[Foundation-l] FYI: wikipedia.de relaunch
oldakquill at gmail.com
Wed Jun 27 00:55:25 UTC 2007
On 26/06/07, Tim 'avatar' Bartel <wikipedia at computerkultur.org> wrote:
> 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
> Just have a look.
> Bye, Tim.
This is definitely the way we should be going with country domains. Minority
languages are a very important part of our project and Wikimedia has the
potential to do a lot for smaller languages.
Oldak Quill (oldakquill at gmail.com)
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