On Mon, May 17, 2004 at 05:30:03PM -0700, Brion Vibber wrote:
Klingon is everybody's favorite example of
"we shouldn't have this", but
it's got an ISO 639-2 code: tlh, officially added earlier this year.
Klingon does have quite a big amount of written stuff already.
However, wikipedia is an enciclopedia, so the question is not whether
the language can be written, but whether people would actually write
enough *encyclopedic content*.
A possibility would be to require showing some real activity, eg
requiring having some 200 or 400 articles before fully accepting a
Aside from the "it would be embarrassing"
factor which seems to be the
main driver in anti-Klingon sentiment, the copyright status of
I don't see anything "embarassing" with klingon; but the fact is people
that use klingon do it for fun, not to communicate knowledge, much less
to build a repository of human knowledge like an encyclopedia.
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