On Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 11:19 AM, Lydia Pintscher
On Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 5:13 PM, Milos Rancic
Yes. The point is then that Wikidata doesn't
need approval from us for
any valid BCP 47 combination with a valid ISO 639-3 code and that they
should just consult us just to be sure it's not a nonsense.
The consultation part is important for me personally. I don't have
enough knowledge on language codes and so on to decide which ones are
following a given standard or not. So I'd like some sanity checking
from you folks and I got that in the past on tickets in phabricator.
Thanks for that.
Yes. I see that the scope of Language committee ends with localization
implemented into Wikimedia projects (so, theoretically, a subset of
what's been done on TranslateWiki). In other words, political
responsibility of Wikimedia Foundation ends there and LangCom is the
keeper of that level of integrity (no, we don't need Klingon
localization because its educational value is zero, but it's
completely valid to make it for fun and implement into some
non-Wikimedia MediaWiki installations).
Contrary to that, LangCom shouldn't interfere into the content of
Wikimedia projects, like Wikidata is. But, yes, it's useful to consult
LangCom in more formal cases, like adding a new language into the