Requests for new languages/Wikiversity Sinhala

From Meta, a Wikimedia project coordination wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
main page Request for a new language edition: Wikiversity Sinhala
submitted verification final decision
Process-stop.svg This proposal has been rejected.
While this request has technically been rejected, in reality this is a request that has been sitting open or on hold for a long time with little evidence of a community coming together to build a project. If a community comes together in the future and makes a new request, LangCom would consider that new request without prejudice.

A committee member provided the following comment:

No content was ever created. If someone starts a project in the future, LangCom will consider a new request. For LangCom: StevenJ81 (talk) 22:27, 14 May 2018 (UTC)
  • 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 si (SILEthnologue) A valid ISO 639-1 or 639-3 language code, like "fr", "de", "nso", ...
Language name Sinhala Language name in English
Language name සිංහල 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 Q13267 - item has currently the following values:
  • en label = Sinhala
  • native label (P1705) = සිංහල භාෂාව, සිංහල‎ (Siṃhāla)
  • instance/subclass (P31/P279) = language / Indo-Aryan languages
  • Wikimedia language code (P424) = si
  • writing system (P282) = Sinhala script
  • number of speakers (P1098) = 16,000,000, 16,900,000


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
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 විකිවසිටි "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 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 https://sites.google.com/site/uniwarehouse/_/rsrc/1330866380347/home/Wiki.png 135x135 PNG derivative from a decent SVG image (instructions)
Default project timezone Asia/Colombo "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]

I will be grateful if you could add Sinhalese to the wikiversity.

Discussion[edit]

  • Symbol oppose vote.svg Oppose Sinhala Wikiversity would not be active. --Doostdar (talk) 14:05, 27 March 2017 (UTC)