[Foundation-l] Interlanguage extension

Amir E. Aharoni amir.aharoni at mail.huji.ac.il
Thu Jun 17 14:25:14 UTC 2010

2010/6/11 John Vandenberg <jayvdb at gmail.com>:
> On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 7:43 PM, Amir E. Aharoni
> <amir.aharoni at mail.huji.ac.il> wrote:
>> ...
>> A simpler solution was proposed and implemented by Nikola Smolenski
>> about two years ago (see the links at the end). It still haven't been
>> enabled in the live WMF projects because of technical issues, which
>> seemed to me rather minor (although i might be wrong).
>> Links for reference:
>> * http://strategy.wikimedia.org/wiki/Proposal:A_central_wiki_for_interlanguage_links
> I'm thinking out loud that this could be implemented as part of a
> wikidata project.
> http://lists.wikimedia.org/pipermail/foundation-l/2010-May/058685.html
> As I am reading up on the strategy wiki, I am seeing several
> wikidata-like proposals.
> http://strategy.wikimedia.org/wiki/Proposal:Data.wikimedia.org
> more on
> http://strategy.wikimedia.org/wiki/Proposal:Structured_Data
> I think we need to merge these into one project concept, and then hold
> an RFC on meta.

This may be a good idea for the long run, but to the best of my
knowledge Wikidata is very big and not very mature. Nikola's
Interlanguage extension, in comparison, is small, simple and already

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