Perhaps. Is there an agenda, the topics that will be discussed? Compact
language links is something that is hardly relevant for us.
I would be more interested in search in the languages of India and how we
can complement the information provided. There is also talk about having
CLDR type functionality provided by the WMF that does not wait for the
committees to agree.
On 15 March 2018 at 08:52, Amir E. Aharoni <amir.ahar...@mail.huji.ac.il>
> Hi Language committee,
> I think that all of you may be interested in this. It's an open online
> video chat. If you have an hour on March 21, it would be nice if you could
> join to talk about scaling our language diversity further.
> Amir Elisha Aharoni · אָמִיר אֱלִישָׁע אַהֲרוֹנִי
> “We're living in pieces,
> I want to live in peace.” – T. Moore
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> From: Runa Bhattacharjee <rbhattachar...@wikimedia.org>
> Date: 2018-03-15 7:47 GMT+02:00
> Subject: [Mediawiki-i18n] [x-post] Wikimedia Language team office hour and
> online meeting on March 21, 2018 (Wednesday) at 1300 UTC
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> [x-posted announcement]
> Wikimedia Foundation’s Language team would like to invite you for an
> online office hour session scheduled for Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 at
> 13:00 UTC. This will be an open session to talk about our work, and in
> particular the changes to interlanguage links, which were recently
> rolled-out on the English Wikipedia.
> The new option shows a list of up to 9 languages instead of a long list
> that can have more than 200 items, and a panel with all the links that can
> be looked up in any language using a search box. The purpose of this
> feature is to make articles in all languages easier to find. We recently
> published a blog post about this feature and the thoughts behind the
> This session is going to be an online discussion over Google
> Hangouts/Youtube with a simultaneous IRC conversation. Due to the
> limitation of Google Hangouts, only a limited number of participation slots
> are available. Hence, do please let us know in advance if you would like to
> join in the Hangout. The IRC channel will be open for interactions during
> the session.
> Please read below for the event details, including local time, youtube
> session links and do let us know if you have any questions.
> Thank you
> == Details ==
> # Event: Wikimedia Foundation Language office hour session
> # When: March 21st, 2018 (Wednesday) at 13:00 UTC (check local time
> # Where: and on IRC #wikimedia-office (Freenode) and
> # Agenda:
> Discussion about Compact Language Links, and Q & A.
> Engineering Manager, Language (Contributors)
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