Requests for new languages/Wikipedia Yangben

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main page Request for a new language edition: Wikipedia Yangben
submitted verification final decision
Applications-system.svg This language has been verified as eligible.
The language is eligible for a project, which means that the subdomain can be created once there is an active community and a localized interface, as described in the language proposal policy. You can discuss the creation of this language project on this page.

Once the criteria are met, the language committee can proceed with the approval, will verify the test project content with a reliable neutral source, such as a professor or expert and notify the Board of Trustees for a possible veto.

If you think the criteria are met, but the project is still waiting for approval, feel free to notify the committee and ask them to consider its approval.

A committee member provided the following comment:

There do not seem to be any problems with the eligibility of this language. --MF-W 21:46, 31 March 2013 (UTC)
  • The community needs to develop an active test project; it must remain active until approval (automated statistics, recent changes). It is generally considered active if the analysis lists at least three active, not-grayed-out editors listed in the sections for the previous few months.
  • The community needs to complete required MediaWiki interface translations in that language (about localization, translatewiki, check completion).
  • The community needs to discuss and complete the settings table below:
What Value Example / Explanation
Proposal
Language code yav (SILEthnologue) A valid ISO 639-1 or 639-3 language code, like "fr", "de", "nso", ...
Language name Yangben Language name in English
Language name Nuasue Language name in your language. This will appear in the language list on Special:Preferences, in the interwiki sidebar on other wikis, ...
Language Wikidata item Q12953315 - item has currently the following values:
  • en label = Yangben
  • native label (P1705) =
  • instance/subclass (P31/P279) = language, modern language / Mbam languages
  • Wikimedia language code (P424) = yav
  • writing system (P282) =
  • number of speakers (P1098) =
Item about the language at Wikidata. It would normally include the Wikimedia language code, name of the language, etc. Please complete at Wikidata if needed.
Community
You can optionally list your user name if you are an active contributor to the test wiki. Add "N" next to your name if you are a native speaker of this language.
Links Links to previous requests, or references to external websites or documents.
Settings
Project name "Wikipedia" in your language
Project namespace usually the same as the project name
Project talk namespace "Wikipedia talk" (the discussion namespace of the project namespace)
Enable uploads yes Default is "no". Preferably, files should be uploaded to Commons.
If you want, you can enable local file uploading, either by any user ("yes") or by administrators only ("admin").
Notes: (1) This setting can be changed afterwards. The setting can only be "yes" or "admin" at approval if the test creates an Exemption Doctrine Policy (EDP) first. (2) Files on Commons can be used on all Wikis. (3) Uploading fair-use images is not allowed on Commons (more info). (4) Localisation to your language may be insufficient on Commons.
Optional settings
Project logo File:Wikipedia svg logo-yav.svg 135x135 PNG derivative from a decent SVG image (instructions)
Default project timezone CET (UTC+1) "Continent/City", e.g. "Europe/Brussels" or "America/Mexico City" (see list of valid timezones)
Additional namespaces For example for a Wikisource which would need "Page", "Page talk", "Index", "Index talk"
Additional settings Anything else that should be set
submit phabricator task (includes everything automatically, except additional namespaces/settings)


awaaŋ mɛɛndɛ́ weeŋény wanan ŋilí.


Arguments in favour[edit]

In other to revitalize and promote the transmission of nuasue language to new generations, nuasue people need a forum where they can use their own language to communicate. We also need a cyberspace where we can exchange proposals on teaching/learning the nuasue/yangben language. It will be also a space where we can share our culture and make us known on planet hearth.

Laurence

Arguments against[edit]

Other discussion[edit]

A space where we can exchange with nuasue people in nuasue language will be good to us. A place where any one, wanting to learn nuasue language, can find relevant informations will be also quite good. We hope that these opportunities will be given to us by the acceptance of our request.

Laurence


Is it a real language?--Tamara Ustinova 11:53, 5 December 2011 (UTC)