[Wikipedia-l] Re: [WikiNL-l] Ambassadors needed for Wikimedia's first press release

Andre Engels engels at uni-koblenz.de
Wed Aug 13 07:50:19 UTC 2003

Voor het ambassadeurschap heb ik me maar weer aangeboden. De vertaling moet
nog wel gebeuren.

Andre Engels

On Tue, 12 Aug 2003, Daniel Mayer wrote:

> Unfortunately Jimbo doesn't speak every language that Wikipedia is in. What is
> needed, are people who are fluent in both English and another language to act
> as intermediaries between Jimbo and foreign language (to Jimbo) press
> services.
> It would be very unfortunate and embarrassing for all involved if Jimbo
> answered his phone and couldn't understand the reporter at the other end and
> they could not understand him. So please help by placing your name at
> http://meta.wikipedia.org/wiki/Talk:Wikimedia's_first_press_release#Ambassadors_needed
> We are also still looking for more translators. Polish, Swedish, Danish, and
> Dutch are specifically mentioned and linked to in the press release, but so
> far nobody has volunteered to translate the press release into those
> languages. I think that doing so would be a great service to especially those
> Wikipedia versions. Of course, this press release is mainly about the whole
> project, so all versions are encouraged to translate the press release and
> distribute it when the time comes.

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