A bot that can be given a list of the important templates, or categories of
templates, would be good for starting a new project. Once articles exist,
at least some meaning comes through and it's more likely people will edit
them.

(Machine translations would be nice too, but realistically if a machine
translator exists for a language then we usually have a wiki for it. It
might still be useful for a whole new project - eg a new area of coverage
that is going to be set up in common languages. It might not be perfect but
some meaning will come through and it'll help, much like town/city/village
bot articles did.)
FT2



On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 8:09 AM, Federico Leva (Nemo) <nemow...@gmail.com>wrote:

> Amir E. Aharoni, 31/07/2012 08:35:
>
>  Hello,
>>
>> There are many projects in small languages. People want to develop
>> them, but are often not sure what should they do. Even something basic
>> like "improve existing pages and write new ones" may not be obvious.
>>
>> Is there something like a "task list for new projects"?
>>
>
> Yes, a few heroes wrote <https://meta.wikimedia.org/**
> wiki/Manual_for_small_and_new_**Wikipedias<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Manual_for_small_and_new_Wikipedias>>
> a while ago (thanks!) but they've never been helped enough to make it
> complete (and more general).
> This can be useful too: <https://meta.wikimedia.org/**
> wiki/Category:Wikimedia_**projects_coordination<https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Wikimedia_projects_coordination>>
> (we need more work on pages like those).
>
> Nemo
>
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