[Foundation-l] English Wikipedia ethnocentric policy affects other communities

Jon Harald Søby jhsoby at gmail.com
Wed Dec 20 12:00:29 UTC 2006

On 12/20/06, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> The actual problem is similar characters in usernames (which I
> understand is being addressed) and distinguishing bot-gibberish from
> actual plausible names.

Wikigod™ Brion has already addressed this; it is no longer possible to
create usernames which uses several scripts. So you cannot mix Latin
and Cyrillic characters, or Latin and Greek, or even Greek and
Cyrillic (or Arabic or Devanagari or …), so that is no longer an

Best regards,
Jon Harald Søby

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