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Requests for new languages/Wikipedia Haida

Haida WikipediaEdit

main page Requests for new languages (Wikipedia Haida)
submitted verification final decision
  This proposal has been closed as part of a reform of the request process.
This request has not necessarily been rejected, and new requests are welcome. This decision was taken by the language committee in accordance with the Language proposal policy.

The closing committee member provided the following comment:

This discussion was created before the implementation of the Language proposal policy, and it is incompatible with the policy. Please open a new proposal in the format this page has been converted to (see the instructions). Do not copy discussion wholesale, although you are free to link to it or summarise it (feel free to copy your own comments over). —{admin} Pathoschild 01:03:21, 18 March 2007 (UTC)
Proposal summary
  • Language details: Haida (hai ISO 639-3)
  • Editing community: NazismIsntCool (P)
    List your user name if you're interested in editing the wiki. Add "N" next to your
    name if you are a native speaker of this language.
  • Relevant pages: —
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  • Comments:
    • Haida is a language spoken on the Queen Charlotte Islands and in south-east Alaska.
      • Which script? Latin or Canadian syllabary? Scott Gall 08:45, 1 Jun 2005 (UTC)
    • Please, stop mass requesting languages just because you have read about them. Arbeo 13:47, 2 Jun 2005 (UTC)
      • Agreed for this one: even the Wikipedias for most of the major Native American languages, created in the early days of the project, are as yet inactive, unfortunately. Let us please try to animate those first. Caesarion 19:55, 3 Jun 2005 (UTC)
    • Neutral I change my decission if appear native or advanced speakers.--Taichi - (?!) 22:17, 1 May 2006 (UTC)
    • Oppose as long as not requested by native speakers (according to WP article, there's only about 2000 of them - so no use talking about it as long as 'they' don't want to start a Wikipedia in their language). --ARBE0 13:58, 17 May 2006 (UTC)