Requests for new languages/Wikipedia Bulu

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Bulu Wikipedia[edit]

main page Requests for new languages (Wikipedia Bulu)
submitted verification final decision
Process-stop.svg This proposal has been rejected.
This decision was taken by the language committee in accordance with the Language proposal policy based on the discussion on this page.

The closing committee member provided the following comment:

The proposer seems to have lost interest, and forming an editing community would be very difficult, if not impossible.--Shanel 18:20, 21 July 2007 (UTC)
Proposal summary
  • Language details: Bulu (bulu, bum ISO 639-3)
  • Editing community: Mmintsa (NP)
    List your user name if you're interested in editing the wiki. Add "N" next to your
    name if you are a native speaker of this language.
  • Relevant pages: development wiki project
  • External links:
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The following discussion is closed. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section.

There is actually about 1.000.000 people who speak it in Cameroon (Africa), that in itself is a argument to try it out. This language has a grammar, vocabulary and dictionary written in early 1900s by Ministers of American Presbyterian Mission for West Africa. There is a Bulu bible.--Mmintsa 10:33, 25 January 2007 (GMT+1)

Arguments in favour[edit]

  • none.

Arguments against[edit]

  • In African countries you can't only look at the number of speakers. The most people there haven't got a computer, so they can't form an editing community. --Ooswesthoesbes 11:56, 25 June 2007 (UTC)

General discussion[edit]

  • Since no test project was developed since the filing of this proposal, I assume that the proposer has lost interest. Without a community, the creation of a wiki can hardly go ahead. --Johannes Rohr 11:44, 24 April 2007 (UTC)

The above discussion is preserved as an archive. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section.