During the weeks running up to Wikipedia 10 event, there was a talk on
requesting a developers list for India specific discussions.
The need for an India specific developers list is quite obvious considering
that we have several Indian language projects on Wikimedia, each needing
specific attention in terms of technology to improve contributions and
Considering that there is growing interest in India about Wikimedia, about
mediawiki - platform that runs Wikipedia and related projects; taking into
account that there is a growing community of developers interested to
contribute, develop on India specific projects, an India specific list of
developers seems to be a necessity.
The initial request for a mailing list was made in December:
However, there hasn't been consensus yet. There was discussion on whether
this would create unnecessary fragmentation.
Here's inviting thoughts, opinions. Or support, if we can gather some for
creation of this mailing list.
Hari Prasad Nadig