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

Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijssen at gmail.com
Mon Jan 22 18:04:56 UTC 2007

David Gerard schreef:
> On 22/01/07, Till Weber <peterpanini at gmx.net> wrote:
>> 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.
> This would become very large, annoying and unhelpful for almost all
> users of the wiki. Perhaps something that can be switched on by those
> who want to see whether their own wiki has a given article? That may
> be possible just in personal CSS.
> - d.
A personal CSS is not the panacea where you can put things under the 
rug. For most people this is not an issue. Most people are simple, such 
a "solution" is at best something for one percent of our editors if that.

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