Requests for new languages/Wikipedia Sudanese Arabic

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Sudanese Arabic Wikipedia

main page Requests for new languages (Wikipedia Sudanese Arabic)
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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:

no incubator project, no native person supporting the request
Proposal summary
  • Language details: Sudanese (Sudanese, Apd ISO 639-3)
  • Editing community: ????
    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:
    {{{external}}}
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Sudanese Arabic is a different language that standard Arabic, with millions of native speakers, it must have your own Wikipedia as masry.

Arguments in favour

  • Support SUpport, where is the native speaker? Azmi1995 02:56, 22 September 2008 (UTC)
  • Support Support. I'm Egyptian & I support Sudanese Wikipedia.
  • Support Support --Chabi 13:09, 15 September 2009 (UTC)

Arguments against

  • Without identifiable people supporting this proposal, this proposal will be rejected. Thanks, GerardM 16:09, 20 September 2008 (UTC)
  • It has ~20 mil. people, but NOBODY seems to be interested. Reason: most people there don't have a computer, let alone internet access. This makes the difference between for example Westphalian, Alabama and Sudanese. Though Westphalian (no estimation available, might have the famous language/dialect discussion) and Alabama (~100) have little speakers or they're unsure, those people mostly have a computer and quite often with internet connection. According to the Grote Bosatlas, the civil rights are low, the judgement system is bad, it's economically a weak country, only 20-50% of the population can read/write, the food supply is less than 9500 kJ per inhabitant per day, a doctor has 5000+ people to tace care of and there are only 25-50 telephone connections per inhabitant (information 2004) It isn't really realistic that a large number of people (of which only few are interested/capable in sharing knowledge) have a computer or even internet access. --OosWesThoesBes 08:10, 21 September 2008 (UTC)
  • As per above. --Jose77 21:54, 23 September 2008 (UTC)
  • Oppose this crap. --Mo7amedsalim 20:49, 1 August 2009 (UTC)

Other discussion

There are certain difficulties common to all proposals for Wikipedias for Arabic colloquials -- see the comments I just added to Requests for new languages/Wikipedia Lebanese... AnonMoos 13:53, 1 October 2008 (UTC)

  • Hoi, the arguments posted are irrelevant. What is relevant is that nobody supports this request. GerardM 11:46, 17 October 2008 (UTC)