What people aren't realising is that there are people already supporting them.
sc: I just requested because I thought it should exist, and I learned from that.
scn: however had an entire community that pledged to help work on it,
and that's why I requested it.
Friulian had the support of two Wikipedians, and that's why I requested it.
I wouldn't request a Welsh Wikipedia just because I "like welsh" or
something. I'd only request it if some people or a community had
expressed interest and pledged some level of support if it were to be
On Tue, 02 Nov 2004 16:09:25 -0500, Delirium <delirium(a)hackish.org> wrote:
Mark Williamson wrote:
If you think I go around selecting random
languages to request new
Wikipedias for, then you are very very very wrong. Before I do
anything like that, I make sure there is at least one potential
contributor, and preferrably more or some community involvement.
There does seem to be an odd mismatch in that you have no personally
ability to speak these languages. I'd wager that were these requests
coming from people who *actually speak the languages*, they would be
taken more seriously. When that has happened, as with Welsh, there were
no arguments over creating the Wikipedia for that language.
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