[Wikipedia-l] Re: One Chinese Wikipedia

yuanml yuanml at pku.org.cn
Fri Sep 10 22:33:27 UTC 2004

>> Yes, if you setup zh-tw, people will go there and write articles.
>> But the split of the community will only weaken the growth of the 
>> small project
>> and bring more difficult in the future. Suppose two project zh-cn and 
>> zh-tw now,
>> and someday we want to synchronize them, and you will find it is very 
>> difficult.
>> Yes, if you don’t want synchronize the two, there is no problem.
>This is not the case - the two writing systems in the same documents do 
>cause problems - merely different problems. The advantage of a 
>technical fix to the character problem to have one version is that the 
>problems don't grow with time, where as diverged versions do. The 
>problem set of making two characters sets work isn't a fast moving 
>target, where as keeping up with two sets of wikipedians is.

Stirling, What you said is what I want to say, but my English is poor.

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