Requests for new languages/Wikipedia Veps 2

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Veps Wikipedia 2[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:

Proposal summary
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Veps native speakers are about 6000 people, it has an official status in Karelia, Russia. People can study the Veps language in 3 institutes and in some schools in Russia. Moreover, the Vepsan community in Incubator is going to be active=)--Andrijko Z.
Regions with significant population: Karelia Republic, Leningrad, Vologda, Murmansk, Kemerovo Oblasts and Saint Petersburg. --амдф 16:33, 15 November 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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Other discussion[edit]

500 most-used phrases have been translated--Andrijko Z. 16:07, 15 November 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]


What Value Example / Explanation
Language code vep Like "en", "fr", "de", ...
Site URL
Project name Vikipedii "Wikipedia" in your language
Project namespace Vikipedii usually the same as the project name
Project talk namespace Paginad Vikipedijas "Wikipedia talk" (the discussion namespace of the project namespace)
Project logo File:Wikipedia-logo-v2-vep.svg 135x135 PNG derivative from a decent SVG image (instructions)
Default project timezone Moscow (UTC+3) "Continent/City", e.g. "Europe/Brussels" or "America/Mexico City" (see list of valid timezones)
Language name Vepsän Language name in your language. This will appear in the language list on
Special:Preferences, in the interwiki sidebar on other wikis, ...
Enable uploads yes/no (optional) Files should be uploaded to Commons, but if you want, you can enable local file uploading.
Notes: (1) files on Commons can be used on all wikis; (2) this setting can be changed afterwards; (3) uploading fair-use images is not allowed on Commons (more info); (4) localisation to your language may be insufficient on Commons
Additional namespaces (optional) For example for a Wikisource which would need "Page", "Page talk", "Index", "Index talk"
Additional settings (optional) Anything else that should be set
submit bug request (includes everything automatically, except additional namespaces/settings)

Thank you, SPQRobin (talk) 13:43, 13 November 2011 (UTC)Reply[reply]