[Foundation-l] foundation-l Digest, Vol 86, Issue 11
jrgoma at gmail.com
Wed May 11 07:10:37 UTC 2011
If you read carefully the mail you are pointing to there it says:
"Toan and I added 9 new other-language wikis to the mix."
But in the list there are 11 languages.
The difference is because it was not the first group of non-English
Wikipedias coming online.
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> Date: Tue, 10 May 2011 16:13:55 -0700
> From: phoebe ayers <phoebe.wiki at gmail.com>
> Subject: [Foundation-l] happy birthday, Wikipedias
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> Tomorrow (May 11) is another anniversary date: it's been 10 years
> since the first group of non-English Wikipedias came online.
> Originally with spelled-out names rather than language codes, these
> sites were:
> The idea of having Wikipedias in multiple languages came from Jimbo in
> March 2001 (
> note that the original German Wikipedia was actually set up at that
> time, making it the second-oldest Wikipedia. Though the idea of using
> two-letter domain codes was first raised then, after the above sites
> were brought online in May there was further discussion, and the sites
> were switched to two-letter codes a few days later:
> Happy tenth birthday, Wikipedias! (and many more!) May all of our
> language editions flourish.
> -- phoebe
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