Did you see all the Template:Lang* ? Might be useful in relation to your work. See User:Suruena/i18n (en) as well.
Lang name templates 
Content moved to Meta talk:Templates for translating language names. - dcljr 10:45, 22 January 2006 (UTC)
Wikimedia News dates 
Some dates I get on Wikipedia's press releases for milestones (example: ). Others I get by counting the articles created since the milestone, on pages like this, which gives the exact date. -- Mário e Dário 21:17, 20 January 2009 (UTC)
Thanks for following up. I must've misread the deletion log, thinking it was vandalism, since so many of the pages looked alike. It wouldn't be the first time an article count got broken: some time ago, a couple wikis' counters broke for months at a time. – Minh Nguyễn (talk, contribs) 20:19, 4 December 2010 (UTC)
- It seems weird that only those wikis were affected (enough to drop below their most recent milestone). Given the amounts that the counts dropped (anywhere from 77 to 4,468 pages), I would have expected many other languages to have also dropped below their milestones. Is it that the article counts were just plain wrong for these wikis, and this change has fixed the problem? Also, do you have a better link (more "user friendly") than this manual page to explain the difference(s) in how articles are counted in 1.18? - dcljr 18:46, 7 October 2011 (UTC)
Protocol relative urls 
Marathi Wikisource 
Dear Friend, May be you are already aware , beginning of February 2012 month the Language Committee and WMF approved new wikisource projects http://mr.wikisource.org which is independent project for Marathi Language.This has been possible with your active contribution , support and best wishes towards Marathi language Wikisource project and we are very much thankful to you for the same.
The new Marathi Wikisource community invites you and requests for same support to http://mr.wikisource.org in times to come.
नमस्कार, आपणास कदाचित कल्पना असेल कि फेब्रुवारी २०१२ च्या सुरवातीस लँग्वेज कमिटी आणि विकिमिडिया फाऊंडेशननने मराठी भाषेकरिता स्वतंत्र http://mr.wikisource.org विकिप्रकल्पास मान्यता दिली आहे. हे केवळ आपल्या शुभेच्छा, सक्रीय योगदान आणि पाठींब्याने शक्य झाले आहे; आणि आपल्या योगदाना बद्दल समस्त मराठी बांधवांतर्फे धन्यवाद.
आपण आपले सक्रीय सहभाग, कार्य, पाठबळ http://mr.wikisource.org या प्रक्ल्पास देऊन मराठी भाषिकांचे हे मुक्त ग्रंथालय सर्व अंगाने समृद्ध करत रहावे म्हणून हे सादर निमंत्रण आणि नम्र विनंती.
आपण कॉमन विकिस्रोत प्रकल्पात,मराठी विकिबुक्स अथवा मराठी विकिपीडीया प्रकल्पात प्रताधिकारमुक्त साहित्याचे केलेले लेखन नवीन मराठी विकिस्रोत प्रकल्पात व्यवस्थीत स्थानांतरीत झाले आहे का हे तपासण्यात कृपया सहाय्य करावे.
Mahitgar 06:59, 14 February 2012 (UTC)
Wikimedia News 
Hi Dcljr. Just a quick message to let you know that I undid your edit saying that the Wikimania 2011 wiki has been closed, it hasn't quite been closed yet as the bug, <https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=36571> is not marked as resolved fixed as of yet. Thanks. The Helpful One 00:44, 7 May 2012 (UTC)
Don't next milestone of Wiktionnary 
Please don't update to the next milestone of Wiktionnary. After until the English Wiktionnary reached 3 900 000 entries. —The preceding unsigned comment was added by 22.214.171.124 (talk • contribs) 4 June 2012.
- Replied on your talk page and started a thread at Talk:Wikimedia News#Showing coming milestones?. Please post any followup on this matter there instead of here. Thanks. - dcljr (talk) 10:59, 4 June 2012 (UTC)
25 Millionth articles 
- Sure. - dcljr (talk) 00:05, 22 February 2013 (UTC)