[Foundation-l] Fwd: Pt-Portuguese Wikipedia

Sir Lestaty de Lioncourt wikimedia.lestaty at gmail.com
Mon Mar 22 17:04:36 UTC 2010

Yep, if you start a article in one version, this article must be continued
in that version, but this is not a problem for the community (in the past
yes, now no).

Lestaty de Lioncourt

2010/3/22 David Goodman <dgoodmanny em gmail.com>

> If I understand the page in the ptWP correctly, they do not have the
> equivalent of the enWP rule that topics special to the UK, such as the
> article on London,  are writing in the UK version of English, and
> those special to the US, like the article on New York City , are
> written in the American version of English (and analogously for
> Australian, Canadian, etc.). They do have the rule that if an article
> is started in one version it must be continued in that version--which
> in the enWP is supposed to be applied only to topics not special to
> one or another national version.
> Have they considered it? It certainly simplifies things in the enWP,
> at least for those who can easily switch between the forms.
> David Goodman, Ph.D, M.L.S.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:DGG

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