[Foundation-l] A successful request not yet fulfilled (was Language Prevention Committee created)
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Sun Apr 1 13:39:38 UTC 2007
It's funny to some people because it is oh-so-true.
It's not funny to you because you want to convince yourself it's not true.
On 01/04/07, Gerard Meijssen <gerard.meijssen at gmail.com> wrote:
> The bottleneck is associated with NEW languages. So when a new project
> is requested for an existing language, it is more an issue of how the
> particular projects deal with this; WikiNews for instance has its own
> procedure. When a new project is started, it is expected that the
> language does have a message file that is part of MediaWiki proper. When
> it is not, it is the ideal moment to make it part of MediaWiki proper;
> this will prevent that the messages have to be localised yet again.
> PS I take it that calling the committee the "language prevention
> committee" is supposed to be funny. It is not.
> Luiz Augusto schreef:
> > Hi
> > There is a successful and old request for opening a new wiki not yet
> > fulfilled. Language prevention/creation committee/subcommittee or
> > whatever/anything else, please forgive the MessagexXX.php paranoia and see
> > requests for non-Wikipedias wikis a while.
> > # [[:oldwikisource:]] have a [[Wikisource:Language domain requests]] page.
> > # This page have at least one successful request for a new Wikisource wiki:
> > Tamil Wikisource (ta.wikisource)
> > ## This have a large community support:
> > http://wikisource.org/w/index.php?title=Wikisource:Language_domain_requests&oldid=215092#Domain_requests_.28ta.wikisource.org.29
> > ## This have "incubator" pages: http://wikisource.org/wiki/Category:Tamil
> > ## This have a bugzilla request:
> > http://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6982
> > ## The MessagesTa.php is avaiable at MediaWiki SVN repository
> > ## There is someone interested on editing in this non-existing exactly now:
> > http://wikisource.org/w/index.php?title=User_talk%3A-jkb-&diff=215093&oldid=214978
> > ## I've asked about it on the langcom wiki yesterday but no one
> > apparentlyhave read it.
> > And, if the language prevention/creation committee/subcommittee or
> > whatever/anything else isn't happy to increase the current amount of
> > Wikimedia wikis, I found a good solution: open the ta.wikisource and close
> > the ang.wikisource. No, no one have deleted the MessagesAng.php from
> > subversion, this apparently has never created, but you can find a vote to
> > close that wiki with large community support at:
> > http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Proposals_for_closing_projects/Closure_of_Old_English_Wikisource
> > Best regards
> > [[:m:User:555]]
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