[Foundation-l] Language Prevention Committee created

geni geniice at gmail.com
Thu Mar 29 12:03:50 UTC 2007

On 3/29/07, Mark Williamson <node.ue at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 28/03/07, geni <geniice at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 3/28/07, Mark Williamson <node.ue at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > http://commons.wikimedia.org/
> > >
> > > How is that site valid if it's not written in all 6000+ world
> > > languages?
> >
> > Because we don't get uploads from most of them. [[Special:upload]] is
> > available in 14 languages.
> If someone can read enough English to upload media using a completely
> untranslated interface, I would hope they also know enough to
> understand the copyright notice. If everything else were translated,
> that would be another matter entirely.
> And how do you know that you don't get uploads from people speaking
> only Tibetan? Do you ask every uploader?

Because they would have then provided aditional info in Tibetan or the
image would have been deleted.

> If you're clever and innovative, there is a way to do pretty much anything.

I'll deal with it when it happens.

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