I'd certainly take quite a broad view of which languages fulfill our mission. Certainly I wouldn't be comfortable with arguments as simple as "All people who speak Y also read X, so there's no purpose putting resources into Y".
Wikimedia UK does little work with Gaelic, but quite a bit with Welsh; I wonder if Robin Owain reads this list? He's a good person to speak to about this. Chris On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 12:30 PM, Amir E. Aharoni < amir.ahar...@mail.huji.ac.il> wrote: > This is not quite correct. It's very hard, but possible. But Wikimedia > alone cannot do it. Wikimedia can be one of the tools that are used by the > cultural elite, which Milos brought up. Each of these languages needs > people like [[Pompeu Fabra]] and [[Vuk Stefanović Karadžić]] and, dare I > say, [[Eliezer Ben-Yehuda]]. That's the sine qua non. Wikimedia is just a > tool - a very important one, but not the main one. > > > -- > Amir Elisha Aharoni · אָמִיר אֱלִישָׁע אַהֲרוֹנִי > http://aharoni.wordpress.com > “We're living in pieces, > I want to live in peace.” – T. Moore > > > 2014-04-22 14:20 GMT+03:00 Ting Chen <wing.phil...@gmx.de>: > > > Hello Milos, > > > > welcome back. > > > > Basically I agree with your attitude, with one difference: > > > > I don't think that anyone can help languages survive. What we can do, is > > to help conserve them. > > > > Greetings > > Ting > > > > > > _______________________________________________ > > Wikimedia-l mailing list > > Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org > > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list > Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>