We do have different forms of English but they do include a requirement for
localisation. With ISO-639-3 languages we truly have different languages
with dialects we do not have the same rationale why having Wikidata support
is a necessity.
On 21 November 2016 at 13:54, Oliver Stegen <oliver_stegen(a)sil.org> wrote:
Thanks, Gerard, for bringing this issue to our
As far as I can see, different Frenches are comparable to different
Englishes. I understand that we allow a difefrence between American and
British English. Do we also have separate support for Australian English,
Indian English, South African English etc?
If we are to differentiate between French French and Canadian French, what
about Swiss French, West African French etc?
In any case, I agree that such distinctions should be Wikidata only.
Looking forward to hearing your (pl.!) opinion(s) on this, and with best
On 21-Nov-16 12:48, Gerard Meijssen wrote:
For languages with an ISO-639-3 code it is OK to have Wikidata support
them. For French and in particular Canadian French the same rationale does
What is our opinion about including Canadian French as a Wikidata only
language? In my opinion it is only through the same way as it is done for
British English that this is fine.
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