[Foundation-l] Changes in Language committee practice: ancient and constructed languages

Ray Saintonge saintonge at telus.net
Sat Mar 13 19:12:39 UTC 2010

Milos Rancic wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 13, 2010 at 11:05 AM, Ray Saintonge <saintonge at telus.net> wrote:
>> Setting this up as a separate Wikisource does not seem like a good
>> idea.  It should be noted that the 180 or so pages in Upper Sorbian at
>> Oldwikisource are essentially the efforts of a single individual.
> This is another issue, related to the final approval. Just active
> projects (at Multilingual Wikisource, Beta Wikiversity or Incubator)
> can be approved. Nothing has changed in relation to that [and it would
> be stupid to change it].
> There are two steps which one proposal has to pass: eligibility and
> approval. The most of problems about which we were talking last years
> in relation to LangCom are related to eligibility, not to approval.
> Approval is relatively straight-forward issue: translated interface +
> sustainable activity.

And I would have thought that eligibility was the easy one. :-)

For minor languages sustainable activity is often the very good work of 
one extremely dedicated individual with no-one else making any 
significant contribution.


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