[Foundation-l] Language Prevention Committee created
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Fri Mar 30 21:14:48 UTC 2007
I should add that these are not all minor languages: Kabyle is spoken
by between 3 million and 7 million people worldwide.
On 30/03/07, Mark Williamson <node.ue at gmail.com> wrote:
> > The simple fact is that no new language Wikipedias have been created since
> > the establishment of the language subcommittee, whereas before the
> > subcommittee new language Wikipedias were regularly generated. Furthermore,
> > if what people have been saying in this thread is correct, there are several
> > languages that are ready and have been ready for establishment.
> Yes. Kabyle = http://incubator.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wp/kab (over 200
> pages already), Lower Sorbian =
> http://incubator.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wp/dsb (approx. 300 pages
> already), Saterlandic = http://incubator.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wp/stq
> (approx. 300 pages already), Latgalian =
> http://incubator.wikimedia.org/wiki/Test-wp/bat-ltg (approx. 150 pages
> already), Crimean Tatar = http://incubator.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wp/crh
> (approx. 100 pages already), Dolomitic Ladin =
> http://incubator.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wp/lld (over 40 pages), Karakalpak
> = http://incubator.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wp/kaa (unfortunately only 15
> I personally support the creation of all of those except for Dolomitic
> Ladin and Karakalpak because those two so far, despite unopposed
> requests, have not gotten many pages and it seems their supporters
> either left or have abandoned the test-wikis at an early stage.
> > The reasonable assumption is that something in the process is broken.
> > The nature of the response from committee members serves to support that
> > assumption.
> Yeah, no kidding.
> Refije dirije lanmè yo paske nou posede pwòp bato.
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