Requests for new languages/Wikipedia Banjar

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Banjar Wikipedia[edit]

main page Requests for new languages (Wikipedia Banjar)
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 Banjar Wikipedia has been created at http://bjn.wikipedia.org. —Pathoschild 23:13:22, 17 October 2010 (UTC)
Proposal summary
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Arguments in favour[edit]

  • Support Support: Native speakers of Banjar have the competency and willingness to contribute to this project in the long-term. Hence the Banjar language deserves to be given the opportunity and priviledge to have its own language edition of Wikipedia along with the existing Indonesian languages such as Javanese, Sundanese, and so on. --Jose77 08:41, 20 February 2010 (UTC)
  • Support Support: Let's continue this. I'll find more people from native to continue this --Andri.h 13:29, 13 May 2010 (UTC)
  • Support Support: active contributors, good quality articles at incubator. Hugo.arg 14:51, 19 May 2010 (UTC)
  • Support Support: There are many speakers in Indonesia.--Digimon Adventure 03:13, 13 June 2010 (UTC)
  • Support Support Wikipedia ini mesti dicipta kerana terdapat banyaknya rencana dalam bahasa banjar.--Md. Farhan 09:57, 25 June 2010 (UTC)
  • Support Okay Kenrick95 10:02, 7 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Support Support The majority speaker reside in Indonesia, minority speaker in Malaysia, Singapore, and Brunei Darussalam. So it will be good if we have it. Ezagren 06:24, 16 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Support Support it would be an interesting wikipedia to contribute for this language native speaker in south east Asia, especially in Kalimantan.--J Subhi 13:34, 17 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Support Support Mimihitam 14:30, 17 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Support Support per Ezagreen --BlackKnight 14:46, 17 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Support - Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge in his or her own language, or something similar. So why not also for this language which has a good incubator start. Meursault2004 17:28, 17 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Support Support Alagos 08:18, 19 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Support As of now we don't have Wikipedia in languages indigenous to Kalimantan. The native user interested in starting this project is relatively large. This could be the first encyclopaedia in that language, and most of the native speakers (I assume) can use Indonesian Wikipedia as a stepping stone in creating the first pages. Bennylin 08:32, 19 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Support Support: Rinto Jiang 11:01, 19 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Support Support: I support this for the native speakers. ^^ NoiX180 12:33, 19 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Support Support: Aldo samulo 01:32, 20 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Support Support: Erik Anggara 07:29, 20 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Support Support In the efforts to spread knowledge in all language, to better propagate human knowledge. Yosri 08:25, 20 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Support Support: More complete is better. Agung Bijaksana 11:54, 20 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Support Support: Setuju, gambatte! Jadi pengen tahu hubungan bahasa Kalimantan dengan bahasa Madagaskar 02Wahyudi 06:35, 21 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Support Support: From here and here, can't see why not. - Yk Yk Yk 12:15, 21 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Support Support:Kalimantan has hidden germ to explore in its language. Anggoro 11:14, 22 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Support Support:You have my support. I know little to nothing of the language, however. Best of luck, all! Pp.Mm.Cc. 18:51, 22 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Support Support --Adikhebat 05:51, 23 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Support --Wisconsus 21:18, 24 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Support support : It has a good incubator start and should be created. Moreover, the number of native speakers willing to contribute to the project make a project viable in the long term ; so why not. --Jagwar 交談 homewiki 13:14, 31 July 2010 (UTC)
  • Support Support Chabi 06:21, 4 September 2010 (UTC)

Arguments against[edit]

Other discussion[edit]

Localisation update[edit]

Approval[edit]

The project has been approved by the Language committee. We are waiting now for up to seven days for Board's decision, which should be a formality. In the mean time, please fill the next questionnaire, so we can give necessary data for opening the project: --Millosh 04:10, 20 September 2010 (UTC)

  • Language code: bjn
  • Site url: bjn.wikipedia.org
  • Project name ("Wikipedia" in native language):Wikipidia
  • Project namespace (usually the same as the project name):Wikipidia
  • Project talk namespace:Wikipidia pamandiran
  • Project logo (135x135 PNG image generated from some decent SVG image):svg logo, png logo
  • Default project timezone (replace TZN with the timezone name, like CET and UTC+-X with difference between your TZ and UTC): WITA (UTC+8)

--Millosh 04:10, 20 September 2010 (UTC)
I put Project logo SVG Image 135x155 for this time. Let me asking Ezagren to put 135x135 PNG image next time. And I think some questionare may incorrectly reply by me, please advice me if any. Thanks--J Subhi pamandiran 12:55, 21 September 2010 (UTC)

I am not able to make the Wikipedia logo, I created a logo and upload in Commons is mostly for the help my friend. Ezagren 14:42, 22 September 2010 (UTC)

Are you sure that you want "Wikipidia" in the Latin script? Also, "Project talk namespace" is usually something like "Wikipedia talk". Are you sure that "Pamandiran" is good enough translation? --Millosh 09:19, 23 September 2010 (UTC)

Yes, I'm sure want "Wikipidia" in the Latin script. But, if logo, take Jawi script. I'm also sure that "Pamandiran" is good enough translation (Pamandiran, Pandir (Banjar)=Talk; Pembicaraan, Bicara (Indonesia)=Talk). Ezagren 11:50, 23 September 2010 (UTC)
Eza, you are right talk is pamandiran in Banjar, but for project talk namespace, I agree with Milosh to be Wikipidia pamandiran. Thanks.--J Subhi pamandiran 12:49, 23 September 2010 (UTC)

The project has been approved by the Board and bug is filled https://bugzilla.wikimedia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25307. --Millosh 16:00, 25 September 2010 (UTC)