Does anyone know if the Berber language communities get along peacefully or not? I ask because based on the language policy we should probably be streamlining a number of test projects on Incubator:
* Start with "Wp/amz" (sic). That code is completely wrong, but this test is a small one describing itself as "Tamazight" Wikipedia. Tamazight is an endonym for Berber, speaking of which ...
* There is a small "Wp/ber". That project describes itself as "the Wikipedia project of the Berber macro-language (literary trans-dialectical Berber language)". (Note: ber is described as a "collective" code, not a "macrolanguage".) This project is still open (for the moment) on Incubator, even though the language request was rejected by langcom.
* Then there's Wp/tmz. This is a well-developed test project. The code belongs to "Central Atlas Tamazight", but this Wikipedia describes itself as being "Standard Moroccan Tamazight". But then its code should be ...
* Wp/zgh, which, no surprise, also exists, although it's far from as well developed as Wp/tmz is. FWIW, there is a proposal to merge the language requests for Wp/tmz and Wp/zgh at Meta.
* There is Wp/shi, Tachelhit/Shiha. This test is even bigger than Wp/tmz, and uses two different script systems. It also features big links to Wp/tmz (described as Amazigh Modern Language Wikipedia there) on its Main Page.
* There is also Wp/rif, Riffian.
* Finally, there is Kabyle, which has a subdomain Wikipedia at kab.wikipedia.org.
I'm not enough of a language expert to know for sure what to do. But at first blush, it appears that
* Wp/shi, Wp/rif and [a merger of Wp/zgh and Wp/tmz] should each survive. Based on the description tmz gives itself, the survivor should probably have the code zgh.
* The surviving tests can look over Wp/amz and Wp/ber to decide if there is something worth keeping.
All that said, (a) maybe that's not right, and (b) I DO NOT want to start a war. So any ideas would be most welcome.
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