Requests for new languages/Wiktionary Zealandic

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Zealandic Wiktionary

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Arguments in favour

The Zealandic Wikipedia has existed for a year with moderate success. From my experience as the chief editor and only bureaucrat of this wiki, I feel a Wiktionary in Zealandic will be very useful in handling the differences between the dialects and maybe in assisting less fluent contributors. unsigned by user:Steinbach

  • There is Zealandic literature and there is also a Zealandic dictionary. 13:34, 19 February 2008 (UTC)

Arguments against

  • Oppose The difference between that and standard Dutch is very small, I think it would be a waste of time and I highly doubt it would catch too many peoples interests. (Red4tribe 04:45, 21 April 2008 (UTC))
    Well, that's true, but there is desperate need for, because some dialects differ that much that it's sometimes hard to understand. --OosWesThoesBes 14:26, 27 July 2008 (UTC)
    I don't agree with red4 tribe. Zealandic is an official language and it differs very much from dutch. The language is even older than the standard dutch.Cumulus 12:27, 5 September 2008 (UTC)
    Zealandic an official language in The Netherlands? I don't think so! Have a look here: Talen in Nederland and Taalpeil... -- 02:20, 5 January 2010 (UTC)
    It is not yet an official language in the Netherlands. If it was the first project wikimedia project then it would be an interessing fact, but it is now an official wikimedia language. Carsrac (talk) 11:27, 8 May 2013 (UTC)

Localisation update

There is a lot of localisation work to be done at BetaWiki for Zealandic. GerardM 09:13, 13 January 2008 (UTC)

Pff.. Is anybody able to handle that? Since my Zealandic is just zea-1 and I don't want to make a mess of the localisation things I think it's better to not start with that. --OosWesThoesBes 09:34, 13 January 2008 (UTC)
  • Currently 38.06% of the MediaWiki messages and 2.03% of the messages of the extensions used by the Wikimedia Foundation projects have been localised. Localisation of these messages is a requirement before your request is finally assessed. This is the recent localisation activity for your language. Thanks, GerardM 13:24, 13 November 2008 (UTC)