[Wikipedia-l] Re: Gothic Wikipedia
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Sun Sep 19 03:37:09 UTC 2004
Mark Williamson wrote:
> The difference here Tim is that while Klingon is 1. a conlang with a
> fairly small number of speakers intended as the language of an
> imaginary alien race from a scifiseries 2. afaik completely without
> native speakers altogether, save maybe a handful, while Gothic is a
> natural language with perhaps 4000~5000 speakers [...]
I'm aware of their differences, but neither can be justified in terms of
the reasons I work on this project. I'm just not interested in
supporting linguistic research. I'm happy to leave it to other people as
long as they don't waste my time.
> Oh also I would like to add that I'd be very happy to help anybody
> wanting help setting up a new Wikipedia, beyond the most technical
> aspect I can handle it very well, and I think I have a fair grasp of
> that too. Of course dev tasks I couldn't do, but beyond that...
We can talk about that offlist. Suffice to say that there are certain
dev tasks you *would* have to do.
-- Tim Starling
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