for what all you have done for the OCR issue of
> Indic Wikisource communities. It's because of amazing people like you,
> Kaldari and Shrinivasan, the crisis is almost over and the projects have
> got the much-needed momentum.
> Best wishes,
> On Sep 16, 2016 12:53 PM, "Thomas Tanon" <thoma...@hotmail.fr> wrote:
>> Hello Sam,
>> Congratulations! That's amazing! I really hope you will be able to keep
>> making the Wikisource tech backlog lower .
>> Congrats again,
>>  https://phabricator.wikimedia.org/tag/wikisource/
>> > Le 16 sept. 2016 à 05:23, Sam Wilson <s...@samwilson.id.au> a écrit :
>> > Hi all,
>> > I've recently started working on the Community Tech team
>> > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Community_Tech at the Wikimedia
>> > Foundation. So I just wanted to say hi and that I'm really excited to be
>> > able to work on Wikimedia code full-time! :-)
>> > Community Tech is all about helping build tools that support
>> > contributors, and basically takes its work-list from the annual
>> > Community Wishlist Survey:
>> > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/2015_Community_Wishlist_Survey/Results
>> > For the last couple of weeks I've been working on a tool to bring better
>> > OCR to indic-language Wikisources, via Google's Cloud Vision API:
>> > https://wikisource.org/wiki/Wikisource:Google_OCR
>> > I'm not at all exclusively working on Wiksource stuff of course, not by
>> > a long shot. But that's still where my personal interest lies, and so if
>> > anyone's got any ideas about future software development that we need
>> > then I'm keen to help if I can. And this year's Wishlist Survey will be
>> > happening before too long, so get ready to list stuff there!
>> > Lastly, please be gentle with me as I try to figure out how to shift to
>> > life not-as-a-volunteer! (Although I'm still a volunteer too.) I'm
>> > trying very hard to be transparent and professional and not blur the
>> > various roles.... gets confusing though! :-)
>> > Thanks,
>> > Sam.
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