[Foundation-l] Fwd: Pt-Portuguese Wikipedia

Thomas Dalton thomas.dalton at gmail.com
Mon Mar 22 20:49:26 UTC 2010

On 22 March 2010 20:24, Marcus Buck <me at marcusbuck.org> wrote:
> I hope you speak Portuguese. Cause decisions like this should be made by
> people who know the language variants and their differences and not by
> outsiders. Leave the decision to the speakers of Portuguese. Anyway it
> seems that the majority of speakers does not want to split. Outsiders
> can assist by giving advice. E.g. how to minimize the problems that
> arise from the differences. But outsiders shouldn't impose decisions on
> the community.

I don't speak Portuguese, but that doesn't stop me knowing that
different dialects of it are mutually intelligible. What happens with
the existing project is a matter for that project's community, but the
creation of a new project is a matter for the wider Wikimedia

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