[Foundation-l] Promoting non-en Wikipedias (was In defence of Google)

geni geniice at gmail.com
Mon Jan 22 16:38:14 UTC 2007

On 1/22/07, Till Weber <peterpanini at gmx.net> wrote:
> André,
> thanks for the list of all languages.
> IMHO the spread of wikipedia in small languages would be better, if all these languages >appear in the left menue-bar of the wikipedia for each article. Then users see, if an article >is already existent in their or other language and they can translate one from another >language,. so the bi-languists can help to get the number of articles bigger, and then other >users in the original language can complete or expand the article.
> If the article exists, then search engine swill attract more users. To read an edit again.
> So please ask the technicians, to add these languages to the side menue bar and as well >a the html code under each language, that the article in all languages exist, event there, >where the article page is empty or does not exist, then we can translate each article.

How are we meant to know what the articles should be called in that language?

> So these languages you mention above 20 Mio users should be default on each wikipedia >article in each countryor language.

Have you any idea how much that would suck in the classic skin.

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