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Latest comment: 5 years ago by Liuxinyu970226 in topic Langcom being Langcom

tlh[edit source]

  • I do not see any reason why this cannot be on Wikimedia Incubator, nor do I see any relevant discussion on the matter. Klingon has a valid ISO 639-3 language code, tlh, confirmed at: http://www.sil.org/iso639-3/codes.asp?order=639_3&letter=t . A Klingon Wiktionary should also be created. Nicole Sharp (talk) 06:04, 26 March 2017 (UTC)Reply
    • A Klingon Wiktionary in particular is desperately needed since the only Klingon vocabulary resource currently available on Wikimedia is a small Appendix on the English Wiktionary. We need a full Wiktionary, with a wikipage for each Klingon word, including both the Roman and Klingon pIqaD transliterations, as well as pronunciations and multilingual translations for Klingon terms, which is outside the scope of a Wiktionary Appendix, but within the scope of Wikimedia Incubator. Whether or not there are any "native" speakers should be irrelevant, since there are many languages that are primarily learned as second languages (e.g. Latin or Ido). Klingon is an important language for understanding the culture and history of Star Trek and its fandoms, as well as being of scientific sociological and linguistic interest due to its unique features. Nicole Sharp (talk) 06:27, 26 March 2017 (UTC)Reply
Nicole, most of the information on the historical Klingon projects can be found at Meta:
* m:Klingon
* m:Requests for new languages/Wiktionary Klingon
* m:Proposals for closing projects/Closure of Klingon Wiktionary
With respect to created languages, the Language Committee has the authority to decide whether a language has a sufficient speaker base to allow projects. Klingon already has a history, and the chance of this request overturning that history is highly unlikely. I must point out: as created/artificial languages go, languages from fiction tend to fall far down the list, compared to constructed languages that are in substantial use around the world (the Esperantos of the world).
You can make an argument that we ought to allow Klingon projects on Incubator because Klingon does have a language code. However, Wikia hosts both an encyclopedia project (wikia:klingon) and a dictionary project (wikia:mughom) in Klingon, and at this point, we think efforts should be focused on those projects, rather than at Incubator.
StevenJ81 (talk) 01:36, 27 March 2017 (UTC)Reply
I don't care about Klingon, Quenya, Sindarin, or Talossan test projects, as long as they are linked to from the column on the main page that was put there to prevent requests for Ancient Greek wiki subdomains. KATMAKROFAN (talk) 02:34, 29 October 2017 (UTC)Reply

Langcom being Langcom[edit source]

Exiling a project with a valid ISO code to an ad-infested Wikia site for inane reasons makes no sense, but that's how Langcom logic works... Lojbanist (talk) 02:54, 8 June 2018 (UTC)Reply

@Lojbanist: Unfortunatelly this idea was not based on Langcom, you're actually wrong, this was based, however, on Jimbo Wales, so if you're interesting the reason of that, ask his e-mail address: jwales_at_wikia.com, that's the only way you can do for that. --Liuxinyu970226 (talk) 23:20, 23 July 2018 (UTC)Reply