Thank you for your nice comments which are very much appreciated.
Given the success of the French version with children in general in the
French-speaking countries (in schools and out-of-school), launching new
language versions of Wikimini has become one of our most desirable goals.
And I can tell you that we have been working very hard to that end for the
last 12 months, in particular on adapting our technical infrastructure in
ways that will allow the creation of new language versions of Wikimini. And
I'm grateful to add that we have been offered the financial support from
Wikimedia CH to facilitate this.
Basically all the necessary technical framework is in place. At the moment,
there are already 4 individuals involved (or interested) in the creation of
a Spanish, Italian and Arabic version of the project but I have to admit
that this is not an easy task for a single person. Therefore I would be
very glad to discuss this in more detail with people (or organisations)
interested in launching and coordinating (or simply taking part in or
promoting) a new version of Wikimini in their own language.
Please, feel free to drop me an email (info(a)wikimini.org or
laurent.jauquier(a)unifr.ch) and I promise that I will do my very best to
help you and maybe put you in touch with other interested people!
Sorry for my limited English. My mother tongue is French. However feel free
to write to me in Portuguese, German, English and Italian (or French, which
would be perfect of course!).
P.S. You can find a short description of the project in English here:
a few other projects, which are both very similar in some regards, and very
different in other aspects, and thus not easy to compare). Perhaps the most
relevant features of Wikimini lies in the fact that it is written by
children and that the project all belongs to them. On Wikimini we like to
say that we are recruiting and forming the tomorrow's Wikipedians! :-) It's
a long way to go, but it's surely worth it!
2013/4/18 Jean-Marc Gailis <jeanmarc.gailis(a)gmail.com>
I think it can be interesting for all to join this project to Wikimedia,
to promote it and make versions for other languages than french.
To my mind, this project contributors made a good job.
I can help you to make a Wikimini in Latvian (I contribute to MediaWiki
translation to Latvian, so I know it very well).
Ubuntu Latvian Translator
Wikipedia Fan and contributor
"Think Global, Make Locales."
2013/4/18 Erlan Vega <alhen.wiki(a)gmail.com>
It looks really interesting. I went straight to
Spanish version but a
pass is required. Are there plans to open other languages?
Great job so far!!
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