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Albanian Wikinews[edit]

submitted verification final decision
This proposal has been approved.
The Board of Trustees and language committee have deemed that there is sufficient grounds and community to create the new language project.

The closing committee member provided the following comment:

The wiki has been created at http://sq.wikinews.org/
Proposal summary
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Arguments in favour[edit]

Arguments against[edit]

  • Oppose Oppose Albanian Wikipedia is to small to have a News Spin-off. --jeroen 02:03, 21 July 2008 (UTC)[reply]
  • Oppose Oppose This proposal started in June, test wiki isn't active since then. I'm afraid that simple votes without arguments in the section above aren't adding credibility to this proposal. Not enough activity - no project, this is especially true for Wikinews, which requires an aapropriate level of activity to remain useful. MaxSem(Han shot first!) 09:46, 17 August 2008 (UTC)[reply]
  • Oppose Oppose I concur completely with MaxSem and urge the proponents to expound their support at least a bit (if not circumstantially), because just by overwhelming voting I cannot grasp why it should be promoted. And by the cogitations in this section I was convinced in their stringency. Bogorm 08:19, 1 October 2008 (UTC)[reply]
  • Oppose--Reality006 23:01, 3 February 2010 (UTC)[reply]

Other discussion[edit]

Localisation update[edit]

  • Currently 73.95% of the MediaWiki messages and 8.62% of the messages of the extensions used by the Wikimedia Foundation projects have been localised. Localisation of these messages is a requirement before your request is finally assessed. This is the recent localisation activity for your language. Thanks, GerardM 11:04, 12 November 2008 (UTC)[reply]


The Albanian Wikinews has been approved. Please complete the following questionnaire to proceed. SPQRobin (talk) 21:47, 11 March 2011 (UTC)[reply]

  • Language code: sq
  • Site: sq.wikinews.org
  • Logo (135x155px PNG image; a derivative from a decent SVG image):
  • Project name ("Wikinews" in native language): Wikilajme
  • The name of the project namespace (usually the same as the previous): Wikilajme
  • The name of the project talk namespace (something like "Wikinews talk" in your language): Wikilajme_diskutim
  • Default project timezone (something like: CET (UTC+1)): CET (UTC+1)
Filled. 19:24, 12 March 2011 (UTC)[reply]
Thank you. The request has been filed as bug 28022. SPQRobin (talk) 11:27, 13 March 2011 (UTC)[reply]