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I am no longer actively editing on Wikipedia, though out of sheer habit, still check my watchlist regularly and sporadically fix a mistake/vandalism or two.
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The previous conversations have been archived. If you want to follow up on any previous conversation, please create a new section and continue. --soum talk 16:04, 1 November 2008 (UTC)

MinWin[edit]

For your reading enjoyment, MinWin. I'll be putting more work into sourcing etc., but hopefully this will turn into an article that'll finally clear up the confusion about what MinWin actually is. Take care. Warren -talk- 15:53, 1 November 2008 (UTC)

Nice! It was sorely needed :) --soum talk 16:08, 1 November 2008 (UTC)

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BDH[edit]

Oops... this was my fault, heh. Thanks for the fix. Warren -talk- 05:15, 10 November 2008 (UTC)

Don't worry. I am always there to watch ur back :-P --soum talk 06:15, 10 November 2008 (UTC)

Barnstar[edit]

Working Man's Barnstar.png The Working Man's Barnstar
For tireless work behind the scenes doing things like archiving and indexing old entries on Talk:Windows 7 - Ahunt (talk) 13:45, 11 November 2008 (UTC)
Thanks for the note! No problem - archiving talk pages is a thankless job, so I thought you should get some thanks! - Ahunt (talk) 18:03, 11 November 2008 (UTC)

Sauron[edit]

Hi, I noticed you removed the reference in Sala Baker's article to him playing the "title role" in the Lord of the Rings. I'm sure you did it in good faith and have no complaint with you, but I wanted to let you know he really is the title character. Check out the article for "Sauron" for details, if you wish. :) Funny that some unknown stuntman played a titular character in a billion dollar film franchise, isn't it? 69.215.136.166 (talk) 01:19, 17 November 2008 (UTC)

Er, it looks like you have mistaken me for someone else. I do not remember editing that article (nor anything LOTR related, for that matter). Even the article's history doesn't show any edit of mine. And if I did, I apologize. I must have been in some haste that I mistook it for some vandalism or something. Anyways, that is a surprising bit of a trivia. Never thought of it that way. :-P --soum talk 12:30, 17 November 2008 (UTC)

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The Indian Barnstar of National Merit[edit]

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Awarded to Soumyasch, one of the most prolific editors from India. We are proud of you ! -- Tinu Cherian - 08:30, 5 December 2008 (UTC)

How to use this top Indian Wikipedian list for effective collaboration[edit]

Hi, I have added a section 'How to use this list for effective collaboration' on User:Tinucherian/Indians WP page to see if we can put this list to really good use, pl give your thoughts on the same and we can take it further from there. Thanks. Vjdchauhan (talk) 18:13, 6 January 2009 (UTC).

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Speedy deletion of User:Soumyasch/Incubator/Microsoft SoftGrid[edit]

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Seriously??? A CSD on userspace sandbox???
One word of advice, read the templated messages before using them. You are advising userification of already userified content??? Has this project gone this downhhill? --soumyasch 16:09, 14 April 2009 (UTC)

Windows Vista[edit]

Hey man :-), I need your help on this article's talk page. I'm dealing with an editor who is repeatedly insisting on removing a source in favour of his original research regarding the number of visual styles in Vista, and it's at a point where one or the both of us will be blocked for 3RR if this continues. Can you poke your head in and help get things straightened out? Thanks. Warren -talk- 00:50, 29 April 2009 (UTC)

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Speedy deletion nomination of Zumobi[edit]

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Undeletion request[edit]

It seems that WxLua was improperly speedied back in 2007. {{db-web}} states, "Note that books, albums, software etc., or schools, are not eligible under this criterion." WxLua is in fact a software library. Would you please restore it? I am trying to compare it with IUP_(software) and there might be some benefit to being able to read that article. Thank you. 75.36.154.125 (talk) 15:21, 23 May 2009 (UTC)

I stand by my action back (and that it took more than 2 years for someone to notice it was gone says a lot about how beneficial the article will be :-P). While it might not have been eligible under {{db-web}}, it was eligible for speedying, as the article didn't make any claim of notability at all. Anyways, if you want a copy of the deleted text, I will be happy to mail you a copy of the article if you request at Special:EmailUser/Soumyasch. Hang on, I even wouldn't bother with email. Here's what the article contained:
wxLua is a cross-platform user interface language based on Lua and wxWidgets.
Thats all the article had. --soumtalk 15:31, 23 May 2009 (UTC)
Ah, thank you; I thought it might have been excessively small like that. 75.36.154.125 (talk) 15:38, 23 May 2009 (UTC)

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Windows 8[edit]

There's currently a verifiable, useful stub on Windows 8 at Windows Eight. It should be moved to Windows 8, which you've protected from being created. - Josh (talk | contribs) 19:26, 5 June 2009 (UTC)

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Fraternity Leadership Association[edit]

I have created an article for Defunct Greek Umbrella Organizations. Can I recreate the FLA page with a brief description of what it was and a list of its member organizations.--Coquidragon (talk) 15:03, 14 May 2010 (UTC)

Can you userfy for me the old Fraternity Leadership Association? I would like to know what was in the original article so that I can improve on for notability and sourcing.--Coquidragon (talk) 15:19, 15 May 2010 (UTC)

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WikiProject India Newsletter Volume V, Issue no. 1 - (June 2010)[edit]

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WP:IND Newsletter is back! It's been nearly a year since the last edition, but we hope to bring out issues on a more regular basis now. The India Wikiproject was set up to increasing coverage of India-related topics on Wikipedia, and over the past few months the focus has been on improving article quality. A number of the project's featured articles underwent featured article reviews over the past year. Of these, Darjeeling and Flag of India survived the review process, while the rest were demoted. During the same period, Gangtok, Harbhajan Singh, Darjeeling and Mysore were featured on the main page respectively on August 20, September 17, November 6 and December 29, 2009. Meanwhile, articles on topics as diverse as Political history of Mysore and Coorg (1565–1760), Marwari horse and Iravan were promoted as featured articles, and respectively appeared on the main page on March 25, May 17 and May 28, 2010. Consequently, the number of FA-class articles under the project's scope dropped from 67 in August 2009 to 63 in June 2010. The number of good articles, however, saw a more than 40% increase, from 91 to 130 during the same period, while the number of featured lists saw a 33% increase from 12 to 16.

Due to the recent policy changes regarding unreferenced Biographies of Living People (BLPs), an effort was started in January 2010 to source all unreferenced BLPs coming under Wikiproject India. 1200 such articles were identified initially and more were added to the list later. Due to the sourcing effort, the number of Indian unreferenced BLPs is down to 565 currently. During February-April 2010, There was a large scale disruption of Kerala related articles by a Thrissur based IP vandal. Editing from a dynamic IP BSNL connection, the vandal changed dates of birth, death and ages of a number of Malayalam and Tamil film actors. Later he added a few international biographies to his list. He also marked some living people like Arvind Swamy as dead. A month long range block was imposed on his IP range two times and each time he came back to vandalise dates once the block expired. Currently the range has been blocked for three months till September 11, 2010.

What's New?
Current proposals and discussions
  • A discussion is underway here to reach a consensus regarding the use of Indian number names (lakh, crore etc.) in Wikipedia articles. Please participate and add your comments.
  • A discussion is in progress here in order to determine whether non-Western (including Indian) forms of classical music should be referred to by the nomenclature of art music instead of classical music. Please participate and add your comments.
  • Watchlist the Articles for Deletions page for India related discussions. Opinions from more Indian Wikipedians are required in many of the discussions.

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WikiProject India Newsletter Volume V, Issue no. 2 - November 2010[edit]

English WikiProject News

After a missed issue, the WP:IND newsletter is back on track to being a regular bimonthly feature. The Indian WikiProject has seen plenty of online and off-line action, both in English as well as other Indian languages, and we now have a bigger, better format that intends to feature content and news from the English as well as other Indian language Wikipedias.

Reaching out to Indians has been the theme of the Indian Wikiproject over the past couple of months, aiming to involve a greater number of Indians in editing both the English and Indian language Wikipedias. To this end, efforts to set up the Indian chapter of Wikimedia have moved into their final stages, and registration of the society is currently pending. An effort is underway to push for "WikiMarathons" at meetups, where attendees will be encouraged to edit the English and/or Indian language Wikipedias. This is intended to popularise Wikipedia editing among the general public. In addition, a bot to post DYK's from the Indian Wikiproject to Twitter was created and launched by User:Logicwiki.


What's New?

Regrettably, the number of Featured Articles has dropped from 63 in June to 58 at the end of October 2010. Several FAs came up for review and were delisted, while Fundamental Rights, Directive Principles and Fundamental Duties of India was saved. Meanwhile, Chalukya Dynasty appeared on the main page on July 9, 2010. Hearteningly, the number of Good Articles increased from 130 to 136 during the same period, while the number of Featured Lists remained constant at 16.

The source code for the Article Alert Bot is now available and the bot itself is expected to be up and running very shortly. This means that article alerts for the Indian Wikiproject will again be available, enabling editors to easily keep track of developments in respect of reviews, nominations, deletions etc.

The date change vandal mentioned briefly in the previous issue made a reappearance when the range block on his IP range expired in September. Consequently the block was extended till September 2011.

In October there was a heated discussion in the India project noticeboard regarding the copyright status of the Indian party symbols. The discussion was triggered by the deletion of Wiki San Roze's party symbol images by Hammersoft as copyright violations. No resolution was reached, partly because of our inability to explain to Hammersoft how election symbols in India differ from party logos. Comments are requested from anyone with a background in Indian copyright law to clarify this issue.

Complete To Do List
News from Indian-language Wikipedias
  • The Bengali Wikisource, which contains the literary works of many prominent writers of Bengali language including Rabindranath Tagore, has crossed the 5,000 pages milestone. According to List of Wikisource page, Bengali Wikisource is now at rank 21 among 56 Wikisource based on number of content pages.
The Tamil Wikipedia stall at the World Classical Tamil Conference 2010 in Coimbatore in June 2010.
Jimmy Wales introduces the Malayalam Wikipedia CD of 500 selected articles during his key note address at Wikimania 2010 at Gdansk.
  • The Hindi Wikipedia and its sister wiki projects migrated to the new vector interface on September 1, 2010. In addition, Hindi is the first (and so far the only) Indian language to be incorporated into the WikiBhasha translation and contribution toolkit developed by Microsoft Research.


Community news
The first meetup in Delhi on 22 September 2010.

Mumbai and Delhi held their first meetups in September, where Wikimedia Board members Barry Newstead and Bishakha Datta met up with Wikipedians and other interested members of the public in these cities. A month later, Hyderabad also held its first meetup.

Arun Ram, Shiju Alex and Barry Newstead releasing the Wikimedia India community newsletter at the nineteenth Bangalore meetup on 24 September 2010.

Wikipedians in Bangalore continued their tradition of meeting up regularly at the Centre for Internet and Society, with the nineteenth meetup in September featuring Barry and Bishaka as attendees, and marking the release of the community newsletter. Along with Delhi and Mumbai, Bangalore is reported to be one of the three cities in contention for the Indian office of the Wikipedia Foundation.

Jimmy Wales speech at the Mumbai Wikipedia Meetup #3 on 31 October 2010. Intro by User:Bishdatta & User:Arunram. (Recorded by User:AshLin.)

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales had an interaction with Wikipedians followed by a presentation to members of the public at the third Wikipedia meetup in Mumbai on October 31, 2010.

The first Wikimarathon, where Wikipedians and members of the public were encouraged to contribute to Wikimedia projects onsite, was held simultaneously at the meetups in Bangalore and Chennai on November 14, 2010. Wikipedians in Delhi also held a meetup the same day.

The Malayalam Wikipedia held several academies in different parts of Kerala over the past few months.

Wikimedia Foundation board member Bishakha Datta and Indian Wikipedian Srinivas Gunta co-authored a panel presentation at Wikimania 2010 on the Wikimedia Asia Project.

Current proposals and discussions
  • This interesting discussion on the quality of editing in India-related articles has been underway for on the noticeboard a few days. Feel free to join in and express your opinion.

If you've just joined, add your name to the Members section of Wikipedia:WikiProject India. You'll get a mention in the next issue of the Newsletter and get it delivered as desired. Also, please include your own promotions and awards in future issues. Don't be shy!

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Are you serious?[edit]

You were the one who deleted the article on Jerry Lee[1], which is one of the true pioneers of Rock and Roll (no, it was not Elvis Presley)[2]. Are you serious? 176.15.159.156 (talk) 21:10, 14 October 2011 (UTC)

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WikiProject India Tag & Assess 2012 Contest[edit]

Hello friends, we are a number of editors from WikiProject India have got together to assess the many thousands of articles under the stewardship of the project, and we'd love to have you, a fellow member, join us. These articles require assessment, that is, the addition of a WikiProject template to the talk page of an article, assessing it for quality and importance and adding a few extra parameters to it.

As of March 11, 2012, 07:00 UTC, WikiProject India has 95,998 articles under its stewardship. Of these 13,980 articles are completely unassessed (both for class and importance) and another 42,415 articles are unassessed for importance only. Accordingly, a Tag & Assess 2012 drive-cum-contest has begun from March 01, 2012 to last till May 31, 2012.

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File:Durga Puja 2008 Balurghat Collage.jpg listed for deletion[edit]

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File:Coochbehar ফুলমেলা Collage.jpg listed for deletion[edit]

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File:Coochbehar Madan Mohan Temple.jpg listed for deletion[edit]

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File:Durga Puja 2007 Balurghat Collage.jpg listed for deletion[edit]

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File:WinFS.png listed for deletion[edit]

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Speedy deletion nomination of Template:Alizée singles[edit]

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Nomination of Microsoft codename "Acropolis" for deletion[edit]

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Nomination of Microsoft codename "Jasper" for deletion[edit]

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Orphaned non-free media (File:Popfly Web.png)[edit]

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Proposed deletion of WS-Transfer[edit]

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The article WS-Transfer has been proposed for deletion because of the following concern:

The following collection of pages on components of the Web Services Resource Framework do not (in my opinion) independently pass the test for notability: WS-Topics, WS-Addressing, WS-Transfer, WS-Eventing, WS-Notification, WS-Notification, WS-Resource, WS-BaseNotification.

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Aiden Dillard[edit]

Hello, Soumyasch. I see you deleted Aiden Dillard; could you please restore it to User:Launchballer/Aiden Dillard because he directed Meat Weed Madness? I'm working on an article for that at User:Launchballer/Meat Weed Madness. Thank you.--Launchballer 10:16, 25 October 2013 (UTC)

Orphaned non-free image File:Databar.PNG[edit]

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File source problem with File:Pubstill.JPG[edit]

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Discussion at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Microsoft Cortana Easter Eggs[edit]

You are invited to join the discussion at Wikipedia:Articles for deletion/Microsoft Cortana Easter Eggs. Thanks. 188.245.55.175 (talk) 00:46, 11 May 2014 (UTC)

File source problem with File:Windows PowerShell ISE screenshot.png[edit]

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