Good news

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On Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 8:32 AM, Jayanta Nath <jayanta...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Good news for Wikisource Community. Cheers!!
>
> Jayanta
>
> On Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 3:27 PM, Bodhisattwa Mandal <
> bodhisattwa.rg...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> 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,
>> Bodhisattwa
>> 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 [1].
>>>
>>> Congrats again,
>>>
>>> Thomas
>>>
>>> [1] 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.
>>> >
>>> > --
>>> > [[User:Samwilson]]
>>> > [[User:SWilson (WMF)]]
>>> >
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