[Foundation-l] Please delete mo. wikipedia

Gerard Meijssen gerard.meijssen at gmail.com
Tue Oct 5 20:56:38 UTC 2010

Your approach is the wrong one. Our aim is to bring information to all
people of this world. When people leave for political reasons, they are
welcome to leave. Their point of view is clearly not the Neutral Point Of
View that is also expected of them in their contributions.

On 6 October 2010 03:50, Marcus Buck <me at marcusbuck.org> wrote:

>  An'n 05.10.2010 22:24, hett M. Williamson schreven:
> > 2010/10/5 Gerard Meijssen<gerard.meijssen at gmail.com>:
> >> Hoi,
> >> Technically it is easier to transliterate from Cyrillic. So when
> >> transliteration works in a round robin fashion, it does not really
> matter in
> >> what script people edit. It will only be stored in one script. The
> choice
> >> for a script can be based on a user setting or on the method access to
> the
> >> information was sought.
> >> Thanks,
> > Gerard, I am aware of all this, however in the proposals of Marcus
> > there is constant mention of a "read-only" Cyrillic portal rather than
> > a "round robin" transliteration program which enables editors to
> > create content in Cyrillic which is saved to the database in Latin.
> >
> > -m.
> I'm trying to promote a solution that _works_. If you want a solution
> where Cyrillic users can participate on par with Latin users you need
> the support of the Latin users. I'm sure you won't get that support. You
> can critizise ro.wp for being unwilling to give that support but that
> won't change anything about it. If you try to impose something on them
> that can break the ro.wp community. If just 2% of all active ro.wp
> Wikipedians leave the project in disagreement about the issue that's
> twice as worse as if the 1% Romanian speakers of Transnistria are unable
> to participate.
> Marcus Buck
> User:Slomox
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