Requests for new languages/Wikinews Albanian

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Albanian Wikinews[edit]

main page Requests for new languages (Wikinews Albanian)
submitted verification final decision
Application-certificate.svg 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]

  • Support Support There is alredy a wikipedia, wikibooks, wikiquote and wiktionary in albanian, its time there was a wikinews as well. --Cradel 16:01, 13 June 2008 (UTC)
  • Support Support --  eagleal  20:44, 13 June 2008 (UTC)
  • Support'Support' --Ko.S.ystem.OV@ 21:35, 19 June 2008 (UTC)
  • Support Support --ArttuS 12:48, 5 August 2008 (UTC)
  • Support Support. We have permissions from Beta news agency to use all their material from web site. Beta news agency has service in Albanian, too. So, it may be alive project if there are at least one or two Albanian speakers who are willing to take care about the project. (I may make engine for adding news automatically.) --Millosh 11:56, 28 August 2008 (UTC)
  • Support Support Mikhailov Kusserow (talk) 02:33, 18 February 2009 (UTC)
  • Support Support--Lceliku 00:50, 15 January 2010 (UTC) Albanian Wiki will definitely be bigger than some other already existing pages--Lceliku 00:50, 15 January 2010 (UTC)
  • Support Support Flokarti (talk) 10:02, 16 July 2010 (UTC) Albania has the highst procent on private univeristies.They need a platform to exchange teh information.Flokarti
  • Support Support--Olsihysa 15:43, 8 October 2010 (UTC)
  • Support Support--User:Laijmova See
  • Support Support - Its time for a albanian wikinews. --Mikullovci11 14:21, 3 December 2010 (UTC)
  • Support'Support' per above--Andrijko Z. 16:31, 23 December 2010 (UTC)

Arguments against[edit]

  • Oppose Oppose Albanian Wikipedia is to small to have a News Spin-off. --jeroen 02:03, 21 July 2008 (UTC)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Oppose--Reality006 23:01, 3 February 2010 (UTC)

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)

Approval[edit]

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

  • Language code: sq
  • Site: sq.wikinews.org
  • Logo (135x155px PNG image; a derivative from a decent SVG image): Wikinews-logo-sq.png
  • 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. 76.87.29.175 19:24, 12 March 2011 (UTC)
Thank you. The request has been filed as bug 28022. SPQRobin (talk) 11:27, 13 March 2011 (UTC)