The same could be said of Welsh, or Latin, or a handful of other languages with a dedicated Wikipedia. I'm on the fence as to the usefulness of these projects, but I thought I'd just point out that there are a few of them. ;)
(HJ Mitchell)  

From: Harry Burt <>
Sent: Wednesday, 28 September 2011, 13:32
Subject: Re: [Wikimediauk-l] A little wiki "hacking"

On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 12:10 PM, Tom Morris <> wrote:
> Say we had access to a library in Britain that had substantial
> material on Latin American history primarily in the languages of those
> nations (Spanish and Portugese). Say we then had the opportunity to go
> and help them learn how to edit Wikipedia and add texts to Wikisource
> and images to Commons: it may end up that they are going to primarily
> edit ptwiki or eswiki or ptwikisource, but that's fine. If it seems
> like a good opportunity to further the mission of the Wikimedia
> movement and it is practical to do it with our funding and whatever.

Yes. But the point is, some people question whether (e.g.) the Scots
Wikipedia is actually useful at all, since very few people prefer to
read and write in Scots over English. And hence my original question
about whether or not WMUK/the board/individuals consider investing
their limited resources in projects which support such wikis to be

I think it is clear that views differ, and so the answer is "we'll
look at projects on a case-by-case basis" :)


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