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I think it's more convenient to use language categories like es or Es, because are the same for MediaWiki, but different from ES. I'm trying to organize catalan and spanish pages like:
What do you think? Peleguer 20:17, 1 Feb 2005 (UTC)
Propositions of new levels for user language template
now, we have 4 different levels,
- language-1 = basic
- language-2 = intermediate
- language-3 = advanced
- language = first language or mother tongue
what about a language-0 level for people willing to learn the basics of the language and a language-t level for people willing to teach the language ? I'm pretty sure there are people willing to teach a language they know, and people who are willing to learn that very language. these levels would help them find each other. In my case, I'm willing to learn japanese, hebrew or hindi, but learning these languages by myself is too much time consuming as I don't have a guide to show me the right direction. Izwalito 00:32, 9 Mar 2005 (UTC)
"Try to keep the number of categories on Meta-Wiki as low as possible"
Do we still want people to do this? I think we're doing the opposite now. I suspect that having more specific categories just tends to make finding pages you're interested in easier. Using only a few categories would result in a few large, almost useless categories. PiRSquared17 (talk) 01:25, 9 July 2013 (UTC)