[Foundation-l] Language Review Committee

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Thu Apr 5 07:27:47 UTC 2007

On 05/04/07, Robert Horning <robert_horning at netzero.net> wrote:

>  but why would it be so much
> harder to simply open a new Wikipedia in a given target language and
> encourage early supporters and community members to simply make the
> appropriate changes to the MediaWiki namespace?  This sounds like a
> technical problem that is forcing people into doing things to suit the
> technology than trying to be amiable to people who very likely are not
> technically inclined.

I think you've described precisely why this new policy is such a
stunningly bad and obstructive idea in practice. The people are being
bent around the deficiencies in the technology, and that's completely
the wrong way around.

- d.

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