Subject: Can I have a Wikipedia article written about me?
Good day from Singapore,
Can I have a Wikipedia article written about me?
I am looking forward to your reply.
Mr. Turritopsis Dohrnii Teo En Ming
Targeted Individual in Singapore
28 July 2022 Thu
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Federico aka Nemo
https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Wikiquote#Why_a_separate_project? I am
dreaming of eventually opening a Multilingual Wikiquote to supplement
existing Wikiquote domains:
1) A sortable table seems better for widely translated quotes. Now
https://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/zh:假幣 (fake money) cannot translate from
Chinese, but if opening a Multilingual Wikiquote on Incubator first, I
would like to translate these quotes to English if not yet available.
2) Existing Wikiquote domains will remain open with their pre-existing
layouts. They may have inbound but not outbound translations.
3) If any language cannot be approved a subdomain, Multilingual Wikiquote
will serve it until it has its own home. This is similar to Multilingual
Old Wikisource and Beta Wikiversity.
Hopefully I will get some more users to test my thought on Incubator first.
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It's really hard to scrape the English Wikiquote for quotes, as pages
contain different types of non-quote items: credits, external links,
citatons, quotes in their original language.
The French Wikiquote seems careful about always using the
Template:Citation for actual quotes, which clearly marks them, and can
be consumed by machines easily.
Have you considered doing the same for the English Wikiquote? (I
understand it's a big task to convert all pages, but the convention
could still be adopted by a gradual process)