Talk:Strategy/Wikimedia movement/2018-20/Recommendations/Iteration 2/Diversity/6

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Most likely, new comments will not be taken into account by the new three Working Group members in their work of developing the final Recommendations. You are free however to continue discussing in the spirit of "discussing about Wikipedia is a work in progress". :)

Digitizing existing printed texts[edit]

In your focus on oral culture you seem to have missed a step: handwritten texts. Old manuscripts in small (and even extinct) languages do exist outside Europe and they are in urgent need of digitizing. See for a recent example: Lutz Mükke: Das Geheimnis des Sultanats von Zinder. In: Süddeutsche Zeitung Sept. 21 2019. I have written about this in a previous strategy discussion. --HHill (talk) 14:59, 24 September 2019 (UTC)