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Latest comment: 9 years ago by A12n in topic Closing African-language projects

This page may or may not be appropriate, but the AfrophoneWikis group is dedicated and active. It seems to make sense to have a page on Meta-Wiki. --A12n 18:32, 25 May 2007 (UTC)Reply

Involving Afrophonewikis group more in WMF discussions?


I'd like to encourage cc'ing Afrophonewikis on items concerning African languages. A fair number of us on that group are not following foundation-l or Meta-Wiki that closely and if there is not a systematic way of copying that group on matters pertaining to African language editions of Wikipedia (and other projects), a whole community dedicated to that subject will remain out of the loop. --A12n 15:23, 4 May 2008 (UTC)Reply

Closing African-language projects


There are two current proposals for closing African-language wikis: Amharic Wikiquote (2), and Xhosa Wikipedia (2). See Category:Proposals for closing African language projects. πr2 (t • c) 23:09, 4 April 2013 (UTC)Reply

Belatedly I see that the Xhosa Wikipedia was kept, but after two tries, the Amharic Wikiquote was deleted. I am not familiar with the latter in detail, nor with the potential for a Wikiquote in Amharic, but would have thought that this language has ample material in writing to make a Wikiquote viable. Also wonder about repeated efforts to close or delete projects, that are not complemented by efforts to find ways and people to make the projects more viable. This is an old discussion (apparent concern more with trimming projects in languages whose projects are less active, than with finding ways to grow them), but important for the future development of Wikimedia projects.--A12n (talk) 15:39, 6 November 2014 (UTC)Reply

AfrophoneWikis on Twitter


FWIW, I activated a Twitter account for AfrophoneWikis. Am open to ideas about how best to manage and use this account.--A12n (talk) 15:30, 6 November 2014 (UTC)Reply