[Foundation-l] Projects in simple languages

Milos Rancic millosh at gmail.com
Mon Jun 20 19:12:19 UTC 2011

On 06/20/2011 08:55 PM, David Gerard wrote:
> On 20 June 2011 15:29, Milos Rancic <millosh at gmail.com> wrote:
>> *: Yes, in principle. But two special criteria would need to be met: the
>> language should be a "world language" with many L2 users, and there must
>> be a reliable, published specification of the controlled language to be
>> used. Examples are [[w:en:Basic English|Basic English]] and
> I have been around the Wikimedia projects since 2004. This is the very
> first time I have ever heard any official subset of English mentioned
> in any connection with the Simple English Wikipedia. Did I just miss
> past documentation to this effect? Was this part of its founding? When
> was Basic English first linked with Simple?

I have to admit the same. I would ask Michael to elaborate this.

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