The below mail FYI. Hope to see active participation from the Malayalam Wikimedia community. This is a good opportunity for all of us to come up with a shared vision for the Wikimedia movement's growth in India.


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Subject: [Wikimediaindia-l] IMPORTANT: Future of work in India -- a community consultation in Bangalore
Date: Sun, 17 Aug 2014 20:50:36 -0700
From: Asaf Bartov <>
Reply-To: Wikimedia India Community list <>
To: Wikimedia India Community list <>

Dear fellow Wikimedians,

(this is important and a rare opportunity -- please do take a few moments to read.)

I would like to draw your attention to a major piece of news:

The Wikimedia Foundation is convening a community consultation on the future of Wikimedia work in India, to be held in October in Bangalore, with significant representation from across India, the different projects, and the different language communities.

Please see the following page on Meta for details, context, and to begin discussion the delegates you would like to see participating.  All costs will be borne by the Foundation.

Let's try and keep discussion on the talk page of that page on Meta, so everyone can follow, even people not on this list.

Also, your help in forward this widely, translating as necessary, etc., would be MUCH appreciated.  Again, this is an important opportunity, and we need to ensure we get every community's attention.

I look forward to this conversation very much!


    Asaf Bartov
    Wikimedia Foundation

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