Requests for new languages/Wikiversity Gilaki

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Gilaki Wikiversity[edit]

main page Request for a new language edition: Wikiversity Gilaki
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.

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.

  • The community needs to develop an active test project; it must remain active until approval (automated statistics). 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 glk (SILEthnologue) A valid ISO 639-1 or 639-3 language code, like "fr", "de", "nso", ...
Language name Gilaki Language name in English
Language name گیلکی 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 Q33657 - item has currently the following values:
  • en label = Gilaki
  • native label (P1705) = گيلکي, گیلکی‎ (Gīlakī)
  • instance/subclass (P31/P279) = language, modern language / Caspian languages
  • Wikimedia language code (P424) = glk
  • writing system (P282) = Arabic alphabet
  • number of speakers (P1098) = 3,000,000


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 AminSanaei (NP), varg(N), Parthava (N/mzn)
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 "Wikiversity" in your language
Project namespace usually the same as the project name
Project talk namespace "Wikiversity talk" (the discussion namespace of the project namespace)
Enable uploads no 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:... 135x135 PNG derivative from a decent SVG image (instructions)
Default project timezone Asia/Tehran "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)


Proposal[edit]

(Correct main page link: v:mul:گت_ولگ)

Discussion[edit]

Arguments in favour[edit]

  1. Strong support-- we whant to have Gilaki Wikiversity.--AminSanaei 09:09, 14 January 2008 (UTC)
  2. Support --Ali 13:11, 22 January 2008 (UTC)
    Simple votes will be ignored in accordance with the Language proposal policy. Crochet.david 08:35, 8 March 2008 (UTC)
    Simple vote? Are you sure you saw my argument below? --Ali 13:58, 11 March 2008 (UTC)
    Here, it's the vote, there it's the discussion, a discussion may be not a argument, so duplicate here your argument to make counted the vote and to make easier the work of the language subcommittee.Crochet.david 15:57, 11 March 2008 (UTC)
  3. i can teach gilaki grammerfarshid 07:15, 7 March 2008 (UTC)
  4. we are intrested in survey on gilaki language213.217.32.90 07:19, 7 March 2008 (UTC)alborz
  5. i can write in gilaki about art213.217.32.90 07:23, 7 March 2008 (UTC)carol
    by same IP, different people? --Ali 11:24, 7 March 2008 (UTC)
    we are a family cant we send message from one computer?whyfarshid 08:05, 8 March 2008 (UTC)
  6. Support - I wholeheartedly support it! --Mirzali 22:35, 7 April 2009 (UTC)

Arguments against[edit]

  • This is one out of 5 proposals for a Gilaki wiki. Though Limburgish has so many proposals too there's a difference. There's no activity and Gilaki does not seem to be ready get for a Wikibooks, a Wikinews, a Wikiquote, a Wiktionary nor a Wikiversity. Maybe this will change in the future but not now. If there's any activity shown, I'll become in favour of this request. --OosWesThoesBes 15:56, 1 March 2008 (UTC)
  • --Ilaria - scrivimi 19:14, 18 August 2008 (UTC) Gilaki wikipedia has only 1500 articles
  • Oppose Oppose Bodhdharma (talk) 11:45, 27 August 2013 (UTC)

General discussion[edit]

Although i support this project and i hope to having separate sub-domain, but i'm not sure to having at least 10 native & active contributers. --Ali 13:11, 22 January 2008 (UTC)

Incubator[edit]