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From: Peter Jacobi <peter_jacobi(a)gmx.net>
(A) On de: the argument "no real (convential)
would write this" is by and large honored (or at least considered).
On en: this argument is ignored, or even considered trollish.
As detail to include in a particular topic, or whether to include a
particular topic area at all?
They must have some cruft right, after all they have nigh on 400k
articles :-) However it does fit with my colloquial observation
from working on the missing topics project that time and again
de: (and perhaps more oddly sv: and sl:) will have article on
fairly famous historical British and American figures that we don't,
but I don't see the converse that often. Not sure how to reconcile
this Elisabeth's data about [[Category:Biographies]] and Persondata
(B) On de: all articles are expected to be accessable
to a general
audience (the horrible and horribly named "Oma-Test" -- "grandmother
That is one idea I prefer we _didn't_ import.
On en: there are a lot of articles in mathematics and
addressed to users definitively having some education in the area.
I assume most experts are flocking to en: anyway, as it seems
pointless to have advanced articles in other languages than English
Well English being the "global language" has some effects.
Not least that it becomes a hub for ideas for other languages to
choose from. As Erik said, kust need to make sure we pick the best ideas
from all the others too!