# Grants:IdeaLab/Ethiopic Character Entry

## Contents

## Project idea[edit]

### What is the problem you're trying to solve?[edit]

*What problem are you trying to solve by doing this project? This problem should be small enough that you expect it to be completely or mostly resolved by the end of this project. Remember to review the tutorial for tips on how to answer this question.*

Scientifically sound Ethiopic documentation by Wikipedia.

### What is your solution?[edit]

*For the problem you identified in the previous section, briefly describe your how you would like to address this problem. We recognize that there are many ways to solve a problem. We’d like to understand why you chose this particular solution, and why you think it is worth pursuing. Remember to review the tutorial for tips on how to answer this question.*

Allow you to use my Ethiopic Character Entry method.

### Project goals[edit]

*What are your goals for this project? Your goals should describe the top two or three benefits that will come out of your project. These should be benefits to the Wikimedia projects or Wikimedia communities. They should not be benefits to you individually. Remember to review the tutorial for tips on how to answer this question.*

There are about 13 Ethiopic-user languages and I do not want you to waste peoples' times typing undocumented materials with multiple keystrokes. Please see https://www.scribd.com/document/40402268/Localization-in-Amharic-Challenges-and-Opportunities-of-Amharic-Keyboard-Layouts-%E1%8B%A8%E1%8A%A0%E1%88%9B%E1%88%AD%E1%8A%9B-%E1%8A%A0%E1%8A%AB%E1%89%A3%E1%89%A2%E1%8A%90%E1%89%B5-%E1%8B%A8%E1%8A%AE%E1%88%9D%E1%8D%92%E1%8B%A9%E1%89%B0%E1%88%AD-%E1%89%81%E1%88%8D%E1%8D%8D-%E1%88%B0%E1%88%8C%E1%8B%B3-%E1%8A%A0%E1%89%80%E1%88%9B%E1%88%98%E1%8C%A5-%E1%88%A8%E1%8C%88%E1%8B%B5

### Who will you be doing outreach with?[edit]

I also contribute in other ways.

## Get Involved[edit]

### About the idea creator[edit]

Please see https://am.wikipedia.org/wiki/%E1%8A%A3%E1%89%A0%E1%88%AB_%E1%88%9E%E1%88%8B

### Participants[edit]

### Endorsements[edit]

## Expand your idea[edit]

Would a grant from the Wikimedia Foundation help make your idea happen? You can expand this idea into a grant proposal.

### No funding needed?[edit]

Does your idea not require funding, but you're not sure about what to do next? Not sure how to start a proposal on your local project that needs consensus? Contact Chris Schilling on-wiki at I JethroBT (WMF) (talk · contribs) or via e-mail at cschillingwikimedia.org for help!