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Sesquipedalian English WikipediaEdit

main page Requests for new languages (Wikipedia Sesquipedalian English)
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  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 22:02:54, 28 February 2007 (UTC)
Proposal summary
  • Language details: Sesquipedalian English (sqp [invented])
  • Editing community: Clarkefreak (P), Scott Gall
    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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  • App. number of speakers: a few in humor
  • Location(s) spoken: anywhere
  • Comments:
    • There is a simplified English wiki (here, so why not a complicated english one? I have a group of friends who are minor wikipedians without accounts who are enthusiastic about creating this wiki, and we are beginning to translate a few pages from the English wikipedia.
      • I don't know about using sqp as the code. I think sqp might be the 3-letter code for Albanian (the native name for Albanian being Shqip.) Scott Gall 05:26, 14 May 2005 (UTC)
        • I think the 3-letter code for Albanian is sqi, not sqp. I know a tiny bit of Albanian, having been to Albania myself as a teenager. NazismIsntCool 08:30, 20 May 2005 (UTC) PS: I am totally opposed to a Sesquipedalian wiki. Regular English was enough of a barrier for me when I came to the United States 6 years ago.
      • Yeah, right. The regular English Wikipedia is complicated enough, Clarkefreak. The only reason why the simple English wikipedia exists is that some readers (children, learners in early stages) could be unable to understand all of en:. This serves no goal, does it? And in the future, please post your proposals at the end of this page. Caesarion 09:54, 16 May 2005 (UTC)
        • Please don't put User:NazismIsntCool's signature where I removed it a few minutes ago. The discussion says she opposes the request, as she has already had problems learning regular English when she moved to Washington DC in 1999. Scott Gall 08:10, 3 Jun 2005 (UTC)

Oppose. English is considered a complicated enough language without this. Keeno 14:06, 16 April 2006 (UTC) Oppose Arbeo 21:30, 22 April 2006 (UTC)