I was also in Berlin, and remember speaking to Gnangarra there. I agree with 
Amir. I did not realize that what was being suggested was not an encyclopaedia 
written in the target language. 

Michael Everson

> On 12 Feb 2018, at 13:19, Amir E. Aharoni <amir.ahar...@mail.huji.ac.il> 
> wrote:
> I remember speaking to Gnangarra in the Wikimedia Conference in Berlin in 
> April 2017.
> I say the same thing to all the people who ask what is needed to create a 
> Wikipedia in a new language: Have a bunch of people who know that language 
> write a lot of articles in that language. Of course I also mention the 
> requirements for ISO code, completion of translatewiki most used messages, 
> and expert approval.
> This is oversimplified, but the essence in this case is that I am sure that I 
> didn't say that it's OK to create a project in a new language that will not 
> be written in that language. This would be a self-contradiction. Perhaps 
> somebody else said something like this.

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