[Foundation-l] Some question about Wikimedia Hong Kong

Michael Bimmler mbimmler at gmail.com
Tue Oct 24 19:17:58 UTC 2006

On 10/24/06, geni <geniice at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/24/06, Michael Bimmler <mbimmler at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm somewhat opposed to the concept of basing chapters around e.g.
> > languages. Because this would mean, that we'd have for example just
> > one "german-language-chapter" covering Germany, Austria and
> > Switzerland.
> No becuase logistics issues would kick in
> The languages thing with to deal with the problem of countires like
> say India where it is quite posible that people would not share a
> common language
> Switerland has German, French, Italian, and Romansh that I know of. I
> don't know how bi/trilingual people are in Switzerland.
depends... You are supposed to learn a second language (usu french for
german-speakers and german/italian for french-speakers) in school but
this doesn't mean you're biligual afterwards... There is a slight
tendency to communicate rather in English.
> > So I'd propose a kind of "one judicature per chapter" (note the word
> > order) system.
> While logicists will most require that to the case there are logical
> exceptions (any kurdish speaking chapter would probably have to be
> based in northen Iraq although sadly I suspect it will be a long time
> before that becomes an issue).
Truly so.
> --
> geni
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