Requests for new languages/Wikiversity Limburgish

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Limburgish Wikiversity[edit]

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To do[edit]

Find ten people willing to contribute!

--LimburgseHardcore 15:09, 1 March 2008 (UTC)

Arguments in favour[edit]

  • Localization is complete and there is a Wikipedia? --LimburgseHardcore 15:09, 1 March 2008 (UTC)
    Pensyllvania Dutch has a Wikipedia too... And Klingon has a Wiktionary. Should they have a Wikiversity too? --OosWesThoesBes 15:12, 1 March 2008 (UTC)
    • Localisation is a prerequisite. It is not an argument either way. GerardM 19:17, 3 April 2008 (UTC)
      • Two months have passed already and there's still not even a single sign of activity. Läöt öch 'ns get huuere!! --OosWesThoesBes 08:34, 27 April 2008 (UTC)

Arguments against[edit]

  • I'm sorry but this can't be a serious request... I'll only volunteer if you can find 5 other users! Succes. --OosWesThoesBes 15:11, 1 March 2008 (UTC)
  • This can never happen. Only 6 languages have it right now, and your asking for a dialect to get it? (Red4tribe 04:52, 21 April 2008 (UTC))
    It is not a dialect. I find this an attack on the Limburgish language and on me. Though I agree it would probably be a little bit too early, say 100 years too early. --OosWesThoesBes 05:23, 21 April 2008 (UTC)

I strongly oppose Limburgish as a language. It is a dialect. I don't mean to attack you, but I feel to many people are trying to spin local dialects into languages. (Red4tribe 18:10, 21 April 2008 (UTC))

Not bad meant, but many of the first "Dutch" writings were in Limburgish, like the "Sint Servaes Legende" of Henrik van Veldeke. --OosWesThoesBes 05:05, 22 April 2008 (UTC)
  • --Ilaria - scrivimi 19:18, 18 August 2008 (UTC) Limburgish is a dialect, please wait for a wikiversity in this language !!
    Limburgish is NOT a dialect. I could also make claims like Italian is a dialect of Latin... Limburgish is not a dialect because: it differs significantly from all other languages, it's the only tonal language of Europe, it still has kept 5 grammatical cases where Dutch lost them all (the 5th case is locativus, which Limburgish has developed itself -> heim (at home) heives (towards home) it has almost twice as much vowels as Dutch and has more consonants too, it's far more difficult than Dutch because of all the things said before, 50% of the verbs is IRREGULAR, it has an ISO 639-1 code (same as Italian, English etc), it's the most living minority language of the Netherlands and it's spoken in at least 4 countries. If you are interested in more, I still can tell you a 100 other things but I don't like to waste my time. Even though this all, I quite agree that it's not a good idea to start a wikiversity. --OosWesThoesBes 05:22, 16 September 2008 (UTC)
no, it isn' t a dialect, you' re right. but you may develope more wikipedia. we aren' t talking about the difficulty of the grammatics (and italian isn' t a dialect of latin, do you listen today people that go to the pub and speak latin ? -_-) but about the eventuality of open a project--Ilaria 14:35, 19 November 2008 (UTC)

Other discussion[edit]

Hello, I am a contributor in Greek Wikiversity. In my opinion if you request a project especially Wikiversity you must be sure that you have a viable community so as the project becomes successful when it is approved. Limburgish (and many other requests for wikiversities) hasn't got enough people interested to form a community, so I think that you should work in Beta Wikiversity and when there are enough people to form a community and there is success in the test project in beta you should make a proposal.--ZaDiak 22:01, 29 April 2008 (UTC)

Current state in approval on going --Assoc (talk) 12:23, 24 January 2018 (UTC)

@Assoc: Citation needed, I found langcom's emailing list and nothing about this request available. --Liuxinyu970226 (talk) 14:11, 24 January 2018 (UTC)