[Foundation-l] FYI: wikipedia.de relaunch

Walter Vermeir walter at wikipedia.be
Tue Jun 26 22:08:24 UTC 2007

Tim 'avatar' Bartel schreef:
> Hi,
> until now, http://wikipedia.de (in posession of Wikimedia Deutschland 
> e.V.) was a redirect to http://de.wikipedia.org. Because of different 
> reasons this was not the best idea.
> Since now the content of wikipedia.de changed to a search portal where 
> you are able to look up articles in languages officially spoken in 
> Germany. Nice feature is the type ahead search functionality.
> It's also possible to start a search via third-party 
> wikipedia-searchengines.
> Just have a look.
> Bye, Tim.


It has taken years but just like getting the English Wikipedia off the
www.wikipedia.com/org domain it finally happened.  Even it is not like
the other country portals an equal exposure to all the languages this
will still help those smaller Wikipedias a lot in getting people knowing
the exist.

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