[Foundation-l] [Wikisource-l] A successful request not yet fulfilled (was Language Prevention Committee created)
node.ue at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 08:09:06 UTC 2007
Blah blah blah...
On 02/04/07, GerardM <gerard.meijssen at gmail.com> wrote:
> As I stated before, I am quite happy when new projects for existing
> languages are started. I said so in an earlier message. The only thing that
> makes sense is that it is made sure that the localised messages are part of
> MediaWiki because it prevents that the messages have to be done again.
> When there is to be one policy, it will as far as I am concerned do exactly
> what I outline above; leave in essence the policy and make sure that the new
> project beneftits from the work that has been done before.
> So you are (again) barking up the wrong tree.
> On 4/2/07, Mark Williamson <node.ue at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I, for one, think it entirely unfair that you guys can just usurp a
> > so-far very successful process.
> > I think most people will agree that there were flaws with requests for
> > NEW languages, but I think you will find it more difficult to find
> > people who think we had any problem with Wikisource and Wikinews
> > requests.
> > I think (and this is just my opinion, but I would imagine at least
> > someone out there agrees with me) that you should leave Wikinews and
> > Wikisource be as they were before to process their own requests.
> > Mark
> > On 01/04/07, 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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