For my edit: see for example the inactive wikis q:br:, s:li: or q:li:, and others which are a bit active. Greetings, SPQRobin (inc!) 16:26, 13 August 2008 (UTC)
Where does one go to create a Wiki encyclopedia or wikipedia in a language/dialect rejected by the Language Committee?
That ought to be in the FAQ too, since that's the next item proponents might wonder about. Rickyrab 05:50, 7 October 2009 (UTC)
Extinct languages argument
I want to express my freedom of speech on the extinct language issue. Here are my arguments:
1. Just because there are no native speakers does not mean there are no fluent speakers. Latin and in some cases Middle English are taught in some schools. People gain fluency with these languages, meaning there could be a community of users.
2. Sometimes a Wiki can revive a language. There are reforms to revive languages such as Dalmatian.
3. There is a difference between a extinct language and a dead language. A extinct language means that there is no more speakers. Not even second language. The only source for these languages are texts. A dead language on the other hand is a language that are no longer spoken by a natively, but people still can speak them fluently as a second language. OR a language just simply evolved. Like English. Old English, Middle English and Early Modern English are all dead, but not extinct because their influences can still be found in Modern English. Or with Ancient Greek, it had it's influences on Greek and other Indo-European languages. Same with Latin, even though nobody speaks it natively, it's influences can be found in English, Spanish, Italian, French, and a lot more Indo-European languages.
Thanks for reading.--Kanzler31 03:03, 13 July 2010 (UTC)