West Bengal Wikimedians/Hangouts/2019/March
- Expected participants are requested to list agenda below-
- Share your ongoing work or what you have done in last few weeks.
- User group activity update in last few weeks.
- Bengali Wikisource proofreading contest preparation.
- Add agenda which you want to discuss.
Jayanta Nath: Hasnabad and Falta deleted and restored.
Shuvendu: I was new, didnt know that villages cannot be included in bnwp. Hasnabad was deleted as it was village. Defined census town.
Jayanta: Hasnabad is a village? Anyway, there is obvious importance. Please contact me if any help needed, ping me in talk page. I think, every discussion should be on-wiki. Someone should start policy discussion on Wikipedia.
Rajeeb: What is the rule of deletion?
Jayanta: The community decided to delete the article, that doesnt mean the article cant be written.
Rajeeb: If majority of article is contributed by many other efitors, shall it be deleted?
Jayanta: It doesnt matter, if you have to pass according to the policy
Jayanta: I and Tarun was searching on libraries in Kolkata and Howrah Bantra Library. What is the status of articles of all metro in bnwp?
Shuvendu: Line 1 is completed and Line 2 is completed, others are not done.
Jayanta: As a community, we should focus on West Bengal topics first.
Tarun: Status about metro stations in Kolkata in bnwp?
Shuvendu: Its there. but may be in stub
Tarun: 294 Vidhan Sabha in West Bengal in bnwp. when I started the article, I worked half (?), working on expanding article
Tanay: Can't login through hangouts. I am working on the interlinking of the Sahitya Akademi Award winners with their works. And on Ethnologue language code through Mix n match catalog created by Bodhisattwa. Will remain busy in real life, as such there will less presence on the wikis
Tarun: I cant find info about vote distribution in Vidhan Sabha constituencies
Jayanta: Sure, there is information about that. I will help with that.
Tarun: I worked on census town and CD blocks, noticed that no articles are there for stations, need help with templates.
Jayanta: I can help in importing that.
Jayanta: We decided that, we can create articles minimum CD blocks, we can create articles on villages, only if there is any importance. In enwp, every village is notable.
Bodhisattwa: please link with Wikidata.
Shuvendu: Is Wikidata items searchable?
Jayanta: As per Google indexing, cant help there
Bodhisattwa: WD is used by many websites, including Google
Rajeeb: International Mother's day, worked on districts of India, worked on Wikigap - Embassy of Sweden and Wikimedia Sweden collaboration. WLL. If there are any articles missing, I can work on that.
Tarun: census towns in Howrah district missing in enwp and bnwp.
Rajeeb: can we photograph and upload railway stations? There are rules for not photographing stations.
Jayanta: FOP is not in India, unlike Europe
Indrajit: Not related with FOP, As per Railway act, you can not take photographs. Not legal.
Shuvendu: knowledge is free
Rajeeb: Wikigap, we can do meetup in a office of a company, (ATS-M), have free venue and computers.
Indrajit: Let me understand Wikiclub
Rajeeb: Wikiclub is a physical entity where an affiliate can use as a mode of outreach, we can meetup.
Indrajit: Bodhi, the fragrance of physical hangout is not here than online meetup
Jayanta: we tried to meet physically, but couldn't succeed. Tito proposed a MiniTTT, but it couldnt materialize.
Bodhi: someone need to organize
Indrajit: due to family problem, I couldnt take initiative.
Tarun: I have a venue in a school near Sealdah
Prachatos: doing steward work
Ananya: as usual Butterfly work, proofreading in Wikisource, Wikidata: census work in Karnataka districts, subdistricts through OpenRefine
Rajeeb: Can't do physical work on 7th April as I will be busy on WikiGap
Jayanta: Please Doodle. Ananya, when can you come?
Ananya: Will come in June.
Jayanta: Will have to take into consideration about Sumitadi, Ananya, Mourya as thy are outside the state.
Tarun: Suppose, Rajeeb cant do it in 7th, can we do on 7th.
Jayanta: There is not much possibility in Kolkata, we need to move to the districts.
Indrajit: I dont know how many people understand opensource?
Jayanta: volunteerism in our blood somehow, its not working here in Wiki.
Indrajit: People have a better quality to become Wikipedian.
Shuvendu:I contact new users who try to create articles
Jayanta: we will video document every Wikimedians and their success stories. Indra, please take initiative.
Indrajit: told 2 yrs ago. contated with studio but got no response from community. will take initiative on scripts, select whom to interview.
Rajeeb: want to follow-up in colleges like and NSEC and JU, where previous events were done. need help
Jayanta: Go ahead