[Foundation-l] [Wikisource-l] A successful request not yet fulfilled (was Language Prevention Committee created)

Luiz Augusto lugusto at gmail.com
Sun Apr 1 23:39:26 UTC 2007

Hi, thanks for your reply. Now the discussion continues on

On 4/1/07, Jesse Martin (Pathoschild) <pathoschild at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> The developers usually want approval by the subcommittee or the board
> before creating a new language subdomain. The language subcommittee
> has developed the language proposal policy
> <http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/WM:LPP> to provide a clear
> step-by-step policy on getting approval, but the Wikisource creation
> policy is not equivalent.
> Unfortunately, this means that most or all requests on the
> multilingual Wikisource do not fit the requirements and will need to
> be re-opened under the language proposal policy, in particular
> regarding the use of arguments rather than simple votes.
> Fortunately, the existence of an active test project (whether on the
> incubator or the multilingual Wikisource) will mean that the request
> can be fast-tracked if there are insufficient arguments against in the
> new request. Requests for more projects in a language already
> established in another project can be fast-tracked even further.
> I apologize for the delay and inconvenience; once the new process is
> fully settled in there should be much less hassle.
> Yours cordially,
> Jesse Martin (Pathoschild)
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