[Wikipedia-l] Brazilian Portuguese

James R. Johnson modean52 at comcast.net
Wed Aug 18 04:55:05 UTC 2004

How do we find out the results of a vote on a wiki?  And who votes?


-----Original Message-----
From: wikipedia-l-bounces at Wikimedia.org
[mailto:wikipedia-l-bounces at Wikimedia.org] On Behalf Of Daniel Mayer
Sent: Tuesday, August 17, 2004 4:41 PM
To: Felipe Sanches; wikipedia-l at Wikimedia.org
Subject: Re: [Wikipedia-l] Brazilian Portuguese

--- Felipe Sanches <felipe.sanches at gmail.com> wrote:

> Wikipedia new language request.
> There are 182.1 million people in Brazil who use Brazilian Portuguese 
> as their main language.
> Brazilian Portuguese IS NOT the same as Portuguese (domain
> pt.wikipedia.org) and it still isn't on the list
> (http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Complete_list_of_language_wikis_availa
> ble)

American English isn't the same as British English nor is Mexican Spanish
the same as Spanish Spanish. 

So you are going to have to justify balkanizing the Portuguese Wikipedia,
A vote on that wiki (which is rather large and active) should be conducted.

-- mav

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