Just to let you all know:
Our Executive Manager Sowmyan met Erik some time back and asked if he
needed any help from the chapter. Erik said we could hold quarterly
hackathons in different parts of India.
We are more than happy to do this and would like the Community to support
We are nothing without the community and volunteers.
On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 10:29 PM, Pradeep Mohandas <prad2609(a)yahoo.com>wrote;wrote:
Frankly, I don't thing there should be any objections on the formation of
any groups whether by the Chapter or by individual members in the community
or by Staff. This just provides people with a variety of options to join
and participate. The groups formed with reference to the Chapter or under
WMF need to be formed under procedures laid down under each.
If the chapter wishes to form the group, it can do so. If an individual
wants to start a MediaWiki group can be left to the individual and the
processes (once finalised, if it is not?) are followed. I guess the
choice of choosing which group an individual wants to be belong to can be
decided best by the individual.
Eventually, either all the groups will die out or people will join the
more active groups.
just my two cents worth,
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