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As a follow up to [[Localisation_Camp/2_Pune_20,21_March_2010|Pune Localisation Camp]], we are goint to sit down and complete [[Payyans]] ASCII<->Unicode convertor Devanagari support. Go through presentations from [[Localisation_Camp/Pune|Pune Localisation Camp]] and get yourself familiarised with basics. This workout will be lead by Santhosh Thottingal, of Swathanthra Malayalam Computing.
==Agenda==
* Complete Devanagari support
* Create documentation in English
* Connect Payyans to Padma
* Discuss Silpa and other Indic issues
 
== About Santhosh Thottingal ==
 
He is one of the most active developer working on Indian language technologies. He is the main author and inspiration behind ambitious silpa project (http://smc.org.in/silpa/) - which aims to bring all Indian language application under one roof. Some of these include
 
* Guess Language
* Encoding Converter
* Approximate Search
* Sort
* Spellcheck
* Dictionary
* Transliterate
* Hyphenation
* Syllabalize
* N-Gram
* Random Quote
* Indic Soundex
* Character Details
* Katapayadi Numbers
* Webfonts
 
Currently most of these projects have support for Malayalam. Some of them have support for Tamil and Kannada. He is actively looking for more developers to join his team to add support to Marathi, Hindi and the rest of Indian languages. He is also maintainer of Dhvani Indian language text to speech system, aspell spell checking dictionaries, hyphenation support ... and many more. He is in Pune on a shot visit and it would be a great opportunity to learn from him.
==Venue==
Sunday 22 August 2010
 
10 am to 3 pm
== Contact ==
==Participants==
* # [[User:Pravs|Praveen Arimbrathodiyil]]* # [[ഉപയോക്താവ്User:സന്തോഷ്|Santhosh Thottingal]]* # Vipul AM# Ankit Gupta# Pradnya Gudikandula# Deepti Agrawal# Hrishikesh# Swapnil Kulkarni# Sourabh Dige# Murli Hiware# Ajay Kumar Garg